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 Michael Gross, Providing lending solutions not just loans!
(Dividend America Commercial Lending)
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Apartment Financing Rates are in the high 3's to low 4% range right now.  Rates this low help apartment complex owners and apartment building investors create excess cash flow.  Using Apartment Financing and apartment loan refinance strategies properly can help investors rapidly grow their portfo...
By Kimberley Kelly, SFR, HAFA, GREEN, I do Real Estate like I played polo-to WIN!
(HK Lane, Christie's International Affiliate, 760-285-3578)
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Here in the palm Springs Valley, as with ALL real estate throughout the country, houses recovered first, Commercial properties next, and now is the recovery of our Land Sales! Desert Luxury Properties, whether we are talking about homes, whether on golf courses or not, seem to be blazing the trai...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaithersburg CDBG Funding for Housing Renovations    The Mayor and City Council recently approved an $82,500 forgivable loan through the City's Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) program to the Montgomery County Coalition for the Homeless. Federal CDBG funds support projects and programs to...
By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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  Gulf Breeze Florida 32561, Surprise tops owners' list of needed features Energy efficiency topped a satisfaction gap list of things households want but do not have: 71% of households surveyed said it's "highly important" to them. Read more. Homes in Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 with buyer rebates...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Pasadena CA Modern Condos at 484 East California Blvd Update 3.28.15   This is an update of recent market activity for the modern condos located at 484 East California Boulevard in Pasadena. The complex makes a dramatic modern architectural statement at the southeast corner of Los Robles Avenue a...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
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Fishhawk Lake Real Estate One of the Best Things About My "Job".... is when I drive a new client (or a client with family members tagging along) around Fishhawk Lake and I watch the transformation from intrigue to love take place in less than two hours' time! It is the BEST feeling in the world t...
By Mark Lomas, Excellent Service, Superior Results
(Sotheby's International Real Estate)
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Can going green by leasing solar panels for your roof  save you or cost you money when you go to sell your home? Possibly both. Recently Kenneth Harney reported in the LA Times that as great an idea solar panels may be, that when you go to sell your home they could be a problem.  Some solar pane...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
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This week, there was medium activity on the Lyndhurst real estate market,  12 new listings were put on market during the week, 1 listing was returned to market, there were 6 contingent listings, price change occured in 12 of the listed properties. and there were 5 sales. NEW LISTINGS House listed...
By Michael Killmer
(Century 21 North Homes Realty Inc.)
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$187,000, 3 Bdrms, 2.5 Baths, 1554 Sq Ft Michael Killmer, CENTURY 21, North Homes Realty Inc michael@mikekillmer.com (425) 876-4663 11617 10th Ave W #B, Everett, WA 98204 S Everett townhouse on a quiet dead-end street. www.wa=homesforsale.com for more properties. 3 BR/2.5 BA Single Family Home  ...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors New Jersey Real Estate for Sale and Lease Welcome to NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors. We are your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. Our real estate expertise includes Luxury Homes, Homes for Sale, New Home...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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Easter stands for many things, but for the little ones it means its Easter Egg Hunt Time.  My kids always looked for ward to the Easter Egg Hunts we had in our back yard for them, and I will enjoy doing the same once again for my granddaughter when she is a little older.  The joy on their faces a...
By Greg Schamp
(West USA Realty)
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← Real Estate Jargon, Explained   JUST SOLD!! THE PLAZA LOFTS AT KIERLAND Posted on March 28, 2015 by Greg Schamp Congratulations and a huge thank you to my friends and great clients on the purchase of their new condo at The Plaza Lofts At Kierland.  These residences offer amenities that are unpa...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors New Jersey Real Estate for Sale and Lease Welcome to NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors. We are your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. Our real estate expertise includes Luxury Homes, Homes for Sale, New Home...
By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
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Make it YOURS!! OverviewMapsPhotos $134,500 Single Family Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 568 sqftLot: 0.61 acre(s) Location 1198 Mallard WayHomer, AK 66903USA Debra K Leisek Bay Realty, Inc.(907) 235-6183debra@bayrealtyalaska.comhttp://www.BayRealtyAlaska.com   Listed by: Debr...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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Liberty Township Ohio SOLD:  3 Car Garage, 4 BR 2.5 BA For $307,000 This immaculate home in Liberty Township's Hawthorne Hills has new owners as of yesterday afternoon!  Our sellers are happy to now only own ONE home, the patio home we helped them buy a few months ago in Fairfield's Walden Ponds ...
By Sarah & John Rummage, BPOR, ePro, Realtor
(Benchmark Realty LLC, Nashville TN 615.516.5233)
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Scams are all around us, and one of the more distressing for a lot of consumers and Realtors these days is the con artist who spots a vacant listing which is for sale, runs a ‘for rent’ ad with extremely cheap rent, then disappears when he/she gets the deposit and first month’s rent from the uns...
By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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  Gulf Breeze Florida 32561, Flood insurance premiums can go up after April 1 Under last year's law that limits flood insurance rate increases, a single policy can go up 18%, providing the average premium in its rate class rises no more than 15%. Read more. Homes in Gulf Breeze, Florida 32561 wit...
By Reshawna Leaven, Hoping to be your next Realtor ® in VA, MD or DC
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Over 45 Discounts for Teachers! It's time to start saving. Are you a teacher? Are you aware that by being an educator there are benefits andsavings to you? The Container Store "Organized Teacher" 2015 discount program - http://www.containerstore.com/teachers Liberty Mutual - Liberty Mutual extend...
By Lou Ludwig, CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC, e-PRO
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Self-Confidence is Required “Self confidence is the first requisite to any successful undertakings.” Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultant, Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author   As I see it . . . . . . . Self-confidence   True self-confidence is developed through concentrating on yo...
By Holli McCray, Keller Williams Realty - Knoxville West
(Keller Williams Realty/Knoxville Premier Properties, LLC)
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1128 Creekside Village Way, Seymour, TN. 37865 Price: $240,000MLS #: 918419Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3Square Footage: 2,503 BEAUTIFULLY MAINTAINED UPSCALE ALL-BRICK CONDO! Wonderful floor plan that includes 3 main level bedrooms, formal dining area and an upstairs bonus room/guest suite. Features inc...
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