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Amid this year's historic hurricane season, and in the aftermath of two devastating storms, countless homeowners are on the path to rebuild. For the communities in a hurricane's wake, there's a danger to be mindful of: contractor scams. If a Contractor Knocks… When disaster strikes, homeowners are often targets, having just bore the brunt of catastrophe and in...

Moving to a new city can be extremely stressful. With so many moving parts, one thing you certainly don't want to forget is researching how noisy your new neighborhood will be. And nowhere is this more true than in New York City, where some of the highest levels of noise pollution in the country can be found. But how do you research how noisy different neighborhoods...

By Brentnie Daggett Fall nights are in full swing and the harvest moon hangs low in the sky. There's no doubt about it, Halloween is just around the corner! Related: Don't Scare Buyers Away This Halloween If you plan on passing out treats in your neck of the woods this year, be sure that you prep your home to ensure safety for tiny ghosts and goblins who will soon...

Posted on Oct 12 2018 - 1:23pm by Liz Dominguez
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Are you beginning your search for the retirement spot where you can truly lay back and relax? You'll want a place that feels like vacation, but can also sustain your lifestyle. It's a big step and there's a lot to consider. The biggest factors? A location's desirability, affordability, impact on happiness, job market, healthcare quality and taxes—all of which were...

All across the country, from San Francisco to New York, many residents in major metro areas are experiencing a lack of living space. If you want decent square footage, it often comes with a hefty price tag. Nowhere is this more true than in Los Angeles. It's for this reason that building owners and luxury developers in L.A., who are lucky enough to have some backyard...

Brokers and agents, what does it take to become your “go-to” home inspector? What would it take for you to ditch them from your referral list? What’s missing from today’s home inspection services that you wish you could convey to fellow service providers? Now’s your chance to provide critical feedback on this important sector of the real estate services...

If you're an agent or broker, you know you're busier than ever in November. Maybe you've got an appreciation event to plan, or you're coordinating drop-offs for the holidays. Maybe you're headed to NAR, or cleaning up your database and filling your pipeline—all in addition to clients you have to find homes for, and listings you have to sell. (They do happen at...

All images: Crate and Barrel By Laura Love Bardell The fall season may be the perfect time to give your home a fresh new look. As cooler temperatures, shorter days and holiday celebrations approach, we spend more of our time indoors. What better reason could there be to update interior spaces? Whether you're interested in a whole home makeover or a quick room refresh,...

For investors in international real estate, opportunity's universal—but today, with geopolitical tension and uncertainty, they have to do what they've always done, but better. So, where's the upside? In Latin America, according to Live and Invest Overseas, there are bargain homes with momentous potential for profit, even amid regional unrest. "A strong dollar,...

Moving out of your home is stressful. There are a million and one things you'll have to ask yourself before and during the move to a new location. "Is this the right timing?" "Did I hire the right movers?" One question that's always top of mind is: "Where will I move to next?" Related: Neighborhood Amenities to Look Into Before Purchasing a Home We move to certain...