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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Find answers to most FAQ's
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!
Get your content in front of more eyes
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
What Type of Metro Atlanta Property Are You Looking For?
It’s a simple question, but the answer may not be so simple. That’s why it is important to sit down with your family and tackle the anser BEFORE you start your metro Atlanta home search.
With an abundance of homes available for purchase in the metro Atlanta real estate market, it’s important that buyers take the time to really think about this question and thoroughly understand their critical property requirements prior to embarking on their metro Atlanta home search. Otherwise, stepping into today’s market with it’s many and varied offerings could be challenging. Like a kid stepping into a candy store, you could easily be overwhelmed and even immobilized by all of the choices.
Answering the above question in detail before you begin your home search will save you time and aggravation, and assist your real estate professional in identifying only the right properties to show you.
For instance, an unrealistic buyer who hasn’t taken the time to thoroughly address this question may want to buy a foreclosure that needs some repair work to get a better price, but hasn’t done the homework to understand how much extra money she’ll need to do the repairs.
If you ask yourself the right questions and do the appropriate research before you start your home search you can more likely
identify in your mind where you might look for foreclosures in your market area and how long it might take…
identify exactly what kind of expertise is needed in the real estate professional you hire…
identify if your wants and needs are realistic in light of your budget and other factors.
Don’t worry about getting every last detail of your search criteria now. Your critical objective is to make your metro Atlanta home search effective and efficient by knowing what you really need and want before you get started.
Elva Branson-Lee -- Short Sale Specialist, Certified Distressed Property Expert (CDPE), Certified Investor Agent Specialist (CIAS), Internet Marketing Specialist
Author Bio: Elva Branson-Lee, CDPE, CIAS, IMSD, is the Executive Team Leader of the Best Atlanta Short Sales Team, Atlanta's premier short sales specialists. She is also the author of "Avoid Georgia Foreclosure."
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.