Sharing The Love ~ Start 2021 By Filling The Bucket

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Dorie has been highlighting some wonderful people in the Rain and I am so honored to be mentioned in her post.  If anyone is not following her, they definitely need to check out some of her posts and start following her!

Original content by Dorie Dillard Austin TX

Starting 2021 with "Sharing The Love" challenge offers lots of options. I’m writing my third post for the February Challenge hosted by Rocky Dickerson and Kathleen Daniels, Probate & Trust Specialist, utilizing Rocky’s “Bucket Filling” idea. I love the tradition he continues from his former office in San Diego. Closing their meeting with bucket time is ingenious. Complimenting or acknowledging someone in the office is what helps fosters a culture of awesomeness. He is right you never know how that positive thought may make someone’s week go entirely different.

Trying to decide on 7 Active Rain members I admire is difficult because there are so many to write about, but here goes: 

Chris Ann Cleland – After coming from success in the newspaper and radio industry Chris Ann became a Realtor® in 2005. Climbing her way through a downturn she proved she has what it takes. She earns the title of a "Trusted Advisor" by her unrelenting commitment to customer service. Each blog Chris Ann writes I see her professionalism and determination to always put her client’s interest first. She is who I’d want my clients to use if they are relocating to Bristow, VA.

Debe Maxwell, CRS  – Debe is a 5-star Realtor who ranks in the top 1% of the 15,000 agents serving the Metro Charlotte area. She is known for her white glove service, high list-to-sell ratios, low days on market and expert negotiating skills. How she maintains this top flight business and still has time to host Active Rain Contests, spend time with her family, friends, renovate a new house at the lake and spear head hosting Tuesday Zoom meetings, is beyond me! This is one amazing lady who also finds time to reach out to you if she knows you might need a caring touch.

Michael Jacobs - Michael is a native California and has resided in the Pasadena area since 1990 giving him the right to become an Industry Observer. I refer to Michael as the “King of Pondering.” His analytic observations are carefully crafted, poignant and always give us pause to ponder and reflect.  When he takes a hiatus from posting he is sorely missed.  

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD  – Their names are synonymous with nature, beautiful surroundings and peaceful environments. The passion they share with their clients of the ultimate luxury of privacy in a home comes through loud and clear in their posts. Specialization in multi-generational living is so timely and their personal experience and ability to articulate why it is so important proves to be a key to their success. The videos they produce are brilliant productions and they share their knowledge and expertise so freely with all of us. What an impact they make in Active Rain every week.

Kat Palmiotti – “The House Kat” is loved and admired by all. Picking up and moving across country, building a home and living their dream is admirable! She is a wealth of knowledge, has become an expert in building and her experimenting with videos is enviable. She extends herself to so many people and definitely makes them feel welcome here in the Rain.

Brian England – Brian has lived in Arizona for over 40 years and has an extensive knowledge of the area. He lives in the Val Vista Baseline Area in Mesa, AZ and educates us on how wonderful it is to live there with affordable homes and its location, ideal for everyday living. He covers the East Valley AZ real estate and I’ve seen his business grow blogging in AR. His post’s featuring the photography his friend, Trisha Bush-LeFore produces is amazing. Brian contributes much to the culture of Active Rain and I know I would gladly refer a client to him.

Margaret Rome Baltimore 410-530-2400 – Margaret found her niche in Real Estate in 1990 and we are all benefactors of her contributions to our industry. Her successful book “Real Estate the Rome Way” and her popular Radio Show has shown us all how ingenious thinking outside the box can lead to a very lucrative and successful career. More importantly this caring lady shares her knowledge, advice and time with not only her clients but her friends here in AR. She is truly a lady making a huge impact in our industry.



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Comments (8)

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 Brian,
You definitely deserve to be among this A-list of ActiveRainers!

Mar 01, 2021 07:01 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Brian, great to be mentioned by Dorie in her Share the Love post - KUDOS! 

Mar 01, 2021 07:03 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Congrats on making Dorie's list Brian! There are many AR member's that I'd like to meet as well. Would love to have an actual in-person MeetUp!

Mar 01, 2021 07:31 AM
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Brian, for sharing this excellent reblog selection.

Mar 01, 2021 07:41 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Brian, Dorie wrote a grat blog on Share the Love with interesting people to included/


Mar 01, 2021 08:27 AM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I appreciate you sharing and reposting such great thoughts and ideas on a daily basis. Thank you Brian England 

Mar 01, 2021 09:12 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Brian congratulations on being one of Dorie's choices.  Very well deserved!!!

Mar 01, 2021 02:54 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Brian.

I knew when I saw this was re-blogged who would have done it, great choice.

Mar 02, 2021 12:28 AM

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