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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Rainer Facebook Fan PagesAre you inadvertently hiding in plain sight? I found a host (double digits) of FB page links this week on Rainer profiles and signatures that led to other social media sites or the Facebook Fan Page no longer existed. I sent a quick note to each and hopefully they will re...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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Looking for a open house in Jessup, Maryland 20794, Howard County this weekend?There are four open houses in Jessup, Maryland 20794 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome?   BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realto...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Call them before they call you! EVERY TIME! Yep! Reduce the number of times YOUR phone rings every day simply by being proactive with your calls to follow up or advise or nudge or or just touch base to remind them you’re still alive, and you love them. Make this a game and keep score . . . Every ...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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Looking for a open house in Elkridge, Maryland 21075,  this weekend?There are fourteen open houses in Elkridge 21075 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome?  BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the realtor who is hosting...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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When it comes to attic access ladders you don't want to say, "Close, but no cigar."Every now and then things are installed almost correctly - well, incorrect is incorrect.  Nothing should have to be called "almost."Take this attic access ladder.This is new construction and we are on a final walk ...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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Looking for a open house in Fulton, Maryland 20759, Howard County this weekend?There are eight open houses in Jessup, Maryland 20794 this weekend.Looking for a single family home? Condo or townhome?    BEWARE!! During an open house if you do not have a real estate agent representing you, the real...
By Mike Linkenauger, Short Sale Realtor - Jacksonville FL
(LinkUp Realty)
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We are pleased to announce that our very own Justin Marlow has just earned an award as the #1 top producing agent for sales volume and total sales in all of Northeast Florida for new construction home sales in the month of April through NEFBA (See Award)! Justin outsold over 3,000 real estate pro...
By Anna Banana Kruchten - AZ Top Banana of Real Estate!, Broker/Owner
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 I'd be confused if I was a Millennial  Did you know that Millennials have been pegged with so many different names. No wonder I was confused about just what a millennial was and what they were all about.  And think about it - if you were a millennial you'd probably be just as confused as I was.....
By Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
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 Touring model homes in Naples Florida sometimes can be a very unique experience.  For instance there is currently a $7,300,000 model home in Estuary at Grey Oakes Naples Florida that has just hit the market. For $7,300,000 you get:four car garagemaster suite with it's own morning kitchenpool wit...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Don't Make Your Clients Feel Stupid I recently read a terrific post by Elizabeth Weintraub, “Never Say I Told You So About Choosing the Wrong Lender.” It’s well worth a read and raises a significant issue – how saying “I told you so” could certainly set the wrong tone with your client. That could...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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My grandson, Joshua, is graduating next friday from Franklin High School and last night was awards night.  Joshua received his invitation and was awarded a scholarship from the Franklin Republican Town Committee.  Yes, Joshua is a registered Republican, and he wrote a powerful essay to receive th...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
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Stay Calm and Do Not Feed the Internet Trolls! An Internet Troll is a person whose sole purpose is to search out people to argue with online over mundane or trivial issues in an attempt to provoke. Such disputes happen on blogs, facebook and a number of other sites. The best thing you can do is t...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Tammy Adams had a different take on the Sensei/Grasshopper Challenge offered this month by the one and only Dick Greenberg.  She does it "with a twist", which you know is always a winner in my book.This post should not only be Featured in BananaTude, but also "in the Rain".....there are so many t...
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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Be an Ambassador for Your Community - ActiveRain ChallengeIt's getting closer to summer and thoughts turn to taking trips, going to new places and exploring unknown parts. There is nobody better than those in the real estate industry to tout the features of a city or town. So with this challenge ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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You never quite know about how you are viewed by others until you read a blog. Roy Kelley remains fascinating as he is social and eager to share. He pops up all over the place and makes relevant useful comments plus he goes the additional mile too. How? He likes to like! That's right! He goes dow...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
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I loved this particular blog so much I decided to take action.  I am sure this will evolve with time, but here's what I came up with.  Michael Thornton - I appreciate you sharing this!! SARAH COLE VA ON DEMAND MVVBP  MISSION –SARAH COLE VA ON DEMAND PROVIDES QUALITY WORK ON AN INDIVIDUAL CLIENT B...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    As my group coaching session with my Keller Williams coach winds down, we studied and discussed MVVBP and why it is important to our individual businesses. MVVBP is short for Mission, Vision, Values, Beliefs and Perspective.   Our home work this week is to write our MVVBP and send it into our...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Feng Shui Pop Quiz: What Are The Deconstructive Cycles Of The 5 Elements?Knowing the Five elements theory in Feng Shui is always beneficial because it offers insight into personality dynamics along with simple ways to help check and balance the energy of your home, body, mind and spirit as needed...
By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I wake each morning consciously present of the attitude I am going to wear. Just like I have to decide what clothes to wear, what shoes and accessories match I also choose my attitude intentionally. I know that I can wear a great outfit and look put together, but if my attitude is not in the rig...
By Tammy Adams ~ Realtor Maricopa, AZ, A Maricopa Agent who Works, Lives & Loves Maricopa
(Maricopa Real Estate Co)
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If I'm Going to Be Honest... My Sensei / Grasshopper is You! I have been reading a lot of these posts and they actually support something I have felt for quite sometime. And if I'm going to be honest, my ActiveRain Sensei is...All of You.  I am your grasshopper.  Let me explain.  I have found tha...