Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
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This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join the
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see. Let it
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AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
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Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
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Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
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Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
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These state pages or hyper-local pages provide content directly related to a specific geographical location.
State, County, City and Neighborhood pages make it easy for consumers to find what they're looking for.
Post your listings, school information, local events, market reports and more
Consumers peruse these pages for information
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
HOW DO YOU GET TO CARNEGIE HALL? - 11/16/07 10:06 AM
HOW DO YOU GET TO CARNEGIE HALL? PRACTICE, PRACTICE, PRACTICE. Real estate as a career, what a concept. The gurus of real estate are now saying that 20-30% of the agents currently in the business will not renew their license next year. WHAT A SHAME. The market is not flat it is just different. Agents can no longer be order takers that go to the office and wait for the phone to ring or for the next walk in buyer or seller. Investing in your future in real estate does not mean buying calendars or other promotional give aways it means going (8 comments)
DON'T SLAM THE COMPETITION - 11/08/07 09:01 AM
I just commented on an AR blog that compared business models by slamming their "discount" competitor. This is a major problem in our business. First, it may be a viloation of the Anti Trust laws regarding group boycotts. Second, it is a violation of our code of ethics. We are not to make false statements about our competition. If you have never worked for a particular company how do you KNOW what it is they do and don't do? I made the point to the author of that blog that Nordstroms does not slam Walmart in their ads they simply expand (23 comments)
GOING ONCE, GOING TWICE, SOLD...HOW TO OVERPAY FOR A PROPERTY - 11/05/07 11:10 AM
OK so now Auctionis the new rage in buying property. I just saw a story on the morning news cast about how many buyers are getting great deals at auctions. Well here is my personal experience from last week. I attended an auction for some land owned by ENRON. First, the auction company had three employees that were straigt out of GLEN GARY GLEN ROSS. Hard sell hucksters in cheap suits that got in peoples faces while they were bidding in an attempt to push up the price. Second, the people bidding on the properties did not even understand the process and (7 comments)
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