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 Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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  It's lucky Week #13 of the NFL Season....AND ....the Patriots play the  Green Bay Packers !  We know...that dogs think they reign in the animal kingdom....and some people believe that the Patriots reign in the NFL......we want to make this game more interesting....   I, Dini (a/k/a Houdini) Al...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Pool Home Sold This Palm Cove Golf and Yacht Club Custom Home on 2484 SW Bridgeview Terrace has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater realty Team.  The sales price was $584,000.  Plus we managed to secure the new owners am ocean access dock for a 50′ deep water ves...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
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One of my end of year projects is to get some videos done.  Over the weekend, I finally made my first "slide" video.  I'm hoping to make 4 more for the end of the year, and I'm really hoping this will help my website and web presence.   So, yesterday I was doing some research and found this very ...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
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      Unity on the Bay, the large all inclusive church in Edgewater with a fantastic waterfront piece of real estate wants to sell most of its parking lot. At one point the church was in talks with two developers to purchase about two-thirds of the congregation's large surface parking lot along 2...
By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
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Risky Wednesday If the highest aim of a captain were to preserve his ship, he would keep it in port forever. Thomas Aquinas. This little fella was leading his humans to Keewadin Island near Naples, Florida.  Clearly the dog is willing to take a little risk. He was there the whole way, even throu...
By Kyle Reyes
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It was one of those moments that scored high fives all around. This is the story of how we helped score a BIG win for one of our clients. The Competition Monaco Ford of Glastonbury, Connecticut was approached by a couple of students from Glastonbury High School earlier this year.  Monaco was aske...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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 Fireplace and Wood Burning Safety Tips   As the weather gets colder, many will be firing up the wood burning stove or fireplace in their home. The fire department has distributed some safety tips to reduce the number of fires that result from improperly discarded fireplace and wood stove ashes. ...
By Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
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      If you are interested in a new place to live to feel the pulse of the Park Shore community, the Naples Florida condos for sale in Allegro could be a great place to start.  Set near the center of the action and almost directly across Gulf Shore Boulevard North from The Village on Venetian Ba...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Market report and Homes sold in Buckingham township Bucks county in September 2014 . Buckingham township is located in Bucks County Pa. There are homes in all price ranges in Buckingham township. I looked up the mls this morning to see the real estate activity in September 2014. I looked for resi...
By Paul Henderson, I always put my clients first in any transaction!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Solitude is very different from a 'time-out' from our busy lives. Solitude is the very ground from which community grows. Whenever we pray alone, study, read, write, or simply spend quiet time away from the places where we interact with each other directly, we are potentially opened for a deeper...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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I often see painting errors on new construction, and I often think -- you do know that not all paint sticks on everything, right? This is a brand-new home.  Nobody has moved in.  This is the final walk through. This is the FAMOUS REVEAL!  It's when the builder can finally SHOW OFF THE HOUSE. Pain...
By Christian Penner, Your Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
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PAPER.li News | Mashable: 9 fantastic gifts that aren't just clutter By your 10th pair of socks or day planner No. 4, you may realize what the holidays are actually about: clutter. This year, practice the art of uncluttered giving and spread the cheer brought on by drawers that aren't holding tw...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Real Estate Market in Warner Robins GA in October 2014 ~~~ Please follow the link to share this Infographic ~~~ Real Estate Market in Warner Robins GA Consumers who are interesting in finding out what the Real Estate Market in Warner Robins GA in October 2014 has been up to have come to the right...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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  29th Annual Holiday On Main St Middletown, CT   Week One 29th Annual Holiday On Main St  Middletown, CT, is this Friday & Saturday, and Middletown will kick off the 29th Annual Holiday On Main St.  This will be the first of four weekends of events leading up to Christmas week.  This first week...
By Doug Wolfe
(Town Real Estate Group)
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Interested in seeing updates on how the real estate market in Virginia Beach, Norfolk, and Chesapeake has changed in the last twelve months? See the infographic below for a quick report on new listing numbers, houses sold, and sales price changes or go check out Doug's YouTube page to see him bre...
By Allison Bernard, Real Estate Salesperson 401-533-6916
(Keller Williams Central Rhode Island)
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Everyone is Home Visiting Family in Rhode Island for Thanksgiving 2014  The parties are starting already as all friends and family from out of town come home to their Rhode Island town for Thanksgiving weekend.  Whether you are home for college, made the "Rhode Trip" with your new family you are ...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
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      If you are Buying, Selling or Relocating to San Diego and need help from a dedicated Real Estate professional with 25 Years of San Diego Real Estate Listing and Sales experience,    Sign up below for Listing alerts for your favorite San Diego Home and Condominium Property Searches.   I spec...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Real estate professional Debb Janes shares a recipe that you will certainly enjoy. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Italian Artisan Bread ( made with Biga)! We've got a fall storm in the Pacific Northwest, and it's rainy, dark, and blustery on this November morning. F...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Beth Atalay has some good suggestions on how to get rid of household odors. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments.   How to Get Rid of Household OdorsWhen selling your house, you want to make sure it smells good and inviting. Plug-ins and candles don’t work, on the contrary...
By Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
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