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By Ron Trzcinski, 410-935-5844
(Century 21, The Real Estate Centre, 410-665-0200 Office)
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E-Signing Contracts: Click, Click, Click; I'm Done Indeed, it is as easy as click, click, click and the contract or offer has been signed, but something may be missing. What is missing? The agents take the time to carefully select the correct prewritten forms from a list of forms, then fill in th...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 15
On low tide days, our city sends our volunteers to monitor the activity in the tide pools. They are also there to keep away those humans who are likely to want to take a sea star home, an occupied shell, or some other live souvenir.Pictured above is a shark egg case that one the volunteers showed...

By John Henry, Residential Architect, Luxury Custom Home Design
(John Henry Masterworks Design International, Inc.)
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There is a quixotic appeal of the wonderful dwellings, villas, and palaces that originate in the lands bordering the Mediterranean Sea by American homeowners, architects, and builders.  In most cases, the simplicity of form and geometric integrity, clean and bright harmony of color, and earthy ma...
SOLD!! Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | 101 E Mermaid Ln Overview Maps Photos Features Description SOLD - $955,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half BathroomInterior: 2,402 sqftLot: 4,500 sqftYear Built: 1965MLS #: 4...
SOLD!! Long Beach Island Home for Sale | LBI Real Estate | Jersey Shore Home for Sale | SF 131 E 30th St Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood SOLD - $762,500 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,775 sqftLot: 3,750 sqftMLS #: 4056769 Location 131 E 30th ...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 34
Get your Cameras out, Two more days, Summer Video Challenge, Show Us Your Local & Bring in the Juice   Dont forget that the Summer Video Challenge deadline is rapidly approaching.   Many people have already completed the challenge and are already enjoying the extra attention from the folks over a...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities)
Comments 7
3 more days, Summer Video Challenge, Show Us Your Local & Bring in the Juice Dont forget that the Summer Video Challenge deadline is rapidly approaching. Many people have already completed the challenge and are already enjoying the extra attention from the folks over at Google and Youtube. And we...

By Tim L. Ramey
(Coldwell Banker Burnet)
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Good morning and hello there again.  Hope this email finds you well and having a wonderful weekend.  So if you are a father, have a father, had a father, are a grandfather had a grandfather, or are a step dad, wanted to wish you a: HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!  Wanted to share Tim's Time Outs: NEVER STOP:...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 16
 We just "lost" a house for buyers. But was it a loss? There were so many concerns with this property, significant concerns that the buyers were willing to take on with eyes wide open. Lots of research went into helping them decide to take this unusual home in "as is" condition. After a month of ...

By John Brave
(Global)
Comments 0
The condo is entirely different from the single-family home. While buying a condo, it is your responsibility to take a lot of considerations into account. According to professionals, it is a fairly great thing that is available at a reasonable worth. It is a particular thing that you need to shar...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 33
The Black Swan...Image: JW Marriott Desert Springs A white swan symbolizes, purity, beauty, dignity, and wealth. A black swan is about the mysterious and the unknown.  Nassim Nicholas Taleb reminds us that we are too quick to forget that just being alive is a blessing.  He goes on to talk about t...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 30
I am out early to hit a couple of estate sales. I have to then clean some things I bought yesterday and hopefully today as well. My space needs some tweaking and then I have an early concert at Tanglewood this evening. This is the first show of the season. I'm already tired and tomorrow is anothe...

By Aaron Rice Helps, The Future of Immersive Storytelling...
(eXp Realty )
Comments 0
We Are Free Because of Harriet Tubman...

By Lisa Church, IRS tax representation in Anne Arundel County, MD
(Lisa D Church CPA, EA, MBA, NTPI Fellow)
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If you are making quarterly estimated tax payments to the IRS, the due date for the April 1 - May 31 quarter of the year is June 15th. However, because the due date this year falls on a Saturday the payment will be considered on time if you make it on the next day that's not a Saturday, Sunday, o...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 11
   We were committed to the idea of designing and building our own home..a couple decades ago. We had for years attended the Parade of Homes with all the latest bells and whistles that builders in the area had to offer. When we found features we especially liked....from the smallest detail...i.e....

By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 16
Do You Believe In Real Estate? If you say that, “Yes, I believe I  Real Estate,” then why do you have the majority of your “investments” in the stock market? Your retirement account(s) are held by trustees or custodians that can only invest in the equity markets (another name for Wall Street). It...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Comments 2
Many of us would say our dad is our greatest hero, I know I would. As time passes, we have more opportunities to celebrate all the greatest men in our lives—our father, husband, grandfather, uncle, friends…Happy Father’s day to all of you!      The bay area continues to be a popular place to call...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 17
This morning, I was perplexed because a beautiful blue Hydrangea that I had received as a gift a couple years ago, was now producing pink blossoms.  I thought I was imagining it, until I googled it, and found this post published several years ago by William Johnson.  Hydrangeas Can Change Color W...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 14
  Today is 2019 Memorial Day In Middletown, CT.  Memorial Day is a day our Country has set aside to honor the fallen men and women who have served in our Armed Forces, and put their lives on the line to ensure the freedoms we have. Memorial Day has also become a time where families get together ...

By Corey Gray, CEO, Credit Assistance Network Inc.
(Credit Assistance Network)
Comments 10
  Credit Score Basics   The very words “Credit Score” scare most people because people are scared of the unknown. Seriously, think back to grade school and ask yourself: Did anyone ever teach me anything about my credit score? Answer is NO! Even though your credit score mandates your entire lifes...