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 Scott Gleason, Westfield NJ New Homes Specialist
(RE/MAX Select)
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As you are probably aware, buyers love new luxury construction. If you own an older home, you'll be competing with newer homes for buyers' attention. To attract these buyers, you may need to make a few updates. But that doesn't always mean digging deep into your pockets or spending weeks to renov...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 1
Homes for Sale in Metrowest | Fairfax, VA - May 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Metrowest neighborhood of Fairfax, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the May 2018 full market report of homes for sale in Metro...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Dunbarton | Bristow, VA - May 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Dunbarton neighborhood of Bristow, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the May 2018 full market report of homes for sale in Dunba...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Greenwood Knolls | Silver Spring, MD - May 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Greenwood Knolls neighborhood of Silver Spring, MD. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the May 2018 full market report ...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Brooklyn Park | Baltimore, MD - May 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Brooklyn Park neighborhood of Baltimore, MD. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the May 2018 full market report of homes for s...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Is THIS What You Want Your Entry to Say to Your Buyers?Believe it or not, your buyers are making up their minds before they even set foot in your house! You’ve heard of curb appeal...keeping your lawn mowed and trimming your bushes and trees, but it doesn’t stop there.   Entries that are hard to ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
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Hazel Jane Raines was born in Waynesboro, Georgia back in 1916 to Frank and Bessie. Graduating from Wesleyan College in 1936 with a liberal arts degree. I could not find what she did immediately after graduation however, she earned her pilot’s license in 1938. She earned a living as a stunt pilot...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
(WHISPERING PINES REALTY)
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THUNDER!!!What a beautiful sound.We are getting some rain.Not a lot is expected, but even a 1/2 would be perfect.We do not need a downpour as the young garden plants would not survive.But for right now the light rain will be just what the doctor ordered!But, it will be right back to dry and 90's ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Longview Acres Pickerington Market Update May 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Av...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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As we begin our Memorial Day weekend, this is a fine remembrance of why we recognize Memorial Day...Please leave a comment on the original post...thanksAs we roll into Memorial Day Weekend, here is a speech by Senator John Glenn when he was running for the Senate versus Howard Metzenbaum. Metzenb...

By Anita Sullivan
(RE/MAX Suburban)
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Regatta at Meadowbrook, Lake in the Hills, Illinois - May 2018 About Regatta at Meadowbrook Regatta at Meadowbrook is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1990's. Regatta at Meadowbrook is located in Lake in the Hills, Illinois west of Miller Road off of Waterford Lane. Average ta...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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While in Uganda I saw more Hippos than I have in my whole life. I think of Uganda as Hippo Heaven and they are everywhere: in the water, on land and soaking with Water Buffalo's in mud puddles. Both of these animals are vegetarians are are allies. Here are some pictures.

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
Comments 2
  “Can You Refer a Builder?”   Hi Joe, We apologize again for all the work and then backing out of the purchase. The home inspector showed us all the problems.  This whole exercise has been a huge learning experience and I think the biggest lesson was that for our next home, we do not want to go ...

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

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Kentlands Community Yard Sale The next Kentlands Community Yard Sale will be a two day event on Saturday, June 9 and Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. each day.  Click here for more information and to register for the event. For out of the area residents, Kentlands is a planned communit...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Townhomes for Sale in Ballsford | Manassas, VA - May 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Ballsford neighborhood of Manassas, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the May 2018 full market report of townhomes for sal...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Harmony Hills | Silver Spring, MD - May 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Harmony Hills neighborhood of Silver Spring, MD. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the May 2018 full market report of hom...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 1
Townhomes for Sale in Regent Square | Rockville, MD - May 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Regent Square neighborhood of Rockville, MD. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the May 2018 full market report of townhom...

By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Florida, Two Decades Of Experience Selling Luxury Homes...
(Premier Sotheby's International Realty)
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If you like shrimp, this Tuscan Shrimp recipe sounds yummy, and quick.   Thanks to Will Hamm.  Prep Time: 5 mins Total Time: 20 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Serves: 4   Ingredients: 2 tbsp. extra-virgin olive oil 1 lb. shrimp, peeled, deveined, and tails removed kosher salt Freshly ground black pepper...

By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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~ Facebook Marketing Tips ~Facebook contests can be a good way to generate a lot of new interest and additional brand exposure. Now that the weather is warming up (or already hot) in many areas, what do you think are fun, interesting, or entertaining FB contest ideas that consumers in your area w...
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