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
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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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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
Several months ago I received a call from a woman I had met 2 years prior. At that time she was thinking about selling her Downtown Long Beach condo. It was an investment property, little was owed on it and it was cash flowing nicely, I advised against the sale - in a hot sellers market. It was a good investment, was paying off nicely and was great retirement income. She could easily purchase without selling that Long Beach condo.
Recently the same woman contacted me again. She wanted another investment condo. It had to be in one of two specific buildings, had to be on the 4th (top) floor and had to be a rear one bedroom unit with loft and a Downtown Long Beach view. There were none available. Fourth floor condos, like these, were not often available. I assured her that all was not lost.
Over the next few days I sent letters to the owners of the one bedroom with Downtown view, loft units, in those 2, and 3 other similar buildings. The owners were advised that I had a 'specific' buyer, who was very well qualified, looking for a specific unit - theirs. The letter stated that I was not necessarily looking to list their property, that this was a genuine request, not a mass mailing, if they were thinking about selling, at any time in the near future, to please contact me - as soon as possible.
About a week later I received a call from a very nice gentleman who owned the exact condo in Long Beach that we were searching for. He had already relocated out of state, had a relocation company and had listed the unit, and of all wonders - it was not yet on the market, is this perfect or what?
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.