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 Rhonda Hollifield, REALTOR®, Broker REALTOR CRS, GRI, ABR
(Keller Williams Realty Mountain Partners)
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When Home Listing Photos Scare Buyers Away Your home listing is, hands-down, the most likely place prospective buyers will get their first glimpse of the home you are selling. Most serious prospects will go online as an early step in the process of winnowing candidate properties by area, asking p...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On October 17, 2014, DataQuick reported there were 1,678 Notices of Default (NODs) recorded in 3rd quarter of 2014 dropped 2.4% from the 1,720 in the 2nd quarter of 2014, and fell 14.6% from 1,966 defaults in the 3rd quarter of 2013 in Riverside County, California. For more complete information o...
By Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
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I'm Done Conventioning and Have News to Share Yes I do have news to share from the 2014 Colorado Association of REALTORS® convention. It was a very informative time. It was also a long three days that went by in a blur and I'm still processing it. When you hold a leadership position, these conven...
By Bill & Cyndi Daves, TeamDAVES - Your REALTORS In the GA/NC Mountains!
(Hiawassee, Young Harris, Blairsville, Hayesville, Murphy and Beyond!)
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Build Your Mountain Dream Home In The Cartecay River Community, Ellijay, GA OverviewMapsPhotos $9,900 Lots and Land Main Features Lot: 1.26 acre(s) Location Lot 13 Cartecay River RunEllijay, GA 30536USA Bill and Cyndi Daves RE/MAX Town & Country(828) 361-9783cyndi@teamdaves.comhttp://www.TeamDav...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On October 17, 2014, DataQuick reported there were 1,171 Notices of Default (NODs) recorded in 3rd quarter of 2014 increased 3.3% from the 1,134 in the 2nd quarter of 2014, but lower 9.6% from 1,296 defaults in the 3rd quarter of 2013 in County, California. For more complete information on DataQu...
By Brigitte Jones, Residential Real Estate Agent
(Brigitte Jones)
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What do you think? Do you use Walkscore for your listings or as info for your buyers on how close a home is to amenities etc?   Redfin Buys WalkScore
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
(REALTY ONE GROUP - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 702.443.7156 )
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Less comments & Less posts at AR for Robert Vegas Bob Swetz ;o)   Robert Swetz aka Vegas Bob has had some problems at the Activerain network with his groups resulting from "Growing Pains". So the frustration has resulted in at least 15-20 less comments per day at the Activerain network. And 10 le...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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                                  Walking around my the neighborhood, I met this plant in a front yard on Colorado Avenue.  It looked like some sort of decorative grass, except that I've never seen one of these in pink.  At any rate, I was very glad to have my little camera in my back pocket! 
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On October 17, 2014, DataQuick reported there were 3,868 Notices of Default (NODs) recorded in 3rd quarter of 2014 dropped 0.8% from the 3,836 in the 2nd quarter of 2014, and fell 11.9% from 4,391 defaults in the 3rd quarter of 2013 in Los Angeles County, California. For more complete information...
By J. Michael Manley
(J Michael Manley Team)
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  Night Harbor Subdivision   Community and Real Estate Night Harbor is a neighborhood in Chapin that has access to Lake Murray. Located off of Amicks Ferry Road, this community has a small town feel but you will not feel so far from the city. Access to water sports, fishing and more is easy. Ther...
By Un-Real Estate Blog, The Real Estate Blog
(Residential Home Funding Corp)
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511 Lindberg Ave Cliffside Park NJ - Dream Home!   Cliffside Park NJ is an area on the rise - it has everything from incredible restaurants, fabulous shopping, water views, great schools and of course amazingly easy access to Manhattan.  511 Lindberg Ave in Cliffside Park is an incredible opportu...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On October 21, 2014, National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported home sales in the Northeast were higher 1.5 in September of 2014 from August of 2014, but dropped 1.4% from September of 2013. The median price in the Northeast was $249,800, higher 4.8% from September of 2013. Home sales in the...
By Bandele Oguntomilade, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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Open-House Events:                    1-4PM on Saturdays Property:                                        1160 Isabel Street, Los Angeles, CA 90065 Virtual Tour:                                    www.1160Isabel.com Offered At:                                     $2300 Call:                     ...
By Lou Ludwig, CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC, e-PRO
(Ludwig & Associates)
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You Can Measure Ambitious Goals “The value of an ambitious goal is not measured by what it will bring to you. The worth of the goal is measured by what it will make of you in the process of following and attracting it.” Mother Teresa 1910 – 1997, Roman Catholic Religious Sister   As I see it . . ...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On October 16, 2014, U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) and the U.S. Census Bureau released 2013 American Housing Survey (AHS) gave us the fallowing stats on the survey: Among responded 82.4% of people communicated with neighbors in the previous month, and 50.7% of people are ...
By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Real Estate Pro
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Country 5 Acre Estate, Breathtaking Vistas Quality custom home by award winning builder Tom Messina in beautiful Brickert Country Estates. It was a Parade of Homes People's Choice Award winner! On 5.19 acres, in anticipation of horses the yard and corral were fenced and cross fenced with high end...
By David Spencer, Chicago Area Commercial-Residential R.E.
(Keller Williams Team Realty)
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In the table below lists all of the single family detached and single family attached homes currently on the market in Des Plaines,  IL The data lists available homes by price range with average time on market in each range. Included in this list are many Foreclosures and Short Sales.  Should you...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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I am sitting in one of my many Starbucks offices and behind me I am seeing a lot of activity.  I decided to go out and capture it on my iPad. The children were painting the windows here at the Starbucks in Chappaqua.   Pictures from Grant Schneider, Performance Development Strategies, LLC   Learn...
By Wayne Martin, Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division
(Michael Saunders & Company)
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Trivia question answers for Wednesday October 22, 2014 1. Who put Humpty Dumpty together again in the traditional nursery rhyme? No one 2. What is baby Superman called on the planet Krypton?  Kal-El 3. By what household name is sodium chloride better known?   Salt 4. What number is represented in...
By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Real Estate Pro
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Recreational Lots in Coeur d'Alene, Idaho   Here is a great opportunity to own a recreational lot in Bonanza Ranch not far from scenic Lake Coeur d'Alene. Two lots for a total of 0.40 acre give you a spot to camp when you're in town, or a place to build a shop or greenhouse! You won't be able to ...
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