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4 Quick Fixes for Your New Home’s Curb Appeal

Posted by Clara Beaufort for Gardenergigs.com As soon as you step across the threshold of your new house, you know you’re home. But outside, something is lacking. First-time home buyers often find themselves in homes that, while lovely, aren’t winning any awards for curb appeal. While the lawn may be tidy, many new homes lack the front …

Why Should a Real Estate Broker Join RESO?

The mission of the Real Estate Standards Organization (RESO) is to create and promote the adoption of standards that drive efficiency throughout the real estate industry. RESO has more than 725 active members, including the NAR, multiple-listing services (MLSs), real estate associations, real estate brokerages and industry technology providers. How does a Brokerage benefit?  Certification …

Using Disruptive Technology To Increase Client Base: An Agent’s Perspective

Similar to stock brokers feeling queasy over job security with the advent of online trading, real estate agents’ roles are expected to change amid consumer savvy real estate sites. The role of this long-standing middleman is expected to evolve with most multiple listing services available online. With many people finding information online, new models for …

Disruption Strategy by JustClose.com

Using JustClose.com application reverses the way we have been trained to think about real estate. Instead of making users conform to current buying and selling process driven by brokers, application hands control to the buyer and seller. Real Estate industry practice of providing services to buyers and sellers as the only available option instead has …

6 Important Energy Saving Tips For Spring And Summer

When the weather starts to get warm it’s the time of year when many people stash away winter gear and prepare homes for the warm summer months. It’s also a good opportunity to make sure a home is running as energy efficiently as possible. Being energy efficient can make a big difference to the cost …

Luxury Home Staging Tips

Selling a luxury home involves more than just slapping a sale sign on or posting to an Internet real estate portal.  Whether you plan on selling your luxury home yourself or using an expert realtor, there is a right way to go about getting your luxury home sold. Staging is not decorating. In fact, it …

Do Open Houses Sell?

Real estate agents have long debated the value of open houses. Some sellers wonder if the Open House is worth the work and inconvenience.  Some even complain that agents only do open houses to pick up clients, not to sell their home. There are sellers who wonder why they should open their homes to the public if …

Accessible Homes: Design And Accessibility Modifications

Accessible home – designed to meet the needs of people requiring higher level access from the outset, and usually designed and built with a specific person’s needs in mind. As we mature and grow older, getting around our home becomes more difficult.Adapting your home may become necessary. You can improve your lifestyle and the ability to …