Those numbers, highest in nearly four years, add hope that the residential market is turning.
Updated: July 18, 2012, - 09:15 PM
Several Twin Cities real estate agents, especially those who sell foreclosures, are among the busiest in the nation, according to REAL Trends, which tracks national housing trends.
Updated: July 14, 2012, - 01:38 PM
Negatives are hard to find in the latest numbers from Twin Cities real estate group, adding to signs of strength.
Updated: July 13, 2012, - 07:08 AM
Amid global economic woes and a struggling jobs market lies a silver lining: Mortgage rates have fallen to the lowest level in at least 40 years.
Updated: July 11, 2012, - 02:21 PM
Business is booming for a Twin Cities-based nonprofit that's helping cities revitalize buildings as live-work spaces for artists.
Updated: July 07, 2012, - 06:24 PM
Twin Cities home prices that month rose nearly 4 percent from a year earlier. Experts greeted the news with cautious optimism.
Updated: June 26, 2012, - 09:51 PM
Compared with May 2011, single-family house sales rose nearly 23 percent in the Twin Cities area and nearly 20 percent nationwide.
Updated: June 26, 2012, - 12:42 PM
Rock-bottom mortgage rates helped boost year-over-year sales for the 11th month in a row. The median sale price rose 9.9 percent.
Updated: June 21, 2012, - 09:06 PM
Yes, interest rates are at rock bottom, but higher down payments and credit requirements are hurdles for many home buyers.
Updated: June 16, 2012, - 09:12 PM