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By Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond
(RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate)
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It is not just a statement this Bring on the Healthy Hearts on Valentines Day.  Do something right for the others in your life or for you as 'the' woman because heart attacks are our number one killer.  Not trying to take the fun out of Valentines Day but if you can't hear me today when will you ...

By Deep Grover
(Global)
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Most people find it tough to settle with a particular type of sofa set, especially when they’re unaware of the samples. Recliner and non-recliner sofas are the two current and common types that people get to choose from. This feature makes a lot of difference in the price and preferences vary fro...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 16
"Sometimes it's better to focus on having fun rather than being productive" -Carol Williams  Welcome to another Monday all!  It's been another fun week in the Phoenix area, as I continue to enjoy playing some golf and meeting up with  AR buddies... and even getting a bit of blogging done.Here are...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Getting To The Finish Line      Getting To The Finish Line  That important moment.  But it's more than just a moment, isn't it?  The accumulation of many moments.  Leading to one magic moment.   Life Is A Journey. Not A Destination                                               Often attributed ...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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I hope you enjoy this post as much as I do.... it's a lesson that teaches the value of NETWORKING.... there is NO LUCK in real estate...it's called practicing what we know best, and that's networking with people..listening and then executing what we know... There has certainly been more than one ...

By Deep Grover
(Global)
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Many individuals think learning trumpet is as easy as reading A, B,C.. It takes time and a lot of techniques just like every other instrument. Learning trumpet involves a lot of things but the first you need to know is the basis. Knowing the basis of the trumpet will give you in-depth insight in ...

By Deep Grover
(Global)
Comments 3
There are many companies that offer forex signal services to their clients. However, picking the one that’s perfect for your business is a tedious job. The best forex signal provider should be able to produce steady trading results. Research suggests, the average win-rate should be around 65% if ...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Yesterday was a good day. It snowed heavily for most of the day with big time rains. It was constant and beautiful but I was home for the better part of the afternoon and evening. Late last night it started to sleet and then there was freezing rain on top of the snow. It is still like that and I ...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 And This Will Work Best    And This Will Work Best  It doesn't matter what "this" is.  And for that matter "best" is not only subjective but it really doesn't have a definition.  Bigger.  Better.  More Value. Perceived.  Or Real.   More Shiny.  Or Less Showy.  And as far as promised results are ...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 2
Valentine's Day is right around the corner,... are you ready?? Honestly, to express your love to another person and to yourself, is something encouraged on a daily bases. But, if you need to pick a specific day, Valentine's Day has been created! Looking for a unique gift to give? How about a Feng...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 21
"Focus on being productive rather than busy."  Happy Monday all!  It's been another good week in my world.  Continuing to enjoy my time in Arizona, playing golf and meeting up with some AR buddies... and even getting a bit of blogging done.Here are my ramblings from last week:  Palm Valley Golf C...

By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
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Seems like every day I find examples of agents mis-using technology. Don't get me wrong, I fully embrace using technology for the right reasons. It is when it is mis-used that I get my hackles up.I recently wrote an offer for an investor on a piece of residential property. Boy was it a clean one....

By Barbara S. Duncan, GRI, e-PRO, Executive Broker, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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On a trip to St. Augustine Florida last week, which took me away from activerain for a few days, decisions had to be made on what to visit.  We decided to visit the Ripley's Believe it or Not Museum even though I had doubts about its interest to me. Was I wrong!! The trip through the museum was s...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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So, you’ve put your house up for sale and you’ve begun to look around for your new, upgraded home. In no time at all you have found your dream home but, there is one problem—you haven’t sold your house.Most people can’t afford to pay two mortgages. This is where a Arizona bridge loan comes into p...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Just kick-start the project that must be done and get a bit worked out.  I really haven't been much for motivational posts.  But after being on AR for several months now, I think I am a believer... A few weeks ago a good friend of mine here in Orlando - Carlene Julian, real estate agent of many y...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
This program is designed for anyone who wishes to delve deeper into the teachings of Feng Shui. Maybe your intentions for signing up are personal, as you are ready to embark on a unique journey of inner and outer transformation. Or, perhaps you have professional reasons and recognize this practic...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Commercial real estate loans can seem complicated. Essentially, they're used to purchase or renovate an owner-occupied commercial property.Income-producing property is called commercial real estate and is used for business versus residential. Malls, retail shops, hotels and office buildings are s...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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You have probably heard about Texas Hard Money Lenders—but what exactly is hard money lending all about?Texas Hard Money Lenders are private lenders who lend money using assets to back the loan. When a borrower needs funding quickly or when traditional lenders won’t approve a loan, a hard money l...

By Carolyn Simmons, Online Marketing Services
(Empty Nest Bliss)
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New Year - New You!  Woohoo! It’s so exciting to start a new exercise plan, right?  You go out shopping for new exercise clothes, maybe a new pair of running shoes.  Join a gym, start a new workout plan! But what happens a couple of months from now when that motivation wears off?   Are you tired ...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Hard money loans are typically used by investors who need funding for an investment property quickly without the strict requirements of traditional mortgage lender financing. However, Hard Money Loans in Arizona can be used efficiently in other scenarios. Essentially, hard money loans are short-t...