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 James Tan MBA, Broker/Realtor Bethany Real Estate & Investments
(Bethany Real Estate & Investments)
Comments 2
Recently the CA Legislature has passed Rent Control Bill AB1482  – The Tenant Protection Act of 2019.  ***This is a nightmare for a lot of investors. The dreaded rent control bill which puts a cap on rent increases annually to 5% plus CPI or 10% whichever is lower.It also makes it more difficult ...

By Amanda Sue Briggs, Real estate tech junkie, Founder of Roosted
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Since 2018, over $10 billion of venture capital money has been invested in real estate. The amount of venture capital (VC) money being invested today is over 150 times the amount invested less than 10 years ago. One facet of real estate that has not been changed by technology is referral only bro...

By Nathaniel Hovsepian, We buy houses fast for cash without using an agent
(The Expert Home Buyers)
Comments 0
Selling your house can be frustrating, tiring, scary and even downright expensive.  You have to research real estate agents in your area. You have to interview them and hope that you choose correctly.  Oh, the hoping doesn't end there though.  After you choose an agent, you have to decide on a li...

By Dylan Hiler, Real Estate paperwork services in Twin Cities
(Twin Cities)
Comments 3
Transaction Coordinator takes responsibility for managing all the tasks and deadlines of a real estate from contract to closing. Some of the duties of a Transaction Coordinator include: Responsible for the processing of all the real estate contracts to closing. Coordinating appointments for appra...

By Viral Realtor, Automated social media for real estate agents
(Viral Realtor Services)
Comments 1
Real estate agents across the country are discovering the immediate benefits of Viral Realtor. More and more agents are switching from over-priced real estate marketing services like Zillow and transitioning to Viral Realtors social media lead services.   If your looking to dominate social media ...

By Combat Cleaning, hiring a cleaner has been made easy.
(Combat Cleaning)
Comments 2
 Why I Changed My Mind About Hiring a Cleaning ServiceADD TO MY FAVORITES “Honey, I really think we should consider hiring a cleaning service, “ Jesse gently suggested one day when I was feeling pretty overwhelmed with three kids, homeschooling, and running this blogging gig that had turned into ...

By MaryAnn Schoolden, Tax Resolution/IRS Representation
(Premier Tax Relief, Inc)
Comments 0
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 Josh Darville, Move when you want. Just Start Packing!
(Research Triangle Park Real Estate)
Comments 2
 The Triangle as it's called is an area between Duke, NC State, and UNC. These three colleges have a combined population of almsost 100,000 people. These colleges are known for science, and medical research, and helping young people grow in their knowledge and skill. Many of which upon graduatin...

By Steve Dawson
(REX Real Estate Exchange, Inc)
Comments 1
REX is now in Oregon, and we’re on the hunt for an energetic, customer-first licensed agent with a deep understanding of the major Oregon markets to join the REX Sales Team. The ideal candidate will generate excitement about REX services, build strong relationships with prospective customers, and...

By Stephen Nebrat, Commercial Realty Group serving Clay County.
(Landmark Commercial Realty Group)
Comments 1
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 Thuy Nguyen Thi
(SEO Mũ Cối)
Comments 1
If you want to learn how to design a simple website, you should refer to the instructions at having a simple website, the first thing you need to write is the content for the website.The next job is you have to create a social system for the website, then you have to learn how...

By Miller Dark, RealtySouth - Lake Martin Real Estate
(Miller Dark - RealtySouth Lake Martin)
Comments 0
Thinking of Selling on Lake Martin?Are you thinking of selling your property on Lake Martin? The time is right. Inventory is low, interest rates are low and demand for property on Lake Martin is high. As an experienced Lake Martin Realtor I will help you set the right listing price, market the ho...

By Alliance Insurance, We are the best insurance broker in Edmonton.
(Alliance Insurance Associates)
Comments 1
The first term you need to know is the responsibility of the car insurance policy. This covers you from insurance claims emerging from a crash where there's bodily damage or damages to the building. Usually, there are three main sections of any type of liability auto insurance coverage: bodily in...

By Sid Hameed, Military Relocation+Investors+REO Bank+Fix&Flip
(Expert Real Estate Advisors Gr)
Comments 4
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 Guillermo Sanjurjo, Old Fashioned Service with State of the Art Tech
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Anyone using a lead generation firm by Qazzoo?  I will really appreciate some feedback. Over the weekend I was doing some research and Qazzoo came up, visited the site looking for information but couldn't find prices nor terms, so I emailed them requesting the information. They responded on Monda...

By Chad Allen, Gulf Breeze and Pensacola Beach Waterfront Homes!
(D.R. Horton)
Comments 0
What do Realtors need from New Home Sales Consultants as they prepare to help buyers find the next home they have been longing for?  They need accurate, timely, and thorough information.  We are in a different era in new home sales in Northwest Florida.  One of the ways I set myself apart in this...

By Hasan Raza, Real Estate Software Development
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Or envisioning to develop tools that automate the workflow of large networks of realtors and agents? We have had the opportunity to assist clients in launching software which enabled them to become market leaders in the real estate space. Here's a “The Real Estate Portal OKAY.COM in Hong Kong”! P...

By Devi Sarwal, Devi Sarwal is a Commercial Real Estate Expert pro
(Devi Sarwal)
Comments 1
When real estate developers such as Dev Sarwal form a real estate limited liability then it becomes the legal entity which is different from the individual real estate developer Dev Sarwal. It means the LLC will have its own bank account and tax ID as well as can conduct the real estate investing...

By Prissy Schroeder
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Competency to me means that I am well educated in real estate, and by well educated  I mean in all aspects not just the laws and regulations.  I want to do right by my clients and quiet frankly myself too. The more information I gather to educated myself about a client, area or a home, the better...

By Mandee Richards, Real Estate Student in Northern Utah.
(Agent Professor Student)
Comments 0
Disney World is huge!  That was my first thought as I visited this magical place as a young girl.  Little did I was twice the size of Manhattan, and the same size as San Francisco, California! So when I though Walt Disney World was huge, I was spot on!The Walt Disney World Resort is mad...