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 Kim Bregman, Exclusive Buyer Agent in S. Florida and Western NC
(Optima Properties)
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This year is already shaping up to be the year of the boomerang buyer, or the repeat homebuyer.   As it is now seven years since the housing crash, there are many buyers who experienced a financial hardship in the recent past who are getting back into the market to purchase a home again in 2015.T...
By MARIA MARANDICI
(Realty Associates FP)
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Renovated Villa for Rent 2B/2B, Garage in Homewood Lakes Delray Beach  Overview Maps Photos Neighborhood $1,800 Residential Rental Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Bathrooms1 UnitYear Built: 1979MLS #: RX-10163466 Location 2798 SW 6th StreetDelray Beach, FL 33445USA Maria Marandici Realty Assocaites FP...
By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
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Orchids are among my favorite flowers and here in Florida, they are so easy to grow. They love the humidity and all of the summer showers! Naturally, they need plenty of shade but what better place to grow orchids than either under trees or out on the balconyWhile at the farmer's market today at ...
By Kim Bregman, Exclusive Buyer Agent in S. Florida and Western NC
(Optima Properties)
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For most people, buying a home is the largest and most significant purchase they’ll ever make. Hiring a real estate attorney early in the process will protect you against the unexpected, and ensure a smooth and low-stress closing. Every state and sometimes regions within states have differing req...
By Ed Finlan, No Hassle or Hype just Help
(Keller Williams Western Realty)
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17522 State Route 9, Mount Vernon, WA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews Buy a House, Sell Yours FREE $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (3 ¾ bath ) BATHROOMS | 3629 SQUARE FEET Totally remodeled & updated. Almost an acre w/ 100 +/- ...
By Sabrina Didier
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Willow Grove - Baton Rouge NeighborhoodsWillow Grove is a larger Baton Rouge neighborhood located of Perkins Road. This beautiful subdivision is centrally located and has quick access to shops, restaurants, and more. This neighborhood features single and double story homes which portray the tradi...
By Barbara-Jo Roberts Berberi, MA, TRC - Greater Clearwater Florida Residential Real Estate Professional, Palm Harbor, Dunedin, Clearwater, Safety Harbor
(Charles Rutenberg Realty)
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There is nothing like fresh coconut water on a hot summer day and today while at the farmer's market I purchased one to cool off. The vendor cut the top and put a straw right into this fresh Florida coconut. It was the perfect drink to pick me up again since it was getting pretty warm out there! ...
By Geoffrey Jones, Sell my home fast - We buy houses
(Investorwize LLC)
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Sell Your House is a complex transaction that involves a lot of things to think about. While several challenges may come up, you can get through them with the right advice and strategies. Read these tips to learn how to price and sell your real estate at a fair price for you. When I had to Sell m...
By Jack Whiteside, REALTOR
(Realty Executives of Northern Arizona)
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 Spacious 1900 sq. ft., 3 Bedroom, 2 Bath home on acreage with a hot tub, R.V. garage, storage shed and great views.    1996 sq. ft. home rests on 2 acres. Ideal for R.V. owners or those wanting storage for toys. Split bedroom floor plan with vaulted ceiling and plenty of windows. French doors op...
By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Coldwell Banker Brokers of the Valley)
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This is a weekly feature I will do every Saturday for those wanting info on open homes in the Napa Valley. If I can help you find the perfect property here in the Napa Valley, please contact me. For those wanting a map and more details, here is the link to the Napa Register’s open house page. Nap...
By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(The Ballen Group Real Estate Network, The Ballen Method)
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Get Connected with a Great Real Estate Agent Anywhere in The nationAccording to multitudinous reports, the Housing market has recovered. There has definitely been a significant amount of activity over the past several years. Until recently, there have been two primary issues that have kept buyers...
By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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Gulf Breeze Real Estate Happenings 32561, 32563, 32566,  Ownership benefits go beyond 'cheaper than renting' A home brings financial benefits renting does not as an owner builds up equity over time - but it also comes with more costs than the monthly mortgage payment. Read more.     Homes in Gul...
By Russell McRae, Creating powerful closing gifts of House Portraits
(McRae House Portraits)
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Cam Bird of Remax Saskatoon ordered this House Portrait for his clients.I just love how the browns and tan colors are caught up in the sky and then mimicked in the house colors. It’s a wonderful painting and I know that the homeowners are going to love it.Enjoy the painting,Russell McRae 
By Rosemarie Heindel, Rosemarie Heindel
(Harry Norman Realtors)
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Butterfly Season When we first moved to Big Canoe in the North Georgia mountains, I saw a billboard for an exterminator that included information about spider season running from July through October of each year. While I have found that to be true, the more exciting season is butterfly season wh...
By Conrad Allen, Webster, Ma, Realtor
(Re/Max Professional Associates)
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Do you enjoy Polish food and Polish music then you are in for a treat.  Come on down to 54 West Main St., Dudley, Mass.  It is a beautiful day in Dudley.Eddie Forman Orchestra will be playing the very best of Polka music.  There will be Polish and American Food.  The chicken barbecue starts at no...
By Marvin Beninson, Grtr Danbury/Ridgefield, CT + Grtr Orlando. FL.
(Keller Williams Classic III)
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If you are looking for an affordable Pool home with no rear neighbors then please come to our: PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE 8/30/15 1-4 PM$199,899 16542 GOLDEN EAGLE BLVD CLERMONT FL. 34711This 4 bedroom 2.5 bath home offers a #FirstFloorMaster Bedoom plus three additional bedrooms on the second floor.  It ...
By Michael Dagner, Your Denver Homes Realty Expert
(Brokers Guild Classic)
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Here are some great tips to keep your business private when online.  This content is courtesy of my AR associate, Robert Siciliano. Maybe you don’t mind the ads for that bicycle rack following you around in cyberspace after you visited a site for all things bike, but browser trackers (“cookies”) ...
By Kent Temple, Specializing in Lake Norman Real Estate
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
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Looking to move to Mooresville NC?   Here's a bit of statistical information ... Population in 2013: 34,887 (100% urban, 0% rural). Population change since 2000: +85.3%Males:  17,926Females: 16,961 Median Resident Age for Mooresville:  34.9 yearsMedian Resident Age for North Carolina:  37.9 years...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Highgate HomesAn up to date look at Highgate homes for sale and Highgate Neighborhood Information. This is a popular upscale community located near Ballantyne just south of Charlotte, NC.  Highgate homes were built by a handful of custom builders. Relatively new, this community is one that benefi...
By Claude Cross, Charlotte NC Homes For Sale
(Homes By Cross, Inc. )
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Providence Downs HomesAn up to date look at Providence Downs homes for sale, and Providence Downs Neighborhood Information. Providence Downs homes offer good sized lots, excellent school systems, lower taxes than Charlotte and are just minutes away from all that the Ballantyne area of south Charl...