Hacker Connect January 16 in New York
An event for and by the real estate tech community

A teen blogger, who not long ago was writing posts about AP exams and Disney's latest "Pirates of the Caribbean" film, is now a paid writer for several real estate blogs -- including a site dedicated to Caribbean real estate. Joseph Natividad's contributions to a high school student-written blog site maintained by a San Francisco Bay Area newspaper catapulted him into a stint as a paid blogger. Natividad spent an hour or two per day assisting with the newspaper's blog site. "I looked at it more as a hobby than as a chore," he said. "I turn on the computer a lot." College-bound Natividad, 18, lamented in a post at the Contra Costa Times' Life in Perspective blog site about his trouble in locating a summer job. John Harper, an online marketing specialist for The Harper Team, a Keller Willia...