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 RockStar Realty Group, Rock Stars in Real Estate
(Keller Williams)
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939 Kern St Houston, TX 77009 Price: $495,000 Listing #: 4903238 | Bedrooms: 3 | Full Baths: 2 | Sq. Feet: 1486 OPEN HOUSE: Mar 7, 1:00PM- 4:00PM Contact the listing agent Rick Raanes with The Rock Star Group, at 281-960-1900 to get more information or to schedule a showing or to find out more ab...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
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Discovering Unusual Features in Homes for Sale in Spring Hill, Florida   Sometimes, the homes we list for sale contain some unusual features that are not necessarily a part of the home but give it that special something that is hard to pinpoint.  This morning, I met with the appraiser at one of t...
By PropertyMinder Inc., Modern Tools for the Modern Agent
(PropertyMinder, Inc.)
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  View this email in your browser Hi there,  Honestly, you would be silly not to spend one special hour with us this week.Tawd Frensley, our VP of Sales & Marketing, will share what he has learned from over15,000 real estate agents about referrals.Spring is less than a month away.Why not dedicat...
By Jeffrey Masich, Arizona Homes and Land to Sell or Purchase
(HomeSmart )
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Phoenix area including Scottsdale home sales and new contracts started surging in early February.    Why are buyers signing contracts now?   1. The new reduced FHA reduced mortgage insurance rates went into effect 2. Prices still low with reports they will rise in 2015 3. Pent up demand as "boome...
By Aaron Norris, MBA, APR, Hard money lending and real estate investments.
(The Norris Group Hard Money Lending)
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California hard money loan closed in Vista, California. California trust deed at $300,000 at 10.5% on Vista investment property. See more at http://ow.ly/JQMJB For more information about The Norris Group's California hard money loans or our California Trust Deed, investments, call our office at ...
By Tg Glazer - The Right Realtor® for the Right Results!, Westfield/Cranford, NJ area
(Coldwell Banker, Westfield, NJ)
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Luxury homes for sale in Cranford, NJ Located in the heart of Union County, Cranford is a highly desirable community, and one that I call home.  Convenient transportation into New York City via train or bus appeals to commuters.  Excellent schools with a commitment to quality extra-curricular act...
By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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  Are you thinking that you may want to relocate and need a agent to help you list your current home for sale in Anoka MN then you should check out MnHomeShop. Since the beginning of 2015 15 homes have sold in the Anoka area of Minnesota. One was a five bedroom two bath single family home with a...
By Barbara Reynolds, Buyers Agent, Listing Agent, Luxury Homes, Invest
(McGuire Real Estate)
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See what homes are for sale now in Berkeley See what homes are for sale now in Oakland   This always seems to happen around the first of the year.  In the East Bay, there’s a line of Buyers from here to San Francisco, and very few homes on the market.  It goes back to the old adage of waiting til...
By Mark Bruno, Monterey Peninsula Home Team Leader
(Monterey Peninsula Home Team - Carmel, CA - Coldwell Banker)
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Search current inventory of Monterey, CA area homes for sale. Listing Details Monterey Home for Sale in Peter’s Gate 50 Via Buena Vista, MOnterey, CA 93940Price: $750,000MLS number: 429864Bedrooms: 2Bathrooms: 2.5Square Footage: 993 Call Jeff Davi at 831-594-3290 to see if this property is still ...
By Barbara Reagan, Your Richmond Home Realtor
(Long & Foster Realtors)
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Buying Your First Home in Richmond VA? How Would I Choose A Realtor? Every so often, I have wondered how my buyers decided to use me as their Buyer Agent! And, many times, during our conversations, they will let me know a little bit about how they chose me to help them buy their home! But, as a ...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Normandy Woods, Winfield, Illinois - March 2015 About Normandy Woods Normandy Woods is a single family home neighborhood in Winfield, Illinois. Average taxes in Normandy Woods $19,819 Average association fees in Normandy Woods $0 Average home size in Normandy Woods 4,397 ft2 Average lot size in ...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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2011 W. Belmont, North Center, Chicago, Illinois - March 2015 About 2011 W. Belmont 2011 W. Belmont is a 36 unit condo loft building in the Roscoe Village neighborhood of Chicago. Average taxes in 2011 W. Belmont $3,709 Average association fees in 2011 W. Belmont $269 ($265 - $272) Average home ...
By Ron Marshall, Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire
(Marshall Enterprises)
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    Gentle Yoga Classes at the Crow River Senior Center   Gentle yoga is a no experience necessary class that will be conducted at the Albertville City Hall on Tuesday mornings at 9 am.    There is a fee of $5.00 per session, and you need to dress comfortably and bring water.    The instructor, S...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Home Sales in Sun City MacDonald Ranch - Henderson NV 89012 - 4th Quarter 2014   Sun City MacDonald Ranch is an age-restricted community of one-story homes from 1,020 to over 2,300 square feet, built from 1998 to 2002. For more information, or to buy or sell a home in Sun City MacDonald Ranch, co...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
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Are you thinking about buying property in Kailua Kona on the Big Island?  First, do some research with the Department of Land and Natural Resources (DLNR). Hawaii Statute, Chapter 13-275 HAR October 31, 2002 was enacted to "preserve the heritage and aesthetics of the land." So, if you are looking...
In the weeks before you decide which of our local real estate agents will represent you and your home once it goes on the market, you’re probably looking for a Olympia Realtor® with the qualities that make a great sales person: knowledgeability, directness, personality, trustworthiness. Likeabil...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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       I have to ask. Help me to understand the reason that folks call a water heater a “hot water” heater. If the water is already hot, why does it need to be heated? Maybe it needs to be heated to a higher temperature. Ground water temperature is hot as compared to ice so maybe the water is hot...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(Keller Williams, Digital Marketing Strategist specializing in Search and Social with The Ballen Method and Vision Masters)
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Slide the City of Las Vegas Las Vegas, Summerlin, other area residents, and visitors prepare to experience the wildest slip and slide in the world. Take an exhilarating trip down a 1,000 feet vinyl water slide, through the streets of Las Vegas. Slide the City is coming to Las Vegas in June 2015, ...
By David Beckham, Your Louisiana Real Estate Connection
(Keller Williams Realty )
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Homes in The Highlands of Santa Maria Subdivision Baton Rouge, LA   Why do People Live Here? The Highlands of Santa Maria offer life’s simple pleasures that are sure to please every member of your family. You'll love the walking paths, hiking and biking trails as well picnics in the park, and for...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Clow Creek, Naperville, Illinois - March 2015 About Clow Creek Clow Creek is a single family home neighborhood built in the mid 1990's. Clow creek Farm was named after the Clow Family. Clow Farm was a dairy farm. Clow Creek is located in Naperville, Illinois on Wicklow west of Book Road. Average...
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