“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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
April 9

Ready to buy a home? The trick is finding or affording one

Nathan Long and Lili Chin have struck out so far in their four-month search to find an affordable home in the Los Angeles area — a cold streak that threatens to mess up their anniversary plans.
April 8

Mortgage rates dip for first time since January

Mortgage rates fell for the first time in more than two months as buyers continue to be stifled by high prices and limited supply.
April 7

Editorial Roundup: US

Excerpts from recent editorials in the United States and abroad:
April 7
Making room for a home office is one of the remodeling trends.

5 home remodeling trends to watch for in 2021

Home offices and outdoor living are on deck.
April 5

US consumer watchdog eyes rules to prevent foreclosures

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau said Monday it is considering new rules aimed at averting a wave of foreclosures later this year when millions of homeowners are no longer allowed to put off making their mortgage payments.
April 1

Mortgage rates remain steady, 30-year loan edges up to 3.18%

Mortgage rates were virtually unchanged this week, but signs indicate that the housing market is constrained by higher prices and low inventory.
April 1
Donald Trump Jr. and girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle spent nearly $10 million to buy a mansion in Jupiter, Fla.

Donald Trump Jr. buys mansion 20 miles from Mar-a-Lago

Donald Trump Jr. and his girlfriend Kimberly Guilfoyle are now Florida home owners.
April 1

Construction spending dips 0.8% in February amid bad weather

U.S. construction spending fell in February after several months of steady gains, likely because of unseasonably cold weather and winter storms in the south.
March 31

Feb. US home contract signings tumble, now lag year-ago pace

The number of Americans who signed contracts to buy homes last month fell by the most since last year's virus outbreak sent the economy into freefall.
March 30
A “Sale Pending” sign stands along side a new driveway in Madison County, Miss., Tuesday, March 16, 2021.

US home prices soared in January by most in seven years

U.S. home prices increased at the fastest pace in seven years in January as the pandemic has fueled demand for single-family houses even as the supply for such homes shrinks.