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 Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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A couple of my pals, having noticed that I'm "back" on AR, with very short market report posts, have asked why I have disabled comments on those posts. It's a good question, and I don't want to leave anyone with the wrong impression. When I write something I'm proud of, I live for your comments. ...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Manchester Lakes | Alexandria, VA - February 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Manchester Lakes neighborhood of Alexandria, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the February 2018 full market rep...

By Doug Jones, Mortgage Broker - NMLS 286668
(Mortgage Magic)
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Credit Bureaus sell information of people applying for mortgage loans to banks and other lenders - without the customers consent or knowledge.The article below was put out yesterday by the National Association of Mortgage Brokers. This has been a "secret" in the mortgage industry. So many times w...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at Benbrook Ranch in Leander, TX 1116 Henderson Dr Leander, TX 78641 is offered at $260,000!!!  Open concept floor plan in this 3 bedroom home. Features include a breakfast area, formal dining, and spacious kitchen with granite counters and tile backsplash. All bedrooms are on the ...

By Michael J. Perry, Lancaster, PA Relo Specialist
(KW Elite )
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Calm Down! The Real Estate Market is NOT Falling Apart There has been tremendous volatility in certain markets over the last few weeks (for example, the stock and currency markets). When this happens, some tend to lump all of their investments together and create an almost ‘Armageddon’ scenario w...

By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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There is currently a good supply of five bedroom and larger for sale in Fort Collins CO, so if you're in need of a bigger home, you can search the entire inventory directly from our recent market report - Fort Collins CO Five Bedroom Homes for Sale - January 2018. You'll also find a detailed and ...

By Francine Viola, Realtor, In Tune with your Real Estate Needs
(Coldwell Banker Evergreen Olympic Realty, Olympia WA)
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4308 Dudley Dr NE in Lacey WA is now for sale. This 4-bedroom home is only 3 years old and features desirable upgrades including: A/C and an HVAC air filtration system Hardwood floors Upgraded carpet and padding Quartz countertops throughout Luxury master suite with dual shower heads Walk-in mast...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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  Detached and Semi-detached one family homes for sale in Flatbush Brooklyn - Free market analysis  - Feb 20th,2018  As of February 20th, there were 23 residential detached and semi-detached 3 to 6 bedroom one family homes for sale in Flatbush Brooklyn posted on the Brooklyn MLS price from $491,0...

By Michele Cadogan, 917-861-9166 - Brooklyn Real Estate Home Sales
(Fillmore Real Estate Brooklyn New York)
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  Looking for A Home For Sale in Bedford Stuyvesant or Bushwick Brooklyn  - Feb 20th, 2018As of February 20th,2018 there were forty-eight residential 2-3 family multifamily homes for sale in Bedford Stuyveant and Bushwick Brooklyn posted on the Brooklyn MLS Single Family Homes For Sale in Bedford...

By Amy Land-de Wilde, High tech and high touch! I'll get back to you!
(Coldwell Banker St. Croix Realty)
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Some people may think that packing up and moving your life to an island is a bold move reserved only for those with no strings attached, but parents move with their kids to St. Croix all the time. If you’re ready to leave your winter coats, boots and snow shovels behind for beautiful beaches and ...

By TIM GRISSETT
(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Mortgage interest rates have already risen by over a quarter of a percentage point in 2018. Many are projecting that rates could increase to 5% by the end of the year.What impact will rising rates have on house values? Many quickly jump to the conclusion that an increase in mortgage rates will ha...

By David Popoff, Realtor®,SRS, Green ~ Fairfield County, Ct
(DMK Real Estate )
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Home Improvement Cost vs Value 2018.The annual Remodeling 2018 Cost vs Value Report is now out and on line. The report compares the average cost for 21 popular remodeling projects in 149 markets with the value those projects retain at resale in 100 US markets. The comparisons are broken up into 3...

By Curtis Van Carter, Your Napa Valley Broker Extraordinaire
(Better Homes & Gardens Wine Country Group)
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This is weekly feature post I will now do every Thursday to tell you about upcoming events in Yountville and around the Napa Valley. Please visit and enjoy one or more of these and tell them Curtis sent you.Featured EventsUptown Theatre, Napa Eddie Izzard The Believe Me Tour February 23 @ 8:00 pm...

By Lori Ballen, Digital Marketing Strategist
(Keller Williams Las Vegas)
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Hi guys. I’m bringing something new to my fellow Keller Williams agents. I went to the Keller Williams Family Reunion and was really excited by one particular thing that I saw. I’ve been invited to be part of the labs for this particular piece, yet I haven’t gone yet. I haven’t gotten involved ye...

By Kat DeLong, Realtor DRE#01235311, Lake Arrowhead Real Estate (
(Wheeler Steffen Sotheby's Int. Realty)
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Cuteness Overload in This Well-Maintained Gambrel Cabin in Running Springs! Level parking, near level entry into this 2 bedroom, 1 bath home. Bedroom and bath on main level, along with laundry closet. Light & bright, high ceilings and decorated adorably. Roomy loft bedroom. Great commuter, just ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Forest Park West Columbus Market Update February 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $99,900 | Average SQFT: 1,100 | Average Price Per SQFT: $99 | Average Taxes: $2,214 | Average DOM: 32 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 6 | Average List Price: $153,133 | Average SQ...

By Brenda Mayette, Getting results w/ knowledge & know-how!
(Miranda Real Estate Group, Inc.)
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NEW LISTING!3 Arden Rd, Glenville, NY  12302$189,900This charming & enhanced 3+ BR, 2 BA Cape Cod is on a dead end street close to Glenville’s Town Center.  Nice floorplan, loads of storage space & awesome 2nd floor master suite. Enjoy peace of mind w/ new septic (2014), newer roof (2010), repoin...

By The Trumm Team Omaha Homes for Sale, Real Estate
(Keller Williams Greater Omaha)
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  According to the latest Aspiring Home Buyers Profile by the National Association of Realtors (NAR), 82% of surveyed renters desire to own a home in the future, with 80% believing homeownership is a big part of achieving their American Dream. The profile went on to state that 50% of millennials ...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Cabin Branch Clarksburg MD | Mortgage Rates on FIRE! Home Prices Up in Smoke? If you are looking to buy a home in Cabin Branch Clarksburg. As a real estate agent, I want to be prepared to ensure that you are given the best buying experience with knowledge and expertise to guide you along the way....

By Ben DeHaven, Proudly serving Winter Haven & Lakeland, Florida
(Haven Realty & Investments)
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Are you curious about what kind of homes are available in Polk County, Florida for over $1,500,000? Check out our blog post about the Most Expensive Homes in Polk County to find out more. These homes offer a range of features, from ultra luxury lakefront homes, to smaller homes on large parcels o...
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