Your home is listed on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) and the sign goes up in your front yard. Now what? Sit back and let the offers roll in. Of course, that's what every seller wants but that's not always what [...]
For many of us, the idea of being happy is tied to a feeling of comfort, love, security. Did you know you can create an environment of happiness in your home just by surrounding yourself with a few key things? Check out these six ways your home can improve your mood.
As the last decade has shown us, it's not enough to get into a home of your own -- you have to be able to stay there comfortably and affordably, including having enough of a cushion to ride out rough [...]
Dispose of Your Independence Day Flags Properly
Following the Fourth of July weekend, many of us may be finding that our American flags have seen better days and need to be retired.
Real estate listings service Zillow has purchased Trulia for $3.5 billion in stock, the companies announced in a joint statement. What does this mean for the industry?
The local associations of realtors and the MLS companies who have feasted on having realtors paying dues regardless of production will suffer - and should die off completely [...]
Who knew we had a Newton native on the hit sitcom "Friends?"
Ukraine's ongoing war with pro-Russian separatists and their Moscow benefactors is pushing money out of the region -- and into the United States.
"I hate to say it, but all this uncertainty and chaos is great for my business," said Marlen Kruzhkov, a Ukrainian-American attorney whose business is oriented toward foreigners, particularly those [...]
Realtors often first direct their clients to get approved for a loan amount through their favorite lender. However, many of these clients feel betrayed, cheated and at times embarrassed to learn that the credit scores they counted on, in some cases paid for or obtained for free are not used by mortgage [...]
Sales of new U.S. single-family homes surged in August and hit their highest level in more than six years, offering confirmation that the housing recovery remains on course.
The US Commerce Department said on Wednesday that sales jumped 18.0 percent to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 504,000 units. That was the highest level since May [...]
This week, S&P/Case-Shiller released its monthly housing data report, the leading measure of home prices across the nation. Immediately, reporters posted dozens of stories about January's numbers-with oddly contradictory [...]
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Condos were once thought of as homes that attracted singles or couples, often without children. But today, condos are growing in popularity and attracting families of all [...]
While holidays are the right time for visiting new places and having fun, it is important that you plan well to get maximum value for your time and money. Once you know where you want to go and have enough vacation funds, it is time to decide on a good, reasonable lodging option to accommodate your [...]