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 Karen Jackson, Virtual Assistant
(Self employed)
Comments 13
156 Deland Ave, Columbus OH 43214 Wow! Wonderful Clintonville 2-story with upgrades galore: fresh paint, white woodwork, original/refreshed hardwd floors, plus new light fixtures throughout. Large living room provides plenty of room for family gatherings. Kitchen updates include granite counters...

By Sam Huang, Real Estate agent serving UBC, Vancouver
(UBC Homes)
Comments 10
Buying your first home is not only an exciting time, but it can also be a busy time with many deadlines and dates.  Unfortunately, there are also many hidden or unexpected costs that are part of the overall home buying experience.  As the premier real estate agent for UBC homes, I would like to o...

By Josh Meltzer
Comments 11
Located in the highly desirable community of La Costa Carlsbad, this 2017 built condo is minutes from the beach. This home has all the amenities and high end finished you could dream of. It features four bedrooms and three and a half bathrooms. One bedroom is located on the entry level with an en...

By Diane Green, Broker Associate, GRI, BA
(Real Living Real Estate Professionals, Inc.)
Comments 9

By Steve Louis, > Commercial Mortgage Leads
Comments 0
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By Jim Lambright, EXPRESS OFFERS For Sellers
(The Lambright Team)
Comments 0
eXp Realty April 27 at 3:45 PM ·  BIG NEWS: Now through the end of May, we're offering free guest passes for all agents to see how eXp’s virtual world works. #eXpRealtyProud 🌏🌍🌎 Learn more -->     REACH OUT TO ME VIA TEXT IF YOU WOULD LIKE A NO-OB...

By Stephanie Sullivan, Serial Entrepreneur, Broker, CEO
Comments 31
Four years ago I mapped out a mobile experience based on years of having up to 40 agents working for my brokerage firm that were constantly mobile, almost never in the office and always complaining about not getting enough leads.Mirroring the two most popular mobile apps – Tinder and Uber – I cre...

By Morgan Ricks
(Agent Professor)
Comments 10
Getting a real estate license can be challenging, depending on what state you are trying to get licnesed in. I am from Utah so I have had to do 120 hours of real estate school and pass a final exam with a 70% or hire. It was all valubale information that I learned but it was also something that I...

By Annie B, Lifestyle Blogger
(Savvy Honey)
Comments 6
For those of you out there trying to stay on a keto diet during the quarantine, I have a few helpful tips for you. On my blog, many of my posts focus on a keto diet. Lately, I've been receiving emails from my readers who are having a hard time staying on their keto diet while dealing with the qua...

By Mike Dronge, Mike Dronge is a Top Producing Realtor in LA.
(Mike Dronge - Realtor)
Comments 8
We have two types of seller services First The Complimentary in-house Prep  The Valley Area Condos team will showcase your home in the best light possible. Why? Because we know it is the right thing to do for our clients. Many years ago, we invested heavily to build out our home preparation serv...

By Louie Coleman, Property Manager specialist all over Virginia
Comments 6
Slate roofing can make your home look modern and elegant. Slate comes in a wide range of colors and can be easy to work with. The most difficult task is choosing the right slate roofing contractor to complete the project. If you are thinking about hiring a slate roofing specialist to do the insta...

By Tiamerra Thomas, Military Relocation Specialist in Florida
(Tiamerra Thomas | Real Estate Agent - JPAR)
Comments 36
Life comes with so many options and choices, yet some of us never make it to the job/career that gives us purpose. I worked in management for a Fortune 500 company for about 13 years and was too afraid to explore being a full-time entrepreneur. I was very unhappy at that company for over 5 years ...

By Julien DuPont, Mountain Adventure Pro
Comments 9
I am the producer of the Mountain Time Ski Expo that occurs annually every fall in Dallas, TX. With the CoronaVirus social distancing efforts still projected to occur in 2020 we will not be holding our event this coming Q4 2020. We do plan to once again hold the expo i...

By Melissa Hinojosa, Buyers Rep in the Lake Lake Norman Area
(Lake Realty)
Comments 6
I have a client who is looking in the Roanoke Rapids area.  They are looking around $250K-350K price-point.  Please reach out if you are interested in the referral!Melissa

By Lhakam Choedon, Communication
Comments 7
In Real Estate agents have many responsibilities. What are some of the challenges have you guys run into? 

By Matthew Gillman, I am a trusted business financing expert
(SMB Compass)
Comments 6
Planning to invest in commercial real estate anytime soon? You’ll be pleased to know that 2020 is a good year for commercial real estate investments. CBRE’s 2020 U.S. Real Estate Market Outlook says investors will enjoy increased capital flows, low-interest rates, strong customer spending, low in...

By Keith Caulk, REALTOR® GRI® ABR® SRES® serving The Villages, FL
(RE/MAX Premier Realty)
Comments 10
On my recent 14 day trip to multiple regions of France I saw an overview at the real estate market. While my trip was mostly vacation in nature, what would a trip abroad be if I didn’t take a look into what was going on in real estate.   I stopped at multiple agencies to look at some of the prop...

By Evan Harlow, I specialize in South Maui luxury real estate.
(Coldwell Banker Island Properties)
Comments 18
What Not To Do in Your First Year As a Real Estate AgentOne of the things they don’t teach you in your real estate classes is how to effectively market online and what types of online marketing methods/companies to avoid. They don’t tell you dozens of companies are going to market ways to get lea...

By Sabrina Serna, Helping clients resolve IRS issues and past debt
(Serna Tax Solutions, LLC)
Comments 7
With over 14 MILLION collections cases currently active at the IRS, and that number expected to grow exponentially after the COVID-19 fallout, do not feel like you are alone if you are the recipient of one of the IRS "love letters".  My job  at Serna Tax Solutions, LLC is to help clients navigate...

By Kimberly Button, Designing & building healthy homes for wellness
(Get Green Be Well)
Comments 21
Hi Everyone! I'm new here, and just wanted to introduce myself. I just moved to North Carolina from Orlando, a move we've been dreaming about for more than a decade. When it comes to real estate, building and renovating, I am passionate about creating healthy homes for families. It comes from som...