Let's Get Blogging - 101+ Ideas for Your Real Estate Blog (Part II)

Real Estate Agent with eXp Realty - Nest Atlanta Team

The battle with "Blogger's Block" is officially OVER!  Best Atlanta Real Estate Blogs


Thanks to all of my fellow ActiveRainers, we now have list of not 101 ideas for your blog -- but 125 fantastic ideas!


Sometimes it can be difficult to break through our writer's block and come up with new things to write about.  Now, there are NO EXCUSES! 


Ideas for Your Real Estate Blog

  1. Metro Area Quarterly Market reports
  2. Neighborhood Market Reports / Sales Data
  3. How's the Market in XYZ Neighborhood?
  4. Local Adsorption Rates
  5. Most expensive recent sales in XYZ neighborhood or town
  6. "Dream" homes for sale in XYZ neighborhood or city
  7. Celebrity home sales
  8. Home buyer incentives
  9. Interest rate changes (or forecasted changes)
  10. Changes in current legislation (that would be important to home buyers or home owners)
  11. Case Schiller monthly affordability index (i.e. "Is it a good time to buy or invest?")
  12. Why Buyers and Sellers need a real estate professional
  13. Just Listed home
  14. Just Sold home
  15. Under Contract home
  16. Success Stories (i.e. Toot your own horn!)
  17. Marketing Tips - Promoting your business and listings on Facebook
  18. Marketing Tips - Using new technology to promote your listing... or your business
  19. Deal of the Week (highlight best buys in your area)
  20. Subdivision of the Week (use lots of photos and/or video!)
  21. Neighborhood of the Week
  22. Condominium Complex of the Week
  23. Townhome Community of the Week
  24. Loft of the Week
  25. Thursday (or Tuesday) Townhome Tours
  26. Freebie Friday
  27. Weekend Festivals and Events
  28. Weekend FREE Events & Things to Do
  29. 10 Things to Consider When Buying a Condo
  30. 10 Things to Consider When Buying Your First Home
  31. 10 Things to Consider When Buying a Short Sale
  32. 10 Things to Consider When Buying a Foreclosure Home
  33. For Buyers - 10 Reasons Why to Buy a Home this Year
  34. For Buyers - 5 Mistakes that First-Time Home Buyers Make
  35. For Buyers - What Expenses to Expect When Purchasing your Home or Condo
  36. For Buyers - Tips for Interviewing a REALTOR
  37. For Buyers - The importance of hiring a home inspector
  38. For Buyers - Improving your credit score / preparing for homeownership
  39. For Buyers - Checklist for home ownership
  40. For Buyers - Find the best deal on a home (not just the foreclosed home)
  41. For Buyers - Financing options (Conventional Loans, FHA, 403b Streamline, HomePath, etc)
  42. For Buyers - Minimum credit score requirements for Conventional and FHA Loans
  43. For Buyers - Investing in your first property
  44. For Sellers - Tips for Interviewing a REALTOR
  45. For Sellers - Avoiding foreclosure
  46. For Sellers - Staging your home to sell
  47. For Sellers - Pricing your home to sell
  48. For Sellers - What NOT to do when selling your home
  49. For Sellers - Removing pets and pet supplies when showing your home
  50. For Sellers - Preparing the FRONT of your home for sale (clean windows, doors, lights, etc)
  51. For Sellers - 10 Most important marketing tools when selling your home
  52. For Sellers - De-personalize your home before putting it on the market
  53. For Sellers - Home improvements that will increase the value of your property
  54. For Sellers - The benefit of a pre-inspection
  55. For Sellers - Is this the right time to sell your home?
  56. For Sellers - Why isn't my home selling?
  57. For Sellers - Before and After Staging Photos
  58. For Sellers / Listing Agents - The importance of using a professional photographer
  59. For Homeowners - Reminders to apply for Homestead Exemption (in Georgia)
  60. For Homeowners - Updates on County or City Property Taxes and Milage Rates
  61. For Homeowners - Going Green
  62. For Homeowners - Rebates on energy-efficient items for the home
  63. For Homeowners - Landscaping tips and tricks
  64. For Homeowners - Household repair tips, tricks and reminders
  65. For Homeowners - Resources for home owners in distress (i.e. short sales, foreclosure, deed in lieu of foreclosure, etc)
  66. Popular Atlanta Real Estate BlogGoing Green - 10 Ways to green your home interior
  67. Going Green - 10 Ways to be green at the office
  68. Going Green - 10 ways to green your home's exteriors
  69. Going Green - 10 ways to save energy
  70. Going Green - Local green companies
  71. Going Green - Area green events (i.e. document shredding, fundrasing)
  72. Going Green - Places you can recycle electronics, computers, light bulbs in your community
  73. Going Green - Where to get the best green stuff for your home
  74. Personal Finance - New credit card rules
  75. Personal Finance - Check your credit score for free!
  76. Personal Finance - 529 College Plans
  77. Personal Finance - Tips to Improve your credit score
  78. Hyper-Local - 101 Reasons Why I Love My Town or Neighborhood
  79. Hyper-Local - Neighborhood of the Week
  80. Hyper-Local - Suburb of the Week
  81. Hyper-Local - Things to do in your neighborhood (parks, playgrounds, etc)\
  82. Hyper-Local -Highlight a local business in your neighborhood
  83. Hyper-Local -Promote a special event in your neighborhood
  84. Hyper-Local -Promote a special person in your neighborhood who is committed to helping others
  85. Hyper-Local - A tour of your neighborhood (using photos or video)
  86. Hyper-Local - Restaurant Reviews (with food photos)
  87. Hyper-Local - New locally-owned restaurants or shops
  88. Hyper-Local - Local farmer's markets
  89. Hyper-Local - New companies moving to your town / employment opportunities
  90. Hyper-Local - Animal Shelters & Rescues (highlight a special pup!)
  91. Hyper-Local - Heliports and small landing fields for jets (great for the luxury market!)
  92. Hyper-Local - Consignment / Yard Sales
  93. Hyper-Local - Get outside!  Hiking trails, bike paths, and parks
  94. Hyper-Local - Volunteer opportunities
  95. Hyper-Local - Offerings at the local library
  96. Hyper-Local - Best Happy Hour
  97. Hyper-Local - Best Golf Courses (and rates!)
  98. Hyper-Local - Best BBQ / Ice Cream / Steaks / Margaritas
  99. Hyper-Local - Local Businesses I Love - feature one a week (i.e. favorite parks, charities, city leaders, restaurants, etc)
  100. Schools - Sporting eventsAtlanta top schools
  101. Schools - Sports - Game Scores
  102. Schools - School supply lists
  103. Schools - Accolades (top schools, recent awards)
  104. Schools - Top Elementary Schools in XYZ
  105. Schools - Top Middle Schools in XYZ
  106. Schools - Top High Schools in XYZ County
  107. Schools - Top Private Schools in XYZ
  108. About Me - Interesting Real Estate Experiences (i.e. whining, complaining, ranting - LOL)
  109. About Me - Personal hobby updates
  110. About Me - 10 Things that set me apart from the competition
  111. About Me - 10 Things about me that most people don't know
  112. About Me - Book recommendations
  113. About Me - Family updates (birth announcements, 50th Birthday, new puppy, etc)
  114. About Me / Personal -- Tribute after loss of a co-worker, client or colleague
  115. Contests - Monthly photo contests
  116. Contests - Best garden or yard in XYZ neighborhood or subdivision
  117. Contests - Partner with a local restaurant and offer monthly coupons on your blog post
  118. Seniors - Things to do
  119. Seniors - Local Resources
  120. Seniors - Popular communities, condos, townhomes
  121. Coupons / Discounts - Offer a weekly or monthly coupon to a local business
  122. New in town?  10 things you MUST do in your first 30 days
  123. New in town?  Important phone numbers and service providers
  124. New in town?  Popular neighborhoods and/or schools
  125. New in town?  Hot spots for dining and night life


Again, many (many!) thanks to everyone who submitted their ideas to Part I of "Let's Get Blogging."  To view all of the submissons, please visit Part I.


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Diane Turner ABR, GRI, CDPE, Keller Williams Select Realtors
This list is great. Thank you!
Dec 07, 2011 02:55 PM #65
Kerry Lucasse
eXp Realty - Nest Atlanta Team - Atlanta, GA
Your Nest Atlanta Real Estate Consultant

Tim and Diane -- Thanks so much for stopping by!  Hopefully this will help when you have a case of writers block.

Dec 08, 2011 02:22 PM #66
Les & Sarah Oswald
Realty One Group - Eastvale, CA
Broker, Realtor and Investor

Thank you. What an awesome list. I most definitely will put it to use.

Mar 06, 2012 10:57 AM #67
Suzanne McLaughlin
Sabinske & Associates, Inc. (Albertville, St. Michael) - Saint Michael, MN
Sabinske & Associates, Realtor

Kerry, I reblogged this tonight.  I hope it helps you and other bloggers, too.

Mar 06, 2012 11:10 AM #68
Kerry Lucasse
eXp Realty - Nest Atlanta Team - Atlanta, GA
Your Nest Atlanta Real Estate Consultant

Thanks, Suzanne and Sarah!  Glad we could resurrect this post!

Mar 06, 2012 12:26 PM #69
Ron Marshall
Marshall Enterprises - Saint Michael, MN
Birdhouse Builder Extraordinaire

Kerry, I called for blogging ideas a while ago.  I am so glad that Suzanne found this.  And, thank you for all the effort you put into it!

Mar 06, 2012 08:51 PM #70
Dr. Stacey-Ann Baugh
Century 21 New Millennium - Upper Marlboro, MD
A doctor who makes house calls.

Great list.  I bookmarked it so I can come back to it when i'm stuck.

Apr 07, 2012 10:35 AM #72
Bob & Leilani Souza
Souza Realty 916.408.5500 - Roseville, CA
Greater Sacramento Area Homes, Land & Investments

Thanks so much for this inspirational list, Kerry! Now there's no excuse for writer's block...and I just re-blogged this post for those who missed it when it was originally posted. :)


Apr 07, 2012 10:42 AM #73
Debbie Reynolds
Platinum Properties - Clarksville, TN
Your Dedicated Clarksville TN Real Estate Agent

Kerry, What a great list of things to consider if mental block sets in and the ideas just won't come.

Aug 12, 2012 03:37 AM #74
Ralph Janisch ABR CRS Broker
Janisch & Co. - Conroe, TX
Selling Northwest Houston to good people like you!

Timely list.  We were suffering with NO blog ideas this weekend.  Thanks!

Aug 12, 2012 05:43 AM #75
Wayne B. Pruner
Oregon First - Tigard, OR
Tigard Oregon Homes for Sale, Realtor, GRI

Thanks for the list. I have bookmarked it for future reference.

Oct 15, 2012 05:09 AM #76
Thom Abbott
MyMidtownMojo.com |770.713.1505 | Intown Atlanta GA Condo Living - Atlanta, GA
Midtown Atlanta GA Condos For Sale

Hey Kerry...just stumbled on this in a very round about way....I'm never at a loss for topics, just time to get them posted...but I STILL got some ideas from your list!

Great Stuff!


Oct 29, 2012 11:24 AM #77
Kerry Lucasse
eXp Realty - Nest Atlanta Team - Atlanta, GA
Your Nest Atlanta Real Estate Consultant

Thanks for stumbling by, Thom!   This blog post just celebrated its 2-year anniversary.  :-)

Oct 29, 2012 11:33 AM #78
Bernadine Hunter, SFR, ACRE
Keller Williams Greater Columbus Realty - Pickerington, OH
"Finding Solution to Your Real Estate Needs"

These are such great ideas and really stimulates the juices! Thanks so much for taking the time to compile and share.

May 02, 2013 07:21 PM #79
Dwight Puntigan
DRP Realty, LLC - Saint Peters, MO
Dwight Puntigan

two years is a lot of mileage out of a single blog.  It is a good compilation of ideas.  I am now going to take a look at your web site.  Thanks!

Oct 10, 2013 11:40 AM #80
Allison Bernard
Keller Williams Central Rhode Island - East Greenwich, RI
Real Estate & Relocation Services 401-533-6916

This list will keep me busy all year in 2014! Thanks for the ideas.

Jan 05, 2014 03:09 AM #81
Inna Ivchenko
Barcode Properties - Encino, CA
Realtor® • Green • GRI • HAFA • PSC Calabasas CA

Aside from SEO benefits, blogging positions your brand and develops client relationships. Thanks for blogging ideas, now when they allow 20 posts/week, we'll need any help we can get:)

Jun 26, 2014 06:51 PM #82
David Bracklow
Century 21 Arizona Foothills - Chandler, AZ
GRI / Homes for Sale in Chandler Az

Great Stuff.


Jan 30, 2015 08:39 PM #85
Jessica Cates
Jessica Cates Creative - Gilbert, AZ
Real Estate Marketing Expert + Blogger
Hi Kerry - fantastic list! I agree that it can be very difficult to break through writer's block... in fact, I wrote a blog with tips on how to overcome it! Check it out: Real Estate Blogging Tips - Overcoming Writer's Block. Let me know what you think!


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