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 Sarah Freeman, Real estate agent serving Northern Arizona
(BloomTree Realty )
Comments 14
The smell of fresh pine needles resting on a dirt path, lakes nestled between boulders big enough to resemble mountains, and the sight of a picturesque sunset with pops of bright orange, deep purple, and soft pink against a valley of sweeping grass and rolling hills. Where can you find all the wo...

By Adam Winters, Cash home Buyers
(Offer Climb)
Comments 6
Houston experts Offer Climb Houston and Houston Party Ride know the best places in town that tourists might now know of. If you're planning to take a trip to Houston soon, check out these hidden gems that the locals themselves recommend:

By Heather Dawson, Online Estate Sale Company Full Service Model
(Everything But The House)
Comments 10
There is a new and trendy second hand market in town called Everything But The House (EBTH)!With spring cleaning right around the corner, EBTH offers a solution that can put money in your pocket. EBTH can sell many of the items that no longer serve purpose and meaning in your home.Did you know th...

By John Neal, Real Estate Team Serving Palm Beach County
(Keller Williams Realty Palm Beaches)
Comments 12
Whether you're looking for a great breakfast before work, or a fine dining experience after taking in the Winter Equestrian Festival,  Wellington gives plenty of choices. One of the best places to go for peer reviews is Yelp. We gathered the top rated choices and put them together for you right h...

By Jorge J. Gomez, Your Miami REALTOR®
(Fortune International Realty)
Comments 0
Oportunidad única para la compra de un Coin Laundry, con caracteristicas particulares, ya que su clientes son en su mayoría hoteles, en un espacio de aproximadamente 1,300 sq.f, bien equipado con unidades de lavado, de secado y plancha industrial, se adapta perfectamente a todo tipo de trabajos d...

By Tom Fragala, White label credit monitoring, reports and scores
Comments 4
White Label Credit Monitoring, Credit Reports & Credit Scores. Two platforms available: White label for large enterprises - hosted or API Partner program for SMBs - free & earn revenue Private label Partner Program makes it easy for clients to share reports & scores. Private label has no fees for...

By Jay Mitiguy, Commercial and Investment Properties
(KW Vermont)
Comments 16
Have you always dreamed of owning and operating a bar? Here is your chance. A prominent bar on Church Street in downtown Burlington is now available. All furniture, fixtures and equipment are included in the sale, as well as a new POS system, ice maker and other equipment, and an upgraded stereo ...

By Ashlee Weller, Student working towards becoming Real Estate Agent
Comments 12
One thing that happens more than it should when listing a piece of property is false advertising.  Why is that?  Could it be to try to convince the client to purchase a certain piece of property or home even if the agent knows the certain piece of property or home is not what the client is lookin...

By Virtual Assistant, American Virtual Assistant serving the U.S.
(24/7 Digital Nomad Real Estate Virtual Assistants)
Comments 11
The first reason is so you can focus on income producing activities, while someone else handles the time-consuming, yet necessary activities that you neither have time nor the inclination for. There just aren't enough hours in the day! Between lead generating, obtaining new listings, going on li...

By German Tolentino, Providing innovative service and mortgage guidance
(Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.)
Comments 13
I am excited to share I will be hosting my first First--Time Homebuyers seminar next month with Raquel Ricci at Berkshire Hathaway at my Virginia Beach office! March 18, 2017 at 1pm.  Cornerstone Home Lending, Inc.440 Viking Dr, Suite 230Virginia Beach, VA 23452 RSVP to Raquel at 757-679-2456 or ...
On February 21st, 2017 from 1-3PM, our office will be hosting a free photoshoot and lunch. RSVP is required.  You may email or text 480-648-1950. 

By Shelley Figueroa, experienced professional in the expansive South Fl
(One World Properties)
Comments 13
1, 2, & 3 Bedroom Luxury Homes starting at $700,000 USD in Downtown Miami. We're transforming the future of Downtown Miami, with an accesible location that will soon become one of the most desirable and exclusive destination worldwide. 

By Joan James, We will help you with your real estate needs!
(Global Luxury Realty)
Comments 19
Hi Guys,I am new to this platform, What marketing techniques do you believe generate more leads?

By Deanna Fine, REALTOR®
(Keller Williams )
Comments 17

By Roger Harper, Commercial and Residential
(Premiere Plus Realty)
Comments 18
While I have been licensed for 9 years, just this past Spring I started working residential when I moved to the Naples, FL area. I am open to any good lead source and willing to shell some investment $ to generate leads. Following the advice of a ccoach loosely attached to our company i signed up...

By Mike Hoskins, Used Forklifts
(Sun Equipment)
Comments 10
Sun Equipment is the nation's leader in used forklifts for sale. Sun Equipment supplies all 50 states in the United States. Whether you are looking for a late model used forklift, a reconditioned forklift, or an older slightly-used forklift, you can rely on Sun Equipment to provide you with quali...

By Ryan Busenbark
Comments 17
Hello all!! I'm writing my first post as part of my 120 hour licensing course. This assignment is asking me to write on one of the 21 ways to lose your real estate license.  I've chosen dishonesty as the one. I've been self employed for 18 years and have seen both honest dealings and dishonest.  ...

By Camille Latham, Online Marketing Specialist @Drawbotics
Comments 17
If there is one thing I have learnt on Active Rain, it's that there is no one way of doing things in Real Estate. Your Real Estate business is unique - and this is its biggest selling point. In fact, it has been shown the creation of a compelling 'About' page can increase lead conversion by 30%. ...

By David Stockel, Builder Specialist and Real Estate
(Smart Realty)
Comments 12
Special attention was givin to make this Custom Home very enery efficient including full Foam Encapsulation, 2 commercial Tanless Water Heaters and 19 Seer HVAC units. Ask for a history of the utilites. 

By Dmitri Kara, Cleaning services
(Fantastic Cleaners)
Comments 10
I Need to Get my Gutters Cleaned - How Much Will a Professional Cost?Cleaning the gutters of your property should be a part of any home maintenance schedule. Without careful cleaning and repair, you'll be leaving your property at the risk of water damage. A very costly mistake is that the damage ...