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 Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 63
Get ready Rainers, MeetUps are happening!!  Come one, come all.  A MeetUp is an informal gathering between ActiveRain members and anyone else in the real estate world that would like to attend.  No agenda but usually stories about ActiveRain, Rainers, business and more come up.I'd like to thank t...
By Marina Gavrylyuk, Marina
(Sutton Group Summit)
Comments 6
As I already mentioned on FB yesterday, I had the most silly experience with the Home Seller yesterday. While myself and my buyer client were touring the house, home Seller grabed our shoes that were left by the front door and parked them outside the front door, right on the busy sidewalk in down...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 16
"You Are So Stupid" -Words From An Upset MotherThese are exact words I heard on a train ride heading back home after providing a Feng Shui Tour in NYC yesterday. "You make me so mad," "Shut up, I have no patience," and the comments go on and on.  Now one could say, why didn't anyone on that train...
By Lance Owens (RS), LUVA llc. Luxury Real Estate, Homes, Condos, Land
(LUVA Real Estate )
Comments 4
Aloha ActiveRain members, I originally posted this in the Q&A portion, but I was not able to respond to your suggestions properly, so here it is as a blog - and by the way, thank you for all the wonderful answers and the time you put in over there. Problem is when putting an ActiveRain  post over...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 21
There are currently (as of this writing) 8681 ActiveRain Groups. As stated on the ActiveRain Groups page, "Groups are smaller communities within the larger ActiveRain. Join groups created by others, or start your own and get others to join.". I like them, use them, and overall think they are a gr...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
Second story suite in medical and dental office building in downtown Warren Township. The 1,500 SqFt. commercial property for sale includes 5 operatory rooms, waiting room, staff rooms, 2 private restrooms, plus one handicapped in hall. The building also offers a storage room. 65 Mountain Blvd.  ...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 60
Be an Ambassador for Your Community - ActiveRain ChallengeIt's getting closer to summer and thoughts turn to taking trips, going to new places and exploring unknown parts. There is nobody better than those in the real estate industry to tout the features of a city or town. So with this challenge ...
By Chris Mamone, Mortgage Loan Originator
(Gateway Funding Diversified Mortgage Services)
Comments 5
Happy Monday ActiveRain Bloggers! Mistakes are good not bad. Mistakes teach us to grow, to learn, and to become who we need to be in life. Make as many mistakes as possible to become great! If your not making mistakes your not learning and not making something of yourself! From the words of my gr...
By Nurit Praeger
Comments 2
Stay True to Yourself   I recently saw Bruce Jenner's interview with Diane Sawyer.  It really opened my eyes as to the differences between gays and transgenders.  Having knowledge is important so that we can have understanding, tolerance  and compassion.  It must be hard to have a preternatural i...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE SOUL.com Books on, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 9
I am not speaking how some like their meat but instead having an event or an experience that either met or exceeded your expectations and a hearty WELL DONE comes roaring out of ones mouth bookmarking the event verbally. You cannot make up a well done. They stand on their own and are easy to iden...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 20
Scam are not just on the internet in your email these days... they are also on your phones. So many scams and so little time! Seriously, it's worth reading the article below which outlines beautifully the various phone scams out there these days. These scams exits because people fall for them! Do...
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 3
Real Estate SEO Best Practices: Your Questions Answered!  Your Biggest SEO and Branding Questions Answered  The survey results are in. Thank you for helping out with submitting your biggest questions about your Search Engine Optimization for REALTORS® and small business owners.  As I am putting t...
By Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate
(New Paradigm Partners LLC)
Comments 36
 It's time for Round IV of the Sensei/Grasshopper Challenge! The Sensei/Grasshopper challenge focuses on two of the things the ActiveRain community does best - sharing skills and making connections with other members.  ActiveRain is an information-rich environment. The skill sets of the membershi...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 44
Over the past several months I have posted several articles about how easy content curation is, why it is important for online networking, and how it can be used to generate more brand exposure, and drive more consumers to our main sites where they go from prospects to clients. Below is a recent ...
By Frank Rubi, MBA, 504-229-7423
(Real Estate Broker - FrankRubiRealEstate.com, New Orleans, Baton Rouge and Lafayette, La. Great Louisiana Homes)
Comments 0
A series of video explaining Long Tail Keywords are being offered by Katerina Gasset. Katerina is a friend to the Active Rain community often sharing her views on Real Estate SEO.  Real Estate SEO Best Practices: Your Questions Answered!    Your Biggest SEO and Branding Questions Answered    The ...
By Mary Weiss
(ActiveRain)
Comments 12
Hi Rainers!I have a bittersweet announcement for you. This is my last week officially working for Market Leader and ActiveRain. I have accepted a new position as an Account Manager in Zillow's Mortgage Team and I couldn't be any more excited to tell you the truth, although I am sad to take my lea...
By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 38
Hellllooo May!  Where is this year going?!?! A new month brings along a new challenge.  I know you're up for it because, well let's face it, you're a Rainer after all!We're mixing in some oldies along with new challenges that will hopefully keep you connected, help your business, bring in the cli...
By Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo
(Dagny's Real Estate)
Comments 6
ANOTHER MEET UP IN WILTON, CT  May 14th We are going to have another gang buster event right here in Wilton!!!!   Come one - come all!!to Dagny's4pm  til it's over .....   20 Windy Ridge PlaceWilton, CT 06897 Please RSVP either here, text or email.All are welcome! BYO food or drinks or $20- (sala...
By Paul F. Stillwaggon, NJ Estates Real Estate Group, Weichert Realtors
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 0
  NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors New Jersey Real Estate for Sale and Lease Welcome to NJ Estates Real Estate Group of Weichert Realtors. We are your source for all Real Estate in North & Central New Jersey. Our real estate expertise includes Luxury Homes, Homes for Sale, New Ho...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 41
I had an inspection the other day in the beautiful town of Rio Rancho, New Mexico. It's almost a suberb of Albuquerque, but it's a separate little area that has grown to be almost as large as Albuquerque... it may be larger!Anyway, this was an older home, built in 1981. The first thing I noticed ...