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By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 1
Good morning.  Happy Friday.  Hope the email finds you doing wonderful!   I just wanted to wish you and your family a early:  HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY.  May your weekend be filled with much happiness,special family or people, and remembrance of all the people that gave their lives while serving in the ...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
Comments 3
1)     Self-Confidence We use this trait for power and control. The more you have of it the better your business will function. Like the sunlight that is neccessary for life on earth, self-confidence is neccessary for the life of our business.   2)     Keenness We use this trait to make decisions...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 18
Rainer Facebook Fan PagesI wedged in about 45 minutes of FB "update" time this week and I am pleased with myself for not skipping the fan page maintenance. Are you scheduling periodic time to give your FB page the once over to ensure links are working, the cover photo is updated, and you are caug...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
Paying Tribute To The Women and Men Who Put Their Life's on The LineWe have a big holiday weekend approaching (Memorial Day Weekend), with great events and festivals in honor of the women and men who put their life's on the line. I have faith that one day, generations to come, they will not have ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 25
If you know me at all, you know how much I enjoy photo editing.  For quite awhile, Kathy Streib has been wanting me to show her how I do what I do.I've made some tutorial videos on photo editing, but it's not the same as actually working with someone in person.It's been our hope that someday we c...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
Comments 18
A jubilant optimism has convoluted homeowners. And for good reasons. Fixed low interest rates, appreciating home values, and hopes of refinancing culminate to a rather bright outlook. However, one thing has changed… the Appraisal District has finally decided to wipe the sleep from its eyes and pl...
By Thomas Craig
(Re/Max Crossroads)
Comments 13
I Hope There Is a Special Place In HeavenYesterday I wrote a post entitled, “I Hope There Is a Special Place in Hell”. It was about a family who set up numerous charities to supposedly help cancer victims. They collected $180,000,000…and then spent the majority of the money on themselves. The Fed...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 55
Tomorrow Mickey will start training again for the Senior Olympics. This evening she was released from Hillcrest Hospital and is now at Mount St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center. Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy start all over again tomorrow. Mickey will be going for the Gold Medal on the pa...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Can Your Environment Cause Addictive Behavior?  "We will have to change ourselves," is a quote by Johan Hari, the author from the Huffinton.com article, "The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think." He could not be any more correct with that statement. We will...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I love to travel and will be on the road soon, but until then I hope you enjoy some of the pictures from previous trips enjoyed.Here is a picture from a recent trip. Do you know this guy?So poor but gold everywhere........A castle here, a castle there.....everywhere is castle flair.
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 10
I've been extra weary lately, and I think it all boils down to I'm worn out, a little burned out and in need of a break. That happens in life and in business. Today, while I was catching my breath, I started thinking about an event that took place in my life a few years ago. It was an event about...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 13
Thank You Melinda (Mel) Peterson for the Referral! It has been a crazy few weeks for me in real estate.  Some days I don’t even know which day it is or what time it is.  I just keep plugging along while the market is hot. I have been remiss in not sending out a HUGE thank you to our fellow Rainma...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL.com Books on, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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I can get right to the point or proceed in the introduced flow. I am open and eager to find the connection that brings us together. How refreshing is it then when I find someone who can hit the ground running and talk the relevant issues. These point pioneers, brave souls who get right to it reso...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I picked up my new pup Chico after his second sulfur and lime dip yesterday. He was really happy to see me but he was so yellow he looked almost green. They took a skin sample and hopefully his ring worm is gone. What a little trouper. I will miss him and my others while I am away but will come h...
By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I know I am given a choice every moment as to who or whose report I am going to listen too. We hear so much negative news because good news doesn't spread as well. The truth is gossip is negative reporting. It is written in Jeremiah: "I have heard a report from the Lord..."  I can either believe ...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL.com Books on, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 17
Cash, legal tender and our way of life is now being closely scrutinized one more time. We already have policies in place about having to report transactions over $10,000. Now, all cash transactions require three things of which I will list. This is because of the Patriot Act and I believe one oth...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 11
Sensei/Grasshopper or the Blind Leading the Blind When my BARFF, Roger D. Mucci , called and asked if I would help him with something, of course, I said “Yes!”He wanted to support Dick Greenberg’s Sensei/Grasshopper challenge this month so asked if I could show him how to insert a video into his ...
By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 2
Just Listed, but not by me, 807 Washington Street Unit #102, Key West, Florida. This is an opportunity for the buyer who wants a quality home in the Casa Marina Area of Key West at an affordable price. Many of the single family homes in the Casa Marina Area are now priced over $2,000,000 and some...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 35
Rainer Facebook Fan PagesUp early working on real estate deals, to bed late trying to save others, and precious little time in-between to think much about social media this past week. Sound familiar? Many markets around the country are hopping with activity which is awesome! However, whatever it ...
By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
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Last week I posted about PERSONAL CONVERSION and how necessary it is in everyone’s life... And I suggested last week, also, that I desire that gift for all my children, and, indeed, for myself and for every one of God’s children...!!! On this, my daughter Emily’s 15th birthday, MEMORIAL DAY being...