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 Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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Creative FinancingCreative financing: You’ve heard of it, and, as a seller, the idea sounds pretty attractive. But, do you know everything you need to know about carrying back a second; essentially, about becoming a lender? You better know the same things that financial institutions know - you be...

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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We’ve all witnessed the remarkable rebound in real estate values—and last week, the scale of that recovery was the subject of a CNBC commentary. “A growing number of homeowners are in the money,” it found; then, “Homeowners are sitting on trillions in tappable home equity.”Trillions? That’s a num...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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Wondering If You Can Buy Your First Home? There are many people sitting on the sidelines trying to decide if they should purchase a home or sign a rental lease. Some might wonder if it makes sense to purchase a house before they are married and have a family, others might think they are too young...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Homes and Real Estate: Fixing Lake Okeechobee water woes a heavy liftPlanning for the reservoir south of Lake Okeechobee got into the weeds Monday as planners discussed details on the size of the facility and its canals. Read more.    Upcoming Events in Pensacola, FL | Pnj Events - Pens...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Williamsburg Village | Olney, MD - January 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Williamsburg Village neighborhood of Olney, MD. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the January 2018 full market report ...

By Peter Westbrook, We Buy Houses As-Is, No Contingencies
(Westbrook REI (We Buy Houses))
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Thinking about selling your inherited house? In this blog post, you’ll read about the 5 no stress tips for preparing to sell an inherited property in Stockton so you can sell it easily, with no hassle.Selling a house under any circumstances can be frustrating, time-consuming, and even expensive.A...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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For many people, home buying is their 2018 goal of the year. They are excited, eager, and possibly even ready. We know how wonderful yet daunting this process can be. So, we thought we would share list of Home buying Myths.  Myth No. 1: “I’m too young to worry about buying a house rig...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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It seems that everything we have at our house in Hawaii is so much nicer than the stuff at our house in Sacramento. But that's probably because it's newer. My husband keeps telling me that I live in Hawaii now, but I really don't. Just part of the year and a few weeks here and there. OK, maybe a ...

By Winston Crosbie, Winston Crosbie PA - Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams Realty - Wellington)
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Bottom LineYou may not be much different than many people who have already purchased their first homes. Let’s meet to determine if your dream home is within your grasp.    More young buyers are getting into the real estate market.  Need some help?  Call Winston Crosbie- 561-628-7803 or email- win...

By Ben Williams
(Lake Life Real Estate)
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  OPEN HOUSE January 20, Saturday 12:00 PM - 2:00 PM Pam Klumpp & Aubrey Vandemark Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 3662 SQUARE FEET Your future home is beautifully located in the Stone Ridge ...

By Jason Will, Jason Will Real Estate
(Jason Will Real Estate)
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Historic Home 4 beds, 3 1/2 bath in Magnolia Springs!     Charming historic home located in quaint Magnolia Springs. Private setting with Large Oaks in the front yard. Bonus Room could be mother -in- Law Suite. Laundry Room has full bath also. Tile Back splash in kitchen, eat in Breakfast Bar. W...

By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I am thankful for my awareness around forgiveness. There is a Matthew West song that says; "Forgiveness, the prisoner that it really frees is you." This is so very true. Learning to forgive and let go allows me to move on, freeing up energy for new opportunities, relationships and abundance.Blam...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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Price Improvement!! ⇊⇊⇊#2606 #Foxworth #Dr, #Monroe, #NC #28110$179,900 Call us to a schedule showing! (704)209-!Minutes from EVERYTHING but tucked away in a quiet desirable area. This awesome home has a master suite with a garden tub and separate shower with ...

By Gloria Valvasori, Accredited Senior Agent, REAL Experience | REAL Commitment | REAL Results!
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Buying A Home With A Pool?Are you considering purchasing a home with an in-ground pool?  Do you imagine hot, lazy afternoons, lounging by your pool with friends and family?  Become an informed buyer, do your research, and ensure your real estate agent includes the appropriate clauses to protect y...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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In business as in life it is really important to remember courtesy and respect. It doesn't matter what you do, or did, everyone deserves these things and the more your employ them the better folks will respond to you too. I have also found that assuming is stupid and most assumptions are wrong an...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Do you want a FAST Home Sale? A lot of Home Sellers will tell you to bury a SAINT JOSEPH HOME SELLER KIT in your yard. Now as a Listing Agent, I always want to think it is my assistance that helps sell a home. Pricing the home right, educating the seller what to expect, setting up a incredible m...

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
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TRUTH SOUNDS LIKE HATE TO THOSE WHO HATE THE TRUTH*It is vain to seek the company of wicked men in the hope of doing them good; we are far more likely to be corrupted by them.PROVERBS 9:8 Reprove not a scoffer, lest he hate you: rebuke a wise man, and he will love you. DEFINITION of SCOFFER Someo...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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The Cliffs Port Clinton Market Update January 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Av...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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As Lou Saw it.... listening is a learned skill and there are many positive factors that result when you master it....  A Good Listener . . . . Is “A good listener is not only popular everywhere, but after a while gets to know something.” Wilson Mizner 1876-1933, American Playwright, Raconteur, En...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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This is the from Lou Ludwig's blog in 2009. I plan to re-blog Lou's past posts throughout the year. I challenge you to do the same. There is a great deal of wisdom and inspiration in his posts. Not forgotten.   Inspirational Power Quote   Gain Strength, Courage and Confidence   "You gain strength...