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Rainmaker
912,387
Thomas J. Nelson, Realtor, ePRO, CRS, RCS-D
Big Block Realty 858.232.8722 - La Jolla, CA
& Host of Postcards From Success Podcast

Many groups, many ghost town groups. 

Aug 26, 2017 11:36 PM
Rainmaker
3,049,971
Tony and Suzanne Marriott, Associate Brokers
BVO Luxury Group @ Keller Williams Arizona Realty - Scottsdale, AZ
Serving Scottsdale, Phoenix and Maricopa County AZ

Several - in fact - too many!

Aug 27, 2017 06:44 AM
Ambassador
3,192,746
Debe Maxwell, CRS
www.iCharlotteHomes.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310 - Charlotte, NC
Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods

Groups are more for you to post to, Karen - or to go read posts within those groups. There's really not a lot of time involved in doing that - easy peasy!

Aug 26, 2017 04:28 PM
Ambassador
2,802,595
Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS 602-380-4886
Phoenix Property Shoppe - Phoenix, AZ
Arizona's Top Banana!

Of course!  BananaTude was born on 9/09/09 and still going strong!

Aug 26, 2017 04:05 PM
Rainmaker
1,523,132
Sandy Padula and Norm Padula, JD, GRI
HomeSmart Realty West & Geneva Financial, Llc. - Carlsbad, CA
Presence, Persistence & Perseverance

Of course we are; several!

Aug 26, 2017 02:35 PM
Rainmaker
2,655,894
Debbie Gartner
The Flooring Girl - White Plains, NY
The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers

Groups are NOT a good use of time.

Aug 26, 2017 02:09 PM
Ambassador
1,614,359
Joe Pryor
The Virtual Real Estate Team - Oklahoma City, OK
REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties

About 5 on a regular basis.

Aug 26, 2017 02:09 PM
Rainmaker
525,189
Dave Halpern
Keller Williams Realty Louisville East (502) 664-7827 - Louisville, KY
Louisville Short Sale Expert

Groups enable me to focus my AR time

Aug 26, 2017 02:01 PM
Rainmaker
4,024,107
Joan Cox
House to Home, Inc. - Denver Real Estate - 720-231-6373 - Denver, CO
Denver Real Estate - Selling One Home at a Time

Groups used to be more important in years past.  Not so much today.

Aug 28, 2017 06:39 PM
Rainmaker
1,280,777
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

Yes, but I rarely check groups anymore.  I'm having enough trouble keeping up with my blogging and answering questions.  

Aug 27, 2017 07:41 AM
Rainmaker
2,765,489
Kathleen Daniels
KD Realty - 408.972.1822 - San Jose, CA
San Jose Homes for Sale-Probate & Trust Specialist

Groupies in the Rain ... there are many! 

Aug 27, 2017 07:33 AM
Ambassador
4,298,296
Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor - You are right. So much to do in 'Rain!

Aug 26, 2017 10:45 PM
Ambassador
4,064,616
Bob Crane
Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams Fox Cities - Stevens Point, WI
Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671

A member of dozens of them,

a moderator of 3

and a host of 1

 

Aug 26, 2017 09:17 PM
Rainmaker
4,876,006
Barbara Todaro
RE/MAX Executive Realty - Franklin, MA
Marketing Agent for The Todaro Team

there are four groups that I share my blog posts with....

Aug 26, 2017 05:12 PM
Rainmaker
1,212,459
Ryan Huggins - Thousand Oaks, CA
www.HugginsHomes.com - Thousand Oaks, CA
Residential Real Estate and Investment Properties

Very seldom do I post to groups anymore, except some of the listings ones.

Aug 26, 2017 04:54 PM
Rainmaker
383,457
Lynnea Miller
Bend Premier Real Estate - Bend, OR
Premier Real Estate Service in Central Oregon

I didn't know these existed, Karen. So I am obviously not part of a group. 

Aug 26, 2017 04:49 PM
Ambassador
3,918,070
Jeff Dowler, CRS
Solutions Real Estate - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

I am in a number of them but most seem to have lost their value over the years, but not all!! I post my articles in a number of them

Aug 26, 2017 03:52 PM
Ambassador
2,345,039
Fred Griffin presently on Leave of Absence
Fred Griffin Real Estate - Tallahassee, FL
Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker

 The best "Group" on ActiveRain is the usual posters here on the Question Board!

Aug 26, 2017 03:37 PM
Rainmaker
2,981,409
Nina Hollander
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Charlotte, NC
Your Charlotte/Ballantyne/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Realtor

Yes, I include my posts in various groups each day. It's not like it eats up a ton of my time.

Aug 26, 2017 02:07 PM
Rainmaker
261,828
Allie Angeloni
Long Realty - Oro Valley, AZ

Yes, I'm in 'Bananatude', 'Active Rain Contests', and just joined 'ActiveRain Meet-Up News' Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor.  Hope this helps! 

Aug 26, 2017 02:06 PM
Rainmaker
5,269,926
Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

I am a member of several groups.

Aug 26, 2017 01:42 PM
Rainmaker
1,523,566
Sybil Campbell
Long and Foster REALTORS® 5234 Monticello Ave Williamsburg, Virginia - Williamsburg, VA
REALTOR® ABR, SFR, SRES Williamsburg, Virginia

I am a member of several groups.

Aug 26, 2017 01:39 PM
Rainmaker
3,173,491
Wayne Martin
Wayne M Martin - Chicago, IL
Real Estate Broker - Retired

Must admit to not following groups in some time!

Aug 26, 2017 01:29 PM
Rainmaker
1,037,744
Dave Martin (703) 585-4687
Fairfax Realty - Fairfax, VA
Making Realty Dreams a Reality #WeWillGetYouHome

I am in several droplets lol

Jan 02, 2018 04:17 PM
Rainmaker
4,432,083
Gita Bantwal
RE/MAX Centre Realtors - Warwick, PA
REALTOR,ABR,CRS,SRES,GRI - Bucks County & Philadel

Yes.

Aug 27, 2017 03:35 PM
Rainer
44,013
shirley cicero
United Country Ponderosa Realty Associates - Livermore, CO
Northern Colorado Mountain Homes and Vacant Land

lol, I think I need a manual on what does exist. I had a couple of people invite me to groups which I somehow found and joined but now....where were they??!!! 

Aug 27, 2017 09:42 AM
Rainmaker
3,073,584
Will Hamm
Hamm Homes - Aurora, CO
"Where There's a Will, There's a Way!"

Yes and No,  I try to catch up with some of them.

 

Aug 27, 2017 08:35 AM
Rainmaker
4,796,551
Gabe Sanders
Real Estate of Florida specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales - Stuart, FL
Stuart Florida Real Estate

I'm in some, but don't really participate.

Aug 27, 2017 06:28 AM
Rainmaker
2,944,624
Scott Godzyk
Godzyk Real Estate Services - Manchester, NH
One of Manchester NH's Leading Agents

I check out 3-5 groups more than all others. One group i like being part of is the "active group" meaning i come here every day, post a nlog, read other blogs and answer questions

Aug 27, 2017 06:22 AM
Rainmaker
730,675
Jeff Pearl
RE/MAX Distinctive / LIC in VA - Lovettsville, VA
Full Service Full Time Realtor

No, but I am in several facebook groups for a variety of topics. Some are real estate related ( digital marketing, wordpress, etc), others are history, etc.

Aug 27, 2017 02:53 AM
Rainmaker
4,320,969
Ron and Alexandra Seigel
Napa Consultants - Carpinteria, CA
Luxury Real Estate Branding, Marketing & Strategy

Karen,

I like many of the groups.

Aug 26, 2017 07:28 PM
Ambassador
3,981,962
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

I am in about 50 groups which is way too many. I can't possibly interact in all of them.

Aug 26, 2017 06:18 PM
Rainmaker
3,977,717
William Feela
WHISPERING PINES REALTY - North Branch, MN
Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.

about 20

Aug 26, 2017 03:10 PM