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Giving Thanks – Day 6

This is our Giving Thanks – Day 6 – entry into “12 Days of Thanks Giving 2017 – ActiveRain Challenge” hosted by Debbie Reynolds.  Yesterday Suzanne and I attended the Keller Williams 2017 Southwest Regional Inspiration Breakfast.  There were four speakers, including: Jon & Shara Maxwell of Sunshine Acres Children’s Home, Inc. Jacki Taylor of Save the Family Dawn Hocking of The Centers for Habilitation (TCH) and finally Michael Somsan, a totally blind tri-athlete. Michael’s story is remarkable, having been shot in the head in the line of duty and losing his sight in 1995, going on to become an attorney and a tri-athlete.   You can read the...

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Thankful Equals Listening…

Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI “…what is most important is listening to each client – in the moment…What are their needs? What do they really want? What’s working, what’s not working. How can we best assist them right now?”Right on target – and – re-blog! Thankful Equals Listening… Today after enjoying a long, peaceful hike early this morning I came to a very thoughtful and contemplative moment. I knew the day was going to be filled with activities for clients as well as a few business meetings.  But something was different in that moment this morning. Instead of ‘rushing’ to get back and...

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Giving Thanks – Day 5

This is our Giving Thanks – Day 5 – entry into “12 Days of Thanks Giving 2017 – ActiveRain Challenge” hosted by Debbie Reynolds. Today the focus is on health.   This past August I made a breakthrough in my quest for health and weight loss.   My health has steadily improved since the emergency surgery just over 3 years ago – in fact – it’s better now than it has been in 15 years.   The breakthrough was experimenting with a low carb diet – now a “way of eating”.   The results were immediate and dramatic. Changing nothing else other than reducing carbs to rock...

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How To Incorporate In California

Deciding to incorporate your new business venture is a decision that offers several benefits. It is necessary to decide what kind of a legal structure you are opting for and take further action. It is advisable to hire an attorney to guide you through the process of incorporation or opt for a firm that will take care of incorporation details as well as forming bylaws and procuring the EIN, such as legalzoom.com or mycorporation.com for a reasonable fee . Incorporation in California: Once you have decided on the kind of entity, you are going to form the nature of the business, have a good business plan as well as have adequate resources to fund the operation. It is essential to determine an appropriate name for your corporation. The name has to be unique and not a copy of any other registered business and must not be misleading, it can be reserved by paying a nominal fee and on being registered, can be trademark protected. It is not necessary for corporations to have any specific endings in California, except if it is a statory close corporation. Make sure the name selected is in compliance with applicable state laws. The articles of incorporation have to be filed with the Secretary Of State of California. There has to be at least a minimum of one incorporator. It is not necessary to list...

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Take Listing Photos Like a Pro!

Joel Jadofsky “These days, a majority of the searching process is completed online – very few clients, especially first time buyers or those of the younger variety, choose to attend open houses or showings without first viewing the property on the web and making sure they’re not wasting time on something that doesn’t fit their requirements.”Right on target – and – re-blog! While the importance of curb appeal will never diminish, the process of buying a home is changing rapidly!  These days, a majority of the searching process is completed online – very few clients, especially first time buyers or...

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