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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 RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
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If you can't change the situation,  change your perspective. - The RJ Baxter TeamCheck out our online reviews:Google BusinessZillowWe are here to serve our clients and put our clients first....we treat every client with the same care and respect.Licensed in CO, CA, TX, FL, IL, and IA

By Sharon Lee, Retired and loving life
(Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance)
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By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
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3 most important things for our business.H. A. S.!Habits, Attitude, and Skills.(This is what I learned and teach at Peak Producers training.Thanks, Buffini & Company.)And thanks, Debbie Reynolds for this challenge.Habits, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly - ActiveRain Challenge Habits, The Good, The...

By Paula McDonald, Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury, TX 936-203-0279
(Magnolia Realty ~ Granbury)
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What is Your Message? To Spread Joy or to Destroy?Have you ever taken a self-assessment of what is the message that you are leaving behind? Perhaps you haven't thought about it. It is so easy to go through our day, deal with our "stuff" and forget to recognize what our message to the world is con...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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1315 115th St Ct NW Gig Harbor, WA 98332  Fabulous views of Colvos Passage & Mt Rainier! Quiet neighborhood of upscale custom homes. New Hardiplank siding, new roof & huge deck w/waterproof decking & new rail system. Master & guest baths professionally remodeled. CA closet in Master. Large gourme...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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4951 N Settler's Ridge Boise, ID 83714   Intricate, custom details throughout. Main level master w/ separate access to pool patio & office, spacious walk in closet, and breathtaking views is a true oasis. Living space w/ floor to ceiling windows & direct access to additional patio. Kitchen w/ do...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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824 E 57th St, Tacoma 98404Cute 3 bedroom, one bathroom craftsman home in Tacoma with over sized yard on a large lot. New carpet. Hardwood floors in living area recently re-stained. 2 bedrooms on the main & extra bedroom up. Built-ins with molding, trim and curved ceilings true to the style of th...

By Sharon Lee, Retired and loving life
(Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance)
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I took these pics in Florida in January 2016. I thought the floating flowers were gorgeous as well as the flowers along the waterfall.  As you can see from the 3rd pic just how clear the water is and how they are anchored. I will have to do a better job of where I take the pics going forward in m...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I'm out early to water my flowers and hay, where once there was grass before the plumbing issues. It is pretty much rote now. The other day I was startled by this guy just hanging out in an annual on a bench amidst the forsythia. I actually jumped when I saw him. I wanted a picture, forgot for ab...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Join Certified Feng Shui Expert Laura Cerrano, and learn how to combine several forms of Feng Shui and discover how your homes surroundings can affect your mindset, emotions, behavior, and overall health. Laura will guide you through the various dynamics of Feng Shui, including Yin and Yang princ...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Home4Investment Inc.)
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6285 Music Place, Maple Falls 98266Private A-frame style home with lots of natural light on a double lot. Large yard w/ deck for entertaining and outbuilding for hobbies/storage. The sale includes the already subdivided and buildable lot next door. This is a Great area for skiing, fishing, huntin...

(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Quality is not an act, it is a habit. Aristotle 

By Kat Palmiotti, The House Kat
(Grand Lux Realty, 914-419-0270,
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This post is my entry to Debbie Reynolds' ActiveRain September Challenge which asks us to share our good, bad and ugly habits. This was a great idea for a challenge; I've loved reading from others what they think makes a good/bad or ugly habit! So here are mine. Good:  For this challenge I will s...

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On September 20, 2017, National Association of Realtors (NAR) reported that regional existing home sales in the Northeast gained 10.8% in August of 2017 to an annual rate 720,000 homes from July of 2017, and up 1.4% from August of 2016. The median price in the Northeast was $289,500 in August of ...

By Robert Newman, Creating Enduring Online Marketing Results
(Inbound Real Estate Marketing L.L.C.)
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A Step by Step Guide on how I created A world class real estate theme for under $1000 dollars in less than 4 weeks.      Full transparency NORMALLY I outline each and every step detail by detail. But Active Rain has been tricky in terms of understanding how much TIME rainers are willing to invest...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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In the long run, maintenance costs about 1% of the value of the house.  If you pay attention to the small stuff the big things will take care of themselves. It's that time of year again, and time to get ready for the seasons ahead, so these are Jay's 2017 Fall/Winter Maintenance Recommendations W...

By Peter Mohylsky, Your Bucket List Broker in Destin, Fl..
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I firmly believe that I am changing on a daily basis.  There are things in my life that I now I can change.  I am not going to share any items worth of an Oscar.  I am a product of two different, loving parents who did their best to raise me in a Christian fashion.  They were the children of immi...

By Mike Jones, Mike Jones NMLS 223495
(SUNSTREET MORTGAGE, LLC (BK-0907366, NMLS 145171) )
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You never know what a face-to-face meeting will bring, and this meetup did not disappoint! Who knew, for instance, that Tony Marriott's sister Jody WROTE, DIRECTED & PRODUCED the movie West of Thunder? (Click the link to see the trailer.)Brian England chose a great venue for the meetup--MAD Green...

By Lee Keadle, Keadle Real Estate Group
(Carolina One Real Estate)
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For September’s Active Rain challenge, we’ve been asked to write about the habits that we’ve made part of our careers and lives as Realtors. I’ve chosen to do a mix of personal and business practices, which will be better explained below:The Good: Taking More Time Off to be with FamilyI’ll admit ...

By The Temple Team, Specializing in Charlotte/ Lake Norman Real Estate
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 Today we reach a real milestone in which we are publishing our "900th Blog Post"!  WOW!  When we got started several years ago with Active Rain we couldn't imagine how we could come up with content to write several BLOGS per week, let alone one each and every day and now the unbelievable accompl...