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By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
Comments 8
Hackers can take over someone’s life in a matter of hours. Just ask Patsy Walsh.Though she is not a tech savvy person, the grandmother of six did have a Facebook account, and that was all the hackers needed to take over her life. By using methods such as click baiting, the act of convincing someo...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 7
From time to time ActiveRain Members will request I write a blog addressing mortgage financing issues they are encountering, or issues with Buyers lack of understanding of mortgage financing requirements for different types properties.  Recently Ginny Gorman asked me to write a blog on mortgage f...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 32
If you're considering buying a Cincinnati area patio home, you've probably found us.  We've put more info on the Internet about Cincinnati patio homes and communities than any other agent.  It's our specialty, so you'll find us our blog posts, Pinterest pages and especially when searching Cincinn...
By Bob Haywood, BobHaywood.com
(McGraw Realtors)
Comments 105
Her name is Susie Anybody.  She lives somewhere in the US.  And she's looking for a house to buy in the town where she and her family will be moving to.After a quick search, she's got 4-5 houses lined up to see next weekend with an agent she found online.Sounds typical right?  Except that it isn'...
As Kermit the frog might say, "It ain’t easy bein' green."Well, it seems Kermit is on to something in the real estate market too. As homes flood the real estate market claiming that they have green features or energy efficiency and ask for a premium price tag because buyers think that they are ge...
By Michelle Gibson, REALTOR
(Hansen Real Estate Group Inc. )
Comments 44
I think every REALTOR has worked with at least one seller in their career that wanted to "test" the market and overprice their home. Some sellers feel their home is superior and justifies a higher asking price while others simply think they'll be able to defy the odds.As a REALTOR I educate my cl...
By Kenneth J. Jones, There's No Substitute for Experience
(Kenneth J. Jones, REALTORS®)
Comments 13
The issue of whether the public is better served by an Exclusive Broker vs. an MLS Broker has a long and controversial history. Each side claims they have the greater benefits, while each also cites the liabilities associated with the other. But, before I get into the nuts and bolts of this issu...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 106
Is the Flyer Box a Thing of the Past?I remember when I started in Real Estate in 2009, I was taught that we always put a flyer box at the homes we were listing, stocked with flyers and make sure it didn't become empty.  For those that may be new to the Industry and don't know what I'm talking abo...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the Go To Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(RE/MAX Vision Quest)
Comments 35
PGA TOUR and The Greenbrier officials announced that The Greenbrier Classic, scheduled for July 7-10, has been canceled due to the devastating flooding caused by record rainfalls throughout West Virginia.  Greenbrier County, where The Greenbrier is located, has been particularly hard-hit by torr...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 60
A Lesson I Wish I'd Learned Earlier in My CareerOne particularly painful lesson I learned came from a couple who were planning on retiring to the area and were looking to purchase a waterfront home. They both had a pretty lengthy set of requirements and a maximum budget that was set at $1,500,000...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 33
As I decrease the amount of time I have for blogging on ActiveRain, there has not been a decrease in the fun posts I find for this Sunday summary.  And today's list has some new bloggers as well as some old friends:Significance of Numbers in Real Estate. Olesa Islamova Olesa is a "new to me" blog...
By Susan Haughton, The Susan & Mindy Team...Your Concierge Agents
(Long and Foster REALTORS (703) 470-4545)
Comments 49
Sorry for the poor quality of the photo on the right, but that's an early morning photo of a blank wall - yes, you read that correctly, a blank wall - that the VA recently required in order for my Buyer clients' mortgage to go forward. So, it was shot with a phone very begrudgingly by a most unha...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 54
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-June 19-June 25, 2016. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it co...
By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 51
“Old Debt May Not Just Fade Away”  Hi Joe, I appreciate the credit report that you sent me. I reviewed the items that you marked that need to be settled. One of the collection items is for an old obligation that must be 10 years old. I thought these items can only stay on my credit report for 7 y...
By Andrea Swiedler, Realtor, Southern Litchfield County CT
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices New England Properties)
Comments 32
Yes indeed, I'm sure I have it. The first inkling I had this malady came over 4 years ago as the Presidential race took form. As the election grew closer and closer I withdrew more and more from social media sites. I saw behavior from people I thought I "knew" that made me slam my laptop shut!And...
By Harry F. D'Elia, Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR
(Real Estate and Beyond, LLC)
Comments 75
HARRY’S TOP 10 REASONS TO BLOG ON ACTIVERAIN Many of you know that I had written a previous blog explaining my absence from ActiveRain in HARRY, WHERE HAVE YOU BEEN? I have recently opened my owned brokerage named Real Estate and Beyond, LLC, to serve the Phoenix real estate market.  What was the...
By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
Comments 5
The Trump Effect on Real Estate Professionals(original article here)Carlos Herboso is one of our top producer agents for our company Maxus Realty Group, as he was showing homes to one of his clients,He heard it loud and clear..."We don't want Muslims in our clubhouse, take off that robe over your...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 32
     Potential Sellers are often counseled to get their homes "showing ready"....beginning with the exterior....the bushes need trimming, grass cut and neatly edged, all the attention to detail with no peeling paint, damaged screens or cracked windows. The shingles are all neatly aligned....none ...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 56
7 Practical Tips for Sellers   Selling your home is complex, with a myriad of tasks to complete from start to finish, and lots of dates to remember. You will likely spend more time on this process than you ever imagined, including plenty of time on the phone and email. It's like a full time job!!...
By Denise Lones, CSP, MIRM, CDEI - Real Estate Coaching & Branding
(The Lones Group, Inc.)
Comments 15
On Your Bus and In Your Business Whether you run your own real estate business, work for a company, or are part of a real estate team, there are people who you rely on day to day to help the business run smoothly. These are the people I call "on your bus". In an ideal world, the bus runs smoothl...
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