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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.


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By Paul Eastwood, My Buying Buddy IDX CRM
(My Buying Buddy IDX CRM Suite)
Comments 0
Google first called for SSL everywhere on the web in 2014, since then, many Agents have taken action to make their websites secure. However, some had a startling wake-up call on February 1st this year, when they found their HTTPS website marked as non-secure. So what happened?The answer- Google b...

By Tish Lloyd, Broker - Wilmington NC and Surrounding Beaches
(BlueCoast Realty Corporation)
Comments 215
I am your REALTOR®, not your punching bag I recently had a conversation with an old acquaintance who is trying to sell her home in another state.  I was shocked when she told me her Agent had canceled the Listing Agreement via email and wouldn't take her calls.  When I delved a little further I w...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 26
I think this one is easy and believe many of you will get it right away. It's been a long but productive day and when I am tired I rely upon my travel pictures. I loved this trip. I always ask myself when I travel, could I live there? In this place and in this country I certainly could. Do you kn...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
  Since I have one showing scheduled at 1:15 on Saturday, I am going to plan an Impromptu Open House.1022 Windsor Road 21208 will be open Saturday May 14th.Please join me.  Take a look at this charming brick cape cod located in historic Sudbrook Park in Pikesville.Easy living with two bedrooms, a...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
Facebook Group: Beyond Vision I post photographs in a number of Facebook groups. If you are interested in nature photography, one of the groups you may wish to join is Beyond Vision which has over 5,200 members. Click on the link to reach and join the group on Facebook.Facebook groups are free. Y...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 20
Facebook Group: Lovely Flowers Roses and Animals I post photographs in a number of Facebook groups and have world wide connections on a daily basis. If you enjoy roses, you may wish to consider the Facebook group Lovely Flowers Roses and Animals with over 7,460 members. Click on the link to reach...

By David Krichmar, DaveYourMortgageGuy.com
(www.DaveYourMortgageGuy.com - Core Lending)
Comments 8
Many times I am asked the question, Can I (or my spouse) use my Foreign Income to Qualify for  a Mortgage?  This is a great question and there are examples where you can.  Here are the requirements to be able to use Foreign Income to Qualify for a Mortgage: 1.      Foreign income is income that i...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 9
We believe we can all benefit from learning from one another. ActiveRain's Weltenschauung is for Us; It's What We Believe When a member joins the ActiveRain community, that member agrees to follow the community guidelines and is in agreement with the Weltanschauung, the guiding principles and wor...

By Come Home Inc, Property Marketing Specialists
(Come Home Inc)
Comments 0
Homes Near Eagle River High School in Eagle River AKFind homes for sale near Eagle River High School in Eagle River AK. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Alaska MLS and is updated multiple times per day.The homes near Eagle River High School in Eagle River AK have easy a...

By Come Home Inc, Property Marketing Specialists
(Come Home Inc)
Comments 0
Homes Near Homestead Elementary School in Eagle River AKFind homes for sale near Homestead Elementary School in Eagle River AK. Our For Sale property information is a direct feed from the Alaska MLS and is updated multiple times per day.The homes near Homestead Elementary School in Eagle River AK...

By Kevin Vitali, Helping Massachusetts Home Buyers and Home Sellers
(EXIT Realty- Massachusetts Short Sales & Residential Sales)
Comments 34
There has recently been a few articles recently on absorption rate.  I have created this spread sheet to highlight the absorption rate by price range in a community and highlight a prospective sellers price bracket.  I am happy to share this spread sheet, just leave your email address in the com...

By Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor,CRS,ePro, Co-Host of Mail-Right's: Real Estate Agent Podcast
(Big Block Realty 858.232.8722)
Comments 0
The CA Real Estate Contract or Residential Purchase Agreement Terms:   Possession Upon Close of Escrow: basically, you may have the keys, move in, begin any remodeling, etc. AFTER you close escrow, not before. Close of Escrow: The escrow process has concluded and title has transferred from the se...

By Suzi Boyle, Awarded"Nation's Top 200"--10 times
(sboyle@onetrusthomeloans.com)
Comments 3
The answer is NOTHING, the home loan modification itself will do nothing to your credit score. It is the circumstances leading up to the approval of the home loan modification that can destroy your credit for the short term. It will typically take about 4 months worth of rolling late payments bef...

By John Meussner, #MortgageMadeEasy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Mason-McDuffie Mortgage, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 7
Tammie brings up a great point.  I love that ActiveRain offers the 'Rainer' account option to jump into the rain, become part of the community, and learn what it's all about, but in order to get the most out of the time spent blogging, it's more than worth it to have the Rainmaker account.  After...

By Joshua Jarvis, Putting the REAL in Real Estate in Gwinnett County
(Keller Williams Realty - Atlanta Real Estate)
Comments 1
What Would You Ask A Successful Atlanta CEO? If you had the opportunity to sit down with a CEO for an hour and ask questions what questions would you ask?  What if you had multiple successful Atlanta CEOs to ask questions of?  Would that be useful for you?Now's your opportunity!  When you attend ...

By Karen Smyth, Delivering The Dream of Home Ownership Everywhere!
(The Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 3
Intention is great.But worth nothing without action. Intention is the nice way to say "I'm thinking about it", or "I'm analyzing it." Dreams are also great.However, you will never feel truly accomplished until you act. A lot of people around us have big dreams and tons of intention. But they don'...

By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 3
Good morning.  Hope this email finds you doing well and had a enjoyable weekend.  Sharing Tim's Time Out's with you:  DO SOME:  Being positive some of the time is MUCH BETTER than being positive NONE of the time.  Making a small effort is FAR more effective than making NO effort at all  Even when...

By Jay McHugh, YOUR SendOutCard Mentor
(SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert)
Comments 3
Welcome to this edition of The Monday Morning Memo.....I hope you had a fantastic weekend filled with a lot of fun and relaxation. The challenge of having a balanced life between working and living can be difficult. As we all continue to make great strides in achieving that ever changing balance,...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
214 N Chester Street21231MLS BA9987437  Beautifully renovated, this Butcher's Hill home has a gourmet granite kitchen with copper sink and back-splash.  Lighted stainless roll out racks for the busy cook. Breakfast bar with storage and wine rack. First floor laundry, half bath and mudroom with do...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 13
  You will just have to wait til the photography is done and I can get you a peek behind the green door. Such interesting space in Baltimore's Butcher's Hill. This townhouse will be on the market in the next day or so.Wait til you see the new kitchen with copper sink and matching back-splash, lig...