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 Real Estate Diva Brenda, List with me & consider your home SOLD!
(Keller Williams Preferred Properties)
Comments 14
1. Just about everyone believes that their house is worth more than what the market dictates 2. A clean depersonalized home sells fast 3. We do have a life outside real estate4. Everyone likes eye candy- upgrade your home for top dollar 5. If you don't ask your doctor to lower the bill, please do...

By Charles Muotoh
(Fairfax Realty, Inc. )
Comments 10
I made a decision a couple of months to make blogging a centerpiece of my digital marketing strategy.  If you know anything about SEO, great content is a key factor ingenerating traffic and leads to your website.  For new bloggers like myself, I believe it is absolutely necessary to research othe...

By Stacey Abrams, Virtual Business Consultant
(Effectual Resolutions)
Comments 16
Why does your business need a Virtual Business Consultant, otherwise known as a VA (Virtual Assistant)?  Answer these questions first:1. Tedious work overflow?2. Not enough hours in the day?3. Tolerating duties that are not enjoyed?4. Procrastination on duties that do not interest you?5. A one-pe...

By Lori Alvarez, Professional Realtor serving the Los Angeles Count
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 10
HIGH-TECH HOME IMPROVEMENT TRENDS FOR 2017Homeowners are expected to spend a near-record $317 billion on home improvements and repairs in 2017.The 6.7 percent increase in spending from 2016 is partially driven by consumers’ growing appetites for high-tech gadgets.Indoor gardens and self-cleaning ...

By Carl Borrmann, ColoradoCarl
(Your Castle Real Estate)
Comments 16
937 Vetch Circle, Lafayette, Colorado 80026 is exclusively listed by Carl Borrmann at (303) 282-8282.This nicely updated and maintained home, located just 20 minutes from Boulder, will be coming on the market soon. Please contact me for a private showing or for photos and virtual tour as soon as ...

By Peggy O'Dwyer, The right agent for YOU
(Re/Max Defined)
Comments 15
Did I choose Real Estate, or did Real Estate choose me? Often it seems to have it's way with me. As seasoned as I am after 15 years in the business it seems I still find myself in a state of surprise with most clients/deals. One of the things I like best about Real Estate is that I learn somethin...

By Suzanna Lynch, Beautiful renovations are my specialty!
Comments 9
This house was my 7th project after lots of blood, sweat, tears, dirt, and drywall dust.  I bought it on my birthday 2 years ago.  The neighborhood was mostly deserted and boarded up but has since started to revitalize once other investors saw the work I was doing on this old beauty and decided I...

By abby tiscareno
Comments 3
The Utah marketable record tiltle act: allows real estate ownwers in Utah to clear title defects that are over 40 years old.  Any person having the legal capacity to own land in this state, who has an unbroken chain of title of record to any interest in land for 40 years or more, shall be deemed ...

By regan Laughlin, Real Estate Agent Serving Sioux Falls!
(ReMax Professionals, Inc)
Comments 8
8300 E. Artic Willow Cir. Sioux Falls has recently gone UNDER CONTRACT!This beautiful property is another "brand, new build" in Willow Ridge Addition in East Sioux Falls.  Veurink Contracting is an award winning builder in Sioux Falls, SD. Veurink Contracting was founded in April of 2017 and they...

By Redmond Stefan, I am a private money lender, lending in all states
(Private Lending)
Comments 5
I am a private money lender offering various kinds of loans at very low interest rates. Email: redmondstef@gmail.comPhone : +1 678-785-4204

By Dana Mayberry, Vice President of Sales for Beazer Homes - Raleigh
(Beazer Homes)
Comments 10
Brand new community coming soon to Apex, NC! Peak 502 at Beaver Creek by Beazer Homes. Dusty Boots event onsite Saturday March 25th, 11-1pm. Come out to enjoy lunch and see the brand new floor plans, as well as get information on the first homesites we will be releasing! At the corner of Beaver C...

By Pete Caruso, Downtown San Diego Specialist
(Caruso & Associates Real Estate)
Comments 9
Downtown San Diego has 8 districts with 80 different complexes. Each district has its own unique feel and vibe. We know all of the districts and have been in all of the buildings. Depending on your needs and wants, there is a spot for everyone in our great community!Today, we will focus on the th...

By madison shaw, connecting
(madison shaw)
Comments 11
In real estate there are different types of prinicaples disclosed principal which the principle is  fully disclosed to the other party. this means that the other party will learn who the principle is. Partially disclosed is when the principly is not fullu disclosed and the other party knows that ...

By Shay Realtors, Real estate agency serving North County
(Shay Realtors)
Comments 0
Theresa & Ray  Why Mello-Roos   I often hear my clients say they refuse to pay Mello-Roos. While I agree that it is always hard to swallow paying additional fees, what you get from Mello-Roos can be worth it depending on your needs.   Most people recognize the significance of living in a desirab...

By Katie Kane, Real Estate Agent serving Greater Charlotte Area
(Fathom Realty NC, LLC)
Comments 17
4900 PIONEER INDIAN TRAIL NC 28079 $396,000 | 3 BEDROOMS | 2.5 BATHROOMS | 4+ CAR PARKING | 2831 SQUARE FEET | MLS: 3242058 Stunning Cape Cod tucked away in established Indian Trail neighborhood! 1.77 acres with most of the land on either side of the home. One owner, custom-built home immaculate...

By Denise DeCarolis, Lender and creator of real estate apps
Comments 13
This is officially my first blog on Active Rain.  I am eager to write about the mortgage industry and hopefully receive feedback from realtors.  Since lenders and realtors do two different jobs, it will be interesting to hear the different perspectives so that maybe we can learn from each other.I...

By Amanda Wilson, writing service
(Writing service)
Comments 17
Having you ever come across those sales letter, landing pages or blog post that explicitly sold you a product. The type of words they use in their content will totally make you want what’s being offered and at the end, you will be convinced that you need it. This is the kind of impression we all ...

By Robert Miller, "Not just another agent."
(Carrington Real Estate Services )
Comments 13
ATTENTION BUILDERS AND DEVELOPERS!! LOCATED IN THE HEART OF TINLEY PARK.Property being sold (multiple P.I.N.s) is approved for 48 units, with attached garages. Several buildings backing up to open space and/or water features. This development is already approved. Possible Rental condos or redevel...

By Joey Holasz, Real Estate Consultant serving Fairhope
(Jason Will Real Estate)
Comments 12
Home Sweet Home Overview Maps Photos Features $269,900 Single Family Home Main Features 3 Bedrooms2 Full BathroomsInterior: 1,945 sqftYear Built: 1976MLS #: 248300 Location 413 Frederick AveFairhope, AL 36532USA Joey Holasz Jason Will Real Estate(251) 6561803[email protected]// http://joeysoldit...

By Michelle Esposito, REALTOR serving Palm Beach and Broward County
(Michelle Esposito, P.A. Coldwell Banker)
Comments 15
I am hoping that my good friend and Soul Sister Anna Banana Kruchten has an opening in her schedule soon.  She is the only one I know with her own private BananaJet!  I am almost ready for her to swing by and pick me up for a celebration.   You see, in the next few days - I should make the 2,000...