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RealTalk

LEADERSHIP: Saul Klein and John Reilly are longtime real estate educators, authors, and brokers, each with over 40 years’ experience. They were technology pioneers in the real estate industry. John Reilly is an attorney and Saul Klein is a REALTOR Emeritus and a Certified Financial Planner (CFP).

TYPE OF GROUP: Closed

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: Only with specific permission where value is added by the vendor’s post. Unlike many communities, we encourage vendors to participate as value added members of the community, not to sell their products directly.

COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP: Agents, Brokers, Educators, Authors, Attorneys, Appraisers, Lenders. This is a “Moderated Discussion.” The intention is to create a “safe space” for our members to ask and answer without fear of ridicule.

HELPFUL INFORMATION: WITH 8,500+ members, We are dedicated to supporting the Real Estate Agent community through outstanding industry education. With over twenty years in business, RealTown offers real estate agents, brokers and industry professionals’ clear insights into the best practices for working in the world of real estate.

RealTown is a pioneer in building online communities, particularly for real estate. We invite you to join and participate in our communities to expand your knowledge and your network. We also offer email and domain services that specialize in servicing the needs of real estate professionals.

We invite you to learn from our education, utilize our services and join us in our exploration of real estate and technology.

ADMINS: Saul Klein and John Reilly

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CONTRIBUTORS: Jim Lee; Peter Miller
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Lab Coat Agents


LEADERSHIP: Tristan Ahumada and Nick Baldwin hail from opposite ends of the country and have worked hard to create an informative and responsive online environment. Both are successful Team Leaders and work hard to bring their group participants the latest in technology and other relevant real estate topics.

TYPE OF GROUP: Closed

Marketing to the Group: Some, but gently and always delivering value with the solicitation.

COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP: Real estate sales licensees, real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, appraisers, inspectors. Most of the participants are in residential real estate sales and with varying degrees of experience…from brand new agent to seasoned 40-year veterans and everything in between. Saul Klein and John Reilly are frequent contributors to this Facebook Group

Helpful Information: 80,000+ members

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NEW REAL ESTATE AGENTS

LEADERSHIP: Group Founder and Admin is Jennifer Romano. Jennifer is a realtor for Elite Real Estate Solutions, LLC under broker Rachel Romash, in Daphne, Alabama. The Admin and Moderators are actively committed to ensuring a safe community for their members.

TYPE OF GROUP: Closed

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: NO PROMOTION OR MARKETING ALLOWED, EXCEPT from approved Vendors! Approved Vendors may post twice per week, over a 5 week period. Admin and moderators may also post about vendors.

COMPOSITION OF GROUP: Members must be a real estate agent or a real estate student or a licensed mortgage lender/broker/loan originator or involved in real estate in some capacity.

HELPFUL INFORMATION: 27,000+ members. Their goal is to provide a group that encourages and supports new real estate agent growth and success.

Encouraged topics include: Introductions, Brokerages, Training, Lead Gen, Listings, Buyers, Forms, Marketing, Mindset, Business Admin, Sales, Customer Service, Technology, and general challenges and concerns in the Real Estate industry.


New members must be a real estate agent or a real estate student or a licensed mortgage lender/broker/loan originator willing to provide NMLS license number.

ADMIN: Jennifer Penry Romano. Moderators: Kristina Brinkmeier, Luigi Alvarez

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Review of Online Real Estate Communities

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REAL CLOSERS

LEADERSHIP: Juan Molina and David Albanese have each built successful real estate businesses. They are also successful entrepreneurs in a number of different areas, including real estate industry-specific software development.

TYPE OF GROUP: Closed

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: Some by the group owners. Their specialty is Online Lead Generation. This is not a group for listing display or self-promotion.

COMPOSITION OF GROUP: Real estate sales licensees, real estate brokers, mortgage brokers, appraisers, inspectors. Most of the participants are in residential real estate sales and with varying degrees of experience…from brand new agent to seasoned 40-year veterans and everything in between. Saul Klein and John Reilly are frequent contributors to this Facebook Group

HELPFUL INFORMATION: 51,803 members

ADMIN: David Albanese, Juan Murillo, Juan Gabriel Molina

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Owl Out of the Box

LEADERSHIP: Group Founder, Mary Shannon Moore is a mother, real estate broker and author that was born and raised in Southwest Florida. Currently residing in Placida, she runs a very successful real estate business that serves many parts of Florida.

She is also a Social Media Strategist, National Speaker, Brokerage Owner, Best Selling Author.


TYPE OF GROUP: Custom

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: Mary Shannon offers her marketing and other paid offerings.

COMPOSITION OF GROUP: Primarily sales and broker licensees, and other industry professionals. Designed to help agents come up with new and innovative ways to market.

HELPFUL INFORMATION: 36,000+ members. Closed Group. Welcome agents! This page was designed to help agents come up with new and innovative ways to market yourself.

ADMINS: Mary Shannon Moore, Andrew Gavin, Catherine Bassett, Bob Garagliano.

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Inman Coast to Coast

LEADERSHIP: Eliza Hayden, Marketing Director at ERA Wilder Realty.
Jacy Riedmann, Blogger & Speaker at The Geeky Girls

TYPE OF GROUP: Custom

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: Inman products and services

COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP: Inman Select members and Connect Attendees can connect here to discuss, debate and define the important issues in real estate to openly discuss, rally, learn, ideate, inspire, and be inspired by others in our industry. Inman Select news and Connect event information will be added here too.

HELPFUL INFORMATION: 15,000+ members.

ADMINS: Inman News, Amrit Judge, Matthew Shadbolt andBrad Inman
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Real Estate Agents that Really Work

LEADERSHIP: John Moscillo and Jason Morris are online coaches dedicated to bringing their message of productivity to real estate licensees, teams, and brokerages.

TYPE OF GROUP: Closed

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: Some, primarily their coaching services.

COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP: Real estate sales licensees, real estate brokers. Most of the participants are in residential real estate sales and with varying degrees of experience. Saul Klein and John Reilly are contributors to this Facebook Group.

HELPFUL INFORMATION: 28,000+ members

ADMIN: Jason Morris

MODERATOR: John Moscillo

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PROPERTY ADVERTISING: No

SELF PROMOTION: No

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REALTOWN'S AE TALK

LEADERSHIP: Saul Klein, CFP and John Reilly, Attorney

TYPE OF GROUP: Closed

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: None

COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP: Administered by RealTown and hosted by realtitude, this group is comprised of Real Estate Association CEOs, and Senior Staff. Saul has facilitated over 100 strategic planning events for associations and MLSs over the last 25 years. Leadership and management skills emphasized in this professional group.

HELPFUL INFORMATION: 380+ members

SUMMARY OF THE GROUP: AETalk is a closed group, reserved for REALTOR Association and MLS Executives and staff. Be sure your Facebook profile provides workplace information so your ability to meet the criteria for membership can be established. If you are a veteran member of AETalk, you know that most of the conversation related to managing organized real estate, and even the occasional joke might be included. Members are encouraged to participate; start conversations, add to conversations, and even lurk-- you might be able to help someone out, or learn something yourself.

ADMINS: Saul Klein and John Reilly

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Real Estate Education Association Members Group


LEADERSHIP: Real Estate Educators Board of Directors – Rebecca Jones and Kris Inman

MARKETING TO THE GROUP: Only occasionally by preferred vendors of members

COMPOSITION OF THE GROUP: This group is for real estate educators who are members of the REEA.

EDUCATOR'S ASSOCIATION: Sharing knowledge, quality classroom materials, and resources with our peers and having access to new ideas, products, books and services, as well as learning invaluable cutting-edge teaching techniques, tools, content as well as emerging issues and trends. Observe spectacular teaching techniques and learning how to apply those techniques personally as well and learning educational standards for classroom presentation and course design

HELPFUL INFORMATION: 130 Members

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