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By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consumers to our main sites where they go from prospects to clients. Below is a recent ...
By Nurit Praeger
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I recently saw Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer.  It really opened my eyes as to the differences between gays and transgenders.  Having knowledge is important so that we can have understanding, tolerance  and compassion.  It must be hard to have a preternatal issue that is out of your c...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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There are currently (as of this writing) 8681 ActiveRain Groups. As stated on the ActiveRain Groups page, "Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others, or start your own and get others to join.". I like them, use them, and overall think they are a gr...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Real Estate SEO Best Practices: Your Questions Answered!  Your Biggest SEO and Branding Questions Answered  The survey results are in. Thank you for helping out with submitting your biggest questions about your Search Engine Optimization for REALTORS® and small business owners.  As I am putting t...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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The Greater Los Angeles-Santa Barbara Meetup Number Two!As most of you who keep up with the events on Active Rain know, that it is “Meetup Season” again. (We barely had time to forget the last one we just attended and here is another one already.) The last time, Alexandra & Ron Seigel wanted to m...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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Be a hero.  Rescue a pet.  The last three dogs that have graced the Cooper house have been rescues.  Tony, the first rescue was a heart steal-er.  He had an amazing ability to make friends.  We often had friends ask about Tony whenever they called or emailed.  He was loved by all.Then came Hoss. ...
By David Shamansky, Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg
(US Mortgages - David Shamansky)
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After one of my recent posts I saw a lot of comments regarding people that didn't even know how to look this up.Sure we can go to our home page and see how we fair in our city, county and state but this post will show you how to use AR functionality to see your rank in National as well as you can...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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Pricing Is An Art  Not A Science  When deciding whether to take a listing or not there is a lot of information  I need to price properly. When do you want to sell?What is your reason to sell?What is your bottom line?Where are you moving?Are you buying another house and need the proceeds?What is y...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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Monday Morning Motivator    Learn from yesterday, live for today, hope for tomorrow. The important thing is not to stop questioning.~ Albert EinsteinHope is the thing with feathers that perches in the soul - and sings the tunes without the words - and never stops at all.~ Emily Dickinson     Wher...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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      I believe that we can all agree that as business owners we all have three things in common:          1) We are in the marketing business. This is what keeps the pipeline full.          2) We are in the sales business. This is what keeps food on the table.          3) We are all in the peopl...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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It is so beautiful here today. About two weeks ago there was snow and now it is over 80. I took some more stuff out on the deck and attached my front and back hoses. I am getting ready to begin the summer season here and it is a bigger joy because of the harsh winter. I am hoping that Chico will ...
By Kenneth Cole, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
(Weichert Realtors Appleseed Group, 2043 Richmond Ave. S.I.N.Y. 10314. office phone 718-698-9797, -)
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Can you name a club that nobody wants to join?Many people do join this club I'm thinking of.  Like the title suggests, no body want to joint it, but they will.  Age, color, gender, size, income, doesn't matter. I'll give a you a little time to think about this and reply soon.  BTW, I just joined,...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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  This Condo Will Be  Coming soon In Pikesville This is a teaser ad. How would you like to have a 3 bedroom 2 bath condo with no steps?How would you like to have a one car garage with access into your condo?How would you like to have an open floor plan?How would you like a luxury master bath?How ...
By Christian Penner, Your Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
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Send to a Friend Follow Me On: Mortgage Market Guide: Home Prices Continue to Rise   In This Issue...         Last Week in Review: First quarter Gross Domestic Product tumbled, while home prices continue to rise across much of the country.   Forecast for the Week: The Jobs Report for April could...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
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 The Weekend Wine Review is a weekly series I will do on Monday’s post featuring a wine tasted over the weekend. The wine I am reviewing is the Grande Ardeche Chardonnay 2012 by Louis Latour.  The Latour name is well in Burgundy as one of the top producers. This is a pale lemony color, it is has ...
By Elyse Berman, PA, ABR, GRI, Realtor, Boca Raton, Florida 561-716-7824
(Realty Associates Florida Properties, Boca Raton, FL)
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Came across this while cleaning my desk this morning.  Although it's been seen before, I think it's always worth another read. Thought for Today... If you can start the day without caffeineIf you can get along without pep pillsIf you can always be cheerful, ignoring aches and painsIf you can eat ...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Bette Gottwald, shared this wonderful classic post that can be used many times over. The array of details and data will surely benefit you and your present or future clients. It is detailed and right to the point. It should also help with any gray areas, to give you an upper hand with this compet...
By William Piotrowski
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation )
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 How to Succeed in Life1. Know what you want to get out of life … as you won’t reach your goals if you don’t where you’re going.2. Make a list of all things that you’re grateful for … as it will change your attitude, your feelings and your mood.3. Count to 10 before responding (or even worse, rea...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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 Sometimes good things fall apart so better things can fall togetherMarilyn Monroe Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog post! This post was researched authored and the photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be in...
By Christine Donovan, Broker/Attorney 714-319-9751 DRE01267479 - Costa M
(Donovan Blatt Realty)
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Busy and Staying Focused - For the Most Part  In addition to having several numerical goals, one other goal is to stay focused over the course of the day and to complete what is on my list without being overly distracted. Though there are days when distractions seem to be the name of the game, I ...