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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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Taking the Online Path of Least ResistanceI always get a kick out of trying something new over the Web and seeing quick results. Perhaps it helps satisfy some inner need or maybe it just talks to my impatience at waiting for online "stuff" to work. Unfortunately for most of us, we do have to wait...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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Yes, it's like passive income...or dividends.  While I sleep, I continue to gain points (and if only I could cash them in). How is that you ask? I get my monthly bonus of invite points.  When you invite members, and they accept, you get 250 points + 10% bonus for the points they earn.  Those divi...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Ask an Ambassador - Is ActiveRain University Worth My Time?This question is dear to my heart as I am one of the biggest fans of the University in AR Land. A few months after signing up for ActiveRain I decided to dig in and try to improve my blogging. Back then ActiveRain University had webinars ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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After a freak accident in my new old home two years ago I felt vulnerable, and in fact I was. When the unexpected happens things can change in a heartbeat. I was immobilized for many months. When I was finally well enough to drive a car again, I was afraid to. I was lucky to have a friend encoura...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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Will I Have Your Undivided Attention? When answering the phone...this was the question: ''Will I have your undivided attention IF I list my house with you?'' The caller was a frustrated seller who was not able to reach his agent. Instead he received a text to contact "my" assistant. It is a reall...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Yes, celebrate....as contests are back in ActiveRain.After a month's break, this is the first one - from Debbie Reynolds !This contest is going to help you learn new tricks from others as well as share your marketing success with others.Are yo ready? Staying Ahead of the Crowd with Marketing - An...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Quote of the Day. August 4, 2015The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched - they must be felt with the heart. - Helen Keller 
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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The two most important days of your life are the day you were born and the day you find out why...Mark TwainThank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should b...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
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Hydration for the Texas HeatThe Texas heat in the summer can be brutal and it can be dangerous!  Waiting until you are thirsty is not advised.  Staying hydrated throughout the day is your best bet during this intense heat.Here are some hydration tips: Upon awakening each day, begin drinking water...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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Good morning.  It's Monday and already August.  Wow, summer is almost over already! Sure goes by fast.  Hope your weekend was fantastic!  Just wanted to share Tim's Time Outs.  Enjoy:   GO MAKE SOMETHING GOOD: When life doesn't give you much encouragement, make your own encouragement.  If you can...
By Bob Stewart, ActiveRain
(ActiveRain)
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As an extension of the agreement between Zillow and the Ben Kinney Companies to purchase ActiveRain, an additional acquisition of KWKLY Text-To-Lead service was also completed. As of July 31st, 2015, KWKLY is being added to the ActiveRain family of products. "Because of the rapid explosion of mob...
By Mike Tizzano, Protect Your Transaction Certified Lender
(Amerifirst Financial, Inc NMLS 145368 LO:1015837)
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63.7%. That's the home ownership level for the second quarter of 2015, officially marking the lowest home ownership level since 1967.  Many experts believe the number will continue to fall and will in fact hit all time lows sometime in the near future.  The media likes to point out that the stock...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
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Friendship is an interesting chapter in our relationships development. Acquaintances, clients, coworkers, even lifelong partners or spouses, CAN have as a basis various degrees and depths of friendship. We can have pseudo friends, quasi friends, loosely attached friends, long distance or even vir...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Ready to Become a 2 Percenter?Is your online territory growing? Are you content with your web slice? Do you even have an Internet yard to trace your footsteps? If you are looking to expand your web horizons, the links below can certainly help you take that next step to dominate your local market ...
By Chris Mamone, Loan Officer
(LoanStar Home Lending)
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 1. Make A List: Mondays are usually the days that work piles up and priorities get shifted and multi-tasking begins. STOP!. Take 20 minutes of your day to make a to-do list and prioirtize what needs to happen first and what can wait. You'll feel more accomplished when your crossing things off an...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Staying Ahead of the Crowd with Marketing - An ActiveRain ContestIt's time for a contest and one that will help you focus on your business planning and get some marketing ideas or additional tools put into place before the end of the year. This may give you the competitive edge to beat your compe...
By Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County
(Broadpoint Properties)
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I have a new friend. Her name is Cheryl, and I met her through the ActiveRain Referral Network.Yes… there is a national referral network on ActiveRain. Did you know that? You can post your referrals for anywhere in the US and parts of Canada on ActiveRain and other agents—local agents for those a...
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-July 26 to August 1, 2015 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, about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it could be a...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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What I learned From Alaskan Native Knowledge, Heritage and TraditionDuring our visit to Alaska, we also made sure to visit two key educational location, The Anchorage Museum and The Alaskan Native Heritage Center. Both offer unique learning experiences and amazing displays of authentic clothing, ...
By Jack Lewitz
(IL Real Estate Specialists)
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Fannie Mae has a new bonehead idea of how to help 74 million US home owners who are upside down with their Mortgage.According to Realty Track the majority of these homeowners are still making payments on their loan and now would qualify to purchase a new home while renting the home that is still ...