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 Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL, Selling Daytona paradise for heavenly good prices
(Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408)
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  I once saw a photo of a cat looking at a mouse being totally terrified. There was a door between them. The mouse was doing something on one side and was oblivious of the cat on the other side. An adult cat was looking under the door at the mouse with eyes so wide open and it was obvious that th...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Sheila Moylan, shared a post some time ago that still can be used today. There are many useful ideas that can & should be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation. Thanks for shari...
By Marie Lally
(O'Brien Realty)
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1002 Norfolk Drive / La Plata, MD  20646   Visit kingsgrant.marielally.com for more information!   Call Marie Lally at 301-748-8698 to Schedule a Private Showing!   Welcome to your new 4 bedroom, 3.5 bath La Plata home where the pride of ownership shines throughout and resides in a sidewalk trimm...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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Concord High School Students Present "Footloose"! Goshen, Indiana The Concord High School students from Goshen, Indiana will be performing the musical "Footloose" at the Concord Middle School Gymnasium this Saturday, March 7, 2015 at 730 pm.   "Footloose" the musical at Concord Middle School 405 ...
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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  Pensacola Florida 32514: Deal killer: Sellers who try to take too much Some sellers want to take more than a favorite light fixture or curtain rod. One Va. listing noted that the seller planned to take the entire kitchen when he left. Read more.      Click Here to Sign up for our Newsletter, F...
By Wayne Johnson, San Antonio REALTOR, San Antonio Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker D'Ann Harper REALTORS®)
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Open house is another tool in your marketing play book. Just as a golfer has an array of golf clubs to handle the various shots a player has to handle on the golf course, the Open House is another tool that some use to good effect.   I'm no golfer but I listen to players and announcers describe d...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Florida 32571: 3% down mortgages roll out at breakneck speed A number of 3%-down mortgages have already hit the market. With fewer gray areas, the new Fed rules make it easier for lenders to make underwriting decisions. Read more.   Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 325...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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Wordless Wednesday - "Trapped in Maine" Who Trapped Who?  Evelyn says she trapped me, but here's the proof! --------------------------------------------- If you know someone who wants to Buy or Sell a Home in Elkhart County, St Joseph County,  or surrounding areas, have them call me: Larry Johnst...
By Lou Ludwig, CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC, e-PRO
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Your Life is a Series of Choices I have no choice about whether or not I have Parkinson’s. I have nothing but choices about how I react to it. In those choices, there’s freedom to do a lot of things in the areas that I wouldn’t have otherwise found myself in. Michael J. Fox, Actor   As I see it ....
By Ryan Reynolds
(Keller Williams Capital Partners Realty)
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3 Listings SOLD in Central Ohio! Congratulations to our sellers and to the new homeowners.   SOLD in 21 Days – 3210 Delburn Avenue in Dublin, Ohio SOLD – 146 Longleaf Street in Pickerington, Ohio SOLD in 10 Days – 3216 Leesville Way in Dublin, Ohio The market is really starting to heat up. To be...
By Jenna Dixon, Assoc Broker - Let's Talk Cobb County Real Estate
(DRA Homes | Cobb County Real Estate )
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There are so many misconceptions about real estate agents.  Some of the most prevalent and disconcerting ones are that we don't work, we don't work hard, we don't play an important role in the transaction once the "house is found" and we're overpaid. I wanted to make a public accounting for my ti...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Florida 32571: State Farm wants drones to check damage after storms The insurer hopes to experiment with drones, with an eye on using them post-disaster "to determine the nature and extent of damage to policyholders' property." Read more.   Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace,...
By Maggie Dokic, CDPE, SFR, Pinecrest | Palmetto Bay |
(Special Miami Homes)
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Although most folks know green homes pack plenty of eco-friendly benefits, there are some pesky misconceptions that need correcting. Here are 9 myths busted. 1.  Myth: Green Homes are ExpensiveFact: Eco-friendly homes come in different types, sizes, and price tags, from a green-minded prefab that...
By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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If you are looking for a delightful antique colonial with just the right amount of upgrades, hardwood flooring, updated full bath on the second floor, garage and yard on a quiet dead end street in Marlborough with easy highway access for under $200k then here you are! This old girl has seen many ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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One of my agents came into the office today to say a seller had decided to "wait for spring" "green grass" to list. The agent wanted to know my thoughts on it. So I thought I'd share them with any other Lake Sinclair seller who is thinking about waiting another 4 to 6 weeks before listing.   We h...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team at Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
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  Build a Plan of Action and Get Ready Buying a home will probably rank as one of the biggest personal investments one can make. Being organized and in control will contribute significantly to getting the best home deal possible with the least amount of stress. It’s important to anticipate the s...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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    The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News Wednesday, March 4, 2015   TODAY'S TOP STORIES Townhome market showing signs of a comeback Townhouse construction rose in 2014 based on increased homebuyer interest. Realtors in Fla. and seven other states report a noticeable ups...
By EGYPT SHERROD- National Real Estate Expert, TV Host, Author & Speaker, A Name You Can Trust In Real Estate
(The Egypt Sherrod Real Estate Group - Nationwide Relocation Concierge)
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I'm looking for potential INVESTMENT PROPERTIES in Cobb, Fulton & Dekalb counties in GA. We are looking specifically for dilapidated homes with a potentially high ARV. PLEASE ONLY SEND GA HOMES. This is for television documentation so it will be a quick closing. If you have anything interesting p...
By Lana Robbins Realtor ® Licensed Real Estate Broker, Tampa Bay, Florida Real Estate
(Aloha Kai Real Estate)
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Green Dolphin Tarpon Springs Florida Real Estate Sales January 2015       Green Dolphin is a retirement age 55+ community surrounded by large oak trees. Its clubhouse consists of a library, kitchen for larger parties, pool room, two card rooms, and an exercise room. Lighted tennis courts are avai...
By Susan Jacobsen, WOW Service locating your lowcountry dream home
(Carolina Realty Group)
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Spring forward for Safety While you're turning your clocks forward this weekend it's also a great time to make sure that everything in your home is free of defects. A good place to start is with the fire extinguisher - you notice I'm making the assumption that you indeed already have one. I'm hon...
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