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 Martin Percival
(5281 Exclusive Homes)
Comments 6
Since moving to Denver in 2001 I’ve mainly lived in and around Cheesman Park or at least within walking distance - Cap Hill, Congress Park, City Park West to name a few of the neighborhoods I’ve been fortunate enough to live in. Cheesman Park holds a special place in my heart though and always wi...

By Mitch E, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 3
re-blog   In Order of Importance   1. Make Sure Your Have The Best Quality Server for Speed and Security. Of all the many site audits I do on a daily basis. I see page loads speeds take over 3 seconds on average. You page needs to load fast, not just for user experience but for ranking high in th...

By Kelly S, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 3
The MLS feed on your website is your lifeline right? Well did you know it can be actually hurting you? Depending on how you have it set up. You are in Google’s eyes providing thin and duplicate content when you dump an entire MLS feed onto your site. Want to check how? Go to your website and che...

By Luis Bautista, Committed to our vision of bringing you home.
(TREX International Realty)
Comments 4
 Common ways People Sell Their HomeIn any economy, selling a home fast can be hard only if you take the wrong approach. The two most common ways people sell their homes are:    1.    For Sale By Owner - The slow and uncertain method: This method consists of selling their house on their own. They ...

By Lorraine B
(LexInvestors LLC)
Comments 4
  In Order of Importance   1. Make Sure Your Have The Best Quality Server for Speed and Security. Of all the many site audits I do on a daily basis. I see page loads speeds take over 3 seconds on average. You page needs to load fast, not just for user experience but for ranking high in the searc...

By Mary Kate Olivas
(Going to School)
Comments 5
I am extremely excited to become a Real Estate Agent. As an extravert, I don’t sit too easily and I constantly need interactions with people. Every now and again, I need to lock myself in a room to finish a task but otherwise, people and their energy is what powers me to continue.  As hard as I t...

By Tim Warren, Business Coach
(Business Consulting)
Comments 4
great read If you have a website or work for a broker maybe with a website older than 5 years, old listen up. I 'm going to give you some MEGA tips below specifically to land you more listings/buyers by outranking many other competitors at the local level. Best of all no charge. After implementin...

By Jeff Hansen, Builder
(Hansen Builders)
Comments 5
good tips here If  you have not heard about GMB and if you need local leads read on. GMB is short for Google My Business. In a nutshell, GMB is not just your business page but operates in its own Mobile environment and index. The GMB page and posts work great when mobile users find your posts. Ma...

By Sol Kahane, Real estate agent in Springfarm/Yorkhill, Thornhil
(Right At Home Realty Inc.)
Comments 11
Profit from this recently renovated townhouse in the Don Mills area Are you seeking to expand your real estate portfolio? This townhouse for sale in Toronto could be the one for you.  Or perhaps you are moving to our area next year and want to close on a property prior to your move.  This way, yo...

By John Collins, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 7
Good tips here   In Order of Importance   1. Make Sure Your Have The Best Quality Server for Speed and Security. Of all the many site audits I do on a daily basis. I see page loads speeds take over 3 seconds on average. You page needs to load fast, not just for user experience but for ranking hig...

By Kristin Law, Retired ish Family Lawyer
(Retired)
Comments 23
The Chattahoochee River National Recreation Area offers Doublegate real estate owners a beautiful nearby location to get out and explore nature. There is much to do here in the 48 miles of river that meanders through the northern suburbs of Atlanta. Spend some time on the water or explore the ma...

By Adam Stewart, Guelph Realtor®, Guelph & Area Real Estate Sales Representative
(Adam Stewart, Realtor®, Guelph Real Estate Professional)
Comments 3
Adam Stewart, Realtor® | Chestnut Park & Christie's International Real Estate As a Chestnut Park real estate professional Adam Stewart brings a personalized approach to each and every client based on their unique goals and personalities. He believes that understanding your lifestyle is crucial in...

By Omar Murillo, Omar Murillo
(Legacy Real Estate & Associates)
Comments 5
Bay Area Real Estate market update for February!  February Market Update

By Tomas Anderson, Real estate agent serving North Dakota
(BN & C)
Comments 3
The 2019 Monster Energy AMA Supercross season will include the unveiling of Supercross Futures which will be an AMA Amateur National Championship. The AMSOIL Arenacross series will be discontinued and the brand new Supercross Futures will be featured at select locations within the 2019 AMA Superc...
Though the demand for real estate is vast and never-ending, it becomes quite difficult when it comes to selling any property. It is not like a walk in the park to sell a house especially the old one. Many times seller wants cash buyer for inherited home Tucson. If you are about to sell your house...

By Riley Christensen, tall and happy.
(The Tie Shop)
Comments 6
I just recently became interested in real estate and the idea of becoming an agent.  I formerly was a student in Law School and came to the realization that I did not want to become a lawyer.  Although I stopped my education as a lawyer, as I know am studying more about real estate I have been gr...

By Shawn Jones, Assisting Real Estate Professionals with Marketing
(Projects By Shawn LLC)
Comments 8
Purchasing my first home was the scariest, most stressful, and most fulfilling thing I have ever done. For most first time home buyers it one of the most important purchases we will ever make and we are the least prepared for. Do I have enough money? Is my credit score good enough?  Am I picking ...

By Jason Matthews, Sales Manager, Philadelphia Suburban Region
(Houwzer, LLC)
Comments 8
Online reviews, for better or worse, have become one of the most trusted sources of validation these days.  Realtors have historically used third-party endorsements such as the lender, friends and family, the manager of the grocery store, your pharmacist or other professionals to refer clients.  ...

By Alei Merrill, Thinking Idaho Real Estate? Think Alei.
(Accel Realty Partners)
Comments 5
The Open House last week on Ram went great. We wanted to have little fun, so we invited one of my favorite aerial videographers over to take some drone footage. What came out of the afternoon was an amazing short video.  A stunning property, and then we added a beautiful young family who stopped ...

By Steve Horton, Real estate software development solutions
(Chetu, Inc.)
Comments 6
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