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 Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR®)
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Who are our Home Buyers Today?    Understanding where our buyers come from helps us develop systems to better understand how to work with a particular mindset.   What do buyers want? What motivates them to buy from us? Figuring out what persuades and motivates potential home buyers is a key facto...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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We enjoyed a fantastic week in Arizona in 2003. We saw Flagstaff, the Grand Canyon, Meteor Crater, Sedona, and Phoenix, and loved it all. Here are  some of my favorite photos from the trip.   This was taken at a terrific resort called the Blazin' M ranch.   This is a shot of the 4 of us at the Gr...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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River Pines Town Home Stuart FL SOLD! 5686 SE Riverboat Drive in River Pines, Stuart, FL has been sold by the Gabe Sanders BlueWater Realty team. Listed price was $128,000 and this home sold for $124,500 with no seller concessions after 26 days on the market. Spacious town home with private quiet...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Mount pleasant Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Homes Close to Where You Work Avoid Foreclosure What is Your Home Worth?   Jonathan Crompton Keller Williams 843-296-8337 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 1413607   License #:64403 Information valid for ...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
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Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 2473 E Washington St, Stockton, CA 95205 $63,900 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1962Sq Footage: 843 sqft.Bedrooms: 2 BedsBathrooms: 1 BathParking: 1 GarageLot Size: 4356 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family HouseDESCRIP...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Fire & Carbon Monoxide Risks During Cold Weather This information was provided by the Montgomery County, Maryland Fire and Rescue service.  Every family should have conversations about fire and carbon monoxide risks in the home. Make sure that fire and carbon monoxide alarms are located on every ...
By Michele Connors, Your Eastern North Carolina Realtor
(The Overton Group, LLC & CB First Realty )
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This is something that I giggle at every time I see it in my photo file. I know we can all relate to this in some sort of fashion ! As kids we played the game "Operator " where you whisper in one persons ear and down the line the message is relayed to the last person quoting what was said... it ...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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If you have ever had to have orthopedic surgery (like knee or shoulder surgery), then you likely understand the long term commitment required before and after the surgery takes place. Sure, we all wish the Doctor would prescribe us some quick-healing pills to take, but the reality is that these t...
By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Isn’t it incredible the way email has changed how REALTORS® can communicate with key contacts such as past clients and hot prospects? The flexibility and convenience is astounding. I can hardly remember what life was like before! The power of email does more than help you keep in touch with your ...
By Chris Griffith, Bonita Springs Fl Real Estate
(Downing-Frye Realty, Bonita Springs, FL)
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Just north of the Caloosahatchee River is a great little park called Caloosahatchee Creeks Preserve (East). Caloosahatchee Creeks East is a little over a mile east of I-75 just off of Bayshore Road. I originally noticed this park when I visited Echo Global Farm last year. After a little investig...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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JUST LISTED 2001 Southwest Akorot Road, Port Saint Lucie, FL Gorgeous Mercedes Ascott Bay 3 Pool home on oversized corner lot. Call us today. This will not last long! Bedrooms: 3 Bathrooms: 2 full Living Area Approx: 2427 List Price: $Get Current Price Schedule a Showing CLICK HERE for COMPLETE ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Throwback Thursdays- Gas Price Scares It happens every few years, the media hypes about rising gas prices and we hear of embargoes and how scarce gas will be. I remember many times over the last 30 years where pumps ran out of gas an d it was being rationed by the supplier. There was speculation ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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SOLD in the Charlestown Subdivision in Bonaire GA 31005 SOLD in Bonaire GA Working with military sellers who have PCS orders and are excited about moving abroad is so much fun. When they get ready to move they know the drill and get their home ready quickly so buyers can preview it. Such is the c...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
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Contact info:Home Buyers Realty | HomeFinders@HomeBuyersRealty.com | 209-321-0445 420 Canyon Woods Pl, San Ramon, CA 94582 $465,000 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1986Sq Footage: 1026 sqft.Bedrooms: 2 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 1 GarageLot Size: 1373 Square FeetProperty Type: TownhouseDESCRIPTION Be...
By Ron Cedillo
(Home Buyers Realty)
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  Well maintained 3/bed 2/bath home near Chabot College & Southland Mall Lrg fenced front yard. 22149 Thelma St, Hayward, CA 94541 $429,999 KEY FEATURESYear Built: 1950Sq Footage: 1660 sqft.Bedrooms: 3 BedsBathrooms: 2 BathsParking: 2 GarageLot Size: 6534 Square FeetProperty Type: Single Family H...
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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                                ​Don't Wait To Sell Your Nassau or Suffolk County Long Island Home Or Condo This Winter!   The first and foremost reason to list your residence now is that inventory is currently low in Nassau and Suffolk County Long Island.  Because it is low, the possibility of g...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Kathleen Luiten tells us about the legendary 100th Infantry Battalion (aka "The One Puka Puka"). Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments.   President Obama meets with veterans of the "One Puka Puka" after signing a bill granting the unit the Congressional Gold Medal The town ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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I found this to be a very interesting viewpoint on ghost-writers. I have never had anyone write for me but do know others that do. I tend to believe you need to express yourself and not just blog to blog. What are your feelings about this subject after you have read Pat Kennedy's post? If you're ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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The new robot vacuums have this technology. We have one in our home and he is called Bob. This is a good way to keep germs down in your home and have a little helper keep your house clean. They are still very expensive but I imagine the prices will be coming down. Please post your comments on Roy...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Pasadena CA Orange Grove Village II Townhomes For Sale and Market Update   This is a recap of the Pasadena townhome complex Orange Grove Village II including those for sale and market activity so far in 2014 as of November 19, 2014 with a look at full year results for 2013 and 2012.  All statisti...
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