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 LRV Investments, Cash offer for Sacramento Probate Sale
(LRV Investments)
Comments 6
If you are looking to sell your home FAST for CASH, contact LRV Investments, We will put cash in your hand and close on your schedule.• No obligation • Quick & Efficient Closings • No Repairs • No Agents. Visit us at  or call 916-347-9058

By Gerald Herrmann, We perform thorough inspections at reasonable $$$
(Corpus Christi Home Inspections)
Comments 11
Try are new software from home gauge for customers and realators how easy it is to review reports.Free Demo  Main Website for booking home inspections

By Albert Briseno, Tree care, trimming, and removal services.
(Timberland Tree Care)
Comments 6
You’re here because you are looking for a way to revive your beloved aspen tree that is on the verge of going towards the light. Have no fear. Help is here!Is there a way to save it? And also, how do you save a dying aspen tree? Can I do something about it?First of all, take a deep breath and cou...

By Lori Poirier, Realtor serving Norfolk & Bristol Counties
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 18
I have found over the many years I've been doing real estate that one topic seems to generate lots of opinions and that is whether or not open houses work.  I know there are  quite a few of the so-called   "top listing agents" in my Massachusetts area and they generally seem to hate open houses a...

By Teresa Barrera, I pride myself in hard work, honesty & integrity
(Investable Realty)
Comments 14
Gorgeous house!!Don't let the outside fool you, laminated hardwood flooring and carpet. Tin backsplash thorough the kitchen, granite countertops. Large backyard enough to have your own chicken coop, two treas great for hanging a hammock to enjoy Texas summers.

By Shawn Boday, Founder and President of Perday LLC
(Perday, LLC)
Comments 9
Over the past decade the real estate market has seen an upward trajectory. This progress is exciting for those in the industry and has also sparked an interest for newcomers to get involved. Thousands of people have discovered the perks of real estate investing and some of them include those in t...

By Diana Wolfson, Country roads and coastal homes
(IsaBell K.Horsley Real Estate,Ltd.)
Comments 45
Here I am writing my first ever blog.  Who will read this?  How will it help?  Well... everyone is saying "you've got to blog". EVERYONE.  But the funny thing is I have never read a blog by someone I knew.   How does that help? What are blogs anyway?  Informational articles?  Streams of conscious...

By Melanie Haselmayr, International Luxury Real Estate
Comments 20
I wanted to share with you this absolutely stunning property, located at the heart of the world-renowned Vintage Club in Indian Wells, CA. A list of features really can't describe this sprawling 20,000 sqft residence, and so we've opted to take you and your buyers on a one-day excursion to the ho...

By Philip Burroughs, Philip Burroughs | Real Estate Observer
(The Used Car Factory)
Comments 8
Limitations in battery technology and charging infrastructure impedes the driving distance capacity of a typical electric vehicle. Luckily, Japanese car maker Honda Motors has been perfecting technology that addresses this challenge. Honda plans to unveil an improved electric vehicle with fast ch...

By Jacob Chapman, We offer a wide range of realty products in AZ!
(Desert North Realty)
Comments 15
Looking for new and festive ways to enjoy the holidays in Phoenix, Arizona this year doesn’t need to be a challenge. In fact, we’ve put together a few of our favorite upcoming holiday events to help kick-start your holiday spirit!Las Noches De Las LuminariasIf you’re looking for a truly unique wa...

By Claudio A. Figueroa, Sunny Isles Beach Realtor Associate
(Miami Red Square Realty)
Comments 9
I just found this site where you can create Facebook Custom Tabs on your page to display your content on it, like your listings, for example. Site allow you to create ut to 3 tabs on your FB business page. I think it will be helpful if I share it here since the site has some good ...

By Adam Hochfelder, Managing Director of Real Estate Acquisitions
(Merchants Hospitality, Inc.)
Comments 12
Today’s digital world offers endless marketing possibilities, but, at the same time, it creates fierce competition. In fact, the bar has never been higher for businesses, and it is all thanks to today’s instant access and high brand expectations. That’s why having a strong online presence is of v...

By Chris Knox, Chris Knox
(The Knox Team Real Estate)
Comments 9
The appeal and charm of historic homes Historic homes are charming, have character and a rich history. There are few well-preserved homes, and these homes have become landmarks.  They are easily recognizable and outstanding structures that become a point of reference when looking for a certain st...

By John Methew, Project Manager/Technical consultant at QuickBooks
Comments 3
QuickBooks Payroll Error PS032 means QuickBooks is unable to installing payroll tax table update. It occurs when you try to download payroll updates and comes with a weird message. When downloading payroll updates, you receive an error (PS032, PS077, or PS034) with the following message or simila...

By Loni Graiver, New Construction
(The Maine Real Estate Network)
Comments 14
Attention: National Association of Realtors and all Real Estate Media OutletsWhat’s going on in Maine??What if I told you there was possible widespread corruption and almost certain unwritten cooperation   among many members of the Maine Association of Realtors (MAR)  along with the head of Maine...

By 7Hills PM, Central Massachusetts leading property management
Comments 8
Central Massachusetts leading ''Property management company'' from single-family to multi-unit apartments. We help you realize the full potential of your investment. for more details visit ''7 Hills Property Management''  

By Christa Elrod, Photo editing, Graphic Designing, 3D
Comments 9
Technology is evolving and aiding us in ways we never thought was possible or required. 3D architectural animation is one such example. 3D architectural animation design is essentially a series of images that are artificially created and put together to create a movie. Such 3D animation can also ...

By HunterCanvas Shade
(Hunter Canvas & Shade)
Comments 6
If you are reading this article, chances are you are seriously considering buying shade sails for your home. While you can find a number of pros and cons on Gold Coast shade sails online, here are the top reasons why it presents a solid investment for any residential owner. Great Outdoor Additio...

By Bryan Otteson, Buy and hold real estate and note investing
(Note Capital LLC)
Comments 14
Hello,I am new to Active Rain, but not to real estate. I purchased my first rental property in 2010 right after I exited the Army. I have been in love with RE ever since. I own a handful of doors locally and remote. I self-manage my local doors and manage the managers for the rest. I am now growi...

By Troy Mattsson, Buyers agent
(TMattsson Real Estate)
Comments 12
I have held a real estate license in Ca since 1987 but worked very part time and not at all for the last several years due to other full time employment. I am retiring next year from that full time employment and moving to another state. I am in the process of getting my salespersons license in t...