Recent Blog Posts

The amazing members of ActiveRain produce hundreds of blog posts every single day of the year.  There is a wonderful mix of all things real estate and beyond for your reading pleasure.

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The newest blog posts on ActiveRain

By Jan Green, RE/MAX Excalibur Scottsdale REALTOR®, GREEN
(Scottsdale, Phoenix, Cave Creek, Carefree, Fountain Hills)
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Housing Market Update 85254 -     The zip code 85254 is located in mid-Scottsdale and looks like it's in Phoenix on a map.  In fact, the City of Phoenix provides service to this segment of Scottsdale.  Schools for this area are in the Paradise Valley District and are well-respected with higher sc...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I like a beautiful and scenic ride as much as anyone. This trip however was difficult in altitude and the the constant turns and temperature changes made it more than an ordeal. That said, we did stop at a sanctuary with humming birds. Some incredible species here. Enjoy these pictures of the one...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: Lethal Legacy by Linda Fairstein Lethal Legacy (2009) is volume number eleven in the Alexandra Cooper series by New York Times bestselling author Linda Fairstein. Alex Cooper heads the sex crimes unit as the Assistant District Attorney in New York City. You do not need to rea...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Gig Harbor, Washington Waterfront Homes Market Data (5/25/2015) For further information about Gig Harbor or Fox Island Waterfront Homes and a free up-to-date home listings that are in your price range; please contact Paul Henderson, Residential Broker, RE/MAX Professionals Tacoma, Washington...  ...
By Joy Daniels
(Joy Daniels Real Estate Group, Ltd.)
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Search other homes for sale in HarrisburgListing Details:2299 Forest Hills Drive, HarrisburgMLS Number: 10269900Bedrooms: 4Baths: 2 Full, 1 HalfSquare Feet: 2,320This home is ready for you to enjoy! New Carpet throughout the home plus fresh paint and new rear Pella Doors & Front Windows! Pocket d...
By Laura Castillo
(Laura Castillo Group)
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5 Kitchen Tips for Staging Your HomeYou want to see a potential home buyers eyes light up and hear them gasp in awe when they walk in to your kitchen. The kitchen is one of the biggest focal points when selling your home. You want to present it in the best light possible. These kitchen tips for s...
By Michele Connors, Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor
(The Overton Group, LLC Pitt & Carteret County)
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It starts with a vision.. An idea of something personal  for your housing needs. A desire to create the home of your dreams representing all your comforts and expressing your style and character through architecture , color, texture and finishes.             It starts with a Certified New Home Sp...
By Christina Sanchez Hood, | Luxury Real Estate & More
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 Enjoy learning about the 7 Things You Didn't Know About Memorial Day and make sure to "LIKE" my new #SiliconValleyHOODS business page on fb.p.s. Looking for a home in the Silicon Valley area?  Call me at 650.382.2880 to set up a hangout on HOW TO BE A BLACK BELT BUYER IN SILICON VALLEY.  I am he...
      If you’re looking for a  waterfront pet friendly Boca Raton condo, Placide, located on A-1-A, is one of the very appealing buildings to consider. Placide is pet friendly up to 20 pounds. Although Placide was built in 1979, it was totally revovated in 2012. This upgrade included impact wind...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long and Foster REALTORS®, Manassas, VA)
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Top Floor Condo Overlooking Pool Overview Maps Photos Description Neighborhood Market Stats $410,000 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,132 sqftYear Built: 1980MLS #: FX8645670 Location 8380 Greensboro Drive1011McLean, VA 22102USA Chris Ann Cleland Long & Foster RE...
By Inzopa Inc
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I think we all understand the importance of Vetarans who not only protect our country, but the entire world! In honor of Memorial Day, we'd like to recognize Inzopa's finest VA loan mortgage professionals!  So far, On Inzopa, 39 mortgage professionals have proven to close at least one VA loan:Tom...
By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Tell You a Secret “Let me tell you the secret that has led me to my goals;my strength lies solely in my tenacity.”Louis Pasteur 1822 - 1895, French Chemist and Microbiologist As I see it. . . . . . . .Tell you a secret The secret . . . . to achieving your goals Having a passion for what you do . ...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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Today in Bristol TN~VA 5.25.15 ...My Memorial Day Co-Pilot! Check out the latest news ....Today in Bristol TN~VA 5.25.15 ...My Memorial Day Co-Pilot! This is the day when we all should remember those who have died so that we can be free and also those who are still serving so that our freedom wil...
By RockStar Realty Group, Rock Stars in Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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Magnolia High School | Schools in The Woodlands TXMagnolia High School is part of the Magnolia Independent School District. The school is located at 14350 FM 1488 in Magnolia, TX. This address is in the 77354 zip code area. They can be reached by phone at 281-356-3572. The school's fax number is ...
By Pat Champion
(Coldwell Banker Camelot Realty)
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HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY!!!Happy Memorial Day weekend Remember we are the land of the Free because of the Brave..............                                               Remember if you have any questions about First Time Home Buyers Programs or any Real Estate matter I'm just a phone call or email a...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Suffice to say that hating the heat and humidity as I do, I might have thought twice about going to the Amazon. Needless to say I did not. So here I am. This morning we had a jungle excursion. You first get rubber hip boots, take a boat, and trek through heavy mud in the rain. So, why would anyon...
By Angela Clark, CRS, Realtor since 1997.
(Tony Clark Realtors, LLC)
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Residential Home Available for Purchase 5320 Hwy 60 West, Owensboro, Kentucky Nestled on 1.91 acres. Brick ranch with full unfinished basement. 3 spacious bedrooms, 2 full baths, and 1 half baths. Formal Liv Rm. Fireplace in Fam Rm. One Family Owned. Quality built with Solid wood doors and moldin...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team at Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group
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More rain, lightning and thunder and a fresh round of tornado warnings.  Enough is enough, I have to call Mother Nature out for her rudeness.  This is Memorial Day, a day to honor our Heroes...and you are raining on our parades and tribute ceremonies.  HOW RUDE!  To all of North Texas, hunker dow...
By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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On this Memorial Day when we stop to reflect on the brave soldiers who gave their lives that we could have the freedoms we so take for granted... I hope we'll also remember those who came home, and those whose contribution has been shamefully ignored by most. When our soldiers returned from Viet ...
By Michael Gross, Providing lending solutions not just loans!
(Dividend America Commercial Lending)
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Physician Loans - Fast Closing & Easy QualificationPhysician loans with fast closings and easy qualification for doctors who have some credit challenges are easy to obtain through and their fast closing Physician Loans program.  This physician loan is designed to allow doctors t...