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 ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
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 (FOR A LIST OF THE KNOWN BUGS THAT WE ARE WORKING TO FIX, GO TO THE BOTTOM OF THE POST) We realize that with new changes, there are going to be many questions about where things moved and how to do things you had gotten used to doing a certain way. So we have made a few videos to try to answer a...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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ActiveRain Practices: Deceased Members Newer members of ActiveRain may be surprised to discover that some of the blogs they might read are by members who are no longer alive. The names of deceased members also appear on the Leaderboard. If you die tonight, you may be remembered by your last blog ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
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There are quite a few completely different ways to successfully use ActiveRain to build your business:1.  You can carpet bomb the blog roll with pure business 24/7/365 with MLS listings and market reports.  Chances are this has been outsourced to Bangalore and the host has missed the "social" par...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
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     Today is the first day of Autumn 2016!  We have been waiting for Fall weather here in Tallahassee, Florida.  It is time for cooler temperatures and less humidity.      This summer has been hot and humid.  Not record-breaking, just typical Florida weather.  Right now the humidity is 65%, the ...
By Susan Laxson CRS, Local Knowledge & Global Network
(John R. Wood Properties)
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“It is the nature of a strong heart, that like the palm tree it strives every upward when it is burdened.” – Sir Philip Sidney, English Scholar/Soldier Every morning I start my day with a walk around my community in Southwest Florida. The sidewalk meanders through the community of lakes, parks an...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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ActiveRain Practices: 'Liking' Blogs as you make comments I recently posted a blog discussing the benefits of actively commenting on blogs and reblogs. Noah Seidenberg left a comment on the blog suggesting a reminder to members to take an extra moment and 'like' the blog when you post a comment. ...
By Kathryn S., Rentec Direct
(Rentec Direct)
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Can we please move on from the Millenials to.....  Generation Z Generation Z- Those born in the mid-90's to 2010. The buzz-words whether we like it or not eventually become annoying.  If I read the word "millenial" one more time I think I am going to scream!!!  It is interesting  to me how a cert...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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   The Google Doodle is a fun animation in celebration of the Fall Equinox of 2016. For me, this initiates one of my favorite seasons of the year here in Middle Tennessee. The Oppressive Summer heat and Humidity gives way to cooler, crisper air, and the colors have begun showing up. This started ...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
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A new term was thrust onto the human consciousness this past week.  Have you heard about the “Basket of Deplorables”?Political rancor set aside, I began to associate the label to the real estate environment.  Certainly, in the housing realm, a “Basket of Deplorables” exists. Read the following ex...
By Janet Brooks, Integrity and Excellence in Life & Real Estate
(Brooks & Associates)
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I am thankful for the awareness of the magnitude and meaning of Abundance. Abundance isn't just about money and prosperity . Abundance can mean more happiness, peace and clarity. Abundance can be less stress. Abundance can be more freedom to do what we are passionate about. Abundance can be rest...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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When does basement wall framing demand pressure-treated wood?This subject house was built in 1956 and the basement was recently "finished."  At least that's what the house features list touted.The "finished" basement had many things left unfinished.  Like wiring that wasn't hooked up, holes left ...
By April Miller
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PROVERBS 31:30 Charm is deceptive, and beauty is fleeting; but a woman who fears the LORD is to be praised.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY But the fear of God reigning in the heart, is the beauty of the soul; it lasts for ever.Fear of the Lord refers to a specific sense of respect, awe, and submission...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Well! To be honest, ALL real estate markets are like a box of chocolates. Just ask any REALTOR! At any given moment, someone is moving the cheese. Just when you think: “I’ve got this!” something happens to send everyone involved into a mortifying tail-spin. Some REALTORS might tell you this is on...
By Bruce King, Your Phoenix Market Real Estate Agent
(Cornerstone Property Services)
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ALERT! ALERT! ALERT!  Arizona real estate inventory is at very low levels. A "normal" or balanced market means that there is 6 months of inventory of houses on the market. More than 6 months inventory favors buyers who have lots of homes from which to choose. Less than 6 months inventory favors s...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Here we are and October is right around the corner. What is trending in your Ultra Luxury  local Real Estate market? I have noticed that in my market, in Beverly Hills and vicinity there are some Mega Mansions which have recently sold and were listed north of $100 million dollars. Currently there...
By Robert Vegas Bob Swetz, Las Vegas Henderson Homes for Sale
(Realty ONE Group)
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Vegas Bob expresses less blogging with New ActiveRain Platform The New Platform and Look of the ActiveRain Network is wonderful with more gadgets, more color and larger images, but 50% of my comments and 20% of my posts to ActiveRain come from my cell phone.For a person on the go, traveling from ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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The best laid plans...  Sometimes it seems no matter how well you plan ~ Life happens!  You can have the best checklist and appointment system ever, but that checklist of yours forgot to check in with the rest of your family or the rest of the world.. before it gives that smirk of:  I know this w...
By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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***Paul S Henderson, Residential Broker, RE/MAX Professionals, Realtor, preferred Tacoma Washington Agent and Broker   Create your day;design your life! Unknown Paul S Henderson, Residential Broker, RE/MAX Professionals, Realtor, preferred Tacoma Washington Agent and Broker To find out what your ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Exploring the New "My Home" Page on ActiveRain: Inspiration Members of ActiveRain should take a few minutes to explore some of the changes to be found on the new "My Home" page. There is an "Explore ActiveRain" list at the bottom of the page. I could use a bit of inspiration so I clicked on the "...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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I love to build strategic alliances.  These alliances are great for business.  I know there are many such alliances in Real Estate such as the BNI power team that includes real estate agent, mortgage professional, real estate attorney, title person, home inspector, and so forth.With that inspirat...