Seeking a quick, cheap fix for brown lawns, real-estate agents and homeowners are trying spray paint.
Conventional staging wisdom says pets should stay out of sight when your house is on the market. But these Manhattan cats and dogs helped seal the deal.
Forget Macaulay Culkin. Whatever happened to the home from 'Home Alone'? Here's a look at the houses that have starred in the top holiday films.
Annual maintenance is a must to keep your snow blower working when you need it most.
Most people aren't interested in sharing their home with spirits, which is why sellers have their work cut out for them if they believe something supernatural lurks in their home.
The sea of beiges and browns is laughable to some critics, but it's not such a bad model to follow if you're hoping to sell your home.
Sellers have various reasons for asking potential buyers to take off their shoes, but the request turns some guests away at the door.
About Teresa Mears
Teresa Mears is a veteran journalist who has been interested in houses since her father took her to tax auctions to carry the cash at age 10. A former editor of The Miami Herald's Home & Design section, she lives in South Florida where, in addition to writing about real estate, she publishes Miami on the Cheap to help her neighbors adjust to the loss of 60% of their property value.