• Featured Blog Entry in Home Buying 40 minutes ago

    In a fierce sellers market there's only a few ways to guarantee you'll get the home you want... 1. Know the seller and blackmail him into selling you the house over anyone else.2. Get into a bidding war and ...
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    It has been what seems to be a very long time since heirloom tomatoes appeared at the Farmers Market in Santa Barbara.  This morning the Tutti farms had their first batch, and we could not resist them...Capr...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Best Practices 9 minutes ago

    Lesson Learned from a Lead on my WebsiteWhen I learn a lesson that I think can help others I want to share it. After many years in real estate I am still learning new techniques, tricks and better practices....
  • Popular Blog Entry in Local News and Events about 2 hours ago

    I am sure that all of us have accumulated all sorts of old paint which is  just sitting around in our basements and garages, and are looking for a safe way to get rid of it.  I missed my opportunity to do so...
  • Popular Answer on ActiveRain Community about 2 hours ago
    Q: What is the stupidest thing you have ever hear come out of the mouth of another Realtor.

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  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Best Practices about 1 hour ago

    50 Shades of CRAY! I know that this is not an original title but it fits so perfectly that I had to steal it from the show The Bachelorette! In the past few days I have been involved with a really unorthodox...
  • Popular Answer on Real Estate Best Practices about 3 hours ago
    Q: I've been working with a home seller who is a former Realtor. It hasn't been going well and I am at the point of cancelling. Would appreciate feedback and different perspectives.

    4 Votes
  • Popular Blog Entry in Local News and Events about 2 hours ago

    Jubilation Day Gospel Concert in Gaithersburg Gospel music, the uniquely American art form that gave rise to jazz, blues, R&B, and rock and roll, will be celebrated in all of its glory as the City of Gaither...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Real Estate Best Practices about 1 hour ago

      A Disturbing Trend Among ActiveRain Posts.  (Can't ReBlog.)A post about a "disturbing trend amont listing agents" reminded me of a distrubing trend amont ActiveRain members.All I wanted to do was Re-Blog t...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Local News and Events 35 minutes ago

    My neighbor John Briare found a duck nest where the mother had been killed. I think this was in 2012.  Out of the 14 eggs he hatched 6 of them.  His efforts to save and nurture these ducklings was extraordin...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Home Buying 12 minutes ago

    A unique offer came in, We will offer more than asking price, but if no other offers come in, the seller must sell to us at asking price. My first response was "WHAT?" You see asking price $199,900, the offe...
  • High Traffic Blog Entry in Home Selling 4 days ago

    5733 Northwest Zenith Drive, Port Saint Lucie, FL 34986 Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 2031 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! CL...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community 17 minutes ago

    What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-May 17 to May 23, 2015 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 c...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 4 hours ago

     Robert Vegas Bob Swetz and family will be fishing for halibut July 12th 2015 ... The Fishing Charter to fish halibut has been booked in Homer Alaska.Vegas Bob, his wife and two other relatives will be fishi...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 2 hours ago

    I’ve lost my name badge...Those badges that tell everyone you are an agent.  Mine has a magnetic strip and I have three of them.  Well two of them are MIA and I can’t find them.  I’ve looked everywhere I kno...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun 36 minutes ago

    Millennials Work to Live...not Live to Work There isn’t a day go by I don’t read or hear about Millennials. If you have been under a rock then you don’t know who they are. Most everyone recognizes this is th...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Local News and Events about 3 hours ago

    Clarksville Downtown Market Made Me HungryClarksville's Downtown Market is in full swing after only two weeks. There are more vendors than ever and today the weather was perfect. I didn't get there as early ...
  • Popular Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 1 hour ago

    Seriously.. What Are You Waiting For?  You Know You Want to Ask!! I heard a quote once that went something like this “A fool can ask more questions than a wise man can answer.”I don’t believe that, do you?We...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate General Information about 1 hour ago

    We recently updated our online website and made it mobile freindy.  The Millennials are the main ones using their smart phones and tablets to access the web.  Rowlett Real Estate School's online mobile websi...
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