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By Susan Finch Digitized manufacturing is emerging as a leader in home design trends. It's becoming easier to customize homes with a variety of textures and colors thanks to sustainable materials like glass and new manufacturing technologies. In fact, 3-D manufacturing, or the third industrial revolution, is changing how homes are being built. As the path to sustainable...

Labor Day’s almost here! With the holiday approaching, tell us: Which dream feature would you want in your backyard this weekend? A: Outdoor Fireplace
B: Lazy River
C: Treehouse
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If you are a real estate agent who has a blog and are not using Pinterest as part of your social media marketing strategy then you are missing the boat! If you ask most real estate bloggers who have adapted Pinterest as one of their social networks, more than likely you'll hear rave reviews of just how good the traffic can be. One of the unique things about Pinterest...

I've seen lots of elaborate listing videos in my days, but never has one stumped me quite as much as the latest video put out by “real estate brokerage” Huge Property Corp (mind the quotes, here). In this elaborate music video, pop star Carly Rae Jepsen poses as buyer while producer/composer Danny L Harle acts as a real estate agent. Together they cruise a sterile-looking...

Staging is a sizable expense for home sellers, who spend hundreds—even thousands— appointing their homes to web- and show-ready state. The National Association of REALTORS® reports the median spend on staging is $675, and according to StagedHomes.com, professional staging services average $3,000 to $5,000. Add remodeling expenditures to the tally, and the cost...

Creating and implementing a consistent social media strategy is vital for REALTORS® looking to cultivate online leads while maintaining current relationships. Social media has re-shaped the way business is conducted, both nationally and globally, across all industries. For real estate agents wanting to reach every type of buyer possible, social media is a resource...

The home warranty has long been a staple of the U.S. residential real estate transaction. Taking the unexpected expense out of unexpected home repairs has always been critical in providing buyers and sellers peace of mind before, during and especially after the sale closes. But in discussing this important topic with your listing and buyer clients, there are a lot...

Are you using Snapchat in your real estate business? Well, you should be. The service’s disappearing Stories feature has reinvented social media and is currently changing the game for publishers’ shared content. (It’s also insanely popular with millennials, too). Now, not to be left behind, the Facebook-owned Instagram wants in on the action. Thanks to a recent...

Moving to a new home is one of the most exciting life experiences there is. For you. But when one of your friends is moving and asks you to help, there's not enough free pizza in the world! But you say yes anyways because you don't really have an excuse not to lend a hand. Not anymore. This excuse generator provides random, funny excuses to get you out of waking...

Queensland, Australia real estate agent Zac McHardy used Facebook Live to show buyers through this Geebung property. Drumming up interest in an open house may be about as fun as watching paint dry, but getting people through the front door is a (huge) step in the right direction when it comes to getting your latest listing sold. And with the tools and technology available...