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 Bob "RealMan" Timm, Decades Of Service to the Greater Minot ND Area
(National Marketing Realtors)
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MY HHR... GOT ANY POINTERS?   Time for a Timm family new (used) car. My Bride needed newer, more reliable wheels so we went used car shopping. As much as I would like to have found one at a local dealership we had bad luck with that plan. Instead we did have good luck with our local on line want...
By Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty, RB 066506
(Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty )
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Towamensing Trails - is a Private Lake Community Located in Albrightsville Pa in the Pocono Mountains of Northeastern Pennsylvania.This is a very Woody and Rustic Community and offers all of the Full Perks that most Amenity Filled Communities in the Poconos offers including a 190 Acre Lake, Boati...
By Russ Ravary, Metro Detroit homes - Michigan Real estate & Mortg
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Christmas is a time to spend with your loved ones! It doesnt matter the gifts that you get, its the thought that counts! Christmas is a time for food, games, laughter, presents and overall spending time with your loved ones! I hope that all of you have a happy and safe Christmas this year! Here a...
By Nicole Doty - Gilbert Real Estate Expert, Broker/Owner of Zion Realty
(Zion Realty)
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What does it mean to live in a home that is located within a county island? Within city and town boundaries are pieces of land that are governed by Maricopa County known as county islands, or unincorporated areas.  County Islands were created when years ago some property owners asked to be annex...
By Terry McCarley, REALTOR, SRES, CDPE - Cape Coral, FL
(Right Choice Realty - Cape Coral & Fort Myers, FL)
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Don't Become A Victim Of Theft Over The Holidays.  Christmas is just around the corner and you have already started packing your luggage for your much anticipated trip.  Excitement about your travel plans can set you up to become a victim of theft over the holidays if you aren't careful. As tempt...
By Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty, RB 066506
(Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty )
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Welcome to the cornerstone of Active Adult Living in the Western End of the Pocono Mountains known as Golden Oaks Village.  If you're looking to soak in the nature that surrounds the Poconos, there are outdoor activities near by at Pocono State Parks that include fishing, hiking, biking, and boat...
By National Realty Centers
(National Realty Centers)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Redford homes for sale What is your Redford home worth?   Lisa Segatti National Realty Centers 248-403-9182 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 214120803   Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most current information an...
By National Realty Centers
(National Realty Centers)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info West Bloomfield homes for sale What is your West Bloomfield home worth?   GEORGEANN GRIFFIN NATIONAL REALTY CENTERS BHAM 248-259-2135 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 214120681   Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the m...
By Laura Foreman, Copywriter, Buffini & Company
(Referral Maker Real Estate CRM)
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We all could use an extra shot of motivation from time to time, especially when we’re beginning to feel burned out or when it seems as though business isn’t going our way. In these situations, it helps to have a ‘why’ to reconnect to. Your ‘why’ is your reason for working as hard as you do. Not s...
By Michael Shotnik
(Colorado Mortgage)
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Most analysts are predicting a rise in mortgage rates for 2015. BofA Merill Lynch reports a slightly different scenario.   We are all enjoying saving money at the gas pump, but the decrease in oil costs has, in a roundabout way, also led to lower mortgage rates. 30 year fixed rates fell to the lo...
By Jim Taylor
(Weichert, Realtors - The Andrews Group)
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Homes in Woodlands at Copperstone in Brentwood TN   Find details and photos of all for sale homes in Woodlands at Copperstone in Brentwood TN   Weichert, Realtors - The Andrews Group gathers information from multiple sources to provide concise reviews on real estate market trends involving homes,...
By National Realty Centers
(National Realty Centers)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Sterling Heights homes for sale What is your Sterling Heights home worth?   RANDY GAMMO National Realty Centers 248-722-2233 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 214118313   Information valid for the date of this posting only. Please contact us for the most curre...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 84770)
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FYI: There are only 2 Fridays...1 Friday left 'till Christmas!     Remembering the Reason for the Season continues to bring families and friends together in celebration. We received a special offering in the form of a 1st grandchild early this year and now welcome a wonderful daughter-in-law into...
By John Sposato, Sharon Coffini & Melanie Didier, Arizona Home Group
(The Arizona Home Group)
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$745,000 This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home in Scottsdale Ranch is Unique, one of a kind home. You will not find another like it anywhere! Custom granite entry, exterior walls with custom doors, water feature & granite fascia complete this beautiful space. This 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom home in Scottsda...
By Eric Egeland, SFR, e-PRO, CDPE
Comments 3 EXCELLENT REO OPPORTUNITY IN NE DEERFIELD. FANTASTIC LOCATION IN CLOSE PROXIMITY TO DOWNTOWN, SCHOOLS, PARKS, METRA. Property is bank owned. Property to be sold as is, where is with no warranties or guarantees. Offers will not be reviewed until after the p...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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Yeah, there are people who will disagree and say there is nothing better than shopping in Waikiki over visiting the Honolulu Zoo. But I ask you where else can you order a lunch consisting of a rectangular hard-pressed mountain of rice, dribbled in syrup and topped with two hibachi-style chicken b...
By Bill Ladewig, Experience Is Your Advantage
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MORTGAGE INTEREST RATE LOCK ADVISORY December 18, 2014, 8:00 AM PST  Click for Updated Lock Advice   LOCK ADVISORY 1-6 Day Close:  LOCK 7-15 Day Close: LOCK 16-30 Day Close: LOCK MORTGAGE MARKET INDICATORS FHLMC Weekly Average:30-Yr FRM, on 12-18-14: 3.80% - Down 0.13%MBS (3.5%) - Currently, 103...
By Julie Pelle, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Realty One Group, Inc)
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Julie Pelle's Remodel Finishes and Ideas North Scottsdale Remodel Finishes & Design Ideas Custom furniture pieces are a great way to personalize your home and add value. Distinct pieces can be refinished and retrofitted to create unique and fun effects. For the bathrooms illustrated above, I wor...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
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Here are the 30 day real estate stats for single family homes in Deltona, Florida.    Deltona is located in West Volusia County.    Status: Active (514)     Beds Baths SqFt Heated List Price LP/SqFt Close Price SP/SqFt DTC DTCL ADOM CDOM SP/LP Ratio Min 1 1 576 $29,500 $30.77 - - - -     - Max 6 ...
By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, Connecting Good People with San Diego Lifestyle!
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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                                    ​ Thank you to all who made 2014 my best year ever in Real Estate! I'm proud of what I accomplished this year in partnership with many of you and your referrals. I love to serve others with my talents, network and exchange referrals, while building valuable rel...