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 Lisa Von Domek, ....Experience Isn't Expensive.... It's Priceless!
(Lisa Von Domek & Associates LLC Team)
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Financing and Your Credit ScoreCredit is an important component in helping you find the best loan product to meet your home-buying needs. The way you handle credit obligations can greatly affect your loan choices and the interest rates you can get. In short, the better your credit, the more loan ...

By Jeff Rickert, Realtor, RSPS - Poconos - The Jeff Rickert Team
(RE/MAX Property Specialists)
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222 Outer Dr, Pocono Lake, PA 18347 MLS #PM-24446$77,000Cozy Chalet in Arrowhead Lake, a Gold Star Community, featuring 2 bedrooms and a large sleeping loft, 1 full bath, eat-in kitchen, cathedral ceilings, brick wood-burning fireplace, 3 season room with wood ceiling, screen and storm windows. O...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk CT The Maritime Aquarium at Norwalk CT is a fun and educational adventure into the underwater world of Long Island Sound. Unlike most aquariums, The Maritime Aquarium focuses primarily on one body of water...Long Island Sound. Aquarium hours are 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. d...

By Larry Johnston, Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
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A Painting - Grist Mill at Stone Mountain, GA, "Before and After".   As an artist, I am always looking at things differently than most.  I have painted several nostalgic businesses around the country, many of them commissioned. This painting is one of my favorites, as it was one of my first attem...

By Nathan Watanabe
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Las Vegas Real Estate Trends and Area Housing Market Report for December 2016January 21, 2017 by Nathan Watanabe · Leave a Comment (Edit) Las Vegas Real Estate Trends and Area Housing Market Report for December 2016 1/21/2017   The Southern Nevada’s housing market ended the year very strong with ...

By Everest Peak Group, Reaching Higher For You!
(Everest Peak Group)
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We are thrilled to be holding three separate Albuquerque open houses tomorrow Saturday January 21st, between 12pm and 2pm (see images below):7109 Mete Sol Drive, Albuquerque, NM 87120 - more details at Tree Line Avenue NW, Albuquerque, NM 87114 - more details at http://b...

By Desare Kohn-Laski Skye Louis Realty, Residential Real Estate
(Skye Louis Realty)
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Buying a house is a very big decision. For many first time home buyers, it can be very heart-pounding. In fact, many are afraid to take the first steps toward realizing their dream houses.To serve as guide, here are 5 important steps that first time home buyers can follow to at least ease them wi...

By Missy Adams, The Adams Home Team - Dedicated to Your Needs
(The Adams Home Team - KW Luxury Homes)
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MLS# 46150312 Westminster Dr.Nashua, NH 03064 List Price $259,900 YouTube Link Features 2061SF, End unit town home in popular Glen Abbey community. Three Bedrooms One car direct entry garage Two full bathrooms. Sunny hardwood foyer entry opens into the living room featuring a wood burning corner ...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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5766 W Walbrook Dr is having By Appointment Only showings this weekend! RARE OPPORTUNITY to Buy, Update & Make Money! ~2400-sf on Quiet St. in Cupertino Schools.PRIDE OF OWNERSHIP Inside & OutDRAMATIC Double-Door EntrySOARING CEILINGS & CUSTOM LightingSTYLISH Dual Pane & Glass Block WindowsSPACIO...

By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
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Saturday, January 21, 2017 Buy a Home from Vegas Bob in the Entertainment Capital of the World   Buy a Home from Vegas Bob in the Entertainment Capital of the World   For anyone interested in owning a piece of Real Estate within the Entertainment Capital of the World, Robert Vegas Bob Swetz can h...

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

By Joyce Kelley, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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 Home Buying in Gulf Breeze Florida 32561, Average 30-year mortgage rate jumps to 3.94%Unexpected presidential results pushed rates noticeably higher this week, but experts are divided on what happens next, with 50% thinking they'll soon drop a bit. Separately, the Fed seems ready to raise short-...

By Trela Bird, Realtor, Salt Lake City Utah
(Urban Utah Homes & Estates)
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Getting your home ready to sell can involve lots of work and expensive, but there are things you can do that can be done quickly and will not break the bank. Here are a list of simple things you can do in order to prepare your home for sale with the least amount of effort and expense.Curb AppealB...

By Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
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Open House Sunday 1 - 3 pm14467 Broken Wing LanePalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 6.29 Acre Updated Pool Home With 8 Stall Barn In Caloosa!Highly motivated seller, Priced below market value for the quick sale of this wonderful Equestrian Estate in Caloosa on 6.29 acres! This h...

By Jim Shepherd (360) 229-2235, Find Shelton Homes
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Shelton)
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Enjoy your waterfront cottage get away. This special retreat has a covered front porch, 65 ft of waterfront on the Hammersley Inlet, and has one bedroom and one bath. Watch the eagles, whales and boats from your private deck or drop your kayak in the Sound for a day of exploring. Waterfront Cotta...

By Joe Lattanzio
(Russell Real Estate Services)
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January’s National Association of Home Builders Housing Market Index dipped two points from December’s revised reading of 69 to 67;  the index reading forecast for January was also 69.Analysts said that January’s reading was the second highest (after December 2016) since the peak of the housing b...

(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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RE/MAX Presents the January 2017 Housing report. The statistics are from December 2016.  

By Robert Bob Gilbert, Your Katy TX ( West of Houston) Real Estate Expert
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties)
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All of us need to be more careful and safe in our Real Estate business. Safety first should be one of our basic business operating proceures. Kathy's post below applies to staging as well as when you are selling your home. A child's safety always should have a very high priority. Please stopby Ka...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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January 21st is National Hugging Day- Embrace Your Loved Ones Lotsby Silicon Valley REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweWhat a great day! January 21st is National Hugging Day and is always celebrated on this date.This is a real opportunity to give and to receive because when you give a hug, you automatica...

By Alexander- Slocum, Realty Team- Vancouver WA Real Estate
(Adamas Realty - Vancouver Washington)
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Salmon Creek Trail PhotoBlog Post 2017 Winter StormThe snowfall cleared enough in my neighborhood, and the rain let-up on Friday morning to make a nearby outdoor adventure a welcome relief from being captive indoors to the snow and ice. Hoping the Salmon Creek Trail in Vancouver WA would be mostl...