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 Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team
(Elite Home Sales Team OC)
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  This weeks report on home values for Corona del Mar and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Corona del Mar Realtor Tim Lorenz. The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 3.6 percent, new homes are up 18.2 percent and resale condos are up 4.5 percent. The sale...

By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Hide-A-Way Hills Club/Hocking Hills Hide A Way Hills Market Update November 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 8 | Average List Price: $314,713 | Average SQFT: 2,219 | Average Price Per SQFT: $157 | Average Taxes: $3,104 | Average DOM: 51 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 3 | Average List...

By Tim Lorenz, 949 874-2247
(TIM LORENZ - Elite Home Sales Team)
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Mission Viejo Home Values 11/18/2018 This weeks report on home values for Mission Viejo and surrounding areas homes is prepared by a Mission Viejo Realtor Tim Lorenz. The report shows the Orange County Median Prices for resale homes were up 3.6 percent, new homes are up 18.2 percent and resale co...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI, Selling Homes Changing Lives
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Inspirational Thoughts for 11/18/18by Patricia Feager This post is dedicated to members here on ActiveRain who recently lost loved ones to cancer and to all members on ActiveRain who have been impacted by cancer directly or indirectly because of family, loved ones, friends, neighbors, and/or busi...

By Will Hamm, "Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"
(Hamm Homes)
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Prep Time: 20 mins Total Time: 50 mins Yields: 10 servings   Ingredients: One bag Sister Schubert's® Dinner Yeast Rolls (10 rolls) 6 tbsp. unsalted butter, plus more melted, for brushing rolls 3 garlic cloves, minced 1 1/2 lb. (36 – 30 count) small raw peeled and deveined shrimp, defrosted and d...

By Sheri Sperry - MCNE®, (928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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 Sedona Fall ColorSame Tree 15 Years Ago  Our First Thanksgiving in SedonaJapanese Maple 2003This time of year when Thanksgiving is less than a handful of days away, I always marvel  that our fall color peaks around Thanksgiving. The last few Thanksgivings, we have enjoyed the color that has alre...

By Elaine Schaefer, R, BIC, CRS, GRI, ABR, SFR
(RE/MAX Kauai Princeville Resort Branch)
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Aloha from Princeville Kauai!It was another slow week for condos, with no new escrows and one sale. Of course, with Thanksgiving coming up, we don’t expect much activity. Here is your update:New Listings623067 CND A 1 $635,000 4-5-4-5-23-25 FS PLANTATION #711 1,153 sqft 2 2.00622279 CND A 3 $739,...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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Message on a church readerboard:"Honk if you love Jesus. Text while driving if you want to meet him."Texting is such an easy and convenient way to send a quick message to someone immediately.  It can be sent at the senders convenience and received at the receivers convenience.  We all use it, rig...

By John M. Acaron, BSME, CMI - Master Home Inspector & Mold Assessor
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By Christopher Lotte, Central Ohio Realtor, 614-390-9243
(Key Realty)
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Victorian Village Columbus Market Update November 2018 Active Listings: Total Listings: 7 | Average List Price: $481,771 | Average SQFT: 1,999 | Average Price Per SQFT: $481 | Average Taxes: $5,887 | Average DOM: 48 In-Contract Listings: Total Listings: 7 | Average List Price: $285,814 | Average...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Yesterday I posted a question on our Q&A site. It was a question from one of my clients whose home I sold five years ago. She is now ready to sell her current home and is asking...How long to keep documents from that previous sale? Checking the responses.. there was a ton of answers from over 4o...

By Svetlana Stolyarova, Local-n-Global Realty, Broker 216-548-4663
(Local-n-Global Realty, Cleveland and International Real Estate Solution)
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Visit The "Local-n-Global" Realty websiteThe City OF Maple Heights Planning & Zoning Commission had a meeting on Monday, 11/12/18 at 6:30 PM. There was a medium level of activity on the Maple Heights real estate market this week. 6 single family homes were listed for sale. 2 apartments were liste...

By Associate Broker Falmouth MA Cape Cod Heath Coker, Heath Coker Robert Paul Properties Falmouth MA
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Cape Cod Real Estate Sets New All-Time Median Price.According to preliminary data released on Friday November 16th,  Cape Cod Real Estate Sets New All-Time Median Price.  The Cape Cod and Islands Association of REALTORS® (CCIAOR) reported a $49,900 increase over last October's median price for si...

By Andy Brown-Climer School of Real Estate, The Best Real Estate School in Florida
(The Climer School of Real Estate)
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By Lisa Bear (RE/MAX REALTY CENTER) Waukesha,MilwWI Real Estate 2628935555
(Buyers Agent/Luxury/Lake/REO, listing package options)
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Jefferson County Real Estate NewsIxonia, WI The following MLS information is for October 2018.For the month of October there were 10 Single Family homes sold.There are currently 21 active listings, 0 new listing, 1 pending listing. The average price for a home SOLD is $302,186Average time on the ...

By Joan Cox, Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time
(Metro Brokers - House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373)
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 My closer at Stewart Title always visits family for vacations, and always tell me - "wish I could take trips to a different destination".    She has a lot of family, and that is how they spend their vacations.    I am just the opposite, don't have any family, so plan trips to destinations that i...

By Everest Vaught, Myrtle Beach Real Estate
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Beachfront Condos For Sale In Myrtle Beach, SCHello everyone, and welcome to todays blog/article.  We are here discuss beachfront condos for sale in Myrtle Beach, SC.  Certainly we could all agree, Myrtle Beach is among the nations top vacation destinations.  With that being said , there are seve...

By Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®, Giving Back With Each Home Sold!
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Big Bend WI Homes for Sale | Market Report October 2018Discover the enthralling village of Big Bend WI!The village of Big Bend, Wisconsin was named for the river bend and has a total area of 3.15 square miles. It is located in southeastern Waukesha County bordered by the Fox River on the south an...

By Brian Madigan, LL.B., Broker
(RE/MAX West Realty Inc., Brokerage (Toronto))
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Pre-Closing Inspection (Ontario)Question:If it’s not mentioned in the Agreement of Purchases and Sale, May the Buyer see the property before closing?Answer:Whether stated or not stated, the Buyer has a common law right of inspection before closing. This is to determine whether or not there are an...

By Scott Godzyk, One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents
(Godzyk Real Estate Services)
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It was a strange kind of Saturday. Maybe I made a mistake telling one of my clients I ordered extra pickles on my sub and literally got a jars worth early this week. Pickle stains on your dress shirt can give it away quick. Here in the Manchester NH area it was a crazy busy kind of Real Estate d...