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 Chris Watson
(Heating System Repair Service )
Comments 4
One of the most common occurrences and statements that home owners say are, “My air conditioner is not working!” This can be a really frustrating situation if you are in the middle of the Summer with ever growing temperatures. There are some important steps that you can do to get quality heating ...

By Aaron williams, The chalet style clock is best known for its rich
(Cuckoo Forest)
Comments 7
There's 1 style of clock which has not evolved considerably over the past couple hundred decades and in the event that you can not imagine what it is then I shall tell you it is the cuckoo clock.  They still possess the swinging pendulum, the pipes which rely off the hour and then inhale the tele...

By Clean Care
Comments 5
Everybody wants to keep their houses clean and not leave a speck of dirt within them. But despite that the cleanliness of a house suffers; not because the owner is not aware or careful; but because he is helpless in front of the dust, germs, grease and other particles that cling to the carpets, r...

By Amila Gamage, I provide training and consulting sessions
(Sihela Consultants)
Comments 6
This is my first blog post,therefore I thought of introducing myself.With experience in construction sector,I provide consulting services related to Quantity Surveying and Contract Administration work for projects.I also blog at The Contracts Engineer where you can find pieces of articles about c...

By undisputed seo, gdb thney5ne
Comments 1
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By Robert Reyes, Muslims of 2 Worlds offers a slew of advanced feat
(Muslim of 2 World)
Comments 0
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By Lauren Stadjuhar, Real Estate Solutions Expert
(ReMax Properties, Inc.)
Comments 12
edm-01 2036 Villa Creek Circle Colorado Springs CO 80921   Maintenance free living in highly desirable Village of Molise w/in Flying Horse community never looked so good! This home is simply exquisite! Upgrades galore w/ careful attention to detail makes this paired patio home unforgettable! 4 be...

By Henry Pham, Chief Agent Advocate
Comments 10
Marketing is not about finding new customers. When it comes to real estate marketing, the best offense is a good defense. I can hear some of you say the common phrase is the reverse, but wait, let me explain.First of all, real estate is not a commodity that changes hands often. Agents typically h...

By Christie Mihm, Customer Service is my Top Priority!
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Florida Realty)
Comments 8
Great listing from an agent in my office. Enjoy Florida living in this light and airy home located on a culdesac in a quiet neighborhood several blocks from Lake Griffin! Beautiful new tile, new paint inside and out! New stainless steel appliances! New carpet in all of the bedrooms! Enjoy the bea...

By Larry Rhodes, Mortgage Banker serving Southeast Missouri
(Commerce Bank)
Comments 10
Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) makes it possible for you to buy a home with less than a 20% down payment by protecting the lender against the additional risk associated with low down payment lending. Low down payment mortgages are becoming more and more popular, and by purchasing mortgage insur...

By Tondra Devarel, REALTOR®, ABR®, SRES®, e-PRO® serving RVA
(United Real Estate Richmond)
Comments 13
I am excited that I have joined Active Rain.  I love the collaboration and we can all learn and share with one another.  In this journey called life, we must keep calm and carry on with everyday opportunitities.  Everyday is an opportunity to evaluate your pass so that your future can look so muc...

By Mario Blautzik, Loan Originator for Maryland and DC
(MC Financial Inc.)
Comments 12
VA financing has helped thousands of Veterans and their family achieve home ownership.There are some misconceptions of this loan.  Most of which are from Lender's "Overlays" or additional requirements that they put onto the loan to lower their risk of defaults. There is a quiz that tests the gene...

By Tori Robideau
Comments 0
Types of Agents in Real EstateThere are three different types of agents that represent clients in real estate. The first type of agent is a "special agent" or "specific agent". This agent is the most common type, as they represent a client in a single transaction. Most people only buy a house onc...
Sell My House | 2 Ways to Get the Most Money from The Sale of Your Home Wooden Shoe's for Syracuse NY: BlogWe provide strategic advisory and transactional services backed by over 25 years of experience in estate sales and asset disposition.  We pride ourselves on offering honesty and integrity to...

By Mark Turnbow, Disposition of Difficult Real Estate, Nationwide
Comments 6
I have seen a few articles recently saying something like LinkedIn has become “connect and forget”. I have another take. LinkedIn is “connect and neglect”. OR, don't blame it on LinkedIn, your lazy. With just some extra effort, you could be enjoying a few extra leads a week. Typically, I receive...

By Raj Kathuria, Commercial, Residential, Business & Estate Sales
(Kathuria Flynn Team of Keller Williams Integrity)
Comments 10
There are clear signs that Spring is on its way with the weather forecast indicating temperatures climbing into the seventies this week. It will play havoc with my Magnolia trees. They will think it's time to bloom only to suffer from frost a few days later.Good weather also brings out Buyers in ...

By Brett Marks Noah Group, CEO of Noah Group
Comments 7
Managing property is a difficult and challenging task. New rules are imposed on a regular basis which prevents investors from operating in a manner they want to. Hence, investors should take the assistance of Brett Marks Noah Group – the property investment and Management Company.The professional...

By Russell Doherty, Realtor® Austin, TX & Surrounding
(Keller Williams )
Comments 11
I am truly excited to be apart of this community, where I can learn from the experienced in our profession and share insight as a new agent.A platform generated such as this adds value and knowledge, enabling us to perform at our best, learn from our mistakes, and grow as individuals.Open minds a...

By Anna Nevolis, Real Estate in Amelia Island, Fl
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 7
5010 Summer Beach Blvd, 102, Fernandina Beach, FL 32034 Offered at $599,000 SAILMAKER AT SUMMER BEACH Category: For Sale Type: Condo Bedrooms: 2 Bathrooms: 2 Sq Ft: 1117 Year Built:   # Stories:   Garage:   Lot Size:   MLS#:   Features Presented byAnna Nevolis Keller Williams Atlantic Partner Of...

By Anthony Brown
(A+ Mobile Notary Public and Translation)
Comments 3
Being a mobile notary public means, having a good and reliable car is an essential commodity to my survival in the business. At the end of the summer last year I took my car for service and was told I needed new brakes. After agreeing to spending close to $500.00 for the job, I drove away with th...