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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.


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By Steve Babbitt, President of the Rochester Realtors
(RE/MAX Realty Group)
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Today is the last day of February which has been one of the coldest Februarys on record!  I don't think the temperature ever got above 30 degrees for the entire month.  We had 10 days with sub-zero temps which tied a longstanding record!  The average temperature for February has been 12 degrees! ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-February 22 to February 28, 2015   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!  Or it c...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 45
Salutations and agreeable greetings folks! Wrench here!  Let me introduce myself. I have passed through a life of experiences.  And, as you know, life experience is a cruel, but effective teacher!  And have I been taught! And if you're asking, "Wrench, did your mother give you that name?" The ans...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
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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)
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~ Guest Blogging on Huliq.com ~ If you are blogging to get seen by consumers, in the hope of gaining new business, then you might want to check out what HULIQ has to offer. Try your hand with a few guest posts (original content, not dupliate material you have posted here or elsewhere) to see if i...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Speechless Sundays: Poinsettia Bush on our walk with Chachi!       If you are considering buying or selling a home, a luxury home, luxury investment real estate, luxury vacation homes, or luxury beach properties in Southern California, Los Angeles, Century City, Westwood, West Hollywood, Beverly ...
By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
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Paramus Real Estate Update presented by Jeana Cowie of Re/Max Real Estate Ltd. Renovated 5 BR 2 Bath Paramus Colonial home for sale list price $629,900 offered by Jeana Cowie, your Paramus real estate agent Jeana Cowie has sold over 200+ homes in Paramus alone! Call Jeana Cowie for all your Para...
By Michelle Carr-Crowe-Selling Silicon Valley Homes in Top Schools San Jose, Cupertino, Saratoga, Palo Alto-Just Call 408-252-8900, Family Helping Families Buy & Sell Homes 40+ Years
(Just Call (408) 252-8900!)
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The Out-Of-Towners-Be the Star of Your Own Movie Contest By Michelle Carr Crowe I think for a lot of agents the relocation clients are often seen as the “dream clients”-the people to whom you can show off all of your local knowledge and market experience. In The Out-Of-Towners with Steve Martin a...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
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Whew, I'm just under the wire on this one. Here is my entry into Roger Mucci's Fourth Annual "Be the Star of your Own Movie," contest.  Naturally, I chose the Best Movie category and here is  my original video "The Story of Us." ( If I'd done anything other than a video, you'd all NEVER have let ...
By Jeana Cowie, Broker Associate, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES
(RE/MAX Real Estate Limited)
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March 2015 Real Estate Newsletter by your Bergen County Real Estate Agent, Jeana Cowie Call Jeana Cowie, your Bergen County REALTOR© C# 201-982-2200 Jeana Cowie, ABR, CRS, GRI, SRES March 2015 Over 600+ Homes SOLD. Paramus Real Estate Agent Specialist. Selling Bergen County Real Estate for 20+ ye...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
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     Wow!  CraigsList has an ad for a great rental in a Tallahassee neighborhood for only $1000 including utilities and lawn care.  3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large corner lot in a good location.  There's just one problem... it is NOT for rent.  It is MY listing for sale!  It has been set up as a Renta...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
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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 Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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What Does It Take to be “Followed” on ActiveRain (No I’m not talking stalking here)   I follow (subscribe to) quite a few people on ActiveRain.  Some of them are in the Millionaire’s Club and some are newbies.  I love to mix it up because the newbies can bring a whole new fresh approach to bloggi...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
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  ActiveRain awards points to our members as a way to motivate them to engage with others and share their expertise.  You can earn points through community events like entering a contest, taking a survey, attending a meet-up, but most of the points you accumulate will come from the daily interact...
By Thomas Craig
(Re/Max Crossroads)
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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 Ed Silva, Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally
(RE/MAX Professionals, CT 203-206-0754)
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All Who Thought They Had Been Through a Worst February Were Wrong   It seemed as if we had gotten snow almost every day. Well it was close, as there were only 9 days in this February of 2015 when we did not get snow.     As for the temperatures, we had only 1 day in the entire month when the temp...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
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I have thought of an excellent contest for March.  I am excited to sponsor this contest and I hope we all have a chance to share ideas here.   Check tomorrow morning when I post and Kerrie features it.  But in the meantime here is a teaster.    I wrote this blog at the end of the year and several...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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  Elegant Baltimore Condo Offered For Sale The Risteau 2331 Old Court Rd. 21208 Baltimore County    The Risteau 2331 Old Court Rd Baltimore County. Are you looking for a "turn key" move in now perfectly designed and furnished condominium?   This one may be your home!     If you are thinking about...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
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Lion Fish    If you are Buying, Selling or Relocating to San Diego and  need help from a professional REALTOR®, give me a call or visit my San Diego Real Estate website and sign up for Listing alerts for your favorite San DiegoHome and Condominium Property Searches. I specialize in Single Family ...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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     There are so many who live stagnant lives because they are afraid of what may lie around the bend. This is the reason so many never live up to their true their potential.  The following quote elegantly says it another way.     “Never mistake a clear view for a short distance.” ~ Paul Saffo  ...