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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 Jon Zolsky, Daytona Beach, FL, Selling Daytona paradise for heavenly good prices
(Daytona Condo Realty, 386-405-4408)
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I do not report agents to our local Board. I fume, I get angry, I want to kill someone for some time, but then I calm down.  And I do not report, do not call other brokers. We deal with customers, trying to resolve complex issues, but the last thing I expect is problems with agents. You expect th...
By Winston Heverly, GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA
(Winston Realty, Inc.)
Comments 4
      Joe Petrowsky, shared a post some time ago that still can be used today. There are many useful ideas that can & should be used to further help guide your next real estate transaction. Use these suggestions as a starting point and customize further to your own specific situation. Thanks for ...
By Mike McCann - Nebraska Land Broker, Nebraska Farm Land For Sale 308-627-3700
(Mike McCann - Broker, Based in Kearney & Serving Rural Nebraska)
Comments 70
I saw an AR contest blog by Grant Schneider on what we have given up in 2015 that was not working. I thought about this a little...and looked back in the mirror on the road my career has traveled and realized that I, indeed, had given up on a few things this year!! In fact two major changes in my...
By Marilyn Wier, Your League City & Surrounding Areas REALTOR!
(RE/MAX Space Center)
Comments 0
What a fun time to be had by all at the Kemah Aquarium Restaurant. Not only is the food delicious the views are awesome with live fish tanks galore. This Easter weekend come and let the children’s imagination run wild while having breakfast with the very own Easter Bunny! Reservations are require...
By Mark Loewenberg, PA 561-214-0370
(Keller Williams of the Palm Beaches)
Comments 1
S O L D  By Mark Loewenberg 561-214-0370 13105 Silver Fox Lane Palm Beach Gardens, FL 33418   OverviewMapsPhotosMarket Stats $487,500 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms3 Bathrooms1 Partial BathroomInterior: 3,900 sqftLot: 5.12 acre(s) Location 13105 Silver Fox LanePalm Beach Gardens, FL...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 68
What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-March 22 to March 29, 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 could b...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 71
Well I'll be! I have seen pictures of stuff like this, never thought I'd see it though. A couple days ago I inspected a house right at the base of the Sandia Mountains. When I was on the roof, I got a great view looking either way! Anyway, back on task Mr Inspector... This house was built in the ...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 28
Glancing at something isn't always revealing, but looking close enough you might find the cause!  Apparently the hardwood flooring in this dining room had been mysteriously getting soft and damaged.  And nobody knew why, or investigeted why. Well, the proximity to the rear door is a clue as to wh...
By Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton)
(RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com)
Comments 44
ASK AN AMBASSADOR:  Reading The Tea Leaves, Why Local News & Market Reports Matter! Housing markets are volatile.  Up, down, left, right, sprinkle in a new construction development or some local economic news and the direction can shift quickly.  The home that had no competition is now up against...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 2
Scientific fact to Be Happier: 3 - 1 Positive Emotional Ratio (Try It)   Even though each client is unique with various goals, there is always one common question. How do I create a happier life?  Is it by eating better? Getting more sleep? Having positive thoughts about myself, others,....the wo...
By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 58
Easter is next month and the upcoming egg hunts have children donning their best attire!  Kris Neese has been around AR for quite some time now and has proposed a challenge to all Rainers: Can you get more clicks on your Easter Egg Hunt post than he can? Kris's post:  http://activerain.trulia.com...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 21
When a wild animal gets caught in a trap . . . he’ll panic and struggle so vigorously that the cause of death is exhaustion . . . or he’ll leave a body part in the trap and subsequently bleed to death. Morbid but true. In a soccer match, the easiest way to get the ball from an opponent is to appl...
By Jeffrey Stevens, Jeffrey Stevens Realtor®/Associate Broker
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 3
Special Thanks from a Special Buyer Recently I closed a deal in which I represented a Buyer from out-of-State. This is not just another Buyer but rather someone I really admire and hope to forge a long-lasting friendship with.  This is nothing new for Realtors, certainly nothing new for me but wh...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 13
My son is a health and fitness buff. Despite the normal conundrum that a young kid his age would bring into the household, I enjoy having him around as he is a funny and loving son. One afternoon, in a spur of the moment decision, we found ourselves beating the humdrum by hopping into his Honda S...
By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 43
Many have requested to bring the Cloudbursts back so here we go!!  If you're new to the 'Rain or new to Cloudbursts, they're simply a list of tasks for you to complete within a time frame.  The activities are aimed at getting you more involved with ActiveRain, helping your business, marketing & e...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
Comments 1
When was the last time you re-evaluated and re-adjusted your business direction?  I'm constantly in the mode of reviewing what is working and what is not.  For example, when I started my business 6 years ago I asked myself what could I do that could bring in some additional money to help out the...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 204
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 Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 38
Saturday Subscriber Finds 97 Today is Saturday Subscriber Find Time and I hope to introduce you to a few that you don't know yet but will know from here on out. With spring blooming in various parts of the country it means people are out stirring more and getting to know their neighbors. Let's ge...
By Dennis Dahlberg
(Level 4 Funding )
Comments 0
When we look around where we are currently staying, we are always wishing to be able to move in a great place with breathtaking outdoor views and local quality cuisine. Some of these places can be found in Arizona and this is a great place to raise a family, but how can anyone do that if they ha...
By Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 40
One of the most complimentary moments and actions on ActiveRain is when another member subscribes to your blog.  Subscribing to another member’s blog is a token of appreciation for that member’s thoughts.  It’s a method of showing gratitude for that agent’s information that’s being shared. Shari...