• Featured Blog Entry in Just for Fun 21 minutes ago

       Summer tends to be a more social time of year ...the barbeque...the deck and drinks....impromptu or planned pontoon cruise....it's a great time to be social !           A recent patio party with friends ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community 1 minute ago

    What I Learned This Week At ActiveRain-July 17 -July 23, 2016. 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 ...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Sales and Marketing 17 minutes ago

    I've got to have a web presence to be successful!I need a good website URL that will get me found!What do people search for?Cincinnati REALTORS(R)!!!!Yeah, that'll be a great website URL, CincinnatiRealtor.c...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 1 hour ago

    It Was Just Another Real Estate Market Report On ACTIVERAIN!That's what I believed.I remember the days when my market reports were simple. I came long way from those simple reports to reports with pictures a...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Best Practices 13 minutes ago

     After reading a featured post titled “The Loneliness of Your Second Post-The Newbie’s Trough of Sorrow,” and I thought I’d share my thoughts on this topic. As the author of that post stated, the welcoming c...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 2 hours ago

     2016 Summer Meetups Schedule; Starting Today and Running Through August 7th.A few weeks ago we asked for volunteers to host the Summer 2016 round of Active Rain Meetups and many have been sending in the det...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 1 hour ago

    Hello New Agent - Lets Get Started, I Challenge you to Comment-  I just finished reading a very nice post by Debbie Laity, in it she talks about the power of Activerain and the clients she has worked with, m...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Technology & Tools about 3 hours ago

    Twitter is one of the most powerful social media tools used today. While Twitter has fewer active members than platforms like Facebook or YouTube, the “Twittersphere” is rapidly growing. The main point of ha...
  • Featured Question in Real Estate Industry about 1 hour ago

  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Sales and Marketing 19 minutes ago

    What's the purpose of a real estate flyer, a brochure, or a blog post about your new listing?   To gain attention, of course. To get that potential buyer or buyer's agent to stop, look, read, and become int...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Technology & Tools about 7 hours ago

    How would you like a free and easy-to-use animation tool to create fun real estate video memes just like this?Free Easy Animator software was recently updated with animated text features. If you already down...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Technology & Tools about 3 hours ago

    When I started blogging on AR 5 years ago, the blog editor was much more basic than it is today, and the platform was a tad buggy as well. When we wanted to format our posts to look better, there were limite...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Home Buying about 9 hours ago

    Closing Cost Options That Help Buy or Sell a Home          The accumulation of a Down Payment is often a First-Time Homebuyer's  primary focus once the decision to buy has been made.  Monetarily and mentally...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate General Information about 3 hours ago

    Did you know that Real Estate business runs in cycles? Not just one, but several different cycles. The short cycles are what we call the Spring and Fall markets. In the Spring, buyers and sellers hit the mar...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 9 hours ago

    About two years ago, I attended a Social Media class hosted by a title company. It was an informative class and there was a lot of dialogue between attendees and the instructor. The instructor also reference...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 9 hours ago

     Last year was my worst ever in real estate.  I went months and months without a buyer, without a sale.  I started looking for other things to do.  I wrote a cookbook,  I created artwork, aprons, and pillows...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Just for Fun about 3 hours ago

    First, I am not plaguerizing Scarlett O'Hara!   I used this title because after years of stressing over little things, this phrase has been popping up in my head lately.For those of you who don't know who Sc...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Real Estate Sales and Marketing about 9 hours ago

     Social Media Is "Social" Marketing Active Rain has asked us to share their greatest social media success and have created a contest to make it fun. I am happy to share how I use Social Media to grow my busi...
  • Featured Blog Entry in ActiveRain Community about 13 hours ago

    This has become a major conversation on AR since the Melania Trump speech at the Republican National Convention. She was accused of plagiarism for borrowing a few words and phrases from Michelle Obama, who m...
  • Featured Blog Entry in Home Buying 1 day ago

    Lots of people seem to be asking the question ~ "Should I buy a home now or wait another year? And if I wait will it cost me more to buy?"  What does the cost of waiting actually mean? The cost of waiting to...
Load More
Real Estate Professionals
Join 283,674 others on ActiveRain.
It's Free.