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Being part of the largest real estate related social network has its perks; the community of ActiveRain is on top of that list. Our vast array of real estate professionals have been in the business since the beginning. Not only do they know best practices when it comes to real estate, social media, personal life and beyond but they share their insight so freely with one another. Our mantra of Connect, Share, Learn is taken to another level because of the valuable members of ActiveRain.


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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Trust is one of the most important qualities you can give your clientele. It’s the one thing that helps them feel good about doing business with you.Here are a few quick ways you can earn their trust from the start: Publish Content Regularly – Showing that you’re consistent and dependable will go...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Blogging can be a very cost effective method of lead generation.Combine niche blogging with IDX pages and you can have something attractive to home buyers, and some of those home buyers need to sell a home too.Or you may find that blogging to other agents to attract referrals is more effective fo...

By Joanne Gillet &The Edge Of The Beach Team ---- Pawleys Island, SC, We advise- You Decide! No Hassles...
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
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 You may have missed the opportunity to own this home but Click here to check out our other listings.  You may just find the home you have been waiting for or let us be on the lookout and send you automatic emails showing you the latest listings where you just might see your new home!If you know ...

By Joanne Gillet &The Edge Of The Beach Team ---- Pawleys Island, SC, We advise- You Decide! No Hassles...
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
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You may have missed the opportunity to own this home but Click here to check out our other listings.  You may just find the home you have been waiting for or let us be on the lookout and send you automatic emails showing you the latest listings where you just might see your new home!If you know o...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Southernmost School of Real Estate   CORE LAW plus negotiating tactics not taught elsewhere Offering Hands-on Negotiating Tactics  Principals of Leveraging Power Presentations Chaos Theory  Gender Differential Theory Bad Faith Winner and Losers. It's Always Best to Be a Winner!    Now Open - Key ...

By Mike Cooper, GRI, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I hate to leave negative reviews, but sometimes, it's warranted. I have an elevator in my office building. We've been pretty consistent in having it maintained throughout the years. Recently, the company that maintains it blew apart and formed two companies. The owner of the new company immediate...

By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
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New Mildland Park home for sale listing ~ 1 Hampshire Rd, Midland Park, NJ 07432Proudly offered by Jeana Cowie, a top Bergen County REALTOR© for over 26 yearsContact Jeana today cell 201-982-2200 for your private viewing of this lovely Midland Park home for sale ~ $664,900View the virtual tour at...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I love gardening. I have learned a lot about it and learning means growth but also often requires hard work. In gardening that hard work is physical and exhausting. I have more lilies than most and while they are magnificent, they require more time to clean up than the time they are in bloom. So ...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 A Bit Of San FrancisoArrived In Pasadena This Week...    A Bit Of San Francisco Arrived In Pasadena This Week... After some time away I ventured to my post office box this week and in it among junk mail and assorted  miscellany, I saw a hand-written envelope with a San Francisco postmark.   Insi...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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The first time I brought a friend to visit my Father, the first words out of Dad’s mouth were:“Ask me anything – I know EVERYTHING.” Everyone in the family rolled eyeballs and left the scene, so my friend could receive the full “treatment”. Of course, Dad was right . . . He’s always right! Dad’s ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Real estate life can be an up and down life.And part of that life means you'd best develop an elephant caliber skin thickness. Daily life involves (to borrow a bit from Hamlet) a decision to be made:"Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer The slings and arrows of outrageous fortune, Or to take...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 The Not So Strange Case Of Fat Fingers...    The Not So Strange Case Of Fat Fingers    It seems like an odd plot from an old Perry Mason television episode.  ActiveRain members who I have been following disappear. Without a trace. Hmm...maybe it's Miss Scarlet and Colonel Plum up to their old hi...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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" I " as in me has made itself at home in our language, communications and our personal vanity. Using the ' I " is not bad but acceptable and useful. Misusing it however indicates and signals to those in the know that the person speaking is the center of what is being said first and then the subj...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Snyder CO FHA 203k Rehab Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA(a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of remod...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Now is the best time to sell your house.Actually whenever you and your house are ready is the best time to sell.   Need Real Estate advice? What do you need to do to get ready to move? Where will you live? Should you sell now or wait? Should you buy first? Should you sell first? More questions ab...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Everybody wants a deal in real estate, especially in Key West. The newly listed Bank Owned property located at 2905 Venetian Drive may be the deal you have been hoping to find. I took a few exterior photos which you can see below.The listing Realtor describes the property and the sales rules belo...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the cur...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the cur...

By John Giffen, CRB, CRS, CDEI, GRI, SRES, BROKER, REALTOR®
(Benchmark Realty, LLC)
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Real estate is one of the few industries that relies on communicating and cooperating with other competitors in the profession to earn a living. A cooperative spirit is at the heart of what it means to be a professional real estate agent. In order to work with each other cooperatively, we must ke...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Piedra CO Home Loans. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about the home b...