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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 Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 49
Customer Service Tips Learned from Crappy Dining Experiences I was in Orlando for the CRS Leadership Training Program and the annual Sellabration convention, and had a number of meals out with different groups of people. A couple of these dining experiences really were bad, which led to some thou...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 75
10 Lessons Learned from Writing Localism PostsI write localism posts and enjoy doing so. There are some members that choose to not spend time on this and don't want calls unrelated to real estate. Today my phone rang  and the caller asked if I had all you can eat crab legs?I asked who he thought ...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 42
Most of us use a GPS every day.  We have them in our cars but that is not all.  We use them on our phones to know where we are now. We use them to order a car on Uber or we use them to find a restaurant nearby. We have become more productive and less stressed because we have used this very simple...
By Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 27
I saw a question that someone asked about blog topics that work for them.  I'd like to share some ideas with  you that might help you write some posts that not just get ActiveRain comments, but help make your phone ring as well.  We're encouraged to write about local events, but what happens when...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 27
Facebook MarketingHave you noticed your content is reaching more consumers in your Facebook feed this year? My reach has hopped up steadily on many posts made in 2016, including listings. More eyes on our information is definitely a good thing. I hope you are also seeing more activity...do tell i...
By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 5
Taking the Mystery Out of Internet MarketingI've had my business since 1997. Back then I promoted my services by visiting local real estate offices, designing flyers and by mailing out targeted postcards. I also made some really great connections. Truth be known, dumb luck was also instrumental. ...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 15
Does It Always Have To Be About Real Estate?  Speaking with AR member Marco Giancola this morning, I discovered we have similarities. We have both  been REALTORS ®  for the past 26 years, we both enjoy learning and  we both enjoy connecting with other agents of all ages. Marco is interested in th...
By Svetlana Marinkovic, SecurityNational Mortgage Company
(SecurityNational Mortgage Company)
Comments 0
Introducing our… JUMBO alternative product We are pleased to offer our Jumbo Alternative product. Designed to serve the borrower who is looking for a higher loan amount, with flexible guidelines, and who can demonstrate the ability to repay. LOAN FEATURES: • LTV up to 90%, with no MI, up to $2.5 ...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 2
The clearest way into the Universe is through a forest wilderness. -John Muir
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 40
It is cold this morning. When I got up it was -2. Tomorrow and Sunday the warnings are already here. Deadly dangerous and life threatening cold. OK, I'm listening. The wind chill will make it feel like -35 to -55 below zero. Brutal. Well I guess you get what you get, but my gang will be adorned i...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Preferred St. George Area Real Estate Agent.
(PK Real Estate Utah, St. George, UT 84770)
Comments 7
Save yourself... Do you call them spammers or scammers? The two words are nearly identical, save one letter. There has been an influx of spamming lately here in the Rain. Not a good message when someone is unwilling to show themselves while lurking and hiding behind a facade. It lends to a total ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 11
This has not been a good week for Thoroughly Modern Mickey  Tuesday when I was at her house, she was a bit under the weather but still managed to kick my ass at Rummy. Wednesday she had a doctors appointment and found out she had another UTI. He immediately put her on oral antibiotics. By yesterd...
By Gita Bantwal, REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel
(RE/MAX Centre Realtors)
Comments 16
Bucks county is  a great place to live. there are homes in all price points. If you are renting right now and would like to know if it is better to own than to rent , you should sit down with a lender and figure out what amount you will qualify for . Once you know your monthly housing payments , ...
By John Marshall - FORE!, Specializing in Golf Course Properties
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 2
Real Estate: A Job, A Career, or A Passion? - There are many things that will separate a good agent from a great agent: desire, tenacity, time and money management, to name a few, but one thing that can make all the difference is having a Passion for what you do.If you look at real estate as mere...
By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 3
*It doesn't matter how slow you go,as long as you don't stop! UnknownThank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, REALTOR®,  © 2016, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independently verified by ...
By Thomas Craig
(Re/Max Crossroads)
Comments 1
Taking the Time to Know the People Around YouSeveral hours ago I received an email from a high school classmate of mine. He had attached an article about a high school biology teacher we both had well over 50 years ago. This teacher was celebrating her 100th birthday. There was a picture of her s...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 2
Open House Saturday Noon - 2pm 2/13/1613289 Wind Over Way Palm Beach Gardens FL Ready To Move In?  We are complete with New Roof, New Impact Windows, New Siding, New Appliances, New Floors, New Walls, New Ceilings, New AC & New Duct work, New Water System, New Fencing... NEW Electrical Wiring ......
By David Artigliere, ARTI Home Inspections, ASHI Certified Home Inspect
(Reading, Pottstown, Norristown, Philadelphia)
Comments 7
Pottstown Home Inspector is Baaaack! Has it really been... 3 years?   It really has!  Wow, time really does fly by!  I was blogging almost daily on home inspections in Pottstown and industry news, local events, and some other fun, informative topics. I realized today just how much I missed it!   ...
By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier Realty)
Comments 24
What a delight is was to visit with Amanda Thomas. This extraordinary Broker/Owner of Providence Realty Group, a boutique brokerage in Plano, Texas, has been on my Active Rain radar for some time. She is a wife, mom, Realtor, recruiter, motivator, teacher, mentor, marketing guru, and more.Amanda ...
By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier Realty)
Comments 10
Prior to joining Active Rain, I was unaware of the word "Weltanschauung." How clever it was of the founders to use a German term to call our attention to the guiding principles they created for the organization.  Active Rain encourages each of us to go beyond the posting of information and create...