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By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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    There Is No Slouching Towards Bethlehem     There Is No Slouching Towards Bethlehem   It has been quite some time since I have read anything by Joan Didion the author of Slouching Towards Bethlehem a collection of essays that share a glimpse of what was happening in the  1960s as that decade ...
Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 9805 Beach Ave Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $1,199,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 1,912 sqftLot: 6,400 sqftYear Built: 1987MLS #: 40...

By C. Thompson, Loss Mitigation Cases
(Loan Modification)
Comments 149
                                                  NACA Complaints and Reviews   Before  I decided to write this blog, I really deliberated over it. I am not one to bash companies, especially ones that have been featured on CNN and are perceived to be helping people in need. But after watching the...

By Stephen Marshal, Stephen Marshall is a Director of Be Basic CEO
(Be Basic CEO)
Comments 2
There are as many ways in which You Can Heal Your Body and you need to be smart with your selection because if you make any mistake, in this case, things can turn out to be terrible for you in the future. Each and every decision you take today will have an impact on your health even tomorrow. So,...

By Karin Peters
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The psychology of home buying should be an important consideration for any home buyer, seller or investor.It wasn’t that long ago that we found ourselves walking through a home hoping to get a look at a property before someone else took the opportunity to snatch it up in a very active seller’s ma...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
Comments 14
I love October 12th every time it rolls around.Another year, another notch on my belt, another reason to say, "Thank you, LORD!". Every day that I wake up able to get up and go out with all of my wits about me is a BLESSED day,and I'm going to squeeze all of the joy that I can out of it. And I'm ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 42
Labor Day, a Holiday named after Labor, but designed to Avoid actually doing any Labor. I do enjoy this little holiday even though I seldom participate in the national goal of avoiding all work on this day. I like that it is the transition from the hot summer days to the start of our fall season....

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 2
Pacelli High School Panacea The event we have been waiting for all summer, fall is here and so is the Pacelli Panacea!   9/6/2013 to 9/8/2013   Pacelli High School 1301Maria Drive Stevens Point WI 54481 715-341-2445   Fri- 4-11pm Sat-11am-11pm Sun-11am-6pm   Kickball Tournament-Saturday Famous Fi...

By Lupe Soto-Realtor, Listing, Selling, Feng Shui in San Fernando Valle
(Colonial Realty Group )
Comments 3
The City of Burbank has the best resources, training and consulting services available to all who is interested in prosper.  We are proud to live, learn and work in Burbank CA.  Below is just one of the reasons why Burbank is a great community to call home!   Burbank Team BusinessBurbank Chamber ...

By N. Joel Walter, Cr (Certified Remodeler)
(N.J.W. Construction Inc)
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Since we are very familiar with kitchen and bath remodeling projects, we wanted to pass on some tips for your DIY’ers.  As your central ohio contractors, NJWknows some secrets that can make your tiling job a lot easier. The greatest secret is in the preparation before a single tile is laid.   Ti...

By Jeremy Blanton, Myrtle Beach REALTOR®-
(Myrtle Beach Homes Blog)
Comments 7
We are excited to be hosting our first official contest today! Our friends over at Uprinting, a printing company contacted us and gave us 2 sets of 500 business cards for us to give away to two of our fans. Watch the video below to learn all about the contest. More specific details are listed bel...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 40
What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-June 9 to June 15, 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 never k...

By Carol Williams, Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager
(Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals.)
Comments 39
"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 ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 10
                                           Today I received a google alert.                                                                                             ''THE HOUSING SCENE Can You Afford to Sell? Homeowners Focus on the Commissions Buyers Pay, but Sellers Also Face Big CostsBy Le...

By Corinne Guest, Barrington Lifestyles
(Corinne Guest, REALTOR® | Barrington Realty Company)
Comments 8
I am building another business on the side and recently started a new Wordpress website called GoldenRetrieverYears. I have made the decision to scale down real estate and get out. This will either be when we move to Wyoming or before.A week ago Monday I launched into the site and started writing...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 10
Another thought provoking post by Michael Jacobs....         Pondering Kindness Without Borders         Pondering Kindness Without Borders    While looking at some quotes recently for an ActiveRain post I found this author.  The name Daniel Lubetzky was not immediately familiar to me one but furt...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 11
Today is Father's Day 2019 and it has been a good Father's Day weekend.  Yesterday I got to spend time with my youngest son and his wife, and today I will FaceTime with my oldest son, and gorgeous granddaughter. I hope the rest of the fathers reading this blog got to spend their Father's Day 201...

By Sonya Loose, Selling Waterfront in Gladwin & Midland County
(Modern Realty)
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Check out this home on the Tobacco River!Nestled along the banks of the Tobacco River this is a perfect weekend escape, summer retreat or even for year round living as these owners have. Curb appeal abounds from the dark red vinyl siding that pops against the wooded lot from the updated landscapi...

By Lisa Davies
(Online Buzz)
Comments 0
Who doesn’t want naturally long eyelashes? Many people use home remedies like oil mixtures and petroleum jelly to grow their eyelashes, while others turn to medication. Bimatoprost is a medication used to cure inadequate eyelashes.Bimatoprost Bimatoprost is an FDA approved medication, which is ma...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 12
Baltimore County homeowners, I need your help. Have a family, first-time buyers, who are ready willing and able to buy a house to make it their home. We spent a lot of time, recently on one property, and at the eleventh hour another offer came in so this family is back looking for that one specia...