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Are you up to a challenge? Here's your opportunity to enter Activerain's December Challenge. "Truth is stranger than fiction."Here we are in December again.  Are you ready for another fun ActiveRain Challenge? What could be more challenging and fun than planning for, dealing with, and surviving t...
Excellent post with insight into the top priorities for millennial renters. As the largest living generation in the US, Millennials have a major role to play in the shaping of real estate trends. Everything from apartment designs and selected amenities, the size of the units and the incorporated ...
Excellent post by Ron and Alexandra Seigel  As a luxury or any category of real estate marketing professional, one of the best ways to maximize your real estate website's power of attraction is to study the window dressing of  fine retail establishments.  A luxury retail store is designed to attr...
Thank you Pamela Cendejas  Why You Need a Strong Social Media Presence Chances are that you are already a member of at least one social media platform. It’s a great way to have a local presence. Did you know that it’s also a way that prospects are finding out about you? Prospective clients want t...
Yes, the seller's agent can improve the property's chance of selling quickly by discussing all types of financing, including FHA & VA loans.     With FHA appraisals...the main concerns have to do with safety...cracks in sidewalks that could be a trip hazard, chipped or peeling paint, lack of hand...
2019 Conventional Loan Limits Are Here          Movin' on up!  Much like the Jeffersons, Conventional loan limits are pushing higher in 2019.  With loan amounts based on median sales price, this is no surprise considering the high rates of appreciation we've seen in so many markets across the US...
Title:  How to Avoid Low Values on VA Appraisals Karen Deis, Publisher, www.MortgageCurrentcy.com     Way back in 2003, the Veterans Adminstration launched the "Tidewater Appraisal Process",  allowing appraisers to request additional sales information prior to the completion of the appraisal.  I...
Fall is the perfect time for this Meatball Sub Casserole Recipe.  Thanks, Will Hamm  Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 45 mins Yields: 6 servings     Ingredients: For the Meatballs- 1 lb. ground beef 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 large egg 1/3 c. bread crumbs 2 tbsp. freshly chopped parsley, plus more f...
Pamela Cendejas Five excellent tips for generating leads from Facebook ads.  Most important: you need to actually use them consistently. 'Once & Done' does NOT WORK. Facebook Followers: 5 Things That Haven't Changed 5 Simple Ways to Build Your Facebook Followers There's a lot of talk (and concern...
CONGRATULATIONS!!!! Keep in mind that you can be a winner by using the tips offered by these ActiveRain members. It's a dog-eat-dog world out there and we often hear tales of woe from agents who gave up and quit because they didn't know how to generate more business, if they even get any at all. ...

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