Staging your home to sell: Experts share their best tips

Staging your home to sell: Experts share their best tips

A few well-chosen improvements go a long way toward appealing to today's buyers, and it doesn't mean spending a fortune.

Parents recreate closed Blockbuster store for autistic son

April 26
When an autistic Texas man's favorite video store closed, his parents surprised him by bringing part of it home.

2 women fight back against the odds in 'The Red Hunter'

April 25
Housing
April 25

US new-home sales climb to 8-month high in March

U.S. sales of new homes shot up in March to the fastest pace in 8 months, as more Americans are upgrading their houses in a positive sign for the broader economy.
Home & Garden
April 25

Many condominiums for sale, rent at Chicago's Trump Tower

An unusually large number of luxury condominiums are for sale or available for rent at Trump Tower in Chicago.
Housing
April 23

Scams push foreclosure fraud to limit, taking victims' homes

The phone call came as Raymond Murray neared the bottom of his luck. His wife had died, his career had been ended by injuries, and struggling to get by on his disability check, he had scraped together just enough to pay a lawyer to avoid imminent foreclosure on his modest Brooklyn home.
Home & Garden
April 21

Gunman in Missouri utility worker deaths had criminal record

A gunman who killed two utility workers in St. Louis before killing himself had a long criminal history, including drug and assault convictions, along with financial troubles leading to bankruptcy, court records show.
Home & Garden
April 21
In this Thursday, Dec. 6, 2012, photo a new home is constructed in Pep...

US home sales shoot up to 10-year high

Americans purchased homes in March at the fastest pace in over a decade, a strong start to the traditional spring buying season.
National
April 20

Regulators list many mortgage errors at Ocwen Financial

one of the nation's largest mortgage lenders that is not a bank — made numerous errors in the mortgages it serviced.
Housing
April 20

Long-term US mortgage rates fall to 5-month low

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week for the fifth straight week to their lowest levels since November.
National
April 20

Average mortgage rate drops to 5-month low

The average U.S. mortgage rate fell below a key threshold of 4 percent this week, its lowest level in five months.
National
April 19

AP Explains: How Trump's 'Buy American' order could play out

When President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday in Kenosha, Wisconsin, he sent a characteristically blunt message.
Home & Garden
April 19

Dartmouth College settles animal dump contamination case

Dartmouth College has reached a settlement with a family that said they suffered health problems from drinking well water contaminated by runoff from a site where the Ivy League school once dumped animals used in science experiments.