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 138
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 52
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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
Comments 67
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 William Johnson, San Diego Real Estate Voice, GRI CRS e-Pro CDPE
(RE/MAX Associates)
Comments 49
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 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 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 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 14
 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 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 Wayne Martin, Sales Manager - New Homes & Condominiums Division
(Michael Saunders & Company)
Comments 15
As a new arrival in Sarasota County I have offered "wine and cheese" to meet and network with fellow active rainers in the area. The meet-up is scheduled for Tuesday August 5th at the Gallery office of Michael Saunders and Company located at 100 S Washington Blvd. Sarasota FL 34236 from...
By Dennis Burgess, Orlando Property Manager and Realtor
(Total Realty Corp.)
Comments 4
Time's running out- and Cinderella's gettin' nervous                                           Time's running out- and Cinderella's gettin' nervous It's not over yet, but somebody's coach is just about ready to turn into a punkin'.  As a famous Yogiism instruct...
By Patricia Feager, MBA, GRI, Cert Negotiations Expert, Military Relo Prof, The Little REALTOR® That Could
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 12
    Sometimes I need roses in my life. Today I needed the white roses and thought I'd play with placing my subject rose in front of different backgrounds. The first one was taken with some long grasses.         The second photo was taken using a purple pillow for the background.         I tri...
By Nina Hollander, Your Charlotte/Waxhaw/Fort Mill Area Realtor
(RE/MAX Executive Realty/Charlotte, NC)
Comments 9
Who Are The Best Real Estate Agents In Charlotte, North Carolina?   I'm delighted to say that for the eighth year in a row, I've been named a 2014 Five Star Best In Client Satisfaction Real Estate Agent in Charlotte, North Carolina. I feel both honored and humbled by this recognition and ...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 0
It has been another busy week of blogging in the rain this week with plenty of great posts to share, I hope that you enjoy the few that I do share! I encourage you to take a few minutes each week to share some of the gems that you come across, people will appreciate the support and you may even g...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 0
    Bob’s Under the Influence of 5 Great Influencers Dennis Burgess proposes a nice suggestion in his first Active Rain challenge, to name and describe 5 people who have had a positive influence on us as well as a few negative influencers that we have learned from. In my life there have been so m...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 2
It has been another busy week of blogging in the rain this week with plenty of great posts to share, I hope that you enjoy the few that I do share! I encourage you to take a few minutes each week to share some of the gems that you come across, people will appreciate the support and you may even g...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 0
I hope that you are all making plans for this summers roundup of meetups and for those fine folks in or near Wisconsin, Minnesota, South Dakota, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona or Nevada please make and effort to join in on the longest meetup in history as we travel across country on this ...
By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 9
A number of people have had a positive influence on my life.   I will only name a few.  I want to start with my father.  My father was a role model for me.  He was a pilot in World Captain George Schneider National World War II Memorial War II and a chemist by trade but he impressed upon me the i...