Investing in a waterfront property is a way to ensure a maximum return while also providing you with a unique opportunity to enjoy a luxurious and exclusive view. If you're thinking of purchasing a waterfront property, here are a few things to keep in mind to prevent overspending and to ensure your investment is sound. Set a Budget Have a budget in place before you...

2021 is finally here, and as we continue to conduct business in this ever-changing landscape, many agents and brokers alike are relying on remote tools. As technology advances and social distancing guidelines are still in effect, real estate professionals are utilizing virtual communication and digital marketing tools more than ever before. Thankfully, smartphones...

By Jennie Norris Real estate agents need to look for ways to differentiate themselves from their competition. One of the key value‐added services that accomplishes this goal is home staging. Statistics provided by both The Profile of Home Staging from the National Association of REALTORS® and The 2020 Home Staging Industry Report (IAHSP) state staged houses can...

By Evette Champion Homeowners focus so much on the interior of their homes that they may often neglect the outside—or at the very least do the bare minimum like keeping the lawn mowed. However, if you're thinking about selling your home or want to one-up the neighbors, here are a few ideas that'll put other yards to shame: Update Your Walkway When folks come to...

Michael Miedler began his history with CENTURY 21 a little over 30 years ago, immediately following his graduation. He worked his way up the ladder, starting in the mailroom and running through almost every role inside the organization before becoming president and CEO of CENTURY 21 in 2019. To listen to or view Episode 11: 'Delivering Extraordinary Experiences to...

2020 was a year unlike any other, and there has been a lot of uncertainty surrounding the new year. Through these recent experiences, thousands of real estate professionals have come to understand the need to prepare for any new challenges that may arise. They committed to self-improvement through continuing education by attending RISMedia’s “Real Estate’s...

By Lizzie Weakley Successful real estate agents understand the importance of consistently recruiting new clients to coordinate home purchases and sales. During times of economic uncertainty or community transitions, agents need to be proactive in finding new clients. Here are some helpful tips for how to target new niches which you can build or add to your client...

Groundbreaking Event for both Broker/Owners and Top Agents Breaking New Attendance Records Daily

Nearly everyone can agree on one thing: Good riddance 2020, and here's hoping that 2021 is a calmer year. This past year brought unique challenges, but also important reminders that the real estate environment can quickly change, and practitioners must be...

The iconic property and longtime home of the late King of Pop has finally sold. From 1988 to 2005, Michael Jackson owned Neverland Ranch, which has since been renamed Sycamore Valley Ranch, its former name before Jackson purchased the property. Jackson moved out of the 2,700-acre ranch following the infamous 2005 People vs. Jackson trial. Neverland Ranch's central...

In 1957, Howard Hanna Jr. opened his first real estate office in Pittsburgh, Pa. Today, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services encompasses 12,800+ sales associates and employees operating out of more than 370 offices in eight states. At the helm, is real estate luminary Helen Hanna Casey, who—along with her siblings and an expanding group of nieces and nephews—has...