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 Maggie Dokic, CDPE, SFR, Pinecrest | Palmetto Bay |
(Special Miami Homes)
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The real estate market in Pinecrest is very active.  Here's the activity for this past week: These are new homes for sale in Pinecrest 7645 SW 117th St6200 SW 121st St9701 SW 63rd Ct9101 SW 63 Ct9700 W Suburban Dr13220 SW 63rd Ave5781 SW 91st St5790 SW 132nd Ter10900 SW 68th Ave This is the most ...
By Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL, Selling Daytona paradise for heavenly good prices
(Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408)
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Florida breaks another tourism record with 29.8 million visitors in first quarterThis is the title of the article I ran into May 17 in Tampa Bay Times. It is about yet another record.I remember all the hype a year ago, when Florida reached 100,000,000 visitors a year record. And this year we are ...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
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Another great word for us to learn and use in our vocabularies.  con·trar·i·an -/ noun  1. a person who opposes or rejects popular opinion, especially in stock exchange dealing. adjective 2. opposing or rejecting popular opinion; going against current practice. "the comment came more from a contr...
By Maggie Dokic, CDPE, SFR, Pinecrest | Palmetto Bay |
(Special Miami Homes)
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Naturally, if you’re paying 6% for your mortgage and you can refinance at 5%, you’re gonna do it. Although cutting your monthly payment remains an important motive, there are at least five other reasons to consider a mortgage refinance, for long-term savings and convenience.1. Change your mortgag...
By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty -
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There are currently 8 Willows At Preserve Crossing Columbus Ohio Homes for Sale in Columbus Realtors MLS. The average days on site for Willows At Preserve Crossing Columbus Homes is 60 Days with the average listing price for Willows At Preserve Crossing Columbus Homes being $204,269. The most exp...
By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Gates of McLean, McLean, VA - May 2016 Market ReportThis is a market report for homes for sale in Gates of McLean in the 22102 zip code in Fairfax County of Northern Virginia. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor.April 2016 Gates of McLean Real ...
By Anna Banana Kruchten, Broker Phoenix Property Shoppe - AZ Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
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 This is the Anthem Golf Course Homes For SaleMay 2016 Market Report  Are you looking to purchase a golf course home in Anthem AZ? Golf Course Homes For Sale in Anthem offer unique options in home styles, designs, floor plans, locations and price points. Plus the views of the  golf course and the...
By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                             Sam Shueh                                                                                  RealtyOneGroup                                                                                   Campbell, CA                    ...
By Melissa Jackson, REALTOR® Fort Worth Texas & Parker County Texas
(Wilco Realtors )
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An Unexpected Trip To Cook Children's Medical Center In Fort Worth A rough weekend and tough start today for this little one.  My grand daughter skipped a party Saturday night because she felt tired.  The following morning she complained of a stomach ache.  Not running a high fever, no cough or s...
By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Life is One Experiment . . . .After Another“All of life is an experiment . . . . Coming at us one aftera another. Your experiments will accumulate . . . .and how you apply the lessons from yourexperiments will sharp your life . . . .and determine the path thatyou follow.”Lou Ludwig, Sales and Man...
By Lise Howe, Assoc. Broker and Attorney Licensed in DC, MD, VA,
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
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Of course, I now have to channel Roger D. Mucci  who has made an art form of blogging about the small things in life - as opposed to blogging about nothing at all.  No one would ever suggest that Roger would blog about nothing at all! I have just driven back from Boston College.  Graduation was y...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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I happened to notice a new face in the comments on Francine Viola 's post today and am glad that I clicked over to visit the blog of Nikitas Kouimanis, CMPS® , the Mortgage Guy.Check out his blog and hit subscribe, you may spend some time here enjoying some very good information. Setting up your ...
By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty -
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There are currently 1 Worthington Woods Worthington Ohio Homes for Sale in Columbus Realtors MLS. The average days on site for Worthington Woods Worthington Homes is 55 Days with the average listing price for Worthington Woods Worthington Homes being $103,383. The most expensive Worthington Woods...
By Jennifer Almeido
(American West Homes)
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American West Homes is excited to be celebrating the grand opening of its newest Las Vegas community, Fox Hill Estates located in American West’s Highlands Ranch neighborhood in the popular Southwest Las Vegas Valley. The neighborhood offers six floor plans ranging from one, two, and three-story ...
By Shanna Day Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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Gilbert, AZ Homes For Sale: Move In To America's Top Boom Town!So you've learned that ranked Gilbert, AZ as America's Top Boom Town and you're thinking of living in this promising town in Maricopa County with large-scale amenities and top-rated schools...  ...But where do you start lo...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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The Daily (052416) Hot Sheet of Top Real Estate News Trending Now  FHA may be reopening doors to condo financingAt one time, FHA offered "spot" condo loans even if a complex wasn't certified, and while those may or may not be coming back, some changes are in the works. Read more.Real estate impac...
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Art and Wine in the Napa Valley of California As dedicated wine lovers a trip to Napa, and now several of them, presents incredible opportunities to enjoy a wide range of wonderful wines from some of the best known, and lesser known, California wineries.  A most pleasant discovery during these tr...
By Cesar Bautista, Mobile: 805.603.1313 /
(Keller Williams Realty Coastal Valley~ Santa Maria )
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 SANTA MARIA VALLEY EVENT - 73rd ANNUAL ELKS RODEO AND PARADE,  June 2 -5, 2016   RODEO EVENTS: Bull Riding, Xtreme Bronc Riding, Saddle Bronc Riding, Bareback Riding, WPRA Barrel Race, PRCA Team Roping, Elks Team Roping, Tie Down Roping, Steer Wrestling, Mutton Bustin'  Saturday, June 4 @ 9 am -...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Swimming Pool Season is Here in Clarksville TNWeather this spring season has been unpredictable but this week we are seeing some really warm temperatures and that means it's time for Clarksville's swimming pool season. The Clarksville TN area is 40 miles northwest of Nashville TN near the Kentuck...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team)
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Join in celebrating and honoring our Heroes Monday, May 30th for the Memorial Day Ceremony held at the Dallas - Fort Worth National Cemetery located at 2000 Mountain Creek Parkway in Dallas, TX.  Click on the photo below for more information on the National Cemetery and the second photo that prov...