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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 57
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain- October 12 to October 18, 2014   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 could be something techie, about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it co...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 15
There were a lot of terrific posts that I read last week on ActiveRain, and I'm sure that I missed a bunch of other posts that would have taught me something important or made me smile.  But these are the favorites of the ones that I did find: Anita Clark:  Hidden Home Buying Costs  Anita does a ...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 31
  Much ado about nothing!   OK, what exactly are we trying to do now?   This installation accomplishes a few things, but I am pretty sure that none of these things are the real reason for the installation.   First of all, it took some money out of a bank account or wallet.   Secondly, it uses ele...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 46
Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! Ok Rainers, are you ready to roll up your sleeves and do a bit of FB befriending, online socializing, and Fan Page learning? I know I am and hope many of you are as well! With Ello hitting the social media scene (look it up) it was a busy week of push and shove f...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 26
Around here, when people move out of a house for sale it should be left "broom clean." I'm not sure I know what broom clean means, but it probably meant something entirely different to my grandmother than it does to me. But still, what does it mean? For instance, I have never seen a toilet or a c...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 18
  ILLUMINATION   There's something about the light that shines through these leaves that seems to speak to me. What is it about the shadows and light that makes the leaf illuminate with energy? It's as if the sun shines a spotlight upon the leaves and lightens up the garden which then warms my h...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
Comments 0
Twenty-one days is what part of a month ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Sharpen your math skills and take ten minutes out of your schedule to...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
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What is the sum of 1/2 and 3/4 and 1/8 ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Good luck ! A. 1/2 + 3/4 + 1/8 = 4/8 + 6/8 + 1/8 = 11/8 0r 1 and 3/8
By John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Total Mortgage Services, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 46
Eating an Elephant (or, writing 20 blogs in a week)            I'm sure most people reading this have heard the question "How do you eat an elephant?" answered with "one bite at a time".  It's a pretty good analogy for anything in life - unquestionably, the best way to complete just about anythin...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
Comments 0
Twenty-five days is what part of a year ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom.   A. 5/73 Divide both the numerator , 25 ,and the denominator, 365 by...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
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How much is 2/3rd's multiplied by 1/2 ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Good luck ?  A. 1/3rd 2/3 times 1/2 = 2/6 or 1/3rd
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
Comments 0
Eighty-seven and one half percent is equal to what fraction ?   hint : 1/8 is what percentile of one hundred ?   The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
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How much is one half divided by two thirds ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Good luck ?  A. 3/4 1/2 divided by 2/3rd's = 1/2 times 3/2 = 3/4th's
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
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Three-fifths is equivalent to what percent ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Good luck ? A. 60 % 3/5 = 3 divided by 5 = .60 or 60 %
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
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January 1st to March 15 is what fraction of a year ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Good luck, and I hope you can improve your math skills wit...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
Comments 0
What is one-half divided by one-fourth ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. You'll be glad that you did. Keep those math skills sharp. Good luck ?...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
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How much is two thirds divided by one half ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Good luck ? A. 4/3rd's or 1 and 1/3 2/3 divided by 1/2 = 2/3 times...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
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Six months is what part of three years ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Good luck ? A. 1/6 th 3 years = 36 months and 6/36 = 1/6 th of three y...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
Comments 0
The decimal .38 1/3 is equal to what fraction ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. Hope you enjoy these little quizzes I put together for you. A. ...
By David Saks, Memphis
((broker retired))
Comments 0
The decimal .375 is equal to what fraction ? The answers, along with the corresponding solution, will be posted below the photographs at the bottom of the page, so spend a little time on it before you make your way to the bottom. These frogs are not engaged in lascivious behaviour. They are frog...