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 Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.346.1799)
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Another rainy week-end but Lake Travis is up another foot! Watched the UT football about those horns? For a young football team they are learning to take it up a notch! Enjoyed BBQ with family outside of Austin on a mini road trip to Opie's in Spicewood, TX and got our grandchildren fix...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
( | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
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TOP 4 Charlotte Area Zip Code Sales for AUG 2018 What are the top selling zip codes in Charlotte? For the month of August, 2018, the 28269, 28214, 28277 and 28278 zip codes logged the most sales in the city of Charlotte. As you can see by the map below, the hot spots across the city are on the pe...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I have this thing about not killing any living thing. Most of my annuals are done but I can't get rid of them while there is any life left. I have probably 13 pots with a few living flowers. I make sure they get every moment they deserve and rotate and water them. Yesterday I got a few shots of t...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Sunday September 23, 20181. In a deck of Bicycle brand playing cards, what type of character is depicted riding a bicycle on the Joker card? A king2. What meal-in-a-box is called the San Francisco treat? Rice-a-Roni3. What trademarked name for inline skates was also it...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Summit Ridge Reynoldsburg Market Update September 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $199,900 | Average SQFT: 2,331 | Average Price Per SQFT: $100 | Average Taxes: $3,200 | Average DOM: 18 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $189,900 | Average...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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Grand Estates in Las Sendas, Mesa, AZCall Brian for a FREE Market Analysis of Your Home!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZHomes Currently for Sale in Las SendasHomes Recently Sold in Las Sendas Las Sendas is a uniquely designed master pla...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Condos for Sale in Willoughbys Ridge | Centreville, VA - September 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Willoughbys Ridge neighborhood of Centreville, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the latest Willoughbys Ridg...

By Valeria Mola, 305-607-0709 SIB Realty
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Why Winston Towers Sunny Isles Beach Condos are very popular for buyers and tenants?Being in Sunny Isles Beach over 40 years Winston Towers have Great floor plans. A lot of closets.Low maintenance including everything, but electric and in some building addition fee for parking space. And LOCATION...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
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 Wow...Look At This Muttontown Long Island Ultra Luxury Home For Sale!     Majestic 8,000 Sq Ft Brick Ultra Luxury Colonial. This Exquisite Home, Built in 2006, offers Bridal Staircase, Double Story Entry Foyer, Grand Living Room, 7 Bedrooms, 6.5 Baths, 2 Double Sided Fireplaces, Chef's Kitchen, ...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
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Porsche Design Tower. Have you heard about it? Units at Porsche Tower Sunny Isles range from 3,800 to 9,000 square feet and offer Intracoastal to ocean see-through floor plans. With elegance and opulence throughout, each living space features customized finishes and furnishing, such as granite co...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Monday Motivational...The Signs Are Telling You.We’ve all been have made or have to make a decision and you are going back and forth. Should I...shouldn’t I? The beautiful young lady who has made sure that my greys are covered, my purple is refreshed and my bangs trimmed for many year...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Expert
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August Housing Market Statistics Remain StrongAccording to the latest August Housing market statistics for Naples, closed sales of properties during during the month increased 5 percent to 719 homes from 685 homes in August 2017.  A 21 percent increase in condo sales drove the overall increase in...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Come and enjoy an informative workshop on How to Feng Shui Your Classroom for Success with Certified Expert, Laura Cerrano of Feng Shui Manhattan. Receive easy, yet powerful, DIY Feng Shui tips to help establish a healthy, comfortable, harmonious, and supportive learning environment for both stud...

By Joseph Zingales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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With the housing market rebounding, now is the time to invest in your most valuable asset. It is worth noting that certain renovation projects will bring a larger return on investment yet most projects will not provide a 100% return. This means that while you are adding equity to your property, y...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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In a unique and exciting workshop with Certified Feng Shui Expert, Laura Cerrano, explore the Alchemy of Love. Develop a deeper connection and awareness to your personal journey of manifesting an authentic loving relationship with yourself and a partner. During the workshop you will receive: A cl...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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CLASS DESCRIPTION:This weekend class is recommended for students who have expressed strong interest in becoming a Certified Feng Shui Consultant. Adopting the beautiful ancient teachings of Feng Shui into your home and overall lifestyle provides you with unique tools, insights and guidance that c...

By Cormac Reynolds
(My Online Marketer)
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 Keeping a good builder makes life a lot easier and these tips will help you do it easily,  1.    Use A ContractA contract is a binding agreement what should give exact details of the nature of work to be done and at what price. It may also include some extra unagreed terms. It is a point of refe...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
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Most homes purchased are used/existing homes. What you see is what you get. You don’t get to have any input into the design of the home, the construction of the home, or the way the home is built. When building a new custom home that all changes. There are hundreds of decisions to make and hundre...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Northland Park Columbus Market Update September 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $138,700 | Average SQFT: 1,404 | Average Price Per SQFT: $138 | Average Taxes: $2,094 | Average DOM: 3 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 3 | Average List Price: $139,967 | Average SQ...
Given the soaring real estate prices in Boston, some people living in the city find it more suitable to rent out apartments rather than purchasing a home. Because of this, there is a huge demand for rental properties in the city. In this post, we will look at few important things that you must kn...