halloween - Articles

Holiday Decorations Gone Wrong (Listing Fail)

As #houseporn fiends and real estate junkies, there's nothing we love more than poring through fabulous home listings -- except maybe sorting through the tragically un-fabulous ones. They'll definitely make you laugh, and some of them could make you cry. Every week, AOL Real Estate brings you the sorriest listings we... Continue Reading »

10 Haunted Houses You Wouldn't Want to Live In

By Erika Riggs Creaking floors, inexplicable cold drafts and eerie sounds usually don't top the list of dream house features. Unless, of course, we're talking about dream haunted house features. And surprisingly, most people would at least consider buying a haunted home. According to a recent Realtor.com survey, only... Continue Reading »

Kevin Judd's 'Party Rock Anthem' Halloween House-Display Banned by HOA

The party isn't rockin' this year for the home that hosted one of the country's most beloved Halloween light shows. Kevin Judd made his Riverside, Calif., home "sing" to the soundtrack of LMFAO's infectiously catchy "Party Rock Anthem," using specially programmed, synchronized LED-lit animations that would twinkle and... Continue Reading »

Halloween Home Improvement: Zombie-Proof Your House

Predictions of the Rapture came and went with nary a plague -- not even locusts! -- but that doesn't mean homeowners should lower their guard just yet. This Halloween, the wise would do well to safeguard their homes from that constant threat to suburban bliss, that scourge of middle America -- zombie home invasion. From... Continue Reading »

AOL Real Estate's Totally Unscientific Trick-or-Treat Guide

Perhaps not everyone shares our belief that Halloween should be declared a national holiday with schools closed and mail delivery halted. But for those who embrace the holiday for what it is -- a chance to dress up in clever costumes and hit up strangers for vast quantities of candy -- AOL Real Estate offers this guide to... Continue Reading »

Halloween Pet Parade Puts on the Dog for Charity

The story of what's likely the world's largest pet-centric Halloween parade -- and an unlikely charity event -- starts with a lonely dog and his sociable owner. About a decade ago, Justin Rudd of Long Beach, Calif. thought his English bulldog, Rosie, could use canine companionship. So he started an informal, weekly "yappy... Continue Reading »

Post-Halloween Candy Plans

It's November now, and all that's left of Halloween is your raging sugar hangover (and the accompanying bloat), a few strips of toilet paper dangling from the trees, and a half-dozen bags of leftover Halloween candy. How to keep those fun-sized temptations from cluttering up your space - and your pants? Continue Reading »

Last-Minute Halloween Makeover

T-minus 24 hours until you and your home look stupid for not dressing up this Halloween. All Hallows Eve is creeping up on Christmas for most-decorated holiday of the year. If you haven't started yet - and still don't have a costume - it's not too late! We've found some super-simple last minute ideas to help you get in the... Continue Reading »

Major Hallo-Party Savings at Costco

Think you have no space for what Costco sells? Think again. True, you may not need 5 gallons of mayonnaise (and likely have nowhere to put it anyway) but if you're throwing a Halloween party, the savings found at Costco and other warehouse stores can justify the membership fee. According to Consumer Reports, which sent... Continue Reading »

White Pumpkins, the New Orange

There may be just a week 'til Halloween, but that's plenty of time to get crafty with this year's most fashionable accessory: the white pumpkin. Carved, painted, piled, or plain, the ubiquitous gourds are dressing up front porches and tablescapes across the country this year. Check out these ideas for your own stylishly... Continue Reading »

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