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Reels for Realtors: 5 trends to try in December

Things tend to slow down around the holidays, but social media never sleeps! If you need some inspiration, keep reading for Instagram reels you can create today.

If you’re brand new to the world of reels, click here for some important tips you should know from our last blog before you get started. 

Here are five reels with trending sounds and easy templates you should jump on today:

 

Single shot pan

 

What you’ll need: A single video panning left to right (or right to left if you’re feeling adventurous)

 

How to make it

Step 1: Tap here to view the reel on Instagram

Step 2: Tap the audio at the bottom left of the screen

Step 3: Tap “use audio” at the bottom of the page (or “save audio” if you want to save it and use it later)

Step 4: Tap the blue + sign on the bottom left to add your video

Step 5: Tap “preview” (this is where you can add text if you want)

Step 6: Select “edit cover” to either add your own cover or select the moment in the video you’d like to use as the cover image.

Step 7: Write your caption! This is where you can let people know this home is available or use the video to show off your staging skills and ask people to contact you in your caption.

Step 8: Add your location, so viewers know where the listing is and help the algorithm reach the right people

Step 9: Share!

Views: 55K +

Source : frengpartyof6

 

Carol of the Bells

What you’ll need: one to two different videos/angles of the home (even better if it has holiday decorations to go with the trending sound)

How to make it

Step 1: Tap here  to view the it on Instagram

Step 2: Tap the trending sound “George Winston – Carol of the Bells” and “use audio” 

Step 3: Upload your video(s)

Step 4: Tap “next” twice (we’d stay away from adding text here to create a nice clean look)

Step 5: Add or edit your cover image

Step 6: Type your caption with a CTA leading back to the link in your profile

Step 7: Add the listing’s location

Step 8: Hit “share”

Views: 26.7K +

Source: at_home_with_britt

 

The “sneak peek”

 

What you’ll need: Three videos that give a good sneak peek of a listing. If you’d like to follow this reel’s formula, start with a video of the outside, the kitchen, and the bedroom ensuite. 

How to make it 

Step 1: Tap here to view the reel on Instagram

Step 2: Tap “use template”

Step 3: Tap the grey boxes and select your three desired videos.

Step 4: Tap “next” twice (again, we’d refrain from adding text to this one for a clean look)

Step 5: Change or edit your cover image

Step 6: Type up your caption and your CTA

Step 7: Insert location

Step 8 : Share and done!

Views: 1.1M +

Source: wayup_media

 

I love it more!

 

What you’ll need: This trend uses five clips. You can show off a listing, your brand-new office, your team members, or the five things you do for your clients.

How to make it

Step 1: Tap here to view the Reel on Instagram

Step 2: Tap “use template”

Step 3: Tap the grey boxes and select your five clips.

Step 4: Tap “next” and include timed text if needed! For example, the five things your company provides timed with the videos. If you don’t want to add text, hit “next” again.

Step 5: Change or edit your cover image

Step 6: Type up your caption and your CTA

Step 7: Insert location

Step 8: Share and done!

Views: 2.8M +

Source : elasmarketingservices

 

Dear 2022

 

At the end of every year, the same trend returns, a reel with your favourite pictures and videos.

What you’ll need: 10 seconds worth of your favourite videos and/or images you’ve taken throughout the year

 

How to make it

Step 1: Tap here to view the Reel on Instagram

Step2: Select the trending sound at the bottom left of your screen (Dear 2022 – yourmatiekatie)

Step 3: Upload 10 seconds worth of videos and/or pictures

Step 4: Tap “next” and add the title “Dear 2022”. You can leave it there for the entirety of the video, switch up the text to different things you’re grateful for/accomplished this year, or add no text! 

Step 5: Hit “next” again

Step 6: Change or edit your cover image

Step 7: Type up your caption and your CTA

Step 8: Insert location

Step 9: Share!

Views: 9.8m +

Source : yourmatiekatie

 

We hope you give these a try this week and see some engagement and growth! Keep an eye out for an updated blog post in the new year with new trends to jump on. Did you create a reel that got some great attention? We want to see it! Share your Instagram handle with the community in the comments below. 

 

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