There are right ways and wrong ways to buy a home. The latter of which will cost you a lot of unnecessary money, stress, and frustration. Use best practices, however — as offered by real estate experts below — and you'll walk away a winner...

Whether you’re showcasing your home for a rental, sublet, new roommates or sale, great photos are essential to attract attention online. We asked Alyssa Rosenheck, a photographer, home stylist and author of the forthcoming book “The New Southern,” about how anyone can take better photos...

The holiday season may have you feeling jolly, but is selling your house over Christmas a good idea? If you’re preparing to sell your home, you may question when the right time is to sell your property. Christmas is a time that comes up often,...

You’ve got a house to sell, and you’ve listed it. Now what? According to the most recent report from the National Association of Realtors, a total of 5,250,000 existing homes were sold in 2015, along with 510,000 newly constructed homes. With so many homes on the market, how...

With the demand for real estate continuously increasing, many people are thinking about starting a rental business. However, you should know that an apartment rental business is more than just owning a space and have someone pay to use it. It is essentially a business,...

The end of financial year is for the finance industry what summer is to your social calendar – mayhem. Our advice? Do your homework early and get moving on managing your debt now, rather than later. If you’ve racked up the debt post-silly season it could...

Just like ice cream, when it’s warm out, that perfect house could slip away from you if you don’t act fast. Buying during peak season has its challenges. Whether it’s the warmer weather, the pending summer break from school, or simply a seasonal mental shift, spring is...

Looking to woo and win potential buyers? The little things make all the difference. Planning to sell your house this year? Don’t be overwhelmed by all the details involved in preparing it to go on the market. Set aside a couple of weekends to do the...

It may be because of the weather, or the location you're currently living in – with hot temps comes a steady reliance on air conditioning. Not only is this expensive, but it’s also an unnatural way to regulate your home’s temperature. So, this summer, do things...

Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, here's how to make your new community feel like home. Moving to a new neighborhood is tough, and it gets harder when the move includes relocating to a new city or neighborhood. Finding your sense of place...

Launching your home sale as an off-market listing may be a viable option to keep it on the down low. What are off-market listings? The real estate market is hot, with homes in competitive markets like Nashville, TN, and Portland, OR, often snapped off the market in...

Phase one of any major construction project? Get the neighbors on your side. Here’s how. If you’re considering buying a fixer, or a gorgeous one-story home that would be even better with two stories, have fun with the dreaming and designing, but don’t forget the bigger...

Itching for a new look? Paint can transform so much more than just your walls. Paint is easily one of the biggest home design tools at your disposal. It has the ability to take a room from dark and dingy to light and bright — and...

HONG KONG — There’s no one secret to succeeding in real estate. But here are nine tactics that could put you on the right path. 1 Partner with other agents Perhaps a buyer or seller isn’t your cup of tea. Or maybe their price point isn’t in...