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Early Spring Thaw in Homes for Sale? Listings Up 10%

AP Brutal winter storms in much of the country didn't stop home sellers from being optimistic about the housing market, with 10 percent more properties for sale nationwide in February compared to a year ago, according to data released today by realtor.com. The median list price increased 7.6 percent to $199,000 during... Continue Reading »

Listing Fail: Buy This 'Terrifying' Yet 'Relaxing' Home

There are hilariously weird listings. There are overtly deceptive listings. Then there are just plain confusing listings. Take this recent Craigslist ad for a three-bedroom apartment in the hip Williamsburg neighborhood in the New York City borough of Brooklyn. Its title reads, in bold: "TERRIFYING PLACE SO RELAXING."... Continue Reading »

Listing Fails: The Best of the Worst in Real Estate This Week

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 Friday, AOL Real Estate brings you the sorriest listings we... Continue Reading »

Home Staging Surprise: Emerald Green Shrink Wrap

One look at the well-trimmed landscaping and welcoming brick facade of this three-bedroom Houston home, and you may wonder why it's still on the market. But take a gander inside and ... whoa! Little green pod people everywhere! No, wait. It's just green cellophane -- yards and yards of the stuff -- wrapped around... Continue Reading »

Home Listings Slide: Good News, Sellers?

For the first time in nine months, several U.S. housing markets saw a drop in home listings -– but what does that mean for hard-luck homesellers? The number of homes listed for sale in 26 major metropolitan areas dropped an average 3.3 percent in October, the first month-over-month drop since January, according to... Continue Reading »

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