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 Kristopher Larson, Residential in St. George Utah
(Realty ONE Group Goldmark)
Comments 5
Here is an opportunity to invest in 640 acres of raw land you don't want to miss. Property is 9 miles from Zion National Park East Gate. This property sits in the middle of year-round activities with Zion Park, Bryce Canyon, Coral Pink Sand dunes. Approx 2.17 AF of water rights transfer with the ...

By Eric Jenkins, Call me, I will answer, or I'll call you right bac
(​Coldwell Banker F.I. Grey & Son Residential, Inc.)
Comments 3
Rule of thumbOther phrases about:Parts of the body What's the meaning of the phrase 'Rule of thumb'?A rule of thumb is a means of estimation made according to a rough and ready practical rule, not based on science or exact measurement.What's the origin of the phrase 'Rule of thumb'?The 'rule of t...

By Luis Jaimes, Comprador de Casas. Necesita Vender Su Casa?
(Compramos Casas Texas)
Comments 0
Tienes un techo dañado, y tal vez hay una fuga, y estás tratando de determinar si vale la pena arreglarlo o simplemente vender la casa? Esa es una gran decisión, y dependiendo de los tipos de daños en el techo, es una decisión que debe tomarse urgentemente.El techo es uno de los componentes más i...

By Yolanda Larson, Student of Agent Professor School
(Student Agent Professor school )
Comments 1
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Comments 6
To sell or rent a property, you need traffic—traffic that is generated online. The Internet has empowered home buyers, and that power means that real estate has suddenly become a lot more like online dating than any of us probably ever anticipated! And much like online dating, if the pictures of ...

By Katelyn Crump, Real Estate Student in Utah
(Real Estate)
Comments 4
I am doing my schooling right now to become a real estate agent and this personal experience of mine has me very discouraged by the misrepresentation of a real estate agent. My husband and I own a duplex and are looking to buy more properties. We recently came across a property that we love and w...

By Jeanette Robertson, CMAS, Veterans
(Keller Williams Foothills Realty)
Comments 5
edm-01 12822 Jasmine Street Thornton CO 80602   Stylish Riverdale Park townhome in highly desired area. This bright end unit features a main floor kitchen with breakfast bar and a elegant dining area. The spacious living room integrates smoothly to a wonderful private patio. The easy flow of its ...

By Debbie Warford, Home Solutions Realty...Listing Sold Every 5 Days
(Home Solutions Realty)
Comments 7
This Luxury Foreclosure home is located on a corner lot in the Prestigious Subdivision of Pecan Point. The floorplan has a 3 car garage. 5 Bedrooms and 5.5 baths, large study with ceiling to floor windows allow the light in from the outdoor living area with stone fireplace and a view of the large...

By Mike Jordan, Class leading turnkey expert in Michigan
(Strategy Properties)
Comments 4
Inflation is an increase in prices for goods and services. In other words, as time goes by, your buying power becomes less compared to the previous years with the same amount of money. Picture yourself in the 90s and you have around $1 million dollars. Seems like a hefty amount of money especial...

By Wala Habiby, Real estate agent serving East Tennessee
(Coldwell Banker Wallace & Wallace, REALTORS)
Comments 0
You can see it now, in just a few years time, you'll have hundreds of doors under your management and just as many happy (and paying) tenants. And you won't have to lift a finger to get all that passive income!While that might be a bit fantastical, it is possible, if you make all the right moves ...

By Trevor Tynes
(Trevor Tynes, SEO Consultant)
Comments 3

By Matthew Hamlin, Property Management
(Hamlin Enterprises)
Comments 4
Dealing with money is always interesting. How people handle money ultimately defines that person whether they think it does or not. Think about it - You ever watch one of your friends spend money? How that person uses money ultimately defines that person. "He's a penny pincher", "She's blown thro...

By Paru Saxena, Belongs to Real estate mobile app developers group
Comments 5
Mobile apps developed for the purpose of utility and productivity have become immensely popular in various domains including the real estate industry. These apps are enhancing the business and productivity of the real estate sector.It is important for real estate companies to utilize a mobile app...
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By Alan Blake, Real Estate Education Blog
Comments 8
From what I am seeing a few years ago, people make a very common mistake when buying a home.Have you noticed that the human being tends to always want more?Not bad because that helps us improve, but the problem is that we do not see when it is enough and this leads us to live in a life directed b...

By Carmela G. Walrond, Your IRS Lawyer
(Walrond Tax Resolutions, PLLC)
Comments 3
Tax Debt is a serious issue. If you owe IRS unpaid taxes, regardless of the reason, the IRS can be very aggressive in their collection attempts. Penalties, Liens, and Wage garnishments are some of the methods the IRS will use until your debt is paid in full. IRS problems do not go away on their o...

By Bill William
Comments 3
Hiding instead of removing thingsIt’s a common temptation for many of us to just hide and cram our clutter in a closet or guest room whenever we’re expecting guests to come over. However, that strategy won’t do you any good if you’re a seller who’s been preparing to stage your home for showing. B...

By Andrew Sparkman, Real Estate Agent serving East Valley Phoenix
(HomeSmart Lifestyles)
Comments 7
Check out this new 2 bedroom home in Encantarra - San Tan Valley, AZ 85140.  It's located in a resort style golf course community and is move in ready.35744 N POMELO TRL, San Tan Valley, AZ 85140    

By Brandon Niemela, Awesome Broker in Loxahatchee & Palm Beach County
(Niemela Realty & Associates, LLC)
Comments 6
The Property is Newly Remodeled featuring a Stunning Kitchen with 55+ Feet of Granite counter space. Stainless Steel Appliances with a double oven. Newer laminate and tile floor throughout. Lights, Fans, AC & Front door deadbolt all controlled by Phone App. The HVAC system is only 3 years old. Th...

By Alice Lema, 19 years of collective experience in Real Estate
(John L. Scott)
Comments 6
  Get Directions Click Here Description When Do you Plan to Buy? Photos Free Home Values Embed Maps & Local Schools More $ 600,0004 BEDROOMS | 2978 SqFt Stunning home with country setting. This is a 3 Bedroom, 3 Full Bathroom home that sits on a spacious 1.34-acre lot. Vaulted ceilings and AMAZI...