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 Liz Lockhart, GRI, Cape Girardeau Real Estate
(Riverbend Realty, Cape Girardeau, MO)
Comments 35
Dear Listing Agent:  Put the details in the MLS sheet If you want feedback, don't get defensive when I give it If I tell you that my client isn't interested, don't continue to bug me Last week, I showed houses all day for three days (25 to 30 houses), and I have been showing houses th...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
Comments 68
The easiest way to get business is by referral. Referrals are far more likely to work with you than people you've cold called because they've already heard from someone they trust that you're the right person to work with. Imagine this conversation.      Stranger: I'm thinking abo...
By Norma Toering, Palos Verdes Homes in Los Angeles Area
(Charlemagne International Properties)
Comments 92
Some posts "expire" within days or even hours of their publication date.  Others live on indefinitely and continue to provide "searched for" information to consumers year after year.  The recent increase in number of posts for points was the catalyst for my research into my m...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 19
What is the difference between high performing teams and dysfunctional teams?  In many cases it comes down to leadership.  If you lead any type of sales team in Westchester County, NY you know the importance of having a dependable team.  The fact that you are the owner or the boss will earn you l...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 26
Zip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ayMy, oh my what a wonderful day!Plenty of sunshine heading my wayZip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ayMister Bluebird on my shoulderIt's the truth, it's actch'llEv'rything is satisfactch'llZip-a-dee-doo-dah, zip-a-dee-ay Today I hit 125% of the goal set...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
Comments 6
Happy Birthday to Anita Clark!   I was glad to receive a Facebook reminder that today is Anita Clark’s birthday. Please stop by her blogs with your best wishes and birthday greetings. Anita Clark is one of the most focused real estate bloggers that I follow. She knows her market areas and shares ...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 12
Dennis Burgess is hosting an ActiveRain Contest this month titled "Under The Influence".  Don't let the title fool you, it is not about being under the influence of alcohol, though I am sure that is not foreigner to some, but rather it is about those special people in our lives who ...
By Michael Killmer
(Century 21 North Homes Realty Inc.)
Comments 3
$77,000, 2 Bdrms, 2 Baths, 961 Sq Feet Michael Killmer, CENTURY 21, North Homes Realty Inc 425-876-4663 820 Cady Rd #D201, Everett, 98203 Amazing Top Floor, End Unit Boasting Vaulted Ceilings!! for more properties. 2 BR/2 BA End Unit Condo         ...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 20
Today I want to THANK YOU form the bottom of my heart for all your support and inspiration, your comments and nods!   Just a little over a year ago, blogging was completely brand new to me.    After 316 blog posts about my community( with 3 of them being featured. Thanks Rainers so much!), readin...
By Brian and Yolanda Gallegos, Licensed Mortgage lender- HARP/FHA/VA AZ CA
(Amerifirst- for 1st Time buyers, move up buyers )
Comments 3
Jennifer Gordon, 623-512-6221, and Realty Executives are proud to present this gorgeous 3 bedroom home for sale with pool in Phoenix, AZ 85029.  Would you like to see this awesome 3 bedroom home first hand?  Contact Jennifer today and arrange your private showing!    11044 N 34TH Avenue Phoenix, ...
By John Juarez, CDPE, ePRO, SRES, GRI, PMN
(Prudential California Realty)
Comments 36
  I got laid off and it was the best thing that ever happened to me!   I am part of the generation in which workers rarely changed jobs. We worked diligently for our employer day-in and day-out with the expectation – unstated but real – that we would someday retire from our job. I know that is ha...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, Menifee Lakes California Real Estate
Comments 13
Did You Receive a Call from 704-926-3560? Because I have an internet presence I get phone calls all the time, incessantly, from companies soliciting my business. Before answering an out-of-area call I google the phone number. Today I received a call from 704-926-3560, and so I googled it. Better ...
By Pamela Seley, REALTOR®, Menifee Lakes California Real Estate
Comments 70
The Role of the Real Estate Agent is Changing There has been discussion among brokers and agents that real estate agents are going the way of the travel agent.  Some of my experiences assisting home buyers, in particular, with the purchase of their new home, whether for personal residence or inve...
By Bob Stewart, Community Evangelist
Comments 197
ActiveRain Traffic Skyrockets Over 65% In The Last Three Weeks I've been looking at the traffic numbers on ActiveRain for 8 years. Not since our very first year, in 2007, have I seen the type of traffic growth in such a short period of time that we are currently experiencing on ActiveRain. In...
By Joyce Marsh, Daytona Beach Coastal & Surrounding Areas
(Illustrated Properties Daytona Fl 386.299.8291 )
Comments 30
               My customers still want....and expect "good old fashioned" high touch "First Class Service" My clients preferences are taken into consideration every step of the way, so they receive service the way "they" like it when they are considering a Florida Re...
By Wanda Kubat-Nerdin, Your Southern Utah Residential Real Estate Agent
(Prado & Kramer Real Estate, St. George, UT 435.632.9374)
Comments 24
You should be "dancing". Yeah! If more people in business "danced" like bees, there would be more: Successful transactions Professionalism among peers  Satisfied clients and customers Referrals based on performance Streamlined due diligence timelines "Dancing" is the...
By Mary Pope-Handy, CRS, CIPS, ABR, SRES, Silicon Valley
(Sereno Group Real Estate)
Comments 1
Looking for something to do?  Los Gatos has a lot going on this weekend, and much of it's free! From a Harry Potter party at Border's in Old Town to 4 free music concerts, you have your pick without spending a dime. Not constrained? There's even more.  If you'd like a list of offe...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 44
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 ActiveRain University
(ActiveRain University)
Comments 74
Our fundamental blog training on ActiveRain is our Blogging Boot Camp series. This post is a hub to keep you updated on the most recent recordings from Blogging Boot Camp, as well as a way for you to sign up for the next live series of classes for Blogging Boot Camp. Blogging Boot Camp is a seri...
By Bob Stewart, Community Evangelist
Comments 60
Inman's Real Estate Connect conference was last week in San Francisco. For those of you not familiar, twice a year the technology crowd in the real estate industry descend on either San Francisco or New York to hash out where the industry is headed technologically.  Just about every great new...