ActiveRain Community

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 Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
Comments 6
 This is a SCAM PROTECTION ALERT!!Here at Keller Williams we think it's important to take time to educate ourselves and clients on the dangers of phishing to avoid becoming a victim.Phishing scams are just that - illegal organizations "fishing" for personal information about you in order to commi...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
Comments 40
I have a new friend. Her name is Cheryl, and I met her through the ActiveRain Referral Network.Yes… there is a national referral network on ActiveRain. Did you know that? You can post your referrals for anywhere in the US and parts of Canada on ActiveRain and other agents—local agents for those a...
By Bob Stewart, ActiveRain
(ActiveRain)
Comments 25
As an extension of the agreement between Zillow and the Ben Kinney Companies to purchase ActiveRain, an additional acquisition of KWKLY Text-To-Lead service was also completed. As of July 31st, 2015, KWKLY is being added to the ActiveRain family of products. "Because of the rapid explosion of mob...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 40
Staying Ahead of the Crowd with Marketing - An ActiveRain ContestIt's time for a contest and one that will help you focus on your business planning and get some marketing ideas or additional tools put into place before the end of the year. This may give you the competitive edge to beat your compe...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 3
Here you will find commercial real estate for sale and rent including retail space for lease, office for rent,  flex spaces and much more. Chick On Pictures For Complete Info. For Rent 817-819 Chimney Rock Road, Martinsville, Somerset County, NJ Commercial Space for Lease in Martinsville NJ 0883...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 22
I am always thrilled when a new buyer or seller calls and one of the first things out of their mouth is that they have been following me on Facebook and want me to help them with their real estate needs. Those little marks of affirmation are a great sign my social media marketing is effective. Wh...
By Kimo Stowell, REALTOR Associate®
(HI Pro Realty LLC)
Comments 3
  The Battle Ground: The People of Kaua‘i Vs. GMO Experimental Seed Farms   ʻĀINA: That Which Feeds Us from Living Ancestors on uuVimeo.ʻĀINA (pronounced "eye-nah") means “That Which Feeds Us” in the Hawaiian language. The film highlights a way to address some of the most pressing environmental a...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 31
Everyone had its own unique or common triggering force, push, poke, nudge or thrust that made him/her join Active Rain. I joined AR during the time of desperation. I attended courses to propel me back into the business as I lost the MOJO in the midst of life's imposing circumstances. AR was preac...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 13
Due to the many problems with the house, which had been on the market for a long time, following our home inspection I heard from the buyer's agent that the sellers said, "We are 99% certain the home inspector did it..."Did what?That.Someone pushed on the wall of this very unprofessional repair a...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 12
You can only type 70 characters when typing a headline on ActiveRain before the little red -# shows up.  But there is a REALLY REALLY good reason for the count.  You've heard about the Google spiders right?  Well they read headlines.  But they only read the first 70 (approximate) characters.  So ...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 54
Yelp is the Least of Your Worries!  My Big Mouth is Another Story. Last week I fired a landscape company because they failed to show up for my job on three separate occasions.  Each time, the owner called me and assured his crew would be there the next day, so we jumped through hoops to board our...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 3
Lake Superior, A Great Place for a Summer Forestry Project.We have been working hard in the Stevens Point, Central and Western Wisconsin areas lately and though cooler than many parts of the country it has been too hot still.So it was nice to finalize an agreement today with a long term client fr...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
Welcome to  NJ Estates new State of the Art Mobile Ready Websitehttp://www.newjerseyestates.info/  NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors is your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. On our new site you will find Luxury Homes for Sale, New Homes, New Construction, ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 40
The temperatures have dropped and it is so nice. It will probably be 85 today but the humidity is gone. I am grateful: yesterday was really hard. Here is a shot of my yard I just took. It is green and wet and wonderful. Morning are special and it is Friday Fresh.
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 37
Isn't it exciting to find out that the marketing tools we utilized months and years ago are working for us? Just this week, I received a call from a potential buyer who found me in You Tube. When I asked him how did he find me, he said that he was typing first-time home buyers in the You Tube sea...
By Kate Elim, Realtor 540-226-1964, Selling Homes & Land a
(Dockside Realty)
Comments 20
Getting back in the groove takes a bit of discipline and some down time. The later is a result of vacationing at the beach. The past year has been a busy one. Spending 18 days in the hospital over a six month period along with surgery and time out while taking care of my husband following his str...
By Bob Stewart, ActiveRain
(ActiveRain)
Comments 29
I got married recently. For our wedding, Erin and I wanted to make sure that we had amazing pictures to be able to always look back at and capture the feeling of that day. It's one thing to capture the moments, it's another thing entirely to capture the feeling. In my recent blog post about buyin...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 6
It is time to put your marketing thinking caps on as a new AR content starts today and runs through the end of the month. Check out Debbie's article for all the details. Like Barbara and Roy, I look forward to reading your entries. ;-) Staying Ahead of the Crowd with Marketing - An ActiveRain Con...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 13
The WHAT will not matter unless you know your WHY.  Do you need a can of WD-40 to get your business unstuck?  Sometimes businesses need the equivantent of that to get moving and get on track to achieving their goals.  Have you ever felt like you are stuck? It has everything to do with your habits...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 7
  West Towson...A Wonderful Place To LiveAnd Walk This wonderful home built in 1815 is located in West Towson.   Click to see more about 577 Woodbine Ave 577 Woodbine AveTowson, Maryland 21204MLS BC 8637570    Click for photos      Within one mile from 577 Woodbine Ave 21204.... you can find  all...