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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 Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
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Soaking Up The Good Times In The Rain  It was quite a week in the rain...actually ActiveRain...and to be honest...it was eight days but I digress…  It started last Saturday when I met clients who contacted me because of a post they read...not just I saw you online or on the Internet but I saw you...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
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The results are in, it was a close one but the majority has chosen May 11-16th for our 2015 Spring MeetUp week.  Now comes the fun part, hosting!Hosting a MeetUp doesn't take much, anyone is welcome and able to host.  Each attendee is on their own for food and drink so you're basically picking a ...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Please view this video of Britt McHenry.....an ESPN reporter.She was suspended after this rant with a parking lot attendant.....but she apologized on Twitter. Not a very sincere apology, I might add. This shows her true character.  I find her to be a totally egotistical, ignorant, self righteous,...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-April 12  to April 18, 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 be...
By Bill Roberts, "Baby Boomer" Retirement Planner
(Brooks and Dunphy Real Estate)
Comments 14
Are You A Prepper? by Bill RobertsFor the last several years there has been a spate of Prepper shows on TV. You may have found these programs to be interesting and entertaining.But did you think that, just maybe, these people are slightly kooky?If so, you may have missed some of the warning signs...
By April Miller
(Metro Brokers of OK)
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LUKE 14:23 And the lord said unto the servant, Go out into the highways and hedges, and compel them to come in, that my house may be filled.MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY The provision made for precious souls in the gospel of Christ, has not been made in vain; for if some reject, others will thankful...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
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Notice something different? We just did a major overhaul on the content that appears on the ActiveRain home page! Every day on ActiveRain we receive nearly 1,000 blog posts and questions from our amazing community.  One of the biggest challenges for us is to find the most thought-provoking conten...
By Charles Buell, Seattle Home Inspector
(Charles Buell Inspections Inc.)
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This post will be an attempt to clarify the title of the post. While this simple fact may seem obvious, we constantly hear stories about what the inspector should have been able to see, superman style, when the remodeling starts.In the best of scenarios the inspector will note the warning signs t...
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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Today in Bristol TN~VA 4.16.15 ...Go Out and Find Those Amazing Country Photos! Here's my tip for ....Today in Bristol TN~VA 4.16.15 ...Go Out and Find Those Amazing Country Photos! We all spend hours a day driving around the areas we live in ....We should all take the time to capture those speci...
By Sarah Cole, Sarah Cole
(VA on Demand Social Media Consultant - http://sarahcolevaondemand.com/)
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I used to work for the Patrick Lilly Team as their social media manager.  This is a real estate team in New York City led by none other than Patrick Lilly. Patrick is one of the kindest, most giving people I've ever met.   Patrick Lilly  A couple of years ago he created a group called REV (Real E...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
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Although I detest seeing jobs being outsourced to other countries, for the very first time, a Microsoft tech support had sweetened the bitter sentiment I have been carrying against the loss of jobs here in the country. Praveesh reminded me that customer service is not created equal. Being in the ...
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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Saturday Subscriber Finds 100I can't believe it is the 100th edition of Saturday Subscriber Finds. Back when this started you would subscribe to a member. That changed last year and the new name for it is Follow. The staff thought that sounded more like other social media networks. Whatever you c...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
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  Impromptu Open House  April 19th Sunday 2:30-3:30 1560 Bluemount Road 21111 click above link for photosMLS BC8511066 We have a showing scheduled for this beautiful home, on 34 acres, built in 1812 with all the modern updates.  Please call if you would like your own private tour of this property...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL .com books, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too?
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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It has been said..."All the worlds a stage and the men and women are merely players" Shakespeare which means from the time you let out your first baby cry to your last breath and of course everything in between, it is show time! Curtain call has been given and we are on!It's our turn and this sho...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Find something that positively inspires you “Many dreams fall to the wayside or become buried due to the lack of motivation and/or a combination of fear based thoughts. Find something that positively inspires you, that you believe in, that strikes your curiosity to learn, explore, to be adventuro...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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The optimist lives on the peninsula of infinite possibilities and the pessimist is stranded on the island of perpetual indecisionWilliam Arthur Ward  Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. Al...
By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Coastal Realty, Inc.)
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Just Listed by Preferred Properties - 2312 North Roosevelt Boulevard in Key West, Florida. This nearly 20,000 sq ft lot irregularly shaped rectangle (102' X 194') frontage on US 1 as it makes its way into the Old Town corridor. It is located opposite the Key West Yacht Club.I dug into my old shoe...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I have now been in my new old home just over two years. Since I was in the hospital when my movers arrived with my things, I have experienced some movement but now that I really know the space I am moving somethings around. Since I have had three contractors and numerous subs and more projects th...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
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Don't walk behind me; I may not lead. Don't walk in front of me; I may not follow. Just walk beside me and be my friend!Albert Camus (1913-1960)AuthorThank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. Al...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I have been collecting rocks all week. I need to line the base of my fence so my pups can't dig out. First I bought a beautiful metal fence that one of my dogs could squeeze through. Then I had metal grates that were two and a half feet high installed so that no one could squeeze out. Now it is r...