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By Brentnie Daggett Living in a smaller home, or an apartment or condo, may make hosting a party or event seem overwhelming. A small space definitely presents some challenges, but a little creativity and planning will go a long way to create an atmosphere that is both inviting to your guests and manageable for your space. Related: 4 Reasons Your Smaller House Can...

Live in Southern California? Newly married? There's a pretty good chance you're in a less-than-ideal area for where you currently find yourself in life. According to a new study conducted by Destify, nine of the 10 worst cities for newlyweds, based on their criteria, are located in California—eight of which are in Southern California. To come up with this list,...

By Meghan Belnap Purchasing a fixer-upper gives homeowners the perfect opportunity to have their own dream home makeover. As these renovations can be quite costly and time-consuming, homeowners would do well to focus on a few key areas of their home when starting the renovation. Consider the following ideas during a home remodel: Kitchen The kitchen is one room that's...

Sure, one of the primary reasons for renovating is increasing a home's value, or for convenience. But how many people are renovating because they're envious of what their neighbors have? Quite a bit, it seems, according to a recent My Job Quote report, which found that 70 percent of homeowners in the U.S. have copied a neighbor's decor. Copycat renovations are pretty...

A fixer-upper might have a lot more problems than you think. The last thing you want to do is purchase a home that ends up costing you more to fix than you calculated for. So before you spend a lot of your time and money on a fixer-upper, you need to know the questions to ask first. Related: Tips for Buying a Foreclosure Without asking the right questions, you could...

By Elizabeth La Riva With the holidays over, heading into the coldest months of the year, many people might assume that now is a terrible time to buy a home. However, now is the best time to score a deal on that dream house! Related: 4 Tips for Home-Buying During the Colder Months Here are a few reasons why it may be in your best interest to buy a house this...

By Johanna Baker Real estate is a massive industry in the U.S. In 2018 alone, real estate contributed a whopping $1.15 trillion to the country's gross domestic product. By becoming a REALTOR®, you can effectively tap into this market. Related: Top 6 Reasons to Hire a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home The job requires you to conduct deft negotiation to convince...

By Vitaly Kuprenko To achieve success, every real estate business requires customer relationship management systems—or CRMs—to maintain relationships with clients. According to Thomson Data, customer retention can increase by 26 percent due to the integration of appropriate CRM software. Related: Curaytor Shakes Up How You Utilize Your CRM How should you choose...

By Wendy Dessler The interior and exterior of your home have the potential for memorable design in the coming year. As the 20s of the 21st century are upon us, a combination of classic chic and modern savvy are combining to make new homes something to marvel at. Related: 4 Awesome Additions for Your Custom Home Design Here are a few different design families to help...

By Anica Oaks Younger adults who are part of the millennial generation often thrive in certain metropolitan areas. If you're a millennial who wants to make a positive life change, moving to one of these places could open doors to new career, friendship and romantic opportunities. Related: Top 30 Cities for Millennial Veteran Homebuyers Here are four cities that...