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Being part of the largest real estate related social network has its perks; the community of ActiveRain is on top of that list. Our vast array of real estate professionals have been in the business since the beginning. Not only do they know best practices when it comes to real estate, social media, personal life and beyond but they share their insight so freely with one another. Our mantra of Connect, Share, Learn is taken to another level because of the valuable members of ActiveRain.


Here you will find all sorts of information about what makes ActiveRain members tick. We are spread far and wide and come from all walks of life together to build this one-of-a-kind platform. Anything to do with the community and happenings in the 'Rain can be found here. Dive in and take part of something uniquely special.

Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 

By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Exclusive Buyer's Broker)
Comments 50
     You have passed the Real Estate License Exam.  You have a state-issued real estate salesman's license, you have signed up with a reputable Real Estate Company.  Your business cards are in hand, and you have a page on your Broker's website.  All of this is well and necessary, but none of that...

By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 25
Have you been wanting to add some fun and engaging quizzes to your wordpress websites?  Quizzes are all the rave but not just that, they have a long life because of the very nature of the human brain.  The human brain is wired to seek out answers to questions.  We also as humans want to quantify ...

By Ron and Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Branding and Marketing
(Napa Consultants)
Comments 63
Apart from top-of-mind status, brand loyalty is the most sought after commodity in your real estate practice. Loyal clients trust you. They choose you again when they are ready to buy or sell their home and they also tend to be your best source of referrals. By examining why you are loyal to cert...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 64
Help Us Get to Know Who & Where You Are!You are a member of one of the most fluid, sharing, and widely known Real Estate blogging communities.  Like many of us, you are probably here for a variety of reasons not the least of which is the networking opportunities. But some of you may have overlook...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 19
  For every unique home, there is a unique buyer. The chemistry has to be there. They must have it and know it was worth the wait.   Your unique home is no exception!My Job Is To Find That Right Buyer  Almost every agent will tell you any house will sell quickly if the price is low enough. In fac...

By Martha Brown, Your Homes Around Annapolis Agent
(Long & Foster Real Estate, Inc., Annapolis MD 21403)
Comments 15
Diversity Is What I Love About My Real Estate Career When a good friend talked me into taking the real estate course all those years ago diversity is one word that never even came to mind. Overwhelmed yes, diversity no. Yet today when I think about what I love most, diversity is the word that com...

By Larry Johnston, Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 10
What I Like About My Job!I remember the different jobs I had throughout my life, most of which I loved.  Real Estate is a different world in itself. As a Police Radio Dispatcher, an in-house advertising illustrator and artist, we were restricted to certain days and hours we had to be there and ev...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 103
 A journey through the decade  on ActiveRain!Yes, I celebrate my 10th Anniversary on ActiveRain!It was 24th February 2007 where I 'just' joined ActiveRain.I had no clue on what I was getting into!Was it for my business? Perhaps!Was it to promote my business in this WWW? Yes.And what I have today?...

By Terry Records
(Records Results!Real Estate)
Comments 1
 Along with keeping up with factors like pricing trends and local property developments, my team loves to stay on top of all aspects of real estate. What does this mean? It means that in our office, we’re just as likely to be discussing how you can decorate your new home as which direction intere...

By Larry Johnston, Broker,Friends & Neighbors Real Estate, Elkhart,IN
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 7
Two favorite tools that help make me a success!Among the numerous tools we can access in this technology world, I can't ignore the two following systems that keep me on top of my Real Estate business.GPS SystemsRemember when our cars were filled with pieces of folded paper and thick books, where ...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 24
 As participants in the Rain (and other social media), we're working to attract business from two distinct categories:1.  Consumers2.  Our real estate peers (be they other agents, loan officers, etc.)If you've followed Kathy Streib's advice about making sure we know WHERE you work, we gradually g...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 11
For a challenge this month, Bob Stewart has asked us to talk about two tools that have made our lives easier.  For me there are quite a few so I had to give thought to the top two productivity tools that I have.  My business is mobile meaning I conduct in at a client’s office, in Starbucks, or in...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
   The right buyer found their perfect home. We have a ratified contract on  this beautiful Baltimore Contemporary Home located at 2502 Caves Forest Rd.Owings Mills, Md. 21117      Click to see photos    Listed at $524,944MLS BC9767670   Directions : See map above.  Park Heights Ave  (north of Gr...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 32
I have really enjoyed thinking about this February 2017 Challenge: What I Love About My Job and I'd like to thank BLIZ for the opportunity.When I first wake up in the morning, the first thing that comes to my mind is real estate. The first thing I do is check my emails to make sure that I am on t...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 46
I Love What I Do…Most of the Time Liz and Bill Spear challenged us, or rather invited us, to share what we love about our job. There’s still time to share yours and get your bonus points for February but time is running out – it’s a short month, remember?   As some others have said, I don’t feel ...

By Inspiration With April
Comments 0
THE BLESSING ON YOU AND ALL THAT YOU UNDERTAKEDEUTERONOMY 28:8 The LORD will command the blessing on you in your barns and in all that you undertake. And he will bless you in the land that the LORD your God is giving you.DEFINITION OF UNDERTAKE commit oneself to and begin (an enterprise or respon...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 11
***Paul S. Henderson, Realtor ®, RE/MAX Professionals, Gig Harbor Washington’s preferred agent and brokerHappiness is not something you find at the end of the road; it's here now!UnknownTo find out how much your Gig Harbor, Washington house is worth, click HERE! Paul S. Henderson, Realtor ®, RE/M...

By Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
Comments 8
Two Tools I use in Real Estate   Technically speaking I am not all that technical…. I have advanced, sometimes dragging my feet, into the whole new wonderful age of High Tech Real Estate. No more binders full of paper profiles with sections for listed, pending and closed… we  have computers for t...

By Todd & Devona Garrigus, Broker / REALTORS®
(Garrigus Real Estate)
Comments 4
Freepik.com - A Great Resource for Images & PicturesIf you're active here on ActiveRain and other online blogging forums you undoubtedly need pictures from time to time to enhance your message. Pictures and images are a great way to further your point, hook a reader, or have fun with your topic.B...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
Many people can get away with venting on Social Media.Not true for us - as Real Estate professionals.Excellent advice in this re-post from Debbie Laity.Having a Bad Day?Don't Use Social Media to Vent. Having a Bad Day?...Don't Use Social Media to Vent OK...the transaction didn't close, or is dela...