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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.

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By RJ Baxter, 303-670-0137
(Fairway Independent Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 1
 The RJ Baxter Team, Denver Mortgage LenderWe are here to serve our clients and put our clients first....we treat every client with the same care and respect.P.S. - Referrals are the life-blood of my business. If you know anyone looking to purchase or refinance a home, please forward me their nam...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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Fortunately, for this Sacramento Realtor, my company, Lyon Real Estate, maintains 17 offices throughout the Sacramento region, so I can pop in to meet clients at any of them. However, I imagine in the next decade all of that will or probably should change. Brick and mortar is so 2005. At least no...

By Khash Saghafi, Mortgage Loan Officer, Cleveland Ohio
(Liberty Home Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 10
Trust the process. I was explaining this to someone who started a new sales job and called me to ask me how to build their book of business. Since I am the king of analogies, I naturally had to liken everything to the sport of wrestling. In wrestling, our coaches told us to do a lot of things whi...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 66
I don't know how long I have been on Active Rain but it's been years. I remember when my goal was to get a comment or two. Then I wanted a a customer call, and then I wanted to get to a free account at 500,000 points. I thought it would never come but it did. Now I am about a week away from hitti...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 2
The image you see above integrates Reiki and Feng Shui principles to create an Antahkarana Altar. Lets take a closer look at the Master Reiki symbol called, Antahkarana, created by Reiki Master William Lee Rand. There are two Antahkarana symbols; yin and yang, but for now we'll explore the Yin (f...

By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, Sitterle Homes
(Sitterle Homes)
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  Happy Fathers day to these three guys! I love you guys with all my heart. First of all my dad who was a wonderful father and always encouraged me to stand on my own 2 feet and make me the independant woman I am.  To Bob the love of my life my soulmate, with you my side you have helped me raise ...

By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Sales Pro
(Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 10
There is nothing more irritating than when a colleague does not answer the phone, respond to email or ignores texts. In a business where "time is of the essence" every minute counts, and colleagues who ignore contact efforts are the mud that slows the process down, right? With that said, I questi...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...Finding Your Place In The sun!
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 19
A PURPOSEFUL LIFE--STORIES ABOUT LOCAL LIFE IN THE HAMPTONS--PART IIHere is a "slice" of life in The Hamptons---Many locals are around and yet not really accessible to others. So, my stories about Fred, a local farmers son, may give one a sense about this beautiful part of the country. This is th...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 12
Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.Henry Ward Beecher Soldiers Pass - Sedona Arizona Bird Watching Ash-throated Flycatcher  Well spring is here. The weather is wonderful. We are at 75º as I write this at 1 PM. It will probably get just a little warmer. I thought I would ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 38
 How Do You Handle the Home Inspection Request for Repairs?                                                          In the past 10 days, I have had three sales and that means three home inspections..2 were my listings and one for a buyer.. aka future seller. All three were handled quite differen...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
If we want to get different and lasting outcomes, it’s not enough to change our behavior. We have to start with changing our attitudes.  Do you think that attitudes are important to performance? If you don’t, consider the fact that most terminations occur because attitudes and behaviors rather th...

By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 21
April, 2013 ActiveRain MeetUp Memories I revisit some of my old blogs and reblogs on a regular basis. Sometimes, I find some good ideas for new posts. In April of 2013, I attended three MeetUps in one week...in Virginia, Washington, DC and in Maryland. Good memories to recall!  Lovettsville Activ...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 130
    You are so busy...how do you have time to blog?  My answer: "maybe I am so busy because I make time to blog." "ActiveRain is a place where real estate professionals can network with their peers and discuss industry insider topics. It is also a public forum where consumers can pull back the cu...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 9
It's been a wonderfully busy June as you can tell by the number of Too Lates in my ad. July will be also be busy getting these to settlement plus taking on new listings. But this is not the time to slow down. This is not the time to cut back on blogging. This not the time to take a break from adv...

By Jeff Perlis Prime Properties, Experience Your Own Transformation!
(Prime Properties)
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Prime Properties Team is wishing all mothers a Happy Mother's Day! Thank you for your unselfish love and care!  ''Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever,''~ unknown. Honor your mother! Blessings and Happy Sunday!

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 23
                                          Too Busy to Blog, Use a Photo Instead!  Sometimes I am just too busy to write a feature worthy blog. When this happens, I take a look to see if there is anything interesting in my camera. This is the photo of a sign in the bathroom of a home I sold this w...

By Carla Muss-Jacobs, RETIRED
(RETIRED / State License is Inactive)
Comments 16
Those That Have Influenced Me . . . This is a post that I've been waiting all month to write and publish.  It is my entry to the ActiveRain contest "Under the Influence(s)"Why I Waited Until Today?Today, July 27th, is the day my Mother was born . . . way back in the Year of Our Lord 1927.She also...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 26
                   It has been a wonderfully busy weekend. I am in the middle of writing three  offers on  three  of my listings. Each one has been a unique challenge. This is a lot of activity especially in this crazy real estate market. Heck in any market, this is a lot of activity.            ...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 109
Mr Seller, Your Home May NOT SELL! Dear Mr. Seller, I like your home. It's a lovely colonial, center entrance with a huge family room over garage and a farmer's porch! The beautiful pictures tell the story of your home. I am sure the home is as good as it looks in the pictures and video tour. I a...

By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(LAER Realty Partners)
Comments 8
READING REAL ESTATE - QUARTERLY REPORT FOR 3rd QUARTER 2011 Here is what is happening in Real Estate Market of READING, MA in the 3rd Quarted of 2011 - that is from July 1st 2011 to Septemeber 30th, 2011. Please note that this statistics is for SINGLE FAMILY HOMES only. (SOURCE: MLSPIN)     3rd ...