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Open House Jewelry Thief Gets Year in Jail

A Maryland woman was sentenced to one year in jail and five years of probation for stealing more than $82,000 worth of jewelry from 12 luxury homes during open houses. Sally Spaisman,...

House OK’s Short Sale Tax Break, On to Senate

The U.S. House passed a bill last week that would extend key tax breaks to financially distressed home owners who went through a short sale. The bill now goes before the Senate for...

Seller’s iPhone 6 House Swap Tactic Pays Off

Andreas Gindelhuber reportedly sold his house, and may soon get his iPhone 6 too. The man recently grabbed national – and international – headlines when he made an unusual addition...

House Flippers Get More Bang for Their Buck

The number of house flips is edging down, but profits from the practice are rising. About 3.7 percent of all single-family home sales in the first quarter were house flips, according...

House Flips Up 16% as Prices Rebound

Investors are flipping houses again, a trend that had become popular during the housing boom but fell off after home prices started dropping. Now, with home prices back on the rise...

3-D Printer Builds a House in a Day

A printer that can build a house? A University of Southern California professor has built a colossal 3-D printer that is capable of building a house in 24 hours. Known as Contour...