ActiveRain Community

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 Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 149
     Wow!  CraigsList has an ad for a great rental in a Tallahassee neighborhood for only $1000 including utilities and lawn care.  3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large corner lot in a good location.  There's just one problem... it is NOT for rent.  It is MY listing for sale!  It has been set up as a Renta...
    1.        Roy Kelley Education & Training         12,325 Posts       2.       David Saks Education &Training               7,507 Posts        3.       Lenn Harley Real Estate Agent              7,350 Posts           As of Friday January 30th, 2015 Join 265,497 others on ActiveRain.It's Free.
By Colleen Ferrary
(Small Business USA www.SmallBusinessUS.com)
Comments 2
We’re going to go through the 5 essential keys to a successful and reusable marketing campaign launch. Once you have these basics down, you can use them over and over again.   The 5 essential keys are: ·       Define your Unique Selling Proposition (USP) ·       Put an effective sales offer to wo...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 8
Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! Hey, hey, hey...I hope your Friday is starting off well and your social media presence is humming right along. If you decided to implement or change something with your FB presence at the beginning of 2015, hopefully you are seeing results by now. If not, it woul...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 11
Do you have an online marketing strategy?  The data clearly shows according to research that Copyblogger has done that only 39% of B2B small businesses have a  written content marketing strategy.  I will venture to assume that for B2C small businesses, it will be lower or about the same.  I hear ...
By Nick T Pappas, Madison & Huntsville Alabama Real Estate Resource
(Assoc. Broker/Broker ABR, SFR, e-Pro, @Homes Realty Group, Huntsville AL)
Comments 14
A Double Rainbow In Harvest Alabama I stepped outside this morning at about ten minutes of 7:00 before leaving for work just to check on the weather and this is what greeted me.  It didn't last very long, but long enough for me to grab my phone to snap a little video. Hope you enjoy...it's only 1...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 4
One of those sayings in life is that being grounded is good and getting screwed is not and usually it's one or the other - grounded or  screwed.  It's a vernacular thing. Can both happen at the same time? Apparently so in this kitchen! This is the receptacle on the kitchen island. It happens to b...
By Ritu Desai, Virginia Realtor-Fairfax/Loudoun/PW-703-625-4949
(Samson Properties)
Comments 1
Northern Virginia area has seen some bizarre changes in the weather pattern over past decade. From winter blizzard weather to high winds & rain of hurricanes in the area. if you have setup for local county alerts they will keep you up to date on the progress of closure and important information. ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
The Nashville Real Market is HOT! It’s SO hot that the inventory of available houses is abysmally LOW to the chagrin and frustration of Local REALTORS and house buyer wannabes. Click for Virtual Tour One by-product of this “HOTness” is the emergence of Builder and Developer Strategies to offer mo...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 5
Markets change on a cyclical basis.  It doesn't matter if it's the stock market or the real estate market.  They cycle.  Unfortunately for most homeowners - they don't see cycles.  They see blood, sweat and tears and dollar signs.  Most market cycles are not devastating like the current one has b...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 3
Pending By Awesome Buyers! Best of the Acreage This super house, with a WPB zip of 33412 is bordered by 3 quiet roads. The more than double corner lot of 2.99 acres is located at the very north end of the Acreage. The front of the home is landscaped with ornamentals while the rear portion of the ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 31
I have lived in a city, in the suburbs and now in the country. Each is its own reward and each is different. While I absolutely love my current home, I sometimes think about a different time in a different place. I wouldn't mind a bagel and lox from my favorite deli today and it would be nice in ...
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 13
The Drone has come home to roost. One was caught on the White House grounds and was not detected until it was seen (too late) and then crashed. The guy who was flying it is cooperating with authorities so it is not considered a deliberate breach or attack. But therein lies the question begging to...
By Ron & Alexandra Seigel, Luxury Real Estate Marketing
(ra@napaconsultants.com)
Comments 17
When Debbie Reynolds announced her January Challenge, Ringing and Singing in the Rain, the very first person I (Alexandra) thought of was Joanna Cohlan.  A couple of days later I received an email from Joanna asking to talk to me.   Our conversation was a delight and a two way street as we each ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 2
Broker, Investor, Wife, Mother, Business Woman, and Great Blogger - Nicole Doty! A little under 4 months ago a new girl came on the scene in active rain, and created a big splash. I was quickly impressed with her in many ways. Sixty Eight blog posts in her first month, and very good blog posts at...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 17
Tonight's Ringing and Singing in the Rain call was to Kathleen Daniels, and it was just pure fun.  We talked about everything from business models to politics, to guys and politics, and if we'd talked any longer, this may have included a list of which of the ActiveRain guys we thought were flirtw...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 2
Owner Finance Available For This Awesome Oversize Caloosa Lot that is 6.10 Acres On Two Canals On Cul De Sac!!!! Very Private! Enjoy the wonderful Caloosa lifestyle on an oversized High And Dry Cul-de-sac lot that backs up to TWO canals!! Community comprises 350 five-acre parcels, each adjoining ...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 15
Debbie Reynolds is hosting a contest this month to call up another ActiveRain member called Ringing and Singing in the Rain - An ActiveRain Challenge.  May I introduce to you Sybil Cambell. Sybil is currently living in Fernandina Beach, Florida and is going to be relocating next week to Williamsb...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 29
  Baltimore's MeetUp Was Hot In January     So glad the snow came yesterday so we could have a safe    MeetUp today in Baltimore.   So much fun, so many wonderful people. Conversation was lively and the food was delicious as well as entertaining.   The short slide show is below            Loved o...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 14
So Many Things To Blog About... But Not Tonight. I have so many things to blog about, things from my busy day, things that I would like to promote around town, causes that could use a boost, forestry info that needs to be shared, and even a few contests to write up. But it has been a very long da...