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

Millennials could hold the key to housing recovery

These 20- and 30-somethings are focused on the here and now, and many of them have postponed buying a home.

Updated: August 03, 2014, - 08:07 AM

Bob Lux wants to build a taller tower near downtown Minneapolis

A “more elegant” residential high-rise may grow to 40 stories.

Updated: July 30, 2014, - 09:46 PM

Twin Cities mortgage delinquencies falling quickly

Declines in late mortgage payments are occurring fastest in the seven-county metro.

Updated: July 23, 2014, - 08:04 PM

Horst Rechelbacher's riverfront condo sets record list price: $8M

The largest in the state, the sleek, two-story, 12,000-square-foot condo is in the Phoenix on the River building, with sweeping views of St. Anthony Falls and the Minneapolis skyline.

Updated: July 22, 2014, - 01:46 PM

Twin Cities foreclosure crisis subsides as home prices surge

The comeback is riding the wave of the economic recovery. As more people return to work, fewer are at risk of losing their homes to foreclosure and home values are rising to the point where many homeowners no longer owe more than their homes are worth.

Updated: July 21, 2014, - 10:28 AM

Staying in the 'green' pays off for Duluth firm

LHB Inc., founded in 1966, has weathered the Great Recession by monitoring sustainability in buildings and more recently in cities.

Updated: July 19, 2014, - 04:21 PM

Mill District project targets seniors, lower incomes

Project will bring housing for seniors, low-income renters to downtown.

Updated: July 17, 2014, - 10:41 AM

July 14: Home sales outlook brightens

Homes sales are trailing last year’s by nearly 10 percent after bad weather delayed the spring selling season. But with prices and listings on the rise, there’s growing confidence that this will be a strong year.

Updated: July 14, 2014, - 10:41 PM

Oregon buyer emerges for Rand Tower in Minneapolis

A Oregon firm is buying the Art Deco office building in downtown Minneapolis.

Updated: July 10, 2014, - 09:10 PM

Doug Dayton's sanctuary is for sale -- but not to developers

He wanted his 93-acre haven to be preserved, not carved into lots for huge homes.

Updated: June 28, 2014, - 04:31 PM

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