Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-May 30 to June 5, 2021

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Posts Just For You- This Week at ActiveRain-May 30 to June 5, 2021


Every day there is something new to learn here at ActiveRain.  With this series, I try to highlight posts that gave me that lightbulb moment. It could be something techie, something about Real Estate or the other professions that I never knew, about a place, or about a person. Or, it could be a post that made me sit up and take notice!


May 31: Jim Paulson My Memorial Journey

You will not regret reading Jim's sweet post. And it may give you something to think about.


Debb Janes and Bernie Stea Memorial Day Remembering-Eugene C Mills III, Never Forgotten

This is a beautiful post and I learned about the Gold Star Mothers. Thank you to all of the young men and women who have been taken all too soon.



June 1:  Ron and Alexandra Seigel     3 Keys for Staying Focused On Your Real Estate Market!

Take these keys, put them on your keychain and carry them with you!

Doug Dawes Every Day is Memorial Day

What a very heartfelt post from Doug!



Joseph Domino Soundtrack of Lifetime-2021-The Beatles

I'm so glad to see the return of this! Follow Joseph all month to see who's next.


June 2: Lauren Laski Balancing Act

We all need some way to balance our days. What's yours?



June 3: Denise Lones How Do YOU Spell Relief? B-R-A-N-D

Another excellent post from Denise and you'll love the elevator story.

Robert Siciliano Protecting Your Parents from ID Theft

Some of us here ARE the parents, but it's important to take the steps Robert suggests.



June 4: Joan Cox Interesting Things While Showing Homes

I can remember similar interesting things on staging consultations and in looking for our own homes.





Thanks to Carol Williams for this weekly list which I copied from her post!

Don't miss the upcoming Zoom meetings


June 8th - Larry Story - Land Acquisitions

June 15th - TBA 

June 22nd Ben Kinney  (Update on ActiveRain Upgrade)

June 29th - Lori Ballen  (SEO For Real Estate)




Here is the ongoing link to each Zoom meeting

Arizona... You are the same as Pacific time until Nov. 7th

11:00 a.m. Pacific

12:00 p.m. Mountain

 1:00 p.m. Central

 2:00 p.m. Eastern time 





Please don’t forget to check out these very informative posts as well:


Carol Williams Second Chance Saturday-Carol highlights posts that are often suggested by the other members here. 


Debb Janes and Bernie Stea YouTube Thursdays- If you want to learn more about how to do videos for your business, this is the post to follow.


Liz and Bill Spear and the weekly Ask An Ambassador posts!


Thank you for letting me do what I love to do...learn something new every day. 

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Comments (40)

Sheri Sperry - MCNE®
Coldwell Banker Realty - Sedona, AZ
(928) 274-7355 ~ YOUR Solutions REALTOR®

Hi Kathy Streib - Thanks for the great line-up again this week.

Jun 06, 2021 01:10 PM
Dr. Paula McDonald
Beam & Branch Realty - Granbury, TX
Granbury, TX 936-203-0279

Great choices as always. Thank you for the time you put into this for us.

Jun 06, 2021 01:23 PM
Jeff Dowler, CRS
eXp Realty of California, Inc. - Carlsbad, CA
The Southern California Relocation Dude

Hi Kathy:

Thanks for a wonderful reading list - I have my work cut out for me as I only read a couple of these.

Enjoy what's left of the weekend!


Jun 06, 2021 01:29 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Bill Salvatore - YVP Blog I always see posts that I missed on her weekly post. 

Brian England    That's great!!!!

Hi Nina Hollander, Broker I need to get started on next week's post. 

Jun 06, 2021 04:27 PM
Ed Silva
Mapleridge Realty, CT 203-206-0754 - Waterbury, CT
Central CT Real Estate Broker Serving all equally

Again some great choices this week and a couple of them I read before your prompt.  Thanks for  your efforts

Jun 06, 2021 04:39 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Michael Jacobs there are weeks when I see posts that I could swear weren't there earlier! They just magically appear. 

Kat Palmiotti you never know!!!

Thank you Wayne Martin I appreciate it. 

Jun 06, 2021 04:41 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Grant Schneider Hope you enjoyed your trip and glad to help you catch up. 

Carol Williams don't stop doing your weekly post!!!!! I need it. 

Ron and Alexandra Seigel you are very welcome. 

Jun 06, 2021 04:43 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Debb Janes EcoBroker and Bernie Stea JD it was MY pleasure. I got sidetracked when I followed the link on your site and kept reading more about Gold Star Mothers. 

Joan Cox I wonder what other "interesting" things agents have seen. 

Jun 06, 2021 04:52 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Wanda Kubat-Nerdin - Wanda Can! I know that Memorial Day was last week but I had to share his post. 

Will Hamm I may try your crab balls this week. 

Roy Kelley I hope that you and Chef Dolores have a great week. 

Jun 06, 2021 05:08 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Jeffrey DiMuria 321.223.6253 Waves Realty my pleasure!!!

Mark Don McInnes, Sandpoint I know what you mean. But now I have "what I do" in the morning and it gets me through the day. 

Jun 06, 2021 05:10 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Debe Maxwell, CRS I think his post got a lot of people thinking. See you on Tuesday. 

Hi Dorie Dillard Austin TX hope you enjoyed your Sunday and got in some good HH and BB time. 

Jun 06, 2021 05:12 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Hi Rocky Dickerson Hope you read Joseph Domino 480-390-6011 post!!!

You are very welcome Thomas J. Nelson, REALTOR ® e-Pro CRS RCS-D Vets 

Jun 06, 2021 05:14 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Sheri Sperry - MCNE® Thanks for stopping by!!!

Paula McDonald, Ph.D. Hope you enjoyed the posts!!

Jeff Dowler, CRS I have already started looking for posts for next week. 

Jun 06, 2021 05:17 PM
Kathy Streib
Cypress, TX
Retired Home Stager/Redesign

Ed Silva always happy to highlight these posts. 

Jun 06, 2021 05:17 PM
Paul S. Henderson, REALTOR®, CRS
Fathom Realty Washington LLC - Tacoma, WA
South Puget Sound Washington Agent/Broker!

I always enjoy this Sunday tradition that you founded Kathy Streib 

Jun 06, 2021 05:25 PM
George Souto
George Souto NMLS #65149 FHA, CHFA, VA Mortgages - Middletown, CT
Your Connecticut Mortgage Expert

Kathy thank you for all the reading you do to come up with the excellent list of blogs you come up with week after week.

Jun 06, 2021 05:47 PM
James Dray
Fathom Realty - Bentonville, AR
Exceptional Agents, Outstanding Results

Morning Kathy.

I'm beginning to sound like a broken record, but it is what it is, I only have one for this last week

Jun 07, 2021 03:46 AM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

I always look forward to your "This Week at ActiveRain" list, Kathy.  I hope you have a great week.

Jun 07, 2021 06:46 PM
Myrl Jeffcoat
Sacramento, CA
Greater Sacramento Realtor - Retired

CONGRATULATIONS Kathy, on having this blog FEATURED in the Old Farts Club group!  

Jun 07, 2021 06:47 PM
Matthew Klinowski, PA
Downing Frye Realty - Naples, FL
Naples Golf Guy | Find Your Dream Lifestyle

Hi Kathy, thanks for sharing a great round of posts! It's always nice to see some of the top posts.

Jun 08, 2021 06:39 PM