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 Vhanessa Lee, Real Estate Student in Salt Lake City
Comments 5
In the real estate world that we live in there are three types of agents and three different types of principals. Which one are you? In general most of us probably fall into the special agent catagory. This is where you are an agent for a principle for one pre-determined transaction. It's possibl...

By reza eloglu, you can , if you want !
Comments 6
Types of remodeling of the ceiling decoration of the houseIn the design of the interior decoration, the roof restoration is divided into two main groups: the change in ceiling structure and the change in ceiling lightingLighting discussion that is separate and discussed in other posts. But the st...

By Marti Martz, Baby Boomer & Senior Seller Expert
(A-Z Senior Transitions/A-Z Senior Compass)
Comments 10
As we kick off 2018, I'm sure everyone is in the same boat as me - ready to crush it, slay it, make 2018 the best year EVER. But this year, after the craziness of the holiday season, I've decided to take a deep breath. As my inbox continued to be flooded with emails about planning and productivit...

By Johnny Cohen, Commercial loan placement and Consulting
(United Financial Group)
Comments 4
  100% Funding of Vertical Construction costs Land + New construction loan options available Up to 75% ACV (After constructed Value) Rates: 8.99%-14.99% Interest Only 6-24 Month Term - No Prepay(s) 3-7% Origination fee per Transaction Residential$75,000 - $5,000,000 Commercial: $150,000 - $15,000...

By Aaron Havens, Notice of Defaults, Cash Sales, Foreclosure for UT
(Home Havens)
Comments 0
There are lots of negative repercussions with being dishonest, especially as an agent. I believe there is far more reason, to be honest, though then there are to being not dishonest. Honest people have the comfort and peace that they are protected, not just by the law but others will always help ...

By FARID RAD, Advisory, Acquisitions, Dispositions, Leasing, ser
(K W Commercial Heritage Realty)
Comments 0
I will be starting a youtube page for all things Commercial Real Estate. Whether you are buying or selling or any questions regarding CRE. Look for "FARID RAD'S POWER HOUR" on youtube.

By Jordan Yarbrough, Buyer's Agent, Listing Agent, Relocation, Mortgage
(Jordan Real Estate & Mortgage)
Comments 7
ANY HELP WOULD BE AMAZING.I am in California and I have to take this exam. All the BRE offers is a 200-page booklet that looks impossible to study, Looking to find out if anyone has taken this exam and if so how did you study for it? Thank you so much for your input.

By Dave Frank, Open House Sign In service
(Open House Wizard)
Comments 10
Go Paper and Penless at your next Open House with our Open House Sign In Service. Once running your Open House Visitor Sign Ins go directly to your CRM, Email/Lead Marketing Service or to your Email, then you can watch the Sign-Ins LIVE on your Smartphone using your CRM or Email provider's App. ...

By Solly Assa, sourcing property investment opportunities
(Assa Properties Inc)
Comments 8
As times quickly change, it has become imperative for any business to quickly adapt to the latest technological developments. Customers of a certain generation use mobile technology for access to the internet, better communication, entertainment, seeking business products and services, and to mak...

By Max Jensen, Helping Realtors keep track of referrals
(referral soup)
Comments 16
If you are honest, open, speak from the heart - disclose all aspects to your client - you will win trust and respect.As a young buyer of my first home - I was put-off by the first real estate agent I called - who was too pushy and did not sense my apprehension for buying my first home. I chose a ...

By Jeanice Chastain, Bloomington's Dedicated Buyer's Agent
(Next Level Realty)
Comments 15

By Matt Weber, RE/MAX ISLAND CITY located in beautiful Cumberland
(RE/MAX Island City)
Comments 0
Looking to buy or sell a house? More people are turning towards the “For Sale By Owner” approach these days, in an effort to (they think) save themselves a lot of money and get more out of their sale. In truth, however, this opens one up to a whole world of nightmare problems. Not only will you l...

By Krystallin Baker, Landlord software and solutions
Comments 12
Many landlords start out by living alongside their tenants. Whether you purchased a duplex and reside next-door or you are renting out the basement apartment in your home, being a next-door landlord comes with its own unique set of benefits and drawbacks.Do you know how to be a successful next-do...

By National Surety Services, Inc., Surety Bond Agency & Contract Surety Bonds
(National Surety Services, Inc.)
Comments 0
Technology is a fact of life in every industry everywhere these days. You quite simply cannot get by, let alone remain competitive, without adopting the latest technologies in at least some aspect. Our entire society is ruled by and dependent upon technology in a way that it wasn’t, just ten year...

By IDG Homez, IDG HOMEZ have best and expertise interior design
(IDG HOMEZ- Interior Designers)
Comments 6
A perfect place starts with a perfect interior. If the inside of your place looks amazing, it will send a joyous feeling among the visitors as well as the owners. A majority of people and businesses are upgrading their interiors by appointing professional interior designers. The major objective b...

By Joe Albrecht, Real estate agent serving Milwaukee's south side
(Exit Realty Horizons)
Comments 12
Don't look now, but the holidays are officially upon us! It is a time where you won't be able to look across the street or even out a window without coming across a joyful message or light arrangement. These serve as reminders to express thanks and gratitude for all that we have. There are many t...

By Dameon V. Russell, Full service direct Mortgage Bank serving all CA.
(All Western Mortgage Bank - Elk Grove)
Comments 10
Ca REALTORS, TODAY.... RIGHT NOW, email your Mortgage questions, email your Client borrowing scenario! With our diverse lending programs and our expertise in CalHFA down payment assistance, also our ZERO Origination Mortgages, we can take a very good look at MANY, MANY tough loan scenarios! Who's...

By James Gean, Listing agent Serving Oakland, Macomb, Wayne
(Keller Williams Somerset)
Comments 0
Looking to buy a home? Check out this guide to making the process as smooth as possible.Get your finances in order.Start by getting a full picture of your credit. Obtain copies of your credit report. Make sure the facts are correct, and fix any problems you find. Many consumers are concerned that...

By Adam Yera, Digital Marketing & Tech Real Estate Junkie
(CompleteAgent | RE/MAX Real Estate Associates)
Comments 16
Geographic farming aka hyper-focusing on a specific area is in my opinion, THE best way for a real estate agent or broker to generate leads and build a sustainable business.Especially now with all of the online portals, people want Realtors with the local knowledge and the local neighborhood agen...

By New Agent Acosta, Investments and property management
Comments 18
Happy New Year!Like many other people, I always like to start the new year with this lengthy list of resolutions only to finish the year realizing that I barely did one third of them (if that, lol).This year was a little different for me because I DID NOT have a list, but I DID make a big commitm...