The final match of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, being hosted in Russia, is right around the corner. Soccer fans from around the globe—or football, depending on where you're from—are on the edge of their seats, waiting to see who will rank at the top. Although we're nearing the ultimate event, Americans have 2026 to look forward to, when the world's largest soccer...

From the benefits and challenges of innovation and tech, to the economic landscape and policy in Washington, the industry is in uncharted waters. Is your brokerage built for lasting success? Addressing more than 225 brokers and executives during RISMedia’s 2018 Real Estate CEO Exchange, “Ready, Set, Now: The New Real Estate Reality,” held at the Harvard Club...

By Mike Wojtas We've reached 2018's halfway point, and that means the year's top fabrics, metallics and woods for home furnishings are coming into focus. What makes current trends so exciting is the sheer variety of materials that have grown in popularity. Whether you prioritize function, comfort or luxury, you'll likely discover a new favorite material to experiment...

The extremely opulent estate of the late Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor is poised to hit the market at an asking price of $23,450,000, listed by Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury. Aside from Gabor, a lavish socialite who purchased the property in 1974, the six-bedroom estate was home to Elvis Presley, and was originally built in 1955 for reclusive business...

By Ashley Lipman There will always be densely populated areas where finding a large home or apartment is difficult, at best. Unfortunately, if you do manage to find one in these locations, the price will likely be more than the average person can afford. Related: Sell Faster in 2018: Design and Staging Tips In recent years, living spaces have gotten smaller. But...

By Daniel Defendi Property investment can be an exciting opportunity for new investors. When evaluating the cost of a property, however, many homebuyers don't account for the ongoing expenses involved in owning and maintaining their asset. Related: Investing in Real Estate: How to Diversify Your Portfolio Investment property expenses add up and can fluctuate over...

Midland takes the cake again! The Western Texas city with a population just shy of 135,000 was revealed as the nation's hottest housing market for the third month in a row, according to new data from realtor.com®'s Market Hotness Index. Surprisingly, only five California markets appeared on the monthly list, in contrast to three months ago, when more than half...

By Art Lopez Moving to a new house, city or state is one of the most stressful things a person can go through. Even when everything goes smoothly, you'll likely be exhausted when all is said and done. However, if your whole move is marred by one mistake after another, your stress levels can skyrocket. It's perfectly normal to feel overwhelmed by the enormity of...

Everyone loves to see a good before and after shot. Regardless of whether it's a personal weight loss journey or a newly painted piece of furniture, it's all about the dramatic reveal and being able to see change happen right before your very eyes. So, why hasn't the real estate industry jumped on the #transformationtuesday bandwagon? It's the perfect opportunity...

By Kathy Fettke Flipping homes has never been so popular. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, 207,088 single-family homes and condos were flipped last year alone. That's almost 3,000 more than in 2016, and the highest level of flipping activity since 2006. Don't be misled by TV shows and real estate gurus who make it sound easy. Buying, fixing and reselling a home...