Val Evans

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Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, KW Diversified - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Yes there is a lot of gold buried here, it takes a little time but I am gradually collecting bits of it each day.

Dec 12, 2015 07:13 AM
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Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

Hi Val.  I wonder how much Bob and Ben paid you to write this question?  

Dec 12, 2015 02:52 AM
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Evelina Tsigelnitskaya
SIB Realty - Sunny Isles Beach, FL

Agree with answers. 

Will take a look at your blog. 

Thank you.

Nov 12, 2019 09:00 AM
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Valeria Mola
SIB Realty - Miami, Sunny Isles Beach - Sunny Isles Beach, FL
305-607-0709 SIB Realty Condos for Sale and Rent

Great answers. And interesting subject. 

Nov 12, 2019 08:45 AM
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
HomeSmart - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Val - There is so much information, not only from Ben and Bob, but from active contributors as well. Sometimes there is so much it is a little overwhelming.

Dec 14, 2015 03:32 PM
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Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
Probate Real Estate

Too much to measure .. The friendships and support I have here is priceless.

Dec 13, 2015 08:55 AM
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Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of the Manchester NH's area Leading Agents

Every day is a both a learning experience and entertainment source. I can learn, i can smile and get propped up when down or worn out by reading  the kind comments to my blog. Active Rain continues to be a great part of my Real Estate source

Dec 12, 2015 10:38 PM
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Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
Serving the Greater Phoenix and Scottsdale Metropolitan Area - Scottsdale, AZ
Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty

Information - plenty!

Dec 12, 2015 10:17 PM
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John McCormack, CRS
Albuquerque Homes Realty - Albuquerque, NM
Honesty, Integrity, Results, Experienced. HIRE Me!

Never too old to learn something new.

Dec 12, 2015 09:21 PM
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Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Have received benefit in actual dollars as well as continuing to mine the available information to produce additional dollars!

Dec 12, 2015 08:59 PM
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TeamCHI - Complete Home Inspections, Inc.
Complete Home Inspections, Inc. - Brentwood, TN
Home Inspectons - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029

 Good morning Val. Yes, there is a lot of gold here in active rain. I've mined quite a bit.

Dec 12, 2015 05:14 PM
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Kathleen Luiten
Resort and Second-Home Specialist - Princeville, HI
Kauai Luxury Ocean Home Sales

I pan for gold every week here.

Dec 12, 2015 04:37 PM
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Val Evans time to get that badge changed to Rainmaker.....(just kidding).

Truely, this is THE place on planet Earth for anyone related to Real Estate Profession!

Love it in 'Rain!

Dec 12, 2015 03:51 PM
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Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Over $10,000 in commissions, a few great relationships and two bookshelves full of good info so far. 

Dec 12, 2015 01:26 PM
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Noah Seidenberg
Coldwell Banker - Evanston, IL
Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917

Long live Rock (and Active Rain)

Dec 12, 2015 12:50 PM
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Mike Rock
Complete Design - Granite Bay, CA
Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less

i get a lot from the members here, and there are some that i dont "get". but heck, that is life. i like being here, my gold mined is slightly dependent on my time in my week and the need to sell stuff..

Dec 12, 2015 09:38 AM
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David Gibson CNE, 719-304-4684 ~ Colorado Springs Relocation
Colorado Real Estate Advisers LLC - Colorado Springs, CO
Relocation, Luxury & Lifestyle residential

Val,
I have mined a ton of good information as well as dollars as well as a valued member of my team. I’m all in.

Dec 12, 2015 09:03 AM
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Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
https://HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Agreed Val!  Lots of great information here not just form Bob and Ben, but from our fellow agents as well.

Dec 12, 2015 08:38 AM
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William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

I don't keep track, I just keep mining

Dec 12, 2015 05:47 AM
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Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

The 'Gold' I collect is from my peers and the empowerment.

Dec 12, 2015 05:09 AM
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Raymond E. Camp
Ontario, NY
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester

If one looks or searches there is a ton of golden info here.

Dec 12, 2015 04:45 AM
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Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

I agree with the others. I have learned a lot on active rain.

Dec 12, 2015 03:55 AM
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John Pusa
Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest - Glendale, CA
Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service

Val Evans You are right. You can find valuable RE information on AR.

Dec 12, 2015 03:54 AM
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Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Knowledge and relationships are certainly golden in the ActiveRain network.

Dec 12, 2015 03:40 AM
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Dennis Swartz
Full Circle Property Management - Columbus, OH
MBA, GRI...experience counts!

I have learned a ton here!

Dec 12, 2015 02:40 AM
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Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

My gold is in getting to know the wonderful inidviduals here, and sharing information bach and forth.  A

Dec 12, 2015 02:38 AM
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Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Happily Retired - Franklin, MA
Previously Affiliated with The Todaro Team

marketing is the most important part of the business to me, at this time..... and I learn and share tips and opinions on marketing methods....I've had great exchanges here.... I benefit, and others do also....

Dec 12, 2015 02:35 AM
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Sam Shueh
(408) 425-1601 - San Jose, CA
mba, cdpe, reopro, pe

It clarifies some of my questions what does not work. Mostly things not yet tried. A lot helpful dedicated professionals who are very passionate about real estate are willing to guide you here.

Sam Shueh

Dec 12, 2015 02:25 AM
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Candice A. Donofrio
Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker - Fort Mohave, AZ
928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text

Some of the dearest friends, the best people in my life over the past decade came through this site. Not just gold but platinum, diamond, titanium.
They refer business, they receive my referrals, they advise, guide and allow me to contribute value.

Dec 12, 2015 02:00 AM
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Lise Howe
Keller Williams Capital Properties - Washington, DC
Assoc. Broker in DC, MD, VA and attorney in DC

a lot! great points!

Dec 12, 2015 12:56 AM