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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.


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 Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 61
As with all things in life, expectations often exceed reality. That said, hoping for something is different than making it happen. Particularly at this time of year expectations run high: the perfect family, the perfect holiday, the perfect get together. I have found both personally and professio...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 65
Winter MeetUps are just around the corner.  The community voted for the week of January 19-24th and the gracious Rainers below have volunteered to host a MeetUp in their area.   The MeetUp locations and hosts are listed below.  If you have questions regarding a specific one, please contact the ho...
By Ryan Cummings, Your Real Estate Consultant For Life!
(The Cummings Company)
Comments 6
New Price: Cute Cottage in Midtown Mobile, AL 60 South LAFAYETTE Street Mobile, AL 36604 Entertainers Cottage centrally located in Midtown with a large deck and patio in back. Updates in Kitchen with lots of cabinets and all appliances to remain including Refrigerator. The bathroom is very spacio...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 39
I grew up in a family where you were encouraged to get a job and stay there until you retire. I was told from an early age that you should count yourself lucky if you found that job, and you would be crazy to give it up. When I left my first good job after 5 years, my family thought I had lost my...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 31
Saturday Subscriber Finds 83 Christmas Edition   This week I want to highlight some members that I want to send some special Christmas cheer their way. These Members have had some real challenges with health issues or taking care of family members that were sick. In spite of that they popped in a...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 13
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 33
Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! This is often the busiest month of the year for many of us with new biz, existing clients, family time, shopping, parties, events, travel, etc. and it is very easy to put our online presence on auto-pilot until the new year. Do. Not. Do. That. As Barbara Todaro m...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 228
  Pay It Forward ActiveRain Challenge For December   Are you up for a fun challenge this month?  I know we are all caught up with our holiday plans, but surely there is time to jump into this challenge.  It’s all about helping others and I know that the family at ActiveRain is chock full of big h...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 40
In the scheme of things this is not a big deal, but there is a concept known as “best practices” for a reason.  Take a look at the following picture and see if you can tell what is “wrong.”    Well, in the picture there is actually nothing wrong other than the hole needs to be properly sealed.  W...
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)
Comments 12
That click is not the sound of a gun chamber but of a mouse or keyboard instead. Hacking to steal is now the new way to commit a robbery. Jessie James famous...nobody move this is a hold-up is history! Now, its being done online, quickly and discovered after the fact. Think: Electronic pick-pocke...
By Ryan Cummings, Your Real Estate Consultant For Life!
(The Cummings Company)
Comments 4
Foreclosure in Mobile, AL with 3 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms 1967 Summer Place Drive Mobile, AL 36618 Subject to the Alabama one Year Right of Redemption. Super location with woods on two sides. Lot of room to grow into this house. Enclosed garage makes for a huge play room or man cave. Formal living ro...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage www.tromlerconstruction.com Mobile - 916-765-5366)
Comments 46
So What Was In The Box Tom? A Whole Lot Of Love Mostly!   Celeste "SALLY" Cheeseman had sent me a text yesterday saying that my package was “near”, she was concerned about it getting to me and it did arrive. Though it arrived yesterday, I was not home until late because of a busy day. Sally sent...
By Ryan Cummings, Your Real Estate Consultant For Life!
(The Cummings Company)
Comments 0
Looking for a Deal? Mobile, AL Foreclosure List Currently there are 108 Foreclosures For Sale in Mobile, AL. Prices range from $9,500-597,500. There is something for everyone. Foreclosures are still very much a part of the Housing Market even though the Market is Trending Upward.  Click here to s...
By Jay McHugh, YOUR SendOutCard Mentor
(SendOutCards-Appreciation Marketing Expert)
Comments 1
Happy Holidays.....     Hope all is well...let me know what you LIKE about this presentation I put together for Stacey......thanks...     Click here if it easier thanks Jay      http://www.brainshark.com/p3coaching/vu?pi=zH1zYnL1xz5Vj9z0          
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 34
I'm glad there is not a song called Frosty the Freezer.  Okay, it just doesn't have the same ring to it. One of the great innovations to the freezer was making it frost free!  No more defrosting!  No more blocks of ice forming inside!  It's frost free! While perhaps not so visible in a photograph...
By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
Comments 9
Oradell NJ Real Estate Update New home for sale listing proudly offered by your Oradell REALTOR®, Jeana Cowie of RE/MAX Real Estate Limited Cell 201-982-2200 Oradell home for sale           Oradell, NJ Ranch style home for sale offered at $415,000  3 Bedroom 2 baths Looking for your new Oradell ...
By Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
Wonderful opportunity to custom build the home of your dreams in prized Castle Ridge at Warren Township in Somerset County, NJ.   50 Geiger Lane   Warren, Somerset County, NJ Call for Price Style: Colonial Bedrooms: 5 Bathrooms: 4.1 Acres: 1.11 Area: 5,135 SqFt. Contact: Paul Stillwaggon 908-310-...
By Kimo Stowell, Real Estate Merchandiser
(HI Pro Realty LLC)
Comments 1
Kimo's Advent Calendar:  Joyous Greetings in Door #20.       "Habari Gani" is Swahili for"What's the News?"    Kwanza is just a week a way   and there is something for everyone to reflect upon in this contemporary holiday celebrating the traditional African philosophies of community and family.  ...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Broker
(Broker, Friends & Neighbors Real Estate and Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 35
History of a Painting - "Tomorrow, The Big Day at Wrigley Field", Chicago, Illinois. Acrylic Painting by Larry Johnston© While showing my Nostalgic Paintings around the country, I was always aked the question, "Do you have anything from around here?"  That started me on a quest to return to all m...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 26
      What is there not to like about being liked? When ActiveRain started imitating Facebook with the "Like" feature I thought it was goofy. I thought to myself, "Self, whose brain fart was this? It will never catch on." I will admit, it took me quite some time to warm up to this feature. Not th...