This August, we're celebrating a selection of sleek modern listings across the country, from New York to California. Country Mod Just Outside the City Located in Riverdale, N.Y., this 5,500-square-foot modern home includes six bedrooms, five bathrooms, ample patios, terraces and a sunroom—only 20 minutes from New York City. The tri-level estate incorporates...

(Above, L to R) Ryan Schneider, Realogy; Anthony Lamacchia, Lamacchia Realty, Inc.; (Below, L to R) Kuba Jewgieniew, Realty ONE Group; Helen Hanna Casey, Howard Hanna Real Estate Services; Faisal Susiwala, RE/MAX Twin City Realty From brand executives and independent leaders to MLS representatives and teams, RISMedia is gathering a group of powerful speakers for...

It's been a scorcher this summer, with temperatures reaching record highs. So it's no wonder the masses are heading toward the water in search of a summer heat reprieve. Related: Great Spaces: Beachfront Living at Its Best Forget beach houses, however. Lake towns are trending and realtor.com® just announced the best affordable lake towns of 2019. Here's how they...

By Rae Steinbach Investing in a few houseplants can do much to enhance a room. In fact, research has shown that there are several benefits to having indoor plants. They can improve air quality, relieve stress and they can also increase productivity in a workspace. Related: 7 Essentials Every Millennial Needs in Their First Home While having houseplants can be...

Credit: David Tonnes PanaViz Photography  An overall winner has been announced! Leading Real Estate Companies of the World® and Luxury Portfolio International® have crowned Kohola Point, represented by Hawaii Life real estate professionals Ben Welborn and Tiffany Spencer, as the winner of the 2019 HGTV Ultimate House Hunt. The Kauai property—a pristine,...

By Meghan Belnap If you're selling your home, you're likely trying to make as much of a profit as possible. Unfortunately, most markets are crowded and it can be difficult to stand out. If you want to get a good price, you should consider following these steps: Work With an Appraiser Your first step should be to work with an appraiser. A good appraiser will help...

By Brentnie Daggett Replacing the flooring in a property is not only a huge investment, but also a choice that needs to have endurance under pressure. Selecting the right flooring for a rental property is much different than choosing flooring for your home—your rental property will be occupied by tenants who may not be as responsible as you when it comes to caring...

Boxing legend Sugar Ray Leonard has just listed his Pacific Palisades, Calif., home and it's as grand as the man himself. Nestled in the prestigious Riviera section of the Los Angeles neighborhood, Leonard has listed the 16,773-square-foot property for $51,995,000. Related: (Really) Great Spaces: Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's Martha's Vineyard Estate Designed...

By Meghan Belnap Becoming a real estate agent can be a great way to make a living and take charge of your own schedule. But if you're just getting started, you need to be aware of the fact that there's already a lot of entrenched competition. Related: 5 Ways You Can Use Your Smartphone to Gain an Edge and Become a Better Agent If you want to make sure that you attract...

If you’re ready to run your business like a superstar, the best thing you can do for yourself is create a long-term vision that not only details what you want your business to look like, but rather, your life as a whole. In fact, that’s just what Paul Wheeler—a panelist on RISMedia’s recent webinar, "Run Your Business Like a Million-Dollar Agent"—did 25...