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 Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  Do You Know How You Got Your Name? When you think about it I am sure there are thousands of people who are not completely aware where their name came from. I mean your first and or middle name. When you watch this you will see more of what I am talking about. It took years for me to learn the r...
By Tony Croft, Mortgage Advisor
(Northstar Funding - Mortgage Banker/Broker)
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Mortgage Rates for Hoboken NJ - July 28, 2014 Last week’s economic news brought several housing-related reports, which indicated varying results in terms of gauging the economic recovery. FHFA reported slower growth of home prices associated with Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac mortgages, but sales of...
By THE TRAILBLAZER TEAM - ASHEVILLE Land and Signature Mountain Homes, Knowledge. Insight. We Walk the Extra Acreage !
(Signature Mountain Homes and LAND- Asheville 1031 Realty, Inc.)
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 Asheville Real Estate Journal   RELOCATING to ASHEVILLE and LOOKING  for information about what it is REALLY  like to live here-something data simply cannot provide? You have come to the right place! You will find a ten-foot stack of resource materials having to do with RELO INFO and “making ha...
By Tim Houk
(Keller Williams Red Stick Partners)
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Conveniently located just 5 minutes from the heart of LSU! This 4 bedroom, 2 full and 1 half bathroom home is situated on a large, secluded .43 acre lot. The home is on a Dead end street and provides great privacy and security. Less than a 1/2 mile from the levee, this home is perfect for an acti...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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Clutter is the antithesis to selling a home. Buyers aren't comfortable in a cluttered home and won't stay long enough to appreciate the fine features in your home if there are too many distractions.  Got 5 minutes? Then tackle one of these 5 minute de-cluttering projects. Clear a counter....
By Neal Bloom, Realtor CRS-Weston FL Real Estate
(Keller Williams Properties, Weston FL)
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COCONUT CREEK FLORIDA CONDO'S FOR RENT-WYNMOOR VILLAGE - $1,650 per month 2404 ANTIGUA CR, Coconut Creek, FL 33066 CONTACT INFO Neal Bloom(954)608-5556 FEATURES Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2Located on Floor #: 4Floors in Bldg: 4Square Footage: 1200Parking Spaces: 1Property Type: CondoPets Allowed: ...
By Colorado Dream House Team, Real People. Real Professionals. Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty DTC)
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Do you remember the good old days when all you had to do before buying a home was an inspection? I am sure that there are people who are reading this and were saying, “Inspection? We didn’t need no stinking inspection!” do buy a home. Yes, I believe that there are some of you out there who did so...
By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Orange County Short Sale Foreclosure Realtor)
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As an Orange County Real Estate Agent one of the most common questions that I get asked by my clients is “Fred, are schools important if you don’t have kids?” My answer to this question is yes. Choosing a home in a good school district is important because, even if you don't have children rig...
By Anne Kaplan
(Coldwell Banker)
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Homes for Sale in Sterling Ridge Subdivision in Cary, IL Are you looking for a home in the Sterling Ridge Subdivision, IL?  Are you interested in finding a home in the Sterling Ridge Subdivision in Cary IL? Click this link to find all the currently available homes. Details of the the Sterling Ri...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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June 2014 Real Estate Market Statistics for Watertown CT   Currently in Watertown CT there are 211 active residential listings for sale, with 44 new listings being added in June. The homes for sale in Watertown CT range from a 1,152 square ft, 3-bedroom colonial listed at $56,000 to a 8,908 squa...
By Adam Hergenrother
(The Adam Hergenrother Team at Keller Williams Realty )
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Chittenden: 992 Active 261 Pending 901 Closed (year to date)                              Closed (year-to-date 2013): 958 Median Sale Price (Residential year-to-date) = $253,000    2013: $251,750 Average Sale Price (Residential year-to-date) = $291,327    2013: $290,252 Average Days on Market (R...
By Denise Dimares, Realtor, Investor Serving DC and MD
(Exit Bennett Realty)
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 Summertime Listings Share One Thing in Common…    The listings aren’t dominated by any particular kind of seller---like local listings everywhere, all kinds of homeowners are represented. One attribute they generally have in common is the motivation to make their sale happen quickly. Sometimes t...
By Suzanne De Vita, Online Associate Editor
(RISMedia)
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With all of the cautionary news surrounding millennials and real estate, this update is much more positive. A recent NAR analysis suggests that millennials will be purchasing homes in metropolitan areas – just not where you’d expect. Instead of settling in employment epicenters like NYC and San F...
By Michael Layton, Michael Layton 7604085300
(Big Block Realty)
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Popular Desert Breezes Home.  Just $279,000 Check out this great package of features: Granite counters everywhere Vaulted Celings totally private yard w fruit trees Just three homes away from the pool Single Level Living First Class Fitness Facility with Large Pool and Tennis Gated Community Best...
By Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley.
(Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
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       NORTHWEST ALLEN COUNTY REAL ESTATE MARKET REPORT FOR THE WEEK OF JULY 21ST THRU JULY 26TH   Homes Sold:                              13 Average List Price:                 $194,253 Average Sales Price:              $190,515     98% of List Price Median Sales Price:               $150,000 A...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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Pebblebrook OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $43,200 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 BathroomInterior: 670 sqft Location 3300 PebblebrookSeabrook, TX 77586USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          L...
By Gina and RJ Hackworth, The Hackworth Real Estate Group
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With the trulia and zillow merger (Zulia) the questions of how much longer can realtors survive is up for debate again. Wasn't zillow suppose to eliminate realtors and make the home shopping experience much easier ? Instead all it ended becoming was another way to get advertising costs out of...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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3134 Ivy Bend | Silverlake OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $167,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitInterior: 1,822 sqftLot: 6,325 sqft Location 3134 Ivy BendPearland, TX 77584USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.com...
By Shawn Gerhardson, Top Rated Mortgage Professional
(Waterstone Mortgage NMLS#186434)
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Sellers, Beware: Five Reasons You Might Not Get Top Dollar when You Sell Your Home (And How to Avoid Them)   For most people, their home is their largest asset, so they want to maximize that asset by getting top dollar when they sell. Here are a few reasons you might not get top dollar when you s...
By Maggie McFarland, Pearland Realtor, Homes for Sale in Pearland Texas
(RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland)
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Harborwalk OverviewMapsPhotos $399,900 Lots and Land Main Features   Location 0 Water KeyHitchcock, TX 77563USA Maggie McFarland RE/MAX Pearland - Maggie McFarland(281) 412-2022PearlandHomeTeam@aol.comhttp://www.thehomesourceonline.com          Our recent listings HarborwalkPebblebrookNew Listin...
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