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 Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Call them before they call you! EVERY TIME! Yep! Reduce the number of times YOUR phone rings every day simply by being proactive with your calls to follow up or advise or nudge or or just touch base to remind them you’re still alive, and you love them. Make this a game and keep score . . . Every ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Rainer Facebook Fan PagesAre you inadvertently hiding in plain sight? I found a host (double digits) of FB page links this week on Rainer profiles and signatures that led to other social media sites or the Facebook Fan Page no longer existed. I sent a quick note to each and hopefully they will re...
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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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 Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    As my group coaching session with my Keller Williams coach winds down, we studied and discussed MVVBP and why it is important to our individual businesses. MVVBP is short for Mission, Vision, Values, Beliefs and Perspective.   Our home work this week is to write our MVVBP and send it into our...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
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I loved this particular blog so much I decided to take action.  I am sure this will evolve with time, but here's what I came up with.  Michael Thornton - I appreciate you sharing this!! SARAH COLE VA ON DEMAND MVVBP  MISSION –SARAH COLE VA ON DEMAND PROVIDES QUALITY WORK ON AN INDIVIDUAL CLIENT B...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Today was another long day and started with a flight from Lima to Cusco. While I saw little to nothing of Lima it is a big city like many I have benn in before: a lot of congestion, too much traffic and everything you would expect with 10,000,000 people. In constrast, Cusco is an old world place ...
By Richie Alan Naggar author of books on Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose, + Real Estate too! Pearlsforthesoul.com
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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Roy Kelley remains fascinating as he is social and eager to share. He pops up all over the place and makes relevant useful comments plus he goes the additional mile too. How? He likes to like! That's right! He goes down a list of posts and comments and likes them all occasionally commenting but a...
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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Throwback Thursdays - CruisingSome of my favorite vacations have been cruising and this photo was taken on one of the several Caribbean Island cruises I took. I have visited more than a dozen islands but my favorite was Dominica where we ventured into the rainforest and got a taste of local cultu...
By Chris Freck, TheChrisFreckTeam
(International City Mortgage)
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VA Mortgage Loans in Acampo  CA and 100% VA Loans -the best loan program in the country! VA Mortgage Loans are one of the best mortgage loan programs available today for both honorably discharged Vets and active duty military personnel. Here are some of the great features of this fantastic progr...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Good friendsare hard to find,harder to leave,and impossible to forget!Anonymous Thank 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 i...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
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When I sign on to write my original blog content in the morning on my personal website, I often look at the stats that show some of my popular incoming search terms. Many of those searches are property addresses of homes for sale in Sacramento. I think I have figured out why home buyers are looki...
By Doug Dawes, Your Personal Realtor®
(Keller Williams Realty - Topsfield, MA)
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I read these words somewhere. I don't remember where but they have continued to move my spirit.The words? Your Life May Be the Only Bible Some People Will Read As Realtors® & business people we are in the public eye or public awareness moreso than others. Being a Christian adds to that public awa...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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You never quite know about how you are viewed by others until you read a blog. Roy Kelley remains fascinating as he is social and eager to share. He pops up all over the place and makes relevant useful comments plus he goes the additional mile too. How? He likes to like! That's right! He goes dow...
By Frank Rubi, MBA, 504-229-7423
(Real Estate Broker - FrankRubiRealEstate.com, New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, La. Great Louisiana Homes)
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Here's a great post on the main reason we should invest in investment property. This post includes the Tax advantages and Real Estate appreciation.  Hope you enjoy Incorporating real estate as part of your retirement plan is a great way to diversify your portfolio. Most people think of more tradi...
By Paul S. Henderson, Realtor, Tacoma Washington Agent/Broker & area authority!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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There is no elevator to success;you have to take the stairsAuthor UnknownDon't forget the ladder just in case! Thank 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 ...
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. May 29, 2015We must be our own before we can be another's. - Ralph Waldo Emerson   
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Red is a power color! It demands attention and is the most common color used in marketing. When we work with our clients, we try to create the atmosphere which puts them at ease, so that they can share with us that which we need to help them with their real estate goals. We often do this by relat...
By Tammy Emineth, Content Marketer, SEO Teacher, Website Fixer
(Personal SEO - Website SEO and Real Estate Marketing)
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How to Dominate for a Community with Real Estate BloggingZillow, Trulia, Realtor OH MY! How can the podunk little real estate agent compete on the search engines? They dominate all the major broad keywords and unless you've had a domain for 20+ years, have 18,000 high quality back links or a kill...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Kroger Pharmacy Green Hills  showed me their corporate side last night. @ 8:45 PM, we realized that we needed an important prescription refill before 8AM this morning (Leaving on a trip). We did what most people would do . . . Called the Pharmacy to ask them to prepare the prescription so we cou...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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Are YOU working today? Have you gone to the grocery store (or ANY store)? I wanted to cook up a batch of ribs today. I forgot to buy them yesterday, and I usually get them from COSTCO, so I checked their website to see they would be open. They’re not! I was disappointed . . . but not in COSTCO . ...