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By Bob Stewart, ActiveRain
(ActiveRain)
Comments 98
(I'm an abject blogging failure. At the start of the year, I planned to post something once a week.......this is my second post this year to my personal blog. #FAIL. I can do better!)Last week, I had the awesome opportunity to finally meet one of my closest friends here in the Rain. Sally has bee...

By Angela St. John, REALTOR Classic , Properties ~ Gainesville, FL Re
(Classic Properties)
Comments 11
Gainesville, Florida real estate Blog Index featuring Gainesville Listings, Buyer/Seller Resources, Area Info, Photos/Slideshows & Restaurant Profiles.   An eye for real estate  View my listings MY ARTICLES: Gainesville/Alachua County area SLIDESHOWS and area INFO: Slideshow of Alachua County/Gai...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 34
LOVE AND LIGHT

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 25
 I've learned that fear limits you and your vision. It serves as blinders to what may be just a few steps down the road for you. The journey is valuable, but believing in your talents, your abilities, and your self-worth can empower you to walk down an even brighter path. Transforming fear into f...

By Kym Talbert, Corona's Preferred Realtor - KymT.com
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 8
This is your chance to be part of the master-planned community of Dos Lagos, Shady Grove homes - developed by industry leader Tayor Morrison - rewards residents with a unique environment that strikes a harmonious balance between nature and community. That balance is evident along the network of p...

By Kym Talbert, Corona's Preferred Realtor - KymT.com
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 10
The new Corona Transit Center is now open to the public! This project developed an empty 2.1-acre site into a bus transit terminal, with an 8-bay bus plaza and a 26-stall parking lot. The location of the facility is adjacent to the Corona North Main Street Metrolink Station on the corner of N. Ma...

By WolfNet Technologies
Comments 4
Last week we talked about IDX account activation (also called authentication), and how lead capture settings can impact activation rates among your web site visitors. We concluded that no matter what your settings, many visitors will not take that extra step to activate their account. Therefore, ...

By Kym Talbert, Corona's Preferred Realtor - KymT.com
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 10
NATIONAL ASSICIATION OF REALTORS LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES WITH HOMEOWNERSHIP!  In a recent release, NAR reported: "HouseLogic, a free, comprehensive consumer website about all aspects of homeownership, today launched Operation Home Relief, a new Facebook Causes campaign. The ca...

By Sam Kader MLO 130505 MB 78982, Real Estate NMLS 91980 Mortgage Broker Lic MB78982
(Pacific Coast Financial LLC Lic# MB78982)
Comments 4
  The next question is - could I qualify to refinance my property or to buy a house? Due to the market corrections, lenders are tightening the underwriting standards and requiring full documentation of income. Thus, eliminating a good chunk of prospects or homeowners if they do not have good inco...

By Paula McDonald ~ GRI, Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
(Beam & Branch Realty)
Comments 38
Harvesting Your Blog Posts I heard an excellent talk recently regarding the process of going back and reviewing your journal entries. The speaker called this, "Harvesting Your Journal". As I listened to him, he pointed out several reasons it is a good practice in going back to read earlier entrie...

By Rick Cordisco, Pocono Real Estate Professional
(Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty )
Comments 171
I was sent this two Christmas' ago by an old buddy. I laughed so hard I couldn't get rid of it so I saved it to share every Christmas Season with everyone! Enjoy! Diary of a snow shoveler, probable location - North East December 8 - 6:00 PMIt started to snow.The first snow of the season and the w...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Northwest.)
Comments 16
Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Northwest, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerOpportunities don’t happen, you create them! Chris Grosser   Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog post! This post was researched, authored, and photo by Paul Henderson, REALT...

By John Henry, Florida Architect, Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
Comments 10
Your ultimate Dream Home is going to be based on: desired lifestyle, the time you have to create and work out the perfect design, meeting your budget and schedule, satisfying property restrictions (local building codes), your interest in a particular style or approach, and chosen method of constr...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 14
   What happens when you list a house very late at night? Make that very early in the morning!You get texts, emails, and early morning calls to show the property. The first showing was at 1:00, so we had an open from one to two. Another scheduled an appointment for 5:30, so I made another open 4:...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Northwest.)
Comments 16
Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Northwest, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerThe future depends on what you do today! Mahatma Gandhi   Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog post! This post was researched, authored, and photo by Paul Henderson, REALTOR®...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 3
  January 17th & 18th 3:00 PM to 7:00 PM  The annual Key West Home Tours™ is one of the oldest and longest-running home tours in America, with the first tour in 1960. Old Island Restoration Foundation (OIRF) conducts the tours and they are funded in part by our generous supporters. Each tour feat...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 10
On January 14, 2020, Realtytrac.com reported nationwide there were 374,468 distress properties in December of 2019 gained 7.0% from November of 2019, and up 2.0% from December of 2018. While, pre-foreclosures were 31.9%, auctions were 42.0%, and REOs were 26.1%; one in every 2,541 properties home...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 11
 Last night as I lay down to sleep…. My left palm was itching ….    Would it be a leap…… Of faith to be a Sign of Prosperity yet to see Could it be a Packer win this week to BE … We have declared a wager …and Lottie agreed Her wine from the Valley is what she will need. The Niners from SanFran wi...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 12
Yesterday was so windy that I could not get the for sale sign hung on the installed post. It blew right out of my hands, and I went chasing it into the neighbor's yard.That did not stop me from holding, not one but two, impromptu open houses, one in the early afternoon, the second later in the af...

By Kathy Toth, Ann Arbor Real Estate Experts - Kathy Toth Team
(Ann Arbor Market Center Keller Williams)
Comments 1
You are invited to our Open House tomorrow!January 19th, 12PM-2PM, Hosted by Mike   8727 Candlewood #7 Brighton MI 48116   Great location in Brighton and close to shopping, restaurants, Brighton walk way and the City of Brighton. This condo in Hidden Harbor Condominium is priced to sell. You can...