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Memes are everywhere. Whether you share them across your social media accounts, in emails, or even on your website, these real estate memes offer some much-needed entertainment for agents, their colleagues, and their audience. Not only are real estate agent memes a fun and creative way to break out of your daily grind, but they can help build brand awareness...

A note from RISMedia Founder, President & CEO John Featherston on the 20th anniversary of Sept. 11: “I wanted to share with you some thoughts as we reach the somber milestone of the 20th anniversary of the attacks on Sept. 11, 2001—a day that changed our lives forever. As we look back, we see that through the darkness of the unspeakable...

On Sun., Aug. 29, Hurricane Ida made landfall in Louisiana as a Category 4 hurricane, with the first death reported in Prairieville due to injuries sustained from a fallen tree. Now weakened to a tropical storm as it heads to Mississippi [at press time], the natural disaster has left a little more than 1 million homes without power after dumping a dangerous mix...

Months short of its extended deadline, the eviction moratorium has ended, struck down by the Supreme Court—voted by six justices in an unsigned opinion on Aug. 26. President Biden’s renewed moratorium, active in only the areas of the U.S. most impacted by COVID-19, was meant to continue providing a stay against evictions until early October; however,...

Source: MTV “MTV Cribs” is back. The iconic POV show that follows celebrities as they take you on a tour of their home was hugely popular when it debuted in 2000. A new episode of the show has not been produced in a decade though, which begs the question: will the show resonate today? For Gen Z and millennials, two generations that have grown up with Pinterest,...

By Tracey Hawkins In recent months, there has been a spate of crimes against real estate agents, including murder, armed robbery, shootings and alleged racial profiling incidents. On the eve of September—Real Estate Safety Month—it's important to note that male real estate professionals were the target of these recent crimes. Prior too these recent incidents,...

Michael Alderson, 66, of Anaheim, California, was shot and killed on August 7 amid an alleged dispute involving siblings and their home’s sale. “Based upon the preliminary investigation, it is believed that the shooting was related to a family dispute pertaining to the upcoming sale of the residence,” Huntington Beach Police Capt. Tim Martin said. “A group...

It’s hard to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been a fixture of everyday life since March 2020. While much of the U.S. has returned to some semblance of “normalcy,” highly infectious variants such as Delta threaten to curb back some of the newly-gained momentum, and a huge swath of the industry is concerned, according to new RISMedia survey results. RISMedia...

In today’s real estate market, one generation stands apart in their desire to move into a renovated home: millennials. It’s unsurprising that more than one-third of the generation who grew up with Instagram and Pinterest are more likely to seek out an upgraded home compared to other generations. This data is according to a recently released survey of more than...

By Jordan Grice This year’s spring market was one for the history books as price spikes for single-family homes persisted in May. According to the most recent S&P CoreLogic/Case-Shiller Indices, home prices saw a 16.6% gain in May, up from 14.8% in April. The price surge marked the second consecutive month of record-setting performance, according to experts. All...