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  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   var...

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...

The holidays are officially here and it’s time to make those “spirits” bright during the biggest party of 2015 – New Year’s Eve! Everyone likes to let loose and have a good time with family and friends on this momentous holiday, but which cities do it the best? Real estate site Trulia crunched the numbers to find out and cities like San Francisco, Las Vegas,...

Drawing on its wealth of listing data, realtor.com® recently rounded up the top 20 home features highlighted in listing descriptions this year—attributes that have become veritable selling points in the last five years. While suggestive of current preferences, the list also paints an insightful portrait of the features that contribute to the perceived and actual...

Star Wars: The Force Awakens has only been out for a day now, but before you head out to your second, third and fourth viewings, check out Homes.com's City Wars - the perfect Star Wars/real estate mash-up! Select a city from the list of 50 warring cities in the galaxy, and decide its fate...and your destiny! Read all about your city's "light" and "dark" facts, and...

What's more terrifying than living in a haunted house? Living in a haunted house that strangers are constantly trying to break into. This is the case for Norma Sutcliffe and Gerald R. Helfrich , the owners of the “haunted” home that inspired the 2013 film "The Conjuring." The filmmakers behind the haunted flick positioned the story as based on truth, and published...