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Suzanne De Vita

​Suzanne De Vita is RISMedia's online news editor, compiling RISMedia's Daily e-News and Content Solutions newsletters, covering breaking news, housing market reports, industry topics and real estate trends.

Once a real estate agent’s bread and butter, direct mail marketing (known in the business world as “direct response advertising”) is near extinction....

Owning a green home isn’t just an aspiration for the rich and famous anymore. It’s unlikely that your average green buyer will want to go all Julia...

This week’s #TBT is Grandma Maxine’s wallpaper collection. Yes, my dear grandmother really collected wallpaper. And not just swatches or scraps here...

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,...