The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes ticked up in April to the highest level in three years. The increase points to growth in home sales in...
Todd and Laura Bjorgo are scrambling to get their Cottage Grove townhouse on the market. An agent told them that it is worth $30,000 more than last year, and they want to upgrade to a house with a yard and more space for their two toddlers.
DAVID JOLES , Star Tribune
Todd and Laura Bjorgo have waited years to sell their townhouse but are ready now. “I’d rather hurry up and sell because with prices rising, everyone else is going to do the same thing.”
DAVID JOLES, Star Tribune
New listings in Twin Cities
April 2013 7,059
Peak (May 2006)11,402
Low (Dec. 2011)2,855
In April, the median home price hit $182,312, the highest since September 2008 and the 14th month of year-over-year price gains.