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Which city in the country is best for living the American Dream? A new study by SmartAsset analyzes just that—which city best offers its residents the ability to become a homeowner? To figure this out, SmartAsset broke down five key metrics: homeownership rate, diversity rate, upward mobility rate, median home value and unemployment rate. Overall, the answers...

This Thursday, RISMedia is hosting the Power Broker and Real Estate Newsmakers Forum at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo in Washington, D.C. All event attendees are strongly encouraged to come to this session, which will focus on the future of the industry, from the latest disruptors to the cycling housing market, and strategies for success. Are...

Credit: PlanOmatic Next week, RISMedia is set to host the second annual Real Estate Newsmakers Reception & Dinner—applauding folks who are making headlines in real estate. During the dinner—being held on May 16 at the REALTORS® Legislative Meetings & Trade Expo—RISMedia will recognize this year’s Hall of Fame. The 2019 inductees include:  Gino...

If you're on the fence about listing your home, now is the perfect time to take the dive. According to a recent ATTOM Data Solutions analysis, 19 of the 20 best days to sell during the calendar year fall in May or June. After analyzing more than 28 million single-family home and condo sales over the past eight years, ATTOM Data Solutions concluded that sellers listing...

Thinking of getting your real estate license—or maybe you're already a licensed agent, and your market area just isn't as busy as you'd like it to be? Regardless, if you want to get the most out of your career, you'll want to consider location carefully. Luckily for you, WalletHub just released a ranking of the top markets for real estate agents, taking into account...

From job opportunities to—perhaps most importantly—home affordability, there are a number of reasons why millennials choose to relocate to a certain city in droves. A recent National Association of REALTORS®' report compiled a list of the most popular cities in the country based on the share of millennials moving there and how many of them make up the total...

The heart of the home is the kitchen—and buyers are eager to fork over for a showpiece. According to an analysis conducted recently by Zillow, adding commercial-grade features to the kitchen pays a premium. Evaluating 4.6 million home listings in the past year, Zillow discovered that the features garnered anywhere from 24-34 percent more at sale. Of the 10 biggest...

https://rismedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/PB_Top30.mp4   Editor's note: Watch for more detailed breakdowns and analysis of this year’s Power Broker Report in the coming days and weeks. Many couldn't believe what they were hearing. Home prices were growing at the fastest pace since 2015, far outpacing wage growth, and the word "bubble" was once again...

https://rismedia.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/03/PB_Video_Fnl.mp4   Editor's note: Watch for more detailed breakdowns and analysis of this year’s Power Broker Report in the coming days and weeks. For the nation's Power Brokers, there are clear indicators of an inflection point in real estate, according to RISMedia's 31st Annual Power Broker Report, released...


Photo credit: Insurance Institute for Business & Home Safety Two side-by-side test homes were set on fire. One burned, the other endured. Researchers have been working around the clock trying to figure out a solution to the devastating wildfire problem that has destroyed more U.S. homes and buildings in the last year than ever before. In an experiment conducted...