ActiveRain’s Weltanschauung

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Weltanschauung:  The guiding principles and philosophy of an organization. A world view.

1.    We understand that the value of the ActiveRain community rests entirely with its members. We admire the spirit of real estate professionals and believe our goal is to fully engage their talents and knowledge for the benefit of all members of the real estate community.

2.    We believe that real estate professionals will thrive if they demonstrate their local market expertise.  With ever greater access to listings, local knowledge is now the key differentiator.

3.    We believe that homeownership is a positive force for social good.  ActiveRain is committed to empowering real estate professionals so they can help people achieve the dream of homeownership.

4.    ActiveRain welcomes the active participation of all real estate professionals, irrespective of their affiliation with industry groups or trade associations.  We believe a vibrant and diverse real estate community is essential to maintaining a strong organization.

5.    We believe that the constructive dialogue at ActiveRain fosters transparency among consumers about the industry.  We understand that ActiveRain plays a key role in demonstrating the integrity and professionalism of those engaged in our industry.

6.    ActiveRain prides itself on editorial independence.  We believe that an open, free exchange of ideas is our primary reason for being.  We are not captive of any point of view or agenda – other than to advance the interests of homebuyers and sellers and real estate professionals.

7.    We encourage dissenting or contrarian points of view because our industry is better served by continually examining the status quo. Challenging conventional wisdom is often essential for the evolution of our industry and the development of new opportunities.

8.    We believe in spirited discourse, but personal attacks or predatory behavior will not be tolerated.  Respect and civility are the shared values that unite all of us.

9.    ActiveRain does not stand on ceremony or hierarchy.  ActiveRain is a two-way street. We believe that a continual conversation with our community is critical to our continued growth and vitality. We are fully committed to incorporating member feedback and ideas to improve ActiveRain. 

10.    ActiveRain believes that it is in the best interests of real estate professionals to build a community that is focused on educating one another.  ActiveRain believes its future depends on members of all experience levels openly sharing their experiences and best practices with others in the field.  This communal dialogue offers a unique opportunity for professional growth and is the way to share in the dynamism and excitement that constitutes the modern real estate business.

-The ActiveRain Team

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Rainer
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Glenn Stewart...
Can a house talk? Yes it can
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Makes you want to dance in the rain...

August 18, 2011 07:41 PM
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Mark Archer
Eastlake, CA Owner, eRealty Professionals

Off to a good start.

Great stuff!

August 22, 2011 02:40 AM
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J Kirby Hall
Jim Hall Real Estate

Totally agree.

August 22, 2011 12:29 PM
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Kerry Carloy
Keller Williams Realty Coppell Market

I especially like the idea of mutual respect and civility.

August 24, 2011 11:45 AM
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Tracy Seabrooks
Exit Trinity Realty

Definitely words to live by....Thanks ActiveRain

August 31, 2011 12:20 PM
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Love your use of the German word Weltanschauung - powerful stuff. Love these guiding principles! Thank you for putting together such a wonderful and well thought out community!

 

September 01, 2011 11:11 AM
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Lisa Perry
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FHA, Jumbo, Proudly Serving ALL your mortgage Needs!

Good Information.  Off to a great start!  Look forward to the interaction.

September 05, 2011 12:32 PM
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Yvonne Ferguson
Sounds like a dedicated group.
September 11, 2011 10:38 PM
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Lowell Fulson III
Intero Real Estate Services (La Quinta, CA

Inspirational guidelines with a positive influence of upward porogress.

September 12, 2011 11:26 PM
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Sharon Sherwood
SFR - Needham Realty - 702-301-854
Needham Realty

I'm so excited..Very positive influence is great in this market.  It's so important to surround your self with positive people and groups..

September 13, 2011 04:43 PM
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Nancy Viejo

I see from the years that have gone by until this comment that Active Rain has and continues to hold fast in their standards of good and constructive conversation. There is enough angst in the world without having it post here.  Thanks Active Rain.

September 14, 2011 03:08 PM
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Glen Kotulek

Great "Mission Statement"!  Look forward to developing friendships and relationships in the RAIN!

September 25, 2011 08:56 PM
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Lou & Natalia Burns
The Burns Team
Keller Williams Realty

Nicely articulated

September 29, 2011 09:45 AM
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Kerrie La Guardia
Let it Rain!
ActiveRain, Community Manager

If anyone ever needs help with anything don't be shy to reach out!

September 29, 2011 12:28 PM
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Earl Carr
Carrandassociates

Outstanding!

October 04, 2011 11:57 AM
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Alex & Susan Greiner - TeamGreiner-Exit Realty Imoti-Las Vegas N

Very positive philosophy!

October 05, 2011 01:52 PM
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Carol Babington
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Carol Babington Associates

 Thank you for a positive message.

October 06, 2011 04:46 PM
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Rhonda Smith-Sanchez
Coldwell Banker Island Properties

There is so much to decipher on the Internet these days, I am so glad to have found Active Rain.  Thanks for staying true to the need.  Aloha  Rhonda Smith Sanchez - Maui

October 15, 2011 03:57 AM
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Johnny LeRose
I Can Help!
Exit Silan Real Estate

In my opinion, this is what "its" always been about. Now, due to this incredible Social/Technology phenomenon, we are experiencing, & the wisdom of the Active Rain Network founders, we have these incredible vehicles, such as Active Rain, where sharing, engaging, educating & informing one another & our communities, standing on a platform of transparency, empathy & integrity...are once again, becoming the "rule," not the exception.

 

I am honored & grateful to be part of this movement, along with other Real Estate & related industry professionals. It seems to me, that an educated & informed R.E. professional & community, benefits everyone.

 

                                          

January 23, 2013 12:06 AM
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Kerrie La Guardia
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ActiveRain, Community Manager

We are honored to have you amongst us.  This place really does shine and the core values are still intact and cared for daily.

January 23, 2013 09:20 AM
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