Running out of Blogging Topics?

Reblogger Ann Marie Clements
Real Estate Agent with Remax Realty Group 316581

This is a great list for the new blogger as well as the person who blogs at least once a day and has been blogging for many years. Please be sure to go back and make a comment on the person who originally posted this blog.

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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Rainmaker
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Brian Scharick
Florida Exclusive Living Inc. - Fort Lauderdale Luxury Home Realtor - Fort Lauderdale, FL
South Florida Luxury Home Specialist 954-644-9118

I always love new ideas to blog about.  Appreciate the list.  It is always nice to have fresh topics and ideas.  Can never run out of new ideas to use!

Nov 07, 2014 11:50 AM #1
Rainmaker
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Winston Heverly
Winston Realty, Inc. - Atlantis, FL
GRI, ABR, SFR, CDPE, CIAS, PA

Ann Marie,  what a wonderful bit of information with a great message of useful tips to learn by.

Nov 07, 2014 11:51 AM #2
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William Johnson
Retired - La Jolla, CA
Retired Real Estate Professional

Hi Ann Marie, You selected a wonderful post to re-blog. I was reading down the list and had a chuckle. #61 Advise to FSBO's. " Don't do it, 

Nov 07, 2014 11:55 AM #3
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Patricia Kennedy
RLAH Real Estate - Washington, DC
Home in the Capital

Ann Marie, this was a great choice for a reblog.  I've been sitting here scratching my heat!

Nov 07, 2014 12:10 PM #4
Rainmaker
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Ann Marie Clements
Remax Realty Group - Gaithersburg, MD
Montgomery County & Frederick County

Patricia Kennedy You are a wonderful blogger - you are entertaining and informative, I am glad this list could give you some new ideas :-). Thank you! 

William Johnson yep my advice to a FSBO is bassically one word. LIST! 

Jeff Ballard Thank you!

Winston! Thank you!!!

Nov 07, 2014 12:27 PM #5
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Praful Thakkar
LAER Realty Partners - Andover, MA
Andover, MA: Andover Luxury Homes For Sale

Ann Marie Clements - a perfect re-blog at the time when ActiveRain is running the 30-in-30 contest.

Nov 07, 2014 01:11 PM #6
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Gerard Gilbers
Higher Authority Markeing - Asheboro, NC
Your Marketing Master

Great information. While this doesn't help me much, I had been looking for lists like this. It seems to be harder to search for information here in AR.

Nov 07, 2014 02:19 PM #7
Rainmaker
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Roy Kelley
Realty Group Referrals - Gaithersburg, MD

This is a good selection for a re-blog. There is no shortage of blog topics.

Nov 07, 2014 07:27 PM #8
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Troy Erickson AZ Realtor (602) 295-6807
Good Company Real Estate www.ChandlerRealEstate.weebly.com - Chandler, AZ
Your Chandler, Ahwatukee, and East Valley Realtor

Ann Marie, glad you re-blogged this one. I hadn't seen it yet, but have it bookmarked now for future reference.

Nov 08, 2014 04:55 AM #9
Rainmaker
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Ann Marie Clements
Remax Realty Group - Gaithersburg, MD
Montgomery County & Frederick County

Praful Thakkar Thank you! I re-blogged because I figured their was info that everyone could use on this post.

Troy Erickson Thank you!

Gerard Gilbers I thought so too!

Nov 08, 2014 06:38 AM #10
Rainmaker
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Michele Cadogan 917-861-9166
Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229 - Brooklyn, NY
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -

Thanks for this reblog- I missed the original-  bookmarked to used as a reference as I work on the 30 day challange.

Nov 08, 2014 07:13 AM #11
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Sussie Sutton
David Tracy Real Estate - Houston, TX
David Tracy Real Estate for Buyers & Sellers

This is a great topic for giving people ideas of what to write about! 

Nov 09, 2014 08:33 AM #12
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