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 Steve Loynd, 800-926-5653, White Mountains NH
( Alpine Lakes Real Estate Inc., )
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White Mountain Condo, Across the River from an 18 hole golf course and ten minutes to Loon and Waterville ski areas. Great bang for the buck and super nice private location, with beautiful mountain views. Star Ridge Condominiums...view from your private deck, Thornton New Hampshire. This Three be...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, CA BRE #01824145 Real Estate - Call 951.491.4063
(West Coast Realty Division)
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It's unrealist to expect Californians never to own a car. A car is a necessity in Southern California -- people use their cars to commute to work and school, and for other uses such as grocery shopping, doctor visits, entertainment and to pursue hobbies, such as going to the gym. Unfortunately, S...
By John Novak, Henderson, Las Vegas and Summerlin Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty The Marketplace)
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Home Sales in Seven Hills - Henderson NV 89052 - April 2015Seven Hills is a master planned community in southwest Henderson NV. Floor plans range from 1,241 to over 10,000 square feet, with prices from the mid 100's to nearly $3 million in a mix of open, gated and guard-gated neighborhoods. For m...
By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
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We both love the unusual offerings at the Santa Barbara Farmers Market every Saturday.  Today was no exception.  Scilly Celery was the first one as we entered the market.  The stalk part is thin.  It tastes like a refined celery! The Scilly Isles are an archipelago of the southwestern tip of the ...
By Donald Urschalitz, P.A. Realtor ABR RSPS North Palm Beach County
(One World Realty Inc.)
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Evergrene Open House Sunday 1:00 to 4:00Evergrene LISTING PHOTOS Click photo to enlarge $3300 Month Dining Room Family Room Kitchen Master Bedroom Master Bath Evergrene Cluhouse Heated Pool Fitness Center Tiki Bar Price: $3300 Month or For Sale at $515,000 call 561-906-7269 for access. 874 Taft C...
By Keith Ritter, 602-908-5020 AZ Realtor, Glenndale AZ Real Estate
(Keller Williams Profesional Partners Glendale AZ Real Estate Peoria/Realtor)
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Keith Ritter Homes KW Secret Inventory     KW Secret Inventory Homes for sale    KW Secret Inventory Home for sale Grandview Estates   As a Keller Williams Agent, I have priority access to an elite group of agents representing properties in your price range. Often these homes are not even found i...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consumers to our main sites where they go from prospects to clients. Below is a recent ...
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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It freaked me out a little yesterday to turn the calendar over to May. In some ways, I'm still recovering from my last winter vacation to Vanuatu, which ended in early January, and here it is May, and we haven't yet scheduled our winter vacation for this December. Well, I do have a 3-week Hawaii ...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
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Meet-Up at Buca di Beppo in San Jose on 5-11-2015   Location:   Buca di Beppo - Westfield Oakridge MallAddress:   925 Blossom Hill Road, San Jose, CA 95123Date:          Monday, May 11, 2015Time:        11:30am - 1:30pm You cannot miss it if you enter from Blossom Hill Road which is the street it...
By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, Small Office, Big Service
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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What are people looking for in their new home?  In my opinion, most importantly is a "move in ready" condition. Preparing Your Home for Sale- There Comes a Point When You Just Can’t Give It Away. Buyers today are looking for move-in ready homes.  They often do not have the time, the budget or the...
By David Shamansky, Creative, Aggressive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtg
(US Mortgages - David Shamansky)
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Back in the day I was a huge boxing fan. With the likes of Tyson, Holyfield, Arturo Gotti, Buster Douglas, Oscar De La Hoya, "macho" Camacho and so many more the boxing matches were always a good reason to get a group of friends together and have a party and watch the fight.Then it seemed to me l...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I slipped away from town for the weekend and escaped to my mountain retreat. It's quiet and peaceful, and I love to get out here when I can. Unfortunately, that has only been a couple times in the past 18 months. One thing I love about this area is that it is constant. Change out here equates to ...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
  Flying Marble and Old Insurance Policies   A few years ago, it was raining marble at the single best location for real estate in Canada, the intersection of King and Bay Streets in Toronto.   Canada's tallest and certainly one of its most prestigious office buildings is First Canadian Place. I...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
Comments 5
Falls Church is a suburb of Northern Virginia and within it lies the small lakeside community of Lake Barcroft. A key point of interest is Lake Barcrofts’ accessibility from several locations, such as D.C., Fort Myer and the Pentagon, which makes this area attractive for people looking for a resi...
By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
Comments 0
 Want to Change the Use? Let’s assume that you want to change the use of the property. What does the agreement say about that? The standard form agreement of purchase and sale says: “9. FUTURE USE: Seller and Buyer agree that there is no representation or warranty of any kind that the future inte...
By Will Nesbitt, Nesbitt Realty is a family-run brokerage.
(Nesbitt Realty at Condo Alexandria)
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Barbara Todaro's blog you found land now how do you price it is pertinent to the Real Estate industry. For the entire reblog, scroll down.   What do you need to know about a buildable lot in order to introduce it to a builder?  You only need to know the size of the end product to be built on it a...
By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
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During this week there was a high level of activity on the Chagrin Falls area real estate market,  16 new listings were added to the market, 4 listings were returned to contract,the price was changed for 4 listed properties,  there were 7 sales and three rentals.NEW LISTINGSHouse listed with Lill...
By Becky Kolb, Sun Lakes Arizona Expert
(ReMax Infinity - The KOLB Team)
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You want to do some remodeling or updating and want the most bang for your buck right? We all do. And while it is easy to blow the budget on remodeling jobs there are some simple things you can do that add value to your home and transform the look at the same time.Kitchen remodel tipsThe kitchen ...
By Robert (Bob) Gilbert, Your Katy TX Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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Wild West Brewfest | Katy Mills Mall | May 2, 2015 Katy Mills Mall is hosting the Wild West Brewfest on Saturday May 2, 2015 (today). This Brewfest will feature more than 150 specialty craft brewers from all across the country.   VIP ticket holders will obtain admittance at 2 PM while General adm...
By Julie Chapman, New Homes Sales Palencia
(Lennar Palencia)
Comments 0
Pick from one of these two Executive Series of homes at Lennar Palencia for $399,000 and $0 Closing Costs.  Interior appointments including 10' ceilings, 5 1/4" crown molding, granite kitchen and bathroom counters, gourmet kitchen package with double convection ovens, professional series microwav...