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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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
Blythe Lipman, author of Help! My Baby Came Without Instructions, shared her wonderful checklist for finding the perfect preschool for your baby. Read on to see Blythe's wonderful checklist for choosing the perfect nanny.
Parents, below are questions and discussion points you can use during your interviews with potential nannies. Remember, the goal is to find the person you think will be the best caregiver for your child–someone you really trust–so you want to be as thorough as possible.
What kind of infant care experience do you have?
Please provide me with job history and performance.
Please supply me with four references and phone numbers.
Please supply me with your CPR and First aid certification and any other certificates you hold. (Workshops, etc.)
Please supply me with your TB test or chest x-ray documentation.
Please describe your health history.
Do you take daily medication which would interfere with your job performance?
Where do you live and how long will it take you to get here. (Unless it's a live-in position.)
Describe your personality.
Why do you want to be a nanny?
What are your dietary habits?
Do you smoke?
Do you have any allergies?
What hours can you work?
Do you have any trips planned where you will need time off?
What kind of car do you drive?
Please supply me with your driver's license and insurance card.
Talk about properly installing the car seat in her car.
Talk about taking the baby in the car: where and when?
Discuss who pays for gas.
Please provide me with a list of emergency numbers. (Work, cell phone and pager)
How will you play and interact with the baby? (singing, dancing, going outside, etc.)
If the baby starts to cry, what would you do?
If the baby is irritable, what would you do?
If you are bathing the baby and the doorbell rings, what would you do?
Discuss the schedule and needs of the baby.
Discuss the nutritional needs of the baby and stress EXACTLY what foods or formulas the baby may have.
How would you know if the baby is sick?
Discuss any other household responsibilities. (Laundry, dishes, etc.)
Discuss the daily responsibilities the job will require.
Discuss child proofing the house. Does he/she understand what is safe?
If you have a pool, TALK ABOUT YOUR RULES!
Do you know how to swim?
Do you know how to do life saving techniques?
Talk about your house rules including telephone use, inviting friends to the house, and any other rules that are not up for negotiation.
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.