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 SHELLY IRIZARRY, Default Real Estate Service
Comments 8
Charming Cape-Cod style home located on residential block in Rockville Centre. Enter through the front door into the Large Living Room With Cozy Fireplace. Continue to the Spacious Kitchen with Plenty of Cabinets. Home boasts Large Bedrooms, Full Bathroom, and Hardwood Floors Throughout! Generous...

By Stephanie Kane
(Keller Williams Realty)
Comments 10
🏡 16 Collins Way, Pelham, NH 🏡📆 Open House Sunday 1/12, 11am-1pm!💰 $479,000Start off the decade by moving into this captivatingly beautiful home! Welcome guests from the foyer that opens to the formal dining room and living area. Gorgeous dining area is great for hosting and is bathed in natural ...

By Tonya Leal, We shall never know all the good that a smile
(Best Real Estate Photographers)
Comments 7
At, we only list one photographer in each area so it’s easier for you to know who to work with, and you can get on with creating your marketing campaign and selling those homes. These photographers have shown themselves to be committed to learning and improving the...

By Don J. Wilkins Broker/SRES, "Your Shasta County Connection"
(GENESIS Real Estate)
Comments 3
CURRENT ACTIVE HOMES FOR SALE 606 total*, 624 last week, 652 last year"19 new listings last week vs. 19 in 2018"  CURRENT HOMES PENDING AND IN ESCROW 321 total*, 329 last week , 343 last year * total numbers are for Shasta County Residential sales only, East to Whitmore, north to Lakehead and Wes...

By Landon Moser
Comments 4
There are many ways that a Real Estate agent can loos their license. I chose to pick Incopentency to write about. It always seems like a good idea to become a real estate agent. Some think that it would be fun to walk through some beautiful homes. While others think it is a good way to make a lot...

By Laura Dalton, Industry observer
Comments 3
     Being a real estate professional is a responsibility in so many aspects. In order to avoid unwanted situtations Good Record Keeping becomes a vital part of conducting business.      I recently posted the question as to why it is important to keep good records to the active rain community. Th...

By Mortgage Lenders Laredo TX, Laredo mortgage lenders TX
(Mortgage Lenders Laredo TX)
Comments 4
Criminals of opportunity come out in droves much like the shoppers, because just like in the animal world, the predators go where the prey is, and where they are most vulnerable. The post, 12 Days of Safety, delves deeper into safety hacks to stay safe during the shopping months of November, Dece...

By Mary Albers, Mary Albers - Four Seasons Realty
(Mary Albers - Four Seasons Realty)
Comments 5
Lake of the Ozarks Eagle Days - January 4 - 5Multiple Locations in Lake Ozark Sat - 9 am - 5:30 pm    Sun - 10 am - 4:30 pmJoin our community for one of the most popular events of the year!  Bundle up and view eagles and other birds of prey in the wild and as a part of the World Bird Sanctuary an...

By Chris Tuite, Tuite Real Estate Group
(Tuite Real Estate Group)
Comments 4
Tuite Real Estate Group offering comprehensive Compass Real Estate services in Boston, MA and surrounding markets.

By Pam Rumley Branson Realtor, Exclusive Buyer's Agent for entire Branson area
(Branson Edge Realtors 417-243-0100)
Comments 8
Homes for Sale in Pointe Royale Branson MO vary in style and price.  You'll find everything from affordable condos to beautiful luxury homes.  It's a gated community on the Pointe Royale golf course...with tons of amenities.  And of course, within minutes of all the fun in Branson.  They offer in...

By Loan Center Canada, Providing financial services to all Canadians.
(Loan Center Canada)
Comments 4
No matter how much we try to save our future, sometimes there are expenses that are beyond your control. If you do not have the cash to pay it, you will wonder where to get the money from. And when you are in a situation like this, a car title loan is the best financial help you can rely on to ge...

By curb kyc
(CURB Realty)
Comments 4
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By Joseph Sica, The Gottlieb Team at Keller Williams Realty
(Keller Williams Realty Landmark )
Comments 4
According to the National Association of Realtors, interest rates for 2020 will average around the 3.6% range for the year based on a 30 year fixed mortgage, predicated on the belief of increased economic growth within the United States. However, it’s important to keep in mind the looming 2020 el...

By Jennifer Wandler Toops, Residential
(EXIT Real Estate Professionals Network)
Comments 12
For most seasoned real estate professionals, this is probably (hopefully!) a no-brainer. Since I'm a newbie and just getting my feet wet in the business, I attended my first MLS orientation and had this little tidbit drilled into me for no fewer than 30 minutes. THIRTY MINUTES! My brain was ready...

By Ralph Nelson, IRS Tax Representation
(Financial Harmony Tax Resolution LLC)
Comments 4
"Your IRS debt has nothing to do with the goodness of your soul." - Ralph NelsonThat saying is the foundation of my business. Because sometimes people come into my office with a lot of shame. They have been getting letters from the IRS, and eventually, their bank accounts get levied or their payc...
All 4 of these tips are important and will put you on the right track to home Ownership. During the next 4 days I'll give you a clear understanding of each process.  Mistake #1: "Not Pre-Qualifying"Most people decide they are ready to purchase their home however they "think" they are to find the ...

By Brock VandenBerg, Hard Money Lender
(TalIMar Financial)
Comments 20
As a California hard money lender, I am excited to join ActiveRain. Over the last couple of months, I have noticed more and more industry professionals using the ActiveRain platform to network within the real estate industry. My goal is to meet others in the industry and provide them a resource f...

By Mortgage Brokers Arlington TX
Comments 2

By Audrey Ross, Search luxury Miami real estate.
(The Audrey Ross Team)
Comments 6
Offering all the appeal that Miami has to offer, Key Biscayne is the key to the ultimate escape, essential for families that want a more secluded and all-inclusive lifestyle while still being minutes away from vibrant metropolitan Miami. This barrier reef island is one of South Florida’s most des...