Newly built cottage on Lake Minnetonka island gets old-style look

Newly built cottage on Lake Minnetonka island gets old-style look

A newly built cottage could easily be mistaken for one of the century-old summer homes on Lake Minnetonka's historic Crane Island. It's the AIA Minnesota Home of the Month.

Average US 30-year mortgage rate unchanged at 3.43 percent

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Long-term U.S. mortgage rates didn't budge this week, remaining at historically low levels that continue to lure prospective home buyers.

A Miami 'cocaine cowboy' finds redemption with love locks

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When he was one of Miami's notorious "cocaine cowboys" in the 1980s, Mickey Munday made millions of dollars flying loads of drugs for Colombia's Medellin and Cali cartels.
National
August 25

Bold moves, tepid gains: Have central banks met their limit?

The world's key central banks have worked themselves into contortions to try to rev up economic growth, raise inflation and coax consumers and businesses to borrow and spend more.
National
August 24

Business Highlights

___The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheetsNEW YORK (AP) — America's debt problem is showing up in an unexpected place: Corporate America.Of…
National
August 24

The hidden risk to the economy in corporate balance sheets

America has a debt problem, but it's not what you think.
Variety
August 24

NY state parks unveils restored Colonial-era stone house

A Colonial-era stone house at a New York state historic site has been restored as part of an effort to tell the story of the slaves who toiled on an estate owned by one of the most influential men in North America before the Revolutionary War.
Variety
August 24

US home sales fell in July amid inventory shortage

US homebuyers pulled back in July, as sales declined amid a shortage of available properties and steadily rising prices.
Variety
August 24

Ahead of the Bell: US existing-home sales

The National Association of Realtors reports on July sales of existing homes Wednesday at 10 a.m. Eastern.
August 23
FILE - In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, file photo, a home under constr...

US new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007

Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest pace in nearly nine years, the latest sign that low mortgage rates and a solid job market are helping support the residential real estate market.
Variety
August 23

Business Highlights

___US new-home sales climb to best level since late 2007WASHINGTON (AP) — Americans stepped up their purchases of new homes in July to the fastest…
August 23

Ask Brianna: Should I keep renting or buy a house?

all the real-world stuff no one taught us how to do in college. Send your questions about postgrad life to askbrianna@nerdwallet.com.
August 23

Ahead of the Bell: US new-home sales

The Commerce Department reports on July sales of new homes Tuesday at 10 a.m. Eastern.