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How to sell your house for a bigger profit

The number of existing home sales is on the rise — up over 9 percent from last year, according to the National Association of Realtors. Now that buyers are back in the market, read these 13 practical tips to add value to your home before you list it so that you can get the best possible sale price.

5 ways you’re decreasing your home’s value

Everyone knows that neglecting their yard or painting their house neon pink could make their home less valuable. But whether you’re planning to sell, to refinance or to rent on Airbnb, there are steps you can take to retain, and even increase, the value of your home. Avoid these five common mistakes.

Nevada No. 2 in U.S. for foreclosure activity in April

A Wednesday report from California research firm RealtyTrac found that foreclosure activity across Nevada was up 39 percent year over year in April, extending to one in every 555 homes. That was good enough for No. 2 in the nation for default-related activity.