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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Create an Engaging Facebook Business Page With These 5 TipsIf you own a business, you need a Facebook business page. If you have one, you need to make sure it’s engaging and up-to-date. If you’re thinking about starting one, be aware that it’s more than uploading some photos and posting content. ...

By Gwen Banta
(Sotheby's International Realty)
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Just wanted to share this article from Sunday's LA Times with my AR Family. TGIF!  

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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 It is the year of the Pig this little piggy is a sign of wealth. So hopefully this lunar year will bring us all wealth. There are many around us that are in need. Just yesterday I heard on the news that there was a place that feeds people in need every day. These people were down and out and dep...

By Joanne Gillet &The Edge Of The Beach Team ---- Pawleys Island, SC, We advise- You Decide! No Hassles...
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
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130 GREENFIELD ROADHAGLEY ESTATES ~ PAWLEYS ISLAND The RIGHT home in the RIGHT neighborhood!Join us Tuesday, February 19th from 11 am to 2 pm for an OPEN HOUSE.Enjoy a refreshment, light snack, and dessert while viewing this home that is located on a private, semi-wooded lot.REALTORS - don't forg...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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IN SEEKING CUPID...DON'T BE STUPID book from the PEARLS SERIES of books is making the rounds into many lives and not just at Valentines Day but all  season long. WHY? Love has its own timing, wants, and needs. The Love driven life is no myth. Quality time spent on researching this subject yoursel...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
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 Discover how you can grow your business using Pinterest.  Whatever niche you are in, as long as your ideal client or customer is female, has money to spend, and is formally educated... you will want to be on the webinar. I will be sharing our own case study on our company's Pinterest account.  W...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Like most of us I have a morning routine. I also have the responsibility of getting my gang out and fed before I am eating my own breakfast. Some days, most days it works but not always. Now that my gang is aging they are not necessarily ready to eat after coming in. As people with pets know, whe...

By Joyce Marsh, Luxury Market Specialist, Million Dollar Guild, CLHMS, CNE, SRES
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Orlando Architect John Henry’s design of the Payne Stewart Mansion “Villa Serena” is a masterpiece in design and architecture which was built over 20 years ago.  John Henry recently completed a new video and aerial photography and this post is so well written and thoughtfully executed that it is ...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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 The Importance Of  A Pat On The Back   The importance Of A Pat On The Back   I'd say that the act is pretty important all things considered.   Maybe not the most important.  But certainly deserving of a consideration for a job well-done or even well--a job done--just because.   Jan Green wrote a...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
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Thank you to Carol Williams for visiting AND making time for us!  She's made herself available a few times now with those of us Rainers here in the Phoenix Metro Area.  It's always a pleasure to see Carol as she has great stories and we all enjoy getting together with her.    Our get together abo...

By Deep Grover
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Acquiring a visitor uploading bundles is a well recognized time consuming jobs. The procedure consists of to have actually determined target internet sites, connect to the recognized editors, pitch post suggestions and also safe web links on prominent blog sites. The visitor uploading plans are u...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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Each year on February 14, and this year on Thursday February 14, 2019, we celebrate Valentine's Day to show our unconditional love, give and exchange flowers, chocolate, candy, jewelry, and many other beautiful gifts to loved ones, on Valentine's Day. Additionally, Many businesses offering specia...

By Mark Gowlovech
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Read this article to find a hard money lender in Texas and learn how to make sure your loan gets funded.When it comes to Texas Hard Money Lenders, many people don’t really know what they are. They have been stereotyped as loan sharks trying to take your money, but in reality this couldn’t be more...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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There are so many  wonderful Active Rain Members, it would be almost a slight if I only picked one, so with that said, please forgive those who did not get picked this time. I have always had high respect for those members of the community who worked hard and in spite of adversity continued to wo...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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NY Feng Shui Master, Laura Cerrano was invited on the Spark Joy Podcast to share her expertise in bringing your KonMari tidying in alignment with the principles of Feng Shui. Laura received her Feng Shui certification through the Proven Feng Shui School in NY under the guidance of her mother and ...

By Mark Gowlovech
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Hard money loans are funded by individual investors when traditional lending institutions can not approve a borrower for what they need or a borrower needs quick financing. A typical hard money loan will run between 7% and 15% in interest rates and cost anywhere from 4 to 7 points. Points are an ...

By Brittany Kinsland, In the top 10% of REALTORS® in Southwest Florida!
(MVP Realty)
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30% Florida Realtor Referral Program for Agents! According to our recent census, as of January 2019 Florida houses 21,640,022 residents. That is up 1.54% over 2018 which housed 21,312,211 residents. Let's do the math!! That means 327,811 moved here in just ONE YEAR which equates to 898 people PER...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Coldwell Banker Residential)
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THE OLD CITY OF JERUSALEM, at one time, had eleven gates that pierced it's walls.  Today it only has eight gates, but only seven of them are functional.  This is an introductory tour to those gates. Jerusalem literally translates as City of Peace, and it has been anything but peaceful throughout ...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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No, this is not about a branding moment...We tend to do a lot of couch potato TV watching over weekends --especially if there are no good movies out.  And so we ended up late last night watching the original b/w film about Charles Dickens' classic "A Christmas Carol".  I think Charles titled his ...

By Melissa Jackson, Helping You Make The Right Move
(Citiwide Alliance Realty)
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  A Much Needed Spring Cleaning - June 2018 ActiveRain Challenge  THANK YOU Debe Maxwell, CRS  for hosting this challenge!   The Challenge Go back and cleanup 10 older blog posts. Sounds like a simple task Right? Well this took me some time.  Went to work for a local builder late last year and h...