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Online Referral Network After several positive comments on one of my recent posts about building an online referrals network.  I thought I would create a Group called Online Referrals and I would like to invite you to look at this group and give me your feedback.I think one measure of our success...
Success, what does that mean for you?  Albert Schweitzer once wrote, "Success is not the key to happiness.  Happiness is the key to success.  If you love what you are doing, you will be successful."Here's 7 simple steps I came across that I trust will help you achieve your happiness and success.B...
Ever watch a movie and come away with that one liner you just can't get out of your mind?  You repeat it again to someone else and they say, Oh yeah, I remember that one!  They repeat it to someone else and before you know it, the whole office is talking about it!Well, I'm asking for your help in...
Billy Graham and Oprah A friend sent this email to me and I was touch by the grace that was displayed by both.  My hope is that I can share my life in as many of the same ways as these two have shared.  I make no apologies for this content, but I would like to stand firm in my commitment to put m...
Secret Tips when you Trim Windows and DoorsEvery want to have a nice tight 45 degree corner with no gaps that creates that perfect fit.  Well you can have it!  Here's a few tips used by the professional trim carpenters who build those beautiful new homes.Before you measure and cut your trim piece...
Are Themes Useful, or do they just get in the way?  Are themes used in staging new homes anymore?  Do you consider the exterior style of the home and where it is located to define a theme for the interior of the home?  How many themes should you use in the presentation of a new home?  Are there s...
What are you doing to sell your home quicker and for more money? Okay, I'm a guy, but I do like color and the color of the exterior and interior of a home matters.  I live in Olathe, Kansas in Johnson County and there is a standard response I hear when it comes to "What color do I paint my walls?...
I have had such great comments on my posts for "Building a New Home" here at activerain.com that I thought I would take a tip from another activerain blogger.  The tip was to go back through all my posts related to building a new home and creating a page listing all the posts.  So, here it is, a ...
High Speed Internet Access using your Cell Phone. Have you ever been in a position where you needed to access the internet using your computer, but you were at a client's home, or on the road or making a presentation?There is a service provide by JuneFabric called PDAnet that allows your Treo (wi...
Putting in your driveway.  What will it cost you?You only need 3-4 inches (thickness) of concrete to put in a good driveway at your new home.  It's really fairly easy to calculate what is will cost you to put in the driveway.  Here's a concrete calculator from concrete.com that will assist you wi...

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