Staging your home to sell: Experts share their best tips

April 20
A few well-chosen improvements go a long way toward appealing to today's buyers, and it doesn't mean spending a fortune.

US home equity is back, so why aren't more people borrowing?

May 25
Alicia Johnson and her husband wanted to renovate their home last fall but ran into a roadblock: When they tried to refinance their mortgage and borrow against their equity, five banks said no.
Housing
May 25

Long-term US mortgage rates fall to lowest levels of 2017

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest levels of the year.
Housing
May 25

Average US 30-year mortgage rate falls to 3.95 pct, 2017 low

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week to their lowest levels of the year. The benchmark 30-year rate dipped below the key 4 percent mark.
Home & Garden
May 25

How do you move 40,000 bees? Carefully, with just 3 stings

With just three stings and no serious injuries, two beekeepers have safely removed an estimated 40,000 bees that bedeviled a Virginia townhouse community.
Home & Garden
May 24

Fires targeting property of police, firefighters in Arkansas

Authorities in a small Arkansas town say local police and firefighters are being targeted by suspicious fires and vandalism.
Home & Garden
May 24

Home sales fell in April amid supply squeeze

Americans pulled back their pace of home-buying in April, as the shrinking number of houses for sale and rising prices are putting them in a bind as their options dwindle.
Home & Garden
May 23

Bucks, Johnson Controls build neighborhood sports complex

The Milwaukee Bucks and Johnson Controls are partnering to build a multi-sport complex in a northwest Milwaukee neighborhood.
Housing
May 23

US new-home sales drop 11.4% in April, most in 2 years

U.S. sales of new homes last month registered the biggest drop in more than two years.
Housing
May 18

Long-term US mortgage rates inch lower

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates inched lower this week.
Housing
May 18

Average US 30-year mortgage rate slips to 4.02 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates inched lower this week. It was the fifth straight week that the benchmark 30-year rate hovered around the key threshold of 4 percent.
Housing
May 17

US households owe record amount, topping pre-recession peak

U.S. household debt reached a record high in the first three months of this year, topping the previous peak reached in 2008, when the financial crisis plunged the economy into a deep recession.