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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: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 7
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 Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
Comments 28
Recently, I was looking through some of the posts here on Active Rain, and I came across a Home Stager who had a signature at the bottom of her posts.  At first, I didn't even know it was a signature, because it just said on top: "Posted By:" And it had her information, along with h...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
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My Friend Bill asks this morning how we feel about the big merger of Zillow and Trulia I was not surprised to see this question posed this morning since I knew it was coming with the announcements and rumors that have been surfacing over these last few days. So I answered Bill with this simple re...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
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Motivational Monday....Quotes To Overcome Worry and Anxiety     By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647 Real Estate Agent with RE/MAX Realty Center                Quotes to Overcome Worry and Anxiety Don't waste your life in doubts and fears: spend yourself on the work before you, ...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
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July ActiveRain Contest: What have you done to make a difference in your community?   Rich and I volunteer regularly at our town’s Senior Center. It fits in with our niche, working with older adults. Once a month, the center celebrates all birthdays and anniversaries that occur in that month. It&...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
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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 Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 10
  This works.....I tried it and it is so easy. Watch the video and give it a try.     There is no mess, no clean up, all of the silk stays right inside the husk.   Make sure you use a mitt or a pot holder, the corn on the cob is very hot when it comes out of the microwave.   Not sure if you can d...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Real Estate Resource For Life!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC)
Comments 11
  Wildflowers in the Colorado Mountains   Last week, Erin and I headed west to the Colorado western slope.  The climate and scenery are both quite different on this side of the Rocky Mountains.  We were on the west side of the Continental Divide which brings warmer and milder climates.    We took...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 5
I want to thank my friend, San Diego Realtor, William Johnson for sending word that Old Sacramento Gold Rush Days, held annually over Labor Day weekend will be cancelled this year due to the drought! This event is a real crowd pleaser for residents in the Greater Sacramento Region, and visitors a...
By Joy Roussell, Dedicated Realtor
Comments 2
I recently found out that one of my blog posts were featured! And that honestly feels amazing!!  I have been blogging for about 2 months now and I finally got one of my posts out there that everyone can read! I honestly don't know how it happened though? Are there specific types of posts that...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 1
I've been waiting for 'like' options for a long time! Finally it arrived and not just that:) Do read about newest AR features. AR looks now more like FB, but with new ownership of Momma Zillow( did you receive today email from Trulia announcing it?), I'm sure, there are even more ...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 12
I haven’t participated in any ActiveRain contests recently.  But, the title of this one caught my eye.   There has been 5 especially supportive people, who have had the power to make me believe I could do the unthinkable. The first person I’d like to mention is My Mother.  My mother actually only...
By Women of Westchester Working Together, Women helping Women get ahead
(Women of Westchester Working Together)
Comments 1
Here's hoping that tonight's upgrades are a big success and no major glitches.  I can't wait to get the "follow" button back, and it looks like they have some great things coming our way to make commenting more interactive. Hey Rainers, We just wanted to give you a heads up ...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Real Estate Resource For Life!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate LLC)
Comments 5
  Grand Mesa National Forest in Western Colorado   Erin and I had the pleasure of hiking in the Grand Mesa National Forest.  The scenery was absolutely gorgeous and we rarely ran into other humans along our journey.    Grand Mesa National Forest reaches altitudes of over 11,000 feet and has over ...
By Inna Ivchenko, Los Angeles / Valley Homes
(Mannis Real Estate Group)
Comments 27
Today I want to THANK YOU form the bottom of my heart for all your support and inspiration, your comments and nods!   Just a little over a year ago, blogging was completely brand new to me.    After 316 blog posts about my community( with 3 of them being featured. Thanks Rainers so much!), readin...
By Lynn B. Friedman, REALTOR ATL BuckheadMidtownWestside 404.939.2727
(- - - Concierge Real Estate Services for YOU - - - Providing SERVICE for Sellers & Buyers is our BUSINESS)
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Ask An Ambassador: How will new feature LIKE POSTS function on AR?     ActiveRain Staff forecast some changes for members on the mechanics of our posts. The AR Staff's explanation of several changes appears in a post from July 22, 2014. In this post, we will focus on the new LIKE POSTS option...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 2
     I wonder what else has been “tweaked”?Early this morning I logged into AR and made a few comments while waiting for the concoction that sets on the desk by the corner of my Mac to work its magic - blow the cobwebs out of my mind. Talk about blow! Well blow my mind, it seems as if the geeks h...
By George Souto, Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert
(George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages Connecticut)
Comments 3
  If you like good Bluegrass Music than you will want to make sure you come see the Charter Oak Bluegrass Band At The Buttonwood Tree In Middletown, CT this Saturday, August 2nd.  The Buttonwood Tree continues to host great events and the Charter Oak Bluegrass Band is a continuation of that. The...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
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Much unhappiness it bring - according to that old calypso song. Years ago, I had a fabulous hair dresser.  Whenever I left her trendy looking salon, my hair looked totally fabulous.  She had a gift. She also had the gift of gab.  Mary was an unbelievable gossip.  And while it was sort of fun to d...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 9
The San Fernando Valley is famous for many reasons. Some know it as the "valley of the stars" others recognize it as the' other movie industry's center', that is the Porn Capital of the World. Different cities are vying for the title. Some of people consider it the Sherman O...