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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The newest blog posts on ActiveRain

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 9
Homes For Sale on One Acre or More in Clermont FL December 2014Living in a subdivision under HOA rules is not for everyone. Some would like to have land for different reasons, some to have horses or farm animals, some to have fruit bearing trees and vegetable gardens or simply to have acres of la...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 4
    We appreciate Matt Anderson all year long for the tireless hours he puts in with the mega fund raising activities for many worthy causes throughout the year.  From the Heart and Lung Associations, Special Olympics, Women's Center, Senior Taxi....too many to count and we are proud to call him...
By Victoria & Marshall Henderson, Representing People Not Property
(Buyer's Edge Bethesda Maryland)
Comments 4
#1 Habit To Create Success   A very good friend gave me a small jeweled box for Christmas last year. "It's your intention box." she said. "You write your intentions, goals whatever you want to achieve on a small piece of paper and save it in the box."  I only remember one "intention" I scribbled ...
By John Ferrin, Realtor
(HomeSmart)
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Information provided by John Ferrin, Realtor, with HomeSmart Gilbert   Preparing Your Home for Sale What more could you want than to get your home sold for top dollar in short order without any hassles?  If you take a moment and read through the following suggestions before you put the property ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 1
  By Brian Madigan LL.B., Broker       A recent Supreme Court of Canada ruling in Bhasin v. Hrynew (13 November 2014) may have some rather significant implications for sellers, at least those ones who sign listing agreements.     The Supreme Court of Canada just changed every contract in Canada. ...
By Kristin Graves
(RE/MAX Properties)
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HOLIDAY HELP HOTLINE   About this time last year, my furnace and my refrigerator decided to call it quits. Fortunately (as if there is a silver lining in this story), I had a complete list of home service companies at my fingertips that I had compiled to assist my clients looking for certain serv...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
Comments 0
Finding the Right Agent Not all agents work the same way. The most important attribute of an agent is that he/she is well connected to the real estate industry. He/she should know the market and provide information on past sales, current listings, his or her marketing plan, and at least 4 solid r...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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So What Was In The Box Tom? A Whole Lot Of Love Mostly!   Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman had sent me a text yesterday saying that my package was “near”, she was concerned about it getting to me and it did arrive. Though it arrived yesterday, I was not home until late because of a busy day. Sally sent...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
Comments 1
Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 430 E Vine St, Stockton, CA 95202 $119,900 KEY FEATURESSq Footage: 2420 sqft.Bedrooms: 4 BedsBathrooms: 3.5 BathsLot Size: 3332 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIPTION Great income producing propert...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 7
Lioudmila’s Dance Studio was started in 2000 and is located at 18 Roth St Alexandria, VA 22336. Lioudmila is just off Duke St. a little bit after Old Town and at the beginning of West End Alexandria. The phone number for Lioudmila is (703) 751-8868. Lioudmila’s has experienced dance instructors ...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
Comments 1
We will watch Lyndhurst Real Estate market every Thursday. Here is today's hotsheet for Lyndhurst OH Real Estate sales and rentals: Our Favorite - beautiful 4 bedroom home for sale or for rent - 5513 Kilbourne Dr. Lyndhurst, OH 44124. You may find all the information and even make an offer online...
By Bob Elliot
(RE/MAX Advisors)
Comments 0
The Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) said in its last statement for 2014 that although economic conditions have improved at a moderate pace, the Fed believes that the target federal funds rate of between 0.00 and 0.25 percent remains "appropriate." While labor markets show expanding job growt...
By Curtis Van Carter, Napa Valley's Broker Extraordinaire in Yountville
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Yountville Napa Valley)
Comments 6
This is weekly feature post I will now do every Thursday to tell you about upcoming events in Yountville and around the Napa Valley. Please visit and enjoy one or more of these and tell them Curtis sent you. Napa Valley Upcoming Events Featured Events   Uptown Theatre, Napa Roy Orbison Returns Ja...
By Jean Rogers & John Thomas, Atlanta, Alpharetta, Roswell, Woodstock, REALTORS
(HomeSalesForce.com - RE/MAX)
Comments 1
Single family home sales statistics for Duluth Georgia for the month of Novober 2014.    Listings: are DOWN vs. last Month while they are UP vs. last Year.   Closings: are DOWN vs. last Month while they are DOWN vs. last Year.   Median sales price: ORIGINAL list price to sales price ratio is UP v...
By Larry Atkins
(State Wide Realty Co.)
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A Year in Review-State Wide Realty- SOLD Part 2 Part 2 of our 2014 year of SOLDS focuses on some of the Land Listings we have found new owners for. If you would like to get more information on something similiar to one of these contact us at State Wide Realty 434-392-6163 or visit our website www...
By Jeffrey Riegel
(RE/MAX AllStars)
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Real estate agents' most valuable leads still come from traditional sources – open houses, past-client referrals, for sale signs and walk-ins to brokerage offices – according to the latest Imprev Thought Leader Survey of more than 270 broker-owners and top executives at leading franchises and ind...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
Comments 0
It's warmer in Florida, my Northern buddies!  Give me a call and let's chat! Ormond By The Sea Florida Condos for sale as of November 30, 2014   As of November 30, 2014, we have 59 Ormond By The Sea Florida condos for sale through the Daytona Beach Area Realtors® Multiple Listing Service (MLS).  ...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 3
 Carlyle Towers is highrise condominium located at 2151 Jamieson Ave Alexandria VA 22314. Carlyle Towers has a walk score of 80 and is in Carlyle District which is at the crux between Old Town and Eisenhower.   Carlyle Towers is just 7 minute walk North towards the King St. Metro; King St. has p...
By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Northern Virginia Realtor
(Living A Dream Real Estate)
Comments 8
Kingstowne in Alexandria VA Market Report November 2014   Real Estate market data provided by Amanda Davidson of Living A Dream Real Estate.  Monthly sales comparison 2013 vs. 2014 *Data includes zip codes 22315,22310   Detached Home Sales in Kingstowne November 2014: •Number of Sales: 18 (decrea...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 1
Three free simple Real Estate business plans 2015, is a pertinent Active Rain blog with relevance to the Real Estate industry. Scroll down for the reblog. Three FREE Simple Real Estate Business Plans 2015. Business plans help you determine how effective you are working, what your expenses are and...
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