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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.


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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 37
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 Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 24
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 Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker, Author&Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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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 18
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 Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
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9430 Oak Pointe Dr, Gulfport MS 39503PRICE: $510,000Now is your chance to live in a million dollar subdivision for an affordable price with water access from your shared private pier on Bayou Bernard! The owner's favorite spot is enjoying breathtaking water views & drinking coffee on their privat...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
Comments 33
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 Chris Eckert, Your Mid-Peninsula Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Welcome Home! 807 Wharfside Road, San Mateo    Waterfront living is calling YOU! 807 Wharfside Road Virtual TourFootsteps from your home. How lovely is this!What a great way to walk your dog and just BE!You'll LOVE this 2-story home located on the San Mateo Marina Lagoon! 3 bedroom's, 2.5 bathroo...

By Inspiration With April
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THERE'S A HOLE IN MY SIDEWALK“I walk down the street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I fall in. I am lost... I am helpless. It isn't my fault. It takes forever to find a way out.I walk down the same street. There is a deep hole in the sidewalk. I pretend I don't see it. I fall in again. I ...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
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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 Inspiration With April
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GET BACK UP AGAINPROVERBS 24:16 for though the righteous fall seven times, they rise again, but the wicked stumble when calamity strikes.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY The sincere soul falls but gets up, and goes on his way with more care and speed.

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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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 Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 0
What to Do Now to Get an Edge on the CompetitionWithout question, spring is prime home selling season in most parts of the country – and the savvy real estate professional will want to prime the pump for new business in the weeks leading up to it. You can build momentum and get an edge on competi...

By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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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 Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
Comments 47
I am celebrating the anniversary of my Blogging start on ActiveRain. Like so many in those early days, it was  a big move as blogging was so new to agents and the impact it would have on our business had yet to be proven.It was early in the day of Feb 19, 2008 when I received a call from a loan o...

By Anna Banana Kruchten, Arizona's Top Banana!
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 21
  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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 55
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-February 12- February 18, 2017. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  ...

By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I choose to be bold in my intention.. I close my eyes and do life from my third or inner eye led by spirit or intuition. This allows me to embrace imagination and desire and  jump the fence of my comfort zone.Our comfort zone is like a box that keeps us hemmed in and from using our unclaimed pot...

By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
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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...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 23
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 Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 7
The addendum list of requested repairs said, "Insulation to be evaluated and improved by a licensed contractor."In the previous years this homeowner had done many home improvements with less-than-stellar results.  At the inspection I said it was my opinion that the homeowners really thought they ...