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 ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 139
As I'm sure many of your have heard, today Zillow entered into agreement to purchase Trulia. As part of the Trulia family, ActiveRain will be included in the purchase. If you'd like to hear about what the Zillow purchase of Trulia means for Trulia and Zillow on a broader scale, take a lo...
By ActiveRain Real Estate Network
(ActiveRain)
Comments 257
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 Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
Comments 57
Curious Minds Want to Know About the Likes   I am hoping the AR staff will inform us about the new Like Buttons.    Curious Minds want to know....   For each Blog post like button clicked-- you get 8 points. How many Blog posts can we like per day?  Kerrie aswered 20   For each Comment like butto...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
Comments 71
Who's ready to rock and roll?!?!?  I'm so very happy to announce the 2014 Summertime ActiveRain Meetup Locations!!  Thank you to the hosts for organizing this round, without you there would be no MeetUp love.   If you have any questions regarding the MeetUp, please feel free to contact th...
By Patricia Kennedy, For Your Home in the Capital
(Evers & Company Real Estate, Inc.)
Comments 46
Ask An Ambassador:  How do I decide on an “ActiveRain Topic” category for my post? Before you publish a blog on ActiveRain,  you’ll be asked to select one of 14 choices for which category to place it in.  There are “Professional” choices and “Consumer” choices.  And I’ve noticed some of us have d...
By William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 55
Today, ActiveRain Mobile Users Got a HUGE Gift - Read it here first! Today is a Hallmark Day for those of us that like to use our iPads or other mobile devises. We now have the exact same functionality that is available on a desktop computer. Last night for about 10 minutes, I saw the full versio...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 69
Feeling Blue?  SNAP out of it! Have you gone blue with changes in your life or around you?  Are you ready to rant and rave and lash out?   Seriously?   SNAP out of it.   Tuesday morning I listened to Amy VanDyken-Rouen( 6 time Olympic gold medalist)  on the Mike & Mike show talk about her lif...
By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
(Broker/ Owner HomeRome Realty-Author "Real Estate the Rome Way" 410-530-2400)
Comments 59
Please Keep This Confidential   You Don't Have To Ask!   A call received this morning was a referral from a mutual friend. This potential client was guarding her words not wanting to share any information and asking... 'Please Keep This Confidential.'     As a former Registered Nurse,...
By Maria Gilda Racelis, "Your Goal, My Goal. We Can Make it Happen."
(Home Buyers Realty, LLC-Manchester, Bolton. Vernon,Ellington)
Comments 5
The Town of Willington Connecticut is Ranked Number 7 among the most desirable small towns in the State. "Those looking for good schools and relatively inexpensive housing, need look no further. Willington is the town to be in." Check this source: Town of Willington.   Center School and...
By Dennis Burgess, Orlando Property Manager and Realtor
(Total Realty Corp.)
Comments 208
Under The Influence(s)- an ActiveRain Contest Under The Influence(s)- an ActiveRain Contest   It's my first ActiveRain contest!  After 2 and 1/2 years, I figured it was time to host one- so here it goes...   While not quite under the influence like the driver in the photo here, it's safe ...
By Lawrence "Larry" & Sheila Agranoff. Call 631-805-4400 (c), Long Island Condo & Home Sale Specialists
(Charles Rutenberg Realty 255 Executive Dr, Plainview NY 11803)
Comments 15
  Today, let's discover SpeakingPhoto App...   Want to help your clients remember what you just spent all that time showing them? Are you working with a client and their spouse/partner/friend/family member could not accompany them on the showing? How can you make it easier for them to communi...
By Donna Foerster, Metro Denver Real Estate Agent
(Cherry Creek Properties, LLC)
Comments 165
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 Richard Yates, Broker and Realtor Orange County, California
Comments 10
Top Bloggers of ActiveRain 2014 While it may be harder to find, you can still locate The Top Bloggers Leaderboard and check out the most popular bloggers on ActiveRain based on the number of Followers.In addition, with the latest improvements to ActiveRain we now have the ability and the option t...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 31
This was not, but it could have been, my inspiration.   Yesterday I wrote a post about the event at Sheraton Furniture, Meet the Designers.    This morning, my post was about a decorating job I've been working on for the past few months.   This one will tie the two together. The purpose of th...
By Amy Jones Group, Recognized as the #1 RE/MAX Team in the Valley
(RE/Max Infinity - www.AmySellsAZ.com)
Comments 4
Every part of the country has it's hazards when it comes to being a real estate agent.  When I was a Realtor® in the Midwest, it was snow, rain, sleet, hail, tornadoes and I actually got chased by a pig once when showing a home there. In Arizona, there are few weather hazards, but occasionall...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Retired Real Estate Broker, Maryland Blogger)
Comments 15
 Be alert with your re-blogs   I just received a request to remove a January, 2012 re-blog that included quotes that the ActiveRain blogger was not authorized to publish. Blogs are not being screened for copyright violations and all of us need give copyright considerations to re-blogs. The fact t...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
Comments 24
Opening Night!   ********************   Most designers and interior decorators need photos of a space to help them with their projects.  Fortunately, or unfortunately, I do not.  I may jot down a few measurements, but the layout is committed to memory.   So why this post?  Because I have no "...
By Kathleen Daniels, San Jose Homes for Sale - Probate Specialist
(KD Realty - 408.972.1822)
Comments 23
Making a Difference: A Helping Hand, Loving Heart and Friendly Smile   I see making a difference as a global thing. It may start in our local community but I feel making a difference transcends where it originates and impacts the entire Universe. I believe the simple things that I do every day ma...
By Kathleen Vetrano, Luxury Home Real Estate Consultant
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 26
 It was all about The Home we were in.            On July 20, 1969, forty five years ago Neil Armstrong took his famous walk on the moon.  Last weekend was a weekend of reflection as so many recalled where they were on that evening and how they felt.  It was a night to remember.  The news, blogs ...
By John G. Johnston, An Exclusive Buyer's Agent ~ Westcliffe, CO
(John G. Johnston & Associates, LLC)
Comments 4
July Contest: What Have You Done to Make a Difference in Your Community? This contest was a challenge to enter as I often wonder if I have made a difference in my community.  I have donated my time and energy only in the hope it has benefited our community. I was elected to the Town of Westcliffe...