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67 Real Estate Poll Ideas for Instagram Stories [43 Downloadable Poll Posts]

Posted by Brian Lim

Mar 24, 2020 4:17:00 AM

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In this article, I will list examples of real estate poll ideas for Instagram Stories that you can post to your Instagram account. You can share these posts with your own photos or download and use our photos that we created for you.

  1. Real Estate Poll Ideas for Landscaping
  2. Poll Ideas for a Home’s Exterior
  3. Poll Questions for Interior Design
  4. Poll Questions to Understand Local Points of Interests
  5. Real Estate Related Poll Questions
  6. Poll Questions for Open Houses or Walkthroughs
  7. Fun Fact Polls About Real Estate
  8. Name This House Poll Questions
  9. Poll Questions About a Product
  10. Instagram Poll Posting Instructions

According to an Instagram-press.com article, "Over 100 million Instagrammers watch or share a live story every day." As live videos or Stories become more popular and favored on Instagram, real estate agents will learn how to adapt and adopt the feature into their social media strategies. Instagram Stories offer fun decorative and interactive tools called, “stickers” that can be added to your Instagram Stories to add some “extra flare” to them. They’re a fun and easy way to increase engagement on your stories, start conversations, and gather information about your fans.

You can use any of these image ideas and turn them into your own poll questions and change the answers. There are many different type of polls like "This or That", "Love it or Hate it", "Yes or No", "True or False", "Over or Under", "I do! or I don't!" and more. For example, sharing an image of a your roses or a listing's roses with questions, "Who likes roses", "Who has roses", "Who wishes they had roses?, or  "Does anyone know where I can I find these roses?"; and use the answers previously mentioned - be creative!

Note: Don't forget to tag other people or businesses in your polls!

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A. Real Estate Poll Ideas for Landscaping

Get an understanding of your audience's landscaping preferences for flowers, trees, herbs, lawns, etc.

  1. Image: Roses/Lavender FlowersExample A.1 Which landscaping flowers do you prefer
    Question: Which landscaping flowers do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Roses or Lavender

  2. Image: Aspen/Pine Trees
    Question: Which landscaping trees do you like more?
    Poll Answers: Aspens or Pine Trees

  3. Image: Rosemary/Mint Herb
    Question: Which landscaping plants do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Rosemary or Mint

  4. Image: Conventional/Drought Resistant Lawn
    Question: Which landscape do you like more?
    Poll Answers: Grass or Drought Resistant

 

 

 

B. Poll Ideas for a Home’s Exterior

Let your audience help you choose which exterior home features are best. You can talk about doors, walls, yards, lawns, the backyard, windows, etc.

  1. Image: Red/Wood DoorExample B.1 Which Door color do you preferQuestion: Which door color do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Red or Wood

  2. Image: Personalized/Traditional mailbox
    Question: Which mailbox do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Personalized or Traditional

  3. Image: Stucco/Brick Walls
    Question: Which exterior walls do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Stucco or Brick

  4. Image: Colonial/Craftsman Style Home
    Question: Which American style exterior do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Colonial or Craftsman

  5. Image: Stone/Brick Walkway
    Question: Which walkway do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Cement or Stone

 

C. Poll Questions for Interior Design

This is a great way to highlight features of a home. Basically, you can just walk around a home - yours or your listings - snap pictures of features, amenities, and anything related to interior design. Use the list below to help you get started on ideas.

  1. Example C.1 Which cabinets do you preferImage: Wood/Glass Cabinets
    Question: Which cabinet style do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Wood or Glass

  2. Image: 1 Section/2 Section Sink
    Question: Which style of kitchen sink do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: 1 Section or 2 Sections

  3. Image: Gas/Electric Stove
    Question: Which type of stove do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: Gas or Electric

  4. Image: Couch 1/Coach 2
    Question Which couch would you buy?
    Poll Answers: Coach 1/ Couch 2

  5. Image: Rustic/Modern Interior Design Style
    Question: Which interior design style do you like more?
    Poll Answers: Rustic or Modern

  6. Image: Interior Design 1/Interior Design 2
    Question: Which set up do you like more?
    Poll Answers: Interior Design 1 or Interior Design 2

  7. Image: 1 Story/2 Stories
    Question: How many stories do you prefer?
    Poll Answers: 1 Story or 2 Stories

  8. Image: Hardwood/Carpet Floors
    Question: Which floor do you like more?
    Poll Answers: Hardwood or Carpet

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D. Poll Questions to Understand Local Points of Interests

Take a walk around your city and snap pictures of some of your favorite local businesses and restaurants. Ask your audience which one they like more (this or that), if they've been there (yes or no), and how they like it (love it or hate it). This will give you an idea of popular establishments among your audience. You can use this information to start a conversation about the business, recommend it to a friend, or try to partner with them for an affiliated marketing campaign. Don't forget to tag the businesses when you share them!

  1. Image: SandwichExample D.1 Who has better sandwiches
    Question: Who has better sandwiches?
    Poll Answers: [RESTAURANT 1] or [RESTAURANT

  2. Image: Pizza
    Question: Who has better pizza?
    Poll Answers: [RESTAURANT 1] or [RESTAURANT

  3. Image: Plant Nursery
    Question: Which plant nursery is better?
    Poll Answers: [NURSERY 1] or [NURSERY 2]

  4. Image: Date Night
    Question: Which restaurant is better for a date?
    Poll Answers: [RESTAURANT 1] or [RESTAURANT 2]

  5. Image: Family Fun Center
    Question: Has anyone been to [FUN CENTER]?
    Poll Answers Love it ❤️ or Hate it 👎

  6. Image: Restaurant, Coffee Shop
    Question: Have you been to [RESTAURANT]?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  7. Image: Small Business, Shop, Store, Boutique, etc.
    Question: Have you been to [STORE]?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  8. Image: Park, Hiking Trail, Dog Park, State Park
    Question: Have you been to [PARK]?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

E. Real Estate Related Poll Questions

Get an idea of your audience's real estate competency with real estate related poll questions. Ask the questions about real estate, house hunting prioritizes, your marketing tools, etc.

  1. Image: Budget/HomeExample E.1 Should you ____ before you get pre-approvedQuestion: Should you ____ before you get pre-approved?
    Poll Answers: Establish Budget or Find Perfect Home

  2. Image: Money/Time
    Question: What’s stopping you from buying a new home?
    Poll Answers: Money or Time

  3. Image: Work/Lifestyle
    Question: Where would you rather live near?
    Poll Answers: Work or Lifestyle

  4. Image: Living Room/Backyard
    Question: What’s your favorite part of your home?
    Poll Answers: Living Room or Backyard

  5. Image: Your New Listing
    Question: Have you checked out my new listing?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  6. Image: Screenshot of Website
    Question: Have you been to my website?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  7. Image: Brokerage Office
    Question: Have you seen my brokerage office?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

F. Poll Questions for Open Houses or Walkthroughs

Show off your listing, and ask polling questions about the property, features, amenities, etc. Play an over/under game to add a little fun to your virtual walkthrough tour.

  1. Image: Home Exterior
    Example 1Statement: Homes are selling for an average of $300K+ in [Your City]
    Poll Answers: Over or Under

  2. Image: Home Interior
    Statement: The square footage of this home is 2000 sqft.
    Poll Answers: Over or Under

  3. Image: Home Interior or ExteriorStatement: I will sell this home before next month
    Poll Answers: Over or Under

  4. Image: Home Interior or Exterior
    Statement: The listing price of this home is [Cost of Home]
    Poll Answers: Over or Under

  5. Image: Home Interior or Exterior
    Statement: This house is 50 years old
    Poll Answers: Over or Under

  6. Image: Home Interior or Exterior
    Statement: This house is $400k
    Poll Answers: Over or Under

  7. Image: Home Interior or Exterior
    Statement: This house has a pool
    Poll Answers: True or False

  8. Image: Home Interior or Exterior
    Statement: This house has a 3-car garage
    Poll Answers: True or False

  9. Image: Home Interior or Exterior
    Question: This home’s best feature is the bathroom or kitchen
    Poll Answers: Bathroom or Kitchen

G. Fun Fact Polls About Real Estate

Share interesting facts about yourself, your local market, real estate business, local schools, crime rates, information about you, etc.

  1. Image: Interior or Exterior of Home
    Question: Did you know that interest rates are at an all-time low?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  2. Image: Your Charity
    Question: Did you know I donate 1% of my commission to [CHARITY]?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  3. Image: A School
    Question: Did you know that [INSERT SCHOOL] has the highest graduation rate in [CITY]?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  4. Image: City, Neighborhood, Chart or Graph
    Question: Did you know that crime rates have dropped by 15% in [CITY]?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

  5. Image: Selfie or Eco-Friendly Products
    Question: Did you know that I’m an eco-friendly agent?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

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H. Name This House Poll Questions

One trends that I noticed on Instagram is that people love giving objects names. This is also apparent in real estate or improvement shows like Fixer Upper. The hosts, Chip and Joanna, give each house a fun name. It would be fun if you added this idea too your posting ideas too. Below are some examples of homes that they've named on the show: 

  1. Image: Ranch Style Listing Example H.3 What’s a better name for this homeQuestion: What’s a better name for this home?
    Poll Answers: 3 Little Pigs House or The Prairie House

  2. Image: Barn Style Listing
    Question: What’s a better name for this home?
    Poll Answers: The Barndominium or The Big Country House

  3. Image: Cabin Style Listing
    Question: What’s a better name for this home?
    Poll Answers: The Cozy Cabin or The Lowkey Lodge

  4. Image: Cottage Style Listing
    Question: What’s a better name for this home?
    Poll Answers: Mini Mansion or Gnome Home

 

 

I. Poll Questions About a Product

Share a picture of a consumer product or your listings. Ask your audience if they have one, if they need one, or their opinion about it. You can even ask if they would like to schedule an appointment to view a listing

Image: Products.

  1. Question: I love my [PRODUCT], does anyone else have one?
  2. Question: Just got this [PRODUCT]! Anyone else have one?
  3. Question: Thinking about buying [PRODUCT], should I buy it?
  4. Question: Just got this new listing, do you want to schedule an appointment to see it?
    Poll Answers: Yes or No

J. Polls to Learn About Interests and Hobbies

Get to know your audience's interests and hobbies with interest polls, so you can find common interests to spark a conversation about.

Image: Miscellaneous 

Example J.1 Cats or DogsQuestion Which do you prefer?
  1. Pets | Answers: Cats or Dog
  2. Sports | Answers: Football or Baseball
  3. Wine | Answers: Red Wine or White Wine
  4. Liquors | Answers: Whiskey or Vodka
  5. Caffeinated Drinks | Answer: Tea or Coffee
  6. Alcoholic Beverages | Answer: Beer or Hard Seltzer
  7. Seasons | Answer: Winter or Summer
  8. Social Media Networks | Answer: Facebook or Instagram
  9. Board Games | Answer: Monopoly or Scrabble
  10. Plants | Answer: Succulents or House Plants
  11. Cars | SUV or Car
  12. Exercise | Biking or Jogging
  13. Brands | Coke or Pepsi

 

 

 

 

After your post is live, you can review results from each participant, message them, and start a conversation about their decision. As you post more polls, you'll get an understand of which type of poll questions generate the most engagement. You should adjust your postings to match the feedback you receive and try to get more engagement each week. You can get more in depth stats with Instagram Insights - available to business accounts.

K. Instagram Poll Posting Instructions

  1. Download the Real Estate Poll Ideas for Instagram file
  2. Save it to your phone
  3. Navigate to Instagram
  4. Click on your Stories
  5. Upload the image
    • If you use our downloads, the file name corresponds with its position on the list above. Ex: A.1 corresponds with the file "A.1 Which Landscaping flowers do you prefer?"
    • Use the collage feature to combine two images for "This or That" polls
    • Tag people, businesses, and locations that are in your polls
  6. Pick the Poll Sticker from the Sticker Menu
  7. Type the question (Ex: Which landscaping flowers do you prefer?)
  8. Input Option A and Option B. (Ex: Roses/Lavender)
  9. Share with your friends
  10. View results

Originally posted on Jun 25, 2019. Updated in March 2020 to include more Instagram poll ideas for Instagram, image examples, and more downloadable real estate polls


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