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 John Watts
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Currently, all real estate price points are experiencing a shortage of inventory in the housing market.  At this point in time, the entry level for first-time home buyers is experiencing the greatest difficulty.  This is due in part; many homeowners are staying in their current home longer instea...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
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What’s the Value of my Escondido Home? Escondido Real Estate Market in November 2018 Escondido is an inland community, about 17 miles from the beaches and just east of San Marcos. It’s important for buyers and sellers in the Escondido housing market to understand recent trends and current local m...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Curtis Farms Delaware Market Update December 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $264,450 | Average SQFT: 900 | Average Price Per SQFT: $0 | Average Taxes: $1,748 | Average DOM: 359 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $258,640 | Average SQFT: 1...

By Bob Force (REALTOR®), The FORCE in Maryland Real Estate
(Weichert Realtor - New Colony)
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Today’s View – Dec. 19, 2018 – New Market, Md. 21774 – Detached HomesThis is a market report for existing detached homes in New Market, Md. 21774.  At the time of this report (12/19/2018) not including new construction 30 such homes are on the market FOR SALE, another 29 under contract, and 13 ha...

By Cynthia Madison
(Representative)
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For Miami, the 2019 real estate projections look just amazing. According to various associations in the field, mainly the Miami Association of Realtors, the median home value in the area is well above $330,000. The median value increased by almost 5% over the last year. And according to experts i...

By Joe Boylan
(SpringsHomes)
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At some point every realtor that shows houses has been asked about return on investment for a finished basement. The question usually comes in the form of How Much Value Does a Finished Basement Add?Of course, the answer is, it depends? Factors like geographic location, type of foundation, qualit...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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One of the aspects of good branding is marketing the product or the service in such a way that it is unforgettable. This ad from the October Architectural Digest exemplifies this concept.  What you are seeing in this photo is trim that is used as a finishing detail on upholstery, pillows, bedspre...

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

By Sandra Nickel, The Hat Team
(Sandra Nickel REALTORS)
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With new trends endlessly popping up, it can be challenging to decide what home design projects are worth your time and money.  It will serve you well to research what trends are timeless and what trends have gone by the wayside before investing in updating your home, especially if you are gettin...

By DeeDee Weber, Chasing a Better Life- Living Fully & Fiercely
(chasing a better life)
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Hi friends! While I work may from home, my schedule is hectic.  CABL is all about trying to help make your life better. From eating healthy to home hacks, I try to make everything in life feel a little better when it comes to simplifying everyday things. So what hack are we talking about today? T...

By Mike Frazier, Northwest Tennessee Realtor
(Carousel Realty of Dyer County)
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About 4 years ago Home Away(VRBO) made a big move not only charging the owners of the vacation rentals but also the vacationer trying to book. I decided right there and then to cease advertising my properties on vrbo. I have tried trip advisor and flip key and others but they all saw what vrbo wa...

By Martin Millner
(Coldwell Banker Hearthside)
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When it comes to selling a home in Bucks County, it is a common belief that once the offer is accepted, there is nothing else to be negotiated. However, issues and obstacles that can arise during the home inspection can be a cause for discussion with the seller. Whether you're currently searching...

By The Jeff Rickert Team, Poconos - RSPS - The Jeff Rickert Team
(RE/MAX Property Specialists)
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Click here for Price and Location! Pre-Inspected Lake View Ranch in great location! This 3 bedroom, 1 bath ranch is extremely close to the beach just a walk through the yard to the beach parking lot. Wood burning stone-faced fireplace in living room will keep you warm all winter. Updated new kitc...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Darien, Illinois - December 2018Darien is a city in DuPage County, Illinois. According to the 2010 Census, Darien has a population of 22,086. A suburb of Chicago, Darien was named after a town in Connecticut - the first people to settle in Darien came from New England.Darien cur...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Scarsdale, Arlington Heights, Illinois - December 2018Scarsdale is a condominium and single family home community. Scarsdale is located in Arlington Heights, Illinois south of Northwest Highway and east of Arlington Heights Road. Average taxes in Scarsdale $8,873 Average association fees in Scar...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Norridge, Illinois - December 2018Norridge is a village in Cook County, Illinois - a suburb of Chicago. According to the 2010 census, the population was 14,572.Norridge currently has 46 single family homes with an average list price of $404,128, 6 condos/townhomes with an averag...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Louise White Elementary School, Batavia, IL - December 2018 About Louise White Elementary School Louise White Elementary School is a K-5 school in District 101, and is located at 800 N Prairie Street in Batavia, IL. It services homes in Aurora, Batavia, and North Aurora. Average taxes $9,140 Ave...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Roselle, Illinois - December 2018Roselle is a village in DuPage and Cook counties in Illinois. It is a a western suburb of Chicago and part of the Chicago metropolitan area. According to the 2010 census, the population was 22,763.Roselle currently has 68 single family homes with...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Homes for Sale in Batavia, Illinois - December 2018Batavia is a city in DuPage and Kane counties in Illinois. It is a suburb west of Chicago and is the oldest city in Kane County. According to the 2010 census Batavia had a population of 26,045 people. In the later part of the 19th century, Batavi...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Joyce Kilmer Elementary School, Buffalo Grove, IL - December 2018 About Joyce Kilmer Elementary School Joyce Kilmer Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 21, and is located at 655 Golfview Terrace in Buffalo Grove, IL. It services homes in Buffalo Grove and Wheeling. Average taxes $3,439...
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