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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.


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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Thankful Thursday Today is by tradition a day to think about our blessings. Mine are many and living in this country and having freedoms are just a few of them. I am thankful for my faith and believing in an Almighty Being that controls all things. Family and friends add quality to our lives and ...
By Jenna Dixon, Associate Broker - Let's Talk Atlanta Real Estate
(DRA Homes (Atlanta, GA))
Comments 5
I have already admitted that I was a little concerned about how this Thanksgiving was going to go. Now it's nearly over and I have to say that it was a great day. Yes, there was a very important piece missing. My family rallied and we make a very beautiful day for ourselves full of food and laugh...
By Bob Zorechak - ABR, GRI, e-PRO, Sells Homes in Morris/Somerset/Hunterdon Cos., NJ
(Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan)
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  Peapack Gladstone NJ Real Estate Market Update AUGUST 2014 by Bob Zorechak - GRI, ABR, e-PRO   The numbers for Peapack Gladstone are down significantly across the board for AUGUST 2014 in 3 out of 4 categories: The rolling 12 month sales volume has dropped significantly for the second consecuti...
By Bob Zorechak - ABR, GRI, e-PRO, Sells Homes in Morris/Somerset/Hunterdon Cos., NJ
(Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan)
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  Tewksbury NJ Real Estate Market Update AUGUST 2014 by Bob Zorechak - GRI, ABR, e-PRO The numbers for Tewksbury in AUGUST of 2014 are mostly down from last year at this time with the exception of the monthly volume of Closed Sales, which is the highest it's been in at least the past five years: ...
By Christopher Ohlsen
(Mortgage Lender)
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I signed up a little while back for a program called Retechulous which is a program developed by Josh Schoenly & Ryan Hartman. The program is a great one if for nothing else its educational value. I have definitely been able to improve my web marketing efforts since signing up with them. They hav...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 26
What Happened? Do You Know? Why Are You Blaming Me? by Bill Roberts. What happened to our business over the last ten years? Do you know or just think you do? And why are you blaming me? I routinely "follow" the blog posts of the mortgage professionals that I know here on ActiveRain. I read their ...
By Laura S. Baker, Realtor, (920) 728-4118, First Weber Group
(First Weber Group)
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  Happy Thanksgiving ActiveRain! Today I'm taking a moment to say Thank You to all of my ActiveRain Family.    You have touched my life in so many ways, enriching it beyond belief.  Some of you have become incredible friends, some have shared knowledge and education, some have challenged me and c...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 70
Thanks to my lovely community for getting my butt in gear.  I miss you guys and I know you miss each other so let's plan our next round of MeetUps. For those who have no idea what I'm talking about...MeetUps are informal get-togethers for members of ActiveRain to hang out and talk business, sport...
By Fred Griffin, Real Estate Technology
(Get There Social Media, LLC)
Comments 87
     Are YOU making these Social Media and Blogging Blunders?  These mistakes can cost you Followers, Connections, and Friends.  More important, these gaffes can cost you Business!          Read along and look for places where YOUR social media and blogging presence might need improvement.     1....
By Loreena Yeo, Realtor® | Frisco TX Community Ambassador
(3:16 team REALTY ~ Locally-owned Frisco TX Real Estate Co.)
Comments 40
I throw alot of temper tantrums wondering why life never changed once we paid off our debt. We still lived the same lifestyle so I claimed. But on days when my head is screwed on right, I feel very blessed that I married a contented man. Someone who continues to teach me and grow me daily. We've ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 53
I get this question a lot:  What do I do about broken window seals? For sure, sooner or later, most double-pane windows (gas filled) will develop a broken seal.  The intert gas inside, argon or krypton, will leak out, get replaced by air, and that air will bring in condensation. People often ask ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Happy Thanksgiving to all my friends and colleagues here in the Rain and across the Web! Today will be a day filled with fun, relaxation, laughter, and a bit of reflection for my family and I. I hope it is the same and more for you and your family. God Bless...we all have much to be thankful for...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Expired Listing Marketing For Real Estate Agents Before you read this post: This post contains a list of ALL the blog posts I have written to help you create your own customized expired listing marketing campaign. After you read this post you can click on each of the links in the box below. Each ...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 72
Is the open house dead? Ignore my opinion because I hate open houses, but on the flip-side if something is valuable I want to use it even if I don't think it's valuable. Today, one of my new agents did an open house for me on a great property. It was well advertised and ready to be shown. Zero, n...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
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This is the time of year that we all come together to give Thanks, and be grateful for everything we have. It all starts with Giving Thanks to God, Family, and Friends. Therefore, I want to take a few moments to wish all my family and friends a very Happy Thanksgiving. I Praise and Thank God for ...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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  The holidays are officially here! Food, merriment, family, friends, and memories will be shared today. I am so grateful for all of my wonderful clients and of course, my friends in Active Rain.
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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What Was I Thinking, I Could Be Dead I Can't Believe I Just Did That- We have a challenge from Kathleen Daniels to write about something that happened with a client that was crazy or funny. What comes to mind for me did not have me laughing. Looking back now I shake my head and think I must have ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Every Listing is Won Before You Ever Step Foot in The Seller's Front Door   Sun Tzu said over 2,500 years ago in the 'The Art of War',  "every battle is won before it is ever fought."   Before you ever step foot on the battlefield the battle has already been won.   If you want to be a listing age...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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Thirty-two years ago I married my best friend, and 32 years later, she still is.  I knew Buffy's parents before I met her.  They were parishioners at a church where I was an associate pastor, but before I even met them my mother and Buffy's mother started a conspiracy to get us together. I was aw...
By Diana Dahlberg, Real Estate in Kenosha, WI since 1994 262-308-3563
(1 MONTH REALTY)
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Tips For The Perfect Turkey   Whether it is Thanksgiving or Christmas, a small family gathering or a huge party, cooking the perfect turkey for the holidays is every chef's goal.  Here are a few foolproof tips to cooking the perfect turkey!   Get The Right Equipment   The first step to the perfec...