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
The World is Rapidly Changing - 11/25/08 07:35 PM
It's official - We are now in a tough market in the Houston area. We have been able to say that the downturn in the market did not affect our area for most of the year. Foreclosures were almost exclusively in small pockets of our marketplace. Homes that were priced well and staged well were selling in less than two weeks in the desireable communities. Then IKE hit us! You wouldn't think that a hurricane could adversely affect the market. After all, we heard stories of housing shortages in New Orleans after Katrina. The prices in nearby towns shot up quickly (2 comments)
Finally, a book on how to Twitter well - 11/25/08 06:15 PM
Although it is really not complicated or hard to learn Twitter, it is a constant stream of discovery. Like ActiveRain, I set up a profile more than a month before I actually did anything with it. Then four days ago I started actually "Tweeting". BEWARE: It can really become addictive very quickly. I have exercised constraint but still have spent more time than I planned...but I have almost 100 followers in less than 4 days. I'm impressed. Today, I discovered a wonderful resource for Basic Twitter 101. In this blog post Michael Hyatt gives very detailed instruction about how to use (3 comments)
Faiths Together celebrated a wonderful 10th anniversary last night! I was so honored to be a part of the event - in the choir comprised of a people from diverse cultures and faiths. It was awesome!!!
This event is yet one more example of why The Woodlands is such a wonderful place to live...an enriching experience for children and adults alike. From the prelude song "We Gather Together" and the sounding of the Shofar to the concluding song of "Let There Be Peace On Earth", this community set an example for the world. In its 10th (2 comments)
Be careful where your WORDS are scattered! I read a fable a few days ago and it reminded me of many conversations here on Active Rain. See if you can see the "moral of the story." A peasant had a troubled conscience and sought the help of the village sage. He was concerned about some gossip that he had spread about a friend. Not only did he regret that he would be a party to such slander, but he also found that the gossip was untrue. He asked that the sage give him some way to make amends. The (5 comments)
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