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.

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

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

Average 30-year mortgage rate rises to 4.03 percent

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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.
Housing
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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
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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.
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.
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.