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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 39
What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-March 17 to March 23, 2019 I learn something new every day at ActiveRain! With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, something about Real Estate or the other professions that I neve...

By Marte Cliff, Your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 54
How many times have you gotten up in the morning with a long list of “must do” tasks for the day? How many times has that made you less than enthusiastic about getting busy and getting to work?When you start in that frame of mind, you might slog through those tasks and accomplish a lot before the...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 42
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always o...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 14
Many years ago I was accused of stealing in the form of embezzling which of course is a hair away from accusing me of lying, cheating and fraud. In other words this is the end of life as I know it assuming it is all true. Now I am going to share my true experiences that I posted in some posts wri...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 23
Murphy Brown, Magnum PI, Will & Grace...You Can Do It Too! One of the hardest things for many bloggers is finding a topic day after day or week after week...however often you blog. Of course, there are listings and market reports but if you want a continued following, you’ll want to offer more in...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
“Geeesh! Some people just seem to have ALL the luck . . . . . . While the rest of us can’t seem to win for losing.” “If it weren’t for bad luck, I’d have no luck at all.” Well, I hate to be the party pooper breaking up the whine-fest, but we ALL must take responsible for our role in the amount of...

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
Comments 3
BE UNOFFENDABLE DEFINITION of OFFENSE Annoyance or resentment brought about by a perceived insult to or disregard for oneself or one's standards or principles, a obsolete, an act of stumbling ISAIAH 44:22 I have swept away your offenses like a cloud, your sins like the morning mist. Return to me,...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 15
"Life is full of opportunities to navigate roadblocks and detours." -Carol WilliamsHappy Monday all!  It was an interesting week in my world.  I was scheduled to leave Wednesday to pick up my sister-in-law in Spokane. She will be staying with me for a week or so until her moving truck arrives and...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Lord God, as we experience you today on day 18 of the Lenten Journey, I thank you for becoming the "chosen servant" to reach out and bring salvation to all of us. Certainly you could have said you were too important, too busy being God and certainly not one who deserves to be a servant. Yet to re...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 6
Whenever there is little or no time left in my day, and a quick post is needed, I take a look at the latest photos on my phone. Many times when busy, I will snap a picture of something as a reminder. This one was on my camera, taken yesterday.    Working with a buyer, we put in an offer on a home...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 1
There's a story about a frog and water.  The story goes, throw a frog in boiling water and it'll jump out immediately.  It recognizes the danger and flees.Now take the same frog and put it in some warm (but not hot) water.  The frog will stay, it's a safe place to be.  Now slowly but steadily rai...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 26
Like most folks I am busy. Just when I think I can stop and take a breath something happens or comes up, and off I go. That is true this week for me. I ran around yesterday and have my list in hand for today as well. I have more things, than time to take care of, but I need to get started or this...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 8
I have a big list today. I was out early and got a great deal accomplished but I have a lot more to do. I am getting ready to hit the road but came home for lunch and to see my gang. Now renewed it will be good to get going again. Next stop my space at the antique center. I have a couple of sets ...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 1
3800 Henshaw Rd. West Sacramento, CA 95691  Welcome home! Come and see this gorgeous 4 bedroom 3 bathroom contemporary style home tucked away in the desirable neighborhood of Brideway Lakes in West Sacramento. This house boasts a stunning remodeled kitchen with granite countertops, high end Therm...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 17
Sometimes suggestions are made...ideas are born and life gets in the way and they are lost.  That happens....and sometimes we can make temporary changes that will work until more permanent ones can take their place.    There are a number of people who have passed away and have left an indelible ...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 48
Video an Oldie but Goodie from NYC I was looking for a video for a friend and came across this old video I made. Not great quality but fantastic advice on how to blog. It was at RainCamp in NYC the best advice was to comment on other members posts,  This is how you create relationships. The other...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
Comments 0
When you plan to build a home, it usually isn’t an impulse purchase. It is a big decision. Many think about building their new home for years. They dream and plan for the day they will be able to build the home they want for them and their family. Planning for how to fund the purchase of a new ho...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 17
I have met this man (pictured above) and no doubt you have too.   He is book smart.  He has read many books in his lifetime, and he can prove it when you visit his home.  He has bookshelves of well thumbed books on various subjects: literature, psychology, history, mathematics and other subjects....

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 11
 So you think you know how to count?Watch those dates! Time is of the essence is at the very top of our contract.     Dates are important. Real important. The offer date, the ratified date, and the settlement date are written into our contracts. Many of the dates are counted from the date of the ...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 0
 “The purpose of life is to live it, to taste experience to the utmost, to reach out eagerly and without fear for a newer and richer experience.” ― Eleanor Roosevelt Read more: https://annnguyen.exprealty.com/