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 Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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I surely hope not.  That is not the way I want to be preceived as an agent. I do know some agents that are sharklike... Are Sales People Like Sharks Circling Prey? Sales people need the activity with clients in order to properly do their job and if like real estate agents, to get paid. Does that ...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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This has so much good information and I wanted to share it with others.  Great job.. Weltanschauung - A Worldview but with a Local Perspective. Be the Local Expert!   Lynn Friedman has inspired us once again in 2017 with her Blog JumpStart Challenge. There’s still time, if you haven’t started, fo...

By Sybil Campbell, REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia
(Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia)
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According to the Williamsburg MLS the top six communities by unit sales over the last two years have been the same. Colonial Heritage had the most unit sales for both 2015 and 2016. The next five were Fords Colony, Kingsmill, New Town, The Settlement at Powhatan Creek and Whitehall. For more info...

By Phil Parisi, Specializing in Florida's Treasure Coast
(Better Homes & Gardens Real Estate Laviano & Associates)
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$123,000 - Larger 2/2 Indian Pines Condo W/ Lake ViewMust See! Beautiful Upstairs 2/2 Indian Pines Condo W/ Lake View Offers a Updated/ Upgraded Kitchen Cabinets & Counter Tops, This Is The Lager 2 Bedroom Floor Plan, Washer/ Dryer in Unit, Vaulted Ceilings & More. This All Age, Pet Friendly Comm...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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 One of the big questions all home sellers have is "How much can we get for our home?".It's an important question.If the price is too low you might be leaving lots of money on the table.Price the home too high and you'll either get no buyers to look, or they'll look and not write an offer, or if ...

By Diana L Faulkner, Alamo Heights Homes for Sale - Concierge Service
(Sirell Realty)
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 Stupid-Easy Method (NOTE:  This method should not be used by stupid folks!!) 2.5 times your annual income!!!!  Now that really was stupid-easy, wasn't it?  Now, we all know that IF you have cash to purchase a house, then nothing else matters. In fact, if you have cash, you can really buy ANY hou...

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

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(RE/MAX Sedona)
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How's The Market Doing?Homes For-Sale Sedona Arizona 86336 January 2017 ~ REAL TIME Market Report & AnalysisLearn More About Sedona Arizona 86336Courtesy of Sheri Sperry ~ Re/Max Sedona Your Solutions Realtor®Check out the most current monthly reports in the Sedona Verde Valley at REMAXSEDONA.NET...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
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This month on Monday, January 9th FHA announced  the FHA Monthly Insurance Premium (MIP) would Be Reduced To .60 on LTV's of greater than 95.01% and .55 for LTV's 95% or less.  This is only the 3rd time in the history of the FHA they had reduced the MIP, and the 2nd time in the last two years. Bu...

By Joyce Marsh, Broker Associate, Premier Sotheby's International Realty
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
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New Smyrna Beach - Edgewater Area in Volusia County.  Final preparations are underway now to present this beautiful direct riverfront estate to the market.  Rarely does a property like this come available.  This extraordinary property is gated and fenced and is approximately three (3) acres of pr...

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

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 9 Latura Street in Shrewsbury! This 4 bed, 3 bath cape is listed for $409,900 by LeRoux Realty.

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 20 Chestnut Hill Road in Northborough! This 3 bed, 1 bath ranch is listed for $414,900 by LAER Realty.

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just sold! 11 Allison Road in Northborough! This 2 bed, 2 bath ranch sold for $275k by ERA Key Realty.

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 382 Highland Street in Holden! This 3 bed, 2 bath cape is listed for $269,900 by Local Realty.

By Amy Mullen, Realtor, CPA, CDPE, MBA
(RE/MAX Professional Associates)
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Just listed! 67 Plymouth Road in Holden! This 4 bed, 1.5 bath ranch is listed for $399,900 by RE/MAX.

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Do you what is an alphabet soup?Well, add one more to this list.A Very interesting designation that you want to add after your name.Thanks, Ed Silva for this 'cool' post.New Real Estate DesignationC. R. E. M. This is a post I put up a long, long, time ago.  With so much talk of Crystal Balls and ...

By Jason Wells, Esq., #StopLivingOnPause
(Keller Williams Realty East Valley)
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 For the first time, go behind the scenes of one of the fastest growing real estate expansion teams in the country. PressPlay Reality Web series follows actual real estate agents as they grow a multi-state team with locations in Arizona, California, Utah and Washington and build their business.  ...

By John Meussner, #MortgageMadeEasy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
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Anaheim Ducks with my Little Brother      For the past couple months I've been hanging out with my new little brother, Miguel.  Miguel and I were matched up through the Orange County Big Brother/Big Sister network, and we've had a blast.  So far we've spent time out at Boomers, a local entertainm...

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