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 Amy Sue Sidlo, We Value Relationships Over Transactions!
(Amy Sue - THE Realty Partnership)
Comments 5
Prepping Your House For SellingThe inventory of homes is high and as a result home buyer can be choosy. To give you the competitive advantage you need here are some tips to get things in order.Get your yard in order. Curb appeal is crucial to a good first impression, so make sure you do all you c...

By Angela Lyons, for home buyers and sellers.
Comments 3
Hi all -I am new here. I used to be a real estate agent for about a year in Portland, OR back in 2006, but now I'm a marketing manager in the real estate industry in Missoula, MT. I really love real estate and all that it entails. I recently bought a house in the Missoula area and got to experien...

By alberto villas, comercial
Comments 0
When it comes to renting a home you have to study that it has more profitability, the short term rental or the long term rental. If what you want is to have the best possible return the best option to rent it in short season for weeks, fortnights, etc ...Prime Villa one of the best real estate Ma...

By Mehran Redjvani, Mehran Redjvani is a real estate broker in Toronto
(RE/MAX West)
Comments 2
In real estate, two identical homes can be listed for different prices. Typically homes are valued based on recent sales comps in the area, homes currently listed on the market, the condition of the home under consideration, and additional features the home has. But, how much does location play a...

By Eric Hulsman
(Jay Holdings Inc)
Comments 4
Currently, real estate investors are looking for homes to flip. Flippers are looking to buy property at a relatively low price, fix any issues inside and out, give it a fresh coat of paint, and quickly re-list it for a profit.  But buying a property to flip can sometimes be a lengthy process if y...

By Brad Anderson, Real Estate agent serving Northwest Indiana
(RE/MAX County Wide 1st)
Comments 4
The real estate market is still hot, it is really a great time to sell your home! You can visit my website for a free home evaluation! Don’t hesitate to reach out to me if you have any questions at all about selling your home. There are plenty of buyers looking for a house, and it could be yours!...

By Lorelei Scott, I specialized in the Denton and Tarrant County
(Majestic Staging Design)
Comments 12
It's that tax season again and you're ready to buy new furniture, update the interior paint or remodel the kitchen or just plain remodel whichever room you want to start! Although you have a great idea of how you want to recreate your room, you don't know who you can hire to do the job. Well, for...

By Marina Garan, South Florida Real Estate Agent
Comments 5
Congratulations, you are entering a very exciting period in your life. Certainly, buying a house is as much of a headache as it is thrilling, but taking the right action at the right time is guaranteed to make all the hassle worth your while. The first thing you should know about is that the real...

By Luke Fitzpatrick, Academic Speaker
(University of Sydney)
Comments 7
Pavers have a pleasing effect on any outdoor space. With a variety of shapes, styles, colors, and finishes they offer endless design ideas and possibilities to create a modern and inspired outdoor living area.Recent trends are seeing creative and unique design solutions to suit any home or functi...

By Amy Brotherman, Educational Blogger for Beginning Readers
(My Three Readers)
Comments 6
In the last year, our family put our home on the market, made the gamble to go ahead and buy/ move, and then finally SOLD.   Meanwhile, this house is too small, so while we are living in it (with 3 kids and a golden retriever), we've knocked out walls, changed up a few key items, and on top of it...

By Jamie smith
Comments 5
As part of my Real Estate Training we are discussing the 21 ways to lose a Real Estate License. As I learned about this subject it accured to me that if you value honesty you would not fall into most of the categories that lead to the revoking of your license. For example honest people do not mis...

By Green & Sklarz LLC, Connecticut's Firm for Business Law
(Green & Sklarz LLC)
Comments 4
We represent business owners and individuals in bankruptcy and commercial litigation frequently.  On March 31, 2019, in Wood v. Dept. of Housing & Urban Development (In re Wood), 18-5006 (Bankr. S.D. W.Va. Mar. 31, 2019), the court addressed the issue concerning whether a debtor’s tax overpayment...

By Stephen Gagnon, Helping my Real Estate clients succeed!
Comments 0
Parxavenue is an original and bilingual real estate web design and search engine optimization (SEO) company. We serve clients in local Calgary, and Edmonton but we are easily able and willing to help clients from anywhere within Canada. We build websites which will rank high in search engines; we...

By Leah Bergersen
(in process )
Comments 0
Honestly is one of the core values that support the real estate business all over the world. This profession deals with selling someone's homes or business property. This fact emphasizes more on the importance of an honest, real estate agent.As humans, we are inherently trustworthy of others. For...

By Kenneth Cameron - CoPilot Cat, We build brand w/ response boosting bespoke items
(CoPilot Cat)
Comments 8
Let every neighbor know there is a Realtor not just listing but #SELLING in their neighborhood! KellerWilliams, Weichert, Century21, ReMax, Windermere, JohnLScott, EXIT, ColdwellBanker, Prudential, Sothebys, Keyes, RealLiving, eXp, HomeServices, DouglasElliman, AlainPinel, ...

By Scott Campbell, Boutique residential real estate brokerage.
(Prestige Real Estate Group)
Comments 7
Built on a private point with views of water and swaying marsh grasses. The home was built for a developer intent on building $20 million ocean front spec homes. The home is a masterpiece with a extensive list of features. If you have clients looking for a second home or maybe a primary residence...

By Eric Johnson, Book Cheap flight tickets @ MyAirTicketBooking. Fi
(My Air Ticket Booking)
Comments 3
Conveniently Book your Air Tickets with Jetblue Airways Reservations Jetblue airways is the most prominent low-cost airline which has its headquarters in the long island city. The airline is the 6th topmost airlines across the globe to date. Jetblue airways is not a part of any other airline alli...

By Jason Wheelock, Real Estate Agent serving Utah's Salt Lake Valley
(Jenson Real Estate LLC)
Comments 4
Making any type of false claim about your affiliation with a broker, the status of your license or any information having to do with a real estate transaction is misrepresentation. Misrepresentaion is a concious decion to be dishonest or misleading. The ability to be honest is completely within t...

By Lora Lopas, Making your Prescott Dreams come true!
(West USA Realty of Prescott)
Comments 5
Start HERE! Create database using CRM (Wise agent or Liondesk are great and inexpensive) Organize database in order of most likely to refer to least likely,  Grade them A-F and divide into groups Get note cards, and warm up that hand!  Hand written letters are the key! Create social media accoun...

By Victor James, Victor james, Travel Advisor, MyAirTicketBooking
(My Air Ticket Booking)
Comments 4
If you want to see the beauty of the world, then you can surely make your trip to Chicago where the place is full of beautiful scenarios, amazing foods and lots more. But if you are visiting this place for the first time, you need to be aware of the dos and don’ts of traveling to Chicago. And by ...