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 John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On July 3, 2014, Bank of America donated 800 homes in Florida to nonprofit organizations support affordable housing, among them 240 homes were donated to nonprofits organizations support military members, veterans, and their families. Bank of America donated homes to military members, veterans, a...
By Beth Paisley, Winchester, Virginia Realtor
(Long and Foster/Webber and Associates)
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Smart Questions to Ask Your Home Inspector What does your Winchester home inspection cover? The inspector should ensure that the inspection and report will meet all applicable requirements in your state and will comply with a well-recognized standard of practice and code of ethics.How long have y...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
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Meet an All Star Agent! ABOUT THE ALL STAR AGENT NETWORK    Join Now!Welcome to the All Star Agent Network, a public, Google Fed, National directory of real estate agents.Lori Ballen, a known Internet marketer is behind this system and is on a personal mission to lead generate for the world of re...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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  Yesterday, I was showing a house in Crestwood, near 16th Street in DC - it's a hugely busy traffic artery.  And when I looked out the gigantic living room window, this is what I saw. There was one, standing there eyeing my neighbor's huge (and tasty) azalea bushes.  Then all of a sudde...
By Alan Grizzle, Full Time Realtor, Lifelong Resident of Dahlonega
(Chestatee Real Estate)
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By Jane & Jeff Daley, PhD, Scottsdale Real Estate Arizona
(Luxury Valley Homes For Buyers & Sellers Phoenix AZ Area)
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Ten Tips to Make a Small Bedroom Look Great, Scottsdale Real Estate Planning a small bedroom can be fun. With the right design tips and techniques, you can turn your snug room into a dreamy retreat. From clever storage solutions to multitasking furniture, these great ideas will breathe new life i...
By Andrea Gonzalez, Your Las Vegas Realtor
(Realty One Group)
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  This summer, all signs point to our North Las Vegas real estate market has been a sizzling hot one. For anyone who will be selling a property soon, it’s time to take stock of the factors that will influence how attractive (and competitive) their offering will turn out to be,   Always near the ...
By Ann Irza, Realtor
(Prestige Real Estate)
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Homes Near Ipswich River Park in North Reading, MA   Located near Central Street, between Haverhill Street, Chestnut Street and Route MA-62 in North Reading, MA Listings of Homes Near Ipswich River Park in North Reading, MA  Request a FREE custom valuation of your Home Near Ipswich River Park in ...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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On July 23, 2014, Jed Smith and Gay Cororaton of NAR reported on the Realtor confidence index survey conducted from July 1-14, 2014, for June 2014. The survey showed 28.0% were first time buyers in June of 2014, higher from 27.0% first time buyers in May of 2014, cash buyers purchased 32.0% of al...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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For the last decade, people in the real estate industry are aware of Zillow and Trulia have competed for real estate agents advertisements. Then, on July 28, 2014, we learned Zillow will acquire Trulia for approximately $3.5 billion. Zillow & Trulia will combined for the 61.0% of the internet...
By Sandy Williams
(Keller Williams, sandy@sandywilliams.com)
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  Nice Modern home with wood Privacy Fence 1741 N 56th Ave, Hollywood, FL 33021 Click Here for more Info) Property Information: Style: Detached Bedrooms: 3 Total Baths: 2 Full Baths: 2 Year Built: 1971 Sq. Feet: 1720 View: Other View Garage: Attached Parking: Driveway     Nicely upgraded modern 3...
Terrific Valley View Home!     This lovely 4 Bed/2 Bath raised ranch in the Valley View subdivision of Glen Ellyn offers many new and newer on-trend updates including: Kitchen, Bath, Roof, Windows, Furnace, Water Heater, Stainless Steel Appliances, Covered Gutters and Generator. Home Warranty in...
By Lori Ballen, CVO, Chief Visionary Officer / Ballen Companies
(The Ballen Companies, TBG, TBM, ASAN)
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  Buying your first Las Vegas home is an exciting milestone, but it can be a difficult process to navigate.  From determining what financing options will fit your budget, to deciding what type of home will best suit your lifestyle, The Ballen Group will work with you to make buying your first Las...
By Susan Mangigian, Chester & Delaware County Homes, Delaware and Ches
(RE/MAX Preferred, West Chester, PA, RS152252A)
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I was tagged on Facebook today by none other than one of my all-time favorites, Tanya Nouwens, a RE/MAX agent in Montreal.  For the next 3 days we are posting 3 things that we are grateful for.  Tanya's list was 1. Her front porch where she enjoys coffee in the morning, expressing her inner K...
By Cynthia McKenna, LI Real Estate Expert ,Foreclosure & Short Sale Sp
(Keller Williams Realty Homes & Estates)
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Download your FREE real estate app today and use code KW207ZCK7 to start using it today! Call The McKenna Team of Keller Williams Realty Homes and Estates at 631-675-0770 and ask for Cynthia McKenna for more information.
By Peggy James, REALTOR servicing Lake Ridge Virginia Area
(Twins Selling Real Estate Team)
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When the owners of this home in Eagles Pointe called me to sell their home spring market coming fast. As they listed, so did everyone else. To make things even more complicated as with every spring market those that must relocate or sell, drop their prices as the home lingers unsold. That does no...
By Nick Libert
(Exit Realty--I'd love to service your Chicagoland referrals)
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Exit Strategy Realty Partners with Catholic Charities for Drive Annual Backpacks for Kids Drive Gathers School Supplies for Needy Children Chicaog, IL (Grassroots Newswire) July 30th, 2014 -- Exit Strategy Realty is partnering up with Catholic Charities West Suburban for their annual Backpacks fo...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
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    The state of the economy continues to do well in Texas. 2014 has been the best year in homes sales for most REALTORS and builders. Texas remains a top State for Job Growth in 2014. Locally speaking, the following is a list of some of the top employers.   AMR Corporation (American Airlines), e...
By Janelle Ancillotti, HSR Certified Home Stager, Syracuse, NY
(Seneca Home Staging)
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Remove pictures from the walls A home staging tip that is worth repeating is this: remove pictures from the walls when you are selling your home. Whether in MLS photography or in person, blank walls always look better than walls with the wrong size pictures, the wrong number of pictures, the wron...
By Mario Reyes, Your real estate friend at San Francisco Bay Area
(Coldwell Banker)
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A magnificent home on the Evergreen Area in Santa Clara County with reduced price of $2,299,888 will be open to the public this weekend August 2 Saturday and August 3 Sunday at 1:00 pm to 4:00 pm.    Here is a video slide of the home -  http://2276bentleyridgedrv.cbrb.com/   The  home features ar...
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