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Have you ever thought about the fact that with the advent of a new year, it is a time of lots of nakedness? What caused me to think about this is just looking out of the window this time of year and seeing our bare trees and shrubs. Also, when you take down all of your Christmas decorations, the ...
As we get back to somewhat of a routine after the holidays, this is always a great time of year to reflect on what is going on with the real estate industry. With the recent NAR and other copycat lawsuits, many changes could be eminent this year and the coming years after. It will be important to...
Dear ActiveRain Family,I, along with Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist hosted the December Challenge. Kathleen called me months ago to ask if I would co-host with her. I graciously accepted and then, life happened. My journey here in the Rain has been a winding road. There are times wh...
When life becomes a bit stressful, having your endorphins kick in will provide you with a needed boost. And, this boost doesn't involve unnecessary calories or require you to exercise. Who doesn't LOVE that?This adorable little boy in this video steals the show as he dances his heart out! What a ...
It's so funny that my, "Saturday Soundness" post is on the topic of balance. It has been a busy week and weekend, and I knew I just wouldn't be able to get this post in yesterday. Therefore, here it is late.I was speaking with another Active Rainer about this topic just this week. As self-employe...
Having a well-equipped guest room is one of the best gifts you can give to those who come to visit. When we built our new home, I tried to think of the things that I enjoy when I visit someone and then, equip my guest rooms with intention and thought. Making your guests feel welcome and spoiled i...
I am sure that you all know how important getting a good night's sleep is for your overall health. In order to get the sleep you need, there are several things that you can do to create an ideal sleeping environment. There are also some health tips that you can do to improve your sleep.Did you kn...
Those of us here in North Texas are celebrating a BIG win as the Texas Rangers took home the World Series Pennant. It was an exciting series and the fans are going nuts! In Texas, we always tend to do things in a big way!Now, how do I relate this to real estate? Well, let's start with what it tak...
I love the idea of the November, Gratitude Challenge because the feed is flooded with uplifting and positive posts. No matter what is going on in your life, you can always take a moment to reflect on the things you are grateful. Being grateful completely lies in the mind! We can choose to either ...
The word came down today about the ruling on the Burnett v. NAR et al. case. The case is being appealed and we will all wait to see how this will play out. I believe we all need to keep an eye on this case as things progress through the appeal process.Here is the information if you want to read a...

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