Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-April 4 to April 10, 2021

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-April 4 to April 10, 2021


Every day there is something new to learn here at ActiveRain.  With this series, I try to highlight posts 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!


April 4: Scott Godzyk What happens when too many buyers seeing a home results in a fight?

If you think you've seen everything, maybe you haven't yet.



April 5:  Wanda Kubat-Nerdin   Nerdin Gardens: A Lot to Be Thankful For

As I told Wanda, I want to be invited over for story time!!!


Dee Toohey Focus!

There are no photos in Dee's post but soldier through because it has a good positive motivational method.


April 8: Judi Barrett National Fair Housing Month~Reflection On the Past

Welcome back Judi and thank you for the reminder about National Fair Housing Month.


April 9: Denise Lones Is "Easy" Killing Your Brand?

This is something I see all of the time. If you spend the time to develop and grow your brand, why kill it off?


Brian Persons When the buyers tell the home inspector "that was fun"

I've been at home inspections and never would have said "that was fun." How about you?


Jeffrey DiMuria Under Contract: 4/2 in West Melbourne in 20 Hours

This is how it's done these days thanks to today's technology and doing what it takes.


**Don't forget the April Challenge...Time to Get Out and Show Off Your Area! Write a post, 1 to 3, letting us know about an event or place in your area.




Thanks to Carol Williams for this weekly list which I copied from her post!

Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings




April 13th - John Arendsen (Update on the world of Accessory Dwelling Units) 


April 20th - Candace Stevens (Agent Tax Strategies & Tips)


April 27th - Ben Kinney  (Update on ActiveRain Upgrade)


May 5th - Craig Grant  (Google - Running Your Business In the Cloud)


May 11th - Denise Lones  (Finding Sellers - Ideas for attracting listings in an inventory-challenged market)



Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting

Arizona... You are the same as Pacific time until Nov. 7th

11:00 a.m. Pacific

12:00 p.m. Mountain

 1:00 p.m. Central

 2:00 p.m. Eastern time 





Please don’t forget to check out these very informative posts as well:


Carol Williams Second Chance Saturday-Carol highlights posts that are often suggested by the other members here. 


Debb Janes and Bernie Stea YouTube Thursdays- If you want to learn more about how to do videos for your business, this is the post to follow.


Liz and Bill Spear and the weekly Ask An Ambassador posts!


Thank you for letting me do what I love to do...learn something new every day. 


Comments (39)

Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for sharing your list of suggested blog posts.

Apr 11, 2021 01:30 PM
Kathy Streib

H Roy- you are very welcome. Hope that you and Chef Dolores are well. 

Apr 11, 2021 05:53 PM
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, EXP - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

Hi Kathy,  Thanks for sharing what you have learned this week - I always enjoy this post.  I'm grateful that you do this, although I usually have read many of these - there are always a few to go back and read.  Have a fabulous week.

Apr 11, 2021 02:07 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Bob- so glad that you enjoy the weekly post!!! Hope you and Nick have a great week. 

Apr 11, 2021 05:54 PM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Good afternoon Kathy! Thank you for taking the time to compile this great list each week

Apr 11, 2021 02:17 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Rocky- you are very welcome. Hope that your Sunday was a good one. 

Apr 11, 2021 05:54 PM
Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint
Sandpoint Realty LLC - Sandpoint, ID
North Idaho Real Estate - 208-255.6227

Howdy Kathy.  Thank you again.  Let you do the browsing and I can go immediately to prime time.  Mark  😎

Apr 11, 2021 03:16 PM
Kathy Streib

Howdy- back at ya!   It's a bit like the Reader's Digest!

Apr 11, 2021 05:55 PM
Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate BR030809000 - Phoenix, AZ

Lots of good pics Kathy!  In the middle of the Masters so I'll buzz on by later and read those I haven't read this week.  Thanks!

Apr 11, 2021 03:34 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Anna- Larry watched it this afternoon. Hope you enjoyed it. 

Apr 11, 2021 05:56 PM
Sharon Lee
Sharon Lee's Virtual Assistance - Jonesborough, TN
Retired and loving life

Not new but new to me and bigger.  

Apr 11, 2021 05:31 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

You picked some great posts this week and I was ahead of the curve and read a lot of them. 

Apr 11, 2021 06:28 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate - St. George, UT
So Utah Residential, Referral & Relocation REALTOR

Thank you so much Kathy for including me in your weeklyfeatured post. It makes me happy that you enjoy these whimsical posts

Apr 11, 2021 07:38 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Thank you Kathy for your list of posts to read and comment on. I've been swamped and also volunteered for an important event I posted about this evening.

Apr 11, 2021 08:57 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Once again, Kathy, thank you for giving me something to read this week that's really interesting! :

Apr 11, 2021 09:14 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

I've really got to get out and explore AR's offering more.  Not a one.

Apr 12, 2021 01:05 AM
Raymond Henson, eXp Realty
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

I sure appreciate all that you do to keep us posted on the great information available on ActiveRain.  Thank you!

Apr 12, 2021 05:23 AM
Paula McDonald, Ph.D.
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Thank you for always being so diligent to find great posts for us catch up on our reading.

Apr 12, 2021 05:56 AM
Chris Ann Cleland
Long and Foster REALTORS®, Gainesville, VA - Bristow, VA
Associate Broker, Bristow, VA

Thanks for putting this one together.  Found a member I wanted to follow as a result.

Apr 12, 2021 10:52 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

As has been the case often recently I missed most of these. I always appreciate the reading list - thank you as always.


Apr 12, 2021 06:45 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy love your featured posts I have read and commented on a few for a change... on a side note loved your comment "solder through" maybe we need to teach her about breaking up a post with pictures:)Endre

Apr 12, 2021 09:47 PM
Jim Paulson
Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) - Boise, ID

I always enjoy these.  Thanks for taking your time which saves me time. :)

Apr 12, 2021 10:56 PM
AndreaBFerreira CRS - SRS - CLHMS
Keyes Co. - Davie, FL
Miami Dade, Broward and Palm Beach County in FL

Hi Kathy 

I loved this post, could be a quick reference when I'm searching for something. This is a free idea.

Thank  you for your help. 


Be safe and healthy

Apr 13, 2021 03:34 AM
Matthew Klinowski, PA
Downing-Frye - Naples, FL
Golf Community Real Estate Specialist

Kathy, great round of articles. I especially apprecaiate Candy's tax tips! Have a good week.

Apr 13, 2021 04:22 AM
Lyn Sims
RE/MAX Suburban - Schaumburg, IL
Schaumburg Real Estate

Thank you Kathy for this weeks selections.

Apr 13, 2021 08:34 AM