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
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
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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.
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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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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
Staging is lending more credibility to real estate professionals - 04/26/07 08:16 PM
I've been in conversations lately with homeowners who tell me they are respecting and hiring real estate professionals based on their inclusion or recommendations on staging their homes. I've had one phone call from a potential client who told me they are interviewing agents but will choose one only if they include staging in their services. This industry is changing incredibly fast. Are agents aware just how fast? They no doubt know about staging and its positive effect on sales but do they know its influence on homeowner's decision who to hire? (7 comments)
Home business owners - connected or disconnected? - 04/26/07 08:06 PM
OMG! I miss playing in the rain. Like I said before, I find my participation in this community to be addictive. I had no idea just how much. I've been overwhelmed with so many things lately, I've been unable to "connect" and it amazes me just how "disconnected" I feel not splashing in the rain. Having a home business has led me to feel somewhat isolated, although I have joined networking groups to ensure I maintain my professional connections, it is my online community that allows me to feel connected the most. Ironically, I am still in Newfoundland attending a conference whose (2 comments)
How does a stager buy a house? - 04/03/07 08:03 PM
I've been in the market for a house for some time. Since becoming a Professional Home Stager, I've been having a difficult time viewing houses from MY point of view. I walk up to a house and critique the experience not as a potential home buyer but as a stager viewing on behalf of a potential home buyer. I am serious when I say I would have to force myself to think of my family living in the space, funny thing is, I would have to go through the house several times because I "forgot". Much like asking for a fellow stager to (9 comments)
As a Certified Professional Home Stager, Tina will combine proven home staging techniques with
20 years experience in design and target marketing strategies, using insight into the minds of potential buyers to produce an effective design approach.
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.