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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 Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I had the unfortunate opportunity to attend the funeral of an old friend last evening. Within minutes of the speaker beginning, I felt depressed. I leaned over to my wife and said, "Don't have him do my funeral." Funerals are a great time to inspire people, not depress them.I've spoken at more fu...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Very seldom do I Re-Blog posts. Since I have been on Activer Rain I can still count them on one hand how many Re-Blogs I did. At the same time there are not many post that made my eyes water because of all the dust on my laptop. This one sure did. So please let Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland  ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Frank Sinatra: the man the legend, the voice! I have always loved Frank Sinatra's Musical and Acting Tallent. One of my favorite movie that he was in, he received the Best Supporting Actor "From Here to Eternity" well deserved if I might say so....if you have not seen this movie try to find it wa...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Concierge Service for Our Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- and more ...)
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2015 BIG Blog Jumpstart ChallengeSuccess for YOU via YOUR Blogging      Leave a comment HERE!!!!!!  Participation COMPLETE: Did all 24 posts of the 2015 BIG BLog Jumpstart Challenge. OR   PARTIAL participation: a) Weltanschauung post completed (or not done) b) Community Guidelines post completed ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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It has been awhile since I shared any social media tips (not counting Facebook Fridays) so I figured it was time to share an incredibly easy and free way to generate more buzz on Twitter and drive more traffic to your website at the same time. It is definitely a win-win.If you already have a Twit...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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Do you need a can of WD-40 to get your business unstuck?  Sometimes businesses need the equivantent of that to get moving and get on track to achieving their goals.  Have you ever felt like you are stuck? It has everything to do with your habits.We are all creatures of habit.  They can been suces...
By John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Total Mortgage Services, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
Comments 15
June's ActiveRain Contests Are Here!       Last month I was largely MIA in the rain & missed out on some great contests, including a cloudburst that I was sure I'd get done!  Thankfully, June brings us another cloudburst amongst some other really cool contests. June's Cloudburst      Think you ca...
By Jeanne Feenick, Basking Ridge, Warren, Bridgewater Market Expert
(Keller Williams Towne Square Realty)
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A high school friend of mine is in the last hours of his physcal journey --- and it breaks my heart.A year ago there was a high school reunion in Oil City, Pennsylvania that I wanted to attend, but got too busy with my real estate business and did not get there. But Jim made it, all the way from ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305
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ASK AN AMBASSADOR:  ActiveRain Shrinks Our World (and helps our clients too!)When we joined ActiveRain many moons ago we had no idea what we were getting into!  If we'd known, we'd have gotten started a lot sooner!Fact is many of our business approaches have changed since we became active here.  ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 6
  No Problem… “Problems are not stop signs, they are guidelines.”  That’s a powerful quote from Robert Schuller and I think it’s an important one to internalize, especially in today’s world.   It’s so easy to get caught up in the worry, the problem-thinking and the search for answers.  But here’s...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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In western New England it was unseasonably hot before I left for Ecuador and  Peru. The weather there was consistently hot and humid unless we were up in the 12,000 plus altitude areas where it was windy and cold. Since coming home very late Sunday night it has rained. Outside of JFK the roads we...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 2
Awesome Turnkey Gem In The Heights In Jupiter Close To Abacoa!   6146 Kendrick StreetJupiter, FL 33458 Overview Maps Photos Market Stats $315,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,933 sqftLot: 7,203 sqftYear Built: 1984MLS #: RX-10140399 Location 6146 Kendrick Str...
By Christian Penner, Your Mortgage Banker - 561-373-0987
(The Christian Penner Mortgage Team)
Comments 0 News | Mashable: 5 ways to win the Mashie award of your digital dreamsThe Mashies, awarded by Mashable every year, are designed to recognize the very best in digital marketing, advertising and social, commemorating agencies and brands that are paving the future of communication on the ne...
By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
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It is spring and the spam calls are out in full strength.I have won cruises, offered credit cards at no interest for 18months.Large loans that my company qualify for.It is getting old, but I know the callers are the peons just trying to feed their families.But, sometimes you just have to slam the...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
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   The Weekend Wine Review is a weekly series I will do on Monday’s post featuring a wine tasted over the weekend. The Wine I am reviewing today is Chateauneuf du Pape La Gardine. This is one of our favorite wines, both my eldest son and I discovered it independently, it is one of our favorite Fr...
By Nick and Cindy Davis, CRS,CLHMS,ABR,CIAS,ALHS,e-PRO,CDPE,SFR,Realtor(R)
(RE/MAX Premier Group)
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Quote of the Day. June 2, 2015Failure will never overtake me if my determination to succeed is strong enough. -Og Mandino 
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Want me to list topics for a blog?  It would be easier to list what not to write about. What an exciting month for blogs and ActiveRain contests… June’s Cloudburst of You, Summertime Special… Show Us Your Home for the Summer, and June Contest-Five Reasons You Love Where You Live.  The Cloudburst ...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 6
It's always a pleasure meeting another 'Rainer! Whenever I am out of town, I plan to meet someone,This was a special meeting - as it was just not meeting face to face, it was also for learning from Lottie Kendall who described our meeting in this re-post.Thanks a lot for being my Sensei, Lottie. ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Thanks for sharing this Diana Dahlberg , it sounds like a lifetime opportunity to experience the places most only read about in their bibles. My Amazing 10-Day Visit to Israel     20+ years ago I had the opportunity to visit Israel for 10 amazing days.    I walked the Road to Emmaus, had fish fro...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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It never gets easier,you just get better!~ unknownThank you for reading and commenting on my blog post! This post was researched, authored and the photo taken by Paul S. Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independently verified by the r...