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
Trainer with over 20 years of hands on transactional experience in all aspects of residential real estate. Providing Annual, Quarterly, & Regional, Training Events, DVD's, Monthly Interactive Webinars
Who's Training You?
Where do you get your real estate training? If you are like most real estate professionals you look for your company to provide you with a comprehensive training program that will make you a success. Not so fast my friend. Both you and your broker constantly remind each other that you are an independent contractor. So who's responsibility is it to get you trained? If you look in the mirror you will meet that person. You are the one responsible for your success or in most cases failure when it comes to the real estate business.
As a practicing real estate broker I have closed thousands of real estate transactions including 73 closed REO transactions in 2009. Unlike many real estate trainers or so called coaches I still believe that you can not "phone it in". I believe that we all need constant communication between the trainer and the professionals that they are training. LIVE, yes LIVE, training accompanied by DVD's and Monthly Interactive Mentoring an our Coach on Call program are the keys to our agents success. Sure you can sit in front of your computer and have someone send you a free webinar that is only a sales pitch to sell you some something else for hundreds if not thousands of dollars from a talking head that is reading an script who has not touched a real estate transaction in years or worse never touched a real estate transaction in their lives. Let me ask you this...HOW IS THAT WORKING FOR YOU SO FAR?
While I do have some new and exciting ideas and programs I still feel that the old back to the basics training methods work best. A combination of sales, marketing, psychology, and good old fashioned active prospecting will lead you to your next 6 figure year. I believe we will get back as much as we are willing to put into this business. I believe we can and should be treated as professionals. I belive we can control our own destiny and income.
What Others Have to Say
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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.