If the last year and half prepared us for anything, it's how to survive in a predominantly digital world. And although we’re all desperate to return to some semblance of normalcy, it's natural to want to get back to the way things were. When it comes to tech, however, you'll want to keep those skills long-term. During RISMedia's webinar—"How to Increase Your...

Michael Alderson, 66, of Anaheim, California, was shot and killed on August 7 amid an alleged dispute involving siblings and their home’s sale. “Based upon the preliminary investigation, it is believed that the shooting was related to a family dispute pertaining to the upcoming sale of the residence,” Huntington Beach Police Capt. Tim Martin said. “A group...

By Anita Ginsburg If summer's heat is getting to you, you may have finally decided it's time to install a pool. That's the easy part. Now you must make preparations for your pool. You can make the process go more smoothly by planning carefully and keeping the following tips in mind: Choose a Site There is more to choosing a pool site than simply scanning your yard...

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...

The Olympic Games may have just ended in Tokyo, but that’s no reason to stop the festivities! This month, in celebration of the sporting event, we take a look at the Olympic House in Lake Placid, New York; a property that has a deep connection to the Games. Built in 1924, this historic 11-bedroom, 11-bath house was where German dignitaries stayed during the 1980...

It’s hard to believe the COVID-19 pandemic has been a fixture of everyday life since March 2020. While much of the U.S. has returned to some semblance of “normalcy,” highly infectious variants such as Delta threaten to curb back some of the newly-gained momentum, and a huge swath of the industry is concerned, according to new RISMedia survey results. RISMedia...

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 Anica Oaks When you and your family are inside your home, it is important that the air you're breathing be as high-quality as possible. Unfortunately, this isn't always the case, which leads to you and others dealing with various kinds of allergies and other physical ailments. If you're experiencing poor air quality in your home, it can come from many different...

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...

In today’s real estate market, one generation stands apart in their desire to move into a renovated home: millennials. It’s unsurprising that more than one-third of the generation who grew up with Instagram and Pinterest are more likely to seek out an upgraded home compared to other generations. This data is according to a recently released survey of more than...