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
so you can be a bit wiser about your purchase.
Broken down by categories and subcategories for easy finds
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ActiveRain University (ARU) provides free on-line training. We coach, consult and support real estate professionals about real estate trends, technology and social media.
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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.
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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.
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
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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
faq: Smart Home Sellers Ignore Pre-Qualified Homebuyers - 02/02/11 09:04 AM
With so many real estate terms floating around the internet, home sellers are often misguided when it comes to understanding what they mean. One great example can be seen when it comes to mortgage loans; home sellers need to be wary of prequalified homebuyers who appear as if they are ready, willing, and able to close on a property. But are they? The fact is, the terms “prequalified” and “preapproved” are used interchangeably quite often, and this is a gross oversight when it occurs. While there are various interpretations and definitions of either term, experienced real estate professionals want home sellers (6 comments)
An interesting trend appears to be occurring in the reader questions that I receive at the Tallahassee Real Estate Blog. In the past, most questions were submitted by homebuyers, and the questions were usually relating to the purchase of a home. But now, home sellers are starting to spring up with questions of their own. They want to understand the different aspects of selling a home, and determining the asking price is near the top of the list. Recently, home seller “Shawn” dropped me a note asking: Joe, how much margin for negotiation should I include in my asking price? (9 comments)
faq: Video Explains The Reasons Why Your Home Is Not Selling - 01/29/11 04:03 AM
ActiveRain and Kodak have created a video contest in an attempt to get more rainer's using video. This parallel's a major goal of mine for 2011, so I have created a Real Estate Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ) page on my website, and a new channel on YouTube (www.youtube.com/realestatefaq). My first video frequently asked question is about the reasons why a home is not selling. I would love any feedback, both here and on my new YouTube Channel. While you are there, please subscribe! The Reasons Why Your Home Is Not Selling
This post is written as a submission to (8 comments)
faq: Why Your Home Is Not Selling - 01/11/11 08:05 AM
We receive questions from readers all the time, and some of them are very unique and perhaps do not make the best "blog fodder" because of the situational aspects of the questions. But we also receive some questions that make for great blogging, like today's question from "Matt" who is a frustrated homeowner who's home is on the market, listed with a real estate agent, and among other things wants to know why is my home not selling? Matt, All it takes is a simple review of Marketing 101 For Real Estate to know what questions to ask of yourself (8 comments)
faq: How To Make Market Graphs For Your Blog - 07/20/08 01:24 PM
This is long over due. Ever since I posted a blog on how to use Microsoft Excel to create market graphs, I have been thinking about doing an instructional video for Active Rain members. Finally, I have it posted! If you have been wondering if you could be posting useful charts and graphs in a real estate blog, you can! Here is all you need to know about creating simple charts using Microsoft Excel. Watch the video and let me know what you think! If you would like to see examples of real estate market graphs or if you want some (72 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.