Running out of Blogging Topics?

Reblogger Praful Thakkar
Real Estate Agent with LAER Realty Partners

ActiveRain is a blogging platform - so if you are here, you should blog.

And to help you on what to blog...here's a list of topics (and one can go on and on and on...)

Here's  a re-blog from Mark Menzella.

Original content by Mark Menzella
Twice a month (if not more) I speak with REALTORS® at local boards and MLSs about using social media networks effectively - one major question I get is "WHAT DO I BLOG ABOUT!". So I've complied a quick list for you. My suggestion would be to export this list into a word doc. and create sub categories under each applicable topic.What I mean by that:

Topic (from below) - Land Lord or Tenant Issues

Sub categories for multiple blog posts: Process of Approving a Tenant (credit check etc.), What Signing a Lease Entails, Explain Broker Fees

Blogging Topics for Real Estate Professionals

  1. Architecture or housing styles in your area
  2. Historic buildings
  3. Market statistics for your area, including average prices and absorption rates
  4. 10 most common code violations found by local inspectors
  5. Home maintenance
  6. Senior housing
  7. Pet friendly housing
  8. Staging ideas
  9. Local events
  10. Top 10 lists
  11. Renting vs. buying
  12. A lender who did a great job
  13. Things that go wrong with real estate sales
  14. Home owners insurance
  15. Gardening and landscaping
  16. Your city council
  17. A new development
  18. Decorating ideas
  19. Real estate industry news - with your own unique commentary
  20. Mortgages news
  21. Interest Rates
  22. Credit scores
  23. Consumer hoaxes and scams
  24. First time home buyer programs
  25. Second homes
  26. Investment properties
  27. Foreclosure
  28. Property flipping
  29. Home energy conservation
  30. Final walk through
  31. Equity stripping scams
  32. Transportation & Parking
  33. Schools
  34. Churches/Houses of worship
  35. Day Care
  36. Pest control
  37. The home buying process
  38. The home selling process
  39. Moving with children
  40. Moving checklist
  41. Moving with pets
  42. Places to eat
  43. Places to shop
  44. Commentary on local news stories
  45. Commentary on local public policy
  46. Environmental issues
  47. Land lord or tenant issues
  48. How to sell a house
  49. How not to sell a house
  50. Building trends
  51. Parks
  52. Property taxes
  53. Open houses
  54. Active listings/New listings
  55. Trends in kitchen design
  56. Area events for children
  57. The local zoo
  58. Where to play golf
  59. Coffee shops
  60. Women home buyers
  61. Advice for FSBO's
  62. Mortgage fraud
  63. Types of mortgages
  64. Home owners associations
  65. Credit repair
  66. Fair housing issues
  67. Luxury properties
  68. Liens
  69. Refinancing
  70. List of community resource links
  71. Explain Good Faith Estimate
  72. Tips on organizing a garage sale
  73. Cost-of-living comparison for different cities or neighborhoods in your local market (side by side comparison)
  74. Bargain hunter's guide (lunch for under $10, furniture outlets, clothing store sales, cheapest gas stations)
  75. Go through your email, is there a question or comment from one of your clients that can be made into a post?
I hope this helps! Create a content grid with these topics and you'll ALWAYS have something to blog about. Don't know what a content grid is - just ask! We're happy to help. By popular demand if you want a content grid go here http://readvantage.com/design/quote.cfm and fill out your contact information and say I want the Active Rain Content Grid and I will email one over to you.
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That is an extensive list long enough to get through Christmas!

Oct 30, 2012 04:35 PM #1
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Great list and one that I will keep in mind.  Topics are always difficult to come by - at least meaningful ones.  Thanks.

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Hi Praful, This list of topics will sure come in handy for Chris Ann New Contest this in November. Posting 30 in 30 is always a challenge, and topics like this helps.

Oct 31, 2012 04:32 AM #3
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Wow - great list... I needed a little inspiration for the Nov 30 days challenge!  I hope you can pull it off too.

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