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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By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Lottie Kendall,  shared a post some time ago that still can be used today. There are many useful ideas that can & should be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation. Thanks for sha...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Florida 32571: NAR: Pending sales up for first time in 2014 In Oct., pending home sales rose marginally (0.3%) above Sept. pending sales, but they're 1% higher in the year-to-year comparison to Sept. 2013. Read more.   Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, Fl. 32571 with NO oth...
By Nick Smith, Boise Idaho Real Estate, We Love Boise
(Silvercreek Realty Group)
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When you begin scouring the Boise listings for a new home, the cost of the home appears to be right there at the top: the asking price. All the other details about the property are there, too, but they usually get close attention only after that dollar amount at the top falls within (well, is at ...
By Kasey & John Boles - Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC, Boise ID)
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  Idaho Sportsman Show   Here's a great event to kick off spring in Idaho!  Visit Expo Idaho for the Idaho Sportsman Show March 5th-March 8th, 2015.  Kids can enjoy a live trout pond, casting competition, archery shoot and many exhibitors catering to our young outdoor enthusiasts.    Adults can ...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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I don't know exactly when this was taken. I'd guess that Abigail was 4 or 5 and that would make it 92 or 93.  The cat is Shop Cat.  Long story... My x and I were at his uncles house and a dog was chewing on the cat.  I took the little broken kitten from the dog and off we went for one of those ve...
By Jordan Bennett
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Consider buying an agricultural property for savings.  USDA home loans offer 100% financing, low rates, and affordable payments. These loans are becoming more popular by the day, as buyers discover an easier way to buy a home with zero down payment. The United States Department of Agriculture (U...
By Jill Murty, Realtor
(PREA Realty)
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It's Funny How the World is so Big, Yet so Small   One of my nice clients called and asked if I wanted to list one of his properties for lease.  Yes, please. In that conversation, my client mentioned that he met one of my other clients.  What?  How?  Where? Both clients were at a neighborhood par...
By John Helmick, Success Coach & Home Inspection Co. Owner
(John Helmick Success & Ohio Property Inspection Services)
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And here is a side of DAYLIGHT SAVINGS TIME that I bet you haven't heard before!   Thanks Michael Thornton for your wit and humor and your ageless beauty!      As we all know, daylight savings time begins this weekend. Yeah, a lot of folks will bitch and gripe about losing the hour of sleep and y...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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The Daily Hot Sheet of Palm Beach Real Estate & FL Realtor News Thursday, March 5, 2015 TODAY'S TOP STORIES Realtors rock the capital Nearly 1,000 Realtors wearing blue T-shirts with the Realtor logo gathered in Tallahassee's Capitol Courtyard yesterday to rally for real estate issues. Read more...
By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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Pace Florida 32571: Interest-only loans return: Is that good or bad? Mortgages that allow buyers to avoid principal payments for a while work only if home values rise. But new rules have eased fears over the meltdown-related loans. Read more.   Flat Fee Property Management $50. Monthly in Pace, ...
By Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz, Commercial & Residential Real Estate Agent
(REALTY ONE GROUP - LAS VEGAS, NEVADA 702.443.7156 )
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Robert Vegas Bob Swetz is searching for home owners in Henderson and Las Vegas that are interested in selling their home.   The market is slowly rising again and there are many people interested in owning a piece of the Entertainment Capital of the World.   Please call Vegas Bob any time at 702 4...
By John Helmick, Success Coach & Home Inspection Co. Owner
(John Helmick Success & Ohio Property Inspection Services)
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    For those of you who sell a lot of existing homes built before 1978 - AND especially built before 1950 - This should help to give you some good pointers about the OFTEN MIS-UNDERSTOOD topic of lead-based paint. Homes that may have lead-based paint can be kept safe from lead exposure. The KEY...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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I have a niche that has be going on for quite a few years and I really enjoy the work. It is selling property to parents of Northwestern students who would rather purchase a nice condo for their son or daughter attending NU. The price of housing at Northwestern is over $10k a year not including t...
By Lori Crawford, Real Estate Consultant
(Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate)
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$299,900, 3Bd/2.5Ba Single Family House, 2702 sqft.     Lori Crawford-Coldwell Banker International President's Circle Member | Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate | 727-234-8002ltcrawford01@aol.com | 5937 Fall River Dr, New Port Richey, FL 34655 GORGEOUS AND ELEGANT! 3Bd/2.5Ba Single Family...
By John Helmick, Success Coach & Home Inspection Co. Owner
(John Helmick Success & Ohio Property Inspection Services)
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    I remember EXACTLY when the "lights" went on for me when it comes to personal relationships. I picked up the book by Dale Carnegie - "How to Win Friends and Influence People." IF you stay with me on this...my story might be a little like yours... Or at least it can give you HOPE if you have ...
By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
(WHISPERING PINES REALTY)
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Don has put together some great points about selling our own home.  I am trying to help someone who sold their own home and are now getting sues, because they didn't know the laws. Smart people know what they can and can't do properly and saving a couple bucks doesn't always save money. Do You Se...
By The Harris Group, Your Kansas City North Real Estate Experts
(The Harris Group)
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PRESENTS   3633 N. COLLEGE, KANSAS CITY, MO   Call us at 816.223.0217 or  go to http://kchomesbyjohn.kwrealty.com/search/ to schedule a showing today Check out this Charming 4 bedroom 3 bath home on nice fenced lot. New vinyl SEAMLESS SIDING and windows. Cute front porch for relaxing and enjoyin...
By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
(WHISPERING PINES REALTY)
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That is right...The Twins win the opener in pre-season today. They Beat Boston...9 to 8,. Seeing that Boston was on top and the Twins were on the bottom...it is a great accomplishment...even for spring training. I have higher hopes this year with a new Manager and some new rules to keep heads in ...
Modern and Sleek meet Rustic and Serene in this GORGEOUS VIEW HOME Nested in the Hillside in Lovely Silverado Canyon, taking advantage of PANORAMIC MOUNTAIN AND CANYON VIEWS. Peaceful and Tranquil, this home is the perfect Oasis, combining a clean modern style with the love of the Great Outdoors...
By Claudia S. Nelson, Local Expert Making a Difference!
(Keller Williams Realty )
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16718 Tintagel Ct. Dumfries VA 22025    OPEN HOUSE in Brittany    Open HOUSE     Saturday March 7th From 1 pm to 4 pm   Sunday March 8th From 1 pm to 3 pm      Features: 3 Level Single Family Home 4 Bedrooms 3.5 Bathrooms Dinning Room Family Room Stainless Steel Appliances Granite Counter Tops Ha...
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