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It was only a matter of time. Google has started slowly rolling out an update that will negatively impact each and every one of you that have non-responsive or non-mobile-friendly websites. Here's a sample of what it looks like, brought to you by SearchEngineLand.                     What's the d...
By Valorie L. Ford, Valorie Ford & Co, Charlottesville/Albemarle Real
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As you no doubt already know, the way that we present ourselves to others is much more than just words.  We are constantly being observed whether we realize it or not and the way that we stand or sit can say a lot about our confidence level. In the world of business it is vital that clients have...
This is a game changer.  You're going to want to share it with everyone who does video. And everyone who does NOT yet do video.  Then kick their butts a little and tell them why they should be using it. For the first time, Facebook has passed YouTube for the nuber of video views on desktop.  In A...
By Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or
Comments 38
Today, while attending a broker's exam prep class, the discussion came up regarding internet marketing requirements in Tennessee. The broker teaching the class specifically addressed IDX websites and how they are misleading to consumers. Buyers are finding listings on various agent websites and a...
By Barbara Todaro, "New Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 39
                                      We are all very excited on The Kuney-Todaro Team to have Angela Todaro join our group.  Angela's marketplace will be Blackstone and Millville, MA where she grew up.  Angela has a large sphere of influence in that area, and she'll do very well.  Angela has re...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
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Super Bowl 2015 is just around the corner, and this property is roughly 10 miles from Cardinal Stadium! With all the events preceding Super Bowl what better way to celebrate than your own Luxury Villa just minutes away from all of the excitement!         Perfect winter getaway, just bring your go...
By Kyle Reyes
Comments 28
This past weekend, a buddy of mine was helping me pick up some furniture.  He only asked one thing in return. There's a farm about a mile from our house.  It's called Sweet Pea.  He wanted to swing by to pick up some fresh Greek Yogurt for his wife. When we arrived at the farm, there was a hay ri...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
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Open House tomorrow October 26th, 2014 11:00-2:00, come by and say hello!   14250 W Wig Wam Blvd. #2424, Litchfield Park, AZ     winter getaway, just bring your golf clubs!   The sellers have not missed a thing, property is furnished beautifully and ready for immediate occupancy.    Renaissance V...
By Karl Krentzel
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Learn How To Sell With Larry Love of Better Daze Auto Sales!   As comical as it sounds I am serious.  We can learn a lot from good old “Larry Love”.  With as much energy and enthusiasm as he was using to point out the good points of obvious wrecks shows the comical side of our business sometimes...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Markets In A Minute For The Week Ending 10/24/14     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                              Markets In A Minute For The Week Ending 10/24/14              We are all busy.  It is tough to keep on top of all the ma...
Last night, I had the opportunity to speak to a group of about 30 college students who are aspiring business owners and leaders. As I stood there, I couldn't help picture myself back in the day...hungry for knowledge and excited about having the whole world at my fingertips. We talked about outra...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
Comments 2
        Why Longer Word Count Matters for Blog Content   Most blogs have short posts, with a word count ranging from 200 words to around 600.  While this has long been the accepted standard for blog length, search engine optimization has shifted to require longer content if you want your blogs to...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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Maine is all over small town living, family values and being outdoors for work or recreation all four seasons. It is not about upscale, luxury opulence, status, snobby. Or palatial places designed to do one thing. Impress, cause envy and come off as portraying the owner of this place is a cut abo...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
Comments 14
Lago Vista Lot For Sale ~ Highland Lakes Renowned Lago Vista lot for sale with gentle slope perfect for building your dream home next to Highland Lakes Golf Course with views of rolling hill-country terrain, estate homes and golf course community. Recognized Lago Vista Schools with new High Schoo...
By Ron Barnes, "Most agents claim they're #1 - I THINK YOU'RE #1!
(Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties)
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My daughter has a friend who decided to start selling homes in Buckhead for a high end company. Buckhead is on the north side of Atlanta, and is considered to be where the really old money lives ... like the ones in Tom Wolfe's book "A Man in Full". She was telling me awhile back how much money y...
By Ellie McIntire, Luxury service in Howard County & Catonsville
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
Comments 1
The Ellicott City Real Estate Market Report for Home Sales for September 2014  The Ellicott City Real Estate Market Report for home sales for September 2014 is a positive indication of market recovery. A total of 84 homes were sold in Ellicott City (Zip codes 21042 & 21043) in September       FOR...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park Real Estate Consultant, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
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Lago Vista Lot For Sale Lago Vista Extraordinary views from Lake Travis Lot  Located on cul-de-sac lot ready for your dream home. Unrestricted view of Lake Travis allows new owner to enjoy breathtaking sunsets and hill country views. Lago Vista POA Amenities offer club houses, boat ramps, marina,...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 42
  The holidays are just around the corner. Magazines are now flooding into my mailbox with all kinds of gift previews and enticements to buy for holiday gift exchange. Strangely enough, these are magazine companies I never saw before or ordered from either. But that's not the point. For amusement...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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If you are now ready to move to a 55 and Over community in Nassau County Long Island, The Seasons in East Meadow may be what you are looking for. Here is our Community Profile presented as a courtesy by Lawrence “Larry” and Sheila, Real estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson: Located by Fron...
By Rosalind Nicholas, Toronto Real Estate Agent, Toronto ON
(RE/MAX Condos Plus Corporation, Brokerage)
Comments 0
The L-Tower at 8 The Esplanade, Toronto, ON                             The L-Tower is nearing completion. Some pre-construction buyers have been given the keys to their new units already, and are in the process of moving in and taking possession as part of the Initial Closing, with Final Closing...