October Challenge: Get Ready For Winter!

Erica Ramus, MRE, Schuylkill County PA Real Estate (Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA )
Every October - November I push off an intense 7-week challenge for myself, personally, so I can fill the pipeline for January. Don't get sucked into blindly accepting the fact that November and December keep us busy with holidays. That leads to an…

Is Bigger - Better? iPhone 6 or 6+ my personal take on it.

Lance Owens (RS), Luxury Real Estate and Vacation Property sales (LUVA Real Estate )
OK, so I was one of those idiots that camped out overnight for the new iPhone 6+ 128gb. And probably not for the reasons you think, I had actually pre-ordered mine, so I wasn't in that much of a hurry, it was the fact that a good friend of mine…


Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too! (People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
The real joy of hosting a contest here in the RAIN is the coming together and the support and sharing that takes place when we do. Throw in some guidelines, some tasty POINTS and or prizes and ActiveRain can turn to ACTIVE-FAME AND ACTIVE-GAIN for…

A Love story that has nothing to do with Real Estate

Sheila Moran, SanAntonioSheila.com, RE/MAX Access, 210-32 (RE/MAX Access (Garden Ridge, San Antonio, New Braunfels))
A Love story that has nothing to do with Real Estate, but there might be a Broker involved. "It was the best decision of his life. " Literally. No truer words had been spoken. But, Fran Moran would never know that his redheaded bride of 49…

Jared's Above and Beyond Contest!

Amanda and Jared Christiansen, YOUR Fort Wayne Realtors, Century 21 Bradley. (Century 21 Bradley (260)704-0843)
A good buddy of mine told me a story about one of his clients and their home buying process. She was a single mom with a 5 year old daughter. The mom couldn't find a sitter, so she asked Brian if she could bring her along for the 4 showings. …

Sex Sells - Should It Sell Real Estate

Jaime Westman (HouseHunt.com)
Sex sells. You’ve seen it sell beer, burgers, and even Internet domain names. But should sex sell real estate? Inman News showcased an… interesting… marketing tactic in an article titled Allira Cohr’s Breasts Star in Luxury Listing Video …

Being Rude, Pushy, or Deceitful Never Wins a Prize!

Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA (ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Do you have any idea just how ridiculous you sound? This is what I thought yesterday after 8 of 11 calls I took from "professionals" trying to sell me something. I get that it is the end of the month and you are trying to meet/beat quota, but in the…

More Tips for Selling Your Home in Camas WA

Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington (The Carl Group, LLC)
Don’t Overlook Exterior When Preparing to Sell Last week, we offered some tips on how to prep your home for winter The message: “Start from the top and work down”. Today, here are some tips for preparing your home to sell, this time: “Start from…

Protect Your Transaction Explained in Detail

Ricky Khamis, NMLS 173141 | CADOC 173141 - 480-339-1565 (Amerifirst Financial, Inc.)
Protect Your Transaction Explained in Detail Protect Your Transaction (PYT ) was developed for a true need in the industry. If you would buy a phone and pay $99. 00 plus maybe the added insurance of $11. 00 a month why is it that a loan has ZERO…

New ActiveRain Mobile Optimized Website Design

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On Monday night, September 29th at 9pm (Pacific Time) we lauched the new ActiveRain Mobile optimized design for the website. What does this mean? It means that ActiveRain will now render much better on a mobile device giving any visitors via…
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