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By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 54
A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles a Book ReviewIt has been a while since I wrote a book review. It’s not that I haven’t been reading,  it’s that a book hasn’t struck  a chord in me enough that I felt compelled to write a review.  Not that I’m an expert on book reviews!So, Diane has been consis...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 9
Throwback Thursday: Sunset Memory from Maui  I was sitting with my 2 younger granddaughters and was scrolling through photos of our 2 most recent trips to Maui and stumbled across this photo. We were pretending be in Hawaii, including beach chairs, a "beach" by our small pool,and of course a picn...

By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 5
In 2008 there was a LOT of inventory on the market.  I went and looked back at an old market report and there was 24 months of inventory in July of 2008.  Buyers had all kinds of choices, prices were dropping, rates were dropping and sellers were short selling left and right. Me?  I was learning ...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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"The dog lives for the day, the hour, even the moment."  - Robert Falcon Scott.   Finnegan was so excited for the 4th of July celebration to begin, he woke up at 3:15 this morning. His usual modus operandi, it's never too soon for a party to start. We think it has to do with his desire to be with...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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James Joseph was born in Atlanta, Georgia back in 1858 to Irish immigrants Thomas and Margaret.  He began his first job as a clerk for a local dry goods merchant when he was fourteen.  By 1885, he had started an emporium in downtown Atlanta with his brother Charles.  In 1889, he partnered with Am...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 2
Westcliffe, CO Weather for July 10, 2020Good Morning Westcliffe, CO48°Our Friday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and beautiful clear blue skies.Today promises another day with abundant sunshine and a high temperature in the middle to upper 80's.We can expect a west northwest wind betwee...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 1
1 Chronicles 11:9“And David became more and more powerful because the Lord Almighty was with him.” After years of various tests that David faced, such as the former king Saul being so jealous of him that he wanted him dead, he finally was anointed king of Israel.  David had God’s anointing upon h...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
James Augustine Healy was born in Macon, Georgia back in 1839 to Michael and Eliza.  He attended school in Flushing, New York before attending the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.  He was valedictorian of the college’s first graduating class in 1849.  After graduation, he wa...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 4
Westcliffe, CO Weather for July 09, 2020Good Morning Westcliffe, CO50°Our Thursday morning starts with warm temperatures and beautiful clear blue skies.Today promises abundant sunshine with a high temperature in the middle 80's.We can expect a west wind between 5-10mph.Sunrise:  5:47Sunset:  8:26...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 36
👋Should I Stay or Should I GO?  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comThis most recent AR release of the gremlins has me really thinking about whether I feel like continuing to be active in the Rain...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Thursday July 9, 2020 1. What is the largest bird in North America? California condor2. What did cowboys refer to as "tonsil paint"? Whiskey3. How many compartments does the cow's stomach have? Four4. Where is over 90% of the world's fresh water supply located? Antarti...

By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
Comments 0
 July 10th Puzzle- National Clerihew Day Enjoy your day! Directions:  Click on the link below.  Your puzzle will open in a new window. To locate a word, please hold down the left side of your mouse while dragging your cursor over the letters of that word.  Release your hold when all of the letter...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 18
Trivia question answers for Wednesday July 8, 20201. What US Supreme Court case brought an end to racial segregation in public schools? Brown vs Board of Education2. What is the Larnyx often referred to as? Voice box3. What good little witch is Casper's friend? Wendy4. What does an archer keep hi...

By Tamra Lee Ulmer, NRBA ~FORCE~ Over 1000 REO Assets SOLD!
(Arizona Resource Realty)
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How many times have you spent most of your weekend doing absolutely nothing and then woken up filled with regret on Monday? Too many to count for sure. Weekends are meant to wind down but vegging on the couch with Netflix and junk food for two days straight is not the best way to spend that preci...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 1
 Hebrews 3:12-13“See to it, brothers, that none of you has a sinful, unbelieving heart that turns away from the living God.  But encourage one another daily, as long as it is called Today, so that none of you may be hardened by sin’s deceitfulness.” These daily messages are to encourage you to ke...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Thankful Thursdays...For My Walking Buddies Unless you are truly a hermit, having interaction with others is something we all need.  We may not admit it or think we don’t need or want to interact with others but we do. Besides...it’s good for your mental health!  During this time of physical and ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 6
National Pet Photo Day is July 11, 2020 There are so many pet lovers in this community I wanted to give you a heads up about National Pet Photo Day.   We all ooh and aww when we see photos and videos of dogs, cats, and other animals on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, and other social media sites....

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 18
If you look closely, most overnight successes took a long time - Steve JobIf you want something that you've never had, you must be willing to do something you've never done. - Thomas JeffersonIf you could kick the person in the pants who is responsible for most your troubles...You wouldn't sit fo...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 17

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 14
And we were back at the harbor today to buy some blue fin tuna (akin to ahi tuna) was on special for the week.   As we were walking around the building, we spotted this Corvair 2 door coupe (pictured above)with red interior.  Chevrolet manufactured them from 1960-69.  It was Chevrolet's attempt t...