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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 ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 241
Big week around these parts! Maybe you heard about this? And as promised, we continue to march on to make ActiveRain even better. This latest round of enhancements has a core focus on allowing our members to more effectively connect with and communicate with each other. Here is a quick glance at ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 10
Free Enterprise Encourages Everyone To Set And Achieve High Goals!   "The greater danger for most of us lies not in setting our aim too high; but in setting our aim too low, and achieving it." Michelangelo (1475-1564) This defines the human experience.  Some of us want to strive, and ac...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 29
Hanging with two of my favorite peeps "in the Rain". It took me a while to get there, but it happened this morning. Lots of blogging, commenting, learning and having fun.   The ActiveRain Leaderboard   Hanging with Liz and Bill Spear Pretty damn good company if you ask me!   #1 Liz and ...
By Paul Henderson, I always put my clients first in any transaction!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 0
 We must let go of the life we have planned, so as to accept the one that is waiting for us.  Joseph Campbell Some times we have to change course to get to where we are headed  Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2014, all r...
By Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.
(Don Sabinske, Sabinske & Associates Inc.)
Comments 4
BE CAREFUL WHEN APPROACHING WORK ZONES IN MINNESOTA!   Starting Friday, August 1, 2014, motorists who don’t obey the speed zones in work areas can and likely will be fined $300.  The new law was passed during the 2014 state legislative session. Motorists who do not obey work zone flaggers’ traffi...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 20
This week I got to meet a real estate agent that I've been wanting to meet for a while.  Why?  Because I've read some of his blog posts.  This is not the primary place where he blogs, so he doesn't read the other posts here/doesn't comment (I've now learned his asst is publish...
By Edward Gomez, Credit Score Boost USA
( Credit Score Boost - USA Credit Solutions)
Comments 7
Start building your credit and boost your score into the 700s and 800s, get approved up to $10K Guaranteed Approval or your money back.   No credit checks, bad credit is okay. No employment Check Offset high debt balances. There is no difference in applying for this card than applying for a regul...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 31
My real estate board, Houston Association of REALTORS has what I believe to be one of the best MLS sites in the country.  Now I may be the slightest bit biased but from what I hear from our clients and other agents who visit our site, many agree with this statement.     When they added the blog ...
By Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor, Laguna Beach & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395
(HOM Sotheby's Intl Realty, 949-510-2395)
Comments 70
Here It Is! The Post That Makes Me A Millionaire   I've thought about this post for a long time. It seems that it should be something special, meaningful. Truth is, the post is not what is meaningful or lasting....it was the journey; this post is the blue ribbon, the cup, the glass of champa...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 54
As I'm sure many of your have heard, today Zillow entered into agreement to purchase Trulia. As part of the Trulia family, ActiveRain will be included in the purchase. If you'd like to hear about what the Zillow purchase of Trulia means for Trulia and Zillow on a broader scale, take a lo...
By LePage Johnson, Charlotte Lake Norman Homes
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
FEATURED LISTINGS RETURN TO LUXURY COMMUNITY MAP SEARCH Northington Woods Community: Price Range: Location:  County: Community Description:   Amenities: Home Site Sizes:  Sq. Ft. Range:  Home Styles: Architectural Review:  Lot Descriptions:   School Information: www.CharlotteNCSchools.com Websit...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 58
Yesterday morning, I got out of the shower to find a message in my voice mail.  The call came in at about 9:30 am.  It was an agent wanting to show a listing I have.  It's an occupied home, and in addition to the regular showing instructions (by appointment - call agent), I have (in all caps)...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 67
Who's ready to rock and roll?!?!?  I'm so very happy to announce the 2014 Summertime ActiveRain Meetup Locations!!  Thank you to the hosts for organizing this round, without you there would be no MeetUp love.   If you have any questions regarding the MeetUp, please feel free to contact th...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 23
Zillow Buys Trulia for $3.5 Billion in Stock    The purchase should close in 2015. It still does have to pass the U.S. Antitrust waiting periods.    Trulia's CEO Pete Flint will be reporting to Zillow's CEO Spencer Rascoff.    Then Spencer Rascoff goes on to say: I don't know which co...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 49
There was some startling news in the New York Times yesterday. Okay, actually there was a hell of a lot of startling news in the New York Times yesterday, and most of it is way more important than the story I wanted to share with you. But this particular story is one in which we are not merely s...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 15
Located in Lower Bolton Lake area, this Home is Absolutely Delightful. Lower Bolton Lake is 178.4 acres. This is the biggest among the three Lakes in Bolton and Vernon. Middle Bolton Lake is 114.90 acres and Upper Bolton Lake is 35.5 acres.    For fishing aficionados, a variety of fish species th...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
Comments 77
  I was a design build general contractor for more than 30 years and I have been a home inspector for more than 10 years.  I have seen a lot of interesting things in houses over all those years. At a recent inspection, I found a type of window installation from the 1930’s that I had never seen be...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 13
Hey Rainers, We just wanted to give you a heads up that ActiveRain will down tonight, Monday July 28th, for scheduled maintenance starting at 9pm Pacific Time (12:00am Eastern Time) and lasting for approximately two hours. During this scheduled down time, we will be releasing an update to the sit...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 42
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain- July 20 to July 26, 2014.   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!July 20:   Ginn...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 74
Well this was a nice article to wake up to:  Home Guru - The most frequently asked questions about refinishng hardwood floors.   This is an article in a local online paper by a local real estate agent known as "The Home Guru." (Bill Primavera).   Now, let me tell how this transpired.   ...