Category Archives: Real Estate News

Cleaning House on the Quick and Cheap

We once met a woman who loved to clean house. She said it gave her a feeling of accomplishment. For many, however, it’s a thankless chore, and the sooner done, the better. Consumer editors at Woman’s Day Magazine and the DIY Network offer seven ways to save time and money and still keep your home […] The post Cleaning House on the Quick and Cheap appeared first on RISMedia .
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Ask the Expert: How Can Staging Pave the Way for a Better Sell?

Today’s Ask the Expert column features Patty McNease, director of Marketing for Homes.com. Q: How can staging pave the way for a better sell? A: Staging allows your clients to show off the unique features of their home that buyers can come to love. During the holiday season, staging can make a home stand out […] The post Ask the Expert: How Can Staging Pave the Way for a Better Sell? appeared first on RISMedia .
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How to Sell a Vacant Home in the Off-Season

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Former Historic Church Offers Sweet Living Space in Savannah Don’t Scare Buyers Away This Halloween Ghostly Listings: What It Costs to Own a Famous Haunted House There’s a reason that spring and summer are the major seasons […] The post How to Sell a Vacant Home in the Off-Season appeared first on RISMedia .
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How to Sell a Vacant Home in the Off-Season

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Former Historic Church Offers Sweet Living Space in Savannah Don’t Scare Buyers Away This Halloween Ghostly Listings: What It Costs to Own a Famous Haunted House There’s a reason that spring and summer are the major seasons […] The post How to Sell a Vacant Home in the Off-Season appeared first on RISMedia .
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5 Smells That Sell Houses

What’s that smell? The sense of smell is the strongest of all the senses to connect buyers to a home. While a bad smell can really deter buyers, a good smell can tempt buyers to a sale. From “green” scents to seasonal scents, discover the right smells for triggering positive emotions and home sales. Clean […] The post 5 Smells That Sell Houses appeared first on RISMedia .
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7 Easiest Ways to Get Into Real Estate Investing Now

(TNS)—Only 15 percent of Americans are investing in real estate other than their primary residence, according to a real estate investing study by RealtyShares. In fact, two-thirds of Americans believe that investing in real estate is too difficult, too costly or beyond their capabilities. This might be true if they were considering commercial real estate […] The post 7 Easiest Ways to Get Into Real Estate Investing Now appeared first on RISMedia .
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7 Easiest Ways to Get Into Real Estate Investing Now

(TNS)—Only 15 percent of Americans are investing in real estate other than their primary residence, according to a real estate investing study by RealtyShares. In fact, two-thirds of Americans believe that investing in real estate is too difficult, too costly or beyond their capabilities. This might be true if they were considering commercial real estate […] The post 7 Easiest Ways to Get Into Real Estate Investing Now appeared first on RISMedia .
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Don’t Scare Buyers Away This Halloween

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Ghostly Listings: What It Costs to Own a Famous Haunted House Collaboration Key to Bringing Convenience, Transparency and Flexibility to Real Estate Transactions Tips From Industry Professionals on Surviving Real Estate During Hurricane Season You may be […] The post Don’t Scare Buyers Away This Halloween appeared first on RISMedia .
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Get Ahead of Home Maintenance Before the Holidays

Twenty-four percent of home contractors recently surveyed by American Home Shield (AHS) reported Thanksgiving as the busiest holiday season for repairs and service. Get ahead of home maintenance with these tips from AHS: Wake your heating system from hibernation. No homeowner wants to wake up seeing their own breath because the furnace broke down in […] The post Get Ahead of Home Maintenance Before the Holidays appeared first on RISMedia .
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Appraisal Disappointing? Steps to Take

Appraisal disappointing? You have options, according to the Appraisal Institute. “Homebuyers and sellers should first understand what an appraisal is and how it’s used,” says Jim Amorin, president and acting CEO of the Appraisal Institute. “Real estate appraisals for mortgage finance applications are prepared for the bank or financial institution so they can better understand […] The post Appraisal Disappointing? Steps to Take appeared first on RISMedia .
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