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By John Wiley, Lee County, FL Real Estate GRI, SRES,GREEN,PSA
(Right Move Real Estate Group- EXP Realty)
Comments 124
Do you remember the days when you wanted to watch a video, you went to BlockBuster and looked through their shelves for just the right video?It could take some time because you had to look at several. You could even take more than one. When you found the "right" ones, you went to the counter and ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 19
 "Agents don't need a website."That was the assertion I read this week in a national agent Facebook group."90% of consumers searches take them right to Zillow, Trulia, Realtor.com or some other portal, so what's the point of having a site??" (just like most stuff on the Internet, the factual accu...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 21
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain  May 20 to May 26, 2018. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it c...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 18
Many ActiveRain Members Being Dropped Off My Follow List This is very interesting and I am so glad I started this process of going through my list of associates and friends I have been following for so many years. I wrote this post below starting in GREEN colored letters on leaving comments to Ac...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 4
   Baltimore County rancher, in sought after Wellwood neighborhood, will be available soon. Located on a quiet court, the fenced back yard makes this both  pet and kid friendly. Driveway  is accessible to the large ramped deck in the rear. The original home had four bedrooms on the main level. Tw...

By Lauren Williams, CPO, Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
(Casual Uncluttering LLC)
Comments 3
I met this sweet sweet boy, Maroon, on Wednesday 5/23/2018 while having a grand time networking at the Greater Seattle Business Association's Power Connect: South. He's up for adoption through Burien C.A.R.E.S. (Community Animal Resource & Education Society). His person had to give him up in a do...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 10
Vegas Bob is reaching out to followers at ActiveRain Over the last 10 years at the ActiveRain network Robert "Vegas Bob" Swetz has accumulated hundreds of associates & friends that follow him at the ActiveRain network.Well Vegas Bob is switching it up a little in the month of June 2018.Vegas Bob ...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 0
Looking for graphics for your blog? ToonClipArt is your fun resource.Are you looking for that one graphic that will paint a picture and help your blog readers smile, chuckle or just burst out in laughter? I love to use cartoons in my blogs to get a point across. If I'm writing about a deal where ...

By Khash Saghafi, Mortgage Loan Officer, Cleveland Ohio
(Liberty Home Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 17
I heard the coolest story recently. It’s the story of the Chinese Bamboo Tree. In short, the bamboo seed lies dormant for 5 years and following 5 years of watering, sun and nurturing, it then grows 90 feet in 6 weeks!! So here is the question and my point of posting about it – does the bamboo tre...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 16
Last Sunday I was in Uganda at The Bwindi Impenetrable National Park, tracking Gorillas. It was the hardeset thing I have ever done but it was also very satisfying surviving it. The Gorillas are gentle souls and have very soft eyes. Seeing these massive and soulful animals in their natural enviro...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 8
Displaying the Flag on the Memorial Day HolidayIn Clarksville TN, we have an abundance of active duty military and retired military. It is a very patriotic town. This weekend there will be many homeowners and businesses  displaying the American Flag. It looks very impressive and inspiring and sho...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 134
ActiveRain Challenges & Contest Ideas - What's Yours? Most members have always enjoyed our ActiveRain Challenges & Contests. This past month, we took a break and received some valuable feedback about the monthly challenges. For the most part, we really missed the contests but, the most powerful f...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 16
Memorial Day 2018 - Honoring America's Fallen Heroes Memorial Day isn't just an opportunity for long weekend, a barbecue or a beach trip. It's a day honoring soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country. Memorial Day is a day of remembrance for those brave souls who gave everything ...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 38
I recently returned from Uganda where I went to see the Mountain Gorillas. It was the hardest trip I have ever taken or will probably ever will take. After what can best be described as an impossible journey up a mountain without a trail and with vines, trees, red ants and poisonous plants strewn...

By Jason B. Freeman, IRS Tax Defense, Attorney-CPA
(Freeman Law, PLLC)
Comments 1
Just before the turn of the new year, Congress passed—and the president signed—the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act of 2017 (“TCJA”).  The TCJA represents the most extensive rewrite of the U.S. tax code in over 30 years.  The new act contains a number of important provisions that will impact business tax pl...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 13
 Last Sunday we were introduced to Piedrasassi Syrah at our new favorite restaurant in Los Alamos.  We enjoyed it so much, that we asked our wine guru, Jane, (owner of Carpinteria Wines) if she carried the label.  She did and she told us that they made another wine that is a Syrah/Mourvedre blend...

By Erica Simpson, www.EricaHasYourBuyer.info
(Erica Homes, LLC)
Comments 0
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By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 12
 It was a wonderfully smooth settlement for a very special couple.Below are my delightful buyers, Rudy and Helen, "Mortgage Mama" and Jeff Margolies from RESE Title Company.      Here are the happy new home owners.This is the 2nd home they have purchased in 50 years of marriage.    We had a lovel...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 12
 If you are planning to move into a condo, coop or community with an HOA..make sure you know the rules. Make sure you read the documents. Some even have both..a condo and a home owners association.   Know what the community allows. Talk to neighbors who live there, find out who is on the board. F...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 10
An agent in a bit of confusion yesterday left a voice mail to ask how a seller can refuse to accept their counter offer after the buyer signed it and sent it back. Like with anything in Sacramento real estate, the devil is in the details. It all depends on how the acceptance came together. When t...