Budget Bath: Soaker Tubs That’ll Make You Feel Like A Queen Without A Royal Budget
Few things are as luxurious as a big soaking tub in the bathroom, which is why freestanding tubs have become one of the top bathroom trends over the past few years. But the cost of some of today’s freestanding tubs can be so high it takes away the ability to relax – which kind of defeats the purpose of having the tub in the first place. Knowing where to look, can help you find the perfect tub for your space, and your budget.

Stop Taking Your Own Photos And 6 Other Real Estate No-No’s That Could Sink Your Home Sale
Selling a home has its challenges. Maybe the couple across the street just listed their house, which you know has an amazing, redone kitchen that makes your dated kitchen seem even more sad. Maybe values on your street or in your neighborhood aren’t appreciating the way you want them to. Or maybe you’re getting transferred and you have to sell – and find something new in your future city – in what seems like an impossibly short amount of time.

Apostal Group joins new Keller Williams team in Lincoln Park
Earlier this summer, the leadership teams at MKT Properties and Weinberg Choi Realty in Chicago announced a new collective market center opening in the flourishing neighborhood of Lincoln Park under the Keller Williams brand. This month, the newly-formed collective has revealed an additional alliance with The Apostal Group, which was previously under Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage …

3 calculations to make the most of your marketing dollars
As we draw close to the end of the year, many of us will start to assess our marketing performance. It’s easy to compare sales, revenue and number of listings. But how do you measure the effectiveness of your marketing strategies? Do you know where your business came from and how much you spent to get it …

Politically active and proud of it, Boston agent rises to the top
If House Hunters made a pit stop at one of Anne Mahon’s open houses, the buyers might be in for a bit of a shock. They wouldn’t be left alone to look around the house and complain, that’s for sure. Instead they may find themselves facing some tough questions from an agent who can’t stand it when industry professionals stay glued to their phones at their own events. …

Podcast: 5 listing agent tips to help you crush the next decade
Imagine listing 1,000 houses for sale each year for the next 10 years. How would that feel? How would that improve your professional and personal life? The following five listing agent tips shared by Knolly Williams will help you achieve your goal of listing more houses no matter how high you set the bar …

What went wrong: How to fix charity
Brett Hagler, the CEO and co-founder at New Story, took the stage at Inman Connect San Francisco to talk about making a difference through giving back …

5 Miami condos raising the luxury standard in 2016
The Miami cityscape is lined with high-end residential properties and outstanding pieces of architecture, so finding a home fit for royalty can be fun if one has the pockets — but some people would rather have that new-condo smell instead of buying someone else’s …

Don’t let student loan debt kill your clients’ dreams
The National Association of Realtors has been sounding the alarm about how student loan debt can make it harder for millennials to qualify for a mortgage and become homeowners …

15 Hudson Yards launches condo sales in redeveloped Far West Side
Luxury buyers in the Big Apple can now own a piece of one of the largest private developments in American history: Hudson Yards on the Far West Side of Manhattan …

3 lessons that real estate agents can learn from magicians
Magicians and real estate agents have more in common that you might think. “We’re always operating in an unpredictable landscape, and we never know what’s going to happen,” said magician David Kwong …

Can you explain down payments to clients?
In a market where first-time homebuyers consistently cite the down payment as their No. 1 challenge, there’s a battle brewing behind the scenes — a fight to preserve the wide range of down payment programs that propel scores of new buyers into homeownership …