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
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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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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
home staging central ct: Why Do All That? The House Probably Won't Sell - 01/05/11 12:18 PM
Are we giving up before we try? I did a staging consultation the other day for a sweet young couple. They need to sell their house so that they can be closer to family members who help out with their daycare needs. They have a great house that they really love - it's an older home and they've made some wonderful improvements to it. The listing agent asked me to talk to this couple about getting their house ready to sell. She felt the extra clutter and over-sized furniture was making this house feel smaller than it is. She was (10 comments)
home staging central ct: Are Open Houses a Waste of Time? Part I - 11/18/10 01:29 PM
Are Open Houses Simply a Waste of Time? Part I The real estate shows on HGTV sure make a big fuss over Open Houses. They would have us to believe that holding an Open House will always attract LOTS of home buyers. But the reality is, it doesn't always work that way. Most agents will agree that only a small percentage of homes are actually sold during an Open House. Many agents do Open Houses for the sole purpose of meeting future home buying clients. Some agents won't do Open Houses at all, because to them, they just (18 comments)
home staging central ct: Have You Taken the "Sniff Test" of Your Home? Part I - 10/23/10 07:59 PM
Nothing turns off buyers faster than ODORS. We tend to grow so accustomed to our own household smells that we don't even notice them any more. (Melissa McKinney provides a wonderful example of this in her post Wow! This Deal STINKS!!!!) Today I will be sharing with you 6 tips for keeping your house smelling it's best while it is on the market. Stay tuned for 6 more tips tomorrow... 12. Ask a friend or relative (that you trust will be truly HONEST with you) to smell around your house. This is the best way to identify the odors (10 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.