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 Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
Comments 1
Open up any real estate guide or look at descriptions of homes for sale on any website. How many say “Nice Two-Story Colonial” or “Cute Colonial”? While most homes in communities tend to look the same, there are many homes out there that do belong to a specific style. There are actually dozens of...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 1
Townhomes for Sale in Westover | Alexandria, VA - November 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Westover neighborhood of Alexandria, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the November 2017 full market report of townh...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 1
Another Long Island Co-op was Sold by Lawrence "Larry" And Sheila Agranoff, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker and Licensed RE Salesperson. This time it was at Country Club Gardens in W. Babylon New York. Our listing was a 1 bedroom 1 bath Co-op Apartment on Farber Drive at Country Club Garden...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 13
Winter Swimming in Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Buyer's Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Homes Currently for Sale in Val Vista LakesHomes Recently Sold in Val Vista LakesVal Vista Lakes is more tha...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 0
Homes for Sale in Ballston | Arlington, VA - December 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Ballston neighborhood of Arlington, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the December 2017 full market report of homes for s...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 6
Book Recommendation: Full Black by Brad Thor Full Black (2011) is novel number ten of the sixteen book series of international thrillers featuring government agent Scott Horvath by The New York Times bestselling American author Brad Thor. Dolores and I recommend this series for your reading list....

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 4
Circa 1820 Home at 207 Main St Medway MA |Major Updates Done   Overview Maps Photos Features Market Stats $369,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,458 sqftLot: 28,227 sqftYear Built: 1820MLS #: 72233804 Location 207 Main StreetMedway, M...

By Pam Dent, REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 1
408 Welsh Run Rd. is a magnificent 2-story equestrian home in Ruckersville VA. The home features 4 bedrooms, 4 full bathrooms, and a 2-car garage. The den could be used as a formal dining room or a second master with an attached bath. The finished terrace level offers a spacious recreation room, ...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 13
Trivia question answers for Sunday December 17, 20171. Who was the first man to return from space? Yuri Gagarin2. In "The Hunchback of Notre Dame", what is the name of the gypsy girl who befriends Quasimodo? Esmeralda3. Mt. Everest is located on the border of the Chinese region of Tibet and what ...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 4
Offer Accepted at 23 Hunters Run Franklin MA Listed by Tammy Todaro  Overview Maps Photos Features Market Stats $554,900 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,172 sqftLot: 40,022 sqftYear Built: 1992MLS #: 72247385 Location 23 Hunters RunFran...

By Pam Dent, REALTOR® - Charlottesville Virginia Homes / Horse
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 1
This Virginia equestrian estate for sale delivers the property and lifestyle you have been dreaming of. With 5 acres of wide spaces, it is the perfect place for a horse farm. It is ready with its 3 board fenced paddocks and 60’ round pen. There is another field ready for you to fence if needed. O...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 1
41 Mt. Pleasant St Marlborough MA 3 Year Young Townhouse Listed by Andy Paleologos Overview Maps Photos Features $409,900 Townhouse Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 1,801 sqftYear Built: 2014MLS #: 72258102 Location 41 Mount Pleasant StMarlborough, MA 01752U...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
Comments 3
Below are the new single family homes that came on the market in Monroe NY between December 10th-16th, 2017. There were three new listings. Two of these listings had briefly come on the market a week or two ago. However, they were immediately taken off and therefore not included in my previous re...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 0
Homes for Sale in Barcroft | Arlington, VA - November 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Barcroft neighborhood of Arlington, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the November 2017 full market report of homes for s...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 3
      “A Refinance Needs to Make Sense for the Client”    So once the $92 MI goes away in 18 months we would have a payment of $1553, which means the net savings at that time is about $160. It also means that you would be losing 7 years of principal pay down just to start over again for 30 years....

By Diane Beaumont, USDA,FHA,Jumbo,VA Woodland Park, CO Mortgage
(Benchmark Mortgage)
Comments 2
Are you in the market to purchase your first home? Congratulations! You've earned your slice of the American dream.The process of buying a home is exciting and nerve-wracking. Becoming a home owner is a huge step in life.As a first-time home buyer, you may not know much about the buying process. ...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 0
Homes for Sale in Glebe Manor | Arlington, VA - December 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Glebe Manor neighborhood of Arlington, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the December 2017 full market report of homes...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 10
Can you answer this question?  Why are you in real estate or whatever business you are in? Without knowing this how will you find you motivation to overcome obstactes and achieve your goals?  Motivation comes from within and that means that you cannot motivate another person.  You can, however, h...

By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Comments 0
What is probate property? People enjoy owning and accumulating assets. Upon death, that right is forfeited, and our assets and properties are passed on to someone or the state.  There are two ways assets are transferred after death. One is out of court transfers and the other one is in court tran...

By Joe Malvarapu, Keller Williams Realty Infinity
(Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
Comments 0
Beacon Pointe, Hoffman Estates HomesReal estate in Beacon Pointe subdivision in Hoffman Estates, Illinois consists of detached single family homes built between 2007 and 2012. As of 12/18/2017, there are 7 homes on the market in Beacon Pointe subdivision.Beacon Pointe, Hoffman Estates Illinois Ho...
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