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 Tim Vanvonno, Best Home Construction Company.
(VP Construction)
Comments 10
Looking to remodel your bathroom? 2019 might be your year!Gone are the days when people don’t pay much attention to their bathrooms. Just because it only takes up a small area in one’s home doesn’t mean there’s no space left to play with aesthetics. In fact, people nowadays spend more money and t...

By David Willey
(WordPress Website Maintenance & Security Services - WeWPYou)
Comments 6
This blog will provide you with thorough insight into some of the most popular WordPress live chat plugins. The internet is an ever-expanding medium and at times can lose a personal touch. That is why you need to add personalized live chat plugins to your site to make sure that your users don’t f...

By Tanya Chappell, We are a Full Service Real Estate Brokerage
(Secure Investments Realty)
Comments 14
Peace and serenity are yours in this updated Gainesville home Nestled in the tree-lined SW 4th Street is a fully renovated home that offers the best of privacy and location. This 3 bedroom, 2 bathroom home has plenty of contemporary updates to provide comfort and convenience.   The bathrooms and ...

By Malcolm Shepherd, Agent In the Reno Nevada Area
(Malcolm Shepherd)
Comments 0
Are you ready to sell your house? Are you in a seller market? We put together an infographic that shows five ways to get multiple offers in a seller’s market. You can also read a more in depth blog here. Also there is a pdf version of this infographic about five ways to get multiple offers in a s...

By Jaspreet Toor, A student becoming the best real estate agent
Comments 7
I’m a student of the real estate course, I’m currently  Learning  Of ways of losing a license. I decided to write my post about the “misrepresentation” way. From what I’ve understood, misrepresentation means when you, as a licensee, purposefully or not purposefully persuade those whom you are rep...

By Linda Moore, PA, CIPS, CLHMS,, Florida Gulf Coast and Barrier Islands Realtor
(Keller Williams Luxury Homes International)
Comments 10
I wish my first broker had taught me to focus on continually getting new listings. Lead Generation daily. Don't put all your eggs in your 1 listing basket. My business slowed down several times the past almost 15 years. I had my first $1,300,000 listing 11 years ago. It was before we had personal...
Kitchen renovations are notoriously difficult to deal with, but sometimes a complete kitchen remodel is necessary. A toddler at home makes a kitchen renovation even more challenging, but careful planning and preparation can make the process more manageable. These tips for surviving a kitchen reno...

By Keith Pellicano, Private Lender for Viginia real estate investors
(Edgeworth Lending)
Comments 9
The “BRRR” strategy combines the house flipping strategy and the buy and hold strategy for optimum results. BRRR is an acronym for buy, renovate, rent and refinance. You can look at it as flipping a house to yourself and holding it long term. It can be a quick and practical way to grow your real ...

By Susan Geoghegan, Residential real estate agent
(Downing-Frye Realty, Inc.)
Comments 9
Freddie Mac Deputy Chief Economist says "No Bubble" Realtors and homeowners concerned about another housing "bubble" affecting Florida, take heart. According to Dr. Len Kiefer, Freddie Mac deputy chief economist, currently there are no economic indicators to support that.While Kiefer acknowledges...

By Janet & Jeff Warmouth, Finding Your Home - W Style!
(BigHill Realty - The Jamie Day Team)
Comments 9
LIVING IN SPRINGBORO, Ohio Determing which city you and your family live can be very nerve racking, so understanding more about the community is vital in picking the right city to live.  Springboro is a medium-sized city located in the state of Ohio. With a population of 18,610 people and five co...

By Blueocean Apartment, Blue Ocean Apartment in Queensland, is an waterfro
(Blue Ocean Apartment)
Comments 5
Blue Ocean Apartment is recently renovated with a large, modern open plan kitchen family area, main bedroom with ensuite and second bedroom with 2 single beds. Both bathrooms have also been given a contemporary makeover. The new queen ensemble was chosen for its cool fabric comfort top. Two three...

By Andrew Mat, Home Improvement
Comments 3
 It’s true that in the 21st century, our homes have become noisy than ever before. I was born in Texas, Dallas in the ’80s and I can testify to my statement. According to an article published on WorldOmeters, the world’s population increases at a rate of 1.7% every year. So in this perspective, a...

By Dottie Brereton
(Home again)
Comments 4
Just thinking out loud.

By Kevin O'Connor, Helping Homeowners Achieve Their Dreams.
(JB Mortgage Capital, Inc.)
Comments 8
This Weeks Homeowner News:January 2019 has started with a bang in the mortgage industry as mortgage rates pushed down to levels not seen in nearly a year. While mortgage applications for both purchase and refinance transactions dropped significantly over the holidays they've rebounded back to mor...

By jayden Larkin
Comments 8
Dear Readers,I have been learning a lot about Real estate and how an agent should act witht the trust they are given. Among all of the things I learned about the one that stuck with me the most has to be Real Estate agents mishandling people's money. I feel like as a client of anyone that would b...

By Sophia Apomayta, Training to Reactivate my Real Estate License
(Roofing Sales )
Comments 0
The tempatation of dual representation is great!  Financially it is a much bigger commission and pressure of the buyer emotionally is difficult to resist and say no. This is when the agent must rationally not emotionally completely evaluate the situation.  If they decide to open the door to the p...

By Henry Beck
Comments 5
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By Pankaj Rai, I am a real estate agent and i love work in field.
Comments 8
In synopsis, you must do everything that you can, to figure out about selling real estate. Real estate has ever been among the very best investment opportunities in India. Toronto Real estate has definitely recorded a good deal of investment action in late times.Agents should have more education ...

By wesmat tengto, happy always
Comments 9
After decades of involvement, in financial planning, and more than a decade, as a Real Estate Licensed Salesperson, in the State of New York, periodically, I find it valuable, to take a closer look, at the current trends, future possibilities (and factors which might have an impact), and how, to...

By Pinnacle Properties 4 U, Quality Homes And Properties
(Pinnacle Properties 4 U)
Comments 5
Understanding the dynamics of Home Loans and their re-paymentsHomes Loans can be both fixed and flexible, and they have made the dream of owning a piece of real estate come true for a lot of people. The gravitas of spending the lifetime savings has a high magnitude. Thus, it is a decision which n...