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 Dorie Dillard, Realtor-Canyon Creek- NW, Austin TX Homes For Sale
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors)
Comments 156
  I don’t want to work with a Realtor®! I was reading Conrad Allen’s post on “Why a buyer should have a Realtor® represent them”, made a comment and realized I had a blog in the making. I got a call on one of my active listings that has a Contingent contract. The caller said he didn’t understand ...
By Paula McDonald, CHEVAUX Group ~ The Woodlands, TX 936-203-0279
(Chevaux Group, PLLC)
Comments 45
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 Tim L. Ramey
(LaBelle Real Estate Group)
Comments 0
Ten Essential Steps to Buying a Home You're ready to take the leap and buy a home. If this is your first time, you may want to know what to do to make the process go more smoothly. Here are ten steps you'll be going through to buy your next home. Check Your Credit Reports and Scores - You get on...
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 24
People buy from people first is a well know marketing dynamic. It works off emotional energy. It is as simple as that. You engage someone at the point of sale and if a like, connection, trust, or feeling kicks in, then the sale is fast becoming a done deal with minor obstacles. The thing is, some...
By Anita Clark, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Warner Robins GA
(ColdwellBanker SSK Realtors ~ 478.960.8055)
Comments 68
Are you taking advantage of the social media options that ActiveRain is making available to you? Not sure? After you publish a public blog post, go back to that post and at the top you will see something similar to the below information (with your own blog title and contact information): The piec...
By ActiveRain: Keeping You In The Loop!
(ActiveRain Corp.)
Comments 38
Hello Rainers, On January 26th starting at 8:30pm Pacific, we had a successful deployment of bug fixes and enhancements for the ActiveRain community. The site was down for approximately 50 minutes while we made these changes. Here is a list of the improvements that were made to your community. Bl...
    There'll Never Be Another    Dancer Like   Eleanor Powell   Here She Is In the 1943 Musical   "I Dood It"   It Will Blow You Away !!!   Enjoy, Have a Great Morning,   & Please Save a Home for Someone Today !   -David-  
By Nestor & Katerina Gasset, Realtors, Wellington Florida Homes For Sale
(International Properties and Investments LLC)
Comments 22
It has been quite a journey. When people ask me, how did you keep blogging all these years? I look back and there is only one constant throughout this journey and that is perseverance.    My journey actually started before writing my first post here on June 27, 2007.    I was looking for a place ...
By Suzanne McLaughlin, Sabinske & Associates, Realtor
(Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael))
Comments 52
This is from an older post that I wrote years ago with some new updates. Read this and make a copy for your files in case you need to refer to it someday. A corporate attorney sent the following out to the employees in his company:  1. Do not sign the back of your credit cards. Instead, put 'PHO...
By Colleen Ferrary
(Small Business USA www.SmallBusinessUS.com)
Comments 1
Thought I'd share something we do for our members with the AR community. (You will never be solicited or asked for your information. We do this as a service for our members to eliminate the expense of costly consultants.) I hope you'll join us! Join Small Business USA today at 10am EST (7am PST) ...
By Sharon Paxson, Newport Beach Real Estate - HOM Sotheby's Int'l Re
(HÔM Sotheby's International Realty, BRE License 01501912)
Comments 54
The ActiveRain OC Meet Up in Newport Beach What a great time!!! Karen Fiddler, Broker/Realtor and I hosted this fantastic event at the Yard House in Fashion Island in Newport Beach. I have attended other ActiveRain meet ups and this was my first time to co-host with Karen. Karen and I work at the...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 140
Ringing and Singing in the Rain- An ActiveRain Challenge 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 course it will involve welcoming new members of the Rain.  Here are the rules and to earn the bonus point...
By Michael Thornton, Home Inspector - Nashville, TN area - 615.661.0297
(Complete Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 29
     The face of AR keeps on changing. When I logged in this morning, I noticed that some of the links were missing from the banner. Two in particular are ‘Points” and “Recent Posts’.      I am not too sure the reason they were removed. I am sure the geeks behind the scene had their reasons. Oh, ...
By Silvia Dukes PA, REALTOR, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living
(Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!)
Comments 71
Beware of Dropbox Phishing Attempt   As Realtors we are definitely used to receive our share of dubious email scams promising us the moon and the stars in exchange for some small "favor" on our part.  These are easy to recognize and usually dismissed and deleted quickly.  It seems though that the...
  Real Estate Agents Fighting For Business !
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 28
Verdict Is In on The New England Patriots Deflate-Gate ...Rocky Todaro Found Innocent!   ActiveRain News Update!   Check out the latest news ....Verdict Is In on The New England Patriot Deflate-Gate ...Rocky Todaro Found Innocent!   I know this is a shocker to many (Including Me), but all indicat...
By Michael Jacobs, PasadenaCA Real Estate Representation 818.516.4393
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 13
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 Evelyn Johnston, The People You Know, Like and Trust!
(Friends & Neighbors Real Estate)
Comments 10
New Name New Look Same Great Service Our new name better reflects who we are today and the people we serve.  Many things have changed since our company was founded in 2010. Today with five real estate professionals, our legacy of superior service continues to grow and provide unparalleled results...
By Kristin Johnston, Waukesha Realtor 414-254-6647, Waukesha County Realtor, RE/MAX Buyer Agent
(RE/MAX Realty Center )
Comments 17
Attaining the American Dream: 5 Financial Reasons to Buy                 Heading into 2015 many people have their sights set on buying a home. The personal reasons differ for each buyer, with many basic similarities. Eric Belsky, the Managing Director of the Joint Center of Housing Studies at Har...
By Debbie Reynolds, Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices PenFed Realty, Your Clarksville Real Estate Professional, 931-920-6730)
Comments 64
The ActiveRain Referral Network is a Mighty Powerful Thing If you are not a regular blogger or just lingering back and occasionally reading ActiveRain then I want to tell you why you need to jump on into the Rain and be involved. The referral network in ActiveRain is a mighty powerful thing and i...