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 Hernan Golod Realtor, New-constructions and luxury real estate
(Golod Group Real Estate)
Comments 11
ASTON MARTIN RESIDENCESA great opportunity in the market Comparing with projects like Armani Residences or Porsche Tower that in a short period of time have doubled their original sales prices with a return with high profitability.As tradition is, the Aston Martin brand has been the equivalent of...

By Dorothy Vatikani, Student
Comments 11
Dishonesty is a deal breaker....It's like they say, "Honesty is the Best Policy".  In any business, such as real estate, or being a janitor to a CEO in a huge company, if you're not honest in your dealings it's a huge deal breaker.  Honesty, is one of the first things, a person learns as they gro...

By Arlyne Hoffman
(Realty Associates Florida Properties)
Comments 16
For more information and to request a showing, click or copy and paste the Virtual Tour link  Motivated Seller! Don't miss this beautiful well maintained 3 bedroom 2.5 bath townhome with builder upgrades. Private 24 hr. Guard Gated Boca Raton community. Origin...

By ALAN A. REZAIE, Residential Real Estate Services in Virginia
(Fairfax Realty Center)
Comments 8
Congratulations to Bob Goldberg who has been named the CEO of the National Associaton of Realtors®, officially taking over the largest trade association in August 1, 2017.  Best,Alan A. Rezaie, CEOFairfax Realty Center affiliates of Rezaie Companies, LLC.1390 Chain Bridge Road,#203 McLean, VA. 22...

By Amy Lee Miller, Home Is Louisiana
(Glisson Properties Real Estate)
Comments 14

By Carlos M Sanchez
(Re/Max Excel)
Comments 7
Concerning the areas of land ownership include: Surface, Air, and subsurface. Surface: The owner has ownership and a bundle of rights concerning anything on the land that is permanent, whether natural or man-made. Water rights is part of this as well.  Air: The owner has the air rights extending ...

By Susan Reames, Susan Sells Lakeway
(Coldwell Banker United Realtor's)
Comments 0

By LTW Design, Luxury Home Staging
(LTW Design)
Comments 16
1.  Staging Costs Less Than Your First Price ReductionIt is important to understand that the investment of staging your home is far less than any price reduction or carry costs you may face while it sits on the market​.  Staging costs can vary based on location and if you're doing a partial or fu...

By Lynn DeSena, Settlement and Escrow
(STA Title & Escrow)
Comments 8
Selling a home can be a rewarding experience, but there may be delays in the closing due to situations that could have been avoided. Although closing procedures vary from state to state, having an understanding of what may be required at closing and preparing accordingly will help your settlement...

By Udit sharma, Marketing services to real estate companies.
(Spicetree Design Agency)
Comments 8
You want people to like your content enough that they share it and trust your product or service. Sounds great. Here are 6 ways to do it.1. Know Thy AudienceTailor content specifically for your largest target audience segment. Say you’re a luxury brand that relies on Instagram for most of its soc...

By Shawn Srour, American Tri-Star is a Insurance company base in S
(American TriStar Insurance Services)
Comments 0
Insuring a condo works differently than insuring a home. Condos share one or more walls with adjacent units, even though each unit has a different owner. Understanding these five issues about condo insurance will help you to make an informed decision when it comes time to select a policy and cove...

By michael kim
Comments 1
Misstating material features of the property can lead to lawsuit.   

By Mayra Sepulveda, Seller's agent, Buyer's agent, First Time Buyers S
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 9
I would like to start some paid lead generation, but not sure which one works best. Zillow, Trulia, direct mail, Yelp, or Google? Please any suggestions from agents who got results from any of this sites. Thanks!

By Denise Samouilidis, Jupiter Abacoa Sales & Beach Front Luxury Homes
(Mirsky Realty Group)
Comments 14
I'm not much of a blogger. More of a Facebook marketer and Internet SEO guru. Blogging to me is parallel to drinking cough medicine. Probably not the best analogy, but it's one that sticks. Blogging increases SEO, so here I am blogging the Active Rain first blog.Originally from central Ohio, I mo...
You have lots of problems in your life, but controlling the financial one is quite difficult. You need to have proper funds into your bank account to make sure a satisfied life. During the inadequacy, all your financial needs suddenly have a brake and all of a sudden, the need of quick funds is r...

By Calista Goff, Personal property investing.
Comments 9
As a student working (into the late hours of the night, from the comfort from my living room while my baby sleeps in the next room) on my prelicensure course, the ethical aspect of real estate occupies a large portion of the material. At the end of each section, the same question is asked in a di...

By Todd Stelnick
(Todd Home Offers)
Comments 8
There are a number of personal and financial reasons a homeowner may want to sell their home quickly. From inheriting an unwanted property to avoiding expensive real estate agent fees, it can often be easier to forgo the extensive home selling process and sell directly to a cash buyer. Continue r...

(HomeSmart Cherry Creek)
Comments 13
I thought online marketing is the way to go but are taking me for a ride. I am getting less 1/4 the lead volume, and the once I am getting are other realtors calling in on their listing or venders trying to sell services.Additionally they have unethical way of capturing leads as the c...

By Hannah Bowcutt
(Completing Education)
Comments 0
Exclusive Agent Agreement- This agreement ensures you are the single agent working with your principal/ client. For example, if you (the agent) have an exclusive agreement with a client who is selling their home, you will be the only agent working with that client, and will therefore receive the ...

By Cherie Spinks
(Agent Professor Student)
Comments 13
 What does unprofessional conduct entail?  Conduct that constitutes dishonorable, unethical or unprofessional conduct of a character likely to deceive, defraud or harm the public. This includes but is not limited to: Failure to act in the best interest of a client Deliberately misleading a client...