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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 5
E-Newsletters - An Effective Internet Marketing StrategyE-Newsletters should be part of an Intenet marketing strategy.  They're cost-effect and easy to do on a regular basis. E-newsletters come in a variety of formats. Some are set up in an email style while others have full-on graphics, ads, and...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 23
 Recently on vacation the tour company offered "skip the line" tickets to some high traffic attractions such as Rome's Colosseum.  We could go online, reserve an entry time and purchase our ticket weeks in advance of the visit, then at the appointed time go straight in.  When you've got very limi...

By Jay Beckingham, Seniors ROCK!
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Company)
Comments 0
back in the day when we had the great RE adjustment many of my Realtor friends had put traditional equity lines of credit in place on their homes. they did so in case their income was reduced, or became unstable. Then they could use the equity line to ride out the storm until the market recovered...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 12
What may start as a little problem...left unattended...can be.....wellllll A pin-hole leak can do a lot of damage. A pin-hole leak is exactly that, a very small leak at a joint or other corrosive deterioration in copper tubing.  It is sometimes called a progressive leak. This pin-hole leak looks ...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 2
Well, you've probably read about "Follies" in English gardens.  These are typically classical gazebos, ancient pyramids, faux ruins, decorative bridges, and other like pavilions to make the landscape interesting.  If you visit Bonnie England and go to Blenheim Palace or other large 'piles' (the B...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 1
I wrote about 533 Petronia Street in Key West in July when it was listed for sale. It went under contract right away, just like I predicted. The house is in livable condition, but it is best suited for a total renovation.  Let's look at the outside and the interior. You can then appreciate the va...

By Khash Saghafi, Mortgage Loan Officer, Cleveland Ohio
(Liberty Home Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 6
$8, long form, manufactured home leads from Lending Tree. This just hit me in the head yesterday when I was talking to my Operations Manager. I am trying to come up with ways to solicit these manufactured home dealers and it totally hit me in the head. I am always trying to think of ways to give ...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 22
I have been having a week. It has been cold and windy and I have been working in my yard to try and get the last of the annuals out and wash and clean the pots. I spent hours yesterday and only made a small dent, so today I will work at it again. Once this is done there are still the perennials t...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 1
12009 Swallow Drive, Austin, TX 78750 Bright and updated home in convenient neighborhood! Warm laminate flooring throughout and bright white kitchen/bathrooms are modern and welcoming. New floors, HVAC, windows, bathrooms, kitchen..move right in and enjoy. Maria Galizia512-775-4607The Ben Kinney ...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Comments 32
 It's time for the 5th annual Halloween Post Contest here at ActiveRain  Haunted Masquerade & Costume Ball October 31st. 2018 The Haunted Post Parade is an opportunity for ActiveRain bloggers to enter their Halloween themed posts in a contest to win points and prizes for their seasonally inspired...

By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
Comments 5
I write a lot... to the tune of 50+ blog posts and articles a week! No wonder I barely have time for my own blog. But in all my writing I come across a  lot of posts and I read them and I read yours too! Some are just awesome, some are informative, some really stick around and some I'm just proud...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
Comments 4
You have a mobile phone, you might think it’s pretty safe, but what you might not realize is that these devices can have spyware on them. Keep in mind, many of the “signs” listed below are everyday normal phone behaviors. But combined, might mean spyware. Here are some of the signs:Unusual Backgr...

By Khash Saghafi, Mortgage Loan Officer, Cleveland Ohio
(Liberty Home Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 8
The last few days, I have been posting on soliciting manufactured home dealerships. Unless you are actively and aggressively trying to brainstorm new ideas and new ways to generate referrals, you will forever be in the washing machine of sales and beholden to the market, the economy and things wh...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 20
I had to smile at the first of the month when I read Paul Henderson's Challenge that we update our blog profile photos.  After all, my photo has remained the same since I first began blogging over a decade ago.  I often jest when I mention my old photo looks more like me than any new photo does. ...

By Belinda Spillman, Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 6
Now that I have been working back in the mortgage world as well as being a Colorado Real Estate Broker, I can truly see the benefit of knowing both sides of the industry. There are so many things in the mortgage world that a Realtor should get familiar with if they are going to be a valuable reso...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 48
I now live in western Massachusetts. It is an area that is welcoming and beautiful. That said the weather of late has been really hot and humid so I was glad to see the first frost this morning. Now I can clean the pots of annuals outside and not feel badly. I have at least twenty pots to empty a...

By Myers Jackson, America's Auctioneer
(Auctioneer, Texas Flip N Move )
Comments 0
Pampa Texas History, Real Estate Auctioneer Myers Jackson Explores the Town and finds Pampa is a city in the far northern panhandle of Texas.  Its population of 17,474 (2017) makes it the 152nd largest city in the state. It spans an impressive 5760 acres. Interestingly, upon the city’s birth it ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 168
OCTOBER CHALLENGE - Let’s Get PersonalWhat I like most about being in the Rain is the relationships that I have developed over the years.  This challenge will allow us to get to know each other even more on a personal level.The nuts & bolts: Write a short post about your personal life (300+ words...

By Myers Jackson, America's Auctioneer
(Auctioneer, Texas Flip N Move )
Comments 0
Springtown Texas, History, Homes, Jobs, Auctioneers Springtown Texas, History, Homes, Jobs, Auctioneers. Myers Jackson is an Auctioneer that services Parker County, T. by Pippie Hull Springtown is a Texas city in Parker County spanning 1,792 acres. It has an estimated population of 2,911 (2017)....

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
Comments 4
  The Haunted Post Parade is an opportunity for ActiveRain bloggers to enter their Halloween themed posts in a contest to win points and prizes for their seasonally inspired contributions. Everyone is invited to vote for their favorites by "liking" them.    The bloggers with the most likes for al...