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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

By Suzanne McLaughlin, Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
(Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael))
Comments 15
What Do You Think of Your Local MLS? Is it serving your needs?   Or is it a drain on your budget with little to show than helping to perpetuate a dying system of delivering property information to consumers?  Yes, most of the systems work off local MLSs but with Zillow and Trulia now delivering ...
By Sheila Newton Team -- Anderson & Greenville SC Real Estate, 25 years experience -Residential Real Estate Sales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner)
Comments 3
These are some really cool hacks for a waffle iron. I have had a waffle iron for years but only used it for waffles on rare occasions. Now I use it much more often. My favorite is the waffle iron omelet! I haven't tried the brownies yet, but that one looks good too! Which one is your favorite?
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 14
The Final Bell for Ringing and Singing in the Rain- An ActiveRain Challenge Time is running out. Only one day left. You can still get those calls made and posts written. Come on, join in the fun. Review the rules below and jump in and enjoy getting to know each other or meet somebody new. Once yo...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 7
Pending By Awesome Buyers! Best of the Acreage This super house, with a WPB zip of 33412 is bordered by 3 quiet roads. The more than double corner lot of 2.99 acres is located at the very north end of the Acreage. The front of the home is landscaped with ornamentals while the rear portion of the ...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 8
How Will You Spend Your Super Bowl Weekend 2015?   Here's the latest question .....How Will You Spend Your Super Bowl Weekend 2015?   Will you spend it out? Will you spend it in with family and friends?   No matter where you spend it just have a great day!   Let's just hope Rocky stays far away f...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 12
It was hilarious to me doing my drive by commenting over in Facebook land recently. Most of the time I try to stay positive particularly when someone's main topic is bashing something whether it be a person, particularly politics, or a situation. This time they were bashing the restaurant McDonal...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 22
     Okay, who is Yooour? I received a notice that has followed me. Being curious, I had to click on their profile to see if they were legit. This bounced me to another site that I have not taken the initiative to enter. Has anyone else received this follow or has anyone else viewed the...
By John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Total Mortgage Services, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 23
Are your blogs up to date?          One of the most beautiful things in the world when it comes to creating web pages, blogs, and things to toss out into the interweb is that they, theoretically, go on forever.  This can also be one of the scariest things about internet marketing, depending on ho...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 10
Paragliding at Torrey Pines   Torrey Pines is famous for it's World famous golf course as well as for it's famed glider port. Hang Gliding and Paragliding are two of the main activities there. There are model plane and model helicopter fliers but they tend to be out when there is less wind and wh...
By Bob Zorechak - ABR, GRI, e-PRO, Sells Homes in Morris/Somerset/Hunterdon Cos., NJ
(Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan)
Comments 2
  The numbers for NOVEMBER 2014 in Morristown are a mixed bag with Monthly volume and Pending Sales up and YTD volume and inventory down: The rolling 12 month sales volume was down modestly by twenty-one (21) units or (11%) - Last year: November 2012 thru November 2013  (195) homes sold as compar...
By Curtis Van Carter, Napa Valley's Broker Extraordinaire in Yountville
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Yountville Napa Valley)
Comments 13
Here is a third email I have written to these dinosaurs. You constantly make minor, sometimes major changes here. The issue, no one thinks out or tries many of these. My 2 cents advice, change the way you log out and login. First, the log out nag should not appear over the login link. Everytime I...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Timesaving Strategies for Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- Concierge Service)
Comments 3
WELTANSCHAUUNG - Recent Posts about Our ActiveRain Founding Principles   As part of the 2015 BIG Blog Jumpstart Challenge, members were asked to reflect on the ActiveRain Weltanschauung or World View in English. Here are only a few of the many contributions from the 2015 Challenge. No rhyme or re...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 24
Debbie Reynolds asks us all with her Ringing and Singing in the Rain Challenge to reach out to fellow Rainers and get to know more about our virtual colleagues.   Jon Kolsky  is one of my favorite bloggers in the Rain, but I never had a chance to talk to him until this week. I really enjoyed our ...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 24
        Last night, as I walking out of my model, I just took a breath and said oohh!! The sky was so beautiful, it was breathtaking. I took the pictures with my i-phone and then just stood there and enjoyed the moment.  It was a beautiful clear crisp night in Katy last night. We have another gor...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 16
For those living in the Greater Sacramento Region, we are a mere 90 miles away from San Francisco.  It makes for a great one gas tank, day-trip. Among the landmarks, events and attractions, on the list of things to see, is the astonishing Palace of Fine Arts.  The Palace originally built for the ...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 152
     Wow!  CraigsList has an ad for a great rental in a Tallahassee neighborhood for only $1000 including utilities and lawn care.  3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large corner lot in a good location.  There's just one problem... it is NOT for rent.  It is MY listing for sale!  It has been set up as a Renta...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 87
Do you ever find yourself simply at a crossroads in your life?  I know that many of you have been there, are currently there or about to be there!  We all face those times when we must stop, take a breath and assess where we have been, where we are now and where we are going.   When life, family...
By Melissa Polce, Lake to Land, I've Got It Covered!
(Allen Tate)
Comments 2
                                     Oh what is a Real Estate Agent to do...the fact is "Do people not think our job is not hard enough?"...that you need to throw in PROTECTION, or being protected?...and yes-it really is no laughing matter... I admit...I am scared to meet anyone new at a home, I ...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 1
  Life Lessons Learned From Horses - Setting Boundaries                                                                               When working with horses, we need to set boundaries with them or they end up walking all over us (sometimes literally).  They will try to go into your pockets for ...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Timesaving Strategies for Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- Concierge Service)
Comments 106
2015 BIG Blog Jumpstart ChallengeSuccess for YOU via YOUR Blogging -----> Click here for other UPDATE !   HERE IS A LINK TO A CHART FOR KEEPING UP WITH YOUR POSTS!    Welcome to the 4th Annual BIG Blog Jumpstart Challenge   Think of the 2015 BIG Blog Jumpstart Challenge as a 28-day Mini-Mester. W...