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 Candy Miles-Crocker, Realtor - Real-Life Real Estate Training
(Online Real Estate Agent Training)
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All Listings Are Not Created EqualAsk any real estate agent and they will tell you that the key to success is listings.  The more listings you have, the more successful you will be.  What they won't tell you is that all listings are not created equal.It Takes TeamworkAll listings are not created...

By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
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We all are well aware that we live in an instant gratification world. From Snapchat to facebook we scroll through things. If you are a home seller in the Northern Virginia area here is a list of things you can do to grab a buyers attention for your home. 1. Hire a right Real Estate professional: ...

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

By Royal Oaks, Premier Home Builder in Greater Raleigh Area
(Royal Oaks Homes)
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The Smart Home Choice in Raleigh and FayettevilleWhen shopping for your next home, you probably have different criteria than when you chose your current one. For one thing, smart home technology has revolutionized the way we live. You have the convenience of communicating with your home’s systems...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Homes and Real Estate,Will PACE affect my ability to sell?PACE allows owners to finance energy upgrades via property tax liens and changes some home sale details, but it's not a deal-breaker says a Charlotte Realtor. Read more. Upcoming Events in Pensacola, FL | Pnj Events - Pensacola ...

By Brenda Whitman, Live in Laramie Real Estate, Broker/Co-Owner, Laramie, Wyoming
(Live in Laramie Real Estate, Laramie, Wyoming)
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I got such a big kick out of the unexpected appearance of this phone at a visitor's station in the middle of the forest. I suppose there was a time that if you needed to make a call while out in the wilderness that this would have been your only option.  It's unimaginable to believe that that tim...

By Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE - Atlanta Real Estate & Short Sale Agent
(Solid Source Realty GA)
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This is my entry to the October photo challenge on Activerain. This artwork was created in a simple, free digital paint program. It was the main listing photo, which can sometimes seem a little boring when you shoot it to meet the requirements of your MLS -- exterior frontal view only, please. No...

By Amy Land-de Wilde, High tech and high touch! I'll get back to you!
(Coldwell Banker St. Croix Realty)
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From warm showers to cold ice, fresh greens to community feasts, and former islanders showing that St. Croix kindness, we're proud to see our fellow islanders coming together. Here are a few stories of random acts of kindness we have witnessed.

By Ron Chastain, What ever it takes
(Keller Williams Realty Atlanta Partners)
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Back when Mcdonough mortgage interest rates plummeted by 46% in less than four years, it precipitated a sort of refi tsunami. The volume of Mcdonough refinancings was nothing short of enormous. For the first time in a long time, the benefit for homeowners who could lower their Mcdonough mortgage ...

By Peter den Boer, MBA,GRI,ABR, Associate Broker, Realtor
(Atlanta Communities)
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I love photo contests put on by ActiveRain! Folks here always have really cool pictures to share, so, here is my entry into the latest ActiveRain Photography contest in the category of Real Life / Travel Places.During the last 10 days of September I traveled to Nova Scotia with my photographt clu...

By Matthew DeFede, Specializing in Bergen & Essex County Real Estate
(Realty Executives Elite Homes)
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28 Bell St, Belleville, NJ - SOLD! Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | GREAT STARTER HOME WITH FULL IN-LAW SUITE IN NICE PART OF BELLEVILLE, CLOSE TO TRANSPORTATION AND BUS TO ...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Wednesday October 18, 20171. What Greek physician is known as "The Father of Medicine"? Hippocrates2. What is measured in Ergs? Work3. What is Charlie's last name in Roald Dahl's "Charlie and the Chocolate Factory"? Bucket4. What tunnel connects France and Italy? Mont ...

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270, kat@thehousekat.com)
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In real estate, there are three major types of markets. At any given point in time, it can be a buyer's market, a seller's market, or a balanced market. What do those terms even mean? Buyer's marketA buyer's market means that buyers have more leverage than sellers when it comes to negotiating and...

By Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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There are many things to consider when buying a home and one of your questions should be "New home vs. resale home?"In Brunswick Forest, we are able to offer you both options and we have a few questions to help you decide what the best option for you and your family is. Check 'em out --> http://b...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Traditions at Rocky Fork Westerville Market Update October 2017 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $179,900 | Average SQFT: 1,506 | Average Price Per SQFT: $179 | Average Taxes: $2,782 | Average DOM: 7 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 3 | Average List Price: $160,933 |...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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There may be nothing scarier to a home buyer than the mortgage process. You do not want to get "tricked" by doing something wrong. You certainly deserve a "treat" in the sense of a mortgage approval on your Manchester NH area dream home.     THE TOP 5 ARE:   1. DO NOT GET TRICKED INTO BUYING A H...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive | Charlotte, NC)
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 Fall Festival season has arrived in earnest in the Charlotte metro area... and this Saturday, October 21st you can enjoy two great fall festivals in Fort Mill and Tega Cay on the South Carolina side of Charlotte metro area's border. The festivals are less than 15 minutes distance from each other...

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

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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Open House Sunday 1488 Overlook Pointe, Clarksville TN Open from 2-5pm This Sunday you can stop by to see this new Stones Manor recently completed and now beautifully staged. It sits on pretty lot and is easy to find in the neighborhood.  Turn into the subdivision and bear right on Collins View W...
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