As the days shorten and autumn arrives, it’s time to start considering holiday gift items, or even a couple of household goodies you might just want to keep for yourself. Take, for example, the remotely controllable slow cooker from WeMo, which lets you check on your meal in progress without actually having to be in

Haggling over prices is a time-honored tradition in many countries, but American consumers aren’t particularly keen on negotiating. According to a 2013 survey by Consumer Reports, only 48 percent of buyers bargained on goods and services over the previous three years—although the same report found that 89 percent of the hagglers had at least one

The real estate sales process can be stressful and seemingly complicated. Even a relatively smooth process can take ample negotiations and may require weeks to pass before you can close on the transaction. Some deals are increasingly complicated, and major roadblocks may develop that threaten the entire project. These are a few of the more

Before you move into your new house, you may want to make upgrades. These add value to your investment, improve your home’s function and allow you to express your personality. Plus, making upgrades before you move in reduces inconvenience later. Consider the following upgrades to make your new house feel like home.   <A HREF=”http://rismedia.com/2017/09/04/best-upgrades-personalize-your-new-home/”

More and more millennials are buying homes, representing around 45 percent of all purchase loans, and most first-time millennial homebuyers are on a limited budget. While you may not be able to find the perfect home that checks every box on your dream home list, you can find a home you can improve on or

While the majority of contractors are honest professionals, it is still important for homeowners to be aware of possible scammers, frauds or swindlers when hiring a contractor before undergoing a remodel. Consumers should be wary of contractors who ask for money upfront. Click Here for the rest of the story…  

Moving With Kids

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The information in this report comes from NAR’s Profile of Home Buyers and Sellers, and is about the characteristics of families with children who are buying or selling a home. Forty-nine percent of buyers that have children consider a neighborhood based on the quality of the school districts and 43 percent choose a neighborhood by

The entryway is a significant space within a home — it’s the first thing a potential buyer sees, and it sets the stage for the whole vibe of the home. Buyers can form opinions on a home within seconds of opening that front door. Your clients can make a few simple changes to their entryways

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