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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
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What Happened? Do You Know? Why Are You Blaming Me? by Bill Roberts. What happened to our business over the last ten years? Do you know or just think you do? And why are you blaming me? I routinely "follow" the blog posts of the mortgage professionals that I know here on ActiveRain. I read their ...
By Laura S. Baker, Realtor, (920) 728-4118, First Weber Group
(First Weber Group)
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  Happy Thanksgiving ActiveRain! Today I'm taking a moment to say Thank You to all of my ActiveRain Family.    You have touched my life in so many ways, enriching it beyond belief.  Some of you have become incredible friends, some have shared knowledge and education, some have challenged me and c...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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I get this question a lot:  What do I do about broken window seals? For sure, sooner or later, most double-pane windows (gas filled) will develop a broken seal.  The intert gas inside, argon or krypton, will leak out, get replaced by air, and that air will bring in condensation. People often ask ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends and colleagues here in the Rain and across the Web! Today will be a day filled with fun, relaxation, laughter, and a bit of reflection for my family and I. I hope it is the same and more for you and your family. God Bless...we all have much to be thankful for...
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 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 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 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 Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I just wanted to drop by Active Rain and say, "Happy Thanksgiving to all of the great Rainers I've met and those I will meet.  I hope you have a wonderful day with family and friends, and I hope you take a moment to reflect on all of the things you're blessed with in this great country.  Even on ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Happy Thanksgiving - It’s Time for Lemonade!   It’s become a Thanksgiving tradition for me to try to make lemonade out of lemons.  That was a favorite phrase of a good friend when we ran into one of the speed bumps of life. I have so much to be thankful for… so many blessings that I’ve been given...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Happy Thanksgiving 2014   Whether you are going over the river and through the woods or driving down a freeway.     Whether you will be with the family you grew up with or with the friends who feel like family.   Maybe a combination of the two.    Regardless of the size of the group, this is a wo...
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 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 Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Better Homes & Gardens Rand Realty, Monroe NY Real Estate, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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I wrote this on my Facebook wall this morning:  "I wish a Happy Thanksgiving to all those who cannot share the day with family - those deployed service men and women who are sitting in camps far away from home; those who have no family to be with; those who are to ill or sad or otherwise unable ...
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 Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
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(Looking, glancing at watch) Every year, right about... now, here it comes. Part of it is News Years and what are your plans that eve? The end of the year in whatever career. The sense of the approaching, next calendar set of a dozen months. You are going to try this, this and a dash of that. Adj...
By Nancy Laswick, Your Phoenix/Scottsdale REALTOR®
(REALTY ONE GROUP)
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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 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 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...