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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 Andrew Mooers, Northern Maine Real Estate-Aroostook County Broker
(MOOERS REALTY)
Comments 4
     Years ago before deregulation in the airline industry, planes from Northeast and other lines catered to and service little towns like Houlton Maine.   The government helped support the airline to these smaller off the beaten path areas but from a practical standpoint, you do not have 757 or ...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 59
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 Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.265.3004 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 42
More Than Home Buyers & Sellers Find You When You Blog Obviously our primary target audience when we post about local communities and events is home owners and home buyers.  But we've found that those posts get us found by more than just area home buyers and sellers, but others that indir...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 48
Well this was a nice article to wake up to:  Home Guru - The most frequently asked questions about refinishng hardwood floors.   This is an article in a local online paper by a local real estate agent known as "The Home Guru." (Bill Primavera).   Now, let me tell how this transpired.   ...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 46
  I was a design build general contractor for more than 30 years and I have been a home inspector for more than 10 years.  I have seen a lot of interesting things in houses over all those years. At a recent inspection, I found a type of window installation from the 1930’s that I had never seen be...
By Bob Stewart, Community Evangelist
(ActiveRain)
Comments 66
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...
By Gayle Rich-Boxman Fishhawk Lake Realtor (503)755-2905, "Your Gateway to the Lake" Birkenfeld Oregon
(Vernonia Realty)
Comments 64
Remember your firsts? They are markers in your life.   Let me start by saying that this is a bittersweet post. I am losing someone precious to me that is a first. But, to begin, let’s go back to those firsts. The firsts in our lives are true MOMENTS. Remember your first car? Your first kiss? Your...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 31
Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers!   Guilty as charged fellow Rainers! I received an interesting email this week that said I was playing favorites in the ActiveRain Facebook Fridays Group and it was not fair. That person was absolutely correct! I have, do, and will continue to play favorites. Here...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 23
Is Zillow Buying Trulia?    According to Bloomberg Zillow is in talks to buy Trulia and it may happen as soon as next week.    This would combine the two largest real estate websites in the United States. Zillow and Trulia together get more traffic to their sites than any other website in the Uni...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 37
Imagine, my own Mother.....giving me the finger.   Mickey told me my brother figured out that she wins every Rummy game because she wears one of these rubber fingers when she plays.  She said he wore one the other day and he won.   So Mickey gave me the finger and told me maybe I'd win.....  ...
By Barbara S. Duncan, CRS, GRI, e-PRO, Searcy AR
(RE/MAX Advantage)
Comments 10
Guess what? I am not a boy and I am not an attendee of Morris School for Boys in Searcy AR but I have been invited to their reunion!  The invitation is because of this blog.  I featured several old pictures of the school that were found on ebay from time to time. Several comments came in from bo...
By Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
Comments 9
Recently, I was looking through some of the posts here on Active Rain, and I came across a Home Stager who had a signature at the bottom of her posts.  At first, I didn't even know it was a signature, because it just said on top: "Posted By:" And it had her information, along with h...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 17
This joint gets me high.....   And I keep getting higher every day.....and I can't stop, nor do I want to stop.   The "joint" I'm talking about is where I work, Sheraton Furniture .   This month, I have achieved 160% of my goal set by my boss. I also set a "stretch goal&quo...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 3
Relocation Companies, some advice would be appreciated.   A friend of ours, a lady who works for the church is finally calling it quits, retiring and moving to Arizona/Nevada to live near her daughter and has asked me for a little help. She made arrangements to have allstates vanlines relocation ...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
Comments 137
July ActiveRain Contest: What have you done to make a difference in your community?   Rich and I volunteer regularly at our town’s Senior Center. It fits in with our niche, working with older adults. Once a month, the center celebrates all birthdays and anniversaries that occur in that month. It&...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 18
Austin Making News Ranked #2 ~ Forbes List of Best US Cities for Future Job Growth   It’s not surprising to see Austin making news by finishing a hair behind Naples, FL when talking about metros with the best job growth prospects over the next three years. The graduates of the University of Texas...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 2
Forbes Names Charlotte Among The Top Cities In Which To Do BusinessCharlotte Ranked #12 On Forbes ListWhile 4,000+ New Jobs Come To Charlotte   With Forbes listing Charlotte as one of the top 12 places for business, Charlotte beat out Dallas, Austin, and Atlanta for this ranking. Needless to say,...
By Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 22
  It's going to be a warm week-end in Austin. Are you feeling adventuresome for this week-ends dining experience? Why not try something new and different....Here is an upscale, New American restaurant on Cesar Chavez St. in the heart of the 2nd Street District also known as the Warehouse Dist...
By James Dray, AR., MO., or OK. I can find the home for you.
(Wise Custom Realty)
Comments 6
  277   I want this to be information one just usually doesn’t hear.  If you have I would like to know if you haven’t all the better you’ve learned something today.  With that being said here is the information for you to consider today.   While I’m on the subject of U.S. Presidents did you know ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 8
Lots of reason to celebrate today..... Four that I can think of..... Mary Greenberg Bill Spear  Sally Monahan Zogry Jean Ann LaMarca Burke   **********  All friends, all celebrating a birthday today. Join me in the celebration and wishing them all many happy returns of the day. Mimosas And of cou...