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 Beethy Chang
Comments 9
Good habits are the base of wealth. If you watch winning individuals you may see their day is stuffed with consistent habits that save time, improve focus and ultimately facilitate accomplish a lot of daily. winning individuals rise early, learn daily, build lists & set goals and track their prog...

By Michael Savage, Owner of Instant Junk Removal - Fort Lauderdale
(Instant Junk Removal)
Comments 9
Instant Junk Removal When we started the company in 2010 we did not think much of it. It was only a couple guys who owned a pick up truck having a side gig hauling trash for extra cash. Sure enough, 7 years later we are still going the same gig just on a much larger scale. Now it isn’t only two h...
WASHINGTON (July 6, 2017) — Sixty-two percent of sellers' agents say that staging a home decreases the amount of time a home spends on the market, according to the National Association of Realtors® 2017 Profile of Home Staging,   "Realtors® know ...

By Bonnie Ambrose Realtor/Associate, Serving Lee County, FL for your real estate needs.
(Century 21 Gulf Coast)
Comments 9

By Jonathan German, Real Estate Agent
(Dunes Realty)
Comments 0
A company tied to Tampa-based Carlyle Investments just sold a 340-unit apartment complex in Palm Beach Gardens for $118 million to PGIM Real Estate, property records show.South Gardens LLC, managed by developer Charles B. Funk, sold the Quaye at Palm Beach Gardens, at 10000 South Gardens Drive, t...

By Steven Greenhill, Sellers always get best price; and buyers best ROI
(Stribling & Associates)
Comments 10
Hi,  I'm a broker in NYC and Miami. As a Manhattanite, I never thought we would see the day that Brooklyn outprices some of Manhattan. As of this quarter, we're now seeing Long Island City, Queens outpacing parts of Brooklyn AND Manhattan! The median price point in Hunter's Point (neighborhood of...
A real estate transaction is the perfect opportunity to be of service to another individual.  Predominately the transaction brings strangers together for a common cause and within in that time period lies the occasion to make someone's life more fulfilled, rewarded or brighter.  As real estate pr...

By Corvina Edenbridge, Community Developer Corvina in Napa
(Corvina Edenbridge Homes)
Comments 6
A New Community In The Prestigious Napa Valley Wine Country Located Near Quality Schools conveniently just off Solano Avenue at Wine Country Avenue, this special collection of eleven new homes at Corvina is the perfect place to call home in Napa. Its abu...

By Michael Martin
(Signature Real Estate Team at Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
5310 S. AtlantaBeautiful Ranch style home close to Midtown. This home is very well maintained & situated on a quarter acre corner lot. 3 beds, 3 baths, formal dining + living room, with great amenities inside + out. Priced to sell!Michael Martin Signature Real Estate Team 2651 E. 21st St. Tulsa ...

By Heidi Thompson, Buyer and Seller Agent
(Spring Mountain Realty PLLC)
Comments 7
Georgeous Country Home! OverviewMapsPhotosFeatures $264,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,556 sqftYear Built: 1996MLS #: 1010689 Location 123 Easter DriveRockwood, TN 37854USA Heidi Thompson Spring Mountain Realty PLLC(865) 935-0500[e...

By Dina Sanchez, REALTOR servicing the Central Florida Area
(Empire Network Realty)
Comments 9
 I considered this career option for years before actually pursuing it. Fresh out of high school I went into college to pursue a bachelor’s degree in psychology. One year into my college career I began to notice such growth and potential in my surroundings, there was literally construction everyw...

By Frank E. Percival, Executive Director, WAMP
(Washington Association of Mortgage Professionals)
Comments 10
SUMMER CAMP FOR REAL ESTATE & MORTGAGE PROFESSIONALS! Join us Wednesday, August 9th for the One Day Un-Conference at the Seattle Center! YOU CHOOSE THE TOPICS!  A full day of break-out sessions with Crowd Source information from Top Producers and YOU!    Register and choose the topics you want to...

By Ann McMillin, Writer, Civil War Historian, Realtor
(Hooke Hooke & Eckman)
Comments 9
Carlisle, Pennsylvania is the bustling county seat for Cumberland County, and offers all of the conveniences one would expect. Yet, somehow, this community of just under 20,000 retains all of its smalltown charm and personality that makes living here a pleasure. In a series of blog posts, I plan ...

By Dennis L. Jones, Owner/Broker Top-25 Phoenix Real Estate Brokerage
(D.L. Jones & Associates)
Comments 6
PATIENCE and FAITH.Two very important words that may define and determine the success of your real estate business.Much has been written about the human need for instant gratification.  Couple that with the anticipation of being rewarded for our prospecting and lead generation efforts and you hav...

By Nick Reinel, Real Estate agent specializing in Northwest AR
(Fathom Reality AR)
Comments 16
Hello ActiveRain Community!Wanted to take a moment to let you know a little about myself. I am a brand spanking new agent, new to the industry, with Fathom Realty in Northwest Arkansas.  I previously worked for Walmart for 9 years, most recently as a Senior Project Manager working in process and ...

By Ron Stewart, kitchen
(Real property estate)
Comments 7 - site about kitchen

By Sigma Valuation
(Sigma Valuation)
Comments 3
Sigma Valuation regularly helps private investment organizations to establish values for the equity of their management firms weather is by buying out a partner or selling a share in the firm to an investor. Sigma Valuation deals in many valuation, term like carried interest valuation, healthcare...

By BHURD in Utah Team
(BHURD in Utah)
Comments 9
Home sales (and values) have been on a strong uptick nationwide thanks to low interest rates, freer lending standards and a drop in the foreclosure rate. Sellers everywhere are breathing a giant, collective sigh of relief! But for all of the buyer activity, it seems like most houses sit on one e...

By Ross Milroy, Broker/owner specializing in vacation home buyers
(Ross Milroy Realty, LLC)
Comments 10
They say a picture is worth a thousand words, but exactly how much is that water view worth, and why are property owners willing to pay so much to have it? More than just something pleasant to look at, water views give condo owners the true Miami lifestyle experience.According to a new Ross100™ C...

By Christopher Kelly, Senior Loan Officer serving VA, DC and MD.
(First Heritage Mortgage Company NMLS# 86548)
Comments 8
Did you know that you can buy a home in Virginia with no money down? The Virginia Housing Development Authority (VHDA) has a zero down payment platform for FHA and Conventioonal loans. They also have a Grant program with Fannie Mae and FHA loans. The grant is for 2-2.5% of the sales price and no ...