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By John Brave
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Nothing is better than metal roofing that is improving the valuation of the overall home. Lots of commercial contractors are out there who are making the use of industrial looking sheets that will last for several years. If you are living in the single-family house then choosing metal roofing wou...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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    Another New Kid On The Block        Another New Kid On The Block   Despite rumblings to the contrary, this is not a post about a boy band from the 1980s or 1990s.  Or any of those attempting to make a comeback.  Once again.   It's something we likely see throughout our travels everyday.  No n...

By Joy Daniels
(Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.)
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  Listing Details:400 Roseland Road, HummelstownMLS Number: PADA107952Bedrooms: 5Baths: 3 Full/ 4 Half Square Feet: 6,018 above grade    View Listing

By Yuliya Kachko, Broker Associate ONE Sotheby's Int'l Realty
(ONE Sotheby's International Realty)
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 Please read our newest post on Sunny Isles Beach luxury real estate

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I am soon traveling and everyday is really full. I actually have a written list of things to do before I go so that I won't wind up forgetting anything that matters. This morning I took my pups to be groomed. They will be boarded but I want them to start clean and fresh. It is always bust before ...

By Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
(RETIRED / State License is Inactive)
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This will be my last "professional" post as a licensed real estate agent in the State of Oregon.  My license expires today, and I will not renew.  For all intents and purposes, I have to RETIRE, from a profession I love, due to health issues.Almost 10 Years Ago . . .To recap to kneecap:  May 28, ...

By Lisa Friedman, 29 Years of Real Estate Experience!
(Great American Dream Realty)
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 I have designated today as 'Take Your Darling Doggie Daughter to Work Day'! Sadie seems pretty annoyed at the latest email that just popped in. You'd better buy a house from my mommy! (Actually, my sweetheart is yawning.  )Sadie taking some time to compose her thoughts on how to respond to her p...
Choosing a certified or proficient Rooftop contractor may seem challenging as one need to invest proper time in the research. Therefore, it is highly recommended that the user should choose a proficient contractor who will able to offer top-notch quality services at a reasonable worth. Hiring a c...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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January 20th, 2016"Feng Shui for Your Home." The Center for Intuitive Arts and Therapies, 501 S. Broadway, Hicksville, NY 11801. Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm. Fee: $25.00 per person. Please be sure to register by emailing: It's strongly recommended to bring a notepad and a writin...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
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There's No Place Like Home, Which One? I like being home, yet I do travel a lot so I have adapted to be able to make a home wherever I am. Lately I seem to keep finding a better house every few years so many of my homes have turned into rentals as we moved into a newer and better home, but my wif...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Sands Pointe Ocean Beach MLS Search and Community Information Sands Pointe Ocean Beach condos spread out on South Florida's renowned sandy white shores. Real estate in this Sunny Isles Beach community indulges residents with a luxury lifestyle that many can only dream of. Floor-to-ceiling windows...

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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Where we live whether it be a single family residence, condo, townhome or apartment set the stage for our lives. The American dream has always been to "own space you can call your own." Many subscribe to the Warren Buffet adage "never pay for someones mortgage, only your own."I remember when I wa...

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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How to Automate Your Marketing Campaigns Using CRMOne of the most underused and underrated tools in marketing is the CRM (customer relationship management) system. Whether you’re running one or twenty campaigns at once, they all need to be managed. You may be selling a new product, nurturing new ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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    It is not your imagination if you are feeling greater allergy symptoms than you have in past years. Watery, itchy eyes, sneezing, stuffy nose...and oh those sinuses that make you want to take a can opener to the top of your head to relieve the pressure !      You may think that you are being ...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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On our visit to the  food halls of Galeries Lafayette in Paris, we noticed this sandwich made with black bread.  This is not the pumpernickel rye we known as black bread, this bread has charcoal powder as an essential ingredient of the recipe.On the other side of the aisle we spotted these  black...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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We both love the Impressionist movement in art.  One of my favorites is Mary Cassat, and American born in Pittsburgh,Pennsylvania.  She moved to France with her parents in 1874.  She was friends with Degas, and joined the Impressionist group and exhibited her work with them.  Pictured above at th...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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Real. Fresh. They serve old fashioned big burgers made with locally grown ingredients that are delivered daily. Their philosophy is to use the best, all natural products we can find, free of chemicals or growth hormones. At Burger Me! you’ll find a diverse burger menu, including beef, bison, chic...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Another thought provoking post by Michael Jacobs....         Pondering Kindness Without Borders         Pondering Kindness Without Borders    While looking at some quotes recently for an ActiveRain post I found this author.  The name Daniel Lubetzky was not immediately familiar to me one but furt...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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8504 Winterstein DR, Austin, TX 78745 Double Sided Greenbelt property features spacious bedrooms, an outdoor delight with extended patio, beautiful curb appeal and great privacy. Brand new flooring throughout entire home. This home boasts beautiful light. Neighborhood features a basketball court,...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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I agree with Sheila, pets definitely enhance our lives. They provide love, companionship and entertainment for the small price of basic food, care and shelter.We fostered kitties for several years ourselves, in addition to having our own pets. So many stories are heartbreaking, yet most of these ...