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 Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 85
  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 Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
Comments 32
SELLING A HOME WHILE IT'S OCCUPIED BY TENANTS Whether it is a seller's market or buyer's market, in order to sell your house, prospecitve buyers must be able to easily see the home before making an offer. Though it is ideal to have your house vacant once you decide to sell, it is not always possi...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 9
Many people moving to Evanston IL find the 60201 zip code near the downtown area to be very popular. What is attracting people is being near all the exciting amenities Evanston IL has to offer. Within a one mile range on Chicago Av you will find two Whole Foods, one Trader Joe's and a Jewell food...
By Tammie White, Franklin TN, South of Nashville
((615) 495-0752 or www.FranklinHomesRealty.com)
Comments 4
McKay's Mill homes for sale in Franklin TN is located east of Interstate 65 off Liberty Pike. It is a 540-acre master-planned community defined by miles of walking trails, parks and acres of open space.  The extensive walking trails give you the ability to walk wherever you need to go including t...
By Larry Brewer, Nashville Real Estate
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
Comments 1
Comparing Nashville schools to Williamson county schools seemed like a good idea when I started working on this page. But after reviewing the data it becomes painfully obvious that it's not really even close enough to be a fair comparison. Using the most current TCAP scores that all students take...
By Kristin Hamilton CA Realtor, (909) 557-6966, CDPE, SFR, CHS-Redlands/Loma Linda
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Southern California Ducklings Almost Here   Though it is still winter in many parts of the country, in Southern California the ducks are getting ready for new spring families of ducklings. Our lakes and ponds are cold but not frozen over. Ducks and Geese are making nests and soon their families w...
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
Comments 1
  New Homes Offered At 'TableRock Ridge' Near Historic Downtown Golden Co Tablerock Ridge   New Homes At 'TableRock Ridge' Near Historic Downtown Golden Co New Homes In Golden Co Prices from $429k   Homes & Community Features: 8 Floorplans Ranches & Two-Story Designs 1974 - 3000+ SF 3 - 5 bedroom...
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
Comments 1
  Grand Opening Of Heritage Todd Creek's Paired Homes - Feb 28th Heritage Todd Creek   Grand Opening Of Heritage Todd Creek's Paired Homes - Feb 28th New Homes In Thornton Co Prices from $300s   Homes & Community Features: Active Adult Lifestyle Community Low Maintenace Ranch Paired Homes Gated c...
By Stieg Strand, Realtor & Social Media Marketing Strategist
(RE/MAX Results)
Comments 1
The Devonwood Townhomes in West Bloomington, MN are located adjacent to Dred Scott Fields, Scoops Ice Cream Parlor, and Zekes Place (Bar & Grill)     Devonwood Condominiums and Townhomes were built during the mid 1980's and consist of 329 individually owned units of a variety of different size, p...
By William True, Sarasota Real Estate
(True Sarasota Real Estate)
Comments 3
The John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art The Ringling Museum of Art is one of Sarasota's most popular attractions. During the "Roaring Twenties", John Ringling acquired a collection of masterpieces, primarily through auction in Europe and America. In the early 1930's, he opened the John and Mab...
By Antoine Pirson, Trustworthy advice in real estate
(Caldecott Properties)
Comments 38
When I bought real estate in 2000, the interest rate was 9.5%. Yet, I bought at the time because the numbers worked.  Today the interest rate is 3.89%, and the numbers work now too. Many buyers are looking at price and do not want to pay the asking price because it is seemingly too high (their im...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 0
Are you looking for an easier way to get up to the date MLS feed information, in the Kailua Kona area. Do you want a specific home, or condo, in a specific subdivision or complex? Look no further because it doesn't get any easier than this: Go over to our website, look for "MLS Hotsheet"  and fil...
By Temple Schneider Callahan, Search Ventura County Homes For Sale CA
(Connect Real Estate - REALTOR / BROKER)
Comments 2
  On December 16, 2014, Barak Obama signed a bill which extended the Mortgage Forgiveness Debt Relief Act.  This act covers any mortgage debt which is canceled (usually via Short Sale / foreclosure / loan modification principal reduction), through the end of the year 2014.     The Mortgage Forgiv...
By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Decades Of Service to the Greater Minot ND Area
(National Marketing Realtors)
Comments 2
MINOT REAL ESTATE 101    Welcome to Bob Timm’s, National Marketing Realtors, Minot North Dakota Real Estate 101, lesson 3.    The purpose of this ongoing course is not to teach anyone to be a Real Estate genius but to simply help you know the absolute basics about Minot North Dakota.   The follo...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 20
The area of downtown Evanston is in zip code 60201 and is getting more and more popular for people attending Northwestern University and also folks who want to have access to many great features Evanston has to offer and within walking distance. The El and Metra are on Davis St and there is an El...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Comments 29
Why Move to Camas, Washington?  Those of us who call Camas our home live here for a variety of reasons. At the top of the list for most of us, is the lifestyle and sense of community. Admittedly, our small town charm is not for everyone, but our growing population certainly speaks volumes as to o...
By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
                                                            Whats Going On ? What Can We Expect ? Builders confidence is up . Newly constructed  has been on the rise for several months. The housing market has been shifting out of rapid recovery and into a more stable phase. *Prices will stabilize...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 10
If you are knee deep, love being down in the real estate trenches daily using the terms, it is like a reflex. Second thought to sling terms, the many used in real estate list, twist and sell. But if you're someone out in the wild blue yonder audience, it can all sound like Greek, Latin, Klingon. ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 16
Stones Manor Clarksville in the Snow Does snow inhibit the luxury living in Stones Manor? Not any more than the rest of Clarksville that feels the brunt when old man winter dumps 7 or 8 inches of snow. Homeowners in Stones Manor know how pretty it is living in the country and seeing the white bla...
By Christopher Dahl, Dahl Team Properties- Keller Williams Realty
(Dahl Team Properties)
Comments 0
Three Corners Neighborhood in Houston TX Full details and photos of homes for sale in the Three Corners Neighborhood in Houston TX.   Free Community Report and School Information Three Corners is a great neighborhood of 28 single family homes in one of the most sought after area in Hunters Creek ...