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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 Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 15
It is Easy to Love Kentlands in Montgomery County, Maryland   ActiveRain Ambassador Jeff Dowler has asked member bloggers to write about the perks of their home communities. Those have have followed my blog posts over the years are familiar with Kentlands, our home community, since I have posted...

By Aaron Rice Helps, The Future of Immersive Storytelling...
(eXp Realty )
Comments 0
People and Places: Episode #8 A Juanita Matthews Story#VirtualReality#AfroAvatar

By Melinda (Mel) Peterson, The Blessed Realtor - ABR, CRS
(Real Estate Cafe LLC)
Comments 22
I've often said... character doesn't shine when things are going hunky-dory.  Who needs refining around the edges when business is booming, money is plentiful, love is ever abounding, and toilet paper is in huge supply?  Everyone, said no one!Character SHINES when the $#IT hits the fan!Are you gr...

By Dorie Dillard CRS GRI ABR, Serving Buyers & Sellers in NW Austin Real Estate
(Coldwell Banker United Realtors® ~ 512.750.6899)
Comments 24
During one of my days of quarantine over the week-end, I decided to tackle a box of old photos that were stored in the garage. In 2002 my Geno and I traveled with 3 other couples on a wonderful adventure! We started in Barcelona for a few days, took a cruise to so many memorable places. Venice, T...
OverviewCOVID-19 is a virus that belongs to the coronaviruses family, which are known to cause acute respiratory distress syndrome and large-scale epidemics.Today, we are dealing with a global pandemic that’s affecting hundreds of thousands of people.Unfortunately, we do not have any curative tre...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
Being a Pantego TX First Time Homebuyer Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just increa...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
Special Government Home Renovation Loan Program using Red Oak Texas FHA 203k Rehab Loans.Many people are not aware of a special government loan program that is part of the Federal Housing Administration or FHA (a department within HUD). A buyer or existing home owner can do meaningful amounts of ...

By Robert J. Russell, IRES, ICREA, GMA, LAS, LUTCF, Sales Trainer
(Robert J Russell Companies)
Comments 2
Are you wanting to learn how to: Sell real estate from home List houses from home List houses or properties without ever leaving your home Sell real estate all over the world Watch this video - we are hiring! email me for more details:robertjrussell.com@gmail.com 

By The Brokerage Group - CT Real Estate, Fairfield County & Candlewood Lake Area
(The Brokerage of New England)
Comments 2
Our thoughts and prayers are with those who have been impacted directly by COVID-19, the 1st responders and especially those who have become seriously ill. These are difficult times, many are struggling physically, emotionally and financially. We want you to know we are doing our part to ensure t...

By Grant Schneider, Your Coach Helping You Create Successful Outcomes
(Performance Development Strategies)
Comments 20
“The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.”  John F. Kennedy   Sometimes it takes a crisis to present an opportunity for change. We may have been...

By Alan May, Helping you find your way home.
(Jameson Sotheby's International Realty)
Comments 18
I've never really gotten into daytime television.  And now, due to Covid-19, I'm reminded why.Spending a great deal of time, these days, trying to avoid physical contact.  My children keep calling me to tell me "Dad... you need to stop showing property... you need to shelter in place".  I know, I...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
Being a First Time Homebuyer in Little Elm Texas makes you have to consider your options before you buy. The first thing you will need to consider is what your long-term goals are with being a home owner and how your goals fit in with that plan. One goal could be to stop paying rent that just inc...

By Rob Spinosa, SVP of Mortgage Lending, Marin County
(Guaranteed Rate, Marin County, CA)
Comments 4
The New Abnormal We've just turned the corner from March to April, but here in the San Francisco Bay Area, we are still sheltered in place (SIP).  Everybody in our home is making adjustments to our new abnormal and it's a good lesson for today's homeowner too.  We may not be able to move around o...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
Comments 10
Do an inventory of your strengths and weaknesses, both personal and professional.       “The Chinese use two brush strokes to write the word 'crisis.' One brush stroke stands for danger; the other for opportunity. In a crisis, be aware of the danger--but recognize the opportunity.”  John F. Kenne...

By Ben Kinney, We do real estate:Tech, Training, Sales, Brokerage
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 3
2270 Geary St, West Sacramento, CA 95691This amazing property is perfect for the growing family. This amazing neighborhood is going to provide a great place for your kids to go out and ride their bikes. Inside this home, it has been a beautifully updated home. The kitchen is perfect for entertain...

By Myrl Jeffcoat, Greater Sacramento Real Estate Agent
(GreatWest Realty)
Comments 27
 It is so easy to feel we are living in a bubble, when outside forces are one reality, but your own reality is something a little different! This past week has been like that for me! I’m actually on day 5 of having not left my house. Last Thursday evening, my grandson, who I hadn’t seen in a few ...

By The Legacy Group, TheLegacyGroup of CrossCountry Mortgage
(CrossCountry Mortgage)
Comments 0
There are many benefits to a VA home loan. It’s important to know how these loans can help you. First, thank you for your service to our country. According to the Mortgage reports, VA loans stand apart for its combination of low rates, lenient underwriting, and secondary benefits. These are 10 VA...

By Brian England, MBA, GRI, REALTOR® Real Estate in East Valley AZ
(Arizona Focus Realty)
Comments 6
Nick Vandekar, 610-203-4543 always has such a positive attitude and I enjoy reading his posts.  I agree that we will get through this! There is lots of stuff going through my head this morning. Being April Fool's Day I was thinking back to pranks my dad used to play on us as he was a big practica...

By Sheila Anderson, The Real Estate Whisperer Who Listens 732-715-1133
(Referral Group Incorporated)
Comments 28
I have lived in the Berkshires for some nine years now. I found this area years ago and traveled here often in summers to enjoy Tanglewood, the summer home of the Boston Symphony Orchestra. When I contemplated a place to retire this was high on my list.The Berkshires is literally a mountain range...

By Jeffrey Ditri, New York City Residential Rental Specialist
(JAD Realty Group, LLC.)
Comments 1
Occupancy declines further in another pummelling week Hotels across the country — including the Plaza Hotel in New York and Chateau Marmont in LA — have shuttered and laid off and furloughed staffers.  The picture for the country’s hotels continued to grow ever worse last week, as more than three...