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 Babli roy, Raksha Bandhan Gifts Delivery in USA
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By Avid Isaiah
(Low Income)
The battle against poverty and unemployment is one of the biggest social conflicts being waged by the USA in the present. People who are unemployed and living in the midst of poverty, some are without the basic necessities that allow their lives to run effortlessly.Certain of these issues create barriers between them and the opportunities that could assist them in breaking free from the grip of poverty and unemployment. One of the most tragic things is the fact that gas is essential to our daily lives. For cooking our meals or for fuelling our vehicles.The cost of gas has been steadily increasing in the past to the point that a tank of gasoline in an average vehicle with a capacity of twelve gallons is approximately forty-six dollars. This is an enormous amount of money to those who hav...
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By kim sungnyon, Banking Instruments
(ABI Euro Finance Service Limited )
As a Finance and Investment Company who is a Premier Provider of Trade Finance, Project Finance & Funding; We also offer discountable Bank Instruments at rates being as low as Two Percent (2%) of the required BG | SBLC | DLC | LC | PB | MTN | Bank Drafts Face Value.We offer basically a wide range of Financial Instruments including;- Standby Letters of Credit- Bank Guarantees- Deferred / Documentary Letters of Credit- Red Clause Letters of Credit- Usance Letters of Credit- Performance Guarantees- Demand Guarantees- POF messages- Pre Advice Message- Comfort Letters- Ready Willing and Able (RWA) messages; and we are able to complete a transaction within 48 to 72 hours depending on the requirement of the Lessee / Buyer Side.Should you have an interest in the Lease and Sale of these, kindly ...
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By Kourtney Thompson
(Agent Professor)
When becoming a real estate agent and choosing a brokerage to start your career in, it's important to gauge what kind of supervisor you will have. Are you going into an environment where you will be supported, given guidance, and managed properly; or, are you going to be walking through your career blindly with no structure or anyone to turn to in difficult situations? Having a good relationship with your broker is extremely important to you and your success. It is imperative that they take their role as your supervisor seriously. As we step into the real estate world, we typically only see the good side of things from our peers and influences in the community. We see the "freedom" they have the social events they get to attend, and of course the money. What we don't often see are the s...
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A topic of discussion that comes up from time to time is what advertising is allowed and what advertising is not allowed when promoting your Real Estate Business.  The temptation to get your name out there in any way possible is very compelling.  Whether you're advertising in an industry magazine, at a bus stop, or even at your kid's school events, you should always look for that edge to get in front of people and get that coveted name recognition.  Although the above techniques are all legal ways to advertise, I have personally come across an agent that chose to take it a step further.  This agent decided that to get their name out there and compete with all of the other agents, they placed their open house signs on every corner of our town.  We noticed this and at first said, "Wow, th...
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By Greg Tresler, We Buy Houses For Cash As Is! House Buyers Florida
(House Buyers Florida)
Google is the most popular search engine on the internet. It's also a ranking system, and you can use this to your advantage by making sure that when people do searches on Google they will end up seeing your business listing first! The 5 Pillars of Google discusses how one should dominate listings at #1 for their keywords so it looks like what users expect - which means higher rankings than ever before possible. Want to get your business at the top of Google search? Check this out!We're hosting a FREE webinar weekly: "How to Dominate the First Page of Google for Hot Leads?" hosted by Greg Tresler of Digital Marketing Evolutions.Join us to learn how to grow your business with the help of Google. You can also check out our Facebook group namely "How to Dominate the First Page of Google" t...
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By Sandy Bolinger, Your Success is My Top Priority
(Sandy Bolinger Realty Group)
Search current inventory of Flower Mound Texas Home for Sale in Canyon FallsFlower Mound Texas Home for Sale in Canyon Falls6209 Leatherstem Flower Mound Texas 76226Price: $700,000MLS number: 20032031Bedrooms: 5Bathrooms: 3Square Footage: 3088Wonderful opportunity to own a stunning Flower Mound home in ARGYLE ISD. Call Sandy Bolinger at 817-409-6195 to see if this property is still available and arrange a showing.You Will Love the Chic Elegance of this home and the Active Community lifestyle found in Canyon FallsSet in the highly sought-after Canyon Falls Community, this exceptional home offers a welcoming interior, flow-through living/kitchen/dining area, and relaxed living spaces. Step inside to a welcoming light-filled home, designed with your comfort in mind. This home comprises 5 b...
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By Stephany Lemus
Daniel Franky of Franky Realty was being sued by Hilda and Olga for neglecting to disclose a moldy basement . However, documents between the counterparties were found in the broker's file, including a discussion regarding the moldy basement, a copy of the inspection report, and a document from the new openers  refusing any request for the moldy basement to be treated. Because of issues like these, Narnias's regulations were clarified in 1529 BC to include the necessity to keep documents as well as other relevant data. Hieroglyphic messages are specifically disqualified from the obligation to Hilda and Olga were suing broker Daniel  Franky of Franky Realty for failing to disclose a moldy basement. However, in the broker's file were documents between both sides that included a conversatio...
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By Jacqueline Warner, Put our experience knowledge,service and professio
WASHINGTON (April 26, 2022) – The number of Realtors® involved with buying or selling a property with green features has significantly increased in the past year, according to a recent study from the National Association of Realtors®. The 2022 REALTORS® and Sustainability Report surveyed NAR members nationwide regarding sustainability issues currently facing the real estate industry.Half of agents and brokers surveyed said they helped a client buy or sell a property with green features during the past 12 months, a notable jump compared to 32% in 2021.Nearly two out of three respondents – 63% – said that energy efficiency promotion in listings was very or somewhat valuable. Over half of agents and brokers – 51% – found that their clients were somewhat or very interested in sustainability...
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If you’re selling your house, take some time to get it ready to get the best price. Remodeling with return on investment (ROI) in mind is a smart move. Your house is an enormous investment, and any money you put into it should add value that you’ll recoup when you sell. Although you may have to address some repair and remodeling issues first, some simple cosmetic improvements can help freshen your house and set the tone for a faster and more lucrative sale. Remember to put yourself in the shoes of potential buyers before listing your home for sale. Take a critical look at your space to see what should be updated, upgraded, spruced up, or cleared out. Now, let’s dive right in!Consider Your Location and House ValueSome upgrades may work better for some houses, while other tweaks might wor...
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By Nicole O'Reilly, Licensed in AZ while working on UT and CO.
(Equity Real Eastate)
I've been seeing some troubling trends in our real estate market here in Arizona. I've seen more agents getting closer and closer to ignoring their fiduciary duties. Advising your client to give up their home inspection in their offer, does that seem like a slippery slope? What about when an agent doesn't send their client a listing because the commission is low. Is it in a sellers best interest to take the larger commission split and offer the buyers agent much less? Our clients may not know how these things can hurt them. Keep in mind it's our clients best interest.
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By Mathew Sellers
How often do we see ads that promise certain things? Those ads tend to look very appealing on the outside, and make us want to investigate. Well, that is the purpose of an ad, to catch the audiences eyes. However, how many times have you then called or visited the company and they deliver less than half of what they promised? I have had this happen too many times, and it is something that can be very upsetting, especially if you end up becoming a client for said business. If we are to then start our own business in real estate, why would we falsely advertise? We absolutely should not. When we falsely advertise, the quick popularity we receive from customers won't last very long. As soon as those people realize we lied, we will receive negative reviews, complaints, and can even have othe...
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By Christie M, Content Marketing Expert at Styldod
Every day, we see multiple new listings popping up in the Real Estate Market, but only a few of them gain customer attention. These projects get a better edge on the market and have a higher sale ratio when compared with the other projects out there. Hence to make your real estate listing stand out in the market, you must have a proper strategy and an efficient plan. This article will discuss the proven ways to make your property stand out in this competitive market. Let's take a look. StagingStaging is one of the key factors that'll help you to make your home stand out in the real estate market. An empty room image gives an idea of what the room looks like, but it doesn't look appealing to the buyer. On the other hand, a professionally staged room looks appealing to the buyer because o...
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By Crisp CTC, Real Estate Concierge Solutions Provider is a reputable real estate Concierge solutions provider. We offer a concierge service for your closings so that your clients can enjoy the process. If you want to take advantage of our great services, keep in touch with us.
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By Justin Marshall, Kickass Real Estate Team
(Marshall Team - Remax Results)
So happy to be in the great community of Real Estate Agents.  Can't wait to chat with you and grow together!
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By Sonia Taska
(Adams, Cameron & Co., REALTORS)
Advice For Buying a Luxury HomeOwning a luxury home is an amazing feeling, but before the keys are in your hand, you must first navigate a quite different process than normal real estate transactions. When entering into the luxury real estate market, it's wise to heed the advice of agents and buyers who are familiar with these endeavors. Here are a few tips to consider as you shop for a luxury home. Create a Wish ListBuyers of any home can get easily overwhelmed with their options if they don't have a checklist to keep them grounded. Create a list that details the elements or amenities within the home that you absolutely need, that you would like, and that you don't necessarily want. This will keep you focused on finding the home that accurately meets your lifestyle needs. Explore the A...
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By Alejandro Ferro, Real Estate Agent/Investor Servicing Chicago
(Ferro Home Buyers)
After two years of dealing with the pandemic and setting up forbearance plans, many homeowners will be looking for solutions to get back on track.Did you lose your Job during covid? Did you need to relocate or change careers and your income has changed? I want to go over some of the options available and give you some industry insight. It is expected within the next several months there will be a lot of forbearance plans due as Covid-19 relief programs will soon expire.Depending what your current situation with your home will depend on the path taken.Here Are Possible Solutions To Avoid Foreclosure and Get You Back On Track.   Reinstate the past due balance (large sum payment) Repayment Plan (pay more monthly till caught up) Payment Deferral (puts a lien separate amount to be paid later...
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By Debbie Warner, Lawyer
(Warner & Warner, P.L.)
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By Jason Gavadza, Jason Gavadza The Super Bowl Realtor
(Keller Williams Referred Urban Realty)
The Ground Rules For Home Buying Success   Buying a home is a major decision that should not be taken lightly. There are many things to consider before making an offer on a home. Here are some ground rules for home buying success. Section 1: The Importance of Researching Homes Section 2: How to Make an Offer that is Accepted Section 3: What to do After the Sale is Final Home buying can be a daunting task, and with careful planning and execution, the process can be smooth and successful. There are few purchases in life that carry the financial and psychological weight of buying a home.  Whether you are buying your first home, moving up to your dream home, or downsizing your home and your life after the kids have gone, it is important to understand the ground rules for success in the wor...
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