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 Jonathan Hall, Realtor - Danbury,CT Area Real Estate~203-417-0523
(William Pitt Sotheby's International Realty)
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It's best to get together in person to discuss your housing needs. There are several good reasons for this. To start, after talking, we can actually see in person what is out there. If we start get by getting together at the first home of the day, after listening to your needs, we may be spending...

By Jason Will, Jason Will Real Estate
(Jason Will Real Estate)
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Italina Kirknis is a social media presence expert, specifically in LinkedIN. Kirknis is also a speaker for a variety of Real Estate Topics and is also a proud contributor to “People consistently ask me how I got into social media and increasing online presence in regards to real estate...

By Jason Will, Jason Will Real Estate
(Jason Will Real Estate)
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When you talk to Sharran Srivatsaa, you instantly feel like you can change the world. Srivatsaa has the ability to inspire as he gifts his time to not only teach, but uplift each person he comes into contact with. In fact, Sharran gets up at 4:45 every morning to lead an ever-growing conference c...

By Karl Hess, on The Jersey Shore
(Keller Williams Shore Properties)
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Is the increase in the Barnegat housing inventory a bullish or bearish sign for real estate?In a recent article, National Housing Inventory Crisis Reaches Inflection Point, reported that: In Barnegat, new listings are up 36.8% over the same time last year. Nationally, new listings jum...

By Velva Dunn, residential sales,new homes and relocation
(Velva Dunn)
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When you decide to sell your home, the realtor you choose will give you good advice about getting it ready for the market. Tips will include things like clearing out the clutter, deep cleaning the house, and making sure your lawn and landscaping are in good shape for 'curb appeal'. But what does ...

By Lynda Eisenmann, Broker-Owner,CRS,CDPE,GRI,SRES, Brea,CA, Orange Co
(Preferred Home Brokers)
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For home sellers...when it comes to pricing your home for sale...              When it comes to marketing a home most recently home sellers and their agents have used local sales and curently active listings  in the immediate/general area as guidelines on pricing. However it’s also critical you h...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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  Want To Sell Your Condo  in  Brooklyn         Who Should I Call To List my condo For Sale  in  Brooklyn New York  Call Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166 Fillmore Real Estate Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker   Michele,  List and sell co-ops, and is very familiar the real estate market in  Brookl...

By Kevin Mackessy, Dedicated. Qualified. Local.
(Blue Olive Properties, LLC)
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In Denver property management we make sure to try and give a wide offering of what is available to do and see in our city.  We attempt to post on many areas of town and hope that people may find things they would normally not pay attention to.  Tonight is a special event in the Santa Fe Art Distr...

By April Stephens, Broker/Realtor - Johnston & Wake County
(RE/MAX One Realty)
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 The leaves are changing and so is our fall market! Check out our newest market update to see what's happening in your area!  Does this market have you ready to buy or sell or home? Call us at 919-651-HOME and we can help get you started on your home journey!

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Woodhaven Estates Galena Market Update October 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $795,000 | Average SQFT: 4,134 | Average Price Per SQFT: $199 | Average Taxes: $14,097 | Average DOM: 651 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | A...

By Marla Yost, The Marla Yost Team
(Marla Yost Team- Keller Williams Realty)
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Although the weather is changing don't let that change your mind on selling your home. Buyers are still here and wanting YOU'RE house! Yes, Yours!  The DFW has grown tremendously in the last couple of years. We are at a time where there are more buyers than there are sellers. What that is doing i...

By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties Falmouth MA
( &
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Should you Buy your second home first? Some renters are learning how to build wealth by owning while keeping their rental. If you have a great home already in the city, and can own a property, too, then this brief introduction to buying your second home first will inspire you with information.Joi...

By Denise Lones, CSP, MIRM, CDEI - Real Estate Coaching & Branding
(The Lones Group, Inc.)
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Evaluate the Market with Facts, Not Emotion When agents ask me how the market is doing, I always ask them, "Why they you asking?" Considering they are in the market day to day I assume that they have a very good idea of how the market is doing. The challenge is that for many agents that were lic...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 134407 (610) 739-6563
(GMH Mortgage Services LLC)
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In some parts of the country, it has already started snowing! But, even if you live in an area with a moderate climate, your lawn and garden are about to take a “winter break.” Here are 3 tips to assure that your yard will not only survive the winter, but flourish during the dormant season. They’...

By Brian Skaar, VA, Jumbo, FHA & Conv Direct Lender (760) 752-4480
(VanDyk Mortgage - VA, FHA, Conventional, VA Jumbo, Jumbo, Purchase Loans, & Refinance, Direct Lender)
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  For the Week Ending October 19, 2018 Please enjoy this quick update on what happened this week in the housing and financial markets.   Minutes from last month's Fed FOMC meeting showed officials broadly agreed on raising interest rates further. The next anticipated rate hike is in December. Ret...

By Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166, Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -
(Fillmore Real Estate 2926 Ave J Brooklyn NY 11210)
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  East Flatbush Brooklyn Real Estate Homes For Sale Oct 2018 Here are a   few EastFlatbush Brooklyn Real Estae homes listed by Fillmore Real Estate Ave J office Available For Sale   East Flatbush Brooklyn Homes For Sale Brooklyn Ave one Famiy Home  Asking $775,000 East 31st Two Family  East Flatb...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Bob Timm, Project Coordinator for Tivoli Homes
(Tivoli Custom Homes)
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It's been a while since I've put something into the microwave and seen sparks fly... not counting today when I got to relive the thrill.A popular "North-land" item is a hand made cloth bag filled with rice or corn that can be put in the microwave for a minute or two. This makes a great heat pad y...

By Robert DeFalco, Robert DeFalco Realty
(Robert DeFalco Realty)
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This magnificent five bedroom, three and one half bath custom colonial home for sale will capture your heart! Located on park-like property in prestigious and highly sought after Holmdel. $1,250,000 for this gorgeous New Jersey home with tons of amenities and charm. Holmdel is an amazing communit...

By Peter Fuchshuber, Residential and Commercial services
(RE/MAX Excellence)
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The NeighbourhoodWindsor Park is located in the University area of Edmonton.  It is bordered by the University of Alberta to the east, the North Saskatchewan River to the north, William Hawrelak Park to the west and University Avenue to the south.  The area was farmed in the late 19th century by ...

By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Built-in Dishwasher RemovedQuestion:The Buyer is Customer. A property sells and when the transactions closes, the Buyer finds out that the Seller has removed a built-in dishwasher. Dishwasher was only pointed out in the listing agreement. The Buyer contacts the Seller and the Seller points out th...