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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 Marina Gavrylyuk, Marina
(Sutton Group Summit)
Comments 55
As I already mentioned on FB yesterday, I had the most silly experience with the Home Seller yesterday. While myself and my buyer client were touring the house, home Seller grabed our shoes that were left by the front door and parked them outside the front door, right on the busy sidewalk in down...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 7
When you were in High School, did deadlines matter? Did your teachers forgive late work without consequence?   Not likely . . . Most teachers would “discount the grade” and some would assign a ZERO – BIG FAT GOOSE EGG with no possibility of make-up.   So . . . Why would anyone think that tardines...
By Mary Weiss
Comments 48
Hi Rainers!I have a bittersweet announcement for you. This is my last week officially working for Market Leader and ActiveRain. I have accepted a new position as an Account Manager in Zillow's Mortgage Team and I couldn't be any more excited to tell you the truth, although I am sad to take my lea...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
Comments 3
 What is My Howard County Home Worth?  Wondering what is your Howard County home is worth? Would you like to receive a custom evaluation for your home? The custom evaluation will include comparisons to other homes that have recently sold or are on the market. Why is that important? The custom eva...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 59
There are currently (as of this writing) 8681 ActiveRain Groups. As stated on the ActiveRain Groups page, "Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others, or start your own and get others to join.". I like them, use them, and overall think they are a gr...
By Susan Jacobsen, WOW Service locating your lowcountry dream home
(Carolina Realty Group)
Comments 2
Anti-Dieters Rejoice - May 6th is OUR DAY!Whether we admit it or not, it seems that we are all watching what we eat! YUCK and YUCK and more YUCK! Yes, I realize that we are all being non-GMO'd, gluten-freed etc. to death and yes, I have no doubt that for some people it's extremely important - I b...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
This commercial property for lease at Warrenville Plaza in Warren Township was previously used as a dental office. This space for rent is approximately 1,300 Sqft and it includes 4 examining rooms with sinks and counters, 1 office, reception area, filing room, 2 bathrooms and kitchen area. This o...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
  NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors New Jersey Real Estate for Sale and Lease Welcome to NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors. We are your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. Our real estate expertise includes Luxury Homes, Homes for Sale, New Ho...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 110
Does sex sell? We all know that sex sells and you can sell sex, but does it sell houses? Take a look at this virtual tour of a home in Prismo Beach Paradise and let me know your thoughts. Evidently  Patrick Raymond, Raymond and Associates thinks he's onto something here.   Selling a house and lif...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
Office space for lease on first level in elegantly appointed building situated on great location.  Space includes 3 offices plus secretarial station, also features handicap accessible/ramp, lovely front entrance and abundant parking. Easy access to 202, 206, 78, 287, 22, restaurants and shopping...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 19
"You Are So Stupid" -Words From An Upset MotherThese are exact words I heard on a train ride heading back home after providing a Feng Shui Tour in NYC yesterday. "You make me so mad," "Shut up, I have no patience," and the comments go on and on.  Now one could say, why didn't anyone on that train...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 8
Aloha ActiveRain members, I originally posted this in the Q&A portion, but I was not able to respond to your suggestions properly, so here it is as a blog - and by the way, thank you for all the wonderful answers and the time you put in over there. Problem is when putting an ActiveRain  post over...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 61
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 Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE Books on, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 2
Choose a career and you find this one obvious dynamic. There is no escape from it and it behooves one to go toward it and let it teach you via interaction. What I am talking about here? Simply the FACT that wherever you go, there they are PEOPLE and just having a profession won't do. You need peo...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 50
In my years in the industry I have seen any number of folks who are paying significantly higher property taxes than their neighbors with comparable homes. Most people complain about their taxes but have no clue whether or not they are paying the right amount or not. Many years ago I had a listing...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
Second story suite in medical and dental office building in downtown Warren Township. The 1,500 SqFt. commercial property for sale includes 5 operatory rooms, waiting room, staff rooms, 2 private restrooms, plus one handicapped in hall. The building also offers a storage room. 65 Mountain Blvd.  ...
By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
Comments 8
Troy Erickson posted a question, "What is Your Niche Market?" that led me to think more deeply about my involvement with real estate and whether it is a lifestyle or a business for me. REAL ESTATE AS A LIFESTYLEI focus on a half-square mile section of the Black Rock neighborhood in Bridgeport, CT...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
Comments 5
Did you know that the highest time for a client to back out of a purchase is during inspection time? Typically the client will accompany the inspector. This gives them the opportunity to get up close and personal with the home in unprecedented ways, spending as much as 3 or 4 hours in the home pi...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 21
Hooray, Monday I hit a long term goal, that of getting a free Active Rain account.  It is funny how goal setting and goal achievement work. When my friend Debbie Gartner introduced me to Active Rain in 2011, I thought why not.  Let's see how blogging works because I want to stay ahead of the curv...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 17
 This River Cottage Is Free!  You read right. When you purchase 1560 Blue Mount Road in Monkton MLS #BC8511066 this secluded River Cottage with beautiful views is yours free!So many uses for this lovely cottage. It could be  your private home office, an art studio, a guest house, a newlywed cotta...