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.

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The newest blog posts on ActiveRain

By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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   Address: 1101 Poplar Dr Waukesha, Wisconsin 53188-5957 Taxed by: Waukesha MLS #: 1433622           357 W. Wisconsin AvenueOconomowoc, WI 53066  Phone: 414-254-6647  Fax:  Email: kjohnston5@wi.rr.com  http://www.kristinjohnston.com      Provided as a courtesy of: Kristin K Johnston ABR,e-PRO  R...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
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 "I Can See Why It Is Leaking”  It is clear that you have a problem with your gutters, it's falling off the building. You may be thinking, let's just nail it back on. That may be the answer but I would bet that it is more than some missing nails.If you are experiencing something like this maybe y...
By Debe Maxwell, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | Savvy + Company Real Estate)
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In a perfect world, Charlotte home sellers have plenty of time to prepare their home to list and SELL. This would include time to pre-inspect, make necessary repairs, thoroughly clean the home and properly stage it for showings.  However, as we all know, there are those cases when time is not on ...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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History of a Painting - The Fire Dog.Acrylic Painting by Larry Johnston©While in the area of Gray, Georgia exibiting at a show I called, "Little Beaver Creek", since there were several shows with that name, I came across a fire hydrant that caught my eye, sitting along side the road.  I was in th...
By Elaine Schaefer, R, BIC, CRS, GRI, ABR, SFR
(RE/MAX Kauai Princeville Resort Branch)
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Aloha from Princeville Kauai,Mother Nature continues to have her way with us, bringing not only exceptionally high temps in the upper 80′s, but we also have hurricane Guillermo approximately 1100 east-southeast of Hilo, currently rated as a catagory 2. It is expected to weaken to a tropical storm...
By Jim Cramer, A Preferred Professional
(EXIT Preferred Realty)
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Property Link: http://www.jimcramerrealtor.com/real-estate/Mid-Atlantic-Region/Residential/property/CB8710225-1604-Anna-Street-New-Cumberland-PA-17070/ $249,900 - MLS # CB8710225   1604 Anna StreetNew Cumberland, PA 17070 Mid-Atlantic Region - Residential 3beds 2+1½baths 0.12acres 1,928sq ft Lov...
By Carol Judd, Vernal Utah Real Estate
(Patriot Real Estate)
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Not a new possibility for investing but new to many investors  isthe ability to  use an IRA fund as the Investment Tool for Real Estate.  Using a Self Directed IRA for Real Estate expands your possibilities and probably your investment income for retirement.Earning more from appreciation and rent...
By Jeffrey Stevens, Jeffrey Stevens Realtor®/Associate Broker
(Keller Williams Realty)
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1892 Santanova Arc is Sold and Closed! 1892 Santanova Arc in The Sanctuary subdivision is a .3 acre lot located just minutes from historic Old Mesilla just outside of sunny Las Cruces, N.M., and is now sold and closed.  The Sanctuary is a fantastic location to build your custom dream home. Pictur...
By Martin Millner
(Coldwell Banker Hearthside)
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August is here, meaning the end of summer is approaching, but the fun in Bucks County is far from over! This month is full of festivals, food, music and endless excitement. Get outdoors while you still can and check out these events to round out an awesome summer!For more things to do in Bucks Co...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Empire Realty Group)
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Many years ago when I was about seven we lived in a farm house on the side of a hill with a creek running down the hill and a barn across the dirt road.We had always had a dog or two and cats that were supposed to keep the mice away a cow for milk and the one pet that I always remember a billy go...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Upgrades Galore in This 3 Bed, 3.5 Bath END-UNIT at Lincoln Woods. Owner Spared No Expense - Over $65,000 in Custom Design and Features. You Will Feel as if You've Walked Into a Home Straight Out of the Pages of House Beautiful.Soaring High Ceilings in Kitchen with Amazing Features: Stainless App...
By Richie Alan Naggar
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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We all have this. Guaranteed you do! However, if you don't use it, you lose it over time. It goes stale and it takes a mule kick to get you to crack a grin. Having a Mount Rushmore type of face all the time will only freeze that expression making it harder to smile if and when you do. Grin, smile...
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By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
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Good morning, the world awaits!  Sleep in or catch the break of day? While time waits for no one, a sunrise mesmerizes, holding the moment, transcending the mind while shooting vivid explosions of color across the skies. Glad to be in this brief period of time, though it quickly passes. Happy Sun...
By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Goals Are Success Tools“Goals are simply tools to focus your energy in a positive direction; they can be changed as your priorities charge, new ones added, and others dropped.”Dr. O. Carl Simonton 1942 - 2009, Author, Oncologist        As I see it . . . . . . .Goals are success tools To successfu...
By JM Padron, CCIM, CCIM, CDPE, CRB, Ft. Lauderdale-Doral-Sunny I
(REMAX PREMIER-COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES)
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(July 30, 2015) Weston, Florida --- Integrate Commercial, Inc. announces the re-launch of RE/MAX Commercial property website www.FloridaCommercialAssociates.com. Integrate Commercial redesigned the website as a source for commercial property owners, investors, developers and realtors as a market ...
By Lori Lincoln -Broker/Associate, Keller Williams Taunton, Rehoboth, Swansea, Fall River and surrounding areas, Success selling Taunton,Dighton Rehoboth and more
(Serving Dighton Taunton, Rehoboth and more!)
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 Single Family Home for Sale in Assonet: 67 Forge Road, Assonet MASearch current inventory in Assonet      Listing Details :Address: 67 Forge Rd. Assonet, MA 02702Price: Call for more informationMLS # 71856386Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2.5Square Footage: 1700 Call Lori Lincoln with Keller Williams Rea...
By The Brewer Team - Benchmark Realty
(Benchmark Realty)
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522 Millwood Ln, Mount Juliet, TN 37122 (MLS # 1657450)(all data current as of 8/2/2015) View Virtual Tour Price $215,000 Beds 3 Baths 2 full, 1 half Home size 1,704 sq ft Lot Size n/a Open floor plan with large master bedroom. Fantastic kitchen with a large island, fresh paint throughout the ho...
By Elyse Berman, PA, ABR, GRI, Realtor, Boca Raton, Florida 561-716-7824
(Realty Associates Florida Properties, Boca Raton, FL)
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This post written explains the new guidelines with regard to HVAC.  Written by Lise Howe, this post explains in detail these guidelines.  Please take a few minutes to read Lise's post.  Comments have been disabled - if you wish to comment please do so on the original post New Federal Regualtions ...
By Cheryl Johnson
(Cheryl Johnson, Bob Taylor Properties, Inc., Los Angeles, CA)
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PLEASE JOIN US FOR NELA SECOND SATURDAY ART GALLERY NIGHTSATURDAY AUGUST 8, 2015,  7:00PM - 10:00PM@ BOB TAYLOR PROPERTIES, 5526 N. FIGUEROA ST., HIGHLAND PARK, CA 90042   The SECOND SATURDAY of every month is ART GALLERY NIGHT in NORTHEAST LOS ANGELES. Galleries, artist studios, businesses, shop...