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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 Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
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Sign up today to get your spot reserved for my LIVE Event: SEO Workshop    SEO Workshop - Hands On Training with Katerina Gasset- Online Business Strategist, SEO, Branding for the internet and social media.    Book now by clicking here.    Date: Thursday March 26- 2015    Where: Country Inn confe...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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With all the Ringing and Singing in the RAIN this month, there are lots of posts being written about phone calls between ActiveRain members. As wonderful as these calls are, there can't possibly be any as special as the one I received. Yesterday I received a very special call from a very special ...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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How Do You Handle Signatures In A Long Emails?   Most of us have have numerous signatures for different responses to emails.       I have a question about your email signature.     When you are going back and forth with the same transaction, which signature do you use?   I have seen the full blow...
By Andrea Bedard, M.A.; REALTOR Silver Spring, MD and beyond
(Thompson Company, REALTORS)
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I am a big planner and rarely buy anything on impulse. Well, okay, except for shoes. For the most part though, I research, collect ideas, develop a vision and then budget according to my final plan. My approach means that I spend a good amount of time online looking stuff up, saving possibilities...
By Rick Frissell, aka "The Red Baron of Real Estate"
(HomeXpress Realty)
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Fox News Reports the Recent Discovery of Mummified Monk Fox News reports the discovery of a mummified Monk still in the Lotus positon.  Scientists are amazed and studying to learn more.   But, The Read Baron of Real Estate, after his own study, concluded it was a home buyer continueing to wait fo...
By Yolanda Cordova-Gilbert, David Weekley Homes in Cinco Ranch
(David Weekley Homes)
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  Debbie Reynolds is hosting a contest this month to call up another ActiveRain member that you have never called or spoken to be before and it is called Ringing and Singing in the Rain - An ActiveRain Challenge, with this I introduce Dorie Dillard of Austin Texas. Dorie lives in a David Weekley...
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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The Final Bell for Ringing and Singing in the Rain- An ActiveRain Challenge Time is running out. Only one day left. You can still get those calls made and posts written. Come on, join in the fun. Review the rules below and jump in and enjoy getting to know each other or meet somebody new. Once yo...
By Suzanne McLaughlin, Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
(Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael))
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What Do You Think of Your Local MLS? Is it serving your needs?   Or is it a drain on your budget with little to show than helping to perpetuate a dying system of delivering property information to consumers?  Yes, most of the systems work off local MLSs but with Zillow and Trulia now delivering ...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
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Ringing and Singing in the Rain with Jennifer Fivelsdal I had the opportunity today to ring and sing with a Jennifer Fivelsdal longtime Activerain Ambassador who I have been following several years. Jennifer Fivelsdal was kind enough to start following my blogs back in 2013 and leaving comments. ...
By Sheila Newton Team -- Anderson & Greenville SC Real Estate, 25 years experience -Residential Real Estate Sales
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices - C. Dan Joyner)
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These are some really cool hacks for a waffle iron. I have had a waffle iron for years but only used it for waffles on rare occasions. Now I use it much more often. My favorite is the waffle iron omelet! I haven't tried the brownies yet, but that one looks good too! Which one is your favorite?
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I love the winter, the snow and the the quiet that comes with all this season has to offer. I also love to garden and the end of the summer, means bringing the plants and flowers in. Sometimes the flowers come, and when that happens it is like a magical spell in my home. Yesterday this flower cam...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Can you identify this person?   This smart young lady recently updated her profile photograph. Do you need to update your personal photographs?     Rose, Photograph by Roy Kelley Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
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I have been following and interacting with Barbara Todaro for nearly 4 1/2 years.  It's amazing that I have not spoken with her on the phone...well until last week.   Barbara is an inspiration on so many levels, and I've learned a ton from her.  She is a master marketer, and given my previous bac...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
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How Will You Spend Your Super Bowl Weekend 2015?   Here's the latest question .....How Will You Spend Your Super Bowl Weekend 2015?   Will you spend it out? Will you spend it in with family and friends?   No matter where you spend it just have a great day!   Let's just hope Rocky stays far away f...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
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Pending By Awesome Buyers! Best of the Acreage This super house, with a WPB zip of 33412 is bordered by 3 quiet roads. The more than double corner lot of 2.99 acres is located at the very north end of the Acreage. The front of the home is landscaped with ornamentals while the rear portion of the ...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
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It was hilarious to me doing my drive by commenting over in Facebook land recently. Most of the time I try to stay positive particularly when someone's main topic is bashing something whether it be a person, particularly politics, or a situation. This time they were bashing the restaurant McDonal...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
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     Okay, who is Yooour? I received a notice that has followed me. Being curious, I had to click on their profile to see if they were legit. This bounced me to another site that I have not taken the initiative to enter. Has anyone else received this follow or has anyone else viewed the...
By John Meussner, Making Mortgages Easy Costa Mesa, CA 484-680-4852
(Total Mortgage Services, Conventional Loans, Jumbo Loans, FHA, 203(k), USDA, VA,)
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Are your blogs up to date?          One of the most beautiful things in the world when it comes to creating web pages, blogs, and things to toss out into the interweb is that they, theoretically, go on forever.  This can also be one of the scariest things about internet marketing, depending on ho...
By Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
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The RV Hall of Fame and Northern Indiana Event Center is a well appointed venue that can accomodate every need or requirement you have for any event you have, or any event you would like to host.  From our local Home Builder Showcase to a formal Wedding, the room and accroutments are there. Lands...
By Wayne and Jean Marie Zuhl, The Last Names You'll Ever Need in Real Estate
(Hallmark Realtors)
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Today I finally had the pleasure to spend about an hour on the phone with Inna Ivchenko.  The first thing that you need know is that her name is pronounce EE-nah.  I learned that very quickly.   Inna is very interesting lady, who besides being a truly active 'Rainer, is a dedicated professional a...