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 DeeDee Weber
(chasing a better life)
Comments 7
December is just crazy when it comes to shopping.  Parking lots are packed.  Your porch is littered with deliveries.  You have relatives and friends on lists you check way more often than Santa does, just to make sure you aren't forgetting anybody.  It's a big time for shopping and you have a lot...

By Wendy Cyr, "Cyr"iously Dedicated to My Clients' Real Estate!
(Realty ONE Group)
Comments 7
REALTOR Wendy Cyr, Real Estate Agent serving the Morristown AZ is  happy to showcase this wonderful piece of property for sale.  This property is just under 3 Acres and is located in Morristown, AZ.View our virtual property tour here.  43925 N Saguaro Blossom Lane Lot 7 Morristown, AZ 85342 Just ...

By Don Rizzo, Residential Mortgage Broker servicing NY, NJ & CT
(Sun Mortgage Company)
Comments 4
Non-QM, The new Sub-Prime Mortgage?Recently at Sun Mortgage, we have been getting a number of customers asking, “What is the difference between a qualified mortgage and a non-qualified mortgage? And … Is non-QM the same as sub-prime?” The lending market in the early 2,000’s was wrought with decep...

By Gary D. Whidby, CPA, IRS Administrative Tax Law Representation
(Gary D. Whidby, CPA)
Comments 4
For the vast majority of taxpayers, there is not much need to worry that you will be audited. In 2016, only 0.6% of individual income tax returns were audited according to the IRS 2017 Data Book. Why? For starters, the IRS budget has been cut resulti...

By Milwaukee House Buyers LLC, We buy and sell houses in Wisconsin.
(Milwaukee House Buyers LLC)
Comments 4
Curious to sell your house in a short span of time, however, the idea of selling a house scares a lot of people. And especially when you have an old house in Milwaukee or you have not given much attention towards its maintenance. All through this process, you must have come across the ads which s...

By shahida tabassum, Real estate agent serving Seattle's East side
(Sumaya computers)
Comments 5
Being a real estate agent and getting rich is the dream of many, but the truth is often a different one. It definitely needs other skills in real estate sales than many imagine. A good real estate agent has to bring different skills. In particular, it is difficult for many to be empathetic and fo...

By lanie morgan
Comments 2
We can fund your project. !!!We are direct provider for BG/SBLC specifically for BUY/LEASE at a leasing price of 4%+2% of face value Issuance by HSBC London, Barclays Bank London, Deutsche Bank, BNP Paribas, and many other top AA rated Bank in Europe, Middle East or USA. We also secure funding. A...

By Nick Mirza, Real estate professional, Helpful, knowledgeable
(Century 21 Judge Fite)
Comments 2 

By Leo Munoz, I specialize in Buyers, Sellers, and Investors
(ROC Real Estate Partners)
Comments 7
Listing DescriptionThis charming South West, Single Family home offers 3 bedrooms 2 FULL bath at the price of 156,000. This home has been extremely well kept and upgraded with tile flooring throughout the home, carpet in the bedrooms, real stone counter tops and well lit bathrooms. The backyard i...

By Bullseye Marketing Consultants, At Bullseye Marketing Consultants, we pride oursel
(Bullseye Marketing Consultants)
Comments 2
If you have planned to go online with your business, then you have made the right decision. However, you will want to know that designing a website is easier said than done. Even professional website designers sometimes struggle coming up with an attractive website.  Importance of having a profes...

By Emma Stuthers, We advice home owners on various issues
(Property Buyer Advisor)
Comments 3
You have spent hundreds of dollars building your holiday accommodation property and now hoping to earn good returns for your hard work. However, few weeks, months, and probably years have passed and you are yet to achieve the desired levels. You probably have even gone ahead and hired an interior...

By Chase Michaelis
Comments 0
There is only so much one person can do. We all have limits. But those limits shoudn't ever stay the same. This field so full of growing, we are required to have 18 CE hours each year for a reason. Our limits or ceilings should be ever growing. Even if there's a small rule that we may have to loo...

By Greg Arndt, Residential, multi-family, small commercial
(Keller Williams Capital Partners)
Comments 3
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas. It’s already snowing and communities around Columbus are lighting up their trees. One of our favorite things to do during the holidays is looking at Christmas lights. We’d thought we share some of our favorite Community Christmas Trees and Light Displ...
Responsiveness is one such feature for a website, which was not realized the importance of in earlier days of web designing when there were no smartphones, and mobile-oriented surfing was also hand counted. The requirement was less at that time, and people didn’t give it much thought except for t...

By Colby Fryer
Comments 2
Why are money problems so prevalent in the real estate world these days?As part of getting my real estate license, I'm required to post a blog post. This is the disclamier for a remidal question.So, why are humans so apt to find a way to make a cheap buck.If we look at history and analiyse the be...

By Keven Hoopiiaina, Property Manager/Owner/Agent in Training
(DKG Properties)
Comments 8
As I continue with my online training course to become an agent, I continuously come up with "what if" questions that the curriculum doesn't seem to answer --- so, I'm creating this blog to post them and see if any expert advice is out there that can help me sleep better at night.  First question...

By Lorna Presswood, "Buy with confidence. Sell with success!"
(Prime Realty Group)
Comments 7
Galveston Real Estate Market busy all year due to Island Events! I'm often asked by my real estate clients if their investment properties will stay booked all year.  I am always happy to tell everyone that stay busy all year on the island!   Galveston Island, Texas holds events all during what we...

By Rachel Johnston, Currently working towards my real estate license
Comments 0
There are 21 ways to lose your license as a real estate agent.  One of those, is false advertising.  I have a little story for you.The other week I was at a popular kids clothing store, doing some early Christmas shopping for my 4 year old.  I was excited to see all the amazing deals going on!  I...

By Carolyn Bardach, Full time real estate team serving Morris County
(BHHS NJ Properties)
Comments 7
While working with new relocation clients from Spain, I learned a valuable American lesson.  This being their first visit to America, they were excited about everything. American food, groceries stores, clothing stores, everything was amazing to them and joy to watch through their eyes.Their requ...

By Asad Malik, I'm an real estate agent and a house builder.
Comments 4
Our house, whether we live in a condo or if we live in a detached house, can take important construction work over time. More often than expected, it is necessary to intervene on the structure and redo the roof.This can happen for example even if we buy an old building to be restored.  Where to s...