5 Real Estate Blogs You Should Be Following
The internet is a vast resource, filled with countless outlets of information for realtors and real estate agents like you. But time is precious, and our email inboxes can only hold so much until we start to mass unsubscribe from the various mailing lists we found ourselves on over time. So how, with the little time we have between creating listings, setting up open houses, and showing homes, can we keep up on the latest news and trends in the real estate industry? There’s no need to sacrifice sleep – simply subscribe to these five real estate blogs!
Inman – www.inman.com
Hosts of some of the most popular real estate conferences each year, Inman focuses their blog content on real estate advice, tech, and news. Realtors and real estate agents flock to their blog to stay updated on the latest trends and news in the real estate industry. From marketing advice to the newest apps in real estate (we know how much real estate agents love their phones!), Inman is the ideal destination for agents, no matter their experience level.
Curbed – www.curbed.com
Specializing in localized content in more than 10 cities across the country, Curbed offers unique perspectives in popular housing markets. They cover anything from affordable housing proposals in Los Angeles to the impact of smart homes on the cities they’re built in. But they don’t limit their readership to only residents of San Francisco, New York, or Philadelphia, to name a few – their national coverage brings a fresh look at topics ranging from architecture to home tech to the fab-or-not tiny home trend.
BiggerPockets – www.biggerpockets.com
BiggerPockets is so much more than just a blog. Their forums and self-proclaimed social network bring you into the conversation to give you an immersive experience. Whether your clients are considering becoming landlords for the first time, or your focus is more in commercial real estate, BiggerPockets is the perfect resource to add to your reading list or bookmark bar.
Whether you’re looking for a mortgage calculator or a blog post about mortgage rates, realtor.com should be one of the first real estate destinations you visit. But this blog isn’t afraid to have some fun, too – you can read up on luxury listings and the latest tv agent gossip in amongst the tax deduction and housing market chatter.
Active Rain – www.activerain.com
Technically, Active Rain is multiple blogs in one, offering a community of leading insight. The top minds in the real estate industry come together here to write about anything and everything in the professional and consumer spheres. From best practices for your real estate business to location-specific tips and tricks, Active Rain the place to find your next favorite real estate blogger.
This is just a peek into the wonderful world of real estate blogging. There are so many unique blogs that offer what you’re looking for – whether you need home decor advice or insight into the financial aspect of buying a home. Do you follow any of these blogs? Do you have any favorites to add to the list?