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By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Does sex sell? We all know that sex sells and you can sell sex, but does it sell houses? Take a look at this virtual tour of a home in Prismo Beach Paradise and let me know your thoughts. Evidently  Patrick Raymond, Raymond and Associates thinks he's onto something here.   Selling a house and lif...
By Lisa Friedman, 26 Years of Real Estate Experience!
(Great American Dream Realty)
Comments 33
Yesterday was my Two Year Active Rain Anniversary. How nice it was to get to share it in person with Bob and Nick Crane while camping at Lake Ozonia in New York. Bob and Nick drove from Wisconsin and I drove from Vermont. These last two years have built many friendships for me – friendships that ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 29
Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consumers to our main sites where they go from prospects to clients. Below is a recent ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 48
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 Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I slipped away from town for the weekend and escaped to my mountain retreat. It's quiet and peaceful, and I love to get out here when I can. Unfortunately, that has only been a couple times in the past 18 months. One thing I love about this area is that it is constant. Change out here equates to ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 44
I have a thought: everyday is a good day. The way you greet a new day is how you find it, so all my days are good and all my days are a gift. This morning is really lovely: sunny and going to be mild, but the best part is I have a good friend visiting and so all is great in my world. Whatever the...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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Meet-Up at Buca di Beppo in San Jose on 5-11-2015   Location:   Buca di Beppo - Westfield Oakridge MallAddress:   925 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose, CA 95123Date:          Monday, May 11, 2015Time:        11:30am - 1:30pm You cannot miss it if you enter from Blossom Hill Road which is the street it...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 15
You Might Be From Connecticut If ________ Connecticut is the 3rd smallest state in the Union, and unfortunately has the distinction of being  one of the top 5 states for taxes. The state has a long history of grand accomplishments as well.   The state is known as the submarine capitol of the worl...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Life is like riding a wave. To keep your balance; you must keep movingEric CarlsonThank you for reading and commenting on my blog post! This post was researched and authored by Paul Henderson, © 2014, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independently verif...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 48
I am psyched. It is warmer than it was yesterday and I have company coming later. The weekend is special whenever I have friends here. This weekend the it seems like the weather will welcome my I hate the cold friend, and we will be able to do neat things out and about. The weekend is here and I ...
By Robert (Bob) Gilbert, Your Katy TX Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Almost Wordless Wednesday | Back Home Again | Trip Pictures We got back late yesterday from our trip from Katy TX to LA so we could visit with our cousins. Our cousins are the parents of Mindi Abair who is an accomplished Sax and musical performer. Mindi was out of town playing a gig. We had a gr...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 21
Paperless OfficeRecently our office, RE/MAX Associates went intirely paperless including the File Brokerage. The company that was hired to set up the paperless system was SkySlope. While it does have a slight learning curve, after the first transaction, the system is not only easy but it also hel...
By David Shamansky, Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg
(US Mortgages - David Shamansky)
Comments 9
Is there any other word to describe the sheer size, beauty or power of these incredible creatures?I don't think so but I am sure many can come up with equally compelling arguments for other great comparisons.A while back I was out in So Cal for vacation and decided to take a whale watching cruise...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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How Competitive Can You Be and Still Be Civil This Saturday, May 2 was a very big day in the sports world. There was the running of the Kentucky Derby with a very competitive field of 3 year old horses.This evening a Championship Welterweight title fight between Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquia...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Good morning friends. Over the last two weeks I have collected quotes that reflect how I am feeling that day or where my thoughts are. I do no expect you to agree with me but I used great people to gather inspiration. Here I present to you some excellent quotes on this Sunday for your pleasure. I...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 7
Saturday Subscriber Finds 102It's time to put some attention on some Newbies. ActiveRain continues to grow and each day several new Members join. I like seeing the enthusiasm of the newer Members and hope that they become regulars with their  blogging. One of the ways to encourage the Newbies is ...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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History of a Painting - Rosie's Diner (2nd Painting). Acrylic Painting ny Larry Johnston©While at an art festival, I had my Rosie's Diner painting on display. Rosie's Diner. One of my customers liked the painting, but wanted his car put into the painting. Blogs About Some of My Other Paintings an...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
(REALTY ONE GROUP - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 702.443.7156 )
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Hello everyone ... this post is short, sweet and straight to the point ;o)  What a wonderful post by Sheila and please roll over to her (original) post and leave a comment and yes ...  it's all about attitude ...  I have a thought: everyday is a good day. The way you greet a new day is how you fi...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 6
Want to Buy Some Sea Urchins ?Last Sunday I was at the Little Italy Fest and these sea urchins were for sale. Having brushed up against one while in the Bahamas many years ago, my memory of these spiked creatures was not all that great. I was very glad I hadn't fully stepped on it. If the spines ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Fun Facts About the Shoebill Stork   Please visit the original blog to leave your 'like' and your comment.   Shoebill Stork This intriguing bird was a fun capture. Every time I pointed my camera at him he seemed to disappear before I could get a shot. I decided to wait him out and voila, the clea...