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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 8
I was at the San Diego Zoo walking around this huge Zoo and saw a little girl standing all alone and in a state of want. I approached her with my wife and she was eager to share but could not. Why? First of all, she was Chinese and I suspected did not speak English. Secondly, she was a little gir...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 34
FAQ  What is Hygrading and why is it so Bad??   Hygrading is the slow destruction of a forest via removing the higher quality trees and leaving the poorest quality trees.   Hygrading is one of the main forest ailments that foresters fight against.   Hygrading is often the result of well-meaning l...

By Sharon Lee, Retired and loving life
(Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance)
Comments 33
The only way of finding the limits of the possible is by going beyond them into the impossible. Arthur Clarke Every day is the beginning of a new adventure Unknown  See the light in others and treat them as if that's all you see Dr Dwayne Dyer Blessed are those who see beautiful things in humble ...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 21
 We have four seasons in Bucks County and winter always seems to be the longest season of the year.We eagerly wait for Ground Hog's day and for the prediction hoping for an early spring.Spring is here finally.My favorite thing about spring is the longer warmer days that we have in spring.I love t...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 10
FAQ   How do I Encourage More Wildlife on My Land? This is a common question that the Foresters and Wildlife Specialists at Woodland Management Service are asked. Of course the next question that we ask the client is, “What type of Wildlife would you like to encourage?”   Regardless of which type...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 8
My Best Camper, My Little Boler! Nearly 30 years ago, I bought my first and favorite camper. It had to be light because I was pulling it with a little Datsun pickup truck and I had to go in some rugged New Mexico mountains. It was my third year with the US Forest Service and the had stationed me...

By Maureen McCabe, Columbus Ohio Real Estate
(HER Realtors)
Comments 17
"Hello My Name is Columbus, Ohio real estate"  "Hello My Name is Hardwood Floors"   Or "Hello My Name is _______"  you fill in the blank with your keywords.  ActiveRain University is teaching members to use their keywords rather than their names to sign comments on sites outside ActiveRain?  Real...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 11
My Greatest Failure?? As an entrepreneur I know that anyone who is not willing to risk failure is never going to encounter any success either, and the same goes for life in general, an overprotected person will not risk having relationships or doing much of anything. Bill Bartmann always talks ab...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 8
Offer Accepted on Woodland Management Service's new office at 2933 Church St, Stevens Point, Wisconsin. Woodland Management will be moving to a much busier street in a few weeks. This new location not only provides for better exposure along busy Business Highway 51, but it will also provide much ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 5
Most of the schools in Middle Tennessee are closed today due to the forecast of apocalyptic rainfall. It’s not so much the rain that’s the concern . . . It’s the VOLUME of water that’ll be deluging the creeks and Rivers and the low points. One might wonder why we Nashvillians can’t seem to figur...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 8
I have an appointment at that time. The public does not need to know why you are too busy.  We schedule and set up appointments for the numerous tasks busy Realtors® manage daily. We put our important dates in first, many written in stone, family, personal and settlements. Then everything else fi...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 33
When I was growing up, my parents always set the example, they were generous to a fault when it came to give  to the needy. My mother told me stories how my grandfather came home on a freezing cold winter night and my grandmother wanted to know what happened to his winter coat? He simply said the...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 23
Well there is nothing more heartbreaking for anyone who has pets is when the little creatures stop eating. We as their caregivers get nervous and try every type of food and you can tell they are hungry but are not touching the food. What to do? As veteran Pet Caregivers, we knew the answer but wa...

By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek Team)
Comments 168
      It's February and Love is in the air!  This contest is all about a transaction that you loved to handle because it made you feel so good. This contest is not limited to Realtors...Home Stagers, Mortgage Professionals, Contractors; all AR members are encouraged to join in. Here are some prom...
It was just a short 20 years ago that online casino gambling made its debut in earnest. Over these 20 years, technology has played a key role in picking winners and losers in the industry. Online casino websites have been adding amazing bells and whistles, and video slots are continuously testing...

By Deep Grover
(Global)
Comments 1
Marketing your home the right way may be the key to a timely and fruitful home sale. Competition is fierce so utilizing offline and online marketing as well as selecting right real estate dealer will help attracting the correct buyers. Putting up an advertisement in the newspaper, or a “For Sale”...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 6
 All of us come into the world unspoiled, innocent and full of wonder and awe.....then along the way, something happens. We start to learn that there are other many ways to choose to live in this world and we develop a system or a series of personal beliefs to live by. Some of us stray to the lef...

By Lisa Church, IRS tax representation in Anne Arundel County, MD
(Lisa D Church CPA, EA, MBA, NTPI Fellow)
Comments 0
If you're claiming the Earned Income Tax Credit or Additional Child Tax Credit, both of which are refundable credits, your refund will be released by the IRS starting from February 27, 2019. A refundable credit is one which gives you cash back even if you didn't pay any tax into the system during...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 25
It isn’t unusual that I hear from folks, hoping to use one of my photos.  It doesn’t happen often, but when it does, I’m nearly always happy to oblige.   Often on the bottom of my photoblog posts, I will attach a little disclaimer that states, "I take pictures for the purpose of remembering fond ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 13
Reminder February is Heart Health Month    It is time to have a heart to heart talk.  Now is the best time to sell your home. Buyers are out looking.Get your home on the market before the Spring rush. Need to know what to do to get your home ready?Give me a call410-530-2400 Thinking of selling yo...