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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 Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 53
When the screwdriver isn't just for screws. Not that I haven't seen this before.  It's just fun when you can use tools in different ways! The inspection on this house saw repairs on every single column in front of this house.  There are eight such columns. Very recent "repairs" on each one were m...
By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 51
Easter is next month and the upcoming egg hunts have children donning their best attire!  Kris Neese has been around AR for quite some time now and has proposed a challenge to all Rainers: Can you get more clicks on your Easter Egg Hunt post than he can? Kris's post:  http://activerain.trulia.com...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 16
This blogging platform has added a “day camp” for adults.  It’s a place to hang out and be entertained.  We actually entertain ourselves with ourselves but with the assistance of others!!  That doesn’t really sound like a very stable activity or environment, but that’s what it is. The question a...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 13
  This Is My Kind Of Paycheck!     " Thank you again for all you did to help us through the stressful process of selling our home. Not sure how many buyers and sellers can hug at settlement.  True testament of your skills :)   I hope you will be able to post the below to your blog or otherwise. S...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 30
The weather was a gorgeous 78 degrees here in Sacramento today.  These photos were taken along the Riverwalk of the Sacramento River.  The views are of Old Sacramento, the Delta King riverboat, and the Tower Bridge. Although California is impacted by significant drought, the silver lining has bee...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 12
Old Images of Time Gone By in Canton NC ...3.28.15   Check out the latest news from Bristol TN~VA ...Old Images of Time Gone By in Canton NC ...3.28.15   Canton, NC is just a short 2 hour drive from The Bristol TN~VA Area and it's a great place for a weekend getaway!   We are here this weekend an...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 7
Tide Pools  Tide pools are actually rock depressions filled with seawater when the tide goes out. The reason tide pools are fun to investigate , especially for children is that they can be filled with sea life left behind by the tide. There are also small sea creatures that can endure the extreme...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 11
Saturday Subscriber Finds 97 Today is Saturday Subscriber Find Time and I hope to introduce you to a few that you don't know yet but will know from here on out. With spring blooming in various parts of the country it means people are out stirring more and getting to know their neighbors. Let's ge...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 7
Finished, Now Minnesota can Warm Up We finished our project last night just before dark before celebrating with a nice fish fry in Effie. A few days ahead of schedule and picked up well over 100 extra plots from the main contractor, always nice to bring in a few bonus bucks. It was great that th...
By Roberta Kayne, CRS, ABR, SFR, RRS, Realtor, Re/Max Affiliates
(Dublin & Central Ohio Homes)
Comments 33
I've been holding Home Buyer Seminars for about 7 years, and if you are interested in getting first time buyers, this is a great way to get face to face with prospects.  I have a 30 point list.    •1.  The objective of the Home Buyer Seminar System is to attract potential home buyers to your semi...
By Christina Hood, SearchInlandEmpireRealEstate.com | Luxury & More
(The DOMUS Group | 01820455)
Comments 2
Last Call for Redlands Meet-Up.   It's Not Too Late to Attend!!! Did you have the following goal on your 2015 To Do List?   Attend Activerain Winter Meet-Up    Well, great news... you still can, if you are near or willing to travel to the Applebees in Redlands tomorrow.  Yes, on Friday, January 2...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 265
  Where Did I Go Wrong? Where did I go wrong? As I was driving back home after the showing of a beautiful home to my buyers, this is the question I was mulling it over in my mind! "Where did I go wrong?" Few minutes after I completed my showing, I received a call from listing agent. I was and I w...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 63
Well I'll be! I have seen pictures of stuff like this, never thought I'd see it though. A couple days ago I inspected a house right at the base of the Sandia Mountains. When I was on the roof, I got a great view looking either way! Anyway, back on task Mr Inspector... This house was built in the ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 4
When a wild animal gets caught in a trap . . . he’ll panic and struggle so vigorously that the cause of death is exhaustion . . . or he’ll leave a body part in the trap and subsequently bleed to death. Morbid but true. In a soccer match, the easiest way to get the ball from an opponent is to appl...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 5
Another Sold Home In Horse Shoe Acres By Mark Loewenberg 561-214-0370  8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $370,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,823 sqftLot: 1.00 acre(s) Location 8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418U...
By Rachel Rabinowitz, The Baltimore Realtor
(Guerilla Realty)
Comments 9
    What does luxury real estate and the game of bingo have in common?  Nothing. So why are top producing agents marketing your home this way?     1985 called, they want their advertisements back.   The way real estate is bought and sold has radically changed in the past ten years.   So why do th...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
In coming into a new situation in business, we must learn to ADAPT. It is always your best bet. WHY? You don't know "exactly or specifically" what you are getting into with the variety of people, situations, and environments. Some tips for adapting to ensure a high probability of success: go slow...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 29
Rainer Facebook Fan Pages What better way to start your Friday than to share some Rainer love by visiting the 5 folks below and lighting up their Facebook Fan Page with a lot of new activity. It really only takes a minute per person AND I think we can all spare 5 minutes of our time today. Right...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 39
  Sure, Roger D. Mucci  is a popular guy, but lately things have gotten out of control.  Mucci Mucci everywhere! Dick Greenberg  channeled Mucci. Sally K. & David L. Hanson  wrote a post about Mucci. Michael Jacobs  asked a question on Mucci's behalf, and wrote a post about Mucci. Mucci has been ...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 73
An ActiveRain Comment Can Become A Post - It’s The Magic Of AR   Recently, I made a comment on a post by Photoshop Princess and New England Home Stager Extraordinaire Sharon Tara on her post I Want My Agent Physically Present Each Time A Stranger Enters My Home.   I wrote and apologized for my pa...