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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 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 Bob Stewart, 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 36
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 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 30
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 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 Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 12
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 Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 2
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 Bob Stewart, 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 Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 36
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 Kate Elim, Realtor 540-226-1964, Selling Homes & Land a
(Dockside Realty)
Comments 16
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 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...
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 10
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 Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Quote of the Day. August 1, 2015If you don't like something, change it. If you can't change it, change your attitude. - Maya Angelou 
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
Comments 2
Yes, it's like passive income...or dividends.  While I sleep, I continue to gain points (and if only I could cash them in). How is that you ask? I get my monthly bonus of invite points.  When you invite members, and they accept, you get 250 points + 10% bonus for the points they earn.  Those divi...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 2
Life always offers you a second chance;it's called tomorrow!unknownThank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independently verified by the reader. A...
By Jennifer Provencio, The Reverse Mortgage Speciailist
(Fresno-Clovis-Visalia-Hanford-Tulare-Merced-Stockton-Modesto-Madera-San Luis Obispo-Bakersfield)
Comments 4
A couple weeks ago I wrote a blog article that received a lot of negative comments.  I think that many people read the title and maybe the first couple of paragraphs, formed an opinion, and wrote what they thought. The post was called "Business Cards Are a Waste of Money!"Very disappointing. If y...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 6
Olympia Candy Kitchen, Goshen, IN.  Located downtown Goshen, the Olympia Candy Kitchen "The Sweetest Little Place In Town", not only has Sweets, but also serves Breakfast, Lunch and Ice Cream treats. Established in 1912, the Olympia Candy Kitchen is still a favorite in...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
Comments 1
If these "Starchitects" don't stop with these awesome and outrageous designs I may have to give up my beloved backyard for one of these! This is a rendering of the new Ritz Carton going up in Sunny Isles. This will be #5 in Miami for the brand. These residences will have access to all the 5 star ...