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Being part of the largest real estate related social network has its perks; the community of ActiveRain is on top of that list. Our vast array of real estate professionals have been in the business since the beginning. Not only do they know best practices when it comes to real estate, social media, personal life and beyond but they share their insight so freely with one another. Our mantra of Connect, Share, Learn is taken to another level because of the valuable members of ActiveRain.


Here you will find all sorts of information about what makes ActiveRain members tick. We are spread far and wide and come from all walks of life together to build this one-of-a-kind platform. Anything to do with the community and happenings in the 'Rain can be found here. Dive in and take part of something uniquely special.

Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 

By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 37
What I Learned This Week at ActiveRain-March 17 to March 23, 2019 I learn something new every day at ActiveRain! With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, something about Real Estate or the other professions that I neve...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 41
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always o...

By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
Comments 7
Blogging with a Purpose in 2019Blogging Then and NowFrom the beginning, blogging is an important piece of your marketing plan. However, it has made a significant shift from its original purpose. If you have a blog, you’ll need to understand the driving force behind most blogging today.Once Upon a...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 3
“Perpetual motion is motion of bodies that continues indefinitely. A perpetual motion machine is a hypothetical machine that can do work indefinitely without an energy source. This kind of machine is impossible, as it would violate the first or second law of thermodynamics. (wiki)” I beg to diffe...

By Peter Mark SEO Services, Full Time SEO
(PeterMarkSEO)
Comments 14
Are you struggling with getting traffic for your website? Looking for some new blog post ideas? Well look no further. Today I will introduce you to the Keyword Golden Ratio. The KGR is what we will call it for short.  But full disclosure, I did not create this term and cannot take credit for it. ...

By Lauren Williams, CPO, Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
(Casual Uncluttering LLC)
Comments 3
Free tool on my website homepage. A copy of the Casual Uncluttering LLC survey I use to continue or start conversations with my potential and existing clients. Download it for yourself, give it to people who might need it! 

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
Comments 0
PRISONERS OF WAR DEFINITION of CAGE a fenced area for prisoners of war JOHN 8:32 And ye shall know the truth, and the truth shall make you free. PROVERBS 13:20 Walk with the wise and become wise, for a companion of fools suffers harm. ELLICOTT'S COMMENTARY suffers harm —i.e., morally ruined MATTH...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 9
"Life is full of opportunities to navigate roadblocks and detours." -Carol WilliamsHappy Monday all!  It was an interesting week in my world.  I was scheduled to leave Wednesday to pick up my sister-in-law in Spokane. She will be staying with me for a week or so until her moving truck arrives and...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 10
 So you think you know how to count?Watch those dates! Time is of the essence is at the very top of our contract.     Dates are important. Real important. The offer date, the ratified date, and the settlement date are written into our contracts. Many of the dates are counted from the date of the ...

By Ben Kinney
(Owner of ActiveRain Inc.)
Comments 19
 Start the foundation of a life with no limits.When I first graduated high school I was sure I wanted to be a school teacher. Mostly because of a few counselors, coaches, and teachers that helped me survive my adolescent years. As it happens in life things change and I headed down a different pat...

By Tim L. Ramey
(Coldwell Banker Burnet)
Comments 1
Hello there again and good morning.  Hope this email finds you doing well on this Monday morning and you had a wonderful weekend.  Wanted to pass along Tim's Time Outs: Life is Full Of Choices: It has been said that there are a thousand little choices in a day and all of them count.  In fact, eac...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 44
Video an Oldie but Goodie from NYC I was looking for a video for a friend and came across this old video I made. Not great quality but fantastic advice on how to blog. It was at RainCamp in NYC the best advice was to comment on other members posts,  This is how you create relationships. The other...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
Comments 0
When you plan to build a home, it usually isn’t an impulse purchase. It is a big decision. Many think about building their new home for years. They dream and plan for the day they will be able to build the home they want for them and their family. Planning for how to fund the purchase of a new ho...

By Marte Cliff, Your real estate writer
(Marte Cliff Copywriting)
Comments 37
How many times have you gotten up in the morning with a long list of “must do” tasks for the day? How many times has that made you less than enthusiastic about getting busy and getting to work?When you start in that frame of mind, you might slog through those tasks and accomplish a lot before the...

By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce
(EXP Realty 414-525-0563)
Comments 16
   There are lots of things that we are doing differently this year...and have employed this quarter.  Some of them are due to our EXP move and since not every  member of AR is a Realtor ...we thought we would share something we started doing that is getting great "reception"in a number of "recep...

By Ginger Harper, Your Southport~Oak Island Agent~Brunswick County!
(Coldwell Banker Sea Coast Advantage)
Comments 1
This is a good one.  Thanks.  I am sharing for others to see.    Start the foundation of a life with no limits. When I first graduated high school I was sure I wanted to be a school teacher. Mostly because of a few counselors, coaches, and teachers that helped me survive my adolescent years.   As...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 8
I spend time thinking. I seem to go over some things time and again. Nothing changes but it is a hard habit to break. For me the only positive way to keep moving forward is to take an action. Sometimes I hit it well and other times I miss the ball. No matter: batter up is a call to action and the...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 1
1301 W Hawk Ct Nampa, ID 83651 Centrally located Nampa home close to conveniences & local schools! Updates throughout including new interior paint and new flooring throughout. Spacious open family room floor plan connecting to the kitchen. Kitchen features new granite counter tops, breakfast bar,...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 21
Every year when mud season comes it is brown almost everywhere. It's not an easy time and it requires care to not track the mud in. My pups are not exactly happy about it either. The ground is really wet and there has been more snow and this week we may even get just a lot of rain. i am ready to ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 30
Look for and find the unique in your listings. Every property has something special...some more than others. Yesterday when meeting with my photographer, I was fascinated by the angles of the glass above the open staircase of this townhouse. So I just started taking photos with my phone. None of ...