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 Lauren T, Marketing Pros for Real Estate Agents
(MARKIT Group)
Comments 10
Email marketing is tough to get right, but once you do it can work wonders. It's all about setting up the systems, writing great copy, and tweaking every now and then. I'm going to talk about a few key campaigns you should be running for your real estate business.What You'll NeedFirst off, you ne...

By Beth Reilly, Minneapolis Southwest Metro
(Keller Wiliams Integrity Edina)
Comments 12
Every now and then we love to spend time with our loved ones. Most of the time we have to go out to share time with family. Wouldn’t it be nicer if held our family get-togethers in our home? It will be more comfortable and fun!We have researched ideas to use to make our home more convenient for o...

By Alex Delgado, Broker, GRI®, CMRS®
(Nashville / Franklin)
Comments 12
The ability to sell above market or buy below market is achieved by providing the evidence of worthiness acquired in and through one's research regarding the subject property and all the variables that can affect its perceived or actual worth to the buyer (when marketing a listing) or seller (whe...

By LandCraft MetroHomes
Comments 10
LandCraft Metro Homes is a affordable society in NH58 Ghaziabad , Metro Homes is well planned affordable luxury  housing society , developed by LandCraft developers Ghaziabad, It's approved by UP Government & GDA

By Simon Smith, Eugene Oregon Real Estate - Key Realty Group Inc
(Key Realty Group Inc.)
Comments 14
Eugene Relocation Tips: Avoid the Stress of Moving  If you go looking for new ideas to make a relocation to or from Eugene easier, it’s amazing how often the words “stress” and “relocation” appear in the same paragraph. The most universally agreed-upon method is to separate the two by hiring rel...

By Zippy Larson, Historian: Voted: BEST Tours of Baltimore 34 yrs.
Comments 8
Begin then with a Jacob's ladder, the rope ladder thrown over the side of a huge ship as it moors at the entrance of the Chesapeake Bay, where a Bay Captain boards, to guide the ship to port.  The blue collar neighborhoods surround the piers.  The people in row houses near the river told me their...

By Hermann Kaendler, Luxury Water Front Homes & Condos
(Allison James Estates & Homes)
Comments 15
Hello Activerainers!This is my very first post on Activerain forced on me by Norm Padula!!!!  That rascal! 505 Givens St.Siesta Key, FL 34242MLS#A4160488 Beautiful Mid-Century Modern Home in great location. This Former Ralph Twitchell show home has an amazing open floor plan with high ceilings on...

By Ezra Davis
(Vicar's Landing)
Comments 19
When you retire from your job, it’s just the retirement from the work. You still need to be active and happening in life. This is because you have not retired from life. So, just make sure that you have that spirit with which you can still fulfill your desires. You should confide in yourself and ...

By Dianna L. Hanson, Notary Signing Agent
(Dianna L. Hanson, Notary Signing Specialist)
Comments 17
I am finally getting control of health and healing up from a very complicated injury fall.  Some friends and I have joined together to create two hand-in-hand joint ventures: A brokerage and a hard money lending company.  The Property Management Division has soft launched this last month: Champio...

By Kevin Woodard
(RE/MAX Connection)
Comments 13
Gorgeous GahannaGahanna’s roots spring from an Indian word which means “Three Creeks that Come into One.” It was named that due to the location of Big Walnut Creek in Gahanna. The lovely city is also known as the “Herb Capital of Ohio” and one of its many assets is its natural setting. For exampl...

By Nahid Alipour
(Real Estate Option PRO)
Comments 14
Looking for REO real estate agent in OH, IL, MI and WI for evaluating and helping us with disposition of Assets.. Please contact me at thank you.. 

By Marina Hermann, PA, Real Estate Professional with Exceptional Service
(MVP Realty)
Comments 18
  Enjoy country living and peaceful setting in this lovely upgraded pool home on 1.59-acre lot overlooking beautiful mature trees. Home comes with an oversized 2-car gar & workbench and has an open concept, many appealing extra features such as soaring vaulted ceilings, diagonal tile floor, Frenc...

By Arredamenti Italia, Arredamento OnLine Mobili Arredamenti Casa italia
(Arredamenti Casa Italia)
Comments 3
Consolle Allungabile Venere l'unica allungabile fino a 5 metri!!!  Consolle Tavolo da pranzo allungabile Venerecon vano per riporre le allunghe, disponibile in 2 versioni: Venere 3M con 5 allunghe di serie e Venere 5M con 9 allunghe di serie Tutta in legno nobilitato di faggio impiallicciatoDispo...

By Christy Blanco Redmond, Associate Broker
(Keller Williams)
Comments 14
So much home for the price! All on one level with 4 bedrooms with new carpet and 2 full baths. Master bedroom w/walk in closet and bath. Living room with fireplace, new laminate floor and spacious eat-in kitchen with plenty of cabinet space. New tile backsplash in kitchen. Nice yard out back with...

By Jay Hogue, Investments, Commercial, Residential Real Estate
(The Hogue Group-KW Western Upstate)
Comments 19
If you would have asked me ten years ago where I would be today, I would have told you hopefully in a command position in a local police department or sheriffs office.  In 2016, I had all intentions of running for Anderson County Sheriff, however, decided to step-back and allow a colleague I've k...

By Tony DiFolco, Licensed real estate agent in Kansas and Missouri.
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
Comments 12
If your house did not sell during the listing period, it is referred to as an expired listing, and now you’re wondering what to do. The question you may be asking yourself is, “Where did I go wrong?” Was it my choice of agent? Was it my price? Was it something about my house? Was it the neighborh...

By Silvana Baez, Full Filling Dreams & Lifestyles.
(Keller Williams Seneca)
Comments 19
I am writing my first blog, I am sitting in a class called Internet lead generation, so the instructor Bill Kennedy is talking about blogging and he encourages to write a blog if we haven't done it. Here I am, we just took the final break for the class, and I decided to take the bull by the horns...

By Nader Abed, Your Northern Virginia and DC Realtor
(United Real Estate)
Comments 14
Most people begin the home-buying process with weeks or a few months of online searches and going to open houses before speaking to a lender or a real estate agent. On the surface, this makes sense since, with today’s internet, information is readily available for us all. Many sites like Zillow....

By Alan Longhurst, Property Management/ Investment
(Longhurst Investments)
Comments 13
A few years ago I sold my last property in Houston, Texas.  I had hired a Commercial Real Estate Broker to help with the transaction and find a buyer.  He had recently helped me close a transaction and I was not happy the way the buyer nickled and timed me at the end of the transaction.  I felt t...

By Arthur Bretschneider, Seniorly is a marketplace for senior living.
Comments 13
Do you have clients with senior living needs? Consider using, a marketplace with thousands of senior living listings with reviews, pricing, and photos.  Also sharing a recent post on the different types of senior living properties out there. You can read the full article here: What i...