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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 54
Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! You did not think I would let a little thing like a major holiday, family in town, or new buyers get in the way of getting this weeks Facebook Fridays post out did you? I do my best to bring you Facebook information you can use and new Rainers to go befriend each...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 21
This blog concerns a previous post and could be called A Front Staircase Disaster - A Follow Up. Getting an email from the agent it simply asked my opinion asking, "Do you think the items in this invoice will result in a good deck?" The last thing I said to my clients before leaving after the ins...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 32
The holiday season is upon us and with it comes feelings of joy, nostalgia, and often stress.  Entertaining, shopping, finances and other obligations often add up to people dealing with stress and not enjoying the holiday season.  Here are a few tips to avoid stress so you can enjoy all the wonde...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 49
  Wishing All My Active Rain Friends a Very Merry Christmas, and a Joyous New Year! May 2015 be your BEST Year Ever! May you be Blessed with Family and Friends Through Out the Coming Year! May the "Real Reason for the Season" Be Alive and Well in your Hearts Always! Praise God!
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 82
Winter MeetUps are just around the corner.  The community voted for the week of January 19-24th and the gracious Rainers below have volunteered to host a MeetUp in their area.   The MeetUp locations and hosts are listed below.  If you have questions regarding a specific one, please contact the ho...
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
Comments 8
If you have time today or anytime... please read this post by Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books...  it is a very uplifting post.   He Has helped us. The plan of salvation for ones soul through repentance which is the asking and granting of a change of heart and beliefs together wit...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 43
Just wanted to write a post to you all and wish you a wonderful Christmas holiday, and enjoy the holiday season. It is a time to enjoy being with friends and family. And be grateful for our many blessings.  Merry Christmas to you all, and enjoy this fabulous holiday season.  
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 63
In the process of clearing emails, checking out Active Rain and glancing over Facebook I came across a very disturbing Facebook post. It was written by a man who said, "2 down. 49000 to go. Not 'an execution' just a minor insurrection and a bit of humble revenge." The post included a copy of the ...
By Jon Kolsky, REALTOR® Long Beach, CA
(Kolsky Group/Spellens Realty)
Comments 4
Having faith in anything is worthy, but having faith on God is priceless. I don’t know if you have seen this post by Richie, but I feel it is worth sharing… There’s a quote I want to share that I love. It’s by Arthur Ashe: • "If I were to say 'God, why me?' about the bad things, then I should hav...
By Richard Yates, Broker and Realtor Orange County, California
Comments 19
Merry Christmas Santa Claus! Dear Santa, Thank you for making my childhood such a special memory! I never questioned your existence, I never doubted that Rudolf had a nose that glowed or reindeer could fly. I believed as I was taught to believe, after all, why would my parents lie? My children ar...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 61
We are pleased to announce that on Monday, December 22nd, at 11PM Eastern, ActiveRain successfully launched our latest round of updates and bug fixes for the community. The primary focus for this round of work was on our Points System.  We award points as a way to encourage people to contribute g...
By Mary Weiss
(ActiveRain)
Comments 26
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all of you wonderful peeps!   We are closing the office early today (noon PST) and will return to the office on Monday, December 29th.   During this time, we hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and a relaxing break from all your hard work. If you need any...
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)
Comments 31
God gave His greatest gift to us on that first Christmas Day and may the wonder of it always guide and light your way.   Sharing with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season.   Faith makes all things possible, hope makes all things work, love makes all things beautiful, may yo...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 249
  Pay It Forward ActiveRain Challenge For December   Are you up for a fun challenge this month?  I know we are all caught up with our holiday plans, but surely there is time to jump into this challenge.  It’s all about helping others and I know that the family at ActiveRain is chock full of big h...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 2
Every person on this planet has potential for greatness. You have everything it takes to be a 1%er! Look at anyone you think to be an exceptional person. How is that person any different than you (or anyone else)? Have you ever looked at a “STAR” and wondered how THAT person made it to THAT level...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 33
  Words of Wisdom From Gandhi and Buddha      These are wise words of enlightenment for all to listen to and consider. Always ask yourself, are the people, thoughts, and events that surround me add value to my life or take away value.  If they are taking away, you may want to rethink the amount o...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 31
Merry Christmas Rainers! Stopping in before a very busy family filled day to wish all my friends here in the Rain a very Merry Christmas. I hope this year has been a great one both personally and professionally and wish you many blessings in 2015. From my family to yours...God Bless and Merry Chr...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 27
       It has been almost a week now since the changes were made with the point system here in ActiveRain. I don't know about you, but I really have not warmed up to some of the changes. I do like the fact that there is a fixed point system for making comments. However, I am not wild that they ha...
By Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 4
Who really knows? Lets have some general discussion. In Real Estate, low interest rates are a strong message to sellers, buyers and investors etc. to make Real Estate moves literally. In Technology, expect continued leaps and bounds in breakthroughs especially in the smart phone arenas followed b...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 0
The virtual assistant team members that we use also work for nearly all of my real estate private coaching clients and the real estate agents who are members of Listing Experts Academy.    The virtual assistant company has an entire writing team that write market reports, local events posts, list...