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For anybody starting out with hopes to make it in the vacation rental industry, before anything else, you’re going to need a property.

But before you even set your sights on that quirky beach house or designer studio apartment, you’ve got research to do. You’re going to want to rely on some trusty sources to understand all that property buying entails.

So if you don’t know the difference between a mortgage and a loan; you’re looking for some tips to refurbish your property on a tight budget; or simply want some industry updates on where is hot to buy right now – we’re going to make your day.

We’ve put together this roundup of real estate blogs which will be a great help for any budding (or seasoned) vacation rental professional!

1. GeekEstate

When you combine tech experts with real estate, you’ll get something that looks like the GeekEstate blog. Topics discussed range from recommended real estate technology providers, to pressing issues affecting the industry.

2. HouseLogic

Whether you’re just starting out on your homeownership journey or looking to sell your property, you’ll find quality information on the HouseLogic blog regarding a wide range of topics. Use the navigation menus “Improve”, “Your Money” and “Buy & Sell” to find tips on home renovations, saving money and where to buy.

3. Inman

Often described as the real estate industry’s leading source of information, Inman is a must-follow. Whether you’re after the latest technology to improve your property, or would like to learn more about mortgages, this website has the answers.

4. Landlordology

With a mission to make renting easy, the Landlordology blog provides plenty of detailed articles on topics from rental regulations to practical tips. A go-to resource for those who want to get informed!

5. Loftium

A new player in the real estate (and vacation rental) industry, the Loftium Low Down blog focuses principally on matters related to homebuying. With some interesting and valuable articles already published, we think this blog is one to watch for the future.

6. Luxury Defined

Covering everything from bespoke interior ideas, to destination guides and luxury market trends, the Luxury Defined blog from Christie’s International Real Estate is the online destination for high-end property news.

7. Maximum Real Estate Exposure

When it comes to buying and selling property, the Maximum Real Estate Exposure blog is a very worthwhile read. With over 29 years of experience, Bill Gassett (the man behind the articles) is a fountain of knowledge on everything from real estate jargon, to bidding wars and home selling tips for all seasons.

8. Realtor

A useful blend of articles that situates it somewhere between a news site and a blog, Realtor has tips and headlines on just about everything – including celebrity real estate and unique home ideas.

9. Trulia

The Trulia blog exists to help make everyone’s transition into homeownership a smooth process. So whether you’re looking for tips on how to seal the deal when buying, or wondering how to prepare before setting up your rental, you’ll find all the helpful advice you need here.

The nine blogs listed above are just a select handful of all the great resources available on the internet. If we’re missing your favorite real estate blog, let us know in the comments – we’re happy to add it to the collection.

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Top 9 Real Estate Blogs for Aspiring Vacation Rental Professionals
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  1. Jayesh Reply

    Thanks for the list. Good research.

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