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By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 17
  Welcome to the 44th season at Long Island Fame Farm Wildlife Park & Children's Zoo. It's the largest combined children's zoo and wildlife park on Long Island. This Long Island New York zoo offers families a natural environment where they can learn about wildlife and animals through education an...

By Catrina Foster, GRI,SRS, SRES,CSP ePRO Certified
(Knoxville West)
Comments 2
Capital Gains and Real Estate We hear a lot about “capital gains” and capital gains taxes. To some, this is a complex world fit only for CPA’s and tax attorneys. However, it is really not that bad. In this post I will go over what is and what is not a capital gain, how capital gains apply to real...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 14
​Most Waterfront properties on Long Island are unique and also Waterfront property is scarce. Here are statistics of the Waterfront Homes that sold during March 2013 in Nassau and Suffolk County. Let’s take a look at what Sold in the Nassau and SuffoIk County Waterfront Market, March 2013: If the...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 16
 Spring is fully here and that means summer is around the corner on The North Shore of Long Island. It's time to have some fun...Splish Splash has 96 exciting acres of fun for the whole family, including 12 tube and bod slides, wave pools, lazy river, a wading pool, interactive pools with water c...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 12
 The Kings Park Farmers Market is returning for its 3rd year starting May 5th. The market is located at the municipal lot on Main Street. Opened 9-2 on Sundays through November 17th. Regional producers will be offering Organic veggies, herbs, cheese, fruits, plats, baked goods, poultry, eggs, glu...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 13
​​If you live on Long Island or you are visiting this summer, you don’t need to travel far to experience an exciting fun filled day that will include something for everyone at one of our amusement parks. Today, let's talk about Adventureland.Adventureland Amusement Park was opened in 1962 in Farm...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 9
​The annual Bethpage Federal Credit Union Air Show at Jones Beach is scheduled for Saturday, May 25 and Sunday, May 26, 2013, with high flying entertainment.   The show is scheduled both days from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This year’s lineup will include the United States Navy F18 Super Hornet, U.S. Gol...

By Mark Fidgett
(Mark Fidgett - www.NotaPennyDown.com)
Comments 1
When you purchase real estate in Vancouver, you’d expect that, as time goes on, the value appreciates. If you sell that property and the sale price is more than you paid, you have received a gain in value and this triggers a taxable capital gain for the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). Can you avoid ...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 13
​Visit The North Shore of Long Island in Suffolk County New York where you'll find lots of family fun events to keep the entire family smiling and having a good time this summer.Today, let's talk about The Smithtown Rotary Club Rally... The 4th Annual Smithown Rotary Club will hold their Rally to...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 23
      OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY, May 5, 2013 Oneida Avenue S. Setauket, NY 11720​(Three Village School District)  In-Law Suite w/Proper Permits   ​It can be an In-Law Suite with Proper Permits.   Right Side Of House: Entry Foyer, Eat-In-Kitchen, Dining Room, Living Room, 3 Bedrooms (Master with Full Bath...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 18
​Today, Saturday Jan. 26, 2013, the Town of Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center is hosting "Hot Chocolate and Fun Day" for visitors considering pet adoption to visit and possibly meet their new best friend. There will be face painting for children and those young at heart. Don't miss ou...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 16
 Lawrence And Sheila Agranoff SOLD Another 55+ Condo On Long Island, And Again It's At Leisure Village in Ridge...  This 2 bedroom 1.5 bath Condo at Leisure Village in Ridge Long Island was SOLD. Leisure Village is located in Ridge Long Island and Suffolk County New York 11961. Want your North Sh...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 11
 Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff SOLD Another Co-op On Long Island, And This Time At Roslyn Gardens...   This was a 1 bedroom 1 bath Co-op with private entry at Roslyn Gardens in Roslyn Heights Long Island and Nassau County New York 11577. Want your North Shore Long Island Condo, House or Co...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 20
​Another home was SOLD On Long Island, And This Time It's In Kings Park New York...  This 3 bedroom 2 bath Split Level Home in Kings Park Long Island was SOLD by Lawrence & Sheila Agranoff  Kings Park is located on The North Shore of Long Island in Suffolk County New York 11754.Want your North Sh...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Home and Condo Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 17
   This home is no longer available. Please call our Cell: 631-805-4400 for current Long Island homes for sale                                                               Oneida AvenueS. Setauket, NY 11720​(Three Village School District)    ​Join our Open House,  Oneida Avenue, S. Setauket NY (...

By Mike & Cindy Jones, Real Estate - (904) 874-0422 - Jacksonville, Fl
(Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 2
Interest rates remain at all time lows and demand for housing in Jacksonville is increasing. However, inventory is at it's lowest in 5 years. Clean, well maintained and properly priced houses for sale are in high demand and sellers receiving multiple offers  is more the norm.If you are buying a h...

By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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January Blog Booster 2019 - Success Ahead When You Challenge Yourself   January Blog Booster 2019 - pushing your Blogging Limits.  UPDATES: 1.  Yes - any posts written for Margaret Rome's Challenge count for "double-dipping" in the Blog Booster no matter what date the post was written in January....

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 45
Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always op...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 128
JANUARY CHALLENGE - Give Kudos to Start the New Year Off on a Positive Note How can we make the Real Estate business better?How can we highlight and show appreciation for the best of the best?  It so easy to say something negative or point out flaws about MLS remarks, bad photos, inaccurate infor...

By Doug Jones, Mortgage Broker - NMLS 286668
(Mortgage Magic)
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I drove to work this morning in the dark. It was raining softly and the streets were still empty.  I chose to keep the radio off and just relax and think. The  question "Why ?" popped in my head. Why do I do the things I do ?  Why do I choose to work in mortgages? In Real Estate? Do Magic? Teach ...