In the following interview, Matt Delhougne, broker/owner of RE/MAX Vision in Chesterfield, Mo., discusses generating leads, operating a team, and more. Region Served: St. Louis Metro area
Years in Real Estate: 19
No. of Team Members: 41 agents, 14 support staff
2017 Closed Transactions: 671
Goal for 2018 Closed Transactions: 1,000 You grew...

Schools are back in session, and amid the hustle to get lunches packed and kids on the bus, there's a real estate layer that becomes particularly in-focus during this time of year. How can schools impact the home-buying process and resale value? Lou Nimkoff, president of the Orlando Regional REALTOR® Association, shares his insights in this exclusive RISMedia interview: How...

By Eric Brandt What's worse than being hit by severe weather? Being ill-prepared for it. And, truth be told, most of us are frighteningly underprepared. According to a recent Esurance report, only 25 percent of Americans proactively prepare for damaging weather events. Given the record-breaking natural disasters in 2017, bracing for storms may be more critical this...

By Dorothy Schrager I've done my fair share of staging over the years, from small one-bedroom apartments to luxury high-end properties, from completely empty spaces to those that just look tired and outdated. Staging has become a hugely valuable and successful tool in selling real estate. Whatever the size or price, the ultimate goal is always the same: to enhance...

Between September 5-6, some of the most successful real estate leaders from across the nation gathered at the Harvard Club of New York City for RISMedia’s Real Estate CEO Exchange. The purpose of the day-and-a-half-long event? To share ideas and strategies to better meet the needs of today’s informed consumer. During the evening on the first day of the event,...

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By Jeff Fung You're exhausted. It seems like house-hunting will never end and each home you view isn't how you envisioned it. There aren't enough bedrooms, or the home just isn't your style. It's tough to dole out the big bucks for a place that you just aren't 100-percent in love with. Related: New Construction: How Building a Home Can Save You Money However, there's...

Continue feeding hummingbirds in September as they start their migration back to warmer climates. They do not migrate in flocks nor fly very high—mainly so they can see food sources along the way. Ruby-throated hummingbirds fly to Florida, Louisiana or Texas by mid-September before flying across the Gulf to Mexico’s Yucatan Peninsula and south. However, a significant...

By Keith Robinson, Chief Strategy Officer, NextHome Technology. Disintermediation. Agent-enabled tech. Tech-enabled agent. Portals. And on and on. There's a battle raging across residential real estate and people are collecting banner men and women faster than the season finale of Game of Thrones. We keep hearing different versions of the same thing: “Who is going...

In this month's Great Spaces, we explore some of the most stunning urban homes currently making moves on the market. Zsa Zsa Gabor's Legendary Bel Air Estate The extremely opulent estate of the late Hollywood legend Zsa Zsa Gabor has hit the market at an asking price of $23,450,000, listed by Jade Mills of Coldwell Banker Global Luxury. Aside from Gabor, a lavish...

Brian D’Amico, president and CEO of the full-service mortgage lending company NewFed Mortgage, has grown his company and is now licensed across seven states. Starting out in the real estate industry in 1993 in sales, his company did approximately $250 million last year. Handling volume like that, D'Amico admits that social media has become one of his indispensable...