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 Chris Ivy, Sell Your House Fast For Cash In Memphis Tennessee
(Ivy Vine Investments)
Comments 3
2020 continues to punch and uppercut the hell out of us this year.  Either having to adapt to new strategies and operations for our real estate businesses due to the deadly coronavirus, being without any sports for the last few months or having your active rain account blown to smithereens.   Bef...

By Lucy Reyes, Busy Mom and Lifestyle Blogger
(Cheers to Life Blogging)
Comments 7
We just reached our two-year anniversary as first-time home buyers and yup, we sure did celebrate it. It’s honestly hard to believe that it has already been two wonderful years in our own home. And to think that two years ago, we never even anticipated to become home buyers. We were searching the...

By David Ornelas, I'm passionate about my services
(Luxury Realty Group)
Comments 6
There is a new build community in Las Vegas that offers modern paired two-story town homes with fantastic layouts and many options to choose from. There are currently 2 models of this collection and 4 elevation lots to choose from. Open floor plans with 9' ceilings upstairs and down. Energy effic...

By Adam Clark, Real Estate Junction
(Real Estate Junction)
Comments 2
There have been various protests in the past whereby a few organizations have gotten lamentable outcomes due to recruiting individuals who are not affirmed, legitimate experts. It is trying to see some lawful language particularly on the off chance that you have no foundation in law. Be that as i...

By James Cha, CPA, Certified Tax Resolution Specialist
Comments 2
COVID-19 surely has triggered a huge frustration to all taxpayers. The IRS has shut down and has been failing to operate normally. In response, many taxpayers have been suffering from unaddressed tax refunds, unanswered questions, and many other unfulfilled tax-related needs. Some Taxpayers Could...
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By Muhammad Shahid, Real estate with modern apps/technology!
Comments 0
Planning to buy a house is not an easy task at all. It is one of the biggest financial investments you will ever make, which requires a lot of due diligence for finding a realtor, researching neighborhoods, getting houses inspected, and then indulging in a bidding war to get the best deal.Even af...

By Jacob Cserepes, Real estate agent for southern Utah
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Does any one have a blank  PUA application they can email me. I was declinded for benefits under unemployment, I have been try to on Unemployment since 3/15.  My email is: Debi.gallello@raveis.comIt would be greatly appreciated.

By Vani Murthy, CPA, IRS Problem Resolution
(Tax Relief Central)
Comments 6
Can’t pay your taxes? Don’t panic. You have options! Step 1- File your tax return by the original due date or request an extension Step 2- Consider getting a loan or paying by credit card. It may be a better and less expensive options than owing the IRS not only taxes but late-payment penalty and...

By Joe Biundini, Commercial & Residential Investment
(Wealthley Investment Group)
Comments 4
Property investors and future homeowners have some things in common--mainly that they both shouldn't rush important decisions. The worst thing you can do when you’re shopping for a property is to convince yourself that you’ve found the home of your dreams without exploring other options in the ma...

By Glen Hopkins, REALTOR serving the South Surrey White Rock area
(Glen Hopkins PREC*)
Comments 12
FOR SALE: 2292 Madronna Place in South Surrey! Fall in love with this COMPLETELY RENOVATED 4 bedroom, 4 bathroom home with LEGAL 1-bed SUITE!This beautiful home has a functional floor plan with impeccable quality workmanship throughout. Enjoy cooking in the NEW gourmet kitchen with custom cabinet...

By Camille Simms, Residential Real Estate, REO, Short Sale, vac home
(RE/MAX New Beginnings Realty)
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By Chris McDermott, We Buy Houses in Jacksonville FL in Any Condition
(Jax Nurses Buy Houses)
Comments 8
5 Tips for A Successful Remodel in Jacksonville FLSummer is the season that many owners remodel their home. Investors typically are ready to unload their properties as well. However, no matter if you’re a homeowner or an Investor to be successful at your remodel requires proper planning.  While t...

By Janis Peterson, Philadelphia Main Line Realtor Haverford, PA
(Main Line Homes)
Comments 10
While digital marketing and virtual tours have been an increasingly important part of the home-sale process, these days, they are critical. And, as these strategies become more sophisticated and effective, consumers will come to expect them long after the threat of COVID-19  has passed. Meanwhile...

By Robert Carrillo, Full Service Property Management
(Century 21 Haggerty)
Comments 7
Many owners of rental properties don't realize that owning a rental property is very much different from managing a rental property. Often times the assumption is that the hard part was purchasing the investment property. Now the easy part starts with collecting rent and making sure the occasiona...

By Sara Conklin, Owner at
(Frozen Pennies)
Comments 29
Eighteen years ago thins June 3, we bought our first house.  My boys were two and a half and one.  We didn’t look at 23 different homes over six months.  We bought the first one we looked at. My husband was working at a paper mill. The rumors were flying that they were going to close their doors ...

By W. Cavin Weber, Making Dreams Come True One Key At A Time!
(Dream Key Team)
Comments 21
Have you ever Goggled yourself? I know that sounds kinda weird, but this is something you should do, on, at the very least a monthly basis. Chances are, when you meet someone and you give them your business card, they are referred to you, they stumble across or were delivered some of your marketi...

By Wendy Dyes, Wendy Dyes
Comments 0
Retiring soon? This is one of the most exciting stages of life. Retirement is filled with opportunities - to relax, to have fun and to live wherever you choose. Proximity to your job no longer has to factor into where you live - your decision can be entirely based on your preferences. If you’re l...

By Dave Suder
(Suder realty)
Comments 11
Many sellers want a listing agent to visit their home so that the seller can convince the agent of its value.  This if frustrating when I have compelling comps that show the home is worth significantly less. I find I often lose the listing if I don't tell the seller what he wants to hear.  And of...