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By Brentnie Daggett Your home should be a sanctuary that feels welcoming and comfortable to both you and your guests—and that includes the outdoor space! The exterior of your property sets the stage for the rest of your home, sort of like a first impression. Related: Ways Real Estate Agents Can Appeal to Millennial Homebuyers If you're thinking of selling your...

By Wendy Dessler Selling your home without fixing it up first presents potential challenges for some homeowners. For others, it may open up different opportunities. Selling a house "as-is" can be a good thing. It all depends on your approach to selling it. Related: 4 Real Estate Deal Breakers and How to Fix Them Efficiently Here are six essential tips to help...

Are you considering forming a real estate team, or expanding yours? RISMedia’s Ultimate Real Estate Team Guide is an essential resource, with actionable advice, expert insights and proprietary research, designed to equip you with the knowledge to lead a successful team. This comprehensive how-to includes innovative solutions and technology, from CRM to transactions,...

In today’s real estate market, homeownership has become more and more difficult for millennials to obtain. However, one subdemographic that may have a leg up? Millennial veterans. With many having access to VA loans, there's a large block of potential millennial buyers that are qualified to purchase a home with no down payment, mortgage insurance or great credit.  For...

By Marissa Boles Whether it's down the street or across the country, moving is a major task that requires much effort and coordination. For this reason, many people choose to hire a moving company, but knowing who to entrust your belongings can be a daunting task. Related: Real Estate Insights: Moving Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs That's why ConsumerAffairs has compiled a...

By Barbara Butler My mom insisted we go outside and play every day, no matter what the weather. We might have grumbled about it on cold and rainy days, but once we were outside, we always ended up having fun. Getting the kids off their devices and outside in the fresh air can be a bit difficult—if your backyard isn’t as large as you’d like, you might feel extra...

Calling all brokers, agents and team leaders! How's your year going? Are you overcoming challenges with ease or are there continuing obstacles preventing you from reaching your true growth potential? Before we head into the fall and the final quarter of the year, we'd like to check in with you from your perspective as a broker, executive or team leader, and as agents,...

By Meghan Belnap If you're ready to start a family, you're likely concerned over how you'll be able to afford the right family home. You can save money on your first family home by going through the right channels to secure the best deal. Related: Looking to Buy Your First Home? Settle These Things First Here are four affordable ways to get a first home to start...

Affordable homes. Jobs. Millennials. The Midwest has 'em all, according to a new ranking by realtor.com®, identifying the most sought-after zip codes in the U.S. Grand Rapids, Mich. – 49505 List Price (Median): $178,050 Omaha, Neb. – 68144 List Price (Median): $238,950 Boise, Idaho – 83704 List Price (Median): $289,950 Shawnee, Kan. – 66203 (Kansas...

It's been a scorcher this summer, with temperatures reaching record highs. So it's no wonder the masses are heading toward the water in search of a summer heat reprieve. Related: Great Spaces: Beachfront Living at Its Best Forget beach houses, however. Lake towns are trending and realtor.com® just announced the best affordable lake towns of 2019. Here's how they...