We’ve having a busy summer here at RISMedia as we (among other things) finalize plans for this September’s Real Estate CEO Exchange. This event is a fan favorite as it brings together a select group of the country’s Power Brokers and industry leaders for frank discussion about the critical issues affecting our industry and their impact on broker profitability....

As rents rise across the country, many are wondering if they're getting the biggest bang for their buck, not only when it comes to how pricey their space is, but how much space they're getting for the price. RentCafe recently utilized Yardi Matrix search tools to explore how much apartment you can snag for $1,500 in the 30 most populous U.S. cities. The results might...

Moving to a new home is one of the most exciting life experiences there is. For you. But when one of your friends is moving and asks you to help, there's not enough free pizza in the world! But you say yes anyways because you don't really have an excuse not to lend a hand. Not anymore. This excuse generator provides random, funny excuses to get you out of waking...

Drumming up interest in an open house may be about as fun as watching paint dry, but getting people through the front door is a (huge) step in the right direction when it comes to getting your latest listing sold. And with the tools and technology available today, connecting with prospective buyers near and far is easier than ever—provided your willingness to explore...

With cash to spare, millionaires can afford to move anywhere, at any time. Most, however, aren’t racking up frequent mover miles—in fact, they move less than the general population, reveals a recent study by the American Sociological Association. The study uncovered a millionaire internal (within the U.S.) migration rate of 2.4 percent per year, below the 2.9...

By Sandy Garner, Harcourts The Garner Group Real Estate Many marketers have tried to pigeonhole the millennial generation into a series of descriptors, making generalizations about 80 million people that may or may not be true. One thing most agree on is that this generation is passionate. Passionate about causes, lifestyle choices and living the way they want. This...

Unless you’re a seasoned real estate buyer and seller, the typical listing presentation can often leave you overwhelmed and dumbstruck. But to really make the right choice when choosing an agent to represent your home, it’s critical that you become an active participant in the listing presentation—it should not be a one-way street! To help glean as much information...

By Erin Davis A great way to add character and individuality to your home is to look beyond the United States and incorporate international interior design trends. It’s also a wonderful way to pay homage to your roots if you have ancestors or relatives from another part of the world. Each culture has its own interior design flavor that stems from the area’s history,...

Are you a fan of secrets? How about PostSecret—the blog-turned-book(s) that has been gaining thousands of fans since 2005? Now the family home of PostSecret creator Frank Warren is on the market, and for only $599k, you can make the home your own. (Warren and co. are off to dreamy California—do we smell a PS film in the making?) Secret moves aside, Warren's charming...

By Gabrielle van Welie As children, we were probably all obsessed with a certain cartoon, book or even a video game. We yearned to have our world be taken over by our favorite fictional universe, if only just our bedroom. This type of dream haunts you throughout your life if it goes unfulfilled—kind of like never getting to throw that princess tea party themed birthday...