Real Estate General Information

Finally – a place for real estate consumers to bring all of their questions and find answers from the experts. Unlike many sites that plaster articles written by authors with dubious real estate credentials, ActiveRain gives you the skinny from the pros. How?


ActiveRain is the real estate industry's favorite hang-out – a virtual water cooler for real estate professionals.


Imagine walking into the break room of a mega real estate office that houses over 300,000 real estate agents, and then being able to pick the brains of some of the best minds in your market. Questions on moving, relocation to a new area, vacation homes or just buying and selling real estate in general are all fair game.


ActiveRain's current content library contains millions of articles. You'll find articles on everything from investing in real estate to what to watch out for when renting. If you can't find what you're looking for, stick around – the pages are updated constantly and new, fresh information is added daily.


If you're in the market to buy, sell, rent, stage or even refinance a home and have questions, congratulations – you've found the mother lode of answers here at ActiveRain!

Trending blogs on Real Estate General Information

 
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 4
Spring Cleaning is what we all do every year.  It gets the house ready for the busy Spring and Summer activities we enjoy.  Usually we are happy with the results, however, if selling your home is in your immediate plans, there is more to do than usual.  Teri covers the extra steps required... A h...
By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 88
  Verbal Offers?? I’m Not Holding My Breath!As long as I have been in real estate, I have never, that’s right, never presented a verbal offer on behalf of my buyer clients. I have however received more verbal offers than I care to count. When I receive a verbal offer, I politely ask the agent to ...
By Edward & Celia Maddox, EXPERIENCE & INTEGRITY - WE TAKE THE HIGH ROAD
(Solutions Real Estate)
Comments 0
New Study Finds Surprising Home Formation Results A new study from the University of Southern California Lusk Center for Real Estate concludes that new household formation, a key driver of housing demand, has recovered after the job losses that accompanied the recession. While it was known that n...
By Susan Murphy
(The Hoffman-Murphy Team - Keller Williams)
Comments 30
  Looking for that perfect rental property? Here are some tips to avoid a rental scam.   If you notice a rental property on Craigslist or Backpage – be wary if the listing doesn’t include photos or contact information. If you decide to contact the landlord, be cautious if they don’t provide you w...
By Lesley Alward & Colleen Sorensen, The Alward Team, Client Focused Results Driven Prescott AZ Realtors
(Realty Executives Northern Arizona)
Comments 0
Client Focused, Service-Oriented, Results Driven Prescott, AZ Realtors know what to say when asked "What do you do?"     The Alward Team of client-focused, service oriented, results driven Realtors serves Prescott, Arizona and the greater Prescott area of Prescott Valley, Chino Valley, Dewey-Humb...
By Tom Braatz Waukesha County Real Estate 262-377-1459, Waukesha County Realtor Real Estate agent,Waukesha
(Re/Max Realty 100 262-377-1459)
Comments 3
                         WWW.REALESTATEWAUKESHACOUNTY.COM   Think Spring!! It is here and buyers and sellers alike are benefiting from the best home search tool out there. Now you can search for your next home, save your listings and have a lender get you prequalified all together. If you are a s...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 11
Here is a review of the real estate scene in Evanston IL. Interest rates are low and prices are great. Presently in Evanston IL there 98 houses for sale and 78 under contract and waiting to close. In the last 30 days 25 single family houses have sold and are closed. In the Condominium scene there...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 6
Yesterday the post was about available signs for the spring market and received two calls for a listing presentation. As with much of the country it has been cold and wet in one form or another and today it looks like good ole March is coming in like a LION and thus should go out like a LAMB if t...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
Comments 6
As all of my current listings in the area are under contract or have been sold I have FOR SALE signs available to list you home for the coming spring market. Soon there will be flowers  showing there petals, the snow will be gone and because of the shortage of inventory and the spring market will...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 7
Like a kid at the candy store, low cost waterfront properties in Maine are one more attraction here in Vacationland. But like an allowance when you were a kid burning a hole in your pocket in trying to decide what to purchase. You only have so much money to stretch, in what to buy, what is out th...
By Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes & Beach Cities Homes in L.A.
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Comments 20
The locals refer to the Palos Verdes Peninsula as "The Hill" because it really is a large hill that towers over the flat land and ocean below.  You can imagine the views of water and twinkling city lights this hilltop perch affords the fortunate residents.   I'm always searching for ways to showc...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 21
Just Reduced Home For Sale in Blountville TN 2.27.15 …Check out 400 Big Hollow Road!   REAL ESTATE NEWS FLASH!   Check out the latest news ....Just Reduced Home For Sale in Blountville TN 2.27.15 …Check out 400 Big Hollow Road!   400 Big Hollow is now the BEST BUY in ....  Blountville TN!   NOW  ...
By Dale Dresel, Maricopa City & Goodyear Neighborhood Realtor©
(HomeSmart Success, Maricopa & Goodyear AZ)
Comments 1
  *Goodyear Arizona Retirement Homes*   Retire and Enjoy in a Well Planned Community in Palm Valley, Goodyear AZ! Palm Valley is a beautifully planned 9,000 acre community located in Goodyear, Arizona.  Palm Valley is located just 13 miles from downtown Phoenix off the I-10 freeway providing easy...
By Raymond Edler, #1 Real Estate Office in DFW
(Keller Williams Realty Dallas Fort Worth 214-552-2091)
Comments 1
Stop Paying Rent! Whether you are renting or buying you ARE paying a mortgage DON'T DELAY, VERY HIGH INTEREST IN THIS HOME   Don't miss out on this one Little Elm home. This better than nice 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath house has an open floor plan and plenty of natural light. The Island Kitchen features st...
By Property Gal, Lisa Brown, Realtor® Servicing CT Home Buyers & Sellers
(RE/MAX Right Choice)
Comments 2
Whether you are looking to buy, sell, relocate, or want to understand the value of your home, I'm the first Realtor® you want to talk too.  Tel: 203-733-1613  I would love to hear from you today! Woodland Hills Townhome Community (Danbury, CT) - Beautifully maintained end unit. This 3 bedroom tow...
By Curtis Van Carter, Napa Valley's Broker Extraordinaire in Yountville
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley, Yountville Napa Valley)
Comments 5
This is a weekly feature I will do every Saturday for those wanting info on open homes in the Napa Valley. If I can help you find the perfect property here in the Napa Valley, please contact me. For those wanting a map and more details, here is the link to the Napa Register’s open house page.   ...
By Mark Baker
(United Realty Group)
Comments 0
  How to set up a Palm Beach County Water Utility Account from Out of State   Palm Beach County Water Account How to Get Palm Beach Water Utility Account if Out of State.  It this video Realtor Mark Baker will cover the process of how to set up a Water Utility account in Palm Beach County for co...
By Steve Hula, All Star Real Estate - Team Hula
(All Star Real Estate)
Comments 0
Make $200 in the Next 13 Days Working about an hour a day. Make your monthly mortage paymet working 5 Hrs Week within 4-5 years.  www.2FreeEng.com
Do not buy a loft at the Pierpont Lofts in Salt Lake City until you have read this. You really need to consider a few things before you jump in and purchase one. Overview:The Pierpont Lofts in Salt Lake City can be found at 346 W 240 S (in between 200 and 300 S). They back up to my personal favor...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team at Real Estate Broker/Associate with Real Living Real Estate Group www.LisaVon.com)
Comments 5
Former Model Home! $219,900 This lovely Townhome is the former builder's model home! This bright and open floor plan boasts... 1923 Monterrey Street, Allen, TX Photos: 25   Beds: 2   Baths: 3 (2 full)(1 half)    Square Feet: 1686    Lot: 0 Stately Elegance in Garland $599,900 Stately elegance co...