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 Meussner, #MortgageMadeEasy Walnut Creek, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
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The Value of Communication  Recently, we closed a mortgage loan for a customer buying a house out of state through a 1031 exchange.  1031 exchange transactions are regularly stressful for people because they involve a limited window of time, sometimes multiple (3 or 4) transactions, and often inc...

By Kevin Meyer, Eastside and Greater Seattle Homes & Real Estate
(Kevin Meyer Group - John L Scott Real Estate)
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Exceptional Timbers Home on Snoqualmie Ridge Overview Maps Photos Features Market Stats $1,224,800 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms3.5 BathsInterior: 4,000 sqftLot: 6,713 sqftYear Built: 2015MLS #: 1624241 Location 34117 SE Vaughan StreetSnoqualmie, WA 98065 Description Don’t miss thi...

By Legal Info
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The COVID-19 pandemic has changes the majority of aspects in our lives. Many people are aware that unnecessary travel and large gatherings of people should be avoided. However, some things can’t be avoided and may be complicated to execute safely, such as moving. Whether your lease is up or you b...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using FHA 203k Rehab Loans in Desoto Texas.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts o...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Dallas Texas FHA 203k Renovation Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts...

By The Mike Fitzpatrick Team, Award Winning Team!
(Keller Williams)
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By: Megan Franzen What I have learned from this pandemic is we seem to take for granted human relationships. The sad part is- most don’t realize this until it is taken away. Social gatherings are a huge part of our mental and sometimes physical health. Whether it’s family time, social gatherings ...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Home Loans in Navasota Texas. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about th...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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The benefits of a preapproval (not prequalification) for Garland Texas Mortgage Loans. Many consumers are not informed on the proper way for buying a home. No question, this is a big decision, and one that can be either immensely stressful- or immensely enjoyable- depending on how you go about th...

By Chris Dunham, The Real Estate Guy™
(NexGen Brokered by eXp Realty)
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Condo for Sale on Tempe Town Lake - Tempe High Rise Condo for Sale Looking for a Fully Furnished, move in ready Condo in Downtown Tempe? Are you a Runner, Jogger, Bicyclist or Swimmer, this has got to be on your top 3 list of properties to view. Quick access to Tempe Town Lake and all its paths. ...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 Ce...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 Ve...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On July 1, 2020, the U.S. Census Bureau reported nationwide construction spending down 2.1% to $1,356,4 billion in May of 2020 from $1,386,1 billion April of 2020, but increased 0.3% from $1,352.9 billion in May of 2019.Nationwide private construction fell 3.3% to $1,001.2 billion in May of 2020 ...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Being a First Time Homebuyer in The Colony Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just inc...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Being a Allen Texas First Time Homebuyer makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increases a...

By Joseph Orabona, Your defense against the IRS
(Vector Tax & Accounting LLC)
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It’s the Final Countdown! Earlier this week the Treasury Department announced that the tax-filing deadline for 2019 will not be extended beyond July 15, 2020. If you have questions about what this means for you, keep reading! What if I won’t be ready to file in less than two weeks?You will still ...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the cur...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Veterans now have access to a new VA renovation loan to refurbish or remodel their homes.  This loan program is available for new home purchases as well as for remodeling homes currently owned by the veteran.  It is estimated that over 50% of homes nationally are 40 years or older, and in the cur...

By Michael Wayne Jackson, Realtor - Seniors Real Estate Specialist Novato
(Coldwell Banker)
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 So Happy my VA buyers were able to purchase their first home in Marin County. They were told by several agents that they had no shot at using a VA loan in Marin County and that myth was debunked!  I'm so Happy for this Husband and Wife! Congratulations!!

By Catherine Ehret
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       Walt Disney World in Orlando, Florida is a huge area - covering over 40 square miles.  When families begin to plan their trips, one of the things that they don't realize is that you really do have to plan and prioritize your days so that you can get to all of the things that are important ...

By Christopher Watters, Austin Realtor (512-829-8000)
(Watters International Realty)
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 Home for Sale at The Preserve at Stone Oak in Round Rock, TX 3596 Rock Shelf LN Round Rock, TX 78681 is offered at $265,000!!!  Corner lot with amazing curb appeal! Features upgraded kitchen counters and backsplash, upgraded flooring, new Trane HVAC and a new roof. Main level master with seconda...
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