Agents sell homes for more than FSBOs: study

Agents sell homes for more than FSBOs: study

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Agents tend to achieve higher sales prices for properties than comparable FSBO listings, enough to offset their commission fee, according to a recent analysis. It suggests that homeowners will net roughly the same proceeds whether they sell through a real estate agent...

How to Stain Wood in 7 Easy Steps

How to Stain Wood in 7 Easy Steps

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How do you revive tired hardwood floors or a piece of antique furniture? Answer: You stain 'em back to their former glory. There's no need to walk away from wooden decor just because it has faded to a dull shade of brown. You'll be shocked by how luxe your floor or...

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Putting Your Home on the Market

Avoid These 5 Mistakes When Putting Your Home on the Market

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Whether relocating to a new city or trading up to a new place, you’re likely going to need to list your current home first. Before planting a “For Sale” sign in your yard, take a look at these five common pitfalls to avoid when putting your home on the market.

Movers Reveal: They Really Hate to Move These 7 Things

Movers Reveal: They Really Hate to Move These 7 Things

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There's no doubt professional movers have one of the most physically demanding jobs around. They're trudging up and down flights of stairs, slinging hundreds of pounds of furniture (Grandma's hope chest, anyone?), dismantling (and reassembling) furniture, and climbing...