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 Bob Elliot, 20+ Yrs Local Industry Experience
(eXp Realty)
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The September Jobs Report issued by the Bureau of Labor Statistics reported that the unemployment rate dropped to 7.9%. Though that percentage is well below what experts projected earlier this year, it still means millions of people are without work. There’s no way to minimize the tremendous imp...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Being a Hurst 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 The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
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Being a First Time Homebuyer in Westlake 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 incre...

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 Brunswick Forest
(Brunswick Forest)
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When you first decide to learn about who we are, what homes we offer, our team, and our building partners. Our broker liaison, Reid Myers, is here to help. Reid started working for Brunswick Forest in September of 2019 and has already become a pivotal part of our broker resources. Reid’s job is t...

By Ricki Eichler McCallum, Broker,GRI,ABR, e-Pro, TAHS
(CastNet Realty)
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Kitch-iti-kipi is one of my favorite places on Earth.  It is so beautiful and the mystery that surrounds the area adds ambiance.  I can look into the deep clear blue water and imagine all the things the Indians thought way back when. This is truly the place of legends.    Speaking of legends, you...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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  Virtual Tour Link  315 Valley Stream Lane, Chesterbrook, PA 19087 Prime location in Valley Stream, this 3 bed 2 bath ground floor end unit also has a separately deeded one car GARAGE just steps away. This home is move in ready, bedrooms recently painted with a newer kitchen with stainless steel...

By Shanna Day Team Leader AZ & UT - Call 480-415-7616, Top 0.33 percent of 39,000 Realtors in our MLS
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
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This 5 Bed 3 Bath Citrus Highlands Home w/ Den Is Now UNDER CONTRACT! Another one for the books, and this one is just as sweet a short story as you can get: listed Friday, Open House Saturday and UNDER CONTRACT this Monday! With the low inventory and other favorable conditions right now for listi...

By Bob "RealMan" Timm, Owner of Ward Co. Notary Services, retired Realtor
(Ward County Notary Services)
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I would like to add "dammit" after that.   Last night the Minot City Council and the Mayor made it official that we have a mask mandate in Minot North Dakota effective immediately. Obviously some people are deliriously happy with this decision. I am not and I know that I am not in the minority. I...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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There are currently 2 new construction homes for sale in Lake Mills with an average list price of $367,400. # OF BEDROOMS   For Sale Avg. List Min. Max All 2 $367,400 $344,900 $389,900 3 bedrooms 2 $367,400 $344,900 $389,900 View All New Construction Homes For Sale in Lake Mills NEW CONSTRUCTION ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Villa Capri Alta, Kenosha, Wisconsin - October 2020Villa Capri Alta is a single-family home community in Kenosha, Wisconsin, built between 1967 and 1991. It currently has 1 single family home for sale with a list price of $179,900. The homes range in size from 1,032 ft2 to 1,688 ft2. The average...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Brookstone Meadows, Lake Mills, Wisconsin - October 2020Brookstone Meadows is a single-family home community in Lake Mills, Wisconsin, built between 1996 and 2020. It currently has 1 single family home for sale with a list price of $344,900. The homes range in size from 1,364 ft2 to 3,602 ft2. T...

By David Baker, Small Business and Personal Insurance in 49 States
(Stratum Insurance Agency, LLC)
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Notary Bond Online Quoting now available in ArizonaThe Arizona notary bond can easily be purchased online now.  Thanks to the new online purchasing system for notary bonds, you no longer need to go to your local agents office to purchase the bond. You can obtain quote and purchase an Arizona bond...

By Shawn Polston, Tucson Short Sale Specialist
(Keller Williams Southern AZ)
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Life isn't always fair and sometimes we fall on hard times and can't pay 💲 the mortgage.  Foreclosure might be looming on your doorstep and you need help 🆘 .   Did you know that there was another way?   It's called a short sale.  Here's a quick video about shortsale vs. foreclosure.    A short sa...

By Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, Broker, Instructor, 602-380-4886
(HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000)
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  So you want to chew that 'piece'  (of whatever) over and over and over again, huh? The simple question I have is, why?  If it doesn't make you feel good or create positive solutions for whatever you're 'chewing' on -  why in heavens name do you keep chewing on it the same negative way.  Just zi...

By Joe Gonzalez, NMLS# 126036 (610) 739-6563
(CrossCountry Mortgage, LLC NMLS #3029)
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Last week’s economic reporting included readings on inflation, retail sales, and consumer sentiment. Weekly readings on average mortgage rates and jobless claims were also released.Inflation Rate Slows as Retail Sales IncreaseInflation rose 0.20 percent in September, which was the slowest growth ...

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
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One of the biggest responsibilities a child—or a family—can take on is adopting a dog as a pet. Feeding, walking, grooming, and cleaning up after a dog is daily responsibilities that everyone can do, and will also help teach children how to take care of something they love. For parents, however, ...

By Don Orason, "Helping You Make Good Real Estate Decisions"
(Silicon Valley Real Estate Team -Intero Real Estate Services)
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Locals know that Silver Creek Valley is a great place to raise a family.  The scenic Silver Creek Valley resides on a mountain ridge and is bordered by numerous oaks and environmentally protected areas thru the heart of the community while the hillsides, parks and golf courses have estates that c...

By Jeffrey Richman, Creative Real Estate Specialist
(Immediate Home Solutions)
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Wow - 34 people!  What a great turnout for the head honcho.  He started off talking about the book "The One Thing by Gary Keller (I think you know who he is)" all about multi-tasking. The 'Wealthy Code by George Antone (he's got two other books out as well that are pretty good) and 'Positioning' ...
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