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 Denise Lones, CSP, MIRM, CDEI - Real Estate Coaching & Branding
(The Lones Group, Inc.)
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Fair Housing: Things You May Not Know, But Should! I remember when I was the broker of a large real estate company and I got that dreaded phone call from a Federal Fair Housing Auditor with the message, "One of your sales associates has violated a Fair Housing law." Wow! That hit hard!...
By Jeff Rickert, Realtor, RSPS - Poconos - The Jeff Rickert Team
(Keller Williams Real Estate)
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  218 Onawa Trail Pocono Lake, PA 18347 MLS #PM-14646 More info on this Lakeview Chalet Lakeview Chalet home situated on double greenbelted lot in amenity filled Arrowhead Lake a Gold Star Community. Home is just STEPS FROM BEACH #2. Home features, stone wood burning fireplace, new washer, new ki...
By Steve Reed, Steve Reed Branch Manager | Benchmark Home Loans
(Benchmark Home Loans)
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The May S&P Case Shiller 20-city Home Index showed a year-over-year gain of 9.3%, down from the 10.8% recorded in April and below the 10.0% expected. The price gains have been decreasing, coming back down to more normal levels after the big gains seen in 2013. In fact, from April to May there...
By Andrew Sherant, Realtor of the Google age, like an app but better!
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Choosing a buyer’s agent to represent you in the real estate market is the single largest purchase you’ll ever make. It sounds simple enough finding a Realtor to help you choose the place where you’re going to live for the next five, seven, 30 years. The first real estate agent you meet might see...
By Emily Rose Newmark
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Here's an interesting info-graphic from California Association of Realtors!  
By Aaron Browning, Your Home Sold In 60 Days Guaranteed!
(Browning Homes Group)
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People often think that they need a lot of money for a down payment when buying a home, which holds them back and makes them think buying a home in Springfield isn’t possible for them. However, there is a new program that allows qualified buyers to save their cash and buy a home with a very low ...
By Adrian Willanger, Profit from my two decades of experience
(206 909-7536 TheHomeFunnel.com)
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                                                                                                           Laurelhurst-Windermere real estate may see more headwinds This Week The median list price this week for the Laurelhurst-Windermere  area is $1,175,000 down from last week’s $1,017,000.  The ...
By Jeff Rickert, Realtor, RSPS - Poconos - The Jeff Rickert Team
(Keller Williams Real Estate)
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    308 Viho Court Pocono Lake, PA 18347 MLS #PM-14379 More info on 308 Viho Court a Pocono home All one floor living well cared for home in amenity filled Arrowhead Lake a Gold Star Community. Home features, 2 large bedrooms, one bedroom with 1/2 bath, another full bath, living room with woodbur...
By Janki Patel, Team Leader/CEO The J-Team
(Keller Williams Benchmark Properties)
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 SOLD IN 3 DAYS WITH OVER 38 OFFERS.. Are you Looking to SELL YOUR HOME for Maximum NET Profit? Who says the market in Fremont has slowed down? With over 39 offers on our newest most recent listing, the market is still quite HOT in Fremont.  The JTeam has sold many homes with over multiple offers...
By Jeff Rickert, Realtor, RSPS - Poconos - The Jeff Rickert Team
(Keller Williams Real Estate)
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    105 Hopi Court Pocono Lake, PA 18347 MLS #PM-14742 More Info on 105 Hopi Court   Ranch style home on .47 acres (greenbelted lot) in amenity filled Arrowhead Lake a Gold Star Community. Home features 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, screen room, cathedral ceiling, lots of storage, skylights, wood burning s...
By Lainie Ramsey, Lake Texoma Expert
(The Homes By Lainie Team)
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Welcome to 2630 W. Washington Street in Denison! This 2BR 1BA home has been FULLY REMODELED, including new fixtures, trim work, doors, appliances, and the original hardwood flooring from 1930 has been meticulously refinished!   This home has been listed at $61,500. Take a look at this TOUR VIDEO,...
By Kline May Realty
(Kline May Realty)
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Yesterday, Zillow announced the acquisition of Trulia, and since that news broke, there has been a lot of talk about what will happen when two large real estate websites join forces. At Kline May Realty, we pride ourselves on building relationships and educating our buyers and sellers about the ...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Are you looking for real estate email newsletter templates that’ll help you stand out from the crowd? Position yourself as a home expert? Stay top of mind with your sphere?In this article we’ll discuss the benefits of email newsletters for REALTORS®, what makes a good e-Newsletter, and how you ca...
By Susan Emo, Kingston and the 1000 Islands Area
(Sotheby's International Realty Canada - Brokerage)
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Can you imagine, waking up to seeing these beauties outside your window?   It happens almost daily at 2902 Holleford Road just outside Kingston on Tim's Lake.  They're taking a look at this wonderful new home for sale  (click on the address to see who else visits!) Be a dear and pick up t...
By Terry Blocher, Living and Working in Kill Devil Hills
(The Outer Banks Real Estate Company)
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The Top Ten House Best Buys  Kill Devil Hills, NC   Each month I put out a Top Ten List for the Houses in Kill Devil Hills.  To get specific information on any of these properties Just click on the address.   Soundfront 2042 S Old Nags Head Woods Road 3 Bedrooms- 2.5 Baths- Secluded 10 Acres!   S...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182, #azpropertymatchmaker@gmail.com
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    What an HOA that has raving reviews? Buyers often are so over joyed with their new homes, they seldom see themselves moving and selling in the future.   So HOA obstacles (restrictions and requirements) when a property owner decides to sale is usually not on the top of their list to review.  ...
By Claudia S. Nelson, Local Expert Making a Difference!
(Keller Williams Realty )
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2208 Merseyside Drive Woodbridge VA 22191 Coming Soon, by Claudia S. Nelson with Keller Williams Realty in Woodbridge VA        2208 Merseyside Drive  Woodbridge VA 22191    Potomac Club Woodbridge VA  Coming Soon    End Unit Townhouse in Potomac Club Brick-Front 3 Levels 3 Bedrooms + Den/Office/...
By Steven Nickens, R(S)GRI ABR, Maui Real Estate Hawaii
(Island Sotheby's International Realty)
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Kaanapali Resort offers World Class Resorts such as Kannapali Alii featured below and Honua Kai Resort.  You can search all condos for sale in Kaanapali from my website. So if you have any questions, give me a call.     Kaanapali Alii Oceanfront Condominium      Kaanapali Alii is located in the p...
By Kevin Vitali, Helping Massachusetts Home Buyers and Home Sellers
(EXIT Realty- Massachusetts Short Sales & Residential Sales)
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    The Overly Restrictive Seller   So I always walk away shaking my head....  Today I tried to schedule a showing for a second time today.  Only to be denied once again.  I promptly jumped on the phone and called the listing agent.  Hes said their were NO showings during the week.  They were onl...
By Lesley Wilson-VanGoethem, Residential Real Estate Sales Specialist
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
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   Great reminder to all, that the blue ELB hanging on the door does not automatically give you permission to enter.  There are numerous reasons to get permission , including alarms, pets, occupants, etc...   Yesterday morning, I got out of the shower to find a message in my voice mail.  The call...
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