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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.

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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 377-9966
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Dull to Dazzling - How to Make Your Website Attract Visitors A website needs to attract visitors.  It's your curb appeal and their first impression.  With a few tweaks and fundamental changes, you can take your website from dull to dazzling.   Things to do To Attract Website Visitors Social Media...

By Terry Records
(Records Results!Real Estate)
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If there’s one thing that’s true about owning a home in Southwest Florida, it’s that we love spending time in our backyards or out on our porches. And this probably doesn’t come as any surprise, given how many beautiful, sunny days that we have throughout the year. But whether you’re a longtime r...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Do you really expect ME to change? Get real. Kathleen Daniels has asked to share a pet peeve relating something with our business.  In my case it is clear.  My pet peeve is a business owner who admits he or she had a problem and needs my help but wants me to find the guilty and root them out.Let'...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
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So, what do these three things have in common? While most would think not much, they actually do provide some similar benefits and at very different costs. The one thing they all do is provide a method to get exterior light to interior spaces, and each with a very different exterior appearance. T...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain ...April 16 - April 22, 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!  Or...

By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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'Tis the season for poison ivy to start.And you have to look for it!  It is easier to remove when it's small.Poison ivy and poison oak are very common in this area. They are similar in that they have three equal-sized, and shiny, green leaves.The shine on the leaves comes from an oil that when to...

By Inspiration With April
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ANY FOOL CAN KNOW PROVERBS 4:5 Get wisdom, get understanding; do not forget my words or turn away from them.  MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Solomon's parents loved him, therefore taught him. Wise and godly men, in every age of the world, and rank in society, agree that true wisdom consists in obedie...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
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I'm better than you...Neener, Neener! Kathleen Daniel's March Contest: No Fooling Around April 2017 Let’s Get Real Contest really got me to thinking about things that really bug me in this industry when, at the same time, there are so many facets I love. That being said, here goes! One thing that...

By Brandon Jordan
(ERA American Real Estate)
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This is very well written and I am sure it took some time to get pics and everyting in the blog, its a great breakdown on the tags for each post and how to find what your looking for on ActiveRain. There is one section that pointed to the old ActiveRain.Trulia website address when ActiveRain was ...

By Rich Cederberg, eXp Realty Agent Albuquerque
(eXp Realty)
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I love NW Albuquerque, and I love Green-Built homes! What a better way to celebrate earth day then to promote the green-built home located at 10808 Esmeralda Dr NW, Albuquerque NM 87114!Ok. so maybe you don't know what green-built means? It means the home is energy efficient. Here in New Mexico w...

By RealSupport, Inc., - Virtual Real Estate Marketing
(RealSupport Inc.)
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You’re familiar with these expressions – what goes up, must come down. Trees don’t grow to the sky forever. Yet residential real estate investment is red hot, with no signs of slowing down. Investors who grabbed single-family homes at bargain prices during the Great Recession are raking in handso...

By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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I would not walk out onto this deck!Why?  Because it looked to me like it would collapse at any minute.These are only a couple of the problems with this deck.Ledger beams are the long boards that attach to the house.  In this era ledger beams were lag bolted onto the house, and every 24".  That i...

By Adam R. Cohn, We actually get mortgages closed FAST!
(STANDARD MORTGAGE CO.)
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My team understands that the majority of sales are going to take place on weekends and that is why my team's motto is "We are working, when you are working."  So if you need a mortgage lender this weekend to get your buyers approved quick so you can submit a strong offer or just have a quick mort...

By Leigh Brown, CEO, Dream Maker - Charlotte, NC
(Leigh Brown & Associates, RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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View the Tour Located just 30 miles from Charlotte's Center City, and on a tranquil 1.25 acres in the countryside of York, SC, 6614 Windy Run Lane is a treasure to be seen! This impeccably maintained 3 bedroom home boasts custom touches throughout. 9-foot ceilings and heavy crown moulding add to...

By Leigh Brown, CEO, Dream Maker - Charlotte, NC
(Leigh Brown & Associates, RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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View the Tour  Welcome home to 10014 Bristley Road, a cozy 3 bedroom home just minutes from 485 and Albemarle Road in beautiful Charlotte, NC. This two-story home offers a spacious kitchen with granite countertops and breakfast area, bonus room, and a fenced in yard! This home is ideally located...

By Leigh Brown, CEO, Dream Maker - Charlotte, NC
(Leigh Brown & Associates, RE/MAX Executive Realty)
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View the Tour  Looking for a home in highly sought after Steele Creek? Look no further than 16229 Raptor Court. This three bedroom home is neat as a pin, possesses hardwood floors in the foyer, gleaming granite counters and stainless steel appliances in the spacious kitchen, a loft, and a level ...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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How do you explain a Niche? A general GOOGLE search defines a niche as "denoting or relating to products, services or interests that appeal to a small, specialized section of the population," or a tighly focused segment of a marketplace.  It could be hobby based, like Golf Course Homes or Waterfr...

By Brandon Jordan
(ERA American Real Estate)
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It looks like some people like what you have to say! Make sure you check this post to see if there any unanswered comments or question. http://activerain.com/blogsview/5049857/the-activerain-point-system Keep up the great work! You’re a vital part of the AR family! Thank you,- ActiveRain   I thi...

By Paul S. Henderson, CRS, REALTOR®,, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, RE/MAX Professionals, Tacoma, Washington's preferred real estate Agent and BrokerThe biggest failure you can have in life is making the mistake of never trying at all!Chiara Ferragni To find out how much your Tacoma, Washington house is worth, click HERE!Paul S. Hende...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
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"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol WilliamsHere are this week's nominations for Second Chance Saturday... Feature worthy posts that didn't get Feature...