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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.

Federal Reserve extends ban on big bank dividends, buybacks

The Federal Reserve is extending until the end of the year its restrictions on large banks and financial services companies paying out dividends and buying back stock.
Home & Garden

More Americans sign contracts to buy homes in August

More Americans signed contracts to buy homes in August, suggesting the hot U.S. housing market will continue to churn well into fall.
September 30

Upgrading your space while stuck at home? Get it insured

As many Americans face months on end stuck indoors, some are using their time (and money) to create a change of scenery or upgrade their…
Home & Garden
September 30

Resorts to RV parks: Parents take school year on the road

In RVs, rental homes and five-star resorts, families untethered by the constraints of physical classrooms for their kids have turned the new school year into an extended summer vacation, some lured by the ailing hotel industry catering to parents with remote learners through "roadschooling" amenities.
September 29

S&P CoreLogic Case-Shiller: US home prices rise 3.9% in July

U.S. home prices rose at a faster pace in July as the housing market continued to show strength in the midst of the coronavirus outbreak.
September 28

This Week: Home prices, consumer spending, nonfarm payrolls

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:EYE ON CONSUMERSThe Conference Board serves up its latest monthly snapshot…
September 24

Sales of new homes surge 4.8% in August

Demand for new homes continues to surge despite an ongoing pandemic and lingering anxiety about the U.S. economy. The pace of sales have now reached levels last seen before the Great Recession in 2006.
September 24

Mortgage rates tick up to 2.9%, remain at historic lows

U.S. average rates on long-term mortgages rose slightly this week but remain at historically low levels.
September 23

Powell faces lawmakers' skepticism on some Fed aid programs

Chairman Jerome Powell on Wednesday defended the Federal Reserve's efforts to support the economy during the pandemic-induced recession from assertions that its programs bungled aspects of its response.
Home & Garden
September 22

US homes sales rise 2.4% in August

Sales of existing homes rose 2.4% in August to its highest level since 2006 as the housing market recovers from a widespread shutdown in the spring brought on by the coronavirus outbreak.