Category Archives: Information

Retirees Turning to Custom Homes to Get the Right Space

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Luxury Homes: How to Tell If You’re Getting a Fair Price $1 Million a Week: Starting With Quality Leads Don’t Let Clogged Gutters Wreak Havoc on Your Home As people reach retirement, their current house may simply […] The post Retirees Turning to Custom Homes to Get the Right Space appeared first on RISMedia .
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Report: Proximity to Family Drives Housing Decisions for Households With Children

Many upper-middle class households with young children are caught between an inability to afford childcare and an inability to sustain on one less income with a stay-at-home parent—a predicament that has a driving force on their housing decisions. According to the Zillow Housing Aspirations Report (ZHAR), many upper-middle class households choose to put down roots […] The post Report: Proximity to Family Drives Housing Decisions for Households With Children appeared first on RISMedia .
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5 Cities Millennials Are Flocking To

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: The Most Expensive Home in Hawaii Is Now for Sale How to Showcase Your Property With a Virtual Open House How to Prepare Your Home Before Going on Vacation There are several places in the U.S. where […] The post 5 Cities Millennials Are Flocking To appeared first on RISMedia .
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7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Historic Ridgefield, Conn. Estate Sells Before Auction How to Make Your Home Design Pet-Friendly SURVEY: Zillow Instant Offers Creates Industry Firestorm—Take the Survey and Tell Us Where You Stand If you were around during either run of […] The post 7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality appeared first on RISMedia .
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No Magic Formula for ‘Best Time to Book Airfare’

(TNS)—Search on the web for “best time to book airfare” and you’ll find many conflicting answers, all of them completely wrong—and not only are they wrong, but they do a disservice to consumers who fall for this “voodoo” airfare economics. One site gives a “guide” of 47 days before travel, although it admits that there […] The post No Magic Formula for ‘Best Time to Book Airfare’ appeared first on RISMedia .
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Small Is the New Big: Home Size Preference Shrinks

First-time homebuyers are shifting housing industry standards when it comes to home design preferences—and, according to the latest Home Design Trends Survey by the American Institute of Architects (AIA), one of the most significant changes is the end of the era of expansive property and square footage. Small, simply, is the new big. “With younger […] The post Small Is the New Big: Home Size Preference Shrinks appeared first on RISMedia .
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9 Home Gadgets to Save Energy and Entertain

So you’re up for making your home truly state-of-the-art? I’ve got a great list for you. Here are nine gadgets to be on the lookout for: Moen’s U lets you customize the perfect shower before ever stepping in with just a few taps on your smartphone. Smart and Blue’s Hydrao smart showerheads let you instantly control your […] The post 9 Home Gadgets to Save Energy and Entertain appeared first on RISMedia .
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5 Things to Know About No-Interest Credit Cards

(TNS)—Tempted by that offer for a new credit card with an interest-free grace period? Don’t succumb to the first attractive zero percent interest credit card offer that comes your way—unless it’s the right card for you. First, come to understand your own motivations. A credit card with a no-interest introductory offer may be a good […] The post 5 Things to Know About No-Interest Credit Cards appeared first on RISMedia .
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College Grads: Launch Your Career in These Cities

Are you a recent college graduate? Congratulations! You’re about to enter the working world, and, with any luck, you’ll score your dream job right out of the gate. …or, you can at least better your chances. A new ranking by Bankrate.com identifies several cities ideal for career-making moves—and, surprisingly, the Big Apple didn’t make the […] The post College Grads: Launch Your Career in These Cities appeared first on RISMedia .
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Avocado: A True Game-Changer for Real Estate

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: 7 Steps for Stress-Free Spring Cleaning How to Build a High-Performance Real Estate Team Cyndi Lauper Says Sayonara to Stamford Who knew that creamy, verdant avocados could make or break one’s future in real estate? According to […] The post Avocado: A True Game-Changer for Real Estate appeared first on RISMedia .
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