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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-March 17 to March 23, 2019 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 neve...

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.)
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"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 Peter Mark SEO Services, Full Time SEO
(PeterMarkSEO)
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Are you struggling with getting traffic for your website? Looking for some new blog post ideas? Well look no further. Today I will introduce you to the Keyword Golden Ratio. The KGR is what we will call it for short.  But full disclosure, I did not create this term and cannot take credit for it. ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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   There are lots of things that we are doing differently this year...and have employed this quarter.  Some of them are due to our EXP move and since not every  member of AR is a Realtor ...we thought we would share something we started doing that is getting great "reception"in a number of "recep...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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 I will be hosting an Open House Today at 409 Grinnell Street, Key West. You know the location - it is across the street from Old Town Bakery at the corner of Eaton and Grinnell Streets.  (Look closely - you'll see a pair a lady's shoes hanging from the telephone line stretched across the street....

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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Video an Oldie but Goodie from NYC I was looking for a video for a friend and came across this old video I made. Not great quality but fantastic advice on how to blog. It was at RainCamp in NYC the best advice was to comment on other members posts,  This is how you create relationships. The other...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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 As we progress thought this study on Lent with the idea of Experiencing God, it's amazing how we so quickly want to me aligned with God when we are already natually aligned with our own sinfulness. Thank you Jesus for being the Gods of both justice and mercy, that your love and grace covers us. ...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe Just Call 408-252-8900 Top 1%!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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 Our Home Church spiritual community is celebrating the 40 days of Lent together with this study designed to help us experience God, bot just learn more about Him. I think all of us can relate to the unique pain that scorn has upon our spirits. Thank God that Jesus is above it all and through Him...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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You know this will be a play on words. I now live in western Massachusetts and the snow is still flying and probably will be on and off through most of May. With that said it will soon be a garage sale season where folks who have inventoried their stuff all winter are ready to make a few bucks an...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
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I have a really delicious asian dish I enjoy.  It is Honey Walnut Prawns or Shrimp.  When I find prawns on special in my favorite local grocery store, BelAir, it always acts as a catalyst to cook them up.Here's the recipe.Honey Walnut PrawnsIngredients: 1 lb of large peeled and deveined shrimp 1/...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  Yesterday I talked about the team it took to get a broken phone up and running.  It made me realize the dependency of a device that wasn’t even around when I started in real estate. Here are just a few phone tasks that I’ve become used to. Others might say we are ' truly dumbed down' when we ne...

By Marte Cliff, Your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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How many times have you gotten up in the morning with a long list of “must do” tasks for the day? How many times has that made you less than enthusiastic about getting busy and getting to work?When you start in that frame of mind, you might slog through those tasks and accomplish a lot before the...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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  Susan You Will BE Very Missed - We LOVE YOU!  As I sit down to write this post I am reflecting about Susan and what an Amazing Bright Light she's been to all of us here in the rain and in particular all the Tude Members. She was always so supportive, so cheerful, fabulous sense of humor and let...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Look for and find the unique in your listings. Every property has something special...some more than others. Yesterday when meeting with my photographer, I was fascinated by the angles of the glass above the open staircase of this townhouse. So I just started taking photos with my phone. None of ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
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MARCH MAGIC MARKETING CHALLENGE - Successful New Marketing In our minds, the best contests are those that challenge you to do your best...to show others what has worked best. This is a forum of Contribution and it is in that spirit that we spring into this challenge at the end of the first quarte...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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It is one of those things that you can't buy and matters the most. I remember a colleague who once sold a townhome to a client representing that the attached garage was part of the transaction. It wasn't. Imagine the closing when the buyer came to find out that she was about to lose what she most...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Million Dollar Year Day 6 Just like high school, you can work with an A student, or you can work with a C students, those are your options. The public believes it is easy to buy or sell a house without engaging a professional.  This very important transaction in a life, quite often the largest t...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Pay attention to details.... this is what makes attorneys wealthy! It is one of those things that you can't buy and matters the most. I remember a colleague who once sold a townhome to a client representing that the attached garage was part of the transaction. It wasn't. Imagine the closing when ...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Because we consider ourselves to be “in Service to others”, sometimes we forget to tend to our own needs. We let our busyness take control of our lives . . . and we say that we are “too busy” to attend to Spiritual, Emotional, Physical, Social, and Mental well being. Don’t do this! Schedule your ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 When it comes to pricing a house we need to look at comps.  How many are on the market, how many are under contract and how many have sold in the last 6 months.   That's in the ideal world where there is a lot of activity.When it comes to listing a home and determining the right listing price......