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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 Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 88
Do you ever find yourself simply at a crossroads in your life?  I know that many of you have been there, are currently there or about to be there!  We all face those times when we must stop, take a breath and assess where we have been, where we are now and where we are going.   When life, family...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 163
Ringing and Singing in the Rain- An ActiveRain Challenge Time is running out. You can still get those calls made and posts written. Come on, join in the fun. The New Year is a time to reconnect and connect and make new friendships. Our January Challenge will enable you to do just that and of cour...
By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 39
I am getting ready to go to a barn sale in really frigid weather. It is currently -4 degrees real temperature, and with the wind blowing feeling like -23. That's a serious cold spell. I'm hoping to find some unusual treasures from what I think is a familiar place. There is a guy who has been a wo...
By Endre Barath, Jr., Realtor - Los Angeles Home Sales 310.486.1002
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 7
Singing in the Rain with Debbie Reynolds: The Real Debbie Reynolds from TN.First I just want you all to know that I decided to call Debbie Reynolds on the last day of this Great Contest. Clearly my purpose was to recognize her since this was her idea and her contest. I felt it was very poignant o...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 53
Sherman Oaks 2015 Winter MeetUp Eludes Hollywood Paparazzi Or Did They?   It seems fitting that the Tri-County(Los Angeles, Ventura, Santa Barbara) 2014 Winter MeetUp took place relatively close to the studios and sound stages of Los Angeles.   Some of the best in movies and television has been f...
By Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 8
Back in the 1980's in sports bars electronic game arcades typically had games like Pac Man and Ms. Pac Man. If you were looking for those type games today you would be called Old School. Not that NEW is always better than old paths but check yourself with your business prospecting, your communica...
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 26
How Will You Spend Your Super Bowl Weekend 2015?   Here's the latest question .....How Will You Spend Your Super Bowl Weekend 2015?   Will you spend it out? Will you spend it in with family and friends?   No matter where you spend it just have a great day!   Let's just hope Rocky stays far away f...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 9
  Every business has a pulse!  The lifeblood of any business is what keeps that business moving along.  The heartbeat of the business is the core!  So what do I mean by the Cardiology of Real Estate?   Real estate can be thrilling, frustrating, exhausting and is never, ever the same!  Those of u...
By Sharon Parisi, Dallas Homes
(Keller Williams Dallas Premier Realty)
Comments 2
The Active Rain Team was right on when they crafted the AR Community Guidelines.  With heart, creativity, passion and wisdom they laid the groundwork for a social media platform that attracted a diverse community of bloggers.  How enterprising is was that the Active Rain Team encouraged members t...
By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9663
(Woodland Management Service)
Comments 3
Visiting with Noah in Evanston It was a joy to finally speak with my friend Noah Seidenberg  from Evanston Illinois today, a call that had been delayed far too long and was made possible with a little encouragement from our friend Debbie Reynolds . Noah and I don’t live that far apart yet someti...
By Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl - Westchester hardwood flooring
(Floor Coverings International - Westchester NY & Stamford CT)
Comments 5
Susan Haughton has always been one of my favorites here in the Rain.  I "met her here during my first month in July 2010, and she was one of my first subscribers.  I also subscribed to her...but believe it or not, even though she had been in the Rain, she had not yet published any points.  She h...
By Roy Kelley, Roy and Dolores Kelley Photographs
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 1
Since the garage door is the largest operating object in your home, it is important to be able to control and manage it safely. Please visit the original blog if you wish to leave comments. I don't know if any of you have had to replace your garage door opener lately, but there are some really sw...
By Debb Janes, REALTOR®, EcoBroker Camas, Washington
(The Carl Group, LLC)
Comments 17
Today, Newbie Tuesday features Bob Crane, a woodland management specialist in Stevens Point, Wisconsin. If you're not sure how that relates to Real Estate, be sure to read Bob's profile  Bob's been a member since February 2012 and just today, wrote his 505th post. Pretty impressive work for 7 mon...
By Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker
(Frederick Griffin, Licensed Real Estate Broker)
Comments 158
     Wow!  CraigsList has an ad for a great rental in a Tallahassee neighborhood for only $1000 including utilities and lawn care.  3 bedrooms, 2 baths, large corner lot in a good location.  There's just one problem... it is NOT for rent.  It is MY listing for sale!  It has been set up as a Renta...
    Forty students from the   Jerusalem Academy of Music and Dance   flash mob and flash waltz   Tchaikovsky's Waltz of the Flowers at the   Sarah Wetsman Davidson Hospital Tower in Jerusalem. -------------------------------   The surprise concert was part of   Good Deeds Day,   an annual event t...
By Lynn B. Friedman, Timesaving Strategies for Atlanta Sellers & Buyers
(Atlanta Homes ODAT Realty Call/Text 404-939-2727 Buckhead - Midtown - Westside -- Concierge Service)
Comments 139
2015 BIG Blog Jumpstart ChallengeSuccess for YOU via YOUR Blogging      Leave a comment HERE!!!!!!  Participation COMPLETE: Did all 24 posts of the 2015 BIG BLog Jumpstart Challenge. OR   PARTIAL participation: a) Weltanschauung post completed (or not done) b) Community Guidelines post completed ...
By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
Comments 3
Nothing can compromise a negotiating strategy more than the stench of desperation. Here in the Nashville real estate market (and likely many other markets), the shortage of houses available for purchase coupled with a plethora of rabid Buyers creates a veritable pall of desperation which provides...
By Mike Cooper, Your Winchester, VA Real Estate Pro
(Winchester Real Estate Sales, Cornerstone Business Group Inc)
Comments 7
When my oldest son was about 2 years old, I wrote a letter to him explaining what I did for a living. I was a pastor of a church. In that letter, I explained how my job came about. It wasn't a role I chose. It was a calling I responded to. I explained to Jonny that he didn't need to follow in my ...
By Alan Kirkpatrick, Alan in Austin
(Austin Texas Homes)
Comments 10
  Copper, limestone, glass and a myriad of angles make a dramatic space for City Hall in Austin, Texas. These photos celebrate the Antoine Predock award winning building – designed to be a welcoming and open space for the conduct of the city’s business. And it is LEED Gold Certified – in keeping...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 19
I think we can all agree that we want consumers to locate our content online, find it useful, and call us for both more information and to assist with their real estate needs. For a few, their blog posts, videos, or social media posts go viral bringing hundreds and sometimes thousands of visitors...