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 Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
Dahlias, the National Flower of Mexico When I posted this photograph on my Facebook timeline, one of my Facebook friends provided the following comments relating to some of the history of dahlias. I thought it was very interesting that dahlia tubers were a food crop for Aztecs. If this topic inte...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 1
NACC New Albany Market Update October 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $2,599,000 | Average SQFT: 7,726 | Average Price Per SQFT: $0 | Average Taxes: $47,377 | Average DOM: 506 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Pr...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 1
Homes for Sale in Edwards Landing | Leesburg, VA - September 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Edwards Landing neighborhood of Leesburg, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the September 2017 full market report ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 1
Rustic Ridge Circleville Market Update October 2017 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: $ | A...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 1
Condos for Sale in Parkside At Ashburn | Ashburn, VA - September 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Parkside At Ashburn neighborhood of Ashburn, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the September 2017 full market ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 5
There are two ActiveRain contests running through Octoberin which photo editing plays a part. Would you like to know how to easily create some fun Halloween photos? I'm going to show you how to use Ribbet, my photo editor of choice, to add lightening and ghosts and other spooky Halloween effects ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 1
Hampton Ridge Pickerington Market Update October 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $378,900 | Average SQFT: 2,480 | Average Pric...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 7
Prep Time: 15 minutes Total Time: 4 hrs 15 mins Active Time: 4 hours Makes: 12   Ingredients:  12 lemon Oreos 2 8-oz. bars cream cheese, softened 1/2 c. powdered sugar 2 tbsp. lemon juice 1 tsp. lemon zest 1 tsp. pure vanilla extract pinch of kosher salt 2 c. heavy cream 1/4 c. blueberry preserv...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
Comments 1
Townhomes for Sale in Tall Oaks | Sterling, VA - September 2017 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Tall Oaks neighborhood of Sterling, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the September 2017 full market report of townh...

By Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 15
 Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Harstine Island, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerI've decided I'm not old. I'm 25 plus shipping and handling! unknown or anonymousTo find out how much your Harstine Island, Washington house is worth, click HERE!Paul S. Henders...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 1
Hoover Crossings Grove City Market Update October 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $279,900 | Average SQFT: 1,848 | Average Pri...

By John Cunningham, Helping Phoenix Sellers and Buyers find each other
(eXp Realty)
Comments 1
3 terrible things about Phoenix golf homes you didn't know I must confess that coming up with 3 terrible things about Phoenix golf homes wasn't easy for me. I had to really rack my brain to come up with these "things". If you don't agree that I had my hands full coming up with three terribles the...

By Joe Sunil Malvarapu, Keller Williams Realty Infinity
(Keller Williams Realty Infinity)
Comments 1
Ashbury Subdivision, Naperville ILReal estate in Ashbury subdivision in Naperville, Illinois consists of detached single family homes built between 1990 and 2012. As of 10/22/2017, there are 16 properties on the market in Ashbury subdivision.Homes in AshburyWith 11 active, 5 contingent and no pen...

By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
Comments 4
Here is a wonderful quote and some great words to ponder courtesy of Lou Ludwig.  I hope you all can make your shadows shine brightly:   Step Out of the Shadows and Into the Sunshine of Life “Any fool can run towards the light. It takes a master with courage to turn and face the darkness and shin...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 0
Hill Top Columbus Market Update October 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $57,500 | Average SQFT: 1,172 | Average Price Per SQFT: $57 | Average Taxes: $1,472 | Average DOM: 303 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Pri...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 3
What's my Fallbrook Home Worth?Single Family Detached HomesSeptember 2017 Market Report  Fallbrook is an inland community with abundant rural space, and adjacent to Oceanside, Bonsall and Escondido. There are a range of Fallbrook homes for sale.  You can read more about Fallbrook here, and all th...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 9
Santa Monica, CA  90401 has a new Independent Bookstore: The Book MonsterThe other day, Diane and I had some business to take care of in Santa Monica, CA, we were done by about 9 am and as we were heading towards the beach to grab breakfast, look what we discovered. Indeed, you guessed it, anothe...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 0
Kensington Lane Upper Arlington Market Update October 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $159,900 | Average SQFT: 920 | Average P...

By Nona Green
(Nona Green Properties)
Comments 3
Pinterest and House Beautiful have NOTHING on this beautiful home.  Old Agoura location - a Semi-rural community where you can have chickens, yet you can be on the FWY to shopping, or the beach in less than 3 minute.  RV parking, pool and spa (covered veranda) bbq, chicken coop! 5BR/3BA 10000+ sq...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 13
Best Views in NASCARA couple of weeks ago, Bank of America hosted the Bank of America 500 at the Charlotte Motor Speedway. The day was dedicated to Dale Earnhardt, Jr. who was running his final race on his 'home track.' Attending the festivities with suite tickets, we had the best seats in the ho...
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