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 Prestige Smart City
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Bangalore as a city is developing exponentially as far as real estate investment is concerned. Residents are moving to other localities in and around Bangalore for viable investment opportunities as the land appreciation in emerging localities increases. Prestige properties have come up with one ...

By Beatriz Russell, Certified Exchange Specialist
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DSTs have been in high demand throughout 2019. Fractional property investments through DSTs are one of the most attractive options for many 1031 exchange investors. Real estate owners seeking the tax deferral benefits of 1031 exchanges appreciate the advantages of Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) c...

By Cindy Bernstein, Downsizing & Home Organizing Services in Baltimore
(Aim 4 Order LLC)
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Hello to All!Margaret Rome invited me to join ActiveRain and WOW - what an active community! Thrilled and grateful to Margaret for introducing me to this group.I have a question  - while I work with home buyers and sellers in my daily work, my actual category is not listed - I am a Professional O...
We are within the fashionable age of technology wherever all sorts of media are replaced by digital bodies. it's no brainer that in today’s world, conveyance your messages, ideas, and beliefs are often solely done handily if you're victimization digital media. identical issue applies to the marke...

By Daniel Stevens, Flippin Reality Homes CEO and Home House buyer
(Flippin Reality Homes )
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Question? Why choose an investor over and agent you may ask? This is a long discussion and as always, depends on the wants and needs of the seller. A quick note: As investors, we buy ugly houses no matter the condition and will buy houses that don't need any repairs. When you think sell my house ...

By Noah Gamer, Real Estate Advisor serving North Dallas Texas
(GAMER Real Estate Group)
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 Frisco, TX Real EstateFri Dec 13 2019As we evaluate the buying and selling trends in Frisco, TX, we review the influences that are driving this market forward and the leverage that it creates for each buyers and sellers. This week the median list price for Frisco, TX is $505,201 with the market ...

By Cynthia Trapp, Seller Representative Specialist / Waterfront
(Cressy & Everett Real Estate)
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Even in a place as beautiful and friendly as Southwest Michigan, a career in real estate comes with some significant challenges. There is no such thing as a steady paycheck or guaranteed income, and it costs money just to call yourself a REALTOR®. You might put in months of work, only to have it ...

By Monika Adarsh, Location-based solution for real estate
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Real estate is one of the toughest industries to break into. The proportion of actual sales made in comparison to the number of customers pitched is frighteningly low, and the competition is ruthless. However, if you do make it, the margins and returns are handsome. With some determination, perse...

By Kassadee Roybal
(Agent Professor)
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Hello everyone, I am new to this site and I am currently taking pre-licensing courses, so please bear with me. Today we were learning about the 21 ways to lose your license. Even though all of them are grounds for losing your license, I would like to take a look at the way of dishonesty. Personal...

By Ryan Fitzgerald
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Living in Charlotte and Raleigh, NCWith so many people moving to Charlotte and Raleigh it's no wonder so many people are wondering why these two cities are such big attractions!North Carolina is one of the largest states in the United States and the population of NC keeps growing on the backbone ...

By Ranelle Shaver
(Real estate )
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First time here! I'm posting this for my schooling as they want me to get familiar with blogging on here. Has this ever happened to you or someone you know?
We don’t have to tell you how e-commerce has transcended the boundaries of being merely a business format. It is a phenomenon that has had and will continue to have a significant impact on our daily lives. From shopping for clothes to necessities like groceries, e-commerce tends to a large variet...

By Bucky Cordray
(TopDollar HomeOffer)
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Winter is here and most people believe that nobody sells during the cold winter months.  However, year after year the months of December through February are the largest months of buying for our company TopDollar HomeOffer.  We buy houses as-is meaning homeowners don’t have to make any repairs to...

By Richard Ingersoll, Digital Marketing for Real Estate Professionals
(The Website Marketing Pro)
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You have a thriving real estate website that’s full of quality images, information, and listings, but is your social media strategy as strong? Social media marketing for real estate agents is an essential part of your digital marketing strategy. Social media platforms let you connect with past, ...

By Rod Stewardson, Friendly, Professional and Expert ~ Rod Inspects
(Rod Inspects, LLC)
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A home inspection is one thing that you can’t and shouldn’t skip. “When does the home inspection usually take place? Is it before or after the purchase agreement is signed? Can I back out if the home inspector discovers a serious problem?” Those are just among the few questions any new homebuyer ...

By Realty Pack, Real Estate Blog
(Realty Pack)
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 Why do you need server optimization services?Creating a website that generates more leads is an important issue for real estate agents and not only.  Everyone thinks to have a website with a catchy design.  The design of a website plays an important role, of course. In this technological era, ev...

By Sharon Brown, SMB Property Solutions LLC is a real estate soluti
(SMB Property Solutions LLC)
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You may think it’s only the tenant who has a hard time paying the mortgage, but as a real estate investor or landlord, there may be times when it’s hard to pay the mortgage on your end as well. Here are some things you can do to avoid facing difficulty in paying your mortgage each month.Keep your...

By Michael Musgrave, Home Inspector in Sterling Illinois
(ALLIN Home Inspections, Inc.)
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Most new home buyers don’t realize that there are crucial steps in home buying and that includes arranging for a home inspection. Some homeowners even wonder if it’s necessary or would only cost you an extra expense without anything in return. Skipping a home inspection is most likely a risk that...

By David Johnson, AHI Home Inspections was founded in 2005.
(AHI Residential & Commercial Inspection)
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One way to be organized is to have a complete checklist of to-dos or whatever that needs to be looked into. A home inspection is no exemption to such an organization strategy. There are three good reasons why a home inspection checklist is beneficial. One, it assures a high level of performance. ...

By Heidi Whitney
(Ragnar Real Estate )
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The topic I decided to write about is a topic I was a little unsure about and wanted to learn more about, unauthorized finance activity involvement. Here are a few questions I am going to answer regarding this topic. What does it mean? How can it be violated? How could you loose your license rega...