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 Reshawna Leaven, Hoping to be your next Realtor ® in VA, MD or DC
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Springfield Town Center will open on October 17, 2014 Stores Chico's JCrew Forever 21 White House | Black Market francesca's H&M American Eagle Michael Kors Topshop LA Fitness Macy's  Target JCPenney Dick's Sporting Goods Sephora Entertainment Regal Cinemas 12 Restaurants Maggiano's Little Italy ...
By Jordon Wheeler, J W Group Real Estate Sales and Service
(The Jordon Wheeler Group)
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Morning, Noon or Evening?  Best Time to Follow Up With Leads I was talking with my business partner/newbie agent about following up with leads.  I told him I believe it is best to reach out to leads in the morning.  He asked me why?  Here are the reasons I gave him. People are 'fresh' in the morn...
By DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas
(Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA)
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It's a great time to clean out your closets and give to those in need.  Lyon Real Estate will be collecting new and used items for their 4th Annual Coat Drive - October 1-31st, 2014 at all 17 offices throughout Sacramento, Placer, El Dorado & Yolo counties   All items are donated to programs with...
By John Thomas, First Time Home Buyer Expert
(Primary Residential Mortgage Inc.)
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Maryland Home Buyer Seminar - October 18, 2014 in Towson, Maryland Maryland First Time Home Buyer Seminar - There will be a Maryland First Time Home Buyer Seminar on Saturday October 18, 2014 at 10:00 AM. The seminar will last about 2 hours and each participate will be able to recieve a free copy...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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What Does $1,000,000 Buy In South Pasadena Real Estate? September 2014 Edition   So what does about $1,000,000 buy in South Pasadena real estate?  I’d like to share some recent sales in South Pasadena to give prospective  buyers some insight into our local real estate market.   Along with some pr...
By Paul Henderson, I always put my clients first in any transaction!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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DuPont, Washington single-family Market Data (Sept. 29, 2014)   Currently there are 64 active listings in DuPont In the past seven days DuPont experienced; 5 New listings recorded 1 Homes came back on the market 5 Homes had list price reductions 0 Homes had list price increased 0 Contingent 0 lis...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Once you’ve made the decision to move—whether headed across the country or across town—you might think the automatic next step is to prepare to sell your current house. True, that has to get underway without delay…but there should be one intervening step—one which all too frequently gets short sh...
By Kull Realty Group, Your local experts
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By Doug Jones, Mortgage Broker - NMLS 286668
(Mortgage Magic)
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Here are 8 reasons I like helping clients with a Reverse Mortgage.   1. The client does not have to worry about a debt ratio. We do not collect taxes, pay stubs, 1099's or award letters.   2. The credit score is not an issue. We do run a credit check but that is checking for mortgage liens that a...
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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Furnished Condos for Sale in Jensen Beach Use the link below to search for condos for sale in Jensen Beach Florida that are being offered with the furniture included.  Furnished condos are an excellent way to enjoy a second home in Martin County Florida without the added expense of purchasing new...
By Paul Henderson, I always put my clients first in any transaction!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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University Place Washington single-family Market Data (Sept. 29, 2014)    There are currently 160 active listings in University Place.  In the past seven days University Place experienced; 15 New listings recorded 3 Homes came back on the market 22 Homes had list price reductions 0 home had the p...
By Nick Libert
(Exit Realty--I'd love to service your Chicagoland referrals)
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Exit Strategy Realty is proud to announce that 4 of their associates were nominated for Chicago Agent Magazine's "Agents' Choice" awards!  Mike Schulte was nominated for his many mission trips around the globe in the Charitable Service category, Ryan Lee was nominated for team of the year, Teres...
By Eileen Burns, FL Luxury Homes Hollywood Lakes,Golden Isles/Beach
(Trans State Commercial RE Ft. Lauderdale/Miami/Palm Beach)
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Real estate in Florida is always a hot subject says Eileen Burns.  Always good to know the home office is on top of our game.  Even if you may not understand the changes in mobile marketing, your buyers may be light years ahead of you.  Just shift with the change. On Monday night, September 29th ...
By Wayne Martin, Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division
(Michael Saunders & Company)
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Trivia question answers for Monday September 29, 2014 1.  What Ayn Rand novel opens with the question: "Who is John Galt?"? Atlas Shrugged 2. What manager funded the Backstreet Boys and *NSYNC?   Lou Pearlman 3. How was the Scottish outlaw Robert MacGregor better known?   Rob Roy 4. If you are a ...
By Paul Henderson, I always put my clients first in any transaction!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Spanaway, Washington single-family Market Data (Sept. 29, 2014) There are currently 246 active listings in Spanaway.  In the past seven days Spanaway experienced; 26 New listings recorded 11 Homes came back on the market 28 Homes had list price reductions 2 Homes had list price increased 0 contin...
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Robert Highsmith shared this with you Never show a house by someone calling in to see it. If they are serious they will come in the office first. I always had them prequalified with a lender, before I showed anything to them. If not willing to do that, forget them. That way, its known who they a...
By Jim Sinnott, Realtor, ABR, GRI MA and RI
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  What Buyers Hate About Your Home     Like most home sellers you think you live in a palace. Your home may be your kingdom but when it comes to selling,  potential home buyers may not be in agreement. In today's market, buyers are pickier than ever and may be literally turning their nose up at y...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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There are many kinds of smells that seem to turn off buyers. There is the nasty stuff, like: When a house has dog breath or that aroma of fresh cat urine.  There are cooking smells like cabbage, curry or garlic. There are smells the house sort of creates all by itself, like musty dampish smells t...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Pumpkin Patch Board on Pinterest   ActiveRain blogger and Florida real estate professional Toni Weidman created a Pumpkin Patch board on Pinterest and then invited me to join this group board. This is an excellent example of how members of ActiveRain and others are able to share Pinterest boards....
By Kull Realty Group, Your local experts
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  Great Home, Great Community! 140 Martin Circle West Palm Beach         The Willows - Great Community and Waterfront for only $267,000!   Totally remodeled, Decorator's touches, and attention to details through this exceptional CBS ranch home. Modern colors; open flow floor plan, new kitchen, ne...