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By Yuqing Pan Forgive our morbid curiosity, but we couldn’t help wonder: What effect does a gruesome and terrible crime such as murder have on a property’s longtime value? Is a home forever tarnished? Or can the stigma be cleaned away, especially in less notorious cases? To find out, we turned to DiedInHouse.com, a website that informs users whether a death...

Photo Credit: facebook.com/MEDCottage Caring for aging parents is a growing concern for many Americans. For those among the Sandwich Generation, homeowners typically in their forties who are responsible for their own families and their aging parents, what to do with grandma or grandpa is always a trying, stressful question to answer. While nursing homes may feel...

The race is on for our 2nd Annual Academy Award of Real Estate! Last year’s Oscar for Best Real Estate Client was awarded to Bradley Cooper, who was selected by members of the real estate industry as the nominee they’d most like to help buy or sell a home. Voting is now open for this year’s Oscar for Best Real Estate Client. To vote, simply: Like RISMedia...

It's almost Valentine’s Day - that one special day in the year where you rush around like a complete lunatic making romantic plans for you and your sweetheart to show them just how much you love them. If you haven’t made any plans yet, you need not worry! If hotels and restaurants are booked up, and chocolates and flowers are all sold out, Terry's Fabrics has...

  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   ...

The Super Bowl turns 50 this weekend. To mark the event’s golden anniversary, Census number-crunchers rounded up a collection of facts comparing life back in 1967 to present-day. The play-by-play includes housing stats, which we’ve broken down below. In 1967… The U.S. population was 197.5 million. The median sales price of a new, single-family home was just...

Adele is still so hot right now...even in real estate! Meet Megan Hill Mitchum, a REALTOR® from CENTURY 21 Signature Real Estate Iowa who just released one killer parody of Adele's worldwide smash hit "Hello." It's a parody so spot on that every agent who's ever been in the field will be able to relate. Judging by its 150k+ view count in mere days, we'd say the video's...

With a new year comes a new you…and new business! Armed with any mobile device, there’s an overabundance of technology and apps at your fingertips to help you redefine your marketing strategy and hit the ground running in 2016. One particular app you should consider using? Periscope. Not only can it allow your sphere of influence to get to know you on a more...

Millennials are drawn to the bright lights of big cities, but with a re-imagined take on the apartment, that city could be on the West Coast today, and the East Coast tomorrow. The Kasita, a smart technology-enabled, mobile apartment or “apodment,” as coined by CityLab, allows tenants to move their households to urban locales with the tap of a finger, whether...

Homicides wipe a whopping $2.3 billion off the U.S. property market every year. TWEET Though it's no surprise that a murder on the premises can lower the value of your home, that's still a lot of money going cold every single year. Finder.com has calculated the impact of murders on property prices across...