By Meghan Belnap Retirement looks very different than it did even a few decades ago. Today's seniors are more active and most are looking for new opportunities after retirement. It makes sense, then, to consider these reasons why so many seniors are choosing to live in communities instead of more traditional retirement locations: Homeownership One of the most attractive...

There are over 624,000 veterans and servicemembers in the U.S. who have taken advantage of Veterans Affairs (VA) home loan benefits during 2019, according to a new Veterans United Home Loans report. This is a 43 percent increase compared to just five years ago. And the growth has been consistent, with the number of VA home loans increasing for eight consecutive years. What's...

Ryan Schneider, president and CEO of Realogy, is the subject of this month's Real Estate magazine cover story. For the feature, he sat down to discuss the consumer-driven change he's driving at the largest residential real estate company in the U.S. Additionally, Realogy released a video to coincide with the release of the feature story. The high-quality video, which...

By Wendy Dessler Real estate trends are constantly changing and if you aren't keeping track of them, you may lose sight of what's happening in the global marketplace. At the same time, certain aspects of this market will always remain the same. As an investor or potential homebuyer, it's up to you to stay on top of everything happening in the world of real estate...

Why Have a Buyer's Agent When Purchasing a House? Buying a house is one of the most significant undertakings you'll make in your entire life. It's not simply about finding the right home for you and your family; more than anything, buying a house is about making the right financial investment on a long-term basis. Before you even put down your earnest money deposit,...

By Anita Ginsburg Winter is the perfect time to tackle those home renovations that you've been putting off all year. Costs will likely be lower during the colder seasons, and if you plan it well, you might even be able to have your renovations completed by the holidays. Consider taking on these five home renovations during the winter season: Add Insulation If the...

(Above) Daymond John, Founder and CEO of FUBU and Star of ABC’s "Shark Tank," and John Featherston, President and CEO of RISMedia, at RISMedia's 24th Annual Power Broker Reception & Dinner (Credit: AJ Canaria of PlanOmatic) RISMedia's exclusive Power Broker Reception & Dinner, held at the Fairmont San Francisco on November 8, was a night of valuable...

In addition to her status as a media executive, entertainer and philanthropist, Oprah Winfrey is turning into a tried-and-true real estate mogul with a property count of at least six following the offloading of properties in Chicago and Atlanta. Related: (Really) Great Spaces: Matthew Perry's Penthouse With a View Recently, the talk show host upped her real estate...

By Anita Ginsburg Buying a house is one of the largest investments you'll ever make. It's crucial that you make wise decisions when purchasing a house to protect your investment. Here are five criteria to consider to ensure this: Location of the House Location is often considered the most important criteria when buying property. The house should be located in a...

By Brentnie Daggett Whether you're a new homeowner or just a homeowner new to an HOA, it can be difficult to understand exactly what your responsibilities are and how these new rules will be enforced. A homeowners association, commonly referred to as an HOA, is an organization in a neighborhood, community or complex that determines and upholds a set of rules or standards...