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By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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 NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors  New Jersey Real Estate for Sale and Lease    New Jersey Commercial Real Estate         Please Click on Pictures for Complete Info and More Listi...
By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Selling Silicon Valley Homes in Top Schools San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga, Palo Alto-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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A Day in the Life of a Silicon Valley Real Estate Agentby San Jose REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweSometimes people are curious to know what a Silicon Valley real estate agent does all day. Here's a summary of Monday.9-11 Taught Seller Pre-Listing and Listing Class as part of Keller Williams Ignite Su...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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 There are many fun things to do in May 2015 in Waukesha County, WI!  5/1/15Downtown Oconomowoc Spring Gallery NightThe Downtown Oconomowoc Business Association celebrates the onset of spring with the group's annual Spring Gallery Night throughout downtown. Shops stay open late hosting artists, l...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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How Do You Tag?  Are You Tag Crazy?Let me preface this by saying I love the idea of our “tags” at ActiveRain.  I’ve always wanted a way to signal someone that you had mentioned them or replied to a question or statement they’d made in the comment section.BT (before tags) you had to check back in ...
By Laura Coffey, ReMax of Santa Clarita
(REMAX Santa Clarita Real Estate and Homes)
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I just finally hit the big 200K in points on Activerain! I started blogging back in 2009 and was pretty diligent about blogging on a regular basis. Personal life and being crazy busy with business put blogging on the back burner the end of 2011. The amazing thing was that the blogging I had previ...
By Julie Morales, Your partner is Real Estate!
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
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I always reach my clients on a personal level. So much about a home is intimate, and changing it can be an emotional event. These changes usually parallel a special occurance: a sweet couple who are first time home buyers and want to start a family, a divorcee getting back on her feet, a new job ...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Plants Have No Credence On How They Will Affect The Energy In Your Home This was a statement in a Feng Shui article I came across not to long ago. Essentially, this statement is saying the energy of plants cannot be measured, because Feng Shui is not a science.  Is that true, that Feng Shui is no...
By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I am in gratitude for the opportunity to be bold. Often we are taught to be timid and only ask for what we need, not what we desire to see happen in our lives. Did you know God wants us to have more than we can possibly imagine. The only reason it is not present in our life right now is because ...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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Mr. Buyer, that super-duper bargain property that you want to buy is a super-duper bargain for a reason. You see, when the average sale price in an area is $275K, a $29K property has problems. It might be a collapsing foundation. It might be a roof that leaks and has ruined the floors, walls and ...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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 'A Good Real Estate Agent And A Good Loan Officer Make A Great Team' This ActiveRain platform is more than just a real estate site. It is made up of connections and friendships. One example was evident at my open house today. We had a lovely turn out with a mix of potential buyers... with and wi...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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My 100 Day Check-up   The Patient Needs a Transfusion As part of the April Challenge for SEO, Bob Crane is requesting we put an analysis of our 100 day business situation. I did not need the challenge to know this year is not going as well as last year.  I had a very strong year last year with cl...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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When Life Gets You Down, Plant Flowers The last week in real estate had it's challenges. So what else is new? The closing that was supposed to happen, didn't again, the new prospective seller wouldn't call me back and the buyer that was to close the first of May got orders to move and will not be...
By Diane M. Phillips Realtor 443-286-4365, Specializing in Carroll Co., MD
(Frankly Real Estate Inc.)
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By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Yes, I am a dreamer. For a dreamer is one who can find his way by moonlight, and see the dawn before the rest of the worldOscar  WildeAs a song once said "We dreamers have our ways!" Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
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Museum Quality Dedham Contemporary houses are different than your regular Colonial or Federal style home you find everywhere in Dedham.  Dedham, MA is a community just south and west of Boston and the original and ongoing county seat of Norfolk County. Dedham and Dedham real estate has a rich his...
By April Miller
(Metro Brokers of OK)
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Because of Jesus Christ of Nazareth we can have peace in a world that knows no peace.PHILLIPIANS 4:7 And the peace of God, which transcends all understanding, will guard your hearts and your minds in Christ Jesus.BARNES' NOTES It is only in Him that the mind can be preserved in peace.
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I know it wasn't yesterday but after the Patriots Win in the Superbowl, the Bierstadt painting from Seattle came to The Clark in Williamstown for a three month loan. Yestersay I saw it and others in a neat visit and lecture there. It was prominently shown in the front hall of the original buildin...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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  There is no such thing as business ethics… Good morning!  Hope you had a wonderful real estate weekend and had some time to spend with family or friends.  About 7 years ago I was contacted by a university student who’s assignment was to interview a business owner about “business ethics.”  If yo...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Success in sales requires you to stay focused.  As you grow however you start  to have many balls in the air.  Suddenly sales is not all that you have to worry about.  Now you need a balanced approach to management in order to obtain great business results. Why? You need it because your team will...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
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This Saturday afternoon I’m headed home from Bothell and decide to get off the 405 in Bellevue, just cuz I had some time. My social media work has me thinking in a new context about hyper local lately when it pops into mind, “Half Price Books at Bellevue Crossroads is just a few blocks away! Let’...