St. Joseph Can Sell Your Home While Standing on His Head

St. Joseph Statue
St. Joseph Statue

If your home is languishing on the market, there are many tips that promise to help bring about a sale. But there's only one that requires a prayer and a spade. The solution to your selling woes? Bury a St. Joseph statue in your yard, head down.

Joseph may have been a carpenter who couldn't find a real roof to put over Baby Jesus' head that fateful night in Bethlehem, but apparently he can help you move on to your new home if you just have a little faith -- and you needn't be Catholic!

Whether for superstition or faith, a growing number of people have turned to the "Patron Saint of Real Estate" in the hopes that he'll deliver, reported the New York Times. After all, desperate times call for desperate measures. And could covering up a saint with a little dirt really hurt?