By Paige Tepping During RISMedia's recent webinar—"How to Reinvent Your Value Proposition"—panelists Jack Cotton, a REALTOR® with Sotheby’s International Realty Cape Cod Brokerages; and Annette Mina, a broker with Douglas Elliman, explored the importance of controlling the agent-to-consumer relationship.  The webinar was sponsored by Curbio...

By Kyla Stewart  Looking back, it's hard to believe that cars have only existed for the past 130 years, with consumer adoption taking place during the past century. Since then, motor vehicles have constantly been evolving, with innovators finding creative solutions to problems before they occur. Connected vehicle technology is one of the most recent innovations...

Posted on Jul 22 2022 - 10:30am by Housecall
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By Lizzie Weakley When you are taking a shower, the last thing you want to notice is water that is ponding up around your feet. Unfortunately, this means you have a clogged shower drain. Though this is a problem that always seems to occur at the most inopportune time, the good news is that you have multiple solutions to getting the water flowing freely again. The...

By Meghan Belnap  Renovating is a time when the excitement of having a new kitchen space becomes heavy with choices and long-term decisions. With so many options to choose from, the process can feel like more of a burden than a joy. But it doesn't have to be that way. By keeping up with the latest kitchen design trends, you can make sure your renovation is both...

Posted on Jul 19 2022 - 10:30am by Paige Brown
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By Brentnie Daggett, Rentec Direct Summer is in full swing, and here in my home state of Oregon we’ve already experienced our first heat wave of 2022. Our homes have long been designed to protect us from the cold and the elements, but what about high temperatures? Many homeowners may not realize that extreme heat can affect their homes in a number of ways.  Potential...

By Lizzie Weakley  Homeowners should have their roof checked every year or two for possible deterioration and unseen damage. Following a major storm, you may want to have the roof inspected, especially if you believe high winds or heavy snow have damaged the shingles or gutters. When choosing a roofer, however, don't automatically hire the one offering the lowest...

By Devin Meenan RISMedia’s latest Webinar–“Creative Marketing Ideas to Move Your Listings Faster”–moderator Anthony Lamacchia, broker/owner and CEO of the Lamacchia Companies, led a discussion on how to effectively and creatively reach clients. Panelists were Amanda Pflieger, director of demand generation at Curbio; Chad Grey, an agent...

By Anica Oaks  Real estate is a very competitive industry. Whether you're a landlord, investor or management company, your website can play a vital role in your success. You can use your website to draw more customers to your real estate business, ultimately gaining new clients and exceeding your goals. Here are a few ways to use your website to help your real estate...

By Meghan Belnap  Living in the country is at the core of many people's dreams. Fresh air, gardens and wild animals are a big part of the draw. If you're considering a move to the country, there are some things you should know about maintaining a rural property. Here are a few tips to help you keep your rural home in top shape. Water Well
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By Brooke Chaplan There are several tasks to take care of before putting your home on the market. For example, you need to take the time to boost your curb appeal. After all, you want to make a good impression on your potential buyers. If they arrive at your home and notice an unsightly exterior, they may be hesitant to step inside your home. It is important to keep...