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 Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 112
     Social Media Networking and Blogging are about engaging with other people!   What about you?  Are you getting comments on your Blogs?  Do people Like your posts on Facebook, on LinkedIn, on ActiveRain, on Google Plus, and on the other social media sites that you participate on?  Do people wa...
By Jonathan Crompton
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 26
    As agents, we are all very aware that our career is very much about building relationships. Buying and selling a home is one of the most important decisions in a person's life, so it is detrimental that we, as their real estate advisor, make each individual feel comfortable and confident abou...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 2
A modern kitchen and open floor plan can turn your family home into a hot property. When Alec and Jennifer Harmes spent $264,900 for their first home in 2011—a 1,500-square-foot ranch fixer-­upper in Austin, Texas—they assumed they would be living there for many years. So the couple, millennials ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 39
FROM THE DESK OF ROGER D. MUCCI Tomorrow morning, I am mailing out this memo to approximately 250 people announcing that I am now working at Perrino Furniture in Mayfield Heights.  Hopefully my valued customers will come in to visit so I can help them with all of their furniture and accessory needs.
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 19
Representing a higher standard of professionalism. That's me! The author of a denigrating real estate article decided to debut it twice, in 2010 and again in 2015 after changing it up. Perhaps he did not receive the attention he was seeking the first time.  I have the power to change the public's...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 40
If Opportunity Doesn’t Knock… The other day, as I was mindlessly twisting on an ab machine and saw this scroll across one of the screens…If opportunity doesn’t knock...build a door!  What a simple concept.  But how many of us actually do that? I thought about were those awful housing years beginn...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 10
Most people who have experienced a life threatening accident say that things seemed to happen in slow motion. Have you ever noticed that when you’re traveling in unfamiliar territory towards a new (to you) destination, it seems to take FOREVER to get there . . . And when returning home from said ...
By John Marshall - FORE!, Specializing in Golf Course Properties
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 13
Activerain Meetup Denver had Lots of New Faces - It is always great to get together with fellow Activerain members and this past thursday was no exception even if there was a noticeable absence of some of the usual suspects..... apparently there is a big footbll game this weekend and some of the ...
By Elyse Berman, Your Pet-Friendly Realtor in Boca Raton, FL
(Realty Associates, Boca Raton, FL)
Comments 26
It's a Small World & The Power of Active Rain I had just come from work and was at my desk.  Out of the corner of my eye, I saw an email flash by that said "Referral."  I quickly opened it up and called the agent.  It was from DebOnTheWeb.  Deb said to me, Boy, you respond fast.  I told her I was...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 54
When life gets in the way, and it does get in the way. For many months after my knee surgeries, I was the Poster Child for rehabilitation and exercising daily.....every physical therapist I worked with was totally impressed with my progress and things were moving along nicely. I'm not making excu...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 46
Those who know me pretty well, also know I have a fascination and admiration for those guys over at Pixar Studios, in Emeryville, who create digital animations and films like, Finding Nemo, etc. In addition to Pixar Studio magic, I also get a kick out of the process which has real animals talking...
By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 6
"What Is ActiveRain University? The new ActiveRain University allows you continual access to the extensive training ActiveRain has always provided-- in a new wrapper, with improved content, navigation and search. ARU is both free and advanced courses to help you grow your business. "Signed up - a...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 34
Facebook MarketingFacebook marketing is a waste of time some say. Running Facebook Ads is just throwing your money away I have heard others exclaim. FB is a time hog without any direct benefits some others have proclaimed. Quite honestly, like all other forms of social media, it is exactly what w...
By Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR Silver Spring, MD and beyond
(Thompson Company, REALTORS)
Comments 47
Maryland has the best crab cakes! One of the best places to eat Maryland crab cakes is at G & M Restaurant in Linthicum Heights. And the best people to enjoy those crab cakes with are my ActiveRain friends!This was the second time that we held our ActiveRain Meet-Up at G & M Restaurant and I susp...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 36
Happy ActiveRain Anniversary to ME!!  On February 6, 2008, I made one of the best decisions I’ve ever made…. I joined ActiveRain.  Search for members here. How did I find ActiveRain?  I had started my business in 2007 and after a relocation to Delray Beach, I was researching any and every real es...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 10
It goes without saying - you can't see inside a flat, front porch roof.This is one of those basic, flat, 12'x12' front porch roofs.  Instead of the usual EPDM,  it had a metal roof surface.Sections of metal had been seamed together.The seams were rusting, and swelling, and cracking in many places...
By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 4
 I always enjoy giving myself a tour of New York City after completing a feng shui consultation. This city never ceases to amaze me! The image above is of a building passed by on my way to an east side consultation. The building caught my attention for a few reasons. One, it's unique architecture...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 22
Water Lilies, Longwood Gardens, Kennett Square, PA IMG 5860 I always enjoy visits to the lily ponds at Longwood Gardens in Kennett Square, PA. This is the cover photo that I am currently using for my Facebook page. Earlier today, I posted this photograph in a number of Facebook groups including F...
By April Miller
(Metro Brokers of OK)
Comments 1
EPHESIANS 4:29 Do not let any unwholesome talk come out of your mouths, but only what is helpful for building others up according to their needs, that it may benefit those who listen.GILL'S EXPOSITION Let no corrupt communication proceed out of your mouth, as unsavoury speech, foolish talking, li...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 6
Caloosa For Sale:  13164 SILVER FOX LNPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $440,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 BathroomsInterior: 2,845 sqftLot: 5.03 acre(s)Year Built: 197 Location 13164 SILVER FOX LNPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418USA Mark Loewenberg KW ...