First Blog Posts

Sometimes, it can be scary to write your first blog post! Luckily, the supportive community of ActiveRain is just the place to start.

On this page you will find a running list of “first blog posts” written on ActiveRain by members of the real estate industry. These new bloggers have taken the leap to begin their blogging journey. Our first-time real estate bloggers deserve a big welcome and some extra encouragement from you!

Take a read, leave a comment, and say hello. You'll make that author’s day and help to give them a great first impression of our community.

Agent's first blog posts on ActiveRain

By Referral Maker, Easy-to-use real estate CRM
(Referral Maker CRM)
Comments 0
 If you’re like many small business owners, you’re focused on building your brand. Even if you work for a broker, you may want to build the brand and help your clients and local community see you as a real estate expert. Every time you contact a client, write a personal note or help a buyer or se...

By Brett Everett, High leverage, low cost, private money lending
(Peer-to-Peer Trust Deeds)
Comments 2
Good Morning Active Rain!  This is my first post on the A/R and wanted to share a $1,050,000 private money bridge loan that I closed a few months ago on a beautiful home in San Diego.  My niche is private money lending in California, originating the following types of loans: Fix and Flip Bridge L...

By Sean Blanchette
(Frontdoorhomes group)
Comments 4
9420 Waterford Dr., Manassas, VA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2686 SQUARE FEET COMING SOON! Beautiful Home for Sale ~ 9420 Waterford Dr., Manassas, VA 20110. Feat...

By matthew kelleher
Comments 0
You can hire building services engineers, who can skillfully handle all the internal workings of your house. These professionals are responsible for all the mechanical, plumbing, electrical, and other operating systems of the house. These engineers ensure that your home is safe and comfortable to...

By Ian Simons, Listing and Buyers agent
(Century 21 San Moritz)
Comments 6
There are so many captions - top producer, top 1% etc. However... What many clients fail to realize is that those so called "bragging rights" have little correlation to the Realtor's capability to market and obtain offers. Sure it demonstrates the Realtor gets a ton of listings, which obviously t...

By wst spencer, Contact Yahoo customer support services 1-800-615-
(Yahoo Customer Support Service)
Comments 1
 Yahoo messenger is an online messaging service that allows Yahoo users to exchange messages and video call. Yahoo messages can work on all mobile operating systems. There are many users who use Yahoo messenger as the immediate way of sending and receiving your message. If you are using Yahoo and...

By Sean Glaze, Working and investing in real estate everyday!
(Squire Realty)
Comments 0
LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION! Welcome to the heart of wine country!Virtual Tour - http://705AvenueDelOro.squirerealty.netContact Sean Glaze to view:707-939-8061626-975-4104Sean@squirerealty.netOPEN HOUSESat - 1/28 1pm-4pmSun - 1/29 1pm-4pmSteps from MacArthur Park and close to Sonoma Plaza. From ...

By Any Assembly, Assembly, disassembly, reassembly, moving
(Any Assembly)
Comments 4
White Glove Funiture Assembly Service This Is What You NeedThe little things in life often make the biggest difference. As furniture assemblers, we know this all too well. We’ve heard horror stories of office employees assembling new furniture, only to find things come tumbling down mere seconds ...

By Kathryn Murdock
Comments 5
I have been reading through disciplinary actions taken against real estate agents in my state. The number one reason I have seen, for license revocation and suspension, is criminal conviction or criminal activity under investigation. There have been incredible amounts of these suspensions and los...

By David Martin, Making Realty Dreams a Reality
(Fairfax Realty)
Comments 5
Give Your Bathroom A WOW-FaceliftEven if you aren't sellingBathrooms consistently rank among the most important (recently ranked number 4 in a recent NAR (National Association of Realtors survey) and most judged rooms by home buyers.  If buyers put so much emphasis on bathrooms, shouldn’t you?  H...

By Nicholas Phipps, We are a Real Estate Investment Company
(American Equity Plus)
Comments 4
Income Producing! Overview Maps Photos Features Description $31,000 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,926 sqftLot: 4,007 sqftYear Built: 1919 Location 742 Exceisior AveAkron, OH 44306USA NICHOLAS PHIPPS (216) 358-0005[email protected]//     Our recent listing...

By Jared Armstrong, CEO at Armstrong Strategic Ventures, LLC, Real Est
(Bering Real Estate Co. - Team Armstrong Realty)
Comments 4
 SELF TALKGuest Blogger Tiffany ArmstrongJanuary 23, 2017    The search for positivity can be scarce at times in real estate.  Negative comments, actions, market conditions, sales results bombard agents each day in sales.  Nevertheless, these pieces of criticism are typically out of our control a...

By Gina Graham, Home Staging and Redesign in Jacksonville, FL
(gtg Redesign)
Comments 5
What is the first thing you do when you want to sell your car? Clean it, right. Inside and out. But you do that on a regular basis anyway. To really make the car shine, to make it look its best to get your best offer, you get it detailed, professionally. They have the experience and the tools to ...

By Tammy Moreno
(Coldwell banker )
Comments 7
So. Here in Pittsburgh the market drstically slows down. Many of us Agents have a difficult time keeping afloat. Any tips on making myself stand out ?

By Amanda Lefebvre, Realtor® serving Cypress and Houston neighborhoods
(Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Gary Greene)
Comments 7
Appeal Your Property Tax Bill To successfully appeal your property tax bill, you first need to do a bit of sleuthing into your real estate assessment. Read   Visit for more articles like this. Copyright 2017 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

By Brittany Nettles, Real Estate Agent serving Philadelphia
(Keller Williams Realty Center City )
Comments 7
​Last week I made my first vlog, and I learned one thing real quick: Questions are King Yes, content is king, but questions are king too. Hear me out.I was on the fence about a recent career addition (note addition - not change), so I turned my debacle to Facebook and let my friends and followers...

By Leonid Kotlyar
(Commercial Real Estate.)
Comments 10
We look at all asset types including Office,Industrial,Retail,Hotel,Multifamily,Mixed-Use. At the moment, we are interested in the following assets that meet the following criteria and you are in direct contact with the seller. Geographic Areas:- New York Metropolitan Area (NYC all Boros) Westche...

By Julian Goldklang, Mid Century furniture dealers.
(Mid Century Mobler)
Comments 6
Mid Century Møbler is the largest Mid Century furniture dealer in Northern California. We specialize in importing vintage Danish Modern and authentic Mid Century furniture from the 1950s and 1960s. All of our inventory is hand selected on quarterly buying trips to Denmark, Sweden, Norway, Germany...

By Corey Martin, Real Estate and Management Solutions
(Martin Presence Group)
Comments 13
This is a blog I thought was worth reading.  I'm a day late with this post, but life has been busy.  I have two closings coming up on Monday morning and well I've decided it's NOT a good idea to let buyers and sellers have the Monday morning closings they want to have. It can make for a complicat...

By Sara bianca, je m'appelle Sara, et je suis de New York !
Comments 15
PREFACEIt is not uncommon for an area calculated from original plans to vary from the area that is measured during a field survey. It is also not uncommon for a site measurement done by one party to vary from a site measurement done by another party. Typically there is a two percent (2%) or less ...