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 Doreen Drew, Living Here & Loving It!
(Daisy Dream Homes Real Estate)
Comments 8
As you can imagine, a lot of home sellers are considering taking their house off the market until COVID-19 has passed, or is at least under control.For some people, that’s totally fine to do. If your client has no absolute need to sell a house, and can wait it out until they feel more comfortable...

By David Wooley
Comments 6
I am currently working my way through the training to obtain a Real Estate license and am currently wrapping up the section that is going over Agency. In my state Dual agency is still an acceptable form of Agency for an Agent. I have read multiple other blogs and forums regarding acting as a dual...

By bob gordon, Boulder Real Estate Services + Blogger
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
Comments 7
Gorgeous Weather Defines Boulder ColoradoWith over three hundred days of sunshine, Boulder Colorado is a city where you could play golf all year round. Now, it might be a tad chilly with fast fairways in January, but it would also be par for the course to find a beautiful day at the top of the ye...

By Seth Rouch, Housing Specialist/Consultant
Comments 7
Hello,I am Seth and wanted to introduce myself. I've been investing for about 10 years and enjoy helping people learn and process through real estate. I'm always interested in what others are working on and their stories. I'm located in Denver, CO where I mainly invest as well as investments in K...

By Bambi Carlo, We offer Home Staging, Redesign and Consultation
(Home Staging pueblo co)
Comments 6
Home staging for most of the people is still a new term. Even though you have seen it on TV on numerous occasions and heard real estate agents mentioned it, paying someone to simply make your home more “presentable” still sounds sketchy to some. If you’re going to put it in their perspective, how...

By Joseph Margherita, Mold removal and emergency damage company
(Fresh Maintenance)
Comments 5
 How to prevent mold in a basement.The best way to prevent mold growth is to control humidity and moisture in your basement. Often if you bring a hygrometer (a tool that measures relative humidity) into a basement you will get a reading that is much higher than the 50% it takes to grow mold. So, ...

By Melissa Thompson, Your Key to Memphis Real Estate
(Crye-Leike Realtors)
Comments 10
Stunning 5 Bedroom Collierville Home! 1188 Irwins Gate Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $719,900 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms5 Full BathroomsLot: 0.44 acre(s)Year Built: 2004MLS #: 10073691 Location 1188 Irwins GateCollierville, TN 38017USA Melissa Thompson C...

By Kristy Jones, Craft, architecture & home improvement DIY blogger
(A Click Away Remotes)
Comments 0
Car drivers pay attention to comfort and convenience when it comes to parking their favourite vehicles. This is perhaps one of the many ways they care for their cars. When they are in a hurry or returning home from a mind-draining work, the time it takes to open and close a garage door means a lo...

By DANNY DHANNU | Sr. Advisor | CIPS, Buying & Selling Florida's Real Estate For Top $$$
Comments 10
As you know the world is going through a tough time, everyone is looking for answers, with so much conflicting information out there, it difficult to know which is true and which is not.  One of the best things we can do for ourselves right now to flatten the curve of this epidemic is to listen t...

By Saheer Gurjot, I build custom home and offer complete home renova
(link home builders)
Comments 5
Owning a rental property is always an investment of time and money. Putting in this effort is the only way to turn a profit. However, there are ways to mitigate the amount of work you have to do while still boosting your overall earning potential. The key is to hire a good property management com...

By Harold DaPore, REALTOR®/Property Manager
(EB Real Estate)
Comments 11
Located just minutes from Mote Park and Pitsenbarger Sports Complex as well as interstate access and shopping, this house is just waiting for you and your memories. This two bedroom offers a welcoming living room which leads to the kitchen and a breakfast nook. Laundry room off of kitchen leads t...

By Nigel Griffiths, Real Estate SEO Experts - Lead Generation - USA
(Pearlydean Marketing)
Comments 7
This is a very brief overview of an interesting article I read recently, it covers why you should carry on your SEO work during this unsettling time.I have tried to give it a real estate/distressed sellers perspective: 1 - SEO work can bring in money.This isn't quite true of our sector but this i...
Have you ever had a manager or boss that you feel like they are oblivious to what is going on at your work? I have and let me tell you it drove me nuts! Although it wasn't in the real estate industry, it was in the medical industry. I was a CNA for the first time... this was my first big girl job...

By Caprice Weston
(Caprice Weston's Home Staging)
Comments 10
Making substantial changes to your home with a renovation is an excellent way to increase its value and derive more pleasure from the place where you live. But if you’re not careful, the experience can be turbulent, with the commotion of contractors in your home and the stresses of potential cost...

By Landon Murie, Property Management Marketing Expert
Comments 6
If you own more than one property, you already understand how difficult it is to ensure that every property you own, whether residential managed or commercial managed (or even HOA and apartment management), is in the best possible condition. Coming back to a property you own after several months ...

By Lakisa Carter, Military Relocation Professional in DC & MD
(Keller Williams Capital Properties)
Comments 9
As a newly certified NAR Military Relocation Professional (MRP), I started a conversation with my significant other (an Army Ranger veteran) that began something like this...I believe the Air Force has the largest-most populated military base in the United States (I'm an Air Force Veteran and I m...

By Robert Zollinger, Handsome Old Guy with lots of life experience
Comments 12
I am new to blogging and to real estate. As my tag line indicates...I am an old (but handsome) guy.Resently retired to an fantastic community of "mostly" retired folks. I am of at least average intelligence and still have a lot of life left in me.Just now doing the 120 hours before the exam.Am I ...

By Joseph Orabona, Your defense against the IRS
(Vector Tax & Accounting LLC)
Comments 6
I’ve said many times in the past that the IRS is like a sleepy bear. For most, relatively minor, things they may growl at you, but it is typically a while before they take real action. In some areas, though, this has been changing since the appointment of Charles P. Rettig as the Commissioner of ...

By Horizons Cottages, Real Estate Trending News and Topics
(Horizons Cottages)
Comments 7
Décor is like the soul of your home. It is the thing that brings life to the house, thus making it an important and essential part that makes the atmosphere more livable and positive. Interior designers at Horizon Cottages believe that home décor of any house reflects the taste and mood of the pe...

By Lois Rubino, Associate Broker/RE Agent in AZ
(DeLex Realty)
Comments 9
Custom 5 Acre Horse Property- 4 Bedrooms with 2400 SQ. FT Detached Workshop With Views of 4-PeaksAssociate Broker Lois Rubino and REALTOR Larry Rubino are happy to showcase this Custom 5 Acre Horse Property- 4 Bedrooms with 2400 SQ. FT Detached Workshop With Views of 4-Peaks.  For your private sh...