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.

This board rolls all day long with the newest blog posts to our site. You’ll find some diamonds in the rough on this page, so check back often to peruse the blog roll and learn from our committed community of real estate professionals.

The newest blog posts on ActiveRain

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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  Pensacola Florida 32514, Freddie's 3% downpayments start next week It will get easier for some buyers to qualify for a mortgage starting Monday when Freddie Mac lowers its minimum to 3%, a move Fannie Mae took in Dec. Read more.       Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, Find out what you...
By Matt Brady, Lending With Competence And Character
(New American Funding)
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10240 Aviary Drive San Diego, CA 92131 Single Level 4 BR Home For Sale in Scripps Ranch Price : $699,000.00 Bedrooms : 4 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square Foot : 1,811 Lot Size : 11,700 sq.ft. Community : Scripps Ranch County : San Diego Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1972 MLS Number : 1500163...
By Spirit Messingham, Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900
(Tierra Antigua Realty)
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E-mail is the #1 activity on mobile devices, beating out even texting or making phone calls! There is no question that e-mail is the ground floor of any successful marketing strategy.     Marketing e-mails need to be designed well, optimized for mobile devices, and personalized when possible. The...
By Katina Hargrove 352-551-0308, Broker/Owner, GRI,SFR, Realtor
(Stake Your Land Realty, Inc.)
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You are cordially invited to celebrate Palm Sunday at the Sanctuary Church of God in Deland Florida. Come to the Easter celebration on April 5, 2015, the service begins at 10am. I hope to see you there.
By Spirit Messingham, Third Generation Full-Time Realtor® 520 471-6900
(Tierra Antigua Realty)
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In 2011 there was a revision to the contract: the Loan Status Update became a requirement instead of a “nice-to-obtain” document. Lines 66 - 68 state: “Buyer shall deliver to Seller the LSU with a minimum line 1 - 40 completed describing the current status of the Buyer’s proposed loan within five...
By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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The Leland Cultural Arts Center (LCAC) is now open at 1212 Magnolia Village Way! The new center is unique in the area and provides a space for residents to take classes in pottery, cooking, painting, writing, photography, dance and more.   Inside the modern facility, there is gallery space to dis...
By Gene Allen, Realty Consultant for Cary Real Estate
(Fathom Realty)
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Why does the legislature keep tacking bad amendments to good bills.  This bill will affect Short Sale sellers in the Raleigh and Durham area as well as the rest of the state if passed.  Please read the bill and send a Call TO Action to your state senator.   When the seller's bank accepts less tha...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
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Washington County Utah Residential Market Report February 2015 Sales in February mark a 5 month trend of Oct, Nov, Dec, Jan and Feb closings being the highest for those months since 2008. Stats are of Single Family Residential Sales in Washington County only, no outside sales.   February Market S...
By Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  Not everyone will agree with this, and that is ok   It is rather interesting how so many people have opinions of things now. On many different subjects. The war in Viet Nam, the war in Iran, the war in Afghanistan, people not exercising, people not eating healthy, people not communicating, and ...
By Barbara Michaluk, Top Producing REALTOR Montgomery County, Maryland
(Weichert Realtors, 3816 International Dr, Silver Spring, MD)
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Detached Home For Sale 15006 Hunter Mountain Ln Silver Spring MD 20906 Lovely 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Colonial in Longmead  List Price $475,000  MLS# MC8569592  / 2,426 Interior sq. ft. Home Features: ·         Great location in desirable Longmead ·         Situated on quiet street – front overlooks ...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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Hello? Is this the Real Estate help line? Oh, I am so glad. I need your help. OPERATOR: Stay on the line please and we will assist you. Please state your name, location, zip code and whether you want to buy or sell so we can narrow down and expedite your call. Very good. You are on your way to ge...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Markets In A Minute For The Week Ending 3/27/15              We are all busy.  It is tough to keep on top of all the markets and how they are performing.   That is why, I always enjoy Mike's Markets In A Minute Updates.  Here is his latest one for the week ending 3/27/15.  I hope you all had a gr...
By George DeVine, Mortgage Banker
(Atlantic Home Loans)
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These two pictures say it all; Home prices are stable and increasing and interest rates remain at historical lows making this a great time to consider your first home purchase.  The third photo is where you go to finance it!
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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This is the March Real Estate Market Report for Poudre River Ranch Greeley CO     Home sales in Poudre River Ranch are off to a slow start so far in 2015, with 3 homes sold, ranging in price from a low of $306,000 to a high of $389,285, with a median price of $308,134 and an average price of $33...
By Lewis Beynon, Clifton Park NY Real Estate
(Prime Property Solutions, LLC)
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Clifton Park NY Homes for Sale Capital Region Skinny - February 2015 Here is the latest market update for the Clifton Park NY and Greater Capital Region.  In the video you'll find that this is a great time to list your home as available inventory is down, creating more competition for Buyers and ...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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The spring home-buying boom is underway, and this year buyers in some markets will face an increased amount of competition due to low housing inventory. In fact, the most recent existing-home sales report from the National Association of REALTORS® cautions that "Insufficient supply appears to be...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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We binged Breaking Bad a few months ago. If you haven't seen the show yet, it was a tremendous series featuring science teacher Walter White who, diagnosed with terminal lung cancer, decided to take on a less than traditional way to provide for his family in his death. The characters are well dev...
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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Do I get more Discount as an All Cash Buyer buy NYC Condos? New York Real Estate is very competitive market place and it is a city full very successful professionals with high income, along with entrepreneurs of many industries such as finance, fashion, culinary and etc. We are seeing many sales ...
Staging is to an Olympia home what packaging is to a supermarket product: a vital element that can supersede all others. Product managers rely on advertising and marketing efforts to create awareness among consumers, just as homeowners use their Realtor’s marketing know-how (the listing, web page...
By Dennis Toomey, Buying or Selling Talk TOoMEy!
(RE/MAX Action)
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2168 West SILVERLEAF Lane ADDISON, IL 60101 MLS#: 08850817 Price: $325,000 House Type:   2 Stories Bedrooms:   4 Full Bathrooms:   2 Half Bathrooms:   1   TWO STORY CONTEMPORARY WITH PICTURESQUE VIEW OF A BEAUTIFUL POND. FEATURES 9 FT CEILINGS & HARDWOOD FLOORS ON 1ST FLOOR CATHEDRAL CEILINGS, I...