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By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
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When we first started blogging, we had a shotgun approach, scattering posts all over the place!  Post enough times and we're bound to hit something sooner or later, right? Except that scattered approach led to unintended consequences.Write about sheriff's sales and what do you get calls about?  F...

By Ron Schrader, High-Quality Real Estate Business Cards
(Elegant Business Cards)
Comments 9
When I envision the month of May, snow is not what I picture in my mind. But on May 23, 2020, we got snow.I knew it wasn't going to last long, so rather than get annoyed at a weather pattern I have zero control of, I decided to just enjoy the beauty of it, while it lasted. But because the snow wa...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
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As we start to get used to living in a world where COVID-19 is changing everything, one of the differences that many have people are doing is working from home. With so many people now working on their home networks, cybercriminals are stepping up, and they are hoping to take advantage of people ...

By Peter Mohylsky. The Santa Rosa Beach Expert, THE BEACH IS OPEN
(PrimeSouth Properties)
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 Listen, learn, before you speak, before you act.   I am OLD enough to remember black and white television.  We only had three channels in those days and no remote.  Dad controlled what we watched on the television.  There was only on TV in the house, ten we found color.  We got more than one tel...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 2
On June 1, 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau reported nationwide construction spending down 2.9% to $1,346,2 billion in April of 2020 from $1,386,6 billion March of 2020, but rose 3.0% from $1,307.1 billion in April of 2019.Nationwide private construction fell 3.0% to $1,004.1 billion in April of 2020...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 4
  What changes do you see that you can make in the way you do business and live your life going forward? This is the question to answer for June's contest.   In the last few months, most of the things get done virtually. Yes, still listing, still selling, still having settlements, home inspection...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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2911 Montebello TerraceBaltimore 21214Is TOO LATEMLS# MDBA415744   You just missed this large five-bedroom single-family home on a one way street in Baltimore City.There is a wonderful greenhouse room, lush landscaping, a garden area, and an in-ground heated pool!Hardwood floors, high ceilings, l...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Comments 15
 Wondering If I Am Adaptable Enough An ActiveRain June Challenge But In Reality One That Is Faced Each Moment   When I checked the Q&A Section on Tuesday, June 2 just before turning off my laptop for the day, I saw a question from Carol Williams mentioning a challenge this month which lead me to ...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(eXp Realty of California)
Comments 27
Better Late Than Never for the May 26th ActiveRain Zoom Meeting The 4th ActiveRain Zoom meeting was held this past Tuesday May 26th, a time to socialize with other Rainers for a few minutes and then learn a few things about mortgages these days from George Souto . And I was late.  It was unavoida...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 7
For those wishing to execute and live their Constitutional rights to protest and make your point you can and many will applaud you for doing so. Even if people don't agree with the stance or subject matter, we all recognize our God given rights to protest and how generous America is with this lib...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
Comments 2
“If we’re growing, we’re always going to be out of our comfort zone.” -- John Maxwell 🌱🌿🌳Work with a team you can trust! Let us take over your repeated tasks that you know you are supposed to be delegating. 💼⏱💻 Text Katerina Gasset at 561-502-1577 today! #GIDFMTeam #GIDFM #DelegateMyTasks

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
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Diversity is wealth. Most people are venturing into businesses with the hopes that the products and services would pick up and bring in profits.Before making decisions, most modern consumers do research and seek information on the seller's credibility from other experienced buyers. What better so...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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We enjoyed the blue sky as it was coming out behind the clouds yesterday morning as we drove up the San Marcos pass. Wishing you blue skies wherever the road may lead you! "Blue skies Smiling at me Nothing but blue skies Do I see Bluebirds Singing a song Nothing but bluebirds All day long" ~ Irvi...

By Victoria Carter Guaranteed Services, TwoMoveYou
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We are on a mission to raise $2,500 this year! This August, TwoMoveYou Guaranteed Real Estate Team is taking part in the Great Cycle Challenge to fight kids' cancer!Why?Because right now, over 1,400 children are diagnosed with cancer every year, and it's the biggest killer of children from diseas...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 1
 Since the real news over the past few days has been so frightening, I thought I would share another true real estate related story from Key West. The real estate angle of this story relates to the oddity but real fact that four businesses offering the same service are located on the same block i...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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A mix of music styles and groups today, starting with Emmerson, Lake and Palmer, here in concert playing Luck Man live at Montreaux  Here is Fleetwood mac playing Rhiannon live in 1976. And a group who I have not shared till now The Who playing Won't get Fooled again

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
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Happy Wednesday to you,This day is also known as hump day.  The day that is halfway through the week. Do you take the time to prepare for the things you're going to do, planning?Are you someone that expects the absolute best outcome for yourself?"You were born to win, prepare to win and expect to...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 12
I am going to feature one band today, Dire Straits, they had many great songs and a certain sound which I really enjoyed, sort of music where you turned it up whewn it came on the radio.Here is Sultans of Swing  Here they were back in 1990 in Hertfordhire England at Knebworth, playing Money for N...

By Michelle Spalding, Time and Money Saving Solutions for Savvy Realtors
(Transaction Management Consultants)
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There have been more than a few days over the years that I have wanted to give up this crazy rollercoaster ride of entrepreneurialism running a transaction coordinator company. There was the time my website was under attack here at the Transaction Coordinator Academy – really, it was. For some re...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Your List of Unfinished ProjectsHow many projects have you started . . . and not (yet) finished? Why haven’t you taken the time to complete them? When will you get around to finishing them? Were they important to you when you started them? Are they less important now because they’re less exciting...