Real estate pros help develop their own free social networking tool.
Bellevue, WA 6/15/2006 4:30 PM GMT (TransWorldNews) Real estate B2B services company ActiveRain Corp. has launched the real estate industry's first online networking resource for real estate professionals. The ActiveRain Real Estate Network is helping real estate professionals to grow their businesses with simple and effective tools.
The Network's free services help real estate agents, mortgage brokers, builders, and others in the industry to quickly and simply increase their network of contacts, and to expand their web presence. Members can set up a profile in under 5 minutes. One RE/MAX agent tells others "it's easy to do and the price is right."
Members are using the network to connect with each other. Clients are also catching on. A John L. Scott agent wrote that "Within 1 week of posting my profile . . . I have already had a client call me and begin working with me."
CEO Matt Heaton, founder of the project sees the site as a way for real estate professionals to develop their own online network where they can easily connect with each other and with their clients. "It's been exciting to see how active the members have been at growing the network to this point. It's their network and their doing their part to build it."
The company will continually add tools to help develop the social network. The community of members is helping to design the site. Their input has helped to add an associate's list, enabling users to grow a referral network. Coming is a personalized blogging system to help draw more visibility to member profiles.
The community is quickly becoming a simple and effective tool for real estate professionals to network and grow their businesses.
For more information visit the company website at www.activerain.com.
ActiveRain Corp. is a Bellevue, Washington based B2B real estate technology company. In 2004, the company launched the ActiveRain LMS, an enterprise level lead management platform currently in service for several of the largest real estate brokerages in North America.