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By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Scientific fact to Be Happier: 3 - 1 Positive Emotional Ratio (Try It)   Even though each client is unique with various goals, there is always one common question. How do I create a happier life?  Is it by eating better? Getting more sleep? Having positive thoughts about myself, others,....the wo...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
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Well I'll be! I have seen pictures of stuff like this, never thought I'd see it though. A couple days ago I inspected a house right at the base of the Sandia Mountains. When I was on the roof, I got a great view looking either way! Anyway, back on task Mr Inspector... This house was built in the ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-March 22 to March 29, 2015   I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it could b...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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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 Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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Good morning.  Hope this email finds you doing great for this Monday Morning!  Just wanted to share Tim's Time Outs with you:     "Positively Purposeful"   Don't waste your energy on being annoyed and resentful.  Put your energy into doing something positive about your situation.   To the degree ...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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  Motivational Monday: Your Choices Create Who You Are Today Everyday you make choices that take you towards steps to enhancing your opportunities, building a better you, surrounding yourself with people who help lift you up and support you and be mindful of the information you allow to filer in ...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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  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 Marjorie Taylor, New Homes in St. Augustine Florida
(Landon Homes)
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EVENT REMINDER  Grand Opening of our New Atlantic Model Preview Landon Homes New Model Home in Old Sebastian Point!TOMORROW!Food - Wine Bar - Prizes drawn through out the evening.  Grand Prize at 6:00pm. Have FUN and get your photo taken on Bourbon St.  Props provided!Priced from the low $200,00...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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The last few weeks have been busier than normal. What else is new, right? But really, it has been super busy. I've been working on creating a huge new project that has been keeping me up at night. Being busy is actually a good thing. I would rather be actively engaged in good causes than be bored...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Success in your business depends on having a plan and then setting goals and action steps.  In your 2015 business plan you may have established new initiatives, set up new systems, invested in new marketing, or any other strategy to make your business more successful. But what did you stop doing ...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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March in SoCal, Temps in the 80s, The Pool is Calling...But I Say Not Today     I look at the calendar -- okay, I look at my computer and I know it’s March 29 and we’re anticipating the temperatures to reach the mid 80s again today in Southern California.  I’m not complaining.  The pool should be...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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A Pinterest Board for Lloyd McKenzie: Albuquerque     My friend C. Lloyd McKenzie re-blogged one of my recent blogs, A Pinterest Board for Michael Jacobs: Pasadena, and Lloyd then commented that he is going to explore Pinterest.   This is an important topic for consideration because it is very ea...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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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 Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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This blogging platform has added a “day camp” for adults.  It’s a place to hang out and be entertained.  We actually entertain ourselves with ourselves but with the assistance of others!!  That doesn’t really sound like a very stable activity or environment, but that’s what it is. The question a...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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Today in Bristol TN~VA 3.29.15 ...Go Hiking Today ...You Just Never Know What You'll Find!   Here's a great find while hiking in Canton, NC this weekend ....     Canton, NC is a great weekend getaway location that's just a couple of hours away from Bristol TN~VA ...Check it out sometime ....You'l...
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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Saturday Subscriber Finds 97 Today is Saturday Subscriber Find Time and I hope to introduce you to a few that you don't know yet but will know from here on out. With spring blooming in various parts of the country it means people are out stirring more and getting to know their neighbors. Let's ge...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
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I have always had a life mantra of, "Be The Change You Wish To See In The World." With the Earth's population approaching 7 billion how can we even hope to make the world a better place with all the forces of evil against us? With the week of Easter upon us here in Spring and talk of eternal salv...
By David Saks
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A buyer paid $460,000 for the house. The lot was valued at $65,000. The mortgage was for $200,000. After all is said and done, how much equity does the homeowner have in the place ? A. $260,000 First of all, the value of the lot has nothing to do with the calculation, so let's hope you don't figu...
By David Saks
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In a real estate transactionn, when one speaks of a fiduciary relationship their typically referring to a relationship that will allow another person to act on behalf of another with the additional privilege and grant of legal power  for the other persons affairs. Is this true or false ? Take you...
By David Saks
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The owner decides to abandon the property he has listed with a brokerage. This will terminate the relationship that the broker has with the owner. True or false ? Take your time. The solution is posted below the wildlife photo. A. False  Abandoning the property will not terminate a broker-seller ...