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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 Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 47
Happy Facebook Fridays, Rainers! You did not think I would let a little thing like a major holiday, family in town, or new buyers get in the way of getting this weeks Facebook Fridays post out did you? I do my best to bring you Facebook information you can use and new Rainers to go befriend each...
By Jay Markanich, Home Inspector - servicing all Northern Virginia
(Jay Markanich Real Estate Inspections, LLC)
Comments 19
This blog concerns a previous post and could be called A Front Staircase Disaster - A Follow Up. Getting an email from the agent it simply asked my opinion asking, "Do you think the items in this invoice will result in a good deck?" The last thing I said to my clients before leaving after the ins...
By Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 32
The holiday season is upon us and with it comes feelings of joy, nostalgia, and often stress.  Entertaining, shopping, finances and other obligations often add up to people dealing with stress and not enjoying the holiday season.  Here are a few tips to avoid stress so you can enjoy all the wonde...
By Jerry Newman, Texas REALTOR, San Antonio Military Relocation
(Green Home Realty, 210-789-4216,www.Selling-SanAntonioHomes.com)
Comments 47
  Wishing All My Active Rain Friends a Very Merry Christmas, and a Joyous New Year! May 2015 be your BEST Year Ever! May you be Blessed with Family and Friends Through Out the Coming Year! May the "Real Reason for the Season" Be Alive and Well in your Hearts Always! Praise God!
By Rebecca Gaujot, the GO TO REALTOR, Lewisburg WV Real Estate, Greenbrier County
(Coldwell Banker Stuart & Watts Real Estate)
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If you have time today or anytime... please read this post by Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books...  it is a very uplifting post.   He Has helped us. The plan of salvation for ones soul through repentance which is the asking and granting of a change of heart and beliefs together wit...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 42
Just wanted to write a post to you all and wish you a wonderful Christmas holiday, and enjoy the holiday season. It is a time to enjoy being with friends and family. And be grateful for our many blessings.  Merry Christmas to you all, and enjoy this fabulous holiday season.  
By Richard Yates, Broker and Realtor Orange County, California
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Merry Christmas Santa Claus! Dear Santa, Thank you for making my childhood such a special memory! I never questioned your existence, I never doubted that Rudolf had a nose that glowed or reindeer could fly. I believed as I was taught to believe, after all, why would my parents lie? My children ar...
By Belinda Spillman, Your Guide to Joyful Colorado Living!
(Aspen Lane Real Estate Colorful Colorado)
Comments 248
  Pay It Forward ActiveRain Challenge For December   Are you up for a fun challenge this month?  I know we are all caught up with our holiday plans, but surely there is time to jump into this challenge.  It’s all about helping others and I know that the family at ActiveRain is chock full of big h...
By Bob Ratliff, Broker Associate - REALTOR® 512-587-5689, Your Cedar Park & Leander, REALTOR® CRS GRI
(RE/MAX Capital City ~ Call Bob ~512-587-5689 Austin TX - REALTOR® CRS GRI)
Comments 31
God gave His greatest gift to us on that first Christmas Day and may the wonder of it always guide and light your way.   Sharing with you the Glory, the Wonder, the Miracle of this Holy Season.   Faith makes all things possible, hope makes all things work, love makes all things beautiful, may yo...
By Mary Weiss
(ActiveRain)
Comments 26
Happy Holidays and Merry Christmas to all of you wonderful peeps!   We are closing the office early today (noon PST) and will return to the office on Monday, December 29th.   During this time, we hope you all have a wonderful Christmas and a relaxing break from all your hard work. If you need any...
By Laura Cerrano, Authentic Feng Shui Expert
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
Comments 32
  Words of Wisdom From Gandhi and Buddha      These are wise words of enlightenment for all to listen to and consider. Always ask yourself, are the people, thoughts, and events that surround me add value to my life or take away value.  If they are taking away, you may want to rethink the amount o...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 31
Merry Christmas Rainers! Stopping in before a very busy family filled day to wish all my friends here in the Rain a very Merry Christmas. I hope this year has been a great one both personally and professionally and wish you many blessings in 2015. From my family to yours...God Bless and Merry Chr...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Dallas Premier Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 72
    "I WILL HONOR CHRISTMAS IN MY HEART AND TRY TO KEEP IT ALL YEAR LONG"   By Charles Dickens       My community is home to a very special tree that has grown over time in a remote area around a place called Bartonville. If you’re not a local, you would have a difficult time finding this tree a...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 26
       It has been almost a week now since the changes were made with the point system here in ActiveRain. I don't know about you, but I really have not warmed up to some of the changes. I do like the fact that there is a fixed point system for making comments. However, I am not wild that they ha...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 88
As with all things in life, expectations often exceed reality. That said, hoping for something is different than making it happen. Particularly at this time of year expectations run high: the perfect family, the perfect holiday, the perfect get together. I have found both personally and professio...
By Pam Dent, Realtor - Charlottesville Virginia Homes and Horse Farms
(Gayle Harvey Real Estate, Inc.)
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5 Types of fences for your Charlottesville horse farms. The safety of your horse farm must always be a major priority as a horse owner. That is why when looking for Charlottesville horse farms for sale, you must first educate yourself on what to expect when it comes to fences. The type of fences ...
By Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
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Who really knows? Lets have some general discussion. In Real Estate, low interest rates are a strong message to sellers, buyers and investors etc. to make Real Estate moves literally. In Technology, expect continued leaps and bounds in breakthroughs especially in the smart phone arenas followed b...
By Mahesh Mike Patel, Call Me And Consider It Done!
(First Team Real Estate)
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 40 Tips for a better 2015 (I posted this last year as well!  so I am posting this again,...mainly so I can read it again and gain from it, but mostly to share it again with you all! ) Happy 2015.... ______ I was sent this information by one of my friends, so I just want to share it with you... T...
By Richie Alan Naggar Author PEARLS SERIES of books, on LIFE and LOVE plus Real Estate too!
(People first then business! Ran Right Realty Riverside, Ca)
Comments 15
He Has helped us. The plan of salvation for ones soul through repentance which is the asking and granting of a change of heart and beliefs together with humility powered by faith with large doses of grace and mercy is in place. THANK GOD it is. Now, all we have to do is accept it. I am reminded o...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 22
Did you know that two-thirds of the Top Christmas Songs Of All Time are from the 1940's and 1950's?   The American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) has recently published its list of the top 30 Christmas Songs. Christmas music is a big part of the holidays--I for one look for...