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 Rob Spinosa, Executive Loan Advisor, Marin Mortgage Pro
(RPM Mortgage, Marin County, CA)
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Can I Use RSU Income to Qualify for a Mortgage? Way back in 1997, Jeff Bezos set forth his bold business plan for Amazon, with proviso #9 reading:  "We will hire and retain the best people and we will not pay them with cash."  Wait.  What??? So I guess it's no longer any secret that many technolo...

By Erica Simpson,
(Erica Homes, LLC)
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The market is only down for those who are waiting on something to happen. WE MAKE THINGS HAPPEN! List with us today!#SOLD‬!! 1004 Rock Hill Hwy, #Lancaster, #SC #29720. Need help ‪#‎selling‬ your ‪#‎property‬?Visit for a free home analysis. Text SOLD to (805) 391-4194 #...

By John Moran
(Keller Williams Realty's At The Beach Team)
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 Listing Details-14825 Front Beach Road 1208 Panama City Beach, FL 32413Price: $349,900MLS number: 661851Bedrooms: 2Baths: 2Square Footage: 1249 Call John Skinner (850) 543-5763 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing. PRIME LOCATION!Sunrise Beach unit 1208 has the PRIME ...

By Jennifer Carstensen, I specialize in selling houses (License: 317824)
(REMAX Real Estate Experts)
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 According to the recently released Modern Homebuyer Survey from ValueInsured, 58 percent of homeowners think there will be a “housing bubble and price correction” within the next 2 years.After what transpired just ten years ago, we can understand the concern Americans have about the current incr...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Waukesha County Condos for Sale | Market Report 7/1/17 to 8/11/17Enjoy the security and privacy you can get with Waukesha condos for sale.Ranging from size, amenities, and features, condos in Waukesha offer residents the elegance and sophistication they’ve always looked for.Apart from beautiful c...

By Rich Gaasenbeek, Real Estate CRM & Marketing Made Easy!
(IXACT Contact Real Estate CRM)
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Automated systems allow businesses to operate more efficiently, while improving their productivity and profitability. A real estate agent is no different than any other small business in the sense that you have sales targets and business objectives you want to achieve, a pipeline of leads and pro...

By Kerry L Klun, Broker/Owner, 321-626-5868
(Palm Realty)
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I remember when I was a little girl, learning about solar eclipses in school. Frankly, the teachers put the fear of God into me regarding not looking at the sun directly. Now another solar eclipe is approaching and  below is a clip of the path of the upcoming eclipse and where it can best be seen...

By Patty Mortara REALTOR, ABR, CRS | Hunterdon County (NJ)
(Hunterdon County Homes)
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Well here I am at another 100,000 point milestone.Many thanks to the ActiveRain community for the ongoing support and knowledge that I gain by being a member.So here is to the next 100,000 point milestone and until then I'll just keep singing... "Rain On Me"   Patricia "Patty" Mortara | Hunterdon...

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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 Circumstances beyond my control have now caused us, very reluctantly, to have to find another place for Horatio to live. We called the shelter in Elk Grove from whence he came but they are booked to the max at the moment, and they say there is no room for him there yet. Our deal with his adoptio...

By Gary L. Waters, Broker Owner, Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC, ... a small office, delivering big service!
(Waters Realty of Brevard, LLC)
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Geographically Brevard County is about 80 miles north to south and runs along the Atlantic coast.   And if someone is considering a move to one of Brevard County's 55+ communities there are multiple choices to fit almost all budgets. The first key question to consider when it comes to moving to a...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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Best business practices from first year in real estate.I was licensed in 1992.In those days listing were posted in mls books. Consumers had to come to the office to find out about homes for sale. It was great to have an open house. Home buyers would drive around on Sundays and attend open houses....

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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South Of Lane Columbus Market Update August 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 4 | Average List Price: $1,210,500 | Average SQFT: 3,510 | Average Price Per SQFT: $0 | Average Taxes: $19,073 | Average DOM: 51 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 5 | Average List Price: $745,580 | Average SQFT...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi "In order to accomplish this, it is, however, important to choose and work with a Mortgage Originator with experience in successfully closing mortgages for Borrowers that have Student Loans..."Right on target - and - re-blog...

By Jeri Herl, CDPE, CLHMS, GRI
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
Comments 3
12813 Maple Street, Silver Spring, MD Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews Follow This Home! Search All Homes For Sale Free Home Values Avoid Foreclosure Homes Close to Where You Work Presented By: Jeri Herl Home Dream Team Keller Williams Realty Centre ...

By Lee Keadle, Keadle Real Estate Group
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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Credit scores are a critical component for lenders trying to approve home loan borrowers. Multiple studies by the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation (usually called Freddie Mac) have shown that credit scores are some of the best indicators for a borrower's long term performance. So, what exa...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I am having difficulty coping with the world in which we are living today. It is tough to be silent and ignore the signs I see all around. The only way through this is with action and then with love. So taking the high road today I will share a picture from one of my safaris, something I love.

By Sam Thomas, Owner/Partner
(Providence Group Realty)
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Million Dollar Listing star, celebrity realtor and investor had a great lesson to share with a small group of us recently in Los Angeles. The first step back begins with a total commitment!  Josh had been on top of the world as a Realtor and was in a slump trying to get his mojo back. Got a call ...

By The Williams Team, 985.727.7168
(Keller Williams Realty)
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 Stunning spacious condo – 848 E Boston St #501, Covington, LA 70433Click here for more info!Stunning spacious condo in the heart of historic downtown Covington in Bogue Falaya Tower; light & bright w/wall of windows; open living room w/built-ins; Clean & pristine eat-in kitchen w/plenty of cabin...

By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group)
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This is weekly feature post I will now do every Thursday to tell you about upcoming events in Yountville and around the Napa Valley. Please visit and enjoy one or more of these and tell them Curtis sent you.Featured Events Music in the Vineyards 2017: Friday, August 4th to Sunday, August 27th "It...

By Lee Keadle, Keadle Real Estate Group
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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Park West is one of the hottest communities for the condo market right now in Charleston. Although I recommend looking at other neighborhoods, too, Park West should definitely be on your list of communities to visit if you're considering buying a condo. After working with many buyers who have ch...