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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.
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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
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Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
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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
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Every episode four house proud home owners go head to head in the ultimate open house experience. Each proud home owner opens their home to 3 strangers – who will review their home based on décor, comfort and over all hospitality. After each home is reviewed, each open house guest awards the home a score they are touring a score out of ten. The highest scoring (0 comments)
toronto homeownership: Canadian Mortgage Rates for Mar 23-2011 - 03/23/11 12:15 PM
Did you know a 35 year amortization is still available? Although the government made changes to mortgage lending - effective March 18th - these changes are for high ratio (insured) mortgages. With respect to conventional mortgages, financial institutions each reviewed their policies regarding maximum amortization periods. The 35 year amortization is available with many prime mortgage lenders if the borrower has 20% equity in the property. The flexibility of an extended amortization is very important for some borrowers....for example, if they need to keep payments lower initially due to spending on renovations or perhaps reduced income due to maternity leave or (0 comments)
toronto homeownership: City of Toronto proposes short term overnighter and weekender street parking permits - 03/16/11 09:23 PM
Living in Old Toronto where residential street parking is scarce and governed by restricted hours for non-monthly permit holders, can often pose a challenge for families and friends visiting your home, not to mention the chances of getting a parking ticket if the vehicle exceeds limited time. Currently the shortest parking permit is seven days. Today, the city proposes the option of ultra short term parking permits for overnight or weekends which can be purchased online. Take a look at related article here. (0 comments)
toronto homeownership: Indoor environments can affect your health and housing value - 02/01/11 10:52 AM
Worried about mould, asbestos, lead and vermiculite in your home? Asbestos is a mineral fiber used in several building materials such as pipe insulation, vinyl floor tiles, plaster, ceiling tiles and duct insulation. Homes built before 1985 are likely to contain asbestos-containing building materials. If you are planning to renovate, protect your health and get the building materials in yuor home tested.
Mould are fungi, a group organisms including mushrooms and yeasts that are ubiquitous in the outdoor environment. Mould spores can enter your home and begin to grow should there be a source of moisture. Mould is a health (0 comments)
toronto homeownership: Smoke Alarm and CO Detectors can safe lives - Project Zero - 01/26/11 10:06 AM
Project Zero, launched by the Toronto Fire Services, has been making house calls to educate the general public about smoke alarms. The program aims to cut down the number of residential fire deaths to zero. The blitz will ensure that smoke alarms and at least one carbon monoxide alarm be installed at every home, along with safety information and an escape plan. It is the law to have working smoke alarms in the home. Homeowners who do not have working smoke alarms in the home could be issued a provincial notice of violation that must be corrected within 24 hours. All dwellings should also be (0 comments)
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