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.

Home listings: What $400,000 buys in the Twin Cities

April 29
Home listings: What $400,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Home plan: Pet-friendly ranch

April 28
Home plan: Pet-friendly ranch
National
April 27

HGTV hosts: Show is '100 percent positive' about Mississippi

The hosts of a new HGTV show say their program "Home Town" is shining a positive light on their home state.
Housing
April 27

Long-term US mortgage rates rise for first time in 5 weeks

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the first time in five weeks.
Home & Garden
April 27

Fewer people signed contracts to buy US homes in March

Fewer consumers signed contracts to buy U.S. homes last month as the spring buying season revs up with stiff competition for homes amid lagging inventory.
Housing
April 27

Average 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.03 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the first time in five weeks. The benchmark 30-year rate pushed back above the key threshold of 4 percent.
Home & Garden
April 26

Parents recreate closed Blockbuster store for autistic son

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

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

"The Red Hunter" (Touchstone), by Lisa UngerTwo women who experienced trauma in their lives fight back against the odds in Lisa Unger's latest novel, "The…
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.