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 Lisa Snuggs, Successful and Ethical Group of FullTime Realtors
(Lisa Snuggs Real Estate Group)
Comments 8
Ever had the chance to live in a waterfront property? Well nothing could be more natural and refreshing than residing in a beach condo in exotic Destin Florida. Considering the demand, Lisa Snuggs offers quality beach condos on cheap sale prices. These condos are well-equipped with all the amenit...

By Joyce Reese, The Realtor that gets the job Done!
(ReMax Estate Properties)
Comments 8
1320 West 168th Street #6, Gardena, CA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 2 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 1200 SQUARE FEET Make 2017 your year to own THIS inviting home just blocks from the up-and-coming Artesia...

Comments 8
OPEN HOUSETO HAVE OR NOT TO HAVEI have had little success in Open Houses the past two years, where I always had great luck before.  I spend a significant amount of money on professional photographs and a virtual tour so there's not much more they can see in person.  On line, they have access to t...

By Real Estate Voice Over Pros Professional narration, music, sfx, Bringing your properties' virtual videos to life!
Comments 11
 Why is video so important to sell real estate? And why add professional narration?Check out any online ad and you'll see video!  - and videos in advertising aren't showing any signs of slowing down.With the capabilities of sending and receiving videos with smart phones and ipads, the advantages ...

By Businessattorneycoronado .org, Coronado Business Lawyer
Comments 5
There is no location that is habitable without law and order. The Coronado is no exemption to this. It is a residential coastline in San Diego in The golden state. In the current times the population around has actually gradually raised. With an increase in the populace there is demand of enhance...

By Mary Anschutz, Real estate specialist serving Jeffco and Denver
(MB The Brian Petrelli Team)
Comments 9
It was another hot year for metro Denver homes prices, which appreciated 8 to 12 percent last year, according to a Denver Post article by real estate expert Aldo Svaldi.The article notes this is the fifth year in a row the Denver has outstripped the national average for gains.In University Park, ...

By Ernesto D Enriquez, 20 years experience Residential and Commercial RE
(Insignia International Properties)
Comments 9
One of my favorite places of mine to get healthy made to order healthy eating is Under the Mango Tree, located 714 6th Street, 33139. It is a small business with a huge heart! The employees are alway accomodating and friendly.. Some of my favorites there are their Acai bowls, the Happy Buddah whi...
As I'm studying to become a realtor, I'm wondering how often are agents found misreprenting themselves or their sellers or buyers?  Is this a common problem or is it something that occurrs on occassion.   And to add to that question, how often does this practice go unnoticed by their broker? It s...

By Noel Mira, Committed to providing exemplary service!
(Russell Real Estate Services)
Comments 14
Considering becoming a real estate agent or changing brokerages? You should interview several brokerages and see which one is the best fit for YOU!  With that said (I might be biased) Russell Real Estate Services truly is the BEST!! Still, here is a list of questions to ask when you interview. Go...

By Bernie Hansen, Training expert in Puget Sound
(Self Employed)
Comments 36
Hello, ActiveRain community!I decided to join your ranks because I am a writer who happens to be fascinated with real estate, and here's why: Real estate affects us all, whether we realize it or not. In the past, when I heard others talk about real estate, I just assumed their conversations didn'...

By Clate Miller, observer
Comments 0
I have bought and sold several properties over the years through several different brokerages.  It is always interesting to see the different priority that each brokerage gives to "giving document copies".  There is nothing worse than going back over a land deal looking for information, just to f...

By Marja van de Weerdt
(Modern Real Estate)
Comments 10
This home has gorgeous views of the Red Rocks situated in the beautiful Solterra Subdivsion here in Lakewood ColoradoEasy access to the 470 and 70 Please check on the property webiste at  Marja van de WeerdtModern Real Estate303-888-2533   

By April Lavine, Dealing in homes, condos and townhomes in Irvine.
(IrIrvine Residential Living)
Comments 11
Selling a home requires time, effort and money. At times, even the most outlandish of homes fail to attract prospective buyers. So how would you go the extra mile to make your home saleable? Here are 10 tips offered by realtors dealing in affordable homes for sale in Irvine be it this year or in ...

By Faith Montgomery, It's about the relationships, not the money!!!
(Berger Realty Group)
Comments 12
Hello, My aunt currently rents in Long Beach, NY.  She wanted me to help her, however, I am an agent in Florida and unable to do so.  She needs to find a new rental by 2/1 and she would like to stay in the area of Long Beach IF POSSIBLE.  She is handicap and it is hard for her to get around as sh...

By Betsy Bateman, Let us be your 'Anchor' in property management
(Anchor Real Estate & Property Management LLC)
Comments 15
Overseeing and managing rental property can be a time consuming and expensive process.  However, it doesn’t have to be.  With an experienced property management company you can have peace of mind that your rental property is in good hands. Let me give you an example where an experienced managemen...

By Jasmine Do, Real Estate Team Builder
(Team Concierge)
Comments 13
Welcome ALL to “TC BUZZ”, Team Concierge’s blog! We would like to help our fellow Real Estate professionals thrive in this new digital era by providing a space that they could comfortably go to for tips and tricks to better market themselves as professionals and most importantly effectively adver...

By Richard Walter
Comments 6
Photo credit:  Jirsak / shutterstock.comIn order to get approved for a commercial real estate loan, you need to fulfill a host of requirements. Just like in the case of residential property, you may need to take out a mortgage loan when you are looking to invest in commercial real estate. However...

By Joseph Ricardo, Joseph "Joe" Ricardo Orlando Florida
Comments 0
Joseph Ricardo was born on October 2, 1983 in Fall River, MA. Joseph Ricardo attended Antioch school for Prek, and Kindergarten. Joseph Ricardo eventually moved to Somerset, MA at the age of 6. Joseph Ricardo attended North Elementary, in Somerset. Joseph Ricardo attended Somerset Junior High in ...

By Brad Winget, Real Estate, Vacation Rental & Mortgage Expert
(Utah's Best Real Esteate Group)
Comments 12
Why Are Mortgage Interest Rates Increasing? According to Freddie Mac’s latest Primary Mortgage Market Survey, the 30-year fixed rate mortgage interest rate jumped up to 3.94% last week. Interest rates had been hovering around 3.5% since June, and many are wondering why there has been such a signi...

By Douglas Franks, Serving Staten Island since 1982.
(Douglas Franks Real Estate)
Comments 9
Buying a Staten Island home this winter gives you the upper hand. There tends to be fewer buyers in the market this time of year, and mortgage rates are on the rise making now the ideal time to buy a home on Staten Island.  The housing market may be moving slower this time of year, but there are ...