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
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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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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
Have you ever thought about how you feel good browsing through a full-service department store? Mannequins are impeccably dressed with the layered look. Belt buckles are polished brass, and pants are a perfect, tailored fit. Colors are coordinated, and everyone in the "group" has a smile as they sit motionless in a casual setting. The price of the outfts they are wearing is usually full retail.
Selling a home parallels that department store situation. You can take the discount store approach, offering your home "as-is" at below market prices, OR "merchandise" it properly, polish the "brass" and tailor fit the decor to attract a "full retail" purchaser.
Merchandising begins with a "walk-through" of your home to uncover needed repairs and other improvements. Your Seller Agent, know the thoughts of Buyers and will be able able to make a list of items in need of attention. Often your Seller Agent may have suggestions/availability to a Home Stager that can help you complete these suggestions and do anything else that will make the difference BEFORE showing the home to prospects.
Merchandising involves more than repairs. It sets the stage for Buyers, making them feel at home. From fresh paint to fresh flowers, mulched beds to updated lighting, every "room" inside and outside the house is "staged" for maximum buyer appeal.
Your Seller Agent will explain details such as proper lighting, furniture arrangement, rugs and the absence of pets. Complete information about the home should be displayed, along with a property profile Buyers can take with them.
Why not merchandise your home when you sell? It can bring ready Buyers, eager to pay for the image you create!
Joy Daniels, GRI, ABR, CSP, e-PRO JOY DANIELS REAL ESTATE GROUP, LTD 2793 Old Post Road, Suite 200 Harrisburg, PA 17110
(717) 695-3177 office - Call TODAY and let me help you find your dream home!
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.