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 Debbie Laity, Your Real Estate Resource for Delta County, CO
(Cedaredge Land Company)
Comments 24
Many years ago when ActiveRain was in the developmental stages, the founders had a vision for this community. This vision includes 10 positive philosophies and you can read them here. Collectively this vision and the mission statements are called Weltanschauung.There are several statements that s...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
Comments 13
If there was to be something, anything that speaks ill against a person or business it would be that they leave whatever they have begun UNDONE! A task that has not been completed haunts the one who began but did not complete. It speaks in its own language and everyone understands it too. It poin...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 7
Every client views risk differently. You should too. I was walking into Costco this morning and a young dad and his young son passed me. As a matter of fact, they blew past me. The son was in the seat in the cart and the dad was standing on the frame of the cart as they zipped along to their car....

By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Towne Lake 70's
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 17
 Thanks to Lynn Friedman and the February Challenge to jumpstart our blogging. I read the Active Rain Community Guidelines. After reading them over and mulling about them what really stood out to me was the  word RESPECT. We seem to be lacking that as an overall society.  A perfect example was a ...

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 0
5930 Artist Dr, Ferndale 98248 This custom 2700+ sf home is in an upscale area with views of Mt. Baker, Rainier, & San Juan Islands. Large master suite with breathtaking views of Baker. Stunning distressed Birch floors on upper level. Kitchen has maple cabinets with pull outs & stainless steel ap...

By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Bad News: Go To Webinar crashed when I was shutting down the webinar last week SO the recording did not work!Good News: Because half of you who registered wanted to be on the call - we are doing another live webinar on this topic!  UPDATE: CORRECT LINK TO SIGN UP FOR WEBINAR:  http://katerinagass...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
Who else knows more about ActiveRain communityother than Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland?Have you received a call from her?Here is a re-post about....Community Guidelines Of ActiveRain         ActiveRain guidelines are pretty simple and much like running a business or living your every day life...

By Jack Lewitz
(IL Real Estate Specialists)
Comments 1
       In the old days we described personality types as Type A and Type B.  But today experts now have identified 16 different personality types and 26 house styles. Sellecting the right type of house for the right personality of your buyer can be quite challenging since there seems to be more h...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 30
Every day do you have the opportuntiy to do what you do best?  We make the best decisions when rely on our strengths rather than try to shore up your weaknesses. According to some psychologists 88% of the decisions you make on a daily basis rely on your natural talents and tendencies and that the...

By Leigh Brown, CEO, Dream Maker - Charlotte, NC
(Leigh Brown & Associates, RE/MAX Executive Realty)
Comments 4
View the Tour Welcome home to the Cureton neighborhood of Waxhaw, NC… a place to call home! This neighborhood offers homeowners tennis courts, a stunning clubhouse with workout facility and pool, walking trails and more! Nestled within this friendly community you find 8728 Soaring Eagle Lane, a ...

By Rei Mesa
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Comments 0
Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. means a heck of a lot to many Oviedo homeowners. Take a look at what some of the man’s most inspirational quotes mean to men and women in Florida. See more at

By Ben Kinney
(Home4Investment Inc.)
Comments 0
 6634 S Alder St Tacoma, WA 98409 Spacious South Tacoma Gardens home with updates! Home features 5 bedrooms and 3 full baths. Bamboo flooring on the main and a completely updated kitchen with 8' island. Master upstairs w/newly remodeled en suite bath with jetted tub and separate shower. Upstairs ...

By Richard and Beth Witt, Long Island Cash Home Buyer
(Long Island Cash Home Buyer 516-330-6940
Comments 5
Happy Day My Friends   1. One of the keys to happiness in a bad memory. 2. The quieter you become the more you can hear.  3. Surround yourself with people who talk about visions and ideas, not other people. 4. Maturing is realizing how many things don't require your comment. 5. Your relationship ...

(RE/MAX Premier Group)
Comments 4
What is lovely never dies, But passes into other loveliness. Thomas Bailey Aldrich

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Real Estate Agent.
(St George Utah Area Real Estate Agent at PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 14
She opened her heart and her home.  Our family will be traveling to honor and put to rest an amazing person, my mother-in-law LaDean. As a young 13 year old, she welcomed me in her home and fed me when hungry (which was often back then). There was always a chair waiting at the dinner table and a ...

By Jeff Dowler, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 14
The 2017 CRS Sellabration will be held at the Arizona Grand Resort and Spa on February 9 and 10, and as part of that convention fellow CRSs who are also ActiveRain members are getting together for a meet-up on THURSDAY February 9 from 5 - 7 pm in the Lobby Bar. For those CRSs who are not staying ...

By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 37
2016 was truly a wonky-tonk year for me.  I was more than ready to bid it farewell. I did not stay awake to say goodbye to 2016 however I was jumping for joy this morning as I welcomed 2017 with a resounding YES!   As I enjoyed my morning coffee I prepared my list of things to do today and tomorr...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 19
Art Washing 'Art Washing' as a noun may be a new concept for some. This description is used when real estate developers install art galleries in urban areas to gentrify them and to justify higher rents. Consumers relate art to luxury and a better quality of life.You may want to give some thought ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 13
Effective Direct Mail Marketing I've seen questions from real estate bloggers asking about the elements of effective direct mail. If you list homes for sale for a living, you could just follow the blogs of Barbara Todaro for current and outstanding advice.One of the best recent articles that I ha...

By Nathan Gesner, We don't just manage!
(American West Realty & Management)
Comments 10
RESPECTActiveRain is a community by design. It's a place where professionals can share their expertise with each other and the public. Like any community, it's necessary to establish rules to protect the community, individuals, and the general public.As I reviewed the guidelines, one key word sto...