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 Michael Italia, Broker, 12 yrs
(Italia Realty)
Comments 23
Does anyone know what SIP is?  I have an offer on a property & the Listing Agent responded to my offer, "We have multiple offers, are you ok with a 29 days SIP?"I'm a broker but have either never heard this or am having a brain fart.  Don't yet want to ask her to avoid looking like an idiot as we...

By dustin sherlin, Serving Chattanooga and Cleveland for over 15 year
(Sherlin Realty)
Comments 15
256 Pine Hill Drive, Mcdonald, TN Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 3073 SQUARE FEET Welcome Home to 256 Pine Hill Drive! This beautiful estate has so much to offer with over ...

By Jamie Hall
Comments 18
As I get further in to my course with agent professor I am still enjoying it and I am learning so much. It has been so informative thus far. Learning about all the rules, regulations and watching videos and seeing how a lot of ways agents and brokers are loosing their license's and majority of th...

By Brett Maternowski, Real estate agent serving Hernando, Pasco & Tampa
(Brett Maternowski, P.A.)
Comments 19
You know you've thought about it, tossing your closet full of coats and sweaters and trading them in for tropical print shirts and year round sandle weather. In Florida we have a motto, "Relax."Florida life is laid back and why wouldn't it be? We have 663 miles of beaches, with a total Coastline ...

By Jason Irwin
(Simple House Solutions )
Comments 20
I look forward to meeting everyone and getting to know you better.Have a great day "on purpose"

By Gordon Daniel, Looking to purchase properties
(Simple House Solutions)
Comments 11
Ran some comps on several properties last week and I got to wondering... I usually stay within the subdivision, only going outside of it when i have to, but would you ever look outside a subdivision even if there are comps inside the subdivision that you could go off of?

By Joe Seward, Residental and investment
(Franklin Group)
Comments 14
Has anyone had experience with this? What were the reasons they didn't want to be disclosed? How did it work out?

By Pam Hoefert
Comments 13
5 Bedroom 3 bath bath ranch w/ triple stall garage Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 5 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2721 SQUARE FEET one owner ranch style home in newer development in Hartford SD This home off...

By Ricardo Mualin, Special financing programs for seniors 62+
(Financial One)
Comments 7
This program is specifically for seniors 62+.  All realtors should learn more about this progra by clicking on the follow ing link: 

By Mindvalley Academy, SEO specialist in charge of bringing organic traff
(Mindvalley )
Comments 10
 Mindvalley Academy is a cutting-edge digital learning platform and store for transformational programs, courses and teachings to enhance your health, happiness and potential. Discover knowledge from the world’s leading personal growth authors and wellness experts to help you elevate your human p...

By Ashley Hughes-Jefferson, Buying, Selling REALTOR ® servicing Las Vegas
(Wardley Real Estate )
Comments 22
Do you think Clark County Tax Appraisal Valued your home too high? Get a FREE online property report in seconds by clicking this link you'll know right away what your home is worth in today's market. It may be worth way more than you think and might like to SE...

By Bill Arnold, Real estate agent serving North Alberta
(Housing RE Inc)
Comments 0
Not working with a real estate agent? Then call us to get a $2,000 bonus if we show you and you buy this home. *See terms below. Sit by the cozy fireplace of this 4000-SF home only an easy drive to downtown. Offers 5 bedrooms, 3.5 bathrooms, dining room, dramatic living room with built-in bookca...

By Karen Jones Lewis, MBA, Realtor, Residential for Sellers and Buyers in S. Broward
(The K Company)
Comments 26
     Becoming a successful real estate agent will take more than a license and knowledge of current laws and regulations. According to the National Association of Realtors (NAR), there are over two million licensed real estate agents.  The first year drop out range estimated to be from 40% to 80%...

By Courtney Isabelle Jones
(Hunter Quinn Homes )
Comments 0
Pine Hill Acres offers ranch style homes starting at 193K with 0.5 acre homesites and the freedom of no HOA, zoned for Dorchester 2 schools and minutes from historic downtown Summerville near Pine Forest Country Club! / 843-754-7091

By Luc & Stephenie DeBonis, People Before Results
(The DeBonis Team)
Comments 18
SumatraA Long Driveway leads to this Beautiful Home in the Crown Pointe development in Desirable Lake Matthews. This home sits high on a hill with over 2 acres. It offers Spectacular Views and Magnificent Sunsets! This home features New Flooring, Carpet and Custom Paint. Grand Entry with a Swarov...

By Heidi Theodore, We know where the buyers are coming from
Comments 11
Heidi Theodore Community Day is an initiative dedicated to celebrating Heidi Theodore's commitment to improving our local communities. To debut this year's community event, she has chosen the VFW (Veterans of Foreign War) Post 8679. This event will be held the second Thursday in June, that's Jun...

By Austin Theobald, We are a nationwide private money lender
(Bridge Loan Network)
Comments 9
Investing in the real estate biz can be a great source of income, but you must jump through a few hoops before you gain a profit you are satisfied with. When people first start out in the industry, they often wonder how they will acquire the necessary funds to start investing in the industry. Whe...

By Rachael Evans, Real estate agent serving Asheville, NC
(Weichert, Realtors - Unlimited)
Comments 15
 The housing market in Asheville, NC is exploding. Sales of single-family homes in the area have already have exceeded sales from the first quarter of last year. Surrounding counties in Western North Carolina have seen similar increases in home prices.   The demand to live in WNC only continues t...

By Leif Pietila, Nationwide lead gen for real estate
(Slipstream Digital Marketing)
Comments 13
Contrary to popular belief, the Likely To Move targeting category on Facebook does not specifically identify people that are buying or selling a home. Find out what data is included and how to use it correctly:

By Christine Kankowski Temecula & San Diego, Excellent Sales and Property Management
(House Match Inc)
Comments 20
For those of you who own rental property in the California area, you will be pleased to know we have had our share of rain and snow this winter.  Governer Jerry Brown declared an end to the Drought state of Emergency.  During the drought, HOA's , owners and property managers were not allowed to e...