By Tom McMakin The notion of trust in others is ancient. It allows one buddy to lean on another in war or commerce. But, more importantly, it is the sinew that binds communities together, enabling them to do together what they cannot do as individuals. It is also a critical prerequisite to selling consulting and professional services successfully. There are two types...

For the most part, social media platforms tend to promote permanent content. But there's one app that stands out for its ability to create an air of mystery by adding a shelf life to what you post: Snapchat. Although initially promoted as a social media platform for millennials, Snapchat is now being used by consumers of all ages, as well as real estate professionals....

Wondering what A-lister listed their home this year? Curious as to who restored what property or made bank off a house flip? The following rundown highlights some of the most fabulous celeb homes that entered or exited the real estate sphere this year. T-Swift's Remarkable Restoration Pop star Taylor Swift has been moonlighting as a real estate mogul over the past...

By Brentnie Daggett With the holidays just behind us and New Year’s resolutions calling your name, you may find that organization is at the top of your list of things to accomplish. There’s no shame in admitting that when holiday guests arrive, it can be tempting to hide everything in a closet and try to deal with the resulting tornado later. With the gift-giving...

From hunting and fishing to DJing and filming videos in his community, Rett Harmon is a man of many interests. As co-broker/owner of CENTURY 21 Novus Realty in Carollton, Ga, he's been involved in the real estate industry for over 15 years. Harmon first dipped his toe into real estate as a junior at the University of West Georgia. Selling properties before he'd even...

The year is coming to an end, but that doesn't mean your business should slow down. This is the perfect time to ramp up for the coming year. Use the next week to look back on 2017, learn from mistakes and successes, and put together a plan for 2018. Keeping what works and getting rid of what doesn't will ensure that you are even more successful in the year to come. Analyze...

It's the holiday season! As a special thank you to all our loyal readers, we're giving you a chance to win a $100 Visa gift card! Every day, over the next 10 days, you'll have the chance to enter to win. Just describe your holiday traditions or, even better, share a photo of how you and your loved ones celebrate to our Housecall Facebook page over the next 10 days...

If you're hoping to ramp up your business plan in the new year, you're far from alone. Improving their business is a top resolution for most business owners, and it was the topic of our latest RISMedia Webinar Series, titled "Brokers: Build Your Business Plan for 2018." In the webinar, Verl Workman of Workman Success Systems chatted with Century 21 New Millennium's...

Out with succulents and in with floral prints—2018 is shaping up to be a big year for color! With 2017 coming to a close, many companies are releasing year-end predictions for what home decor will look like come the new year. Trulia recently unveiled its 2018 Home Design Trend Predictions, which named pattern on pattern, wallpaper and high gloss lacquer on walls...

By Dixie Somers Can’t wait until spring to sell your home? Winter can be a tough time to attract buyers, particularly if you live in a region where there’s going to be ice and snow all around. Your home may not show as well in bad weather; however, it is possible. Here are some winter real estate facts to keep in mind: People Like an Orderly Property  In the...