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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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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Jeff Dowler CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 70
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 Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 1
Seth Godin published a provocative post this morning that invokes some great reasons to love yourself on this Valentines Day. It’s not your turn, Is it? “Now, more than ever, attitude trumps background, productivity defeats ignorance, particularly when it comes to the work done on the frontier, ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 48
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 Tammy Lankford, I love Lake Sinclair, it shows (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 44
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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional)
Comments 79
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 45
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 Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
Your Invited. With the collaboration of some of the most skilled new home builders in the industry we create elegant and distinctive luxury new construction homes in desirable neighborhoods of North & Central NJ.   http://www.njestates.net/real-estate/nj/luxury-new-homes                         ...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395)
Comments 11
"You Just Want To Sell Me A House" Kelly from Boom Town is sponsoring an Active Rain Contest this month asking us to talk about how we turned around a naysayer. Anyone who spends time online knows that there are times when you reach out to someone...or they reach out to you...and it's initially a...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 4
Happy Valentine's Day everyone. I used to say for men at least, the most highly stressful day of the year for them on relationships or lack thereof. But I have since gone back to my third grade roots and WE ALL should celebrate ALL our friendships, mild love, deep love relationships we have with ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 19
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-February 7 to February 13, 2016. 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! ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 26
There once was a little boy who had a bad temper. His father gave him a bag of nails and told him that every time he lost his temper, he must hammer a nail into the back of the fence. The first day the boy had driven 37 nails into the fence. Over the next few weeks, as he learned to control his a...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 14
Today's list has a fair number of new faces, including on first blog post that sure did get my attention!  So here are my favorites from last week:Listing Agents In Danger of Misrepresentation ~ A Cautionary Tale - Nina Hollander: In case you missed this one, it's quite a "must read"!What is Comm...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® CRS, GRI ~ 512-587-5689, "Sold with Bob"
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX )
Comments 9
 Valentine's Day, also called Saint Valentine's Day or the Feast of Saint Valentine, is an annual holiday celebrated on February 14.Wishing all of our ActiveRain Peeps a safe romantic day.If you don’t have a Valentine that is Okay find someone or some animal to hug and let your heart grow with ex...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 6
Dungeness Crab: an easy dinner on short notice! I have always loved and can never get tired of Dungeness Crab. One of my Active Rain friends mentioned it and ever since then it was on my mind. Needless to say I prefer fresh crab, but when the only thing available is the cooked version I will stil...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 2
 Valentine Wishes From Your Horsey Eastern Pennsylvania Real Estate Agent                                                 Valentine's Day is meant to be not just for lovers and spouses, but for everyone.  Celebrate Valentine's Day with the many people (and animals) you love and care for.  Celebra...
By Mary Yonkers, Erie/PA Real Estate Instructor
(Alan Kells School of Real Estate/Howard Hanna Real Estate)
Comments 8
What's the magic behind Festured post?  Yes, there is a bit of mystery but Larry Johnston post will give you a few tips.  Then maybe, just maybe the red-headed fairy may visit your post & leave a gold star. Do You Have a "What " or "How" in Your Blog? There have been all kinds of discussions on "...
By Raymond E. Camp, Licensed Real Estate Salesperson Greater Rochester
(Nothnagle)
Comments 19
Many years ago when I was fourteen my tonsils were removed. Thinking back it was not at a young age but I do not remeber much except for the ice cream and ginger ale and two nights in the hospital. The night before the deed was to be done was going to be the last episode of the Fugitve and for so...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 14
Do You Have a "What " or "How" in Your Blog? There have been all kinds of discussions on "How do I get a Featured Blog".  The secret to that question, still remains a secret, but here is my observation.  In reviewing my past features I have found that there have bee several common threads. The Ti...
By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
This year I have had the pleasure of celebrating the 2016 Chinese New Year three times. Twice in New York and once in California. This was my first new year's in California's Chinatown area (which is a great place to explore while in the sunny state). You can find great eats at very affordable pr...
By Fred Carver Personal Real Estate Corporation, Accredited Real Estate Consultant
(RE/MAX Camosun Victoria BC Real Estate)
Comments 6
May all my friends in The Rain, have a great day with your loved one's.Remember to spend some time with your sweetheart...if you are away from each other Be sure to call them, and let them know you care...HAVE A WONDERFUL EVENING..Lots of Hugs From Canada! Cheers, have fun and successful weekend!...