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 Matt Mayer
( Mayer Team @ NextHome Heritage)
Comments 0
126 Oak Hill Road, Shelburne VT 05482

By Laura Hyler, Sellers, Buyers, Residential, Commercial, ROE
(Keller Williams Capital District)
Comments 0
What can be more discouraging to a novice gardener than planting things only to discover that you have invited some very rude guests into your garden?I am what can best be described as an experienced amateur gardener, or in my fantasies, a suburban farmer! Seriously though, after spending countle...

By Oscar Mendez, Therapist
(Behavioral Health Services)
Comments 13
Behavioral Health Service provides a comprehensive directory of professionals who provide treatment for substance abuse, mental illness, eating disorders and a wide range of behavioral problems which can make living a normal life a challenge. If you or a loved one needs help, consider seeking the...

By Heidi Miesemer, I'm a mortgage loan originator in Maryland
(Equity Prime Mortgage)
Comments 15
 Most of us know what it means to communicate. We can make an assumption that everyone does it on a daily basis. It's talking, right? It's using words to convey ideas and thoughts. It's having a conversation with someone. I'll bet that almost everyone thinks that they are an effective communicato...

By Nicholas Baker
Comments 11
Seriously, who dosent have money problems? Well ok, I mean there a select few individuals. Having money problems is a little different then haveing money problems in the real estate market. Withing a thriving market or not we will encounter this unethical practice. In a ethical or corrupt market ...

By Dan Papadapoulis, Home equity loans, second mortgages Toronto
(Mortgage Central Nationwide)
Comments 7
Right now you can get excellent LtVs (Loan to Value ratios) on home equity lines of credit, but is it right for you? Here we’re going to go over everything you need to know about HELOCs and the differences between these and home equity loans. Always do extensive research before brokering equity i...

By Benjamin Woods, Marketing and Client Outreach in Real Estate
(Prime Mortgage Lending Inc)
Comments 10
A Realtors job is a lot tougher than people realize. A lot of folks believe that Realtors are glorified and overpaid chauffeurs. But we know that isn't actually the case.Whenever you gain a client you are their taxi, their makeshift accountant, their housing expert, financial guru, their contract...

By Sandra Daley, REALTOR/BROKER NC, Associate GA & TN
(Appalachian Mountain and Lake Properties, LLC)
Comments 12
Properties are selling again so If you wanted to wait till the market is better, Now is the time to list. THis is a picture of lake access of lake Apalachia- Nice 2 bed 3 bath home in nice area about 2000 sq feet in all. Sandra Daley 828-361-2423 Appalachian Mountain and Lake Properties, LLC 764 ...

By johns warden
(Best Glass Water Bottle)
Comments 7
If you happen to be working in an outdoor construction, then drinking water is something that is of a necessity. However, drinking water is not something that needs to be confined to the people that are working in the heat, it should also be a steady fact that you need to drink water on a regular...

By Sean Blanchette
(Frontdoorhomes group)
Comments 3
11449 Occoquan Oaks Lane, Woodbridge, VA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure My Reviews $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 4 (2 full, 2 half ) BATHROOMS | 2014 SQUARE FEET Privately Situated Colonial on over 6.5 Acres backing to Dense Woods. Boast...
Have you ever thought how technology has started ruling our life? How much we’ve being dependent on technology these days?  Especially how businesses are carrying out their operations these days?Well, everything, from instant communication to office in the pocket, to making customer experiences e...

By Ryan Case, Realtor servicing Los Angeles & Orange County
(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...