Hope you have your costume picked because Halloween is coming quicker than you think. While your neighborhoods will soon be filled with pumpkins, ghouls and frightening inflatable displays, here are some real estate headlines for this halfway point of October:

LXTV Open House talked to Coldwell Banker President & COO, Budge Huskey, about the impact baby boomers still have on the real estate market.

Yahoo Real Estate has a list of the top places to retire in 2012 based on a number of different categories. Port Charlotte, FL wins in the most affordable category.

HGTV Frontdoor has expert advice on adding value to your home with a bathroom renovation.

And finally, have you heard about the hole in the lawn of the White House?