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By Ness Lindsay
(CreativNess (Formally Ness Lindsay))
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Do you specialize in an industry that would add value to the real estate market? If so, CreativNess is now accepting applications to become a guest blogger and I would like you to share your voice. I had an intense discussion over coffee the other day with a friend of mine. During our conversatio...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 1
2013 Almond Tater TootFri, Jul 26, 2013throughSat, Jul 27, 2013 Since 1964, this has been the big event in Almond Wisconsin, street dance, carnival, food, car show and parade.Commercial Vendors, Crafts, Children's Entertainment, Free Entertainment, Food, Midway Rides, Music and of course plenty o...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 12
Whats my Line…“I Started My Real Estate Career at the Age of Seven” I started reading Lisa Friedman’s blogs a few months ago and I was impressed, very friendly, very dedicated and very knowledgeable… Clearly this girl was going places. Then a few weeks ago she wrote her first featured blog and th...

By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES
(Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
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In case many of you don't know I have a new hobby-Photography with my phone (Don't know which camera to get yet. Any suggestions?)So I have decided to use my love for my new hobby for my other new hobby-viewing Art and Sculptures. Last Thursday when I visited the Sackler Gallery of Art on 1050 In...

By Stieg Strand, Always showing up and working hard for you
(RE/MAX Results)
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See homes for first time homebuyers, move up homebuyers, empty nesters, REO's, foreclosure listings in Eden Prairie, Minnetonka, Chanhassen, Chaska, Edina, Bloomington, St. Louis Park, Plymouth, Golden Valley, New Hope, Richfield.Go to www.stiegstrand.com & See Stieg Strand's listings. 

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 37
What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-March 10 to March 16, 2019 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 or the other professions that I neve...

By Peter Mark SEO Services, Full Time SEO
(PeterMarkSEO)
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Conversion rate optimization (CRO) is a system for increasing the percentage of visitors to a website that convert into customers, or more generally, take any desired action on a webpage. It is commonly referred to as CRO.  CRO is basically every single part of your website. We’re talking about l...

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 56
"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 o...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 16
How long will you jerry-rig that contraption before you lose patience? It’s that thing that’s not working as it should, and we tolerate the necessary work-arounds under the heading of: “It still works even if not well or consistently.” Some folks take great pride in keeping that thing alive rathe...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 43
  Susan You Will BE Very Missed - We LOVE YOU!  As I sit down to write this post I am reflecting about Susan and what an Amazing Bright Light she's been to all of us here in the rain and in particular all the Tude Members. She was always so supportive, so cheerful, fabulous sense of humor and let...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 34
What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-March 3 to March 9, 2019 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 or the other professions that I never ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 3
Seth Godin and I are on the same wave-length today. People who always prefer validation that their ideas and opinions are flawless have chosen to live in an echo chamber. They thrive on hearing their messages emanating from their vocal chords to proselytizing their wisdom to their indentured fol...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  Who’s to blame?There was a recent discussion about a negligent agent, who used the lockbox on a property, showed it to a buyer and then left the home unlocked. Of course, that was careless, stupid and negligent. Please feel free to add more choice words. Being in real estate, we have seen prope...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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73 Penny LaneCopper HillMount WashingtonBaltimore County21209 3 bedrooms 2 full 2 half baths Totally move in ready with three finished levels.Open floor plan with wood floors, gas heat and cooking, separate dining room and four sets of sliding glass doors to watch nature, trees, and the change of...

By Ricki Eichler McCallum, Broker,GRI,ABR, - Your Coastal Bend Home Source
(CastNet Realty)
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HELLO Friends and especially Patricia Feager,I have retired from selling real estate on commission.  I am saying it this way because I will be keeping my broker's license always and maybe doing some investment real estate and remodeling projects in the future.  I love real estate and have enjoyed...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
Comments 4
The first day is always exciting, filled with success, hope and plans you strike off to lands yet unexplored, or just another day in real estate, as the cynic would say. When I first joined Active Rain back before I had my license in MA, I had my license in TX. I lived in the Dallas Fort Worth a...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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Just Listed, but not by me, 1109 Windsor Lane, Key West. The listing Realtor describes this home this way:"Exquisite 5 bedroom 6 bathroom estate in Old Town Key West. 1109 Windsor Ln. was built in 2005 and designed by local architect Tom Pope to be reminiscent of the finest historical homes in Ke...

By David Snell 704.905.9152, Inspector
(Executive Restoration LLC)
Comments 20
You may have heard the term “sewage backup” but not know exactly what one is. A sewage backup can also be referred to as raw sewage, sewage sludge or septic tank waste. All of those terms are equally gross sounding, but they do not alert you to the serious dangers involved. Septic tank waste is ...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
Comments 0
How the Real Estate Industry is Changing, Day 2 Million dollar Year. In the beginning the only way to find houses to buy was to find an agent who had purchased the "Blue Book" that had copies of all the listings. This made the Realtor®/Agent a powerful and necessary partner in your process.  You...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
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Ready to head out? Consider adding these backcountry spots to your bucket list: Andesite Peak An intermediate ski, Andesite Peak starts from the same well-trafficked trailhead on Donner Summit that skiers heading to Castle Peak will use. When you reach the top, stunning 360-degree views of Castle...