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 Edward Gomez, Credit Score Boost USA
( Credit Score Boost - USA Credit Solutions)
Comments 8
Start building your credit and boost your score into the 700s and 800s, get approved up to $10K Guaranteed Approval or your money back.   No credit checks, bad credit is okay. No employment Check Offset high debt balances. There is no difference in applying for this card than applying for a regul...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 241
Big week around these parts! Maybe you heard about this? And as promised, we continue to march on to make ActiveRain even better. This latest round of enhancements has a core focus on allowing our members to more effectively connect with and communicate with each other. Here is a quick glance at ...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395)
Comments 74
Here It Is! The Post That Makes Me A Millionaire   I've thought about this post for a long time. It seems that it should be something special, meaningful. Truth is, the post is not what is meaningful or lasting....it was the journey; this post is the blue ribbon, the cup, the glass of champa...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 55
As I'm sure many of your have heard, today Zillow entered into agreement to purchase Trulia. As part of the Trulia family, ActiveRain will be included in the purchase. If you'd like to hear about what the Zillow purchase of Trulia means for Trulia and Zillow on a broader scale, take a lo...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 59
Yesterday morning, I got out of the shower to find a message in my voice mail.  The call came in at about 9:30 am.  It was an agent wanting to show a listing I have.  It's an occupied home, and in addition to the regular showing instructions (by appointment - call agent), I have (in all caps)...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 68
Who's ready to rock and roll?!?!?  I'm so very happy to announce the 2014 Summertime ActiveRain Meetup Locations!!  Thank you to the hosts for organizing this round, without you there would be no MeetUp love.   If you have any questions regarding the MeetUp, please feel free to contact th...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 15
Free Enterprise Encourages Everyone To Set And Achieve High Goals!   "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving it." Michelangelo (1475-1564) This defines the human experience.  Some of us want to strive, and ac...
By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, The Naked Blogger 541-659-1620
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
Comments 113
Over the course of 15 years of selling real estate, I've made some mistakes.  It's easy to do when you don't have a "How-To' manual or a Mentor to guide you.  I thought I'd share a few of my blunders... just in case there's a newbie out there who could benefit. 1.  Br...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 32
Hanging with two of my favorite peeps "in the Rain". It took me a while to get there, but it happened this morning. Lots of blogging, commenting, learning and having fun.   The ActiveRain Leaderboard   Hanging with Liz and Bill Spear Pretty damn good company if you ask me!   #1 Liz and ...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 50
ASK AN AMBASSADOR:  5 Reasons The Z & T Merger Doesn't Scare Me Okay, it's BIG news.  $3.5 Billion dollars BIG.  Do I think there's a Zestimate involved in the valuation?  That would be my take.  But before we all start jumping overboard and thinking it's the death of real est...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 58
More Than Home Buyers & Sellers Find You When You Blog Obviously our primary target audience when we post about local communities and events is home owners and home buyers.  But we've found that those posts get us found by more than just area home buyers and sellers, but others that indir...
By Dennis Burgess, Orlando Property Manager and Realtor
(Total Realty Corp.)
Comments 192
Under The Influence(s)- an ActiveRain Contest Under The Influence(s)- an ActiveRain Contest   It's my first ActiveRain contest!  After 2 and 1/2 years, I figured it was time to host one- so here it goes...   While not quite under the influence like the driver in the photo here, it's safe ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 28
Four MeetUps in South Florida!  There’s No Excuse Not to Meet Us!!! I cannot believe that August is almost here and it’s time for Summer MeetUps!   If you’ve never attended an ActiveRain MeetUp… well, you have no idea what you’re missing.  Finally, you can meet all of the faces and real voices be...
By Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
Comments 29
Recently, I was looking through some of the posts here on Active Rain, and I came across a Home Stager who had a signature at the bottom of her posts.  At first, I didn't even know it was a signature, because it just said on top: "Posted By:" And it had her information, along with h...
By Christopher Lotte
(Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty - www.TheBuckeyeRealtyTeam.com)
Comments 15
I am on a quest to find a formula that yields a 5% Conversion Rate of Internet Leads to Closings. My background for the last 12 years has been generating internet leads for real estate agents.. and then almost 5 years ago I first got my real estate license to start generating leads for myself.. S...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
Comments 158
July ActiveRain Contest: What have you done to make a difference in your community?   Rich and I volunteer regularly at our town’s Senior Center. It fits in with our niche, working with older adults. Once a month, the center celebrates all birthdays and anniversaries that occur in that month. It&...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 37
Did you see the changes today?  I'm sure you noticed some.  A nice pleasant surprise was when I viewed my points, and rather than my comments saying that there is a max of 10 per day, it's now 20.  I really do think this will help create more interection on the site as will all the commen...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 19
Motivational Monday....Quotes To Overcome Worry and Anxiety     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                Quotes to Overcome Worry and Anxiety Don't waste your life in doubts and fears: spend yourself on the work before you, ...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
Comments 12
Family Memories: Curtis Kelley   My sister, Lynne Kelley posted this photograph of my brother, Curtis Kelley, on his 4th birthday. He was born on July 29, 1943. He died on July 11, 2013. We celebrate his memory today. This photograph was taken at our old family home at 10 Parkside Place, Cradock,...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 21
     I wonder what else has been “tweaked”?Early this morning I logged into AR and made a few comments while waiting for the concoction that sets on the desk by the corner of my Mac to work its magic - blow the cobwebs out of my mind. Talk about blow! Well blow my mind, it seems as if the geeks h...