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 Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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The Fort Collins real estate market is now well into its slower winter season, and the December real estate results were pretty much as we expected, particularly in regard to inventory, which is falling and remains well short of optimal levels. A detailed  look at sales, price and inventory trend...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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The Renaissance, Edgewater, Chicago, Illinois - December 2018The Renaissance is a 32 unit vintage condo building built in 1927. The Renaissance is located in the Edgewater neighborhood of Chicago at 5510 N. Sheridan, Chicago, IL 60640 Average taxes in The Renaissance $5,269 Average association f...

By Bill Kennedy, Homes For Sale Greenville SC
(Keller Williams Realty)
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This home, located on the fifth fairway of River Falls golf course, is magnificent in many ways. As you step into this gorgeous home, you'll immediately feel how spacious and open it is. The main foyer opens into a large living room, complete with a cozy fireplace that features gas logs. Hardwood...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Willow Grove Kindergarten Ctr, Buffalo Grove, IL - December 2018 About Willow Grove Kindergarten Ctr Willow Grove Kindergarten Ctr is a P,K school in District 96, and is located at 777 Checker Drive in Buffalo Grove, IL. It services homes in Buffalo Grove. Average taxes $21,109 Average year buil...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Sterling Green, Buffalo Grove, Illinois - December 2018Sterling Green is a single family home neighborhood built in the late 1980s by Jacobs Homes. Sterling Green is located in Buffalo Grove, Illinois on Route 22 east of Route 83. Average taxes in Sterling Green $20,938 Average association fees ...

By Marco Amidei
(RE/MAX Suburban )
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Creekside, Arlington Heights, Illinois - December 2018Creekside is a single family community built in mid 1980s by the Kennedy Group. Creekside features about 120 homes with floor plans ranging from 1,500 to 2,285 square feet of living space. Creekside is located on Schaefer off Nichols and Arli...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Pilgrim Joe's Cranberry Orange Relish During a visit to our local Trader Joe's store, we decided to try their Pilgrim Joe's Cranberry Orange Relish. We have enjoyed it with baked chicken, turkey and on sandwiches. We will get it again.   Dahlia, Bloomquist Globe, American Dahlia Society Show, Lon...

By Kim Anderson, We'll buy your house fast & give you cash for it.
(Kims Properties)
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Having a pool has its perks, but how often should you clean your pool? It is purely based on the ambiance and usage -- regular usage may pollute the water, while at the same time, unused water tends to accumulate dust and other pollutants. In any case, having a proper schedule to clean your pool ...

By John Herman, Licensed Illinois Managing Broker- Property up Inc
(Property Up Inc.)
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Real Estate In Carol Stream is a sellers’ market with low inventory of homes in Carol Stream and a lot of buyer interest. There is a 3.13 months supply of inventory on the market in Carol Stream on December 31, 1969.For More Info: Carol Stream Real Estate Market Update December 2018

(Chapman Hall Premier Realtors)
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Price, condition and terms are factors that any owner must consider when marketing their home.  Price is usually the easiest to adjust to compensate for shortcomings in location or condition of the home.  Improving the condition of the property is more time consuming but updates to kitchens, bath...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Doing the same thing and expecting different results creates perfect conditions for a classic case of insanity. This is the time of year when many of us are reviewing our performance in 2018. This time last year, what were your goals for 2018? How did you arrive at those goals? Were those goals w...

By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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Boston is considered, by many, to be the capital of New England. Boston is filled with world acclaimed hospitals, universities, museums, art galleries AND has an abundance of redheads. BUT, the one thing people identify with Boston is our language, some call it an accent. There's even a woman in ...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Italian Village / Short North / Mona Lisa Columbus 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: | A...

By Chuck Carstensen, Minnesota Real Estate Expert
(RE/MAX Results)
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Go from credit challenged to credit genius with this 16 week video series from Paragon Credit Services! This first video will show an overview on how your credit score works and how it can help you buy a home. Watch the video for full details!We would love the opportunity to assist with all of yo...

By James Wade, Tax attorney serving clients in Portland, ME
(Law Office of James D. Wade)
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IRS Collection Notices: What Do They Mean? My firm focuses on taxpayers in Portland, Maine with IRS tax problems. I frequently receive calls from panicked taxpayers regarding IRS collection notices they received in the mail. The person on the phone is deeply concerned, afraid of what the IRS may ...

By Summer Robertson, Your Gillette, WY Real estate Resource
(Team Properties Group, LLC)
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Great Horse Property With Lots of Potential!If you're looking for lots of land to spread out on, take a look at 9 Silver Hills Court.  Resting in the prairie grasslands of Wyoming, this house sits on 10.98 acres. With all of that room, there is plenty of space for additional buildings, your horse...

By Elisa Uribe Realtor #01427070, California Homes for Sale in the East Bay
(Golden Gate Sotheby's International)
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Monthly Market Activity for Single Family Homes in Alameda The Median Sale Price for homes in Alameda during November was $1,019,000 with thehighest number of units sold in the $1m-1.49m price range. The bay area continues to be a popular place to call home. If you are ready to search for your ne...

By Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate
(Baird & Warner Real Estate)
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NORTHFIELD HOME SALES for November 2018 4 homes closed in Northfield in November, 2 fewer than closed in October. The median home price was $676,000 for last month’s sales. The 7.4 month absorption rate shows a buyer’s market where inventory is on the high side and sales are sluggish. NORTHFIELD ...

By Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD, REALTORS® in Clark County, WA
(ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors)
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 The sellers of this property in Washougal would be the first to admit - this was an extremely challenging sale. When they ran out of funds - and incentive - their huge dream home was left unfinished. Even the Carriage House apartment over the garage was in need of some finishing touches. Therefo...

By Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA
(Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001)
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Sell My House in MD | Don’t Get Caught in the Rental Trap in 2019 Most real estate brokers and agents don't really have all the tools needed to provide 100% selling services to sellers that need to sell their houses  quick, for cash and at a fair price.   This is why we have integrated fully with...