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 Jaclyn Harris, Single-Family Rental Investment Real Estate Broker
(OwnAmerica)
Comments 9
Article from HousingWire: The National Association of Realtors drew a line in the sand between homebuyers and investors, but one investor says he’s had enough.NAR made its stance on investors clear on several occasions: Investors are creating more competition for first-time homebuyers, possibly e...

By The Romero Team, Re/Max Elite by EPG
(Re/Max Elite)
Comments 8
It would be a completely fair assessment to say that this has been a very good week in real estate.Just two days ago, there were press reports everywhere about the health of the existing home sales market across the nation.We've been seeing great things here in the Albuquerque area for some time,...

By Joseph Timpson, Realtor
(Portugal Prime)
Comments 8
There’s no doubt that the outlook for Australian properties is looking grim. With just about every market showing slow or negative growth, it might not be the best time to get into real estate investing.  As with any property, a property valuation is always recommended for both the Sydney and Per...

By Michael Fear
(None yet)
Comments 23
I am sure that most of you see these posts pretty often.  This is my first post and the beginning of a new career in Real Estate.  Although I am excited for the opportunities that will come out of this, I am also level headed enough to know that it will not be easy.  I am most excited that I am f...

By Irene Barnaby, Hardworking, Caring and Knowledgeable Top Producer
(Weichert Realtors)
Comments 16
Dear fellow agents, I am about to get a few new construction condo listings, 71 in total and need an efficient way to organize leads these projects will generate.  So I can affectively  follow up and send targeted emails without anyone getting lost in the shuffle.  I will also have a few websites...

By Rose Macchiusi, Commercial, Investment and Residential Real Estate
(Weiss Realty Ltd.)
Comments 16
div id="rb-wrapper" style="width: 640px;"> Renovated Back-Split Bayview and Steeles Overview Maps Photos $1,880,000 Single Family Home Main Features 4 Bedrooms3 Full Bathrooms1 Half Bathroom1 UnitInterior: 2,317 sqftLot: 7,830 sqftYear Built: 1967 Location 56 Poinsetta DriveMarkham, ON L3T 2T6Can...

By Cody Cox, Private Investor
(Trinity Holdings, LLC)
Comments 13
I'm looking for a Realtor in Albuquerque that would run by 4 properties. I am looking to acquire these properties by purchasing the underlying mortgages. I likely will purchase at least one, perhaps 2, depending on if I can acquire these at appropriate discounts.All 4 of these will likely turn ou...

By Jonathan Gogan, Home Inspector serving Saint John and Area
(East Coast Home Inspection Ltd)
Comments 11
More and more, informed buyers are having radon tests performed when considering the purchase of a home. Finding elevated concentrations of radon doesn’t mean you should walk away from your dream home!Radon reduction technology has improved so much over the last few years that reducing radon is e...

By Dustin Miller, Real estate agent servicing Portland Metro
(Soldera Properties)
Comments 11
 When taking a look at homes in the Woodstock area you will probably observe that many of them are Craftsman Bungalows. Craftsman's origins are from Britain, however they were quickly and steadfastly made popular in the United States by several famous architects and designers. These homes are sim...

By Century 21 Sweyer & Associates, Serving our valued customers with local expertise.
(Century 21 Sweyer & Associates)
Comments 7
Join us for a Brunch and Learn at CENTURY 21 Sweyer & Associates - Wilmington.  Pam Hurt with 2-10 Home Warranty and Chris Nagle with Alpha Mortgage will be providing the CENTURY 21 Sweyer agents with helpful information on HVAC Certification and Mortgage Loans Made Easy.If you would like more in...

By Fardad Siavoshi, Realtor
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 12
The real estate market is once again shifting and homes are selling quickly. Contact me at 714-2350239 to help you with your real estate needs. 

By Jonathan Michie, SRA, Veteran real estate agent and Certified Appraiser.
(RCI Preferred Realty)
Comments 12
Bob is good.  He sell house fast.  I like Bob.  He use mobile phone and pager .  He put sign up all by himself.  Bonus using Bob, he let me go into houses by myself. He give me code and give me some commission.  No other realtor let me go into houses alone.  Bob live far away so best if I see hou...

By James Taft, Dermatology
(Manhattan Dermatology Specialists)
Comments 11
The Most Advanced Dermatology & Laser CenterMidtown Manhattan NYCBest rated dermatologist in NYC Dr. James Taft provide a full range of dermatology procedures including acne, roscea treatment, acne scar and age-spot removal as well as a wide variety of cosmetic procedures such as stretch mark & c...

By DIANA BAKIA, Just curious about Real Estate world
(Moody Global Ministry)
Comments 13
I am not an expert in the field. Yet I enjoy art and beauty. And, real estate is an art which, in my opinion, few know how to do it beautifully.For a few months I lived under the roof of an experienced realtor. This once distinguished lady had grown weary and frustrated over the fact that her sal...

By Andy Esbenshade, Seven Generations of Trust
(The Andy Esbenshade Team)
Comments 14
The Andy Esbenshade Team originally published this article on their website, AndyEsbenshadeTeam.comWhen you decide to put your house up for sale, you spend hours, weeks, sometimes upwards of a month preparing it to be shown to prospective buyers. From the repairs to the staging furniture to the o...

By Karol Romero, Condos, Jumbos, and Down Payment Assistance Loans
(Freedom Mortgage)
Comments 14
It is a new year, and if you are a new homeowner, congratulations! Since January 29, 2008, the state of Florida allows homeowners who own a property and use it as their primary residence to claim an exemption. It is time to file that Homestead Exemption for all owner occupied residences that were...

By Sean Blanchette
(Frontdoorhomes group)
Comments 13
4026 Old Calverton Road, Catlett, VA OPEN HOUSE: March 26, 2017 (Sunday) - 1PM - 4PM Get Directions Click Here Description Photos Maps & Local Schools My Reviews ABOUT THIS HOME $ Click for current price 4 BEDROOMS | 3 (2 full, 1 half ) BATHROOMS | 2303 SQUARE FEET Privacy, Craftsmanship, & Remo...

By Debra Ritchie, Commercial Finance Consultant
(11 Capitol Finance)
Comments 8
11 Capital Finance is a nationwide commercial mortgage company that works with hundreds of lenders. We do all types of commercial real estate loans nationwide for all commercial property types. 1. bank loans (conventional and SBA loans), 2. bank alternate stated loans (these lenders are not banks...

By Nathan McBride, Cottage Rental Management along Lake Huron
(Bluewater Retreats)
Comments 7
We've been handling cottage rentals in the Bayfield, Ontario area for more then 5 years and have seen how closely linked weekly rental rates and real estate pricing in the area is. Many buyers have a vision of purchasing a cottage that will 'pay for itself' through vacation rental income. Unfortu...

By Savanah Rodriguez, agent in training
(Real Estate School)
Comments 11
     I understanding that as individuals we may feel uncomfortable with the buying processs.  Each industry has their own methods of helping buyers find relief and somewhat "peaceful" feelings about spending their hard earned cash.  A department store might price new products with the intentional...
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