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By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 44
Love is in the air, and it's still January!     Last week I posted My seller wrote a letter to her house.  That home was shown on the first day listed and went under contract that evening. The buyer wrote one of his own, after reading the seller's letter, and gave permission to publish. ''Dear Me...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 14
 Open House Thursday 4:30-5:30January 23rd  8511 Arborwood RoadBaltimore, Md. 21208Stevenson                                                             Four bedrooms 2 1/2 Baths Sunroom addition Baltimore, Maryland 21208 Stevenson Rancher MLS MDBC469582 $459,944     Click to see photos   Click t...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
Comments 30
 Out With The Old...   Out With The Old...  Here we are as we approach the beginning of the second month of 2020 in a week or so. Yes, I know we don't need another reminder of the lightning speed of time in our lives.    Of those who make resolutions, I wonder how many have been broken or even re...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
Comments 6
Pardon my delay in posting some of the best deals in Key West for the past year.  My hand was injured which prevented me from typing and doing daily chores. I am back and ready to roll. 903 Southard Street is very successful monthly vacation rental with two bedrooms, one bath, a private pool, and...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 23
How can you use your blog to engage others?  Since 2006, I have been blogging on ActiveRain, and here are some of the positive results. I just started making a list of some of the ways that I engage others.When blogging, I write to and for specific people, including other agents, AR members, frie...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 24
Open House Sunday2:30 -3:30January 19, 2020 Please join me at2911 Montebello TerraceBaltimore 21214MLS# MDBA415744Under $250,000   A spacious five-bedroom single-family home located on a one-way street.Walking distance to Morgan State University! There is a beautiful greenhouse room, lush landsca...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 14
This is what Barbara Todaro said when she saw this listing."...what a great opportunity for so many different needs.... those who teach at the college; parents of students who attend the college to avoid dorm charges and earn equity at the same time; not to mention those who want to buy their fir...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
Comments 19
Here in the Rain most people fall into one of two primary camps:1.  I'm here for business2.  I'm here to have funNow if you're fully in the 2nd camp, you can just skip out now because gaining business isn't your focus.For the rest of you, if you're here there are some behaviors & activities to av...

By Rick Cordisco, Pocono Real Estate Professional
(Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty )
Comments 172
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 14
Paul Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Northwest, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerEverything you want is on the other side of fear!Jack Canfield   Thank you for reading and commenting on my blog post! This post was researched, authored, and photo by Paul Henderson, R...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 1
“Less is more” is so Cliche’! As I become more aware of my inevitable potential for mortality, the less I care about having more STUFF. I have recently (this week) returned to a long-time habit of mine which “fizzled” some years ago. This habit is one that served me well for SO many years because...

By Lanre-"THE REAL ESTATE FARMER" Folayan, I don't make promises.I deliver results.SOLD HOMES
(Keller Williams Select Realtors-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
Comments 0
Do home buyers still use USDA Loans to purchase a house for sale in your area?    Yeah I know it's not the sexy loan. Yes some loans are sexy to home owners. You know the sexy loans-Conventional and FHA. Most home buyers use one of these two loan products when they purchase a house for sale. Seem...

By Paula McDonald ~ GRI, Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
(Beam & Branch Realty)
Comments 40
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 Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
Comments 16
For those of us who live long enough there are/will be several major changes in life. 2019 brought about one of those changes in my life and it affected all aspects of my being.I wouldn't say hitting the age of 65 in it self is a major change but I coupled the year of my 65th birthday along with ...

By Terri Buseman, Downtown Chicago
(RE/MAX Premier Properties)
Comments 2
2020 – a new decade and a fresh start! New Year’s resolutions have been made around the world for thousands of years and unfortunately for most of the time, few of us are successful in achieving our goals. One of the main reasons for this is that we set unrealistic goals with vague outcomes. Chan...

By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
Comments 3
 Paramus Open House  proudly presented by your Paramus real estate agent Jeana CowieJeana Cowie has sold over 300+ homes in Paramus aloneParamus Open HouseSaturday, January 25th, 2020 from 12-3at 334 Sherwood Drive, Paramus, NJ 07652Directions: North Farview/Circle/Sherwood. Only several homes aw...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 0
Here are a few tips for designing an area that does far more than hold your wardrobe. Lavish dressing rooms are in high demand among luxury homebuyers. It’s not just about having a well-organized storage space for your vast shoe collection anymore, but for those who consider getting dressed to be...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 16
Each Spring, beginning in Februray, I have been working with entrepreneurs in Westchester County to help them take their business to the next level.  The program was originally called The Acadamy for Entrepreneurial Excellence.  Later on the Workforce Investment Board for Westchester/Putnam provi...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 20
It is only Wednesday I have already had a week. So watching the cold and the sunny day is my agenda. Margie, the first girl in my current gang and been coughing and I want to concentrate on her today. I no longer feel like I have to do anything except be aware, do my best and enjoy the time I am ...

By Beth and Richard Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
Comments 3
 If we counted our blessings instead of our money we would all be rich.Life without God is like an unsharpened pencil there is not point. Pray not because you need something but because you have a lot to be thankful for.If you spend time praying for people instead of talking about them you will g...