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 Sandra Nickel, The Hat Team
(Sandra Nickel REALTORS)
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Montgomery AL Home For Sale: 1450 Midlane Ct, Montgomery AL 36106 MLS# 316413 Totally Renovated! Here is the best example of move- in ready in Cloverdale! Just recently this home had a complete and total renovation. A brand new kitchen with granite island opens to the living area. A flat screen T...
By Robert Smith, Search for Homes, Brighton-Howell-SE Michigan
(Preview Properties, PC -
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The Brighton Optimist Club will conduct its Spring Break Fun Day on Tuesday, April 7th at Brighton High School from 8am - 2 pm.  The Optimists rent out a portion of the HS and have a variety of fun events for kids in grades K-4.  Kids sign up for different groups that may have the following activ...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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    Yes, many play tricks on April Fools Day, but these are REAL Wacky phone calls we recently received...     1. Caller: If you can get me in to see that house in the next 30 minutes, I may think about using you if I ever move to Long Island.   2. Buyer called about a Condo and I asked how much ...
By Janis Borgueta, LIC RE Salesperson - Hudson Valley Homes for Sale
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
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April Fools Day??? A Mystery? The origin of the celebration seems to be confusing at best. For the last 29 years, I have associated the day with a prelude to my daughter Kathleen's Birthday. A month long celebration of 31 days.  I am sure that the history is older than Kathleen!! My daughter was ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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As a listing agent, we want to attract the crowd to our new listing and we do it so by adding some words in the description of the home. Have you realized that some of the words work as a negative campaign? A great post from Julie Morales. Our goal as Listing Agents is to sell our clients' home i...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Have you been looking for a beautiful, move-in ready 4 bedroom, 3 bath home in Westford? If so, WELCOME HOME!! Situated in the much sought after Lakeside Meadows neighborhood that has a private beach and bathhouse on Lake Nabnasset, this home features a conservation land-facing premium lot which ...
By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Real Estate Pro
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Wooded Building Site With CDA Lake View Wooded building site with a lake view for your dream home overlooking Coeur d'Alene Lake! New $30,000 well and electricity are already in place, and the septic perk test is available. Fabulous North Idaho investment property. Just 10 minutes to award winnin...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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~    for one minute, walk outside, stand there, in silence, look up at the sky and contemplate how amazing life is (unknown) This is what I do when I have had a challenging day! Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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        Belize      The International Texas Association of REALTORS® Cruise set sail from March 21 - 28, 2015. We explored reasons and opportunities to retire and invest in Belize. If considering retiring or investing in Belize, the best resources are a Certified International Property Specialist...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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Standard Pacific Homes, one of the nation's leaders in homebuilding quality announces the debut of Villas at Villa Del Lago, a brand new collection of luxury homes situated within the gated, master-planned community of Ocotillo in Chandler, AZ. Priced from the $300,000s, the floor plans range fro...
By Lori Lincoln -Broker/Associate, Keller Williams Taunton, Rehoboth, Swansea, Fall River and surrounding areas, Success selling Taunton,Dighton Rehoboth and more
(Serving Dighton Taunton, Rehoboth and more!)
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  508-878-0917 Welcome to Titania Estates in Swansea Mass!  Lori Lincoln of Keller Williams Realty- official listing broker 508-878-0917  Proudly presenting Titania Estates.  Located  in Swansea Massachusetts, Brand New Homes for sale! With fewer homes for sale, why not build new? Titania Estates...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Quote of the Day. April 1, 2015 The family is one of nature's masterpieces. - George Santayana  
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Turf Management for Gaithersburg Home Owners   The Gaithersburg Community Museum continues its Tuesday Topics series with a discussion of turf grass management for home owners, led by Stephen Dubik, Montgomery College Instructor and Landscape Technology and Coordinator with the Master Gardner Pro...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Wine Country Progressive Dinner hosted by three local wineries.   Friday, April 17, 2015 6:30 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.   Appetizers, soup or salad will be served at:   Grand River Cellars 5750 S. Madison Road Madison, Ohio 44057     Proceed to the next location for the main course.        Debonne Vin...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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I really enjoyed hearing from Active Rainers who responded to my contest WHAT HAVE YOU STOPPED DOING IN 2015.  The reason I hosted this contest without a prize has to do with my coaching philosophy.  That is, I don't go in telling you what you are supposedly doing wrong but rather I believe that ...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.029
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    Yesterday, Grant Schneider’s contest, ’What will you stop doing in 2015?’ concluded. While there were a lot of wonderful entries and I could validate the feelings behind the decisions; it wasn’t until I processed the information gleaned from my coaching call on the book, ’The One Thing’ that ...
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 February 2015 Please follow the link to share this Infographic ~~~ Real Estate Market in Warner Robins GA What happened to the Real Estate Market in Warner Robins GA in February 2015? Despite there being less inventory (5 months worth in this sellers mark...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Once you dominate one niche, your strong reputation as a market leader precedes you if you want to extend your brand into another niche. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. Many celebrities have launched and endorsed their own businesses to leverage and extend their pers...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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I just found a natural "Critter Control" remedy to share! Deer Buster Egg Tonic Fishhawk Lake Gardening Tip --Deer gotta love'em til they ruin your garden! I absolutely LOVE deer and always take pictures of them. With that said, I know not everyone is a FAN  especially when they eat your new spro...
By John Handschuh, Realtor ABR SRES, Horsham Real Estate
(RE/MAX Action Realty)
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Do You Have These Dangerous Products In Your Home?   Home Products Kenmore Electrolux Range The heating element can fail to properly adhere to the cooktop Model 790.90152, posing an electrical shock hazard to consumers. This recall involves Sears Kenmore 24-inch wide freestanding electric ranges ...