That pesky social media. Just when you think you’ve got a handle on it—that you’re hip, you’re in the game—the tectonic plates shift a bit and suddenly, you’re behind the curve. Even worse, you’re outdated. Like when parents descended upon Facebook to keep tabs on… I mean, stay connected to their kids, and gen Y and Z fled to Instagram and Snapchat,...

Surprising to some, millennials are all about chasing the American dream and owning a home of their own despite current market and economic setbacks. This infographic from FirstTimeHomeFinancing.com explains what's keeping millennials from pursuing their home-ownership dreams and outlines several programs that could help them achieve their goals. ...

By Suzanne De Vita and Zoe Eisenberg Despite a strengthening housing market and an improving overall economy, a new study shows Americans are deciding not to move as much. Moves across the country have declined to an all-time low this year, with the percentage of Americans migrating within the country falling to 11.2 percent. The most moves, according to the U.S....

You know how important social media is in the business of real estate, and you know how much work is involved in executing an effective social media marketing strategy. Is social media a time suck or time well spent? Sound off in our survey below! // Create your own user feedback survey ...

Santa Claus is coming to town, so we need to get our wrapping A-game on. The thing is, as cute as snowmen wrapping paper is, we’ve all seen it. A million times. Every Christmas. Aunt Sally could really use a new style. The important thing is that, whether Aunt Sally made it here herself or she’s just “asking for a friend,” we’ve got her covered with these...

Thomas Wolfe’s autobiographical novel, Look Homeward, Angel tells the story of a fictionalized Asheville, N.C. In it he writes, “Dull people filled him with terror.” This observation makes sense given that only a handful of people lived in the small town of Montford when Wofle was growing up. However, the neighborhood was annexed to the city of Asheville in...

As markets across the country stretch tight with low inventory and high selling prices, many homeowners fear, and even boycott, low-income housing. Specifically, homeowners are wary of the integration of HUD supported Low Income Housing Tax Credit (LIHTC) housing projects. Why? Some believe that these government supported homes may lower the values of properties...

By Emma Sturgis Now that the American real estate market is enjoying a solid rebound, residential construction and custom home building are on the upswing. Prospective homeowners are once again interested in specialized homes, which entails making certain decisions about how the property should be built. When it comes to choosing home foundations, future homeowners...

By D.E. Rosen In TV sitcoms, life in a New York City apartment – and all its colorful trappings – is the stuff of fantasy. But in the real world, where prices for condos and apartments in New York reach record-breaking levels each year, owning property like the West Village loft from “Friends” could require the salary of an A-list actor. The average price...

Ah, winter! The time of cozy fires, big ole mugs of hot cocoa, and—for those of us living in frosty climates—hours upon hours of shoveling snow. Whether it's laziness or forgetfulness, not clearing your home of snow in a timely fashion can create a bevy of problems, from a cracked foundation to a flooded basement or a slippery driveway that leads to a lawsuit...