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Home Staging for the Digital Age

Michael Sigman | Posted 07.24.2014 | Comedy
Michael Sigman

When my real estate agent told me that my house needed "a staging," I pictured a tough love AA-type intervention, with close friends gathering round t...

7 Ways Pets Could Stall Your Home Sale

Michael Corbett | Posted 09.08.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

I've bought and sold many homes over the last few decades, and whenever I put a house of my own up for sale, I prearrange for my pets to have a little holiday with friends and family.

The Day I Stopped Caring About My House

Janie Porter | Posted 08.26.2014 | Parents
Janie Porter

The house was me. The house showed everyone what a great homemaker I am. What a brilliant designer. What a stylish person. Maybe even someone they'd want to be like.

International House Hunters Shifting from Vacation Areas to Urban Neighborhoods

Jed Kolko | Posted 08.20.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

Canada, the United Kingdom, and Germany remain the top three countries outside the U.S. for home searches. But Brazil has pushed up to 4th place, jumping ahead of India, Mexico, and Australia.

6 Seller Secrets for This Summer's Real Estate Market

Michael Corbett | Posted 07.15.2014 | HuffPost Home
Michael Corbett

Each year, it seems the housing market takes on a different tone. Sometimes it's going to be a sellers' market with inflated prices and bidding wars, and sometimes a buyers' market with tons of choices and low prices.

Where Can The Middle Class Actually Afford To Buy Homes?

Jed Kolko | Posted 07.14.2014 | Business
Jed Kolko

Where can the middle class afford to buy a home today? Affordability has worsened in the past year, as home prices have climbed faster than incomes and mortgage rates have risen. But compared with the longer-term past, homeownership still looks relatively affordable:

The Biggest Mistake You're Making When Looking For A Home

The Huffington Post | Jessica Cumberbatch Anderson | Posted 05.15.2014 | HuffPost Home

There are many places to start your search for a home. While we favor browsing through beautiful real estate photos -- if you haven't noticed -- there...

How to Vet a Real Estate Agent: 10 Questions to Ask Before Hiring

Michael Corbett | Posted 06.25.2014 | Money
Michael Corbett

If you're thinking about buying or selling a home, one of the first things you'll need to have down is your partner in crime: your real estate agent.

The Year's Most Searched ZIP Codes

realtor.com | Posted 02.16.2014 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

Each year, millions of people log on to realtor.com to search for the perfect apartment rental or, perhaps, their dream home. A big part of that searc...

How to Sell Your Home and Buy Another at the Same Time

realtor.com | Posted 09.07.2013 | HuffPost Home
realtor.com

There is no right answer in choosing any of these scenarios. Your Realtor may be able to advise which is best, depending on the local market. However, much depends on your financial stability, as well as your tolerance for risk or disruption.

5 Lessons For Selling A 'Unique' House

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.18.2013 | HuffPost Home

Selling a house is an ordeal. Between scrubbing your home to a polish and making all those improvements that you'd been putting off, it can be a hassl...

5 Reasons That Spring Is The Best Time To Sell A Home

The Huffington Post | Christina Anderson | Posted 04.12.2013 | HuffPost Home

The sun is shining, the days are longer and people are wearing jean shorts and ordering chardonnay in droves. It's spring, which means that it's also ...

WATCH: The DIYs You Shouldn't Try Alone

The Huffington Post | Shana Ecker | Posted 12.14.2012 | HuffPost Home

Definitely do not try these alone.

5 Easy Ways to Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal

Women & Co | Posted 01.01.2013 | HuffPost Home
Women & Co

Recently one of my best friends decided to put her home on the market, and the first thing she did to get ready was improve her home's curb appeal.

The Biggest Challenge A Real Estate Mogul Could Face

The Huffington Post | Michelle Manetti | Posted 10.11.2012 | HuffPost Home

Real estate mogul Barbara Corcoran finds herself in a reversed role as she puts her own home on the market. Corcoran, who has lived in Pawling, Ne...

New Home Sales Plunge After Worst Housing Year In Half A Century

AP | DEREK KRAVITZ | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — Sales of new homes fell significantly in January, a dismal sign after the worst year for that sector in nearly a half-century. New...

4 Things Home Sellers Need To Know In 2011

walletpop.com | Tara-Nicholle Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

Past is prologue, they say. And that's certainly true when looking forward to what the housing market will hold for home sellers next year. WalletPop'...

New Home Sales Post The Second-Worst Month On Record

AP | ALAN ZIBEL | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — New homes sold at the second-slowest pace on record in August, signaling that the housing market will remain a drag on the economy....