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 Marina Gavrylyuk, Marina
(Sutton Group Summit)
Comments 15
As I already mentioned on FB yesterday, I had the most silly experience with the Home Seller yesterday. While myself and my buyer client were touring the house, home Seller grabed our shoes that were left by the front door and parked them outside the front door, right on the busy sidewalk in down...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 68
Get ready Rainers, MeetUps are happening!!  Come one, come all.  A MeetUp is an informal gathering between ActiveRain members and anyone else in the real estate world that would like to attend.  No agenda but usually stories about ActiveRain, Rainers, business and more come up.I'd like to thank t...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 41
There are currently (as of this writing) 8681 ActiveRain Groups. As stated on the ActiveRain Groups page, "Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others, or start your own and get others to join.". I like them, use them, and overall think they are a gr...
By Susan Jacobsen, WOW Service locating your lowcountry dream home
(Carolina Realty Group)
Comments 1
Anti-Dieters Rejoice - May 6th is OUR DAY!Whether we admit it or not, it seems that we are all watching what we eat! YUCK and YUCK and more YUCK! Yes, I realize that we are all being non-GMO'd, gluten-freed etc. to death and yes, I have no doubt that for some people it's extremely important - I b...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 7
Aloha ActiveRain members, I originally posted this in the Q&A portion, but I was not able to respond to your suggestions properly, so here it is as a blog - and by the way, thank you for all the wonderful answers and the time you put in over there. Problem is when putting an ActiveRain  post over...
By Alberto Pacheco, Experience and Trust
(Keller Williams Porter Ranch)
Comments 3
More Things To Do With Onions 1. Remove rust and tarnish from utensils. Either shove the utensil (as in a knife) through the onion, rub the juice on with a cloth, or boil an onion in water for a couple of hours, then use the liquid to dip and polish metal.2. Eliminate odors. It may seem counter-i...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 18
"You Are So Stupid" -Words From An Upset MotherThese are exact words I heard on a train ride heading back home after providing a Feng Shui Tour in NYC yesterday. "You make me so mad," "Shut up, I have no patience," and the comments go on and on.  Now one could say, why didn't anyone on that train...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
Second story suite in medical and dental office building in downtown Warren Township. The 1,500 SqFt. commercial property for sale includes 5 operatory rooms, waiting room, staff rooms, 2 private restrooms, plus one handicapped in hall. The building also offers a storage room. 65 Mountain Blvd.  ...
By Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
Comments 2
 What is My Howard County Home Worth?  Wondering what is your Howard County home is worth? Would you like to receive a custom evaluation for your home? The custom evaluation will include comparisons to other homes that have recently sold or are on the market. Why is that important? The custom eva...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 108
Does sex sell? We all know that sex sells and you can sell sex, but does it sell houses? Take a look at this virtual tour of a home in Prismo Beach Paradise and let me know your thoughts. Evidently  Patrick Raymond, Raymond and Associates thinks he's onto something here.   Selling a house and lif...
By Mary Weiss
Comments 23
Hi Rainers!I have a bittersweet announcement for you. This is my last week officially working for Market Leader and ActiveRain. I have accepted a new position as an Account Manager in Zillow's Mortgage Team and I couldn't be any more excited to tell you the truth, although I am sad to take my lea...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 60
Be an Ambassador for Your Community - ActiveRain ChallengeIt's getting closer to summer and thoughts turn to taking trips, going to new places and exploring unknown parts. There is nobody better than those in the real estate industry to tout the features of a city or town. So with this challenge ...
By Chris Mamone, Mortgage Loan Originator
(Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services)
Comments 5
Happy Monday ActiveRain Bloggers! Mistakes are good not bad. Mistakes teach us to grow, to learn, and to become who we need to be in life. Make as many mistakes as possible to become great! If your not making mistakes your not learning and not making something of yourself! From the words of my gr...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 21
Scam are not just on the internet in your email these days... they are also on your phones. So many scams and so little time! Seriously, it's worth reading the article below which outlines beautifully the various phone scams out there these days. These scams exits because people fall for them! Do...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 9
I Cannot Retire, YetMost of the Baby Boomer generation CANNOT RETIRE, EVER.The vast majority of us are on our own to provide for our retirement,and we're not doing very well.Our parents and grandparents had their retirement provided for themby their employers. They worked for a company that provi...
By Nurit Praeger
Comments 2
Stay True to Yourself   I recently saw Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer.  It really opened my eyes as to the differences between gays and transgenders.  Having knowledge is important so that we can have understanding, tolerance  and compassion.  It must be hard to have a preternatural i...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 9
 This River Cottage Is Free!  You read right. When you purchase 1560 Blue Mount Road in Monkton MLS #BC8511066 this secluded River Cottage with beautiful views is yours free!So many uses for this lovely cottage. It could be  your private home office, an art studio, a guest house, a newlywed cotta...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 6
Real Estate SEO Best Practices: Your Questions Answered!  Your Biggest SEO and Branding Questions Answered  The survey results are in. Thank you for helping out with submitting your biggest questions about your Search Engine Optimization for REALTORS® and small business owners.  As I am putting t...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE Books on, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 10
I am not speaking how some like their meat but instead having an event or an experience that either met or exceeded your expectations and a hearty WELL DONE comes roaring out of ones mouth bookmarking the event verbally. You cannot make up a well done. They stand on their own and are easy to iden...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 9
ANOTHER MEET UP IN WILTON, CT  May 14th We are going to have another gang buster event right here in Wilton!!!!   Come one - come all!!to Dagny's4pm  til it's over .....   20 Windy Ridge PlaceWilton, CT 06897 Please RSVP either here, text or email.All are welcome! BYO food or drinks or $20- (sala...