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 Siva Kolappa, Discover and buy cash flowing properties with ease
(PropsHub Inc)
Comments 0
Investing for positive cash flow is the best way to invest in real estate. This post will explain why and more. An investment property is said to be cash flow positive when the rental income generated by the property covers all expenses incurred by the property and puts some money in your pocket....

By Elizabeth Oomi
(The Custom Boxes)
Comments 1
Cardboard boxes are boxes used for food packaging and other goods packaging. These are prefabricated boxes. First-time commercial cardboard boxes made up of paperboard were made in England in 1817 by a firm M. Treverton & Son.Materials Used:Cardboard boxes made up of cardboards refer to different...

By Steve Fletcher, I am an interior home decorator.
(Interior Home Decor)
Comments 0
Beautifying the house is the core duty of every homeowner as the beauty reflects a little of what we are made of. On the basis of making our home appearance as compelling as it can ever be, we engage in the trial of various styles of designs and then proceed to filling our homes with different ki...

By Alan Rivers
(USDRE)
Comments 2
 So you are ready to sell your house, but you look out the window and see several feet of snow on the ground. Should you bother putting your house on the market in the winter, or should you wait until spring? Is there a better season in which to sell your home? The answers to these questions depe...

By Melinda Oaks Smith, Real Estate Specialist
(EXIT ROYAL REALTY)
Comments 2
Ever wish you could become one of those rare morning people? The ones that wake with a start, feeling refreshed and energized. The ones that get in that morning workout or wrap up some work before many of us even hit the snooze button for the first time. Here are five tips to help you achieve tha...

By Shelby Kolesar
(NA)
Comments 1
Hey guys! Im doing online classes to become a licensed real estate agent and one of my assignments is to talk a little about the ways you could lose your real estate license. Wow! What a shock though. I have learned so much so far! It amazes me how many people have actually had disiplinary action...

By Becky Kolb, Arizona Active Adult Real Estate Community Experts
(The Kolb Team Real Estate Group)
Comments 2
If you are looking for homes in Sun Lakes Arizona, this will tell you everything you need to know. Sun Lakes is one of the top active adult retirement communities located in the southern Phoenix area bordering Chandler.Sun Lakes offers a Resort LifestyleSun Lakes is comprised of five communities ...

By Scott Tait, Residential & Commercial Brokerage and Consulting
(5280 Brokers, LLC)
Comments 3
1407 N Humboldt StTONS of light, space and historical character in this penthouse condo of Humboldt Street Mansion, rumored to be designed by famed architect William Lang. Enjoy the best of city living within blocks of Cheesman Park, shopping, dining and nightlife. Features high vaulted ceilings...

By Megan Crabtree
(connectshare)
Comments 3
Walt was up to something big..but the question for everyone in the real estate market was..what? During the 1960s, Walt Disney wanted another location for second theme park to be built. In order to accomplish this, Disney created many different fake companies, like M.T. Lott Real Estate, in order...

By Amy Sue Sidlo, We Value Relationships Over Transactions!
(Amy Sue - THE Realty Partnership)
Comments 1
Prepping Your House For SellingThe inventory of homes is high and as a result home buyer can be choosy. To give you the competitive advantage you need here are some tips to get things in order.Get your yard in order. Curb appeal is crucial to a good first impression, so make sure you do all you c...

By Angela Lyons, Reazo.com for home buyers and sellers.
(REAZO)
Comments 0
Hi all -I am new here. I used to be a real estate agent for about a year in Portland, OR back in 2006, but now I'm a marketing manager in the real estate industry in Missoula, MT. I really love real estate and all that it entails. I recently bought a house in the Missoula area and got to experien...

By alberto villas, comercial
(villas)
Comments 0
When it comes to renting a home you have to study that it has more profitability, the short term rental or the long term rental. If what you want is to have the best possible return the best option to rent it in short season for weeks, fortnights, etc ...Prime Villa one of the best real estate Ma...

By Mehran Redjvani, Mehran Redjvani is a real estate broker in Toronto
(RE/MAX West)
Comments 0
In real estate, two identical homes can be listed for different prices. Typically homes are valued based on recent sales comps in the area, homes currently listed on the market, the condition of the home under consideration, and additional features the home has. But, how much does location play a...

By Eric Hulsman
(Jay Holdings Inc)
Comments 1
Currently, real estate investors are looking for homes to flip. Flippers are looking to buy property at a relatively low price, fix any issues inside and out, give it a fresh coat of paint, and quickly re-list it for a profit.  But buying a property to flip can sometimes be a lengthy process if y...

By Brad Anderson, Real Estate agent serving Northwest Indiana
(RE/MAX County Wide 1st)
Comments 1
The real estate market is still hot, it is really a great time to sell your home! You can visit my website for a free home evaluation! Don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions at all about selling your home. There are plenty of buyers looking for a house, and it could be yours!...

By Lorelei Scott, I specialized in the Denton and Tarrant County
(Majestic Staging Design)
Comments 9
It's that tax season again and you're ready to buy new furniture, update the interior paint or remodel the kitchen or just plain remodel whichever room you want to start! Although you have a great idea of how you want to recreate your room, you don't know who you can hire to do the job. Well, for...

By Marina Garan, Realtor
(DEZER)
Comments 2
Congratulations, you are entering a very exciting period in your life. Certainly, buying a house is as much of a headache as it is thrilling, but taking the right action at the right time is guaranteed to make all the hassle worth your while. The first thing you should know about is that the real...

By Luke Fitzpatrick, Academic Speaker
(University of Sydney)
Comments 4
Pavers have a pleasing effect on any outdoor space. With a variety of shapes, styles, colors, and finishes they offer endless design ideas and possibilities to create a modern and inspired outdoor living area.Recent trends are seeing creative and unique design solutions to suit any home or functi...

By Amy Brotherman, Educational Blogger for Beginning Readers
(My Three Readers)
Comments 3
In the last year, our family put our home on the market, made the gamble to go ahead and buy/ move, and then finally SOLD.   Meanwhile, this house is too small, so while we are living in it (with 3 kids and a golden retriever), we've knocked out walls, changed up a few key items, and on top of it...

By Jamie smith
(Student)
Comments 3
As part of my Real Estate Training we are discussing the 21 ways to lose a Real Estate License. As I learned about this subject it accured to me that if you value honesty you would not fall into most of the categories that lead to the revoking of your license. For example honest people do not mis...
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