“The Gables,” a restored Victorian-era home in Carver.

Time-capsule home from 1800s is older than Minnesota's statehood

The iconic Victorian-era house in Carver has been featured in calendars, on holiday tours and even an HGTV show, "If Walls Could Talk."

Downtown Wayzata condo gets dramatic makeover

November 2, 2019
Condo in the Landing
The plain-vanilla condo above the Hotel Landing is now bold and personalized.

'70s Mendota Heights rambler reinvented without adding square footage

November 9, 2019
The home's exterior and front entrance also got an update.
A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
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US construction spending declines 0.7% in June

U.S. construction spending fell again in June, the fourth straight decline as the coronavirus outbreak continues to wreak havoc on the economy.
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Google, ADT partnering on home security products

Google is pairing its Nest smart home technology with ADT and buying a stake in the home security company.Google's Nest hardware will be integrated at…
National
July 31

Rent's due, again: Monthly anxieties deepen as aid falls off

Another month passes. The coronavirus pandemic marches on. And Americans struggling amid the economic fallout once again have to worry as their next rent checks…
Housing
July 30

US average mortgage rates decline; 30-year loan at 2.99%

U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages declined this week, remaining near historic lows as the key 30-year loan slipped back below 3%.
Home & Garden
July 29

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in June

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rose for the second straight month after a devastating spring freeze brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.
Variety
July 28

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices rose 3.7% in May

U.S. home prices grew more slowly in May, but continued to show resilience in the face of the coronavirus outbreak.
National
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First lady Melania Trump

White House Rose Garden is getting a face-lift

One of the most famous gardens in America is getting a face-lift.
Variety
July 24

US new home sales jump 13.8% in June

Sales of new homes rose a sharp 13.8% in June, the second straight increase after two months when sales plunged as the country went into lockdown because of the coronavirus.
National
July 24

Joe Biden has a long to-do list if he wins the White House

Joe Biden wants to address health care disparities, toughen gun control, overhaul policing, provide free community college, erase student loan debt, invest in green energy and improve the nation's infrastructure.
Housing
July 23

US long-term mortgage rates rise; 30-year at 3.01%

Average rates on long-term mortgages rose this week for the first time since June 25, after weeks of marking new record lows.