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 Brigita McKelvie, Associate Broker, The Broker with horse sense and no horsing around
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 10
 Preparing For Disaster for Pets and Horses   We are currently seeing a lot of disaster hit our country such as fires, floods and hurricanes, to name a few.  After the destruction, we hear about many horses and pets stranded, abandoned and lost without homes.  Much of this can be avoided if the o...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 4
 Warren Crossing Warren Township, NJ Warren Crossing is a new luxury condominium development brought to you by the award-winning home builders at Elite Properties and located just minutes from the downtown center filled with restaurants and shopping. Warren Crossing consists of thirty-five new to...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
Custom design & build your new home amongst luxury new homes on a cul de sac or available lots by renowned builders. Pick your lot and choose your floor plan. Priced from $1750000. Plans shown in listing are an option. Design to build. These homes will boast top quality and design throughout. Ch...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 29
Yesterday, when I posted a few words and pictures about my daughter’s wedding this past weekend, I teased a bit, by mentioning “inflatables” in the title line.  I hoped you would come back today to see the second part of my two day adventure in the state of Nevada - The Reno Hot Air Balloon Races...

By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 2
Custom design & build your new home amongst 8 luxury new homes on a cul de sac by a renowned builder. Pick your lot and choose your floor plan. Priced from $1450000. Plans shown in listing are an option. Design to build. These homes will boast top quality and design throughout. Choose and custom...

By Irene D. Lockel, Let me help you unLOCK your dream home!
(Netter Real Estate)
Comments 3
Join us for an open house at38 West Islip Road, West IslipSaturday, September 30th 12:30-2:30pmReduced $1,695,000 Epitome Of Perfection 1917 Home. Completely Renovated In 1990 Located On Sumpwams Creek With 3 Boat Slips And Deep Water Docking. Island Kitchen Extended To Include Window Seating, Di...

By Gary 'Banana' Houghtaling, Phoenix Real Estate Agent
(Phoenix Property Shoppe)
Comments 9
Most of you don't realize that even thou I'm new to ActiveRain I've been attending Meetups for years now. I really enjoy meeting new folks and talking about a wide range of subjects. I'm hearing the word from Anna that she's expecting about 30 to 40 people tomorrow night.  It's going to be a lot ...

By Donald Payne
(Vision Realty)
Comments 1
Everybody has an opinion on politics these days. Our country is certainly divided. Liberals versus conservatives, Democrats versus Republicans. Everybody has an opinion and most of them are willing to share it if asked. But what happens when they volunteer their opinion and you might differ quite...

By Erica Simpson, www.EricaHasYourBuyer.info
(Erica Homes, LLC)
Comments 2
YIKES!!!!! We just SOLD another one!#SOLD‬!! 116 #Broad River Dr, #Santee, #SC #29142. Need help ‪#‎selling‬ your ‪#‎property‬? Visit www.EricaHasYourBuyer.info for a free home analysis. Text SOLD to (805) 391-4194#sold #closed ‪#winning‬ #success‬ ‪#ericaHomesLLC‬‪#getlt‬ #ibuyhouses #BuyHouse #...
 Photography is a passion of mine and you'll frequently see me with camera in hand when I'm out exploring western Oregon. I've developed an eye for composition and am gradually building a local reputation as an amateur photographer.Since photographs are taken to be seen and not just stored, I cre...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 10
Did You Win an iPad from Craigslist? Lately, I am very lucky. I won a T-shirt from ActiveRain as well as I won the grand prize on Twitter contest when ActiveRain hit 200K mark. I was lucky once again - and this time, I could not believe it!   I won an iPad, yes, an iPad....a toy that I always wan...

By Rich Jacobson, Your Kitsap County WA Real Estate Broker
(The Sound Realty Team - KW West Sound)
Comments 171
Okay, so I'm rehashing another one of my pet peeves here in the Rain. So you're sitting there late at night, or perhaps it's early in the morning. Either way, it's your valuable time, time you could be doing something else. Like 'sleeping!' But you've chosen to be here - at your computer, logged ...

By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 2
You may be asking yourself what are the benefits to working with hard money lenders? California underwriting guidelines, in short, is one of the main benefits to working with lenders who offer hard money financing. The underwriting process for any lender is a vital part of securing financing, whi...

By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 27
     Locked treasure chests--and even long lost ordinary trunks & briefcases----have always fascinated people, and most people would admit to unwarranted curiosity and unrealistic expectations as to what might be inside them.       Money is probably the first thing that most people think of.    ...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 17
There has been lots of information on how to get points on ActiveRain. This post is limited to accumulating points for 'work' YOU do on day-to-day basis. This is what I have understood so far - and if anyone can add to this - wonderful. (I'll get some more ideas on adding points to my account, to...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 4
Don't get tied up in this scam!  There is a scam propagated by an entity called “Business Filings Division” who is sending letters out to corporations of any size to file the company’s Statement of Information with the Sec. of State of California. Normally, there is a $20 or $25 fee that has to b...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 7
  I have witnessed this - today at about 2 PM EST - that ActiveRain membership reached 200,000 mark. Congratulations ActiveRain for reaching this landmark. (I am way off in my guess - I had anticipated this to happen on Thanksgiving Day 2010!) Make sure you read the original announcement for more...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 2
  So many things are a major concern when it's an Andover short sale and also a townhouse where dues are not paid to HOA. What happens? What should you be careful about? Here is a re-blog from Pam. Thanks, Pam for the information.   Not all sellers will be able to keep their HOA dues current by t...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Broker
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 14
Jay Leno did a funny spin on "Cash for Clunkers" last night. Car broke down ... no problem ... Cash for Clunkers can help!  I was laughing so hard I had tears in my eyes. What made it so funny was the actual implication of "trading something in" and the government will pay you. The script last ni...

By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Top 1% Diamond Certified Real Estate Team Sells Cupertino San Jose Homes-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Get Results Team...Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
Comments 2
"Be Yourself, Everyone Else Is Taken" an Oscar Wilde QuoteBy Cupertino REALTOR Michelle Carr CroweJust down the street from my office is Pieology Pizza, and one of the things I love about it are the multitude of inspirational quotes on the wall.During this week's visit, the one that stood out was...