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 Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
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I took this picture of ice plants growing on the sand near a home on the beach, and it reminded me of a quote by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe, German epic and lyrical poet, best known for his play, Faust'   Nothing is worth more than this day   Happy Monday Written by Ron & Alexandra Seigel- ABOUT...
By Don Mcbride, Buy or Sell Today
(Nautical Realty Group)
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Homes For Sale In The Verandah Neighborhood Fort Myers, FL Why Do People Live Here? Verandah is a golfing community along Orange River in Fort Myers, Florida. Verandah features two 18 hole golf courses, Old Orange designed by Bob Cupp Whispering Oak designed by Jack Nicklaus & Jack Nicklaus II Re...
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
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The 13th Annual NC Railroad Expo will be held Saturday, April 11, 2015 at the Hickory Metro Center. Approximately 250 tables full of railroad lanterns, timetables, books, and models of all scales will be available. The show is sponsored by the Alexander Chapter of the National Railway Historical...
     A coworker and I went to lunch at Orlandos Seafood Restaurant yesterday. It is         located at 304 Hwy 22 West ~ Madisonville, LA ~ 2 blocks past the Tchefuncte        River. This is a classic mom and pop seafood restaurant that specializes in                   southern favorites. We star...
By Rick Cordisco, Pocono Real Estate Professional
(Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty )
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 Emerald Lakes also offers 2 Beaches with Complete Bathhouses and Playground Facilities. There is an Indoor Pool and an Outdoor Pool that go along with the Tennis Courts and Basketball Courts. After a day of Community Enjoyment, you can kick back at The Emerald Bar Grill and Restaurant without ev...
By Sharon Sigman, Sharon Sigman
(RE/MAX )
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A toilet seat left up in a filthy bathroom. A room that looks like it belongs in the sequel to Deliverance. Poor angles that accentuate phallic window shapes (yes, really!) They're just a few of the bizarre, poorly executed, and possibly illegal listing photos out there. Cause nothing sells your ...
By Jim Sinnott, Realtor, ABR, GRI Licensed in MA and RI
(Bedard Realty)
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  The Final Walkthrough: What to Look Out For       When purchasing a home the last thing you do prior to closing is the final walkthrough. The purpose of this walkthrough is to make sure the house is being delivered as agreed in your contract. You will want to make sure the seller is leaving the...
By Sharon Sigman, Sharon Sigman
(RE/MAX )
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Curb appeal is one of the most important factors in selling a home, and one of the most difficult to quantify, but one thing is certain -- homes sell for more money when they have it.   It's common knowledge that drive-up first impressions count. Buyers want to be charmed and excited about a prop...
By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Homes ~ What People Want & Don’t Have. One in three American households plans to move within the next five years and here is a survey that shows the gap from what Americans have and what they want. Over 10,000 households were surveyed by the Demand Institute and it reveals what Americans have to ...
By American Dream Realty, Santa Cruz Real Estate
(American Dream Realty)
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           Contemporary Farmhouse in the                      Los Gatos Mountains!    Home Photos Local Schools     Just Listed         American Dream Realty   831-455-6007 Questions?Schedule a Showing! Licensed In:CA License #:01280989       1171 Fern Ridge Felton, CA 95018 Bedrooms: 4 Bathroom...
By Diana Purcell, Mesa,Queen Creek,Gilbert,San Tan Valley Realtor
(Solutions Real Estate)
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  Villages At Queen Creek We are happy to announce that we have a just finished our new website featuring homes for sale in The Villages at Queen Creek.  If you are looking for a golf course community in Queen Creek you should definitely look at this beautiful community.   Golf homes in Villages ...
By Rene Fabre, New Media Marketing
(First American Title)
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I watched a TEDx talk a few months ago given by Sally Kohn, “Don’t like clickbait? Don’t click.” Sally is a lawyer, political commentator, and CEO of Movement Vision Lab, a grassroots think tank. In this short conversation she makes some big points that I continue to think about. In this age we’r...
By Sharon Sigman, Sharon Sigman
(RE/MAX )
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When spring arrives, we all get a little itchy to get outside and enjoy our surroundings. For many of us, that means hitting the local nursery or Home Depot and hauling home a car full of flowers and plants for the yard. But for those of us who lack a green thumb, spring may be a bit bittersweet....
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Martin County FL Leads in Health Rankings and Outcomes When it comes to health on the Treasure Coast of Florida, Martin County is number 1 as reported by the sixth annual County Health Rankings & Roadmaps tool, released by the University of Wisconsin and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.  This ...
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley, Homefinders.com, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Homes for Sale in Bluemont, Loudoun County, VA - Under $1,000,000. As of today, March 30, 2015, there are only 15 properties for sale priced less than $1,000,000.  Of course one of the reasons is that Bluemont is a rural town in Western Loudoun County.  To tour homes for sale in Bluemont, just ca...
By Cindy Stys, The Premier Equine Realty Broker
(Cindy Stys Equestrian & Country Properties, Ltd)
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$329,000, 3Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House, 2016 sqft.     Cindy Stys | Cindy Stys Equestrian & Country Properties, Ltd | 610-849-1790info@cshorseproperties.com | 162 Muffin Ln, Blakeslee, PA 18610 Home on 9+ Acres Adjacent to State Forest 3Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House   $329,000 Year Built 1999 Sq...
By Mike & Kathleen Kelly, Hickory NC REALTORS
(HICKORY REAL ESTATE GROUP)
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The Hickory Crawdads Annual Open House will be this Saturday, April 4th, 2015 at L.P. Frans Stadium from 10am - 1pm, with the free event including an Easter Egg hunt, ticket deals, and a Catawba Valley Community College baseball game. To kick-off to the 2015 season, they will feature an Easter t...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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7 Easy Steps to Declutter Your Home Before You Sell Spring is here! When it comes to preparing to sell your home, the best place to start is clearing the clutter. Clutter includes all of those things we have a tendency to save that we no longer use that just lie around or take over extra space in...
By Debra B Albert - Find Real Estate in Port St. Lucie Team Albert, We Make Real Estate Happen - Buy - Sell - or Rent
(Keller Williams Realty)
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The Most Accurate Market Report Clerk of Court St. Lucie County   February home purchases up, foreclosures remain low New foreclosures in St. Lucie County have remained below 100 for three straight months while home sales ticked up in February. However, home sales remained seasonably low in Febr...
By Patrizia "Trish" Giassa
(Keller Williams Realty, North Central New Jersey)
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  Brand new construction of DREAM HOME for Sale in Chatham, NJ   112 N Summit Avenue, Chatham NJ  07928.  Brand new, 2 story Chatham home for sale on quiet, dead end street.  Close to activity of down town Chatham but out of the congestion!   CLICK HERE: To see all of our NEW HOMES for Sale in CH...
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