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101 Ideas for Your Real Estate Blog

Need some ideas for your real estate blog?  

Ideas for your real estate blogIf you have a real estate website and are new to blogging — or just have a case of writer’s block — we have the cure!   Below you will find 101 ideas for your real estate blog topics from home buyer advice to hyper local news and market updates.  It is sure to keep you busy for the next year or two!

MARKET DATA BLOGS

1) How’s the Market in XYZ Neighborhood?
2) Metro Area Quarterly Market Reports
3) Neighborhood Market Reports / Sales Data
4) Local Adsorption Rates
5) Most expensive recent sales in XYZ neighborhood or town
6) Case Schiller monthly affordability index (i.e. “Is it a good time to buy or invest?”)

REAL ESTATE ACTIVITY BLOG TOPICS

7) Celebrity home sales
8) Just Listed home
9) Just Sold home
10) Under Contract home
11) Success Stories (i.e. Toot your own horn!)
12) Deal of the Week (highlight best buys in your area)
13) “Dream” homes for sale in XYZ neighborhood or city

HOME BUYER ADVICE BLOGS

14)  5 Reasons Why You Should Buy a Home this Year
15)  What Expenses to Expect When Purchasing your Home or Condo
16)  Tips for Interviewing a REALTOR
17)  The importance of hiring a home inspector
18)  Improving your credit score / preparing for homeownership
19)  Checklist for home ownership
20)  Find the best deal on a home (not just the foreclosed home)
21)  What are your financing options (Conventional Loans, FHA, 403b Streamline, HomePath, etc)
22)  Minimum credit score requirements for Conventional and FHA Loans
23)  Investing in your first property
24)  Tips to Improve your credit score
25)  10 Things to Consider When Buying a Condo
26)  10 Things to Consider When Buying Your First Home
27)  10 Things to Consider When Buying a Short Sale
28)  10 Things to Consider When Buying a Foreclosure Home
29) How to Win a Bidding War

HOME SELLER ADVICE BLOGS

30)  Tips for Interviewing and Finding the Right REALTOR
31)  Staging your home to sell
32)  How to Create a Bidding War for Your Home
33)  Importance of Pricing your home to sell
34)  What NOT to do when selling your home
35)  Removing pets and pet supplies when showing your home
36)  Preparing the FRONT of your home for sale (clean windows, doors, lights, etc)
37)  10 Most important marketing tools when selling your home
38)  Home improvements that will increase the value of your property
39)  The benefit of a pre-inspection before listing your home
40)  Is this the right time to sell your home?
41)  Why isn’t my home selling?
42)  Before and After Staging Photos
43)  Avoiding foreclosure
44)  The importance of using a professional photographer
45)  Why Buyers and Sellers need a real estate professional

HOMEOWNERSHIP TOPICS

46)  Reminders to apply for Homestead Exemption
47)  Updates on County or City Property Taxes and Milage Rates
48)  Rebates on energy-efficient items for the home
49)  Landscaping tips and tricks
50)  Household repair tips, tricks and reminders
51)  5 Ways You Can “Go Green” this Weekend
52)  10 ways to green your home’s exteriors
53)  5 Simple Ways to Save Energy
54)  Local green companies, contractors and service providers
55)  Places you can recycle electronics, computers, light bulbs in your community

HYPER-LOCAL BLOGS

56)  Offer a weekly or monthly coupon to a local business
57)  Deal of the Week (highlight best buys in your area)
58)  Subdivision of the Week (use lots of photos and/or video!)
59)  Neighborhood of the Week
60)  Condominium Complex of the Week
61)  Townhome Community of the Month
62)  Weekend Festivals and Events
63)  Weekend FREE Events & Things to Do
64)  Family Friendly Events this Month
65) 101 Reasons Why I Love My Town or Neighborhood
66) Things to do in your neighborhood (parks, playgrounds, etc)
67) Highlight a local business in your neighborhood
68) Promote a special event in your neighborhood
69) Promote a special person in your neighborhood who is committed to helping others
70) A tour of your neighborhood (using photos or video)
71) Restaurant Reviews (with food photos)
72) Interview locally-owned restaurants or shops
73) Local farmer’s markets
74) New companies moving to your town / employment opportunities
75) Animal Shelters & Rescues (highlight a special pup!)
76) Heliports and small landing fields for jets (great for the luxury market!)
77) Consignment / Yard Sales
78) Get outside! Hiking trails, bike paths, and parks
79) Volunteer opportunities
80) Best Happy Hour
81) Best Golf Courses (and rates!)
82) Best BBQ / Ice Cream / Steaks / Margaritas

SCHOOLS

83) Sporting events & game scores
84) School supply lists
85) Accolades (top schools, recent awards)
86) Top Elementary Schools in XYZ
87) Top High Schools in XYZ County
88) Top Private Schools in XYZ

NEWCOMERS

89) 10 things you MUST do in your first 30 days
90) New in town? Important phone numbers and service providers
91) New in town? Popular neighborhoods and/or schools
92) New in town? Hot spots for dining and night life

CONTESTS

93) Monthly photo contests
94) Best garden or yard in XYZ neighborhood or subdivision
95) Best Halloween Costumes
96) Gift certificates to popular local restaurants

ABOUT YOU!  Let your readers get to know you a little better.

97) Interesting Real Estate Experiences
98) Book recommendations
99) Family updates (birth announcements, 50th Birthday, new puppy, etc)
100) 10 Things that set me apart from the competition
101) Three Things about me that most people don’t know

 

Alright, agents!  You are officially out of excuses!  Let’s get blogging….

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