Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain September 18 to September 24, 2022

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


DickSeptember 19:  Dick Betts    Bait and Switch Photos

What’s your opinion on this??



Richie Alan Richie Alan Naggar Meet-Up With Really Old ActiveRainer

Creativity abounds in Richie's post. Who is the Really Old ActiveRainer???


BuzzBuzz Mackintosh Down to the Wire

This is the latest on Buzz's efforts to protect property rights. It's also a cautionary tale for all of us. Thank you, Buzz for your efforts.


NickNick Vandekar Our role as a Realtor!

Inspired by Buzz's post, Nick gives us further inspiration.


RobertRobert Siciliano Use Caution When Closing On Your New Home

This is something that every agent might want to print out for their clients. Great tips from Robert as always.


Thomas J. Nelson, REALTORThomas J. Nelson England Invaded San Diego CA-So We Called It a Meetup

What's the next best thing to being at a Meetup? Seeing photos from them!!!


MargaretSeptember 21: Margaret Goss What Is a Private Listing in Winnetka & the North Shore?

What do you think??? Do you have something like this in your area?


AuraAura Alex Alzheimer's... An Unfinished Story From "The Stranger in My Soul"

I think we've all been touched in some way by someone who is going through this. What a beautifully written post.



Scott September 23: Scott Seaton Ooh Ooh That Smell

I didn't know it smelled like a skunk either, Scott!!!





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

Sept. 27th - RV to Ranches
Leanne Smith  

Oct. 4th - Blogging Success Stories
Group Discussion

Oct. 11th - Emerald Coast of Florida west of Pensacola
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 

Nov. 8th - Creative Financing for Investing in Private Houses
Sham Reddy CRS 

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.  

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!

Hannah Williams shares her savvy shopping finds with us weekly in her Philadelphia Steals and Deals Just Like That by HelpfulHannah. 


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,

Looking forward to reading these posts.  I didn't see any of them last week.

Sep 25, 2022 11:01 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for your recommendations.

Have an outstanding week.

Sep 25, 2022 11:11 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy thank you for all the time and reading you put into identifying these blogs.

Sep 25, 2022 01:43 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Dick Betts you are very welcome. I'm watching Ian and hope you all remain safe. 

Grant Schneider Hi Grant- My Texans lost by a field goal but at least the Astros won. 

Sep 25, 2022 03:57 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 Thank you!!! And I'm glad you enjoy the updates!!!

Wayne Martin you always do better than I do on your trivia questions. 

Sep 25, 2022 04:01 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

wow Nina Hollander, Broker considering how busy you are...that's great!!!

Hi Bill Salvatore - East Valley I'm watching the Packers and Tampa Bay now!!!

Sep 25, 2022 04:02 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Carol Williams hope you've been able to play some golf!!!

Brian England I'm looking forward to it!

Sep 25, 2022 04:04 PM
Carol Williams

Yes. I've been out twice. 😊

Sep 25, 2022 05:14 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Will Hamm I haven't had a chance to see what recipe you shared with us today. 

Wow Buzz Mackintosh you are very welcome and that photo is gorgeous. 

Sep 25, 2022 04:06 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets Happy Birthday and I was happy to showcase your post!!!!

Kat Palmiotti you just made my day. Thank you. 

Sep 25, 2022 04:08 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Richie Alan Naggar I was happy to "expose" you!!!!!

Joan Cox and I thank YOU for stopping by. 

Sep 25, 2022 04:09 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Aura Alex thank you for your very kind and thoughtful words. You are a welcomed asset to this community. 

HI Dorie Dillard Austin TX I was thinking of HH and BB today as we saw many young people out playing soccer where we walked. 

Sep 25, 2022 04:11 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Wasn't that cute Anna Banana Kruchten CRS, Phoenix Broker It brought a big smile to my face as well as a laugh. 

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® I hope you enjoyed reading them. Have a great week. 

Sep 25, 2022 04:12 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Home Stager/Redesign

Thank you Roy Kelley Hello to Chef Dolores. 

Sep 25, 2022 04:13 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Sep 25, 2022 05:10 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Sep 25, 2022 05:10 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Lots of great reading here, as always, Kathy.  I read several of these wonderful posts this week so checking more off the list won't be too hard.

Enjoy the rest of your Sunday.


Sep 25, 2022 05:40 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I’ve just reading some of these soon to be classics. Thank you for sharing Kathy Streib 

Sep 25, 2022 09:33 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  wow I missed most of these post ironically I just came from Aura Alex  post.... Endre

Sep 25, 2022 11:10 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Coming late to the party but as I read your posts, I recognized a few that I had read. Thanks for your efforts

Sep 27, 2022 04:50 AM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Long & Foster Real Estate Inc 610-225-7400 - Devon, PA
Tredyffrin Easttown Realtor, Philly Main Line

A great group of posts, i had read some, but the others were all well worth reading. Thanks for including my post, always much appreciated.

Sep 28, 2022 08:08 AM