By Megan Wild If you're switching jobs or plan to in the near future, you might want to know how that impacts your ability to buy a house. After all, purchasing a home is a lengthy, stressful process once you tally up the time for mortgage approval and pounding the payment to find a home. If you're in the middle of considering a job change, your company has transferred...

As a broker, is your day-to-day at your desk instead of leading your team? Are you finding you have less room in your schedule? Difficulty handling incoming leads? Issues with training? Almost all challenges can be overcome with systems. In RISMedia's latest ACE webinar, "Leveraging Systems and Technology," two brokers discussed the methods that, for them, spur more...

Valentine's Day is approaching. And while it's typically reserved for romantic, coupley outings, there's no reason why real estate agents can't show love for their clients and referral business. There are puns abound and an endless stock of chocolate at your disposal—use them wisely. Here's how you can reach out to clients this Valentine's Day and remind them you...

In the following interview, Kathie Lea, REALTOR® with RE/MAX Realtec Group, Inc. in Palm Harbor, Fla., discusses lead sources, managing a team, profit strategies and more. Region Served: Tampa Bay, Fla.
Years in Real Estate: 18
Number of Team Members: 7 Teams continue to be on the rise, and in some areas, most transactions are initiated through a team...

By Hannah Whittenly Buyers want to know exactly what they're getting when purchasing a home. As it's a major investment, all potential homebuyers will want to inspect your entire property while keeping an eye out for any signs of damage. What can you do to make sure your home is ready for public scrutiny? Here's what you need to know: Thoroughly Clean the Home Before...

Whether it's a room with a view or grounds perfect for a moonlit stroll, this month's Great Spaces brings you properties with the potential for real romance, just in time for Valentine's Day. Make Romance in Maison 808 Live inside the walls of your own European fantasy at Maison 808, located at 808 North Rexford Road in Beverly Hills. Outside, the home has class and...

A picture is worth a thousand words—or in the case of real estate, it might be worth a few hundred-thousand dollars, depending on the sale price of a home. First impressions matter, and since the majority of buyers start their search online, their first impression is cemented by property photos. So, why is it that some agents are still taking photos of dark corners...

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Wondering where in the world women are becoming homeowners? A new SmartAsset study examined just that. In order to find the places where women are buying homes, SmartAsset looked at data for 402 metro areas, comparing data of two specific metrics: number of mortgages originated to women, and number of mortgages originated to men. The results showed a noticeable imbalance:...

By Megan Wild It's sometimes tough financially to make home improvements. Many home improvements cost around four digits, and some cost even more. Unless you've been saving for a project, you're unlikely to have that kind of cash lying around. Enter your tax return. If you're receiving a sizable chunk of change, it acts almost as an automatic savings account. Suddenly,...

Born and raised in Beverly Hills, Calif., Michael Nourmand has spent his entire life surrounded by luxury real estate. A second-generation broker, his parents Myra and Saeed founded Nourmand & Associates, a boutique, family-owned and -operated luxury real estate firm. Now president of Nourmand & Associates, which ranked No. 318 in sales volume in RISMedia's...