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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 Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
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Another Caloosa Home Sold By Mark Loewenberg! 13997 Coco Plum RoadPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418   OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $295,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 BathroomsInterior: 2,400 sqftLot: 5.00 acre(s) Location 13997 Coco Plum RoadPalm Beach Gardens, FL 33418USA Mark L...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 44
Rainers are the best as we all know but what about those who don't?  I'm starting a new series and you're all invited.  Some amazing Rainers will be highlighted  through social cards that we'll create.  These cards will be blasted on our social outlets and within AR as well linking back to your p...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 25
Rainer Facebook Fan Pages Hey now! Do you have your social media fingers on the keyboard this AM? We can all learn and grow our social media presence together but it takes each of us making the time to engage with others to make it happen. So make it happen today! PLEASE stop by these Facebook F...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 0
Nasty Winter weather sure can paralyze a city. Some cities are better equipped to handle large volumes of snow and ice than others, but even the most experienced cities can get overwhelmed and “snowed in.” So . . . When mobility is out of the question, does the real estate market FREEZE until eve...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 13
Meet Wrench. He is a bit skewed.  You can probably see that. He runs into problems, real problems. He finds solutions to the problems, real solutions. And Wrench will wrangle with each one and post the solution. The wrenching problem could be something with furniture, an appliance, a tool, or wha...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Real Estate Transaction Closing Rules and Forms Change on August 1, 2015    On August 1, 2015 the HUD1 and the Good Faith Estimate will no longer be used. There will be NO more HUD1 or Good Faith Estimate.    This is important for real estate agents to understand and be able to also schedule clos...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 65
As I sat at my computer getting ready to write my post for today..... My cell phone rang.....it was my brother Ron.   Early this morning, Mickey was taken to Hillcrest Hospital. She has another UTI and her heart rate is very low. They admitted her to ICU.....I will be leaving shortly for the hosp...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 57
In an attempt to make the homepage the best it can be, we continue to tweak the algorithm of what gets displayed.  Last night we implemented a new requirement; minimum word count.  In order to be eligible for a popular or high traffic blog, you post must have x amount of words.  If not, it doesn'...
By Thomas Craig
(Re/Max Crossroads)
Comments 33
My wife had a girlfriend over to the house when I arrived home yesterday afternoon. My wife’s friend is quite a bit younger than my wife, and once was my wife’s boss. The woman has a mid-to-high level management position with her current company. She was explaining to the two of us that the owner...
By Rick Cordisco, Pocono Real Estate Professional
(Pocono Mountain Lakes Realty )
Comments 1
Lakefront Housing in the Poconos has steadily been the most popular purchase of any home in the Pocono Mountains. Bodies of Water flow throughout the entire Mountain Region. The Lehigh River flows through Pocono Communities such as Bear Creek Lake. Most of the State Parks in the Poconos come equi...
By Tammy Lankford, Your Lake Sinclair Expert (706-485-9668)
(Lane Realty Eatonton, GA Lake Sinclair, Milledgeville, 706-485-9668)
Comments 41
The world is made up of all kinds of people, all kinds of religions, political believes, different moral compasses, different ideas of ethics and different measure sticks for success.   I am a square peg who's hovered by the round hole all my life. My motto, why be normal?  I don't measure someon...
By Devin Keays, MBA
(Realty One Group)
Comments 0
Summerlin Condominium in gated community now available! Offered at $165,000 MLS #1513784 devin@bestoflvhomes.com More Info Here   Stylish 2 bedroom 2 bath with attached 2 car garage. You'll love the kitchen's granite counter tops, tile flooring and double ovens! Master Suite has 2 walk-in closets...
By Greg Nino, Houston, Texas
(RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP)
Comments 16
With social media comes many, many new relationships. If you guys are like me, you're creating and meeting many fellow industry peeps right here on places like AR. With that comes a very heavy price - one that cannot be bought, negotiated or ignored - death.  We all die - there's no question, dou...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 18
      Wow! These past few days have been fast and furious. As is typical with events like I just attended, a lot of information was presented and it will take several days if not weeks to process everything. Events like this have a propensity to make one want to implement everything and as we all...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 6
I have written about clutter many times, and so has every other Home Inspector here on Active Rain. It still amazes me that people would not care enough about the sale of their home... which was their idea in the first place(most of the time) to make sure there are no snags and the transaction is...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 26
  This Blogging Thing… It’s Not Just for Business!   Janis Borgueta wrote an excellent post about her one regret about blogging, which was not starting sooner.  Many of us echoed her sentiments.   I was a  lurker before I wrote my first post, and even then I thought that if I posted 3 or 4 times ...
By Inspiration Station
Comments 15
New homeowners, old homeowners, 2nd property owners and more are now searching for information regarding this year's tax breaks.  This is an excellent way for you to get in on a timely subject and expand your exposure online. Check out this post here regarding first time homebuyer tax credits for...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 2
Feng Shui Ascension Tip: Practice Being Discerning  I know for me this is always an ongoing practice in my life. I remember my mother teaching me as a young girl with daily interactions and when mentoring me for Feng Shui, she would remind me sometimes certain thoughts that come to mind are best ...
By Steve and Jan Bachman, Realtors - Northern Virginia
(RE/MAX Gateway, Reston, Herndon, Ashburn, Sterling, Fairfax )
Comments 21
One reason you should be blogging and as well as posting your listings on Active Rain is because it gets you and your properties seen. In addition to selling our listings, part of our job is to keep our sellers happy during the process, partly by showing them that we understand the Internet and h...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 41
Yesterday was my son's first day in Real Estate Class. I waited for him to come home as a curious Realtor mother.   At around 9:15 P.M. the noise from his car muffler went louder as he got closer to the driveway. Then it died down. As soon as he entered the house in conjunction with the voice fro...