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 Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 61
Get ready Rainers, MeetUps are happening!!  Come one, come all.  A MeetUp is an informal gathering between ActiveRain members and anyone else in the real estate world that would like to attend.  No agenda but usually stories about ActiveRain, Rainers, business and more come up.I'd like to thank t...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 15
"You Are So Stupid" -Words From An Upset MotherThese are exact words I heard on a train ride heading back home after providing a Feng Shui Tour in NYC yesterday. "You make me so mad," "Shut up, I have no patience," and the comments go on and on.  Now one could say, why didn't anyone on that train...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 17
There are currently (as of this writing) 8681 ActiveRain Groups. As stated on the ActiveRain Groups page, "Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others, or start your own and get others to join.". I like them, use them, and overall think they are a gr...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 57
Be an Ambassador for Your Community - ActiveRain ChallengeIt's getting closer to summer and thoughts turn to taking trips, going to new places and exploring unknown parts. There is nobody better than those in the real estate industry to tout the features of a city or town. So with this challenge ...
By Nurit Praeger
Comments 1
I recently saw Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer.  It really opened my eyes as to the differences between gays and transgenders.  Having knowledge is important so that we can have understanding, tolerance  and compassion.  It must be hard to have a preternatal issue that is out of your c...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 44
Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consumers to our main sites where they go from prospects to clients. Below is a recent ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 2
Real Estate SEO Best Practices: Your Questions Answered!  Your Biggest SEO and Branding Questions Answered  The survey results are in. Thank you for helping out with submitting your biggest questions about your Search Engine Optimization for REALTORS® and small business owners.  As I am putting t...
By Frank Rubi, MBA, 504-229-7423
(Real Estate Broker - FrankRubiRealEstate.com, New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, La. Great Louisiana Homes)
Comments 0
A series of video explaining Long Tail Keywords are being offered by Katerina Gasset. Katerina is a friend to the Active Rain community often sharing her views on Real Estate SEO.  Real Estate SEO Best Practices: Your Questions Answered!    Your Biggest SEO and Branding Questions Answered    The ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 35
The Greater Los Angeles-Santa Barbara Meetup Number Two!As most of you who keep up with the events on Active Rain know, that it is “Meetup Season” again. (We barely had time to forget the last one we just attended and here is another one already.) The last time, Alexandra & Ron Seigel wanted to m...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 17
Cinco de Mayo Run - Nashotah Park Sunday May 3, 2015  Course Description - 5K, 10K, 1/2 Marathon  The start is a traditional cross country start with the entire field toeing the line.  At the gun, runners cross a 200M open field before heading out on the trail system.  Over 90% of the race is th...
By April Miller
(Metro Brokers of OK)
Comments 0
PSALM 40:3 He put a new song in my mouth, a hymn of praise to our God. Many will see and fear the LORD and put their trust in him.PULPIT COMMENTARY The deliverance recorded produces the praise.
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 13
I have blogged in the past about compromised Utility Transformer ground wires.These wires “go missing” or “pilfered” for the scrap value of the copper wire.At a recent inspection I found where the wire had been cut at the utility pole that served the building I was inspecting as well as the groun...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL.com Books on, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 4
If the inner part of the human, the core where all your instructions, rewards, knowing, talents, abilities, skills and moral compass sit and await are not activated, one remains absent from ones self. Think a ship without a rudder and the tides, weather and circumstance having their way with it. ...
By Kate McQueen, REALTOR®, SRS, Houston Bay Area, League City-Bay Area Homes
(KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY CLEAR LAKE NASA)
Comments 41
I first joined Active Rain in March of 2010 and recently surpassed 200,000 points.  I had been a REALTOR for six months when I joined Active Rain and did so in order to "get my name out there."  Since writing is at the top of my list of favorite hobbies, blogging seemed like a natural choice.   A...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 11
      I believe that we can all agree that as business owners we all have three things in common:          1) We are in the marketing business. This is what keeps the pipeline full.          2) We are in the sales business. This is what keeps food on the table.          3) We are all in the peopl...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 3
Scam are not just on the internet in your email these days... they are also on your phones. So many scams and so little time! Seriously, it's worth reading the article below which outlines beautifully the various phone scams out there these days. These scams exits because people fall for them! Do...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
Comments 29
   In celebration of the new addition to the Royal Family a princess I will post pictures of Britain. I was so hoping for a little Royal Princess. It will be a couple of days before we know the name. I am hoping for Diana honoring the late Princess of Wales (the grandmother) or Alexandra. Cheers ...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 12
Be a hero.  Rescue a pet.  The last three dogs that have graced the Cooper house have been rescues.  Tony, the first rescue was a heart steal-er.  He had an amazing ability to make friends.  We often had friends ask about Tony whenever they called or emailed.  He was loved by all.Then came Hoss. ...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 20
Pricing Is An Art  Not A Science  When deciding whether to take a listing or not there is a lot of information  I need to price properly. When do you want to sell?What is your reason to sell?What is your bottom line?Where are you moving?Are you buying another house and need the proceeds?What is y...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 3
Newer agents have a tendency to splatter their faces on everything money can buy, including picnic benches, the sides of school buses or anything that might catch an eye. Unfortunately, this style of self-promotion is pretty much a complete waste of their hard earned money.The bag you see here is...