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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 38
Google Webmaster Tools is sending out notices to let you know your website is not mobile-friendly.    They ask you in the notice to follow the steps to make sure your website is mobile-friendly.    If you do not make your website mobile-friendly Google will not have your website indexed for mobil...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 60
Success in your business depends on having a plan and then setting goals and action steps.  In your 2015 business plan you may have established new initiatives, set up new systems, invested in new marketing, or any other strategy to make your business more successful. But what did you stop doing ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 36
When you see a small foundation crack, remember it for later! It might show up again! Small foundation cracks are normal. All foundations will move, some more than others. Usually a foundation will find its position and stop moving in 3 to 5 years. But not always! Can you see it?  This is a very ...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 56
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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 10
I have always been convinced the best way to reach more real estate consumers is to do a lot of different types of marketing. Online, offline, print, and type...whatever it takes! I changed up my seller prospecting postcards this year from what I saw others doing in my area and it has already pai...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 41
Ask An Ambassador- Is It Really That Important to be a Rainmaker? Lot of members in the Rain are signing up just as members (Rainers) with no paid account and limited services. If you look around you will see some members that have been around ActiveRain for years that are not Rainmakers either. ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 42
~ Guest Blogging on ~ 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 Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 8
When it comes to creativity, Anita Clark has cornered that market.  Many agents have turned their backs on offline market, but those who want their phones to continue to ring will integrate their marketing.  One method will complement the other.  This postcard was mailed to residential properties...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 37
Rainer Facebook Fan Pages Hey now! Do you have your social media fingers on the keyboard this AM? We can all learn and grow our social media presence together but it takes each of us making the time to engage with others to make it happen. So make it happen today! PLEASE stop by these Facebook F...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 6
Gracious Ranch on Corner Lot. One-Owner Home. Ample Kitchen Space Spacious Bedrooms Partially Finished Basement New Windows Shimmering Hardwood Floors throughout the Living Room and Bedrooms Attached 1-Car Garage Sprawling Level Yard Nice Neighborhood. New Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops Proximi...
By Robert J. Russell, IRES, ICREA, LAS, LUTCF, Broker
(Robert J Russell Companies)
Comments 0
We are just days away from hitting the 10,000 Member mark for MasterMinds of Real Estate! That means that you can join us - come see what great ideas are being shared and how Realtors are coming together without any kind of Company agenda to provide sound and quality advice and leadership to thi...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 16
Thank you for your comments and your 'likes'   Thanks you very much for all of your comments and your 'likes' as you view my blogs. As of the time I began to write this blog, I have received over 66,155 comments on my blogs. The ActiveRain statistics do not show the number of 'likes' for blogs po...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 45
Yesterday was my son's first day in Real Estate Class. I waited for him to come home as a curious Realtor mother.   At around 9:15 P.M. the noise from his car muffler went louder as he got closer to the driveway. Then it died down. As soon as he entered the house in conjunction with the voice fro...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 9
You read a lot in popular culture that chivalry is dead. You know, the knight in shining armor taking care of the fair maiden. I know, with today's strong woman model most ladies will say they can open their OWN car door and such. But I do believe chivalry, that CARE we are supposed to impart on ...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 25
Well the weather is still here and today it is just too dangerous to be out at all. Last night the snow turned to sleet and ice, and the winds howled throughout the evening. It is still windy and I am looking at the these flowers growing in my home and grateful for some color on an otherwise drea...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 14
Off to Great American REALTOR Days in Tallahassee, Florida   Just in time for the beginning of the 2015 Florida Legislature session, Florida REALTORS are traveling to Tallahassee to impress on Our lawmakers that we care. Today was the first day of the two day Great American REALTOR Day event that...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 16
Sometimes there are lessons we learn early and then some lessons are only learned through experience. In my experience, if something doesn't seem or feel right it just isn't no matter how hard we want it to be. Whether it is in business or in our larger lives, putting a square peg in a round whol...
By Gwen Banta
(Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 18
Hi Friends,   Several of you have been kind enough to inquire as to my whereabouts of late. I promise I will be back soon with The Blooper Blog, but in the meantime, I wanted to share what I have been doing. I am still at Sotheby's International Realty on Sunset Blvd, but two of my colleagues and...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 17
Scripps Birch Aquarium  | Seahorses Currently at the Birth Aquarium, they are featuring a special display of the unique and wonderful seahorses from around the world.  The title I gave this one is "Leading by a Nose", as proportionately he gives the elephants at the zoo a real run from the money ...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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    At times, it is easy to cop a negative attitude when writing. Recent events have a propensity to taint our thought and these can translate into our writing. This blog by the Spears team is an example of this. ASK AN AMBASSADOR:  Keep Your Head On Straight When Blogging The last week of our re...