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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 Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
Comments 9
Just listed 715 Fleming Street in Key West which is located opposite the Monroe County Library. When the listing agent asked me to take some photos of the house, I gladly agreed. I immediately went to my old shoebox and found the black and white photo below taken in 1965. That photo shows the hou...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 0
My Daddy is bigger and stronger than your Daddy! Oh You’re gonna get it . . . My big Brother is going to beat you up. You are just a meanie! I’m gonna tell the teacher on you. Adult version: My Principal Broker is going to beat up your Principal Broker! If you don’t straighten up, I’m calling my ...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 30
In Shakespeare, the ides of March is is a day to be weary of and one that brings uncertainty and pain. Beware of the ides of March is an expression that is best associated with the death of Julius Caesar. For me I had a closing on my last home on the ides of March and it wasn't...

By Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
Comments 0
Earlier this week I did a ‘GOOGLE’ search on a religious topic that interested me... It’s not important to this post that I get into detail except to say it took me until page 33 of my ‘GOOGLE’ search to find a source that I felt confident in that could be trusted... NOW...I don’t know much about...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 7
 This past week Patricia Feager wrote her 12th post in a seriesand it starts out like this: ''I admire so many members of ActiveRain, their wit and savoir faire! When you think about it, there are volumes of blog posts with a string of magnificent words that touches the hearts of many. Even if so...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 40
It's still snowing, snowing hard and there is no sign of it stopping. I am home and warm and surrounded by my gang of dogs so all is well, but.....after the plow guy took most of my driveway, three solar lights and a driveway reflector away I want the spring to come now. No Endre, I'm not relocat...

By Gwen Banta
(Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 50
 Hi Friends - I am one day early with this week's Blooper Blog, but it's never too early for humor. Some of these MLS bloopers made me laugh aloud, so I hope they lift your spirits as well and start your week-end with a smile. Thanks to Jane Peters, Carla Muss-Jacobs for some great finds. I'm sti...
Assembling The Collective Wisdom From ActiveRain Members  ActiveRain contains a wealth of shared practical knowledge on real estate, mortgage lending, staging, marketing, social media, and much more.  Members invest their time to write posts, ask questions, respond to comments, and comment on the...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
( Inc)
Comments 3
Do you ever use the same password over and over again for different accounts? If so, you are not alone. However, this is quite dangerous. It’s best to use a different, unique password for each account, and to make it easier, you should use a password manager.According to surveys, people understan...

By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, Sitterle Homes
(Sitterle Homes)
Comments 13
 There is no doubt about it technology is here to stay and yes it has replaced many jobs, but the human touch is still very much needed. It is true that the platforms for real estate are more accurate, but what is good data and what is bad data we still need someone to figure that out for us. One...

By Irene D. Lockel, Let me help you unLOCK your dream home!
(Netter Real Estate)
Comments 4
My favorite Irish Blessing. 

By Ross Milroy, Broker/owner specializing in vacation home buyers
(Ross Milroy Realty, LLC)
Comments 0
With primary sights for the future home of the Miami Major League Soccer team set on Miami’s Overtown neighborhood, some locals are questioning if David Beckham & Jorge Mas’ plans are too ambitious for the amount of land available. A neighborhood rooted in history as the second longest continuous...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
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2404 S 2nd ST, Austin, TX 78704 Fantastic investment opportunity to rebuild/remodel in hot 78704! Off S 1st, minutes to SOCO, Zilker, Lady Bird Lake, South Austin Park, Downtown and more! Caitlan Wells 512-426-3206 The Ben Kinney Team / Keller Williams

By Maryland Luxury Group
(eXp Realty )
Comments 0
**Attention All Architects, Builders, Contractors, Developers, Property Managers, Rehabbers, Commercial and Residential REALTORS®**  Do you want to network with an exclusive, elite, group of tech forward real estate consultants raising the bar for service in the upper-tier home market? If yes, th...

By John Marshall - FORE!, Specializing in Golf Course Properties
(The K Company Realty)
Comments 4
I have been slacking lately! Complacency is becoming commonplace. Ok, perhaps that is not really the case, I feel like I have neglected my commitment to myself to be more present here on Activerain, actually I know I have. I am getting dialed back in. Oh sure I pop in every single day, but I rare...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
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Being a Irving, TX First Time Home Buyer 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 increases ...

By RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 0
 The RJ Baxter Team, Denver Mortgage LenderWe are here to serve our clients and put our clients first....we treat every client with the same care and respect.P.S. - Referrals are the life-blood of my business. If you know anyone looking to purchase or refinance a home, please forward me their nam...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
Comments 5
 March 14, 2018 Pie Day, a Special Day for Foresters and other Math NerdsMy son Nick mentioned to me last night that he was going to head into town in the morning so that he could celebrate Pi day with a slice of Pie at the local café near where he is working in the woods.3.14, or Pi, is an impor...

By Valerie Almanzar, MBA
(Your Casa Team - Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 2
1702 Bamba Court Wow come check out this gem in Rio Communities! This townhouse features high ceilings and new carpet, and an Atrium! Enjoy an enclosed patio and new fencing in the back. Spare bath has his and hers sinks, spacious bedrooms with walk in closets. Call now to find out how to make th...

By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 8
 Home Health and Your Health Home construction is designed to be built "tight'. I am referring to leaks and air loss or air entry. Windows and entry doors are sealed, usually by the house wrap, J channel strip, if vinyl sided, and epoxy caulk,or mortar if brick. This protects your most expensive ...