“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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
Variety
October 27

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices up 5.2% in August

U.S. home prices posted a robust gain in August — another sign that the American housing market remains strong despite economic fallout from the coronavirus pandemic.
Variety
October 26

Sept. new home sales fall 3.5%, after strong summer season

Sales of new homes fell by 3.5% in September to a seasonally-adjusted annual rate of 959,000 million units, the Commerce Department said Monday, as the housing market's hot summer buying season cooled.
Home & Garden
October 26

Outtakes: Springsteen on 1st guitar, touring and Twitter

Bruce Springsteen — who released his 20th album "Letter to You" last week — discusses trending on Twitter, his first guitar, his first concert and the pain of the pandemic in outtakes from a recent interview with The Associated Press. Read the interview here.
Variety
October 26

This Week: Consumer confidence, Ford earns, home sales

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:EYE ON CONSUMERSThe Conference Board issues its latest monthly index of…
National
October 25

Servicewomen killed in Alabama plane crash identified

Authorities have identified the two service members who were killed when their plane crashed in a residential Alabama neighborhood.
Home & Garden
October 24
The scene where a U.S. Navy training plane crashed in an Alabama residential neighborhood near the Gulf Coast, Friday, Oct. 23, 2020 near Foley, Ala.

Student pilot among crew that died in Navy crash in Alabama

The two crew members who died when a U.S. Navy training plane out of Florida crashed in an Alabama residential neighborhood were an instructor pilot and a student aviator, the Navy said Saturday.
Housing
October 22

US long-term mortgage rates hit new low; 30-year at 2.80%

U.S. long-term mortgage rates slipped this week as the key 30-year loan marked a new all-time low for the 11th time this year.
Home & Garden
October 22

September existing home sales climb 9.4%, highest since '06

Sales of existing homes climbed 9.4% in September, the National Association of Realtors said Thursday, the latest sign that the housing market remains red hot despite the coronavirus pandemic.
Home & Garden
October 20

US home construction up 1.9% in September to 1.4 million

U.S. home construction rose a solid 1.9% in September after having fallen in the previous month, as home building continues as one of the bright spots of the economy.
Variety
October 19

This Week: Housing starts, Tesla earns, Coca-Cola earns

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:EYE ON HOUSINGEconomists expect that builders broker ground on new houses…