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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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By Pamela Cendejas, Second Self Virtual Assistance (928) 692-3235
(Second Self Virtual Assistance)
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Twitter for business – Is it an effective marketing tool or just a waste of time?Statistics show that Twitter’s popularity has leveled off with no significant new growth as compared to other social sites. This could be due to the rise of Snapchat and Instagram. To be competitive, Twitter has star...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 101
 Are you ready for an April challenge? It is Springtime and time to talk about our Niche and write our market reports. Let's not get upset if you are not an agent you can do local reports on restaurants, shops or other local events in your area. Explain what is happening in your profession we wou...

By Inspiration With April, ...grateful...thankful...blessed...
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THE HIGHEST AND MOST SACRED YEARNING OF THE HUMAN HEARTJOHN 14:8 Philip said unto him, Lord, show us the Father, and it will satisfy us.*show us the Father, and it will satisfy us.PULPIT COMMENTARY To see and know the Father, to have irresistible evidence that the Eternal Power is one who has beg...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
Comments 5
Realtors® sell homes. But occassionally we deal with other things to help buyers and sellers. Lately those items are pianos. Three of them...three solutions. One is free just come and pick it up.  The second one the buyer was delighted it was included in the sale of the house. The seller was reli...

By Hannah Williams, Expertise NE Philadelphia & Bucks 215-953-8818
(Re/Max Eastern inc.)
Comments 6
   At the Shagun Palace on Monday, I had a delightful Active Rain Meet-up with Gita Bantwal in Bensalem Pa  We ate at an Indian Buffet Restaurant. Gita and I have talked on the phone many times but have never met in person. Sampling many different dishes of flavorful foods Gita was very surprised...

By Elizabeth Weintraub Sacramento Realtor Top 1%, Put 40 years of experience to work for you
(RE/MAX Gold)
Comments 6
Yesterday, I experienced my first Alaska Air flight from Sacramento to Kona in Hawaii. Until recently, no airlines from Sacramento flew directly to Kona. We used to have to fly Hawaiian Airlines to Honolulu and hang out there for several hours to catch a 45-minute connecting flight to Kona. Which...

By Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude
(Solutions Real Estate )
Comments 7
Cybersecurity Tips to Protect Your Business & Client Information~ A CRS Webinar ~ I listened in on a terrific webinar the other day from CRS on cybersecurity, with tips on how to protect ourselves and our business, but also our clients’ information.  I thought I would share some of the best tips,...

By Patricia Feager, MBA, CRS, GRI,MRP, Selling Homes Changing Lives
(DFW FINE PROPERTIES)
Comments 20
Inspirational/Motivationalby Patricia Feager, 4/15/19  "The price of success is hard work, dedication to the job at hand,and the determination that whether we win or lose, we haveapplied the best of ourselves to the task at hand." --- Vince Lombardi Kudos to Ricki Eichler McCallum, member of Acti...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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As I look out my window for the first time this season I see green grass. It makes me happy but today and for the next several days it will be overcast and rainy. It is the rain that makes the grass green so I will nod to Mother Nature and wait to get in the yard again.

By Bob Gorman, Architect
(Homemy)
Comments 1
You feel your working days are uninspiring, one day no different from the next. The daily commute on the train or bus is wearing you down. You wake up without any excitement for the day ahead, merely completing the clock in-clock out routine like an emotionless robot. If any of this rings true fo...

By Sonya Loose, Selling Waterfront in Gladwin & Midland County
(Modern Realty)
Comments 1
Check out this beautiful parcel on Smallwood Lake!Rare opportunity for woods & water! Enjoy 5.8 acres of beautiful woods featuring mature maples and white pines, some poplar and more. 325' of Smallwood Lake waterfront makes this the perfect parcel for those who enjoy the outdoors. Located on a qu...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  Click Here For The Answer    Click Here For The Answer   Let us not seek the Republican answer or the Democratic answer, but the right answer.  Let us not to seek to fix blame for the past.  Let us accept the responsibility for the future.                                                        ...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 29
In comparison to others, there’s one thing I’ve noticed these past several years, I’m a moody blogger.  As a fellow blogging friend once commented, “Myrl, I never know what I’ll find when I visit your blog.”  She’s right of course – sometimes I post housing market statistics, while at other times...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 32
Yesterday I wrote about Notre Dame and the sadness was palpable from almost everyone I spoke to as well. It is hard to see history disappear, but encouraging to watch so many in the world respond with graciousness, compassion, and generosity. As life moves along it is good to remember the greatne...

By Barry Owen
(Pareto Realty)
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When we are wrestling with important decisions, we seek clarity. Should I stay or should I go? Should I buy this? Is this “worth it”? (Time – Energy – Money) What’s the “Opportunity Cost” of opting for this instead of that? Is my judgement clouded by FOMO? (Fear of missing out) Who else cares abo...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 26
It is no secret among real estate professionals that divorce is a prominent cause for homes coming to market. However, we also know the situation doesn't need to lead up to a real life “War of the Roses!” Occasionally divorcing couples who are separating their lives, find they cannot afford to li...

By Sonya Loose, Selling Waterfront in Gladwin & Midland County
(Modern Realty)
Comments 1
Check out this country estate in Beaverton, MI!Country estate on nearly 12 acres with the Little Cedar River running through it. Tucked away off a private road and nestled among the trees is where you will find this custom built home. With 5 bedrooms, 3 full bathrooms and a total of nearly 4,500 ...

By Paula Hathaway, REALTOR, LBA, ...The Most Informed Agent In The Hamptons!
(Douglas Elliman Real Estate)
Comments 8
"THE EMPTIEST OF PLACES"...IS THIS WHERE YOU FIND YOURSELF??I was prompted today, to write this after reading "Inspirations by April" here on AR. Her post "The Message--A full Life In The Emptiest Of Places", set me on my way to write this post as I deal with a very dificult time in my real estat...

By Larry Lawfer, "I listen for a living." It's all about you.
(YourStories Realty Group powered by Castles Unlimited®)
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Your Million Dollar Year Day 29 Features. I also blog on Active Rain a platform for all things real estate. Some of the top people in the industry sharing the newest ideas and best practices. I am an Ambassador for the group but I have never been invited to any dinners. I am happy to answer quest...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
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The weather here was lovely today and so I swept my deck, and took my rug outside. I spray painted the wooden Adirondack chairs I have used in a couple of years.  I put my clock outside in the back and cleaned a couple of flower beds. Finally I placed and plugged in my bug machine. Every little t...