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By Michael O'Leary, Enrolled Agent, CPA Quality without CPA Prices!
(By The Book Taxes)
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INNOCENT SPOUSE RELIEF – EQUITABLE RELIEF  Last week I gave an overview of the “Separation of Liability” option of an Innocent Spouse. filing. That article is linked here. This week I will go into more detail on the third of the three types of Innocent Spouse. filings, known as “Equitable Relief”...

By Michelle Carr Crowe,Altas Just Call...408-252-8900!, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900! . DRE #00901962 . Licensed to Sell since 1985 . Altas Realty)
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Right now, stop what you are doing and set aside an hour to work on your NAP! I don't mean NAP like a rest, but NAP as in your NameAddressPhone numberthe way Google and other search engines look at your info.Find out if you have old info out there from prior brokerages, different numbers, etc. an...

By Sam Cooper, Sam Cooper HER Realtors
(HER Realtors)
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Pickerington OH ~ Eastchester ~ 2019 Homes Sold Pickerington Ohio is a wonderful place to live. Eastchester Subdivision located in Pickerington OH is seeing some home sale activity this year. According to the Columbus OH MLS, there were 2 Eastchester Pickerington OH Home Sales in 2019         (ye...

By C. Thompson, Loss Mitigation Cases
(Loan Modification)
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                                                  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 Paul Eastwood, Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
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Infographics are one of the greatest kept secrets for attracting traffic, online. Most real estate agents don't use them because they don't realize how quick and easy they are to make. Plus, they can be generated in minutes for free. This week on the blog, we have put together the quick guide for...

By Sam Cooper, Sam Cooper HER Realtors
(HER Realtors)
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Fairfield Square - Pickerington OH - Homes Sold 2019Pickerington Ohio is a nice place to live. Fairfield Square Subdivision located in Pickerington is seeing some home sale activity this year. According to the Columbus OH MLS, there were 2 Fairfield Square Pickerington OH Home Sales in 2019      ...

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.)
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"Change is the only constant in life." -HeraclitusWe have been challenged byJeff Dowler, CRS to look back on the past decade and reflect on the many changes in our personal and professional lives.  In 2009 I was busy working in my growing real estate and property management company while my husba...

By Chris Locke
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Here are 2 of the most important keys to success in real estate: Lead Generation Lead Follow up  Many agents drop the ball on point 2, but lead follow up is just as important as lead generation.  However, lead follow up can dominate a schedule so were always looking for ways to make it easier ("t...

By Doug Rogers, Your Alexandria Louisiana Agent
(Bayou Properties)
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Historic Home For Sale In Colfax Louisiana--Price Reduced--  Have you dreamed of owning a historic Louisiana property? This 2,700 square foot  home features 4 bedrooms and 3 baths spread over 2,700 square feet. For only 84,900 this Southern charmer can be a part of your life.  Take a look beside ...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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Useful Tips to Follow to Improve Your Credit

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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We've succeeded AGAIN where others have failed.......  #SOLD‬!! 1217 #Old Coach Ln #Rock Hill, #SC #29732. Need help ‪#selling‬ your ‪#property‬? Visit for a free home analysis. Text SOLD to (805) 391-4194   #sold #closed ‪#Winning‬ #success‬ #EricaHomesLLC‬ ‪#getlt‬ #i...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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We know that the public tends to ask the same type of questions about the real estate business and these questions make excellent topics for your blog posts. Ask An Ambassador- What is a FAQ Post?   These type posts are some of the very best posts for getting engagement. A FAQ is a post addressin...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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“Do Not advertise yourself or your services in the comment section of another member’s blog post.”  Yes, Believe it or Not, we have rules and guidelines for “Playing in the Rain”, Active Rain, that is. Have you taken the time to check out all the rules and guidelines for our AR community? It’s ve...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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#SWYD and comment "SOLD" because we just #closed another one for an awesome owner. #SellerAlert #TestimonialTuesdaywww.EricaHasYourBuyer.info704-935-LIST#Divorce, #Death, #Repairs needed or just want to UPGRADE?? #sold#realestate

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Another outstanding way to generate a LOT of interest in your content is by showcasing other real estate professionals in articles. How to Generate Interest in Your Blog I mentioned a couple of months ago about several places were you could extend the online reach of your articles via content cur...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
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I remember back in the day when I first started blogging Google was still quite young, YouTube was not YouTube yet, and no one put images on blog posts. Blogging was a wall of words.  Keywords were becoming a thing and it was super easy to rank on Google's page one.  We would never think about ta...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 Dog Days of Summer ActiveRain Challenge! Summer is winding down and it's kind of hard to believe it's August 1st already! Where does the time go?  I don't know! Do you! Anyway...back to the challenge after a bit of pondering thanks to Michael Jacobs! For years, Gary and I have dreamed up new and...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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Pictured above is the ceiling/wall of fog over the Paradise Valley in the Los Padres National Forest.   I recently came across the teachings of Don Miguel Ruiz.  Miguel Ángel Ruiz Macías, better known as Don Miguel Ruiz, is a Mexican author of Toltec spiritualist and neoshamanistic texts. Wikiped...

By Barbara Todaro, Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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For those new members who are not familiar with Katerina Gasset, here's a sample of the quality and value of her offerings .... whether it's virtual marketing, SEO (she's an SEO expert,) creating websites or listening to a tutorial, Katerina does it like no other....I'm a fan forever.... I rememb...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I am not a patient person. That said, in the course of liquidating my antique space I have found it necessary to reorganize my garage. I have a finished area on the second floor but need to find some full height area for shelving, so I am selling ladders a contractor left here before he fell off ...