In this month's Great Spaces, we pay tribute to the Empire State and its rich farming history. Character and Privacy in West Nyack Boasting history and rustic touches, this circa-1890 farmhouse, close to New York City, is secluded, back from the road, with beautiful landscaping and outdoor spaces. A barn in the past, the abode blends contemporary finishes seamlessly,...

By Meghan Belnap It's no secret that savvy investors can become millionaires in real estate. With the right strategy, a good investor will always find a way to turn a profit on a property deal. Sometimes it's a matter of how to monetize a property to make it worth more on the flip. Related: How to Choose an Investment Property At other times, it's about making the...

Where are all the millennial homeowners? In 2019, that population—those born between 1981 and 1996—became the largest living generation in the U.S. Last year, there were 72.1 million millennials compared to 71.6 million baby boomers. Despite that fact, millennials still make up just a fraction of the homeowners in most U.S. cities. With that information, many...

Rikki Rogers currently serves as VP of marketing for Curbio, a tech-enabled startup that renovates homes before they are listed and waits until settlement to be paid. Last year, she helped Curbio triple the number of markets in which the company operates in less than nine months, as well as led Curbio to beat the competition at the National Association of REALTORS®...

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while much of the country succeeds in flattening the curve, many states are now looking at how they can successfully, and safely, reopen their economies. A handful of states, including Georgia, have even begun allowing some nonessential workers to return to work.  As Georgia's Governor, Brian Kemp, allows employees of tattoo...

The effects of COVID-19 have been felt far and wide, but as a handful of states begin to reopen their economies, navigating the uncertainties that lie ahead will continue to be a challenging proposition for real estate professionals and the consumers they serve.  While serious buyers have remained active during the pandemic, projections point to home sales dragging...

By Anita Ginsburg The drains in your home are only designed to handle things like water, human waste and toilet tissue. If you put anything else down them, they can easily get clogged. Related: Is It Time to Call a Plumber? Be Aware of These Signs You may not notice an issue right away, but foreign items can start to build up, which will keep your pipes from flowing...

Credit: Halstead During the current pandemic, real estate professionals have been hit particularly hard as being able to conduct in-person showings and open houses is integral to the selling process. With much of the country following stay-at-home orders, agents have gotten creative in order to continue their business—many have closed homes through a completely...

During these trying times, the most important thing you can do is stay healthy. That doesn’t mean simply isolating yourself and avoiding the coronavirus, but staying mentally fit and physically healthy, in a general sense, as well. Being cooped up inside for days on end is not conducive to either of these points, and it’s why folks that live outside metropolitan...

With the current restrictions in place, such as social distancing, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, many businesses are adapting to new tactics for creating and maintaining clients. For real estate agents, lead generation is a top priority. Agents across the country, whether or not stay-at-home orders are in place, will need a new strategy for operating their business...