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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 Patrick Meehan, Jr, Owner / Broker-Associate
(RE/MAX New Beginnings Realty)
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Your new lifestyle starts here at Heritage Point! This split bedroom floorplan Brielle model is enhanced with a sunroom featuring a cathedral ceiling. Hardwood flooring flows throughout the main living spaces. Living and dining rooms are complete with elegant crown molding. Your new master bedroo...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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 Who doesn't love the smell of summer grilling this time of year? There are probably very few households that don't own some kind of grill for outdoor cooking.But in Baltimore, fire codes prohibit the use of electric, charcoal, gas grills, hibachi, deep fryers or other fuel heating devices on any...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
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Logging Sleigh at the Rhinelander Museum         At first glance a steam powered logging sleigh looks like a train going through the woods, until you notice that there are no wheels involved, and no tracks, just grooves in the ice.          Preparing for these large log haulers did involve more t...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Three Trusted Brands, A March Contest for ActiveRain Members Ron and Alexandra Seigel have challenged ActiveRain Bloggers to  name three brands outside of the real estate realm that we trust and to write a paragraph about why we trust each of our selections. Then, we are asked to share what we ha...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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ActiveRain Spring Blog Cleanup Challenge Delta County, Colorado blogger Debbie Laity has provided one of the March contests with a challenge to members of ActiveRain to conduct a Spring Cleanup by updating ten old blogs and then posting a blog on those activities.I have completed the challenge an...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
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Perseid Meteor Shower Coming to a Sky Near You Next Week Perseid meteor shower  Here is a repeat of my blog from last summer, I hope that you will take a little time this summer to enjoy some falling starts with me.   Perseid meteor shower     It’s been a long busy and stressful July so far, and...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Most Subscribed ActiveRain Bloggers I was wondering where I ranked in ActiveRain based on the number of followers. I found the link in a blog. Most Subscribed Bloggers provides a list of the overall ranking as well as the rankings by states. The link calls it Top Bloggers. This list does not show...

By Bob Crane, Forestland Experts! 715-204-9671
(Woodland Management Service / Woodland Real Estate, Keller Williams fox cities)
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Emy J's, Fine Coffee, Ice Cream and other Treats I am not one for meeting in bars or busy restaurants, too noisy, to dark, and just not conducive to business. So I am always happy to find a place that is more relaxed, bright and quiet enough to hear the person who I am meeting with. And when this...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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Dessert Selections for Broker Opens In our local real estate market, the traditional days for Broker Open Houses are Tuesdays at mid day. Lunch is often served by the listing agents. Popular dessert selections include the delicious apple and cherry pies from Costco. They are large pies and you ma...

By Roy Kelley
(Realty Group Referrals)
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In terms of communication, organization, attention to detail, results, follow through, professionalism, and price, we could not be happier.  Superstar Showcase - Katerina Gasset I do not often single out Rainers like this but really thought this article was warranted because of the outstanding ef...

By Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland, Sell Your Home With Margaret Rome
( HomeRome Realty 410-530-2400)
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  73 Penny Lane Copper Hill Mount Washington Baltimore County 21209  $229,944 MLS MDBC435814 Three bedrooms two full two half baths move in ready with three finished levels. Open floor plan with wood floors, gas heat and cooking, separate dining room and four sets of sliding glass doors to watch...

By Lisa Church, IRS tax representation in Anne Arundel County, MD
(Lisa D Church CPA, EA, MBA, NTPI Fellow)
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This is the 4th part of a series of blogs on 12 Tax Tips for Retirees and the Elderly. Retirement can be a huge shock when retirees have to pay a significant tax due to retirement withdrawals and social security. Other than Roth IRAs, the money you withdraw from your retirement savings is most li...

By Robert Siciliano, Realty Security and Identity Theft Expert Speaker
(IDTheftSecurity.com Inc)
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Yes that title is awful and yes you should be offended. Real estate agents often find themselves in dangerous situations. And for 20 years, I’ve been screaming this, doing something about it, and it keeps happening. And the real estate agents and industries response?Thots and prayers. Thots and p...

By Lisa Friedman, 29 Years of Real Estate Experience!
(Great American Dream Realty)
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Look whom I got the pleasure of seeing this evening in Wallingford, Vermont!I started out way back down the road with my zoom lens then every few minutes I would walk closer and closer until I was directly across the road from him! This is only the third time I have ever seen an owl in nature. Wh...

By Gary Thomas
(Preferred Properties Key West)
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1101 Flagler Avenue sits on a larger lot at the corner of Whalton Street at Flagler Avenue in the Casa Marina District of Key West. The Casa Marina Resort is located just three blocks to the west. The former home of R.J Reynolds (tobacco magnet and friend of Henry Flagler), is located opposite th...

By Valerie Almanzar, MBA
(Your Casa Team - Keller Williams Realty)
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4700 Cayetana Place Northwest Welcome to this stunning Tiara built home! Located near Montano and Coors, with easy access to shopping centers; quick access to Paseo Del Norte and I-40. Cottonwood Mall, newly opened Sprouts and Riverside Plaza are all nearby for your shopping convenience. Also loc...

By Michael Jacobs, Los Angeles Pasadena 818.516.4393
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  (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction     (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction  'Cause I try and I try and I try and I try I can't get no, I can't get noEven if the song was not a Dick Clark certified billboard blockbuster in your day, you likely have heard of it.  Maybe you shouted it as the turntable of you...

By Tim L. Ramey
(Coldwell Banker Burnet)
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Because real estate professionals know the local market dynamics, they can help military and veteran clients make informed decisions. To be most effective, you’ll need to stay up-to-date on rental prices in your market area, even if you don’t handle rentals. You’ll also need to keep up-to-date on...

By Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author
(people first...then business Ran Right Realty )
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Caught doing what you may ask? No need to specify as the dynamic itself testifies that something isn't right and you are the star-player in it all. To be able to plot a steady-course, do right and maintain honesty so that your integrity is intact and growing is easier said than it is done. Why? T...