Real Estate Industry

“All the news that's fit to print,” or to click, as the case may be, can be found right here at your favorite real estate social networking site, ActiveRain. And here you thought it was merely a great place to chat with colleagues and slap up a blog post or two.


We know you're busy – whether it's trying to fill your pipeline or following up on what's already popped out of the bottom of it. Who has time to read? And, while real estate market news geared toward consumers is easy to round up on the Internet, news for brokers and Realtors is a bit harder to come by.


Your friends at ActiveRain understand how important each of those 168 hours in every week is so we've made it easy for you by consolidating everything you need to know to keep up-to-date with the real estate industry right here, in one place.


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Trending blogs on Real Estate Industry

 

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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The CT real estate market is moving more and more into a complete recovery. Home values are up. Home sales are up. Distressed sales (foreclosures and short sales) have fallen dramatically. It seems that 2017 will be the year that the housing market races forward again.However, there is one thing ...

By Eagle Ridge Real Estate Agents, Representing Buyers and Sellers in Eagle Ridge
(Eagle Ridge Realty)
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The following is from the California Association of Realtors.  IT is in regards to the new water conservation law that becomes effective on January 1, 2017.From C.A.R.:Beginning January 2017, California Civil Code § 1101.4 requires that all homes built on or before January 1, 1994 must be equippe...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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Was just reading the contest entry by Barbara Todaro and then wrote a comment that, I realized, really should be the basis for my entry. Here's what I wrote on her blog:Barbara: I totally admire your dedication to your health and fitness. I'm all over the lot, used to go to the gym and thoroughly...

By Liz Freeman
(RE/MAX Preferred Realty)
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With housing prices appreciating at levels that far exceed historical norms, some are fearful that the market is heading for another bubble. To alleviate that fear, we just need to look back at the reasons that caused the bubble ten years ago.Last decade, demand for housing was artificially propp...

By BILL CHERRY, Broker & Wealth Coach
(Bill Cherry, Realtor)
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 Texas has a long history and an attachment to a law that prohibits deeds, etc., from revealing the price a buyer paid for a real estate acquisition.Our deeds read, "For $10.00 and other consideration...." The actual price isn't noted.  Professional licensed agents, appraisers, etc., are allowed ...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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If you want to read a story with a happy ending, here it is. This story begins a long, long time ago. The heroine in this story (yours truly) had moved to a far away land, and didn't know many humans. She had few connections, but had years of experience selling real estate. So the fairy princess ...

By Karen Butler, Destin/Fort Walton Relocation Specialist
(RE/MAX Coastal Properties)
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Florida Realtors got some legislative support with the passage of HB 483/SB 398  that   caps estoppel certificate fees, among other changes.  And if you have ever requested one you know what I'm talking about.   An estoppel certificate provides a snapshot of the fees or assessments that a seller ...

By Aaron Norris, MBA, APR, Hard money lending and real estate investments.
(The Norris Group Hard Money Lending)
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Another California hard money loan closed in Hacienda Heights, CA. Real estate investor received loan for $308,000 on this single family property. See more at http://ow.ly/5gU930bEmEvFor more information about The Norris Group's California hard money loans or our California Trust Deed, investment...

By Dave Jones, Broker/Owner - e-PRO Dave Jones Realty llc Prospec
(Dave Jones Realty, llc.)
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 Every year, Gallup surveys CT residents to determine their choice for the best long-term investment. Respondents are given a choice between real estate, stocks/mutual funds, gold, savings accounts/CDs, or bonds.For the fourth year in a row, Real Estate has come out on top as the best long-term i...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Will radon cause lung cancer in your family?   The U. S. Environmental Protection Agency has reported that radon is the second leading cause of lung cancer after active smoking and the leading cause among non-smokers. Radon is estimated to cause over 21,000 deaths in the United States each year. ...

By Terry Records
(Records Results!Real Estate)
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With Southwest Florida’s real estate market heat up, you might have heard that it’s something of a seller’s market. And while it might be true that, as more and more buyers are seeking our affordable properties, sellers are seeing many offers at one time; but there’s some tricks of the trade I’d ...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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                   Do You Know the Cost of Waiting? "He who hesitates is lost" is an old proverb. It means...A person who spends too much time contemplating what to do may miss a valuable but fleeting opportunity. In the current Real Estate Market buyers are finding themselves in a higher state o...

By Brian Lipsky
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc.)
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The Ellicott City Office of Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc. congratulates our Top Producers for the month of April 2017. As an office we were up 8% in sales volume and 7% in units vs. April 2016. Our average sales price also increased by 1.5%.  Robin Wilson Individual Top Producer, Top Sales & To...

By Pat Starnes, Broker Associate, ABR
(Front Gate Real Estate)
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This story begins a long, long time ago. The heroine in this story (yours truly) had moved to a far away land, and didn't know many humans. She had few connections, but had years of experience selling real estate. So the fairy princess had to devise a way to earn a living to support herself for s...

By Aaron Norris, MBA, APR, Hard money lending and real estate investments.
(The Norris Group Hard Money Lending)
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Another California hard money loan closed in Lancaster, CA. Real estate investor received loan for $135,000 on this single family property appraised for $210,000. See more at http://ow.ly/BxMh30bCj1rFor more information about The Norris Group's California hard money loans or our California Trust ...

By Lisa Schoenhouse, (925-788-4521) Serving, Lafayette, Orinda, Walnut
(Pacific Union International )
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Real Estate Roundup: How Much Does a Golden Gate Bridge View Cost?No surprise here: San Francisco homebuyers who want a Golden Gate Bridge View are going to pay handsomely for it. Also, Bay Area homeowners remained the nation's most equity-rich in the first quarter. These stories and more in the ...

By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
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Newer Homes in the Oak Valley Greens Neighborhood, in Beaumont, CA Beaumont, California is a rapidly growing city in the eastern outskirts of the Inland Empire. Actually, some even consider it a mild mountain town because Beaumont lies at the foothills of the San Bernardino Mountains.Home builder...

By Kasey & John Boles, Boise, Meridian, Ada/Canyon/Gem/Boise Counties
(Jon Gosche Real Estate, LLC - BoiseMeridianRealEstate.com)
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This post is for Kathleen Daniels No Fooling Around April Let's Get Real ContestLet's get real.  People are spending loads of money on one of their largest purchases or investments of their life and we go to "school" for two weeks, take a test and we are licensed and qualified to help them do thi...

By Beatriz Martinez, Expert on International Transactions
(Slifer, Smith & Frampton - Latinoamerica)
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Cada año desde el 2005, Vail confirma su capacidad de patrocinar grandes eventos con los “GoPro Mountain Games”. Miles de atletas profesionales y amateurs llegan para competir en más de 25 modalidades de deportes de montaña y las últimas ediciones también han llegado a incluir competencias canina...

By Matt Sarver, The Sarver Group Team Leader
(Keller Williams Realty)
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