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 Bruce Phares, 30 years of Seattle residential representation
(Windermere Real Estate/Northwest, Inc)
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We track on a daily basis in-city Seattle Active and Pending listings, to understand the pulse of the market in real time. During the COVID-19 Shelter In Place in Seattle, Active and Pending volumes have changed along and take a look at how...

By Angelo Menezes, South Florida Waterfront Property Inspector Expert
(Certified Inspectors, LLC)
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The only Home Inspetor in South Florida that will dive every seawall during a home inspection. Keep our number.  Call us at 561-570-6311.

By Amara Smith, Blogger in Bridgewater
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Books are not just to enhance your knowledge or learn something to be a scholar. You may have never thought that books can also work as a remedy or can turn out meditating cure for a serious disease. Yes, you heard it right! There are books that can be used to fight and reduce Depression and Anxi...

By Kingrise Finance Limited, we are leading providers of Loans, BG, DLC, SBLC.
(Kingrise Finance Limited)
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  Kingrise Finance Limited is a leading provider of standby letter of credit (SBLC).leasebg, #sblcprovider #leasebankguarantee We are also direct providers of business loans, international project funding, Standby Letter of Credit (SBLC), Letter of Credit (LC/DLC) Bank Guarantee (BG), Performance...

By Doreen Drew, Living Here & Loving It!
(Daisy Dream Homes Real Estate)
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As you can imagine, a lot of home sellers are considering taking their house off the market until COVID-19 has passed, or is at least under control.For some people, that’s totally fine to do. If your client has no absolute need to sell a house, and can wait it out until they feel more comfortable...

By David Wooley
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I am currently working my way through the training to obtain a Real Estate license and am currently wrapping up the section that is going over Agency. In my state Dual agency is still an acceptable form of Agency for an Agent. I have read multiple other blogs and forums regarding acting as a dual...

By bob gordon, Boulder Real Estate Services + Blogger
(Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices)
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Gorgeous Weather Defines Boulder ColoradoWith over three hundred days of sunshine, Boulder Colorado is a city where you could play golf all year round. Now, it might be a tad chilly with fast fairways in January, but it would also be par for the course to find a beautiful day at the top of the ye...

By Seth Rouch, Housing Specialist/Consultant
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Hello,I am Seth and wanted to introduce myself. I've been investing for about 10 years and enjoy helping people learn and process through real estate. I'm always interested in what others are working on and their stories. I'm located in Denver, CO where I mainly invest as well as investments in K...

By Victor Gregory
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False Adverising is not an oprtion False advertising is a broad umbrella that includes actions, statements and advertisement made about a property. Engaging in misleading and deceptive conduct is prohibited by law.  What not to do. But the NAR warns sellers to steer clear of false advertising, su...

By Bambi Carlo, We offer Home Staging, Redesign and Consultation
(Home Staging pueblo co)
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Home staging for most of the people is still a new term. Even though you have seen it on TV on numerous occasions and heard real estate agents mentioned it, paying someone to simply make your home more “presentable” still sounds sketchy to some. If you’re going to put it in their perspective, how...

By Brian Emerson, Residential mortgages
(Edge Home Finance)
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Here's the truth about all the forbearance misinformation by the so called  TV media experts.If you recive a forbearance from your mortgage will, most likely, be for 3 months. Let's say April, May & June are deferred. On July 1st... you owe for July and the 3 deferred months; so, no...

By Joseph Margherita, Mold removal and emergency damage company
(Fresh Maintenance)
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 How to prevent mold in a basement.The best way to prevent mold growth is to control humidity and moisture in your basement. Often if you bring a hygrometer (a tool that measures relative humidity) into a basement you will get a reading that is much higher than the 50% it takes to grow mold. So, ...
Capability to offer loans from $100K to $5M+ WHAT WE OFFER:-Close in 2 to 4 Weeks-650+ Credit Score-Loans ranging from $100,000 up to $5,000,000-Loan-to-value (LTV) up to 75%-Stated Underwriting QUALIFYING PROPERTIES:-Residential Properties(NOO)-Apartment Buildings-Office Buildings-Mixed-use prop...

By Deborah Gladney, #Real People | Real Dreams | Real Estate Advisor
(ReeceNichols Real Estate)
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SOLID AS A ROCK and MOVE-IN READY! Ranch style home has 3 bedrooms on the main ALL original hardwood floors, A 4th BDRM non-conforming on the lower level has built-ins, large closet and full bath. Image your family & friends making new memories in your cozy living room with vaulted ceiling, that ...

By Melissa Thompson, Your Key to Memphis Real Estate
(Crye-Leike Realtors)
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Stunning 5 Bedroom Collierville Home! 1188 Irwins Gate Overview Maps Photos Features Description Neighborhood $719,900 Single Family Home Main Features 5 Bedrooms5 Full BathroomsLot: 0.44 acre(s)Year Built: 2004MLS #: 10073691 Location 1188 Irwins GateCollierville, TN 38017USA Melissa Thompson C...

By Kristy Jones, Craft, architecture & home improvement DIY blogger
(A Click Away Remotes)
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Car drivers pay attention to comfort and convenience when it comes to parking their favourite vehicles. This is perhaps one of the many ways they care for their cars. When they are in a hurry or returning home from a mind-draining work, the time it takes to open and close a garage door means a lo...

By Saul Maskey
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I am new to Activerain and thus may not properly post or save this information so please be patient in my efforts.Today I shall focus my post on "Not giving document copies" becasue it is such a vital part of being a real estate agent and of providng buyers/sellers with all the necessary tools to...

By eric cathey
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I'd like to touch on  Dual Agency. What is Dual Agency? It is when the you have same agent representing the buyer and seller.There are pluses and minuses to both that I'll point out. Pluses, Streamlined communication is nice as you have all the information going to same person. Another plus is sc...

By Terri Bridges, Property Management & Real Estate Sales
(eXp Realty)
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Our Broker Calvin Gleaton has been serving Metro Atlanta since 1982.  Our company is one of the highest-rated property management companies in the State of Georgia.  We have excellent rental homes ready for immediate move-in.   Please visit our website at, We will be ar...

By DANNY DHANNU | Sr. Advisor | CIPS, Buying & Selling Florida's Real Estate For Top $$$
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As you know the world is going through a tough time, everyone is looking for answers, with so much conflicting information out there, it difficult to know which is true and which is not.  One of the best things we can do for ourselves right now to flatten the curve of this epidemic is to listen t...