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 Amir Cohen, Private studio for SEO, Web design and Development
(Buffalo Booster)
Comments 0
Having your dream home is one of the most satisfying achievements that you could ever settle for. This is possible either by constructing one that meets your needs or buying from a prospective seller. However, the latter is always a viable option when you have limited time to follow up on every s...

By Josh Bienenfeld
(Fidelity Management)
Comments 6
Are you having a hard time fitting an extra bed into your cozy (a.k.a. pocket-sized) home? If so, you’re in good company. And because it’s a common challenge, some inventive people have come up with practical ideas for adding an extra bed in a tight space. Check out some ideas below.1. Create a P...

By Marcie Moala
(Agent Professor)
Comments 9
What is considered False Advertising in Real Estate?  Are you exaggerating facts or making promises that you can't keep? Are you posting a listing as having more bathrooms or bedrooms to draw more attention to your listings? Are you saying that there is new carpet in the home when indeed there is...

By Mehdi Shamei, Realtor
(Mehdi Team)
Comments 8
3397 DERBYSHIRE AVENUECoquitlam B.C V3E 3H2$1,575,000BED:6 BATH:6SQ FT: 3660Luxurious Custom Build Home on an over 5000 sq ft lot. Masterfully designed open concept floor plan with entertaining size living, 10' ceilings, Gas fireplace outside on a huge covered deck, spacious eating area & formal ...

By Nick Fia, Marketing for Real Estate Pros
Comments 6
Tips That Agents Should Embrace1. Promote the town, not just the house.Home buyers want to know the good, bad, and ugly of each town to which they're considering a move. Yet most real estate blogs simply give buyers basic demographic statistics and perhaps some flowery language about the area. Us...

By Mitchell Lancaster, Home inspection performed by professional
(Nanaimo Home Inspection Pros)
Comments 7
Nanaimo Home Inspection Pros offers an extensive home inspection services which will be performed by certified and experienced inspectors who went intensive training and practice. Property experts should have a specialist house assessment firm that will certainly give a high-quality solution to t...

By Nishat ahmed, I am a real estate agent
(VK Consulting Biz)
Comments 6
It's time to stop thinking of Millennials as totally uninterested in owning anything just because they were early adopters of Uber.When you are living in Toronto! then most of the real estate have such azura condos that you should know more about these.The newly released U.S. home ownership rate ...

By Lisa Reeves, I'm am working on real estate pre-licensing
(No Company Yet)
Comments 6
This blog post is part of an activity to complete my real estate pre-licensing coursework.  As I look over the 21 ways to lose a Real Estate license, it seems that dishonesty is at the core of each one.  That might not make sense in the instance of say, "Bad Record Keeping," but let's look a litt...

By Kathie McDaniel, Builder Brokerage-Sales and Marketing for Builders
(Grande Real Estate Services)
Comments 6
I am trying to help a builder in Florida with building a sales staff for their communities. They need help covering their model centers on a regular basis. Little or no experience needed. Any assistance in finding the right team for Central Florida is appreciated. 

By Margie DeBeikes, Helping buyers and sellers along the Wasatch front
Comments 6
As agents, we have a fiduciary responsibilty to our clients. This includes, care, responsibility, accounting, disclosure and loyalty. I'd like to talk about the fiduciary responsibilities of care and loyalty. When we have a client it is important to put their needs before our own. This can be cha...

By Cynthia Biondi, REALTOR®, Real estate agent serving Tampa Bay and Beaches
(Forever Florida Real Estate)
Comments 6
4710 CRESSON COURT $369,000 Single Family 4 Beds, 3 Baths, 2,323 Sqr Ft, Tampa ~ MLS #:U8029222 33624 - This 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, 2323 sq ft. Split plan one-story home in carrollwood is the perfect oasis for entertainment and families alike. Be mesmerized the minute you walk in through the arched...

By House Atlanta, We'll handle all necessary repairs We Buy Houses i
(Sell Us Your House Atlanta)
Comments 4
How to Sell Us Your House Atlanta For the Maximum Price   Are you looking to relocate to another place? Are instant cash needs worrying you? Are you thinking of selling your house quickly and concerned for the same reason?   Well, to be much of a relief to Sell Us Your House Atlanta can be a lot...

By Tim Vanvonno, Best Home Construction Company.
(VP Construction)
Comments 9
Looking to remodel your bathroom? 2019 might be your year!Gone are the days when people don’t pay much attention to their bathrooms. Just because it only takes up a small area in one’s home doesn’t mean there’s no space left to play with aesthetics. In fact, people nowadays spend more money and t...

By David Willey
(WordPress Website Maintenance & Security Services - WeWPYou)
Comments 5
This blog will provide you with thorough insight into some of the most popular WordPress live chat plugins. The internet is an ever-expanding medium and at times can lose a personal touch. That is why you need to add personalized live chat plugins to your site to make sure that your users don’t f...

By Tanya Chappell, We are a Full Service Real Estate Brokerage
(Secure Investments Realty)
Comments 13
Peace and serenity are yours in this updated Gainesville home Nestled in the tree-lined SW 4th Street is a fully renovated home that offers the best of privacy and location. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has plenty of contemporary updates to provide comfort and convenience.   The bathrooms and ...

By Malcolm Shepherd, Agent In the Reno Nevada Area
(Malcolm Shepherd)
Comments 0
Are you ready to sell your house? Are you in a seller market? We put together an infographic that shows five ways to get multiple offers in a seller’s market. You can also read a more in depth blog here. Also there is a pdf version of this infographic about five ways to get multiple offers in a s...

By Jaspreet Toor, A student becoming the best real estate agent
Comments 6
I’m a student of the real estate course, I’m currently  Learning  Of ways of losing a license. I decided to write my post about the “misrepresentation” way. From what I’ve understood, misrepresentation means when you, as a licensee, purposefully or not purposefully persuade those whom you are rep...

By Linda Moore, PA, CIPS, CLHMS,, Florida Gulf Coast and Barrier Islands Realtor
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
Comments 9
I wish my first broker had taught me to focus on continually getting new listings. Lead Generation daily. Don't put all your eggs in your 1 listing basket. My business slowed down several times the past almost 15 years. I had my first $1,300,000 listing 11 years ago. It was before we had personal...
Kitchen renovations are notoriously difficult to deal with, but sometimes a complete kitchen remodel is necessary. A toddler at home makes a kitchen renovation even more challenging, but careful planning and preparation can make the process more manageable. These tips for surviving a kitchen reno...

By Keith Pellicano, Private Lender for Viginia real estate investors
(Edgeworth Lending)
Comments 8
The “BRRR” strategy combines the house flipping strategy and the buy and hold strategy for optimum results. BRRR is an acronym for buy, renovate, rent and refinance. You can look at it as flipping a house to yourself and holding it long term. It can be a quick and practical way to grow your real ...