Where buyers have best odds in Twin Cities area housing market

February 12
These communities had the most listings, lowest price increases and least amount of competition, according to a Star Tribune list of the best markets for home buyers.
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Exurbs rise to the top in ranking of Twin Cities area's hottest housing markets

January 28
Space and lower prices helped cities on the edge climb to the top of the Star Tribune's latest Hot Housing Index.

Minneapolis evicts Near North homeless encampment

The camp at 205 N. Girard Ave. was located on city land and had been home to about 30 people.

Average long-term US mortgage rates dip to 6.66% this week

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates ticked down modestly this week after six straight weeks of gains pushed rates to heights not seen in more than a decade, before a crash in the housing market triggered the Great Recession in 2008.
October 4

Millennial Money: You nixed your homebuying plan. What now?

Millennials are in peak nesting mode. We want the outdoor space many apartments lack, or the room to grow that a starter house doesn't offer. There's just a not-so-small problem.
September 29

Mayor: 5 shot dead in Central Texas neighborhood

Five people were shot dead in a Central Texas residential neighborhood Thursday, officials said.
September 29

US long-term mortgage rates up for 6th week; 30-year at 6.7%

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates rose this week for the sixth straight week, marking new highs not seen in 15 years, before a crash in the housing market triggered the Great Recession.
September 29

Homeowners see slower equity gains as housing market cools

Homeowner equity climbed to record highs in the first half of this year, though its rate of growth is slowing as the housing market cools.
September 28

California governor signs laws to boost housing production

They've become a familiar sight along the wide commercial corridors of America — empty buildings once filled by big retailers who have closed their doors, in part because many of their customers shop online.
September 27

Kansas race tests which matters more: Economy or abortion?

Republicans redrew Democratic Rep. Sharice Davids ' suburban Kansas City, Kansas-area district this year to make a third term harder for her to win, adding rural areas where former President Donald Trump did well and removing urban areas that Davids had carried handily.
September 27

NFL players tackle housing issues when joining teams

New playbooks, teammates and coaches are the focus during the day. Buying air mattresses, scanning house listings and securing short-term leases are tasks to tackle the rest of the time.
September 25

This Week: New home sales, GDP snapshot, consumer spending

A look at some of the key business events and economic indicators upcoming this week:

Housing and Real Estate

Housing and real estate news in Minneapolis, St. Paul, suburban Twin Cities and Minnesota, plus rental information, foreclosure listings and real estate classified advertising.