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 Steven Simmons and Marti Schmidt, Ocean Shores Real Estate
(John L Scott Ocean Shores)
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Listen to the Ocean from this NEW 2br 2ba 1074asf cottage located near the beach access path on Butter Clam Dr, park/kayak launch into Lake Minard or Cabana Pool/Park at Ocean Shores, WA! Presale. Open concept floor plan. Sunny rooms. Vaulted ceilings. Beautiful laminate flooring. Stack-stone fir...

By Joe Gonzalez, Montgomery County FHA Jumbo Mortgage Pre-Approval
(GMH Mortgage Services LLC)
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Investing in a home is a big financial decision, and along with the decision to buy is the question of how much mortgage you’ll be able to afford. While your debt-to-income ratio can be helpful in determining the range for your mortgage amount, a mortgage calculator can be a beneficial tool in co...

By Ann Zieve, Unmatched Ownership Experience
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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5 Bed 3 Bath Syracuse UT Rambler Home for Sale, Basement In-Law SuiteYour Mom Will Slap You if you Don’t Buy This with Her!Coming Soon: Welcome home to your 5 Bed 3 Bath Syracuse Utah Rambler home for sale with Mother-In-Law Suite in the fully finished basement. This home is on a 1 acre lot and c...

By Amy Boehm, Your Realtors For Life, The Boehm Team
(Keller Williams Realty - Boerne Hill Country)
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Immaculate Sitterle Home in Boerne ISD! This back yard is spacious, usable, and ready for FUN! Come run around, build a pool, or jump on a  trampoline! Enjoy a beautifully designed layout that fits for everyone. Large open kitchen with a huge island for entertaining and preparing meals. Stainless...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty -
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Founders Ridge Gahanna Market Update June 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $424,450 | Average SQFT: 2,411 | Average Price Per SQFT: $212 | Average Taxes: $5,179 | Average DOM: 28 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average ...

By Mike Frazier, Northwest Tennessee Realtor
(Carousel Realty of Dyer County)
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I am looking for advice from other vacation home owners who have their vacation properties on the rental program or rent them out themselves.For several years I paid a flat fee to vrbo to advertise each of my vacation propertes in Destin,Florida.About 3 years or so ago Expedia purchased HomeAway/...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
( | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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OPEN HOUSE - SATURDAY JUNE 24 - 10AM - Noon10735 Spruce Mountain Road, Charlotte NC Join us for an Open House tomorrow, Saturday, June 24 from 10AM to Noon at this adorable ranch home in popular Northwoods.  Check out this fabulous home that has been extensively renovated - ALL NEW flooring, all ...

By Erin Newington, Elk Grove Realtor
((916) 585-3858 Keller Williams Realty)
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JUST LISTED! Come see it at the Open House this weekend! Gorgeous North Oak Park duplex with classic features you want, plus tastefully updated kitchen and bathrooms. Just a short walk to Oak Park Brewery, La Venadita, Old Soul, & UCD. 3716 4th Ave, Sacramento, CA 95817 $349,0001 Bedroom units wi...

By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
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It is summertime for thousands of Bradenton homeowners. That means the kids are home all day and guests may be coming down from up north. Is your home prepared for the extra plumbing issues? More toilets get flushed, dishes washed, clothes laundered, and folks taking showers. That’s why it is sma...

By Dorie Dillard, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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OPEN HOUSE  in Canyon Creek~Sunday, June 25th 1-3pm Buyers, don’t miss your opportunity to preview this exceptional home this Sunday, June 25th from 1-3pm.  11128 Amesite Trail Austin, TX This single story is nestled under a canopy of shade on one of the best tree-lined ...

By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
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See the market trends and get an idea of your home value..Isn't it amazing to see how the market has changed each year and in each town?  Click here for Wilton more trend information details          In Summary, Wilton Market shows that number of sales has increased each year and active listing h...

By Susie Kay, Dallas Specialist
(Ultima Real Estate )
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 MCKINNEY SINGLE FAMILY RESIDENTIALSALES CLOSED MAY 2017  SOLD VOLUME                     $ 137,497,617NUMBER OF SALES             387MEDIAN PRICE                     $ 325,000  AVERAGE DAYS ON THE MARKET                                                                         0 - $100K           ...

By Jim Cheney, Rincon Valley Realtor 707.494.1055
(Saint Francis Property Santa Rosa, CA)
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Yes it Roller Derby time in Rincon Valley!  Get into the action at the Sonoma County Fairgrounds, and watch the North Bay Bruisers and the Wine Country Wreckers take on the Hanford Hooligans and the Resurrection Roller Girls  Saturday June 24th.  If you can't make this event here is a list of the...

By Vanessa Saunders, From Manhattan to the Catskills of New York
(Global Property Systems Real Estate)
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We received a concierge call from Zillow yesterday, the call went something along these lines... Note: We have the Zillow listing information up on our screen before the call gets put through. Lead: "I want to buy this house, what do I need to do to make sure I get it?"  GPS: "Sir, this property ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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What Would You Sacrifice to Save For Your Next Home? Some Highlights: 95% of first-time homebuyers are willing to sacrifice to make homeownership a reality. The top item that buyers sacrifice is new clothes, at 54%. Even repeat or experienced buyers say they sacrificed taking a vacation or buying...

By Anna Banana Kruchten, CRS, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 There is still time to HUNT SCORPIONS in the Phoenix desert tonight!  Friday July 23th 7:15 pm - North Mountain Visitor Center(7th Street just south of Thunderbird Road) BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND!  Changing little since it crawled out of the ocean over 350 million years agao, the scorpion still loo...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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1955 Misty Ridge Ct., Aurora, IL 60503List Price: $147,500 Beds Baths Built Sq.Ft. Garage Taxes On Market 2 1 2000 1,168 ft2 2 $3,893 0 days Welcome to your new home in wonderful Misty Creek! This 1st floor end unit ranch is ready for you to move right in! Bright, spacious living room with firepl...

By Happy Grasshopper
(Happy Grasshopper)
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Photo Credit: Ulay with Marina Abramovic, The Artist is Present (2010)Can I have your attention please? This isn't a question you should be asking. This is a question you should be responding to, even if your clients haven't asked it yet. Unfortunately, in today’s tech-driven, high-speed world, i...

By Janna Scharf, Coeur d'Alene Idaho Real Estate Expert
(Keller Williams Realty Coeur d'Alene)
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 1139 N. 6th Street, Coeur d'alene, ID 83814 Location, location, location! Located in the heart of Coeur d'Alene close to downtown, this house sparkles with personality and curb appeal. Beautifully maintained with 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, this charmer has some great features including central air ...

By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
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Charming full brick ranch in Shelby!  Large driveway with 1 carport plus detached 2 car garage. Sunroom overlooking your own backyard oasis!  Join our OPEN HOUSE event on June 25 Sunday, from 12 p.m. to 1 p.m. If you have any questions, you can call Nancy Braun at (704) 997-3794! If you’re lookin...