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 Debra Valdes, Realtor Tampa Area Specialist
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By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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Multiple Units - Gorgeous Normal Heights Property OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $680,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms1 BathroomInterior: 1,320 sqft Location 4468 35th StreetSan Diego, CA 92116USA Melissa Zavala Broadpoint Properties(760) 839-3838mrzavala@gmail.comhttp://www.servi...
By Kristin Hamilton, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Important Moments of History  in the USA • August 23, 1966 – Lunar Orbiter 1 takes the first photograph of Earth from orbit around the Moon.   August 22, 2007 – The Texas Rangers rout the Baltimore Orioles 30–3, the most runs scored by a team in modern MLB history.   August 17, 2008 – American sw...
By Amy Jones Group, Recognized as the #1 RE/MAX Team in the Valley
(RE/Max Infinity -
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The Amy Jones Group "Buying a Home in Arizona" Q & A video series is underway. But first, let's start it off with our video out-takes.  We always have plenty of those and 5 year old Hondro makes our recording sessions fun and full of laughs! Hope you enjoy our blooper reel and stay tuned for our ...
By Diana Zaccaro - Your Coastal Connection, for Cocoa Beach and the Brevard County Beaches
(Realty 2000 One)
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I voted...did you?   Primary elections were held yesterday in Florida and, as usual, my husband and I made time to vote.    The polls were not crowded and when I commented about the low turnout, one of the workers replied that it had been steady all day. Since many people vote by absentee ballot ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Five Days Gratitude Challenge Day 3 Again continuing with Laura Cerrano's challenge to ActiveRain Members to share  days of gratitude here is day 3. Today was a busy day in real estate and with it came thoughts of blessings. I am thankful for very special clients. You know the ones that are appre...
By J. Michael Manley
(J Michael Manley Team)
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    Schedule a Showing/Request Info See All Homes for Sale in Cottages at Harrison Bridge Check out Cottages at Harrison Bridge Home Plans Cottages at Harrison Bridge Buyer's Incentive Simpsonville Homes for Sale What is Your Home's Worth? Need Help in Financing?       J Michael Manley Keller Wi...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, Carlsbad CA Homes for Sale (760) 840-1360
(Solutions Real Estate )
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I'm Counting on You!   Pretty weighty words from a client when heading out for the start of a home search.   I helped this buyer purchase a condo some years ago - he was living overseas and almost all the communication was via email. We never met but the transactions went swimmingly.   I finally ...
By Sarah Oswald, Broker, Realtor, CDPE, CIAS, SFR , Investor
(Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt)
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It is still Wednesday, allow me to color your day.         Every day of our lives we are given a blank canvas to paint. Fill your days with what attract you to succeed. It might just be one item or a single seed that you plant today, but tomorrow it will bloom to beautiful vibrant scented flowers.
By Anita Allen, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Pace and Milton, FL
(Coldwell Banker United, Realtors - 850-377-4410)
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4048 Bettian Avenue Milton, FL  32583 Home for Sale   4048 Bettian Avenue Milton, FL  32583 Home for Sale   Click for Current Price   MLS #: 468314       Bedrooms:  4          Baths:  2          Year Built:  1997             Sq. Ft:  2214  (360 sq ft heated and cooled sunroom, not included in the...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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First Floor Laundry Makes This Home Perfect 3526 Woodmoor Rd Baltimore County 21207   Open Sunday August 31st 2-3 PM         This very special home, located at  3526 Woodmoor Rd 21207  has four bedrooms, three baths and three finished levels. Two bedrooms are on the first floor along with the 24 ...
By Lou Ludwig, CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC, e-PRO
(Ludwig & Associates)
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You Run a Business With the End in Mind “You read a book from the beginning to end. You run a business the opposite way. You start with the end in mind and then you everything you must do to reach it.” Harold Geneen, industrialist     As I see it. . . . . . . . You run a business with the end in ...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
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The Ballen Group at Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas is selling a North Las Vegas home in Aliante. This home was listed on July 16th and is priced at $244,999. This home in Aliante is a single family home in the zip code region of 89084. This Aliante home was built in 2005 and is a two story hom...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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So this is Day 2, and it's fun to go through the day thinking about the good stuff. So here is today's list of some things I can be grateful for: 1.  My book group:  we are neighbors who love to read, and we get together every six or so weeks to talk about our latest book and have a delicious pos...
By Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or
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What's My Moores Landing Home Worth? Market Report for July 2014 Properties currently Active on the market: 0 Single-family properties closed in July: 3 Average sales price: $393,333 Average list price: $397,966 Average sales price to list price ratio: 98.8% Average days on the market: 29 Pending...
By Chris Ann Cleland, Associate Broker, Northern VA
(Long & Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA)
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The Kitchen Table Discussion Does Not Always End with a Listing If a week gets too monotonous, I tend to lose track of the days.  One after the other without anything to tell them apart is not my style.  It is one of the reason I love my job as a Bristow-Gainesville Real Estate Agent.  Usually, n...
By Jeffrey Jones, AZ Home Seekers,
(Stone Path @ West USA Realty)
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  Contact: Jeff and Debbie AZHOMESEEKERS.COM Phone: 480-200-5305 /206-650-4491     Golf Course Community - San Tan Valley, AZ Listed at 149995     Send To   Subdivision Johnson Ranch Category Homes Type Single Family Re-Sale Sq Footage 1972 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms 2 Half Bathrooms 1 Lot Size 5663 S...
By Erin Bates, Your Colorado Home Source
(Aspen Lane Real Estate)
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As a Realtor it is my first priority to provide the best of the best customer service to my clients. This means being an honest and skilled guide to get you from point A to point Z in the transaction. I am always in shock when I find consumers who have been represented by a Realtor who stops at p...
By Jeffrey Jones, AZ Home Seekers,
(Stone Path @ West USA Realty)
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  Contact: Jeff and Debbie AZHOMESEEKERS.COM Phone: 480-200-5305 /206-650-4491     750 W Corriente CtSan Tan Valley, AZ Listed at 200000     Send To   Subdivision Circle Cross ranch Category Homes Type Single Family Re-Sale Sq Footage 2108 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms 2 Half Bathrooms 0 Lot Size 7405 Sh...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Search All Port Saint Lucie, FL Homes For Sale Search All Tradition FL Homes for Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth? Short Sale Homes For Sale   Kevin B Tolbert PA Team Keller Willi...