As co-founder of Giveback Homes, Caroline Pinal empowers real estate agents to help others. Since 2013, Pinal, co-founder Blake Andrews and the Giveback Homes team have worked with several leading real estate companies, including Concierge Auctions, Zillow, realtor.com, The Agency, The Boutique and Docusign, to fund and build over 200 homes in Central America and...

Hashtags are still as important as ever! As more and more millennials become homeowners, there is one app that they're taking to in droves to share their new home designs using different hashtags: Instagram. Currently, there are 91.4 million #interiordesign posts on the app. When young homeowners redesign spaces inside their residence and share the finished product...

By Meghan Belnap It's the dream of many investors to finally break into the house flipping market. They read a book or two by those already flipping homes (investors writing about living the life of a flipper), and on the surface, it all sounds like something anyone could do. Related: 5 House Flipping Expenses to Plan For The excitement created by understanding a...

By Catherine Cortez Do you love hosting family and friends whenever you have the chance? Is your home cramped and unideal for throwing parties? If your answers are "yes" and "yes," then 2020 may be the perfect year for you to tackle a remodeling project. With the current crisis we're in, this could be an excellent way for you to set a goal and stay focused on the...

By Aleksia Silverman, Content Strategist, Rental Beast Many agents will say that rentals are simply not worth their time—the traditional logic is that finding qualified leads for rental units is a lot of work for transactions that yield too little of a return. However, over a third of Americans, almost half of the U.S. adult population, rent rather than buy...

With social distancing orders in place across the country, many of us are hunkering down at home. The longer you spend at home, the more likely you're starting to nitpick everything about your space. You know what will help? A home makeover project. Below is a list of easy, but impactful home improvement projects that can alleviate cabin fever and increase enjoyment...

In January, RISMedia named some 300 real estate professionals as 2020 Real Estate Newsmakers. Each of these individuals—separated into eight categories—was either nominated by you, the RISMedia reader, or chosen by our editors. These people made great contributions within their own communities and the industry as a whole. They've dedicated their lives to a better...

There are many things you need to remember to take care of when moving from one home to another. One of these is forwarding your mail to your new address, which begins with changing your address with the United States Postal Service (USPS). Related: Helpful Checklist for Moving out of State Whether you're making a local move or relocating out of state, changing your...

In this month's Great Spaces, we pay tribute to the Empire State and its rich farming history. Character and Privacy in West Nyack Boasting history and rustic touches, this circa-1890 farmhouse, close to New York City, is secluded, back from the road, with beautiful landscaping and outdoor spaces. A barn in the past, the abode blends contemporary finishes seamlessly,...

By Meghan Belnap It's no secret that savvy investors can become millionaires in real estate. With the right strategy, a good investor will always find a way to turn a profit on a property deal. Sometimes it's a matter of how to monetize a property to make it worth more on the flip. Related: How to Choose an Investment Property At other times, it's about making the...