By Kara Masterson Although beachfront property is always in demand, living near the coast means there are a number of maintenance and upkeep issues that'll need to be addressed in order to ensure a successful sale. You may find a home that is within your budget, but it may mean that you'll have to give it some love and care. Related: These Cities Have the Highest...

George C. Wallace
Owner
Coldwell Banker Wallace
Knoxville, Tenn.
www.cbww.com Region Served: Knoxville and surrounding counties
Years in Real Estate: 37
Number of Offices: 6
Number of Agents: 350 Having administered your own lead program, what can you point to as some of the biggest challenges?
We spent two years...

By Lizzie Weakley Investing in and buying a new home is a major milestone in most people's lives. When you make the decision to move forward with purchasing a home as your family grows, it's important to find a REALTOR® that you can trust and rely on when it comes time to make an offer. Related: Looking to Buy Your First Home? Settle These Things First With a bit...

By Brooke Chaplan Collectively, your roof and siding form the outermost layer of your home. This means that they're exposed to a variety of harsh conditions and extreme weather. Despite these punishing conditions, your roof and siding must be able to maintain a high level of protection to keep the other elements of your home safe from water damage. Related: What's...

By Brentnie Daggett As a homeowner, you have to maintain, renovate or remodel your property at some point in time. If you're a real estate investor or landlord, it is absolutely critical to take certain steps in order to protect your investment. In some cases, repairs or renovations will be needed immediately, despite the cost—especially if you have tenants in...

If you're a broker, there's a good chance you're constantly calculating the best marketing spend for your company. What are the most effective marketing solutions and strategies? The latest RISMedia webinar, held on March 4, broke those tactics down. Sponsored by data analytics provider CoreLogic, the webinar, entitled "Where Are Your Marketing Dollars Best Spent?,"...

In January, RISMedia named some 300 real estate professionals as 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. Each of these individuals—separated into eight categories—was either nominated by you, the RISMedia reader, or chosen by our editors. These people made great contributions within their own communities and the industry as a whole. They've dedicated their lives to a better...

For home sellers, there are two best-case scenarios: an above-ask offer, and a quick sale. Both can happen, and especially with features like quartz and a smart sprinkler system, new research shows. Recently, analysts at Zillow examined a sample of transactions, assessing the descriptions and making note of 170-plus terms, like "Moroccan tile" and "rattan." Then,...

Monica Neubauer, REALTOR® at Benchmark Realty in Franklin, Tenn., is a national speaker and the host of the monthly podcast produced by the National Association of REALTORS®' (NAR) Center for REALTOR® Development. Through these channels, Neubauer provides tools to agents that help them develop confidence in their work. She also preaches a healthy work-life balance—providing...

By Meghan Belnap Mold is a common cause of outdoor allergies, but it can also pose a health hazard inside your home. Allergies and asthma can be triggered by mold, and mold can also worsen respiratory diseases and cause illness in young children, the elderly and immunocompromised individuals. Related: 4 Home Maintenance Projects You Should Tackle This Spring How...