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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.


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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 377-9966
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 17
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 Tammy Lankford,, Broker GA Lake Sinclair/Eatonton/Milledgeville
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 55
I'm sitting here at my office with tears running down my face.  5 years and 6 months ago today was the first time I picked up the phone and dialed Liz.  I know we were on the phone for a couple of hours.  I'm just heartbroken to read her daughter's post today about her passing.  If you didn't get...

By Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, Broker, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & Market Authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 15
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 Nathan Gesner, We don't just manage!
(American West Realty & Management)
Comments 11
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 Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 1
Looking forward to meeting our new neighbors in the next 2 weeks for their purchase of:13955 Wind Flower DrivePalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418Open House Sunday 2 - 4 Pm Check out this wonderful Key West style home located in the Caloosa equestrian subdivision. The home is located on 5.24 beautifully...

By Mark Loewenberg, KW 561-214-0370
(KW of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 1
Under Contract In Caloosa! Home with Guest House On 5 Acres!Enjoy this Beautiful 3/3 Home with a huge separate 1/1 1800 s/f guest home. The main home has all the upgrades you desire with granite in the kitchen and views of the spacious 5 acres! You may also want to warm up in front of one of the ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 0
  If it's February and you are in Baltimore...you must go to the ACC show at the Convention Center.      I have been attending every year for decades and this  year is no exception. We spent all day today and covered less than half of the show. So tomorrow we return to meet other craft lovers and...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
 I have been fortunate enough to work face to face with sellers today.  I had listed one of their lots and they were going to take it off the market.  I did some research for them and suggested that they leave that lot on the market...because it can't sell if no one knows it is for sale..They the...

By Lauren Selinsky CRS, Orange County Real Estate #oclauren
(CA Coastal Estates, Inc. CA Broker )
Comments 17
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 Debra Leisek
( Bay Realty,Inc Homer Alaska)
Comments 0
Why I Love Real Estate or How to Earn a Living and Have Fun Every Day! Selling real estate isn’t a job… it’s an adventure. Some people go to work every day I go to fun every day. Some days are more fun  than others of course…. But for the most part selling Real estate is a great way to earn a liv...

By Jared Hokanson, Realtor Southern Oregon
(Hokanson Realty)
Comments 1
Cave Junction is a small town in the Illinois River Valley area. It's a place that can offer you a life that's not found in the city. If you want to escape the hustle and bustle of city life, come down to this place where time slows down for you. Check out the link below for more information. htt...

By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 46
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 Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 9
Buying a home in a competitive marketSo, you're buying a home? That is awesome! Unfortunately, you've heard that the market is really competitive now. What does that actually mean to you? A lot. When you're buying a home in a competitive market, you will likely need to develop a strategy.A compet...

By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754 )
Comments 18
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 Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 29
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...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
Facebook Group: Nature Photographers Anita Clark has encouraged members of ActiveRain to write about their success on Facebook. I participate in a number of Facebook groups that provide a world wide network. If you are interested in nature photography, you may wish to join Nature Photographers, a...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 29
I used to like ping pong and I was pretty good at it. I never had my own table and it is something you can't really play alone. Bowling was different. I like the game and I could go and go. I got better, was on a team and then I stopped. As a kid I wanted to play the piano but my parents couldn't...

By Jeanne Gregory, The most important home I sell is YOURS!
(RE/MAX Southwest)
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 This is my first attempt to enter a contest, but I felt compelled to add my 2 cents to Bill Spear's challenge for February.  Why do I love what I do?  People.  That's all.  Just people.  I spent what seemed like 20 years at an accounting job that only actually lasted 6 months.  Early in my worki...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 0
There are a variety of things you can accomplish with hard money lenders. Dallas lenders who offer hard money financing, for instance, are more than willing to work with you no matter your financing or refinancing needs.Generally, when people are looking to refinancing in the real estate market, ...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 34
On Saturday morning February 11th, I took a standard business sized letter to the post office. I needed to have this letter registered and tracked. It was going to College Station, Texas. Thus far it has not reached the place I addressed it to. It's been 10 days!It took 2 days to get it to West S...