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By Pete Cullen ~ Broker Associate, Serving The Entire Monterey Bay Area
(Bailey Properties, Inc.)
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It's that time of year again! Summer brings forth a variety of fun events and it proves to be a popular time for homes with amenities geared toward summer activities. In fact, homes with summer features are listed with at least 10% higher prices than other homes. Features, including outdoor showe...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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103 Bowers, Horseshoe Bay, TX 78657 Beautiful new home in the highly desired hill country, a must see! Back on the market w/new grass to extend the lot & updates to the garden room. Spacious kitchen w/double oven & gorgeous quartz countertops. Gorgeous large windows offer a lot of natural lightin...

By Kasey & John Boles, Boise & Meridian, ID Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC -
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Yesterday Roy Kelley reblogged a very kind blog post that Ron and Alexandra Seigel wrote about me back on May 1st:  Active Rain Treasures: Ask & It is Given I am grateful to Roy for reblogging the post and so appreciative of Ron and Alexandra for writing the post in the first place. A warm thank ...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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New Land!!Hwy 521, Lancaster SC 29720$12,900Call us to a schedule showing! (704)209-!Build your dream house on over 1 acres! No money down! Lots of bang for your buck!#EricaHomesLLC‬ #LandHelp #ibuyland #BuyLand #realestate #RealEstateBroker #Landforsale #Deat...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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800 W Navarro ST, Llano, TX 78643 Fall in love with this cozy home nestled in a corner lot. Alberto Klie512-808-0427The Ben Kinney Team / Keller Williams

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
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What is that one thing you must have on your next home? 😊We'd love to help find your dream house! 😍😍🏡 

By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, Sitterle Homes
(Sitterle Homes)
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 Actually we had a french wine on Saturday too but it was a Chablis, I chose this wine to review as we had it yesterday in celebration of the French winning the world cup yesterday. This was a very good wine but I think it will be better in 2 or 3 years as it was a little tight even with decantin...

By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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Is Joy your state of being? What are you allowing to shake that...... 

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
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 In all things of nature there is something of the marvelous.– AristotleCALL ANN NGUYEN AT 530.545.3458

By John Meussner, #MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
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Relocating?  Well do I have a niche for you     There's been an accident.  How it happened I don't know, and why the only result from this terrible accident is that I've lost my leads, database, and past sales, I'm not sure.  But that's what Thomas Nelson imagined us to envision in this month's A...

By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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 Good morning and hello there again.  Hope this email finds you doing great and had a fantastic weekend!  Sharing Tim's Time Outs with you: Live Like You Were Dying!      As we grow up, we learn that even the one person that wasn't supposed to ever let you down probably will.  You will have your ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
FACEBOOK LIVE ANNOUNCEMENT:Certified New York Feng Shui Consultant Laura Cerrano is conducting a mini Facebook live chat this evening.Date: July 11th, 2018 Time: 7:00pm - 7:45pm (est)Topic: Feng Shui and MirrorsLocation: If you would like to watch and participate, you'll need to request to join t...

By Steve Reed, Steve Reed Branch Manager | Benchmark Home Loans
(Benchmark Home Loans)
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U.S. home builders broke ground on fewer homes than expected in June, due in part to higher costs for lumber, a lack of available land to build on land and a shortage of construction workers. June Housing Starts fell 12.3% in June from May to an annual rate of 1.173 million units versus the 1.318...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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 Happy 4th of July 2018 to all my ActiveRain friends.  Tomorrow my wife and I will be enjoying and celebrating the 4th of July with my oldest son, his wife Ashley, and my gorgeous granddaughter Elizabeth.  The day will start out with a cookout, followed by some fun and games, and then ending with...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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When you respond to a comment, beneath another members' comment on your post, whether you tag them or not, they will not know that you commented back to them. Confused about When to Tag in the Rain? Well, you're not the only one!   I received an email from a new ActiveRain member about tagging an...

By Candice A. Donofrio, 928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text
(Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker)
Comments 29
I recently asked the smart folks in Q/A to assess whether a certain bikini-clad, sloppily postured young lady's public Facebook profile photo would inspire them to refer her business.Several opined that they didn't want to be judgmental.Some scolded others for being judgmental.I got news for yous...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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Cooper is 8 weeks old today.  He has the best expressions I've ever seen from a baby (including my own daughter, but don't tell her I said so).  I am totally loving baby sitting and spending as much time with this baby as I can. the current photo is on the left and his newborn one on the right.  ...

By Suzanne & Brian Asher, The Winning Team in Real Estate
(Signature Properties of Huntington)
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  LINKS LOG CABIN… Fine Steaks and $1 burgers and fries …… Centerport, New York   Boy do Suzanne & Brian Asher have great memories and stories to share!!!   There was this great restaurant in Centerport. It was called Links Log Cabin.  Here during the 50’s and probably before and after that,  peo...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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4457 Northwest Dr, Bellingham 98226This is the home and shop you've dreamed about. Charming, 1953 Rambler, with heated 1250 square foot shop (4bays) on .60 acres of manicured park like grounds. Estate sale also includes the adjacent .64 lot. (parcel no. 3802113185020000). Conveniently, located in...

By Judy Orr, SW & Near West Chicago suburbs
(HomeSmart Realty Group)
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It's been a super busy year, but as is typical things have slowed down a little bit, allowing me to go over marketing, systems and website clean-up and updating.  I've written about several of my website ventures in the past and this is a deal that is hard to pass up. I have a Zillowpress website...