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 Drew Heasley, Realtor, Chester County Pennsylvania
(Keller Williams Realty Inc.)
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Search current inventory of West Chester Boro Homes For SaleListing DetailsAlmost new home in the heart of West Chester Boro.429 Wollerton Street West Chester PA 19382Price: $500,000MLS number: 6832871Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 3.5Square Footage: 3307Call Drew Heasley at 610-761-1602 to see if this pr...
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From the second your pet crosses the threshold of your home, it becomes a member of the family.According to the American Pet Products Association, 65% of homes in the United States have a pet. The most popular pets? Dogs, owned by roughly 54 million American households. Known as “man’s best frien...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Many different series abound on Active Rain. Often not directly real estate related, but related to the passions of the real estate industry folks who flock to the rain to interact with others. One of ours is British Comedy Classic TV shows. If you are a fan of "British Humor", you may appreciate...
By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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If you are a house hunter who isn’t reluctant to dig in and roll up your sleeves, it could be worth your while to take a look at Henry County “bank-owned” offerings. Deciding to do that is less popular than you’d think.Bank-owned is a word that can summon up all sorts of negative connotations, ca...
By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers 2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Study revealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purc...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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  Art Lunch Tuesday August 30th, 2016    New Generation Feather Lei Artist     Boris Kekaiuluikahikina Huang will share stories of his feather-working experiences and demonstrate his approach to the artform. An apprentice of the late renowned Hawaiian Feather Lei Master, Aunty Mary Lou Kekuewa, B...
By Jennifer Mackay, Your Bay County Florida Realtor 850.774.6582
(Keller Williams Success Realty)
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Here is the next chapter in this continuing series of real estate terms used by industry professionals that every residential buyer and/or seller should at the very least be aware.In this installment of the series, we'll focus only on the C's - there are quite a few of them to learn and understan...
By Brian England, Realtor, GRI, MBA, Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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For all of your East Valley AZ Real Estate needs visit RealEstateinEastValleyAZHomes Currently for Sale in Circle GHomes Recently Sold in Circle GThere are numerous Circle G communities throughout the East Valley and the name is usually synonymous with luxury.  These communities are highly desire...
By Lottie Kendall, Serving San Mateo County and San Francisco
(Today | Sotheby's International Realty)
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The National Park Service is having a birthday .... and you receive the presents!August 25 - August 28, 2016 is party time, honoring 100 years of the National Park Service. Those 4 days entry to all National Parks is FREE for everyone.Check out the NPS web site to learn more, to find a list of pa...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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Highlands Ranch CO Homes For Sale Under $400,000 - Aug 2016 If you have been looking for the perfect home in Highlands Ranch, Colorado, you are not alone.  Highlands Ranch is a very popular neighborhood in the South Denver Metro Area.  Most times, buyer experience bidding wars when trying to secu...
By Drew Heasley, Realtor, Chester County Pennsylvania
(Keller Williams Realty Inc.)
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Find homes for sale in Downingtown PA.   Downingtown Ambleside Downs Applecross Appleville East Arbordayle Asbury Ashbridge Black Horse Farms Bordeaux Ests Bradford Glen Bradford Hills Bradford Mdws Bradford Pointe Bradford Pointe Ests Brandywine Chase Brandywine Greene Brandywine Ridge Bright Gl...
By Christopher Pataki, Hockessin Delaware Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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  Fixed-rate mortgages dropped slightly this week compared to the previous week, and continue to hover near all-time lows. "The 30-year fixed-rate mortgage fell 2 basis points to 3.43 percent this week, erasing last week's uptick,” says Sean Becketti, Freddie Mac’s chief economist. “For eight co...
By Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
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The drive through window for banking, for convenience items, for hot and ready food to go. Real estate property listings should be served up quick and easy. To deliver the information using the eye candy, the video loops that capture the local sounds surrounding the current real estate listings f...
By Debi McKamie, Realtor®/Mobile Notary
(Keller Williams- Waco)
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Under Contract - 10161 China Creek Waco Texas!  This lovely home was only on the market 3 weeks before finding new owners!
By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Is there a difference what can be left as opposed to what should be left behind by the seller after closing? Some sellers love to leave things behind because that way they do not have to move them. Other sellers take everything including what is nailed down. SO what is right answer? First, what i...
By Peter Florian
(501 Realty LLC)
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2 Myths About Mortgages That May Be Holding Back Buyers Fannie Mae’s “What do consumers know about the Mortgage Qualification Criteria?” Studyrevealed that Americans are misinformed about what is required to qualify for a mortgage when purchasing a home. Myth #1: “I Need a 20% Down Payment” Fann...
The Villages at Brunswick Forest, the community’s 160-acre commercial town center with shopping and medical services in addition to first-rate dining options, now has even more restaurants for Brunswick Forest residents to choose from!Read more about dining options in The Villages at Brunswick Fo...
By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for August 23, 2016Good Morning Westcliffe, CO45°Our Tuesday morning starts with pleasant temperatures and snow on the mountains!Today will be partly sunny with high temperatures in the middle 70's.We have a 40% chance for showers and thunderstorms this afternoon.We begin w...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
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Not All Thieves Are Stupid When It Comes To Your GPS  Someone had their car broken into while they were at our local football game. Their car was parked on the green which was adjacent to the football stadium and specially allotted to football fans.  Things stolen from the car included a garage d...
By Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team)
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 The dew laden air has given the morning sun an "oomph" as it appearsto be an enormous explosion of light in the sky.  All of the grass andtrees are moisture laden and the humidity is high after days of rain.But, our temperatures are still below our normal highs for August.What a beautiful way to...