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By Emma Sturgis Investing in real estate is one of the best ways to build wealth and earn a high income. When investing in real estate, there are a number of ways in which you can acquire property. And among the most lucrative real estate investment opportunities is house flipping. Related: How to Afford Investing in House Flipping as a Career But before you set...

One of the hottest, and most important, topics of discussion among real estate professionals is agent safety. In an occupation where you’re often alone with sellers or potential buyers who may be complete strangers, there are many potential hazards. The broad topic of agent safety has been frequently written about recently; so in light of that, let’s explore...

Are you selling your house? You'll need to pay taxes on the property, but with some additional knowledge, you might be able to avoid a huge tax bill in the future. The goal of selling your home, beyond ensuring that you can move quickly as possible, is to ensure you get the most money you can. However, because of this, the IRS will have dollar signs in their eyes...

When you first list your home, you may be expecting a quick sale, especially in a hot market like the one we’re currently in. Other factors like a popular neighborhood or investments in home improvements, may lead you to believe that your property will sell in no time, but that isn’t always the case. Although you shouldn’t panic if your home doesn’t sell...

Have you noticed a decrease in likes and other engagement on your real estate Instagram posts lately? Although there could be a number of reasons for why you’re seeing this drop in love from your followers, a likely culprit could be the actual content of your posts. Social media is nothing new to real estate professionals; most agents have been utilizing Instagram...

By Kara Masterson When it comes to home renovations and remodeling projects, a load-bearing column can be a major obstacle. Whether you plan to construct your floor plan or layout around load-bearing support, incorporate a column into the surrounding decor or arrange to have it removed completely, there are plenty of options to consider when it comes to dealing with...

By Kara Masterson Buying land can open up many personal and financial opportunities for you. You can build your dream home on the land. You can also open up a store on the land. However, if you want to buy land, then you need to take the following steps: Find Land That Is for Sale Of course, the first thing you need to do is find land that's actually for sale. Several...

In today’s fast-paced real estate environment, agents have a host of tech tools at their disposal, including virtual home staging. However, if your client has the budget, and especially if your open houses have begun to pick up again, nothing beats a well-staged home. When you’re able to effectively stage a home, you’re able to highlight the best aspects of...

By Meghan Belnap Buying a home is all about getting the best deal. However, while you can negotiate prices on a home that's already built, if you're buying new, you're at the builder's mercy. Or are you? It's a common misconception that, if you're buying a new build, the prices are set in stone. The reality is there's quite a bit of wiggle room—if you know where...

Whether you are new to the social media marketing game or you are simply looking to increase engagement on your posts, hashtags are here to help. Not only do they help make your content discoverable on social media platforms, but hashtags, when used correctly, can boost your engagement, attract more leads to your profiles and maximize your marketing efforts. By...