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 Giovanni Lasalandra
Comments 3
Need an Agent for a Seller Referral: Poconos Country Place, The Poconos, PA United States Estimated Price: $160,000 Follow this link for more details on the referral: Copy and Paste the link:

By First Time Home Buyer Houston
(First Time Home Buyer Houston)
Comments 2

By Moving With Martin
(Moving With Martin - Expert Realtor)
Comments 2
Buying a house is a difficult task rather than selling one. Many factors are involved while buying a property. Many if and buts are in mind which need to be get cleared before you buy anything. There are many approaches from where you could find houses or property near you. Firstly you need to se...

By Joseph Nicholls, Real State Blogger
(Rangpur Blog)
Comments 3
1. Promote! A study directed by the National Association of Realtors uncovered that 92% of purchasers utilize the web to house chase. Ensure your open house dates are accessible through Zillow. With more than 130 million visits for each month, Zillow is an incredible spot to begin.2. Welcome neig...

By Gregory Johnson
Comments 1
I'm choosing to write a little about dual representation without consent. I think it is a gross case of conflict of interest to represent both the buyer and seller without notifying the other party. It's not as if the buyer and seller are "at war" but they are looking at their own best interest. ...

By Jim Waddell, We’re busy inspecting attics to basements, and etc
(A B Home Inspections, Inc.)
Comments 8
Home buying is a tedious process. And by process, it means that certain steps must be carefully followed. It includes engaging the services of an experienced realtor, listing down what you really want from a home and the neighborhood, looking at your finances and financial goals to see what price...

By Richard Robins
(Argie Real Estate )
Comments 4
Record keeping is an essential skill as a real estate agent. While it is time consuming and be tedious. It is however essential to being a real estate agent.Thourugh recrod keeping can prevent running into a lot of legal issues and can help you with yoru financial and market research.

By Kelli Shanks, We have the KEY to your DREAMS!
(Bend Dreams Realty)
Comments 6
This adorable cul-de-sac home is located in Wishing Well on the NE side of Bend. The home has a newer roof and was painted in 2015.  Features include wood flooring, storage shed, central air conditioning, forced air natural gas, stainless steel appliances and a refrigerator all on a nice sized lo...

By Pamela Murray, training to be realtor
Comments 3
There are a few ways to repay a loan.  The following are different loans repayment options: Term Loans, which require only the interest on the loan be paid back at specified intervals, with the balance of the loan due when the term ends.  The final payment consists of a balloon payment which will...

By Michael Mannino, Bringing family values to lending.
(Harbor View Funding)
Comments 3
Veterans Day might have come and gone, but we strive to recognize our Veterans (and their families) all year long. We have a variety of VA Loans outside of the standard VA purchase loan to help even more veteran buyers. VA Renovation Loan – A no money down option that allows eligible buyers to fi...

By Steve Koss, Residential Pre-Sale Home Inspections
(Sea Pearl Inspections, LLC)
Comments 7
In a nutshell, I love the sight, the smell, the sounds, and the feel of Real Estate. I realize that sounds a little odd, but it's true. I'm not only referring to my current career as a Realtor but all of my former Real Estate related careers. I was a Carpenter, then a Remodeling Contractor, then ...

By Judy Lewicki, Bringing You Home
(Century 21 Everest)
Comments 6
  WATERFRONT HOME FOR LEASE on Westlake Lake. It doesn't get any better than this! 180 DEGREE VIEW of the main channel of Westlake lake in prestigious Westlake Village! This ONE story home in Northshore is located on a cul-de-sac, has an extra wide lot, and is in walking distance to the commmunit...

By Safdar Raja, Mortgage Broker Serving Barrie and Area
(Mortgage Alliance AKAL Mortgages )
Comments 2
With tons of Mortgage loan types and  rates with different fancy schemes, it is really a drag to sort out the right mortgage. Also, the process of getting a loan approval is really tiresome. And that is why mortgage brokers are so in demand. Mortgage brokers are licensed professionals who are exp...
I have always been passionate about real estate and investing in rental properties. I am also passionate about sharing all of the wealth-building benefits of owning rental properties. Below we will briefly summarize the 4 main wealth generators.Cash Flow:Cash is king! but seriously it is. Every m...

By Andrew Belov, Real Estate
(None Yet)
Comments 0
Possibly the largest purchase of your life is your own home. Dealing with the bank, the agent, the title company can make one wonder why they are buying or selling in the first place. Dealing with some of these people is painful enough, but dealing with an incompetent individual is awful. These "...

By Tim Lynch, Premesis Liability and Personal Liability Attorney
(Swartz & Lynch)
Comments 1
Swartz & Lynch is a personal liability law firm that provides services for premises liability issues. Commercial property owners are expected to maintain certain levels of security such as proper lighting, secured areas, and security cameras.Parking decks, motels and night clubs are the types of ...

By William Brinckloe Jr., Commercial real estate attorney serving Irvine CA
(Transaction Law A Law Corporation)
Comments 3
The commercial real estate industry may be about to undergo a significant change as taxation rules under Proposition 13 are threatened by the new Split Roll Initiative. Property sales capped at 1% and tax increases held to only 2% may soon be subject to reassessment if the new law is passed in No...

By Adrian Vergara
Comments 5
Why would anyone consider doing such a thing? From my perspective I see it as being greedy by promoting false information to clients and customers for your own well being. Committing this crime can affect the industry and your brokerage. Consumers will think everyone is in on the scam. Or that yo...

By Matt Gustavson, Cash Home Buyer San Diego
(CalHomeCo Buys Houses)
Comments 2
 If you have a property for sale that is in good condition, recently updated, needs no significant repairs, and you have the time, money, and inclination to list with an agent, do it! Cash buyers like myself often get a bad rap. Unfortunately, a few bad actors can give an entire industry a bad re...

By christi gallon, I am studying to be an agent
Comments 3
Good morning All.  I am studying pre-licensing now via Agent Professor.  I am a bit confused on the subject of fiduciary responsibilities.  Also, this is my first time blogging so please bear with me if this in not the proper format.  From what I'm understanding, fiduciary repsonsibilities encomp...