Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-July 18 to July 24, 2021

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-July 18 to July 24, 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!


Margaret RomeJuly 18: Margaret Rome   Let Me Count the Ways

Our blogs aren’t static and continue to live. Who better than Margaret to show us!!!



MarteMarte Cliff Self Discipline is the path to real estate success.

With freedom of time and tasks comes the kind of self-discipline needed if you are to be successful. Marte lays it all out for us.

Sarah Layton | CopywriterJuly 19: Sarah Layton 3 Reasons Realtors Must Stop Collecting Credentials

Sarah states it well. What do you think?


PatJuly 20: Pat Starnes A Typical Saturday in the Life of a Realtor-Madison, MS

Oh yes, being a Realtor is so much fun getting to drive around to look at homes.


WandaWanda Kubat-Nerdin Nerdin Gardens: Beanstalk and the Corn Has Ears

Wanda waves her wonderful creative wand and magical posts happen.


CarlaJuly 21: Carla Freund Is your mindset in need of a tune-up?

We tune up our cars, renovate our homes, so what can we do for ourselves?

Dan DeeDan Dee McGinnis There is No Reverse for Change...Never!

Michael Jacobs a ponder-worthy post for you!


RockyJuly 24: Rocky Dickerson Buy a vowel.....

Rocky's post reminded me of some people I know. One thing...I'll look at Cheerios in a new light.




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

Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings
July 27th - Carra Riley (Covid Recovery And Transition In Real Estate) 

August 3 - Brian England (Vacasa)

August 10 - TBD  (Ben Kinney ???)

August 17th - Bob Crane (Forestry Myths)


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. 

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Comments (37)

Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy Streib - another great list to check out. Happy Sunday!

Jul 25, 2021 10:47 AM
Anna Banana Kruchten Phoenix Broker
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Lots of great pics Kathy - once again!  You are amazing for doing this week after week after week!  Thank you!

Jul 25, 2021 10:55 AM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Some good reads this week and I did get a couple of them before you.  Thanks for your efforts

Jul 25, 2021 11:02 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

Some good reads here for sure Kathy StreibSarah Layton first time post caught my attention as well and it's something I've preached for a long time.

Jul 25, 2021 02:09 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy I did pretty good this week in having read a number of your featured blogs.  ☺️

Jul 25, 2021 02:19 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Myrl Jeffcoat Thank you for the feature in your group and hope you enjoyed the posts. 

Nina Hollander, Broker Thank you and I understand what you're saying. I'm glad to see agents continuing their education. 

Jul 25, 2021 05:29 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Brian England I was so excited to see that you'll be speaking at the Zoom meeting!!!

Michael Jacobs pondering is a good keeps the dendrites firing. 

Jul 25, 2021 05:32 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Wayne Martin I still manage to miss several during the week!!! Good to see you. 

Rocky Dickerson I will be eating them dry. 

Jul 25, 2021 05:34 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog Thank you, and I did enjoy my Sunday. 

Ron and Alexandra Seigel Hope that you enjoy your week ahead!!  No fires near you, I hope!

Jul 25, 2021 05:37 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Kat Palmiotti Thank you!!! Hope to see you this Tuesday. 

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD Thank you for stopping by. Larry is still resting his foot but I'm back to walking!  Hope your mother is enjoying the Olympics. I couldn't take my eyes off the horses today while watching the equestrian dressage today. 


Jul 25, 2021 05:40 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Raymond Henson, eXp Realty I'm off to hunt for next week's posts. 

Hi Will Hamm I loved your recipe today for the drumsticks!!!

Jul 25, 2021 05:44 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Carol Williams What, no golf today???

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! oh how creative you are, even your comments!!!

Jul 25, 2021 05:48 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Roy Kelley hope that you and Chef Dolores enjoyed your weekend. 

Grant Schneider Hope to see you this Tuesday!!

Jul 25, 2021 05:53 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Sheri Sperry - MCNE® Hope that you had fun reading the posts!

Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, CRB, Phoenix Broker Thank you for those kind words 

Jul 25, 2021 06:03 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Ed Silva thanks for stopping by and hope to see you on Tuesday. 

Bob "RealMan" Timm It is an interesting post and every agent has to make their own decision.  The letters do get confusing!

George Souto Good for you!!!!   Can't wait for Tuesday. 

Jul 25, 2021 06:09 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR

Morning Kathy.

I'm holding steady at two, just like last week.  I am looking at adding some new people to follow and dropping some of those that I follow now.

Jul 26, 2021 12:14 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thanks for more excellent reading, Kathy. I fell behind last week a bit and missed all of these. But that mean some good reading ahead!


Jul 26, 2021 09:26 AM
Lyn Sims
Schaumburg, IL
Real Estate Broker Retired

Thanks for this weeks selections.

Jul 26, 2021 09:31 AM
Marte Cliff
Marte Cliff Copywriting - Priest River, ID
Your real estate writer

Thanks for the inclusion Kathy - always appreciated!

Jul 26, 2021 04:22 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

So much to read and only so much time to read it. This should be a good time though

Jul 26, 2021 11:05 PM