Jim Buchta

Reporter | Residential real estate
Phone: 612-673-7376
Jim Buchta is the Star Tribune's residential real estate reporter, covering the Twin Cities housing market and its trends. He also contributes to the Star Tribune's Travel section.

Recent content from Jim Buchta

Inside Twin Cities' housing market rebound: It's real, but uneven

The housing recovery is real and sustained in the metro area, turning a buyer’s market into a seller’s market. But while some neighborhoods soar, others suffer.

Updated: February 01, 2014, - 10:43 PM

Minnesota ranks high in home flipping sales

Minnesota’s high rank in quick-turn resales shows confidence in the market.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 11:43 PM

Twin Cities homebuilding starts off strong in 2014

Three large apartment projects got permits in January, while single-family home construction showed strength in the suburbs.

Updated: January 31, 2014, - 08:46 AM

Edina Realty CEO is stepping down

Greg Mason will take over as Bob Peltier retires.

Updated: January 27, 2014, - 09:42 PM

Developer has plans for 360-unit condo complex in downtown Minneapolis

Downtown Minneapolis could see a new 360-unit complex if developer’s timing proves right.

Updated: January 23, 2014, - 10:05 PM

Pillsbury mansion sold to nonprofit for $1.2M

After years on the market, a mansion with ties to the Pillsbury family has a new owner.NuWay Inc., a Twin...

Updated: January 21, 2014, - 09:15 PM

Irwin Jacobs' Lake Minnetonka home for sale: $22M

Businessman Irwin Jacobs adds his Tanager Hill estate to the list of Lake Minnetonka mansions for sale.

Updated: January 20, 2014, - 09:43 PM

Twin Cities housing hits 5-year high; median price jumps 14.4%

Buyers closed on almost 54,000 deals — an 8.8 percent increase over last year, according to year-end data from the Regional Multiple Listing Service.

Updated: January 14, 2014, - 06:41 AM

Out-of-state investors target Twin Cities real estate

Cash is flowing into the metro area as outsiders scoop up apartment complexes and office towers that are cheap, at least compared with other cities.

Updated: January 12, 2014, - 10:17 AM

Housing fuels building boom, especially in Minneapolis

Building permits issued in Minneapolis have exceeded $1 billion for the second year in a row. Leading the trend is rental housing.

Updated: January 09, 2014, - 05:41 AM

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