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 Robert Dale, My own company
(Robert Dale co.)
Comments 5
The real estate business has provided me with a great opportunity and income to own a business. The real estate agents invest their money for their rental properties. The real estate making a business of agents that get money. I am started investing in business. Being an agents assisted me vastly...

By John Remington, I'm John Remington an Affiliate of Commercial Lend
(Commercial Lending Depot LLC )
Comments 5
Hello i'm John RemingtonDo you have a low credit score and you are finding it hard to obtain loan from local banks/other financial institutes?  I work as an affiliate with Commercial Lending Depot LLC  ( located in Las cruces, New Mexico ) they are here to meet your needs with well tailored Lend...

By Dianne Ratliff, Real Estate agent servicing Central Ohio
(CRT, Realtors)
Comments 11
Curb AppealFirst impressions are everything!  Curb appeal is one of the most imortant things to bring interested buyers to your home. Try planting some colorful flowers, putting down some new mulch, keep the lawn mowed. Remember, an unkempt exterior sends the message that your home hasn’t been ta...

By kellie wilson, We offer genuine loans to interested people at 2%
Comments 9
This is Oceanic-finance we offer loans to individuals and companies around the world, we are registered and licensed loan company, Do you need a loan to pay your bills? do you need a loan to start up  business ? do you need a loan to buy an apartment? we offer all kinds of loans, if you are inter...

By Naji Boutros, Real estate? I can help with that!
(Alta Realty Group CA)
Comments 9
Some California homeowners may be worried that they could be held criminally liable if their home contains lead-based paint. This is completely untrue. Here is what really happened.

By Ann Real
Comments 6
So I'm in the early stages of my real estate classes. This blog in my first ever and I have no idea how this is supposed to work. But here goes....Our assignment is to create a blog about one of the 21 ways to lose your license. It seems to me that several of the ways to lose your license boil do...

By Aaron Fulcher, Central Oregon Real Estate Specialist
(Berkshire Hathaway Northwest Real Estate)
Comments 14
Career Week (by referral only)! Just had the opportunity to finish a career week with 11 closings, writing 3 purchase offers and taking 2 new listings.   I often hear that it can't be done.  Building a business in this manner is antiquated.  You have to market yourself online.  You have to buy le...

By Amanda Fontana, Real Estate Professional
(Amanda Fontana Real Estate LLC)
Comments 5
So you’ve found your dream what?Whether you’ve been passively window shopping or hot and heavy on the house hunt, finding the perfect home isn’t as simple as SOLD. The introduction of house hunting apps and television shows has opened up new doors for real estate. Friends and family of...

By Chris Stedman, Real Estate Selling Specialist in Phoenix
(Chris Stedman EXP Realty)
Comments 7
So really what’s the point of blogging? Obviously, everyone who does it has a reason, or objective they are trying to accomplish.  So, this is literally my first blog post ever....and since I’m about to be 40 this year, why the hell am I going to start blogging after all these years? First, let m...

By Patricia Dauterman, MLO, NMLS# 1739511
(Great Lakes Mortgage, NMLS# 410269)
Comments 7
I recently had a first-time home buyer struggle to receive pre-qualification for their desired amount.  Decent credit, long standing work history, but a recent new car loan upset the debt ratio!As real estate professionals who daily deal with the minutiae of getting a loan closed it is easy to fo...

By Robert & Melanie Seiler, Changing Peoples Lives One Home At A Time
(Conifer Realty Group)
Comments 6
Mortgage Interest Rates Have Begun to Level Off Whether you are a buyer searching for your first home, or a homeowner looking to move up to your next home, you should pay attention to where mortgage interest rates are heading. Over the course of 2018, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage ...

By Bryan Gardner, Rookie
Comments 4
As I read through the different topic given in the real estate license course, I have noticed a pattern. The pattern is that you can not be honest in one part of you life and dishonest in another part. Life cannot be compartmentalized. It is intertwined and always will be.As I meet new people, th...

By HomeLane .com, Complete Home Interior Designs
Comments 5
You could be spending a lot of time lounging in your hall and catching up with your favourite television soap, but it is the bedroom which receives your tired feet and energizes you for the next day. If you agree with us, find out if your cosy room fulfils the must-have bedroom interior and desig...

By Richard Coulter, Specializing in wholesale properties
(Riverview Realty Inc )
Comments 0
Calling all cash investors!  If you are a cash investor and looking for off market wholesale deals in the Broward / Fort Lauderdale, Fl area please email me your information.(name / company / email / # / location preferred / price range and type of property) and I can add you to our list.We are r...

By Jeff Perlis Prime Properties, Experience Your Own Transformation!
(Prime Properties)
Comments 9
We are a dedicated team of Real Estate Agents who have successfully sold millions of dollars worth of real estate throughout our careers.Prime Properties is a real estate agency that is transforming the way people see and feel about real estate. Our office is warm and inviting, our Agents are kno...

By James Saffell
(Beaches To Ranches)
Comments 9
Picture Perfect! Sugarmill Woods Unbelievable Exec 3+Bonus Room home built by Lexington Homes. Stunning Pool surrounded by custom pavers, stone waterfall for serene setting! NEW ROOF 2016 Step into very open plan with soaring celings & views of your pool & no build backyard! Love all the tray cei...

By Melissa D'Elia, Real Estate Agent Servicing Rhode Island
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Pinnacle Realty)
Comments 9
Whether you are a buyer searching for your first home, or a homeowner looking to move up to your next home, you should pay attention to where mortgage interest rates are heading.Over the course of 2018, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates have increased from 3.95% in ...

By Mike Sikorski MBA CRB GRI CRS, Experience And Professionalism You Can Count On
Comments 7
 If you've been appointed to serve as the Personal Representative of an estate in the state of Florida, then you can be compensated for the services you provide on behalf of the estate, regardless of the wishes of the beneficiaries of the estate. For his or her services, a personal representative...

By Teri Bruinsma, Real Estate Professional Serving Metro Denver
(Keller Williams Realty Downtown)
Comments 9 HOUSE IN ARVADA 12472 W 65th AvenueArvada CO 8004 Check out this adorable ranch style home at one of the open homes this weekend!   Saturday, 14 Apr...

By Rashida Lambert, KW Realtor, and Interior Designer
(The Estate Genies Inc)
Comments 15
1. Find the right agentHaving an agent that is dedicated to helping you find the right strategy is a must. When you find the right agent please listen to them. That agent’s advice may be the difference between you making or losing an additional 10k. Often its a lot more money. Sometimes we let ou...