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By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 I need to read more clearly....Sometimes my head works harder than my fingers..  Have You Listened to Yourself Lately? How About Reading What You Wrote on Social Media? Do You Even Care?When we’re having an in-person conversation, words often flow, we are probably more natural than what share on...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Being a Carrollton Texas First Time Homebuyer makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increa...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 You got it.. Right now the nail head.  Another Monday filled with the challenges of being productive and finding a way to be a source of help to someone needing our services.  My business brain needed a break so I decided to switch over to the creative side and login to ol active rain and come u...

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
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Hi Everybody!Happy Sunday to you.I've got a little something different for you today.  It's called spaghetti bake and I got this recipe many years ago from a friend.  Try it out and let me know if you like it.Spaghetti Bake INGREDIENTS        1 pound spaghetti, cooked two minutes shy of direction...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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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 Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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integrity 1: firm adherence to a code of especially moral or artistic values : INCORRUPTIBILITY 2: an unimpaired condition : SOUNDNESS3: the quality or state of being complete or undivided : COMPLETENESS (Merriam-Webster) Lack of integrity negates trust! Yep! Only you know your own, personal “sta...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Last week-end I went to my son's house to swim with Beautiful Beckett and Handsome Hudson and enjoy Sunday night dinner with the family. Beckett made me a wonderful heart plaque and Hudson made me a colorful creative creature. Both are special treasures I have now on my desk at home. I'm truly bl...

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
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Hi Everybody!I have been asked what are some of the questions that I ask when hiring a virtual assistant (VA).  Here they are.  I'll show you what I ask and I'll also tell you why. Do you have any real estate experience? I want to know if they've been in our field and what that experience is.  It...

By Beth and Richard Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
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 The wise man in the storm prays to God, not for safety from danger, but for deliverance from fear. It is the storm within which endangers him, not the storm without. Ralph Wald Emerson   Instead of dwelling on negative thoughts, cause your mind to dwell on peace and joy. - Ernest Holmes. You can...
It is that time of the year when renovations are due. You need to liven up your entryway. The living room wall is covered in kid’s handprints. Their heights are still marked even though they have grown well past that now.You are overwhelmed with the decision-making process. Do you hire a professi...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
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For Greater Sacramento folks who enjoy life along the American River, a visit to the Effie Yeaw Nature Center adjacent to Carmichael’s Ancil Hoffman Park provides the perfect opportunity.  Admission Free – But a $2.00 per adult and $1.00 per Child Donation is Recommended! Parking is $5.00 per car...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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Clay Station Rd, Wilton, CA 95693Incredible opportunity to own 26 acres right off of Clay Station Rd. Right across the street from The Ranch by JTS Homes this could be an opportunity for development, to build your dream home on a fantastic flat lot, or use it for crops. The possibilities are endl...

By Aaron Rice Helps, The Future of Immersive Storytelling...
(eXp Realty )
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We Are Live! www.Facebook.com/AaronjRice

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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3908 John W Young St, Sacramento, CA 95834Welcome Home! This bright and open 2-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home is loaded with upgrades including a quartz countertop, stainless steel appliances, and sink, modern laminate flooring on the main floor, newer vinyl flooring on the second floor and more. Rec...

By Lauren Williams, CPO, CVO, Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
(Casual Uncluttering LLC)
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 I'm on the Board of the NAPO (National Association of Productivity and Organizing Professionals) Seattle Area Chapter. Have been, on and off, for years. I've stepped into a new role, Secretary, this year. Can ya imagine that Secretary involves a LOT of paperwork? Yup. And our chapter has a goal ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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It’s exhausting to live the life of someone you are not! Yet, many of us do this for the purpose of “furthering a career” or “keeping up with the Joneses” or to “belong” to a group hoping to gain fame and fortune by osmosis. Guess what? I believe you already have everything you need to be famous ...

By Michael Wayne Jackson, Realtor - Seniors Real Estate Specialist Novato
(Coldwell Banker)
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 Spacious and magical lot in a superb location of Point Reyes. Within minutes to downtown. This home is sun drenched staarting in the morning through the evening. Has a Koi pond, stand alone work office, separate she shed, the Main home is cozy with high ceilings, chefs kitchen, and several other...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
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I’ve been having vivid dreams lately. I understand many folks during this pandemic are. In my latest dream I was setting a bottle adrift with a message inside, somewhere along the California coast near Half Moon Bay. I can’t recall my specific message scripted on the parchment inside, but after w...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 I like the fact that was brought out on posts...that "Loose Lips sink Ship".YOu never know who is reading what.. Peace One of the things you learn working in corporate America is you never know where what you write will end up.  Emails get forwarded, then forwarded again, and again, and again.  ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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We Realtors rely on each other to successfully sell and close home sales. Our “jobs” are multifaceted, and I sometimes think that some Agents and Principal Brokers lose proper perspective – They develop amnesia – lose sight of the forest for the trees. We confuse the difference of winning battles...