What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-June 2 to June 8, 2019

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What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-June 2 to June 8, 2019


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 or the other professions that I never knew, about a place, or about a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


monica hillJune 2:  Monica Hill    Bling on the Posse, Homegirl!

Monica offers some thoughts on two fronts…  slang words that we may or may not know, and picking your battles! Chime in!


nina hollanderNina Hollander What Home Ownership Means to Me: The Realization Of the American Dream.

Great entry into this month's challenge. Not all of us have the opportunity to reach this dream. If you're not familiar with Nina's roots, then I think you'll enjoy this post!!!


ron and alexandra seigelJune 3: Ron and Alexandra Seigel Monday Musings: Can We Talk Politics Over Wine & Cheese Minus Drama?

I couldn't agree more!!! We are so much better than that, aren't we?


sally and david hansonSally K & David L Hanson Let's Just Have Some Fun...Pass It On

Drop what you're doing and join in on the fun!!! Don't just comment but answer the question!!!


barbara todaroJune 4: Barbara Todaro Ready-Set-Go|The Problems Start If You Stop|Never Stop Marketing

All it takes is for one seller or buyer to wonder what happened to you...and muse that you may no longer be in business.


gary thomasJune 5: Gary Thomas Alice Doesn't Work at Wells Fargo Anymore

You'll read Gary's post (and he always tells a good story) and be shaking your head!


robert sicilianoJune 6: Robert Siciliano Facebook Wants My Social Security Number!

You need to read this especially if you have any kind of business account with Facebook. And don't forget to check out Robert's other post and see his appearance on Fox Nation!


denise lonesJune 7: Denise Lones Direct Mail vs Email

If you're weighing an eNewsletter vs Direct Mail, Denise outlines some good points to consider.


kat palmiottiJune 8: Kat Palmiotti Hiking Log-Jimmy Page

Yes, I love this series. This particular one does make me wonder what exactly was on the mind of this hiker.





Don’t forget to check out Carol Williams  Second Chance Saturday posts as well.  I always find a post or two that I missed.


You can find previous What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain posts here.

Thank you for letting me do what I love doing...learn something new and interesting every day!



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Sheila Anderson
Referral Group Incorporated - East Brunswick, NJ
The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133

Good morning Kathy. A splendid group of posts this morning. I will read those I missed.

Jun 09, 2019 06:01 AM #8
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Once again, Kathy, thanks for including me on your list today. I'm happy to report that I'd ready many of those posts already and am in total agreement that they deserved your "feature."

Jun 09, 2019 06:04 AM #9
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Good morning Kathy - I read most of this week's posts.  They were all excellent.

Jun 09, 2019 06:08 AM #10
Brian England
Arizona Focus Realty - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

Always so much to learn in the Rain!  I have read most of these, but I see a couple that I have tabbed to read this morning!

Jun 09, 2019 06:13 AM #11
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

I appreciate your weekly recaps!

Jun 09, 2019 06:31 AM #12
Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD
ViewHomes of Clark County - Nature As Neighbors - Camas, WA
REALTORS® in Clark County, WA

Great titles, and I'll be sure to read the posts I missed. Thanks so much Kathy.  Enjoy your day.

( By the way, loved your description of enjoying nature at home after the Farmers Market - sounds as if you have nature as neighbors!) 

Jun 09, 2019 06:59 AM #13
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Morning Kathy-I had caught two of these. The one that was outrageous that I read this morning was Robert's and Facebook asking for your S.S.N. Love his response.

Have a great week.

Jun 09, 2019 07:40 AM #14
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Property Manager

Hi Kathy,
looks like I have some readin' to do!  Thanks for another great round-up.  Happy Sunday.

Jun 09, 2019 08:11 AM #15
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy


Thank you for including us in this wonderful list of blogs.  And you are right, we are so much better than that.  Happy Sunday.  A

Jun 09, 2019 09:01 AM #16
Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR
Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate

Good morning Kathy Streib ,

What a wonderful selections of posts to read and comment from some of my favorite people. I so appreciate you featuring a variety of posts ..as usual I'm trying to catch up in the rain and starting with your selections sure help!

Jun 09, 2019 09:10 AM #17
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy Streib - I missed a couple of days earlier in the week so this helps me to catch up!  Thank you.

Jun 09, 2019 09:45 AM #18
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Good day to catch up on some very interesting titles! Thanks!!

Jun 09, 2019 11:32 AM #19
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

Hi Barbara Todaro and thank you for continuing to share these interesting posts with us. 

Kat Palmiotti Very happy to. I love what you find in the hiking log. 

Sally K. & David L. Hanson I hope so too. The comments could be fun. 

Jun 09, 2019 01:53 PM #20
Kathy Streib
Room Service Home Staging - Delray Beach, FL
Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224

hi Donald Urschalitz And thank YOU for stopping by every Sunday. 

Will Hamm having family over tonight so been busy in the kitchen. I can't wait to see your Sunday recipe. 

Wayne Martin I picked the worse day to do burgers on the grill for the family. It's about 94 degrees out. 

Jun 09, 2019 01:56 PM #21
Leif Price
Spot Color Marketing - Portland, OR
Content Marketing Specialist

Your weekly recaps bring us up to date for posts that need to be dug up from the many of posts here in the Rain. Thank you for sharing.

Jun 09, 2019 06:47 PM #22
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy for a change I read quiet a few of this, but that does not mean there isn't more reading for me to do:)Endre

Jun 09, 2019 10:23 PM #23
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

I actually have four for this past week. I do believe, that is a record for me.

Jun 10, 2019 01:36 AM #24
Matthew Klinowski, PA
Downing-Frye - Naples, FL
Golf Community Real Estate Specialist

Good morning Kathy! Thanks for pulling these posts together. It's been a busy week and I missed a few of these great posts. Have a good week!

Jun 10, 2019 05:05 AM #25
Kristin Johnston - REALTOR®
RE/MAX Realty Center - Waukesha, WI
Giving Back With Each Home Sold!

Thanks for taking the time to do this, since I alway seem to miss so much!

Jun 10, 2019 06:23 AM #26
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy.

Looks like a great list to catch up on - I missed most of these which seems to be a pattern for me of late.


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