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 Sean Hakes, Real Estate Advertising & Marketing
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The legalization of cannabis in select states has created a new demand for homes and residences. With criminal penalties removed from the recreational use of marijuana in a private setting, people are flocking to those states to enjoy a lifestyle now open to them. These bold states are experienci...

By Amy Starr
(Gwen Fowler Real Estate)
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Waterfall & PANORAMIC Mountain Views! What more could you ask for?This one has it all! Excellent location, less than 10 min to town, & great schools! Enjoy your own private waterfall, 7' wide creek, swimming hole/pond. Incredible mountain views of 3 different mountain ranges (Rabun Bald in GA, Wh...

By Erica Glessing, Realtor serving Morgan Hill, Palo Alto, Los Altos
(Real Estate eBroker)
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When it comes to selling your home well, the latest and greatest isn't always the best. But with the advent of mobile ads, the phone is now key to setting up a listing strategy. In this podcast episode, the conversation focuses on how to sell a home utilizing targeted mobile ads. Here are a few w...

By Moshe Drizin, Moshe Drizin is a real estate investor.
(Fieldbridge Associates LLC)
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The goal of real estate investing is to put money to work and allow it to grow so that you have more money in the future.The profit you make on your real estate investments must be enough to cover the risk you take, taxes you pay, and the costs of owning the real estate investment such as utiliti...

By Mortgage Brokers El Paso TX, Poor Credit, No Credit, No Problem!
(Mortgage Brokers El Paso TX)
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By Michael Laauwe, Blogger
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In my 20's, I had a plan to own rental properties and make that my primary source of income by renting them out. I figured it would be easy, look for some run-down properties for sale, buy homes at auction, and just rent them out. I bought the Carlton Sheets DVDs and did some other research. I wa...

By Chris Blanks, “Safety, Security and Peace Of Mind”
(Paragon Inspection)
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Premier home inspection company from West Houston, TX, Paragon Inspection announces their newly launched website. This website is beautifully crafted with comprehensive features, from a list of services to client reviews. More details of the services they offer are available on their website:http...

By Jonathon Rood, Agent Marketing is a real state agent marketing se
(Agent Marketing)
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The Internet has provided ways to revolutionize how we live our daily lives. It has crawled into the different dimensions of human lives- business, communication, information dissemination, personal relationships. People have made a paradigm shift towards using the Internet to aid them in their d...

By Carolina Bustillos, Real Estate Agent serving East Fort Lauderdale
(Carolina Bustillos PA)
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 This magnificent new 2 stories single family contemporary villa is exposed to a 180 degree Ocean view,located on the coral mountains of the Coral Estate Beach & Wellness Resort, one of the most prestigious resorts in Curacao 18000 Sq. Ft. lot and over 7000 Sq. Ft. of Pure Luxury living space Lot...

By Beatriz Russell, Certified Exchange Specialist
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DSTs have been in high demand throughout 2019. Fractional property investments through DSTs are one of the most attractive options for many 1031 exchange investors. Real estate owners seeking the tax deferral benefits of 1031 exchanges appreciate the advantages of Delaware Statutory Trust (DST) c...

By Cindy Bernstein, Downsizing & Home Organizing Services in Baltimore
(Aim 4 Order LLC)
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Hello to All!Margaret Rome invited me to join ActiveRain and WOW - what an active community! Thrilled and grateful to Margaret for introducing me to this group.I have a question  - while I work with home buyers and sellers in my daily work, my actual category is not listed - I am a Professional O...
We are within the fashionable age of technology wherever all sorts of media are replaced by digital bodies. it's no brainer that in today’s world, conveyance your messages, ideas, and beliefs are often solely done handily if you're victimization digital media. identical issue applies to the marke...

By Daniel Stevens, Flippin Reality Homes CEO and Home House buyer
(Flippin Reality Homes )
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Question? Why choose an investor over and agent you may ask? This is a long discussion and as always, depends on the wants and needs of the seller. A quick note: As investors, we buy ugly houses no matter the condition and will buy houses that don't need any repairs. When you think sell my house ...

By Noah Gamer, Real Estate Advisor serving North Dallas Texas
(GAMER Real Estate Group)
Comments 6
 Frisco, TX Real EstateFri Dec 13 2019As we evaluate the buying and selling trends in Frisco, TX, we review the influences that are driving this market forward and the leverage that it creates for each buyers and sellers. This week the median list price for Frisco, TX is $505,201 with the market ...

By Cynthia Trapp, Seller Representative Specialist / Waterfront
(Cressy & Everett Real Estate)
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Even in a place as beautiful and friendly as Southwest Michigan, a career in real estate comes with some significant challenges. There is no such thing as a steady paycheck or guaranteed income, and it costs money just to call yourself a REALTOR®. You might put in months of work, only to have it ...

By Monika Adarsh, Location-based solution for real estate
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Real estate is one of the toughest industries to break into. The proportion of actual sales made in comparison to the number of customers pitched is frighteningly low, and the competition is ruthless. However, if you do make it, the margins and returns are handsome. With some determination, perse...

By Kassadee Roybal
(Agent Professor)
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Hello everyone, I am new to this site and I am currently taking pre-licensing courses, so please bear with me. Today we were learning about the 21 ways to lose your license. Even though all of them are grounds for losing your license, I would like to take a look at the way of dishonesty. Personal...

By Ryan Fitzgerald
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Living in Charlotte and Raleigh, NCWith so many people moving to Charlotte and Raleigh it's no wonder so many people are wondering why these two cities are such big attractions!North Carolina is one of the largest states in the United States and the population of NC keeps growing on the backbone ...

By Ranelle Shaver
(Real estate )
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First time here! I'm posting this for my schooling as they want me to get familiar with blogging on here. Has this ever happened to you or someone you know?

By Bucky Cordray
(TopDollar HomeOffer)
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Winter is here and most people believe that nobody sells during the cold winter months.  However, year after year the months of December through February are the largest months of buying for our company TopDollar HomeOffer.  We buy houses as-is meaning homeowners don’t have to make any repairs to...