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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain June 2 to June 8, 2024

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain June 2 to June 8, 2024


Every day there is something to learn here at ActiveRain.  With this series, I highlight posts that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, a post about Real Estate or other professions, about a place, or a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


PatriciaJune 3:  Patricia Kennedy    Should I Re-think My Relationship with AI?

Good question! What about you?


LeanneLeanne Smith Motivational Monday-What Do You Have?

We spend so much of our lives acquiring things. Love this post.


MichaelMichael Elliott 3 BIG Suggestions for Future RE Managers

Excellent tips from Michael.


LiseJune 4: Lise Howe Make Sure Your Agent Goes Beyond Cookie Cutter Marketing

Good call to action post by Lise.


JuneJune 5: June Piper-Brandon Buying a Home in an HOA?

Questions buyers looking at an HOA community should ask!!


BlairBlair Ballin Seniors Smilin'

Take a look at Blair Ballin's community website. Nice events he organizes for those in his community.



MyrlMyrl Jeffcoat When Squatters build an ADU On Your Property

I had to share Myrl Jeffcoat's cute post!!! This will make you smile.


Richie Alan June 6: Richie Alan Naggar Doing Wrong Works (but does it)?

Interesting and thought-provoking post from Richie! There is a lot of "wrong" going on around us.


KatKat Palmiotti 1933 Kalispell Ordinances: The Beer Act

This is an amazing series by Kat. You can't make this stuff up.


Ed June 8: Ed Silva ActiveRain Is Still a Learning Platform

Excellent post by Ed. If you can schedule time on Tuesdays at 1 PM (CST) you won't regret it!




Don’t forget this month’s challenge…Fork It Over: June ActiveRain Recipe Challenge hosted by Wanda Kubat-Nerdin and Kathy Streib




New to ActiveRain?  Be sure to read Getting Started on ActiveRain by Kat Palmiotti!



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

June 11th - Roundtable Group Discussion
Odd Situations With Buyers & Sellers

June 18th - Paddy Deighan
AI - How to protect yourself and your business

June 25th - Paddy Deighan
TBD, based on previous sessions



Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting

11:00 a.m. Pacific  (AZ same as Pacific)

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 suggested by other members.

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


Patricia Kennedy and her Last Week’s Favorites. 


Hannah Williams and her weekly Philadelphia Steals and Deals!

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




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George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy I did pretty good this week, so we must have been on the same page.  ☺️

Jun 09, 2024 05:43 AM
Kathy Streib

George Souto brilliant minds think alike!!! LOL

Jun 09, 2024 12:06 PM
Richie Alan Naggar
people first...then business Ran Right Realty - Riverside, CA
agent & author

When Kathy Streib says " posts just for you"....you get it!

Jun 09, 2024 06:05 AM
Kathy Streib

Richie Alan Naggar ...as in READ THESE POSTS!!!

Jun 09, 2024 12:07 PM
Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty
Waves Realty - Melbourne, FL
Florida Space Coast Homes

You always have some interesting ones here. I think we have a great group of bloggers right now.

Jun 09, 2024 06:06 AM
Kathy Streib

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty I am happy to see that we are getting new bloggers!!! 

Jun 09, 2024 12:08 PM
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

Kathy, I'm looking at the zoom calendar and hope I can attend the AI scheduled one as I missed the last one! 

Jun 09, 2024 06:23 AM
Kathy Streib

Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 I hope that you can!!!! Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD is a wealth of information. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:17 PM
Kat Palmiotti
eXp Commercial, Referral Divison - Kalispell, MT
Helping your Montana dreams take root

Thank you so much for including my post, and for taking the time to do this every week. I did miss a few good ones but am all caught up!

Jun 09, 2024 07:19 AM
Kathy Streib

Kat Palmiotti you deserve a reward for reading through those ordinances. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:18 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

Hi Kathy,
You've put together another great round-up from the week.
I hope you and Larry have some fun plans.

Jun 09, 2024 08:03 AM
Kathy Streib

Carol Williams we're recuperating from a busy weekend!!!   And set to watch the Astros!

Jun 09, 2024 12:22 PM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for your recommendations.

Have an outstanding week.

Jun 09, 2024 08:28 AM
Kathy Streib

hi Roy Kelley I hope that you and Chef Dolores are enjoying your Sunday. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:23 PM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy and thank you for your Sunday list and good to go back and catch some of these that I missed.


Jun 09, 2024 08:42 AM
Kathy Streib

Will Hamm I can't wait to see the recipe you shared with us today. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:24 PM
Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
CEO of Vision Drive Realty - Coastal San Diego

Wow, some great choices this week. I didn't see most of these - been a busier week than normal.

Jun 09, 2024 08:59 AM
Kathy Streib

Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets Busy is good!!!!  Enjoy reading them. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:24 PM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Hi Kathy... trust you are having a great Sunday. Six for me this week. 

Jun 09, 2024 09:25 AM
Kathy Streib

Nina Hollander, Broker That's good!!!!  Hanging out today and watching baseball!

Jun 09, 2024 12:26 PM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Some titles of interest and one for which I am honored for your thoughts.

Jun 09, 2024 10:33 AM
Kathy Streib

Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 My pleasure to highlight your post. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:26 PM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

HI Kathy well you've peaked my curiosity with these picks!  I look forward to enjoying as many as possible! Have a fabulous Sunday!

Jun 09, 2024 10:41 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Anna "Banana" Kruchten houseguests left and are chilling out!!!

Jun 09, 2024 12:30 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your This Week at ActiveRain list, Kathy.  Thank you for including my post.

Jun 09, 2024 11:40 AM
Kathy Streib

Thank you Myrl Jeffcoat and hope you found some you liked. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:30 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Jun 09, 2024 11:42 AM
Kathy Streib

Thank you Myrl Jeffcoat I appreciate it. 

Jun 09, 2024 12:31 PM
Pat Starnes-Front Gate Realty
Front Gate Real Estate - Brandon, MS
601-991-2900 Office; 601-278-4513 Cell

Kathy, thank you for your frequent contributions to AR. And thanks for my Sunday reading material. I was able to catch up with quite a few colleagues thanks to your weekly Lightbulb moments.

Jun 09, 2024 05:41 PM
June Piper-Brandon
Coldwell Banker Realty - Columbia, MD
Creating Generational Wealth Through Homeownership

Kathy, thanks for compiling this weekly list, I always learn something from somebody and thanks for featuring my post on HOA's. It's part of a series. 

Jun 09, 2024 09:39 PM
Endre Barath, Jr.
Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices California Properties - Beverly Hills, CA
Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002

Kathy Streib  some I have read others I missed some intentionally, Endre

Jun 09, 2024 09:51 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

Thanks for the reading list. I have a lot of catching up to do but it won't happen at this late hour. We were in LA for much of the day for family time and our oldest granddaughter's dance recital - so much fun to see with ballet, modern, k pop, hip-hop and more. Our GD is really into k pop and is really good at all the moves. What a talented group of kids at this dance school and some great choreography and music.


Jun 09, 2024 10:18 PM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy,

I'm trying to catch up on posts as I've been gone and never had a minute free to hop on Active Rain. Some great posts you have selected and later after sales meeting and 2 zoom meetings I'll be off to read and comment! 

Jun 11, 2024 05:38 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
St. George Utah Area Residential Sales Agent

Missed you today, Kathy! Will check out your list

Jun 11, 2024 12:05 PM