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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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 35
 A journey through the decade  on ActiveRain!Yes, I celebrate my 10th Anniversary on ActiveRain!It was 24th February 2007 where I 'just' joined ActiveRain.I had no clue on what I was getting into!Was it for my business? Perhaps!Was it to promote my business in this WWW? Yes.And what I have today?...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 30
I have really enjoyed thinking about this February 2017 Challenge: What I Love About My Job and I'd like to thank BLIZ for the opportunity.When I first wake up in the morning, the first thing that comes to my mind is real estate. The first thing I do is check my emails to make sure that I am on t...

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 377-9966
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 53
How to Use Your Blog to Drive Traffic to Your WebsiteThere are many ways to drive traffic to your website.  Some can really dig into your marketing budget while others can be as simple as investing some time and energy into your blog.  A well-written and optimized blog post is an invaluable resou...

By Kelly McGovern, Working with Kelly is a good move
(Realty Concierge International)
Comments 3
You are invited to our Open HouseSunday, February 26th froom 12pm-2pm98 South Street, Douglas MA Click Here for Virtual Tour   98 South Street Douglas, MA 01516 Worcester County List Price: $339,900   Style: Colonial Total Rooms: 7 Color: Yellow Bedrooms: 3 Grade School: Douglas Elem. Bathrooms: ...

By Nathan Gesner, We don't just manage!
(American West Realty & Management)
Comments 20
Liz and Bill Spear have challenged Rainers to write a blog detailing what we love about our job. To be honest, I love a lot of things! I love looking at houses and property, even the crappy ones. I love helping first-time buyers learn about real estate and become first-time buyers. I love working...

By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 9
This was a highly-touted, and new, hardwood floor.And it looked great everywhere!  It was a very professional job.Except in the powder room.The toilet wobbled.  And there was a hefty and dark stain behind and beside the base of the toilet.Since the floor was newly installed I had to think the toi...

By Kenneth Cole, NYS Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
(Weichert Realtors Appleseed Group, 2043 Richmond Ave. S.I.N.Y. 10314. office phone 718-698-9797, Appleseedhomes.com -)
Comments 0
What can we believe when facts are left out?Whatever we are writing or talking about, if we leave out important facts, what does that do to our credibility? How can people believe anything we say or write when we do that?Case in point.  Today I read an article in the Washington Post about a warm ...

By Terry Records
(Records Results!Real Estate)
Comments 3
 The biggest thing you’ve probably learned from being a regular reader of my blog, it’s that Southwest Florida living isn’t about one factor. Sure, when you’re buying a home in SWFL, you’ll want to look at things like your interest rate and aspects like that. Yet, at the same time, you’re buying ...

By Chris Eckert, Your Mid-Peninsula Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 1
Make an Offer!Offer Date is Monday, Feb. 27 by 3PM807 Wharfside Road, San Mateo (Harbortown) Open Today 2-4PM Sunday, Feb. 26th!  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...

By Inspiration With April
Comments 1
GOD IS ALL SUFFICIENTPSALM 142:3 When my spirit grows faint within me, it is you who watch over my way.MATTHEW HENRY COMMENTARY Those who in sincerity take the Lord for their God, find him all-sufficient, as a Refuge, and as a Portion: every thing else is a refuge of lies, and a portion of no value.

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 7
An update to the profile video was overdue For quite a while now I have felt an update to my AR profile was in order, especially the video.The video was never really a profile video anyway, just a poor attempt at an educational video.  It was just something that was handy a few years ago when the...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 11
Sometimes It Pays to Have a BirthdayThis week was a big birthday for me and frankly, I am glad it finally came. From this point forth I will be able to same lots of money as getting senior discounts only comes to those that have earned it through having lots of birthdays.There are several that I ...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 20
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-February 19- February 25, 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 Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 1
2-3 PM I will be at 7 Green Heather Court, in the Stevenson area, for an impromptu open house. Since I already have a scheduled showing, it makes sense to tack on an open so others can see this wonderful property. Please visit 7 Green Heather CourtStevenson area21208 Call 410-530-2400 for directi...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 48
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 32
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 Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 8
This is probably AT LEAST the third time I have written on this topic and I will entitle itFocus HARD On Your Important Not Urgent Area.It comes from dividing life and tasks and people into four parts, important-not important and urgent-not urgent.I was triggered to write this focus again as prod...

By Marte Cliff, your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 7
This morning's email brought a message "from Amazon" telling me my account had been frozen. I'm leery of anything like that, but the language really gave it away:"We take you to note that your account has been Closed for protection,Where the password was entered more than once In order to protect...
"Local and targeted content should be your foundation to online real estate marketing success"  -  postAprop.com Realtors have access to important information that can educate interested buyers and sellers.  Posting this information online in an interesting and easy-to-consume format can intrigue...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 2
 Today between 11:00 AM until 2:00 PM11 Nassau Lane, Key West This Pre-Civil War two bedroom two bath cottage with lovely orchid garden is offered for sale fully furnished at $794,000.  Come see why I am such a fan of homes located the slow lanes of Key West.