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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 Janis Borgueta, LIC R.E Salesperson - Homes for Sale Newburgh NY
(Key Properties of the Hudson Valley ~ 845-527-7115 )
Comments 104
Putting the Cart Before the Horse It Won't Help You Find Your Castle When it comes time to move up from a starter home to a bigger house many homeowners want answers. Figuring out what a new home is going to cost is of concern. The questions arise as to the value of the current home and what ...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Real Estate Resource For Life!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC)
Comments 74
  What Will I Do With My Million   Today I became the newest millionaire in ActiveRain.  I’ve been giving some thought to what I might do with my new million.    First – I would like to buy a Winnebago and head across the country visiting all my AR friends.  Wouldn’t that be too much fun! Since I...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes Homes in Los Angeles Area
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Comments 93
Some posts "expire" within days or even hours of their publication date.  Others live on indefinitely and continue to provide "searched for" information to consumers year after year.  The recent increase in number of posts for points was the catalyst for my research into my m...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 24
Trying to figure out the "budget" ain't easy. Moving brought on another whole set of issues.  Before, I paid my rent bi-weekly when I got paid......that was easy.   Unfortunately, where I live now, I have to pay my rent on the first of each month.   I'm making more ...
By Tom Arstingstall, General Contractor, Dry Rot, Water Damage Sacramento, El Dorado County - (916) 765-5366, General Contractor, Dry Rot and Water Damage
(Dry Rot and Water Damage Mobile - 916-765-5366)
Comments 1
  These New Features Have Got Me Thinkin'...   So I was reading about the new features that are coming soon here at ActiveRain. I read a post by Bob Stewart listing all of the wonderful things that we will be able to do soon. There were a bunch that I really look forward to using.   One in pa...
By Magnus Title Marketing
(Magnus Title)
Comments 0
4356 E HUBBELL ST PHOENIX AZ 85008 $234,900 | 4 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS | 1 CAR PARKING | 1,850 SQUARE FEET | MLS: 5138018 Unbelievable remodel in quiet neighborhood. Fully permitted addition. This is an Unbelievable Remodeled 4 Bedroom Home For Sale in Phoenix AZ 85008. New kitchen with custom c...
By Josh Gidcumb, Real Estate - 217-202-0571, Champaign, IL
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
Who wouldn't want their own vineyard and to wake up each morning and seeing this? More amazing view inside and out of this property to blow you away! Speaking of killer views, some of these views would amaze anyone! Contact info:Josh Gidcumb | CU REALTY GROUP, LLC | 217-202-0571  Amazing 48 A...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 11
Life is funny, so many things we have dreamed about and wanted to do are suddenly no longer possible.  Sometimes we wait too long or things change and what was once possible is not any longer. I was hoping to make a trip to the Amazon, to see the animals and experience the culture and observe the...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes Homes in Los Angeles Area
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Comments 8
  Palos Verdes Charity Event Time.  Do any of us have enough of it?  In a world that seems to spin a little faster with each new technological advance we often feel we are "on call" around the clock. With work and family demands to meet, it is surprising so many find time to donate thei...
By Magnus Title Marketing
(Magnus Title)
Comments 2
107 N 228TH AVE BUCKEYE AZ 85326 $125,500 | 3 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS | 2 CAR PARKING | 1,238 SQUARE FEET | MLS: 5136545 Fantastic starter home in Sundance! This is a 3 Bedroom Home For Sale in Sundance Buckeye AZ 85326. Private cul-de-sac lot right next to a walking path. The backyard has thrivi...
By Magnus Title Marketing
(Magnus Title)
Comments 2
14353 N 76TH DR PEORIA AZ 85381 $ | 4 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS | 2 CAR PARKING | 1,900 SQUARE FEET This is a Wonderful 4 Bedroom Rental w/ Pool in Peoria AZ 85381. Need to have a renter in by September 1st or sooner. House for rent 1900 sqft home with 2&1/2 car garage with big deep custom stor...
By Neal Bloom, Realtor CRS-Weston FL Real Estate
(Keller Williams Properties, Weston FL)
Comments 1
By Mike Young, FHA 203k Consultant 707-812-7668
(, covering California & most other states)
Comments 4
 I'm an inspector - why should I know & understand the 203k? Columbia SC? There are several good answers to that. Every home inspector has been accused of “killing the deal” at one time or another and it just isn’t true. The home inspector is hired to discover whatever they can to “inform...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 47
Who's ready to rock and roll?!?!?  I'm so very happy to announce the 2014 Summertime ActiveRain Meetup Locations!!  Thank you to the hosts for organizing this round, without you there would be no MeetUp love.   If you have any questions regarding the MeetUp, please feel free to contact th...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
Comments 28
You should be "dancing". Yeah! If more people in business "danced" like bees, there would be more: Successful transactions Professionalism among peers  Satisfied clients and customers Referrals based on performance Streamlined due diligence timelines "Dancing" is the...
By Shanna Day Mega Team Leader (AZ & UT), BUY or SELL Your Home FAST w/The Shanna Day Team!
(Keller Williams Realty EV (AZ) & Keller Williams SLC (UT))
Comments 17
10 Ways To Tell If A Client Is A Scam Artist (aka Fraud)  No One Wants To Be Duped:   Have you ever been scammed?   Have you ever wasted time with clients that were only out to dupe you?   I hate to admit it; but I have and it’s not fun.  It’s actually a miserable experience that has ended up in ...
By Liz Lockhart, GRI, Cape Girardeau Real Estate
(Riverbend Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO)
Comments 61
Dear Listing Agent:  Put the details in the MLS sheet If you want feedback, don't get defensive when I give it If I tell you that my client isn't interested, don't continue to bug me Last week, I showed houses all day for three days (25 to 30 houses), and I have been showing houses th...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 58
IT'S A HOT MARKET ~ I THINK I WILL GET IN TO REAL ESTATE!   Our south Texas market is HOT, HOT, HOT right now!  With this real estate boom, I hear from more and more people that they are getting into real estate because they believe that they will make some quick and easy money?  WHAAAATTTT??...
By Bob Stewart, Community Evangelist
Comments 62
Inman's Real Estate Connect conference was last week in San Francisco. For those of you not familiar, twice a year the technology crowd in the real estate industry descend on either San Francisco or New York to hash out where the industry is headed technologically.  Just about every great new...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 99
If Everything goes according to the plan, ActiveRain will release our next round of enhancements to the community on July 28th (along with a squashing a huge pile of bugs.....your 'following' button will definitely be back). On Monday the 28th, we will let you know for sure if the updates...