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 Doug Reynolds, Realtor - Sacramento, CA
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate)
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Just Sold!!! 5-14-15.  Congrats to my seller clients who did an amazing job of preparing this house for the market.  it really was the nicest in the neighborhood.  The combination of showing well, full marketing and accurate pricing lead to 6 offers and us selling the property for well above the ...
By John McCormack,, Albuquerque Homes Realty
(Albuquerque Homes Realty *
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4 Bedroom, 2 Bath, 3 Car Garage Home For Sale Story Rock Neighborhood NW Albuquerque 87120   Albuquerque Homes Realty and Realtor John McCormack have 4908 Star Kachina NW Albuquerque for sale on the Albuquerque real estate market.   This pristine and customized 2145 sq ft home has all the bells a...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Call them before they call you! EVERY TIME! Yep! Reduce the number of times YOUR phone rings every day simply by being proactive with your calls to follow up or advise or nudge or or just touch base to remind them you’re still alive, and you love them. Make this a game and keep score . . . Every ...
By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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 1467 S Fairway Dr, Camano Island 98282 Check out this great 3 bedroom, 3 full bath, 3200 sqft. home located in a beautiful Camano Island neighborhood. This home features nice hardwood floors, well maintained carpet, propane stand alone fireplaces, a spacious office and a jet tub in the master ba...
By Eric Crane -- Your Full Service, Discount Fee Realtor®, Greater Metro Phoenix Arizona
(DPR Realty LLC)
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Just Sold by Eric Crane -- Move-In Ready in San Tan Valley, AZ!  Just SoldThe Metro Phoenix Real Estate Market is Hot --If you're considering a Sale, Now is the Time! 33091 N Double Bar Rd., San Tan Valley, AZ 85142$145,000 Upgraded and Move-In Ready -- Situated on a Landscaped LotBacks to Common...
By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
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Banana Hump Day!   I looked up and realized it was Wednesday and I thought it was Tuesday. Retiring and becoming a full time REALTOR® has had its perks.  My favorite perk is not having to get up at a certain time and be somewhere by a certain time, day in and day out. I am so over that. Smiling w...
By Tammie White, Franklin Homes Realty, Franklin TN
((615) 495-0752 or
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Many real estate agents in our market work the entire Metro Nashville area. This includes 10 counties and hundreds of square miles. An area much too big for our taste. We have chosen to focus our efforts on Williamson County only, with Franklin being our primary target market. After all, it's whe...
By Bandele Oguntomilade, Your Woodland Hills Real Estate Agent 818-825-6996
(Bogun Realty and Luxury Homes)
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Open-House Events:                     1-4PM on Saturday 5-30-15 Property:                                        10859 Andora Avenue, Chatsworth, CA 91311Virtual Tour:                                    www.10859Andora.comOffered At:                                     $1,635,350Call:           ...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate®
(HI Pro Realty LLC)
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Shootz Da Kine Grinds Dat Broke Da Mot!Translation - Go for the delicious food! Eat the Street will be at the Kaka'ako Waterfront Park, 102 Ohe Street, Honolulu, HI 96813 from 4pm-9pm, May 29th. Happy hour and live entertainment from 4-6pm. Get ready for the Kine Grinds local style as the theme f...
By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Goals Create a Purpose”Your goals create a purpose in your life . . . .  and will become the road map for your success journey. The clearer your goals are the more defined your success journey becomes.”Lou Ludwig, Sales and Management Consultants,Success Coach, Speaker, Trainer and Author As I se...
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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 Real estate market data for Denton County and Collin County, TX provided by Patricia Feager of Keller Williams Dallas Premier Realty. Housing Prices   There’s no signs of a seven year itch in Denton County and Collin, Texas. Housing starts in April jumped to their highest level in nearly 7-1/2 y...
By Shannon Aspeslagh, In touch, In tune, In to you! Let us get you IN!
(Inteam Realty)
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Welcome to your own private resort complete with electric heated pool costing only $200 per month to heat! This magnificent home has it all, entertainers backyard that is one of a kind complete with Superstition Mountain views, pool and spa, large covered patio with built in BBQ area and darling ...
By Regina P. Brown, e-Pro Realtor
(California Coast & Country Homes, Inc.)
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If you have 30 houses on your list, you should narrow it down to a handful that you really like.  Then you can easily make a decision to purchase one of your favorite “finalists”.Did you know that a “green” home may cut your utility bill in half?  When you think about the cost of water, electric,...
By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier)
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  There are some rules of real estate decorum that I wish hadn't washed away. Here's one. For many years, when an agent took an offer on a property, it was all but written in blood and on stone that it was to be expeditiously either accepted or countered or rejected.  None of this waiting to see ...
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Should I rent or buy a house, that is the question? In today's real estate market buying sounds good, when you do the numbers in some area's across the US. In Port Charlotte Florida, rents have started to clime over the past 6 months. It's down right crazy how prices have gone up like over night....
By Karen Winters, Chicago, IL
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Koenig Rubloff Realty Group - Chicago, IL)
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  The South Loop is located just minutes away from Chicago's lakefront attractions and the downtown business district.  It's home to great dining, recreation, music venues and shopping.  The South Loop extends from Congress Parkway on the north to Cermak Road on the south. It's eastern border is ...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Chad Hyams, shared this post that can be utilized now and in the future. This collection of data can also benefit buyers or sellers as well as other Realtors or colleagues. It is detailed and right to the point. This will certainly give the reader an upper hand to help in this very competitive re...
By Annette Thor, Residential & Commercial Real Estate Broker in CT
(Connecticut Homes and Commercial Fairfield Cty,CT
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 Hartford’s Earth Festival featuring the Connecticut Climate March Attend this year’s Hartford Earth Festival.  March with and show you support policies that support the environment and social justice.  This is a family friendly event and will have live music, food and and inspiring spe...
By Sharon Kowitz, Cary, NC Relocation Specialist ~ Buying or Selling
(Fonville Morisey-CRS-SRES-ABR-GRI-E-Pro-CREN)
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Here are some more events happening in the Cary area this weekend.  A lot of good times, starting Thursday Night!Cary, NC — Whether you celebrate “‘the street” on Thursday, celebrate art on Friday or celebrate with a Latino festival on Saturday, there’s plenty of free fun and celebration to be ha...
By Thom Abbott, Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale
( |770.713.1505 | Intown Atlanta GA Condo Living)
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Midtown Vistas From the 15th Floor! Overview Maps Photos Description Tour Viewpoint Atlanta Neighborhood Market Stats $245,000 Condominium Main Features 1 Bedroom1 Bathroom378 UnitsInterior: 748 sqftYear Built: 2008MLS #: 5535808 Location 855 Peachtree Street, NE1512Atlanta, GA 30309USA Thom Abb...