By Emma Sturgis  Moving to an old house can cause some serious headaches and disruptions. Your furniture might shift, your dishwasher might stop working correctly, and you might find yourself living with a leaking water line. With all the repairs you need to take care of while still trying to make a normal life in your new place, it's easy to get overwhelmed with...

By Lizzie Weakley  If you are planning on remodeling parts of your home, one of the best places to consider is the guest bathroom. Whether you are starting from scratch or just interested in breathing new life to your existing layout, think about some of the following chic ways you can spruce up your guest bathroom. Modern Elements
A modern look exemplifies...

By Devin Meenan During RISMedia’s latest Webinar–“How to Handle Tech Overload and Choose What Will Work For Your Agents” – moderator Joe Rand, chief creative officer of Howard Hanna | Rand Realty, quizzed his panelists on how they’ve most effectively used technology in their businesses.  Panelists were Gretchen Pearson, president/owner...

By Meghan Belnap  Innovation in construction materials means there are a number of flooring alternatives that can give your home the hardwood look without the high price tag. Laminate and engineered wood are two popular choices that offer the beauty of hardwood at a fraction of the cost. Let's take a look at some of the alternatives that will fit into a tight budget. Laminate

By Lizzie Weakley  Taking good care of your car can save in cosmetic and mechanical upkeep. A big part of that is storing your vehicle under a covering whenever possible. If you're thinking about building a garage for your vehicle, follow these five steps to make sure it's what you need it to be. Choose the Right Site
The main point in building a garage...

By Bill Gassett Finding the right real estate attorney can be daunting, especially when you are not from the area you're living in. However, with the right tips, you can make it much more straightforward. The two most common reasons someone would hire an attorney for real estate are transferring property and buying one. Having an attorney representing your interests...

By Emma Sturgis  The first thing you'll need to do when moving into an old home is to check for any repairs that need to be made. This includes both major and minor repairs. Significant repairs could include fixing a leaky roof or repairing a broken foundation. Minor repairs could involve fixing a loose doorknob or painting over a cracked wall. No matter what kind...

By Bill Gassett  Are you considering becoming a real estate agent? If so, you're not alone. Many people are flocking to the real estate industry, especially after how it has performed over the last few years. If a career in real estate seems appealing, you likely want to know how much REALTORS® get paid. Without a doubt, real estate can be a lucrative career. It's...

By Paige Tepping During RISMedia's recent webinar—"How to Reinvent Your Value Proposition"—panelists Jack Cotton, a REALTOR® with Sotheby’s International Realty Cape Cod Brokerages; and Annette Mina, a broker with Douglas Elliman, explored the importance of controlling the agent-to-consumer relationship.  The webinar was sponsored by Curbio...

By Lizzie Weakley  If you have just bought a plot of land and are interested in building a new dream home, the entire process can feel overwhelming to get started. Between figuring out the number of rooms to have and the style of the home's exterior, you may not know where to begin. Take the time to consider these steps to simplify the process. Visualize Your...