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By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Debbie Reynolds "I made comments and people commented on my posts. It was like a conversation. I could tell that over time, friendships might start and maybe those I commented with could send me business."Right on target - and - re-blog! New to ActiveRain, This is for YOU. Though it wasn't a few ...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
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4107 Robin St, Bay St. Louis MS 39520PRICE: $169,900Welcome to your home on the water in the desirable Bay St. Louis! This house has fresh paint and a brand new deck on the canal in Shoreline Park! Quick water access to BAYOU LACROIX AND JOURDAN RIVER! Home features include; screened in porch ove...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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Could you be the angel these people are looking for? We are praying for a successful kidney donor match and transplant for REALTOR Henri. They'd appreciate prayers and folks contacting them who could be potential live kidney donors. As you can see his wife's donated kidney laster 23 years, howeve...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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We had a lot of fun with this contest last year - there were a ton of entries, a lot of amazing photos and we gave away a boatload of points. So we're going to do it again!! Back in the day, when the printed MLS only had a simple photo of the home, photography wasn't something we spent much time ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Being featured in a group is almost as good as a gold star. In fact it may be better. Why? Because it is the people you already know that are seeing your post. They are signed up for the group and they are already following you.My posts are written late at night and it is fun to start my day  re...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
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You never know when the next storm is coming. It could be high winds, a tornado, a hurricane, or an earthquake. In the U.S., every region is susceptible to at least one of these events. Now imagine one of them strikes when you are at work and your family is at home. Is your home built to withstan...

By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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Hope this email finds you doing well on this beautiful Monday morning.  Wanting to share Tim's Time Outs:  Live That Way:   Be the kind of person you would truly enjoy being with.  Do the kinds of things you'd love to see in others.  The way to experience good and valuable things in this world is...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I have really enjoyed Dick Greenberg's Photo Contest this month. I entered early in the month and then was encouraged do so again by supportive friends who commented on other pictures I posted just for fun.I took this photo in Kenya last year. I love it because it is whimsical and something you c...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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 What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain  October 15- October 21, 2017. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  ...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Scarcity Is The Mother Of Bad DecisionsIt's easy to be ethical when the checking account is in the black. But let the sales pipeline dries and red numbers start flooding the account most people's moral compass will start to spin. As agents we are all subject to the whims of the market (labeled by...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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         Click here for PHOTOS     8904 Griffin Way Avalon East MLS BC 10078632 $449,944     This three to five bedroom 3 bath rancher has all the conveniences of a CONDO …no exterior maintenance, no lawn care, no shoveling and all the perks of owning a single family home.   This is a detached st...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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To paraphrase Mark Twain, Everyone complains about time but no one is doing anything about it.You should know that there is no secret formula for time management. There is no special tool.  Any will work.  I is not about the tool or the method.Time management is a mindset and a lifestyle and it s...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 I am really good with answering my phone, returning messages, texts and emails. But is it takes time and I do 'train' my friends and clients... by explaining:If you leave me a message and I don't get back to you...consider that I did not receive it!  You might want to consider that if you've lef...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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While California and Florida have very different climates and sources of mold, this is a helpful article on mold and good questions for a mold inspector. People with specific allergies may actually benefit from knowing the types of mold, and there are inspectors who are able to lab test for these...

By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
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I Don't Miss The NFLIn days gone by my Sundays would be dedicated to watching football from earlymorning 'til late at night.  Three full games EVERY Sunday.I was getting a little tired of the NFL.  The owners are mostly a bunch of jerks.  Theteams belong to the owners, not the community where the...

By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
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The "One Hit Wonder"Back in the 1950s when I was growing up, I first heard the expression "one hitwonder."  It referred to a singer that had one hit record and then was heard from nomore.  There were a lot of them.And then in 1977 there was another "one hit wonder" but she WAS heard from again. A...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Focus on the Details Every real estate professional knows that the success of every transaction requires great attention to the details. Many of us have polished our skills with thousands of transactions.Some of us do forget to pay attention to the details of the quality of our lives and the deta...

By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
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Thank you Brian England  All About Brian England - Time Management 2017   Click Here to Request Your FREE Relocation Guide!!!   For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ   Time management comes fairly natural to me, as I have always been a very or...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Real Estate Agents, Stop Showing Properties To StrangersJust had a delightful call with someone who wanted to see one of my listings. At the end of the conversation he called me a bad name and hung up. Why do I consider this a win? Take a look at how the call went down...Caller: Yes, I want to se...

By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
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Thank you John Lapotaire, CIEC  A Professional Mold Assessment To begin we should define a mold assessment and remind consumers that “All molds are created equal.  It is not necessary to determine what type of mold you may have.  All molds should be treated the same with respect to potential heal...