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 Monica Foster, Broker, CRS, ABR, SRS, CHMS, CNE, CNHS
(RE/MAX Space Center - Clear Lake Area, League City, Friendswood, Pearland)
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This charming home boasts tile flooring throughout most of the rooms. Formal Living Room features a bay window, while Formal Dining boasts coffered ceiling & chair rail molding. Updated Kitchen with granite counters, tile backsplash, stainless appliances including gas range. Den has an abundance ...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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"Home is not a place... it is a feeling."Home again, after my 30-day road trip to the Southwest U.S.  Traveling is a favorite pastime but I also love my home and hometown.  After returning home from each trip, I often wonder why I ever want to leave.  Winter, though, tends to bring on the wanderl...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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 Permission is granted only to ARMLS® Subscribers for reproduction from 2017 ARMLS® STAT - with attribution to “ARMLS® COPYRIGHT 2017”. Sales prices are up 5.0% year-over-year on average while the year-over-year median is also up 4.9%. Considering selling your Arizona home but not sure how to go ...

By Larry Brewer - Benchmark Realty llc
(Benchmark Realty LLc)
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 Franklin TN Homes with Pool - Sometimes it's easier to buy a home with a pool already built than it is to build it yourself. In Franklin, the available homes for sale with a pool is usually fairly small and it seems that with lots getting smaller over time, it will be harder to find a new home w...

By David Baker Laveen Realtor & South Phoenix Realtor, Your local Expert
(HomeSmart)
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Fantastic home, fantastic opportunity.Home is in Rogers Ranch, in Laveen Arizona.  The area is a great choice..............for many reason.  4506 W Park St, Laveen, AZ Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS ...

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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One year I won an award from a prestigious state-wide association for doing The Best Job Ever in a particular profession, and the only reason I won that award was because (gasp) no other members had applied for it. Did it lessen the enjoyment of receiving that award, diminish the achievement? You...

By ERA Justin Realty, We are here for you
(Houses For Sale Rutherford NJ)
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Listing Details Location: 32 Roosevelt St, North Arlington, NJ MLS#: 1709372 Style: Colonial Beds: 4 Baths: 2 full Colonial Home for SaleClassic side hall colonial on quiet dead end street. First floor offers a living room, sun room, dining room with sliding glass doors to rear yard and deck, eat...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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It wasn't easy to pick the most unique place I've ever lived for Paul Henderson's contest. I have lived in a lot of places - Atlanta; New Orleans; Los Angeles; Tucson; Quibor and Porlamar, Venezuela; Fargo; Franklin & Ridgway, Pennsylvania; Toledo; Lubbock; Richland, Washington; Toronto; and Pueb...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Dick Greenberg " ...a good way to accomplish that goal is to take an on-line course, one you could work on as time permits. Even better would be one that covers a wide range of skills and techniques that will go from the basics to as far as you might want to take it. "Right on target - and - re-b...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Mission Viejo Home Values by Tim Lorenz 3/26/2017   This week’s report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz. The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 9.7 percent, for new homes up 3.5 percen...

By Brad Thomsen, Broker / Owner
(Big Bear Realty ~ Broker / Owner)
Comments 4
  For Professional Real Estate Services in Lynnwood contact Brad Thomsen, Broker/Owner, Big Bear Realty. Call, text or email for more information.    425-890-4649   |   brad@bradthomsen.com ***************************** Edmonds-Kingston Ferry - Edmonds Real Estate Whether coming to the Edmonds Fe...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Kingstowne | Alexandria, VA - March 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Kingstowne neighborhood of Alexandria, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the March 2017 full market report of homes for s...

By Harry F. D'Elia, Investor , Mentor, GRI, Radio, CIPS, REOs, ABR
(Real Estate and Beyond, LLC)
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SUNDAY QUOTE LIFE NECESSITATES ACTION  “The way get started is to quit talking and begin doing.” -Walt Disney I can relate to this quote because I am action oriented person myself. I know personally nothing is going to get done if I do not take ACTION. Nobody else is going to do the work for me. ...

By Jason Hands, Purchase Specialist - https://jasonhands.emmloans.
(E Mortgage Management )
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If you have a recent bankruptcy, foreclosure or have had a short sale on a property in the last 4 years you already know that you do not qualify for Fannie Mae conventional financing in the State of Florida. I have a solution for you and have answers for completing your mortgage needs in todays m...

By Jason Hands, Purchase Specialist - https://jasonhands.emmloans.
(E Mortgage Management )
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VA loans are often made without any down payment at all. Aside from the veteran's certificate of eligibility and the fact that the appraiser is assigned by VA, the application process is not much different than any other type of mortgage loan. E Mortgage Management is approved for automatic proce...

By Jason Hands, Purchase Specialist - https://jasonhands.emmloans.
(E Mortgage Management )
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If you are looking to purchase an Investment Property in Florida please contact me directly for the Best Loan Program and Rates on Foreign National or Domestic - Non Owner Occupied Properties in Florida We can finance most property types such as Single Family Residence, Townhomes, Villas, Condos,...

By Jason Hands, Purchase Specialist - https://jasonhands.emmloans.
(E Mortgage Management )
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I am a licensed mortgage loan originator with over 17 years’ experience in the mortgage industry. I specialize in Home Purchases and Refinances in Florida. I have helped over 2,500 homeowners realize their dreams of home ownership, with many repeat and referral clients. Below are some highlights ...

By Jason Hands, Purchase Specialist - https://jasonhands.emmloans.
(E Mortgage Management )
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Owning a home is simple with the USDA Loan Program. If you think it is out-of-reach for you and your family, you might be thinking wrong! Jason Hands, an MLO for E Mortgage Management in Tampa, Florida explains the USDA program in this article.The guarantee provided by the USDA helps low and mode...

By Derek and Mariana Wagner, Wagner iTeam - Colorado Springs REALTORS®
(Wagner iTeam -The Platinum Group Realtors)
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Welcome to this stunning 4 bed home with perfect floor plan in Summer Field! Hardwood floors greet you at the entry and extend into the kitchen. Tons of natural light throughout this great home. Family room boasts 2story vaulted ceilings and tiled gas FP. You will love the spacious kitchen w/ampl...

By Jason Hands, Purchase Specialist - https://jasonhands.emmloans.
(E Mortgage Management )
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Below are the steps to follow for establishing credit before your purchase your first home Establish or maintain 3 credit card/installment accounts with small limits never using no more than 20% of the available balance.   Better yet, just use the cards to pay for a tank of gas, then pay it off. ...
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