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.

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By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Market report and Homes sold in Warrington township Bucks county in January 2015 . Warrington township is located in Bucks County Pa. There are homes in all price ranges in Warrington township. I looked up the mls this morning to see the real estate activity in January 2015. I looked for resident...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
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There's gold in them thar hills! Dedham MA 375 Westfield Street, Dedham MA 02090 is built on a cliff. When this contemporary home was expanded not too long ago some of the rock had to be removed from the location.  The architect, designer of this home was a Frank Lloyd Wright fan and believed as ...
By Alan Grizzle, Full Time Realtor, Lifelong Resident of Dahlonega
(Chestatee Real Estate)
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By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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From Charlotte Magazine, here's a list of 50 Things Every Charlottean Should Do. In Charlotte, we like to say that Charlotte's Got A Lot. And it's so true! Whether you're a new resident of Charlotte or have lived here for a while, this list of 50 things to do will make you feel like a true Charlo...
By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
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In the event of an attack, new smartphone applications can be used to send an alarm to a pre-chosen person. And the potential victims location can then be tracked. But is this faster and more secure than a woman whipping out pepper spray and blasting a drunken buffoon who has her cornered in a pa...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
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Homes in Winners Circle in Houston TX Interested in finding Homes in Winners Circle in Houston TX? Is it time to sell your home in Winners Circle?   Luxury Homes Winners Circle homes has 4 bedroom and 3 bathroom layout with an average size of 6,200 square feet. Floor plan include a formals, gourm...
By Pat Gage, Digital Marketing, Commercial Real Estate
(Social Media/Internet Web Marketing)
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Do you get the feeling like this is what really happens when arguing with some people? I think the dog won. What do you think?  
By Rick Snow - Selling El Paso TX, Cool Deals on Hot Real Estate in El Paso, Texas
(EXIT West Realty)
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What is the difference between a client and a customer?    In a real estate transaction, it's easy for people to be confused about their relationships with everyone involved. The term "agent" is often used simply to describe a real estate professional, but the reality is that professional may not...
By John M. Acaron, BSME, CMI - Master Home Inspector
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Why seriously consider having your "NEW construction" home inspected before escrow.   One of the mistakes that many people make when buying a newly built home is to skip the home inspection. They believe that because is a NEW construction everything shall be great. The smell of new construction,...
By Kelly & Ryan The Cummings Team, Your Real Estate Consultants For Life!!!
(The Cummings Company)
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3 Bed 2 Bath Home Sold in West Mobile OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescription $100,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,252 sqft Location 1345 Baker CourtMobile, AL 36695USA Kelly & Ryan The Cummings Team(251) 602-1941kelly@ccllc.co
By Lenn Harley, Real Estate Broker - Virginia & Maryland
(Lenn Harley,, MD & VA Homes and Real Estate)
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Shucks.  Last year a cucumber cost about 69 cents.  This year it's 89 cents.  The real estate market changes every year and rarely to home prices go down.  In fact, in new construction communities, historically, prices will go UP. As I've said many, many times, the consumer has little to no real ...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Your Savings and Down Payment Your First Step Toward Buying a Home When preparing to buy a home, the first thing many homebuyers do is look at the real estate ads in newspapers, magazines and listings on the Internet. Some potential buyers read how-to articles like this one. The next thing you s...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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  Sure, Roger D. Mucci  is a popular guy, but lately things have gotten out of control.  Mucci Mucci everywhere! Dick Greenberg  channeled Mucci. Sally K. & David L. Hanson  wrote a post about Mucci. Michael Jacobs  asked a question on Mucci's behalf, and wrote a post about Mucci. Mucci has been ...
By Holli McCray, Keller Williams Realty - Knoxville West
(Keller Williams Realty/Knoxville Premier Properties, LLC)
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9512 Briarwood Drive Knoxville, TN 37923 Price: $360,000 MLS #: 918264Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3Square Footage: 4,022 CUSTOM BUILT ALL-BRICK MOVE-IN READY BASEMENT RANCH IN PRIME WEST KNOXVILLE LOCATION! Very spacious open floor w/ 4 large bedrooms (2 on main level). Full kitchen & laundry hookups o...
By Gabrielle Kamahele Rhind, Broker/Owner
(KGC Properties LLC, Tucson Property Management & Real Estate)
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It has been nearly - well long time residents on Tucson's northeast side - say about 20 years since the County paved our roads - and as I drive down my roller coaster bumpy street everyday - I wonder how much longer!   But their is hope - and some improvements going on around the major streets - ...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Beer Budget and Champagne Taste”   Brenda wanted to own a nice three bedroom ranch, but her budget was $150,000. In the area she wanted to live $150,000 wouldn’t give her what she wanted for her family.   Her Realtor called me regarding doing an FHA 203 K loan as the bank that did her pre-quali...
By Holli McCray, Keller Williams Realty - Knoxville West
(Keller Williams Realty/Knoxville Premier Properties, LLC)
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4200 Williamson Drive Knoxville, TN 37938 Price: $280,000MLS #: 918356Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2 Full and 2 HalfSquare Footage: 3,087 EVERYTHING YOU WANT, AND MORE! Fantastic floor plan with a spacious open main living area, main level master suite & office & 3 large bedrooms (plus bonus room/possib...
By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Real Estate Pro
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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Cedar Chalet on the Scenic Byway with Lake Views! One of a kind opportunity! Here's a cedar chalet offering a front row seat to Mother Nature's year around splendor! Located along the spectacular Lake Cd'A Scenic Byway with big lake views, just north of Carlin Bay beach, park & boat launch. Your ...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
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*Living in Luxury in the Golf Course of Arizona*   Goodyear Immaculate Office Pool home for Sale in Golf Course Estrella Mountain Ranch in AZ! ABSOLUTELY A MUST SEE!  A perfect home for entertaining with a spacious great room or quietly enjoying the cozy fire place. Turn-key home waiting for you ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I went to the eye doctor yesterday. After the exam I wasn't getting new glasses: apparently my vision problem was from cataracts, in both eyes. I am dealing with this reality and I am unhappy. What I have, glasses will not fix. I am upset because I am very sensitive about my eyes, always have bee...