This is the place to view the past and present contests put on by ActiveRain and its members. Everyone can join
group and help encourage each other. Current contest will be highlighted posts so it's easy for you all to see.
Curious as to what others in your profession think about a certain product or tool?
AR's community takes the time to leave honest and transparent reviews of their experiences
so you can be a bit wiser about your purchase.
Broken down by categories and subcategories for easy finds
Get an unfiltered look at what real users are saying
Leave a review yourself for others to benefit from
Add new products as you use them and gain points for doing so
ActiveRain University (ARU) provides free on-line training. We coach, consult and support real estate professionals about real estate trends, technology and social media.
ARU Calendar provides class types and registration links
Watch short tutorials on updating your photo, inserting a hyperlink and much more
Sign up for the Daily Drop so you don't miss out on AR's daily happenings
Find answers to most FAQ's
Whatever it is you're into and wherever you are, AR surely has a group for you to join.
Brand, off the wall, specific subject matters…whatever it is you're looking for.
Each time you write a post you can syndicate your post to 5 groups.
And if by chance you don't find what you're looking for, start a new group today!
Get your content in front of more eyes
Search by location or type
Feel free to start your own group
Find some that are close to home and close to heart
Each month AR runs numerous contests as a way for our members to engage in activities
that will boost their business and increase their visibility in the community and beyond.
Earn points by partaking in these contest and climb the leaderboard
Do what's good for you and your business by participating
If you have an idea for a contest, just let us know
Stay motivated and on track with new contests popping up each month
Ask a Real Estate Question
Here's another avenue for you to build relationships with others. Share your expertise with someone searching for answers.
Play the teacher role and help someone out today
Your Homepage will alert you of new questions in your state
A wonderful way to open a door to a possible new client
Ask a question yourself to get help
Find informative stats, trends and insider tips on your state, county, city or neighborhood of choice. The insightful experts of ActiveRain share with you in a way only a local resident can.
Ballantrae villa condominiums rarely come up for sale, and because of it, very few people know of them. Located just steps from the Sarasota Square Mall, you would think this would be busy complex. Quite the opposite is true, this is a quiet and meandering community which is often overlooked by buyers of Sarasota real estate.
The plus side of Ballantrae includes the peacefulness of its streets, the beautiful lakes and preserves, and the sheer size of the villas themselves, nearly 2000 square feet, most with a unique atrium layout that makes rooms feel even larger and 2 car garages. Pets are welcomed and renting is allowed. Although not a 55+ community, the overall demographic seems to be older.
The location is also key. The aforementioned mall of course comes with the requisite shopping and dining, as well as a new 12 screen movie theater. The Potter Park YMCA, a fantastic state of the art complex complete with rock climbing walls and a water park, is close by, as is the popular Legacy Trail, which seems to be on the list of every Sarasota real estate buyer these days!
The downside of this community is the lack of any amenity; although located next door to the Serendipity Health Club, there is no pool or other amenity on site, which makes the monthly fees a bit puzzling. However, based on the size of the units, the location and the setting - Ballantrae may be worth a look.