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.

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The newest blog posts on ActiveRain

By Brian Skaar, VA, Jumbo, FHA & Conv Direct Lender (760) 752-4480
(VanDyk Mortgage - VA, FHA, Conventional, VA Jumbo, Jumbo, Purchase Loans, & Refinance, Direct Lender)
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What is the maximum VA IRRRL loan limit?Each year the Veterans Administration (the VA) releases the VA Loan Limits.   These are based on the county the home is located in.   In past years,  the VA allowed much higher Loan Limits than today.   There are now many VA Home Owners who hold VA Loans th...
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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Everybody's working for the weekend!I'm like most people, I love weekends, but perhaps for a bit different reason than many.  For me, it's that 48 hours (or 72 if it's a long weekend) stretch where I only have one profession to take care of instead of the Monday-Friday juggling of schedules and p...
By Sam Shueh, mba, cdpe, reopro, pe
( (408) 425-1601)
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                                                                             Sam Shueh                                                                             Realty One Group                                                                             Silicon Valley, CA. I have in the past po...
By Jason & Amber Gardner, The Gardner Team with Hasson Company Realtors
(The Hasson Company)
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Looking for Oceanfront property at the Oregon Coast? Consider this amazing Lincoln City lakefront home in the desirable gated community of Indian Shores... Located at 1103 NE Lakewood, Lincoln City, Oregon this home features nearly 2,500 square feet of living space, 3 spacious bedrooms, 3 full ba...
By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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There are currently 5 Brookside Woods Columbus Ohio Homes for Sale in Columbus Realtors MLS. The average days on site for Brookside Woods Columbus Homes is 27 Days with the average listing price for Brookside Woods Columbus Homes being $361,520. The most expensive Brookside Woods Columbus Home fo...
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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Memorial Day 2016 - Tahoe City CAMemorial Day 2016 - Tahoe City, CA.  Today is Memorial Day, May 30, 2016.As our holiday weekend comes to a close, I can't help but think about how fortunate I am to live in a country where anything is possible.It is also a day to remember the cost at which that fr...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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  Stratford CT single family home sales for April 2016 INCREASED 20% as compared to April 2015 sales.   Sales were up 38% from last month. See chart below. Listing and closed price averages both down 2% and .25% respectively.  The median rose 9%.  Read here about the difference between the sales ...
By Kelly Young, Colorado Springs Real Estate ~ 719-226-0126
(The Platinum Group Realtors)
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This year has brought real and demonstrable meaning to Memorial Day.  Last week I was at a closing where the buyer was a political refugee in the United States from another country.  Listening to his story I said I did know whether to cheer or cry as I listed to him speak.  Today for Memorial Day...
By Julie Pelle, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Realty One Group, Inc)
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Desert Highlands Real Estate Market Update: Zip codes 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262 and 85266 Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     Desert Highlands in North Scottsdale, ArizonaMay 30, 2016 Weekly Update Active listings remained ...
By Julie Pelle, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Realty One Group, Inc)
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Estancia Real Estate Market Update: Zip codes 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262 and 85266 Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     Estancia in North Scottsdale, ArizonaMay 30, 2016 Weekly Update Active listings remained at 33 homes. Ave...
By Julie Pelle, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Realty One Group, Inc)
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Silverleaf Real Estate Market Update: Zip codes 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262 and 85266 Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     Silverleaf in North Scottsdale, ArizonaMay 30, 2016 Weekly Update Active listings decreased to 78 homes...
By Aaron Hofmann, aka Mr. Smyrna Vinings
(Atlanta Communities)
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 Callanwolde Fine Arts Center presents Jazz on the Lawn 2016, showcasing a lineup of Atlanta’s finest jazz treasures performing a mix of classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth and blues, in a perfect setting for summer outdoor concerts, located in Atlanta’s Druid Hills neighborhood....
By Julie Pelle, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Realty One Group, Inc)
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DC Ranch Real Estate Market Update: Zip codes 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262 and 85266 Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     DC Ranch in North Scottsdale, ArizonaMay 30, 2016 Weekly Update Active listings increased to 66 homes. Av...
By Julie Pelle, Luxury Homes & Properties
(Realty One Group, Inc)
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North Scottsdale Real Estate Market Update: Zip codes 85254, 85255, 85258, 85259, 85260, 85262 and 85266 Subscribe to our Weekly Market Update to receivenon-published featured community updates.     North Scottsdale, ArizonaMay 30, 2016 Weekly Update Active listings decreased to 2,529 homes. Ave...
By Enrico & Monica Roselli, 12 Years of Experience
(Realty World South Florida)
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18003 NW 19 St., Pembroke Pines, FL Just Listed Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 2011 SQUARE FEET Follow This Home! Pembroke Pines, FL. Homes For Sale Search All Homes For Sale What is Your Home Worth? Avoid Fore...
By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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 by Patricia Feager 5/30/2016 Memorial Day, 2016 - did you know the first fold is a symbol of life.... I digress in the beginning was creation and destruction has been the end for many as a result of war.  The second fold symbolizes America's belief in eternal life... I digress one of the greates...
By Sandy Wallace, Santa Cruz CA Homes for sale
(Keller Williams Realty - Santa Cruz CA)
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Talking about the Real Estate Market in Santa Cruz on KION news.Housing prices in Santa Cruz sky rocket SANTA CRUZ, Calif. - It’s a busy holiday weekend here on the Central Coast with people from all over celebrating Memorial Day weekend. But not everyone is here just for our scenic views or beac...
By Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
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This is a great starter home. It has recently had new interior and exterior paint, new carpet and vinyl throughout, some new light fixtures, has covered front porch, patio, split bedroom floor plan, partial basement for storage, attached one car carport and storage building. Close to Crooked Cree...
By Barbara Altieri, REALTOR-Fairfield County CT Homes/Condos For Sale
(RealtyQuest, Fairfield and New Haven County CT Real Estate)
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 Homes sales in Monroe CT for the month ending April 30, 2016 showed a 50% INCREASE IN SALES compared to April 2015 and 133% increase from March sales.   Average list and sales prices both decreased 14% with the median going UP 18%.  These results make a good case for looking at ALL the numbers a...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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 I posted a blog on August 25 2007 and decided to go see if this rap tune is still on youtube and it is!  Times have not changed much.  I thought it was amusing when it first came out but here it is years later and the styles have not changed.  Pants still are falling down, jeans still have holes...
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