“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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
Housing
10:30am

Record low US mortgage rates for the third consecutive week

Rates on 30-year mortgages have fallen to record lows for the third consecutive week as inflation remains muted in a weakened economy, even in the face of persistent demand from homebuyers
Home & Garden
July 8

Housing market heats up, cruise industry in murky waters

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Wednesday related to the national and…
Home & Garden
July 4

Across Sun Belt, hopes for economy give way to renewed fears

At the beginning of March, Joey Conicella and Alex Marin were riding high. Their new Orlando restaurant, Hungry Pants, had drawn rave reviews. With revenue rising, they planned to hire more servers. Sunday brunch service was coming soon.
National
July 2

Minnesota banks, credit unions, offer COVID-19 mortgage help

State officials said Thursday that 31 Minnesota financial institutions have committed themselves to provide additional mortgage-relief options to homeowners facing financial hardship caused by the coronavirus pandemic who don't have federally backed mortgages.
Housing
July 2

US long-term mortgage rates hit all-time low again

Long-term U.S. mortgage rates fell this week with the benchmark 30-year home loan hitting its lowest level ever.
Home & Garden
July 1

US construction spending fell 2.1% in May

U.S. construction spending fell 2.1% in May with both home building and nonresidential activity declining.
Home & Garden
June 30

US home prices increase 4% in April

U.S. home prices gains accelerated in April even as sales have stumbled, a sign the coronavirus outbreak has had little impact on real estate values.
National
June 29

Domino's expands delivery options, home buying moves online

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments Monday related to the national and…
Home & Garden
June 29

US pending home sales see record-breaking rebound in May

The number of Americans signing contracts to buy homes rebounded a record 44.3% in May after a record-breaking decline the previous month, as the impact of the coronavirus pandemic sidelined both buyers and sellers.
Home & Garden
June 27
Protesters were in the street after workers and heavy equipment from the Seattle Department of Transportation arrived at the CHOP (Capitol Hill Occupi

Seattle mayor meets with protesters over dismantling zone

Seattle Mayor Jenny Durkan met with demonstrators Friday after some lay in the street or sat on barricades to thwart the city's effort to dismantle an "occupied" protest zone that has drawn scorn from President Donald Trump and a lawsuit from nearby businesses.