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 John Tsakiris, Land developers with focus on housing.
(JM Developers LTD)
Comments 6
The Bitcoin Bitfinex exchange seemed to do everything right. And yet, in the end, nothing could stop the hackers who stole 65 million Dollars of it - in bitcoin.This is the last of a series of attacks that has accepted the digital currency since its inception in 2009. The attack on Bitfinex, the ...

By Abraham Kyele Kingoo, EA, MBA, Solutions for Complex Situations
(Archer Solutions LLC)
Comments 0
Our firm represents taxpayers in Hartford, CT and Connecticut at large who have IRS or State tax issues. I have noticed that most people who receive the any of the following notices from the IRS are puzzled about their options: Notice of Deficiency (IRS Letter 531) Notice of Intent to Levy and No...

By Dave Benneton, Fast Cash Offers
(Digital Bullet)
Comments 2
Do you need to move from the home you are living in? You may feel distressed over the situation for several reasons. If you need to sell quickly and move out of the home, we buy houses Sacramento homeowners want to sell. Understanding our house buying process could relieve some of the stress you ...

By Laura Clark, The Best Realtors in Round Rock, TX!
(Clark Properties)
Comments 9
Will this be the year you buy a brand-new home? Don’t be discouraged by news reports claiming that “U.S. home building fell,” or “housing starts dropped.”The scary-sounding numbers are due to a drop in multi-family home building, not single-family.In fact, the single-family home construction mark...

By Stanford Mead, Home Buying Professionals in SLC, Utah
(Summit Home Buyers, LLC)
Comments 6
Have you ever sat there in your PJs watching HGTV and thought, "This looks so easy. I could totally renovate a house!" Those shows do a wonderful job during the editing process. They make home renovations look fun and easy. However, the reality is not always so glamorous. If you decide to take on...
I don't know what it is about dark hardwood flooring that makes me think of vampires.Maybe it's my upbringing, cultured into a mormon promised land where R-rated movies only happened on the weekends and my friend's house.Scary movies were a thing of his dark, dank basement. Which, if I squint, mi...

By Century 21 Northwest, The Golden Standard
(Century21 Northwest)
Comments 7
Epic Downtown craftsman will excite you! Remodeled kitchen,baths,doors,lighting; Use of Corian,Wainscoting, Chandeliers & Preservation of original charm-High ceilings,glass knobs,ornate trim & generous wood work.Vast updated windows bathe the home in natural light.Features include glass French do...

By Grider Peterson Team, Team serving Idaho Falls, Rexburg, & surrounding.
(Grider & Peterson Real Estate Team)
Comments 11
Very clean & well-maintained home on the west side of Idaho Falls. This home is conveniently located close to the airport and both I-15 & Hwy 20. The first thing you'll notice upon arriving, are the mature trees shading the yard. The living room is just off the entrance and has large windows over...

By Denise Wilson, "Turning Dreams Into Reality"
(Fathom Realty NC)
Comments 3
When choosing a water heater, homeowners need to know what type of heating system will provide the most efficient delivery at the most affordable cost?Water Heaters: Choosing the Best System - Real Estate For complete article click on the link above☝☝ 

By Gail Smith-Bibb, A tradition of trust
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate)
Comments 10
 Selecting The Right Builder Your Portfolio - Before you meet with the builder, prepare a folder with pictures of homes that appeal to you, inside and out. Review builder websites for photos of previous jobs to ensure your styles align. A picture is worth a thousand words! Ask for a tour of previ...

By Geoffrey Green, Entrepreneur with a focus in Real Estate.
(Green Team Realty)
Comments 6
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By Scott Andery
(Read Dive)
Comments 7
Investment in real estate is a benchmark to rely upon. People are often confused that why they should invest in real estate rather than other places. Everyone here wants to become a landlord without knowing about the strategies and terms of investment in real estate. So, if you are in search of l...

By Jonathon Griebel, Buying/Selling Real Estate
(Keller Williams Capital Partners)
Comments 6
5885 Beechcroft Rd, Unit 309 Columbus OH 43229 55 and older! 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo in Sharon Woods Senior Village. Owner occupants only-no rentals! Freshly painted with new carpet throughout. Brand new HVAC unit, new hot water tank 2016, additional storage space and it's own carport! All you n...

By Anna Swift, Home builder in Aspen
(Home Improvement )
Comments 10
When we want to sell a house, the last thing that interests us is to invest a lot of money in it so that the one who comes will enjoy it, but there are a series of simple improvements that we can implement without needing to invest a lot of money and that, in addition to facilitating your selling...

By MaryAnn Schoolden, CPA, Tax Resolution/IRS Representation
(Premier Tax Relief, Inc)
Comments 4
As the deadline for filing Form 1040 for 12/31/18 is approaching, (October 15, 2019)  I am sure that most of you have already filed your return and paid the tax.  What happens if you have not filed the return for December 31, 2018. I can give you some free advice:  file the darn return!  If you d...

By Stephen Nebrat, Commercial Realty Group serving Clay County.
(Landmark Commercial Realty Group)
Comments 5
2349 Village Square Pky in Fleming Island, FL  offers 6 outparcels and is a wonderful investment opportunity. Get on the ground floor in one of the fastest growing areas in the country. Clay County, FL also offers a very business-friendly environment.  About the Property:2349 Village Square Parkw...

By Sid (240)764-5347 Hameed, Military Relocation+Investors+REO Bank+Fix&Flip
(Brickfront Properties)
Comments 8
Developers See Old Office Parks As Ripe For Residential Washington DC Office September 17, 2019 Jon Banister, Bisnow Washington, D.CTraditional suburban office parks can have a hard time landing tenants in today's market, and developers see adding housing as a way to improve the viability of the ...

By Alan Blake, Real Estate Education Blog
Comments 10
From what I am seeing a few years ago, people make a very common mistake when buying a home.Have you noticed that the human being tends to always want more?Not bad because that helps us improve, but the problem is that we do not see when it is enough and this leads us to live in a life directed b...

By Carmela G. Walrond, Your IRS Lawyer
(Walrond Tax Resolutions, PLLC)
Comments 4
Tax Debt is a serious issue. If you owe IRS unpaid taxes, regardless of the reason, the IRS can be very aggressive in their collection attempts. Penalties, Liens, and Wage garnishments are some of the methods the IRS will use until your debt is paid in full. IRS problems do not go away on their o...

By Andrew Sparkman, Real Estate Agent serving East Valley Phoenix
(HomeSmart Lifestyles)
Comments 8
Check out this new 2 bedroom home in Encantarra - San Tan Valley, AZ 85140.  It's located in a resort style golf course community and is move in ready.35744 N POMELO TRL, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140