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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Let's be adventurous this rainy week-end and try sister restaurants - there are 2 locations - West Lake Hills and another in Lakeway! You pick which is close to you and give one of them a try. In both locations check out the casual dining combined with great wine and food; then just walk next doo...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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My grandson, Joshua, is graduating next friday from Franklin High School and last night was awards night.  Joshua received his invitation and was awarded a scholarship from the Franklin Republican Town Committee.  Yes, Joshua is a registered Republican, and he wrote a powerful essay to receive th...
By Lillian Wong, 480.650.5412 NMLS 630337
(Lillian Wong and Associates - Scottsdale Arizona @ Prospect Mortgage BK0903027)
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If you are planning on selling your home over the next two years, now may be the time to act. Demand is high, supply is low and many homeowners are benefiting from an almost auction atmosphere with several buyers fighting for their house in the current multi-bid environment. Higher prices and les...
By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I wake each morning consciously present of the attitude I am going to wear. Just like I have to decide what clothes to wear, what shoes and accessories match I also choose my attitude intentionally. I know that I can wear a great outfit and look put together, but if my attitude is not in the rig...
By John Handschuh, Realtor ABR SRES, Horsham Real Estate
(RE/MAX Action Realty)
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Yes -- You Can Challenge Your Property Tax Typically, every few years American homeowners have the value of their property assessed by their local government. The property tax you pay is based on the local tax rate, which you have no control over (except at the voting booth!), and the assessed ma...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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There are no words or pictures that can truly convey the experience that is Machu Picchu. Some places are just magical and this is certainly one. I have never been anywhere, save Meteora in Greece, that is so soulful and so overwhelmingly incredible. From the breath and depth of this arena you kn...
By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
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SFL Real Estate News- FLA. Top State for new non-employer businesses!Real estate market data provided by your local expert, Jacob Thomas- SFEHomesSFL Real Estate News- FLA. Top State for new non-employer businesses! TOP DEALS IN SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY..Please click the links below:-FREE LIST of Toda...
By Hugh Thomas Lorch, Specializing In Luxury Homes
(Clients First Realty)
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These free tools will no doubt increase your productivity and marketing efforts...Here are some quick explanations of each... Video - 6 Killer Free Internet ToolsFree Luxury Home Sales ConsultLuxury Home Sales TrainingTo your success,Hugh
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
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This is another fabulous blog by Kathy.When preparing a home to sell, it's always important to consider your target market.Every seller should read this blog. Staging and Selling Your Home to Millennials It’s never good to generalize, but it doesn’t hurt to understand your target audience.  Much ...
By Kale Hassan
(Coldwell Banker Burnet)
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With many areas of the Twin Cities seeing low inventory of homes, it is still very important for a seller to prepare their home for sale. Just because inventory is low, does not mean that buyers will settle for homes that are in need of repair or do not show well. Home preparation and staging are...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Staging and Selling Your Home to MillennialsIt’s never good to generalize, but it doesn’t hurt to understand your target audience.  Much as our parents had to warm up to long hair hippies and an “I’m ok; you’re ok frame of mind;  we would do well to understand where those born sometime after 1980...
By Wandanna Melliphant, A Name Homeowners Trust and Recommend
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This is an informative blog post by Joan.Home staging can be a difficult process, but having the right pro on your side can alleviate uncertainty.Read and enjoy! As my entry to Roger Mucci's Be The Star of Your Own Movie contest, this post is based on the film Queen to Play, starring Kevin Kline ...
By Jacob Thomas, Weston, Davie, Coopercity, Southwest Ranches, Miramar Realtor, South Florida Estate Homes Inc.
(South Florida Estate Homes Inc)
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US Real Estate News- Now is the Time to Buy a Home!!!Real estate market data provided by your local expert, Jacob Thomas- SFEHomesUS Real Estate News- Now is the Time to Buy a Home!!! TOP DEALS IN SOUTH FLORIDA TODAY..Please click the links below:-FREE LIST of Today's Short sale homes for sale in...
By James Dray, AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.
(Wise Custom Realty)
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 Thanks for stopping by and taking time out of your day to read my post.  My intent is to put a smile on your face.  Hopefully you’ll go away with some information you may have forgotten about or did not know.  Now sit back and enjoy the post for the day. Famous for his “one liners” the iconic Bo...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Bear Creek Elementary School Information and Homes for Sale Near Bear Creek Elementary School in Houston TX Find homes for sale near Bear Creek Elementary School in Houston TX. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Houston MLS and is updated multiple times per day.    School...
By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
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   Some Taxing Information The Gettysburg address is 269 words, the Declaration of Independence is 1,337 words, and the Holy Bible is only 773,000 [I don't know what version the author was referring to] words. However, the tax law has grown from 11,400 words in 1913, to 7 million words today. * T...
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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Another Condo Sold on Long Island courtesy of Lawrence "Larry" and Sheila Agranoff, Real Estate Associate Broker and RE Salesperson. Located in Plainview Long Island on Autumn Drive, we SOLD a 2 bedroom 2 bath upper level Floor Plan Condo at The Seasons in Plainview Zip Code 11803. This is a 55+...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I do not know who started this or when they first named May 30 as ," Water a Flower Day day ' I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the month of May.
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Bedford Green, Glenview, Illinois - May 2015 About Bedford Green Bedford Green is a single family neighborhood located in Glenview, Illinois. Average taxes in Bedford Green $15,612 Average association fees in Bedford Green $500 ($500 - $500) Average home size in Bedford Green 0 ft2 Average lot s...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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MacArthur Elementary School, Hoffman Estates, IL - May 2015 About MacArthur Elementary School MacArthur Elementary School is a K,1-6 school in District 54, and is located at 1800 Chippendale Rd in Hoffman Estates, IL. It services homes in Hoffman Estates. Single-FamilyHomes5 Condos &Townhomes0 F...
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