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.

How are housing starts looking? Has the FHFA launched any new efforts? How's that Fannie and Freddie loan limit rollercoaster doing?

You've got the questions and your colleagues here at AR have the answers. It's at your fingertips – finally.

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By Highland Homes
(Highland Homes)
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Have your homebuyers been searching for an affordable new home near exciting entertainment, relaxing recreation, and world-renowned beaches on Florida’s Gulf Coast? Highland Homes is pleased to introduce Palmer Place at Artistry, an exciting new community of easy-maintenance and affordable townho...

By Sharon Sigman, Sharon Sigman
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Congratulations, you've bought your home and it's move-in time. Wait! Before you move in, read on to get some practical and important tips.Change the locks. You've closed escrow and the keys to your new home are yours.The first thing you should do is change the locks. It's hard to say who may hav...

By Shawn Cunningham
(RE/MAX Advantage)
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Cunningham Group, RE/MAX Advantage was recently recognized as the #2 RE/MAX Team in the Las Vegas Valley and #30 RE/MAX Team across the Southwest Region, which is comprised of Arizona, New Mexico, and Nevada.Shawn Cunningham said, "In looking at the valley real estate market, the single-family ho...

By Cody Carmen, Market Analysis--Educational Content, Adhi Schools
(Adhi Schools, LLC)
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Your intuition can probably tell you that married couples are the largest home-buying demographic. It makes sense: between family and financial goals and the purchasing power of two people, married couples have both the incentive and the means to purchase homes. But married couples are not the on...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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According to the recent account by S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller Indices, home prices are experiencing a hot streak. In January they reached a 31-month high, indicating a great increase for month-over-month as well as year-over-year. The S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller U.S. National Home Price NSA Index ...

By Lisa Schoenhouse, (925-788-4521) Serving, Lafayette, Orinda, Walnut
(Pacific Union International )
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Bay Area Suburb Remains Hottest U.S. Housing Market as Spring ArrivesIn the midst of the busiest spring real estate season on record, Bay Area and California markets are still the most sought-after in America. For details, go online to

By Martin Millner
(Coldwell Banker Hearthside)
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In Bucks County, the most popular time of year to buy a home is in the spring, and this means that if you're preparing yourself for getting into the real estate market, you may be experiencing a time crunch. If you're wondering if you'll be ready to put your home up for sale in time to take advan...

By Hella M. Rothwell, Broker/Realtor®, Rothwell Realty Inc. CA#01968433 Carmel-by-the-Sea
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 The real estate profession is like no other, even though we like to compare ourselves with such professionals  as attorneys and, for some reason, doctors and dentists. Like us, they also deal with the public on a daily basis and work with highly confidential information. Like us, they are licens...

By Clason Whitney, "Your Proactive, Trusted Real Estate Advisor"
(Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate)
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Desirable Griffin Creek Estates neighborhood located in Central Point. This 2011 sq ft, home features a large open free flowing floor plan downstairs complete with an inviting kitchen that has a gas range, eat up counter, and kitchen sink looking out at the large private backyard, complete with f...

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 Azusa, CA. Real estate investor received loan for $191,000 on this single family property appraised for $255,000. See more at more information about The Norris Group's California hard money loans or our California Trust Deed...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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There are some sound business practices that you should establish that will save everybody some time and frustration. Read more by Endre Barath, Jr. Do you pre-qualify a buyer's agent, before you set up an appointment? Or to be clear do you ask pointed questions? This post was inspired by a Q & A...

By Stephen Fells
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The American Dream increasingly involves rent rather than a mortgage, according to U.S. Census Bureau data compiled by Redfin and published in Bloomberg . 52 of the largest 100 American cities were majority renter in 2015 with 21 of those shifting to renter domination since 2009. Factors behind t...

By Michelle Cooks, Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services)
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We SELL Homes in Pensacola Florida 32514, NAR forecast: 2017 sales to expand 'modestly'Existing home sales will rise in 2017 but not by much, NAR projects. While 57% of renters this month said it was a good time to buy a home, that percentage is down from 68% who said so one year ago. Read more. ...

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, Solar's Florida future: mostly sunnyVoters defeated Amendment 1 in Nov., removing one regulatory hurdle for Fla.'s solar energy industry. As a result, solar companies have picked up the pace in an industry "evolving almost as rapidly as cell phones." Read...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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There is no end to all the Real Estate courses, hype and allures that are being offered that one can take that promise wealth, happiness, listings, fast track success, edge over others, new territories, credentials, tools, new applications and my personal favorite and yours.... THE SECRETS OF REA...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Charlotte/ Lake Norman Real Estate
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Milestones: a significant event or stage in the life, progress, development, or the like of a person, nation, etc. by definition. Today as a team we learned we have hit our own milestone, selling 1,000 homes since 2005!! The significance of milestones comes in reflection: how we got here, who was...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Plano Creeks of Willow Bend $4,995,000 13406 6 5 4 Plano El Ranchero Country Estates #1 $2,400,000 7450 4 6 0 Plano El Ranchero Country Estates #1 $2,995,000 6352 6 5 1 Plano El Ranchero Country Estates #1 $6,399,000 13986 6 7 2 Pl...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Frisco Chapel Creek #2a $2,075,000 7479 5 5 1 Frisco Chapel Creek #2a $3,195,000 7634 6 6 3 Frisco Enclave At Stonebriar Creek Estates #2 $6,495,000 14788 8 9 3 Frisco H L Cook Surv $3,200,000 4451 3 3 1 Frisco Hills of Kingswood $...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Dallas 5DSY04 $6,900,000 9510 6 7 2 Dallas Azure $4,500,000 5081 3 4 1 Dallas Baron $24,500,000 15254 4 6 5 Dallas Blk 5076 $3,295,000 6435 4 4 1 Dallas Bluffview Estates $5,500,000 7863 4 5 2 Dallas Boatwright $3,250,000 4583 4 4 ...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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City Subdivision List Price Sq Ft Bedrooms Full Baths Half Baths Dallas Oakdale #4 $1,490,000 7622 4 4 2 Dallas Park Preston 02 $519,995 3042 3 3 1 Dallas Brookshire Park 6th Section $524,900 4252 4 3 1 Dallas Wilson & Landers $9,900 1150 2 1 0 Dallas Jenkins & Broughtons $25,000 729 2 1 0 Dalla...