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 Teresa Martin, Realtor
(Keller Williams Realty Southern Oregon )
Comments 14
My name is Teresa, I am a Realtor in Southern Oregon and have lived here my whole life.  I have decided to start a blog about things that I love about being a Oregonian. Things that might be of interest to you when making a decision to stake your claim on this earth in the place I love the most. ...

By Cassidy Melhorn, I am a real estate investor and owner of Volhomes
Comments 0
Are you wondering how to sell your house fast?Can you get cash for your Knoxville home quickly?Many people hire real estate agents to sell their homes, but this isn't the best way to sell your house when you need fast cash for the property. Knoxville Cash Housebuyers Are Quick! Selling through a ...

By SHELLY IRIZARRY, Default Real Estate Service
Comments 9
Charming Cape-Cod style home located on residential block in Rockville Centre. Enter through the front door into the Large Living Room With Cozy Fireplace. Continue to the Spacious Kitchen with Plenty of Cabinets. Home boasts Large Bedrooms, Full Bathroom, and Hardwood Floors Throughout! Generous...

By Pam Rumley Branson Realtor, Exclusive Buyer's Agent for entire Branson area
(Branson Edge Realtors 417-243-0100)
Comments 10
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 CURB Realty, Online 100% Real Estate Brokerage
(CURB Realty)
Comments 5
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By Jennifer Wandler Toops, Residential
(EXIT Real Estate Professionals Network)
Comments 13
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...
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 Craig Brooksby, Real Estate Developer, Educator, Mentor.
(The Estates LLC)
Comments 3
Hello everyoneI'm Craig Brooksby. I have 35+ years of experience in real estate investing. We have a group of private lenders that fund many of our deals. Our buyers pay 12% interest and 3.75 points to you as an investor. We have many wholesale properties available. We also will look at any deal ...

By Sean Hakes, Real Estate Advertising & Marketing
Comments 6
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...

By Carolina Bustillos, Real Estate Agent serving East Fort Lauderdale
(Carolina Bustillos PA)
Comments 6
 This magnificent new 2 stories single family contemporary villa is exposed to a 180 degree Ocean view,located on the coral mountains of the Coral Estate Beach & Wellness Resort, one of the most prestigious resorts in Curacao 18000 Sq. Ft. lot and over 7000 Sq. Ft. of Pure Luxury living space Lot...

By Cynthia Trapp, Seller Representative Specialist / Waterfront
(Cressy & Everett Real Estate)
Comments 12
Even in a place as beautiful and friendly as Southwest Michigan, a career in real estate comes with some significant challenges. There is no such thing as a steady paycheck or guaranteed income, and it costs money just to call yourself a REALTOR®. You might put in months of work, only to have it ...

By Richard Ingersoll, Digital Marketing for Real Estate Professionals
(The Website Marketing Pro)
Comments 6
You have a thriving real estate website that’s full of quality images, information, and listings, but is your social media strategy as strong? Social media marketing for real estate agents is an essential part of your digital marketing strategy. Social media platforms let you connect with past, ...

By Realty Pack, Real Estate Blog
(Realty Pack)
Comments 3
 Why do you need server optimization services?Creating a website that generates more leads is an important issue for real estate agents and not only.  Everyone thinks to have a website with a catchy design.  The design of a website plays an important role, of course. In this technological era, ev...

By Diane Taylor, Serving Sacramento's Senior Community
(Taylord Real Estate)
Comments 10
50 plus crowd, we are almost in the year 2020.  How will you move forward?  Are you thinking about moving up or moving down?  Do you have aged parents that are moving in?  Do you have adult children that are moving out?  Now is a great time to consider how you will enter the new year. Here are so...

By Jared Chamberlain
(Chamberlain Real Estate Group)
Comments 6
Here is another incredible property that has hit the market in Calgary. Today's Home Crush of the Week takes us to Beltline. This gorgeous loft is something rare and unique in Calgary.Learn More and see All Photos Here:

By Brandin Johnson, We Buy Houses Orlando FL
(We Buy Houses Fast In Orlando FL)
Comments 7
Hello,My name is Brandin and I'm a Investor/Broker here in the beautiful city of Orlando, FL. I wear many hats when it comes to the real estate business and one of those hats is as an agent for my investors.Here is my number 1 tip to maximize your relationship with the agent you choose to sell yo...

(THE MADRONA GROUP Real Estate Team)
Comments 10
Most first-time homebuyers assume that they have to — or at least ought to — make a 20% down payment on their home to avoid paying private mortgage insurance (PMI). This can be a hefty sum in any city, but is especially burdensome in Seattle, where housing prices are well above the national aver...

By Michelle Enciso, Exceptional Service for Exceptional People
(Pikes Peak Dream Homes Realty)
Comments 18
Buying, Selling, and the Struggle with knowing when is the right time to Move.Only you can know when the right time to move is for you and your family, but I'm here to help with any questions you may have. Here are some current facts to help you...feel free to reach out if you have more questions...

By Dabeer Khalid, Your Trusted Lender
(Texas Trust Home Loans)
Comments 6
Before mortgage lenders can give a home loan, they require accurate and detailed information about the financial profile. Why Is the Information Required?No one likes to takes risks, especially in money matters. The same goes for mortgage lenders. A home loan requires years of monthly payments. H...

By Fox Bloggers, Get to know the Ontario Real Estate Market
Comments 7
Traditionally, homebuyers have enlisted the services of a home inspector to educate themselves on the condition of the home. The buyer then uses this to negotiate that work into the real estate deal. Rarely do we see real estate transactions in Fergus Ontario without a home inspection in them. Mo...