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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 Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224
(Room Service Home Staging)
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What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain  April 15 to April 21, 2018. I learn something new every day at ActiveRain!  With this series, I try to highlight one post per day that gave me that “lightbulb” moment.  It could be something techie, something about Real Estate, about a place or person!  Or ...

By Carol Williams, "Customized Mentoring & Marketing Services"
(U.S.: I specialize in helping agents who have been in the business 2 years or less create a thriving business.)
Comments 35
"Sometimes you deserve a second chance, not because you weren't fabulous the first time but because the timing and circumstances weren't quite right. You just got overlooked."-Carol Williams  Does getting Featured here in The Rain sometimes feel like a roll of the dice? Not anymore.  I'm always o...

By An Idabel OK Broker ~ Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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If You Focus on the Chug Hole or Pot Hole (Location Language), You'll Fall Into It!Have you ever noticed that while driving a car, or riding a bike, if you focus on that chug hole or pothole as they are called in some areas, you'll hit it! Even though you're focusing on it to avoid it. Our bodies...

By Elaine VonCannon
(Coldwell Banker Traditions)
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BY ELAINE VONCANNONReal Estate Agent with Coldwell Banker Traditions Foreclosure auctions take place at the county courthouse of the county in which the foreclosed property is located. It occurs on specified days of each month. Auctions aren’t always well-attended, and you could find yourself as ...

By William Feela, Realtor, Whispering Pines Realty 651-674-5999 No.
(WHISPERING PINES REALTY)
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Well as this is Sunday I should have posted this early today.But it is cute either way.I wonder what the members thought about this when they saw it.Well, they better have a sense of humor or get a different leader!Have a great evening.   Tomorrow starts another week!   

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 43
Yesterday was the first time for the Repair Cafe this year. I found out about this last year after seeing a story on Sunday Morning. I checked in my area and sure enough in Pittsfield, Massachusetts there was one in a church basement. Essentially one Saturday a month people with skills get togeth...

By An Idabel OK Broker ~ Judi K Barrett, BA, Integrity Real Estate Services -IDABEL OK
(Judi Barrett~Integrity Real Estate Services~Idabel, Oklahoma)
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You Say Tomato... I Say Tomahto...We can play nice in the sandbox with others that don't quite do things the way that we do.  Who's to say which way is right when both ways are working. I do not want to work 24/7... my family does not want me too... my clients do not want me to... so what makes a...

By Lauren Williams, CPO, Professional Organizer: Puget Sound homes
(Casual Uncluttering LLC)
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I reviewed The Tao of Time in an earlier post. I've been using the concepts in an entirely unapproved fashion - no affirmations, no visualizations, no consistency. Bad Organizer, bad. And nonetheless, the book is working for me. Finish your double-take and I'll explain. The book is a guide. It of...

By Ken Semler, Nationwide Custom Home Builder
(ExpressModular.com)
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Off-site construction is taking off. Many prospective home buyers are discovering that having their home built indoors, in a controlled environment, provides a better home for them and their family. While there are several types of off-site construction, advances in modular construction in just t...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
Comments 0
I always like to keep giving!And so is true for Praful.A re-post from Praful Thakkar.Pay it forward...It's the most wonderful time of the year. Christmas is the most wonderful time of the year! And Christmas is here!! So, the other day, when I received an email from my office manager, I was littl...

By Laura Cerrano, Certified Feng Shui Expert, Speaker & Researcher
(Feng Shui Manhattan Long Island)
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Jane Goodall provides words of wisdom to become more aware and care for Mother Earth. Simply said, what we do to our home (Earth), we do to ourselves. What you give out, you get back. This is a beautifully done video. If you have six minutes of your time to watch today or during another day, its ...

By Ajay Pandya, Realtor Ajay Pandya
(e-Merge Real Estate)
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I learned how to re-blog from Praful Thakkar.And now I know why Praful re-blogs.A re-blog from Praful on the same topic.I re-blog for a reason.... I re-blog for a reason - or I'd say couple of reasons. On ActiveRain, I do get a daily drop email of featured posts and I try to go over many of them ...

By Khash Saghafi, Mortgage Loan Officer, Cleveland Ohio
(Liberty Home Mortgage Corporation)
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Snooze the snooze button! Waking up early has improved every aspect of my day. My mind is not as cluttered with things which I have to do since I have more time to relax and think things through. I am not as rushed and do not feel as much pressure as when I used to wake up later. I actually eat a...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
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All of us have cell phones these days, and if you are like the vast majority of the population, you access everything from social media to banking information right from your mobile phone. However, if you do this, which everyone does, you are putting yourself in the position to get hacked. With o...

By Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
(RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com)
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Movie Night is Sunday Night!I like to peruse through Amazon Prime and Netflix and select a Winner.I drop the political commentary shows which are weekday viewing preferences and choose to go with whatever movie absorbs me for the few hours. Sometimes it is quite a challenge.Recently, I have seen ...

By Jan Green, HomeSmart Elite Group, REALTOR®, EcoBroker, GREEN
(Value Added Service, 602-620-2699)
Comments 21
I've been absent from ActiveRain for far too long.  I try to jump over when I can to read posts and comment here and there, but missing my peeps!  But today the realization that time is short makes me stop and think I need to be more present.   Time is short and it's always a good idea to reach o...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad
(Solutions Real Estate )
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Painted Fire Hydrants in Carlsbad  These fire hydrants are from the adopt-a-fire-hydrant program in Carlsbad Village from 2005. Local business owners were encouraged to "adopt" a hydrant and have it painted by a local artist.  Funds ($300, $400, or $400) varied based on where the hydrant was loca...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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Yesterday I found someone new to cut my lawn. It is never easy to find someone who is reliable and honest and comes as expected. Typically I get two years and then things fall apart for one reason or another. This young man came to me from someone at the Antique Gallery. He was once her student m...

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
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OUR MASTER WAS THUS REPROACHED BEFORE US JOHN 10:20 And many of them said, He hath a devil, and is mad; why hear ye him?  MATTHEW HENRY'S COMMENTARY Satan ruins many, by putting them out of conceit with the word and ordinances. Men would not be laughed out of their necessary food, yet suffer them...

By Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566
(RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com)
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Ipad on Active Rain ...The Glitch Work Arounds?Ok, write the post, pick the title, and publish form the iPAD. Otherwise, you can lose it all and that’s all the work time...writing the post. Go back and add photos, groups, tags etc later unless you like writing the post a few times.When stumped, s...