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 shukura holliday-shimura, Sales & Leasing Realtor-Serving Westside-LA South
(Nourmand & Associates-Beverly Hills)
Comments 8
Now on the National Register of Historic Places..Nostalgic Thoughts anyone?

By Haley Perez, Southern Belle in Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Exit Heritage Realty)
Comments 17
This is my second round as a Realtor.  I was previously an agent in North Carolina during what I lovingly refer to as my B.C. years:  Before Children.  After having my children and relocating to Virginia, I reentered the world of real estate.  By that time, the landscape of the real estate profes...

By Maria Palchanes
Comments 11
Hi folks ... I just want to wish you all a happy Memorial Day Weekend.Please, click on the link below to see the card I sent you ...Enjoy Memorial day weekend ...Click below to see my card for you. 

By Sandy Steadman, Property Management for Breck Vacation Rentals
(Breckenridge Vacation Properties)
Comments 8
For premier vacation rental management services in Breckenridge, Colorado, turn to Breckenridge Vacation Properties. We are part of the iTrip Vacations family. iTrip Vacations began in 2007 and since that time has maintained its status as one of the leading vacation rental property management com...

By Laura Haddock, Interior Design and Home Staging Specialist
(Inspiration Home)
Comments 8
As a new Agent in the industry I am excited about getting out there, showing properties and sell, sell, sell! Before I can do that I need to build a good reputation so those I come in contact with will have trust in me and want to work with me.As I am going through the prelicensing training the t...

By Rolly Diala, Owner at- USA Real Estate Solutions LLC
(USA Real Estate Solutions LLC)
Comments 13
At- USA Real EstateSolutions LLC We’re experienced real estate professionals who buy and sell property across the nation with the primary intent of creating positive outcomes for people in predicaments. This is my blog post on Active Rain. In future I will bring my real esate knowledge, idea, exp...

By Roman Ludwing, Realtors In Parkland & Coral Springs
(Pro | Agents Realty )
Comments 6
What are the most important characteristic of real estate agents? Weather it is their desire to help or their personal drive and ambition, a handful of qualities often distinguish the great agents from the good ones. If you are thinking about starting a real estate career, ask yourself if you sha...

By DWELL NOLA, Residential, Commercial, Leasing & Property Mgmt
(Dwell NOLA Realty)
Comments 9

By T F, Looking to Learn More About Real Estate
Comments 0
Disney was able to purchase all the necessary land to build such and expansive site through being an undisclose princpal. Had the general public and landowners alike been aware of what was happening the cost you buy this land may have been unfeasable. Luckly.....they majority of land was purchase...

By Erica Hill, Operating Principal at Keller Williams Boise
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 15
Landing that first management position can be a hard task to accomplish. The competition can be tough and other candidates may have more qualifications than you do. It’s important to make yourself stand out from the crowd and prove that you have what it takes to not only be the manager that your ...

By Teddy Larcom
Comments 0
Communication is a vital aspect of out everyday lives, but as a real estate sales specialist it is important that all communications to every party that you contact are clear and truthful. Because real estate deals with such large sums of cash and properties with immense value, it is critical to ...

By Tammy McKay
Comments 11
I am so surprised at the amount of information you can find online about Sales Agents being dishonest and misrepresenting the facts. To me, being honest is second nature. Why do people feel they will not get caught in their lie? It's bound to get out sometime. When I look for an agent to represen...

By Charlen Williamson, Home staging expert in Yuma, Arizona
(Sophisticated Space Home Staging)
Comments 11
I have just started my new career as a Home Stager. I am an RN of over 27 years and have been in a high stress career for most of my life, which brings me to this wonderful fork in the road of life! I am also an abstract aritist, a small side career that really allowed some creativity and much ne...

By Legal Match, Legal problems? Use
Comments 7
Having problems with your mortgage lender? Whether it's because you're having trouble getting approval or having trouble with the application process, the right financial lawyer can help you navigate the process. Don't let the bank get the upper hand!

By Caden Rich, Real Estate Agent in training
Comments 12
Writing my first blog post. Attached is a link on Dual Representation Without Consent. I bought my first home with my agent representing me and the seller of the home. No one single hiccup. Everything went smooth and I enjoyed the entire process. But here are some pros and cons of Dual Representa...

By Douglas Huhn, Make the Right Move
Comments 10
One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll attract these buyers rather than alienate the 61% of American households that have a pet!If you are one of th...

By Alexander Blackwood, Mortgage lender with a full line up of solutions
(BFF Lending Services Inc)
Comments 53
     Almost every day on my morning drive I listen to 'Blown Off' - a radio segment which airs on 95.5 PLJ.  Here's the premise:   John Smith has usually gone out on a date with Jane Doe (or vice versa) and hasn't heard anything since their date, despite the fact that their date was awesome!  Mar...

By Sonia Zavala, Real Estate Agent serving the Chicagoland Area
(Chicagoland Brokers Inc)
Comments 20

By Web Tech SEO and Social Media Marketing, Internet marketing and Social Media
(Web Teach SEO)
Comments 8
Web Tech SEO is working with top New Jersey realtor, Chris Pustizzi Chris Pustizzi along with his wife Jamie Pustizzi work at Keller Williams Jersey Shore. Their brokerage is located in Ocean City where the two realtors met, grew up and went to high school. This husband and wife real estate team ...

By Brook Gardner, The Moo-ving Realtor
(Berkshire Hathaway Elite)
Comments 12
I have gone to a z57 website a few times and each time they say they are newer and better but it doesnt seem like it? its hard to get a call back. 12 month contracts stink.