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Tech Update October 24, 2011: Hiring Pivotal Labs

Pivotal Labs LogoHappy Monday Rainers,

I wanted to post a quick technology update.  It's been a bit more than six months since I came on as CEO.  As I told the group in April and May, my first priority for ActiveRain has been and continues to be improving the underlying technology platform of ActiveRain.

We continue to invest a lot of time and money into stabilizing ActiveRain.  I hope you have seen improvements over the last six months versus where ActiveRain had been six months or a year ago.

Though we have made a lot of improvements, there continue to be some challenges.  As we peel back the onion in terms of improving page loading speed, site performance, and enhancing our ability to make changes to the site, we noticed the core Ruby on Rails platform and the database had not been udpated in nearly five years.  There have been a number of enhancements to Ruby, Rails and PostgreSQL since then which we are not taking advantage of due to the age of the code base. 

We have hired a company called Pivotal Labs which is one of the premier Ruby on Rails development companies in the US to help us with the upgrade.  We will be implementing a test suite (there previously had not been a test suite at ActiveRain), upgrading Ruby to 1.9.2, upgrading Rails to 3.1, and upgrading our database PostgreSQL to the most current version.  This process should take 8-12 weeks and will be ongoing until it is complete.  You should not see any interruptions to service other than "builds" which will take place at night.  We will notify everyone of any major site upgrades where you may see an interruption.  Any "site maintenance" will generally take place late at night, on the weekends.  We will communicate the timing in advance. 

We hope that after this process is complete:

  1. Pages should load faster
  2. The site will be much more stable
  3. It will be much easier and faster to implement changes to the code base

We have our kick-off meeting with Pivotal tomorrow in San Francisco.

Happy Monday everyone!

Niki

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Comment balloon 79 commentsNikesh Parekh • October 24 2011 02:07AM

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Nikesh

Thank you for your help and moving the AR tech.  I look forward to the enhancements.

Posted by Elite Home Sales Team, A Tenacious and Skilled Real Estate Team (Elite Home Sales Team OC) over 6 years ago

Hi Nikesh, thanks for our assistance and update.

Posted by Ronald DiLalla, No. Orange Cty Real Estate (Century 21 Discovery DRE 01813824) over 6 years ago

I appreciate the upgrades, thanks for the update.

Posted by Maureen Fukumoto, Maureen (Help-U-Sell Realty Pro) over 6 years ago

Sounds good! Can you post the down times way early because I blog and comment lots of off hours?

Posted by Cheryl Ritchie, Southern Maryland 301-980-7566 (RE/MAX Leading Edge www.GoldenResults.com) over 6 years ago

Niki, Thanks for the update!  We've noticed that AR has been much improved in stability over the last few months, and we're appreciative that the necessary improvements are continuing to make the site even better.

Posted by Liz and Bill Spear, RE/MAX Elite Warren County OH (Cincinnati/Dayton) (RE/MAX Elite 513.520.5305 www.LizTour.com) over 6 years ago

Excellent.  thx for the update.  Yes, the page loading now is what seems to be the biggest issue.  I especially notice this when I'm training new people and their systems are even slower than mine.  Things have been MUCH better, so thx for the tech improvements.  can't wait until you can then get to the upgrades.

Posted by Debbie Gartner, The Flooring Girl & Blog Stylist -Dynamo Marketers (The Flooring Girl) over 6 years ago

Thank you for the update.  I appreciate the FASTER loading of pages and look forward to the UPGRADES

Posted by Wallace S. Gibson, CPM, LandlordWhisperer (Gibson Management Group, Ltd.) over 6 years ago

Nikki,this is exciting to hear and thank you for staying true to what you originally promised to all of us who appreciate this platform and what it brings us in our business...yes, things have improved here...thank you!

Posted by Ginny Gorman, Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond (RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Happy Monday Indeed!  Thanks so much for your hard work at making AR an even better site.  I have seen major improvements already, and look forward to seeing even more! Love this community! 

Posted by Amy Hahn, Realtor/Broker - Crystal Coast, NC (Pine Knoll Shores Realty) over 6 years ago

Thanks Nikki!  I am looking forward to the upgrades.  This is the best real estate industry platform out there and it's nice to know it's only going to get better!

Posted by Kelly Milligan (First Title Real Estate, LLC) over 6 years ago

Niki: Faster loading of pages will improve all Rainers' efficiency in using Active Rain to build their business. Your efforts are appreciated. As mentioned above, please give as much advance notice as possible. Time zone changes and AR insomniacs mean that Active Rainers are blogging and commenting around the clock!

Posted by Anne M. Costello (Weidel Realtors) over 6 years ago

Thank you Nikki, I'm glad that speed is the intended cause. . .the most important one. .

Posted by Fernando Herboso - Broker for Maxus Realty Group, 301-246-0001 Serving Maryland, DC and Northern VA (Maxus Realty Group - Broker 301-246-0001) over 6 years ago

Howdy and morning Niki

Niki, just like most, I also appreciate you posting this. But this here old Southern Cowboy has to tell you how it has been, unlike a lot of the members tell you what you want to hear. But the fly in the buttermilk, the site has not been acting much better than it was six months or a year ago.

I've still been having a lot of different kinds of  Poxy Errors come up, at different times of the day. There has even been times were pages lockup on the site. When I'm on the site, my Blocking Program has been blocking anywhere from 3 to 12 items at a time. After opening up your blog post, its blocking 6 items.

Incoming and outgoing comments showing up on my home page and many other members which I have talked with, has been a real hit and miss most days.

PS, I would also like to Thank you mighty kindly for not returning the two phone calls, which I left you a message both times. 

Have a good one
Dale in New Hampshire

Posted by Dale Baker, New Hampshire Relocation Real Estate Information (Baker Energy Audits and Commercial Properties Inspections) over 6 years ago

Thank you

Thank you

Thank you!

I have gotten into the habit of checking email on the other screen while the page loads.

Watching a video somewhere else while the screen loads.

Hopefully no more...

PHil

Posted by Phil Leng, Phil Leng - Retired (Retired) over 6 years ago

Running faster and jumping higher...Love it !

Posted by Sally K. & David L. Hanson, WI Realtors - Luxury - Divorce (Keller Williams 414-525-0563) over 6 years ago

Hi Nikesh -

1)  I have noticed over a long period of time that the login screen takes an excessive amount of time to load quite frequently even when the other pages of ActiveRain load quickly.  This issue occurs at all times, even when there are not a lot of people using AR.

2)  You said you will do the updates late at night on weekends.  You should consider NOT doing the updates before midnight Eastern on Sunday night before the ActiveRain week closes.  Some people are entering their final posts for the week at that time.

3)  You should make sure that any notifications of unavailability of ActiveRain are prominently posted on the home page several days in advance and that such notifications remain on the homepage at all times (i.e. do not use a featured post that scrolls off within a day.

Posted by FN LN over 6 years ago

That sounds excellent!! Thank you for the update.

Posted by Dawn Maloney, 330-990-4236 Hudson & Northeastern Ohio (RE/MAX Haven - Northeast Ohio Real Estate Specialist) over 6 years ago

That sounds exciting. Glad to hear that you are staying on top of it and that performance is still a top priority!

Posted by Richard Weisser, Richard Weisser Retired Real Estate Professional (Richard Weisser Realty) over 6 years ago

Relatively new to AR and greatly appreciate the update.  Its a shame that other platforms don't inform their consumers in such an easy manner.

Posted by Lawrence Evans (Team Limejuicer/Remax) over 6 years ago

Niki, the upgrades should improve the system a lot. Thanks for the update.

Posted by Michael Setunsky, Your Commercial Real Estate Link to Northern VA over 6 years ago

Best of luck to you, I hope everything goes as smoothly as possible.  I know with technology, nothing is usually easy.

Posted by Justin Dibbs, REALTOR® - Ashburn Virginia Homes for Sale (Pearson Smith Realty) over 6 years ago

I've noticed that pages are loading a LOT faster. Thanks for keeping us in the loop!

Posted by Aaron Seekford, Ranked Top 1% Nationwide 703-836-6116 (Arlington Realty, Inc.) over 6 years ago

Thank you for the update!  Sounds like a great plan and I especially like the part about loading the pages faster! Best of luck.

Posted by Silvia Dukes PA, Broker Associate, CRS, CIPS, SRES, Florida Waterfront and Country Club Living (Tropic Shores Realty - Ich spreche Deutsch!) over 6 years ago

Page loading speed being enhanced I think will be much appreciated Niki. Thanks for your latest update.

Posted by Gary Woltal, Assoc. Broker Realtor SFR Dallas Ft. Worth (Keller Williams Realty) over 6 years ago

The only complaint I have now is the amount of spam comments I see.

Unlike unlucky comment number 13 I have not encountered any slow loading for a long time and that is the truth, not just what you want to hear. So far I am cool with progress.

 

Have a great week.

Posted by Corinne Guest, The Choice of Professionals for Luxury Home Buying (Barrington Realty Company) over 6 years ago

Great News Nikki!  Glad to see a plan and moving forward on that plan.  I have always been and will continue to be patient and grateful for everything Acitive Rain has done for me.  

Posted by Larry Story, Total Care Realty, LLC, Greensboro, NC Real Estate (Total Care Realty) over 6 years ago

Niki- thanks for keeping us updated.  One of the things I love about AR (and Lenn mentioned this in her post) is that if I have an issue I can speak with a real person.... no filling out of forms and trying to talk to some automated machine.  Please don't ever change that!!!!  I've seen fewer proxy errors and still love AR.  

Posted by Kathy Streib, Home Stager - Palm Beach County,FL -561-914-6224 (Room Service Home Staging) over 6 years ago

Nikki,  I for one think that the system has been working much better in the past few months!  But sounds like you're about to make it even BETTER!!  I echo the others before me here - thanks for the heads up, and thanks for keeping us on the cutting edge!  Let us know how/if we can help...
Pamela

Posted by Lee & Pamela St. Peter, Making Connections to Success in Real Estate (Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices YSU Realty: (919) 645-2522) over 6 years ago

Niki, good morning. 

  A core system that has not been updated in 5 years?  Yikes!  Glad to hear you guys are on it.

   Keep up the good work!

      Thanks,

              Fred

Posted by Fred Griffin, Licensed Florida Real Estate Broker (Fred Griffin Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Nikki - thanks for the update. Page load and stability is an important key. Good luck with the enhancement.

Posted by Mike Yeo (3:16 team REALTY) over 6 years ago

Always improving, that is a good thing for software, computer and humans;) Katerina 

Posted by Katerina Gasset, Get It Done For Me Virtual Services (Get It Done For Me Virtual Services ) over 6 years ago

It's funny how there is so much that goes on behind the scenes that we know nothing about.

Posted by Melissa Zavala, Broker, Escondido Real Estate, San Diego County (Broadpoint Properties) over 6 years ago

No problems here - everything is working smoothly.  Only issue I have is that posts that are moved over to Facebook have my photo on them instead one of of the photos from the post that I wrote.

This problem was nicely explained to me by one of the staff but it's something that I would love to see changed.

Posted by Margaret Goss, Chicago's North Shore & Winnetka Real Estate (Baird & Warner Real Estate) over 6 years ago

I'm looking forward to a bit more speed although I credit AR with deepening my patience and teaching me to look for the Zen in the moment while I wait for pages to load etc.  ;)

Posted by Norma Toering Broker for Palos Verdes and Beach Cities, Palos Verdes Luxury Homes in L.A. (Charlemagne International Properties) over 6 years ago

Niki, having the page load speed updated will be a relief. Small amount of frustration for 8-12 weeks followed by improved performance is acceptable.

Posted by Maria Morton, Kansas City Real Estate 816-560-3758 (Chartwell Kansas City Realty) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the comments everyone.  We will updtae everyone on planned updates as far in advance as possible.

Dale, I am so sorry.  I did not receive your voicemails.  I am not sure why.  I am traveling right now, but I will have someone reach out to you to help. 

Marc, the login page continues to be a challenge at certain times of the day.  We are not sure why at times.  We have been investigating it.  The simple solution is not to log out.  But we are hoping this upgrade helps this problem as well.  We will try to avoid deploys on Sunday, though Saturday and Sunday are the lowest usage times on AR.

Margaret, the FaceBook photo issue is a problem as well.  Thank you for the feedback.

Posted by Nikesh Parekh, Technology Entrepreneur, Executive, & Investor (Trulia) over 6 years ago
Thank you for striving to keep Active Rain current with technology

C&C
Posted by Carl Winters over 6 years ago

Niki....I also appreciate this being posted & you keeping us informed.  I actually have noticed that I have not run into as many problems recently as in the past (knock on wood!). If this only makes it better, then that is great!

Posted by Christine Smith, Exclusive Buyer Agent & Attorney, Canton, MA (Buyers Brokers Only LLC - www.BuyersBrokersOnly.com) over 6 years ago

Good man and carry on....any time spent in tweaking "rain" items is not only appreciated, but will pay for itself in time no problem...

Posted by Richie Alan Naggar, agent & author (people first...then business Ran Right Realty ) over 6 years ago

Wow, I hope the loading spped is sped up.  I do think you guys do a great job, but sometimes the page loading spped is rather slow, which is my only complaint.  Hopefully this will be fixed.

Posted by Gary Frimann, REALTOR and Broker (Eagle Ridge Realty / Signature Homes & Estates) over 6 years ago

Thanks, I appreciate the updates. I particularly think there is an issue with the log-in page as that takes me the longest to load on every computer I try to use to access my active rain account.

Posted by Gabrielle Jeans, Real Estate Web Solution, Real Estate Trainer and Coach (WebTech Dezine, Gabrielle Jeans Real Estate Coach) over 6 years ago

I appreciate your timely update. Pivotal Labs sounds like an innovative organization that may resolve all the issues addressed.

Thank you for listening to the voice of your customers.

Posted by Sun City Grand Homes Surprise AZ Real Estate Leolinda Bowers Designated Broker Leolinda Realty, Sun City Grand in Surprise Arizona (Leolinda Realty) over 6 years ago

Niki, it is great that you are working from the bottom up! I can certainly see how this can stabilize the reliability a great deal. While they are in there how about a separation and save of the software for easier future upgrades? I have not been one that has experienced as many of the problems in the past except for 500 errors and a slow load. Thank you for what you are doing to increase the user experience.

Posted by Deb Brooks (Brooks Prime Properties Wichita Falls Texas) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the updates! Look forward to seeing the improvements!

Posted by Ben Blonder, Buyers, Sellers, Investors! (Broker/Owner, Keller Williams) over 6 years ago

Hi Niki - That's really good news - it sounds like the improvements will really be worth the effort, and I appreciate your approach to identifying what's important. Thanks for keeping us informed.

Posted by Dick Greenberg, Northern Colorado Residential Real Estate (New Paradigm Partners LLC) over 6 years ago

Niki:

Thank you for keeping us informed about what you are doing behind the scene.  I am happy to see that you are striving to improve service on the site.  Good luck.

Posted by Evelyn Kennedy, Alameda, Real Estate, Alameda, CA (Alain Pinel Realtors) over 6 years ago

HI Niki,

Great news, and our Compliments to all the hard work the entire support team is putting in with all the improvements to date, we for one have been very much encouraged by the many sutle yet very important improvements so far.

 

Posted by Peter Pfann @ eXp Realty Pfanntastic Properties in Victoria, Since 1986., Talk To or Text Peter 250-213-9490 (eXp Realty, Victoria BC www.pfanntastic.com) over 6 years ago

Nice! I knew that was the problem all along! Ruby on Rails! 1.21 Jiggawatts!

Posted by Greg Nino, Houston, Texas (RE/MAX Compass, formerly RE/MAX WHP) over 6 years ago

Just connect the leppus to the fisteresis and we should be good to go!

All kidding aside, all your efforts in making the site more stable are greatly appreciated. Thank you guys.

Posted by Craig Rutman, Raleigh, Cary, Apex area Realtor (Helping people in transition) over 6 years ago

Niki, I am perfectly happy with AR the way it is running now - there are some pages that load slowly but those are bloggers who have loaded their pages with TONS of widgets and search maps in their blogs, etc. I attributed that as their issue but glad you have a solution for everyone :)

Sharon

Posted by Sharon Alters, Realtor - Homes for Sale Fleming Island FL (Coldwell Banker Vanguard Realty - 904-673-2308) over 6 years ago

Thanks for keeping us updated, we do appreciate knowing what's going on. 6 months already? wow

Posted by Karen Fiddler, Broker/Owner, Orange County & Lake Arrowhead, CA (949)510-2395 (Karen Parsons-Fiddler, Broker 949-510-2395) over 6 years ago

I learn more about techonology from ActiveRain than I do from some of the technology journals I read.  It always seems so much more practical here.  Thanks for the update!

 

Posted by Lynne Ruffin, Century 21. The Gold Standard. (Century 21 Nachman Realty) over 6 years ago

Thank you. I have noted very few issues in past few months so you must be doing something right.:)

 

Posted by Erica Ramus, MRE, Schuylkill County PA Real Estate (Erica Ramus - Ramus Realty Group - Pottsville, PA ) over 6 years ago

Nikesh - Thanks for the update. We've seen an improvement we believe... but that's just us... Seems more stable than ever. good job

Posted by Robert and Lisa Hammerstein -201-315-8618, Bergen County NJ Real Estate (Keller Williams Valley Realty) over 6 years ago

Great, Niki! Thanks for the update. Faster page loads would definitely be a good thing!

Posted by Donna Harris, Realtor,Mediator,Ombudsman,Property Tax Arbitrator (Donna Homes, powered by JPAR - TexasRealEstateMediationServices.com) over 6 years ago

Chris and I had a very good day with Jeff & Alex of Pivotal.  We are confident that upgrading the underlying platform will results in significant improvements for ActiveRain.  The first month will be dedicated towards creating and re-creating a test suite, so that when we upgrade the platform we can test the software properly.  Given Thanksgiving and Christmas, we are hoping for this upgrade to be complete by mid to end of January. 

Posted by Nikesh Parekh, Technology Entrepreneur, Executive, & Investor (Trulia) over 6 years ago

This is good news Niki.  And I'm so hoping this means that we wil be finally able to email the entire Bananatude group like other groups. That would be such a gift. Thanks for all that you and the team are doing! 

Posted by Anna Banana Kruchten CRB, CRS, Broker, Arizona's Top Banana of Real Estate! (Phoenix Property Shoppe) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the update Niki!  I have not had many techie issues since those back in May!

I did notice there were some traffic issues for quite a chunk of this year (by incoming referrals to my website) HOWEVER when most incoming traffic is reducing AR is increasing.  I am not doing anything different so something good happened on SEO front recently too!

Posted by Renée Donohue, Las Vegas Real Estate Broker - www.urLVhome.com (Savvy Home Strategies Realty, LLC-REALTOR®-Estate-Probate) over 6 years ago

The last six months has gone by very quickly.  It's hard to believe you've been here that long already.  I have noticed the pages have been loading faster and I haven't had as much trouble posting ads and comments.  Of course, I also have a new computer but I'm giving you the benefit of the doubt and the credit to AR for the improvement.

Posted by Doug Bullwinkel, NMLS #281609 (Envoy Mortgage) over 6 years ago

thanks for the update - I look forward to improvements.  One of my peeves is that I can't load listings from IE - which is my browser of choice.

Posted by Jeanne Dufort, Madison and Lake Oconee GA (Coldwell Banker Lake Country) over 6 years ago

Hi Niki!  Thanks so much for the update!  We are not down NEARLY as much as we were a year ago and faster load times are always a good thing to keep folks on the site!

I have noticed that the past couple of weeks, when I add my tags, the 'suggestions' with my old tags don't appear.  I'm having to go back into tags and find the correct wording for the longtails for each post.  Has the auto-complete function been removed?

Thanks again for the update!  We LOVE news--especially GOOD news!

Posted by Debe Maxwell, CRS, Charlotte Homes for Sale - Charlotte Neighborhoods (www.AtHomesCharlotte.com | The Maxwell House Group | RE/MAX Executive | (704) 491-3310) over 6 years ago

That is awesome news. I have always believed and still believe that this is the place to be if you are in the business. And now the technology is catching up to the community. The site has been very much improved over the last 6 months, there is little doubt of that. You guys are doing a great job!

Posted by Nathan Tutas, Your Central Florida Real Estate Expert (Tutas Towne Realty, Inc.) over 6 years ago

Nikki, thanks for the update and the improvements.  While there are the occasional glitches on the AR site, they are minor compared to the value you provide!

Posted by Steven Pahl, Real Estate Consultant Tampa, FL 813-319-6423 (Keller Williams Tampa Properties) over 6 years ago

Nikesh,

Thanks for the technical update. It is very difficult to convey technical message for the layman but your writing proved this wrong, very good job, appreciated, Rahman

Posted by Faizur Rahman, Ph.D ABR SFR CIAS (Bengal Brokerage LLC) over 6 years ago

I have no idea what all that meant but I am glad that you are always trying to improve the site and make it better.  That's all I can ask for.  All this is like learning a second language!!

Posted by Eric Krebs (Surf and Country Realty) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the heads up.  After that is completed, maybe you can look into some of the "old" groups that no longer have moderators and can start cleaning those up too.

Posted by Jim Paulson, Owner,Broker (Progressive Realty (Boise Idaho) www.Progressive-Realty.info) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the update, Niki. I've been wondering why the posts load so slowly, and thinking that there must be some way to allow the page to "paint" quicker. Maybe limiting the size of the thumbnail photos to 10K ?

Now that you mention it, thinking back to earlier in the year... I did encounter a couple of problems where when I clicked on Submit Comment, I ended up losing the comment altogether. So, yes I have noticed a difference in stability in that regard.

Ruby on Rails? Well, thats a new one in my experience. I'm confident in your ability to make the right decisions which will improve the rain experience.

Thanks again,

Jeff

Posted by Jeff Hollister, Real Estate Broker, Serving Orange County, CA (Native Californian with 20 years serving OC Buyers & Sellers) over 6 years ago

Thank you for the update and 2012 will be a great year!

Posted by Rebecca Gaujot, Realtor®, Lewisburg WV, the go to agent for all real estate (Perry Wellington Realty, Adam Conrad, Broker) over 6 years ago

I'm with Debe (#63) --- the auto tage function, or lack thereof is driving me crazy.

My tags are out of control on AR as it is (my bad, and a huge project to fix) but, now to have to know exactly what to type each and every time is bonkers.

BTW, I have a ticket on this and I'm being told it's a computer problem on my end, NOT AR, but I'm not the only one with the problem.

HELP!!!!

 

Posted by Thom Abbott, Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale (MyMidtownMojo.com |770.713.1505 | Intown Atlanta GA Condo Living) over 6 years ago

I don't always understand what's happening with slow uploads, and have been blaming myself! Thanks for helping out with that. I look forward to each and every improvement!

Posted by Debbe Perry, 828.439.3084 Morganton/Lake James NC (Real Living Carolina Property ) over 6 years ago

I am glad that you are being aggressive in going after the issues that we have experienced in ActiveRain. SPEED is one of the most important issues with me.  I am a dedicated ActiveRain blogger...not going anywhere....but I do get frustrated when the hour I schedule to post and comment is not always productive for me.  Good for you - keeping us informed.  Many of us do work late nights, early mornings and weekends on ActiveRain as this is the time we have - around our other business.  Thanks again for the update! 

Posted by Barbara Hensley, Homes for Sale in Rockwall County, Texas (RE/MAX Properties) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the updates and for the continue progress and improvements. Upload speed continues to be an issue at times. :)

Pelase keep us all informed in advance, especially if there is going to be downtime.

Posted by Jeff Dowler, CRS, The Southern California Relocation Dude - Carlsbad (Solutions Real Estate ) over 6 years ago

I don't know what it was like a year ago.  I thought it was just me and my old tank of a PC!  Whew, thought for awhile that I was going to actually open up the vault and spring for a new one!  Thank you, I think?  Probably a lot of it is ME.

Posted by Ken Anderson, Broker in Burlington, Ontario (Apex Results Realty Inc., Brokerage) over 6 years ago

Thanks for the update!   I do agree we are not getting kickd off like we were a year ago, or getting those nasty Proxy messages.  

However, I suddenly go hit with an unuasual amount of spam just a short while ago - what was that?   I had never had that before.

Thanks for cleaning this place up so we can work some more here!

Posted by Dagny Eason, Fairfield County CT, CDPE Homes For Sale and Condo (Dagny's Real Estate) over 6 years ago

Thanks for keeping us in the loop and notifying us when things might go pear shaped.

Posted by Georgie Hunter R(S) 58089, Maui Real Estate sales and lifestyle info (Hawai'i Life Real Estate Brokers) over 6 years ago

Sounds like some great changes coming, Niki!  Thanks and keep up the good work.  I'm sure you had some huge shoes to fill!

Posted by DeeDee Riley, Realtor - El Dorado Hills & the Surrounding Areas (Lyon Real Estate - El Dorado Hills CA) over 6 years ago

it is wonderful to have your vision and effort to improve AR and continue to implement more tech to the site

thanks so much for keeping it up and be one of the best site for the real estate broker and realtors

Posted by Jimmy Phan, Phan real estate group in hickory (KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY IN MOORESVILLES, NC) over 6 years ago

Your efforts are appreciated.  The improvements jsut keep on coming.  Thanks

Posted by Ric Mills, Integrity, Honesty, and Vast Real Estate Knowledge (Keller Williams Southern Az) over 6 years ago

Hey thanks for the update! ActiveRain has improved so much from its original layout and function. It will only continue to improve! Keep up the good work. 

Posted by Lynn Tardibuono, Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate (Sun Pacific Mortgage and Real Estate) over 6 years ago

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