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
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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!
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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
2009 – A Real Estate Roller Coaster - 12/30/09 11:10 AM
2009 has not been an easy year for those in the real estate business. It wasn’t all doom and gloom like 2008, but it was no cakewalk either, as many of you can attest. The tough economy forced many REALTORS® out of the business, with NAR reporting total members at 1,135,924 (NAR Field Guide to Real Estate Statistics, August 2009), a more than 15% drop since the recession began (Field Guide to NAR Membership Statistics, 1908–Present).When 2009 began, there was little hope that this year would be any better than the last. With falling home prices, an unprecedented number of foreclosures, (2 comments)
Seasons Greetings! - 12/23/09 12:55 PM
It's that time of year again, and we just want to wish everyone a Happy Holiday Season! Best Wishes,iHOUSEweb, Inc. (1 comments)
Where are your listings? - 12/18/09 11:11 AM
Listing syndication has been a somewhat controversial topic in the real estate industry. Not sure what listing syndication is? Listing syndication is a somewhat new phenomenon, and the term "listing syndication" is even newer. It refers to the practice of agents posting their listings on third party home search websites like Yahoo! Real Estate, AOL Real Estate, Zillow, Trulia, Google Base, and many others. As part of their search process, millions of homebuyers and sellers visit these websites every month, in addition to the classic Realtor.com, MLS websites, franchise websites (like RE/MAX, Keller Williams, etc) and individual agent and broker websites. (1 comments)
Oh no! Not another domain name article! - 12/10/09 05:53 PM
Are you thinking, "Oh no! Not another article on choosing a domain name!"? Well, if so, just hold on for a minute. Sure there have been dozens (hundreds?) of articles written on what makes a great real estate domain name, but that's because your domain name is incredibly important! Just as "Location, location, location!" is key to a brick and mortar store, your domain name is key for your website. It can help jump-start your website by appealing to the search engines and it can bring more traffic (and business!) to your website. So instead of writing another article on choosing (0 comments)
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.