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 Trent Johnson
(Real Estate Services)
Comments 4
  Article orginally posted at: It’s not uncommon to have questions about a home warranty, particularly if you are buying a home. While comprehensive homeowners insurance is clearly an important consideration, home warranty...

By Benjamin Ross, Realtor, Landlord, Source Expert serving Texas
(Mission Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
From Corpus Christi – Housing Trends in 2019 – The last few years have shown us a frenzy real estate purchases and elevated price tags. “I believe in 2019 we’re starting to see a little bit of a shift,” stated Cheryl Youthful, senior economist using the housing website Trulia.(Looking to buy a ho...

By Jack Sheo, Singapore Real Estate :: It's Time For Jack Sheo
(PropNex Realty Pte Ltd (Singapore))
Comments 2
 A Pleasant SurpriseHave you ever been pleasantly surprised by a client's gesture of assistance (done silently without your knowledge)? I just did. One Pulasan is a condo development in the Joo Chiat neighbourhood in Singapore. I just discovered this website (by chance) a few nights ago: https://...

By Tyson Li, Licensed Realtor and Top Producer
(EXP Realty)
Comments 3
At no other time has the job of specialists in the realm of real estate been progressively significant. With buyers and sellers in need of more services, the real estate industry has seen a blast of agents who work in either the representation of sellers or buyers. These real estate agents can gi...

By Hassle Free, Home Improvement Company Maryland
(Hassle Free Home Improvements)
Comments 4
House remodeling is simply considered as putting your own stamp on a property. While it extends the original value of a property, it also allows you to afford a house you always dreamed of. Remodeling your house might sound incredible at first but without professionals at work, it can turn out ot...

By Lindsay Jackson, 15+ yr. Real Estate Broker
(Coldwell Banker Howard Perry and Walston)
Comments 8
In this market homes that are handicap accessible with roll-up countertops, showers that are custom made for wheelchairs, elevators, and wide doors is very hard to find.  Especially when the home is custom built with high-end finishes throughout.  Don't let this gem pass you by.  This home was bu...

By Amy Hitsman, I got your back
(Veracity Real Estate)
Comments 5
I sold my home in May of 2018. It was a hard decision. At times I wish I had the means to keep it and rent it out, but I didn't. Instead, I sold it and used the money to make a huge lifestyle change that I am super excited about. I am now selling real estate myself. I think that having the experi...

By Terell Brown, MBA, Veteran specializing in real estate development
(Garrison For Veterans)
Comments 2
The full version of this article and others like it can be accessed by clicking on the follwing link: Garrison For Veterans | VA Construction Loan Hello, my name is Terell Brown. I am a United States Marine, "once a Marine, always a Marine." Semper Fidelis to all of my brothers in arms. First, I ...

By Bruno Bernacchi, student
Comments 7
I am taking my real estate prelicensure course through an online provider in the state of utah, I have seen the general frustration with the provider wasting time and space on this public forum having its students posting repetetive and unimportant questions and I apologize for being a part of th...
So in some previous studies i noticed that some people have been denied licensure or have been granted a license only to have it suspended based off of criminal findings that were not disclosed I guess in the application process.  I'm confused by that because I know that a background check is com...

By Howard Steinhardt Certified Residential Specialist, and Jody Steinhardt "Award Winning Real Estate Agents", "The Steinhardt Advantage"
(Realty Home Advisors)
Comments 5
Is this even legal? What about RESPA laws? Why on earth do we allow the NAR to give feeds to market disruptors or anyone else.  The N.A.R. are supposed to protect their members from such outright attempts to disrupt our businesses. What do you think?

By Chris Marston, Student taking RE sales pre-licensing course
Comments 5
Currently the Utah real estate market (among other markets) is experiencing an unfortunate bout of fraud involving the paying of closing costs. Scammers have been hacking into the email accounts of Utah real estate agents and sending false instructions on where to send the closing cost payments t...

By Ori Grad, Commercial real estate broker serving Toronto, GTA
(CHI Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
Is your business looking to lease commercial real estate for a new entertainment venue? Whether you’re looking to lease your first restaurant or bar or to upgrade to something bigger, it’s important that you find the right place. Picking a new venue may even seem easy to you.  After all, how hard...

By New Age Construction & Remodeling, We do have experts in new age home construction.
(New Age Home Construction)
Comments 3
Contact New Age Construction & Remodeling for best & high quality Kitchen Remodel Los Angeles services. Get the modern and attractive kitchen of your own choice. 

By Todd Crippen, Turnkey Rental Property for OOS Investors
(Turnkey Property Group LLC)
Comments 5
I want to introduce myself to the ActiveRain platform. I am Todd Crippen and I own Turnkey Property Group, based out of Kansas City, MO. We specialize in providing performing rental property to out of state investors with superior property management already established.With this first post, I wa...

By Matthew Santiago
(e-Realty Services)
Comments 5
1280 Winding Way, Tobyhanna, PA 18466Great 4BR/2.5 BA Colonial with much to offer! Open 1st flr layout invites tons of Natural Sunlight; features Lg Kitchen/DR combo, LR & FR w/ FP & BR. HUGE rear deck & yard that backs up to Greenbelt; relax & entertain! The 2nd flr boast Lg Master BR w/ sittin...

By Frank Gibson
Comments 3
If you are looking for one of the best apps to download videos on Mac, VideoDuke is exactly what you need. The software has the ability to support most popular video hosting websites, such as YouTube, Vimeo and Dailymotion. It gives you quick access and also contains 2 different modes: Simple and...
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By Robert Sheasby, Buy, Sell, Faster, for More, with advanced tech!
(Avrio Realty)
Comments 4
If content is still king to be seen, known and getting your listings noticed, these tips and tools to make your blog easier and better will prove to be invaluable. Thanks to author for shating her expert recommendations. We all have tools we love, right? There are so many tools and apps that I us...

By Max Rizzuto, Residential and Multifamily Real Estate
Comments 3
Agents/InvestorI have a fixer house for sale located at 276 Lake Trenton Rd., Cream Ridge, NJ.It's about 2,800 sf in a good area.  Price $125,000 or best offer.If you are interested or have a clients that wishes to view the property contact me for the lockbox combo.This is a good home to rehab an...