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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 Kris Neese, Mr. Behind the Scenes at ActiveRain
(Trulia | ActiveRain)
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Thank you to everyone who helped to test out our new Q&A site yesterday.  This blog has some of the interesting questions we came across as our team closely monitored the new release. We finished the day with 80 questions and 240 answers, which in my opinion is a great ratio! Most Answered These ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Surprise!     ********************   Sometimes I like a surprise.....other times, not so much.   This dude popping out of my birthday cake, I could handle quite nicely.....logging  in to "the Rain" and finding things still all messed up annoys the crap out of me.     Click on "Following" and you ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! I feel like the White Rabbit from Alice in Wonderland this week. I haven't been late for anything but I have been scurrying to and fro with plenty of real estate activity to wear me out. Add in all the online "stuff", new marketing materials being designed, famil...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Tristan Gasset 12U Baseball Player- 2014    Tristan had a great year in baseball in 2014.      He played for Wellington Colts Travel Team and pitched the winning series of games for the South Florida Championship.    He pitched and played short stop for Wellington Little League 11 - 13 year olds ...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It might take till deeper in life for understanding but if you read this blog post maybe you will get it sooner than most. There is an Inside-Outside Connection To A Person. In the physical sense it is easy to understand, how what you eat or do exercise on the inside it shows up on the outside. P...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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5 Kinds of Content That Pulls Readers In Content marketing is more important than ever. Emails, blog posts, social media posts, web page content and downloads are all helping to grow all kinds of businesses. But generating leads and then customers takes content that pulls people in. The important...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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  Listing Experts Academy is seeking a highly qualified salesperson with excellent communication skills and understands internet marketing.    You must be a licensed real estate agent but it does not matter which state you are licensed in. This is not for a real estate agent position, this is for...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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  Ease Your Stress Levels by Doing One Thing at a Time     This is typical New York fashion to multitask on a daily basis. Studies show, this habit creates a 40% drop in productivity and it takes a longer amount of time to complete on task. Trying to "do it all" also contributes to an increase in...
By Sarah Oswald, Broker, Realtor, CDPE, CIAS, SFR , Investor
(Eastvale Team Realty & Property Mgmt)
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To You From Me...   Pink is the color of universal love.   To You From Me...    Purple is the color of good judgment. Thinking of others. Color of sensitivity and compassion.                                                                                                 To You From Me...         ...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
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  Are you afraid to be yourself in a public forum like Active Rain?  Do you have an opinion that you’d like to share but hesitate to do so because you’re concerned about how others will feel about your opinion?  I have thoughts on this particular topic. Now that I’m out of the safe house, and I ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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  Finding your Voice on Active Rain and the World Wide Web is critical to your success!   I must admit it took me a while to find my “voice”, once I found it no one could stop me.    Negative attitudes, hostile or opposing comments did not mean anything they just strengthened my voice. Yesterday ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I have been in and around the industry for almost forty years. In all that time the one certainty I have learned is there is no "better season" to buy or sell. Change is a constant and it is clear to me that there are advantages and disadvantages to buying and selling at any time of the year.  In...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
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I am trying my hand at Pinterest and started a board not knowing I had, and then I knowing started a Board called “Missing London.” It was a day that I had been looking at old pictures of past trips. Today feels a bit like a London day although now it has warmed up past the London temperatures a...
By Fred Griffin, Real Estate Technology
(Get There Social Media, LLC)
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     The Boy Scouts of America!  This photo is in 1968 or 1969; I was still a "Tenderfoot".  I had been in Cub Scouts and Webelos.  This was my first year in the Boy Scouts.        I am standing in the front yard at our home in Brevard, North Carolina.  My family had moved to Brevard in 1968, fro...
By Paul Henderson, I always put my clients first in any transaction!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Peace comes from within; Do not seek it without Buddha Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2014, all rights reserved. All information is deemed reliable however it should be independently verified by the reader. Any reproduc...
By Tom White, TW Realty Group, Franklin TN--South of Nashville
(Benchmark Realty, LLC (615) 870-8169 or
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What's Different About The ActiveRain Logo? I was thinking maybe I should be running a contest on this...Hmmm. My wife Tammie and I were just discussing gradual (and not so gradual) changes that were occurring on ActiveRain. Without that discussion I would never have noticed what happened to the ...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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The Status of Wood-Burning Fireplaces in Los Angeles Update In case you did not know quietly about three years ago the AQMD passed what most people call the Cal Green or also known as the AQMD Rule 445. South Coast Air Quality Management District (AQMD) is the air pollution control agency for all...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Prudential PenFed Realty, "The Real Debbie Reynolds" Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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Did you know that vinyl is on the way back? For those of us that have lots of old vinyl that we just couldn't part with before, this is good news. If you still have a turntable you may want to hold onto it. How else will you be able to play your new and old vinyls records? What is it about vinyl ...
By Joe Pryor, REALTOR® - Oklahoma Investment Properties
(The Virtual Real Estate Team)
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Back in 1999 I attended a real estate tech conference in Santa Fe and heard speakers like Michael Russer and Stefan Swanepoel, both not particularly well known back then but now especially Stefan has become one of our influencial leaders. They talked about the need to differeniate yourself online...
(Coldwell Banker Select)
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A lot of times when you go to look at new construction, you may be looking at a home that is partially completed and not notice some things.  This was the case when we recently went to look at a new floorplan in Jenks, we did not notice that there was no fireplace  designed into this 2,000 square...