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 Ryan Busenbark
Comments 17
Hello all!! I'm writing my first post as part of my 120 hour licensing course. This assignment is asking me to write on one of the 21 ways to lose your real estate license.  I've chosen dishonesty as the one. I've been self employed for 18 years and have seen both honest dealings and dishonest.  ...

By Camille Latham, Online Marketing Specialist @Drawbotics
Comments 18
If there is one thing I have learnt on Active Rain, it's that there is no one way of doing things in Real Estate. Your Real Estate business is unique - and this is its biggest selling point. In fact, it has been shown the creation of a compelling 'About' page can increase lead conversion by 30%. ...

By David Stockel, Builder Specialist and Real Estate
(Smart Realty)
Comments 12
Special attention was givin to make this Custom Home very enery efficient including full Foam Encapsulation, 2 commercial Tanless Water Heaters and 19 Seer HVAC units. Ask for a history of the utilites. 

By Dmitri Kara, Cleaning services
(Fantastic Cleaners)
Comments 10
I Need to Get my Gutters Cleaned - How Much Will a Professional Cost?Cleaning the gutters of your property should be a part of any home maintenance schedule. Without careful cleaning and repair, you'll be leaving your property at the risk of water damage. A very costly mistake is that the damage ...

By Hyacinth Levy, We provide professional Real Estate Service to you
Comments 11
This article was extracted from “Economy records growth”, Jamaica Observer.The Planning Institute of Jamaica (PIOJ) is forecasting economic growth ranging from 0.5 to 1.5 per cent, for the July to September quarter.Newly appointed Director General, Dr Wayne Henry, said this is expected after the ...

By jeff oesau
(Preferred Realty Group)
Comments 14
The old saying is list in Feburary and March and sell in April and May.  There is an extreme shortage of new listings in the Madison and Middleton area.  Find out how much your home is worth in todays market.  Jeff Oesau  608-571-SAVE

By Brooke Rollins, Training to be a real estate agent
(Brooke Rollins)
Comments 11
Want to know how to sell real estate in Utah County.  We have lots of professionals in this community who are happy to help in anyway.  Stay tuned for great tips on selling, buying, listing, and acheiving success in the community.

By Kevin Dimmel, Buy and Sell Real Estate in Minnesota
(Weichert Realtors Advantage)
Comments 17
Custom Built Home Overview Maps Photos Features Market Stats $698,000 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms4 Full BathroomsInterior: 5,084 sqftLot: 0.41 acre(s)Year Built: 1992MLS #: 4772125 Location 18433 Melissa CircleEden Prairie, MN 55347USA Kevin Dimmel Weichert Realtors Advantage(952...

By Search Wire LLC, Real Estate Leads Generation
(Search Wire LLC)
Comments 12
The ability of an asset to store value that can be retrieved and exchanged at a later time is predictably very useful. A house is seen as an asset that retains purchasing power into the future. Commodities are one of the most common value stores of modern times. Its also obvious that as time pass...

By Mike Kohler, Pa Mortage Loan Programs
(Net Equity Financial Mortgage LLC)
Comments 13
  Bucks County Pa 2016 Single Family Housing Report for Pennsylvania Buyers and Sellers

By Jill Kohler, Pa licensed Realtor and Mortgage Loan Officer
(Net Equity Financial)
Comments 11
In a tough economy borrowers worry about foreclosure and bankruptcy, and the effects such issues can have on the ability to borrow. One big topic these days regarding FHA loans involves the required waiting period for new FHA home loans after filing bankruptcy or foreclosure. A good example of a ...

By Tor Refsland, SEO Agency For Real Estate
(Tor Refsland SEO Agency)
Comments 7
Welcome, my name is Tor Refsland and I´m the owner of a result-driven SEO agency and authority branding company. I help healthy businesses to get tons of customers by being ranked on top Google. I´m a multi award-winning blogger, SEO strategist & business coach. I´m featured in a book with Seth G...

By soldier soldier, Sales, Resales, Property Management
(Soldier To Soldier Hawaii Realty, LLC)
Comments 10

By Stephan Black, Treat others as you would like to be treated
(Re/MAX Gold)
Comments 15
I listed an amazing 20 acre parcel with 2 year round streams here in Yuba County in Northern CA. There are swimming holes, waterfalls, deep pools of clear water...just amazing. The seller is anxious for the world to realize the uniqueness of what he has.I did the usual, put it on three different ...

By Ann Amaral, Real Estate Agent serving Kauai
(Keller Williams Kauai)
Comments 19
Aloha,Selling a home is stressful enough, here are 3 tips to make your home more appealing.Create an appealing aroma Bake your favorite cookies Burn a scented candle that reminds you of food or your favorite season Fresh flowers like Jasmine or Plumeria Declutter your home Keep counter-tops as cl...

By Tim Goss, Owner / Realtor serving greater Houston area
(Century Properties Real Estate)
Comments 12
Deer Park, Texas Real Estate Outlook 2017 Deer Park, Texas and surrounding communities continue to see low inventory into 2017 with anticipated real estate market conditions to remain robust.  Although not as strong as 2016, properties in the $125k to $225k range are anticipated to move below ave...

By Bill Schallmo, Focus on the details
(The Virtual Realty Group (Newport Beach, CA)The OC)
Comments 14
Here in California, we have been "importing" a number a rather "dangerous" attitudes towards ethics in our business. It would appear that as our state becomes more diverse, so does the level of ethics associated with financial and real estate transactions. The California Bureau of Real Estate req...

By Ken Anderson, Specialize working with Sellers,Buyers & Investors
(HomeSmart PV and Associates)
Comments 13
5 Reasons to Love Using A RE Pro [INFOGRAPHIC] Highlights: Hiring a real estate professional to guide you through the process of buying a home or selling your house can be one of the best decisions you make! They are there for you to help with paperwork, explaining the process, negotiations, and ...

By Doug Seabury, Serving Vail, Beaver Creek & entire Vail Valley
(Access Real Estate of Colorado)
Comments 12
Driving through the Rocky Mountains in Colorado, you’re sure to spot a few green crosses marking marijuana dispensaries. You might wonder if weed is what the entire state of Colorado is about, especially if you notice more than 1 dispensary in close proximity to another. But, do people really flo...

By Noelle Dunkley
Comments 11
New agent here. I watched a funny youtube video on the worst real estate agent ever. Wondering from all the Real Estate Veterns on here if any have a great story about "Unprofessional Agents", and maybe tips on what never to do.Thank you