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The year 2011 was marked with more innovations and developments in the mobile space than ever before. With healthy growth rates recorded in 2011 and optimistic predictions for the next few years, 2012 looks like the year of even more interesting mobile developments.A wide array of factors contrib...

By Paula McDaniel, Voted Best of the Best Chattanooga Realtor 9 Years
(The Paula McDaniel Group with Real Estate Partners Chattanooga LLC)
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Sale Creek - 3 BR home on 3.36+/- acres.Full BSMT, formal living/dining, keeping room w/FP, main-level master, loft, 3-car garage, & #barn.http://bit.ly/2kLth5QCall The Paula McDaniel Group At 423-667-2997 To Schedule Your Tour Date Today!Real Estate Partners Chattanooga LLC 423-362-833316115 Pro...

By Mike Cooper, GRI, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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There has been some discussion about the value of Active Rain lately, and not just on the form. I was in a state conference in September and a certification class prior to the conference. In both cases, the question came up, "Does anybody use Active Rain anymore?" About 99% of the class said, "No...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
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In today’s new homes there are often many missed opportunities to leverage advanced technology for superior energy efficiency and home performance. Modular construction helps leverage opportunities during the off-site home construction process that aren’t available to homes that are traditionally...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 Dis And That  Dis And That Yes, I know it's not unusual for me to ponder.  Actually, it's pretty natural.  Not much effort.  Well,  let me share this:  there is some effort involved.  I mean these posts don't just magically appear.  No automatic pilot.   I have been thinking about dis and that. ...

By Anthony Fontana, Tax
(EA Tax Resolutions)
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The #1 way to save taxes as a business owner or independent contractor. The #1 question I get from business owners or independent contractors who my office in Orange County, CA is how do I save on taxes. Well the answer is quite simple, track your expenses! The process is not difficult once set u...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals
(MyOutDesk)
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In the service industry, there’s one resource you can’t get enough of — time. Between client meetings and conventions, it’s tough to make time for all of the small tasks that make your business go-round. Whether you aim to spend more time on marketing, customer support, or administrative tasks, i...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Each Sunday morning, Jasen Edwards sends out an email along with a video.And this was another thought-provoking Sunday morning read.This week he was asking his coaching students to describe favorite clients along with a worksheet, which I skipped.    Thinking back, my favorite clients have not be...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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December is flying by! I went to a  dear colleague and friends 70th birthday party put on by his children. Delivering Poinsettias to clients was so much fun and watching Clemson annihilate Virginia was quite the sight! I went on a listing appointment and also made our Coldwell Banker Regional Chr...

By Daniel Ramsey, MyOutDesk - Real Estate Virtual Professionals
(MyOutDesk)
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The most widely anticipated book on outsourcing & business scalability is here! Download the FREE Kindle version of Scaling Your Business With MOD Virtual Professionals or buy the paperback for only $24.95, and make sure to leave us a 5-star review!Whether your current business is large or small,...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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OK technically, I am including a photo from Sunday, some will say that is the end of the week, because God rested on Sunday, which is why it is the sabbath. But, I start thinking about my week on Sunday and planning it out, so I think of it as the start. But, if you think of it as the end, then l...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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In a comment posted by Roy Kelley , he mentioned it was time for me to repost this recipe I introduced several years ago.  I had all but forgotten it. Sacramento has been experiencing several days of rainstorms.  Current weather conditions turns thoughts to comfort foods.  Meatballs in Beer Sauc...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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Our personal email-box, this weekend and this morning was filled this with pages of stuff on sale, one day deals, etc...The last thing we want in our home is more stuff. We are regularly combing through our closets and cupboards to give away stuff that clutters our life.  We do like giving gifts,...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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We've all had them.  We've had the transactions we loved, and the transactions we've struggled with every step of the way and barely survived.  Just choose one to tell us about that ended with the gift of a closing check.       "Truth is stranger than fiction."Here we are in December again.  Are ...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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Rental properties are a great way to grow your wealth. But it can be difficult to secure Rental Property Loans in Arizona.Home values are climbing which is great for anyone who wants to get into owning rental properties to increase their wealth. Many people are not looking to rent because they ca...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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I wanted to share this post from Gwen Fowler-CRS- 864-638-3599 SC Mountains & Lakes-- as I am sure that we have all encountered someone that tells us the money is on it's way, haha. My most memorable transaction was with my cousin, a stranger who wanted to have a new home built, and "the Money Ma...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
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YouTube uses a recommendation algorithm to help people view things they’d like to see. Recently, the algorithm seemingly encouraged pedophiles (YouTube would have no way of knowing this) to watch videos of children playing at home, videos that the family members uploaded.A report from the New Yor...

By Mark Gowlovech
(HomeSmart)
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It is important to know that there are different types of loans available. And some Loans To Flip Houses in Arizona offer more benefits than others.There are dozens of television shows which have popularized the concept of buying a house, making some repairs and renovations and then quickly resel...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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I have a brand new blog signature thanks to Craig Daniels.  Check it out at the end of the post. I think it looks awesome and as I told him my birthday is next week on Thanksgiving this year and so it feels like an early present.He had a post this week Presentation of You where he starts to tell ...
Getting your car shipped turns out to be a favorable choice when you want to save exhausting travel hours. Besides, it also helps reduce the overall cost it would take to make your vehicle reach the desired location. If you're relocating your home and car shipping is seeming a bit tricky, you can...