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 Terell Brown, Veteran specializing in real estate development
(Garrison For Veterans)
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The full version of this article and others like it can be accessed by clicking on the follwing link: Garrison For Veterans | VA Construction Loan Hello, my name is Terell Brown. I am a United States Marine, "once a Marine, always a Marine." Semper Fidelis to all of my brothers in arms. First, I ...

By Bruno Bernacchi, student
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I am taking my real estate prelicensure course through an online provider in the state of utah, I have seen the general frustration with the provider wasting time and space on this public forum having its students posting repetetive and unimportant questions and I apologize for being a part of th...
So in some previous studies i noticed that some people have been denied licensure or have been granted a license only to have it suspended based off of criminal findings that were not disclosed I guess in the application process.  I'm confused by that because I know that a background check is com...

By Howard Steinhardt Certified Residential Specialist, and Jody Steinhardt "Award Winning Real Estate Agents", "The Steinhardt Advantage"
(Realty Home Advisors)
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Is this even legal? What about RESPA laws? Why on earth do we allow the NAR to give feeds to market disruptors or anyone else.  The N.A.R. are supposed to protect their members from such outright attempts to disrupt our businesses. What do you think?

By Chris Marston, Student taking RE sales pre-licensing course
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Currently the Utah real estate market (among other markets) is experiencing an unfortunate bout of fraud involving the paying of closing costs. Scammers have been hacking into the email accounts of Utah real estate agents and sending false instructions on where to send the closing cost payments t...

By Ori Grad, Commercial real estate broker serving Toronto, GTA
(CHI Real Estate Group)
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Is your business looking to lease commercial real estate for a new entertainment venue? Whether you’re looking to lease your first restaurant or bar or to upgrade to something bigger, it’s important that you find the right place. Picking a new venue may even seem easy to you.  After all, how hard...

By Paul Smith, We do have experts in new age home construction.
(New Age Home Construction)
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Contact New Age Construction & Remodeling for best & high quality Kitchen Remodel Los Angeles services. Get the modern and attractive kitchen of your own choice. 

By Todd Crippen, Turnkey Rental Property for OOS Investors
(Turnkey Property Group LLC)
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I want to introduce myself to the ActiveRain platform. I am Todd Crippen and I own Turnkey Property Group, based out of Kansas City, MO. We specialize in providing performing rental property to out of state investors with superior property management already established.With this first post, I wa...

By Matthew Santiago
(e-Realty Services)
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1280 Winding Way, Tobyhanna, PA 18466Great 4BR/2.5 BA Colonial with much to offer! Open 1st flr layout invites tons of Natural Sunlight; features Lg Kitchen/DR combo, LR & FR w/ FP & BR. HUGE rear deck & yard that backs up to Greenbelt; relax & entertain! The 2nd flr boast Lg Master BR w/ sittin...

By Frank Gibson
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If you are looking for one of the best apps to download videos on Mac, VideoDuke is exactly what you need. The software has the ability to support most popular video hosting websites, such as YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion. It gives you quick access and also contains 2 different modes: Simple and...
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By Robert Sheasby, Buy, Sell, Faster, for More, with advanced tech!
(Avrio Realty)
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If content is still king to be seen, known and getting your listings noticed, these tips and tools to make your blog easier and better will prove to be invaluable. Thanks to author for shating her expert recommendations. We all have tools we love, right? There are so many tools and apps that I us...

By Rick Martinez, We buy houses in the greater Tulsa area
(Sell Your House Tulsa)
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 Advantages of Selling to an InvestorJust think about the ability to sell your home and not have to to worry about showing it to potential buyer, doing marketing, waiting, or paying the 6% commissions. If you buy from us you may not even need to pay closing costs. These are just some of the great...

By Max Rizzuto, Residential and Multifamily Real Estate
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Agents/InvestorI have a fixer house for sale located at 276 Lake Trenton Rd., Cream Ridge, NJ.It's about 2,800 sf in a good area.  Price $125,000 or best offer.If you are interested or have a clients that wishes to view the property contact me for the lockbox combo.This is a good home to rehab an...

By Tonya Rice
(Equity First Realty)
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The Old Stone House located at 1914 East Main Street, near Shockoe Bottom, is Richmond’s oldest known structure. It was built around 1750. Perhaps much more significant than that to the rest of the world is the fact that it is also home to the memorabilia and artifacts of the gifted poet,  horror...

By Brendan Hall, Sales coach and Marketing professional
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Ever notice how the most successful agents are famous within their community?  They have built a sphere of influence over many years and countless spending on advertising.  Thankfully, given mobile technology and social media this can now be done with very little money and within 30 days. Here is...

By Mike Easton, Creative lending solutions from coast to coast
(Movement Bank)
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Are you still passionate about your career?When we talk about doing a good job, often times people will associate that with simply doing just good enough on your 9-5 grind so that your boss won't have any reason to second guess your continued employment. A great article on Forbes talks about why ...

By David Saggio, Founder, TotallySafe
(TotallySafe LLC)
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TotallySafe Air Duct Cleaning and Sanitizing starts at only $295.00!TotallySafe Certified Air Quality Testing starts at only $295.00!Air Duct Cleaning priced easily by square footage of your home or building serviced quoted over the phone or text prior to arrival ! Straightforward, easy to unders...

By friendseocomany friendseocomany, I AM A BLOGGER
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There is no aspect of today’s economy that is unaffected by artificial intelligence. AI is becoming a factor in nearly every sector of the business and tech world, and the real estate industry is feeling the effects. How will AI impact real estate?What kind of AI is prevalent in real estate?Artif...

By Alam Khan, I am Alam and i am a real estate adviser.
(Ohana Hills)
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Real estate is considered the hottest investment option at present among modern-day people. However, it is equally important to ensure that the concerned platform is safe enough from investment perspectives. It can be regretful to invest in wrong platforms as the investment amount is often pretty...