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 ClearPath Lending, ClearPath Lending is a nationwide mortgage lender
(ClearPath Lending)
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First-time home buyers experience a whirlwind of emotions. When you're feeling excited, proud, or nervous, the mortgage process can be overwhelming. Don't worry, it doesn't have to be! Wherever you are on your home buying journey, ClearPath Lending is here to give you the confidence to move forwa...
There are three main differences between modern standard floor paint construction and floor painting.1.Different substrate treatmentsTraditional painting does not pay attention to the substrate treatment, sometimes concrete without any treatment on the primer, some only a little treatment, treatm...

By Sara Wolf
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  Purchasing property is a goal many people work their entire lives to achieve. Working towards helping people achieve these goals should be viewed as an honor for agents and brokers. That is why building trust as an agent is one of the most important aspects of the job.    To build trust you sho...

By Juliet Womack, Blogger & graduate student
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It’s been almost two years since my boyfriend and I have moved into our first apartment. We moved out in May 2019 (I graduated with my B.S. in Psychology in December 2018), and I’ve got to say, maintaining a healthy relationship is a lot easier than maintaining an apartment. And I hope that it st...
The pandemic took a toll on all of us in some way or other. In these times of uncertainty, the only sure thing is that life will not be the same again. The housing market took a significant hit among various other markets. Furthermore, people do not have the same demands anymore. In a nutshell, t...

By Wayne Miller, “To educate & communicate...
(Compass)
Comments 3
November 3, 2020, will live in my memory forever because this was the day that the presidential election was decided. Whether your candidate won or not democracy was alive and well not only in my Hillcrest neighborhood, but in all of America. As I sat in my Hillcrest home, I heard car horns blari...

By Kyle Floyd, Your professional key locator !
(Sage Street Realty)
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Updated townhome is available now! Great location. The grounds of Creekbend townhomes feature access to 2 pools, a tennis court, gate access to a walking trail in Richland College. 3 bedrooms 2.5 baths and 2 carports with private patio. The Master bedroom downstairs with two bedrooms upstairs. Up...

By Guy DeGiacinto, Luxury Real Estate
(Guy DeGiacinto - Luxury Real Estate)
Comments 4
Sellers in Palm Beach FL pay around 3% of the purchase price as an estimate of closing costs. This is excluding real estate commissions. The closing costs when selling a house in Palm Beach FL include: Documentary Stamp Taxes. Title Search Price. Condominium/HOA Association. Estoppel Letter Fee. ...

By Melbourne Property Valuation
(Melbourne Property Valuation)
Comments 3
 Have you got a home you want to sell, or need to find out the need for but do not know what it is really worth?Discovering the need for your house in the present marketplace can be hard without skilled assist. Consulting a sworn property valuer for the home valuation is a good selection.Also ref...

By Phillip Syrios, Investor and Property Manager
(333Rent)
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We broke down how to deescalate conflicts with tenants; whether it be over rent, late fees, moveouts, maintenance, etc. This skill is essential to staying sane in the property management business.  We're both partners in Stewardship Investments, LLC, which owns just shy of 500 units in the Kansas...
I am excited to have found Active Rain.  I can share my thoughts on here.I help Realtors in Las Vegas, NV with their Social Media Marketing and Lead Generation.I have been in Digital Marketing now 18 years.My husband builds custom homes for Blue Heron - he loves working there.  We have 3 boys 21,...

By Mary Bahe, Specializing in the Sun City Georgetown, TX area
(Rugg Realty LLC)
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$249,900Sometimes life throws us a curveball! Owner’s plan changed and this property is available again & better than ever. Brand new HVAC system fresh paint throughout, new window coverings, new ceiling fans, carpets cleaned & tile floors steam cleaned. Move in ready. Inspection report available...

By megan clark
(Real estate )
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    As many Of you may know, there are so many different principals of real estate, as well as different types of agensts. Some of you may not know the differences between them.                    Lets start off with the different types of agents. The first one is a Special agent which can also b...

By Insight Property Valuations
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Are you acquainted with the word sworn valuer? Are you aware of the market importance of your residence? It is crucial to obtain your territory valuations accomplished. Knowledge about the valuation of attributes is essential to minimize deficits while dealing with marketing or buying belongings....

By Josh McCarthy
(loanDepot NMLS 353918)
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- https://www.loandepot.com/mortgage-calculator/refinance... 

By Willie Robinson, Real Estate Agent
(Sea Beach Media )
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 More and more investors venture into the real estate business each day. With the increased competition in the market place, only smart investors thrive. It’s then critical to invest in the right accessories to beat the competition. A perfect example is high-quality locks. There are various secur...

By Amy Maiello, single family residential and vacation properties
(The Amy Group Powered by Exp Realty)
Comments 0
GUIDE TO BUYING YOUR FIRST HOME Adulting can be a really difficult thing, but we all start somewhere. Perhaps for you, it started as an afterthought while sitting in your apartment or at your parent’s home, and you have an epiphany! “Hey, why am I paying someone else’s mortgage?” Now you’re on to...

By Steve Trunnell, Real estate agent serving Denver
(Keller Williams)
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edm-01 8240 S Locust Way Centennial CO 80112   Welcome home! You are bound to fall in love with this two-story home as it not only offers great curb appeal but so much more! As you enter the front door you will walk into to a large living area and formal dining room. Continue walking into the din...

By Jantsen Teuscher
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When contemplating the perfect citizen, both classical Greek philosophers Plato and Aristotle agreed that one postive charateristic would be a citizen who abstains from lying. They argued that in order to have the basics of a society the members of it need to have at least some idea honest and tr...

By Benjamin Gordon, Student
(Liquid Equity)
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It isn't often that I feel like venting, but it was because of the situation I am about to share with you that I decided to get involved in the real estate industry.  My parents owned some raw ground on the side of a small mountain in a small, but growing town. The State had issued several direct...
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