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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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By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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We are in a “ZERO Inventory Market” in many areas of Middle Tennessee. Many folks might think that we REALTORS are LOVING this FAST moving market . . . While we DO love what we do, we’d prefer @ 3-5 months of inventory because that would present a more “Balanced” experience. As things are now, Bu...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Soaking Up The Good Times In The Rain  It was quite a week in the rain...actually ActiveRain...and to be honest...it was eight days but I digress…  It started last Saturday when I met clients who contacted me because of a post they read...not just I saw you online or on the Internet but I saw you...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-April 12  to April 18, 2015 I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it could be...
By Gary DiGrazia, Sr., Probate Real Estate Expert Training
(EXP Realty )
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Although 99% of my blogs are on Probate Real Estate for Agents and Investors this one is very dear to me and I'm spreading the word to all who will listen.   I was introduced to a company which is the wave of the future for real estate offices.   At the time as a ReMax Hall of Fame Agent I really...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
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The results are in, it was a close one but the majority has chosen May 11-16th for our 2015 Spring MeetUp week.  Now comes the fun part, hosting!Hosting a MeetUp doesn't take much, anyone is welcome and able to host.  Each attendee is on their own for food and drink so you're basically picking a ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Rainer Facebook Fan PagesWoohoo...we made it to Friday! Hopefully all ya'll have experienced a blessed real estate week! Mine has been good and just got even better because I am excited about sharing these Rainer FB Business Pages with you. Go check them out. It only takes a minute and really doe...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Please view this video of Britt McHenry.....an ESPN reporter.She was suspended after this rant with a parking lot attendant.....but she apologized on Twitter. Not a very sincere apology, I might add. This shows her true character.  I find her to be a totally egotistical, ignorant, self righteous,...
By April Miller
(Metro Brokers of OK)
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LUKE 14:23 And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY The provision made for precious souls in the gospel of Christ, has not been made in vain; for if some reject, others will thankful...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
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Are You A Prepper? by Bill RobertsFor the last several years there has been a spate of Prepper shows on TV. You may have found these programs to be interesting and entertaining.But did you think that, just maybe, these people are slightly kooky?If so, you may have missed some of the warning signs...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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I’m Building Quite The Resource Library In ActiveRain  I was having a Dick Greenberg  kinda moment(without the flashy sports car) when I published a second market report yesterday. Actually I was going to hit schedule but my finger slipped. Then I realized I had created an opening for a new post ...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
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This post will be an attempt to clarify the title of the post. While this simple fact may seem obvious, we constantly hear stories about what the inspector should have been able to see, superman style, when the remodeling starts.In the best of scenarios the inspector will note the warning signs t...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Find something that positively inspires you “Many dreams fall to the wayside or become buried due to the lack of motivation and/or a combination of fear based thoughts. Find something that positively inspires you, that you believe in, that strikes your curiosity to learn, explore, to be adventuro...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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It has been said..."All the worlds a stage and the men and women are merely players" Shakespeare which means from the time you let out your first baby cry to your last breath and of course everything in between, it is show time! Curtain call has been given and we are on!It's our turn and this sho...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend!Albert Camus (1913-1960)AuthorThank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. Al...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
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Notice something different? We just did a major overhaul on the content that appears on the ActiveRain home page! Every day on ActiveRain we receive nearly 1,000 blog posts and questions from our amazing community.  One of the biggest challenges for us is to find the most thought-provoking conten...
By Chris Weilacker
(The Homefinding Center)
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Hello Activerain,       I am just starting this account and figured I can introduce a bit about me for my first post. I am Chris a Tech Geek and SEO Guy just turned real estate agent(license is in the mail).  Before I go into what I will be doing here I wanted to go into a little of my backstory ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Yesterday my landscaper came and I am happy to say my leaves are now gone. Winter came too quickly for my fall clean-up so yesterday I had my fall and my spring clean-ups. Now that the lawn is exposed, it is time to have it fertilized and then the fun begins. I have some sedum (mixed ground cover...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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Today in Bristol TN~VA 4.16.15 ...Go Out and Find Those Amazing Country Photos! Here's my tip for ....Today in Bristol TN~VA 4.16.15 ...Go Out and Find Those Amazing Country Photos! We all spend hours a day driving around the areas we live in ....We should all take the time to capture those speci...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Saturday Subscriber Finds 100I can't believe it is the 100th edition of Saturday Subscriber Finds. Back when this started you would subscribe to a member. That changed last year and the new name for it is Follow. The staff thought that sounded more like other social media networks. Whatever you c...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
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I used to work for the Patrick Lilly Team as their social media manager.  This is a real estate team in New York City led by none other than Patrick Lilly. Patrick is one of the kindest, most giving people I've ever met.   Patrick Lilly  A couple of years ago he created a group called REV (Real E...