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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 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
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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
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Lost Marketing ideas? - 07/30/09 11:14 PM
With the amount of different ways out there to market some of the old ground pounders know that a good source is to market to your local businesses. Don't forget that the bigger businesses have a HR person which would be a wealth of knowledge in all personal in their company. Not only would you have access to the current employees but the ones that are moving into town. Get in good with them you are a shoe in to be at the top of the HR's mind one someone needs to purchase or sell their home.
For the Veterans that are currently already in a VA Home Loan you can refinance your current VA Mortgage and get into a lower interest rate. The perks are: No appraisal No Income Verification No Asset Verfiication Closing costs are minimual compared to a full blown refinance. You only need to be current on your mortgage and you are eligible for the VA Streamline loan. Don't keep paying the higher interest rate. Check the VA Loan Eligibility. (0 comments)
VA Home Loans - 07/08/09 02:33 PM
VA Loans are still a great loan to use if you have a client is a veteran. Some loan officers will argue that there are better programs out there. Here are some benefits: Still 100% financing Great Rates No mortgage insurance No credit score minumum Seller can pay 4% in seller concessions on top of 4% of sales price towards judgements, furniture, paying down liabilities. If currently in a VA Loan you can do a rate reduction VA Streamline (keeps from all the closing costs) Just make sure your client is VA Eligible. Here is some history on VA Home Loans. (4 comments)
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