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 Shane Nishikawa, Industry Observer
Comments 12
I am a prospective real estate agent in the middle of my Utah training. The training requires 120 hours of pre-license coursework before being able to take the state exam. As I have worked my way through the material I have become increasingly aware of the many potential vulnerabilities for real ...

By Jimmy George, Realestate Consultants all over United Kingdom.
(Direct Tenants UK Ltd)
Comments 9
We are acting on behalf of group of independent private landlords offering wide portfolio of residential and commercial properties in London city. is an online platform where private landlords can advertise their properties and meet prospective tenants directly. Our dedic...

By Vivian Aponte, Your Trusted Realtor
(VAponte Homes P.A. Inc.)
Comments 10

By Randy Carrillo, painter/contractor
(protek )
Comments 6
Ripp off scam artist Charles Shinauld from (probably fake) Vangaurd Processing Group LLC takes money up front to modify loans then does nothing takes the money and runs scamming people over the phone. Got tricked into modifying my loan told to send them a money order to dget the ball rolling and ...

By Eddie Hoskins, I Can Finance Easy, Complex and Tough Deals.
(First Florida Financial Group LLC)
Comments 8
Florida Construction Mortgage Loans!We Offer VA, FHA & VA Jumbo New Home Construction to Permanent Mortgage Loans in Florida! FHA 3.5% down payment and VA 0% down payment construction to permanent mortgage loan combines the features of a construction loan and a traditional long term 15 or 30 year...

By Emelyn Morris-Sayre, CRS, CNE, Residential, Land and historic properties
(RE/MAX St. Croix)
Comments 13
Deadline Approaches: Insulated tote bags are a perfect solution.As of April 1, 2017, in the U.S. Virgin Islands, plastic bags will no longer be provided at grocery and other stores and customers will be required to bring their own bags to carry their purchases.   Friends of the East End Marine Pa...

By Anita R Peters, Bringing Buyers and Sellers Together from all Walk
Comments 0
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By John McMillen, Professor. Broker. Owner.
(Fresno Real Estate)
Comments 12
Newer Agent?  Need Some Help Getting Started?Hi, everyone.  If you're a new real estate agent and feeling overwhelmed, have a million unanswered questions, or maybe you're just not sure what to do next -- I'd like to introduce myself.  My name is Dr. John McMillen and I'm here to help. As a unive...

By Bob Ivanov, Free Real Estate Ads
(Real Estate Ads)
Comments 18
"Housing Bubble 2" and consequences of real estate price increase values.The "Real Estate Bubble 2" is putting financial stability at risk with Fed, which caused this situation via low rates and QE. Bankers are not there to predict problems and can’t warn publicly about an approaching problem bec...

By WallyLABS LLC, Smart Home Water and Temperature Technology
Comments 15
 Furniture, paint, flowers and the plate of cookies have been a mainstay of staging a home for many years, but in the last couple of years smart home technology has become more prevalent and a great way to add real( not just perceived) value to a residential offering. Behind all of this is a new ...

By Corey Christiansen
Comments 9
When it comes to keeping your integrity to the highest levels when dealing with a client we need to remember that the laws and rules we follow aren't the highest standard we should be striving for. We should remember to check the facts before we make assumptions on this and follow our conscience....

By Sonmin Kim, Bilingual Real Estate Agent (English and Korean)
(Key Realty)
Comments 15
I am looking for an agent in Texas, for my cousin looking to purchase a home or condo.

By Adrian Foley, Miami Luxury Real Estate Agent
(EWM Realty International)
Comments 15
Last year was a good year for the Palmetto Bay single family home real estate market.  There was over $177,00,000 in total sales volume.  That amount was generated by 318 sales.Total Sales VolumeThe year ended with $177,527,442 in total sales volume.  That amount was almost the same as the year b...

By David Bartorelli, Real Estate Services
(Real Estate Door)
Comments 18
March 2017Real Estate NewsInterest rates on the rise:On March 15, the Federal Reserve (Fed) raised the Federal Funds rate by 0.25 basis points, bringing the band of the official rate to 0.75-1.00 percent. The move was widely expected. However, the market seemed surprised when the Fed reaffirmed i...

By Kathy Tinsley, Southern Oregon Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Pro West Real Estate)
Comments 19
Quality crafted 4 bedroom home on large .46 acre lot with pretty river and mountain views. Perfect 2-family set-up! Main level living! Attractive hardwood flooring throughout. Bay window in formal dining room. Vaulted great room. Spacious kitchen offers granite counters, pantry and stainless stee...

By Alex Garcia, Building Real Estate Business, smartly! Ask me!
Comments 23
We, as entrepreneurs, are continually attempting to oversee it all, particularly in our start up expression of business. Overseeing everything can have an impeding impact over the long haul. Why? We can without much of a stretch get to be overwhelmed by doing all the backend work ourselves, thus ...

By Turner Brasher, Agent serving Northeast Louisiana
(Brasher Group LLC.)
Comments 15
Ruston, Louisiana is a small town in Northern Central Louisiana that offers so many opportunities for families. Ruston, Louisiana is rich with character, inspiration, and creativity throughout the town and its inhabitants. Being community centered, Ruston has a fantastic overall support system an...

By ramesh s iyer, BG/SBLC AND LC FOR LEASE
(rsi innovation capital)
Comments 5
Dear Sir/MaI am direct to a project Funder who is also known as private lender they specialized in bank instrument lease and sales their funds is purely earned from private and corporate investment portfolios without criminal origin.With the group capital fund which are specifically for lease/sal...

By Kathy Austrino, Broker, Realtor, ABR, SFR
(TAG Ventures)
Comments 8

By Jeffery Shumaker, Real Estate Broker Licensed in VA, MD, and DC.
(Partners Real Estate)
Comments 17
Most buyers and sellers in residential real estate transactions are not aware of the importance of a walk-through inspection before closing.  There are a number of reasons for each party involved that make the walk-through inspection and addendum very important.  Today, I'm writing about this iss...