March 10

Long-term mortgage rates rise to new highs for 2017

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, marking new highs for 2017.
Housing
March 10

Home listings: What $290,000 buys in the Twin Cities

Andover Built in 2012, this four-bedroom, three-bathroom house has 2,132 square feet and features three bedrooms on one level, fireplace, hardwood floors, eat-in kitchen with…
March 9

On the bull market's 8th birthday, 8 facts to consider

Financial markets were in a pretty dark place on March 9, 2009.The U.S. financial system had been shaken to its core by the collapse of…
March 9

Average US 30-year mortgage rate rises to year-high 4.21 pct

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week, marking new highs for the year. An increase in a key interest rate is expected by the Federal Reserve next week, propelled by signs of strength in the economy.
March 8

Ivanka Trump rents house from foreign billionaire suing US

President Donald Trump's daughter and son-in-law are renting a house from a foreign billionaire who is fighting the U.S. government over a proposed mine in Minnesota.
March 8

Crime lab, beer hall, vets home improvements approved

The Wisconsin Building Commission approved the following projects Wednesday as part of a two-year, $803 million capital budget proposal submitted by Gov. Scott Walker:
March 6

Apartment in US president's Trump Tower rented out on Airbnb

A Trump Tower apartment rented out on Airbnb had gotten rave reviews before the listing was taken down last week.
March 5

Insider Q&A: Mark Wolf, founder and CEO of AHV Communities

Whether it's would-be homebuyers frustrated by rising U.S. home prices or renters eager for an alternative to cramped apartment living, many are increasingly opting to…
March 3

City employee busted for makeshift bedroom at work

An employee of a Rhode Island city wasn't sleeping on the job — it appears he was sleeping at his job.
March 2

Long-term mortgage rates fall; 30-year average 4.10 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week, breaking a holding pattern that prevailed for over a month.