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 Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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It's sometimes difficult explaining to potential sellers just why they shouldn't expect to get as much in the sale of their home as their neighbor just did.  It may be a good idea to let them read this from Debe Maxwell, CRS :  5 Reasons Your Neighbor's House is Worth More Than Yours    It's time...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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Hidden Springs II Lewis Center Market Update May 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ |...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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A time for a reminder.A reminder just in case you have not yet found that 'balance'!Or have you already entered into Jeff Dowler's contest of the month -The Challenges of Work-Life Balance – Your Personal Story The Challenges of Work-Life Balance – Your Personal Story   We all know striking a bal...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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The Ex-Change Lofts / Urban Lofts Columbus Market Update May 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $310,000 | Average SQFT: 1,433 | ...

By Richard Stewart, REO Realtor-RDCpro, CDPE Free list of Foreclosures
(REO Specialists llc)
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142 Gregg Drive, Battle Creek, MI Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1672 SQUARE FEET 142 Gregg Dr Battle Creek MI 49014 4 bedroom 2.5 bath Ranch Style home with Ingrou...

By Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Saturday Market ReportTacoma, Washington (5/27/2017)Paul S Henderson, Residential Broker, RE/MAX Professionals, Realtor, preferred Tacoma Washington Agent and Brokeror  What's my Tacoma Washington home worth?Check by clicking HERE!   I know this market; don't you want a Realtor who does?  In the ...

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

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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Roland Estates Pataskala Market Update May 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $325,000 | Average SQFT: 2,552 | Average Price Per SQFT: $163 | Average Taxes: $4,529 | Average DOM: 29 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $285,000 | Average SQFT: ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 15
I need homes in Baltimore to sell. Not because I want another listing but because I have two young couples that are looking for similar properties but not in the same location.  If you are thinking about selling your home, in the Baltimore area, and it is a single family home around $250,000... p...

By Lou Ludwig, Designations Earned CRB, CRS, CIPS, GRI, SRES, TRC
(Ludwig & Associates)
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Keeping America Going “True patriotism isn’t cheap. It’s about taking on a fair share of the burden of keeping America going.” Robert Reich United States of Labor   As I see it . . . . . . .Keep America going When we reflect back on Memorial Days past . . . .  We think about those who have servic...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 12
When You Know the Market - Sometimes Making an Offer Sight-Unseen is the Way to Go!After showing 22 lots today (in 2 neighborhoods) and a luxury home buyer some fabulous homes in gated communities, I took a wonderful couple to see a home that they have under Contract but, have never seen!  They l...

By Laura Allen, Lake Tahoe - Truckee Real Estate for Sale www.TahoeLauraLuxuryHomes.com, Tahoe Real Estate Agent Helping Buyers and Sellers
(Coldwell Banker, Tahoe City, CA (530) 414-1260)
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Made in Tahoe Festival - Squaw Valley May 27 – 28  2017 Don't forget to check out the Made in Tahoe Festival - Squaw Valley May 28 – 29  2016 this weekend!Our weather is sunny, with temperatures in the high 60's low 70's and will be great for this Memorial Day weekend here in North Lake Tahoe - ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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Northbridge Hamlet Columbus Market Update May 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $499,999 | Average SQFT: 3,322 | Average Price Per SQFT: $166 | Average Taxes: $9,896 | Average DOM: 11 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $539,000 | Average SQF...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Charlotte/ Lake Norman Real Estate
(THE TEMPLE TEAM)
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The first official observance was held 3 years after the Civil War ended at Arlington National Cemetary just outside of Washington, DC with about 5,000 people in attendance.  It was originally observed on May 30th each year and it was referred to as "Decoration Day".  By the end of the 19th Centu...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 12
A pretty yard is the crowning touch of a good listing. These ideas will stimulate the emotions of the buyers and get the offers coming in. Here Are 8 Things You Can Do to Help Your Backyard Appeal to Buyers.   Lately, many of my calls from investors have asked if I could supply patio furniture fo...

By Adam Franzetti, Work With A Specialist!!
(Franzetti Real Estate)
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2716 Calmwater Drive Little Elm Texas 75068 Sunset Pointe Featuring Frisco ISD Sunset Pointe Homes For Sale In Little Elm Texas  See additional photos and home detailsSchedule A Showing TODAY!!  Want to find out what your home is worth? Call 469-443-8151 or use our 14 second home worth estimator ...

By Karen Sackett, BizEBee Virtual Assistants
(BizEBee Virtual Assistants LLC)
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 Memorial Day is celebrated all across the United States every year at the end of May. A lot of people have cookouts, some set off fireworks, and some celebrate with family. Do you know what you are really celebrating?  Memorial day is a celebration of honor for those who all of those who have di...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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Prescott Place-Bush Marble Cliff Market Update May 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $998,000 | Average SQFT: 4,168 | Average Price Per SQFT: $250 | Average Taxes: $15,167 | Average DOM: 303 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT:...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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Such good information.  Thanks for sharing..  ~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~ Social media marketing has always been a little bit like the movie Jumanji (with Robin Williams) to me. You have to keep playing to see results. Sometimes those results are not what you expected but the end goal is to win (...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
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This information was too valuable...I had to share with others that may have missed it.    What if a mystery agent called you on the phone one late afternoon and asked…   “Hey, what would it do for you if you had a simple process for getting new clients every single week?   And better yet, what i...
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