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 Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin LLC)
Comments 11
Evening trivia questions for Wednesday February 10, 2016 1. Who's the palindromic protagonist of Dickens' "Great Expectations"? Pip  2. Into which bay does the Ganges flow?  The Bay of Bengal  3. In what movie does Elvis Presley play race car driver Lucky Jackson? Viva Las Vegas 4. What famous 19...
By Dan Spencer, Your Colorado Home Source
(Aspen Lane Real Estate)
Comments 6
New Listing!!!! 5885 S Jebel WayCentennial, Co. 80015 4 Bedroom 2 Bath1928 Square Feet Home sitting on a 9,496 sf Cul-De-Sac Lot.New Exterior PaintNew WindowsRecently Installed Carpet2 FireplacesInterior Paint Open House Scheduled for Sat. 2-13-2016 for 11am to 3pm This House will not last long! ...
By Jim Starwalt, Better Agents, Better Results
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
Comments 1
Your New Lake Zurich Home - Prioritize Home Projects Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate Dream Team member and lifestyle expert Carolina Buia explains why it's important to take some time to live in your new home, before starting major projects on the house. Click here to search Lake Zurich Hom...
By Robert 'VEGAS BOB' Swetz, Residential & Investment Properties
Comments 6
 Top 25 Restaurants in North Carolina - 3 of them in Charlotte Area by ... Nina Hollander For anyone that may have missed this great post by Nina Hollander and the Top 25 Restaurants in North Carolina, here it is again.WOW what a great post and if I lived around Charlotte NC, I would be checking ...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 1
 Kona Coffee Land for sale79-7419 Mamalahoa Hwy, Captain Cook, HI 96704$379,500KEY FEATURESLot Size: 2 AcresProperty Type: Fee Simple Land DESCRIPTIONWhen just 1  cup of coffee wont do it, maybe its time to purchase the entire coffee farm!For the person that has it all, this may be something that...
By Jim Starwalt, Better Agents, Better Results
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
Comments 0
Buying Your Grayslake Home - Consider the Outdoor Space Better Homes and Gardens® Real Estate® Dream Team member and outdoor design expert Carson Arthur has the three questions that you should ask yourself about an outdoor space, before you decide to buy a home. Click here to search Grayslake Hom...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena CA Real Estate 818.516.4393 Cell
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 14
Pasadena CA Heritage Walk Townhomes With A High Walkscore This is a market activity update for the Heritage Walk townhome complex in Pasadena.   I will share information regarding units for sale along with a recap of sales in the complex since 2013.   All statistical information in this report is...
By Aaron Norris, MBA, APR, Hard money lending and real estate investments.
(The Norris Group Hard Money Lending)
Comments 0
Adelanto hard money loan closed. Real estate investor received loan for $110,000 on this single family property appraised for $177,000. See more at more information about The Norris Group's California hard money loans or our California Trust Deed, investments, call our offic...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 5
Mmmmmm...Meals at Matty's are always so special...and there is no better way to warm up a romantic holiday that to meet at Matty's for the special meals the chef has prepared to celebrate this Love-ly occasion !    From memorable entrees to mouth watering desserts...the pleasure is all yours....U...
By Ellie Ortmann, "Put Your Red On"
(Keller Williams Realty Integrity Northwest)
Comments 3
Learn more about this new construction home here#EllieOrtmann,#Realtor,#KellerWilliamsRealtyIntegrityNW
By John Wiley, Your Lee County, FL Real Estate Agent, REDS,SFR
(Jones & Co. Realty)
Comments 0
According to a year-end market report from the Florida Realtors®, the housing market in the state of Florida as a whole was better than 2014 with more closed sales, more new listings and higher median prices. In Lee County, the number of closed sales for Single Family Homes was up 9.7% to 13,635,...
By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
Comments 2
Global markets plummeted today pondering global growth, commodities pricing and deflation.  Crude oil futures hit a 13 year low during the trading session.  Jeffrey Gundlach, the founder of Doubleline Capital, confirmed today that negative interest rates are not a good thing for the economy or fo...
By Alan Grizzle, Full Time Realtor, Lifelong Resident of Dahlonega
(Chestatee Real Estate)
Comments 5
By Michael A. Caruso
(Surterre Properties)
Comments 8
 Happy Valentine's Day!  Photo credit: Pinterest 
By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
Comments 1
Mortgage backed securities (MBS) closed down 3 basis points today at 104.91 having remain just above support offered at the 104.87 level.  That close was significantly lower that the highs of he day.  MBS bonds had soared all the way up to 105.43 represented by the high of April 2 last prior to t...
By Team Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty, Principal,CIAS,CDPE,CRS,GRI,ABR
(Birtola Garmyn High Desert Realty/Team Birtola-Garmyn)
Comments 0
 Matterport offers a major breakthrough in high-quality, rapid 3D visualization of physical spaces The Matterport Pro 3D Camera uses an array of 2D and 3D sensors to quickly capture the appearance and dimensions of a space. It calculates interior dimensions and captures objects, colors and textur...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 8
Villas at shady Brook  is an active adult communty in Middletown township, in  Bucks county Pa. It offers resort style living and lots of activities at the clubhouse. There is an indoor heated pool, exercise room, card room, They also have an outdoor pool and tennis courts.I looked up the mls on ...
By Dee Toohey, Broker, ABR, AHWD, CIPS, FMS, ePro
(Innovative Realty Solutions Group)
Comments 2
Move in ready!  Beautiful 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath home over 2,000 SF including a den, large screened lanai, and pool coming on market. This home is situated in Lake Mary, Seminole County, Florida and is convenient to A rated schools, shopping, the library and YMCA.  $262,500.   Give me a call to chat...
By Dale Ross, Realty Group
(CEO - Dale Ross Realty Group)
Comments 0
22218 Hailey Grove Lane, Katy, TX Under Contract Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1878 SQUARE FEET Get the Sales Price! Search ALL Katy Homes for Sale Free Home Evaluation Homes Close to...
By Gene Mundt, Chicago-area Mortgage Lender -, 708.921.6331 - 37 yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
Comments 23
 Are You a Hopeful Home Buyer?Did You Just File Your Taxes?         Did you just file your taxes?  Or hoping to soon?            If so, and thinking of buying an IL/Chicago-area (or Wisconsin) home in the near future, now is the perfect time to talk to me to get started with your financing.      ...