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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 154
  I don’t want to work with a Realtor®! I was reading Conrad Allen’s post on “Why a buyer should have a Realtor® represent them”, made a comment and realized I had a blog in the making. I got a call on one of my active listings that has a Contingent contract. The caller said he didn’t understand ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 68
Are you taking advantage of the social media options that ActiveRain is making available to you? Not sure? After you publish a public blog post, go back to that post and at the top you will see something similar to the below information (with your own blog title and contact information): The piec...
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 22
People buy from people first is a well know marketing dynamic. It works off emotional energy. It is as simple as that. You engage someone at the point of sale and if a like, connection, trust, or feeling kicks in, then the sale is fast becoming a done deal with minor obstacles. The thing is, some...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 39
Do you ever find yourself simply at a crossroads in your life?  I know that many of you have been there, are currently there or about to be there!  We all face those times when we must stop, take a breath and assess where we have been, where we are now and where we are going.   When life, family...
    There'll Never Be Another    Dancer Like   Eleanor Powell   Here She Is In the 1943 Musical   "I Dood It"   It Will Blow You Away !!!   Enjoy, Have a Great Morning,   & Save Someone's Home Today !   -David-
By Suzanne McLaughlin, Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
(Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael))
Comments 44
This is from an older post that I wrote years ago with some new updates. Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. A corporate attorney sent the following out to the employees in his company:  1. Do not sign the back of your credit cards. Instead, put 'PHO...
By Colleen Ferrary
(Small Business USA www.SmallBusinessUS.com)
Comments 1
Thought I'd share something we do for our members with the AR community. (You will never be solicited or asked for your information. We do this as a service for our members to eliminate the expense of costly consultants.) I hope you'll join us! Join Small Business USA today at 10am EST (7am PST) ...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 0
Ten Essential Steps to Buying a Home You're ready to take the leap and buy a home. If this is your first time, you may want to know what to do to make the process go more smoothly. Here are ten steps you'll be going through to buy your next home. Check Your Credit Reports and Scores - You get on...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 18
Hello Rainers, On January 26th starting at 8:30pm Pacific, we had a successful deployment of bug fixes and enhancements for the ActiveRain community. The site was down for approximately 50 minutes while we made these changes. Here is a list of the improvements that were made to your community. Bl...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 53
The ActiveRain OC Meet Up in Newport Beach What a great time!!! Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor and I hosted this fantastic event at the Yard House in Fashion Island in Newport Beach. I have attended other ActiveRain meet ups and this was my first time to co-host with Karen. Karen and I work at the...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 71
Beware of Dropbox Phishing Attempt   As Realtors we are definitely used to receive our share of dubious email scams promising us the moon and the stars in exchange for some small "favor" on our part.  These are easy to recognize and usually dismissed and deleted quickly.  It seems though that the...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 24
     The face of AR keeps on changing. When I logged in this morning, I noticed that some of the links were missing from the banner. Two in particular are ‘Points” and “Recent Posts’.      I am not too sure the reason they were removed. I am sure the geeks behind the scene had their reasons. Oh, ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 62
The ActiveRain Referral Network is a Mighty Powerful Thing If you are not a regular blogger or just lingering back and occasionally reading ActiveRain then I want to tell you why you need to jump on into the Rain and be involved. The referral network in ActiveRain is a mighty powerful thing and i...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 8
New Name New Look Same Great Service Our new name better reflects who we are today and the people we serve.  Many things have changed since our company was founded in 2010. Today with five real estate professionals, our legacy of superior service continues to grow and provide unparalleled results...
By Steven A. Walny, . . . A Contrasting Point of View in Central Bucks
(R.A. Weidel Realtors)
Comments 1
Doylestown Pennsylvania ~ My InadvertentSnapshot of Americana I was out and about yesterday, Sunday, looking to take a few photos to use for the ActiveRain Community Sponsor Page I just acquired for Doylestown Borough.  While walking around town, recalling the various homes I've seen over the yea...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 6
Sherman Oaks 2015 Winter MeetUp Eludes Hollywood Paparazzi Or Did They?   It seems fitting that the Tri-County(Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara) 2014 Winter MeetUp took place relatively close to the studios and sound stages of Los Angeles.   Some of the best in movies and television has been f...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 14
 Ringing and Singing in the Rain,  Hello Bob Ratliff What a Challenge, get a few points for doing something that we often do on our own.  all a fellow Rainers and say hello then come back, sensor the conversation and let the rest of the members know your impressions. That was the motive for reach...
By Hannah Williams, Expertise in NE Philadelphia & Bucks County
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 21
Ringing & Singing In the Rain with Robert (Vegas Bob) Swetz Vegas Nevada . What a wonderful contest Debbie Reynolds  has challenged us with in January 2015 . We are to call and blog about out call. I have mentioned before I do call members and keep in touch. Patricia Kennedy  I met many years ago...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 5
Accompli App This is a free email client and organizer App that gives you more than a convenient interface for viewing your mail. With an integrated calendar and options to view only image attachments sent to you, or documents alone, this productivity app may be what you're looking for.   For ema...
By Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
Comments 16
Christmas Cactus can bring some color to a drab season. One of the rooms of our house is reserved for my wife's plants, and as it gets a lot of light, none of it direct sunlight it seems to make the greenery out there thrive. This is just one corner of this room with a touch of color front and ce...