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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 

By Fred Griffin Tallahassee Real Estate, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Fred Griffin Real Estate)
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     On Friday, June 12th, ActiveRain owner Ben Kinney will give away $10,000, spread out to 6 lucky individuals     5 recipients will win $1000 and one lucky person will win $5000.     What do you have to do to win?     Sign up for the free Win Make Give Wealth Series, do the homework, then join...

By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 124
If you ever felt a little out of place with others around you welcome to the club. There is a funny expression, "You are unique, just like everyone else." When you grew up in your teenage years, your Mom would admonish you to "Behave YOURSELF!" Well other than learning right from wrong when you a...

By Ester Kozaczuk, Real Estate Professional serving the Bay Area
(Compass)
Comments 14
Posted onMay 20, 2019 by Compass Jobs Report: California sees largest monthly gain in two years According to the latest report from the state Employment Development Department, California added 46,000 jobs in April – the largest monthly gain since March 2017. While monthly job additions have var...

By George W. Jordan, Owner/Broker, Red Soil Real Estate Inc.
(Red Soil Real Estate Inc.)
Comments 3
 "LonelyPlanet" has rated the Maritime Provinces of Canada (Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, & New Brunswick) number 7 on the "TOP 10 List"for the best regions of the world to visit in 2012. http://www.lonelyplanet.com/europe/travel-tips-and-articles/76854The 3 Maritime Provinces of Canada are ...

By Mark Taylor Mortgages, 602-361-0707 #MarkTaylor #Awesomerates NMLS#207897
(and for 1st Time Buyers, Move Up Buyers & Investors )
Comments 5
This is my monthly blog section to keep you the community of Grayhawk and potential buyers interested in Grayhawk up to date as to how well our comuunity is doing: For an up to the minute accurate synopsis of what the market is doing and an accurate comparative market analysis of this community ...

By George W. Jordan, Owner/Broker, Red Soil Real Estate Inc.
(Red Soil Real Estate Inc.)
Comments 2
Governments of late have taken credit for injecting billions of dollars into large economies to add more jobs and less the risk of a recession or depression. Well, in a smaller but significent scale, Realtors are doing the same important task here in Prince Edward Island, Canada.One Example may h...

By Mark Taylor Mortgages, 602-361-0707 #MarkTaylor #Awesomerates NMLS#207897
(and for 1st Time Buyers, Move Up Buyers & Investors )
Comments 3
As most are aware there are 3 amazing subdivisions within Grayhawk as a whole each with their own character and style of home and amenities to be offered. Broken down as follows The Park at Grayhawk and The Retreat at Grayhawk which is all gated and has 2 sections The Raptor Retreat on the Rapto...

By Tom Pulsifer, Associate Broker
(GARDNER, REALTORS)
Comments 144
No. A tax credit is a dollar-for-dollar reduction in what the taxpayer owes. That means that a taxpayer who owes $8,000 in income taxes and who receives an $8,000 tax credit would owe nothing to the IRS.A tax deduction is subtracted from the amount of income that is taxed. Using the same example,...

By Carolyn Mantia, Excellence is our goal
(Clarity Street Realty)
Comments 47
In my search for the perfect place to blog I find myself overwhelmed with the endless options.  It is my hope that each of you who arrives at this blog today will stop and take a moment to comment and share some tips on blogging. #1  Where is your blog?  Blog Press, Active Rain etc etc #2 Why do ...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
Comments 24
Hello?  Mr. Listing Agent?  I'm here at your listing and I have a few questions.  I know it's a foreclosure, but do you have any history at all about the property?  Oh, and can you at least tell me if there are any offers?   Oh, you DO have offers?   Mutiple offers?  Nothing accepted?  Okay.  I w...

By Carolyn Mantia, Excellence is our goal
(Clarity Street Realty)
Comments 40
I have been driving this point home to the agents who work for me and the people I do business with daily.  The twitter bus is leaving the station and those who get on the bus now are going to get the "best" seats.Twitter is the fastest and easiest way to dig into the social networking scene.  Th...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
Comments 2
It wasn't soon after I moved into my current home twelve years ago when I began thinking about downsizing.  I was still in my 40's then. During my adult life up until that time, I kept wanting more and more and MORE. When you're in your 20's and 30's it's easy to believe that the only way to real...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
Comments 3
Is there good news on the horizon for Dutchess County homeowners?  Two mortgage representatives told me this week in separate conversations that the Dutchess County area is no longer deemed a declining market by the lenders they work for.  One rep was specific to state that the term being used no...

By Carol Culkin, ReeceNichols, Overland Park Residential Real Estate
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
Comments 9
Buying your first home?  And, you think you found a great Realtor.  Good.  So, what would cause you to question the home buying process?  Is it because your friends told you THIS, your parents told you THAT, and your cousin who just bought her first house three states away is telling you SOMETHIN...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 17
There's a joke about the pessimist and optimist arguing about whether a glass is half empty or half full and the pragmatist walking up, grabbing the glass and knocking it back and proclaiming that was good!  And of course the rest of us realize the glass was always refillable with whatever we pre...

By Craig Daniels, Technology Instructor/Project Consultant
(Tech Training for You!)
Comments 40
Well 2020 is a very tough year and you might add ActiveRain problems to the list of things that we aren't happy about. I'm not sure if anyone has figured out what went wrong, but all the June posts went POOF and perhaps never to return. Though AR staff has commented that they found the lost data,...

By Andy Brown-Climer School of Real Estate, The Best Real Estate School in Florida
(The Climer School of Real Estate)
Comments 0
Upcoming Real Estate Classes at The Climer School of Real Estate - End of July and August and September 2020  Upcoming Real Estate Classes at The Climer School of Real Estate - End of July and August and September 2020 Everyone seems to be getting their Real Estate license and almost everyone is ...

By Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 13
 8978 Furrow AveEllicott City 21042MLS MDHW272130Patapsco Park Estates Saturday, July 25  OPEN HOUSE3-4        This is a bright light-filled home waiting for a buyer who wants and demands perfection. Unique in many ways this home needs to be seen. It’s a Rancher with high ceilings wood floors, a ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 33
 This Week...So Much Change Change is a part of life and we’ve all had major doses of change this year.  If you do not change direction, you may end up where you are heading. Lao TzuWith the school year approaching, parents and teachers are trying to figure out what will be best for not just the ...

By Beth and Richard Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer)
Comments 4
  Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood.     Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. - Marie CurieThe only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for enough good men to do nothing. - Edmund Burke All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of go...