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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 26
July Challenge...It’s Time to Reach Out and Touch Someone...Well- Not Literally! **July 6: it just occurred to me that posts from June or written in June are missing including the July Challenge. In case you missed it or can’t find it...here it is.  Many of us have been enjoying the weekly Zoom M...

By Mike Cooper, GRI, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 26
I vaguely remember saying, "I can't wait for 2019 to be over." I was looking for a reset and little did I know how much 2020 was not the reset I was looking for. In 2019 and early 2020, I lost 13 friends and families members. One of those included my mother. I did the eulogies on a number of them...

By Chris Ivy, Sell Your House Fast For Cash In Memphis Tennessee
(Ivy Vine Investments)
Comments 4
Not only does July bring days with hot temperatures the heat was also turned up with this month's July challenge.  The task we where given was to reach out to someone via phone on the site that you didn't know and introduce yourself.  At first glance this was right up my alley because I love netw...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 9
.8978 Furrow AveEllicott City 21042Patapsco Park EstatesOpen House  Saturday  7/11/20201:30-2:30 walnut center island  This bright, light-filled home is waiting for a buyer who wants and demands perfection. Unique in many ways, this home needs to be seen.  It’s a Rancher with high ceilings wood f...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 7
Northern California has had its share of reported wildfires these past few days. We are in need of raindrops to provide relief to parched soil.  Couple with this fact, we are in the midst of a heat-wave which has us enduring temperatures hitting the 100+ degree mark with an abundance of dry grass...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 4
If you can make the time next Tuesday at 2 PM EST, you'll love the Zoom meeting. The topic will be Probate!   Hello Active Rain Community Members!   Block your calendars for this upcoming Tuesday, July 14th at 2PM eastern   We will be chatting about Probate with many Ambassadors and members you k...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 3
Photo from Dale McDonald Collection December 1984 of fire at 1019 Duval Street.  The fire I am writing about is going on right now. Businesses are not burning nor are houses. The fire this time is the real estate market which got stifled after the world shut down in March in response to Covid 19....

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
 And this is what we found and settled on yesterday.   On our first conversation about three months ago, they wanted to move back to her hometown of Baltimore in about a year. We got them pre-approved with Bridget "Mortgage Mama" McGee and found out what essential features they wanted in their ne...

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
Comments 3
Hi Everybody!This Tuesday we're going to have our regulary scheduled Zoom call at 2pm-3pm EST.Click HERE to get accessThis call is hosted by Debe Maxwell, CRS and it is well attended by many of the movers and shakers of our industry.This week's call will be about learning about Animoto and how it...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 24
 A great opportunity now exists to break some bad habits. I know in my own case just the shutdown eliminated a bad habit. It is now been quite a while and now the new successful habit has replaced it for good. Our success or failure is driven by our habits.A bad habit can cause us to continue to ...

By Marte Cliff, Your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 11
For the last few days I’ve been getting emails urging me to buy a book on how to take a stand on social / political issues without losing my customer base.According to this email, “Silence speaks volumes.”Of course I don’t know which side of the various issues this person is on, but I expect that...

By Eileen Burns, FL Probate Agent, Hotel & Land Specialist
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
Comments 10
 Hello Active Rain Community Members! Block your calendars for this upcoming Tuesday, July 14th at 2PM eastern We will be chatting about Probate with many Ambassadors and members you know and follow: Debe Maxwell, CRS Kathy Streib   Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400   Hannah Williams    Do you...

By Valerie Almanzar, MBA
(Your Casa Team - Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
1632 Cerro Crestado Drive Northwest Beautiful brick Sivage Thomas home built in a location that's hard to beat in this premier location of Los Lunas! Walking through the door you will feel the warmth and welcoming open living area and kitchen that will make it easy to envision festivities with fa...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 13
 Real Estate is about helping people. Here's an example. A homeowner may be without funds or with health issues and unable to stay in the property or to do the necessary repairs to get it into shape to sell. What if there was a company that would be able to purchase the home in the present condit...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
Comments 0
There are some difficult situations when you have to handle your business while your employees leave temporarily. Well, you find these kinds of situations happening in your office, it is actually so recommended for you to hire temp agencies to help you out. So then, you can find the right staffs ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 24
👋Getting to Know Tim Larkin  ☀️For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs📞Call Brian at 480-773-2370🙋‍♂Text Brian at 480-773-2370📨Email Brian at brian@bke12.comI am rewriting a post that I had previously written and scheduled for the July challenge.  Such a crazy world we are living in righ...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 13
As you know I love to mix it up, and we have had a lot of energetic music this week so I think we need something to calm us down for the weekend. I do love these pieces on cello either by the Two Cellos or just one of them, they always have wonderful videos to go with them. This is Rachmaninov Pi...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
Comments 4
Where will we go to today? How about we start with this one, from the Top of the Pops show in 1969 Peter Sarstedt , Where do you go to my lovely  Sacha Distel is mentioned in the song above and he was one of my Mum's favourites, so it seems like a good segway, singing in French which women always...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Comments 51
A Glimpse Through The Gates The other day as I turned the corner of a familiar street  I saw it.  A gated property.    Its entrance is covered with vines.  This time the gate was open and I was able to see a glimpse inside.  Not overgrown but definitely plentiful.  Actually it was wonderfully lan...

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
Comments 4
 Happy Friday!Do you know who you are and what you can bring to others or are you a person that makes it all about you?  Thers's an old saying that "you don't know what you don't know". "I know who I am, I know what I believe, and that's all I need to know."~ Will SmithHappy Thursday!Are you read...