Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain September 4 to September 10, 2022

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain September 4 to September 10, 2022


Every day there is something 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!


GrantSeptember 4: Grant Schneider Would You Rather Be a Trusted Advisor Than Sales Consultant?

No one wants to feel like they're being "sold."


JuneSeptember 6:  June Piper-Brandon    Photography for Marketing Your Home For Sale

Here are some good tips from June even if you are using a professional photographer!


DorieDorie Dillard Success Depends Not On What You Know But Who You Know

This is a different spin on that old saying. It's so true too.


KathySeptember 8: Kathy Showe The longest sale ever...crazy real estate stories.

You can't say Kathy wasn't persistent!!!! And she was rewarded for it too.


Andrea Andrea Bedard This Condo Allows Pets! But Does It Really?

It's a good thing Andrea went the extra mile for her clients!!!


JenniferJennifer Kropf 5 Things to Ask Yourself When You're Stuck in a Rut

I'd tuck these questions away for when you feel that dark cloud hanging over you.


DeniseSeptember 9: Denise Lones Client Gifts and Events

It is the time of year when many are considering ways to say "thank you" to their clients. I like many of these. Check them out!


RockySeptember 10: Rocky Dickerson Entice Me

Thank you, Rocky, for writing this post. If you're going to entice us...better be prepared to deliver.


Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff.Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff Long Island Crazy Realtor Story

This reads like one of those Lifetime Movies they use to have. You have to read this.


AlanAlan May No, this is NOT what they were doing.

Alan has such a fun way of telling a story!!!



GeorgeGeorge Souto I Will Never Forget September 11, 2001

I would encourage you to read George's post if you've not read it.I still get a lump in my throat when I read it.


MartiMarti Steele Kilby And Behind Door Number 1...

You agents have all the fun!!!!




Thanks to Carol Williams for this Weekly ZOOM Schedule which she lets me copy and paste to my post. 


Sept. 13th - Life at The Villages, FL
Dick Betts 

Sept. 20th - Property Rights
Buzz Mackintosh 

Sept. 27th - RV to Ranches
Leanne Smith  

Oct. 4th - TBD
Group Discussion

Oct. 11th - TBD
Peter Mohylsky. BRIX REALTY 

Oct. 18th - Real Estate Tax Attorney
Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD 

Oct. 25th - Topic TBD
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 

Nov. 1st - Setting Up an Agent Facebook Community Page
Greg Brown, Sales Rep Toronto, Durham region 



Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting

11:00 a.m. Pacific (Remember Arizona is same as Pacific time now)

12:00 p.m. Mountain

  1:00 p.m. Central

  2:00 p.m. Eastern



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. 


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 (26)

Ray Henson
eXp Realty of California, Inc. (lic. #01878277) - Elk Grove, CA

Another great cross section of ActiveRain posts.  Thank you for putting the spotlight on them!

Sep 11, 2022 07:42 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for sharing your recommendations.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

Sep 11, 2022 07:56 AM
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

Good morning, Kathy.
You did it again... put together another wonderful round-up of posts from the week. No surprise there. You always do! 

I hope you and Larry are having a great weekend.

Sep 11, 2022 08:15 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Good Morning Kathy and interesting picks to share with us this week, now I wonder who your picks are in the NFL?

Sep 11, 2022 08:34 AM
Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy,

I can't believe that I missed a lot of these.  I follow all but a couple of these members.  These posts look very interesting.  Thank you.

Sep 11, 2022 10:00 AM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Nina Hollander, Broker very sorry about your friend. Glad to help you get caught up. 

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 if your story doesn't qualify for crazy I don't know what would!!!

Sep 11, 2022 12:02 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Dorie Dillard Austin TX you are very welcome. I had fun watching Austin highlighted yesterday on ESPN's Game day. 

Wayne Martin Carol and I will try to keep you up to date!!!

Sep 11, 2022 12:05 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Bill Salvatore - East Valley Happy Sunday. I hope that you enjoyed the ones you read. 

Hi Joan Cox I don't know how you did it after that road trip of yours!!! I enjoyed reading about it. 

Sep 11, 2022 12:06 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Ray Henson Hope you enjoy the posts. Our friend in VT just put Pickleball courts in. 

Roy Kelley hope that you and Chef Dolores are having a good day. 

Sep 11, 2022 12:07 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy thank you for choosing my blog as one of your sellections

Sep 11, 2022 01:21 PM
Grant Schneider
Performance Development Strategies - Armonk, NY
Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes

Hi Kathy - there are many awesome posts today.  I am reading them all and thank you for including me.

Sep 11, 2022 05:40 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your "This Week at ActiveRain" list, Kathy.  I hope you are having an enjoyable weekend.

Sep 11, 2022 05:45 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Sep 11, 2022 05:45 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  what a great selection clearly I missed a great many time for me to catch up, Endre

Sep 11, 2022 09:22 PM
Laura Cerrano
Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island - Locust Valley, NY
Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher

Most of the time, I can  count on your synopsis of the best of the best to get me through to finding the gems on here.

Sep 11, 2022 10:34 PM
Kat Palmiotti
406-270-3667,, Broker/REALTOR® - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Wow I did pretty well this week! Whoo hoo!

Enjoy your day!

Sep 12, 2022 05:52 AM
Rocky Dickerson
Realty One Group - Las Vegas, NV
Superior Service!

Thank you once again for including one of my posts in your weekly list.

Sep 12, 2022 06:08 PM
Andrea Bedard
Thompson Company, REALTORS® 240.593.2860 - Silver Spring, MD
Fluent in Real Estate & German, M.A. ABR ASP CIPS

Thank you Kathy Streib for including my post in your weekly spotlight. Always an honor! 

Sep 13, 2022 09:10 AM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Some very interesting titles all worthy of a read. Thanks for your efforts

Sep 13, 2022 10:12 AM
Ginger Harper
Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage~ Ginger Harper Real Estate Team - Southport, NC
Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!

Great post.  Thanks for sharing.


Sep 13, 2022 10:48 AM