Wednesday
May 4, 2016

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  • The practice of demolishing a home to build another has changed significantly since the Great Recession. Help buyers understand when it’s smarter to demolish a fixer-upper, rather than remodel it, and learn why it may pay off for you to take on a more active role than the traditional buyer’s rep.

  • This common, one-story house with a low profile has a distinguished American pedigree. Yet, for decades it’s been overshadowed. As the ranch again attracts attention, learn about its best features and how older, dated examples can become strikingly modern.

  • Help your buyers and sellers learn what’s new on the residential front to meet their own needs as well as the desires of future buyers.

  • Many home owners with an unfinished attic have a viable option when they want more living space. Remodeling this topmost area may be more cost-effective and easier than excavating a dark, damp basement or building out new square footage.

  • Forget the extravagant bling of the 1980s and monochromatic spa look of more recent years. Home owners desire a more affordable, personal style, along with water and energy conservation.

  • Will this winter pack a wallop? Help home buyers and sellers understand how to prepare for a variety of weather challenges.

  • Architects, developers, and designers are moving past green homes and open floor plans. Here’s what trend-conscious buyers need to know.

  • As Americans wrap up summer vacation season, many seek more effective work areas for returning students and adults alike. Help buyers weigh whether a listing offers suitable space for everyone to get down to business.

  • There's a wealth of architecture and design information online that you can share with your clients. But how do you know which site is best for them? We curated these ten so you can help buyers and sellers find the right one for their design challenge, budget, location, and web experience preferences.

  • Many people prefer to rent rather than own, and that target market represents a sizable niche for residential investment buyers. Help these investors find the best properties for their dollars, so that being a landlord becomes a win-win.