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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.


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Trending blogs on ActiveRain Community

 
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 54
When the screwdriver isn't just for screws. Not that I haven't seen this before.  It's just fun when you can use tools in different ways! The inspection on this house saw repairs on every single column in front of this house.  There are eight such columns. Very recent "repairs" on each one were m...
By ActiveRain Contests
(ActiveRain)
Comments 51
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 Barbara Todaro, "Franklin MA Homes"
(RE/MAX Executive Realty )
Comments 18
This blogging platform has added a “day camp” for adults.  It’s a place to hang out and be entertained.  We actually entertain ourselves with ourselves but with the assistance of others!!  That doesn’t really sound like a very stable activity or environment, but that’s what it is. The question a...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 20
Today is overcast and snowy. It is almost April but it could be January. I am resigned to the continuing winter, I am not happy but I don't have to be. Some days the sun shines and the old and heavy snow is starting to melt which is encouraging. If it all melted quickly there would be lakes. So m...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty )
Comments 13
  This Is My Kind Of Paycheck!     " Thank you again for all you did to help us through the stressful process of selling our home. Not sure how many buyers and sellers can hug at settlement.  True testament of your skills :)   I hope you will be able to post the below to your blog or otherwise. S...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 8
Blog..... And blog to our heart's content. As somebody out there could be watching and reading what we write.   Yesterday, I stopped by my office to pick up my mails on my way to a closing. While killing time by the lawyer's driveway, I browsed through the Realtor Magazine issue on my lap.   The ...
By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Real Estate Agent, Top 1% of Lyon Agents, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(Lyon Real Estate)
Comments 5
To say I was unprepared for the beauty and spectacular views in 20 Mule Team Canyon would be a gross understatement. It would be like saying I sell only a few homes a year  in Sacramento. The place is incredible, and it's only the beginning of our adventure here in Death Valley National Park. I a...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 7
Tide Pools  Tide pools are actually rock depressions filled with seawater when the tide goes out. The reason tide pools are fun to investigate , especially for children is that they can be filled with sea life left behind by the tide. There are also small sea creatures that can endure the extreme...
By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 30
The weather was a gorgeous 78 degrees here in Sacramento today.  These photos were taken along the Riverwalk of the Sacramento River.  The views are of Old Sacramento, the Delta King riverboat, and the Tower Bridge. Although California is impacted by significant drought, the silver lining has bee...
By Rob Thomas, Bristol TN-VA & Tri Cities Agent, ABR, GRI, e-Pro
(Prestige Homes of The Tri Cities, Inc. CALL....423-341-6954)
Comments 13
Old Images of Time Gone By in Canton NC ...3.28.15   Check out the latest news from Bristol TN~VA ...Old Images of Time Gone By in Canton NC ...3.28.15   Canton, NC is just a short 2 hour drive from The Bristol TN~VA Area and it's a great place for a weekend getaway!   We are here this weekend an...
By Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Short Sale - CDPE, REDS
(Keller Williams 414-525-0563)
Comments 8
  I wrote a blog this morning...and posted it...I thought...the little notice popped up and said it was successfully posted....and then went back to find it with not all the copy I had carefully saved in the drafts and not posted at all...    It was an important blog...(aren't they all ?)  It ask...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 5
On my first day on ActiveRain, I stumbled across Broker Bryant and TLW (The Lovely Wife).  They were both totally hilarious, and I questioned whether or not ActiveRain was actually a serious real estate site.  But as I read on, there was some serious, and prophetic stuff. Now, Broker Bryant is st...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 13
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 Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 8
Finished, Now Minnesota can Warm Up We finished our project last night just before dark before celebrating with a nice fish fry in Effie. A few days ahead of schedule and picked up well over 100 extra plots from the main contractor, always nice to bring in a few bonus bucks. It was great that th...
By Roberta Kayne, CRS, ABR, SFR, RRS, Realtor, Re/Max Affiliates
(Dublin & Central Ohio Homes)
Comments 33
I've been holding Home Buyer Seminars for about 7 years, and if you are interested in getting first time buyers, this is a great way to get face to face with prospects.  I have a 30 point list.    •1.  The objective of the Home Buyer Seminar System is to attract potential home buyers to your semi...
By Christina Hood, SearchInlandEmpireRealEstate.com | Luxury & More
(The DOMUS Group | 01820455)
Comments 2
Last Call for Redlands Meet-Up.   It's Not Too Late to Attend!!! Did you have the following goal on your 2015 To Do List?   Attend Activerain Winter Meet-Up    Well, great news... you still can, if you are near or willing to travel to the Applebees in Redlands tomorrow.  Yes, on Friday, January 2...
By Paul S. Henderson, Tacoma Washington Broker/Realtor & area expert!
(RE/MAX Professionals.)
Comments 0
isspfmtyilu Be Crazy! Be Stupid! Be Silly! Be Weird! Be Whatever! Because life is to short to be anything but Happy... unknown Thank you for reading my blog post! This post was selected, researched, authored and photo taken by Paul Henderson, © 2015, all rights reserved. All information is deemed...
By Liz Hill
(YOUR CHOICE REALTY CORP BROKERAGE)
Comments 5
Don’t forget  Earth Hour :8.30pm -9.30pm   Don’t forget  Earth Hour :8.30pm -9.30pm   What are you and your family planning to do during Earth Hour which starts at 830pm local time? POWERSTREAM  is monotoring which community in Simcoe County is using the least amount of electricity during this ti...
By Praful Thakkar, Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 265
  Where Did I Go Wrong? Where did I go wrong? As I was driving back home after the showing of a beautiful home to my buyers, this is the question I was mulling it over in my mind! "Where did I go wrong?" Few minutes after I completed my showing, I received a call from listing agent. I was and I w...
By Fred Hernden, Albuquerque area Home Inspector
(Superior Home Inspections - Greater Albuquerque Area)
Comments 63
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 ...