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

Criminals of opportunity come out in droves much like the shoppers, because just like in the animal world, the predators go where the prey is, and where they are most vulnerable. The post, 12 Days of Safety, delves deeper into safety hacks to stay safe during the shopping months of November, Dece...

By Mary Albers, Mary Albers - Four Seasons Realty
(Mary Albers - Four Seasons Realty)
Comments 5
Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days - January 4 - 5Multiple Locations in Lake Ozark Sat - 9 am - 5:30 pm    Sun - 10 am - 4:30 pmJoin our community for one of the most popular events of the year!  Bundle up and view eagles and other birds of prey in the wild and as a part of the World Bird Sanctuary an...

By Chris Tuite, Tuite Real Estate Group
(Tuite Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
Tuite Real Estate Group offering comprehensive Compass Real Estate services in Boston, MA and surrounding markets.

By Pam Rumley Branson Realtor, Exclusive Buyer's Agent for entire Branson area
(Branson Edge Realtors 417-243-0100)
Comments 8
Homes for Sale in Pointe Royale Branson MO vary in style and price.  You'll find everything from affordable condos to beautiful luxury homes.  It's a gated community on the Pointe Royale golf course...with tons of amenities.  And of course, within minutes of all the fun in Branson.  They offer in...

By Loan Center Canada, Providing financial services to all Canadians.
(Loan Center Canada)
Comments 4
No matter how much we try to save our future, sometimes there are expenses that are beyond your control. If you do not have the cash to pay it, you will wonder where to get the money from. And when you are in a situation like this, a car title loan is the best financial help you can rely on to ge...

By curb kyc
(CURB Realty)
Comments 4
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By Joseph Sica, The Gottlieb Team at Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams Realty Landmark )
Comments 4
According to the National Association of Realtors, interest rates for 2020 will average around the 3.6% range for the year based on a 30 year fixed mortgage, predicated on the belief of increased economic growth within the United States. However, it’s important to keep in mind the looming 2020 el...

By Jennifer Wandler Toops, Residential
(EXIT Real Estate Professionals Network)
Comments 12
For most seasoned real estate professionals, this is probably (hopefully!) a no-brainer. Since I'm a newbie and just getting my feet wet in the business, I attended my first MLS orientation and had this little tidbit drilled into me for no fewer than 30 minutes. THIRTY MINUTES! My brain was ready...

By Ralph Nelson, IRS Tax Representation
(Financial Harmony Tax Resolution LLC)
Comments 4
"Your IRS debt has nothing to do with the goodness of your soul." - Ralph NelsonThat saying is the foundation of my business. Because sometimes people come into my office with a lot of shame. They have been getting letters from the IRS, and eventually, their bank accounts get levied or their payc...
All 4 of these tips are important and will put you on the right track to home Ownership. During the next 4 days I'll give you a clear understanding of each process.  Mistake #1: "Not Pre-Qualifying"Most people decide they are ready to purchase their home however they "think" they are to find the ...

By Brock VandenBerg, Hard Money Lender
(TalIMar Financial)
Comments 20
As a California hard money lender, I am excited to join ActiveRain. Over the last couple of months, I have noticed more and more industry professionals using the ActiveRain platform to network within the real estate industry. My goal is to meet others in the industry and provide them a resource f...

By Mortgage Brokers Arlington TX
Comments 2

By Audrey Ross, Search luxury Miami real estate.
(The Audrey Ross Team)
Comments 5
Offering all the appeal that Miami has to offer, Key Biscayne is the key to the ultimate escape, essential for families that want a more secluded and all-inclusive lifestyle while still being minutes away from vibrant metropolitan Miami. This barrier reef island is one of South Florida’s most des...

By Edward Garrett, Helping you succeed financially
(Mainstreet Lending Inc)
Comments 6
I'm a private money / hard money lender , I lend money to borrowers nationwide (USA) and a few other countries overseas, I offer all types of legitimate funding such as fix & flip, buy & hold, equity loans, real estate loans, business loans, personal loans, debt consolidation loans etc at an affo...

By Tina Dewey, Your Real Estate Pro In Colorado Springs
(RE/MAX Advantage Realty Inc)
Comments 5
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By Bret French, Real Estate Sales Professional
(Beach Realty Group)
Comments 4
First floor 2 bedroom 2 bath end unit at Coastal Villas--New Carpet and Paint, ready to move in or rent! Within the walking distance to Coastal Carolina University and close to shopping, restaurants, and medical facilities.This is unit has ample closet storage and full kitchen with a breakfast ba...
Christmas is almost here!  Excitement is in the air, but… It’s again that time of the year when the budget for Christmas holidays sits atop our priority list. And planning gets into top gear. According to reports, in 2018 alone, Americans earmarked $720 billion for their Christmas budget. And thi...

By Frank Cannizzaro, Real Estate Broker Hopewell Junction NY 12533
(Cannizzaro Real Estate Center Inc)
Comments 9
$1500 Month. Available second floor 2 bedroom condo with sliding door to private deck, very large living room, dining room, laundry in unit, updated ceramic bath room, nice modern kitchen and plenty of parking right outside your door. There is also a clubhouse, tennis courts and a pond inside of ...

By Zoi Livia Realtor, 24/7 small business gal that makes Success happen
(Platinum Key Properties Group)
Comments 8
Getting familiar with various real estate micro markets is very important if you're thinking of making a move into a new community.  In greater Victoria we have many micro communities that seem as though they are just minutes apart and so some unfamiliar may assume that they are similar.  That wo...

By Sean Hakes, Real Estate Advertising & Marketing
Comments 4
The legalization of cannabis in select states has created a new demand for homes and residences. With criminal penalties removed from the recreational use of marijuana in a private setting, people are flocking to those states to enjoy a lifestyle now open to them. These bold states are experienci...