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 Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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Like most endeavors, a little planning goes a long way.  Blogging is no different.  If you're serious about blogging, a little upfront education on the more effective ways to Blog can pay big dividends later.   For the basics, try the FREE Kindle version of "How to Start a Blog Today: A Free Step...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Condos for Sale in Normandie On The Lake I | Montgomery Village, MD - January 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Normandie On The Lake I neighborhood of Montgomery Village, MD. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Prep Time: 10 mins Total Time: 25 mins Cook Time: 15 mins Serves: 8-10   Ingredients: 1 tbsp. sesame oil 2 cloves garlic, minced 1/4 c. soy sauce 3 tbsp. peanut butter 2 tbsp. honey 1 tbsp. sriracha 1 tbsp. lime juice 2 c. shredded rotisserie chicken 2 c. Shredded Monterey Jack 5 c. tortilla chi...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Platinum Properties)
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What is your opinion on the subject?   When you don’t really understand critical factors that create indvidula and team performance you can make many costly mistakes in hiring and training. The question is really one of skill or will. Many people spend time and effort on identifying the correct s...

By Charles Stallions Real Estate Services, Buyers Agent 800-309-3414 Pace and Gulf Breeze,Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services Inc)
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Gulf Breeze Homes and Real Estate, Low inventory? Owners have many reasons not to sellHomeowners may want to move up or downsize, but it's hard to find a "next home" today – and even if they do, they'd lose property tax savings under Fla.'s Save our Homes amendment and possibly their current ultr...

By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Real Estate, "Your Gateway to the Lake" 503-755-2905
(John L Scott Market Center)
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Every day, twice a day I clean my barn stalls for my "girls", my mule, Della and my horse, Pearl.  First thing in the morning, I head out and take care of business while they eat their grain. Because it's a simple task, done over and over again, repeatedly for at least 7 minutes per stall, it oft...

By Lorrie Semler, REALTOR® in the Dallas area. Call/text 972-416-3417, Real Service. Real Results. Real Estate
(United Real Estate)
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Hoarding is a disorder. It involves excessive acquisition of large quantities of objects that fill the living areas of a home, and the inability or unwillingness to discard these objects.If you've never been in a hoarder home that has not been cleaned up and/or cleaned out, count yourself fortuna...

By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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Yesterday the tide had come far up the beach in the morning, but I wasn't going to let this damn cold stop me from one of my pleasures of being by the ocean. The walk however came with considerable hazards, Portuguese Man-O-Wars where all over the beach, and some of them very small and disguised ...

By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
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How long has it been since you looked at your agent bio? If it’s been more than a few months, it’s time to look again, because things change. Have you added a new niche? Have you earned a new designation? Have you won an award? Just as important – have your looks changed since the last time you u...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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Advice for New Agents Getting into Real Estate  - An Active Rain Challenge.  There are a few things I would do differently starting a career in Real Estate today. For example, I would do a lot more self-reflection before jumping into a brokerage. The lure of a big office name was pretty compellin...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Darby Knolls Hilliard Market Update January 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $599,000 | Average SQFT: 3,840 | Average Price Per SQFT: $200 | Average Taxes: $17,672 | Average DOM: 121 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Aver...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., Investor and SC Real Estate Agent
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers
(The Flooring Girl)
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I can't believe January is more than half over, and I'm just getting around to posting last month's round ups.  I have been so busy December and January and I'm just trying to get caught up. On December 10th, my website crashed from a large surge in traffic.  It wasn't fun.  It was 4-5 days of ch...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Townhomes for Sale in Partridge Place | Montgomery Village, MD - January 2018 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Partridge Place neighborhood of Montgomery Village, MD. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the January 2018...

By Susan Thompson-Solomons, MD Real Estate
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services McNelis Group Properties)
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The Devil is in the Details-Questions Sellers Need to Ask Agents - When sellers are determining who they will have list their property, pricing analysis and commissions are top areas they focus on, also generally asking about the agent and brokerage’s internet presence, and in most cases asking a...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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Warren Crossing is a new condominium development brought to you by the award-winning homebuilders at Elite Properties. Warren Crossing is thirty-five (35) new townhomes built on Parkview Drive, a cul-de-sac in desirable Warren Township. Each new home features three (3) bedrooms, two and one-half ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Red Fox Hollow Reynoldsburg Market Update January 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 2 | Average List Price: $132,450 | Average SQFT: 1,254 | Average Pri...

By Mike Rock, Granite Bay Luxury New Construction...For Less
(Complete Design)
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New custom home special Granite Bay This special incentive on this amazing New custom Santa Barbara style home in Granite Bay is open today saunday 1/21 1 to 4 pm

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On November 16, 2017, National Association of Home Builders/Wells Fargo Housing Market Index (HMI) for newly built single family homes gained five points to 74 points in December of 2017 from 69 points in November of 2017.The HMI gaging sales expectations for the next six months up three points t...

By Elaine Schaefer, R, BIC, CRS, GRI, ABR, SFR
(RE/MAX Kauai Princeville Resort Branch)
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Aloha from Princeville Kauai!It was a busy week for real estate, in both condos and homes. Here is your update:NEW LISTINGS614079 CND A 2 $599,000 4-5-4-5-39-136 FS CLIFFS #5306 1,137 sqft 2 2.00Back on the Market606292 CND A 106 $479,000 4-5-4-5-4-20 FS Mauna Kai #10B 1,498 sqft 2 2.00612361 CND...
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