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 Nathan Watanabe
(Watanabe & Weaver Team of XPAND REALTY & PROPERTY MANAGEMENT)
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Las Vegas Real Estate Trends and Area Housing Market Report, July 2015 If you are interested in buying and/or selling a Home in the Las Vegas area and want to know what is happening in the Las Vegas area market see below.   June 2015 home sales pick up the pace as compared to May 2015, there was ...
By Jim Starwalt, Real Estate Agent - Grayslake
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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Grayslake Summer Days 2015When - Friday August 14, 2015 from 5:00 pm to Midnight and Saturday August 15, 2015 from 11:00 am to Midnight. Where - Municipal Parking Lot at Center Street and Seymour Avenue in Dowtown Grayslake. Grayslake Summer Days features a family friendly event with music and ac...
By Karen Feltman, Relocation Specialist
(Cedar Rapids/Iowa City, IA Skogman Realty)
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After a little bit of a hiatus, I have been super busy getting out and enjoying the weather and have forgot to include all of you in my adventures.  So, here are my top three for this coming weekend: 1. Cedar Rapids Downtown Farmer's Market-Saturday August 1st from 7:30 am-Noon-FREEThe farmer's m...
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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In case you missed it, Liz and Bill have done an amazing job with the lingo around here.  ASK AN AMBASSADOR:  Do You Speak ActiveRain? If you're new to ActiveRain (aka AR aka The Rain) you might feel like you've entered the Tower of Babel.  There's ALL kind of strange terms being thrown around, a...
By Summer Robertson, Gillette, WY Agent
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
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 39 Dry Creek Dr in Moorcroft Wyoming may be the perfect property you have been waiting for! Not only does this property have 40 wonderful acres but it very large with over 4200 sq feet of space! The main level is completely finished and the basement is left unfinished for you to use your creativ...
By Tim Hart, Broker
(Bozeman Broker Group)
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For anyone who loves the Cooking Channel, they will get to see a Bozeman restaurant featured on one of its national shows. The Western Café, a steadfast of downtown since the 1930’s, was selected to appear on the channel as a great mom and pop operation that also utilized local Bozeman ingredient...
By Bryon Crosby, Professional Service | Outstanding Results
(Keller Williams)
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Welcome to Home Builder's Association of Lane County's 30th Annual Tour of Homes  The Home Builders Association of Lane County is proud to produce this popular civic event and we are delighted that you have taken this opportunity to join us!   Homeownership is an important part of the American wa...
By Summer Robertson, Gillette, WY Agent
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
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 291 W Echeta in Gillette WY is a home you don’t want to pass by. It has 360 degrees worth of stunning views! From the large front deck to the concrete patios below this home is something you will be talking about! The home boasts nearly 4000 sq feet of finished space with 5 bedrooms and 3 bathro...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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So Nick installed Windows 10 today on his laptop. He was the guinea pig. Loves all the features, pretty cool stuff. Only issue I-tunes says must sign in to play I-Tunes and he is signed in. Called Apple Support, they are fabulous, but no resolution yet. Anyone else have this problem. Or even bett...
By J. Casey Losh, CEO
(Ewing and Clark)
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*Synced from the Seattle and Real Estate blogS&P/Case-Shiller released its monthly home price index this Tuesday, and the numbers show that home prices in the Seattle metro area have reached a minor lull in the traditionally busy buying season, with the index up just 1.4 percent in May from April...
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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The price has been reduced for quick sale on this MANCHESTER NH 03104 Home. It is a Ranch style home complete with upgrades and Priced to sell. Exclusively listed by the Godzyk Real Estate Services at 23 Pennsylvania Ave. This home features a finished Lower Level, 2 decks, a back yard oasis with ...
By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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Real estate is again the number one investment by different rating services like BizRate and cash is number two. One of the big advantages for you investing is offsetting taxes with a depreciation schedule. The IRS on passive income allows you to depreciate the improvements. So if you buy a $175,...
By Garren Grup, REALTOR, ABR, CNE,CDPE, GRI, Naples & Bonita Springs, FL
(John R. Wood REALTORS)
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//  // OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, 1-4PMPrivate Cul-De-Sac 2 Story Cedar Creek Home!   OPEN HOUSE - Sunday, August 2nd from 1-4PM   9520 Silver Palmetto Ct, Bonita Springs, FL  34135 List Price:  $550,000 MLS #215032906Beautiful 2 story home with a 3 car garage, pool & spa on one of the most private cul...
By Ernie Gonzales, Keller Williams Southern NV in Henderson/Las Vega
(The Gonzales Team at Keller Williams Southern Nevada )
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I work in the Henderson NV market every day helping buyers and Sellers; Don't you want a Realtor working for you who knows the market? For more information about Henderson NV and  a FREE search of houses for sale in your price range please contact Ernie Gonzales I would love the opportunity to ea...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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  Pending Sale Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price1 BEDROOMS | 1 (1 full ) BATHROOMS | 755 SQUARE FEET Get the Sales Price! Find Homes Like This One! Free Foreclosure List Find out what YOUR home is worth Free List of Foreclosed Homes For Sale What is...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Gaithersburg Joint Public Hearing - Zoning Map Amendment  A Joint Public Hearing will be held at 7:30 p.m. on August 3 for a request to rezone four properties from the C-2 (General Commercial) and E-1 (Urban Employment) zones to the MXD (Mixed Use Development) zone. The properties are located at ...
By Larry Atkins
(State Wide Realty Co.)
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What is an EMD?If the above question looks like something you would hear on a hospital show and not on a real estate contract don't worry you are not the only one. The acronym EMD stands for Earnest Money Deposit. What that means in the real estate world is the amount of money a BUYER puts as a d...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate®
(HI Pro Realty LLC)
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Kaka‘ako Kiosk:       One Archer Lane Condo ONE ARCHER LANE        725 Kapiolani Blvd          Honolulu, HI        $470,000 - $640,000          One Archer Lane is a PET FIENDLY, 41-story high-rise in the Kaka'ako neighborhood of Honolulu. Located near The Blaisdell Center and Straub Hospital. The...
By Steve and Sherri Stinnett, The Stinnett Team
(NoCo Home Store @ C3 Real Estate Solutions)
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Unless you want to wake up to one of the most beautiful views of the mountains every morning and feel lucky to be alive, you might think about living somewhere else other than Colorado. Here are a few of the things that make Colorado among the top 10 fastest growing states. Unemployment in Colora...
By concetta germain, Downsizing Seniors in Riverside County, California
(Seven Gables Realty)
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If you are thinking of downsizing your parents, please locate an “SRES” - Senior Real Estate Specialist. The SRES certification class introduces real estate agents to the various elements involved when downsizing seniors/elders.  Guess what guys. Age is not necessarily the main factor in downsizi...