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                Affordable Real Estate SolutionI would like to let all the members of AR know about my new real estate related directory that was just launched today. Affordable Real Estate Solution has 7 categories, Appraisers, Movers, Home Inspectors, New Homes, Home Stagers, Real Estate Agents...
 I just wanted to announce again that our blog is still open to the members to post. This is a great opportunity to post about your services and tell a little bit about yourself. Free Advertising and you can link to your website in your post. This is great way to gain a couple of links to your si...
Well, Super Bowl Sunday is finally here. Today is a great day to take a break and relax for a day. I have to say I really am not a huge sport fan, but everyone loves Super Bowl Sunday. So I say put all that work a side for a day and kick back and relax. Ok maybe I should take my own advice and ge...
I just wanted to announce that I added Home Stagers to my Real Estate Directory. After adding Home Stagers to the description and opening it up the the Home Stagers websites I have noticed some traffic from people searching for Home Stagers. Here are a couple of examples: "home stagers" columbus ...
I'd like to wish everyone here at Active Rain a very Happy New Year !!!! I hope that 2007 is a great year for everyone. In 2007 I am going to start a new directory geared towards the whole real estate industry, look for it to be coming soon..... I'm in the process of building it now. 
I just wrote a blog about Builder Incentives and was wondering if any of this is happening in other areas. I've seen incentives before but these are some great incentives. The new homes just keep selling and the older ones are still sitting on the market. Will the market come back to life here in...
I was driving home the other day and I started seeing a couple signs that read home for Auction. I live in the California Bay Area and there has been a slow down in the market in the last 6 months or so. I've seen houses go on the market and just sit there. My next door neighbor being one of them...
As Christmas approaches rapidly, I'd like to wish everyone here at Active Rain a Merry Christmas and a safe and Happy New Year. It's time to spend some quality time with family and friends and be thankful for all that we have. Merry Christmas to all and may everyone have a great 2007.
So how is everyone doing on shopping? Hopefully by now it is all wrapped up. I know for some they like to do the last minute shopping, and for others Christmas just really sneaks up on you. Can you believe that it is a week from Monday. Wow how time flies and how fast this year went by. So any ne...
I was wonder how many agents use MySpace as another way to network.  I see some agents on there and was wondering how it was working out. I started a myspace account and thought I'd give it a try and see if I can network a little that way. Oh ya I also wanted to put one more thing on my plate :) ...