Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain June 23 to June 29, 2024

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain June 23 to June 29, 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!

Richie Alan June 24:  Richie Alan Naggar  SUIT YOURSELF ( the two ways) 

Well done, Richie. How many suits do you have and do you wear them well?

ActiveRain MemberActiveRain Member Support An ARMS Update: There ARE Limits

What's the point? For those of you who are concerned about points and how to gather them...bookmark this post.


Mike McCannMike McCann Blog 24 of 30-Are You Prepared When Your Fridge Gives Up the Fight?

I never thought of this but Mike makes a very good and lvoing point.


MichaelMichael Elliott How Did Online Companies Get Access to the MLS's?

Good question. What do you think?


NickJune 25: Nick Vandekar Are you a slow listener?

What a wonderful post from Nick! We could all benefit from slowing down to listen.


DaveJune 26: Dave Livingston Wet Spot on Ceiling? Your Emergency Plan to Minimize Water Damage.

Welcome Dave to ActiveRain. Good information and I can attest to the tip of creating a drainage point!!!


NelsonNelson Huggins Most Important Key to Your New Home

Please welcome another new ActiveRain member. Do you have this key??


DorieJune 27: Dorie Dillard Valuable Takeaways from Our Latest Austin MLS Event

If you have an event like this in your area...sign up!!!


MonicaMonica Hill Hey, Hey What's That Sound?

Good illustrative post from Monica about quick judgements.


Barbara S.Barbara S. Duncan AI Boring Descriptions! Spare Us! Please Write Descriptions Yourself!

What do you think? Have you used AI for your property descriptions??***


***if you want to know more about AI and how you can use it in your marketing, join us Tuesday at 1 PM CST. Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD shares how we can use it...the correct way.


WandaWanda Kubat-Nerdin The Bumble Bee and Butterfly

A good reminder from Wanda and as always, beautifully told.


JoanJoan Cox Ever Had a Showing and Wished You Had Interior Cameras?

You can't make this stuff up.








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. 

July 2nd - Paddy Deighan
AI Continued

July 9th - Open

July 16 - Jan Green

July 23rd - Brad Andersohn
The Magic of RPR


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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Michael Elliott
Fathom Realty - Burlington Township, NJ
Burlington, New Jersey Residential Sales

Thanks for the inclusion, Kathy Streib , looks like a great list to check out.

Jun 30, 2024 05:10 AM
Kathy Streib

Michael Elliott you are very welcome. 

Jun 30, 2024 10:51 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 did pretty good this week Kathy and appreciate your suggestions each week!

Jun 30, 2024 05:32 AM
Kathy Streib

Thank you Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Cell: 631-805-4400 Enjoy your Sunday. 

Jun 30, 2024 10:51 AM
Nina Hollander, Broker
Coldwell Banker Realty - Charlotte, NC
Your Greater Charlotte Realtor

Good Sunday morning, Kathy. Eight for me today and I'll just take it! 

Jun 30, 2024 05:36 AM
Kathy Streib

Nina Hollander, Broker That's still good!!! Enjoy your Sunday!!

Jun 30, 2024 10:52 AM
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Oswego, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Good morning Kathy. Unlike yesterday with Carol Williams post where I did well, today not so much. That said I liked the ones I missed and got caught up. Enjoy your day. 

Jun 30, 2024 05:58 AM
Kathy Streib

Wayne Martin I'm happy to see that you enjoyed the ones you missed!!!

Jun 30, 2024 10:53 AM
Dorie Dillard Austin TX
Coldwell Banker Realty ~ 512.750.6899 - Austin, TX
NW Austin ~ Canyon Creek and Spicewood/Balcones

Good morning Kathy,

Thank you so much for including my post in your Sunday series. I see I did miss a few so I'm off to read and comment.

Jun 30, 2024 06:50 AM
Kathy Streib

Dorie Dillard Austin TX always happy to highlight your post!!! Enjoy your Sunday! Hope you get to see HH and BB. 

Jun 30, 2024 10:54 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 / Prop. Mgr, Wenatchee, WA

Hi Kathy,
I see I've missed a few posts. Thanks for your round-up.

Jun 30, 2024 08:09 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Carol Williams You are very welcome!!!  Golf today???

Jun 30, 2024 10:55 AM
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Hello Kathy good list for this Sunday, need to go back and catch three of them.  Make it a good Sunday

Jun 30, 2024 09:00 AM
Kathy Streib

Will Hamm I'm off to search for posts for next Sunday. 

Jun 30, 2024 10:55 AM
Roy Kelley
Retired - Gaithersburg, MD

Thank you very much, Kathy, for your recomendations.

Have a great day and an outstanding week.

We have another hot day in Maryland.

Jun 30, 2024 09:37 AM
Kathy Streib

Roy Kelley I hope that you and Chef Dolores are inside staying cool. 

Jun 30, 2024 10:56 AM
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Kathy, thanks for including my post today!   It was VERY strange.   At least I did read a few of these post this week.

Jun 30, 2024 09:47 AM
Kathy Streib

Joan Cox you are very welcome. I hope that if you ever find out about the handprint, you'll share it with us. 

Jun 30, 2024 10:56 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!
Red Rock Real Estate (435) 632-9374 - St. George, UT
The best agent in Southern Utah!

THANK YOU again for including my post in your weekly list of featured blogs, Kathy! Happy Sunday to you!

Jun 30, 2024 10:26 AM
Kathy Streib

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! Happy Sunday to you!!!  Are you working in Nerdin Gardens???

Jun 30, 2024 10:57 AM
Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can!

Yes, we pulled a good amount of produce this morning, Kathy. I see a few salads in our near future!

Jun 30, 2024 11:00 AM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy great choices as always, and good job including the AR Staff blog sit the site update.

Jun 30, 2024 10:32 AM
Kathy Streib

Thank you George Souto I hope it gets more exposure. 

Jun 30, 2024 10:58 AM
Ed Silva, 203-206-0754
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

You selected another bunch of interesting titles and a couple I already found and read. Thanks for your efforts.

Jun 30, 2024 11:21 AM
Kathy Streib

Hi Ed Silva, 203-206-0754 You are very welcome!!  See you Tuesday. 

Jun 30, 2024 05:34 PM
Bill Salvatore - East Valley
Arizona Elite Properties - Chandler, AZ
Realtor - 602-999-0952 / em:

Thanks for sharing, make it a terrific Sunday and enjoy the rest of your weekend! And go Astros!!!!!

Bill Salvatore, Realtor- Arizona Elite Properties

Jun 30, 2024 11:31 AM
Kathy Streib

Bill Salvatore - East Valley after a 2+ hour rain delay, the Astros came back in the 9th to win!!! What a game!!!

Jun 30, 2024 06:11 PM
Anna "Banana" Kruchten
HomeSmart Real Estate - Phoenix, AZ

Hi Kathy I did catch some of these posts but there is so much to see and you well know!  Thanks for putting these together every single week for all of us.  Much appreciated!

Jun 30, 2024 12:23 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Anna "Banana" Kruchten You are very welcome!  Hope you enjoyed some of the posts. 

Jun 30, 2024 06:12 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Thanks for assembling this great list, Kathy. I saw many of them so catching up on this beautiful sunny day will be a cinch.

Enjoy the rest of your weekend!


Jun 30, 2024 02:18 PM
Kathy Streib

Hi Jeff Dowler, CRS I'm off to find posts for next week. 

Jun 30, 2024 06:12 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Jun 30, 2024 07:18 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

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

Jun 30, 2024 07:18 PM
Paddy Deighan MBA JD PhD - Vail, CO
Paddy Deighan J.D. Ph.D

Kathy...good morning...I had me on the schedule for the 23rd as well but there is another Zoom scheduled??

Jun 30, 2024 09:25 PM
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543
Realty ONE Group Advocates 484-237-2055 - Downingtown, PA
Selling the Main Line & Chester County

Thank you for including my post, much appreciated. Many of these I have read, but off to read those I missed.

Jul 01, 2024 11:37 AM
Matthew Klinowski, PA
Downing Frye Realty - Naples, FL
Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle

Kathy, thanks for another great round of highlights!

Jul 02, 2024 05:04 PM