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 Stephen Lee
(Vantage Point Construction )
Comments 9
So I have been in the construction industry for the past 25 years. I have ben an employee of construction companies and the federal government. I have also had my own business as a sub contractor and a general contractor for 7 of those years. It never ceases to amaze me at all of the dishonest pe...

By Yolanda Cisneros, Real Estate Investor serving Phoenix Metro
(Cisneros Investments)
Comments 6
Hello everyone! I hope everyone is doing well! I'm writing this because I have a couple of off-market investment properties here in Phoenix that I'm trying to offload and thought I'd reach out to see if anyone is currently looking to purchase. I have single family homes, small multifamily and lan...

By Chaitanya Phansalkar, We BUY properties all over HOUSTON
(StepUp Home Buyers)
Comments 6
A great way to get into real estate investing is to work with other people who have been there before. But how do you go about finding a people to partner with you? In our latest post, we will talk about how to find and form an investing partnership.Who should you partner with?It isn’t about who ...

By Miranda Coal
(Personal Money Service)
Comments 4
Why is it beneficial to become a landlord with several properties these days?According to the National Association of Realtors, there was a huge rise in investment home purchases in 2015, surging 7% to over 1 million sales. The average price for an investment home sales increased by 15.3% to $143...

By Jignesh Vaghasiya, Jignesh Vaghasiya is the co-founder of USS LLC
(Universal Stream Solution LLC)
Comments 0
According to a recent report, presently there are about 2 billion smartphone users in the world and forecast says that these numbers are not going to slow down anytime soon and are only going to escalate as days goes by. People use smartphones because of the convenience and functionalities it pro...

By Jason Benoit, We Buy Houses in Florida. Any Where
(Real Step)
Comments 4
Selling a home is a huge undertaking–one full of pressure, from emotional to financial to the business of everything. Luckily, you can discover loads of guidance and suggestions on what you can and should do to make the whole process simpler and smoother, both online and elsewhere. There are seve...

By KC Dickinson
Comments 9
As part of my real estate school I have been asked to create a blog post. I decided to write about Criminal Convictions in the real estate industry. The allure of 5 and 6 figure commision checks is hard to resist, especially for a White Collar criminals. Perhaps the industry would be better serve...

By John Stroband
Comments 3
Global Housing and Real Estate Summit and Expo is a cutting edge event organised by FOW world Properties which will inclusively gather together the principal solution contributors from private and public sector in real estate development, housing development, interior and design, construction, co...

By Jonathan Holder, Young & Driven
(Kingsman Pear LLC)
Comments 4

By Debbie Zois Team, The Team You're Proud to Refer to Family & Friends
(Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas)
Comments 10
This Las Vegas home for sale is presented by The Debbie Zois Team with Keller Williams Realty Las Vegas (702) 838-7700 | of 11068 Gaelic Hills DriveView More Photos of 11068 Gaelic Hills DriveBrowse More Homes Like This One Upcoming Open HousesUpcoming open house...

By Cynthia Isais
Comments 4
I decided to talk a little bit about one of the ways you can lose your Real Estate license. I chose to write about being dishonest. Being honest is something that is very important to me, not just in work or business life, but in general. Just having that trust in a relationship whether it is wit...

By Sarah Lee, Photography for Real Estate
(Sarah Lee Photography)
Comments 43
Hi! I'm Sarah.I'm new here on active rain. Who brought me here? It was a lovely lady with whom I had a really nice conversation over the phone. I'm talking about Margaret Rome, Baltimore Maryland. My father-in-law was listening to her radio show "all about real estate" and told me about her. I'm ...

By Steve Kersey, When you need Professional Expert with Experience
(Finding Your Dream Realty )
Comments 0
12437 N SAINT ANDREWS DRIVE ESUN CITY AZ 85351 $145,000 | 2 BEDROOMS | 1.75 BATHROOMS | 1 CAR PORT WITH 2 CAR DRIVEWAY | 1236 SQUARE FEET All the amenities of Sun City including golf courses, tennis courts, community media room, Community pools and spas, workout facilities. This great home has 2...

By Joseph Damiens, Tax Law Firm
(Damiens Law Firm, PLLC)
Comments 3
As a Mississippi tax attorney, we routinely work with clients throughout Mississippi to resolve their IRS federal tax debt and their Mississippi Department of Revenue state tax debt through the offer-in-compromise program. Of course, the first questions is always, how much do I have to offer? Un...

By Noel Mendez
(Agent Professor)
Comments 6
Undisclosed principal: the mysterious buyerBy Noel MendezIn a way or another, we all have learned that an undisclosed principal is a person who uses an agent to negotiate with a third party without disclosing the identity of the agent's principal. The agent, in these cases, pretends to be acting ...
Owning rental properties in Washington DC isn't for the faint of heart. There are miles of red tape bureaucracy, but DC has advantages that can't be ignored as an investor. The DC market depends heavily on government spending and of course, most people are employed by the government. While govern...

By FELICIA MCDONALD, IRS Tax Specialist Serving Memphis, TN Metro Area
(McDonald Tax Consulting)
Comments 4
McDonald Tax Consulting LLC is a full-service tax and financial services firm located in Southaven, MS, which is just south of Memphis, TN. We provide professional tax and other financial services to small businesses and individuals. McDonald Tax Consulting primarily helps our clients with:  Tax ...

By Lareina Gould, Residential Architect
(H & Z IT SOlutions)
Comments 1
When it comes to decorating your house for the Christmas holiday, you do not want to neglect the outside. You can impress your neighbors with a carefully planned light display. Christmas lights make your home inviting and welcoming. It draws attention from the road to your doorstep. People passin...

By Jerry Samson, REALTOR® Serving all of SW Florida
(Century 21 Gulf Coast Realty)
Comments 11
Beautifully remodeled 2-Story home in Burnt Store Village with plenty of room for a growing family. The exterior has been completely repainted, a new roof has been installed and perimeter landscaping. A new water heater and AC unit has been installed to keep you clean and cool for years to come!!...

(Hali Capital LLC)
Comments 4
Hello!I'm Logan Harrington. Managing Director HALI Capital Group LLC. Wehave initiated a loan program here in Reston VA. We are currentlylooking out for lending opportunities tofund Both Small and Medium Scale  businesses. We provide Loans of alltypes with flexible terms and conditions. Are you t...