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 Tim Walker, Real Estate Specialists
(Metro Brokers Inc/The Brian Petrelli Team)
Comments 9
What a fantastic horse property listed by TimWalkerRE and The Brian Petrelli team.   in the city of Broomfield and Adams County. 2.18 acres, 3000sqft outbuilding and 20x46 Loafing Shed. This entire area is growing along with home values.  You can see what's available or your homes value in Mustan...

By Jumbo Mortgage Loan Advisor, Specialist in Mortgage Lending
Comments 8
The housing sector in Florida has maintained its strong indicators of improvement. Based on that information, certain banks and lenders have loosened their requirements to qualify for a mortgage and make lower down payments possible even for Jumbo loans.  A Jumbo loan is a mortgage amount that su...
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By Jeffrey Wolf, I'm a Note Investor. Better returns.
(Palomar Note Buyers LLC)
Comments 0
I love investing in Non Performing Notes because they have so many Exit Strategies.The Real estate opportunities sin today's' market has really dried up from just a few years ago.  Traditional investors are looking to buy real estate via the standard investor model. Find a disressed seller and bu...

By Paul Casillas, Sevice You Deserve, People You Can Trust
(Keller Williams )
Comments 13
 Paul truly believes that with education, knowledge, and experience is how he can best serve his clients.Paul is a member in good standing with the National Association of Realtors, Virginia Association of Realtors, and the Prince William Association of Realtors.Paul was born in Doylestown, Penns...

By Ideal Homes, Home building and design in the OKC metro area
(Ideal Homes)
Comments 0
Style. Function. Hardware. Color.At Ideal Homes, kitchens continue to evolve from the functional space to a creative, inspiring one. Kitchen cabinets play a big role in the aesthetic transformation, because they account for a large amount of space. In 2017, we’re seeing some trends continue, like...

By Marel Ponseti, Licensed Broker since 1976; You are my priority
(Century21 Northbay Alliance)
Comments 15
Hi, Marel Ponseti, Broker with Team Modern Agent @Century21 Alliance in Santa Rosa, CA here. In my 40 years of selling homes, I've often been asked the question "When is a good time of the year to sell or buy a new home". My answer is always: "Now is a GREAT time to find your dream home and it's ...

By Frederick Herman, Veterans, Military, City, State, Federal Employees
(Staten Island Properties)
Comments 13
Getting ready to sell your home in South Shore Staten Island? Selling your house is more than putting up a for sale sign, and putting your house in the MLS (Multiple Listing Service). We at Staten Island Properties understand how to get your home in the South Shore of Staten Island in front of th...

By Tigh Loughhead, Marketing Director | Elegran Real Estate
Comments 9
This article originally appeared on the Elegran Blog on October 27, 2016A few weeks ago, Elegran was invited to be one of the first real estate brokerages to speak at Dreamforce in San Francisco, on a national stage at the largest tech conference in the world. Salesforce invited Elegran’s Tigh Lo...

By Thomas Higgins, Love helping people
(Boca Raton Beach Realty, Inc.)
Comments 10
Invest in Boca RatonThe lowest price vacant lot listed in East Boca Raton is $239,000. Other vacant lots are listed as high as $800,000 and waterfront lots are much higher. - Behind Mizner Park a vacant lot or tear down is demanding $600,00.00.This research is informative because it gives insight...

By Alok Kumar, Bennett Realty Group is a full service commercial
Comments 7
Bennett Realty Group is a noted commercial retail firm in Holmdel, New Jersey. It caters to retail clients from areas all around the Tri-state area. The company frequently works with companies that are based not only in New Jersey but also in New York and Connecticut. The team at Bennett Realty G...

By Rick Tortora, Real Estate Agent in Raleigh, NC
(Re/Max United of Raleigh NC)
Comments 15
2016 Real Estate sales in Raleigh NC finished out to be one of the best years for growth & appreciation in home-ownership, not seen since 2006.It's predicted that 2017 will continue that upward move, fueled by new construction, low interest rates and low inventory on resale homes. Many homes in t...

By Amanda McNew, McNew Group specializing in Vero Beach & Sebastian
(Atlantic Shores Realty Expertise)
Comments 24
Differences in Home Crushes between Men & Women According to, 70% of prospective home buyers admit to having a ‘Home Crush’ – a home they liked so much that they just had to have it! Understanding what attracts men and women to certain homes can help you locate the perfect home for yo...

By Karen Graves, Certified Home Stager/ReDesigner in Dallas,TX area
(Artistic Home Staging)
Comments 11
Hello Active Rain!  I am a busy home stager and redesigner based in the Dallas area.  I am new to AR and I have already discovered some great resources within this community!  I love meeting new people I am always willing to share my experiences with others.  I am looking forward to sharing, lear...

By Renee Ferguson, Junk removal Company serving the Dallas area.
(Junk King Dallas)
Comments 10
Junk King is the #1 rated service in the junk removal industry. We provide eco-friendly junk removal & hauling services to clear unwanted clutter from your home or business. Our trucks are 20% larger; so, you'll get more value at every price point! Did you just finish that flip and need that fina...

By Frank O'Mahony, Relo specialist for Boulder, Longmont, Frederick
(Equity Colorado Real Estate)
Comments 15
Longmont loves dogs!  Maybe it's the relaxed, welcoming attitude of this wonderfully down to earth, friendly Front Range town where so many of us are discovering our new Home Sweet Home, but the feeling of welcome is very real and definitely includes the four-footed friends in the family.  All yo...

By Concetta Mannello
Comments 10
Home Buyers Seminar Register Now! WANT TO BUY A HOME AND TAKE ADVANTAGE OF THE LOW INTEREST RATES?  Don't miss our HOME SOLUTIONS REALTY Group LLC Home Buying101 Seminar on Saturday March 18th fromm 11-1pm located at:Home Solutions Realty Group LLC9622 Bustleton Avenue, Suite 1 Philadelphia, PA 1...

By Brock Gardner, Project Management & Construction Oversight
(Kcorb Consulting, LLC)
Comments 17
Just heard about this group and joined. I'm looking forward to learning about the group and catching up on what I have been missing all these years. I've been a home inspector for a good number of years as well as a construction consultant for the FHA 203k and the HomeStyle® Renovation Mortgage p...

By Stephanie Pinder, Real Estate Professional
(Options Realty Team)
Comments 11
JUST LISTED!1328 Washington St, Hollywood, FL 33019MLS# A10234671 4 bedrooms / 3 full baths 2,561 sq. ft. living area Built - 1955 Subdivision - Sunny Acres Offered at: $635,000Contemporary gem in classic Hollywood!Florida style at its best with a modern flair. This splendid home is centrally loc...

By David Esposito, Real Estate agent serving the five boroughs & L.I.
(Century Homes Realty Group)
Comments 14
Living in the Northeast and owning several properties I've learned what to look for and listen too. If it's going to fail or break it's usually when the tempetures are freezing. So I recommend conducting inspections of plumbing pipes in garages and basements weekly if the tempeture is below freez...