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

Rental demand in Twin Cities stays high

As more new units come online, the Twin Cities rental housing market isn't seeing a sharp rise in vacancies.

Updated: November 02, 2012, - 10:54 PM

Earnings up at Allete Inc.

The Duluth-based energy concern said that higher energy sales helped boost third-quarter revenues.

Updated: October 31, 2012, - 08:23 AM

Obituary: Gerhard Haukebo was a genius of teaching language

As a boy in the 1930s, Gerhard Haukebo didn't let his small-town existence stifle dreams of a bigger world. According to family lore, the young Haukebo thought he might make his way to China if he dug a really deep hole.

Updated: October 27, 2012, - 10:15 PM

Apartments drive surge in building across Twin Cities

October building permits doubled from the previous year in the Twin Cities, with builders getting clearance for 1,312 new units.

Updated: October 25, 2012, - 10:47 PM

Revenues beat expectations at Deluxe Corp.

Strong sales of checks and forms helped boost income.

Updated: October 25, 2012, - 10:06 AM

As revenue plummets, Imation will restructure

The latest reorganization will involve cutting about 200 jobs worldwide.

Updated: October 24, 2012, - 09:49 PM

Capella profit down 48% on decline in enrollment

Enrollment declines caused 3rd quarter profits to fall 49 percent despite an unexpected increase in new students

Updated: October 23, 2012, - 09:36 PM

New housing boom helps jump-start the economy

Low mortgage rates, high demand for apartments make for the best month for home construction in half a decade. boosting the economy.

Updated: October 18, 2012, - 09:52 AM

First-time buyers skip the starter home

Attractive deals are leading some buyers to opt for homes they plan to stay in for years.

Updated: September 29, 2012, - 03:57 PM

Twin Cities home price recovery on firm footing

A respected index showed a 6 percent gain and signs of strength.

Updated: September 26, 2012, - 08:05 AM

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