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By Kenneth Cole, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
(Weichert Realtors Appleseed Group, 2043 Richmond Ave. S.I.N.Y. 10314. office phone 718-698-9797, Appleseedhomes.com -)
Comments 1
Catholics Do Not Worship  body parts of  dead SaintsAs was reported today  Sunday April 7, 2019 in my local print newspaper The Staten Island Advance by an Associated Press reporter Verena Dobnik.I do wish she would research her information better.  This is just sloppy journalism. I have a very g...

By Rich Jacobson, Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker
(Fathom Realty West Sound)
Comments 78
Okay, so we're working through the guidelines, and one of the areas that we are most definitely going to revise/clarify BIG TIME is in regards to what constitutes SPAM.(Can I get a loud, collective 'AMEN!" from the ActiveRain Choir?)Just so we are all on the same page here:The first point of our ...

By Ed Junker, Good neighbor, great Realtor.
(Re/Max Crown Realty)
Comments 7
Till now I have been adding rentals as fast as I have been renting them but I expect that to change in the coming weeks as the winter season approaches. I still have one three bedroom pool home in the lovely gated community of Collier Club near the sebastian Golf Course and the rivers available a...

By Ed Junker, Good neighbor, great Realtor.
(Re/Max Crown Realty)
Comments 6
Statistics would seem to indicate that we have seen the bottom of this market and our day to day business is supporting this indication.  Non-short sale inventories of homes here are down in the six months supply range again and moving nicely.  Short sale homes still represent a significant porti...

By Kym Talbert, Corona's Preferred Realtor - KymT.com
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
The new Corona Transit Center is now open to the public! This project developed an empty 2.1-acre site into a bus transit terminal, with an 8-bay bus plaza and a 26-stall parking lot. The location of the facility is adjacent to the Corona North Main Street Metrolink Station on the corner of N. Ma...

By Kym Talbert, Corona's Preferred Realtor - KymT.com
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
NATIONAL ASSICIATION OF REALTORS LAUNCHES CAMPAIGN TO HELP MILITARY FAMILIES WITH HOMEOWNERSHIP!  In a recent release, NAR reported: "HouseLogic, a free, comprehensive consumer website about all aspects of homeownership, today launched Operation Home Relief, a new Facebook Causes campaign. The ca...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
Comments 66
You might be surprised to know that more than 3.4 billion fake emails are sent around the globe each day. What does this mean? It means that almost every company out there is vulnerable to cybercrimes in the form of “spoofing” and “phishing.” On top of this, most companies out there have not prot...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 32
I've been contributing to the Ask An Ambassador series of posts for almost 7 years.  Every Tuesday I look for something I can blog about that will hopefully educate, shorten a learning curve, prevent someone from making a mistake, or just explaining how certain things work.Chances are I've hit so...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 24
A similar post was written back in 2008 and is still relevant today. Years ago, a buyer called to see one of my properties for the second time. When I told her the home went under contract a few days before, this buyer was surprised and even acted shocked. "I have been watching this listing for a...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 16
 In a recent post, I talked about the perfect client.Instead of describing the perfect buyer or the perfect seller, I made an exclusive list of favorite clients...many who are now friends. Too many to choose just one or two. When you hear me describing properties and buyers, I'm talking about bei...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 31
Contest? What Contest?? How to Find Monthly Contests. Contests/Challenges are fun and typically we have at least one each month at ActiveRain. Years ago, I can remember when there were 2 contests going on in one month! (Scroll down a bit if you want to cut to the chase and find out where to find ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 10
 Anyone being in Real Estate for any length of time has experienced either buyer or seller remorse.Not possible to prevent, but there are a few steps you can take.   Do not rush anyone into a decision, not even in a hot market, with multiple bids. It can come back to bite you.Ask questions and as...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 42
I came home from Egypt a bit sick and struggling to kick a cough. Yesterday was difficult but I paid attention, had chicken soup and got a lot of sleep so today is a bit better. My little pup Chico is suffering from what appears to be cancer on his lower jaw. I am struggling with what to do to he...

By Marte Cliff, Your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 10
About 20 years ago my husband built a very odd custom home for a gentleman. This man, in his 60’s, had relocated to our community with his employers, who built ham radios and Morse Code keys.He had specific ideas about how he wanted his house, and it was odd for two reasons:The entry door from th...

By Ralph Mark Maupin, Michigan Real Estate Investors Host
(National Real Estate Network, LLC)
Comments 1
 Todd Chunn walks you through a Detroit Home and shows you...  How to get the Max Profit on an investment home with very small rehab costs.  Putting the top $ rehab cost with the new Kitchen, new carpet, and new everything is not always the best choice for Net Profit for you  Watch this step by s...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
Comments 9
On November 27, 2019, FreddieMac reported that the housing market will continue to grow, and home sales will rise to between 6.0 to 6.1 million in 2019, then expected increase to 6.2 million in 2020 and 2021.The annual rates for home price growth will continue to 3.2% in 2019, forecast to 2.9% in...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 36
Yesterday, I left Egypt and returned home after ten glorious days of learning about, and reveling in a culture not unlike my own. I hadn't thought much about going to Egypt but when this opportunity presented itself I jumped on it and I am so glad I did. My guide, Neveen, was extraordinary: knowl...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
Comments 11
In this series of posts, we're examining how you can raise the bar on the section of your blog post called the blog signature. This is your mini-bio that immediately follows every blog post that answers the question "who was it that just wrote this post?" Hopefully by an amazing post content, yo...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 26
I just got home after two weeks away. It is like sliding into me base. I am dirty and worn but happt to here. I left Cairo this morning where it was 80. It is cold here and there are 20 inches of snow here. I will share more of my trip later but for now, it is just good to be home.

By Ann Nguyen, Lake Tahoe Truckee Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty of California, Inc.)
Comments 3
If Saturday is for fun, Sunday is perfect for relaxing and restoring some energy for the new week ahead. Enjoy the weekend everyone! #AnnNguyen #HomesinTruckee #realestateincalifornia #tahoe #weekend #weekendvibes#TahoeDonnerTruckeeCAHomesforSale #openhouse #realestate #homesforsale