By Wendy Dessler Selling your home without fixing it up first presents potential challenges for some homeowners. For others, it may open up different opportunities. Selling a house "as-is" can be a good thing. It all depends on your approach to selling it. Related: 4 Real Estate Deal Breakers and How to Fix Them Efficiently Here are six essential tips to help...

Are you considering forming a real estate team, or expanding yours? RISMedia’s Ultimate Real Estate Team Guide is an essential resource, with actionable advice, expert insights and proprietary research, designed to equip you with the knowledge to lead a successful team. This comprehensive how-to includes innovative solutions and technology, from CRM to transactions,...

  At RISMedia's 2019 CEO Exchange—happening next month—three leaders in New York City real estate, Bess Freedman, CEO of Brown Harris Stevens; Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman; and Pam Liebman, CEO and president of The Corcoran Group, will discuss firsthand insights into the market, and how to navigate shifts strategically and successfully. Together, they...

In today’s real estate market, homeownership has become more and more difficult for millennials to obtain. However, one subdemographic that may have a leg up? Millennial veterans. With many having access to VA loans, there's a large block of potential millennial buyers that are qualified to purchase a home with no down payment, mortgage insurance or great credit.  For...

If you're a broker, there's a good chance you're constantly on the lookout for real estate talent. But what are you looking for in an agent and what's the proper way to recruit? The latest RISMedia webinar, held on Aug. 7, took a look at just that. Sponsored by mortgage lending company Quicken Loans, the webinar, entitled "Brokers: Recruit Rock Star Talent for Your...

Want to live like a supermodel? How about a football pro? If you happen to have $40 million in the bank and want to move to Massachusetts, you might be in luck! Related: (Really) Great Spaces: Sugar Ray Leonard's Sprawling Italian-Style Villa Supermodel Gisele Bundchen and Patriots quarterback Tom Brady recently listed their five-bedroom Brookline, Mass., home for...

(Above, L to R) Bess Freedman, CEO, Brown Harris Stevens; Pam Liebman, CEO/President, The Corcoran Group; Dottie Herman, CEO, Douglas Elliman In an event first, three illustrious leaders in New York City real estate, Bess Freedman, CEO of Brown Harris Stevens; Dottie Herman, CEO of Douglas Elliman; and Pam Liebman, CEO and president of The Corcoran Group, will...

By Marissa Boles Whether it's down the street or across the country, moving is a major task that requires much effort and coordination. For this reason, many people choose to hire a moving company, but knowing who to entrust your belongings can be a daunting task. Related: Real Estate Insights: Moving Mistakes to Avoid at All Costs That's why ConsumerAffairs has compiled a...

Housecall, the official blog of RISMedia, recently won the coveted Gold Award for Best Real Estate Blog from the National Association of Real Estate Editors (NAREE) at the association’s 53rd Annual Real Estate Journalism Conference, held at the Hyatt Regency in Austin, Texas, this June. The annual event recognizes excellence in reporting, writing and editing stories...

By Meghan Belnap As your family grows, it's important to create an environment that's conducive to creating lasting experiences and memories. That's why you should ensure your family has a comfortable and spacious place to live. Related: How to Afford a Luxury Family Home With a Reasonable Mortgage If you're a part of a beginning family, you'll need to consider...