This January, RISMedia named some 300 real estate professionals as 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. Each of these individuals—separated into eight categories—was either nominated by you, the RISMedia reader, or chosen by our editors. These people made great contributions within their own communities and the industry as a whole. They've dedicated their lives to a...

This month, Great Spaces counts the zeroes, with two dizzyingly high-priced properties on the West Coast. A Luxurious Steal in Santa Monica On a flat lot in Santa Monica, Calif., sits this $20 million-dollar steal, the former home of John Parkinson, the architect behind countless Los Angeles pre-war projects. On a coveted cul-de-sac near the Pacific, the abode...

By Brooke Chaplan One of the first things that people notice about a home is its front lawn, which adds to a property's curb appeal. A well-kept yard with tasteful design elements can attract buyers if your home is on the market or make it more enjoyable for you and your family. Related: Quick and Easy Ways to Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal Here are some ideas to...

By Meghan Belnap Building a dream home from the ground up is one of the most exciting things that you can do, but you need to be sure you're investing your money in the right places. Related: What REALTORS® Need to Know Before Recommending Custom Home-Building With a little bit of planning and research, your new home will be the perfect blend of form and function....

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As the coronavirus and its impact on the industry unfold, RISMedia is providing resources and updates. Look for them on this page, which is regularly updated, and for more in the RISMedia newsletter. Commentary and Expert Insights Coronavirus in Crowded Spaces: How Apartments and Communities Could Help Lessen Spread These Days We’re All Staying In—But We Can...

Many markets are in flux in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. However, a recent RENTCafé report shows that many rental markets stayed strong in February despite concerns over the spread of the virus. "We haven't seen the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic in official data yet," said Doug Ressler, manager of Business Intelligence at Yardi Matrix, in a statement. "The...

Kendall E. Bonner, Esq. is a licensed Florida attorney and broker/owner of RE/MAX Capital Realty in Tampa, Fla., who, last year, was listed among the top RE/MAX broker/owners, launched a podcast and served as a guest speaker at the company's R4 convention and Broker/Owner Conference. She also collaborated with real estate professionals Teresa Rogers and Ann Carlson...

For two industry veterans, generating leads consistently from listings is all about having a plan: use captivating marketing, host open houses, track where your leads are coming from. During RISMedia's recent webinar—"Branding, Buzz and Blitz: How to Generate 6-8 Leads a Month from Every Listing"—panelists Nate Martinez, broker/co-owner of RE/MAX Professionals...

With all the unsettling news being broadcast daily and the barrage of warnings from public officials, one thing that's inarguable is the fact that social distancing works. It's now clear that to fight the current pandemic that is gripping not only this country, but the entire world, the masses are staying home. And with the vast majority of your clients and prospective...

By the Experts at MyOutDesk As the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic spreads, is your business equipped to respond to all urgent concerns? As a business owner, you have to think about the trigger points in your business so that you can make a quick and informed decision to adapt your systems and processes. Remote work is an effective preventative measure that will...