With social distancing orders in place across the country, many of us are hunkering down at home. The longer you spend at home, the more likely you're starting to nitpick everything about your space. You know what will help? A home makeover project. Below is a list of easy, but impactful home improvement projects that can alleviate cabin fever and increase enjoyment...

In January, RISMedia named some 300 real estate professionals as 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. Each of these individuals—separated into eight categories—was either nominated by you, the RISMedia reader, or chosen by our editors. These people made great contributions within their own communities and the industry as a whole. They've dedicated their lives to a better...

There are many things you need to remember to take care of when moving from one home to another. One of these is forwarding your mail to your new address, which begins with changing your address with the United States Postal Service (USPS). Related: Helpful Checklist for Moving out of State Whether you're making a local move or relocating out of state, changing your...

In this month's Great Spaces, we pay tribute to the Empire State and its rich farming history. Character and Privacy in West Nyack Boasting history and rustic touches, this circa-1890 farmhouse, close to New York City, is secluded, back from the road, with beautiful landscaping and outdoor spaces. A barn in the past, the abode blends contemporary finishes seamlessly,...

By Meghan Belnap It's no secret that savvy investors can become millionaires in real estate. With the right strategy, a good investor will always find a way to turn a profit on a property deal. Sometimes it's a matter of how to monetize a property to make it worth more on the flip. Related: How to Choose an Investment Property At other times, it's about making the...

Where are all the millennial homeowners? In 2019, that population—those born between 1981 and 1996—became the largest living generation in the U.S. Last year, there were 72.1 million millennials compared to 71.6 million baby boomers. Despite that fact, millennials still make up just a fraction of the homeowners in most U.S. cities. With that information, many...

Rikki Rogers currently serves as VP of marketing for Curbio, a tech-enabled startup that renovates homes before they are listed and waits until settlement to be paid. Last year, she helped Curbio triple the number of markets in which the company operates in less than nine months, as well as led Curbio to beat the competition at the National Association of REALTORS®...

In the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, while much of the country succeeds in flattening the curve, many states are now looking at how they can successfully, and safely, reopen their economies. A handful of states, including Georgia, have even begun allowing some nonessential workers to return to work.  As Georgia's Governor, Brian Kemp, allows employees of tattoo...

The effects of COVID-19 have been felt far and wide, but as a handful of states begin to reopen their economies, navigating the uncertainties that lie ahead will continue to be a challenging proposition for real estate professionals and the consumers they serve.  While serious buyers have remained active during the pandemic, projections point to home sales dragging...

By Anita Ginsburg The drains in your home are only designed to handle things like water, human waste and toilet tissue. If you put anything else down them, they can easily get clogged. Related: Is It Time to Call a Plumber? Be Aware of These Signs You may not notice an issue right away, but foreign items can start to build up, which will keep your pipes from flowing...