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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 Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
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You probably heard it all before, you absolutely need this piece of documentation and this info regard x and this report to explain y when applying for a business loan. But, if you are like most people, after a while you get lost in all the noise and simply aren’t sure what you truly need when ap...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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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 Chris Eckert, Your Mid-Peninsula Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Make an Offer!Offer Date is Monday, Feb. 27 by 3PM807 Wharfside Road, San Mateo (Harbortown) Open House 2-4PM Sat/Sun, Feb. 25 & 26   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 ...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
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Just Listed, 11 Nassau Lane, Key West. I have written several blogs about the buyers who fell in love with 11 Nassau Lane and this little house even before we made it to the inside. This was the first and only house these buyers looked at. It was love at first sight.  That was fifteen years ago. ...

By Yuliya Kachko, Broker Associate ONE Sotheby's Int'l Realty
(ONE Sotheby's International Realty)
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 Discover some of the highlights and milestones from Q4 2016  Miami and South Florida's Best Developments Yuliya Kachko ONE Sotheby’s International Realty presents the latest oceanfront projects in Miami, penthouses for sale Miami, new developments in Miami and South Florida. For more information...

By Nathan Gesner, We don't just manage!
(American West Realty & Management)
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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 Lauren Selinsky CRS, Orange County Real Estate #oclauren
(CA Coastal Estates, Inc. CA Broker )
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Dear ActiveRain Members, Do You Know Me, Lauren Selinsky?I am a mother of a 14 yr old smart and athletic boyI am now a Broker, but a Realtor for 29 yearsI own my own firm, CA COASTAL ESTATES, INC.I am fluent in SpanishI was born and raised in TexasI have lived in Southern CA for 23 years.I am mar...

By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ Subsidiary of NRT, LLC)
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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 Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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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 Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 377-9966
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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The Never Ending Pursuit of Facebook Business Page SuccessHow to Give Your Facebook Business Page a Growth SpurtOver 1.3 billion people are active users on Facebook.  Just about half of them log into Facebook every day, providing marketers with a great opportunity to promote their business and in...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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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 Jason Wells, Esq., Expansion Mega Team in AZ, CA, UT and WA.
(PressPlay Realty Network of Keller Williams East Valley)
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 Your business will only grow to the extent that you do, and growth only happens beyond our comfort zone. Being in an environment where you are safe to succeed will make all the difference when you are going through small and incrimental changes or being faced with opposition that forces you to f...

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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
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Ask An Ambassador- How important is it to be a Rainmaker? ActiveRain allows new members to sign up as just members (Rainers) with no paid account and limited services. This is a good way to get familiar with the platform before you buy in. You can post Members Only posts and make comments and ask...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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What should be the theme of the February contest on ActiveRain?Of course, LOVE!A reminder of this month's challenge via a re-blog.Thanks, Liz and Bill Spear for hosting....February 2017 Challenge: What I Love About My Job February, the season of St. Valentine's Day, romance, some little winged gu...

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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605 Marine Dr, Marysville 98271 One of a kind house! Originally the Priest Point Grange- converted into a home! Original hardwoods in the open concept living area. Master bedroom features laundry in the WIC and an updated master bath w/claw foot tub and separate shower. Lifetime membrane roof and...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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February, the season of St. Valentine's Day, romance, some little winged guy in a diaper shooting us in the butt with arrows, yes, what better time to write about what we love about our jobs than now??!Sure, there might be plenty of things that rattle your cage about your job: People with big ego...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
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The Tools That Make Our Job EasierFor a challenge this month, we are being asked to give props to the tools that make our job easier and to select two tools that we use regularly to make our real estate tasks easier. From reading some of the posts, it's apparent that all have special items in the...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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Wonderfully busy day starting with negotiations on one of my favorite unique homes.What a beautiful day in Baltimore and the temperature hit  77 degrees and the date is February 23, 2017.Taking advantage of the weather and a special friend, we took a ride to DC and spent the afternoon atThe Arlin...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Classic Car in Santa Barbara  We were on a week long trip up the coast from Carlsbad to wine country in north of San Francisco 4 years ago. On Day 1 we stopped to spend a few hours exploring Santa Barbara - a few hours, of course, is not nearly enough to enjoy this beautiful city - and I spied th...