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 Zachary Parker, Real Estate Marketing Pro | SEO Gun for Hire
(ProSource Media)
Comments 4
While Cambridge is technically outside of the City of Boston, data trends in the housing market and in particular the rental market in Cambridge closely mirror that of Boston.  Both are highly cyclical markets that depend heavily on apartment turnover from the local student population.  So while ...

By Juan Padilla Sánchez
(Joyful Places Makler )
Comments 4
Joyful Places Makler has specialized in the brokerage and marketing of internationally offered real estate, land and port areas, which, on the one hand, are offered in cooperation with brokers colleagues in the US, Canada and Australia to customers, principally located in Europe and Germany,  and...

By Max Louder, Lurker With An Occasional Opinion
Comments 0
My wife Emily has been an interior designer for more than 10 years now.Being the doting husband that I am, I have and will continue to do everything to support, encourage and assist in the development of her career to the best of my abilities (not that she really needs it, she's doing pretty grea...

By Andre Oentoro
Comments 4
Real estate is a massive industry with a fierce competition. Having said that, it’s only fair if you want a lead generation method that can cut through the noise and score some red-hot leads.As millennials are joining the marketing forces for real estate agencies and startups, their marketing str...

By Kelly Sollinger, People over profit every time.
(Georgia Fair Offer)
Comments 6
If you’ve inherited a property and you’re planning to sell it, make sure you read this blog post for 3 tips about how to price your inherited home in Atlanta for sale…Did you inherit a property that you’re now thinking about selling? While an inherited property can be a wonderful gift from a love...

By Landon Morrison, Fix & Flip / Buy & Hold Specialist
(Networth Realty)
Comments 4
I work with a few clients that have 1031situations and need to pick up a new investment property. I saw this benfits list and wanted to share. Please reach out if you need to pick up a new property before your 1031 exchange expires. While avoiding those steep capital gains taxes is, for most, the...
I am currently enrolled in my real estate course online and we are learning about ethics and conduct. I have reviewed newsletters on the website and researched cases online. I was surprised to discover the number of violations that were associated with misrepresentation in advertising and bad rec...

By Brandii Hollis
(eXp Realty)
Comments 45
So, I've decided to give blogging a try. I'm not completely sure how this is going to go, but I'm hoping it will be informational and fun! I thought I'd start by giving you some information about me. I am a real estate agent in Sacramento, CA. Real estate is a passion of mine. It makes me so happ...

By Carin Molin, Home - Where Life Happens, We lead You to it!
(Top Agent Realty Group)
Comments 8
The last 6 to 9 months seems to have had so much pent up demand in the areas I sell and do leasing in.. But this month is the first time its seems to have slowed slightly.  Inventory is still super low, but people are slowing with the competitive bidding and have just decided to wait it out if th...

By The Architecture Designs
Comments 5
Washbasins are one of those plush elements which reflect the personality of the host and create an impression among the visitors. Modern halls or dining rooms are the convergent points in your home which are visited by everyone who comes to your home, however, people always seem to ignore the mos...

By Sean Stosich
Comments 7
"21 ways to lose your real estate license" it sounds like a Paul Simon song. If you lose it, it's time to "make a new plan, Stan".  Though there are many ways to lose a real estate license, one that is pretty interesting to me is the False Advertising. With all of the ways to market these days it...

By Robin Evans, Your Favorite Landlord
(York H-G Properties, LLC)
Comments 9
A frequently discussed topic in the rental industry is regarding Assistance Animals. Per Fair Housing Assistance Animals for people with disabilities are not pets. Assistance animals are animals that work, provide assistance, or perform tasks for the benefit of a person with a disability - includ...

By Blake Joerger, "Your Realtor® for Always" serving Portland area
(Coldwell Banker)
Comments 9
It was a strange year.... probably the strangest I've ever had.... sales were good, yet social distancing made it odd for sure!  

Comments 11
The relationship between a client and an agent is one of the most critical factors affecting the real state industry. The most important part of this relationship should be an honest communication. in my opinion, agents must always tell the truth to clients at all times, because  honesty is the r...

By Erik Omer
Comments 7
Honesy is very important in real estate. As an agent you are going to have to disclose any material facts about the property condition. You will also have to put the client's interest above everything else. It is your responsibility to make sure everything from reasonable care, accounting, loyalt...

By Steven Richards, "Since I made it HERE I can make it anywhere"
Comments 12
For any improper action, there is a reason behind it. But did you know that there's a root that fuels the reason? What is even more interesting is that not everyone knows about the root of the reason, which is why it is so dangerous. What do you think it is? What is the root that gives power to t...

By Paige Dominguez
Comments 6
         When a client trusts a real estate agent with their transaction, that real estate agent has fiduciary duties that are important to follow. The client need to know that their confidentiality will be safe and that agent will remain loyal. When an agent breaks that trust, they are breaking ...

By Tim Freund, Your Friend In Real Estate
(Dilbeck Estates/Christie's Int'l Real Estate)
Comments 8
Everyone agrees that amongst some of the biggest surprises brought on by the Covid-19 Pandemic, is the trend towards home improvement.  The obvious need for a home school, home office or two in many cases and the need for at home entertainment in light of the lockdowns, cannot be understated.  I ...

By Devin Rottweiler
Comments 6
I have been studying in my pre exam 120 hour course and I have gotten into the part that it talks about how we can lose our licenses and some of the things that can happen so that disiplinary actions have to be taken. I chose to focus in on dishonesty because I think it is the root of almost all ...
Need to put resources into real estate with no monetary danger and no cash or credit? Wholesaling houses is a famous decision. I for one think wholesaling can be a provoking method to begin, however the way that you can begin in real estate contributing with no hindrance of passage makes wholesal...