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 Patricia Vega, Vega-Diaz Team
Comments 14
What Do I need to buy a House?HI Family and friends If you have RELATIVE or a FRIEND who would benefit from this information let them know. WE Vega-Diaz Team will be offering a free Breakfast-Talk about ALL you need to know TO buy a house.The Breakfast will include information on How to buy a hou...

By Peter Stoddard, North Georgia relo, from high net worth to starter
(United Home Group KW)
Comments 14
 Okay, school is out. For many that means (A) go on vacation, then (B) find a better school for the kids.Foremost on many people’s minds when moving to a new community is the quality of education. Even for those without children in the household, good schools contribute to sustained property valu...

By Michael Smith
(Michael Smith Realty)
Comments 11
 The real estate business uses the community authority to capture the local market. The website is the first landing option for the potential customers. It is the responsibility of all the website tools to provide the requisite information about the real estate firm. The real estate website desig...

By shukura holliday-shimura, Sales & Leasing Realtor-Serving Westside-LA South
(Nourmand & Associates-Beverly Hills)
Comments 13
Now on the National Register of Historic Places..Nostalgic Thoughts anyone?

By Haley Perez, Southern Belle in Northern Virginia Real Estate
(Exit Heritage Realty)
Comments 40
This is my second round as a Realtor.  I was previously an agent in North Carolina during what I lovingly refer to as my B.C. years:  Before Children.  After having my children and relocating to Virginia, I reentered the world of real estate.  By that time, the landscape of the real estate profes...

By Maria Palchanes, Professional Real Estate Agent in New Jersey
(Coldwell Banker Bedminster)
Comments 17
Hi folks ... I just want to wish you all a happy Memorial Day Weekend.Please, click on the link below to see the card I sent you ...Enjoy Memorial day weekend ...Click below to see my card for you. 

By Sandy Steadman, Property Management for Breck Vacation Rentals
(Breckenridge Vacation Properties)
Comments 12
For premier vacation rental management services in Breckenridge, Colorado, turn to Breckenridge Vacation Properties. We are part of the iTrip Vacations family. iTrip Vacations began in 2007 and since that time has maintained its status as one of the leading vacation rental property management com...

By Laura Haddock, Interior Design and Home Staging Specialist
(Inspiration Home)
Comments 12
As a new Agent in the industry I am excited about getting out there, showing properties and sell, sell, sell! Before I can do that I need to build a good reputation so those I come in contact with will have trust in me and want to work with me.As I am going through the prelicensing training the t...

By Rolly Diala, Owner at- USA Real Estate Solutions LLC
(USA Real Estate Solutions LLC)
Comments 16
At- USA Real EstateSolutions LLC We’re experienced real estate professionals who buy and sell property across the nation with the primary intent of creating positive outcomes for people in predicaments. This is my blog post on Active Rain. In future I will bring my real esate knowledge, idea, exp...

By Roman Ludwing, Realtors In Parkland & Coral Springs
(Pro | Agents Realty )
Comments 11
What are the most important characteristic of real estate agents? Weather it is their desire to help or their personal drive and ambition, a handful of qualities often distinguish the great agents from the good ones. If you are thinking about starting a real estate career, ask yourself if you sha...

By DWELL NOLA, Residential, Commercial, Leasing & Property Mgmt
(Dwell NOLA Realty)
Comments 13

By T F, Looking to Learn More About Real Estate
Comments 0
Disney was able to purchase all the necessary land to build such and expansive site through being an undisclose princpal. Had the general public and landowners alike been aware of what was happening the cost you buy this land may have been unfeasable. Luckly.....they majority of land was purchase...

By Erica Hill, Operating Principal at Keller Williams Boise
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 16
Landing that first management position can be a hard task to accomplish. The competition can be tough and other candidates may have more qualifications than you do. It’s important to make yourself stand out from the crowd and prove that you have what it takes to not only be the manager that your ...

By Teddy Larcom
Comments 0
Communication is a vital aspect of out everyday lives, but as a real estate sales specialist it is important that all communications to every party that you contact are clear and truthful. Because real estate deals with such large sums of cash and properties with immense value, it is critical to ...

By Tammy McKay
Comments 12
I am so surprised at the amount of information you can find online about Sales Agents being dishonest and misrepresenting the facts. To me, being honest is second nature. Why do people feel they will not get caught in their lie? It's bound to get out sometime. When I look for an agent to represen...

By Charlen Williamson, Home staging expert in Yuma, Arizona
(Sophisticated Space Home Staging)
Comments 13
I have just started my new career as a Home Stager. I am an RN of over 27 years and have been in a high stress career for most of my life, which brings me to this wonderful fork in the road of life! I am also an abstract aritist, a small side career that really allowed some creativity and much ne...

By Legal Match, Legal problems? Use
Comments 8
Having problems with your mortgage lender? Whether it's because you're having trouble getting approval or having trouble with the application process, the right financial lawyer can help you navigate the process. Don't let the bank get the upper hand!

By Caden Rich, Real Estate Agent in training
Comments 13
Writing my first blog post. Attached is a link on Dual Representation Without Consent. I bought my first home with my agent representing me and the seller of the home. No one single hiccup. Everything went smooth and I enjoyed the entire process. But here are some pros and cons of Dual Representa...

By Douglas Huhn, Make the Right Move
Comments 12
One of the many benefits of owning your own home is the freedom to find your ‘furever’ friend. By pointing out the aspects of your home that make it ‘pet-friendly’ in your listing, you’ll attract these buyers rather than alienate the 61% of American households that have a pet!If you are one of th...

By Alexander Blackwood, Mortgage lender with a full line up of solutions
(BFF Lending Services Inc)
Comments 56
     Almost every day on my morning drive I listen to 'Blown Off' - a radio segment which airs on 95.5 PLJ.  Here's the premise:   John Smith has usually gone out on a date with Jane Doe (or vice versa) and hasn't heard anything since their date, despite the fact that their date was awesome!  Mar...