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 Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 48
 Do you really expect a call back right now? How late do you think is appropriate to call a fellow Realtor?OK let me clarify my question, first of all, you are not in escrow with this Realtor. Second you never spoke to this Realtor and third, you do not know this Realtor.Then you receive a messag...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 8
Thank You Dr. Wayne Dyer"Dr. Wayne Dyer the self-help guru whose best-seller "Your Erroneous Zones" was adopted by millions as a guide to better living, has died at 75, his family and publisher said Sunday." ~NBC, M. Alex Johnson. There are many people who feel Dr. Dyer's methods of healing are q...
By Marco Giancola, Realtor (305)608-1922, Miami Beach Florida
Comments 18
Friends come in all shapes, sizes, ages and colors. I am luck to be able to say I can count friends in almost every state and a lot of countries. My Active Rainer friends really stepped up to help me reach my huge goal of 500K points. I am almost there now and wanted to thank everyone that helped...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
 From Dr. Dyer FB page: ''Wayne has left his body, passing away through the night. He always said he couldn't wait for this next adventure to begin and had no fear of dying. Our hearts are broken, but we smile to think of how much our scurvy elephant will enjoy the other side. We Love You Forever...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 0
We received the bulletin below today from one of our investors alerting us to a E-Mail Wire Transfer Payment Scam.  Please read the whole bulletin below to make sure this new scam does not apply to you.  If this scam does apply to you please act upon it quickly.I wish we had been alerted to this ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 0
Relax and don't stress about it. Ask an Ambassador - How Often Should I Blog? There are varying opinions about this topic and I am going to address several approaches. Newbies may be thinking that they cannot keep up with the regularity that other bloggers have. Now I will say it, it doesn't matt...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 20
Two things I know: 1. We all are different. Different journeys traveled in life to get to our opinions and feelings towards things with varied people and experiences we have encountered. Some people think it is WRONG that you are different from them. It is judging YOU apart from your thoughts and...
By Debi Boucher, "Realtor Showcase" - Real Estate Photography/Virtual Tours
( Real Estate Showcase Photography)
Comments 37
Basic Image Post Processing Workflow In Photoshop I have written a few tutorials on different methods for optimizing images in past posts, but lately have gotten a few questions on the subject.  I do not mind at all sharing my methods and ideas with others that want to learn more about optimizing...
By Glenn Freezman
(Family Abstract, Inc.)
Comments 15
As a public service, Family Abstract Inc. is willing to send anyone a copy of the NEW PAPER BACK edition of Understanding Your Wife On Valentines day.  Simply send $549.00 for postage and handling and we'll take care of the rest! Happy Reading and good luck to us all! I love my wife I love my wif...
By Peter Giardini
Comments 3
I believe it was Zig Ziglar who coined the phrase... "see you at the top!" I have attended many seminars where that phrase was  a keystone of the discussion... and almost everyone who I have spoken to about the subject of success, especially real estate investors, completely endorse the notion of...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 38
Hurting People  I think as long as you're not being malicious and you're not hurting people then you should not be ashamed of what you do.Lily Allen          But many times, this is not the case.    Many times, you only think of yourself and you never think about how what you do affects others.  ...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 52
How to Buy a Solid Client Lead for Less than $35Hi Everyone, I am sorry I have not been around much the last number of weeks. Been busy and just wanted to take a little break and work on some new things in my business. So how do I buy a solid client lead for less than $35 initial cost? While the ...
By Ben Kinney
(ActiveRain Inc.)
Comments 448
Hello ActiveRain Community:I'm excited to announce that I have come to an agreement with Zillow Group to purchase ActiveRain and return it to the independent status that was the foundation for the thriving community you all know and love today.Over the past five years, ActiveRain has been in the ...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 0
If you live in cold weather, fall is when you put in the storm windows. If you live in a warm climate, summer is when you step up the pool maintenance. No matter where you live, however, checking on – and maintaining – 10 areas of your home each year is one good way to ensure your home stays in p...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 34
Online Marketing Via InfographicsIt has been statistically proven that the majority of us do well with visual learning techniques. Using that as a guide, it makes perfect sense to incorporate Infographics into our online marketing arsenal. If you can cut/paste, insert photos, add text, and choose...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 3
Just Listed, Twin Ponds At Clinton, NJ! 47 Luxury Apartments For Lease. Pet Friendly. Brand new luxury 1 or 2 bedroom apartments for lease in beautiful Town of Clinton.  Includes fully equipped kitchen and laundry plus private storage unit.  Central air, thermal windows and private balcony comple...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 11
Do you know people are WATCHING us?? I don't mean the NSA spying on your Facebook posts, just the normal interaction of people observing you in business and your personal friends. They observe our "smartness". We all have whatever IQ and EQ (emotional quotient has to do with social skills) that w...
By Bob Haywood, BobHaywood.com
(McGraw Realtors)
Comments 27
Ever noticed that short URL Clicks  column over to the right side of your Blog stats page here at AR?  Of course you have!  Ever wondered what they're all about?  If you're new to Active Rain and don't know, let me fill you in on this very important part of blogging.  Ready?Short URL Links give y...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
Park View Drive at Village Road   Clinton, Hunterdon County, NJ $1,525/Mo. & Up Style: 1 Floor Bedrooms: 1/2 Bathrooms: 1/2 Contact: Paul Stillwaggon njestates@gmail.com   Contact: Linda Kuper njestates@gmail.com     CLICK IMAGESTO ENLARGE       PROPERTY DETAILS http://www.njestates.net/real-est...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 10
 Horsey Wordless Wednesday - Guess Who's Horseback Riding  Last week my husband took vacation time from work.  The weather during that week was perfect.  My husband and I decided to take advantage of the ideal riding weather to go trail riding.  We rented a couple of horses and rode the wooded tr...