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 Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Prep Time: 15 mins Total Time: 35 mins Yields: 4 servings   Ingredients: 12 oz. angel hair 2 c. broccoli florets 1 pt. cherry tomatoes (yellow and red) 1 8-oz. package baby bella mushrooms 1 15-oz. can artichoke hearts, drained and roughly chopped 2 tsp. garlic powder kosher salt Freshly ground ...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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Some homes are harder to sell than others, even with a low price. A  Manchester NH area Home Owner called me to meet her about selling her home. She gave me a tour and I asked questions like I always do. Except the answers I was getting were not what "normal" home owners would answer.   As we sa...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
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Handsome Hudson loves flag football and runs like the wind when he gets the ball (which he is very good at catching). Yesterday was the perfect day for his team's game! Mid 50's sunny... lots of energy in the game and on the side lines! He scored several touchdowns. Hudson is good at turning his ...

By Michel Lautensack, Del Val Realty & Property Management
(Del Val Realty & Property Management )
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Every landlord or legal entity that owns and rents a residential housing unit in Philadelphia must obtain a rental license (formerly known as a housing inspection license). The rental license itself is just one piece of the compliance puzzle. There are prerequisites to being able to get the renta...

By Linda Blumenthal, NYS Licenced Real Estate Salesperson, CBR
(Hampton Crossing - Licensed Real Estate Salesperson - 631-466-4087)
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 January 17th Puzzle - National Hot Buttered Rum 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...

By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Samsel & Associates)
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Sellers - don't dispair! You can sell your home, and it's easier than it sounds! Buyers are looking for the perfect home, but there's more to a perfect home than simply tidying up. You can help make your home look perfect to sellers by following these five simple steps by Amanda S. Davidson of Al...

By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
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Westcliffe, CO Weather for February 17, 2019Good Morning Westcliffe, CO7°Our Sunday morning starts with bitterly cold temperatures and beautiful clear blue skies.Today gives us increasing clouds and high temperatures only in the middle 20's.We have a 10% chance for snow later this evening.Wind ch...

By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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I actually saw this post on a reblog by Joyce Marsh, Luxury Market Specialist and I thought I'd help spread the information, too.... there have been several who asked about features in the Q & A section.... here's your answer....and there's Carol Williams second chance Saturday.... if AR missed t...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Columbia Pines | Annandale, VA - January 2019 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Columbia Pines neighborhood of Annandale, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the latest Columbia Pines neighborhood g...

By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
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 February 17 is Random acts of kindness    day. I read about it in Carrier Pigeon, a free magazine that I receive in the mail each month. They have something special for each day of the month.  Read my blog tomorrow if you would like to know about what we will be celebrating tomorrow. Have a good...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
Comments 3
Buying Real Estate is about your future,an investment,and a lifestyle.  Some people think I am selling houses, but in reality, buying real estate is about your future, an investment, and a lifestyle. This client I knew socially for a number of years and he decided to leave San Francisco to buy hi...

By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate® RS-76763 - Honolulu Hawai'i
(HI Pro Realty LLC RB-21531 )
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 Local Market Update - The Waikiki Neighborhood of Honolulu - January 2019  Single Family Homes January Year to Date 2019 / 2018 Change 2019 / 2018 Change New Listings 1 / 0  0% 1 / 0  0% Closed Sales 0  / 0  0% 0 / 0  0% Median Sales Price $0  / $0  0% $0.0 / $0.0  0% Percent of Original List Pr...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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  I would love to sell my house, but we fear we will not find another home to purchase.    This is a common and valid statement in today's Seller's Market.    It is not uncommon for a home to go under contract within a few days and finding a replacement property can be a challenge.      Inventory...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
Problems with Chrome and ActiveRain? All of a sudden, on Saturday, I found that I was unable to post blogs, make comments or answer questions while using Chrome. I went to IE to post this blog. Chef Dolores, my Sunday morning tech support person determined that the problem was my computer and was...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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It is Sunday in the Berkshires and it is cold but it is also sunny. There will be snow tonight but now it is just lovely. I work Sundays in an antique gallery where I have a space. It has been really slow all week but this is a holiday weekend so I am hoping to be really busy. You just never know...

By Joyce Marsh, Luxury Market Specialist, Million Dollar Guild, CLHMS, CNE, SRES
Comments 6
Do you ever wonder what ActiveRain is really looking for when they put that star on a blog and it becomes a FEATURED POST? Bob Stewart wrote this a few years back and it is worth sharing again. I'm sure that it will answer many of the questions that members have as to "What exactly are they looki...

By Jerry Pinkas 843-839-9870 HOMEGUIDEMYRTLEBEACH.COM, Myrtle Beach Condos, Homes and Properties for Sale
(Jerry Pinkas Real Estate Experts)
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Here’s an opportunity to own a home in one of the best communities in the Myrtle Beach area, Tuscany! There are many ways that Tuscany stands out from other communities in the area. Convenient location near Highway 31 and Rt 501, quality homes built by DR Horton, and resort-style amenities all co...

By Peggy Yee, Search Vienna Homes For Sale - Northern Virginia
(Frankly Realtors)
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Homes for Sale in Compton Village | Centreville, VA - January 2019 Home ValuesThis is a snapshot of recent sales in the Compton Village neighborhood of Centreville, VA. Real estate market data and analysis is provided by Peggy Yee, Realtor. Please click here for the latest Compton Village neighbo...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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32514 Pensacola Florida News: 2019 economic forecast: Slower but no recessionLast year is likely a high-water mark for the economy, but in spite of recent stock market gyrations, 2019 should be a bit slower – not a plunge into the abyss. Read more.  Call or Text Charles Stallions Now 850-476-4494...

By Matthew Klinowski, PA, Golf Community Real Estate Specialist
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The latest Naples Properties transactions report for the week of December 17th shows there were 299 Naples Properties Sold. East Naples ended the week in the top spot with 65 real estate transactions. North Naples was in the second position with 56 properties sold. Corkscrew was in the third posi...