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 Sonia Zavala, Real Estate Agent serving the Chicagoland Area
(Chicagoland Brokers Inc)
Comments 24

By Web Tech SEO and Social Media Marketing, Internet marketing and Social Media
(Web Teach SEO)
Comments 9
Web Tech SEO is working with top New Jersey realtor, Chris Pustizzi Chris Pustizzi along with his wife Jamie Pustizzi work at Keller Williams Jersey Shore. Their brokerage is located in Ocean City where the two realtors met, grew up and went to high school. This husband and wife real estate team ...

By Brook Gardner, The Moo-ving Realtor
(Berkshire Hathaway Elite)
Comments 12
I have gone to a z57 website a few times and each time they say they are newer and better but it doesnt seem like it? its hard to get a call back. 12 month contracts stink.

By Jose Castillo, 10+ years exp. Residential in Miami-Dade county
(Fathom Realty Florida LLC)
Comments 8
2200 S OCEAN DRIVE HOLLYWOOD FLORIDA 33019 $210,000 | 1 BEDROOMS | 1 BATHROOMS | 1 ASSIGNED PARKING | 752 SQUARE FEET | MLS: A10280004 Hollywood Beach condo on intra-coastal with beach access directly across the street. Amenities include Community Pool, Laundry & Fitness center. Walking distance...

By Anne Garcelon
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services)
Comments 17
So, I am just starting out and getting my license this week and I am very excited to start in this industry.   If you could give me any advice for a newbie what would it be?   Thanks in advance.  

By Michael Stump, Just getting my license
Comments 0
I just wanted to talk about one of the biggest problems in real estate, money problems and dishonest agents. It seems like there are a lot of dishonest agents that think they can cut corners and use people's money for purposes other than intended. I don't intend to be one of those agents. Thank y...

By Tasha Beckman, South Metro Denver Real Estate
(EXIT Realty DTC)
Comments 14
I love flower gardens. My challenge is designing a garden that continues to bloom. I have always been in awe of those who have this knack!

By SoCaRealEstatePros .com
Comments 12
Just Staged by Laguna Staging | 539 Chapala - $4,995,000 This home shows like a stunning model home. View the Virtual Tour   Bdrms: 5 Baths: 6 Asking: $4,995,000   Just Staged by Laguna Staging | 539 Chapala Dr. | Pacific Palisades Pacific Palisades, CA 90210 Property Map Kelli Dunaway6263181149...

By Holly Quinn
Comments 17
  8755 McClelland Road Calhan CO 80808   Only 10 minutes from Falcon! Nothing has been overlooked in this custom home! Gourmet kitchen with high end SS appliances, granite, custom cherry cabinets, gleaming custom hard wood floors. Huge 2,400 sf detached, RV drive-through Garage/Shop with 18' ceil...

By Lisa Marie Walter
(Real Estate)
Comments 12
My husdand and I bought our first home in a dual agency situation. We had just moved to the area and drove around to familarize ourselves with the different neighborhoods, schools and playgrounds. Our plan was to buy a home within a few months of moving to our new hometown. We did many drivebys o...

By Shon Kokoszka, Coaching and Training to increase your income
(ICON Coaching)
Comments 14
Jessica Edgerton warns Active Rain real estate agents that they could be at risk to cyber criminals.“Think before you click.” —NAR Associate Counsel Jessica Edgerton US real estate companies have become perfect targets for cyber-criminals, warns NAR Associate General Counsel Jessica Edgerton. Don...

By Jeffrey Oram, Accredited Buyer Representative
(Cavalry Realty, LLC)
Comments 20
Lampeter-Strasburg Stunner OverviewMapsPhotosFeaturesDescriptionOpen House $368,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms2 Full Bathrooms2 Half BathroomsInterior: 2,492 sqftLot: 0.22 acre(s)Year Built: 2015MLS #: 265184 Location 1802 Pioneer RoadLancaster, PA 17602USA David Nguyen Cavalry ...

By Bob Crow, Bob Crow is Founder of the Bob Crow Realty.
(Keller Williams Realty Bothell)
Comments 0
4 Bedroom, Bright Open Floor Plan, Spacious Large Family Room, Beautiful Kitchen & Nook, Formal Dining, Dbl sided fireplace in Master Bdrm, Spacious Bonus Room, Over-sized Car-Garage and Nice Neighborhood!Go to this link:

By Kathy Recker, Buyers and Sellers Agent
(Remax Synergy)
Comments 15
Hello Everyone - This is my first Blog - The concept sounds lovely.  I've been selling homes for 15 years, love it, and I feel like I'm still learning every single day.   I love to talk so maybe this will be a good outlet for me!!

By Jason Kaplan, Helping Clients get money to quickly buy a Home!
(Mortgage Lending Associates)
Comments 12
We all know that stated income loans were popular before the real estate market crashed, but are they coming back now? The answer is yes and no. The "stated inocme" loans of today are not the same loans we had before the meltdown. They are not really stated income loans. However there are some go...

By Marta Howell, Texas Realtor serving North Texas
(Fathom Realty)
Comments 14
209 LAKE VISTA W HIGHLAND VILLAGE TX 75077 $289,900 | 3 BEDROOMS | 2 BATHROOMS | 2 CAR PARKING | 2227 SQUARE FEET | MLS: 13567027 Make this unique updated home yours! Many custom modern touches throughout. This home has tall mature trees on a beautifully landscaped lot near the lake!Commercial g...

By Bob Adelfson, Queen Creek's Home Town Realtor
(JK Realty)
Comments 9
I believe one of the most frequently asked questions of a Realtor is “How’s the market?  Is it a buyer’s market or a seller’s market?”  And I love the confused, almost deer-in-the-headlights look I get when I answer, “Yes it is”. When people talk about the “market” they tend to talk in generaliti...

By Vicki Porter
Comments 11
Move right in to this Impressive ranch style home. Tastefully decorated throughout with stunning Brazilian wood floors and open and spacious layout. The kitchen with slab granite counters, stainless steel appliances, and totally upgraded cabinets opens to the great room with extra high ceilings a...

By Chancy Halliday, I work in returns and help people keep merchandise
Comments 4
This will be the first I write a blog. I am not sure exactly what the popuse is. I beg the readers pardon.  I think that Dishonesty is the underlying focuse of all the 21 way a realestate agent may lose thier licence. Having a honest foundation in ones character leads to the split second desition...

By Irena Gorski, My goal is to provide a 5 Star Customer Experience
(Champion Real Estate Group)
Comments 9
Your property should be secure at all times, whether you're home or not.Adequate security can prevent thieves from being tempted to target your house.Follow these few easy tips so your house becomes a bad choice for a burglar:* Remove any plants or shrubs that obscure the front of your property* ...