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 Greg Kingsbury, We work together to expand your lending options!
(Kingsbury Mortgage Team)
Comments 12
Falling in love can be the best thing. When you start making plans of living happily together, you will eventually consider getting a family house. However, buying a home together will require you to use your head more than your heart. Of course, as a couple you will have many questions. Some eve...

By Mann Mortgage, Welcome to Mann Mortgage.
( Mann Mortgage)
Comments 9
You have financial goals, dreams, and hopes, as well as some limitations. It’s our job as your Nevada mortgage broker to find the loan that best suits your requirements. We act as the intermediary between you and those that can help provide you the mortgage rate and loan you require to turn those...

By wayne Bertrand, Genuine BG / SBLC for Lease and Purchase
(Inspired Capital Plc)
Comments 0
INSPIRED CAPITAL PLC - We are a direct mandates to providers of Bank Guarantee, SBLC, MT109, MT799, MT760, Loans, Sale and Lease of Instruments, discounting and project funding. In addition, we have an excellent professional relationship with many banks, stock brokers, financial institutions and ...

By Stephanie Johnson
(AgentProfessor)
Comments 7
Breaking RulesBreaking the rules in real estate is very dangerous. There are many consequences that will follow your actions. These consequences could be you losing your license, all the way to you being arrested, fined, and imprisoned. Breaking the rules hurts everyone involved. It will hurt you...

By Khan Asad, PROJECT FUNDING ..PROVIDER AVAILABLE IN UK LEASE
(Barley Investment Limited)
Comments 2
Dear sir,We are project funder with our cutting edge and group capital fund we can finance your signatory projects and help you to enhance your business plan, our financial instrument can be used for purchase of good from any manufacturer irrespective of location. We specialized in BG, SBLC, MTN,...

By Philip Bender-Tymon, Hudson Valley Agents - Walden NY
(Hudson Valley Agents)
Comments 8
Sounds like a CSI spinoff, right? Chances are you've never heard of it. But you and your buyers should be aware that it exists.Ordinance or Law insurance coverage protects a home or business owner in a case where they are compelled to make alterations, construction changes,  or even demolition by...

By Cannabis Real Estate Consultants, Consultants specializing in cannabis real estate
(Cannabis Real Estate Consultants)
Comments 4
If you haven't been living under a rock or in a coma for the last few years-- it's hard not to notice that the cannabis industry has boomed nationally.  With this boom has come a flurry of bright-eyed entrepreneurs racing for cannabis real estate they can build their cannabis business on. However...

By Allstate Construction Roofing, Roof Repair, Roof Replacement, Restoration
(Allstate Construction Roofing)
Comments 6
 Clay tile roofing is a popular roofing option in Southwest Florida and it may be because it offers the longest life-expectancy of any roofing material. They are chosen for their stunning curb appeal but also note they are fire resistant and can resist damage from hailstones as large as 2″.  Typi...

By Paul Spaulding, Listing and Selling Res Resales. New home sale
(Berkshire Hathaway Homeservices Nevada Properties)
Comments 13
I have been in Residential Real Estate since 1989. Never bought a lead, Thousands of $$ of referral fees paid out, but never bought leads. FB intrigued me, with its 100,000,000 plus users, it seemed to be the place to go. Zurple has a seller lead generation system that seemed to be perfect for wh...

By Tom Magnuson
(Agent Professor)
Comments 7
False advertising as a real estate professional can cost you your job and license. False advertising is when you advertise false information either about your self, your listings, your principal, or anything else related to real estate transactions. Falsly advertising something will hurt your rep...

By Bonita Gillis, Buyer Advocate Incl. Down Payment Assistance Funds
(Realty Associates)
Comments 15
There is no doubt the cost of buying a home is not cheap.  But if it's the right home, the benefits are enormous.  No more unplanned moving; no more asking to paint or add some other personal touch--it's your home and your world.   If the desire to own is there, ask if you qualify for any type of...

By Laura Huntley, Trusted Real Estate Professional and Retired CPA
(Laura Huntley Real Estate)
Comments 13
I recently listed a Raleigh NC luxury home for sale that had a Zestimate of about $936,000.  I contacted Zillow and offered details about the unique features of the home and corrected the square footage.  As a result, the new Zestimate is about $1,100,000.  The original Zestimate was off by about...

By Felix Figueroa, NHD, TAX, Environmental report provider-California
(PDQ disclosure)
Comments 5
         After months of hard work we are pleased to share with our realestate community some of our success.  The National Institute of Building Sciences has released Natural Hazard Mitigation Saves: 2017 Interim Report. The study examines the effectiveness of mitigation against damage from natu...

By Sturai Yusufi, Investments and Leasing Specialist
(Commercial Brokers International)
Comments 5
http://www.globest.com/sites/kelsimareeborland/2018/02/09/new-ballot-measure-repeals-costa-hawkins/?channel=markets§ion=los-angelesThe Affordable Housing Act which was presented by Assemblymembers Richard Bloom and David Chiu as AB 1506, died in the Assembly’s housing committee earlier in the...

By vapers legion
Comments 1
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By Febe Leiva, Real Estate Sales, Purchase and Investment
(Century 21 Connect Realty)
Comments 7
Hi Agents! I am looking for Role Play Partners to script with over the phone for 30 mins once a week.Mike Ferry Scripts and other RE scripts. I am available Monday, Tuesday, Friday 8-8:30am or 3-3:30pm EST email me at FebeLeiva@gmail.com if you are interested thank you! Febe Leiva, Century 21404....

By Pouyan Broukhim
Comments 4
The world of investment is moving at a rapid pace. Loans, once limited exclusively to banks and private institutions, are expanding rapidly. Hard money lending is on the rise, thanks to its flexibility, convenience, and focus on providing consumers with fast, usable currency to aid in real estate...

By Matt Worthy, Home inspection services:- Worthy Home Inspections
(Worthy Inspection Services, LLC)
Comments 4
When you are purchasing a new house, you're probably going to want to have a home inspector take a look at the property.Here are five questions you need to ask to make sure you hire a professional home inspector who can do the job right and look after your best interests.   Are you a licensed and...

By Brian Winter
(None)
Comments 5
After setting out to be a real estate agent, I begin to wonder if I would ever want to be a broker. The idea is tempting, but one should reflect on what their goals are and ultimately what attracted them to the idea of being involved in real estate.A broker most likely will make more money and wi...

By Larry Frawley, Residential and Commercial real estate
(Carolina Real Estate Brokerage)
Comments 7
An RV Park can make a great 1031 Exchange (tax-deferred exchanges allow investors to defer capital gain taxes as well as facilitate significant portfolio growth and increased return on investment. In order to access the full potential of these benefits, it is crucial to have a comprehensive knowl...
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