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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain April 30 to May 6, 2023

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain April 30 to May 6, 2023


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 other professions, about a place, or about a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


Scott May 1: Scott Seaton, Jr. Nope, I Didn't Always Know Everything

What a good post from Scott. Whether you're starting out in business or hope to grow yours, you'll find his tips helpful.


MarteMarte Cliff Monday Motivation-get reading.

I couldn't agree more with Marte!!! What do you think?



JanMay 2: Jan Green School Bus Turned Tiny Home

I love looking at how innovative people can get with tiny homes. take a look.


Dr. PaulaMay 3: Dr. Paula McDonald When Did We Stop Playing?

This is an important question to ask ourselves. Playing is as important to us as breathing.


JohnJohn Meussner Conventional Loan LLPA Changes Fact From Fiction

John provided an excellent presentation last Tuesday at our Zoom meeting however if you missed it or want more information, you can sign up for his webinar that is being held tomorrow, May 8.


LeanneMay 4 Leanne Smith     The I Am Confused Moment Happens Again

Suggestion…remember those three words. It’s not always what you say, but how you say it. 


EndreEndre Barath, Jr A Real Estate Forecast from a Beverly Hills Realtor: Endre Barath, Jr

Easy to read and understand!!!!


KatieMay 5: Katie Asher It Has Been 10 Years

Whew...after I read Katie's post, she had her hands full. Let's welcome Katie back and encourage her to continue blogging.


WandaMay 6: Wanda Kubat-Nerdin A Silent Preyer in Nerdin Gardens

A beautiful photo and you can always count on Wanda for an interesting analogy!




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

May 9th - Topic TBA
William Piotrowski  

May 16th - 
ADU's: Factory tour, delivery, and installation (Part 1)
John Arendsen

May 23rd  - ADU's: Factory tour, delivery, and installation (Part 2)
John Arendsen

May 30th - Knowing When (and If) To Retire From Real Estate
Carol Williams

June 6th - TBA

June 13th - TBA

June 20th - TBA

June 27th - Maximizing Credit Card Bonuses For Real Estate
Jim Paulson 








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!


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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Brian England
Ambrose Realty Management LLC - Gilbert, AZ
MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ

I see a lot of posts that I didn't read nor will I read, haha.  I always support those that support me first, then if I have more time I will look for other posts to read.

May 07, 2023 05:49 AM
Kathy Streib

Brian England you may enjoy some of the new-t0-you members. 

May 07, 2023 11:57 AM
Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400
The Top Team @ Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803 - Plainview, NY
Long Island Condo and Home Specialists

I read a few this week Kathy, but not as many as I usually do. No time to catch-up today, but appreciate your efforts!

May 07, 2023 06:08 AM
Kathy Streib

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 Hope you're out taking a listing or showing a home!!!

May 07, 2023 12:01 PM
Carol Williams
Although I'm retired, I love sharing my knowledge and learning from other real estate industry professionals. - Wenatchee, WA
Retired Agent / Broker / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Good morning, Kathy.
I see we were hanging out at the same water cooler part of the week. I missed a few, though, and will catch them later today. Thanks, as always, for putting your weekly recommendations together.

May 07, 2023 08:01 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Carol Williams I woner what they put in that water cooler. 

May 07, 2023 12:02 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Thank you so much fo0r including my post in your weekly series, Posts Just For You, Kathy Streib. Nature performs beautifully and so should we!

May 07, 2023 08:03 AM
Kathy Streib

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! you are very welcome. Nature continues to amaze me. 

May 07, 2023 12:05 PM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

Us both! 🌸

May 07, 2023 12:08 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

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

Have an outstanding week.

May 07, 2023 11:05 AM
Kathy Streib

Roy Kelley I hope that Chef Dolores is doing  better 

May 07, 2023 12:05 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em: golfArizona@cox.net

Kathy a lot of good posts you are featuring, Great information. Thanks for sharing, enjoy your weekend, Bill.

May 07, 2023 11:12 AM
Kathy Streib

Bill Salvatore - East Valley we have an overcast rainy day so we'll be inside watching the Astros. 

May 07, 2023 12:06 PM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Lots of great pics as always Kathy!  I've had the chance to read many of them....and will catch some more this afternoon!  Happy Sunday!

May 07, 2023 01:03 PM
Jan Green - Scottsdale, AZ
Value Added Service, 602-620-2699 - Scottsdale, AZ
HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN

Thank you for the feature Kathy!  Can't wait to read the others!

May 07, 2023 03:13 PM
Leanne Smith
Dirt Road Real Estate - Golden Valley, AZ
The Grit and Gratitude Agent

First thank you for the feature. I will catch up on the ones I missed.

May 07, 2023 05:46 PM
SB Expert
SBExpert - Hudson, NY
I'm Poor

Very Helpful

May 07, 2023 06:22 PM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Thank you, Kathy Streib, for including me in your weekly collection of posts. Hugs to you.

May 07, 2023 07:02 PM
Kieran Jackson
Keller Williams Hollywood Hills - Los Angeles, CA
Realtor®, SFR, U.S. Army Veteran

Thank you for listing these posts! I've read a few of them. All of the ones I read, have added some value!

All the best.

May 07, 2023 07:42 PM
J.R. Schloemer
Kentucky Select Properties - Louisville, KY

Thanks for the summary of last week and the itinerary for the upcoming week. It is very nice of you to do this.

May 07, 2023 10:27 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

You made some interesting selections and I feel good about having read better than half of them. Thanks for your efforts

May 08, 2023 04:00 AM
Bob "RealMan" Timm
Ward County Notary Services - Minot, ND
Owner of Ward Co Notary Services retired RE Broker

WOW! I have some reading to do Kathy Streib . Even though I read many of these bloggers regularly I missed every one of these posts.

May 08, 2023 07:38 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always enjoy your This Week at ActiveRain list, Kathy.  I hope you have a pleasant week.

May 08, 2023 11:00 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

May 08, 2023 11:00 AM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thanks for the excellent reading list, Kathy. I saw a number of these so the catch up should be easy. It's a good way to start of my week.


May 08, 2023 03:56 PM
Jane Chaulklin-Schott
TEAMCONNECT REALTY - (407) 394-9766 - Orlando, FL
TeamConnect Luxury Homes - Orlando, Florida, 32836

Great List, Kathy.  I will review and see what I missed

May 09, 2023 12:00 AM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  thank you for including me in this great list, I am blushing and consider it an honor, Endre

May 09, 2023 09:06 PM