Legendary reggae artist Bob Marley's widow, Rita Marley, recently listed her Nassau, Bahamas home. The couple were married in 1966 and spent about 15 years together before his untimely death in 1981. Nicknamed "La Randa," the two lived in the home together for some time while they were married. The 74-year old has listed the 3,900-square-foot property for $980,000....

By Meghan Belnap You've worked hard to become a homeowner. However, your work is not done. After you move into your new house, there are several essential maintenance tasks that you'll need to attend to. Here are a few things you need to do in order to maintain your new home: Gutter Maintenance Your gutters are an important part of your home. They're designed to...

For the real estate veterans who connected on RISMedia's most recent webinar, the key to finding success on social media during the COVID-19 pandemic is engagement and making real connections with people online. During RISMedia's webinar—"How to Stand Out in an Overcrowded Social Media World"—panelists Tammie Slay, broker/owner and team leader, HIP Realty...

By Brooke Chaplan If you're looking to enhance the value of your home, one of the easiest and most affordable upgrades you can make is to install new windows. Older windows could make your home appear out-of-date and raise questions about their ability to insulate the home's interior. Related: 4 Energy-Efficient Window Treatments New windows are available in many...

As COVID-19 continues to rage across much of the U.S., people are still buying homes and moving into rental units—and "pandemic pricing" may be one of the few silver linings of this crisis. Although home prices have steadily risen, mortgage rates have hit all-time lows, and rent prices have stayed close to where they were in 2019. In a recent report, WalletHub...

By Brentnie Daggett Climate change and environmental issues aren't going away anytime soon, so many of us are considering how we can contribute to positive change. Living an environmentally-conscious lifestyle will not only reduce your carbon footprint, but can save you money in the long run. Related: Top 7 Eco-Friendly Amenities for Your Home
Here are five...

The real estate markets have been slowly recovering after the economy took a hit in the first months of the coronavirus pandemic. There was always one piece of the puzzle, however, that lagged behind, and that was inventory—an already-existing challenge that was worsened by the health crisis. According to realtor.com®'s recently released Weekly Recovery Report,...

By Meghan Belnap Investing in real estate is a wise decision that can often help you enjoy a relaxing and full retirement. To ensure you purchase the best real estate, though, you need to know what qualities make for a good investment property. Related: Where to Buy Real Estate for Higher Value Investments
While any property can ultimately turn out to be a...

By Anita Ginsburg Depending on where you reside, bad storms may be a frequent occurrence. Even if you don't live in these storm-prone areas, when they do eventually hit, they can leave unspeakable damage. Related: 4 Signs Your Home Needs Roof Repair Immediately While you may be safe inside, the same cannot always be said for the exterior of your home. One part of...

By Meghan Belnap Making potential buyers comfortable during an open house is one way to improve your odds of getting a bid. The right setting can make all the difference in how people perceive the property. Related: 4 Easy Staging Tips You Haven’t Thought About
Here are four excellent ways to ensure people feel welcome on open house day: Make It Feel Comfortable Having...