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 Sonmin Kim, Bilingual Real Estate Agent (English and Korean)
(Key Realty)
Comments 14
I am looking for an agent in Texas, for my cousin looking to purchase a home or condo.

By Adrian Foley, Realtor specializing in Pinecrest & Palmetto Bay
(EWM Realty International)
Comments 14
Last year was a good year for the Palmetto Bay single family home real estate market.  There was over $177,00,000 in total sales volume.  That amount was generated by 318 sales.Total Sales VolumeThe year ended with $177,527,442 in total sales volume.  That amount was almost the same as the year b...

By David Bartorelli, Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Door)
Comments 17
March 2017Real Estate NewsInterest rates on the rise:On March 15, the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised the Federal Funds rate by 0.25 basis points, bringing the band of the official rate to 0.75-1.00 percent. The move was widely expected. However, the market seemed surprised when the Fed reaffirmed i...

By Kathy Tinsley, Southern Oregon Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate)
Comments 18
Quality crafted 4 bedroom home on large .46 acre lot with pretty river and mountain views. Perfect 2-family set-up! Main level living! Attractive hardwood flooring throughout. Bay window in formal dining room. Vaulted great room. Spacious kitchen offers granite counters, pantry and stainless stee...

By Alex Garcia, Building Real Estate Business, smartly! Ask me!
Comments 22
We, as entrepreneurs, are continually attempting to oversee it all, particularly in our start up expression of business. Overseeing everything can have an impeding impact over the long haul. Why? We can without much of a stretch get to be overwhelmed by doing all the backend work ourselves, thus ...

By Turner Brasher, Agent serving Northeast Louisiana
(Brasher Group LLC.)
Comments 14
Ruston, Louisiana is a small town in Northern Central Louisiana that offers so many opportunities for families. Ruston, Louisiana is rich with character, inspiration, and creativity throughout the town and its inhabitants. Being community centered, Ruston has a fantastic overall support system an...

By ramesh s iyer, BG/SBLC AND LC FOR LEASE
(rsi innovation capital)
Comments 4
Dear Sir/MaI am direct to a project Funder who is also known as private lender they specialized in bank instrument lease and sales their funds is purely earned from private and corporate investment portfolios without criminal origin.With the group capital fund which are specifically for lease/sal...

By Kathy Austrino, Broker, Realtor, ABR, SFR
(TAG Ventures)
Comments 7

By Jeffery Shumaker, Real Estate Broker Licensed in VA, MD, and DC.
(Partners Real Estate)
Comments 16
Most buyers and sellers in residential real estate transactions are not aware of the importance of a walk-through inspection before closing.  There are a number of reasons for each party involved that make the walk-through inspection and addendum very important.  Today, I'm writing about this iss...

By GURPREET GHATEHORA, Serving Edmonton and Area over 10 years.
(Remax River City)
Comments 15
If you’re getting ready to sell your home there are some improvements that you can do which will really increase the value of your home. You don’t have a spend a fortune fixing up your home to sell it. But if you want to attract serious buyers quickly these home improvements will give you the bes...

By Jeffrey Cooper, Reverse Mortgage Specialist
Comments 13
The Human InteractionI started in the mortgage business in 1989. When I started, the thermal paper fax machines were just beginning to be commonplace and the use of computers as a source of originating loans was unthinkable (because it didn't exist). The credit reports were delivered in 5 to 7 da...

By Michael Santos, Mortgage Experts Guiding You Home...
(MLB Residential Lending, LLC)
Comments 13
The idea of purchasing a property and having renters can be an exciting business venture that offers lucrative financial rewards. However, there’s a lot involved in being a successful landlord and it’s important to be aware of what’s required before making the commitment. Whether you’re investing...

By Dawnmccurdybroker colonienyhomesforsale518-441-3538, Serving Albany, Rensselaer,Saratoga,Schen Counties
(McCurdy Real Estate Group, Inc.)
Comments 16
Grab this chance to own this charming city cottage in Schenectady This lovely cottage home is set on a corner lot on the tree-lined street of McDonald Ave. With three bedrooms and one bathroom, this Schenectady home for sale has an understated frontage but with a surprisingly stylish interior tha...

By kim sungnyon, We Offer BG,SBLC,LC for lease/sales
(Financial investment limited)
Comments 5
Dear Sir/MaWe have direct providers of Fresh Cut BG, SBLC and MTN which are specifically for lease. Our bank instrument can be engaged in PPP Trading, Discounting, Signature Project(s) such as Aviation, Agriculture, Petroleum, Telecommunication, Construction of Dams, Bridges, Real Estate and all ...

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(Assistant Lab)
Comments 6
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By Pamela Wilkerson, Serving Greater Atlanta Area Residential Sales
(Provision Realty Inc)
Comments 19
Hi,Im the new kid on the block!  Looking forward to connecting to my new circle of Real Estate Experts!
Hi to all active rain members.  Do you have any investment properties coming to the market?  How about a triple net lease?   I am assisting my client with his investment and in the market for anything that is in the five million range to fifteen million range. Looking for a solid real estate inve...

By Megan Judd
(Metropolis Real Estate Solutions, LLC)
Comments 14
 Because I believe that when we work together, we go farther, faster, I created this info graphic. I don't want anyone to be the subject of a poorly written or developed appraisal report. It affects us all!

By Koby Rickertsen, Real Estate Broker/ Owner serving central Nebraska
(RE/MAX Home, Farm & Ranch)
Comments 14
When looking at the current property inventory in Gothenburg, NE it is interesting that we are seeing a bunch of potential rental homes available. A savoy investor would take this to mean that the opportunity to purchase these investments is in it's prime. Over the years I have learned that peopl...

By Neil Tevez, Always here for help when you need it
(Island Advantage Realty)
Comments 15
need someone to join our team. we currently have many assets that are assigned to us from banks as REO's and need agents to cover. responsibility would be to work with buyers that call on these proeprties and work with them to put deal together. you would be assigned the proeprty as marketing age...