“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A couple facing retirement considered building a house next door, but chose to reinvent their outdated rambler instead.
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Chinese banks try to calm fears about developer's debts

Trying to dispel investor fears, some Chinese banks are disclosing what they are owed by a real estate developer that is struggling under $310 billion in debt and say they can cope with a potential default.
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Groundbreaking for Obama presidential center set for Tuesday

Former President Barack Obama's presidential center will move another step closer to its brick-and-mortar future next week when ground is broken after years of reviews, other delays and continued local opposition.
Business
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New homes sales rise for second straight month in August

Sales of new homes in the U.S. rose modestly in August as rising prices continue to sideline potential buyers.
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Tight supply of homes could hold back record sales

Sales of existing homes in Wisconsin are outpacing last year's record purchases, but experts say the lack of inventory has tapped down the hot market.
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Memorial or high-rise? Future of condo collapse site argued

The fight over whether the site of June's deadly Florida condominium collapse should be sold for development or turned into a memorial boiled over at a court hearing Thursday, with some victims' relatives begging for time to find a buyer who won't put a new luxury high-rise there.
Business
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Inflation forces homebuilders to take it slow, raise prices

Even in the hottest U.S. housing market in more than a decade, new home construction has turned into a frustratingly uncertain and costly proposition for many homebuilders.
Business
September 23

US long-term mortgage rates up slightly; 30-year at 2.88%

Average long-term mortgage rates rose slightly this week continuing a months-long trend of little movement. They remained under 3%.
Business
September 22

Existing US home sales fell in August, price growth slows

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes fell in August and prices that have been soaring eased, the latest sign the housing market is cooling as intense competition leaves many would-be buyers on the sidelines.
Business
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Louisiana's struggling seafood industry teetering after Ida

Louisiana's oyster farmers, crabbers, shrimpers and anglers are nothing if not adaptable, producing millions of pounds of seafood annually, often in water that was dry land a generation ago. They've fought off a devastating oil spill, floods, changing markets and endless hurricanes just to stay in business.