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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Click Here For The Answer    Click Here For The Answer   Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer.  Let us not to seek to fix blame for the past.  Let us accept the responsibility for the future.                                                        ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...The Most Informed Agent In The Hamptons!
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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ZILLOWS "HOSTILE TAKEOVER" OF HAMPTON AND MANHATTAN BROKERAGE--FAIT ACCOMPLI!For all of you out there who have read my MANY articles about the stated goal of Zillow when they opened their doors in 2006, you can say you knew what would happen---you can even say you were warned!The goal? To "put al...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Yesterday he was just hanging around on the roof of my shed. He seemed to be content and I watched and listened to him for some time before going for the camera. I never expected him to be still there once I came back, but he waited. I call this one Chirpi because he sings and is comfortable wher...

By Valerie Almanzar, MBA
(Your Casa Team - Keller Williams Realty)
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1413 Alder Drive Northeast Welcome to the North Hills of Rio Rancho. This single story charmer is a perfect starter property. This home has a very welcoming feel from the moment you arrive. Featuring 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 Car Garage, Spacious Kitchen, and open living area. The backyard has a gre...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 9
After prolonged rainy and overcast weather this year, spring finally is providing a delightful tapestry of colorful threads to my garden.  My front yard in April is especially vibrant, with not only the roses but the azaleas in glorious bloom.  I also understand we received more than 171% of norm...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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The enemies of the United States of America would love nothing better than to see our Union weaken. They love hearing about our failures, setbacks, and troubles and have learned over-time that they can influence certain outcomes using strategy, opportunity and essentially brain-washing techniques...

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 5
Instagram is a popular and highly visual site than be a very effective marketing tool for your business.What’s Instagram? - Instagram is owned by Facebook and is gradually being transformed into a site business can use for marketing. Don’t worry, though, it still provides the fun of sharing pictu...

By Irene D. Lockel, Let me help you unLOCK your dream home!
(Netter Real Estate)
Comments 0
Wishing all the very bestduring thisBeautiful Season!

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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 I find that I am also. Thanks for putting this into words. In comparison to others, there’s one thing I’ve noticed these past several years, I’m a moody blogger.  As a fellow blogging friend once commented, “Myrl, I never know what I’ll find when I visit your blog.”  She’s right of course – some...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Man Of A Certain Age      Man Of A Certain Age I was listening to an episode of All Things Considered on National Public Radio with a segment where host Terry Gross was interviewing Ray Romano, the stand-up comedian most familiar to people for his real-life based television sitcom "Everybody Lo...

By Allan Rolnick, Tax Debt Resolution serving the NYC Metro Area
(TriState Tax Resolution LLC)
Comments 1
 Sunday night, millions of Game of Thronesfans who waited breathlessly for 20 months finally got rewarded with their next installment what's become the biggest TV show on the planet. Cersei discovered (redacted). Jon Snow learned that .... (sorry, no spoilers here). And that guy with the eye patc...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
We can create strengths by leveraging our talents.   Would you like to reach your true potential? Then do something that may sound counterproductive. Stop worrying about your weaknesses. Although it is foolish to try to improve your weakness you have been told the opposite since you were in grade...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 LAHTDAH Kind Of Day! Lately I've been noticing very interesting cars and license plates. In particular my eyes are catching jeeps. Why jeeps?  I have no idea but there they are and it's getting more fun spotting jeeps by the day. I'm not always in a position to snap a photo.  I saw a really cool...

By Mark Gowlovech
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A strong real estate investment portfolio can pave the way to a comfortable lifestyle, but sometimes plans stall out due to lack of capital for the next purchase. A cash-out Texas Bridge Loan can be the tool that gets your plans back on track.Developing a real estate portfolio, as opposed to focu...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Would you like to reach your true potential? Then do something that may sound counterproductive. Stop worrying about your weaknesses. Although it is foolish to try to improve your weakness you have been told the opposite since you were in grade school. Even if you attempt correct your weaknesses ...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 30 Features 2.With more than 316,437 members, ActiveRain is the largest and most active professional social network in the real estate industry. We are a community of real estate agents, brokers, home stagers, inspectors, lenders, and other industry professionals who ...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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When you’re a landlord, you may have the opportunity to work at home or schedule most of your workday around your personal needs, but getting started in the field can be a challenge for those with rotten credit. The good news is, you can still get Arizona Rental Property Loans even if the banks w...

By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
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One of the best ways to maximize your Texas Fix and Flip Loans is to select cheap homes. If you want to pay rock-bottom prices, learn how to pick up properties before they hit the market.1. Neighborhood farming. Real estate agents who switch to rehabbing are probably already familiar with neighbo...

By Steve Snyder, 310-948-8585 |100% LTV | Stated | Private Money
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Free RainMaker account with 500,000 points Look, I literally just started using this platform last night. I wrote my first blog post late last evening and poured a bunch of time into it and made it look all pretty (check it out here if you haven't read it yet). It's an informative post, and hones...

By Steve Hoffacker, Certified Aging In Place Specialist-Instructor
(Steve Hoffacker LLC)
Comments 9
Debe Maxwell, in her post today about "Put A Wrap on Your 2017 Business Plan" listed 8 things to do to get ready for the new year. I particularly noticed #7 - which I am assuming was not in any special sequential order by priority - that stated the following: Designations:  Now is a GREAT time to...