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.

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By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
How To Find an Arizona Private Lenders For Real EstateWhen you first get started in real estate, you may look at your colleagues and wonder how to find private investors for real estate deals. Often, investors are using private real estate lenders to fund properties. There are many private lenders out there, but the most challenging aspect can be to find one that is willing to fund your deal. However, with the right mindset and preparation, you will be sure to find private real estate lenders who will want to help you. Understand The Anatomy Of Private Real Estate LoansFinancing terms, especially when you are first starting out, can be quite confusing. Are private lenders the same as hard money lenders? If not, what are the differences?Basically, private lenders refer to individuals not...
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By Inna Ivchenko, Realtor® • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA
(Barcode Properties)
Just Listed!18316 Hatteras St #22 Tarzana, CA  91356  2 BR 2 BAOpen House: Saturday 6/19: 1-3 pmSundayj 6/20: 1-3 pmA charming, one level 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths condo with a private wooden deck balcony, in the heart of Tarzana. Located in the lovely Millpond gated community. Corner unit, lower-level out of 2 only, no common walls, private and quiet, with a large patio and wood-burning fireplace is ready to move in. Open kitchen and living space. Central air & heat. Inside laundry. Two assigned covered parking spaces with private access & an additional storage. You'll enjoy the garden-like lush landscaping, a pool and spa. HOA monthly fee $440 includes cold/hot water, sewer, trash, earthquake insurance and gardening. Quick access to 101 fwy and walking distance to lively Ventura Blvd, ...
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By Dennis Dahlberg Broker/RI 623-582-4444
(Level 4 Funding )
Raising capital for real estate can be a challenge for many new investors, but it is necessary for anyone looking to succeed in the industry. The key to learning how to raise capital for real estate is to focus on identifying what today’s lenders covet the most (and give it to them). If you succeed, there’s no reason you shouldn’t be able to raise the real estate investment capital you need for your next deal.Other People’s Money (OPM) is what makes real estate investing possible for a huge percentage of aspiring investors.  Even the most successful real estate professionals and legendary investors almost exclusively use OPM to reduce liability and maximize returns. As you can see, raising capital is critical for investors of every level.However, both novice and seasoned real estate inv...
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By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
2908 Zachary Ln, Taylor, TX 76574 Beautiful, well maintained home with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, and a fully converted garage that can be used as 4th bedroom or bonus space! Plus a fully insulted, heated and cooled out building that could be used as an office with storage! Minutes to downtown Taylor, walking distance from the elementary school, and 25 mins to Austin. Maria Galizia512-775-4607The Ben Kinney Team / Keller Williams
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By The Jeff Rickert Team, Poconos - RSPS - The Jeff Rickert Team
(RE/MAX Property Specialists)
Click here for price and location Oversized Chalet in the gated, amenity filled community of Arrowhead Lakes. This 3 bedroom, 2 bath chalet has lots of living space. Main area has a living room with wood walls, a stone faced propane fireplace, and cathedral ceilings. Dining room has sliders to the screen porch. Kitchen has an eating bar. Closet has a washer/dryer hook up. 2 bedrooms are on the main level and a full bath. Upstairs has a primary bedroom, 1 full bath and a loft. Outside has a front deck, screened porch, paved driveway, shed, boat and a golf cart to get you around the community. Home has lots of windows! On community sewer! Close to all amenities including the beaches and outdoor pool. Call Heather Rickert at 570-972-2940 Today! Click here for price and location
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By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
June 19th -  National Martini Day:I have created a new word search puzzle for you to enjoy.Directions: Click on the link below.  Your puzzle will open in a new window.To locate a word, please hold down the left side of your mouse while dragging your cursor over the letters of that word. Release your hold when all of the letters of the word have been selected. If your response is correct, the word will change color on the word list..Please check back for future daily puzzles.Enjoy and have a great day!Click Here To PlayIf you are looking to purchase a property or home on Long Island, New York, I hope you think of me, Linda Blumenthal.
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By The Jeff Rickert Team, Poconos - RSPS - The Jeff Rickert Team
(RE/MAX Property Specialists)
Click here for price and location Contemporary style home completely renovated and fully furnished inside and out in the gated, amenity-filled community of Arrowhead ready for you to continuously rent or to make your primary home. This 3 bedroom, 1 and a half bath has a bright open floor plan. Living room has a brick faced propane fireplace, 2 skylights and hardwood laminate flooring. Kitchen has stainless steel appliances, a pantry, and a tile backsplash. Main level has 1 bedroom and a full bath. Upstairs has 2 bedrooms, loft area, and a half bath. AC unit & door locks are wi-fi enabled. Spacious wooded backyard with back deck, shed, and a lighted fire pit area. Private landscaped lot. Lots of parking! Strong rental history and comes fully furnished. New roof, gutters, water heater & s...
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By Ralph Williams, "The very best in sales & leadership training."
(Bottom Line University)
If you are in real estate sales and really want to build a business worth having... Check out The IMPACT Initiative. There is a process, there is a formula and there is a challenge that can be overcome. The IMPACT Initiative is for experienced producers, and it's for brand new salespeople. In fact, it's for any real estate salesperson performing at any level who wants to make more money than they are now. The Presenters:Ralph Williams is founder of Bottom line University and a former #1 Agent in the World for Century 21 (271 listings in his first year in the business). That's right, you don't have to wait years to perform at a SUPER AGENT level. The IMPACT Initiative will show you how to move quickly into the ranks of The Best of The Best. Doug Thompson is a former #1 Agent in all Canad...
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By Realtyna Inc, Realtyna- MLS RETS Integration software & services
(Realtyna)
If you’re a Realtor or a developer, you’ll want to learn about the most effective ways to design functional real estate WordPress websites that showcase your listings in all their entirety. One of the most dynamic and feature-rich real estate WordPress plugins on the market today is WPL, an easy-to-use plugin that includes all of the necessary functionality for quickly configuring a complex real estate website.If you’re looking for plugins with free demos for your real estate website, look no further. WPL is one of many well-known and widely-used free real estate WordPress plugins that will help you configure a dynamic real estate website in minutes. Choose a perfect product for your needs, and get to digitizing those listings in the list below.1. WPL and WPL ProWPL Real Estate is devel...
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By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
Here are the latest "Gotta Have" Homes For Sale in Gainey Ranch in Scottsdale right next to McCormick Ranch and Paradise Valley. Sweet! Gotta Have Gainey Ranch homes for sale, always up to date, on the MLS, the place people want to live, read on...  Looking to move to the exclusive Gainey Ranch  or Gainey Village in Scottdale Arizona, like living in a resort with guarded entrances, golf courses, recreation centers and nestled in between the bike paths and lakes of McCormick Ranch Arizona's most expensive residential town of Paradise Valley. Why not?    Here are the latest and always up to date Homes For Sale in Gainey Ranch Scottsdale on the MLS including detached homes, townhomes, patio homes and condos. Homes For Sale in Gainey Ranch for a FULL PAGE view and create your ownFREE MLS Po...
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By Shayne Stone, "Your Rock Solid Choice Realtor"
(Champion Real Estate Group)
The laundry room can be one of the busiest rooms in the house. The problem with this is that many laundry rooms aren’t actually designed with all of the functions of a laundry room in mind. In many homes, the room is just the place where clothes are cleaned, and various detergents and other laundry aids are stored. Your laundry room can be so much more, though!One great way to take an ordinary laundry room and make it serve a greater purpose is to install custom cabinets. This won’t just help you to keep all your laundry supplies organized, either. Custom cabinets can add more functions to the room, completely changing up the way you do the laundry. Here are a few ideas that can help. Hanging and Folding For many people, doing the laundry involves bringing clothes into the laundry room,...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
The real estate market in Charlotte features some of the best houses in all of North Carolina.  They come in various styles for you to choose from.  Charlotte has condos, townhouses, and bungalows, to suit your fancy. Knowing where to look, though, for the home of your dreams may be a challenge, especially for non-natives of Charlotte, NC.  Nevertheless, an expert real estate agent finding the house you want will be no struggle.  With a budget of $150k and below, here are some of the best houses for sale in Charlotte, NC that Showcase Realty can find for you.  Condominiums  Condos are individually owned apartments in a building made up of multiple units.  The exteriors and common spaces of these buildings are maintained by the management in charge of the building.  Condo buildings usual...
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By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota/Wisconsin Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
Timothy 4:15-16 “Be diligent in these maters; give yourself wholly to them, so that everyone may see your progress. Watch your life and doctrine closely. Persevere in them, because if you do, you will save both yourself and your hearers.”   This scripture is part of a a chapter that was written to encourage the readers with giftedness to teach, pray, heal, and live the life that they have been gifted by the Spirit.  And you have also been gifted to live a life worth of all the abundance given to you.  To display your progress, to persist when you fall down by getting back up.  To serve others who cross your path.   You will get the whispers of what you need to do.  This is why you spend time growing your faith, affirming your faith, and making the progress day by day.  It’s being who y...
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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
You're never going to feel ready, start anyway. - Will HammKeep your face always toward the sunshine- and shadows will fall behind you. - Walt WhitmanThe best way out is always through. - Robert FrostAll that we see or seems is but a dream within a dream. - Edgar Allen PoeOnly those who will risk going to far can possibly find out how far one can go. - T. S. EliotWhen you can't solve the problem, manage it. - Robert H. Schuller 
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By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
These are tough times to live through, and stress, for most of us, has increased over the last 15 months. But science has found that we can boost our physical and mental health significantly without taking much time at all to do it. These five easy actions can improve your well-being in five minutes or less. Take Your Vitamin D – Doctors say taking 2,000 IU of Vitamin D daily can support the immune system—especially important in the age of COVID—and may lower the risk of developing several types of cancer. Pet Your Dog – A Harvard Medical School study showed dog owners had lower cholesterol and triglyceride levels than non-owners—differences not explainable by diet, smoking or body mass index. Scientists believe dogs have a calming effect that lowers blood pressure, reducing the risk of...
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By Nancy Braun, Professional Service, Personally Delivered
(Showcase Realty LLC)
Houses for sale in Charlotte, NC come in different styles and prices. The cost varies depending on the location, size, infrastructure and style of the house.  There are different styles of houses in Charlotte, NC including, townhomes, luxurious homes, Condos, Bungalows, Lake houses, Victorian houses, and several more for sale. If you are looking to buy a house within your budget, you can find one pleasing to your taste in no time. when you have a proactive real estate agent on the lookout for you.  The Showcase Realty team is made up of experts in the real estate business that are passionate about finding good houses, clients can call home without breaking the bank.   The real estate market in Charlotte, NC is a seller's market which means there are more buyers than houses available for...
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By Anthony Acosta - ALLATLANTACONDOS.COM, Associate Broker
(Harry Norman, REALTORS® )
For More Detail Information About The Buckhead Grand Atlanta Condos, Click On The Photo Below: 3338 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA 30326 Buckhead Grand Atlanta Condos: The Buckhead Grand is a modern Atlanta luxury highrise located on Peachtree Road and Tower Place. This 36-story building was completed in 2004 and offers 286 units. This building was initially constructed as apartments and very quickly converted to condominium homes. The Buckhead Grand offers one, two, and three bedroom options with over twenty different floor plans. These units offer upscale interiors including 9-foot ceilings, hardwood floors, granite finishes, crown molding, stainless steel appliances, and floor to ceiling windows. Located close to Georgia 400, the Buckhead Grand is within walking distance to many restau...
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By Nina Hollander, Broker, Your Greater Charlotte Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Realty)
 Mortgage Rates Are Still Low... I Can Help You Find The Perfect Home While They Are Still Low Have you been thinking about buying a Charlotte area home in 2021 and wondering if you should wait? A primary reason to buy sooner rather than later is that interest rates are projected to rise as the year goes on, as are home prices. As the chart below shows, each year your monthly mortgage cost is projected to increase by about $100.  Are you ready to purchase while rates are still low?  If you're ready to purchase a home while rates are still low:SEARCH FOR GREATER CHARLOTTE AREA HOMES HERE  Listing Alerts For Charlotte Area HomesSign up to receive listing alerts for homes that match your specific criteria and find out about new home listings as soon as they come on the market. This is a gr...
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By Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty, Florida Space Coast Homes
(Waves Realty)
Markets go up, and markets come down... Right now, the market is crazy. Within 8 showing hours of going on the market we had 30 showings. 13 strong offers came in and this never lived in Palm Bay, FL home went under contract.The home has 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths, a beautiful kitchen with quartz counters and stainless appliances, large yard, 2 car attached garage and waterproof plank flooring throughout!Good luck to the new owners! It closes in a few weeks and they will be happy with the impact windows and 200 mph wind resistance of the steel frame construction, especially in the middle of hurricane season!If you are looking to buy or sell a home here on the Florida Space Coast, contact me at 321.223.6253 or Jeff@WavesRealtyFL.com I would love to help you navigate the waters during a dif...
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By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
  Each morning I ask myself question like "What am I excited about right now?  What am I thank for for?  What am I have about?  I think that these reflection questions are great because they help me to recognize things I take for granted and then they really get me to feel positive each day!From there I know I have a purpose to work my daily plan and get more thinks done each day 
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