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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 Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
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  Wishing All My Active Rain Friends a Very Merry Christmas, and a Joyous New Year! May 2015 be your BEST Year Ever! May you be Blessed with Family and Friends Through Out the Coming Year! May the "Real Reason for the Season" Be Alive and Well in your Hearts Always! Praise God!
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
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If you have time today or anytime... please read this post by Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books...  it is a very uplifting post.   He Has helped us. The plan of salvation for ones soul through repentance which is the asking and granting of a change of heart and beliefs together wit...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
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Just wanted to write a post to you all and wish you a wonderful Christmas holiday, and enjoy the holiday season. It is a time to enjoy being with friends and family. And be grateful for our many blessings.  Merry Christmas to you all, and enjoy this fabulous holiday season.  
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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God gave His greatest gift to us on that first Christmas Day and may the wonder of it always guide and light your way.   Sharing with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season.   Faith makes all things possible, hope makes all things work, love makes all things beautiful, may yo...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
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    "I WILL HONOR CHRISTMAS IN MY HEART AND TRY TO KEEP IT ALL YEAR LONG"   By Charles Dickens       My community is home to a very special tree that has grown over time in a remote area around a place called Bartonville. If you’re not a local, you would have a difficult time finding this tree a...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Merry Christmas Rainers! Stopping in before a very busy family filled day to wish all my friends here in the Rain a very Merry Christmas. I hope this year has been a great one both personally and professionally and wish you many blessings in 2015. From my family to yours...God Bless and Merry Chr...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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  Words of Wisdom From Gandhi and Buddha      These are wise words of enlightenment for all to listen to and consider. Always ask yourself, are the people, thoughts, and events that surround me add value to my life or take away value.  If they are taking away, you may want to rethink the amount o...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! You did not think I would let a little thing like a major holiday, family in town, or new buyers get in the way of getting this weeks Facebook Fridays post out did you? I do my best to bring you Facebook information you can use and new Rainers to go befriend each...
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)
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He Has helped us. The plan of salvation for ones soul through repentance which is the asking and granting of a change of heart and beliefs together with humility powered by faith with large doses of grace and mercy is in place. THANK GOD it is. Now, all we have to do is accept it. I am reminded o...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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This blog concerns a previous post and could be called A Front Staircase Disaster - A Follow Up. Getting an email from the agent it simply asked my opinion asking, "Do you think the items in this invoice will result in a good deck?" The last thing I said to my clients before leaving after the ins...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
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Did you know that two-thirds of the Top Christmas Songs Of All Time are from the 1940's and 1950's?   The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) has recently published its list of the top 30 Christmas Songs. Christmas music is a big part of the holidays--I for one look for...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Joy to the World, The Lord has Come... It was so nice to celebrate the beginning of the Christmas season a few hours ago at our midnight Mass here in Stevens Point. The end of Advent when we prepare for our Lords arrival and now we have a few weeks to celebrate His arrival during the Christmas se...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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       It has been almost a week now since the changes were made with the point system here in ActiveRain. I don't know about you, but I really have not warmed up to some of the changes. I do like the fact that there is a fixed point system for making comments. However, I am not wild that they ha...
By Gabe Sanders, Stuart Florida Real Estate
(the BlueWater Realty team specializing in Martin County Residential Homes, Condos and Land Sales)
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Have a Merry Christmas   This time of year always makes us stop and think about what is important in life. It forces us to stop and count our blessings. It gives us pause to think about the world as we’d like it to be. And it gives us the opportunity to send greetings of hope and joy. We can make...
By Frank Rubi, Homes for Sale Kenner - Metairie, La.
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC.)
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  MERRY CHRISTMAS 2014     Merry Christmas Jesus is the reason for Season. I am thankful that we were allow to enjoy another year together. I am thankful for my Children, Wife, Country, and Business. May God bless you and your family and give you peace. Tonight we have planned a quiet evening mak...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
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  Horsey Wordless Wednesday - Horsey Christmas Wish 2014       Here it is!  Christmas Eve 2014.  It wouldn't be right if I didn't wish all of my readers a horsey Merry Christmas!     Remember to be grateful for what you have and reach out to those in need or who are alone.  Cheer them up by givin...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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Belinda Spillman Pay It Forward ActiveRain Challenge For December There are many things you can do to make a difference.  Let’s hear about them! Only 6 Days Left   Simply post a blog of at least 300 words with at least one picture.  Tell us how your efforts helped to brighten someone else’s life....
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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Going into the house it was uncomfortably cool and the thermostat was set at 72F and the clients asked me what was wrong. I suggested the heat pump wasn't working right or the filter might be exceptionally dirty.  So we looked out the back window. The heat pump was looking like it was covered in ...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Merry Christmas - 2014     Christmas is not a time nor a season, it is a state of mind. To cherish peace and goodwill, to be plenteous in mercy, is to have the real spirit of Christmas Calvin Coolidge   Silent Cal, as President Coolidge was often referred, may have been a man of few words -- defi...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Every holiday is special, but the best part for me is the ability to sleep in, shower late and wear whatever I want. No company coming, no cares to cope with and no rules. I'm going to get coffee soon, and later play with my pups and give them some new toys. Finally hopefully an easy drive to din...