“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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
National
March 26

Q&A: How can the huge congressional aid package help you?

Congress is poised to approve an unprecedented $2.2 trillion economic rescue package that will provide one-time checks for most Americans and significant enhancements to unemployment benefits. Both will provide much-needed help to those recently laid-off and to financially stressed households as the coronavirus shuts down much of the economy.
Variety
March 25

The Latest: Ford shares up 34% in two days amid stock rally

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National
March 24

With billions at stake, banks try to save stunned borrowers

Tarred as villains during the 2008 financial meltdown, banks of all sizes are trying to help out Americans reeling from the economic crisis caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
Variety
March 24

New home sales drop 4.4% in February

U.S. new home sales fell 4.4% in February with bigger declines expected in coming months as the coronavirus puts a major crimp on home sales.
Housing
March 23

This Week: Home sales, GameStop results, consumer spending

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:SPOTLIGHT ON HOUSINGThe Commerce Department issues its February tally of new…
Variety
March 22

NAHB chairman talks coronavirus impact on homebuilding

Economic and housing market trends at the start of the year both favored U.S. homebuilders' prospects for solid sales in 2020.
Home & Garden
March 20

US home sales jumped to 13-year high before viral outbreak

U.S. home sales jumped in February to their highest level in 13 years, a trend that will almost certainly be reversed as people stop showing their property out of fear of infection in the coronavirus outbreak.
National
March 20

As virus grips nation, advocates move to halt evictions

On the day after the coronavirus outbreak was declared a global pandemic, Joe Ferguson was given a batch of court-ordered evictions to carry out in his job as constable in Tucson, Arizona.
March 19

A glance at mortgage rates: up this week in volatile market

U.S. long-term mortgage rates climbed this week in a whip-sawing market amid deepening anxiety over devastation to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic. The average…
Housing
March 19

US mortgage rates climb this week; 30-year loan at 3.65%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates climbed this week in a whip-sawing market amid deepening anxiety over devastation to the economy from the coronavirus pandemic.