Posts by Ashley Bowden

Why Thailand? CAR president-elect offers insight on international travel for Realtors
Why Thailand? CAR president-elect offers insight on international travel for Realtors

The Chicago Association of Realtors’ Global Real Estate Council hosted a trade mission to Thailand this July. Learn what's in it for members from Maurice Hampton, president-elect of the association....

A surefire place in history
A surefire place in history

This New Deal-era firehouse in Manteo, North Carolina, has been converted into a home with two large garage bays, a workshop and an abundance of open...

All abode
All abode

Whether you’ve earned your sea legs or are still a landlubber, this luxury boathouse provides the best of both...

Why prestigious properties can be a tough sell
Why prestigious properties can be a tough sell

Perhaps contrary to popular belief, the unique homes built by architect Frank Lloyd Wright tend to remain available on the market for several years at a...

Chance the Rapper tips hat to Janice Corley of RE/MAX Premier in a song
Chance the Rapper tips hat to Janice Corley of RE/MAX Premier in a song

Many real estate agents strive to connect people, and many of those connections prosper in unpredictable ways. Learn how Janice Corley connected her daughter with Chance the Rapper at a RE/MAX party when the two were just...

The nation’s most popular ZIP codes in 2019
The nation’s most popular ZIP codes in 2019

Realtor.com's "hotness index" reveals that movers are looking for an active lifestyle, quieter neighborhoods and homes that are affordable but also within close proximity to city...

Most popular cities and states for millennials
Most popular cities and states for millennials

Times are changing and so are the cities of choice for young adults. Are you up on the latest hot spots for first-time...

The most popular interior design trends in Illinois
The most popular interior design trends in Illinois

While good design is something pretty much everyone aspires to, homeowners often choose particular styles that are inspired by what is popular in their part of the world. Find out which aesthetics and choices are most popular in Chicagoland, and...

More existing homes include smart tech upgrades
More existing homes include smart tech upgrades

A new Harvard study finds half of all homeowners are looking to install smart-home tech in their homes in the next three years, meaning real estate agents and their clients can expect to see more of it in pre-owned homes...

New lead-gen tools, Nextdoor features and faster commission checks
New lead-gen tools, Nextdoor features and faster commission checks

In our latest tech roundup, BoomTown introduces new lead-gen tools, a new agent promotion feature launches on Nextdoor and a transaction management platform enables smoother digital payments for...

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