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By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 6
Custom Home for Sale in Move in Condition in Warren NJ 07059 Open Sunday 04/19/15 from 1 to 4   Fabulous home for sale in sought after Warren Township, steps from downtown shopping & restaurants. Web Page:  http://www.njestates.net/real-estate/nj/homes-for-sale/warren/10peachtree   More Listings...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
New Jersey Real Estate - Homes For Sale - Open HousesWelcome to our Open House real estate section. In this section we proudly present well-cared for real estate properties from starter homes to custom built luxury residences. The experienced staff at NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Real...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
Comments 18
Did you know, your Ambassador is here to serve?  The Ambassador's here in Active Rain are not paid, they do not receive any compensation for taking the time to answer your questions or to help you through a difficult and confusing negotiation.  Ambassador's are chosen for their unique abilities t...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 33
The results are in, it was a close one but the majority has chosen May 11-16th for our 2015 Spring MeetUp week.  Now comes the fun part, hosting!Hosting a MeetUp doesn't take much, anyone is welcome and able to host.  Each attendee is on their own for food and drink so you're basically picking a ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 26
Rainer Facebook Fan PagesWoohoo...we made it to Friday! Hopefully all ya'll have experienced a blessed real estate week! Mine has been good and just got even better because I am excited about sharing these Rainer FB Business Pages with you. Go check them out. It only takes a minute and really doe...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 9
Imagine your teacher, the one you have logged into your pleasant memory when you were going to school was a criminal? Makes you think no one is spared and what next you wonder. Apparently you can get more money and perks if your students get high marks. So, how to get those marks up is the questi...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 35
Please view this video of Britt McHenry.....an ESPN reporter.She was suspended after this rant with a parking lot attendant.....but she apologized on Twitter. Not a very sincere apology, I might add. This shows her true character.  I find her to be a totally egotistical, ignorant, self righteous,...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 44
What can you expect after 12 days in the hospital and 4 days in rehab? You can pretty much expect a very tired Mickey that could probably teach the physical therapists and occupational therapists a thing or two. We spent quite a bit of time together yesterday and she truly appreciates all of the ...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 24
Foto Friday:  Just FishingOne of the pleasures of living near water is the opportunity to go fishing whenever you feel like it. And in Florida, fishing opportunities are everywhere with 1197 miles of coastline, 663 miles of beaches, and more than 11,000 miles of rivers, streams, and waterways plu...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 16
We all know, granite is heavy. Granite has to be supported.Granite has to be supported everywhere.Even the granite counter top is heavy.So when I saw this counter top to the left side of the kitchen sink beginning to crack from a lack of support I wondered about its support underneath.That is too...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 10
Well it is very clear by now to everyone all over the globe that drones, copters and forcible entry tactics etc. can successfully approach and invade the White House. Unbelievable in this day and age that the most powerful man in the world can be so vulnerable and that is not the compelling part ...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 54
Motivational  Monday Video by Intero RE Here is a Video I found on YouTube .Called "God made a Realtor" I have seen it on my sidebar on other internet sites that I am on .Today I watched it for the first time in quite a long time and decided to share it with the Active Rain Community . I think it...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 67
Triple Treat In 'Rain!It was a sunny day in Boston area! And it was my lucky day, too! Because....I enjoyed a "Triple Treat in 'Rain!"First, it was a call from Sharon Paxson. I was about to leave for my small group meeting when I received a call from area code 949. As much as I thought it to be a...
By Mary Thompson, Lake Lanier Appraiser in North Georgia
(Lanier Appraisal Service)
Comments 2
This is perhaps the most asked question of Appraisers...How much do you "give" for a Finished Basement vs. Unfinished, A Pool, Bathrooms, Garages, Fences, Boat Docks, Barns, etc.The answer is.....I cannot tell you..... WHAT you ask? Why not, you are the Appraiser. Back in the Old Days when Appra...
By Chris Weilacker
(The Homefinding Center)
Comments 12
Hello Activerain,       I am just starting this account and figured I can introduce a bit about me for my first post. I am Chris a Tech Geek and SEO Guy just turned real estate agent(license is in the mail).  Before I go into what I will be doing here I wanted to go into a little of my backstory ...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 20
  Would You Like To Come  Home To These Curves? Here is another teaser for my new listing. You could come home to these curves every night! Since we are teasing, we may as well get a bit sensual. Take a look at the round structure on the exterior of this contemporary home. Walk inside and see the...
By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 1
2645 Gulfview Drive is a smart looking 1600 square foot home located at Gulfview Point (formerly Roosevelt Annex) in Key West where each of the 25 single-family homes and town homes  are located on the water and sited for exquisite views of the setting sun over the Gulf of Mexico. Gulfpoint Annex...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 2
Are You A Prepper? by Bill RobertsFor the last several years there has been a spate of Prepper shows on TV. You may have found these programs to be interesting and entertaining.But did you think that, just maybe, these people are slightly kooky?If so, you may have missed some of the warning signs...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 106
Will You Pay Over Appraisal?What do you do when a bidding war breaks out on a listing your client wants to write an offer on? Your buyer has been pre-approved for a mortgage. They have a limit on how much they can pay. They have limited funds for down payment and closing costs.Then the bidding wa...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 14
Brew 102When I was a kid growing up in Los Angeles County back in the 1950sthere was a popular beer called Brew102. According to theiradvertising they tried 101 brews until they finally got it right. Brew102. BTW, I never had any. I don't drink beer.This year the personal income tax is 102 years ...