Editor's note: These quotes originally appeared in this month's edition of Real Estate magazine, which you can view here. RISMedia recently released its 2019 Power Broker Report which ranks the nation's top real estate firms by 2018 sales volume and total transactions. The Top 1,000 Power Brokers reported a collective sales volume of $1,424,776,652,825, with NRT...

By Janis Hennessy Whether they came for college and stayed during their early career or relocated for work, deciding to leave a booming urban core to fulfill the dream of homeownership is a big change for many millennial homebuyers. Related: These Are the Cities Millennials Are Moving to Right Now Yet, the 2017 National Association of REALTORS® (NAR) Home Buyer...

By Meghan Belnap If you're ready to move, you can save a lot in the long run by buying a house that's brand-new. Many new homes on the real estate market include features that are designed to ultimately reduce household expenses, which will make it easier for you to pay your mortgage, utilities and other important bills on time. Related: 5 Reasons to Build a New...

Credit: PlanOmatic Next week, RISMedia is set to host the second annual Real Estate Newsmakers Reception & Dinner—applauding folks who are making headlines in real estate. During the dinner—being held on May 16 at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo—RISMedia will recognize this year’s Hall of Fame. The 2019 inductees include:  Gino...

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Building a More Predictable Business With Realtor.com®  In the following interview, Robert Dekanski of the Robert Dekanski Team with RE/MAX 1st Advantage in Clark, N.J., discusses the group’s growth through leads. Number of Offices: 1
Number of Agents: 45
Years in Real Estate: 7 How heavily do you lean on buying leads versus having your agents prospect?

Leads are the bread and butter of any real estate business. Whether agents pay for leads or generate them through more traditional prospecting methods, there are elements that should be standard across the board for converting and closing leads. These were discussed in RISMedia's recent webinar—"Agents: Stop Losing Out on Leads – How to Cultivate, Convert and...

With spring thawing out many areas of the country, this month, we're exploring homes with gorgeous grounds so that we can all set our sights on garden days to come. Immaculate Mexico Mansion This immaculate property located in Careyes, Mexico, is surrounded by the Pacific Ocean on three sides. Sprawling over three acres, this 18,000-square-foot, six-bedroom...

If you're on the fence about listing your home, now is the perfect time to take the dive. According to a recent ATTOM Data Solutions analysis, 19 of the 20 best days to sell during the calendar year fall in May or June. After analyzing more than 28 million single-family home and condo sales over the past eight years, ATTOM Data Solutions concluded that sellers listing...

By Conner Flynn Whether you're considering selling your house or you want to improve the appearance of your current property, there are many ways to beautify your backyard. A well-maintained backyard can make you enjoy coming home to relax and make you proud when you have friends and family over. Related: Backyard Tips: Keep Your Pool, Trampoline and Playset Safe...

By Meghan Belnap Most people find it difficult to move out of an apartment and into a permanent home as quickly as they'd like, but some have particular urgency in their search. Whether it's the growth of the family, a toxic landlord or just the innate desire to break ties and own your own land, the months-long process just isn't fast enough for some folks. Related:...