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 David Lauridsen
(Atlanta Roofing Contractors | Roof Repairs | Atlanta Roof Company)
Comments 5
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By Lisa Novosad, Your Resource for Grand Rapids Real Estate
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 0
One of the most emotion-filled parts of a real estate contract is the 10-day inspection period. Almost all contracts are written subject to inspections. Buyers can then opt to take the home as-is, negotiate for reasonable repairs, or walk-away and get their earnest money deposit back. Negotiating...

By David Gull, VR and AR Products for Real Estate Sales
(Outer Realm)
Comments 6
Technology is supposed to improve our lives. The internet is supposed to bring us closer together. Social networks are supposed to make us more social.Yet, we live in a time where fake news is everywhere. People distrust media. Images can be Photoshopped, videos can be edited, audio can be faked....

By Renny Martyn, Real Estate Associate serving Metro New Orleans
(Coldwell Banker Tec)
Comments 6
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By Cate Griffing, Home Decor Blogger creating beautiful spaces
(West Magnolia Charm)
Comments 7
Everyone always says "you'll just know" when you are looking for your forever home. In my case, this was the farthest from the truth. My husband, 2 dogs and I began out growing our starter home and figured it was time to start looking to upgrade. We truly love our town. We made many connections t...

By Twiddy and Company, Selling Homes on the Outer Banks since 1978
(Twiddy & Company Realtors)
Comments 5
The Twiddy & Company sales team gathered at Ocean Boulevard in Kitty Hawk on Wednesday to celebrate a record year in 2018 and also reflect on strong results over the past decade. 2018 saw the combined Twiddy & Company sales team end the year with 115 million dollars in sales with market-leading p...

By Jas Saran, We are a SEO Toronto company.
(SEO Toronto - G Web Pro Marketing Inc)
Comments 0
When it comes to your website, “build it and they will come” philosophy may be proved wrong. You may have a great website with excellent looks and good content, but if you don’t promote it how will anybody come to know about it? One thing you need to note here is that you don’t have to rely on pa...
MakeMeBuy Lauched by Cerritos Realtor I created the online business and coupon directory for two main reasons: Connect local residents and business owners through savings and discounts Promote awareness about my real estate services  To learn more about MakeMeBuy and it's great benefits for Cerri...

By Cecile Myers, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 10
Most people are wondering just exactly how much money do I need to buy a house with. The general rule of thumb is you should spend roughly 30% of your take-home pay on your housing costs which includes the mortgage, the property tax and insurance. This is what the banks are looking for.  I recom...

By Susan Jenkins, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 8
  In Order of Importance   1. Make Sure Your Have The Best Quality Server for Speed and Security. Of all the many site audits I do on a daily basis. I see page loads speeds take over 3 seconds on average. You page needs to load fast, not just for user experience but for ranking high in the searc...

By Martin Percival
(5281 Exclusive Homes)
Comments 7
Since moving to Denver in 2001 I’ve mainly lived in and around Cheesman Park or at least within walking distance - Cap Hill, Congress Park, City Park West to name a few of the neighborhoods I’ve been fortunate enough to live in. Cheesman Park holds a special place in my heart though and always wi...

By Mitch E, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 3
re-blog   In Order of Importance   1. Make Sure Your Have The Best Quality Server for Speed and Security. Of all the many site audits I do on a daily basis. I see page loads speeds take over 3 seconds on average. You page needs to load fast, not just for user experience but for ranking high in th...

By Kelly S, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 4
The MLS feed on your website is your lifeline right? Well did you know it can be actually hurting you? Depending on how you have it set up. You are in Google’s eyes providing thin and duplicate content when you dump an entire MLS feed onto your site. Want to check how? Go to your website and che...

By Luis Bautista, Committed to our vision of bringing you home.
(TREX International Realty)
Comments 6
 Common ways People Sell Their HomeIn any economy, selling a home fast can be hard only if you take the wrong approach. The two most common ways people sell their homes are:    1.    For Sale By Owner - The slow and uncertain method: This method consists of selling their house on their own. They ...

By Lorraine B
(LexInvestors LLC)
Comments 4
  In Order of Importance   1. Make Sure Your Have The Best Quality Server for Speed and Security. Of all the many site audits I do on a daily basis. I see page loads speeds take over 3 seconds on average. You page needs to load fast, not just for user experience but for ranking high in the searc...

By Mary Kate Olivas
(Going to School)
Comments 6
I am extremely excited to become a Real Estate Agent. As an extravert, I don’t sit too easily and I constantly need interactions with people. Every now and again, I need to lock myself in a room to finish a task but otherwise, people and their energy is what powers me to continue.  As hard as I t...

By Tim Warren, Business Coach
(Business Consulting)
Comments 5
great read If you have a website or work for a broker maybe with a website older than 5 years, old listen up. I 'm going to give you some MEGA tips below specifically to land you more listings/buyers by outranking many other competitors at the local level. Best of all no charge. After implementin...

By Jeff Hansen, Builder
(Hansen Builders)
Comments 6
good tips here If  you have not heard about GMB and if you need local leads read on. GMB is short for Google My Business. In a nutshell, GMB is not just your business page but operates in its own Mobile environment and index. The GMB page and posts work great when mobile users find your posts. Ma...

By Sol Kahane, Real estate agent in Springfarm/Yorkhill, Thornhil
(Right At Home Realty Inc.)
Comments 13
Profit from this recently renovated townhouse in the Don Mills area Are you seeking to expand your real estate portfolio? This townhouse for sale in Toronto could be the one for you.  Or perhaps you are moving to our area next year and want to close on a property prior to your move.  This way, yo...

By John Collins, Self Employed
(Self)
Comments 7
Good tips here   In Order of Importance   1. Make Sure Your Have The Best Quality Server for Speed and Security. Of all the many site audits I do on a daily basis. I see page loads speeds take over 3 seconds on average. You page needs to load fast, not just for user experience but for ranking hig...
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