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 Brad Thomsen, Real Estate Services
(Big Bear Realty)
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Click below to watch: Are Your Neighbors Spying On You?...  Make sure to watch the video embedded in this vBlog:  Are Your Neighbors Spying On You?...  by clicking the image above.  Connect with me on:   LinkedIn - Brad Thomsen                       For Professional Real Estate Services contact;B...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Cherry kitchen cabinets are gaining popularity very fast in real estate. This is because of the numerous benefits associated with it. A majority of homeowners who have used cherry kitchen cabinets enjoy having these cabinets in their homes.However, there are valid concerns about using this wood c...

By Wayne Martin, Real Estate Broker - Retired
(Wayne M Martin)
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Trivia question answers for Monday January 25, 20211. Which is considered the fifth sense? Touch2. Do ants sleep? No3. What artist said, "Every child is an artist"? Pablo Picasso4. Who said "Too much of a good thing can be wonderful"? Mae WestTrivia questions for Tuesday January 26, 20211. Which ...

By Micheal John
(Micheal John)
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Although many of you might buy your house furniture the moment you set your eyes on a furniture piece that you like, it is better to take a wiser route. Buying household furniture can be quite challenging, especially a dining table, and it might look like an easy job, but in reality, it is nothin...

By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
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In the HOT CRAZY Northern Virginia housing market as a home buyer or a home seller do you wonder Why the Real Estate Deals Fail? Why the home is back on the market? What went wrong with the real estate transaction that the house is back on the market.Here are the top 5 reasons a Real Estate Deal ...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Vacasa)
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By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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LSSU 2021 List of Banished Words...Want to Add Any? Every year since 1976, Lake Superior State University has published a list of words that should be avoided because they are  “overworked, redundant, oxymoronic, clichéd, illogical, nonsensical — and otherwise ineffective, baffling, or irritating...

By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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First-time business owners have a million different concerns. Figuring out how to operate your business, Learning about your P&L, setting up your marketing plan, the list goes on and on.One of the biggest concerns in your new business is establishing your physical location. You will need to find ...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
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                           "As Every Thread of Gold is Valuable, so is Every Moment of Time."                                                                 (from Fortune Cookie)                                  This post is dedicated to Laura Cerrano for her Feng Shui wisdom. I took this photo ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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🈚▐►SUMMERVILLE DWMH w Land 3bd-2ba Move-in Ready Upscale Residential Neighborhood 29483Includer Half Acre Manicured Lot, All Appliances, Finished Workshop/Storage Sheet, Compete Privacy Fenced Yard. ★ ★  See PROPERTY BUYER  VIP and This HOME  at:🈚▐►WholeSale Buyer Values:http://www.SCInvestmentPr...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Charles Stallions Real Estate Creative Ways to Use That Spare Bedroom If you’re lucky enough to have a spare bedroom, you may want to think of it less as a rarely used landing spot for guests or a place to store extra ‘stuff,’ and more as a blank canvas – a pleasant spot you can use for rest, rel...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Here is the north Texas real estate market update as of 1/26/2021.New properties for sale 254Back on the market listings 108Price decrease listings 118Price increase 255Active kick out 13Active option contract 491Active contingent 90Pending listings 631Sold listings 383Expired listings 14Cancelle...

By Charles Stallions, 800-309-3414 - Pensacola, Pace or Gulf Breeze, Fl.
(Charles Stallions Real Estate Services )
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Pensacola Florida: Has 2020 Killed These 3 Home Design Trends?Americans expect things from a 24/7 home that they don’t from an after-I-get-home-from-work home. Sterile, open-design trends seem to be quickly falling out of favor.  Read more Pensacola's Real Estate Q&A? What is Title Insurance, Esc...

By Rocky Dickerson, Superior Service!
(Realty One Group)
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Once upon a time on a radio station (we had those back before we invented the wheel), you know what would be what. The Bee Gees would be the Bee Gees and AC/DC would be AC/DC and never the two would intermingle or become confused with one another.Then came the computer, the Internet, YouTube and ...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: Grave Secrets by Kathy Reichs Grave Secrets (2002) is a novel featuring forensic anthropologist Temperance Brennan by The New York Times bestselling American author Kathy Reichs. Dolores and I enjoyed this book and recommend it for your reading list. We still have a lot of bo...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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In marketing luxury or any other section of real estate, there are many ways to find a niche in your marketplace that you can dominate.  Here are a couple suggestions for obvious opportunities.. Sometimes, the best opportunities for niche marketing are right under your nose. Does it bother you wh...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Here is the Houston Association of REALTORS® real estate market update as of January 26, 2021New properties for sale 334Back on market listings 87Price decrease listings 160Price increase listings 241Option pending listings 400Pending continue to show 78Pending listings 370Listings that have sold...

By Victoria Carter Guaranteed Services, TwoMoveYou
(TwoMoveYou Guaranteed Real Estate Brokered by Century 21 Percy Fulton Ltd., Brokerage)
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Don't wait to buy Real Estate in Northumberland County... Buy Real estate and WAIT!  Learn about Real estate investments with professional realtors Victoria Carter (Broker) and Kirk Rickman (Sales Representative) with TwoMoveYou Guaranteed Real Estate Services from Century 21 Percy Fulton Ltd., B...
Many sellers are often reluctant to get their homes inspected before they list it for sale. For buyers, a home inspection is a necessity, and sometimes, they have a better chance of out-negotiating sellers when sellers refuse to inspect their homes.The real estate professionals at McCollum Realty...

By inboundREM Market Updates
(InboundREM)
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San Antonio, Oakland, CA Community PostCommunity and Real Estate InformationSan Antonio is an urban neighborhood in the city of Oakland, California. Borders of the neighborhood include 14h Avenue to the northwest, E 21st Street, 23rd Avenue, Foothill Boulevard to the northeast, and Sausal Creek t...
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