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 Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 51
I'm sitting here at my office with tears running down my face.  5 years and 6 months ago today was the first time I picked up the phone and dialed Liz.  I know we were on the phone for a couple of hours.  I'm just heartbroken to read her daughter's post today about her passing.  If you didn't get...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 44
Reblogs (Resharing a Post) Can Get Lots of Views Too.First you have to understand what a reblog is. It is republishing or sharing a post through the ActiveRain network that someone else wrote. They will get attribution and a byline for their post. You can write an introduction about your thoughts...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 29
It's Tuesday, and it's a "normal" week so returning to our regularly scheduled AAA schedule. Anyone that has known us in the Rain knows there's one thing they can count on:  We WILL have a new post every day.  If we didn't show up I suspect there might be a missing persons call made to Bob Stewar...

By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 8
This is the most attractive clean out port cover I have ever seen!A local builder who designs and sells only a couple of houses a year hires me to do inspections when the houses near completion.  He considers it to be another layer of protection for him, and peace of mind for his buyers.In a base...

By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
Comments 2
I choose to embrace life above my circumstances and try to look at it through God's perspective. In alignment with the understanding that whatever happens God is working in this specific moment to guide me back on course. This is often with new purpose driven opportunities and clarity. It is writ...

By Inspiration With April
Comments 0
ASK GODISAIAH 29:24 Those who are wayward in spirit will gain understanding; those who complain will accept instruction.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY The Spirit of truth shall set right their mistakes, and lead them into all truth.

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 36
I read a post from  Wanda Kubat-Nerdin  “Their Not your friends” awhile back and it’s been gnawing at me. I’ve heard other agents commenting to beware of other agents for various reasons and one is they will steal your clients! Even our beloved Lenn Harley touted other Realtors are not your frien...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 8
Dorie Dillard "I would never be able to work in an office where I couldn't trust or yes be friends with my colleagues...We share marketing ideas, systems and are never afraid to help another agent become more knowledgeable and successful! "Right on target - and - re-blog! I read a post from  Wand...

By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 142
 On December 15th, we released a new version of profile pages on ActiveRain. The primary focus of this redesign effort was to make your profile pages more mobile friendly, to enhance some of the SEO elements on the pages and to elevate your blog posts to a more prominent position on the profiles....

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker, Author&Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 5
This principle could be interpreted in a very 'poetic' metaphysical way or on very practical terms. Choosing to become a helpful person by sharing with others in your community. During my visit with Feng Shui Los Angeles California clients, I came across a neighbor who built this amazing little b...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 27
Two of My Favorite Tech Tools Bob Stewart has invited us to talk about our 2 favorite technology tools in the February challenge “What Tools or Systems Do You Love – An ActiveRain Challenge.” Easy, right? Nope, it was hard to decide which 2 to talk about, although 1 was an easy one to select. I d...

By Anna Banana Kruchten, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 23
  Today as I was driving to meet a client in the Moon Valley area of Phoenix, I was so surprised to catch a glimpse of this front yard. I knew I had to go back and snap a few photos later to share with all of you folks who are getting a lot of rain or still in a cold & cloudy weather. I figured i...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 16
Active Rain gives us a chance to expand our reach and network throughout the US.  I found out last week just how small a world it can be when someone from my business network met one of my friends in Active Rain.Last week I got a note from Wayne Zuhl of the Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl  team.  Wayne...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 3
 Such a pretty house. Such a smooth settlement. Our closing today was a delight. Happy seller and overjoyed young family that are first time home owners. The smiles, the love, the excitement of completing a transaction is wonderful to witness. Smart buyers...they did not tell their children today...

By Linda Thompson
(Selling By Design-Staging)
Comments 3
Selling By Design Staging received a call requesting staging for a large home in an upscale part of Fresno, CA.It was a remodle, almost 5,000 sq. feet, with tile floors, cement and plaster walls. Would buyers in Fresno warm up to it enough to buy this beautiful, but taste specific home? That was ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 8
Debbie Reynolds "Why would someone want to reblog a post? There is so much good content on ActiveRain and many times these good posts are missed or not seen because of the timing of publishing. By reblogging the post, you are helping spread the word about this post and the author. "Right on targe...

By Christopher Pagli, "I Stay Open Until You Close"
(William Raveis Legends Realty Group)
Comments 3
Break out of your comfort zone and open up to a new way of thinking.I speak with a lot of people about their marketing and find that many of them are stuck in their comfort zone, doing what once worked but may not be working now, and they're very uncomfortable with the lack of results.When you co...

By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 7
This is the clogged peek-a-boo dryer exhaust vent opening - and dangerous!I had to search for it.  Knowing it was behind the house it took a minute to locate it.But there it was, the clogged peek-a-boo dryer exhaust vent.The underside of the deck was covered with a plastic lattice work material.W...

By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 27
Gift Giving: what is your formula?I love to give gifts that I would love receiving. Hence often Diane asks for my input as to what we should buy for someone. She already narrowed down the gifts so it makes it easier for me just to choose from two or three choices.Well when I saw this I thought th...

By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 9
Having grown up with film cameras and not a camera built into every phone the whole idea of selfies has been foreign to me and still I must admit remains that way. A huge advantage OF a selfie is including the photographer in the shot with the other people. Many of my twenty year old photos and b...