By Dixie Somers Having a large family can be a source of joy and pride for both you and your several children. However, it will require more space to house everyone comfortably and to meet their needs. If you have a large household and are looking for a more suitable house to fit your growing family, follow the tips below in order to choose the most comfortable home...

By Dustin Brohm There is a huge amount of attention being paid to Snapchat in real estate right now, and rightfully so. While the buzz can be overwhelming, there are tons of important reasons why REALTORS® should jump on Snapchat. I’m going to discuss one of those reasons here: the one that is literally making me money right now. After being active on Snapchat...

My oldest son turned 20 this year. In addition to realizing I’ll no longer be able to say, “I have two teenagers,” and that I’m probably not going to be his number-one concert buddy anymore, something else hit me on Jack’s birthday—the realization that we’ve now lived in our home for 20 years. Our first home had quietly turned into our only home. Working...

By Yuka Kato Home improvements may improve the value of your home, but they often cost you a lot more. What if you could improve your home and save money at the same time? Summer is one of the best times of year to make some changes around your home that can help save energy, and therefore save you money as well. These five home projects are designed to help make...

By Paul Kazlov The window industry offers a myriad of window styles to meet your personal taste. Be it the slender looking double hung windows or the gorgeous bay windows, there’s a window for everyone. And it’s not only about aesthetics either. Today, many window providers are now carrying energy efficient windows to keep your home insulated and tightly sealed....

By Marlena Stoddard Home building used to be an art, and it is important for our neighborhoods that we preserve history rather than bulldozing it for a new, cheap house. While new buildings are nice, there is something about the charm and character of an older home that is mesmerizing. Each home has a story. There was a dream that built the place and all these years...

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Some may say a house, some may say family. Some might say comfort. Home is all of the above—and then some. The Life at Home report, released annually by IKEA, surveys thousands of people around the world to determine what makes a home a home. The findings this year pose an idea of home that transcends the need for shelter—a haven where “space,” “things,”...

Using the right CRM, lead and transaction management programs is critical to managing your business and staying on track and organized. Industry professionals have many software platforms to choose from or may use their own approach to keeping track of contacts and contracts. RISMedia would like to take a pulse on this topic and report back to you on: What CRM, Lead...

If donning a panda suit to help sell your latest listing has never crossed your mind, you’re probably not alone (but you may want to rethink your strategy. Maybe?). For Jessica Arnett—co-owner of Villa Real Estate in The Woodlands, Texas—the decision to dress up as a panda and be photographed for a series of listing photos has created widespread panda-monium...

Fans of famed troubadour James Taylor, rejoice. You can now live in the star's childhood home. Well, if you win it at auction, that is. The sweet North Carolina spot is currently on the market, with bids due by 3 p.m. on June 29. With a sleek, modern look, the home and guest house—built in 1952—incorporate the work of three renowned architects: George Matsumoto,...