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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The newest blog posts on ActiveRain

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Wm Hammerschmidt Elementary School, Lombard, IL - December 2018 About Wm Hammerschmidt Elementary School Wm Hammerschmidt Elementary School is a P-5 school in District 44, and is located at 617 Hammerschmidt Avenue in Lombard, IL. It services homes in Lombard. Average taxes $5,346 Average year b...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 Oakwood Homes is the primary builder in Green Valley Ranch, and now is offering an AFFORDABLE housing option especially for our HomeTown Heros and First Responders!     This is not an income restricted community, but they do have a restricted deed - stating you have to own the home for three ful...

By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage | Charlotte, NC)
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 Fort Mill & Tega Cay, South Carolina Housing Market Update/Videos: November 2018  November 2018 home sales report for the Fort Mill and Tega Cay, South Carolina (29715 and 29708 zip code areas) in the Charlotte, NC metro region. Fort Mill and Tega Cay, South Carolina housing markets remained sel...

By Christopher Barrow, Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc.
(Foundation Rentals and Relocation, Inc. )
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The Leasing Team at Foundation Rentals and Relocation just LEASED another property in San Anselmo for $2,975.  Thanks to everyone for a great transaction.  For any questions about San Anselmo property management or buying or selling investment properties in San Anselmo, call Broker Christopher Ba...

By Karen Briscoe
(Huckaby Briscoe Conroy Group - Keller Williams)
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“All in the Family” is a sitcom circa 1970’s. As the purchase and sale of a home has such significant ramifications, I’ve found that in almost all cases there are peripheral people involved.  Usually it is family members but also there can be financial advisors, close friends, neighbors and busin...

By Leonardo D Yepes, Jumbo, Physician and Construction to Perm Loans
(Citizens One Home Loans)
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         When it comes to affordability, we have a winning solution!   We’re here to help your clients borrow the way they want by providing them with a variety of mortgage solutions. It’s never too early to explore the options, so contact me today to learn more!   $850,000    95% LTV with Mortg...

By Nathan Lawrence
(Lawrence & Associates - Keller Williams )
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4801 Spyglass Dr, Panama City Beach, FL Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews $ Click for current price One of the last Gulf Front properties left in Panama City Beach. This one of a kind lot features over 60 feet of beach front property and...

By Marie Waite
(Finest Women in Real Estate)
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My son Garrett Waite... Love him so much! He turned 18 last few days and he is getting many offers for college scholarship. So proud of him...  Garrett started high school as one of the smallest kids in football (probably the only Filipino kid)...he worked hard to get where he is now physically a...

By MaryKay Shumway, Door County Wisconsin's Real Estate Expert
(The Kellstrom Ray Agency, Inc. (Est. 1948))
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Door County Neighborhoods: Choosing the right location in Door County I've been selling Door County properties for sale for approximately 1/3rd of my life, and when I meet a prospective purchaser that is looking for a Door County home, one of the very first things that I will ask is "Where do you...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Point at Gleneagle, Matteson, Illinois - December 2018The Point at Gleneagle is a single family and townhome community built by Montalbano Homes in the mid to late 2010s. The Point at Gleneagle is located in Matteson, Illinois off of 211th Street west of Ridgeland Avenue. Average taxes in Th...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Legacy Club, Highland Park, Illinois - December 2018Legacy Club is a 88 condo and 36 single family home community built in the early 2000's. Legacy Club features condominiums with 10 floor plans ranging from 1,315 to 2,523 square feet of living space. Legacy Club is located in Highland Park, Ill...

By Liz Miller, Just Call Liz
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Only 12 more shopping days 'til Christmas. Have you even begun ticking off the names on your gift list? Looking for something fun to do with the family? Need to fill yourself up with the holiday spirit? Take in one (or all) of these Lake Havasu Christmas Events going on right now!Lake Havasu Chri...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Northwest.)
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I am writing this in response to the challenge of Carol Williams in her December Challenge 2018: What Inspires You? Let the sea, set you free! unknownWhat inspires me is an interesting question.I think one of the best things that inspires me is where I live and how I spend my mornings. I try to g...

By Jim Starwalt, A Name You Know and The Brand You Trust
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Star Homes)
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Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap in 2019Every year around this time, we take time to reflect and plan for next year.  If you are renting your current home but have dreams of homeownership, your plan for the new year may include buying, and you wouldn’t be alone! According to the 2018 Bank of ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Riverlea Columbus Market Update December 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $357,900 | Average SQFT: 1,815 | Average Price Per SQFT: $357 | Average Taxes: $10,360 | Average DOM: 2 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 1 | Average List Price: $499,000 | Average SQFT: 2,...

By Gene Mundt, IL/WI Mortgage Originator - FHA/VA/Conv/Jumbo/Portfolio/Refi, 708.921.6331 - 40+ yrs experience
(NMLS #216987, IL Lic. 031.0006220, WI Licensed. APMC NMLS #175656)
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 Student Loan Debt Solution Found via Fannie Mae's "Student Loan Cash-Out Refinance"   Mounting Student Loan debt has become a huge concern ...  This is true not only for individuals carrying student loan, but for GSE's (Government Sponsored Enterprises) like Fannie Mae that oversees and ensure m...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Scottsdale, Ashburn, Chicago, Illinois - December 2018Located in Chicago, Scottsdale is on 83rd east of Cicero. Average taxes in Scottsdale $2,212 Average association fees in Scottsdale $0 Average home size in Scottsdale 1,339 ft2 Average lot size in Scottsdale 0.35 acres Average year built in S...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
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Consumer inflation remained contained in November due in part to declining energy prices. The November Consumer Price Index was unchanged while year-over-year fell to 2.2% from 2.5% in October. The Core CPI, which strips out food and energy, was also inline at 0.2%, while year over year rose 2.2%...

By Jeff Jensen
(The Federal Savings Bank/Lending in 50 states)
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Mortgage backed securities (MBS) closed down 3 basis points today at 101.00 having closed 12 basis points above support offered by the 100 day moving average.  The conforming rate is at 4.6255% day. My jumbo pricing is now sizzling! The 30 year jumbo for $1 million was at 4.6250%.  Whether in New...

By Lisa DiNoto Group, The Key To Unlocking Your Dream Home
(Mainstreet Realty)
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Open House Sunday 12/16 1-4pm!Welcome to Luxury Living in this elegant move-in ready home in the Prestigious Brentwood Community of Rancho Cucamonga!!No details were missed when designing this absolutely stunning home on a larger lot, with great curb appeal! You will love the breathtaking resort-...
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