5 high-ROI upgrades homebuyers will love
Before your clients spring for a home makeover, it pays to know which ones result in the highest return on investment. So, here are a few projects worth investing time and money in
by Megan Eskey Nov 12
3 reasons your listing isn't selling — and how to fix them
Usually, when a home isn't selling, it boils down to 3 main reasons. The good news? Once you identify what's wrong and fix it, you'll be well on your way to achieving your goals
by Santiago Arana Nov 9
5 reasons buyers should pull the trigger this fall
The time for buyers to act is now, while interest rates are low and the economy is gaining strength. If your buyers are on the fence, here are a few reasons that might convince them to go for it
by Gerard Splendore Oct 26
HouseCanary adds HomeAdvisor integration to streamline reno process
The HomeAdvisor integration allows homeowners to view projects with the highest ROI, connect with licensed professionals and secure financing for home renovations
by Marian McPherson Oct 20
How this megateam is maximizing its sellers' proceeds
Opinion
Here's an inside look at how one real estate team is transforming homes, increasing clients' wealth and boosting the level of equity in local neighborhoods
by Carl Medford Oct 19
15 easy-as-pie seller projects that'll help buyers fall in love
Opinion
Now that it's finally cool outside, it's the perfect time for sellers to roll up their sleeves and revamp their home's exterior. Use this checklist to help them make a solid first impression with their curb appeal this fall
by Nicole Solari Oct 18
Amid a chaotic 2020, next year's colors of the year aim to soothe
Sherwin Williams, PPG and other top paint companies have released their 2021 colors of the year, which seek to create a sense of calm amid a chaotic world
by Marian McPherson Oct 8
Smart home tech for agents: What to look for in light strips
Light strips can add a lot to a home, especially when they can be controlled via an app on your phone. Here are the various options available on the market today and a few of their notable features
by Brandon Doyle Oct 2
House flipping rates decline while profit margins rise across the U.S.
The climbing profit margins are a reflection of how home prices have continued to stay steady, and even increase in some areas, during the pandemic
by Lillian Dickerson Sep 16
3 options for selling a home with pesky pet odors
Persistent pet odors and stains can make or break a deal. Real estate agents share professional and DIY options, and what to do if a seller refuses to clean
by Marian McPherson Sep 11
With app launch, MoveEasy becomes agents' branded platform
Continuing to grow throughout the pandemic, online moving concierge company offers fully white-labeled relocation platform for real estate industry
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 3
Majordomo releases app for pre-inspection home ratings
The 4-star rated inspection analysis tool now has an app for quickly rating the quality of a home before an official inspection
by Craig C. Rowe Sep 1
Let it go! 8 seller beliefs that no longer hold true today
Opinion
When it comes to real estate, people still hold on to a host of tired, old-school beliefs that are hard to shake off. But to ensure a successful sale, agents need to educate their sellers on how the process actually works today. Here's how
by Cara Ameer Aug 18
All-glass garage doors instantly breathe life into an old home
All-glass garage doors are one of the hottest emerging design trends right now. HomeAdvisor's Dan DiClerico shares what homeowners, sellers and buyers need to know
by Marian McPherson Aug 14
Planitar partners with Floorplanner and adds powerful multiparty home tours
The Canadian real estate software company's new partnership with Floorplanner and its fast, browser-based virtual showing feature adds significant horsepower to its proptech stable
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 10
This home improvement trend is catnip to quarantining pet owners
The coronavirus pandemic has led to a surge in pet adoptions and home improvement projects. Will the 2 trends meet soon in a wave of 'catio' projects?
by Lillian Dickerson Aug 6
Aiming for 21 markets by '21, Knock now swapping homes in Denver
After rebranding its Home trade-in model, Knock is now helping sellers swap homes in Denver. Its goal is to reach 11 markets before the end of 2020
by Craig C. Rowe Aug 5
76% of homeowners spruced up their homes during lockdown
According to home improvement site Porch.com, homeowners focused their efforts on the outdoors, with new gardens and lawns being the most popular projects
by Marian McPherson Jul 22
Say hello to BoxBrownie's 3D tours of virtual homes
The image marketing technology company from Down Under has combined interior rendering with the market's desire for 3D tours
by Craig C. Rowe Jul 13
Despite pandemic, home improvement spending is on the rise
Year over year, requests for home improvement personal loans increased by 7.8% from the first week of June 2019 to the same week in June 2020
by Lillian Dickerson Jun 19
5 critical steps to maximize your listing's sales potential
Opinion
This year brought significant changes in the way homes are bought and sold. To accommodate this new reality, sellers need to be prepared — and agents need to provide the necessary coaching. Here are five important steps
by Carl Medford May 18
8 tips for virtually prepping a home for sale
Today, a lot of buyers are making decisions from afar, and sellers need to step up their game when it comes to prepping their homes for sale. How can agents help virtually?
by Cara Ameer May 10
What will homebuyers want post COVID-19? Here are a few trends to expect
The post-COVID-19 era will likely bring a slew of changes to the kinds of properties, features, amenities and locations homebuyers will look for. Here are a few trends to expect
by Cara Ameer Apr 28
How to advise clients on upping their curb appeal
Sometimes, clients need a little nudge to truly understand the value of a home's curb appeal. It might take a little persuasion, but here's how to encourage your clients to give their homes a face-lift
by Nicole Solari Apr 26
4 ways to keep your energy bills low while you work from home
As shelter-in-place orders remain, Americans are spending significantly more on utilities. Here's how you can save money
by Marian McPherson Mar 31
A former Dutch high school gym becomes a new lofty home for 1 euro
The space, which a Dutch couple purchased for a mere one euro, was transformed into a modern home over the course of 18 months with the help of Rotterdam architects Jenny Eklund and Dominique ter Beek
by Lillian Dickerson Mar 19