Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others. or start your own and
get others to join
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
Curious as to what others in your profession think about a certain product or tool?
AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
so you can be a bit wiser about your purchase.
Broken down by categories and subcategories for easy finds
Get an unfiltered look at what real users are saying
Leave a review yourself for others to benefit from
Add new products as you use them and gain points for doing so
ActiveRain University (ARU) provides free on-line training. We coach, consult and support real estate professionals about real estate trends, technology and social media.
ARU Calendar provides class types and registration links
Watch short tutorials on updating your photo, inserting a hyperlink and much more
Sign up for the Daily Drop so you don't miss out on AR's daily happenings
Find answers to most FAQ's
Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
Brand, off the wall, specific subject matters…whatever it is you're looking for.
Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
And if by chance you don't find what you're looking for, start a new group today!
Get your content in front of more eyes
Search by location or type
Feel free to start your own group
Find some that are close to home and close to heart
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.
Play the teacher role and help someone out today
Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
Ask a question yourself to get help
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
Turn Facebook Into A Prospecting Machine - 11/29/09 08:50 PM
If you are one of the 10's of thousands of REALTORS to already create a Facebook profile, you may be enjoying networking with your old high school friends, family and industry colleagues. Facebook can be addictingly fun, and can take up an enormous amount of time in your day if you let it, but is it working for you as a prospecting tool? Are you making money from the time that you invest 'playing' on Facebook. Since NAR studies show that 74% of an agent's business will on average come from there sphere-of-influence (SOI), we at the Professional Realty Council (PRC) (48 comments)
How many times have you heard stories like this: A neighborhood in Anytown, USA is being served by one or more veteran REALTORS who really know the community and market place. They might be with a recognized brand, have a sterling track record and they leave a flag at the end of your walkway each July 4th. They serve their customers well because they are knowledgeable and offer value because of it. Then, along comes the new guy. Blankets the neighborhood with glossy postcards, billboards and Open House signs. Within a few months his listings start popping up all over and (3 comments)
While National Brands Misfire - Upstart Real Estate Network Grabs Market Share - 11/18/09 12:12 AM
What is the purpose of creating a brand? Maybe a better question is what would happen in our modern economy if brands didn't exist? That is, what if all products and services simply were called by their generic name? Kleenex was Tissue. Pepsi was Cola Drink. Ritz-Carlton was Hotel. Big Mac was Hamburger Sandwich. In all of these cases, from a consumer's perspective there would be no differentiation from one product to another in their respective product categories. Even if one product offering was far superior to its competitors, there would be no way for the consumers to identify which product it was simply (3 comments)
After 15 years helping buyers and sellers with their real estate needs in the Valley of the Sun, I am venturing out to launch my own company on December 1, 2009 - based right here in Arcadia, Arizona. As a licensee of the Professional Realty Council® (PRC®), I am opening my own office as broker/owner based on their consumer friendly national brand. Since PRC's brand is consumer driven with strong demand, I am currently looking for top agents who want to share in the opportunity to offer PRC's value added services. This is a venture that (0 comments)
Living In Arcadia is a community forum to discuss the great quality of life, people, schools, and real estate in the Arcadia, Arizona area. I invite you to join in to each discussion, or to suggest other topics that may add to the quality of life in our great community.
Disclaimer: ActiveRain Corp. does not necessarily endorse the real estate agents, loan officers and brokers listed on this site. These real estate profiles, blogs and blog entries are provided here as a courtesy to our visitors to help them make an informed decision when buying or selling a house. ActiveRain Corp. takes no responsibility for the content in these profiles, that are written by the members of this community.