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 Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Book Recommendation: The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty by S. Barry The Whereabouts of Eneas McNulty (1998) is a work of historical Irish fiction with the story of Eneas McNulty by award winning Irish author Sebastian Barry. Dolores and I enjoyed this novel and recommend it for your reading list. C...

By Joe Petrowsky, Your Mortgage Consultant for Life
(Mortgage Consultant, Right Trac Financial Group, Inc. NMLS # 2709)
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“Renovation Mortgages Invaluable”    Morning Joe,The renovations at my house were almost but not quite done when the lockdown started in March. The work is now done. This afternoon the contractor and the building inspector will come to look at the house and the renovations will then be officially...

By Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543, Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line
(Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400)
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If you had read James Dray post two days ago about William Michael Broad you would know who we are featuring today. Interesting fact I also grew up in Stanmore, but never knew William or rather Billy Idol. Here he is singing Dancing with myself    Here he is singing Sweet Sixteen   He has aged a ...

By Rocky Dickerson, Superior Service!
(Realty One Group)
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I actually don’t recall what made me do it, but shortly after I graduated high school I asked my parents to let me make them dinner. I decided to make Cornish game hens. I really don’t remember much of my recipe that day. I just remember our dining room and all of us enjoying the meal together th...

By Richard Weeks, REALTOR®, Broker
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Here is the North Texas  Real Estate market update as of 10/22/2020.  New properties for sale 386Back on market listings 128 Price decrease listings 239Price Increase listings 36 Active kick out listings 10Active option contract 302Active contingent listings 56Pending listings 348Sold listings 40...

By Keith Jones, CPA, I help GOOD FOLKS solve IRS tax problems & restore
(Keith Jones, CPA TheCPATaxProblemSolver)
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   More than 62% of Millennials stress about their finances on a weekly basis. Often, that stress leads to procrastination on more than just paying bills. People with financial stress often put off going to the doctor, buying food, or paying taxes. Tax season anxiety is real. And if you've not pa...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy
(Napa Consultants)
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Pictured above is the cover of a bar of Uganda Chocolate.  We were drawn by the vivid colors of the packaging. Akin to wine which is prized for its terroir (soil origin) the same has been happening in the chocolate world at large.  These days, a single origin bar is priced at $7 to $25. Enter Tra...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS, South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!
(Fathom Realty Washington LLC)
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Paul Henderson, Fathom Realty doing business in Mason County for 21 years  There is nothing stronger in the world than gentleness!Han Suyin  Here are some examples of what is available at this time (Subject to prior sale) See the Hartstene Pointe Active Home Listings HERE See Hartstene Pointe Act...

By Keith Jones, CPA, I help GOOD FOLKS solve IRS tax problems & restore
(Keith Jones, CPA TheCPATaxProblemSolver)
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How teleworking is impacting your tax obligations during the COVID-19 pandemicAs the COVID-19 outbreak continues, many employers are continuing to encourage or require their employees to work from home (i.e., telework).Such remote working arrangements could potentially have tax implications that ...

By James Dray, Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results
(Fathom Realty)
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David J. Icove was born in Akron, Ohio back in 1949.  He graduated from Shaker Heights High School in 1967.  He continued his education at the University of Tennessee and the University of Maryland.  He was hired by the Federal Bureau of Investigation, National Center for the Analysis of Violent ...

By E. Steve Banis, Jr., http://www.SouthCarolinaHomesInc.com
(South Carolina Homes Inc.)
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By David Jackson, MBA, Financial lending analyst
(Olympus Labs)
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The quote 'If you want something done well, do it yourself' was born of inspiration and the resounding strength in conviction to rely on yourself to achieve victory no matter what the task. These words belong to Napoleon Bonaparte, you could say he achieved success and sits comfortably at the coo...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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This question comes up frequently with buyers. I found this article at Realty Times that offers great information to everyone who wants to better understand their creditworthiness and may be looking to purchase a home now or in the near future. I do know that the credit rating companies have cha...

By Jeff Masich-Scottsdale AZ Associate Broker,MBA,GRI, Arizona Homes and Land Group/ Buy or Sell
(HomeSmart Real Estate)
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Are there still lender or bank owned homes are available for sale in the Phoenix metro area market? The answer is yes, 15 this week. Not as many any more though. Read on for details... These homes are also known as REO (Real Estate Owned) and have gone through a trustee auction process and have b...
If you’ve ever felt the frustration of listing a house without getting any offers, you might be wondering how to get rid of a house that won’t sell.Do you have a house that sat on the market without piquing the interest of buyers? Then you’ve probably already spent time, money, and energy to try ...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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If you want to make sure that your properties are well run and taken care of, you need to find a great property manager. But what characteristics make for a great manager? Here are some of the things that you should be looking for.  1. They Understand the Market The most important thing is that t...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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Looking to renovate your home in the coming new year? If so, you're probably looking for some ideas to improve your home's look, add more utility, and add new features. Here are nine different renovations that you can try.  1. Shower Upgrades You can get more out of your shower than you thought. ...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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1. Plan, plan and plan some moreEasily the most effective item on our list, and therefore in the top spot, we have the penultimate stress solution; planning! When you appropriately plan your bathroom renovations, you don’t have to worry about figuring things out on the fly. You also don’t have to...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
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We certainly have come a very long way when it comes to the homes in which we live. Way back when our shelters were little more than straw huts and caves. It wasn’t too long before we started to build more elaborate shelters, of course, and today’s modern homes are truly something to marvel at. ...

By Richa Nayyar
(Coming service)
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What I am going to reveal to you are some basictruths about Real Estate investing - truths that maytotally affect the Real Estate investments you havenow - and certainly I intend to modify the way youdo Real Estate investing in the future.Let's get right to it - and into the heart of the realesta...
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