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 Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Today is the last Naumkeag at Night. I work at a museum/mansion and gardens near my home a couple of days a week, and Thursdays are music nights through September. We normally close at 5PM but on Thursdays in season, we have live music overlooking the best view in the Berkshires. I stay to sell m...
By Al Raymondi, Ormond By The Sea Florida - Home and Condo Sales a
(Ocean View Realty Group in Ormond By The Sea Florida)
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Ormond By The Sea Florida homes for saleAugust 31, 2016 Homes for sale in Ormond By The Sea Florida There are 65 Homes for Sale in Ormond By The Sea, Florida through the Daytona Beach Area Association of Realtors®  Multiple Listing Service (MLS) as of August 31, 2016, the same as the end of last ...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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It's National Coffee Day today, September 29th, 2016. National Coffee Day just happens to be one of my two most favorite "food related" days of the year (the other being World Chocolate Day).For all the "coffee-holics" out there (like me), what a great excuse to go out and celebrate with an extra...
By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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There are currently 2 Thunderbird Acres Columbus Ohio Homes for Sale in Columbus Realtors MLS. The average days on site for Thunderbird Acres Columbus Homes is 152 Days with the average listing price for Thunderbird Acres Columbus Homes being $85,400. The most expensive Thunderbird Acres Columbus...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Karen Feltman "Nothing is final until all the signatures are there and all parties have received a copy.  It is better to have the seller's instructions in writing so that if it does not unfold the way that they had hoped, they cannot blame the agent."Right on target - and - re-blog! Get the Sell...
By Kathryn Acciari, Realtor - Sturbridge MA Real Estate
(RE/MAX Professional Associates, with offices in Sturbridge, Charlton, Auburn, Spencer, and Shrewsbury)
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Autumn Adventure in Amherst, MA Summit of Mt. Norwottuck New England gleams in autumn, and this past weekend some friends and I spent the day in Amherst, MA. We first took a hike up Mt. Nortwottuck, a mountain located in the Mt. Holyoke Range.  We started at the Notch Visitors Center and took a 3...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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I do not know who started this or when they first named September 29 , as ," Confucius Day ' I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the month of Septe...
By Dawn Loding, The Loding Group
(RE/MAX River Cities)
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Looking for a beautiful home with lots of upgrades in a secluded but convenient area of New Braunfels?  Here it is, at an affordable price, with a Home Warranty!  Check it out below and call Dawn Loding at 830/481-7580 for a personal showing!$309,990 | 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1860 SQ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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 Tips to Help Your Small Room Appear Not-So-SmallWhether you’re planning on staying in your home or preparing it for sale, there are things you can do to make a room feel larger.  What you’re trying to do is trick the eyes.  It’s not deceitful.  Women have known for years that our basic black dre...
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 RealEstateinEastValleyAZ Since the hummingbird swings seemed to be pretty popular, I figured I would share one more nice collage of them.  People were also asking to see them in use and as you can see, the hummingbird seems to be enjoying it...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicagoland and Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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There has been so much anticipation with the "Hamilton" show that started in New York and is now in Chicago. So many people are excited to see this production and people are raving about it and paying big bucks for the play. If you got tickets, good for you. I hope you walk away happy and really ...
By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Vienna Woods | Vienna, VA - September 2016 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Vienna Woods neighborhood of Vienna, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the September 2016 full market report of homes f...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: Only The Hunted Run by Neely Tucker Only The Hunted Run (2016) is the third novel in the thriller series featuring newspaper reporter Sully Carter by Neely Tucker, a staff writer at The Washington Post Magazine. This is a fast reading crime novel in the setting of Washington,...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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Are You Looking To Sell Your Luxury Nassau or Suffolk County Long Island Home or Condo? Do You Have A Luxury North Shore Long Island Single Family Home,  Condominium, or Gated Property Luxury Residence You Want Us to Help You Sell? It's Easy... Click The Link Below and Fill Out The Information On...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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This is what happens when a downspout splash block is not used.The downspout splash block is intended to divert water from the roof away from the house.It protects the foundation, the ground around the house, and water is diverted onto graded soil and into the local water drainage.They are necess...
By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Professional Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
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There are currently 3 The Millington Hilliard Ohio Homes for Sale in Columbus Realtors MLS. The average days on site for The Millington Hilliard Homes is 36 Days with the average listing price for The Millington Hilliard Homes being $100,767. The most expensive The Millington Hilliard Home for sa...
By Michael Jacobs, Pasadena CA Real Estate 818.516.4393 Cell
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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It Begins With A Single StepSo much of life is not just showing up but putting forth the effort.  Ever since reading the post by Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington announcing the ActiveRain contest I Want You To Inspire Me!(A September 2016 Contest) -- I’ve been thinking about...
By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Condos for Sale in Villaridge | Reston, VA - September 2016 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Villaridge neighborhood of Reston, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the September 2016 full market report of condos for...
By JM Padron, CCIM, CCIM, MRICS, Serving South Florida
(REMAX PREMIER-COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES)
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Worst Franchise to Buy C21 is the largest real estate brokerage franchise to ever make Forbes’ list of “America’s Worst Franchises to Buy.” Embarrassing! In June, Forbes Magazine named Century 21 to its 2016 list (Windermere and EXIT also were named). RE/MAX is regularly ranked as the #1 real est...
By JM Padron, CCIM, CCIM, MRICS, Serving South Florida
(REMAX PREMIER-COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES)
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Reputation Killer Keller Williams’s last-place finish in the 2016 J.D. Power Home Buyer/Seller Satisfaction Study reflects the ill effects of mass recruiting. KW’s top producers should be worried about their reputations. Composite scores* calculated from the study showed RE/MAX and three other co...
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