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 Zachary Wolfe, We're transforming client experience!
(Universal Title)
Comments 17
 We recently had our first closing with Realtor Margaret Rome. What a wonderful blog post she wrote about her settlement experience! During a recent phone call with her, she invited me to Active Rain and I plan to start blogging myself.   It has been a wonderfully busy week with showings, offers,...

By Linda Cassidy
(Illustrated Properties - Exclusive Properties Division)
Comments 0
  18150 SE Fairview Circle Tequesta FL 33469   Furnished seasonal rental. Escape the winter doldrums and enjoy the Florida warmth in this quietly elegant 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath single family home. Gated neighborhood, away from noise yet conveniently close to shopping, worship, restaurants. Golf on...

By Natasha Keyser, Tenant Screening Services incl Credit & Criminal
(AAA Credit Screening Services)
Comments 11
Tenant Screening reports can assist landlords and property managers in identifying the best renters. Beginning July 1, 2017 the 3 major credit bureaus will enact their National Consumer Assistance Plan (NCAP) and make some major changes to what will ...

By RAFAEL ZARATE, industry observer trying to get into real estate w
Comments 13
I start to think about join the real estate world in 2006. Work, lack of time and different kind of issues kept me out of  take the decision to jump in and start to learn. After I bought my 4th property I decide it's time to understand better this world to see where can I go, and how to get there...

By Ashlee Jones
Comments 10
     As a current real estate student, I was overwhelmed by all the ways to lose a real estate license. Many of the 21 different ways seemed to overlap. Then I came across the "neglecting fiduciary duties". I was happy to see such a well rounded set of basic rules to follow. As I dug into this de...

By First Source Freedom, We buy and sell properties in NWA for CASH.
(First Source Freedom)
Comments 6
This unique beautiful 4 bedroom, 3 bathroom, 2 story home is in a very private location in the Heart of Fayetteville sitting on 1 acre of land! LARGE LIVING ROOM FEATURING VAULTED CEILINGS, WOOD FLOORS, & WOODED VIEW, NATURAL LIGHT THROUGHOUT HOME, FIREPLACE, DONT MISS! SO MUCH MORE TO OFFER! Fix...

By Brittany Villasana
Comments 5
Professional conduct is a very important characteristic to have as a realtor. Being unprofessional can be the difference of sale and getting future referrals. Being professional can limit offending someone and make sure you are abiding by the rules that are required when being a realtor. Being pr...

By Roy Farrens, Roy Farrens is your Santa Cruz real estate ally!
(Keller Williams Realty Santa Cruz)
Comments 11
Not Getting Fully Pre-Approved Before Making an Offer to PurchaseIn today’s competitive market, it is common for sellers to receive multiple offers to purchase their property. If your offer is contingent on your ability to qualify for a loan, it will not stand up to offers from buyers who have be...

By Heather Kulp, Sr. loan agent specializing in all loan types
(Mortgage Magic)
Comments 9
Hey guys this is my very first blog so bare with me.  Today I had a client who wanted to refinance his home to get rid of his existing PMI. This is a high balance loan $618,000.00. Just to get a quick value of the property many agents just go to Zillow to get a ball park figure. Looked good based...

By Jennifer Huertas, Dedicated Mortgage Banker in Orlando
(bank of england)
Comments 8
I can make this process way less stressful for both you and your buyer! Let me do all the heavy lifting upfront - we can get this closed in 30 days or less - the industry standard is 45-60 days for these types of loans. Many realtors won't touch it because let's face it, we all want to get paid q...

By Dana Crane, Mortgage Adviser
(Peoples Home Equity, Inc.)
Comments 9
I wanted to take a moment to introduce myself. My name is Dana Crane, and I am a Mortgage Adviser at People’s Home Equity in Virginia Beach, VA. I have worked behind the scenes in real estate and mortgage for the past decade, and decided that it was time for me to take my career to the next level...

By Dan Summers, Invest in real estate online with as little as $5K
(Realty eVest)
Comments 6
1. AVOID INFLATIONInflation and AppreciationCash is considered by many experts in the field to be the safest asset. Your earnings won’t lose value if it's in a safety deposit box at your local bank, or hidden under a mattress. However, your capital actually does lose value each year, particularly...
Did you ever try to market on Instagram? Today, using this amazing platform, companies have found that social media marketing is much easier than ever before, whatever may be the service like data analytics, data integration, data warehousing or marketing of travel business. In fact, Instagram ha...

By David Vaillancourt Cindy Barbee, real estate investing, notes investing, education
(Texas Home Reality, LLC)
Comments 13
Welcome to Dr. Dave's Real Estate Investment Corner.  Today we're going to talk about two very important words that some people don't understand the difference between, and for some people it's really not that important.  But for others who may have a strategy to build wealth for a long term inco...

By karli jenkins
(Real estate)
Comments 10
Finding out all local events in your area is a great way to bring your community together and get to know the people who live by you! Obtaining new clients is all about networking, and what better way than at a community function!

By Vincent Trocheck, Specialty in Luxury & Relocation Seller and Buyers
(Buy-N-Sell Real Estate)
Comments 11
404 Heights Drive, Pine Twp - NAL, PA Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 5 (4 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | Awesome Custom Madia Built Home. Sprawling 4 Bedroom, 4 and one half bath Solid Brick Provincial with Spac...

By Paul Gerace, Expert Home Selling Professional
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
Why does your A/C die when it's hot? There are a number of reasons but it always seems like it knows you need it so it just wants to give up and make you suffer. To make matters worse, it also seems to know when it's Friday afternoon and it knows the A/C guy doesn't work weekends.Here are a few t...

By John Payne - AARE, CAI, CES, GRI, Auction Marketing Specialist
(John L. Payne, PC)
Comments 14
AZ ESTATE TRUSTEE ORDERED AUCTION~ ARIZONA GOLF COURSE HOME AUCTION FOR THE WRAY SURVIVOR'S TRUST ~Custom Home on over-size, cul-de-sac lot overlooking the Stone Creek Golf Course!Prime location near Tatum/Shea, by tennis courts and near Cholla Cove Park!Pre-Auction Offers Welcome! Buyer Agent Pa...

By Todd & Lala Ragimov, Real Estate Experts
(Todd & Lala Ragimov)
Comments 12
Streetwise is a real estate show exploring industry trends and issues and featuring in-depth interviews with local and national leaders. On November 16, 2016, Paul Berry, one of D.C.'s most respected journalists, invited Todd/Lala Ragimov for his show and called it "A Husband and Wife Team in Rea...

By Marta Lopez, I am currently studying to get my real estate
(Nordstrom )
Comments 7
I would highly recommend to register with the agent professor to get your license. There is a lot information that is provided with great tools to get your Real Estate license. There is not need to pay high price.