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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.

Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 

By John Pusa, Your All Time Realtor With Exceptional Service
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Crest)
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On July 24, 2017, National Association of Realtors® (NAR) reported that nationwide existing home sales decreased 1.8% to annual rate of 5.52 million homes in June of 2017 from 5.62 million homes in May of 2017, but higher 0.7% of 5.47 million homes from June of 2016.There were 1.96 million homes ...

By Donald A. Masters
(Master Home & Building Inspections, LLC)
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     For our Virginia Realtors, I wanted to give an update on the licensing for New Home Inspections (called New Residential Structures - NRS). The definition of an NRS is: a new construction home prior to first tranfer of deed from the builder to the purchaser.     Effective July 1, all Home Inp...

By James Lowenstern, Castles Unlimited. Newton MA Real Estate
(Castles Unlimited®)
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Image Source: Luke Sharrett | Bloomberg | Getty ImagesUS homes are now more valuable than ever    US homes are now more valuable than ever. A home is only worth what someone is willing to pay for it, and that tab just hit its highest level in history. The median value of all homes in the United S...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  Please join us at7 Green Heather CourtStevenson area21208  One Hour Open House 2:30-3:30Sunday  July 30, 2017 Call 410-530-2400 for directions.  Unique homes appeal to a different group of buyers.  Are you looking for something special...not a cookie cutter or cloneonial? For me...the more uniq...

By Debi McKamie, Realtor®/Property Manager
(Red Oak Properties)
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Service Animal vs. Emotional Support Animal And Your Rental is still a topic of great confusion.  Property Managers and Property Owners need to be aware of the differences and know how to handle requests for reasonable accommodations.  Renters have found online companies that will issue registrat...

By Andy Kress
(Rental Solutions Oahu)
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Makaha Surfside Apartments are for rent at 85175 Farrington Highway in Makaha, hawaii. A low cost studio is $695 per month including parking, water, sewer, and trash. There is no deposit with approved credit. The Makaha Surfside Apartments is a very secure complex steps to the ocean. The Makaha S...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyTeam
(LeaderOne Financial Corporation)
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Surrounding El Paso area is a prime area for 100% financing on a home loan. El Paso, Texas buyers can get 100% financing on new home purchases in close by areas. This 100% program is truly not just for rural housing but for most of the geographic areas surrounding El Paso, Texas qualifies for: - ...

By Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
Comments 85
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 love about Active Rain is you get out of it what you put into it.  All of the framework is already in place, you don't have to be techy to do well.  There are e...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Facebook Group: Orchids/Orquideas There are several Facebook groups that appeal to orchid lovers. One that you may wish to consider is Orchids/Orquideas which has over 1,600 members. Click on the link to visit and join this group.Facebook groups are free and you can join existing groups or create...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Facebook Group: Orchid Ident 101 If you are interested in the identification of orchids, you may wish to join the Facebook group Orchid Ident 101. This is a small group with less than 100 members and needs additional active members to share photographs and comments. Click on the link to visit and...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Facebook Group: Flowers of the Eastern United States If you are interested in the photography of flowers and plants, you may wish to join the Facebook group Flowers of the Eastern United States which has over 3,900 members. Click on the link to visit and join this group.Facebook groups are free. ...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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ActiveRain MeetUp Memories When you attend ActiveRain MeetUps, you will certainly take away some fond memories that you will wish to share with other members. This photograph was taken a MeetUp at Pat Kennedy's home in Washington, DC. The event was well attended and enjoyed by all. Pat KennedyPho...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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A great way to generate more brand exposure and interest, especially for those articles we post on our own websites,  is to provide links to similar resources at the bottom of each article.  My Top Real Estate Articles for June 2016 It has been an incredibly busy summer thus far with plenty of re...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Facebook Group: Paradise of Flowers Those who enjoy flowers or flower photography have a big selection of Facebook groups. You may wish to consider the Facebook Group Paradise of Flowers which has over 5,500 members. Click on the link to visit and join this group.Facebook groups are free. You can...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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It's not too soon to start your house account! When speaking to buyers especially young and first time purchasers who have little or no savings,  I advise them to start a "house account".     This  place is only  for deposits and no withdrawals allowed.  Take a look what Alan and Gene suggest for...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Paul S Henderson, Residential Broker, RE/MAX Professionals, Realtor, preferred Hartstene Pointe Agent and Broker     Beautiful things happen when you distance yourself from the negative! unknown    Paul S Henderson, Residential Broker, RE/MAX Professionals, Realtor, preferred Hartstene Pointe Ag...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 14
Bold will keep our attention, but don’t SHOUT your message with all caps or all bold. How to Stage Your Post or As Barbara Todaro Likes to Say...The Eyes Buy.   If you’re like me, you put time and effort into the posts you write. However, like a home for sale, it won’t do any good if no one reads...
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By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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Good morning.  Hope this email finds you doing well and your having a wonderful Summer.  Sharing Tim's Time Outs with you: START MOVING: There's a way forward.  To find it, START MOVING. To make some progress, you must make some effort.  Get going, make the effort, persist at it, and the progress...

By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
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 There are written rules for this community and if you haven't read them, it's a good idea to find out what they are and you'll understand why this community thrives.If you want to keep things rosy, there are some clear no-nos. Don't self-advertise on another bloggers post.  Don't be rude! (remem...