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By Donald Hester, NCW Home Inspections, LLC
(NCW Home Inspections, LLC)
Comments 12
A Hat Trick - Home Inspection Findings                                              Chelan Home Inspections   Hat Trick n. Sports   1. Three goals scored by one player in one game, as in ice hockey. 2. Three wickets taken in cricket by a bowler in three consecutive balls. 3. Three consecutive win...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 33
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-February 22 to February 28, 2015   I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it c...
By Steve Vondran, Real Estate Lawyer
(The Law Offices of Steven C. Vondran, P.C.)
Comments 12
Hi again, this post provides general legal information that every real estate broker and agent in the United States should be aware of.  I will be discussing the recent UNANIMOUS United States Supreme Court decision in the case of Jesinoski v. C0untrywide Home Loans  If you are the kind of person...
By Jeff Pearl
(RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA)
Comments 8
I have learned several years ago that many buyers don't understand, or are afraid of buying a lot and building a new home. Many times they just don't know all that is involved and are afraid of cost over runs. Time is also a factor. In fact, I know someone that did a walk-thru recently in Winches...
By Giselle Lampe, Giselle Lampe Napa Valley Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley)
Comments 27
Today we heard sad news, that Leonard Nimoy, aka. Mr. Spock has passed away.  He was 83 years old and passed away in his home in Los Angeles, cause of death is reported to be end stage chronic obstructive pulmonary disease. Mr. Nimoy, was accomplished in more things than just portraying so perfec...
By Jay & Michelle Lieberman, Creating Calm in the Buying and Selling Chaos
(Keller Williams Realty - Westlake Village, CA)
Comments 15
What is My Home Worth Right Now?     Jay & Michelle Lieberman | Keller Williams Realty | (818) 665-5306 | info@teamjaymichelle.com             Keeping track of the value of your home, your most important investment, is extremely important and commendable.  We like to continually provide our past,...
By Tracy Lee Parker, Experienced Broker & Property Managers Since 2006
(RE/MAX Dallas Suburbs/PLATINUM PROPERTIES & MANAGEMENT)
Comments 24
Does "selling" experience really count in Real Estate?  We all probably worked in other fields before we got in Real Estate.  Some of us probably had "selling" experience of some sort.  It is rare in my area to work with someone who is right out of highschool or college selling homes. So it makes...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Comments 35
Baby Boomers - Up-sizing and Downsizing  The population of people born between 1946 and 1964 are redefining aging. Known as baby boomers, many are still working, staying active and fit, and have no intention of slowing down.  According to Pew Research, 72 percent say they feel younger than their ...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 52
Mary has become fascinated with tiny houses, and has been binge watching a bunch of episodes of the myriad tiny house shows that are all over HGTV & DIY now. Since we live in a not tiny house, I can easily escape to another of our comfortable livings spaces and ignore it all. But I have been expo...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 21
We can’t go on together...   Without TRUST on both sides of a personal or business relationship, the word fail eventually comes into play. I can say this with full confidence through past experiences:   Taking a listing with the agreement that the sellers will reduce the price as necessary to gai...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 55
Have you seen it yet?  The dress that's making people crazy. The dress that's dividing the internet into two sides each claiming to be right.   Social media is a buzz over this very interesting, and confusing dress.  Is it blue and black or is it white and gold? Last night I saw it on facebook an...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 22
With social media comes many, many new relationships. If you guys are like me, you're creating and meeting many fellow industry peeps right here on places like AR. With that comes a very heavy price - one that cannot be bought, negotiated or ignored - death.  We all die - there's no question, dou...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 51
Rainers are the best as we all know but what about those who don't?  I'm starting a new series and you're all invited.  Some amazing Rainers will be highlighted  through social cards that we'll create.  These cards will be blasted on our social outlets and within AR as well linking back to your p...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 44
The world is made up of all kinds of people, all kinds of religions, political believes, different moral compasses, different ideas of ethics and different measure sticks for success.   I am a square peg who's hovered by the round hole all my life. My motto, why be normal?  I don't measure someon...
By Tina Parker, CNE, SRES, CSP Home Staging REALTOR, Halifax, NS
(Century21 Trident Realty)
Comments 24
To Hootsuite or not to Hootsuite? I've read online discussions recently about the negative aspects of using this social media posting platform or something similar. I have to admit, I love using it to help manage my various accounts. It allows me to organize postings well in advance that are rele...
By Holli McCray, Keller Williams Realty - Knoxville West
(Keller Williams Realty/Knoxville Premier Properties, LLC)
Comments 20
The Holli McCray Group @ Keller Williams Realty (865) 291-0355 Homeowner's Tip - The Benefits of LED Lighting Search the current inventory of homes in the Knoxville area   Most of us have heard of LED Lighting at this point, but if you're like me, you don't really know why LED (light-emitting dio...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 39
SELLING A HOME WHILE IT'S OCCUPIED BY TENANTS Whether it is a seller's market or buyer's market, in order to sell your house, prospecitve buyers must be able to easily see the home before making an offer. Though it is ideal to have your house vacant once you decide to sell, it is not always possi...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 24
One reason you should be blogging and as well as posting your listings on Active Rain is because it gets you and your properties seen. In addition to selling our listings, part of our job is to keep our sellers happy during the process, partly by showing them that we understand the Internet and h...
By Thomas Craig
(Re/Max Crossroads)
Comments 42
My wife had a girlfriend over to the house when I arrived home yesterday afternoon. My wife’s friend is quite a bit younger than my wife, and once was my wife’s boss. The woman has a mid-to-high level management position with her current company. She was explaining to the two of us that the owner...
By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Partners)
Comments 20
Here in the south, in January and February, we can have snow and ice. Luckily, it usually is gone just as quickly as it comes. But during the day(s) that the roads are bad, people tend to hunker down at home and not venture out. Open houses get canceled as well as broker caravans. If you look at ...
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