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 Lamont Harris Jr
(MCS Mortgage Bankers)
Comments 11
How to Repair Your Credit and Buy a Home  There are three major consumer reporting agencies (CRAs), or credit bureaus, that mortgage companies use to assess a buyer’s credit rating: Experian, Equifax and Trans Union. Credit scores typically range from 300 to 850. For home loan purposes, a score o...

By Michael Nana
Comments 10
Hi all, My name is Michael, I am the sales executive with one of the leading real estate developers in Ghana. As part of our goals this year we want forign organizations who wants to invest in Land in Ghana or those who will partner with us to put up affordable houses for the Ghanaian market. The...

By MONICA JACKSON, "A Realtor With Your Purpose Home In Mind"
(CENTURY 21 Elite)
Comments 16
6 Reasons to Reduce Your Home Price While you’d like to get the best price for your home, consider our six reasons to reduce your home price. Read   Visit for more articles like this. Copyright 2017 NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF REALTORS®

By Quepos Realty, Manuel Antonio Real Estate & Quepos Real Estate
(Quepos Realty)
Comments 14
Over the years, the demand of the residential and commercial properties has simply increased in the Costa Rica. There are many people who now want to invest in the Costa Rica properties and get higher returns. The popular places like Manuel Antonio and Quepos are among the top property destinatio...

By John Morelli
(Insignia Growth Partners)
Comments 0
Insignia Growth has extensive experience raising capital for small and middle-market companies, to support a wide range of transactions. Our team has raised capital reflecting senior, subordinated and mezzanine debt and venture and private equity. At the heart of our efforts are partnerships with...

By Jackie Hamilton, Oregon Licensed Real Estate Broker
(Soldera Properties Inc)
Comments 20
Here are five levels of access that you can give to buyers, along with a brief description:Lockbox on the Door – this allows buyers the ability to see the home as soon as they are aware of the listing, or at their convenience.Providing a Key to the Home – although the buyer’s agent may need to st...

By Andrea Burt, Real Estate Advisor serving Hood County
(Century 21 Shirley Hooks)
Comments 20
Don't let a little dust get in your way of coming to the Down Town Square in Granbury, Texas. Put on your boots and come see what all the commotion is about. The Granbury, Texas construction of the Town Square Streetscape has begun. The project began February 6th and is expected to be finished in...

By Donna quarto, Making Dreams Come True!!
(watsonn realty corp)
Comments 16
If you are looking to purchase a home now is the time. Florida is offering a bond program to help with downpayment or closing costs. In Duval and Clay county it is $15,000 and in St John county it is $7500.00 Take advantage of these programs it has helped many of my buyers afford the closing cost...

By Danny Papadopoulos, Offering Private & Second Mortgages in Toronto
(Homebase Mortgages)
Comments 14
If you’re a homeowner, the thought of getting a second mortgage may have crossed your mind from time to time; more so that when used wisely, second mortgages can help you buy a new property, consolidate old loans, or even start a new business. There is no doubt that a second mortgage can be great...

By Sell4maxrealty Realtor, SELL4MAXREALTY A Top Real Estate Property Realtor
(SELL4MAXREALTY- Semi Detached House in Brampton)
Comments 16
SELL4MAXREALTY A Best Real Estate Property Brokerage in Ontario have a long List of Beautiful Semi Detached Houses In Brampton, Houses for Sale in Etobicoke and Caledon, Open Houses Mississauga. SELL4MAXREALTY Provides Semi Detached Houses, Open Houses, Condos, Townhomes and Detached Houses in Br...

By MLS Offers, Simplifying the offer negotiation process.
(MLS Offers)
Comments 10
This is a repost of an article pubished by the Wav Group, in which MLS Offers is recognized as a tech firm communicating our value the "right" way. by VICTOR LUND on FEBRUARY 15, 2017For years, WAV Group has noticed that too many technology firms market and communicate to their customers in the w...

By Ashley Brimson, Personable Real Estate Service for the Triad
(Keller Williams Realty Triad)
Comments 24
Hey There!So, this is my very first blog post ever... I just wanted to introduce myself and possibly make some new acquaintances. I live in High Point, North Carolina and I have been serving the Triad as a Realtor for 2 years now. I joined Keller Williams in Kernersville back in April of 2016, an...

By Teri Titus, Real as in Realty/Pro as in Property
(Teri Titus Realtor - Ebby Halliday)
Comments 16
Texas, known for its hot weather, the real estate market in Dallas just keeps getting hotter too.  Forbes recently noted that property values will increase by 30% over the next three years.  Supply and Demand driving the numbers up.  Inventory challenged to keep up with rapid migration patterns. ...

By Sabrina Selby, Realtor ®
(Keller Williams Realty Gulf Coast)
Comments 17
“Do you own a pet?” is a question that should be on every buyer’s checklist for all agents since over 60% of households own some type of pet according to an article posted by  Florida Realtors. Currently, Americans spend over $60 billion on pets annually. Even during economic downturns we still s...

By Howard Marcalle, Non perfrmoing loan investor
(LHE Ventures LLC)
Comments 11
How a Note is created: When a real estate property is purchased with a loan, two mayor documents need to be signed, a mortgage, and a promissory note. The note is the same as an IOU.If the borrower doesn't make the payments on time, that note becomes a non-performing note.We buy these non-perform...

By Rose @, Locally branded domains that attract sellers.
Comments 15
Do you know that homeowners in your local market can log on to your Cloud CMA and obtain a comparative market analysis without you having to lift a finger? Oh, you're going to love this!We provide real estate professionals with location specific domains and link them to a powerful lead generation...

By Jhon Smith, Real Estate Career Observer
(Sellect Realty , LLC)
Comments 13
What Does It Take To Be A Real Estate Agent – The Secrets Unlocked!Do you wish to start a career in real estate but do not know what does it take to be a real estate agent? Don’t worry; it doesn’t take much. All you have to do is to follow a process that is required to pass the exam and get the l...

By Damon Massey
(D. Kirk Investments, LLC)
Comments 13
HANDYMAN SPECIAL MFH INVESTMENT Overview Maps Photos Description $13,000 Multi Family Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms2 UnitsInterior: 1,500 sqftLot: 0.05 acre(s)Year Built: 1927 Location 1018 Wells StreetCincinnati, OH 45205USA Bradford Spraggins D. Kirk Investments, LLC(614) 943-2274bs...

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By Andy WilsonReal Estate Agent with Keller WilliamsI recently took the pre-license classes at the end of last year learning about what was in the book that would help me pass the Real Estate test. I took the test and passed it at the beginning of the year which I owe the success to the great tea...

By Michelle Chavez
(Hawaii Realtor)
Comments 7