By Meghan Belnap If you’re creating your own custom dream home, you don’t want to waste the opportunity to make something amazing. With a custom build, your imagination (and the laws of physics) are your only real limits. This can allow for some truly fantastic additions that you won’t find in any other home, carrying an element of fun, as well. Related: Top...

This past year, each individual honored as one of RISMedia's 2019 Real Estate Newsmakers made headlines in his or her own way. Whether it was through charitable work or notable growth, each honoree made a positive impact in the real estate industry. Here, we highlight a few who were chosen as Newsmakers in the Trendsetters category: Dana Green, CEO/Owner at Dana...

This month, Housecall is highlighting some of the biggest and brightest the U.S. luxury housing market has to offer. Here, we continue that theme with the results of a recent realtor.com® study. Related: Great Spaces: March Is for Mansions By calculating the 2018 median listing price for every ZIP code in the country, realtor.com's data team was able to pinpoint...

By Katie Kuchta Waking up your lawn can be challenging, and there is added pressure if you want to put a home on the market. Early spring is one of the best times of the year to make your home look great. This busy season coincides with an uptick in activity in the real estate market, making it that much more critical for you to get your lawn back in great shape. Related:...

Are you ready to buy your own home? That may sound like a bit of a weird question; however, many homebuyers are just not prepared when it comes to buying their first or a new home. Related: Should You Buy a House Remodeled Without Permits? On the surface, it may seem that taking out a mortgage is going to be easy. Often, the opposite is true. There are many people...

RISMedia's recent webinar—AGENTS: It's Not Too Late to Save on Your Taxes, sponsored by Intuit—laid out the actionable finance strategies and planning insights that today's real estate professionals should heed if they're looking to save on taxes. "Real estate accounting is a whole 'nother animal," underlined speaker Mariette Martinez, a financial accountant,...

In the following interview, Kevin Markarian, founder/CEO of Marker Real Estate in San Francisco, Calif., discusses the benefits of masterminding and networking, and how he’s built a business designed for growth. Region Served: San Francisco, Orange County, Los Angeles and Southern California
Years in Real Estate: 17
Number of Offices: 4
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By Brentnie Daggett It's no surprise that one of the most common predictions for the real estate industry in 2019 is the continued importance of technology. As smartphones, tablets and other mobile devices continue to increase in popularity and capability, smart home technology continues to grow at pace. New technology built specifically to simplify the lives of...

In 2018, millennials made slightly over a third of all property purchases, making them the most active generation of buyers for the fifth year in a row, according to the National Association of REALTORS® 2018 Home Buyer and Seller General Trends study. Here, 2019 Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association President Jeffrey Fagan shares tips with the agent population...

This month, we're supersizing our Great Spaces section with a look at some spectacular mansions. Hang at the Ross-Hand Mansion This historic Hudson Valley home—originally built in 1854—offers a fusion of rustic charm and deluxe modern amenities. The 5,000-square-foot Gothic Revival sits on four acres of private estate with epic views of the Hudson River,...