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 Janet & Jeff Warmouth, Finding Your Home - W Style!
(BigHill Realty - The Jamie Day Team)
Comments 8
LIVING IN SPRINGBORO, Ohio Determing which city you and your family live can be very nerve racking, so understanding more about the community is vital in picking the right city to live.  Springboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,610 people and five co...

By Blueocean Apartment, Blue Ocean Apartment in Queensland, is an waterfro
(Blue Ocean Apartment)
Comments 4
Blue Ocean Apartment is recently renovated with a large, modern open plan kitchen family area, main bedroom with ensuite and second bedroom with 2 single beds. Both bathrooms have also been given a contemporary makeover. The new queen ensemble was chosen for its cool fabric comfort top. Two three...

By Andrew Mat, Home Improvement
Comments 2
 It’s true that in the 21st century, our homes have become noisy than ever before. I was born in Texas, Dallas in the ’80s and I can testify to my statement. According to an article published on WorldOmeters, the world’s population increases at a rate of 1.7% every year. So in this perspective, a...

By Dottie Brereton
(Home again)
Comments 3
Just thinking out loud.

By Kevin O'Connor, Helping Homeowners Achieve Their Dreams.
(JB Mortgage Capital, Inc.)
Comments 7
This Weeks Homeowner News:January 2019 has started with a bang in the mortgage industry as mortgage rates pushed down to levels not seen in nearly a year. While mortgage applications for both purchase and refinance transactions dropped significantly over the holidays they've rebounded back to mor...

By jayden Larkin
Comments 7
Dear Readers,I have been learning a lot about Real estate and how an agent should act witht the trust they are given. Among all of the things I learned about the one that stuck with me the most has to be Real Estate agents mishandling people's money. I feel like as a client of anyone that would b...

By Sophia Apomayta, Training to Reactivate my Real Estate License
(Roofing Sales )
Comments 0
The tempatation of dual representation is great!  Financially it is a much bigger commission and pressure of the buyer emotionally is difficult to resist and say no. This is when the agent must rationally not emotionally completely evaluate the situation.  If they decide to open the door to the p...

By Henry Beck
Comments 4
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By Pankaj Rai, I am a real estate agent and i love work in field.
Comments 7
In synopsis, you must do everything that you can, to figure out about selling real estate. Real estate has ever been among the very best investment opportunities in India. Toronto Real estate has definitely recorded a good deal of investment action in late times.Agents should have more education ...

By wesmat tengto, happy always
Comments 8
After decades of involvement, in financial planning, and more than a decade, as a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, periodically, I find it valuable, to take a closer look, at the current trends, future possibilities (and factors which might have an impact), and how, to...

By Pinnacle Properties 4 U, Quality Homes And Properties
(Pinnacle Properties 4 U)
Comments 4
Understanding the dynamics of Home Loans and their re-paymentsHomes Loans can be both fixed and flexible, and they have made the dream of owning a piece of real estate come true for a lot of people. The gravitas of spending the lifetime savings has a high magnitude. Thus, it is a decision which n...

By Alex Anderson, Technically I Am A Broker At Real State
Comments 7
Professional advertising for real estate photography is very expensive. I spend about $3000 per a month to receive the first orders. If you are only thinking of becoming a real estate photographer and do not have enough money, these 3 strategies for expanding your business with minimal investment...
When I was child I was a mirror that reflects everything that I see. A child follows everything of their parents and does like them then he is like mirror that sees and instantly reflects the action without any thinking. This is the work of mirror to reflect everything near you that the child doe...

By David Smith, Residential and Commercial Broker
(Brokers Guild Classic)
Comments 14
On a recent transaction representing the Buyer, I re-learned the age old truth, never ASSUME anything!  Details slightly altered to maintain confidentiality and to protect the relatively innocent: In this case, the Seller decided to leave a very large, partially attached to the wall White Elephan...

By Kate Supino, Bios & Marketing Services for Real Estate Pros
Comments 6
A real estate agent's bio can be a powerful marketing tool when it’s well written. The real estate agent's bio influences a prospect’s decision as to whether they contact you or whether they keep looking for an agent.  Unfortunately, many real estate agent bios are just a laundry list of certific...

By Kodama Koi Farm, High Quality Japanese Nishikigoi (koi fish)
(Kodama Koi Farm)
Comments 4
 Koi ponds add tremendous value to a home, both emotionally and financially.   These long-lived, peaceful creatures create a tranquil experience that you and your family will enjoy for a lifetime. For a more in-depth look, we have a longer guide about tips for caring for your koi in winter.  Here...

By Joseph Zimmer, Tax Advice You Can Trust
(Tax Houston, LLC)
Comments 7
On January 18th the IRS Issued its final regulations for the New Tax Law's Qualified Business Deduction QBI. The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act TCJA is quite complicated and the QBI even more. So, I spent the weekend reading the final installment of the QBI regulations. The bottom line is that the IRS wil...

By Peter Hoang, Peter Hoang - founder at RENTAPARTMENT agency
Comments 6
Asian countries are fostering stronger integration as well as trade ties amongst one another at a time when Europe is dealing with uncertainties surrounding the EU and a breakaway of one of its key trading partner, the UK, according to Peter Hoang, global chief investment officer, Savills Investm...

By Edward Eng, 2 Easy is a platform where businesses find and hir
Comments 3
Digitalization is a must in the today business world. You can't win your competitors if you are unable to fully embrace this trend. These are some of the business operation software trends you should focus on in 2019.A. User experience (UX)As the online world matures, most of the functional softw...

By Rachel Kennerly, CPA, CPA specializing in IRS Tax Resolution.
(Rachel Kennerly, CPA)
Comments 3
In my practice we frequently help taxpayers in Lufkin or cities around East Texas who have gotten behind on their federal income tax liability and are in hot water with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) .  If you find yourself in that same situation it's helpful to understand how the IRS collect...