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 Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Exploring California: Thien Hau Temple (Chinatown L.A.) The Los Angeles based temple is a blend between Chinese and Vietnamese heritage and beliefs. This is a Taoist temple in Los Angelese Chinatown, it is a popular site for worship and tourism. Thien Hau Temple is dedicated to Mazu, the Taoist g...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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Out in the Wilderness for a Few DaysIt has been a challenge on this project to keep up with the office and my AR responsibilities with some of the worst internet, cell coverage and extremely poor data coverage from AT&T.But I have been keeping up for the most part with a lot of mountain driving, ...
By Bruce Reichstein, VA & FHA Home Loan Expert +26 yrs
(Founder of,
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Although some economic indicators have people feeling like we’re moving beyond the housing market hardship of the late 2000s, it’s plain to see that we’re still in tough times. Now, of course, the unemployment figures are driving foreclosures rather than soaring variable interest rates and predat...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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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 Lisa Friedman, 26 Years of Real Estate Experience!
(Great American Dream Realty)
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Yesterday was my Two Year Active Rain Anniversary. How nice it was to get to share it in person with Bob and Nick Crane while camping at Lake Ozonia in New York. Bob and Nick drove from Wisconsin and I drove from Vermont. These last two years have built many friendships for me – friendships that ...
By Michael Therriault, The name to remember when you want it done right.
(Michael Therriault Contracting - M.T. Contracting)
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I've never been much for blogging. While some people jump right in and feel comfortable with it I never really felt comfortable or at ease with the process. This all gets even more confusing when you consider that each platform is different to use. So my solution was to do as little posting as po...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consumers to our main sites where they go from prospects to clients. Below is a recent ...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
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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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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You Might Be From Clarksville TN If...Clarksville is the 5th largest city in Tennnessee and is located about 40 miles northwest of Nashville near the Kentucky State line. Ft. Campbell KY touches the city limits of Clarksville and is home of the 101st Airborne Army Division. It is the largest empl...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
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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 Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
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 It's time for Round IV of the Sensei/Grasshopper Challenge! The Sensei/Grasshopper challenge focuses on two of the things the ActiveRain community does best - sharing skills and making connections with other members.  ActiveRain is an information-rich environment. The skill sets of the membershi...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I slipped away from town for the weekend and escaped to my mountain retreat. It's quiet and peaceful, and I love to get out here when I can. Unfortunately, that has only been a couple times in the past 18 months. One thing I love about this area is that it is constant. Change out here equates to ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Isthmus be my lucky day!Found this on my Home Page this morning! Name Precious Tamba Email Phone 7778855544  Subject HI Ip Address Message Hello dear, how are you doing? i wish to contact you through here to share ideas and interest After viewing your pr...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Lower Fairfield CT)
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If you remember Lickety Split, Don Roane's, Old Colony or Second Story, you might be from Chappaqua. If you know who said, "Go West, Young Man," you might be from Chappaqua. If you remember what the town was like before the Clintons moved here...and if when you grew up people had never heard of t...
By ActiveRain Contests
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Hellllooo May!  Where is this year going?!?! A new month brings along a new challenge.  I know you're up for it because, well let's face it, you're a Rainer after all!We're mixing in some oldies along with new challenges that will hopefully keep you connected, help your business, bring in the cli...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant -
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For some of us that dash in between is a lot shorter.  It's been a pretty emotional week from Nepal's tragedy to hearing of a friend's 10-year-old nephew finally surrendering on Thursday night to his battle with cancer. The poor soul has finally been released and yet the most heartbreaking part i...
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-April 26 to May 2, 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 could be a p...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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The Greater Los Angeles-Santa Barbara Meetup Number Two!As most of you who keep up with the events on Active Rain know, that it is “Meetup Season” again. (We barely had time to forget the last one we just attended and here is another one already.) The last time, Alexandra & Ron Seigel wanted to m...
By Noah Seidenberg, Chicago-land and its Suburbs (800) 858-7917
(Coldwell Banker)
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Good morning friends. Over the last two weeks I have collected quotes that reflect how I am feeling that day or where my thoughts are. I do no expect you to agree with me but I used great people to gather inspiration. Here I present to you some excellent quotes on this Sunday for your pleasure. I...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Rainer Facebook Fan PagesIt has been a very rewarding and equally frustrating real estate week here in middle GA. I hope yours has been the former, not the latter! Thankfully it is Friday which is great news because I get to share this weeks Facebook Fridays post with all ya'll. Once again you wi...