Reading is always a great way to learn, and to that end, we’ve compiled a list of the seven best real estate blogs for agents to follow. Of course, reading doesn’t take the place of practical experience. But you might be surprised by just how much you can learn by reading about real estate. Become a real estate agent who stays on top of real estate news!
We’ve compiled a list of some of our favorite blogs for real estate agents. If you’re new to the game, let these blogs be your guide as you get your career underway.
Realtor Blogs We Recommend
Redfin. Redfin writers are also real estate professionals, and most of the information on their blog is based on the experiences of these working real estate agents. The blog focuses on bringing you up-to-date information on real estate markets throughout the United States backed with insights from their experts.
Mckissock. When it comes to furthering your education, McKissock’s the place to go. Not only are there numerous educational resources, like real estate investing 101, but their blog is robust and provides helpful tips such as “How to Break Bad News to Real Estate Clients.” It’s updated regularly and always a good place to go for legitimate how-to tips as well as broader information about the industry as a whole.
Housing Wire. This site offers expert advice on what’s happening in the U.S. real estate market. It’s a site the offers “open commentary,” meaning there are a lot of different viewpoints expressed.
Zillow. This guide is an excellent example for anyone looking to take advantage of new technologies in real estate and to stay in the loop on market trends. It has first-person how-tos (such as Expert Tips From A House Flipper) and useful tips, such as how to increase a home’s value.
Realtor. Here you’ll find a directory to many different blogs. The site aggregates blogs from all over its network. Want updates on real estate legislation? Technology? The economy? You’ll find that all here. It’s a must read for gaining a broad understanding of the real estate business.
Miller Samuel Inc. A great feature of this blog is that it includes regular podcasts. If you’re more of an auditory learner (or want something to listen to while you’re driving or working out), this blog should be your go-to. It also provides author Jonathan Miller’s analysis of the commentary presented in other blogs. If you’re interested in getting multiple perspectives on an issue, add this blog to your reading list.
Real Estate Tomato. Last but not least, this is a blog about creating real estate blogs. It isn’t updated all that frequently, but they do have a great cache of useful material if you’re going to incorporate blogging into your marketing strategy as a real estate professional. Anything you want to know about getting started in the world of real estate blogging—it’s here. Check it out if you’re feeling inspired.
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