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 Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 24
I do not know who started this or when they first named December 11 as ' National Noodle Ring Day ' . I just read it in the carrier Pigeon , a monthly free magazine that I receive. Check out www.theuptightsuburbanite.com. It is interesting to see that they have something for each day of the month...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 2
Worthington Acres Worthington Market Update December 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $599,900 | Average SQFT: 2,238 | Average Price Per SQFT: $300 | Average Taxes: $6,450 | Average DOM: 76 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT:...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
Comments 25
Trivia question answers for Monday December 10, 20181. What does "Amooco" stand for? American Oil Company2. A nonagon is a shape that has how many sides? 93. Orthoepy is the study of what? Pronunciation4. What is "military commander" in Japanese? ShogunTrivia questions for Tuesday December 11, 20...

By Elyse Berman, PA, Boca Raton FL (561) 716-7824 CRS, ABR, GRI,ePR
(Best Connections Realty, Inc.)
Comments 5
 BeautyCounter is about makeup and skincare without harsh chemicals, according to their founder and CEO Gregg Renfrew.  You can read about it here.   A past client and dear friend Jo Rosenfeld is a firm believer.  Jo Rosenfeld is an Event Service Broker who specializes in all aspects of beauty (a...

By Jason Nenadov, expert advice and services to buyers and sellers
(EQUITY ASSETS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 2
There is an increasing demand for multi generation homes in Fresno CA. As more people in their early 20’s opt to stay at home with their moms and dads, and more baby boomers are retiring, the real estate business has seen a greater need for homes that can accommodate several households under one ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 24
Winter by the Pool in Val Vista Lakes in Gilbert, AZClick Here to Request Your FREE Buyer's Guide!!!For ALL of Your East Valley AZ Real Estate Needs Please Visit Real Estate in East Valley AZ Homes Currently for Sale in Val Vista LakesHomes Recently Sold in Val Vista LakesVal Vista Lakes is more ...

By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400, Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 8
There Are 3 Hamlet Communities in Jericho Long IslandThe Hamlet East, Hamlet Estates and the original Hamlet in Jericho.  The original Hamlet opened in Jericho is by the Long Island Expressway Exit 40. This community was built in 1982 and has now blossomed into a well-established condo community...

By Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods
(www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310)
Comments 21
Buying a Fixer-Upper in Charlotte NC The real estate market remains hot in the Charlotte market, and that means fewer homes and more buyers vying for those homes. However, fixer-upper houses are very often overlooked by homebuyers who are looking for move-in ready or immediate residency. They oft...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 41
More Things You May Wish You Never Knew About Me…Back in December of 2015, someone started a post that was  26 Things About Me. It was a non-sensical fun thing to do in the last month of the year.  It was also a fun way to get to know each other a little bit better. Actually, we used to have fun ...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 5
December is the best month for my business. Happy December! Did you know that this is the absolute BEST month for your business? Yes, even though in many parts of the country it’s cold and grey. The real estate market in your area may be especially slow. So how can it possibly be the best month f...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker Along Scenic 30A
(BETTER HOMES AND GARDENS REAL ESTATE)
Comments 3
Planning, preparation, activities is the key to this function,  agree? Torres Del Paine, Patagonia, Chile If you are considering transitioning into the business of selling top-tier price homes, you need a plan and a strategy. There are always those who “fall into” a new business venture.  But, fo...

By Andy Brown-Climer School of Real Estate, The Best Real Estate School in Florida
(The Climer School of Real Estate)
Comments 1
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By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 2
Elsea Mobile Home Village Circleville Market Update December 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price Per SQFT: $ | Average Taxes: $ | Average DOM: In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average SQFT: | Average Price P...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty AR LLC)
Comments 17
Ada Harriet Miser was born in Somerset, Ohio back in 1847 to Henry and Ann. In 1860, the family moved to St. Louis, Missouri. In 1867, she met and married another Henry. She attended the Old University of Chicago, which is now known as Northwestern University. She graduated in 1870.After graduati...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 21
We noticed this point of sale display while shopping at the Santa Barbara Nordstrom's recently.  We watched shoppers go by, look, shake their heads and move on.  Others laughed at the double meaning, and moved on.   Taboo marketing can definitely bring a brand into focus by those they are hoping ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
Dahlia, American Dahlia Society Show, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA I posted this photograph in a number of Facebook groups and decided to share it with you as well. Our Christmas tree is now up and decorated and I am trying to get into the holiday mode.   Dahlia, American Dahlia Society S...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
Comments 3
Estates at Medallion Westerville Market Update December 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $725,000 | Average SQFT: 3,216 | Average Price Per SQFT: $242 | Average Taxes: $14,143 | Average DOM: 79 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: | Average List Price: $ | Average S...

By Victoria Carter, TwoMoveYou
(TwoMoveYou)
Comments 1
 Sometimes you know a desirable street when you see one. For example, it’s obvious that a home on a cul-de-sac is enticing mainly because there isn’t any through traffic.What are the other characteristics of a desirable street that may not be as obvious? Here are just a few:A sidewalk in front of...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 13
Inspirational Thoughts 12/10/2018by Patricia Feager   

By Cynthia "Cyndi" Cook, Residential Real Estate Sales and Vacation Rentals
(Keller Williams Realty Alabama Gulf Coast)
Comments 1
Talk about an awesome view -  This picture is from one of the four condos at Lost Key Golf Course in Perdido Key, Florida.  Perdido Key is Pensacola's hidden treasure. Not a lot of people know about this gorgeous small beach community.  It has gorgeous sandy white beaches and a lot of things to d...
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