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.

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The newest blog posts on ActiveRain

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 14
I do not know who started this or when they first named December 13 as ' National Ice Cream Day ' . I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the month o...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 16
Winter Outdoor Living in Whitewing, Gilbert, AZCall Brian For A Market Analysis for YOUR Gilbert Home!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZWhitewing Homes Currently for SaleWhitewing Homes Recently SoldWhitewing is another name synonymous wi...

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)
Comments 7
Currently, there is a limited number of condos on the market at Plymouth Estates. Buyers are out and about looking at 55 and over comunities, and they like that this is a 24 hour guard-gated community. They also like that Plymouth Estates has a nice active clubhouse house too.Sellers: If you are ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 20
The Christmas Gift I Never Forgot...What Was Yours? The holidays always bring back wonderful memories for me. Besides the family dinners, Christmas lights, and the cheerful mood everyone is in, there are also gifts that I remember. The Christmas gift that has always been in my heart is one I rece...

By Karen Mathers - Vero Beach FL, When it Matters, Choose Mathers! 772-532-3221
(Keller Williams Vero Beach)
Comments 0
Are you already planning for your retirement? If so, perhaps you’d like to consider an active 55+ community that perfectly fits your lifestyle! An active 55+ community in Vero Beach, FL, Woodfield has just about everything needed to live your life to the fullest! This community of single-family h...

By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado area Realtor Team
(Bradfield Ramsey Group)
Comments 3
Salida Colorado: Million Dollar Home with Million Dollar ViewsWhy pay 3 times more in Summit County when you can own your own luxury home on 2.37 acres with 360-degree views? This state of the art home is an artist's statement. In every room, every view and every finish, form and function merge t...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 11
William Bridges was born in Woore, Shropshire, England.  As a young man, he apprenticed to the coach making firm of Baxter & Pierce of Long Acre, London.  Napoleon’s travelling carriage was brought there, after the Battle of Waterloo, where the young William made a drawing of it.  In 1819, he mar...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 2
Wellington Reserve Dublin Market Update December 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $679,000 | Average SQFT: 3,876 | Average Price Per SQFT: $226 | Average Taxes: $3,578 | Average DOM: 22 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | A...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 9
Student loan debt is often a HOT topic in real estate...valuable information from our friend and trusted loan officer Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi    Student Loan Debt Solution Found via  Fannie Mae's "Student Loan Cash-Out Refinance"       Mounting Stu...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Barrel House, Halethorpe, MD Chef Dolores and I visited the new Guinness Open Gate Brewery and Barrel House in Halethorpe, Maryland, just south of Baltimore. We had not been there since visiting the temporary tap room during the summer.The is the place to go to samp...

By Evelina Tsigelnitskaya, www.SIBRealty.org 305-931-6931
(SIB Realty)
Comments 1
Millennium Sunny Isles Beach market update December 10, 2018.  Millennium Sunny Isles Beach  18671 Collins Avenue, Sunny Isles Beach, FL 33160  Millennium Sunny Isles Beach condo features over 120 gorgeous suits, exclusive access to the coast line, over 400 feet of private beach water edge with ...

By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado area Realtor Team
(Bradfield Ramsey Group)
Comments 1
35.8-acre parcel with some of the best views in the countyOwn this 35.8-acre parcel and have some of the best views in the county. Accessible from 2 county roads, the ideas for your home site are endless. Horses? Huge shop? Gardens? Dream big. Hike and fish til you drop. Are you a skier? You can ...

By Paula Bradfield, Your Salida Colorado area Realtor Team
(Bradfield Ramsey Group)
Comments 3
294 Arapahoe Rd Westcliffe, CO 81252Log home in the mountains - the only one in Colorado built with cypress logs shipped from the bottom of the Suwannee River in Mississippi. Cypress is waterproof and as close to indestructible as wood can get. You can actually feel the difference. This home was ...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 8
No secret....I LOVE to cook...in addition to writing..it is stress relief for me...and a creative outlet as time allows...we cook very little with a book and more often by taste and modification of a recipe.  Never have been much of a baker...My Mom was a great yeast dough baker...home made bread...

By Ashish Singla, A professional guy with advanced tech skills.
Comments 0
If you are choosing a furniture for your home, you are looking for comfort as well as style. However, finding the right combination of both can be a problem when you have a small space. Since you have a small space in your house, you will obviously not want the leather furniture to take up maximu...

By Andre Smith, Real estate agent in Glenn County
(Morrie Mages Property)
Comments 2
The digital age is here, and it has hit most industries like a tidal wave, changing things in substantial ways. Those thinking of selling their home should take some of these changes into account because it has definitely revolutionized the way people sell their homes. The following are a few tip...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 2
Enclave at Claybrooke Crossing Grove City Market Update December 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 Pr...

By Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services
(Get It Done For Me Virtual Services )
Comments 2
Do you know that the perfect time to purchase a new construction home is actually when interest rates are high?If you haven't noticed before, construction materials become cheaper as interest rates increase. That's because producers gain incentives when they provide more supply. So even if the de...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 2
Rose Hill 2 Columbus Market Update December 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: $ | Ave...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
You CAN teach an old dog new tricks!    Change!  Why is it so darn hard? Recently I blogged about fighting the complacency of "We have always done it that way"  in the face of disruptive change.  Why do we feel that change is so difficutl?  That is because we are in a comfort zone and we are comf...
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