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 Kamyar Zargari
(Triumph Luxury Homes)
Comments 7
In the past decades, you will rarely find smart home security and access to home features with just a simple touch. But today, many homes—especially luxury ones—will not be complete without them because they provide convenience, security, and comfort which are necessary for the growing demand of ...

By laura davis, fix and flip
(triple b homs )
Comments 4
There's a great book that covers this topic, as well as a lot more about Walt Disney World's creation:  Project Future: The Inside Story Behind the Creation of Disney World.  According to author Chad Denver Emerson, Disney worked extraordinarily hard to maintain secrecy, including hiring a Miami ...

By Dorothy Mitchell, Writer and real estate agent
Comments 0
Running a small business can become very tedious very quickly, especially if you don’t have all the funds you need to hire an expansive staff and get all the equipment to make your work more convenient. Many entrepreneurs have made massive success from their small businesses though, turning them ...

By Ryland Taniguchi, Build Authentic Digital Relationships
(Go Social CRM)
Comments 11
Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn can be extremely addicting and suck hours of your time. On the other hand, outsourcing your social media can be a huge mistake. Does anyone really want to see non-authentic generic posts from a 3rd party? So, what you need to do is get more intentional, strategic ...

By Brandon Grass, Team Lead-Residence Real Estate Group
(Residence Real Estate Group)
Comments 10
Ten ways to attract Buyer interestIn today’s highly competitive real estate market, the key to selling your home is being able to attract buyers to your listing.  When you’re selling your home, it’s important to remember that you’re in competition with every other similarly priced listing in your...

By Desiree Basua, The Basua Group
(Keller Williams Northern Arizona)
Comments 9
 Just Listed In Quailwood - 12814 E. Rico St. Beautifully Well taken care of Home in Quailwood, which Features 3 Bedrooms, 2 Bathrooms, Tile throughout Walkways, Carpet in all Bedrooms, Fireplace with Built-in Entertainment Center, which gives you extra space. Warm paint colors, new Stove, newly ...

By Stephen Sorensen, Commercial Real Estate
(Dakota Pacific Real Estate Partners)
Comments 8
 In a regulated, service oriented industry, such as real estate, your reputation is all you have to bank on. There is no wiggle room on this.  Gone are the days when bad behavior and unprofessional ways of doing business could go unnoticed or be swept away.  We now live in a digital age where con...

By Jose Guevarra, Commercial and Multifamily Investments
(FIRE Investments/Pacific Investment Properties)
Comments 6
For all the members too busy(lazy?) to write their own content...   Why in the World Would You Want to Reblog a Post? And How to Do It!   There have been many times when I would have missed out on an interesting post or information about a challenge or contest had it not been for another member’s...

By Ryan Byrne, Home Selling Specialist
(Keller Williams)
Comments 2
Although the housing market in Orange County, CA is still pretty hot, we have seen a couple of trends that point to a cooling off period.The last six years the housing market has been relatively hot but things might start slowing down. In many parts of the country, the news is still the same: the...

By sudip mazumdar, real estate technical service
Comments 7
Many homeowners opt to put their own house on the market to cut down on real estate transactioncosts. You don’t have to use a realtor to sell your home quickly. There are many ways you can do thiswithout paying the extra 5-6% to a realtor. This is what you need to do to sell your house fast:1. St...

By Fab Soft, FabSoft specializes in document automation solutio
(Variable data printing)
Comments 3
FabSoft specializes in document automation solutions that will help you enhance document workflows and simplify processes for better productivity. FabSoft Software are compatible with all operating systems.

By Emma Miah
Comments 7
The real estate industry has always been a niche that is constantly thriving. No wonder there are a lot of people who are interested to start a business in this industry. One can easily expect success in real estate given that there are a lot of companies and individuals that are evident of real ...

By RH construction usa, Home Construction Service
(RH Construction Usa)
Comments 3
Before sun starts taking a toll over your lives you can paint your home with cool and calm colors. Pastels and light colors give your home a positive and cool environment. However you should be keen to hire only the trusted company for plaster painting Brooklyn. They know what professionalism is ...

By Important For Company's Building
Comments 7
If you operate a physical brick and mortar business, one of the most important elements of your building will be your company's sign. Having an aesthetically pleasing sign that is creative can really allow your business stand out from the competition. Below, we will be going over some of the reas...

By lussy lui, I am lussy lui
Comments 5
The current era has undergone many changes in the world of science and technology. With the entry into force of the New World Order, many traditional jobs have been dusted and many new job opportunities have emerged. It is also true that many traditional job opportunities have also been strengthe...

By Sol Kruk, Home Inspector serving Baltimore Metro Area
(Property Inspection Pros)
Comments 9
Pre-listing home inspections are an important component in the real estate transaction, but are often overlooked by home-sellers. If done properly, the pre-listing home inspection allows sellers to gain a clear understanding of the status of their property. They can then fix any issues before pu...

By Tim Nguyen, listing agent sharing buyer report w/others
Comments 12
Hello,A buyer email the listing agent inspection report.Buyer default at closing and now listing agetn is using buyer's report and sharing it with others.Buyer only email report and did not sign release for listing agent to share with others.What can buyer do about this?Thank you in advanced.

By Sam Raynolds
Comments 0
Taking part in a commercial real estate venture often becomes stressful and can seem like a lot to handle, not only for beginners, but also for those who are more experienced. The following article will enable you to make informed decisions about commercial real estate, from the very beginning to...

By Andrew Paul, Know more at
Comments 7
Spending hours on reading useless articles do not have any worth, so here at HighlightStory we have come with numerous interesting articles on different niches. All contents are informative and entertaining; you won’t feel boring even for a second while reading.Apart from providing reading stuff,...

By B K, NoSpecialty
Comments 14
This is my very firts blog post - quite honestly, I would have never done one - or at least not at this point in my life. I am sort of forced to write this. Well, maybe that's a strong word... I am required to write one for the real estate licencing course I am taking. It is called AgentProfessor...