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 Dan Dee McGinnis, DTM, NADOTA, The Pumpkin Man
(Homesmart International)
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  Have you heard about Uber?   This may or may not be for you. Watch now! A couple of weeks ago I had lunch with a couple of friends, and one of them showed up five minutes late. The friend who showed up five minutes was talking about Uber he was so excited about Uber and explained how there were...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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In September of 2014, reported median homes sales price was higher 6.2% to $376,000 in Glendale, California 91203 between June 2014 to September 2014 from the previous quarter, and jumped 16.6% from the same time in September of 2013.  An average home listing price on Trulia was lower ...
By Judy Greenberg, Coldwell Banker - Buffalo Grove - Long Grove Homes
(Coldwell Banker Buffalo Grove- 350 Half Day Road )
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Homes for sale in the Orchards Subdivision of Lake Zurich Are you looking for a great family home in Lake Zurich?  The Orchards Subdivision which feeds into Seth Paine Elementary, Lake Zurich Middle N. Campus and Lake Zurich High School has a few available homes for sale.   The homes in the Orcha...
By Captain Wayne Rowlett / Florida Real Estate School, Instructor / Owner of Rowlett Real Estate School
(REcampus Fully Accredited Florida ONLINE & Classroom Training in Destin, Pensacola Florida)
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Want to Trade? - A Call To Action Contest The question is....Is what you have to trade worth it to the prospect to give up his most valuable possession, his contact info? Register Now is our call to action.  This little button is where it all begins.  When you register to take our 63 hour Pre Sal...
By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR ABR, SFR, SRES - Amelia Island
(Century 21 John T. Ferreira and Son Inc. 500 Centre St. Amelia Island, Fl 32034)
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This is a picture of my grandson Ryan with a fish he caught. It was taken last August by one of the lakes in my subdivision, Isle de Mai.  Ryan and his brother caught several bream, this is a pretty big one.  My grandsons have always enjoyed fishing much like their dad.     Isle de Mai is located...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Give Them the Info, Make it Easy and They Will Come Back One thing I have learned is that people don't like to feel tricked into giving up their personal information. I know many times when I go to a website and if they ask me immediately to register I get so turned off. What do I do? I click off...
By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Sellstate Pacific Realty)
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In September of 2014, reported median homes sales price was higher 25.1% to $485,000 in Glendale, California 91202 between June 2014 to September 2014 from the previous quarter, and dropped 9.3% from the same time in September of 2013.  An average home listing price on Trulia was lower...
By Kevin B. Tolbert PA Team, New Home Construction and Luxury Specialist!
(Keller Williams Realty of Port Saint Lucie)
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Many real estate agents will call you and say they have buyers standing by to purchase your Torino of Saint Lucie West Real Estate, but the Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty of Port St Lucie take a different approach.   Here at the Kevin B Tolbert PA Team of Keller Williams Realty...
By Sussie Sutton, UTR TEXAS Realtors - Rep for buyers and sellers.
(UTR Texas Realtors)
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  MIDTOWN PARK in ALVIN TEXAS Midtown Park residential subdivision is located on North Gordon in Alvin Texas. Midtown Park is within minutes of downtown Houston, Houston Medical Center, the Johnson Space Center, Hobby Airport, and several chemical plants located to the south of Alvin. There are ...
By Dale Taylor, Realtor = Chicago Illinois Homes Townhomes Condos
(Re/Max All Properties New Lenox Illinois)
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IRS SCAM/FRAUD ALERT - I don't normally answer out of state calls when they show up in the caller-id.  If no name shows up, and only a phone number I usually wait for a message left, then I'll pick up if I recognize who is calling.  This is a good habit because I've answered fraud calls in the pa...
By Judy Rice
(Mainstreet Properties)
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  Schedule a Showing/Request Info Pensacola Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale Avoid Foreclosure Short Sale Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth?   JUDY RICE Main Street Properties, Inc. 850-426-4100 Questions?Schedule a Showing! MLS#: 462003   Lice...
By Steve Roake
(Nextage Realty Solutions)
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I recently started working with a buyer I'd gotten as an online lead.  I'll call him Mr D.  Mr. D inquired about 1 property in particular that was completely rehabbed and really very nice.  The asking price was a bit ambitious but no so unreasonable as to be afraid to put an offer in.  We saw tha...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
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Are you stumped trying to come up with a color scheme for your personal or company brand? Take a cue from the natural surroundings in your marketplace or colors that might represent it.   For example, if you look to nature in a tropical marketplace there is a treasure trove of color clues.  Here...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Alhambra CA | Emery Park Homes For Sale and Market Update Sept 2014   Emery Park is a historic Alhambra neighborhood and this is a recap of homes for sale, in escrow and sold so far in 2014.  All statistical information is sourced from our local multiple listing service(mls) as of September 30, 2...
By Jeffrey Hogue, Berks County Real Estate Pro
(Weichert Realtors Neighborhood One)
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Anyone seeking a service from another hopes that the company and/or person they choose can get the job done. As long as things turn out right everyone is happy. If things do not turn out right, well, you know…Stuff can hit the fan. Hiring an agent when listing your home for sale can be challengin...
By June Piper-Brandon, Piecing Dreams One Home at a Time
(Century 21 New Millenium)
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Broker’s Open  -  Progressive Luncheon October 1, 2014  -  12-2pm Drawing for Gift Cards — Must Attend All Homes 3102 Laurel Bush Rd., Abingdon, MD 21009 Jody Seibert, ExecuHome Realty  -  484-716-7479 Move in ready custom built ranch home on 1.68ac subdividable lot in Abingdon. Sunny home with ...
By Jeff Ballard, South Florida Luxury Home Specialist 954-218-3547
(Florida Exclusive Living Inc. - Fort Lauderdale Luxury Home Realtor)
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South Florida Attracts International Home Buyers   If you’re a local buyer looking for real estate in South Florida, you may have noticed the competition heating up from foreign buyers with cold hard cash to spend. International buyers are increasingly placing the city of Miami at the top of the...
By David Shamansky, Creative, Aggresive & 560 FICO - OK, Colorado Mtgs
(US Mortgages - David Shamansky)
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For Ritchie's scratch that itch contest I have to say better late than never. I have had a variety of tag lines used over the years and this is one that I always liked because to me it defines who we are and where are customers rank with us. Simply put US Mortgages does begin with U because witho...
By Lance Loken, The Loken Group
(The Loken Group)
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Sugar Land homes for sale: 11939 Natural Bridges, Sugar Land, TX 77498   Check out similar homes in Sugar Land: Click Here   11939 Natural Bridges, Sugar Land, TX 77498MLS: #38708324Bedrooms: 5Baths: 3Square Footage: 3,218   Call Lance Loken at 281-861-4624 to see if this property is still availa...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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The Real Debbie Reynolds The Scratch the Itch with Rich Contest asked us to identify a tag or a slogan and tell how it relates to us or our business. I have been using my slogan for almost 15 years. Some people may say it may be time to retool the slogan or deviate into something entirely differe...