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 Patrick Meehan, Jr, Owner / Broker-Associate
(RE/MAX New Beginnings Realty)
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This oversized custom ranch with an open floor plan has plenty to offer! Newer luxury vinyl flooring has been installed in the expansive eat in kitchen with center island and sliding glass doors that lead to the large multi-tiered deck. The fully fenced backyard provides ample space for all of yo...

By Beth and Richard Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
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 We live in the era of smart phones and stupid people.When life give you lemons, freeze them and throw them as hard as you can at the people making your life difficult.I would like to apologize to anyone I have not yet offended. Please be patient, I will get to you shortly.When I see lovers' name...

By Florida Tolbert Team Keller Williams Advantage, Keller Williams Land Division Specialist
(Keller Williams Advantage III Realty in Lake Nona)
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Saint Cloud, Fl Vacant Land Featured Listing on Absher Road of 9.06 Acres You just don't find this any longer in the Narcoossee Road area. With new construction builders buying all the land up in the area, prices now exceed over $100,000 per acre. This lot is over 9 acres and can be purchased fo...

By Wayne Turner, "The Only Name You'll Ever Need for Real Estate"
(Turner Real Estate Group)
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This beautiful waterfront home in Slidell, LA is located in Lakeshore Village subdivision near Lakeshore Estates. This house is better than new! It backs to a stocked lake for those lovely sunset views. The home has a huge open floor plan, hardwood flooring, recessed lights, neutral gray colors, ...

By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
(Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc. )
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED another property in San Francisco for $6,000.  Thanks to everyone for a great transaction.  For any questions about San Francisco property management or buying or selling investment properties in San Francisco, call Broker Christop...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On April 16, 2019, California Association of Realtors (C.A.R) reported that condo and town-homes values increased 3.3% at an average price of $465,000 in March of 2019 from an average price of $450,000 in February of 2019, and higher 1.0% from $460,500 in March of 2018. While, condo and town-home...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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YouTube Thursdays - You Say Gif, I Say Jif!  GIFS are everywhere. As to how to pronounce it correctly, the debate rages on. However, the guy who created the format, Steve Wilhite, insists it's pronounced "jif', like the peanut butter. We've noticed most people still pronounce it with a hard g, "G...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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20453 Langevin Dr, Richmond, MN 56368 -- $109,900Tons of potential on this fabulous buildable lot with a modest starter cabin located on Cedar Island Lake within the Sauk River chain of lakes--13 interconnected lakes! Numerous amenities including: 2.16 acre lot provides tons of privacy and scenic...

By Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637
(REMAX Realty Group)
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 Last fall, some predicted that the 2019 residential real estate market would be a disaster. There was even belief we might experience a housing crash like the one that occurred during the last decade.However, according to two separate reports*, buyer demand dramatically increased over the last t...

By Rob Spinosa, Vice President of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
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Rental Income from an Accessory Units.  Hot or Not? I don't know about where you live, but here in Marin County, accessory dwelling units ("ADU"), also known as accessories, 1+'s, granny units, in-law's, mother-in-law's, etc., are all the rage.  When we discuss remodel projects with our clients, ...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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Last Sunday, we saw evidence that could make one believe that Jurassic Park once existed in this lovely nursery nestled in the mountains.  After all, we do have Tarpits here by the ocean.  Perhaps these were smarter than the average dinosaur who stayed away from the Tarpits choosing to look like ...

By Susan Mangigian, Chester & Delaware County Homes, Delaware and Ches
(RE/MAX Preferred, West Chester, PA, RS152252A)
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Where does the time go?  Here we are, more than halfway through April. The good news is that Spring has really sprung in Chester County.  My grass is gloriously green.  My trees are flowering and I have daffodils galore!  It is such a wonderful awakening of life and every year I am grateful to st...

(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Periodically, you need to rid yourself of things that are taking up you time and space to make room for more of what you like and want.There's a frequently quoted suggestion that if you haven't used something for two years, maybe it isn't essential in your life. If you have books you'll never rea...

By Sonya Loose, Selling Waterfront in Gladwin & Midland County
(Modern Realty)
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Check out this country estate in Beaverton, MI!Country estate on nearly 12 acres with the Little Cedar River running through it. Tucked away off a private road and nestled among the trees is where you will find this custom built home. With 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and a total of nearly 4,500 ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Red 1 Realty)
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Kingswood Farm Blacklick Market Update April 2019 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $249,900 | Average SQFT: 1,990 | Average Price Per SQFT: $249 | Average Taxes: $4,127 | Average DOM: 6 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $269,900 | Average SQFT:...

By Caprice Michelle, Buy, Sell, Lease, Call Caprice!
(Caprice Michelle, LLC)
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Experience country living at its finest! Enjoy the privacy and serenity of country living in this Seagoville home for sale. Featuring 3 bedrooms, 2 bathrooms, beautiful real wood flooring throughout, upgraded light fixtures, new carpeting, exterior siding, and more, this is the home you're lookin...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Pewaukee WI Homes for Sale | Market Report for March 2019A small town appeal with great amenities!What makes Pewaukee different from other places that claim they’re a “big city with a small-town appeal”?Owning one of the homes for sale in Pewaukee WI allows you to adore the rolling green hills or...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Local Expert!" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
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Fishhawk Lake is NEAR the Oregon Coast!(AND less expensive!) Many potential buyers who look at the Oregon Coast as potential for purchasing property often find that the prices are too high or it just doesn't have the "feel" of a lake home. I get this feedback all of the time from my clients. But!...

By Abby Stiller, Professional Bilingual Realtor (239) 284-8637
(REMAX Realty Group)
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 I was proud to represent this wonderful first time home buyers that just closed on this super cute Pool Home in Fort Myers Florida. They bought it with only 3.5% down payment with ALL closing costs paid by the seller AND they got a brand new Pool Cage! WHAT A DEAL! for only $196,000 WOW!Congratu...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
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