Are you making a New Year's resolution? If so, you're probably going the tried-and-true self-improvement route, whether it be to lose weight, reduce stress or save money in the new year.  A factor many don't consider when trying to stick to their resolution, however, is location. In anticipation for 2019, WalletHub put together a list of the top cities where Americans...

Millennials are out in full force looking to purchase homes as they build their careers and begin having children—but where are they going? A new LendingTree report looked at new purchase mortgage requests made on its website between Jan. 1, 2018 and Nov. 25, 2018 to determine where the majority of millennials are pursuing homeownership. Among the nation's largest...

While the holidays are known as a time for giving, real estate professionals give back to their fellow REALTORS® and the community all year long. These are just a few of their stories: Natally Fisher, REALTOR®, The Pure Integrity Homes Team, RE/MAX Preferred, Wisconsin "We hold a cocoa bar toy drive to help our community in the holiday giving spirit. Additionally,...

It's that time of year—there's gifts aplenty and wrapping paper and bows galore. Money, however? That's in short supply for many American renters during the holiday season, according to a new study by RentCafé. No one wants to rain on the holiday parade, but there's a bitter chill this winter—the average renter goes into debt by $400, according to data from the...

People flock to different areas for a variety of reasons, but there's a trend age-wise. Which states have the highest homeowner age average, and which have the lowest? A recent LendingTree report that uses data from the U.S. Census Bureau's American Community Survey ranked the 100 largest metros in the U.S. by average homeowner age. The results? The average homeowner...

By Berta Melder There was a time when cybersecurity was essential only for large finance and retail companies; however, computer technology is now a crucial part of any business and data is a valuable resource that can be worth millions. Every company and its employees generate data streams that have a certain value—real estate is no exception. Brokerages have...

By Lizzie Weakley Instead of decorating your home for the holidays, why not buy a new one? While winter is part of the off-season in real estate, many buyers find that it's the perfect time of year to buy the home of their dreams. After all, you'll have a lot more fun decorating a new home than your current one. Here are some reasons to consider buying real estate...

Looking for a winter wonderland home? We've got some serious snowy stunners in the following Holiday Edition of Great Spaces: Ski Home in Squaw Valley This four-bedroom, five-bathroom estate at 325 Squaw Valley Road in Squaw Valley, Calif., spreads nearly 5,500 square feet and over 29 acres. The chalet-style home was built and owned by Wayne and Sandy Poulsen, the...

In the following interview, Greg Garrett, CEO of Greg Garrett Realty in Newport News, Va., discusses the firm’s lead program, and how it contributes to growth in more ways than one. Region Served: Eastern Virginia
Years in Real Estate: 41
Number of Offices: 2
Number of Agents: 80 Overall, how has your lead program helped you grow your business?

By Frederick Peters The holiday season is a busy one. Hanukkah, Christmas, parties, performances—and let's not forget shopping!—consume us between the beginning of December and New Year's. As a result, many home sellers believe that it's a good moment to refresh their listings by removing them from the market. There's a certain intuitive sense to this. Buyers...