By Meghan Belnap If you want to sell your home, you've got to make a good first impression. Doing so requires not just a great deal of preparation, but some professional oversight. Related: 5 Contractors Every Homeowner Should Have in Their Contacts Before you decide to list your home on the market, you'll definitely want to have it checked out by these professionals: Foundation...

Commentary by Pat Shea When our previous mobile app was sold to a competitor, we selected Homesnap, the public-facing brand of the Broker Public Portal (BPP), as our mobile solution. It was important for us to provide the services and tools that our agents were accustomed to, and we were excited about an app that would also consistently improve as technology continues...

By Brooke Chaplan Getting rid of dead trees is more complex than many people realize, and you could run into an array of issues if you aren't careful. Luckily, with the right equipment and a solid plan, you should be able to get that dead foliage off your property before you know it. Here are three things to keep in mind when removing dead trees from your property: Don't...

Where are young service members and veterans choosing to call home? A new report from Veterans United Home Loans broke down the numbers, showcasing the cities that saw the biggest jump in millennial and Gen Z service-member buyers in Fiscal Year 2019. To narrow down the top locations, Veterans United Home Loan looked at the VA's purchase loan volume for both the...

Founder and CEO of FUBU and Shark Tank star, Daymond John is set to address attendees during RISMedia's 24th Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner, held on November 8 at the Fairmont San Francisco Hotel during the REALTORS® Conference & Expo. An original Shark in the Emmy Award winning series Shark Tank, John is widely recognized for his accomplishments...

If you're looking into buying a second home, the options can seem limitless, and maybe a little overwhelming. But some new research from Imovirtual can help you narrow down that massive list, making it easier to choose a location based on several factors, such as average price-per-square foot, annual utility costs, annual broadband costs, potential Airbnb income,...

By Meghan Belnap In most cases, it makes sense to search for older things rather than their newer counterparts when you want to save money. This doesn't, however, always hold true when it comes to buying a home. Related: What REALTORS Need to Know Before Recommending Custom Home-Building Here are several factors that can lead to older homes costing more than new...

By AnnaBeth Rouse Have you found yourself falling out of love with the home you once adored? You aren't alone. Take millennial homeowners, for example. A recent Bankrate poll says that 63 percent of this vital demographic regret purchasing their current home. That's an alarming number, but one that accurately shows how easy it is to fall out of love with a home. Related:...

By Richard Haggerty Residential real estate brokers and agents face myriad challenges on a daily basis. And, with all of the issues disrupting the industry in New York City—rent regulations, caps on commissions, etc.—it’s clear our colleagues are getting bogged down in the process. They should at least have easy access to clean and accurate listings data. But...

By Meghan Belnap As a landlord, you have certain responsibilities. One of the most important is to provide for your tenants' safety. Not only do you have certain legal obligations, but safe tenants are more likely to be long-term paying tenants. Related: Fall Maintenance for Your Rental Properties In the pursuit of safety, you may want to upgrade your properties...