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 HomeFirst Certified, Luxury Manufactured Homes Seller
(HomeFirst Certified)
Comments 8
There is a question you must ask yourself: “Are you working to live, or are you living to work?” Exploring this question a bit more, the real question is about the type of lifestyle you want for yourself – and it has everything to do with where you live.If your commute takes forever, if you fear ...

By Richard Walden, Farms, Estates, Wineries, and Historic Homes Speci
Comments 7
Purchasing your own hunting property can have many perks. If you are an avid hunter it would make sense to purchase a hunting property for sale instead of paying hundreds to thousands of dollars to join a hunt club or use someone’s land. Being part of a hunt club can be frustrating because when o...

By Michael Hilgenberg, Trusted Since 1986
(Keller Williams Palm Springs)
Comments 6
Keller Williams - Palm Springs - Team Michael announced that the Rancho Mirage home designed by William Francis Cody has found a buyer.This three-bedroom house in Rancho Mirage, a golf enthusiasts haven and popular escape for past presidents and celebrities, sold for $670,000, listed by Team Mich...

By Patrick Baxter, Real Estate Broker Buyer and Listing agent
(Baxter Realty)
Comments 7
Looking for an agent in the Bridgeport area for a buyer referral @25%

By Laura Lyons, Your Realtor for All Seasons!
(Howard Hanna Real Estate Services)
Comments 10
See 15 Gorgeous Gardens in Their Spring Glory you are, spring is a magical season. Bulbs emerge from the ground, blossoms unfurl and wildflowers pop up along roadsides. For most of us, the season f...

By Austin At Homebloq, Making real estate agents look awesome
Comments 21
 Today we’re tackling a big question: Do we really need a national MLS? Who stands to benefit the most? Who would suffer? Below is an overview of the pros and cons and common questions I’ve had during conversations with home buyers, real estate technology companies, and brokers.What’s the Problem...

By Douglas Rawan
(Drew Mortgage Associates)
Comments 8
  A good credit score history is essential to qualify for a mortgage loan. Most lenders provide loans to the borrowers based on their credit history. Generally, most people hold conventional lines of credit like credit cards or a current mortgage that builds a track record of debt management. Whe...

By Loretta Lowe, Real estate agent serving Metro Atlanta
(Virtual Properties Realty)
Comments 11
Hello!I have a client with a lovely, modern 4 bdrm., 3 bath home in Palmdale, California.  She is looking to relocate to Atlanta, Georgia as soon as possible and would like to lease her home out instead of selling it at the present time.  I am looking for a exceptional leasing broker who could al...

By Sally Vetstein, Real Estate Agent serving Metrowest-Framingham MA
(Coldwell Banker Real Estate)
Comments 12
Whatever your reason for deciding to purchase a condominium in Metrowest MA or any of the other towns in the area, once the decision has been made it is important to know what it is you are buying. You are buying an undivided interest in common with other buyers in a portion of real property, as ...

By Archie Menhennitt, This is Archie Menhennitt, A professional Civil en
(brosna construction)
Comments 0

By Juliana Carlson
Comments 8
There are many different types of careers out there, and with all the differences that they may have there is one thing that will remain the same in any career and thats professionalism. Its common knowledge that if anyone wants to succeed in life no matter what it is - they must conduct themselv...

By Rebecca Powell, People person
Comments 6
I am not yet an agent, but I feel that if I can not do it to my best and be succussful by being honest than why would I want to do it at all.  It is the main building block of being an agent. If you can not do it without being honest than don't get into it or get out of it. 

By Irma Hankins, Marketing, social media, content, graphic design
(Red Leaf Design. Inc.)
Comments 7
One of the most common questions we receive regarding social media for small business is "What's the point"?You're not seeing the likes you once did and the only time you do see engagement is when you post something silly.Without getting into the SEO benefits of having a Facebook Business page an...

By Irealty China, Irealty Relocation
Comments 1
Shanghai- a city that never stops and never rests! Every year, umpteen emigrants flock to this alluring business capital of China to relish in the city’s top-tier lifestyle. If you are also planning your move to this vibrant metropolis and are working to amass the Shanghai facts and must-knows be...

By KJ Bissonette, Working to help Real Estate Agents and Brokers
Comments 4
Hello Real Estate Agents  and Brokers: We are looking forward to launching our companies new CRM System to help Real Estate Agents and Broker cut down on their cost. YES....I did so help save money. We will be providing a CRM system built to help you save time, money and get your back on track in...

By Charlotte Reynolds, Real estate agent in Sydney
Comments 5
If you have ever moved into a new home in the past, you know just how stressful it can be. There are so many details to take care of and so many things that can go wrong that the moving process can feel quite overwhelming. Preparing well in advance is the best way to ensure that everything goes s...

By clint harritt, Fractional ownership and vacation club ownership.
(Luxury Fractional Guide)
Comments 7
 If you’ve never heard of fractional real estate, you’re not alone.What Fractional Ownership Is, BrieflyFractional ownership is a small sector of real estate and often confused with timeshares.  There is one important difference, though!  While timeshares allow you access to vacations, fractional...

By Randy Limas, Real Estate Sales Consultant
(Keller Williams Integrity Realty)
Comments 10
Classic colonial home with an abundance of charm. The beautifully remodeled kitchen with custom soft-close cabinets, Cambria quartz countertops, and GE smudge-free appliances opens to an equally stunning, sun-drenched dining room with gas fireplace. This home continues to impress with a large mas...

By Jennifer Olson Spadine, As a third party provider, Guardian Property Manag
(Guardian Property Management)
Comments 3
With Guardian Property Maintenance, we provide the complete maintenance and repair services needed for properties of all sizes and occupancies. We want to help ensure that your property always remains in the best condition possible, protecting your investment and increasing the desirability to po...

By Karen Smyth
(Ben Kinney Team)
Comments 0
1319 Highway 85 S Fayetteville, GA 30215 Estate living on 3 private acres! 4 sides brick, architectural accents: arched doorways, tiled flooring, custom curved staircase, gleaming hardwoods, expansive rooms. Stainless apps & double ovens, open kitchen w/ island & eating area. Fireside family room...