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 Russ Ravary ~ Metro Detroit Realtor call (248) 310-6239, Michigan homes for sale ~
(Keller Williams Commerce)
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Welcome to Waterford's chain of lakes. Motor Boat access to Loon, Wormer, Schoolhouse, & Mohawk. You can go ski & tube on Loon & come back to your quiet lake to relax or fish. Wow, Stunning lake, & sunset views. Amazing home with so many updates. Over 4200 sq ft fin living space. Views of the lak...
By Brian England, Realtor, GRI, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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This formation has been rumored to have begun when British fighter pilots over the funeral of Manheim "The Red Baron" von Richthofen as a sign of respect by his fellow aces.  The formation does find its birth in World War I.  It is British in origin and it was used infrequently and privately duri...
By Adam Franzetti, Work With A Specialist!!
(Franzetti Real Estate)
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Forest Knoll Estates Homes For Sale In Dallas TexasStreet View - homes for sale in Forest Knoll Estates, Dallas Tx 75229 Access MLS homes for sale in Forest Knoll Estates Searching for a new home, but need to sell your current home in the Dallas, Texas area first? Our team of specialists are acti...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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  “Leads off My Website”  All of my blogging drives a lot of folks to my website. There are a number of places that will allow someone to fill out a very brief form. I’m not looking for any detailed information but require a name, phone or email.  As soon as I receive their inquiry, I respond by ...
By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
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It’s All in How You Look at It“I can complain because rosebushes have thorns,or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses:it all how you look at it.”J. Kenfield Morley, Author   As I see it. . . . . . . .It’s all in how you look at it  You can look into the night do you see the darkness . . . . Or ...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Change is difficult, but a little planning can help put you and your children at ease. Nearly 17 percent of Americans pack up their households and move each year. The U.S. Census Bureau estimates 13 million children are among those moving. 
By MaryKay Shumway, Door County WI Real Estate Expert & Consultant
(Coldwell Banker The Real Estate Group Door County)
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BE YOUR OWN BOSS:  We are offering The Patio Motel and Restaurant for Sale: A Return to Simpler TimesThe Patio Drive-In:  Patio Motel and Restaurant for Sale in bustling Sister Bay, at 10440 Orchard Road, Sister Bay, Wisconsin 54210. Be your own boss.   Own a piece of history.  Return to simpler ...
By Karen Butler, Fort Walton Military Specialist
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
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Many people may not be aware of all of the benefits provided for our Veterans.  I'll admit, as a Veteran myself,  I don't know either.  A new update was recently posted regarding healthcare, so I thought as we recently observed Memorial Day I would share this important update with you.  The Depar...
By Joni Staples, Your Huntsville / Lake Livingston Area REALTOR®
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services - Anderson Properties)
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 Wordless Wednesday: Gone Fishin' in Riverside, Texas I love where I live! In our little town of 510 people, folks close down shop for a week of fishing. Oh, and by the way, Ronnie is a girl. You go, Ronnie! I hope you catch the BIG ONE! ☺ Wordless Wednesday: Gone Fishin' in Riverside, Texas 
By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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  Pensacola, 32503, 32504, 32514,  Environmentally friendly lawn? Not so fast State law allows homeowners to override HOA rules to create a Fla.-friendly lawn, but what does "friendly" mean? Does appearance count? The courts will decide. Read more.       Helpful Links   Sign up for our Monthly N...
By Mike Carpino, Broker-Lake Norman Waterfront Specialist
(Lake And Town Realty)
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LAKE NORMAN WATERFRONT HOMES BY PRICELake Norman Waterfront Homes are highly sought after by those looking for the fun and excitement that comes with Lakeside Living.  At times the Inventory can be challenging to those trying to find the perfect fit.One of the main things to consider is, "What pa...
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By Larry & Laurie Weichman, A Tradition of Success
(Weichman Realtors, A Trusted Name In Orange County Real Estate)
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  Costa Mesa Large 2 Story! Move in Condition! Prime Location! - $959,000.00 Bedrooms: 4 Bathrooms: 2.5 Parking Spaces: 2+ Year Built: 1967 Subdivision: Mesa Verde Republic Homes Lot Size: 6534 Garage Size: 2 Car School District: Newport Mesa Square Footage: 2662 Agent Name: Larry Weichman Broke...
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 Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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 Can we take that wall out? FAQ Okay, to be quite honest, this question comes in many forms. The simplest and most common is “Can we take that wall out?” You would be surprised how often walls are not wanted. There is certainly a shift to a more open floor plan here in the Sacramento Area, probab...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
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Serious home buyers are not offended by direct questions and expect them. Serious buyers prefer facts up front regarding potential properties that may fit their search criteria. A savvy Realtor® knows which questions to ask to move the process along once the home search begins. Serious home buyer...
By Ron Barnes, "Most agents claim they're #1 - I THINK YOU'RE #1!
(Associate Broker at Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Georgia Properties)
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A couple of years ago, I was doing a little maintenance in my neighborhood. Actually, I was trying to keep the kudzu from getting any worse until my neighbor got moved in, which is a common southern chore.I happened to be on the side of a very steep hill. Four ladies came driving down the hill in...
By John F Muscarella, Broker/Owner, Plymouth County / Cape Cod, MA
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Recently, a client tried to be a good neighbor when finding that his property line actually encompassed about a quarter of his abutting neighbors back yard and a portion of their driveway.  Seems the builder had missed the property line stakes when grading for the driveway and this poor guy could...
By Joe Manausa, Tallahassee Real Estate
(Joe Manausa Real Estate)
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Things are looking better overall for the residential real estate market in Tallahassee.Our listing team closed on the most expensive house sale in Tallahassee in more than 10 years (more to follow on that one in the next blog post), while unit sales of all houses sold in April were higher than w...
By Chris and Dick Dovorany, Broker/Associate at Premiere Plus Realty
( Homes for Sale in Naples, Bonita Springs and Estero, Florida)
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  If you are in the market for a new place to live in a gated golf community, then the homes listed for sale in Vanderbilt Country Club Naples Florida might be of interest to you.  This is particularly true if having a full golf membership to the club comes with being a homeowner is important to ...
By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for sale in Douglas, Chicago, Illinois - May 2015 About Douglas Douglas currently has 58 homes for sale with an average list price of $199,498. It comprises the sub-neighborhoods of Bronzeville, Groveland Park, Lake Meadows, Prarie Shores, and South Commons. The average annual property tax...