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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By Nancy Velazquez, Best Realtor in McAllen MOST Reviewed Agent in TX!
(Velazquez Realty Firm)
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FOR SALE $114,9973002 S L Ln APT 2,Mcallen, TX 785032 beds 3 baths 1,335 sqftCall Nancy (956) 378-6719Zillow Listing Here 2 Story Home , 2 bedroom 3 bath in 3002 S L Ln APT 2, Mcallen, TX 78503Why rent when you can own this wonderful home in Pharr near shopping, schools, medical center and expres...
By Russell Smith, Team Move Creator - Ask me your tough questions!
(Team Move OVM Financial)
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July new single-family home sales surged to a nine-year high due to a strengthening job market and low home loan rates. New Home Sales rose 12.4 percent to an annual rate of 654,000, above the 580,000 expected, while June was revised lower to 582,000 from 592,000. The Northeast led the charge wit...
By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty -
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There are currently 1 Parkridge Columbus Ohio Homes for Sale in Columbus Realtors MLS. The average days on site for Parkridge Columbus Homes is 19 Days with the average listing price for Parkridge Columbus Homes being $110,700. The most expensive Parkridge Columbus Home for sale is $110,700, and ...
By Jackie A. Graves, President
(™ Real Estate)
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By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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 Some of Henry County’s senior residents will verify that The Reader’s Digest was once flat-out the most popular magazine in the country. I don’t know how far back that began, but at one point at least, it was the time-saving way Americans kept up with what was being published in the other magazi...
By Norma J. Elkins, Realtor - Elkins Home Selling Team
( Elite Realty Group)
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The Advantages of Different Types of Mortgage LendersWhat kind of lender is best?If you ask a loan officer, “What kind of lender is best?” the answer will be whatever kind of company he works for and he will give you a list of reasons why. If you meet the same loan officer years later, and he wor...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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When I got home from Tanglewood last night I saw the email. My young associate at work at Naumkeag was sick and would be out for the rest of the week. The other person wasn't available and I would be alone for two days including a twelve hour day tomorrow. I am bummed. Without help it is too much...
By Steve McRory, Mortgage Loan Originator
(Pro Option Mtg. 888-662-4404)
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STATED INCOME ALT Loan Programs for Florida in 2016 & 2017   Fact: Proving ATR (Ability To Repay) is the name of the game these days. However, the Stated Income ALT   loan programs for Florida are filling the void.  These programs are a lot more lenient and accept altern...
By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
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Vegas Bob will be in Alaska Today That's right today finally Robert Vegas Bob Swetz will step off a 747 onto the ground of Anchorage Alaska, and from there the adventure begins.Vegas Bob has not been in Alaska since late May of 2016 so he is very excited ;o)Vegas Bob (Is Not) bringing his laptop ...
By Joanna Cohlan, Designing, Decorating & Staging Westchester Homes
(Fresh Eyes For Your Home)
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By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I do not know who started this or when they first named August 24, as ," National Vesuvius  Day ' I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the month of ...
By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here is another chapter in my continuing series of real estate terms.In this installment of the series, we'll focus on F's through H's.Remember, it's not that important to memorize the definitions as now you will have a point of reference to find these and other terms and definitions as you need....
By Carrie Hughes, REI
(TEAM Hughes Real Estate School)
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Many brokers disagree with my philosophies in training new agents.  For me, it’s about slow and steady winning the race.  I tried to teach my new agents to be a tortoise rather than a hare when it came to getting their feet wet.  Lots of brokers believe in the sink or swim mentality, and others w...
By Michael Mahoney, Greater Boston & Southwest Suburbs of Boston
(Keller Williams Realty)
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8 Chickering Road Norwood, MA 02062 by Michael Mahoney of Keller Williams A great house for sale in Norwood, MA near the center of town.    Overview Maps Photos Features Description Market Stats $799,000 Single Family Home for Sale in Norwood MA by Keller Williams Main Features 7 Bedrooms4 Bathr...
By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, Connecting Good People w/ the San Diego Lifestyle!
(Big Block Realty)
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I enjoy re-blogging "bookmark-able" posts. Great points made here by Tammy Emineth on website purpose, blogging & social media relevance. Please pop-by the original post and leave your comments for TAMMY EMINETH. It's getting harder and harder to rise above the competition but it can be done. It ...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
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    Divorce is an interesting niche in our real estate practice whch can be, understandably, very emotionally charged.    The spirit of cooperation to maintain the marriage, the home and in some cases, just civil conversation, has long since been overtaken by anger and the blame for a situation ...
By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty -
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There are currently 3 Deer Run Powell Ohio Homes for Sale in Columbus Realtors MLS. The average days on site for Deer Run Powell Homes is 70 Days with the average listing price for Deer Run Powell Homes being $654,667. The most expensive Deer Run Powell Home for sale is $725,000, and the cheapest...
By James Dray, Your Dream Our Passion
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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William George was born in Walthamstow, London back in 1904. He was educated at the Royal Naval College and entered the Royal Navy in 1920 at 16. He started out as a boy seaman and was promoted to lieutenant-commander in 1939. He was awarded the Distinguished Service Cross for his part in the Dun...
By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Tuesday August 23, 2016 1. During what war was the novel "Cold Mountain" set? US Civil War  2. What two states begin with the letter "T"? Tennessee and Texas  3. The Heavy Young Heathens cover "The House of the Rising Sun" on the soundtrack of which 2016 remake? The Ma...
By Larry Gray
(Real Estate Consultant)
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  The efficiency expert concluded his lecture with a note of caution. You don't want to try these techniques at home: "Why not?" asked somebody from the audience. "I watched my wife's routine at breakfast for years," the expert explained. "She made lots of trips between the refrigerator, stove, t...