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By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 28
As I look out my window for the first time this season I see green grass. It makes me happy but today and for the next several days it will be overcast and rainy. It is the rain that makes the grass green so I will nod to Mother Nature and wait to get in the yard again.

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...The Most Informed Agent In The Hamptons!
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 12
"THE EMPTIEST OF PLACES"...IS THIS WHERE YOU FIND YOURSELF??I was prompted today, to write this after reading "Inspirations by April" here on AR. Her post "The Message--A full Life In The Emptiest Of Places", set me on my way to write this post as I deal with a very dificult time in my real estat...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 14
Christians throughout the world this week are celebrating The Holy Week and Easter Holiday. We are celebrating Easter for the Resurrection of Our Lord on Easter Sunday April 21, 2019.The greatest joy and gift to have is the opportunity to exchange courteous and gracious greetings with those whose...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 40
Yesterday he was just hanging around on the roof of my shed. He seemed to be content and I watched and listened to him for some time before going for the camera. I never expected him to be still there once I came back, but he waited. I call this one Chirpi because he sings and is comfortable wher...

By Tim L. Ramey
(Coldwell Banker Burnet)
Comments 2
According to CoreLogic’s Feb. 2019 Single-Family Rent Index (SFRI), rents are up 2.9 percent year-over-year.As with the for-sale market, supply of single-family rentals saw very low levels in February, putting upward pressure on the cost of both for-sale and for-rent homes.  Phoenix had rapid ren...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 41
Would you like to reach your true potential? Then do something that may sound counterproductive. Stop worrying about your weaknesses. Although it is foolish to try to improve your weakness you have been told the opposite since you were in grade school. Even if you attempt correct your weaknesses ...
You read that right. Residential Arizona Hard Money Lenders made me a million dollars, and I am going to show you how to do it for yourself.I was a regular hard working person for years. I would get up in the morning, drive into work, clock in, do my job, and then clock in. I would go home, eat d...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 34
Yesterday I wrote about Notre Dame and the sadness was palpable from almost everyone I spoke to as well. It is hard to see history disappear, but encouraging to watch so many in the world respond with graciousness, compassion, and generosity. As life moves along it is good to remember the greatne...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 24
It happens every day. Someone represents one thing but their agenda is different. Jealousy is a dirty word but even a worse reaction to success. I thought this only happened at work but I was wrong. I saw this recently in another arena. At my stage of the game, I am not interested in playing game...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
Comments 0
Have you ever heard of Owner-occupied Hard Money Loans in Arizona? If not, you’re about to learn all about them.With Arizona Hard Money Loans, you have to use property with equity to secure it. Since lenders who provide these types of loans do not care about credit history, income, or savings, th...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
If we overcome obstacles to change, we can make progress even to the point of getting in front of change or changing on our terms.  Everyone I speak to tells me that they hate change.  But since change in inevitable why not be proactive and get in front of it.  As the earth moves everything chang...

By Ricki Eichler McCallum, Broker,GRI,ABR, e-Pro, TAHS
(CastNet Realty)
Comments 8
How could I not re-blog such an excellent blog from Patricia Feager.   She enjoyed my book and told me she thought there were many good points brought to her attention that anyone starting a business could use.  I appreciate her blog post helping me to get the word out about my book.  If you know...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
We can create strengths by leveraging our talents.   Would you like to reach your true potential? Then do something that may sound counterproductive. Stop worrying about your weaknesses. Although it is foolish to try to improve your weakness you have been told the opposite since you were in grade...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Gratitude can be very important in our lives, especially if we want to be happy.  It is so important to appreciate the things that we have rather than constantly focusing on all of the things that society keeps telling us we need.  Keeping a constant list of the things that we already have, and d...

By Karin Peters
Comments 4
The psychology of home buying should be an important consideration for any home buyer, seller or investor.It wasn’t that long ago that we found ourselves walking through a home hoping to get a look at a property before someone else took the opportunity to snatch it up in a very active seller’s ma...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
We are the first to tell you that we don't copy and paste...pass along this or that...or in the days of old...participate in chain letters...mountains of etc.  However...every once in a while something important to pass along comes along...Many family members have had heart attacks and heart iss...

By Gayle Balaban, E. TN Waterfront Real Estate
(The Best Spot Realty/Waterfront Real Estate/Ooltewah Real E)
Comments 27
OK Let's go to the beach club now.  The Chelsea beach Club with it's 2 salt water pools and it's tunnel out the the ocean.  yes, it was a working class beach club.  Not as prestigous as say the Deal Club, but, it was fun.  I had my first real kiss in the cabana and I am ashamed to say that it was...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 13
Being aware of the real estate absorption rate, assists in creating perspective for homebuyers and sellers.   It's not every day, but once in a while I am asked the question, “What is the real estate ‘absorption’ rate, Myrl?”   Although it doesn’t come up often, I hear the the query often enough ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 14
   3738 Bixler Church Rd  21158   This exciting, Frank Lloyd Wright inspired, contemporary on a magnificent wooded 25 acre lot is not your cookie cutter 'clone-onial'.             This Bixler Church home will make you feel as if you are on vacation year round. Built of white cedar and glass, the...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 27
  The Main Reason to Blog...Get My Listings SOLD!                                                         If you google any of my listings, you can find the blogs and how I encourage sellers, buyers, clients, customers, neighbors, friends, and even other agents to see my properties.How did I find...