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 Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 118
Welcome to The Fourth Annual ActiveRain "BE THE STAR OF YOUR OWN MOVIE" Awards Ceremony      I'm Sharon Tara, and I'm very happy to be here on the Red Carpet for all of today's exciting festivities!   I will be announcing  all the nominees for the Best Actor, Best Actress and Best Movie categorie...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 38
Google Webmaster Tools is sending out notices to let you know your website is not mobile-friendly.    They ask you in the notice to follow the steps to make sure your website is mobile-friendly.    If you do not make your website mobile-friendly Google will not have your website indexed for mobil...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 61
Success in your business depends on having a plan and then setting goals and action steps.  In your 2015 business plan you may have established new initiatives, set up new systems, invested in new marketing, or any other strategy to make your business more successful. But what did you stop doing ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 36
When you see a small foundation crack, remember it for later! It might show up again! Small foundation cracks are normal. All foundations will move, some more than others. Usually a foundation will find its position and stop moving in 3 to 5 years. But not always! Can you see it?  This is a very ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 20
I have always been convinced the best way to reach more real estate consumers is to do a lot of different types of marketing. Online, offline, print, and type...whatever it takes! I changed up my seller prospecting postcards this year from what I saw others doing in my area and it has already pai...
By Eric Boucher, The FHA/VA Condo Project Approval Guy
(ReadySetLoan Condo Team LLC)
Comments 36
March Madness Contest Hello all!  March is upon us and for those who live in snow regions know that spring is around the corner.  Those of us in the Northeast wish that it would come very quickly this year! But for much of the country, it’s March Madness time and even those who don’t watch or fol...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 1
Can Furniture Pump Electromagnetic Energy into Our Bodies? If so, what does that Mean for Us? There is an article from CNN money sharing information about IKEA creating furniture that offers wireless charging stations. At first glance, this sounds like a great idea, no more fighting over outlet s...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 56
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-February 22 to February 28, 2015   I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or it c...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 1
Feng Shui Ascension: Spirits are Transferable  Feng Shui principles teach we are all energy that can be exchanged in less then a second. As you increase your understanding of this principle, chances are you will simultaneously be working on yourself to be the best you. You may also be creating a ...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 14
Design Associate/Project Manager Are you stirred by style? Intrigued by texture? Fascinated by Flooring? If you are the right fit, you will work with clients in their homes to help them fulfill their floor design dreams.    This is a new role we’ve created for the Flooring Girl/Floor Coverings I...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 43
Ask An Ambassador- Is It Really That Important to be a Rainmaker? Lot of members in the Rain are signing up just as members (Rainers) with no paid account and limited services. If you look around you will see some members that have been around ActiveRain for years that are not Rainmakers either. ...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 7
Gracious Ranch on Corner Lot. One-Owner Home. Ample Kitchen Space Spacious Bedrooms Partially Finished Basement New Windows Shimmering Hardwood Floors throughout the Living Room and Bedrooms Attached 1-Car Garage Sprawling Level Yard Nice Neighborhood. New Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops Proximi...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 10
When it comes to creativity, Anita Clark has cornered that market.  Many agents have turned their backs on offline market, but those who want their phones to continue to ring will integrate their marketing.  One method will complement the other.  This postcard was mailed to residential properties...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 42
~ Guest Blogging on Huliq.com ~ If you are blogging to get seen by consumers, in the hope of gaining new business, then you might want to check out what HULIQ has to offer. Try your hand with a few guest posts (original content, not dupliate material you have posted here or elsewhere) to see if i...
By Robert J. Russell, IRES, ICREA, LAS, LUTCF, Broker
(Robert J Russell Companies)
Comments 2
We are just days away from hitting the 10,000 Member mark for MasterMinds of Real Estate! That means that you can join us - come see what great ideas are being shared and how Realtors are coming together without any kind of Company agenda to provide sound and quality advice and leadership to thi...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
Comments 12
And Now, Ladies and Gentlemen, It's Time for the Best Actress in a Drama and Best Actress in a Comedy/Musical Awards Presentation!   Whew! Am I late? Sorry guys. I thought I had alolotted enough time to do this. But, I didn't expect to get mobbed on my way in from the Red Carpet by my adoring fan...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 35
ASK AN AMBASSADOR:  Keep Your Head On Straight When Blogging The last week of our real estate life has had what might be called "character building" moments.  Those moments when despite doing everything you should and more as an agent, things go sideways.  People (I refuse to use the term clients...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 37
Rainer Facebook Fan Pages Hey now! Do you have your social media fingers on the keyboard this AM? We can all learn and grow our social media presence together but it takes each of us making the time to engage with others to make it happen. So make it happen today! PLEASE stop by these Facebook F...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 19
Thank you for your comments and your 'likes'   Thanks you very much for all of your comments and your 'likes' as you view my blogs. As of the time I began to write this blog, I have received over 66,155 comments on my blogs. The ActiveRain statistics do not show the number of 'likes' for blogs po...
By Robert J. Russell, IRES, ICREA, LAS, LUTCF, Broker
(Robert J Russell Companies)
Comments 3
This is going to be easy... At Penn State University , there were four sophomores taking chemistry and all of them had an 'A' so far. These four friends were so confident that the weekend before finals, they decided to visit some friends and have a big party. They had a great time but, after all ...