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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 56
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 Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 48
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 Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 4
Another Sold Home In Horse Shoe Acres By Mark Loewenberg 561-214-0370  8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $370,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,823 sqftLot: 1.00 acre(s) Location 8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418U...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
Celebrating Women Around The World: Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner I was watching a documentary called, "K2: Siren of the Himalayas" on Netflix. For those unfamiliar with the Himalayan mountain region, K2 is the second tallest mountain in the world and even more challenging and technical to climb then Mo...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 38
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 Rachel Rabinowitz, The Baltimore Realtor
(Guerilla Realty)
Comments 5
    What does luxury real estate and the game of bingo have in common?  Nothing. So why are top producing agents marketing your home this way?     1985 called, they want their advertisements back.   The way real estate is bought and sold has radically changed in the past ten years.   So why do th...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 34
  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 Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
In coming into a new situation in business, we must learn to ADAPT. It is always your best bet. WHY? You don't know "exactly or specifically" what you are getting into with the variety of people, situations, and environments. Some tips for adapting to ensure a high probability of success: go slow...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 40
We get a lot of questions about what we're working on behind-the-scenes at ActiveRain., so it's fun to send out an occasional sneak preview.  Here is a little sneak preview for all of you who like to know what we're working on back in the lab at ActiveRain! One of the big areas that we've focused...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 73
An ActiveRain Comment Can Become A Post - It’s The Magic Of AR   Recently, I made a comment on a post by Photoshop Princess and New England Home Stager Extraordinaire Sharon Tara on her post I Want My Agent Physically Present Each Time A Stranger Enters My Home.   I wrote and apologized for my pa...
By Julie Morales, Texas Realtor bringing my values to you!
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
Comments 33
Yesterday I became a Rainmaker. For some of you this may not be a big deal, but for me it is. Can any of you think back to the time when you made the transition? People in this community have a presence and seniority that I admire. You have long been in the Real Estate game and are sitting high ...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 8
An Improving Economy? by Bill Roberts The Baby Boomer Retirement PlannerOn a regular basis the government releases numbers that would suggest that things are getting better.The unemployment rate keeps going down, or so they say, while the number of people who actually have jobs is less every mont...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 19
  Real Estate Is Not As Easy As It Looks...       Real Estate is not as hard as it looks.     This business is about honesty and communication. This business is about doing what you say you are going to do. This business is about treating others with respect. This business is about making things ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 15
Beautiful Office Space Deep in the Forest It has been a week of the toughest internet and phone reception ever.  With no phone coverage or data connection in or anywhere near camp and the closest wifi that we have found involves a 50 mile drive to a café in Effie MN. I told the crew that I would...
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 17
Today in Bristol TN~VA 3.27.15 ....Get That Raised Garden Ready!   IT"S ALMOST THAT TIME!   Check out the latest ....Today in Bristol TN~VA 3.27.15 ....Get That Raised Garden Ready!   Here's one great for those summer veggies ..   And this one makes a great one for your favorite herbs ...   Get y...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 48
  CLICK TO WATCH THE VIDEO More often than not, when you a sell a home, it represents a life-changing event for the buyer and the seller.  It could be a death in the family, or relocation due to a career change, or a divorce, or perhaps a downsizing of empty nesters. Changes bring out heightened ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 32
I went to the eye doctor yesterday. After the exam I wasn't getting new glasses: apparently my vision problem was from cataracts, in both eyes. I am dealing with this reality and I am unhappy. What I have, glasses will not fix. I am upset because I am very sensitive about my eyes, always have bee...
By Eric Kodner, CRS, Madeline Island Realty, LaPointe, WI 54850 -
(Madeline Island Realty)
Comments 1
Here's a thought-provoking post by Rachel Rabinowitz in Baltimore, MD that all sellers should read.   Does your home for sale ad look like a "bingo card"?  Is this how you want your home for sale to appear to the public??   We see competitors who are still using this type of antiquated, indiffere...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 6
 wnm The greatest challenge in life is discovering who you are... The second greatest is being happy with what you find... Unknown Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul S. Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is...
By Joe Jackson, Clintonville and Central Ohio Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
Comments 3
Tim and Julie have provided me with a great deal of useful webinars and general posts. This is another example of their fine efforts to help Realtors find success! Today on Real Estate Coaching Radio®   What Is Your Single BEST Source of Listing Leads? Today we’re going to discuss what makes expi...