ActiveRain Community

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.

Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 148
     Wow!  CraigsList has an ad for a great rental in a Tallahassee neighborhood for only $1000 including utilities and lawn care.  3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large corner lot in a good location.  There's just one problem... it is NOT for rent.  It is MY listing for sale!  It has been set up as a Renta...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 2
  We are all very busy in lifes with family, career, activities.  Wanted to share this with you:     Rethink your resolution: Simple changes for a healthier mind, body and spirit It's that time again—a new year, a fresh start! Resolutions to exercise more and lose weight are popular. These are bi...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
Comments 8
  Copper, limestone, glass and a myriad of angles make a dramatic space for City Hall in Austin, Texas. These photos celebrate the Antoine Predock award winning building – designed to be a welcoming and open space for the conduct of the city’s business. And it is LEED Gold Certified – in keeping...
By Kris Neese, Mr. Behind the Scenes at ActiveRain
(Trulia | ActiveRain)
Comments 0
Update: Thank you all for your participation. The survey is now closed.   Hi everyone, As part of our release on January 26th, we released a beta version of the new activity feed that we are planning to add to the home page. We set up this test page so you can look through the feed and provide us...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 43
Time management?   It doesn't exist in my world. Knowing what is a priority is key.     Time management is an oxymoron. Time is beyond our control, and the clock keeps ticking regardless of how we lead our lives. Priority management is the answer to maximizing the time we have. John C. Maxwell   ...
By Brian C. Aber, Rising Point Solutions
(Rising Point Solutions LLC)
Comments 4
This letter has been received from Experian regarding a policy towards their "Express Request" service.     The lines that concerns me are;   "We will no longer be able to remove an “account in dispute” comment from an account with a consumer letter."   "Similarly, we will no longer delete accoun...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 61
Hello Rainers, On January 26th starting at 8:30pm Pacific, we had a successful deployment of bug fixes and enhancements for the ActiveRain community. The site was down for approximately 50 minutes while we made these changes. Here is a list of the improvements that were made to your community. Bl...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Timesaving Strategies for Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- Concierge Service)
Comments 97
2015 BIG Blog Jumpstart ChallengeSuccess for YOU via YOUR Blogging -----> Click here for other UPDATE !   HERE IS A LINK TO A CHART FOR KEEPING UP WITH YOUR POSTS!    Welcome to the 4th Annual BIG Blog Jumpstart Challenge   Think of the 2015 BIG Blog Jumpstart Challenge as a 28-day Mini-Mester. W...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 36
It has been quite a journey. When people ask me, how did you keep blogging all these years? I look back and there is only one constant throughout this journey and that is perseverance.    My journey actually started before writing my first post here on June 27, 2007.    I was looking for a place ...
By Liz Froment, Real Estate Content Creation (Blogs, Emails, Copy)
Comments 49
I love to read. My Kindle is filled with at least a hundred books at any given time, covering all sorts of topics.  Whenever I'm online and see one of the many posts out there listing great books, I always make sure to bookmark it for later. So I figured, why not create my own? I've read a ton of...
By Suzanne McLaughlin, Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
(Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael))
Comments 61
This is from an older post that I wrote years ago with some new updates. Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. A corporate attorney sent the following out to the employees in his company:  1. Do not sign the back of your credit cards. Instead, put 'PHO...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 13
A Double Rainbow In Harvest Alabama I stepped outside this morning at about ten minutes of 7:00 before leaving for work just to check on the weather and this is what greeted me.  It didn't last very long, but long enough for me to grab my phone to snap a little video. Hope you enjoy...it's only 1...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 4
Do you have an online marketing strategy?  The data clearly shows according to research that Copyblogger has done that only 39% of B2B small businesses have a  written content marketing strategy.  I will venture to assume that for B2C small businesses, it will be lower or about the same.  I hear ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 15
Do you want to sell your house and are you wondering what to do with ugly concrete?  Should you veneer it?  The quick answer is NO, it doesn't work for long. Curb appeal.  First impressions.  Shiny and new.  All that makes a difference when you sell a house. Certainly it's hard to tell what was h...
By Chris Mamone
(Diamond Residential Mortgage Corporation)
Comments 0
So the last two weeks Tuesdays were the hard days, this week it was Thursday. This week has been interesting. I've gotten into the purchase side of lending this week and have found that its a real balancing act between the realtor and myself and the client. Alot to take in, but its all in the fol...
By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
Comments 0
Northern Virginia area has seen some bizarre changes in the weather pattern over past decade. From winter blizzard weather to high winds & rain of hurricanes in the area. if you have setup for local county alerts they will keep you up to date on the progress of closure and important information. ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 1
The Nashville Real Market is HOT! It’s SO hot that the inventory of available houses is abysmally LOW to the chagrin and frustration of Local REALTORS and house buyer wannabes. Click for Virtual Tour One by-product of this “HOTness” is the emergence of Builder and Developer Strategies to offer mo...
By 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)
Comments 0
Our second best seller in the PEARLS SERIES of books... PEARLS FOR GIRLS DATING WAITING & SEX...IN SEEKING CUPID...DON'T BE STUPID continues faithfully to cater to and support women and young girls who are wanting to open, share, and live what is in their hearts safely and without the risk of emo...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 47
Sherman Oaks 2015 Winter MeetUp Eludes Hollywood Paparazzi Or Did They?   It seems fitting that the Tri-County(Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara) 2014 Winter MeetUp took place relatively close to the studios and sound stages of Los Angeles.   Some of the best in movies and television has been f...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 145
Ringing and Singing in the Rain- An ActiveRain Challenge The New Year is a time to reconnect and connect and make new friendships. Our January Challenge will enable you to do just that and of course it will involve welcoming new members of the Rain.  Here are the rules and to earn the bonus point...