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By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
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Another Caloosa Home Sold By Mark Loewenberg! 13997 Coco Plum RoadPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418   OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $295,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 BathroomsInterior: 2,400 sqftLot: 5.00 acre(s) Location 13997 Coco Plum RoadPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418USA Mark L...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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~ Guest Blogging on Huliq.com ~ If you are blogging to get seen by consumers, in the hope of gaining new business, then you might want to check out what HULIQ has to offer. Try your hand with a few guest posts (original content, not dupliate material you have posted here or elsewhere) to see if i...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Rainer Facebook Fan Pages Hey now! Do you have your social media fingers on the keyboard this AM? We can all learn and grow our social media presence together but it takes each of us making the time to engage with others to make it happen. So make it happen today! PLEASE stop by these Facebook F...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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Meet Wrench. He is a bit skewed.  You can probably see that. He runs into problems, real problems. He finds solutions to the problems, real solutions. And Wrench will wrangle with each one and post the solution. The wrenching problem could be something with furniture, an appliance, a tool, or wha...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Real Estate Transaction Closing Rules and Forms Change on August 1, 2015    On August 1, 2015 the HUD1 and the Good Faith Estimate will no longer be used. There will be NO more HUD1 or Good Faith Estimate.    This is important for real estate agents to understand and be able to also schedule clos...
By Inspiration Station
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New homeowners, old homeowners, 2nd property owners and more are now searching for information regarding this year's tax breaks.  This is an excellent way for you to get in on a timely subject and expand your exposure online. Check out this post here regarding first time homebuyer tax credits for...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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Salutations and agreeable greetings folks! Wrench here!  Let me introduce myself. I have passed through a life of experiences.  And, as you know, life experience is a cruel, but effective teacher!  And have I been taught! And if you're asking, "Wrench, did your mother give you that name?" The ans...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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  This Blogging Thing… It’s Not Just for Business!   Janis Borgueta wrote an excellent post about her one regret about blogging, which was not starting sooner.  Many of us echoed her sentiments.   I was a  lurker before I wrote my first post, and even then I thought that if I posted 3 or 4 times ...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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      As most of you know, I have spent the last four days in Dallas learning to be better at what I am. I am a business owner who owns $1 million business. I’m just not there yet. I say that because I am what I say and what I think.     When I begin to write and speak aloud my goals something be...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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No Commission is Worth Your Life   An agent in our area went on a listing appointment . The house looked run down , Upon entering the house the seller locked the door behind her . The home was in disarray and had a horrible smell . She had a sinking feeling in her stomach that something was amiss...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I wish the wind would stop. I wish my branches were stronger and longer. I wish that the snow would pick on something else because I am tired and tall. I wish that my roots were able to kick this season and make my leaves come out. I wish that my friends and I could scream: listen to me. If trees...
REAL ESTATE   FRAUD FILES   “Greed, by nature, which includes reprehensible acquisitiveness and one's insatiable desire for wealth, at some stage of evolution, is like an x-ray machine that exposes the filthy soul and drags the culprit of that deadly sin into hell on earth.”           ― David Sak...
By Suzanne McLaughlin, Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
(Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael))
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Why No One Agrees on the Color of This Dress- I've Been Vindicated! When I was a very little girl, I asked my mother, “Do you see what I see?”  And, I wasn’t talking about the Christmas carol.    I really wanted to know if other people saw things the same way I did.  I also had some other ideas t...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
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This is ironic.  Earlier today, I was commenting on Barbara Todaro's post aboug marketing and how many of our customers have been finding us in multiple places.   Well I was just checking our leads for the week, and we have 1 customer who found us in 4 places.  Her realtor recommended us, her ins...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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  Perfect Sellers Perfect Buyers = A Smooth Settlement   We found the right buyers for this perfect home located in Stevenson at 3500 Woodvalley Drive 21208  Today was one of those special days we all strive for in real estate. Wonderful patient sellers, the right buyers and a terrific team all m...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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This is an entry for the Fourth Annual Be the Star of Your Own Movie Contest.   In the movie “Groundhog Day”  Phil Connors, a weather man continually wakes up to Ground Hog Day every morning.  First he uses this to his advantage, but then he comes to the realization that he is doomed to spend the...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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The first few years of copywriting, I didn't keep very good track of where my clients came from or how many of them there were. I can't go figure it out now because the computer I was using in those years completely died. That information is long gone. In the early days I was writing for a variet...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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How Do You Define Commitment?   Making a commitment involves dedicating yourself to a person or a cause. Before you make a commitment.. think carefully because it obligates you to do something. In order to be a success there has to be commitment.    When you take a job, you're making a commitment...
By Brian England, Realtor, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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I agree with Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905 and I follow most of these great bloggers as well.  So much to learn in the Rain!!! ActiveRain-Welcome to Our International  Writing Group! This is like a giant mastermind class, that gathers every single day, 24-7 (usually) and o...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Rough Week in the Far North Well it has been a tough week up north this past week, helping get the big inventory done, so far I have not missed a day of blogging though. Amazing what you can do with a smart phone and a hotspot connection, even at 30 below from a remote camp. But is is exhilaratin...