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 Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
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I know it may be a very busy season already for many of us, but remember our Spring Meet Up in San Antonio, TX is scheduled for Tuesday, May 19th at Willie's Grill & Icehouse on 15801 San Pedro Ave, just off 281 North. We are meeting over the lunch hour from 11:00 a.m. to 1:00 P.M. Come and Join ...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
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Last year my son and I went to Seattle for Spring Break, he picked the place as my Spring Breaks are sadly coming to an end with my children; this year’s may have been the last one. My eldest son Peter’s last Spring Break was 2012. Alex picked Seattle so we could tour the Boeing Factory and tour ...
By Marina Gavrylyuk, Marina
(Sutton Group Summit)
Comments 57
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 69
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 Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 8
When you were in High School, did deadlines matter? Did your teachers forgive late work without consequence?   Not likely . . . Most teachers would “discount the grade” and some would assign a ZERO – BIG FAT GOOSE EGG with no possibility of make-up.   So . . . Why would anyone think that tardines...
By Mary Weiss
(ActiveRain)
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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 Michelle Grunberg, When Honesty, Integrity and Loyalty Matters!
(Keller Williams Realty Centre)
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 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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 61
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 Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 110
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 Susan Jacobsen, WOW Service locating your lowcountry dream home
(Carolina Realty Group)
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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 Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
This commercial property for lease at Warrenville Plaza in Warren Township was previously used as a dental office. This space for rent is approximately 1,300 Sqft and it includes 4 examining rooms with sinks and counters, 1 office, reception area, filing room, 2 bathrooms and kitchen area. This o...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 61
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 Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
  NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors New Jersey Real Estate for Sale and Lease Welcome to NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors. We are your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. Our real estate expertise includes Luxury Homes, Homes for Sale, New Ho...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 19
"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 1
Office space for lease on first level in elegantly appointed building situated on great location.  Space includes 3 offices plus secretarial station, also features handicap accessible/ramp, lovely front entrance and abundant parking. Easy access to 202, 206, 78, 287, 22, restaurants and shopping...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 50
In my years in the industry I have seen any number of folks who are paying significantly higher property taxes than their neighbors with comparable homes. Most people complain about their taxes but have no clue whether or not they are paying the right amount or not. Many years ago I had a listing...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 8
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 Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 47
 I am not one for typically writing a bad review on anyone or any business.  This incident however, I just cannot shake and cannot walk away quietly.  While I will remain professional and not mention any names or groups, I will discuss the egregious manner in which I was subjected. I was invited ...
By Gail Robinson, CRS, GRI, e-PRO Fairfield County, CT
(William Raveis Real Estate)
Comments 10
Troy Erickson posted a question, "What is Your Niche Market?" that led me to think more deeply about my involvement with real estate and whether it is a lifestyle or a business for me. REAL ESTATE AS A LIFESTYLEI focus on a half-square mile section of the Black Rock neighborhood in Bridgeport, CT...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 1
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.  ...