Homes & Real Estate / Moving & Selling

  • 10 top school districts and what it costs to live there

      

    Home buyers with school aged children have more than just location, property values and home features to consider when shopping for a house. A good school district rises to the top of their search...

  • Buy or rent? The new view of the American Dream

      

    Once upon a time, the American Dream was to own your own home, complete with the proverbial white picket fence. But over the past few decades, that dream has been shifting to something less...

  • Beware of foreclosures being rented by fake landlords

      

    If you're in the market for a new apartment, beware of criminals acting as bogus landlords who may try to rent you a foreclosure. Read more: Best and worst door locks for your money A...

  • Best and worst door locks for your money

      

    The locks on your doors are one of the most important parts of the entry points to your home. They're what let you in and keeps the bad guys out! So be sure you're getting the best lock...

  • A monthly New Year's plan to declutter your home

      

    When the holidays are over, do you panic wondering what to do with all the gifts, new holiday decor and ornaments? Do you ask yourself, "Will another tub fit on that groaning garage shelf...

  • Couple duped by fake Craigslist movers lose everything

      

    A Missouri couple lost most of their things after they hired movers off Craigslist to take their belongings to North Carolina and got duped, according to media reports. Read more: Foreclosures...

  • 11 home design trends that are so over

      

    Design trends come and go, but some have been sticking around for a while. Somebody has to say it, so here goes: some home designs really need to disappear. Here are some of the most overdone home...

  • Can you sell your home on Facebook?

      

    Since opening up to the public in 2006, Facebook, and the wave of social media platforms that followed, have completely transformed how we conduct our social and business lives. It's permeated...

  • How to hire the best moving companies

      

    People are moving again in larger numbers and it's a good time to take a look at how to hire a reputable mover. The price quotes in the moving industry are dictated heavily by supply and...

  • 'Pocket listings' are a hot new trend in real estate

      

    Nowadays when you look for home, what do you do? You look on the computer, or more likely you look on your phone via an app like Zillow or so many others. When you're driving around and see a...

  • Housing recovery still ongoing -- except in these 3 metro areas!

      

    So you bought a home with the idea of it being a nice place for you and family to live. And then home values went south way below what the balance was on your mortgage. In some parts of the...

  • Tips for first-time homebuyers

      

    Here are some key pointers to keep in mind as you undertake the process of qualifying for a loan and shopping for your first home. Tips for first-time homebuyers: What you need to do before you...

  • Steps to take to avoid moving company ripoffs

      

    Some movers might move half your stuff, but charge full price. How to prevent these and other moving scams.

  • How to make or break your home sale

      

    It happens all over the U.S., in every neighborhood: Two houses go up for sale at about the same time. One house sells within weeks. The other sits on the market for months, the price goes down,...

  • Real estate trend: Tiny homes are hot!

      

    This housing trend could cut your mortgage or rent payment down to almost nothing. Why buying a tiny house can save you big time.