Housing
October 29

As stocks plunge, should you overhaul your financial plan?

Stocks are spiraling lower again, bonds are losing money and everything suddenly feels very shaky. Time to overhaul your financial plan, right?
Housing
October 28

Stocks are tumbling, rates are rising. What to do now?

Stocks are plunging, the cost of borrowing money is rising and everything suddenly feels very shaky. Time to overhaul your financial plan, right?
Housing
October 25

A glance at US mortgage rates

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly higher this week amid continued anxiety in financial markets as interest rates rise.
Housing
October 25

US average mortgage rates edge up; 30-year at 4.86 percent

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates edged slightly higher this week amid continued anxiety in financial markets as interest rates rise.Home borrowing rates remain at their highest…
Home & Garden
October 25

Dr. Seuss' childhood home is getting a makeover

The boyhood home of children's author and illustrator Dr. Seuss is getting a $500,000 restoration as part of a plan to turn it into an innovation center for educators, students, writers and artists.
Housing
October 25

US pending home sales nudged upward in September

Pending home sales rose slightly in September, but contract signings are depressed from a year ago as affordability has become a greater challenge for would-be buyers.
Home & Garden
October 24

MPR to sell theater where Keillor's 'Prairie Home' was based

Minnesota Public Radio is selling the century-old theater where Garrison Keillor's "A Prairie Home Companion" was based.
Housing
October 24
FILE- In this June 27, 2018, file photo, a sold sign stands in front of a home under construction in West Des Moines, Iowa. On Wednesday, Oct. 24, the

US new-home sales slump for 4th straight month as mortgage rates rise

Sales of new U.S. homes plunged 5.5 percent in September, the fourth straight monthly drop as the housing market cools with mortgage rates rising.
October 22

Rising rates, slowing home sales expected to hurt remodelers

General contractors and other small businesses in the home remodeling industry can expect revenue to slow in 2019, the result of rising mortgage rates and sluggish home sales.
October 21

Bhutan community thriving in Minnesota

Like generations of immigrants before them, a minority community of Bhutan has found a new home in the United States. One decade after arriving in the Twin Cities, more than 2,000 Lhotshampa are thriving.