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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By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
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  Maricopa Corner Lot Pool Home for Sale in Cobblestone Farms      $235,000   44156 W  COPPER TRL  4 Bed  / 1.75 Bath 2112 SqFt of living space MLS#5159246          ♥♥♥  VACATION in your own RESORT-STYLE backyard OASIS!!**You will never want to leave this PEACEFUL & PICTURESQUE setting offering S...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Pasadena CA Modern Condos at 500 East Del Mar Blvd For Sale Aug 2014     This is a recap of the Pasadena modern condos located at 500 East Del Mar Boulevard for sale along with market activity year-to-date 2014.  All statistical information is from our local multiple listing service(mls) as of Au...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  Drilling Drainage in a Concrete Balcony Slab Is Not A Good Idea, Even If You Are A Contractor     I could see this one coming years ago, the idea of drilling a hole in a waterproof concrete deck just didn't make sense to me at the time. It didn't take long for it to begin leaking, it was today ...
By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
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Anna Kruchten makes some really great points about why final inspections are so important.  Whether you are in Phoenix, Arizona or Cedar Rapids, Iowa....it is important to make sure that everything is as you remember it, nothing is missing that was supposed to be included (like the washer and dry...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, Menifee Lakes California Real Estate
(REALTY EXECUTIVES OTF)
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This Not Democracy And Thank God it isn’t. It is the majority that rules in a “democracy”, 51% beats the 49%. “Democracy” comes from the Greek words, dêmos – people, and kratos - power, or rule. Democracy is translated to mean “rule of the people.” Rule of the people by whom? People generally jum...
By Robert Harrington, BNagent.com
(BNagent.com)
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Realbot Tutorial   Use your Realbot to get back your Craigslist advantage.Here is the first and only Realbot tutorial you will need as Realbots are very fast learners  The big advantage for Realtors as well as FSBOS who can now own their own Robot Real Estate Agent for free..is that the Realbot a...
By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
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It’s time to recap Cobb county short sales for July 2014 and its impact on the current market. It’s important to understand the influence that short sales have on today’s market and to keep an eye on the market. Also, keep in mind that the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act has not been extend...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Ladson SC Home for sale - 132 Two Pond Loop   This Ladson SC Home for sale is just waiting for you to make your own! come visit this gorgeous home in the desired community of Brookhaven. Lovely 3 bedroom/2 bath home in a great location has all the basic features you need in a home. Home offers a...
By Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 495-0752 or www.TWRealtyGroup.net)
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What Are You Marketing...Yourself or My Franklin TN Home? I recently received correspondence from a potential seller. He had already met with one listing agent and said he got the sense from meeting with her that she was more interested in marketing herself than his property. His question to me, ...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Goose Creek SC Home for sale - 512 Torrington Ct   Stop looking! Your future home is here! This single story Goose Creek SC Home for sale is located in the great neighborhood of Devon Forest, property rests on a 0.23 acre lot with 1,294 sqft of living space. Inside features includes 3 bedrooms, ...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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  Can You Find the Four Common Areas of Leaking in a tub/shower unit?     When I comes to finding leaks, you have to look at the obvious places first. In your standard tub/shower these penetrations in the tub and shower walls are the most likely to be troublesome. That is why these are the first ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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This is a question from a Pet Friendly Realtor in Los Angles: which cat do you like better? I hope you will not hurt Jack's feelings:)))       If you are a consumer who is considering buying or selling a home, investment real estate, vacation homes, or beach properties in Southern California, Los...
By Janet Kuehn- Charleston SC Homes Call 843-225-8890, Charleston SC Homes
(Southern Breezes Realty)
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Summerville SC Home for sale - 119 Lancashire Rd   This Summerville SC Home for sale puts a smile on your budget’s face! Come home to this 3 bedroom home located in the peaceful neighborhood of Sangaree! Property rests on a 0.13 acre lot with 989 sqft of living space offering a lovely floor plan...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Welcome Back UWSP Students 2014 –Take a hike down to Belts  No visit to Point is complete without sharing some fun at Belts, as long as the snow is not too deep. Belts is the place to enjoy a huge ice cream and enjoy some time with friends and family.   So take an afternoon off before classes ge...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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ASU Game Day Starts Today! Here's The 2014 ASU Football Schedule! I must've mentioned multiple times that I and the immediate members of my family have gone to Arizona State University (ASU) and with the same breath professed that we are HUGE ASU football FANS! We also love sharing our enthusiasm...
By Bob Longworth
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The Scottsdale Greenbelt There are many great features about living in Scottsdale, Arizona. The Scottsdale Greenbelt is one of them. The thought behind the lush green grass and beautiful lakes wasn't just about making Scottsdale beautiful, but actually about flood-control.  The Scottsdale Greenbe...
By Eric Crane -- Your Full Service, Discount Fee Realtor®, Greater Metro Phoenix Arizona
(DPR Realty LLC)
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2014 Queen Creek High School Football Schedule -- Queen Creek Arizona Note: Games typically begin at 7:00 PM 08/22/14:  Home: Poston Butte (San Tan Valley AZ)08/29/14:  Home: Highland (Gilbert AZ) 09/12/14:  Away: Show Low (Show Low AZ) 09/19/14:  Home: McClintock (Tempe AZ) 09/26/14:  Away: Higl...
By Ray D. Real, "real estate" RAY
(Realty ONE Group)
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Carrara Estates real estate in Chandler Arizona.  Click on the Gilbert logo below or picture to search real estate in Carrara Estates in Gilbert AZ:  "real estate" RAYRay D. Real - REALTOR®www.gilbertAZinfo.com480.335.2355
By Ray D. Real, "real estate" RAY
(Realty ONE Group)
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Basment Real Estate in Gilbert Arizona.  Click on the Gilbert logo below or picture to search basement real estatein Gilbert AZ:  "real estate" RAYRay D. Real - REALTOR®www.gilbertAZinfo.com480.335.2355
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Florida 32571: Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 32571 with NO other charges or hidden fees NO full months rent for finding a tenant, NO half a months rent for tenant renewals and NO 20% fee added to repairs. Full Service Property Management, Tenant Scoring to insure you...
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