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By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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     Years ago before deregulation in the airline industry, planes from Northeast and other lines catered to and service little towns like Houlton Maine.   The government helped support the airline to these smaller off the beaten path areas but from a practical standpoint, you do not have 757 or ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
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More Than Home Buyers & Sellers Find You When You Blog Obviously our primary target audience when we post about local communities and events is home owners and home buyers.  But we've found that those posts get us found by more than just area home buyers and sellers, but others that indir...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
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Well this was a nice article to wake up to:  Home Guru - The most frequently asked questions about refinishng hardwood floors.   This is an article in a local online paper by a local real estate agent known as "The Home Guru." (Bill Primavera).   Now, let me tell how this transpired.   ...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
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  I was a design build general contractor for more than 30 years and I have been a home inspector for more than 10 years.  I have seen a lot of interesting things in houses over all those years. At a recent inspection, I found a type of window installation from the 1930’s that I had never seen be...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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Remember your firsts? They are markers in your life.   Let me start by saying that this is a bittersweet post. I am losing someone precious to me that is a first. But, to begin, let’s go back to those firsts. The firsts in our lives are true MOMENTS. Remember your first car? Your first kiss? Your...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers!   Guilty as charged fellow Rainers! I received an interesting email this week that said I was playing favorites in the ActiveRain Facebook Fridays Group and it was not fair. That person was absolutely correct! I have, do, and will continue to play favorites. Here...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Imagine, my own Mother.....giving me the finger.   Mickey told me my brother figured out that she wins every Rummy game because she wears one of these rubber fingers when she plays.  She said he wore one the other day and he won.   So Mickey gave me the finger and told me maybe I'd win.....  ...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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Guess what? I am not a boy and I am not an attendee of Morris School for Boys in Searcy AR but I have been invited to their reunion!  The invitation is because of this blog.  I featured several old pictures of the school that were found on ebay from time to time. Several comments came in from bo...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Relocation Companies, some advice would be appreciated.   A friend of ours, a lady who works for the church is finally calling it quits, retiring and moving to Arizona/Nevada to live near her daughter and has asked me for a little help. She made arrangements to have allstates vanlines relocation ...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
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July ActiveRain Contest: What have you done to make a difference in your community?   Rich and I volunteer regularly at our town’s Senior Center. It fits in with our niche, working with older adults. Once a month, the center celebrates all birthdays and anniversaries that occur in that month. It&...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Austin Making News Ranked #2 ~ Forbes List of Best US Cities for Future Job Growth   It’s not surprising to see Austin making news by finishing a hair behind Naples, FL when talking about metros with the best job growth prospects over the next three years. The graduates of the University of Texas...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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  It's going to be a warm week-end in Austin. Are you feeling adventuresome for this week-ends dining experience? Why not try something new and different....Here is an upscale, New American restaurant on Cesar Chavez St. in the heart of the 2nd Street District also known as the Warehouse Dist...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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This joint gets me high.....   And I keep getting higher every day.....and I can't stop, nor do I want to stop.   The "joint" I'm talking about is where I work, Sheraton Furniture .   This month, I have achieved 160% of my goal set by my boss. I also set a "stretch goal&quo...
By James Dray, AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.
(Wise Custom Realty)
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  277   I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.   While I’m on the subject of U.S. Presidents did you know ...
By Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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Remember those Chinese boxes where one box is put into another and then another and as you open each one, a smaller one is in there until you reach the teeny tiny one and in that is some sort of gift or message? That's what comes to mind here after reading about how Zillow is interested in ac...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Things To Do In Waukesha County, WI 7/25/14-8/31/14     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center July 24, 2014 07:41 AM       Taste of Lake Country & Fine Arts Festival Celebrating the food, music and art in Lake Country; sample the best o...
By James Dray, AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.
(Wise Custom Realty)
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  276   I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.    President Thomas Jefferson the third POTUS said calling ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 38
When doing all you can do still isn't enough.   ********************   Providing excellent customer service is right up there on the top of the list of things I do best.   Yesterday I took care of a gentleman and his wife that came in to see an adjustable bed.....it is for him since he is dis...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
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    July 25, 2014    What makes  today a Good Friday? Is it knowing that in  five months it will be Christmas Day?  Or is it keeping an open heart and an open mind? Enjoy whatever goodness comes your way for today is Good Friday!        There are days when I feel like I'm getting older and th...
By Stephanie/Bob The Ruiz/Miller Team, The Ocala Dream Team
(Keller Williams Cornerstone Realty)
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  Stunning corner lot home located at 4570 SW 42nd Street, Ocala, FL 34474 with fantastic curb appeal in a tranquil setting. Located at the top of a hill on a cul-de-sac with mature shade trees, blooming landscaping and glorious views.     Many upgrades can be found in this delightful home.  Lof...