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By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 24
We took time out this morning and drove to Los Olivos for lunch at Sides Hardware & Shoes.  On our way over the mountains, we saw the charred remains of trees and brush and were thankful that no lives or structures were lost.  We also said thanks to all the fire personnel that were part of this v...

By Mike Cooper, GRI, Your Neighborhood Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 12
Carol Williams and Anna "the top banana" Kruchten have challenged us to write about the craziest real estate sale we've ever had, and I had to stop and think for a minute. Which one should I choose? I've had a few pretty crazy sales in the past five years.One stands out, and even though it ultima...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
Comments 12
Last night many real estate agents who chose a child to buy for Christmas met at Maggiano's at the Domain, sponsored by Austin PT50 and Independence Title. They provided wrapping paper, ribbon, tags, food and wine and we wrapped until the presents were all ready for the Austin Angels. The Austin ...

By Candice A. Donofrio, 928-201-4BHC (4242) call/text
(Next Wave RE Investments LLC Bullhead City AZ Commercial RE Broker)
Comments 13
When the first words out of someone's mouth are "I just don't want to get screwed again . . ." you KNOW 'esh a mumu'  . . .Oh, these poor, poor people. They came to one of my lease offerings with a sob story . . . they had bought this wonderful property in a neighboring county and the former owne...

By Ralph Mark Maupin, Michigan Real Estate Investors Host
(National Real Estate Network, LLC)
Comments 0
Mark Maupin and Pat Winter form the National Real Estate Network, continue to speak briefly about recent updates in the laws and policies in the Cannabis industry as it pertains to real estate 

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 22
I am so Grateful for the Thanksgiving Holiday, truly my favorite Holiday…As most of my regular readers know, I have legally immigrated from Communist Hungary and the year was 1967… we arrived at JFK airport.  I had the pleasure of being driven in a Limousine from there through Manhattan. The worl...

By Michelle Spalding, Time and Money Saving Solutions for Savvy Realtors
(Transaction Management Consultants)
Comments 5
Not planning a vacation. Sure, as my “own” boss I could, but I didn’t. I was busy, I let work take over and I didn’t plan for time off. Then, before you know it the year was over. Funny, this was exactly what happened in my old career as a real estate paralegal. Guess there is truth in the old sa...

By RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 14
-The RJ Baxter Team, Denver Mortgage LenderWe are here to serve our clients and put our clients first....we treat every client with the same care and respect.P.S. - Referrals are the life-blood of my business.  If you know anyone looking to purchase or refinance a home, please forward me their na...

By Gwen Fowler-CRS- 864-638-3599 SC Mountains & Lakes--, Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc.
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate, Inc)
Comments 7
My most memorable transaction was with my cousin, a stranger who wanted to have a new home built, and "the Money Man"... My cousin in Georgia had a farm. One day a man approached him wanting to purchase one acre of the farm and build a new home. My cousin knew the family of the stranger but didn'...

By Dionelle(Don) Davis, Don Davis Luxe Realty Group-DDLRG with EXP
(DDLRG Brokered By EXP)
Comments 8
When our group thinks about Midtown, we often think of the words hip and trendy, which is why we usually recommend the area to young couples or people who work downtown. Midtown is a bustling part of Houston that has been on the rise for the past couple decades. Originally open fields with few ho...

By Nick, Cindy & Nicholas Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 17
With the new day comes new strength and new thoughts. Eleanor Roosevelt 

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 6
Who hasn't visited with sorrow? Regret? Remorse? Welcome to the human race where "pain" & error is part of our short journey here and while we do not seek it out or set a place for it it finds us in some mysterious way and makes the visit. How? We are complex creatures with a variety of needs fue...

By Michelle Cherie CarrCrowe 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)
Comments 4
Did you know that pine trees are toxic to pets, especially cats? It's recommended that if you must have a Christmas tree inside, make it a Fir or Spruce Tree.Even so, regular cleanup of fallen needles is recommended as they are sharp and can harm a pet's digestive system. Vet bills are no fun for...

By Nick, Cindy & Nicholas Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 15
Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life. Omar Khayyam

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 8
5613 Malcom TRL, Austin, TX, 78754 MUST SEE! 3 bed/2 bath home in the beautiful Stirling Bridge subdivision features spacious rooms with lots of natural light, a large kitchen that opens into the family room, fireplace, stainless steel appliances, and an extremely private backyard. Amenities incl...

By RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 27
Crickets from RJ Baxter on Vimeo.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-oNTvrhWPiY&feature=youtu.be- The RJ Baxter TeamCheck out our online reviews:Google BusinessZillowWe are here to serve our clients and put our clients first....we treat every client with the same care and respect.Licensed in CO, CA,...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 15
18930 Bothell Highway Bothell, WA 98012  2 bed, 2 bath ground floor condo in desirable Bothell neighborhood. New paint and carpet. Living room features fireplace, natural light, and patio access.Both tub inserts to be replaced prior to closing. Convenient to I-5, I-405, schools, shopping, and res...

By Nick, Cindy & Nicholas Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 12
Just because something doesn't do what you planned it to do doesn't mean it's useless. Thomas A. Edison

By Nick, Cindy & Nicholas Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,GRI,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 14
Optimism is the faith that leads to achievement. Nothing can be done without hope and confidence. Helen Keller

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 14
 Lot 9 Brook Lane, Sedro Woolley 98284 Nice quiet building lot with nature at your backdoor. Sloped lot would lend to a nice daylight basement arrangement. Enjoy all Glenhaven amenities include a summer swimming pool, clubhouse, tennis court, trout stocked lakes, horse shoe pits and much more. Ir...