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 Charles Wilson, Getting back into real estate after 10 yrs.
(Agent Professor Real Estate School)
Comments 9
According to Wikipedia, the definition of REIT's is:A real estate investment trust (REIT) is a company that owns, and in most cases operates, income-producing real estate. REITs own many types of commercial real estate, ranging from office and apartment buildings to warehouses, hospitals, shoppin...

By Courtland Astill
Comments 8
Beware of holding an interest in an LLC that holds Real Estate or you may be defrauded.I recently came across a scam where the perpetrator would sell interests in an limited liability company and place real estate into the company with at least one genuine loan. The perp then sets up straw compan...

By Silvana Messing, Luxury Homes Sales and Investment Properties
Comments 15
Unlike any other city, we have daily climate changes sometimes several times a day....misty foggy morning, sunny afternoons, mild to heavy winds.  The architecture is early 1800s to modern century- masked within a beautiful facade.Neighborhood parks are a 'goto' on a sunny afternoon -- from Fort ...

By Mattison Wilson, Ambitious Sales Agent and University Student
(Everest Realty Group)
Comments 13
What's The Difference Between a Deed and a Title?First things first, what is a deed exactly? And how does it differ from the title on your home?A title is the legal concept of the ownership of your home, while a deed is the physical document that transfers that right. There are certain requiremen...

By tim houghten, The future of real estate
Comments 9
There is a lot more to Miami real estate than most realize. Check out these exciting areas for luxury living and prime real estate investments…1. Venetian IslandsMiami’s Venetian Islands sit in Biscayne Bay, connected by Venetian Way, which runs from the heart of Miami to the Lincoln Road shoppin...

By Rhonda Morton, RE Broker serving Bellevue and the Eastside
(Keller Williams Eastside Realty)
Comments 0
Rhonda Morton | (425) 503-0300 | Keller Williams Eastside  7764 NE 122ND LANE KIRKLAND, WA 98034 - $550,000 3 Bedroom | 2.5 Bathroom | 1663 sqft. Listing No. 1090143 SEE THE VIRTUAL TOUR!Visit to see additional photos and information about this property. DESCRIPTIONWelcom...

By Minol Shamreen, For Excellence in Home Staging & Interior Design
(Studio M Designs)
Comments 12
Curb Appeal - The #1 investment for a Home Seller !  As a professional home stager, I have been invited to guest blog for various realtor / real-estate & home builder websites & magazines. Here's one of my popular posts featured on Kopa Real Estate Blog, Austin, TX.   In this article you'll find ...

By Shawna Clyburn, ShawnaSellsHomes
(Keller Williams Realty Lanier Partners)
Comments 15
Search current inventory of Townhome for sale in Conyers, GAListing DetailsTownhome For Sale in Conyers, GA                                                                       1757 Millstream Hollow, Conyers GA, 30012Price: $110,000MLS number: 8073342Bedrooms: 3Bathrooms: 2.5Square Footage: app...

By thomas miller
Comments 5
Hello,                      Theological colleges—on ‘the slippery slope’? Crisis in the colleges Teaching College Students About Creation Alumnus takes on his prestigious school! Evangelical colleges paid to teach evolution Baylor bailout? Professor at Baptist University calls intelligent design ...

By emily millercs
(Free lancer)
Comments 6
Realtor in Atlanta Find the best real estate agents. One of the best places to live and work. U.S. News and World report lots city has the best city to live in in the U.S. Cost of living in reasonable price. Transportation Triangle area is big, very suburban, and you will probably want a car to g...

By ali zane
(Imax Credit Repair Firm)
Comments 14
Kelly is a middle class blue collar Californian, who has made a conscious effort to keep a positive credit standing with all his creditors, ranging from his mortgage lender to his credit card company. He has prided himself in making prompt payments to all his creditors and not incurred a single l...

By Kyle Taggart, Web Design, Mobile App Development, & SEO
(Tag Team Design)
Comments 7
2017 looks promising! Especially for your website because it’s time for a new start, some re-design and especially time to set some specific, highly attainable online goals for your business. We’ve created a list of some of the top things you should start considering now, not just to improve but ...

By William Grant
(Keller Williams)
Comments 10
I have been to this place before and it is the best. May have to stop by there on my way home from work. Your search is over! Brister’s Smokehouse Barbecue is one of the best BBQ places in Northern Louisiana. Located right off Interstate 20 on Cooktown Road in Ruston, LA, Brister’s is a great pla...
My real estate course is requiring me to create a blog on this site and post the link for them to confirm. Although it is likely that this is a wonderful means of communication for many real estate agents, as a person who has zero experience, or unique concepts to discuss, this does not seem like...

By David Homan
(Destination Realty)
Comments 5
I have a client who owns a body shop and has a buyer for the business and building.  Need a knowlegable commercial agent to write up the deal and get it closed.  Call me if you are interested. 602-430-6622David Homan, BrokerDestination Realty

By Rhonda Sanderson, Pillar To Post resident Blogger
(Pillar To Post Home Inspectors)
Comments 12
(TORONTO)---Pillar To Post Home Inspectors®, the largest home inspection company in North America, is offering advice to realtors who may be selling and/or showing homes in markets where housing is currently in great demand. Wonderful for the seller, but some buyers are feeling so pressured to ma...

By Marc Grimaldi, I focus on helping people!
Comments 7
I had just pulled off of I-79S onto 19W to continue on my way to my destination in Western Kentucky...and the sputtering came back.  In the immortal words of Lando Calrissian, “They told me they fixed it” was all I could scream through gritted teeth as my 1981 Suzuki GS puttered to a halt on the ...

By Desiree Osorio, Real Estate my one and true passion
(John J Lease)
Comments 13
Many of us may look at real estate as transactions,  exchanges of properties and/or homes. I look at it as an art. It is absolutely beautiful to see a potential home that was once abandoned, forgotten and left for dead come back to LIFE. Developers with the right mind set who are willing to take ...

By Nathan macKinnon
Comments 7
NFL Incorporate: Whose stock increased as well as in whose is actually along Downtown indiana — It’s still quite early on at the Incorporate, however the following some responses via people inside the National football league the loop right here soon after 48 hrs involving exercises.Inventory UPG...

By Marcos Azaro, We help Buisness Owners to Get More Clients in NZ
(SEO Marketing )
Comments 6
Every business is continuously looking for new ways to grow and expand their operations. After all, no matter the size of the business, annual growth is essential. Effective SEO marketing strategies are vital for businesses to succeed in today's internet-connected world. With that in mind, in thi...