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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 Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
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Good morning.  Happy Friday.  Hope the email finds you doing wonderful!   I just wanted to wish you and your family a early:  HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY.  May your weekend be filled with much happiness,special family or people, and remembrance of all the people that gave their lives while serving in the ...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
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Rainer Facebook Fan PagesI wedged in about 45 minutes of FB "update" time this week and I am pleased with myself for not skipping the fan page maintenance. Are you scheduling periodic time to give your FB page the once over to ensure links are working, the cover photo is updated, and you are caug...
By Kerrie La Guardia, Let it Rain!
(ActiveRain, Community Manager)
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 Congrats to the ActiveRain Community as you were picked up by the Washington Post today!  I love seeing major publications quote your valuable insights.  Tammy Lankford, wrote a post,  Does Your Agent Look at Your Housing Needs or Their Commission First? which currently has over 100 comments.  M...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
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1)     Self-Confidence We use this trait for power and control. The more you have of it the better your business will function. Like the sunlight that is neccessary for life on earth, self-confidence is neccessary for the life of our business.   2)     Keenness We use this trait to make decisions...
By Sharon Tara, New Hampshire Home Stager
(Sharon Tara Transformations)
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If you know me at all, you know how much I enjoy photo editing.  For quite awhile, Kathy Streib has been wanting me to show her how I do what I do.I've made some tutorial videos on photo editing, but it's not the same as actually working with someone in person.It's been our hope that someday we c...
By Thomas Craig
(Re/Max Crossroads)
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I Hope There Is a Special Place In HeavenYesterday I wrote a post entitled, “I Hope There Is a Special Place in Hell”. It was about a family who set up numerous charities to supposedly help cancer victims. They collected $180,000,000…and then spent the majority of the money on themselves. The Fed...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Paying Tribute To The Women and Men Who Put Their Life's on The LineWe have a big holiday weekend approaching (Memorial Day Weekend), with great events and festivals in honor of the women and men who put their life's on the line. I have faith that one day, generations to come, they will not have ...
By Richie Alan Naggar author PEARLS FOR THE Books on, Life-Love-Intimacy-Purpose + Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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How anything cannot be simple is how I look at things. Wherever you go, all that is seen and heard naturally requires no explanation but instead through observation which triggers experience, we take it all in. Somethings cannot be put effectively into words as to what we see and hear as it excee...
By Julie Morales, Your Partner is Real Estate
(RE/MAX Cinco Ranch)
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A jubilant optimism has convoluted homeowners. And for good reasons. Fixed low interest rates, appreciating home values, and hopes of refinancing culminate to a rather bright outlook. However, one thing has changed… the Appraisal District has finally decided to wipe the sleep from its eyes and pl...
By Roger D. Mucci, Lets shake things up at your home today!
(Shaken...with a Twist 216.633.2092)
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Tomorrow Mickey will start training again for the Senior Olympics. This evening she was released from Hillcrest Hospital and is now at Mount St. Joseph Rehabilitation Center. Physical Therapy and Occupational Therapy start all over again tomorrow. Mickey will be going for the Gold Medal on the pa...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert,Lecturer,Author,Artist
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Can Your Environment Cause Addictive Behavior?  "We will have to change ourselves," is a quote by Johan Hari, the author from the article, "The Likely Cause of Addiction Has Been Discovered, and It Is Not What You Think." He could not be any more correct with that statement. We will...
By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group)
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Is the Grass greener? Agents move around all the time. They are always looking for a greener pasture, a better split, more leads, easier transactions and the good life.  Agents often leave because they are promised a better deal after hearing what a disgruntled agent thinks they are missing. We a...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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I love to travel and will be on the road soon, but until then I hope you enjoy some of the pictures from previous trips enjoyed.Here is a picture from a recent trip. Do you know this guy?So poor but gold everywhere........A castle here, a castle there.....everywhere is castle flair.
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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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 Fran Gaspari, "The Title Man" - Title Insurance - PA & NJ
(Patriot Land Transfer, Inc.)
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Last week I posted about PERSONAL CONVERSION and how necessary it is in everyone’s life... And I suggested last week, also, that I desire that gift for all my children, and, indeed, for myself and for every one of God’s children...!!! On this, my daughter Emily’s 15th birthday, MEMORIAL DAY being...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
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I've been extra weary lately, and I think it all boils down to I'm worn out, a little burned out and in need of a break. That happens in life and in business. Today, while I was catching my breath, I started thinking about an event that took place in my life a few years ago. It was an event about...
By Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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Sensei/Grasshopper or the Blind Leading the Blind When my BARFF, Roger D. Mucci , called and asked if I would help him with something, of course, I said “Yes!”He wanted to support Dick Greenberg’s Sensei/Grasshopper challenge this month so asked if I could show him how to insert a video into his ...
By Soulutions Real Estate
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I have lived in Scottsdale over ten years & played & traveled  here & there throughout the valley for work & play. During this time,  it never ceases to amaze me how many places I didn't know existed. For instance, The Sovanna Condominiums which are located between Shea Blvd. & Pima Rd.  are tuck...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
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Thank You Melinda (Mel) Peterson for the Referral! It has been a crazy few weeks for me in real estate.  Some days I don’t even know which day it is or what time it is.  I just keep plugging along while the market is hot. I have been remiss in not sending out a HUGE thank you to our fellow Rainma...
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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Memorial Day 2015 Ceremony in Clarksville TNWhen a holiday like Memorial Day comes to Clarksville TN, the local officials want to make sure that our fallen military are not forgotten. So in honor of them the Annual Memorial Day Ceremony will be held on Monday, May 25th, at the Veterans Memorial P...