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 Stanford Mead, Home Buying Professionals in SLC, Utah
(Summit Home Buyers, LLC)
Comments 6
Have you ever sat there in your PJs watching HGTV and thought, "This looks so easy. I could totally renovate a house!" Those shows do a wonderful job during the editing process. They make home renovations look fun and easy. However, the reality is not always so glamorous. If you decide to take on...

By Alex Hales, I'm a CRM Consultant and looking for a home ideas
Comments 5
Frosted Glass is a glass with a frosted appearance. It refers to regular sheet glass which has passed through the process of acid etching or sandblasting to render it translucent and create a frosted effect. The frosted glass comes in different forms which all allow for the transmission of light ...
Technology trends in real estate? Now when did that happen? Real estate agents, realtors, investors, and even property owners are making certain technological trends an integral part of their operations, sales, and marketing strategies. Innovations in the tech world do not sound unworldly either....
I don't know what it is about dark hardwood flooring that makes me think of vampires.Maybe it's my upbringing, cultured into a mormon promised land where R-rated movies only happened on the weekends and my friend's house.Scary movies were a thing of his dark, dank basement. Which, if I squint, mi...

By Century 21 Northwest, The Golden Standard
(Century21 Northwest)
Comments 7
Epic Downtown craftsman will excite you! Remodeled kitchen,baths,doors,lighting; Use of Corian,Wainscoting, Chandeliers & Preservation of original charm-High ceilings,glass knobs,ornate trim & generous wood work.Vast updated windows bathe the home in natural light.Features include glass French do...

By Eric Miller, We Sell Attention to Detail
(One Day Home Inspection)
Comments 8
There are many people in this world who feel they are experts at something, whether it be automobiles or skyscrapers, everyone has an opinion on something. A good home inspector is like a good auto mechanic, once you find one, you keep going back to them time after time. But why put so much trust...
Whatever your business is likely to be: human resources, running your restaurant etc. Most of the owners are lucky to do what they love / wish to do and work very hard to have a successful business venture. No matter where your business stand in initial days or in well established business years,...

By Emma Wells, I am a home girl works with home improvement stuff
Comments 7
40 minutes a day. That's the average that ladies and gentlemen spend their time cleaning the house. That's almost an hour we usually spend in our knees and hands scrubbing baseboards, vacuuming, and tidying up after the household. And it's clear that nobody genuinely likes to clean up.We would mu...

By Joel McLaughlin, Always Working, Body in Motion Stays In Motion!
(Previous Escrow Officer FNTIC | COO - We Buy Houses Cash Fast)
Comments 21
Here are some absolute SECRET ways to save Big Money when selling your home that very few homeowners are aware of. Unfortunately, too many are unaware that by doing these few things when selling their home - they can easily make an extra $10,000 to $50,000!  If you enjoyed this article, please sh...

By Grider Peterson Team, Team serving Idaho Falls, Rexburg, & surrounding.
(Grider & Peterson Real Estate Team)
Comments 11
Very clean & well-maintained home on the west side of Idaho Falls. This home is conveniently located close to the airport and both I-15 & Hwy 20. The first thing you'll notice upon arriving, are the mature trees shading the yard. The living room is just off the entrance and has large windows over...

By Justine Mfulama, Interested in flipping houses
(Justine Mfulama)
Comments 9
Hi, this post is just to introduce myself. I am Justine Mfulama, a dating, and relationship coach over on and have made a good amount of money the last few years as a blogger and life coach. I am now ready to start investing my money into real estate and being that I'm in a...

By Daniel Lim, I love writing, travelling and cats!
Comments 0
As buying a home becomes quite expensive and out of reach for many, the demand for renting and leasing of homes and apartments is becoming quite popular in Singapore. Buying a home might certainly give us a long term asset. But the initial payment is a problem for many and so is the long term rep...

By John Sammon, Digital marketing for real estate
(Sixth City Marketing)
Comments 4
Over on my main Sixth City blog, me and my team cover a wide variety of topics in the digital marketing world. Some of these include SEO, PPC, social media, video production, email marketing, and more.Some recent topics include: All You Need to Know About the Google Core Update for 2019 What Is C...

By Bryan Waugh
Comments 4
Unprofessional Conduct seems to be rampant in the real estate industry. I once had an agent play on their cell phone instead of walking me through a home they were showing me. In addition, they did not return phone calls in a timely manner or offer to drive me around the city to view the homes I ...

By Hưng Thịnh, Căn Hộ 9x Hưng Thịnh Bình Dương
(Việt Nam)
Comments 3
Hưng Thịnh Land chọn CHỌN TRƯỜNG NEARBY - HƯỚNG DẪN MỚI TRONG THỊ TRƯỜNG BẤT ĐỘNG SẢNChọn nhà theo nhu cầu của bạn, đặc biệt là phục vụ nhu cầu học tập của con bạn, đang trở thành một xu hướng mới trong thị trường bất động sản. Đây là lý do tại sao các khu vực đô thị gần các trường học lớn, chất ...

By Denise Wilson, "Turning Dreams Into Reality"
(Fathom Realty NC)
Comments 3
When choosing a water heater, homeowners need to know what type of heating system will provide the most efficient delivery at the most affordable cost?Water Heaters: Choosing the Best System - Real Estate For complete article click on the link above☝☝ 

By Gail Smith-Bibb, A tradition of trust
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate)
Comments 10
 Selecting The Right Builder Your Portfolio - Before you meet with the builder, prepare a folder with pictures of homes that appeal to you, inside and out. Review builder websites for photos of previous jobs to ensure your styles align. A picture is worth a thousand words! Ask for a tour of previ...

By Martin Stevens
(Patrick Grace Group)
Comments 3
A traditional sale isn’t right for every house in Nashville. Some houses and situations will find greater benefit by selling quickly and directly! Find out if it’s the right choice for you in our latest post!A direct sale isn’t always considered by Nashville homeowners, however, it should be. Wit...

By Angilina taylor, We assign a 1031 Exchange Expert/Advisor to work.
(1031 xchange)
Comments 2
What is 1031 exchange? You must be wondering what is the 1031 exchange? But if you are a real estate investor, then you must understand what 1031 exchange section is all about. Under Section 1031 of the United States Internal Revenue Code (IRS), a taxpayer may defer recognition of capital gains a...
Every financial investor wants the highest returns for the lowest amount of risk. But no matter how much risk you accept or how much you earn, there’s one thing you can count on: all profit will be subject to capital gains taxes of 15 percent.That is unless you invest in real estate.How would you...