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 Kathleen McCoy, Real Estate Agent
(Keller Williams Partners Realty)
Comments 3
YES, it can be done! You can stop foreclosure in Broward and Palm Beach counties, Fort Lauderdale,  Florida.   If you are a homeowner who is is struggling to pay your mortgage because of a long term job loss, divorce, decreased income or any other type of hardship then you can stop foreclosure.  ...
By Rachel Hernandez
Comments 49
"Be agressive." aggressive. That's some of the brilliant advice I've received as I've begun to navigate the world of Real Estate. But there's a problem; I'm not agressive. I'm not a salesperson. There is nothing wrong with being a salesperson, I quite en...
By Rick Eisenberg
(kidder+ real estate)
Comments 4
  Luxury Pine Brook Hills Home Perched Above Boulder, CO 100 Valley View Way   Boulder, CO  80304   Close in to Boulder yet removed from the hubub! Price: $2,495,000MLS number:733646 Bedrooms: 6Bathrooms: 7Square Footage: 8,619   Majestic home with stunning, panoramic views perched right above Bo...
By Frank Dowd, Licensed Title Agent, Associates Land Transfer Co.
Comments 2
Technology eventually changes everything. Just imagine what it would be like for both Motorola and Kodak today if their focus remained on selling consumers beepers and instamatic cameras with flashcubes and film rolls. They’d be laughed out of the marketplace. However, not everyone is willing to...
By Eileen Knode, REALTOR
(Long and Foster Real Estate)
Comments 0
It may be taking a little longer to achieve the Dream of Home ownership, but it is happening! I have been fortunate enough to work with some fantastic first time home buyers who have displayed much patience and perseverance in their journey. We have muddled through the often messy foreclosure inv...
 Tennessee Tellico Lake Appeal....Majestic....where you will find More Bang for Your Buck!  "I believe there is no greater satisfaction in life then to be able to live your dreams!"  Why not, East Tennessee! You will mesmerized by East Tennessee's natural beauty, the peak living exp...
By Evan Ryan
(Buy and Sell Group)
Comments 3
Completely Remodeled home close to BBC. Perfect for students needing to walk. Old world charm with new world appliances. Remodeled in 2006 with new everything! New roof, HVAC, Fence, Appliances, and a brand new Water Heater. The house was just updated with new Paint and Carpet. Big fenced in back...
CNN just named Orlando the fourth most desirable city in America to reside. With our beautiful weather,  professional sports, booming hospitality, health and technology industries, world recognized colleges and universities and of course our domination of the theme park universe, it’s hard to arg...
  Webb City, Missouri is a small community of just over 11,000 people.  The Farmer's Market is one of many treasures this community offers.  Part of my Saturday morning routine is standing under a pavilion at the entrance of Webb City's King Jack Park, anxiously waiting for the bell to r...
Sellers and buyers may be discussing the same house, but rarely see the house the same. When a seller lists a house, he or she may think it’s priced just right to sell, they’ve staged it just right to sell and that they have timed the market just right for a quick sale. Before a buyer even sees a...
By Jennifer Cowan
(The Cowan Connection Team)
Comments 3
Since First Impressions are everything, make sure the door area looks clutter-free and inviting.  Give your home a good Power Wash - don't forget to also wash the driveway, sidewalk, deck and front door. White paint is out. We recommend adding a little color, check out the new OPI colors at ...
By Richard Woodward, Service Beyond Expectations! Your Texas Lender
(Interlinc Mortgage Services, LLC #205696)
Comments 4
FANNIE MAE HOMESTYLE® RENOVATION LOAN Whether you are looking to purchase a Dallas Texas home that needs renovations or repairs or are refinancing an existing mortgage and looking to make home improvements, the Fannie Mae Homestyle® Renovation Loan is an excellent home loan choice.   Are you look...
By Jenn Hart
(Realtor, Richmond VA, Jefferson Properties )
Comments 19
I'll admit it....I'm a sucker for all those surveys on Facebook.  No, not the ones asking "how redneck are you" or "which character are you on Orange is the New Black".  I'm talking about the surveys that reveal interesting little nuggets about the  towns and citie...
By Laura Miller, Realtor - Luxury Tampa Properties
(Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc. - Luxury Tampa Properties)
Comments 0
Tampa Bay Equestrian Properties There is an extensive range of horse property for sale in Tampa Bay. When you are ready to move to one of our equestrian neighborhoods, I am happy to show you the horse property for sale in Hillsborough, Pasco, and/or Pinellas County.    If you are interested in a...
By Corridor Mortgage Group, Opening doors to your future®
(Corridor Mortgage Group)
Comments 0
What a fantastic event at Waverly Woods Golf Course in Marriottsville, MD for Special Olympics! Sign up today and Play "Fore" a Cause!
By Nicole Merritt, 38 years serving the Texas Hill Country
(Century21 The Hills)
Comments 0
Hello Fellow Agents and Newcomers! What a nice summer.  We are now in the dog days of Kerrville  but without the 100+ temperatures of yesteryear.  It is hot, no doubt about it but the early rains have sure helped.  Big Swap meet in Fredericksburg this weekend.  Usually over 10,000 people show up ...
By Barbara Mooers, 253-278-6389 HomeLoans;VA Loan-Specialist WA State
(Primary Residential Mortgage, INC)
Comments 99
You have done the hard part in the house buying process and chosen a lender and a real estate agent to work with.  You have also gone out and found the home of your dreams!  Best of all, your team has done a great job of negotiating the best deal for you.   Now, as a buyer, all you have to do is ...
By Krista Thomsen
Comments 4
                           The Best Beach in South Bellevue. The Best Beach in South Bellevue is absolutely Newcastle Beach. This beach boasts acres of wonderfully soft, green grass and classic Northwest landscaping of rhododendron plants, evergreen trees, and walking trails aplenty. The beach i...
By Michele Smylie Clark, ,#480-390-4182,
Comments 0
 ***1 bedroom 1 bathroom plus den in Renaissance Villas in Litchfield Park, Arizona perfect for all our Alberta friends.  Former model, and close to Clubhouse and resort amenities.  This unit comes fully furnished with luxury accommodations.  Spacious living and formal dining room.  Breakfast bar...
By Anita Allen, Realtor - Homes for Sale in Pace and Milton, FL
(Coldwell Banker United, Realtors - 850-377-4410)
Comments 3
Homes for Sale in Stonebrook Subdivision Pace, FL   
Why Do People Live here? Stonebrook is one of the most desired gated communities of single family homes in Pace. It is a beautiful golfing community located in Santa Rosa County.
  There are 13 phases in the subdivision with over 614 lots surro...