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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Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
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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.
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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
Farm your niche market and cover all the happenings in your neighborhood
STRAWBERRIES AT ONLY 5 CENTS A QUART! - 04/28/11 02:18 PM
Wouldn’t you love to buy fresh strawberries at only 5 cents a quart? Who wouldn’t? But of course you can’t. In fact, you couldn’t even buy them at that price during World War II, when 5 cents a quart was the official price controlled by the government. And of course, that is the point, and is why Nobel Prize economist, Milton Friedman, liked to use this example to show why free market pricing is better than government control. He would observe that it is far better for something to be expensive and obtainable, than for it to be cheap and unavailable. (0 comments)
WHY LOW PURCHASE PRICES ARE HIGHLY OVERRATED! - 04/26/11 03:07 PM
Today, Buyers love to talk about the low price that they got on the purchase of a property at foreclosure, or at a short sale. Unfortunately, many Buyers bragging about the low price of their purchase would have done much better if they had focused on what is important! Interestingly, many claims of low prices are based upon comparison with the previous sale of the property at the peak of the market, rather than comparison with current sales of comparable properties. As a result, some so called “low prices” are more “feel good-ego stroking” than reality! Experienced real estate investors are (0 comments)
FIVE WAYS TO FINANCE A SALE WHEN THE BANK SAYS "NO"! - 04/03/11 02:08 PM
Actually, I lied! There are literally dozens of ways to finance the sale of real estate without using Bank Financing. The reason that I only mention five in the title is that this Blog will discuss the “Five Pillars of Creative Real Estate”. These Five Pillars are individual, independent Creative Real Estate techniques, but when one or more are combined, they provide dozens of ways to structure a real estate transaction. By learning the basic techniques of the Five Pillars, and then applying your individual creativity in combining them, you will be able to finance real estate transactions even if no (4 comments)
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