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 Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Gateway to the Lake" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
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Welcome to the ongoing series called Tuesday Travelogue. We are in our 136th week! That means I'm in over the two-and-a-half-year mark for this travel series. WOWZA!!! Each week, some ActiveRain bloggers are spotlighted to take us somewhere we may not have been on some kind of virtual travel (and...

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

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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Industry visionary Brian Boero, of 1000 Watt Consulting, recently wrote about how many top real estate companies are working their leads in highly aggressive ways. What agents aren’t considering, Boero, says, is how these potential clients want to be treated after they come in as a lead. Below ar...

By Anna Banana Kruchten,CRS,CRB,GRI, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland is stirring up trouble again in the rain! She wrote this post about 'creative graphics' and she uses and creates them quite often. And I thought - hmmmmm - I need to get back to doing this again. It's not that I don't know how to create my own graphics or they a...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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The Westford - Wilshire Corridor CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on The Westford in Wilshire Corridor, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on The Westford, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, ...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Hillview Townhomes - Vista CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Hillview Townhomes in Vista, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Hillview Townhomes, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a phot...

By Paul Antonelli, Broker Owner; NextHome Antonelli Realty
(NextHome Antonelli Realty)
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NextHome is proud to announce our newest addition to the franchise, NextHome Boutique Realty. The brokerage is the 32nd NextHome franchised location in the state of Florida. The company will be owned and operated by real estate veteran, Paul Herman.Based in Pembroke Pines, NextHome Boutique Realt...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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Marketing is a task that demands consistency, and direct mail marketing leads the way with requiring constant visibility. We are listing agents, and I design a new postcard every month offering a Free Market Analysis.  We are in an extreme sellers’ market, and listings in my town are just as scar...

By Cindy Allen, Local Real Estate Internet Marketing Specialist
(Louisiana Homes and Land Group at Keller Williams Realty Red Stick Partners )
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Prairieville Homes priced $200K-$300K Prairieville, Louisiana is located just south of the Baton Rouge (the capital of Louisiana)  Prairieville lends itself as a bedroom community but has had explosive growth over the last 10 years.   Prairieville is now home to over 26,895 residents (2016) and ...

By Amanda S. Davidson, Your Alexandria Virginia Real Estate Agent
(Amanda Davidson Real Estate Group)
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Sold in Brambleton – 42642 New Dawn Terrace Ashburn, Virginia 20148Sold: 42642 New Dawn Terrace Ashburn, Virginia 20148 New Dawn Terrace is now sold and closed. My sellers were referred to me by their neighbor whose house I sold earlier this year. We hit it off right from the start and I'm very g...

By Beth Atalay, Cam Realty of Clermont FL
(Cam Realty and Property Management)
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What's My Legends Clermont FL Home Worth? Market Update for August 2017 It's always good to know the value of your home, is it not? Did you know average American moves every four years? Even if you don't have any plans of moving in the near future, I would still encourage you to find out what is ...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Inspiration on the power of Music, Shining Eyes, and Words is a keeper by Ron & A.  You will enjoy this one.   Sunday morning, our mastermind turned to the subject of Inspiration.  Our friend recommended this Ted Talk by Benjamin Zander.  Mr. Zander is the director of the Boston Philarmonic Orche...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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President Heights I - San Clemente CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on President Heights I in San Clemente, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on President Heights I, including amenities, HOA information, condos...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Heron Crossing Pickerington Market Update August 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $297,112 | Average SQFT: 2,036 | Average Price Per SQFT: $149 | Average Taxes: $7,038 | Average DOM: 124 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | ...

By Moe Dadseresht, Buyer/Seller agent
(Austin Skyline Realty Inc.)
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In the last few years expectations during the summer selling season has been a high demand, low inventory levels, and an increase in home prices. Increased sale during these months resulted in a shorter selling period as well. During the month of July, there  was a decrease in the number of house...

By Aaron Norris, MBA, APR, Hard money lending and real estate investments.
(The Norris Group Hard Money Lending)
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The Norris Group would like to thank SF Bay Summit for their first-time sponsorship of I Survived Real Estate 2017. With their help, our event impacts the lives of children dealing with life-threatening diseases.The SF Summit is a place where over 15 real estate experts and hundreds of investors ...

By Tom Bashe
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
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Villa Sao Miguel - North Park CA   If you are a condo buyer looking to find out more information on Villa Sao Miguel in North Park, then you have come to the right place! Our website features a plethora of information on Villa Sao Miguel, including amenities, HOA information, condos for sale, a ...

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

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
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 Yesterday I posted a blog asking members if they could identify where I was on vacation last week.  To my surprise two members Patricia Feager, Nina Hollander and Dorie Dillard came very close to correctly guessing where I was.  All three of them guessed Portugal, which is correct, and Nina even...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
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With the Fed's annual symposium taking place in Jackson Hole, Wyoming beginning this Thursday, I am cautiously suggesting that buyers closing in the next two or three weeks lock.  For closings farther out, I will be floating for now.  Hoping for tax reform and buoyed by hopes that the Trump admin...
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