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 Jodi Juranty, Real Estate Investor
(JEM Purchases)
Comments 12
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By Alexandre DESOUTTER
Comments 7
A 19,7% increase in real estate in OntarioDespite an unprecedented economic crisis due to Covid-19 pandemic, Ontario’s housing market is not slowing down. Ontario’s real estate prices increased faster between September 2019 and September 2020 than in the whole country (19,7% vs 17,5%) – which pro...

By Connor Jaten
Comments 8
When you are in the Real Estate business honesty is one of the most important atrebutes you can have. If you are honest then your cleints will trust you, and if they trust you they will hav egood things to say about you, and if they have good things to say about you than you will get more clients...

By CORY WEIKEL, Jacksonville Real Estate
(Julington Group - Realtor - Florida Homes Realty & Mortgage)
Comments 6
Riverside is a small community located in the Urban Core neighborhood of Jacksonville Florida. The designated historic community is mainly compromised of homes built before the 1930s. The community is largely residential but does have commercial areas including Five Points and King Street. King S...

By Aaron Robinson
(Money Team Properties)
Comments 0
You may think it’s only the tenant who has a hard time paying the mortgage, but as a real estate investor or landlord, there may be times when it’s hard to pay the mortgage on your end as well. Here are some things you can do to avoid facing difficulty in paying your mortgage each month.Keep your...
In a common Real Estate transaction it includes a few different principals. There is a buyer/client, seller/client, an agent for each, an assiociate broker, and a principal broker. The seller sells the real estate with the help of an agent and the buyer buys real estate with the help of a seperat...

By Rebecca Devan, Moving Mountains to Help You Buy, Sell, or Invest!
(Living Waters Realty)
Comments 10
Not exactly a real estate related book but it is a great self-help book that will help to inspire you and maybe give a few chuckles! Jen's book is about how to stop doubting your greatness and how to start living an awesome life! Wouldn't that be great to start living an awesome life?! I download...

By Yieldi LLC, Mortgage Lender
Comments 6
A Self Directed Individual Retirement Account (SDIRA) allows owners to grow tax advantaged account balances by investing in alternative investments, such as precious metals and, yes, Real Estate. This means you can use your IRA balance to invest in Yieldi.Your portfolio should always contain the ...

By Austyn Ekker
Comments 7
Money Problems is one of the 21 ways that you can lose your Real Estate License.  Money problems can include commingling, failing to account for funds, or failing to remit money that belongs to another.  I feel that money problems is the biggest threat to principals and of the 21 ways to lose a l...
Concerned about foreclosure? While many will be ringing in 2021 with New Year celebrations, those who are in forbearance due to loss of income caused by the pandemic will see their Fannie Mae or Freddie Mac program end. Without a certain solution to financial woes, an immediate response to allevi...

By Greg Black
Comments 6
             I’m just starting out in real estate. I’m actually still in school. And full disclosure this post is part of an assignment. I want to take a minute to talk about integrity. The US Army defines integrity as “a quality you develop by adhering to moral principles. It requires that you d...

By Glenn Felson, Thought Leader in PropTech
Comments 7
My deep passion for PropTech began with my love of Real Estate.  Whether it’s a new home for a growing family, or a downsizing for empty nesters, real estate transactions are deeply emotional and often the most expensive purchase of someone’s life.  It didn’t take long for me to realize how compl...

By REP Production
(Real Estate Photography (REP) Production)
Comments 7
In today's fast-paced real estate market, potential homebuyers have numerous online resources at their fingertips. Websites, such as Zillow, Redfin, and Trulia, provide buyers with a multitude of options in finding their new home. Buyers rely on these websites' images to help them narrow down po...

By Alex Monsen
Comments 6
Starting Real Estate Agent courses I was prepared to learn about policies, procedures, etc.; but didn't realize I'd spend hours going over ethics.  Can I say I'm relieved?  A legit code of ethics.  I feel EVERY occupation should have such a thing.  

By christopher reed, Referrals for a Reason
(Elite Top 20)
Comments 5
Are you passionate about a nonprofit? If so, would you receive referrals and fund your nonprofit from the referral fee? Sound crazy? does the above and more!When a Buyer or Seller visits they can search agents by geographic location, sales volume and Company.If they c...
Money problems are some of the most common problems in real estate, being dishonest about money and certain numbers can cost you not only your license but possibly a criminal conviction. Watching over the transferring of funds is crucial for creating a safe and secure environment in your career a...

By Peter Volk, Working Hard & Loving the CLT Community
(Team Ashglen - Keller Williams, Fort Mill)
Comments 7
Millennials now make up the largest group of homebuyers in the U.S., and, as is the case with other demographic groups, many are seeking to take advantage of record-low interest rates resulting from pandemic-related economic fallout. So where are they buying? How does the Charlotte are rank as on...

By Nermeen Ghneim, Banking and Personal Finance Blogger
Comments 6
A larger house has several advantages, including more space for your family, more room for entertaining, and the chance to designate specific areas as an office. However, the decision to purchase a bigger home should not be taken lightly, as bigger houses cost significantly more to purchase and m...

By Canyon Real Estate, Professional realtor service with old west values.
(Canyon Real Estate,LLC)
Comments 9
Wyoming has been on the shortlist for many out-of-state homebuyers this year - we have seen unprecedented interest from people all across the country looking for their sweet slice of rural western land. If you've taken interest in our great state as of late, we welcome you! But there are some qua...

By Grant Whittenberger, Agent to ATX & Hill Country Area Sellers
(Outlaw Realty)
Comments 4
What better way to recharge your battery than to escape to a local getaway for the day, a weekend or a mid-week retreat?If you love all things mid-century mod or if you’re craving a bit of nostalgia that harkens back to simpler times, here a few recommendations for quaint places with a retro vibe...