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By Patrick Meehan, Jr, Owner / Broker-Associate
(RE/MAX New Beginnings Realty)
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Welcome to the Woodlands! Oversized corner lot! Over 2700 sq ft of living space w/ a full finished basement. Eat in Kitchen opens to the family room w/ a gas fireplace. Granite countertops w/ cook top range & wall oven. Formal dining room & formal living room w/ additional gas fireplace. Master e...

By Kate Steven, Best Real Estate Blog
Comments 2492
If you are looking forward to buying a new home and are looking on the mortgage horizon, then this article is probably for you!  How do you choose the best local mortgage lenders? Where do you find them? Even if you, how do you they are the right ones to move forward with? How do you know if the ...

By Claire Record
(Keller Williams Realty--Boerne Hill Country)
Comments 2087
Before the days of "self-propelled" lawn mowers...we actually had to push (meaning use brute force) our lawnmowers.  For some of you "youngins" there was also a lawn mower that didn't have a motor.  I have a one inch horizontal scar on my knee (from when I tripped and fell on our mower) to prove ...

By Don Johnson, Top Performance Service
(Don Johnson Real Estate Team)
Comments 2254
Brookhaven Homes for Sale Raleigh Beltline Area Near Crabtree Valley Mall Brookhaven is conveniently located in NW Raleigh, NC just minutes from Crabtree Valley Mall and I-440.  Easy commute to downtown Raleigh and all parts of the Triangle.  This established, tree lined neighborhood in Raleigh o...

By Devona Garrigus, REALTOR® / Short Sale Specialist
(Garrigus Real Estate)
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Someone wrote a blog today with some inspirational thoughts, and I thought I'd share some as well:   "Good timber does not grow with ease; the stronger the wind, the stronger the trees."-J. Willard Marriot   "It was a high counsel that I once heard given to a young person, "Always do what you are...

By Mike King, "Where Service is King"
(AmeriFirst Financial Inc)
Comments 2606
4 BEDROOM 2 BATH HOME IN DIAMOND RIDGE AVONDALE AZ.  Wow, amazing home in Avondale Arizona offered by Matthew Desaulniers.  This stunning 4 bedroom in diamond ridge place community is a steal.  Call Matt today and learn more about making this your next new home???  4 BEDROOM 2 BATH HOME IN DIAMON...

By Bernice Dubon, Calgary Alberta Realtor
(RE/MAX First 403-607-9117)
Comments 2188
18 ft Vaulted Ceilings... and walking distance to Lake Mckenzie in Calgary Alberta! You're going to want to come and see this one for yourself, and you'll have your chance this Saturday and Sunday from 2-4:30pm.  We'll be hosting an Open House at 42 Mt McKenzie Way in Calgary's highly sought afte...

By Leigh Brown, CEO, Dream Maker - Charlotte, NC
(Leigh Brown & Associates, RE/MAX Executive)
Comments 2301
Charlotte Real Estate For Sale:1920 Hamilton Forest Drive Charlotte, NC 28216 MLS#963813 Hold on to your hat because this home is sure to blow it off! Short sale boasting the ultimate floor plan with all the bells and whistles. Enjoy the magnificent formal rooms with plenty of room to throw the b...

By Katrina Cole, Inlanta Mortgage, Business Development Manager
(The Jonathan Arnold Team of Inlanta Mortgage)
Comments 2241
  THE FRIDAY TWITTER RUNDOWN   Here are some of the most recent twitter feeds.  Make sure you are up to date on what is happening!   ·  Modification ....becoming more and more a joke about 1 hour ago via web   ·     FINALLY putting our ...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
Comments 70
"Great minds rise above misfortune."  Anna Banana Kruchten Arizona's Top Banana! and I are co-hosting  a fun challenge for June.If you're anything like us, you're sick and tired of all the COVID this and COVID that.  It's time to look ahead and create a positive spin on where this can take us.  Y...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
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 ...

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
Comments 25
Even though the contest is over, the Zoom meetings continue with Debe Maxwell, CRS as our hostess.  A very accomplished Realtor in her own right, she is a great person to help lead us through these seemingly tumultuous times.We want them to be helpful to you in your business.  With that said, we ...

By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
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Part Five: Student Of WealthCongratulations, you’ve made it more than halfway through the Wealth Series! We’ve already covered financial health, the reality check, retirement planning, and saving like crazy. Now it's time for Part Five of the Wealth Series to find out how to become a student of w...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
Comments 22
It was so fun to catch up visiting with my brother and sister in law, Frankie and Nannette Saturday morning for breakfast at La Madeline's Bakery at the Arboretum. It was a delightful morning sitting on the patio and we were so glad La Madeline Bakery was open! Face masks going in and ordering an...

By Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
Comments 6
    Jefferson Davis is a towering figure in United States history.  Secretary of War under President Franklin Pierce. Distinguished Service as a United States Army Colonel in the Mexican-American War.  Governor of the State of Mississippi.  United States Senator. Committee member for the creation...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 39
There was plenty of cause for celebrating this weekend.  Historic milestones were achieved in Space. As one enthusiastic reporter stated, "we are about to become and interplanetary species!" Space travel is no longer a dream, it is evolving into a reality.  Do we need a cause for celebrating?  We...

By Dorothy Mitchell, Writer and real estate agent
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COVID19 has been physically, mentally, and emotionally stressful for billions of people around the world. A report by Ginger shows that nearly 7 in 10 employees have reported some form of mental stress during this pandemic and this seems to be the pattern in other companies too. Much of this stre...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 19
 Received this message from Laura before today's show: ''I have a topic I would love to hear you speak about on your next radio show.I have heard you can't sell a home without a bathtub. I am not ready to sell, anyway, but I only have one bathroom. I would love to put in a shower stall. But if I ...

By Mike McCann - Nebraska Farm Land Broker, Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700 or 800-241-3940
(Mike McCann - Broker, Mach1 Realty Farmland Broker-Auctioneer Serving Rural Nebraska)
Comments 5 thought you were going to wait and the price was going to drop.  You thought...ehhh...who needs a said to yourself..."no way I or anyone else will pay that for a lake front home in Nebraska."If those thoughts crossed your mind...sorry...wrong choice. Closed @$430,000and the e...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 0
Even before the world wide pandemic set in, it seemed to me that the Key West real estate market was taking a breather from the previous years of market upturn. Numerous businesses on Duval Street were vacant. I felt the market had paused. Buyers were waiting for greedy sellers to come to their s...