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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 Jane Nicastro-Disch, NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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New Jersey Real Estate - Homes For Sale - Open HousesWelcome to our Open House real estate section. In this section we proudly present well-cared for real estate properties from starter homes to custom built luxury residences. The experienced staff at NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Real...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
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Custom Home for Sale in Move in Condition in Warren NJ 07059 Open Sunday 04/19/15 from 1 to 4   Fabulous home for sale in sought after Warren Township, steps from downtown shopping & restaurants. Web Page:  http://www.njestates.net/real-estate/nj/homes-for-sale/warren/10peachtree   More Listings...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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Imagine your teacher, the one you have logged into your pleasant memory when you were going to school was a criminal? Makes you think no one is spared and what next you wonder. Apparently you can get more money and perks if your students get high marks. So, how to get those marks up is the questi...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
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Did you know, your Ambassador is here to serve?  The Ambassador's here in Active Rain are not paid, they do not receive any compensation for taking the time to answer your questions or to help you through a difficult and confusing negotiation.  Ambassador's are chosen for their unique abilities t...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Rainer Facebook Fan PagesWoohoo...we made it to Friday! Hopefully all ya'll have experienced a blessed real estate week! Mine has been good and just got even better because I am excited about sharing these Rainer FB Business Pages with you. Go check them out. It only takes a minute and really doe...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
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The results are in, it was a close one but the majority has chosen May 11-16th for our 2015 Spring MeetUp week.  Now comes the fun part, hosting!Hosting a MeetUp doesn't take much, anyone is welcome and able to host.  Each attendee is on their own for food and drink so you're basically picking a ...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
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Are You A Prepper? by Bill RobertsFor the last several years there has been a spate of Prepper shows on TV. You may have found these programs to be interesting and entertaining.But did you think that, just maybe, these people are slightly kooky?If so, you may have missed some of the warning signs...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Please view this video of Britt McHenry.....an ESPN reporter.She was suspended after this rant with a parking lot attendant.....but she apologized on Twitter. Not a very sincere apology, I might add. This shows her true character.  I find her to be a totally egotistical, ignorant, self righteous,...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
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Foto Friday:  Just FishingOne of the pleasures of living near water is the opportunity to go fishing whenever you feel like it. And in Florida, fishing opportunities are everywhere with 1197 miles of coastline, 663 miles of beaches, and more than 11,000 miles of rivers, streams, and waterways plu...
By Mary Thompson, Lake Lanier Appraiser in North Georgia
(Lanier Appraisal Service)
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This is perhaps the most asked question of Appraisers...How much do you "give" for a Finished Basement vs. Unfinished, A Pool, Bathrooms, Garages, Fences, Boat Docks, Barns, etc.The answer is.....I cannot tell you..... WHAT you ask? Why not, you are the Appraiser. Back in the Old Days when Appra...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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What can you expect after 12 days in the hospital and 4 days in rehab? You can pretty much expect a very tired Mickey that could probably teach the physical therapists and occupational therapists a thing or two. We spent quite a bit of time together yesterday and she truly appreciates all of the ...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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I’m Building Quite The Resource Library In ActiveRain  I was having a Dick Greenberg  kinda moment(without the flashy sports car) when I published a second market report yesterday. Actually I was going to hit schedule but my finger slipped. Then I realized I had created an opening for a new post ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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We all know, granite is heavy. Granite has to be supported.Granite has to be supported everywhere.Even the granite counter top is heavy.So when I saw this counter top to the left side of the kitchen sink beginning to crack from a lack of support I wondered about its support underneath.That is too...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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The Stephens City, VA real estate market is small example of the overall Frederick County real estate market. It has seen improvements in sales and prices over the past 30 days, but days on the market is climbing as in other parts of the county.  That is no cause for concern at this point. The ma...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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Well it is very clear by now to everyone all over the globe that drones, copters and forcible entry tactics etc. can successfully approach and invade the White House. Unbelievable in this day and age that the most powerful man in the world can be so vulnerable and that is not the compelling part ...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Podcast Channel: Digital Marketing Strategies  Here is a current list of podcast episodes on my iTune channel for you convenience:   How to Choose the Right Website for Your Target Market  So How Do I Get it all Done?  Take Back Your Listings- Real Estate SEO Finding Time Wasters and Savers   You...
By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
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Heirloom farm, 16 acres, oceanfront beauty, sunny privacy...totally irreplaceable...& it's on exceptional Salt Spring Island. Enjoy! Here is an exceptional oceanfront opportunity on special Salt Spring Island! Two adjacent waterfront parcels, both expansive acreages, both heirloom properties with...
By Chris Weilacker
(The Homefinding Center)
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Hello Activerain,       I am just starting this account and figured I can introduce a bit about me for my first post. I am Chris a Tech Geek and SEO Guy just turned real estate agent(license is in the mail).  Before I go into what I will be doing here I wanted to go into a little of my backstory ...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
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This post will be an attempt to clarify the title of the post. While this simple fact may seem obvious, we constantly hear stories about what the inspector should have been able to see, superman style, when the remodeling starts.In the best of scenarios the inspector will note the warning signs t...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
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Motivational  Monday Video by Intero RE Here is a Video I found on YouTube .Called "God made a Realtor" I have seen it on my sidebar on other internet sites that I am on .Today I watched it for the first time in quite a long time and decided to share it with the Active Rain Community . I think it...