The 10 Great Real Estate Blogs Written During March Madness!
Looking for great real estate blog examples? Here are 10 of the real estate blogs we've seen through the month of March
These agents have been hard at work producing stellar content to help buyers and sellers and inspire fellow professionals!
Check out these 10 great blogs from agents like you:
Joe and Leslie Battle of Toronto have taken on a questionable tactic that is impacting homebuyers across Canada.
The issue at hand seems to be that several real estate listings are popping up that market newly built, potentially vacant properties as personal residences, which can be quite deceptive as it can encourage buyers to avoid paying taxes and potentially enable sellers to avoid declaring capital gains on multi-million dollar transactions.
Apparently all of this is still being uncovered in an ongoing investigation and Joe and Leslie Battle have taken it upon themselves to warn buyers against this risky business and help them to seek out honest listings.
You’ll definitely want to give this one a read!
Agent Nicole Smith is determined to put Flower Mound, Texas on the map!
Her latest blog begins with an awesome welcome video that makes for a great personal touch before launching into her post to recap her local market for the month of February.
She highlights the fact that sales were up and prices were down, making it a great time to consider buying property in Flower Mound. She then breaks down some interesting statistics and gives readers a nice overview of the local market.
Market recaps are great blogging material for any area and Nicole’s post is an excellent example of how to stand out with this type of content.
Tennessee agent Andrew Terrell is here to assist both buyers and sellers in making smart decisions. He acknowledges that buying a home is the great financial investment that many people will ever make and seeks to empower those ready to take the plunge by giving them some guidance on how to make the best purchase possible.
He talks about “buying power” and uncovers some of the hidden costs that can arise when purchasing a home and tells readers what steps they can take to confidently assess their budget.
Overall, Andrew’s article is a must-read for those looking to own a home and can absolutely benefit those outside his local area, making this piece both timely and highly relevant for a variety of buyers.
Matt starts off his post with a really down-to-earth video to introduce his blog. He then takes on the top 7 things first-time buyers may be uneasy about when looking to buy a home in New Jersey and helps to set their mind at ease.
Matt’s blog is both helpful and informative, so he’s really got the best of both worlds going on here. He’s offering educational advice to his readers and addressing a very relatable issue that most all new buyers will face. From getting “cold feet” starting out, to concerns regarding home repairs and down payments and costs, Matt De Fede has New Jersey homebuyers covered!
Adrian La Fosse makes it easy for homebuyers to start their search for a custom built home versus a neighborhood production built home in Columbia, South Carolina.
He says that buyers should first assess their individual needs, along with the their budget and time frame. In order to do this, Adrian offers up several important points to consider.
Buyers who have already dreamed up their home should probably opt for a custom builder. The post also gives information about what buyers can expect when consulting this type of builder and lists some of the benefits. He then goes through the same process for those interested in neighborhood production built homes.
Richard Wilks covers a major current event in his area to highlight many of the features Sacramento has to offer. When you read the full post, you’ll also see that Richard includes a video in the blog to give a nice visual aspect to some of the things he’s describing. Richard gives a great summary of the Mayor’s State of the City Address and discusses the exciting changes coming the city, such as new companies coming in and the job opportunities that they’ll bring, safety and economic developments and a new King’s arena for the 2016-2017 basketball season.
Richard finishes off this awesome post by recapping the mayor’s plan to expand the city’s housing units over the next decade, which include over 10,000 units and explains that this is a great way for investors and hopeful owners to be a party of the great urban renewal of Sacramento.
Well done, Richard! This is such a unique way to engage readers and give them a truly insider look into a local area.
This is a fantastic, even whimsical, writeup from Realty Executives agent Katherine Stanislawski all about farm houses. She starts by describing the romantic aspects of farm living and also speaks to how attainable this lifestyle can actually be without having to invest in hundreds of acres of land.
Katherine then goes through all the diverse considerations folks should keep in mind while on the search for available land or homesteads for sale. Each tip is accompanied by a high-quality image that also serves to speak to the tranquility of life on the farm and is a really good way to break up larger blocks of text.
Katherine literally starts from the ground up to cover all of the various components buyers should keep in mind, such as the soil quality. She discusses 8 other factors that buyers should be attentive to during their hunt, including gardening, waste management and road access. By the end of her article, even the most committed big city lover will be dreaming of a hobby farm!
If there’s one thing the majority of blog readers love it’s listicles. Listicles are just what they sound like…an article that is written in the form of a list.
David Hanson of Seattle has used this popular style to talk about a common topic in real estate: home improvement. He’s also put his own spin on this topic by focusing on tips that can boost profits for sellers and also localized his content by applying it directly to the Seattle area.
There’s so much to cover in an article like this and David makes it easy for readers to follow his detailed guide simply by breaking up his points into ten digestible bites of content. David recommends giving the property a deep clean, sprucing up bathrooms and improving the lighting, just to name a few. These are all essential tips that sellers can take to both increase their chances of increasing the value of their property and attracting quality buyers.
Another California-based agent, Barbara Barendregt lays down some seriously valuable knowledge about down payments for homebuyers and what exactly goes into this process.
For a first-time buyer, this is information you’re definitely not going to want to pass over. She starts with the process and requirements of sourcing a down payment and breaks down the expectations banks lenders will have of the home buyer when qualifying for a loan. At first glance, this may not seem like the most exciting topic, but it’s definitely a necessary one, as well as a step that all hopeful buyers will have to complete.
Barbara really does a great job of breaking down what buyers can expect when considering a down payment and has created a blog that will always be relevant to buyers in her market and beyond.
California agent Melanie Ventura has plenty to offer sellers, including giving them one or two pointers when it comes to interior design.
Melanie’s latest post is about the value a well-painted home can add to your property and gives some great tips on how to choose the right colors for your home, specifically if you’re living and selling in the Silicon Valley area.
She discusses things to consider when choosing colors–including any neighborhood restrictions, the style of the home and any features or decorative aspects you’re hoping to highlight. She also encourages sellers to consult a paint manufacturers when it comes to color pairings.
Lastly, Melanie closes by offering up her details to readers so she can put them in touch with a paint contractor. Being in real estate, Melanie already has a credible list of recommended vendors and can definitely save homeowners some time and energy by connecting them directly with a professional who can help them freshen up their home.
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