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 Ryan Case, Realtor servicing all of Southern California
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 0
Burbank Condos For Sale  If you are looking to buy or sell a condo in Burbank, California; then you have come to the right place. My website,, features all of the 106 Condo Communities within Burbank, CA. Not only can you view photos, stats, a detailed description, HOA...

By Kate Anderson, Long time Greenville Area resident and Realtor
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, C. Dan Joyner Co., REALTORS)
Comments 15
6 Bendsbrook Way Home Tour

By Chris McCormick Utah, Chris McCormick Utah regulates the venture.
(Chrysalis Financial Corporation)
Comments 11
Chris McCormick Utah is money related master. His organization chip away at this supposition that they will "Expand" your obligation before your obligation "Devours" you!Managing funds is not a cup of tea to everyone. Funds are a core requirement for the smooth functioning of any business. Hence,...

By April Bawden
Comments 10
For one of my assignments I have to blog about one of the ways to lose your license so I chose:Unprofessional ConductI must be lucky because all I have ever seen in the real estate world is professionalism, but from watching some videos and clips and learning more about it, I'm learning that this...

By Shelley Wyrick, Real Estate Broker serving Bakersfield area
(Wyrick and Associates Real Estate)
Comments 0
I am the local Olive Park expert! As a full-time Real Estate Broker I research home values daily and follow the market closely. I pay special attention to Olive Park because it is MY NEIGHBORHOOD! I live in Olive Park - I care about the community and our home values staying high. Olive Park is a ...

By John West, Let's talk about your Real Estate Goals
(West Real Estate Group)
Comments 23
Property Address: 12349 W Seven Lakes Lane Star, Id 83669 Property Details: Offered At: $539,000.00 | 3 Bed | 2.5 Bath | 3,346 SqFtLooking for a home in Eagle or Star, Idaho? Don't miss this one.No detail was overlooked in the building of this stunning custom home. Located on a premier lot in the...

By Tiffany Humfeld, Closing Gifts, Self-Care Concierge, and Investor
(Peace Love & Wine)
Comments 17
How do you stand out and get your clients to refer you to their loved ones? How do you say thank you for that big commission check? We'd love to help you sip, sparkle, and make a splash for your clients. We offer gifts that keep on giving (self-care and sisterhood subscription artisan gift boxes ...

By Eric Ainsworth, We help the people of Austin get a better roof
(Austin Roof Builders)
Comments 13
Owning your home is a beautiful thing.  Homeownership gives you the freedom to do with it what you please.  But that also means that there is not a landlord to call when repairs are needed, and few repairs are more expensive than installing a new roof.  No one in their right mind would prefer to ...

By Lori Young
(Flower Shoppe On Main)
Comments 14
My name is Lori Young and I am in the process of studying to take the Utah State Exam.  As part of my training, I have been instructed to post a blog on the different types of agents.  Here goes . . . Special Agents: are also called specific atents.  They represent a client in one transaction and...

By ProxBox Inc, ProxBox technology for listing agents
(ProxBox )
Comments 8
ProxBox is Gaining Momentum (and Traction)!In May we marked another major milestone by launching version one of our solution into the market. Within the first month of our product being publicly available inMemphis, Mississippi, and Central Arkansas, we have signed on 14 high performing agents an...

By Timothy Redding, Buyers Agent, Listing Agent
(Platinum Real Estate Solutions, Inc.)
Comments 14
PUBLIC OPEN HOUSE Saturday June 10 and Saturday June 24  10am-1pm at 107 Greystone Dr, Bremen, Ga. 30110.  Come on out and see this beautiful home in the sought after Greystone Court subdivision and Bremen School district.

(Benchmark Realty)
Comments 12
Looking for a place to call home?  Indian Hills in Murfreesboro, Tn has it all!  A golf course, pool, playground, and tennis!  What a fun neighborhood!  Please check out the area and let me know if you have any questions!

By Sharon Ogura, Residential Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 15
I have a real estate salesperson’s license in one state and am now working on getting a license in a second state.  In the areas I visit, I try to view homes for sale and read what is advertised about them, including what is on the Realtors’ brochures.  It seems to me that in any state, there are...

By Bill Rampey, Realtor licensed in VA & WV
(Cornerstone Business Group, Inc.)
Comments 12
I think it's really important for people to choose the most effective way to communicate messages they send.  In this modern world we probably have way too many options and that often leads to messages not being communicated in a timely and effective manner.  For instance, if I have an urgent nee...

By Herb Ziev, I am a Texas mortgage loan originator who is about
(Benchmark Mortgage)
Comments 10
 There are many ways a mortgage can be structured when purchasing or refinancing a home. One of the unique ways that has been around for a long time is a combo loan such as a 80-10-10 or an 80-15-5.  This loan is actually two separate loans.  The first loan is 80% or less of the purchase price an...

By Peggy Hughes, Real Estate Agent serving Maryland
(NovaBrokersLLC/Maryland Division)
Comments 13
Just got my real estate license June 1, 2017 and wanted to share my experience as I go because there is so much to just getting your license. I am finding myself excited and overwhelmed with all of it.  Business cards are a must before you do anything so you can spread the word. Memorize your lic...

By Michelle Gansler, Relocation Specialist in San Antonio TX
(Real Estate Muses)
Comments 11
Decorating Tips for Your Entryway - Invite people in, don't send them running awayWritten by: Michelle Gansler, Realtor with the Real Estate we moved into our house I had no idea what to do with the niche above the door in my entry way...

By David Wright
(Benchmark Realty, LLC)
Comments 15
The numbers are out and the Brentwood home sales for May 2017 have strong numbers to report. May last year was a great month for Brentwood home sales but it is overshadowed by May 2017! The total number of Brentwood homes sold in May 2017 is 73 homes representing 43 neighborhoods. The most popula...

By Joshua Wendling
(Elite1 Home Inspections, LLC)
Comments 8
Buying or selling your home? Have you thought about getting your home tested for Radon? Many people don't test for Radon, but Radon levels in Ohio are very high. If Radon levels are high inside the home, over time, 7 out of 1,000 people could get cancer. If you smoke the number jumps to 62 people...

By Tania Matthews, Orlando, FL Real Estate
(Tania Matthews Team)
Comments 11
Maintenance is a natural by-product of owning a home and properly maintaining a home is one of the best ways to prevent water damage. It needs to be done, otherwise, you could be looking at costly water losses, repairs, and insurance claims. Water damage is one of the most common and costly disas...