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By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Every Listing is Won Before You Ever Step Foot in The Seller's Front Door   Sun Tzu said over 2,500 years ago in the 'The Art of War',  "every battle is won before it is ever fought."   Before you ever step foot on the battlefield the battle has already been won.   If you want to be a listing age...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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Whether you are near or far -----           in the cold and beautiful snow  -----                     or dipping your toes in the gentle ocean ---- Whether you are in the city ------           or the suburbs -----                     or the country ----- I'm sending wishes your way for a wonderfu...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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  Thanksgiving.....a time to be grateful and show our appreciation.   As we start this holiday season and I count my many blessing, I must include all of the wonderful friends I have made "in the Rain".  You truly have made a difference in my life in so many ways.   Please have a safe and wonder...
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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Happy Thanksgiving!   I hope this is one of your best ever! We all have so much to be thankful for and I hope we keep all those less fortunate than we are in our thoughts, prayers and actions!   HAPPY THANKSGIVING!   Thanks for stopping by and while you are here please click on the Property Track...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
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  Wishing Everyone A Wonderful Thanksgiving Day   Thanksgiving is a day for sharing, for gratitude and for remembering the special people in our lives. May your day be filled with warmth, laughter and all those simple pleasures that make this day so memorable.     Have a blessed and fun loving Th...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I like the snow and enjoy its beauty. I have food, meds and all that I need and was enjoying the day. When my phone rang, it was my neighbor saying part of his tree fell on my fence. It took about an hour to clear a small path on my deck and just below for my pups, so I wasn't eager to walk to th...
By Nancy Laswick, Your Phoenix/Scottsdale REALTOR®
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Thanksgiving Wishes   May your stuffing be tastyMay your turkey be plump,May your potatoes and gravyHave nary a lump.May your yams be deliciousAnd your pies take the prize,And may your Thanksgiving dinnerStay off of your thighs!   Wishing you a day filled with memorable moments with family and f...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
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Wishing you and yours a blessed Thanksgiving day holiday with family and friends. Take time and to have gratitude for the blessings in your life. Focus on the positive and good will prevail. Sending you a beautiful photo from the beach. I feel blessed on this day to be with my family and to spend...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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Thanksgiving Dinner At The Souto Household 2014.  Thanksgiving at the Souto house is a day of family and sharing with others.  This year was an extra special Thanksgiving at the Souto house, because it was the very first one with my first grandchild, Elizabeth.  It is hard to explain but this go...
By Fred Griffin, Real Estate Technology
(Get There Social Media, LLC)
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      Two Hemi 'Cudas, sitting on the street in San Francisco!  This photo was taken in the year 1997.      While driving in downtown San Francisco, I noticed a small crowd in front of an office building.  An excited bystander told me that Don Johnson and Cheech Marin had just gone inside.  TV cr...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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There is a local dairy that has pasteurized milk and not homogenized that I frequent every five days for my gallon of 2% milk. Yesterday waiting in line a youngster asked his Mother: what kind of pie is Mince Meat. Her reply was you will not like it the only ones that do are your Grandparents! I ...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A. CA
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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Preparing the Thanksgiving table is always fun, and with the balmy weather the patio was the place to celebrate a day with family and friends.  I enlisted the help of my granddaughter to help me wrap the silverware in the napkins and tie it with a  sprig of rosemary and twine bow. It was a delig...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Thankful Thursday Today is by tradition a day to think about our blessings. Mine are many and living in this country and having freedoms are just a few of them. I am thankful for my faith and believing in an Almighty Being that controls all things. Family and friends add quality to our lives and ...
By Randy Kirsch, (NMLS# 1012303) Your Dedicated Mortgage Consultant
(Right Trac Financial Group, Inc., NMLS# 2709)
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I extend my best wishes to all on the Rain for a very happy and meaningful Thanksgiving.  I am thankful to be a part of the  Rain and to have met and become friendly with some very terrific people on this site.  I am especially thankful for my thirty (+/-) year friendship with Joe Petrowsky and a...
By Jenna Dixon, Associate Broker - Let's Talk Atlanta Real Estate
(DRA Homes (Atlanta, GA))
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I have already admitted that I was a little concerned about how this Thanksgiving was going to go. Now it's nearly over and I have to say that it was a great day. Yes, there was a very important piece missing. My family rallied and we make a very beautiful day for ourselves full of food and laugh...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Listings are the name of the game we play.  Yes, it's a game, and to become proficient at this challenge, one needs to UNDERSTAND the psychology of listing property.  It goes well beyond pricing.  There are many factors that are incorporated in the equation that reflect how to properly create a l...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! After the feast many of us had yesterday, and the Black Friday madness that others partook in last night/this morning, many real estate professionals will not be thinking about social media today. I say it is the perfect time to go against the grain and do a bit ...
By Bob Zorechak - ABR, GRI, e-PRO, Sells Homes in Morris/Somerset/Hunterdon Cos., NJ
(Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan)
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  Peapack Gladstone NJ Real Estate Market Update AUGUST 2014 by Bob Zorechak - GRI, ABR, e-PRO   The numbers for Peapack Gladstone are down significantly across the board for AUGUST 2014 in 3 out of 4 categories: The rolling 12 month sales volume has dropped significantly for the second consecuti...
By Bob Zorechak - ABR, GRI, e-PRO, Sells Homes in Morris/Somerset/Hunterdon Cos., NJ
(Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan)
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  Tewksbury NJ Real Estate Market Update AUGUST 2014 by Bob Zorechak - GRI, ABR, e-PRO The numbers for Tewksbury in AUGUST of 2014 are mostly down from last year at this time with the exception of the monthly volume of Closed Sales, which is the highest it's been in at least the past five years: ...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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A new book suggests that a very successful CEO, Jeff Bezos of Amazon, used bullying tactics. While that may be in dispute how many bosses take management by objectives to this level? If I had a room of people and I asked the question, "what constitutes an effective leader" I might get as many ans...