Jul 23, 2014 6:44pm

Secrets to Landing Your Dream Home (Ask for ‘Pocket Listings’)

First-time home buyers Alison Harney and her husband, David Bradley, said they had their heart set on landing a house in their dream neighborhood — Grant Park in Atlanta. “The homes are beautiful and it also has this really great charter school system that we… Read More »

Jul 22, 2014 5:57pm

Tips to Ensure Your Home Makeover Doesn’t Become a Resale Nightmare

Welcome to the million-dollar mansion that might just be one of America’s most unsellable homes. In the Marengo, Illinois, mansion, there’s an eagle painted on the ceiling. There’s a dragon painted on the bedroom wall, and in the living room, a life-sized ostrich statue. Real… Read More »

By ABC News

Jul 21, 2014 7:19pm

5 Ways to Spot a Home Flip Money Pit

Just a few weeks after Eric Mann bought a Brooklyn brownstone for $1.2 million in February — and painted the walls, sanded the floors and added a $300 chandelier — he sold it for $2.1 million. “I was extremely lucky,” said Mann, who said he’d… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 18, 2014 4:00pm

Magic Vine Pool Trick Makes Little Boy Disappear Into Thin Air

Social media star, Christian Leonard, is starting summer right with a bit of Vine magic. In the cleverly edited video, Leonard’s little cousin, Anthony Buoscio, 9, seems to disappear into thin air after diving head-first into the crystal blue swimming pool. Now you see him,… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 16, 2014 6:36pm

Gadgets to Help You Keep Your AC Use Under Control

ABC News’ Linzie Janis reports: With this summer expected to be a hot and sticky one across the United States, many like Becky Torres are planning to survive it by blasting the air conditioner and just suffering the hefty bills that will inevitably follow. Torres,… Read More »

By ABC News

Jun 9, 2014 12:00pm

‘GMA’ Investigates: How Clean Is Your Kitchen?

ABC News’ Amanda Keegan and Dr. Richard Besser report: Many cities across the country are adopting a letter-grade inspection system that requires restaurant operators to post publicly their health inspection grades for all to see. But what about your own kitchen at home? “GMA” Investigates… Read More »

By ABC News

May 29, 2014 9:53am

‘GMA’ Investigates: Will Your Smoke Detector Respond Fast Enough?

“GMA” Investigates conducted two demonstrations showing response times of smoke alarms in very real fire scenarios. When people buy smoke alarms, they may not know that there are two types on the market: the ionization alarm, which is generally faster to detect blazing fires, and… Read More »

May 20, 2014 5:26pm

As Summer Approaches, Raising the Alarm on Home-Fire Hazards

While much attention has been placed on the wildfires in the West recently, experts today warned that this summer there could be a grave danger right in your own neighborhood from barbecue grills, overloaded electrical cords and backyard fireworks. Nationwide, home fires cause on average… Read More »

By ABC News

May 8, 2014 8:53am

Top 10 Ways to Throw a Successful Mother’s Day Bash

Mother’s deserve to be pampered every day, but Mother’s Day is especially the time to put a smile on her hardworking, deserving face. One of the best ways to show Mom how much she means to you is by hosting the best brunch bash ever,… Read More »

By Jonah Lustig

May 6, 2014 2:30pm

Calif. Father-Son Team Build Roller Coaster In Their Backyard

Combine a kid with a passion and a dad who just can’t say no, and the result for one California family is a homemade roller coaster in a backyard. After an inspiring trip to an amusement park, 10-year-old Lyle Pemble asked his dad Will if… Read More »