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 Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 21
I realized something today that might be worth a little reflection.  I was at an REO I'm prepping for the market, and I decided to join in the fun by doing a little weed-whacking.  The property is nearly ready to launch, but the most recent rain caused the drought starved grass to spring up for j...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 8
Use your keywords and keyword phrases throughout your page or post. How to Increase Website Rankings In order to convert visitors to prospects to buyers, you need to increase website rankings. This can easily be done by putting the following information into practice.   Good content has always be...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
I good way to change your day.... Paul S. Henderson, Realtor ,Residential Broker,  RE/MAX Professionals, The Best One small positive thought in the morning can change your whole day! Unknown Paul S. Henderson, Realtor ,Residential Broker,  RE/MAX Professionals, The Best Thanks for reading my blog...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 7
Here are some ideas and steps you can take that will extend the hand of friendship to someone new. Ask an Ambassador - How to Make a Newbie Feel Welcome ActiveRain is open to anyone that is interested in or part of the real estate industry. With over 200,000 members it is reaching across the netw...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 42
It’s About Time for a Meetup those who are not familiar with Active Rain Meetups, they are an informal opportunity to get together with AR members and future members from your area of the country.Some are just a few people joining each other for...

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 47
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain  July 16- July 22, 2017. 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!  Or it c...

By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages)
Comments 27
Praful Thakkar is hosting an ActiveRain Challenge this month titled "Your Network Is Your Networth".  In his challenge Praful challenges us to to write about:  Who is in our network. How do we work our network. Write a post about our success through our network. Anyone who follows my blog knows ...

By Joanne Gillet &The Edge Of The Beach Team ---- Pawleys Island, SC, We advise- You Decide! No Hassles...
(Pawleys Seaside Realty)
Comments 0
  We are your Pawleys Island, Murrells Inlet, Surfside Beach, Myrtle Beach and Georgetown Realtors. Our motivation is your satisfaction. We are customer service specialists and have been working with consumers our whole lives. The customer is always right is still our motto. We invest in you and...

By Patricia Feager, Selling Homes Changing Lives
Comments 45
by Patricia Feager   Demonstrate composure even if you're in deep water    Decide to be happy even when things seem muddy  Display confidence & grounded even when you're wet  Ducks, like Real Estate Agents learn to adapt. When they have to paddle, they paddle like crazy while keeping calm to all ...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 3
712 Ashe Street in 1965 I have written a couple of blogs about the former house that used to sit at 712 Ashe Street in Key West. The old house was a tragic mess from front to back and side to side. The floors and ceiling were literally falling down. The place was not a safe place to live, but it...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(eXp Realty)
Comments 4
If you are new to this platform,this is a great re-post from Judi K Barrett.It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. It's not the size of the dog in the fight, it's the size of the fight in the dog. Are you new to Active Rain?   One of the things that I lo...

By Jack Lewitz
(IL Real Estate Specialists)
Comments 1
 Typically the Real Estate Market begins to COOL DOWN during the Dog Days of Summer as people go on vacation in August. But I expect the Fall will see a huge uptick in Real Estate Activity.                                                          HAVE A GREAT VACATION!                            ...

By Marie Waite
(Finest Women in Real Estate)
Comments 2
FIRE UP CONNECT - TEMECULA with Tina Casen group. Jim McLaughlin will be the featured speaker this week July 27th starts at 6 pm. Location is at Exit Alliance Realty located at 43521 Ridge Park Dr. Conference Room Temecula, CAHis topic: "Commitment: Your life Depends on It!" Jim is a Business Coa...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 4
Michael Jacobs "I believe ActiveRain is a particularly important networking platform.  I participate here on a daily basis.  I post. I comment.  I answer questions.  I believe I am involved. I believe I contribute."Right on target - and - re-blog! Pondering...On The Subject of Networking, Dodgeba...

By Doug Jones, Mortgage Broker - NMLS 286668
(Mortgage Magic)
Comments 0
t is stressful selling a home; there are so many things to do. Here are some things you can do upfront that will make the process go smoother.1. Get a NetSheet from your Realtor. There are fees and costs. You may as well know these from day one.2. Begin to de-clutter immediately. You are going to...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
Comments 0
Being a First Time Home Buyer in Saginaw Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner  and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just incr...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 12
 When writing a contract everything is negotiable before you sign. The contract for a listing is 15 pages, the contract for a sale can be as many as fifty.After the contract is signed and you want to negotiate, it may not be easy. Contracts are legal and binding and you may need to seek legal cou...

By Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers, Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ
(Haven Express @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty)
Comments 12
This is our entry into the "Your Network is Your Net Worth! July Contest" sponsored by Praful Thakkar. We are asked to write about who is in our network and how we 'work' our network. There are many intricacies in the art of networking.  For the purposes of this post I'll focus on just a few netw...

By Amanda Hendry & Associates at Coastal Realty Group
Comments 0
13482 John Clark Rd, Gulfport MS 39503PRICE: $284,900Beautiful home on 2 acres loaded with features inside and out! Property includes home, boat shed, and mother-in-law quarters. Home features: gas fireplace and stove, beautiful built-in cabinets in the den, hardwood and brick floors, granite cou...

By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, St. George Area Preferred Residential REALTOR®
(Specializing in Residential, Referrals & Relocation | PK Real Estate Utah South)
Comments 4
A successful network of like-minded people. Business success depends on passion, a strong work ethic along with a trusted network of like-minded people. Through the years, being involved in many 'in-person' networking groups and organizations made me re-think work strategies. I realized very quic...