This month, we're celebrating beach season with an inside look at two stunning beachfront properties, from Florida all the way to California. Knockout Sale in Fort Myers News broke in April on this record-smashing residential sale in North Fort Myers, Fla., when this four-bedroom, six-bathroom estate sold for $2,620,000—the most expensive residential sale...

By Anita Ginsburg Regular maintenance is an ongoing process for every homeowner. Keeping up with smaller projects is essential if you want to avoid major problems down the road. Related: Becoming a Home Maintenance Pro: Tips for New Homeowners With a little bit of preventative maintenance, you can ensure that your home remains beautiful and efficient for years to...

For every real estate team out there there's a different view of how technology should be utilized. However, according to RISMedia, which recently surveyed agent teams across the country, the majority of respondents use lead-gen/referral services (29.6 percent) to generate leads; task/time management tools (31.1 percent) for office management; and aerial photography...

Red Gate Farm, the formal name of Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis's Martha's Vineyard estate, recently hit the market for $65 million. Located in Aquinnah, Mass., the estate sits on 340 acres at the edge of Squibnocket Pond, and includes over a mile of Atlantic Ocean beachfront access.  Kennedy Onassis purchased Red Gate Farm in 1979, when the acres of land—operating...

By Meghan Belnap Very few events in your life are going to be as exciting as purchasing a home, but first-time buyers need to remember that this process can be very complicated. Well before you make an offer on a home, you will need to carry out a few important tasks: Narrow Down the Location Finding a great neighborhood can be quite challenging, and you don't...

By Kathryn Foster Your home is your sanctuary; however, if outside noises prevent you from getting the rest and relaxation you need, your health and productivity could suffer. Soundproofing your home doesn't need to be a huge, expensive hassle. There are some easy ways to dampen the sound of your neighbor's dog barking or reduce the sound of trucks roaring down...

Selling can be overwhelming. You're packing everything up, trying to make the house look pristine when all around you is what feels like chaos. Since buyers want that great first impression, you know it's important to declutter—often that means cleaning until your home looks like it's never been lived in. And while you’re rushing around, trying to find a new...

We have teamed with leading online and continuing education providers Real Estate Express and McKissock to gain insights into the important issues and experiences real estate professionals face in their daily business, and to examine the range of markets and related opportunities and challenges that affect the future of your business. Licensed real estate professionals...

Editor's note: These quotes originally appeared in this month's edition of Real Estate magazine, which you can view here. Earlier this year, RISMedia released its 2019 Power Broker Report which ranks the nation's top real estate firms by 2018 sales volume and total transactions. The Top 1,000 Power Brokers reported a collective sales volume of $1,424,776,652,825,...

By Briggs Dickerson As a homeowner, there's only so much you can do when trying to sell your home. When it comes to real estate, hiring a professional agent is more of a need than an option. A real estate agent's greatest goal is to sell your house at a higher price in a lesser number of days. While it's possible to sell a home without representation, it's important...