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 Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 265
  Where Did I Go Wrong? Where did I go wrong? As I was driving back home after the showing of a beautiful home to my buyers, this is the question I was mulling it over in my mind! "Where did I go wrong?" Few minutes after I completed my showing, I received a call from listing agent. I was and I w...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 3
When a wild animal gets caught in a trap . . . he’ll panic and struggle so vigorously that the cause of death is exhaustion . . . or he’ll leave a body part in the trap and subsequently bleed to death. Morbid but true. In a soccer match, the easiest way to get the ball from an opponent is to appl...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 63
Well I'll be! I have seen pictures of stuff like this, never thought I'd see it though. A couple days ago I inspected a house right at the base of the Sandia Mountains. When I was on the roof, I got a great view looking either way! Anyway, back on task Mr Inspector... This house was built in the ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 51
When the screwdriver isn't just for screws. Not that I haven't seen this before.  It's just fun when you can use tools in different ways! The inspection on this house saw repairs on every single column in front of this house.  There are eight such columns. Very recent "repairs" on each one were m...
By Rachel Rabinowitz, The Baltimore Realtor
(Guerilla Realty)
Comments 5
    What does luxury real estate and the game of bingo have in common?  Nothing. So why are top producing agents marketing your home this way?     1985 called, they want their advertisements back.   The way real estate is bought and sold has radically changed in the past ten years.   So why do th...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 6
In coming into a new situation in business, we must learn to ADAPT. It is always your best bet. WHY? You don't know "exactly or specifically" what you are getting into with the variety of people, situations, and environments. Some tips for adapting to ensure a high probability of success: go slow...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 5
Another Sold Home In Horse Shoe Acres By Mark Loewenberg 561-214-0370  8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418 OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $370,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 BathroomsInterior: 1,823 sqftLot: 1.00 acre(s) Location 8626 Kelso DrPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418U...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 3
Celebrating Women Around The World: Gerlinde Kaltenbrunner I was watching a documentary called, "K2: Siren of the Himalayas" on Netflix. For those unfamiliar with the Himalayan mountain region, K2 is the second tallest mountain in the world and even more challenging and technical to climb then Mo...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 28
Rainer Facebook Fan Pages What better way to start your Friday than to share some Rainer love by visiting the 5 folks below and lighting up their Facebook Fan Page with a lot of new activity. It really only takes a minute per person AND I think we can all spare 5 minutes of our time today. Right...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
Comments 37
  Sure, Roger D. Mucci  is a popular guy, but lately things have gotten out of control.  Mucci Mucci everywhere! Dick Greenberg  channeled Mucci. Sally K. & David L. Hanson  wrote a post about Mucci. Michael Jacobs  asked a question on Mucci's behalf, and wrote a post about Mucci. Mucci has been ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 38
If it's Friday, there must be an update on Thoroughly Modern Mickey         Most of you know that Mickey was released from rehab and has been home since last Sunday.   She's a fighter, very strong willed and determined.   Suffice it to say that each set-back is a little more difficult for her to ...
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)
Comments 0
In part one, we explore the questions of identity and purpose as well as personal portions and their foundations which are to be given to us all during our brief stay here and beyond too. Part one explains: Each one of us is unique and most welcomed and wanted as evidenced by the fact that you wo...
By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 49
Easter is next month and the upcoming egg hunts have children donning their best attire!  Kris Neese has been around AR for quite some time now and has proposed a challenge to all Rainers: Can you get more clicks on your Easter Egg Hunt post than he can? Kris's post:  http://activerain.trulia.com...
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)
Comments 0
What is our purpose? Why are we here? Not as a collective group but as individuals. No two of us are alike and this can and has been been going on for centuries. Add to that that no two journeys, episodes, stories or adventures are alike or the same but similar and you have a genuine mystery R.S....
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 12
This blogging platform has added a “day camp” for adults.  It’s a place to hang out and be entertained.  We actually entertain ourselves with ourselves but with the assistance of others!!  That doesn’t really sound like a very stable activity or environment, but that’s what it is. The question a...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 41
We get a lot of questions about what we're working on behind-the-scenes at ActiveRain., so it's fun to send out an occasional sneak preview.  Here is a little sneak preview for all of you who like to know what we're working on back in the lab at ActiveRain! One of the big areas that we've focused...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 73
An ActiveRain Comment Can Become A Post - It’s The Magic Of AR   Recently, I made a comment on a post by Photoshop Princess and New England Home Stager Extraordinaire Sharon Tara on her post I Want My Agent Physically Present Each Time A Stranger Enters My Home.   I wrote and apologized for my pa...
By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 39
Many have requested to bring the Cloudbursts back so here we go!!  If you're new to the 'Rain or new to Cloudbursts, they're simply a list of tasks for you to complete within a time frame.  The activities are aimed at getting you more involved with ActiveRain, helping your business, marketing & e...
By Lupe Soto, Lupe Soto GLOBAL Real Estate Agent International.
(Equistar Realty Group)
Comments 0
(818)276-6882 OPEN HOUSE WEST LANCASTER CA Home For Sale CASA EN VENTA . Sunday 3/29/15 3-5pm. HABLO ESPANOLLupe. affordable WEST LANCASTER home for sale CASA EN VENTA bueno bonita y barata with 4 good size bedrooms, 2 baths, single story, built in 1990, approx 1,400 sq.ft. good size lot with rea...
By Li Read, Caring expertise...knowledge for you!
(Sea to Sky Premier Properties (Salt Spring))
Comments 6
Authentic Japanese designed home on private 7+ acre oceanfront beauty...tranquility awaits. Here is a magical 7+ acres, dramatic oceanfront, with exquisite crafted and authentic Japanese designed home. The spacious dwelling lends itself to a professional couple, working from home...it would also...