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 Nathan Claire
(Buying Jax Homes)
Comments 4
One of the biggest challenges that real estate investors struggle with is funding their deals. There are many options to gain capital to finance real estate investment properties, however, not all investors are able to qualify for these options. The most traditional way of getting money to purcha...

By Astoria Orellana, The Jennifer Queen Team is one of the best real es
(The Jennifer Queen Team)
Comments 4
Changing homes and communities can be intimidating and a tedious task for anyone. A lot of people do not enjoy the process but The Jennifer Queen Team can help make everything run smoothly for you. The Jennifer Queen Team is a reliable company with only the best advice. The members of this compan...

By Kelsey Erasmus
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 3
Recently for Real Estate school I was required to see a video about Walt Disney and how, when buying land for Walt Disney World in Florida, he kept his affiliation as a principal private so that he was not cheated out of paying a fair price. Disney was really smart in doing this, because of the s...

By Pamela Heron, Representing Sellers and Buyers in SWFL
(MVP Realty Associates)
Comments 0
4951 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, Florida Get Directions Click Here   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score   $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 4 BATHROOMS (3 full, 1 half) 4278 Square Feet   First time available for resale in Le Parc, this 11th floor 03 stack with direct west and ...
There are many people who don’t enjoy their backyard due to the fact it’s too small. If you’re among them, you should look at things the other way - its small size offers you the opportunity to be creative.The closed off look can easily be turned into a spacious oasis - all it takes is some smart...

By Sandra Juliana Ericson, Real estate agent serving Seattle's Eastside.
(Sandra Real Estate)
Comments 4
Everyone with a dog knows how much they love car rides. All you have to do is grab your keys and they lose their minds. Some dogs don’t do well on long rides though and taking your dog with you on longer adventures takes a bit of planning. Here are some tips to help you give them a better experie...

By Ben Saupan
(Saupan real estate )
Comments 7
Hello! Thanks for taking the time to read my first real estate blog!  I'm currently in training and have chosen to blog about Dishonesty in the real estate industry. First, what is dishonesty? By definition, dishonesty is deceitfulness shown in someone's character or behavior.  As a real estate p...

By Silvia Lorena Icaza, South East Florida Specialist
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty)
Comments 4
Hello,I am looking for a transaction coordinator company in the Broward or Miami Dade County, Florida. Can you please send recommendations?What are your thoughts about outsourcing this service?

By Damon Greene, New Construction Marketing Pro
(The iconic agent)
Comments 5
This is the replay and full transcript from the Facebook Ads for REal Estate Agents Free Coaching and Q/A Session . Visit for the full video Damon :               Every one on Damon Greene here withDamon:                the iconic agent. Today we'll be talking all thi...

By Matt Hart, Screen Enclosure, Pool Enclosures, Patios
(Gainesville Screen and Patio)
Comments 5
Gainesville Screen and Patio is committed to offering the best in quality and service. Just imagine enjoying the breeze this summer or enjoying a nice evening outdoors without having to worry about annoying pests! We can build a screen room or patio or pool cage that will fit your specific needs,...

By Linda Baker, Realtor serving Pinellas County Tampa Bay area
(Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty)
Comments 5
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By MyOwnHomeFinder Real Estate Listings, Buy or sell properties at your desired area
(MyOwnHomeFinder - Real Estate Listings And Homes for Sale)
Comments 3
Laguna Beach Homes for Sale We welcome you to Laguna Beach real estate listing on our website MyOwnHomeFinder where you can get the collection of homes at an affordable cost, unique designs and construction structure. We provide excellent customer service and go beyond our limits to help you in f...

By emily matthew
(Best Home Living)
Comments 3
 Role of Masjid in Muslim society Masjid plays a basic role to establish a good environment in a Muslim society. Masjid is not only a place of worship, but it is also a place where people meet and greet. In this way, a social system prevails everywhere. For this reason, Masjid is the base of Musl...

By Michelle Brown, Enrolled Agent / Tax Resolution Professional
(Hallmark Accounting & Tax Solutions, LLC)
Comments 5
I represent taxpayers in Elizabethtown and the rest of Kentucky who have found themselves in trouble with the IRS or State taxing authorities. Many clients that I work with are Clergy/Ministers and they have special tax issues that can make buying a home a little more detailed than the regular ho...

By Jo-Ann Zebrowski, Awesome Real Estate Team Covering I5 Corridor
(Team Zebrowski RE/MAX Integrity)
Comments 10
Just listed this gorgeous 3bd/1ba home.  Near schools and freeway access.  SUPER ENERGY EFFICIENT home w/gorgeous custom re-finished woodwork & hardwood floors throughout. Amazing back yrd, gas appl. Rem bath, hickory cab, cult st. wi show. New...30 yr roof, kit floor, tnkless HW, hybrid 96% furn...

By Halo Program
Comments 4
If you are someone who wants to buy house of his/her own choice but are lacking with finances, then residential lease program is the right choice for you. Like most house buyers if you are short with finances then buyers will look out for other choices that can work for them instead. One such cho...

By Massimo Prando
(Idra Tecnologie Informatiche)
Comments 0
Improve your quality of life with home automation Home automation can be as simple or as full-on as you want it to be. If you just want to be able to turn the heating on while you're at work, or make sure the lights are switched off at night, that's fine. However, if you want complete smart contr...

By TripleNet Property, Triple Net Lease Properties
(Triple Net Property)
Comments 3
Investors purchasing an interest in a Delaware Statutory Trust In addition to all the benefits of securitized real estate, also get the following additional benefits:The investors get free from day to day management of the properties like without managing the property the investor may enjoy more ...

By Jim Payne, CPA, CPA firm practicing in the area of IRS Collections
(Backoffice Squared)
Comments 4
Gainesville, FL taxpayers can avoid Liens and Levies by not ignoring IRS correspondence and doing the following steps.Step 1 – You must get current with all your filings. There is simply nothing to negotiate until how much you owe is established.Step 2 - Make any payments that are due on the on t...

By Karen Climer, Teaching people to pass the real estate exam
(Demetree School of Real Estate)
Comments 7
Last weekend, I was representing Demetree School of Real Estate at the Real Estate Educators Association National Conference. There were several breakout sessions that dealt with topics like presentation and communication skills. Two separate breakout session presenters quoted the Mehrabian study...