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 ilocal seo, Teaching SEO and Digital Marketing to Miami Owners
(ilocal seo)
Comments 7
What exactly does Google look for in terms of Social Signals for Real Estate SEO: Consistent activity on your Social Media profiles (claimed, verified, optimized) Share your content, videos, images, real estate listings Talk to your audience and engage but don't overly push your sales agenda Clic...

By Geraldine Harper, Residential and Commercial Sales, Leasing Expert
(Real Broker LLC)
Comments 14
Hello! If you are interested in increasing your knowledge base of the NYC Real Estate Market, please click on the link, as this is a really great read!   Read the Excerpt below: "Sylvia Shapiro, a lawyer and board president of a major Manhattan apartment building, has wri...

By The Oaks At Carmichael, New home community
(The Oaks At Carmichael)
Comments 11
 A New Community In Touch With Nature And Recreation.The Oaks At Carmichael offers its residents an abundant recreational lifestyle with Carmichael Park, a 38-acre mega park including 5 ballfields, 6 tennis courts and a 9-hole disc golf course. Additionally, residents can enjoy fresh produce at t...

By Mohit Dhawan, Buyer and Seller Agent serving the 5 boroughs & LI
(Keller Willams)
Comments 14
You start dreaming of how wonderful it would be to own a home and start looking around the internet at homes. It’s an admirable goal with lots of great benefits; building equity, improving your credit score, potential income down the road, but first and foremost it’s a place that you can call you...

By Blair Hart, We connect the best residents with the best rental
(AMMRE Property Management)
Comments 10
Before you purchase or renovate an investment rental home in the Albuquerque and Rio Rancho markets keep the renter demographics mind. Most single family home rentals are to millennials and Gen-Xers. The 24-34 year old group has a different outlook toward rental homes than the past two generation...

By Renee DeKroub, Real estate agent serving Livingston County
(RE/MAX Platinum)
Comments 20
Stately Brick Colonial in Mystic Hills Estates! Surrounded by nature on the 2.44 acre wooded lot. Views from every window! Custom trim and molding throughout the classy European styled home. Hardwood floors and built-ins throughout first floor. Gourmet kitchen with granite, Viking range, Sub-Zero...

By Karen Wood, Results That Move You!
(Coldwell Banker Triad, Realtors)
Comments 19
As a new agent I can relate to a new year, new beginnings and new fears.  This is the time we set new goals for our business and personal aspirations.  Some of those goals are exciting while others are a stretch and downright scary simply because of the unknown.   I call the unknown FEAR.  It has...

By Erik Kaiser, Serving all of Orange County CA Since 1991 - GRI
(RE/MAX TerraSol)
Comments 10
When you work with me not only will you receive your referral fee but I will also complete your customized lead generation funnels for FREE. I look forward to assisting you business grow. Please read below.First a bit about me, I started with RE/MAX in 1991 at the age of 19 and selling my first h...

By Michael Galbreath, Selling businesses & commercial real estate Ohio
Comments 9
Listing Information: Establish plumbing business including real estate. Contact Mike Galbreath for details at 440.774.4400 or

By Bill Siegel, Home inspector serving Dade and Broward Counties
(Florida Home Inspection Inspection Team Inc)
Comments 8
If you have ever had a wind mitigation inspection you know that there is a large disparity in the inspectors. The same house can have different inspectors with different results. So, why is that? It comes mainly from the poor training these inspectors get befrore entering the field. All that is r...

By Nancy Darling Handler
Comments 14
I'm looging for a way to help the homless and underprivileged in my city Durham NC. We have a large homeless population but pretty good resources. I'm trying to think of a way to help and still make a living.

By Bunny Terry, A Different Kind of Realtor in the City Different
(Keller Williams Santa Fe)
Comments 20
Whether you're ready to bid 2016 adios or not, today's the day. If you're lucky enough to be spending your holidays in Santa Fe, there's a great local party on the Plaza tonight that you're not going to want to miss.Bundle up and head to the Santa Fe Plaza tonight at 8:45 p.m. for the Second Annu...

By jon keav, Buyer's and Seller's Agency
(Forge Homes)
Comments 14
Boston Real Estate TrendsAt Forge Homes, we follow several key factors, including interest rate increases, homes entering foreclosure, and new construction building activity in order to project what could mean increased inventory, lower home prices, and ultimately a “Buyer’s market”.  Below is an...

By Daulis Webb
(Number One Choice Realty)
Comments 14
How do you handle the due diligency on vacant land of $10k or less when representing buyers? I mean to ask, do you go and do more research than the one stated in the county website?

By Juan Diaz, An Experienced Real Estate Agent Can Save You Time
Comments 0
I love helping people achieve their goal of purchasing their dream home. Working with a professional REALTOR® can make the search much easier. I take pride in the real estate services that I provide to my clients. I will work hard to help you find that perfect home, as I do with sellers finding t...

By Erin Ward, Military relocation specialist in Hampton Roads
(Keller Williams Elite- Town Center)
Comments 14
Search current inventory of Red Mill Farms Homes for Sale in Virginia BeachOPEN HOUSE Janury 7th, 2016 12-2pm Listing DetailsRed Mill Farms Pool Home for Sale in Virginia Beach2528 Townfield Lane, Virginia Beach, VA 23454Price: $359,000MLS number: 10101613Bedrooms: 4Bathrooms: 2.5Square Footage: ...

By Noel Mayer, You're right at home with Noel
Comments 45
      Introducing myself to: The Active Rain Community - Posting My First Blog        I am a father of four children and married to my wife Carol of 31 years. I have been working for an electric utility company in New Jersey for 37 years, and looking forward to retiring and starting the next chap...

By REBECCA HOLMES, Real estate investor/wholesaler
Comments 12
BREW CITY REI MEETUP, MILWAUKEE, WI SATURDAY, JANUARY 28TH, 2017, 9AM-11AM Let's bring in the New Year with a bang. Come join us at our next Meetup, Saturday, January 28th for a star studded event all about money. Learn some different strategies to help with your 2017 goals. We will have three s...

By Brian Quinn, Attorney Powered Credit Repair and Education
(White,Jacobs and Assiciates)
Comments 10
Congratulations to our client Donna on allowing ‪White, Jacobs and Associates to place her in position to qualify for her new home in just 63 Days!!If you have been referring business to a credit repair company yet are still waiting to see results after 3-6 months, maybe it's time to look into be...
Some people have a great investment strategy who risk into the equity market to draw high returns through mutual funds, recurring deposits, equity stocks, forex trading, and more. But one good investment vehicle which has recently been driving people crazy is an insurance cover.These policies are...