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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 ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 0
  ActiveRain awards points to our members as a way to motivate them to engage with others and share their expertise.  You can earn points through community events like entering a contest, taking a survey, attending a meet-up, but most of the points you accumulate will come from the daily interact...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 29
The holiday season is upon us and with it comes feelings of joy, nostalgia, and often stress.  Entertaining, shopping, finances and other obligations often add up to people dealing with stress and not enjoying the holiday season.  Here are a few tips to avoid stress so you can enjoy all the wonde...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 80
Winter MeetUps are just around the corner.  The community voted for the week of January 19-24th and the gracious Rainers below have volunteered to host a MeetUp in their area.   The MeetUp locations and hosts are listed below.  If you have questions regarding a specific one, please contact the ho...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 58
We are pleased to announce that on Monday, December 22nd, at 11PM Eastern, ActiveRain successfully launched our latest round of updates and bug fixes for the community. The primary focus for this round of work was on our Points System.  We award points as a way to encourage people to contribute g...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 9
Merry Christmas to all of our Subscribers/Followers We wish you, each and every one, a very Merry Christmas this year.  May you be blessed with the joy of joining in celebration with your family and friends.  May you be filled with the spirit of the season, one of generous giving and gracious rec...
By Mary Weiss
(ActiveRain)
Comments 11
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all of you wonderful peeps!   We are closing the office early today (noon PST) and will return to the office on Monday, December 29th.   During this time, we hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and a relaxing break from all your hard work. If you need any...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 54
In the process of clearing emails, checking out Active Rain and glancing over Facebook I came across a very disturbing Facebook post. It was written by a man who said, "2 down. 49000 to go. Not 'an execution' just a minor insurrection and a bit of humble revenge." The post included a copy of the ...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 40
Let's face it.  There are a lot of amazing bloggers on ActiveRain who could make this list every week.  They've been around here forever, they write good stuff, and I've gotten to meet many of them at various meetups and RainCamps over the years.  But today, I tried a little variation on my weekl...
By BILL CHERRY, William S. Cherry & No Co., Wealth Coach
(William S. Cherry & No Co., Wealth Coach)
Comments 0
              Every Year at Christmas Time I Miss My Friend, Mel Torme   By Bill Cherry                         I’m never sure exactly when it’s going to happen, but every year at sometime during the Christmas season I realize how much I really miss my dear friend, jazz singer Mel Torme.        ...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 8
Two themes of Christmas you hear a lot about are Peace on Earth, and Joy to the World. A lot of that beyond Christmas if you hold peace and joy in your heart, you can carry it forward to all people you meet and just from your little one person perspective make the world a MUCH better place. Do no...
By Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 3
I had a promotion going where if you buy one PEARLS SERIES of books, you get another FREE. It was a big beautiful sign that was made to catch the attention of a person from as much as 6 feet away. Your eyes lock on the words FREE and then it is my hope that you come toward the source and we do go...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 51
Holiday Traditions from Around the World! Presents, carolling, holiday decorations, special cookies and foods... some  holiday traditions are almost universal.  But then there are some that are specific to a country, regions, or even just your family!  I was reading about holiday traditions from ...
By Frank Rubi, Homes for Sale Kenner - Metairie, La.
(Frank Rubi Real Estate, LLC.)
Comments 2
  MERRY CHRISTMAS 2014     Merry Christmas Jesus is the reason for Season. I am thankful that we were allow to enjoy another year together. I am thankful for my Children, Wife, Country, and Business. May God bless you and your family and give you peace. Tonight we have planned a quiet evening mak...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 62
    "I WILL HONOR CHRISTMAS IN MY HEART AND TRY TO KEEP IT ALL YEAR LONG"   By Charles Dickens       My community is home to a very special tree that has grown over time in a remote area around a place called Bartonville. If you’re not a local, you would have a difficult time finding this tree a...
By Brigita McKelvie, Rural & Horse Properties & Farms in Eastern PA
(Cindy Stys Equestrian and Country Properties, Ltd.)
Comments 3
  Horsey Wordless Wednesday - Horsey Christmas Wish 2014       Here it is!  Christmas Eve 2014.  It wouldn't be right if I didn't wish all of my readers a horsey Merry Christmas!     Remember to be grateful for what you have and reach out to those in need or who are alone.  Cheer them up by givin...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 86
As with all things in life, expectations often exceed reality. That said, hoping for something is different than making it happen. Particularly at this time of year expectations run high: the perfect family, the perfect holiday, the perfect get together. I have found both personally and professio...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 247
  Pay It Forward ActiveRain Challenge For December   Are you up for a fun challenge this month?  I know we are all caught up with our holiday plans, but surely there is time to jump into this challenge.  It’s all about helping others and I know that the family at ActiveRain is chock full of big h...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Comments 21
The Cioppino broth is simmering and the Prosecco is chilling. Eight people will eat at our tables, eight next door at my parents home. We are looking forward to the next few days of celebration and sharing. Merry Christmas Eve to YOU! 
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 46
I have discussed flipped houses in the past. Flipping houses has become as much a part of the American lexicon as Apple Pie and the 4th of July. The whole topic has been building up pressure in my head like a napping volcano for quite some time. It has finally melted through and flowed onto my ke...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 4
The one thing I love about this time of year is the sense of hope that is born in the hearts of people both near and far.  Sure, there are those who decide to act like total morons by beating each other at a local store or by spraying shoppers with pepper spray, etc., but I see a much greater and...