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Suzanne De Vita

Suzanne De Vita is RISMedia’s Online Associate Editor and social butterfly. Exceptionally vocal, she’s often found belting “The Star-Spangled Banner” or chanting Roll Tide! at her television. When she’s not being a busy blogger bee, she spends her time among barnyard animals, listening to The Temptations and devouring Cajun cuisine.

In not so surprising news, the concept of homeownership consumes much of my day. I read numerous tips for this and advice for that, scan lists of do’s...

Thumb through any design magazine these days and you’ll find stunning images of kids’ bedrooms, expertly decorated by some Finnish designer you’ve...

Every homeowner has mortgage payments on the brain. Whether it’s a 15- or 30-year term, standard, fully amortizing mortgages are designed so that homeowners...

FSBO [abbr.] – Property that is ‘For Sale By Owner,’ denoting a lack of an agent or broker representative Ah, FSBOs. Those properties owners insist...

“Everything must be made as simple as possible. But not simpler.” – Albert Einstein Einstein’s Razor sums up the ideal system – a process that...

Pools are make-or-break features for homebuyers – they’re either at the top of dream home wish lists or a deterrent for buyers who shudder at the thought...

Today’s post is the last in my green living series, designed to appeal to everyone on the spectrum of our planet’s well-wishers: preservationists,...

Open houses are hit or miss for most agents. Some even forgo them altogether. Why? Hosting the traditional open house may be a lost art, but never a lost...

Today’s post is the second in a three-part series on green living, designed to appeal to everyone on the spectrum of our planet’s well-wishers: preservationists,...

We’ve all been there: trapped at your desk on the gloomiest of days. In diva-esque fashion, the sun refuses to come out of its dressing room.  Is it...