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Housecall's having a Hollywood moment! Voting is now open for RISMedia's 3rd Annual Academy Awards of Real Estate, which awards the Oscar for Best Real Estate Client to one of this year's Academy Award nominees—selected by you, members of the real estate industry. To vote, simply: Like Housecall on Facebook. Comment on this Facebook post with your vote for the...

Real estate season’s kicked into high gear—and we bet your schedule has, too. Amid the flood of market activity, tell us: To submit your response: Follow RISMedia on Facebook. Comment on our contest post with your answer to the question above. OR Follow RISMedia on Twitter. Reply to our contest tweet with your answer to the question above. OR Follow RISMedia...

Jennifer Lawrence! The “Joy” actress, christened “too cool to be America’s sweetheart,” took home this year’s Oscar for Best Real Estate Client, voted by members of the real estate industry as the nominee they’d most like to help buy or sell a home in RISMedia’s 2nd Annual Academy Awards of Real Estate. “Absolutely Jennifer Lawrence!” said Nancy...

  Listing presentations are the bread and butter of the real estate industry—and like every market, no two are alike. So, we want to know: What's your winning formula? Share your thoughts in our brief Reader Report survey below and you could see your name in lights on RISMedia.com! Take the survey now! // Create your own user feedback survey   ...

‘Tis the season for giving! From pop-by gifts and greeting cards to gift cards and more, there’s no better time of year to show appreciation for the clients who make this business so rewarding. And we’re giving back, too. Simply follow RISMedia on Facebook and comment on our contest post with your response to the question above for your chance to win a $50...

From inspection issues and property liens to last-minute requests by the lender, twists in the real estate transaction lurk at every turn – and as we all know, the unexpected can stop a deal dead in its tracks. With that in mind (and the scariest time of year just around the corner!), RISMedia wants to know: What twist in the transaction almost cost the sale? Share...

Sizzling temps, rising home sales and up-and-down interest rates have made this summer one for the books. Remarkably, many real estate agents have found time to unwind with a vacation – and according to unofficial findings from our recent Reader Rewards giveaway, the hottest destination for said vacation is, well, hot: Florida. The most popular spots in the Sunshine...

Between a parade of listing appointments, showings, negotiations and home inspections, carving out time to rest is easier said than done. As real estate’s busiest time of year marches on, we want to know: How are you unwinding this summer? Whether you plan to jet off on an excursion, take a breather from technology or schedule a self-imposed staycation, follow...

A few weeks ago we asked our followers on social media about the strangest items they've ever seen in a listing. The responses were off the charts in terms of number and hilarity, so we'd like to thank everyone who participated! Below were some of our favorite submissions: "Used to do foreclosures and in one house in a relatively nice, upscale neighborhood, I...

Sometimes REALTORS® find the darndest things in their listings...like a horse? OK, well maybe that's a stretch. Or how about that Florida man who found a human hand in his grandparents' house along with coins and a treasure map? It's like something right out of "The Goonies"! The point is: people have weird belongings in their home and sometimes, they are unearthed...