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 David Hall - Pro Photographer, Making Listing Photos Easy
(360 Media)
Comments 12
 This blog entry is dedicated to a dear client who can't seem to get his head out of the sand about logos and the use. I will refer to the client as Jim Stone, to protect the guilty. But first, let's look at the definition of a logo.What is a logo?A Logo is a design symbolizing ones organization....

By Jessica Holand, Realtor, Servicing Tampa Bay!
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 19
Not just any open house!, there will be refreshments and a name drawing for a Home Depot gift card!13088 Hibiscus Ave, Seminole, FL 33776Sunday 1/29 from 1pm-4pm Beautiful remodeled 5 bed, 4 bath, pool home in Seminole, listed at $620,000.Bring the whole family and friends! :) Contact me for more...

By Hajia Zafar, Real estate agent serving Souther California
(Rich Cosner & Associates)
Comments 13

By Martha Gomez, Realty ONE Group
Comments 12
Gleannloch Farms Patio homes, an introduction Are you on a home search? Having problems with those single-family homes being too big and a little too much over the budget? But on the other hand, are those condos just too small to call your perfect home? When you have decided that a single-family ...

By Shirley Walker
(Home Seekers of Idaho)
Comments 15
I have an investor that recently transferred title to his rentals into an LLC.  Wells Fargo has called his loans....has this happened to anyone else and if so, what solution is best.

By Sandi L. Gentry, ABR, CRS, GRI
(REMAX Grand Haven)
Comments 11
http://www.sandigentry.com/Home/8-Circle-Drive-Fruitport-MI-49415/XWT/13065941/ 

By Cody Perry, Realtor specializing in Hoover and Inverness
(Keller Williams)
Comments 8
Gorgeous Brick home located in the sought after GOLF Community of Ballantrae! This 5 BR, 4.5 bath home tucked away in a cul-de-sac is walking distance to the Clubhouse by brick sidewalks w/gas lights. Enter the home to a 2 story foyer & OPEN floor plan. Formal DR on the right, & large Family Rm l...

By Benjamin Hammond, Home Inspections
(Magnolia Property Consultants, LLC)
Comments 25
A Home Inspector’s Perspective Benjamin HammondCEO, Magnolia Property Consultants I am very thankful for the realtors that have been instrumental in helping Magnolia perform nearly 300 home inspections this year.  They have helped us accomplish our primary aim - "Partnering Home Buyers with Const...

By Gary Trump, FSBO exclusively for mobile homes
(My 55 Home.com)
Comments 10
This two Bedroom two bath Mobile Home has what your looking for. The home is in new condition and is offered because the owner was transferred out of town. Overview Maps Photos Neighborhood $28,000 Mobile Home Main Features 2 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms Location 500 Chaffee Rd Lot 5Jacksonville, FL...

By Cathy Woodson, Lending and mortgage notes in the Midwest & South
(Prime Assets Financial)
Comments 8
I am looking for a realtor in the Hammond, LA area who is accustomed to working with investors.  I need someone experienced in working with contractors/rehab.  Also knowledge of or access to rental management would be helpful.You may contact me here or directly at woodson.cathy@gmail.comThanks!!

By Leslie Burns, An Agent Who KNOWS Your Community!
(M. C. Real Estate)
Comments 10
I plan most of my social media but I always forget I have this platform for blogging! With that said, this is my first actual BLOG POST! Hello all!I'm working on marketing to past clients for 2017. For January I sent out a 4 page newsletter in a full size envelope. This went over well. From this ...

By Snap Agency, Markting agency serving real estate agents & broke
(Snap Agency)
Comments 9
There’s no one type of link which is the best choice. Instead, you want links from many different sources. The best way to obtain a variety of links is to create a variety of different types of content. Other websites can then link to your: Site Content Product Reviews Webinars Images This last o...

By Kevin Schumacher, Customer-centric real estate in Northern Colorado
(The Kevin Schumacher Team - RE/MAX Eagle Rock)
Comments 9
We have all seen the mysterious Fort Collins Pianos that appeared in 2010 and have since been a large part of the cities creative culture.Pianos About Town started as a collaboration among the Bohemian Foundation, the Downtown Development Authority, the City of Fort Collins, local business owners...

By Mary Ellis, Broker - Property Manager
(E M Ellis Realty LLC)
Comments 14
Country living at its best! Build your dream home on this quiet and secluded lot only 13 miles from 1604/Culebra. Convenient to Loop 1604, Alamo Ranch, Sea World and shopping. Beautiful homes in the area. Call Realtor Alice 210-509-3409

By seo melbourne, Excellent SEO and web designing services
(smartways marketing)
Comments 11
It is a good question that you raise about the development of apps in the mobile. Today’s generation use mobiles everywhere around the world. Without mobiles, you can’t imagine your life and lifestyles. There are different types of mobiles are available to differ in brands and functioning of the ...

By Bill Arnold, Real estate agent serving North Alberta
(Housing RE Inc)
Comments 0
986 Isotope Way, Granite Bay, CA Description Photos Granite Bay Home Values Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Follow This Home! Granite Bay Homes for Sale Granite Bay Pool Homes for Sale Granite Bay Home Values Nearby Sold Homes in Granite Bay Search All Homes for Sale Presented By: Scott Pier...

By Referral Maker, Easy-to-use real estate CRM
(Referral Maker CRM)
Comments 11
 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 12
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 Ian Simons, Listing and Buyers agent
(Century 21 San Moritz)
Comments 18
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 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 ...
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