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 Patricia Dauterman, MLO, NMLS# 1739511
(Great Lakes Mortgage, NMLS# 410269)
Comments 7
I recently had a first-time home buyer struggle to receive pre-qualification for their desired amount.  Decent credit, long standing work history, but a recent new car loan upset the debt ratio!As real estate professionals who daily deal with the minutiae of getting a loan closed it is easy to fo...

By Robert & Melanie Seiler, Changing Peoples Lives One Home At A Time
(Conifer Realty Group)
Comments 6
Mortgage Interest Rates Have Begun to Level Off Whether you are a buyer searching for your first home, or a homeowner looking to move up to your next home, you should pay attention to where mortgage interest rates are heading. Over the course of 2018, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage ...

By Bryan Gardner, Rookie
Comments 4
As I read through the different topic given in the real estate license course, I have noticed a pattern. The pattern is that you can not be honest in one part of you life and dishonest in another part. Life cannot be compartmentalized. It is intertwined and always will be.As I meet new people, th...

By HomeLane .com, Complete Home Interior Designs
Comments 5
You could be spending a lot of time lounging in your hall and catching up with your favourite television soap, but it is the bedroom which receives your tired feet and energizes you for the next day. If you agree with us, find out if your cosy room fulfils the must-have bedroom interior and desig...

By Richard Coulter, Specializing in wholesale properties
(Riverview Realty Inc )
Comments 0
Calling all cash investors!  If you are a cash investor and looking for off market wholesale deals in the Broward / Fort Lauderdale, Fl area please email me your information.(name / company / email / # / location preferred / price range and type of property) and I can add you to our list.We are r...

By Jeff Perlis Prime Properties, Experience Your Own Transformation!
(Prime Properties)
Comments 9
We are a dedicated team of Real Estate Agents who have successfully sold millions of dollars worth of real estate throughout our careers.Prime Properties is a real estate agency that is transforming the way people see and feel about real estate. Our office is warm and inviting, our Agents are kno...

By James Saffell
(Beaches To Ranches)
Comments 9
Picture Perfect! Sugarmill Woods Unbelievable Exec 3+Bonus Room home built by Lexington Homes. Stunning Pool surrounded by custom pavers, stone waterfall for serene setting! NEW ROOF 2016 Step into very open plan with soaring celings & views of your pool & no build backyard! Love all the tray cei...

By Melissa D'Elia, Real Estate Agent Servicing Rhode Island
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Pinnacle Realty)
Comments 9
Whether you are a buyer searching for your first home, or a homeowner looking to move up to your next home, you should pay attention to where mortgage interest rates are heading.Over the course of 2018, according to Freddie Mac’s Primary Mortgage Market Survey, rates have increased from 3.95% in ...

By Mike Sikorski MBA CRB GRI CRS, Experience And Professionalism You Can Count On
Comments 7
 If you've been appointed to serve as the Personal Representative of an estate in the state of Florida, then you can be compensated for the services you provide on behalf of the estate, regardless of the wishes of the beneficiaries of the estate. For his or her services, a personal representative...

By Teri Bruinsma, Real Estate Professional Serving Metro Denver
(Keller Williams Realty Downtown)
Comments 9 HOUSE IN ARVADA 12472 W 65th AvenueArvada CO 8004 Check out this adorable ranch style home at one of the open homes this weekend!   Saturday, 14 Apr...

By Rashida Lambert, KW Realtor, and Interior Designer
(The Estate Genies Inc)
Comments 15
1. Find the right agentHaving an agent that is dedicated to helping you find the right strategy is a must. When you find the right agent please listen to them. That agent’s advice may be the difference between you making or losing an additional 10k. Often its a lot more money. Sometimes we let ou...

By Design By Alicia, Design by Alicia is a renowned interior designing
(Design By Alicia)
Comments 7
If you are in search of a credible interior design companies Downers Grove offering impeccable services, then Design by Alicia is the right place for you. The company is renowned for making the home’s interior look uniquely attractive, transforming it from its previous version to a space you can ...

By BIPIN CHANDRIANI, For All Things Real Estate!
(Coldwell Banker Preferred)
Comments 18
What are some of the most effective market reports for general public and home buyers/sellers? What report to choose (it's got to be be brief but something that will interest buyer/seller Thanks,Bipin Chandriani  Realtor® Coldwell Banker Preferred 390 Waterloo Blvd. Suite 100 | Exton, Pa 19341 P:...

By Sheila Boggess, Real estate agent serving the Los Angeles area
(Los Angeles Homes By Sheila)
Comments 12
The price of any item is determined by the supply of that item, as well as market demand. The National Association of REALTORS (NAR) surveys “over 50,000 real estate practitioners about their expectations for home sales, prices and market conditions” for their monthly REALTORS Confidence Index.Th...

By Jo-el Fishburn, Jo-el Fishburn Realtor, Results That Move You!
(Century21 M&M and Associates)
Comments 0
Once you’ve settled on the goal of buying your first Manteca house, it’s hard to resist getting out there and getting started immediately! No matter if you know how vital it is to stick to a realistic budget on a purchase that’s this substantial, as soon as you’ve begun to save for that down paym...

By Matt Granger, Listing Agent. Military Relocation Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Comments 9
974 Wildwood Ln, Elgin, SC Get Directions Click Here Property Video Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Print Brochure Our Reviews $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS | 2 (2 full ) BATHROOMS | 1431 SQUARE FEET Low Kershaw County Taxes and 100% USDA financing eligible. Out of the city but cl...

By Dustin Williams, We Buy Houses - Cash - Any Condition
(Wisconsin House Buyers, LLC)
Comments 0
There are multiple ways to sell a house in Madison WI. While many people immediately seek the help of an agent, there are other, ways to sell your house. For example, you could choose to carry the note yourself or sell the property directly, without the help of an agent.  You might be surprised j...

By Gregory Chadwell, Greater Milwaukee Realtor
(RE/MAX Lakeside)
Comments 7
Hello :   Its been a few years since ive been here and decided to update my profile.  Id like to re-introduce myselfas a Realtor in the Greater Milwaukee Area.  I do referrals and like to learn some new marketing ideasand try to automate my marketing as well has helping with relocation clients. I...

By Jumie Omole, A Great Gal, with Head and Heart.
(New World 2000 Realty Inc. Brokerage)
Comments 3
Condominimums are the new normal for all , the inventory of built, and preconstruction is proof of it.Read on if you identify as one or more of these groups of people 1. Have you decided to become a housing solution provider aka "Landlord"2. Have you decided to upgrade from an regular apartment t...

By Lana O'Myer, Real Estate Broker serving buyers and sellers
Comments 6
Serving Buyers and Sellers in NW Montana