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By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 48
When the screwdriver isn't just for screws. Not that I haven't seen this before.  It's just fun when you can use tools in different ways! The inspection on this house saw repairs on every single column in front of this house.  There are eight such columns. Very recent "repairs" on each one were m...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 4
Another Sold Home In Horse Shoe Acres By Mark Loewenberg 561-214-0370  8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $370,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,823 sqftLot: 1.00 acre(s) Location 8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418U...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 37
If it's Friday, there must be an update on Thoroughly Modern Mickey         Most of you know that Mickey was released from rehab and has been home since last Sunday.   She's a fighter, very strong willed and determined.   Suffice it to say that each set-back is a little more difficult for her to ...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 1
Celebrating Women Around The World: Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner I was watching a documentary called, "K2: Siren of the Himalayas" on Netflix. For those unfamiliar with the Himalayan mountain region, K2 is the second tallest mountain in the world and even more challenging and technical to climb then Mo...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 32
  Sure, Roger D. Mucci  is a popular guy, but lately things have gotten out of control.  Mucci Mucci everywhere! Dick Greenberg  channeled Mucci. Sally K. & David L. Hanson  wrote a post about Mucci. Michael Jacobs  asked a question on Mucci's behalf, and wrote a post about Mucci. Mucci has been ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 14
Beautiful Office Space Deep in the Forest It has been a week of the toughest internet and phone reception ever.  With no phone coverage or data connection in or anywhere near camp and the closest wifi that we have found involves a 50 mile drive to a café in Effie MN. I told the crew that I would...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 17
Today in Bristol TN~VA 3.27.15 ....Get That Raised Garden Ready!   IT"S ALMOST THAT TIME!   Check out the latest ....Today in Bristol TN~VA 3.27.15 ....Get That Raised Garden Ready!   Here's one great for those summer veggies ..   And this one makes a great one for your favorite herbs ...   Get y...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 12
  Real Estate Is Not As Easy As It Looks...       Real Estate is not as hard as it looks.     This business is about honesty and communication. This business is about doing what you say you are going to do. This business is about treating others with respect. This business is about making things ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 30
I went to the eye doctor yesterday. After the exam I wasn't getting new glasses: apparently my vision problem was from cataracts, in both eyes. I am dealing with this reality and I am unhappy. What I have, glasses will not fix. I am upset because I am very sensitive about my eyes, always have bee...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 23
Local Posts, Even Fun Posts Get Read and Can Lead to Business Yesterday a very interesting thing happened. On Sunday evening I posted a photo in Serendipity Sundays that was of a field of flowers in the Clarksville area. The post itself was about spring arriving, the flowers are blooming and the ...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 2
Tim and Julie have provided me with a great deal of useful webinars and general posts. This is another example of their fine efforts to help Realtors find success! Today on Real Estate Coaching Radio®   What Is Your Single BEST Source of Listing Leads? Today we’re going to discuss what makes expi...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 3
 wnm The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are... The second greatest is being happy with what you find... Unknown Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul S. Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 3
We are all a competitive lot and strive to be successful no matter what we do. I stumbled upon this post earlier today and thought that it would be an interesting read for many who are looking to take it to a higher level. How to Break Through Common Mental Barriers to Success You're no doubt fam...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 4
I'm hearing Sheryl Crow in my head and we aren't yet out of our hotel room, yet I can't help being excited about leaving Las Vegas. I've had my share of slot machines and woozy nights decades ago, and now I am thrilled to be going to Death Valley. More about that tomorrow . . . which involves Bla...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
Comments 17
We meet, list, sell lots of Maine land, farm acreage to folks wanting to grow something. Raise it from the ground up. And after attending a Slow Money Maine meeting in Gardiner ME yesterday, it is so much more than just food production. To satisfy the hunger addiction that most of us have three o...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 24
Wordless Wednesday - This Can't be a Drinking Fountain!   Where's the Fountain? While in Virginia several years ago I ran across this along the street.  Can you tell what it is? ----------------------------------------  If you know someone who wants to Buy or Sell a Home in Elkhart County, St Jos...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 27
If you missed or did not know about this AR contest,  check it out: Write 20 posts, leave 150 comments( 20 per day, so it will take you about 8 days), ask 5 questions, answer 10 questions, call a member and you will be rewarded additional 3,000 points for participating. Are you ready? I am! Many ...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 7
  The beauty of life is; while we can't undo what is done, we can see it, understand it, learn from it and change... unknown   Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 21
Happy Spring!     Today is the first day of Spring!  The azaleas have been blooming for a while here in the Spring Hill, Florida, area.  This photo was taken while I was showing homes in the Timber Pines community.  My buyers admired the well kept appearance and beauty of the community and I thin...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Comments 7
Patricia Kennedy, shared a post some time ago that still can be used today. There are many useful ideas that can & should be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation. Thanks for sh...