“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

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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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
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Lowe's 4Q results surge as people plow money into homes

Lowe's Cos. extended its strong sales streak through the holiday season as customers kept investing in their homes during the pandemic.
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Pandemic art sales: Prettying up the walls we're staring at

If you've been watching experts and commentators appearing on television from their homes, their increased attention to decor might look familiar: In the early days of lockdown, they, like many of us, sat in front of blank white walls, while now their homes frequently display prominent artwork.
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U.S. home prices rise 10.1% in December, fastest since 2014

U.S. home prices surged at the fastest pace in nearly seven years in December, fueled by low mortgage rates and Americans moving from crowded urban areas to houses in the suburbs.
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Walz's $518M bonding bill includes money to rebuild cities

Gov. Tim Walz proposed a $518 million capital investment package Monday that includes $150 million for rebuilding neighborhoods hit by unrest after the death of George Floyd last May and $43 million in security upgrades for the state Capitol complex, which has been ringed by fencing since last summer's protests.
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Consumer confidence, new home sales, Best Buy earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:
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VIRUS TODAY: Winter weather impacting U.S. vaccination plans

Here's what's happening Friday with the coronavirus pandemic in the U.S.:
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US existing home sales, and prices, rise again in January

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes rose again last month, a sign that the housing market's strong momentum from 2020 may be carrying over into this year.
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2 Dallas officers shot and wounded while responding to call

Two Dallas police officers were shot and wounded Thursday while responding to a shooting call in a residential neighborhood, police said.
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January home construction falls 6%; signs of rebound ahead

U.S. home construction fell 6% in January but applications for building permits, which typically signal activity ahead, rose sharply.