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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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
Rate lock Advice for loans that must lock today: LOCK MBS prices closed up 2/32 down from a high of 8/32 and unfavorable repricing was seen. Mortgage Rates run opposite MBS prices
Long Term Mortgage Rate Lock or Float Advice: LOCK The past two week rate downtrend may have been broken last Thursday. We won't know for sure for a couple of days but when not positive about the market direction, always lock.
National Average Fixed Rate Mortgage UP 0.01% at 5.13% on Apr.26
MBS Yields Opened at 4.833% Down 0.033%.
10 Year Treasury Currently 3.840% Up 0.04%
DJI Stocks closed at $11,205.03, Up 0.75, 0.01%
European and Asian Markets closed Up 0.788
Nymex Crude Oil Currently $84.20 Down $0.92
MORTGAGE MARKET NEWS
Monday, 04-26: No economic data will be released today.
Friday, 04-23: March New Home Sales jumped 27%, far above expectations, which pushed MBS markets lower. This created a good news double whammy when Durable Orders excluding aircraft was a very strong report. Strong reports = Increased Mortgage Rates
VA Loans Show Good Intel Is Best Defense The Department of Veterans Affairs' loan guarantee program-which requires no downpayment-has performed much better than, say, the troubled Federal Housing Administration program. National Mortgage News
Employers added most jobs in 3 years in March STLToday
Mortgage Brokers are the cheapest conduit to bring loans to market according to FHA Commissioner, David Stevens TBWS
OneWest Bank's sweetheart deal with our Bank Owned Government (BOG) Must See Video
California Rates 04-26-10, 12:51 PT 30 Year Fixed to $417,000 Rate 4.875% Point 0.625, APR 4.992% APR Based on $350,000 Loan at 80% LTV Above Rate can be locked for 30 days. Click for Quotes on FHA and VA loans With Detailed Cost Estimates. No Application or Credit Report required
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.