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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-August 5 to August 11, 2018. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain! With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, something about Real Estate or the other professions that I ne...

By Jon Kolsky, Licensed California Real Estate Broker
(Kolsky Realty & Management)
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Make A Difference – Find Your Smile   Just like a rolling stone gathers no moss, roaming with a smile garners bright light and cheerfulness. The world around us moves quickly and it seems our industry is moving just as fast. And although we have very little control over the speed of life; spreadi...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 58
"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 o...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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Ask An Ambassador: Why Are They Loading Slowly?When I click on a post, sometimes I have read the whole post before the photo loads. Othertimes the photo may never load completely. If we don't see photos then the public isn't seeing them either. Think how frustrating it is for you, waiting and wan...

By Andy Brown-Climer School of Real Estate, The Leader in Real Estate Education!
(Climer School of Real Estate)
Comments 0
The Best Broker Post License Class in Florida atThe Climer School of Real EstateWed, Fri, and SatAug 15, 17, and 18The Broker Management ModuleCall us at 407-822-3926 or visit https://www.climerrealestateschool.com/broker-classesYou will love this class. Discover the Climer School difference for ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
Comments 9
Be sure you tune in each week on Saturdays to Carol Williams blog. You'll find a list of good posts that flew under the radar you'll want to read. "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. ...

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
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THOSE THAT SPEAK MUCH, SPEAK MUCH AMISSPROVERBS 10:19 When there are many words, transgression is unavoidable, But he who restrains his lips is wise.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY Those that speak much, speak much amiss. He that checks himself is a wise man.

By marti garaughty, a highly caffeinated creative type...
(garaughty.com)
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  I think I'm probably the last person on the planet who didn't have a YouTube channel but that changed a few days ago. Why? I'm spending as much time these days composing music as I do painting so to keep things simple, I've decided to use my Instagram account for my artwork since Instagram is t...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 13
Happy Monday, everyone.  Hope you all had a great weekend and are looking forward to the week ahead. We enjoyed hosting one of our friends who drove up from Los Angeles, for a respite from her busy life.   We enjoyed sharing with her our favorite haunts in Santa Barbara, as well as having the tim...

By Khash Saghafi, Mortgage Loan Officer, Cleveland Ohio
(Liberty Home Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 5
“If you have ever fallen down and lost your spark, get back up as the whole damn fire…”. I love that thought. I do not have any tattoos, but if I were to get one, it would be the Phoenix.  I love everything which it symbolizes. Every single one of us has been in a place wanting to quit and wantin...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 2
On August 02, 2018, the National Association of Home Builders (NAHB) reported all single-family homes, condominiums and multifamily 55+ Housing Market Index (HMI) increased one point to 67 points in the 2nd quarter of 2018, from 1st quarter of 2018.The HMI component gauging current sales gained t...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 33
All flowers are pretty, but some just appeal to me more than others. I have enjoyed taking pictures in my garden a lot since getting and working with a new camera I purchased recently. The same flower can look very different on any given day and some survive only a day. Anyway here are a few of m...

By Hawaii homes
(Century 21 iProperties Hawaii)
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Iconic Diamond Head is a wonderful place to live.  In terms of affordability, Pualei Circle is an excellent choice for Diamond Head properties. Here's a comparative market report for active listings, in escrow and recently sold (mid-June to mid-August, 2018).The lowest priced active listing is at...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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It seems like unless I am headed for Hawaii, I rarely find time for brief vacations anymore, even for a weekend. But last weekend, my brother-in-law from Chicago flew into the Bay Area. Well, actually, his company contacts were in Sunnyvale. There didn't seem to be as much to do in Sunnyvale than...

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
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Christianity isn't a spectator religion. We function most beautifully when "all" resolve to serve God and each other to the best of our ability. What are we doing for the church?ROMANS 12:4,5 Just as each of us has one body with many members , and these members do not all have the same function, ...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Most people looking at obstacles standing in their way fail to see the obstacles they create for themselves. The biggest obstacle is one’s under valuation of their own potential. This leads to second guessing and ultimately procrastination. Procrastination is something that we all must confront a...

By Khash Saghafi, Mortgage Loan Officer, Cleveland Ohio
(Liberty Home Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 11
I met with a young man yesterday who wrestles for Cornell University (which is one of the top wrestling schools in the country). He was such an impressive young man with such a bright future. He asked incredible questions and definitely showed me that today’s generation of kids have a lot to offe...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 9
"Focus on being productive rather than busy."  I always enjoy putting together my weekly round-up. It is sort of a productivity check for me. In case you're interested, here they are: Weekend Wrap-Up: Fun In North Central Washington "Never underestimate the value of having fun." Testimonial Tuesd...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 14
It is raining pretty good now and has been most of the day. I had cable guys here earlier who were timely and thorough: it was refreshing and I was re-wired for the third time. Hopefully this will be the charm. Then my lawn guy came and got it done right before the rains came. So that was great b...

By Richard and Beth Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
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 A mind filled with negative thoughts is like a beautiful garden full of weeds. The weeds destroy everything in the area and spread very quickly when not removed. If you want to succeed, enjoy happiness and live a life of abundance, and prosperity - you have to eliminate any consistent negative t...