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 Kendall Jarvis, Photos and floor plans for real estate marketing.
Comments 4
Cliché’s suck, but they are true. And none is truer than ‘a picture is worth a thousand words’.When it comes to MLS listings, pictures can make or break the deal. In fact, data shows that good photos can, not only make the sales process smoother, but also allow you to command higher prices. Homes...

By pavel khaykin, Real estate company serving homeowners
(Pavel Buys Houses)
Comments 0
As part of an ongoing process of analyzing the real estate market and trends, I decided to review quarterly data using MLS access, specifically for Essex County, Massachusetts. There is a lot of debate lately regarding whether we are approaching the top of the market, a correction, or some form o...

By digital Aladin, Digital Marketing Courses in NYC
(digital aladin)
Comments 2
Digital Aladin is the leading global online digital marketing training platform for learning niche digital marketing courses – SEO, Social Media Marketing, E-mail Marketing, Google AdWords / Pay Per Click, WordPress Website Management, Facebook Marketing and Lead Generation.We have the specializa...

By Frank X. Acocella, Founder, Counsel Pro Lending, LLC
(Counsel Pro Lending, LLC)
Comments 2
A decade has passed since the financial crisis and the collapse of the commercial real estate market. While the U.S. market has bounced back, interest rates are rising, and prices are leveling off. When a market starts to level off and approach its peak, investors start seeking portfolios and awa...

By Walter DiLoreto, Real Estate Short Sale Specialist
(PHP Houses)
Comments 3
Most homeowners need to borrow money from the bank before buying a property. It’s often a necessary but unwanted acquisition due to lenders’ perplexing contracts, extensive regulations, and steep interest rates. But what happens when you cannot meet those monthly mortgage payments? You’ll probabl...

By Levon Terteryan
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Hey Friends! 👋🚀 We’ve just launched MyDoors - a Free page builder for your property (example You can use these pages for promoting your property in rent/sale ads. FEATURES:🎁 100% free to use🔗 Unique memorable links, e.g.📧 Instant W...

By Corin Ashbee-Waugh, Data feed creation & international MLS facilities
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LAUNCHING THIS WEEKChoiceMLS – the new way to share listingsData feed creator and distributor is launching a simple to operate partnering facility for real estate agents & brokers, called ChoiceMLS. By simply adding a single line of code to their website, a sales or lettings agent or br...

By Nathan Claire
(Buying Jax Homes)
Comments 4
One of the biggest challenges that real estate investors struggle with is funding their deals. There are many options to gain capital to finance real estate investment properties, however, not all investors are able to qualify for these options. The most traditional way of getting money to purcha...

By Tatiana Telipko, independent living community
(The Gardens at Spring Shadows)
Comments 4
As you get older after retirement, you are bound to encounter the stalemate regarding downsizing. Age is accompanied by so many changes that might affect the quality of life for seniors in Houston independent living. A four or three bedroom house might be perfect when you are in your prime years ...

By Astoria Orellana, The Jennifer Queen Team is one of the best real es
(The Jennifer Queen Team)
Comments 4
Changing homes and communities can be intimidating and a tedious task for anyone. A lot of people do not enjoy the process but The Jennifer Queen Team can help make everything run smoothly for you. The Jennifer Queen Team is a reliable company with only the best advice. The members of this compan...

By Kelsey Erasmus
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 3
Recently for Real Estate school I was required to see a video about Walt Disney and how, when buying land for Walt Disney World in Florida, he kept his affiliation as a principal private so that he was not cheated out of paying a fair price. Disney was really smart in doing this, because of the s...

By Pamela Heron, Representing Sellers and Buyers in SWFL
(MVP Realty Associates)
Comments 0
4951 Gulf Shore Blvd N, Naples, Florida Get Directions Click Here   Description Photos Maps & Local Schools Walk Score   $ Click for current price 3 BEDROOMS 4 BATHROOMS (3 full, 1 half) 4278 Square Feet   First time available for resale in Le Parc, this 11th floor 03 stack with direct west and ...
There are many people who don’t enjoy their backyard due to the fact it’s too small. If you’re among them, you should look at things the other way - its small size offers you the opportunity to be creative.The closed off look can easily be turned into a spacious oasis - all it takes is some smart...

By Sandra Juliana Ericson, Real estate agent serving Seattle's Eastside.
(Sandra Real Estate)
Comments 4
Everyone with a dog knows how much they love car rides. All you have to do is grab your keys and they lose their minds. Some dogs don’t do well on long rides though and taking your dog with you on longer adventures takes a bit of planning. Here are some tips to help you give them a better experie...

By Ben Saupan
(Saupan real estate )
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Hello! Thanks for taking the time to read my first real estate blog!  I'm currently in training and have chosen to blog about Dishonesty in the real estate industry. First, what is dishonesty? By definition, dishonesty is deceitfulness shown in someone's character or behavior.  As a real estate p...

By Silvia Lorena Icaza, South East Florida Specialist
(Berkshire Hathaway Home Services Florida Realty)
Comments 4
Hello,I am looking for a transaction coordinator company in the Broward or Miami Dade County, Florida. Can you please send recommendations?What are your thoughts about outsourcing this service?

By Damon Greene, New Construction Marketing Pro
(The iconic agent)
Comments 5
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By Matt Hart, Screen Enclosure, Pool Enclosures, Patios
(Gainesville Screen and Patio)
Comments 5
Gainesville Screen and Patio is committed to offering the best in quality and service. Just imagine enjoying the breeze this summer or enjoying a nice evening outdoors without having to worry about annoying pests! We can build a screen room or patio or pool cage that will fit your specific needs,...

By Linda Baker, Realtor serving Pinellas County Tampa Bay area
(Plumlee Gulf Beach Realty)
Comments 4
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By MyOwnHomeFinder Real Estate Listings, Buy or sell properties at your desired area
(MyOwnHomeFinder - Real Estate Listings And Homes for Sale)
Comments 3
Laguna Beach Homes for Sale We welcome you to Laguna Beach real estate listing on our website MyOwnHomeFinder where you can get the collection of homes at an affordable cost, unique designs and construction structure. We provide excellent customer service and go beyond our limits to help you in f...