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 Jenn Hart, Richmond, VA, REALTOR®, 804-317-7997
(Jefferson Properties)
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Everywhere I look these days I see a FSBO, or For Sale By Owner, for those of you not in the "biz."  The market is hot right now, at least the Richmond, VA real estate market, and everyone thinks they can DIY (Do It Yourself). I am often wondering why people take a gamble with their largest inves...
By Bill Ladewig, Experience Is Your Advantage
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MORTGAGE INTEREST RATE LOCK ADVISORY September 19, 2014, 8:00 AM PST  Click for Updated Lock Advice   LOCK ADVISORY Today: LOCK 7 Day Close: LOCK30 Day Close: LOCKThe price for 3.50% Mortgage Loans based on MBS is currently up 0.10 point. Scots remaining in the UK helped  markets early this morn...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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ZOOFIESTA at the National Zoo this Sunday, Sept. 21st   This is Hispanic Heritage Month and there will be celebrations in Washington, DC. Sunday, September 21, 2014 is the day for ZOOFIESTA at the National Zoo from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Admission is free and visitors can learn about animals that are ...
By Fred Sed, Your Orange County Realtor, Why? Because Fred Sed
(Orange County Short Sale Foreclosure Realtor)
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  What Happens When Your Loan Mod Resets? Between 2009 and 2012 millions of homeowners in California and across the United States took advantage of loan modifications for their home loans through programs like HARP & HAMP. The average homeowner modified their home loan and was able to arrange a ...
By Kristen Ueckert, Real Estate Pro in Keller, Texas
(Ueckert Realty LLC)
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  It's embarrassing. It's frustrating. And it's just downright sad. It's been so long since I wrote a blog post that I... I... I forgot my login ID and password! The horror. This year has been a whopper. Dirty words like chemo, death and divorce took the place of beautiful things like date night,...
By Colleen Boyle Jolin, YOU CAN COUNT ON COLLEEN
(Keller Williams)
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...but calling us will. See this home that combines the new and old so wonderfully. You have the character of an A-frame Colonial which has hardwood floors, exposed brick and the bonus of a huge addition from 1989 that offers a great place to entertain with soaring ceilings, lots of natural light...
By Scott Fenner
(AmeriFirst Financial)
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    32351 N HIDDEN CANYON Drive Queen Creek, AZ 85142 Single Family - Detached, Ranch - Queen Creek, AZ Price : $159,900.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.00 Square Foot : 1,399 County : Pinal Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 2005 MLS Number : 5173058 click for more information and picture...
By Sharon & Bruce Walter, West Lafayette homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty Lafayette, IN)
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    Tippecanoe County Football Games Week 5   Central Catholic Knights at Benton Central Bison   Friday, September 19, 2014 at 7:30 P.M.   The 3-1 Central Catholic Knights will put their 20-0 perfect record on the line since they joined the Hoosier Conference tonight out on the prairie at Benton ...
By Rob Alley, Invite Us In! We'll Bring Results!
(RE/MAX Realty Specialists)
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Click here to see more pictures and detailed information.     Schedule a Showing Scottsville Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale HUD Homes Homes Close to Where You Work Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? Rob Alley RE/Max Realty Specialists 434-964-8369 Questions...
Fun group activities that involve each member of the family can sometimes be hard to come by and planning a getaway or vacation that offers activities for all ages isn’t always easy. In Park City, Utah there is much to see and do during any season of the year for kids, teenagers and adults which ...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A. CA
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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  Homes sales report for the Sand Section neighborhood in Manhattan Beach, California during September 2014. The Sand is the ocean frontage neighborhood of Manhattan Beach. It is one of the most sought after locations in the city due to the beach lifestyle.   Homes for sale in Manhattan Beach - "...
By Young Lee, Helping You Lay the Foundation for Your Future!
(Cornerstone Realty and Rentals, Inc.)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Hoffman Estates Homes for Sale Search All Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? Homes Close to Where You Work Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale   Young Lee Cornerstone Realty and Rentals, Inc. 847-496-0062 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 08729033   Li...
By Scott Fenner
(AmeriFirst Financial)
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  3380 W GOLDEN Lane Chandler, AZ 85226 Single Family - Detached - Chandler, AZ Price : $235,000.00 Bedrooms : 3 Bathrooms : 2.50 Square Foot : 1,566 County : Maricopa Property Type : Single Family Year Built : 1990 MLS Number : 5173162 click for more information and pictures Property Descriptio...
By Bob Elliot
(RE/MAX Advisors)
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Wednesday's customary post-meeting statement issued by the Federal Open Market Committee (FOMC) of the Federal Reserve provided some relief to investors and analysts concerned that the Fed may soon raise its target federal funds rate. The target federal funds rate has held steady at between 0.00 ...
By Ryan Roark, CCIM, Commercial Real Estate Monroe LA
(Keller Williams Commercial)
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Where Will Our Office In Monroe Be In The Future? Productivity is always a top priority of every office. How to make the office infrastructure work like a well oiled machine is what every company truly looks for. Many companies now though are looking to a more lackadaisical approach to the office.
By Ellie McIntire, CDPE, Howard County Homes for Sale
(Ellicott City Clarksville Howard County Maryland Real Estate)
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  Don't miss the third annual Ellicott City Main Street Music Fest this Saturday, September 20th! The fun starts at noon with the music going until 8pm on stages set up throughout historic Ellicott City! It's the third year for this amazing festival which includes tons of free live music (over 80...
By Louis Williams, The Williams Team (985) 727-7168
(Keller Williams Realty)
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EAT LOCAL. EAT RIGHT. Why eating LOCAL is better – LOCAL food is fresher without a doubt, because when it gets to you, it is coming straight from the harvester which in turn is more nutritious! Fresher is better because it is not packed with all the junk to keep it fresh. Eating LOCAL meat and eg...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A. CA
(Charlemagne International Properties)
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Today's Palos Verdes Patch, featured 5 reasons Rancho Palos Verdes is one of the best cities in California to raise a family, per the website CreditDonkey.  Rancho Palos Verdes came in at number 7 on Southern California's Top Ten based on the following criteria: 1)  Education:  The percentage of...
By Vanessa Franz Barnes, With us its Simply All About You!
(Keller Williams Realty at the Lakes)
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You’ve listed your house and now you’ve got to get ready to show it off in pictures, tours and an open house. If your house is less than tidy, you need to do some serious house cleaning, an unclean house can be a deal breaker for prospective buyers. Don’t start panicking we’ve got some tips to he...
By Scott Fenner
(AmeriFirst Financial)
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      421 W 6th Street Tempe, AZ 85281 Single Family - Detached, Contemporary,Santa Barba Price : $364,955.00 Bedrooms : 2 Bathrooms : 2.50 Square Foot : 1,553 County : Maricopa Property Type : Condo, Townhome Year Built : 2015 MLS Number : 5173071 click for more information and pictures Propert...
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