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 Edward Gomez, Credit Score Boost USA
( Credit Score Boost - USA Credit Solutions)
Comments 9
Start building your credit and boost your score into the 700s and 800s, get approved up to $10K Guaranteed Approval or your money back.   No credit checks, bad credit is okay. No employment Check Offset high debt balances. There is no difference in applying for this card than applying for a regul...
By Lanre Folayan, Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell your DC Home Now
(Keller Williams Capital Properties-Buy a home in Washington DC. Sell a home in Washington DC)
Comments 7
         Charles County MD and PG County MD Home buyers-Do you want a home buyer grant for up to $7500? Many of you probably do. So who is giving out this home buyer grant for up to $7500? Federal Home Loan Bank. Federal Home Loan Bank (FHLB) provides up to $7,500 in matching funds per eligible h...
By Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor
(Helping people in transition)
Comments 62
Another Celebrity Endorsement for Craig Rutman Your Raleigh - Cary - Apex, NC Realtor!    David Letterman and Oprah Winfrey share a moment on the Late Show set, extolling their love for Craig Rutman! Clearly, Oprah is flashing the #1 sign when Dave asked her how Craig ranks among Real Estate agen...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 126
As I'm sure many of your have heard, today Zillow entered into agreement to purchase Trulia. As part of the Trulia family, ActiveRain will be included in the purchase. If you'd like to hear about what the Zillow purchase of Trulia means for Trulia and Zillow on a broader scale, take a lo...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 251
Big week around these parts! Maybe you heard about this? And as promised, we continue to march on to make ActiveRain even better. This latest round of enhancements has a core focus on allowing our members to more effectively connect with and communicate with each other. Here is a quick glance at ...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 32
My real estate board, Houston Association of REALTORS has what I believe to be one of the best MLS sites in the country.  Now I may be the slightest bit biased but from what I hear from our clients and other agents who visit our site, many agree with this statement.     When they added the blog ...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395)
Comments 84
Here It Is! The Post That Makes Me A Millionaire   I've thought about this post for a long time. It seems that it should be something special, meaningful. Truth is, the post is not what is meaningful or lasting....it was the journey; this post is the blue ribbon, the cup, the glass of champa...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 55
Feeling Blue?  SNAP out of it! Have you gone blue with changes in your life or around you?  Are you ready to rant and rave and lash out?   Seriously?   SNAP out of it.   Tuesday morning I listened to Amy VanDyken-Rouen( 6 time Olympic gold medalist)  on the Mike & Mike show talk about her lif...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 67
Yesterday morning, I got out of the shower to find a message in my voice mail.  The call came in at about 9:30 am.  It was an agent wanting to show a listing I have.  It's an occupied home, and in addition to the regular showing instructions (by appointment - call agent), I have (in all caps)...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 69
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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 24
Zillow Buys Trulia for $3.5 Billion in Stock    The purchase should close in 2015. It still does have to pass the U.S. Antitrust waiting periods.    Trulia's CEO Pete Flint will be reporting to Zillow's CEO Spencer Rascoff.    Then Spencer Rascoff goes on to say:    “Consumers love using ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 29
Free Enterprise Encourages Everyone To Set And Achieve High Goals!   "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving it." Michelangelo (1475-1564) This defines the human experience.  Some of us want to strive, and ac...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 39
This has certainly been an interesting week on ActiveRain, and we're all wondering what it will look like in another couple of weeks.  But this is what it looked like last week, and here the posts that caught my eye: Kathleen Daniels: You've Just Been Appointed CCO of ActiveRain/Trulia - ...
By JM Padron, ACP, CCIM, CDPE, CRB, Ft. Lauderdale-Doral-Sunny I
(REMAX PREMIER-COMMERCIAL ASSOCIATES)
Comments 1
Just Reduced $110K -Build 6 Townhomes 3721 NE 13 AVE, Oakland Park, FL 33334 $480,000 18,832 SF | Land|             Land For Sale Price: $480,000 Lot Size: 18,832 SF Property Type: Land Property Sub-type: Residential (land) Listing ID 18619636 Utilities Electricity/Power Irrigation Water Telephon...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 16
Located in Lower Bolton Lake area, this Home is Absolutely Delightful. Lower Bolton Lake is 178.4 acres. This is the biggest among the three Lakes in Bolton and Vernon. Middle Bolton Lake is 114.90 acres and Upper Bolton Lake is 35.5 acres.    For fishing aficionados, a variety of fish species th...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 78
  I was a design build general contractor for more than 30 years and I have been a home inspector for more than 10 years.  I have seen a lot of interesting things in houses over all those years. At a recent inspection, I found a type of window installation from the 1930’s that I had never seen be...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 24
My entry for Dennis Burgess's Under The Influence contest is a two-parter. This first one is for the good influences in my life, and part two is for the bad ones.     My grandmother, Bea Kleinman, was mostly responsible for shaping the person I am today. My home life was chaotic and dysfuncti...
By Larry Johnston, Real Estate Agent
(Associate Broker, Elkhart County Subdivisions, LLC)
Comments 60
Do You Want a Home Warranty with Your Home? The best advice I can give a Buyer is,  "Get a Home Warranty". Remember, when your Buyer is buying a new home, it is only new to the Buyer, unless he is the first owner of the home. It's just like buying a used car. You are buying all the ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 43
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain- July 20 to July 26, 2014.   I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, about Real Estate, about a place or person!July 20:   Ginn...
By Fred Griffin Licensed Real Estate Broker, Tallahassee Florida. Call 850-339-4861
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 25
     The merger of Zillow and Trulia signals the death knell for NAR and the MLS.  Zillow is buying Trulia for $3.5 billion dollars.  The newly created behemoth will absolutely dominate Internet Search.  The Real Estate Industry as you have know it for the past 100 years is over.            The ...