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 Wendy Rulnick, "It's Wendy... It's Sold!"
(Rulnick Realty, Inc.)
Comments 17
I recently sold a house in Destin Florida. The buyer’s agent asked repeatedly for the seller to turn over all the keys – they only had a couple of them. Where were the rest? Who knows? They had two teenage sons and there was an ex-spouse. Perhaps they had extra keys. Maybe a neighbor, or two, had...

By David Landau, RE/MAX Right Choice
Comments 0
Congratulations Laura on the sale of your home!

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 1
When it comes to dealing with a commercial lender, you want to work with someone that you can trust and depend on. There are a handful of things to consider when looking for the right one, but one thing you must always highly consider is their character.Finding someone that you can work with you ...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
La Cuesta Racquet Club - Huntington Beach CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on La Cuesta Racquet Club in Huntington Beach, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on La Cuesta Racquet Club, including amenities, HOA in...

By Mike & Jennifer Rigley, Expert Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Specialist -Rigley Realty Group)
Comments 1
Mike and Jennifer Rigley (buyers) 916.378.4671 / (sellers) 916-660-5823 What’s My Sacramento Home Worth? Please call us to discuss your potential Home Value in Sacramento, CA 916-660-5823. Click here to use our FREE Online Home Value Estimator. Call for a FREE consultation Here’...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 1
Townhomes for Sale in Reserve At Tysons Corner | Vienna, VA - September 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Reserve At Tysons Corner neighborhood of Vienna, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the September 2017 f...

By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
Comments 0
Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, How does post-Irma damage affect tenants and landlords? Fla. landlords must generally keep specific components in "good repair," though building, housing and health codes vary by county. However, tenants and landlords should also check the lease: It could modify...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
Comments 11
The eagle has no fear of adversity. We need to be like the eagle and have a fearless spirit of a conqueror! - Joyce Meyer The will to never give up and to be fearless. That's what I have. - Christina Milian Let us not pray to be sheltered from dangers but to be fearless when facing them. - Rabind...

By Lee Keadle, Keadle Real Estate Group
(Carolina One Real Estate)
Comments 0
If you have searched the MLS in the Charleston real estate market recently, you may have noticed that more listings are currently available compared to just a few months ago. Right now, there are over 4,000 properties listed in the MLS! If you are one of the many buyers looking to narrow down yo...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
Comments 12
  Is Saving for a 20% Down Payment a Wise Pursuit? Well ... that depends ... Listen, I'm not trying to be evasive or cute with my answer here.   By nature ... and because I'm a Mortgage Originator ... I'm typically a huge proponent of saving money.   As a rule, I firmly believe that budgeting res...

By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Are you getting ready to buy a new home? Rather buying your first home or buying your third home this is a great list of questions to ask BEFORE buying!!!! 1) What is the property worth in today’s market?- instead of saying What is this home worth ask indirectly by seeking information about compa...

By Bo Kociuba & Buster Elliott, Live & Love OKC!
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties )
Comments 0
OPEN HOUSE - NEW HOME ON CORNER LOT IN SABRAM ESTATES, YUKON3BR+Office+2BA+3GA with Open Concept Living on CORNER LOT!Close to Lake Overholser! Great neighborhood tucked away from busy city life. Front & Back covered patios! This buider delivers QUALITY & VALUE.Buyer's Bonus! ONLY - $181,950! HOP...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
Comments 1
                 In continuing with our Aurora property management community event watch, we would like to announce the 20th annual Punkin Chunkin in Aurora.  The event’s central conceit is that a bunch of people get together and participate in chucking a pumpkin and seeing how far it will go.  T...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker in Destin, Fl..
Comments 7
 I did not want to pass up the opportunity to show off my two Granddaughters.  There is a two year difference in their ages.  The younger one is only one month old and her big sister is just entering her terrific two's.  This is not real estate related but it is a demonstration of photography and...

By Nate Johnson, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty - Serving Northern Virginia)
Comments 0
8633 Point of Woods Dr, Manassas, VA 20110 - Exclusively Listed by VA, MD & DC Top Real Estate Agent Nate Johnson - 12:45 Team 571-494-1245 Just Listed!  You have to see this home in person.  Point of Woods, 3bed/ 3.5bath, ,Townhome $245,000, MLS #MN10085158 Special incentives for buyer - call/te...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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  Pending - Homes in Flatlands - Old Mill Basin Brooklyn in Contract September 2017  For the month of September 2017 the Brooklyn MLS posted the following homes in Flatlands AKA Old Mill Basin Brooklyn in Contract status: One Family Homes in Flatlands & Old M ill Basin Brooklyn 4 Bedroom Semi-Det...

By Liz Freeman
(RE/MAX Preferred Realty)
Comments 2
There is no doubt that it is easier to sell your house when using the services of a local real estate professional. The agent will provide: Greater exposure to more buyers The skills of a professional negotiator A layer of protection from possible legal liabilities Professional guidance in naviga...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 1
Homes on Pullman Way, Grandview Yard, Grandview Heights, Grandview Grandview Heights Market Update October 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $593,750 | Average SQFT: 2,646 | Average Price Per SQFT: $297 | Average Taxes: $0 | Average DOM: 37 In-Contract Listings: Total...

By John Meussner, #MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 6
Products, Programs, and ProcessesAt least a couple times each week I'm asked to send over a list of products that we offer that may be different - Realtors, financial advisors, and other business partners are wanting to know what's available to meet the needs of more and more clients.  The proble...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
Comments 0
                There are no shortage of Halloween events coming up for Highlands Ranch.  Highlands Ranch property management mandates that we have some feeling of the community’s events and a general pulse on what could be coming up.  This is another great event coming up that will be held at th...