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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 7
3 Ways to Send Your Contacts RunningAre You Chasing Away the Contacts on Your Email List?  Even the best-intentioned email marketing plan can go awry.  It's important to know what will and won't work. Otherwise, all your efforts will be in vain. Know When to Send - Releasing emails only when you ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 38
I was tempted to come out swinging!  The comments irritated me, and I don't generally irritate easily. To paraphrase:We're better than YOU.  All you (fill in the blank) are bad for our profession.  There's no way YOU can be professional unless you fit OUR definitions.  It's impossible unless YOU ...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 28
Everyone should be able to relate with the title of this posting if you have lived for any length of time in a maturity stage. Where does it say or is represented to anyone on this earth that they will live a problem-free life and remain in an idyllic stage? Even trying to do this leads to other ...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 29
I guess at this stage of my career, I'm one of the old guys in this business. I recently heard that there are more Realtors in the US than ever before. That's a good economic indicator. When the economy is healthy, people run to sell real estate. Why? Because it's easy money, right? Aaaaa, not so...

By Rick Cordisco, Pocono Real Estate Professional
(Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty )
Comments 163
I was sent this two Christmas' ago by an old buddy. I laughed so hard I couldn't get rid of it so I saved it to share every Christmas Season with everyone! Enjoy! Diary of a snow shoveler, probable location - North East December 8 - 6:00 PMIt started to snow.The first snow of the season and the w...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 40
It may be November but boy does it feel like January. The snow came in earnest last night and it still snowing. It's windy, cloudy and very very cold now. My garden guy never got to the leaves but I can't see them now anyway. My pups looked at me like are you crazy.....what's going on outside. It...

By Rich Jacobson, Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker
(Fathom Realty West Sound)
Comments 3
This is a Call to Action! Most of the early adopters of ActiveRain will remember Jim Cronin AKA 'The Real Estate Tomato.' He's been instrumental in helping many of us achieve amazing exposure & results with creating our own stand-alone WordPress websites. And now, he badly needs our help!This pas...

By Gloria Todor, & Doug Durren (484) 431-3686 in SE PA
(Century 21 Absolute Realty )
Comments 4
When I was in my teens I developed my first allergies to shedding dogs. Over time I was allergic to most cats, dogs, horses and had developed seasonal allergies. Everyday activities could be clouded when my sinuses were inflamed and taking my energy. I learned how to avoid certain situations wher...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 155
2018 Gratitude PostsWith a few weeks to go before Thanksgiving Day, it's time again to bring back our Gratitude posts. We are all blessed and now is the time to share it. When you share a blessing in this contest, you will be rewarded with bonus points from ActiveRain as a thank you. An attitude ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 2
. We appreciate, like we hope we all do...the dedication that our first responders have to their careers.  We have had 911 visits when my Mom was with us..we witnessed their care...and when there was a fire in the neighborhood...the damages were so much less due to the speed and skill with which...

By Andy Brown-Climer School of Real Estate, The Best Real Estate School in Florida
(The Climer School of Real Estate)
Comments 0
Are you ready to get your Brokers License? Take the Next Step! Get your Florida Brokers License withThe Climer School of Real Estate, the Best Real Estate School in Florida!We run a 2 Week, 7 Day Format for working Real Estate Agents:2 Week S...

By Patricia Kennedy, Home in the Capital
(RLAH Real Estate)
Comments 24
Wow!  Haven't done this in a long time!  So here goes!John Henry  Ah Italy...innovation for housing by observing and using nature!!  John is a new to me blogger, and I'm already a fan!  Anna Banana Kruchten  Thankful For My Cell Phone!  Aren't we all?  They are truely a marvel of modern technolog...

By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
Comments 3
Do you spend more time obsessing than in gratitude? How will your word change if you reversed those actions..... 

By Beth and Richard Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
Comments 5
 1. One of the keys to happiness in a bad memory. 2. The quieter you become the more you can hear.   3. Surround yourself with people who talk about visions and ideas, not other people.  4. Maturing is realizing how many things don't require your comment.  5. Your relationship with yourself sets ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 51
What Home Buyers Want – Trends from Daniel Levine     Daniel Levine is an expert on trends (trends are NOT fads, he says), running a company, the Avant-Guide Institute, that specializes in helping companies in the global marketplace understand the social trends that motivate consumers to buy, and...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 11
Debbie Reynolds Thanksgiving Challenge - What Are You Thankful For - #9 #9 The Little Things Be Thankful For The Little Things That Are So Important Too. Let's Not Forget How Valuable And Substantial Little Things Are. Do You Stop To Appreciate The Little Things?Here Are 50 Little Things To Be Th...

By Robin Lemmons, Help Homeowners Sell Quickly
(LemmonsAide To The Rescue)
Comments 0
  1. One of the keys to happiness in a bad memory.   2. The quieter you become the more you can hear.     3. Surround yourself with people who talk about visions and ideas, not other people.     4. Maturing is realizing how many things don't require your comment.     5. Your relationship with yo...

By Ashish Singla, A professional guy with advanced tech skills.
Comments 1
Mostly, the Americans have their own car for traveling because there are numerous cities and towns in the United States where the survival without an automobile is difficult. But, we are not discussing the number of vehicles in this article; rather, we want to discuss the importance of the genera...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 6
People from all over the world come to Key West for many reasons including its old homes and buildings. They love to walk and bike around various neighborhoods where they can see homes from a different era most of which have been restored and preserved and some which desperately need help. Many o...

By Allan Rolnick, Tax Debt Resolution serving the NYC Metro Area
(Tristate Tax Resolution LLC)
Comments 0
           If you were coaching your kid's basketball team, you wouldn't win many games if you told them to aim for the backboard. Your opponents might love you, but there would be at least one dad in the stands screaming at you the entire time. So why have some tax collectors given up aiming for...