Students protesting Macalester College’s ties to Wells Fargo have ended their sit-in after the college president agreed to a meeting.
While the job market may seem unsteady, it appears home prices are growing at their fastest pace since the bubble burst.
A historical bus tour is rolling through the Twin Cities Saturday.
Hennepin County has filed a $10 million dollar lawsuit against Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac on Friday morning. County attorney Mike Freeman says he wants to bring justice to people who were harmed by what he calls “reckless behavior” by the two lenders during the housing boom.
A Twin Cities church is dealing with a financial crisis that many Minnesotans know all too well.
Lost in the shuffle of the stadium debate is another bill dealing with a serious problem in Minnesota: homelessness.
Church leaders in north Minneapolis are telling banks to back off on foreclosures.
Western states hit hardest by the housing crisis are feeling the greatest economic stress two years after the recession ended, according to The Associated Press’s monthly analysis.
The number of Minnesotans receiving foreclosure notices in May is down 11 percent from a year ago.
More than 200 of the homes damaged in the deadly tornado that hit north Minneapolis were already foreclosed or vacant, making it difficult to determine if the homes are insured.
Foreclosures in Minnesota fell 21 percent during the first quarter from a year earlier.
Lower unemployment, bankruptcies and foreclosures in March reduced the nation’s economic stress to its lowest point this year, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis of conditions around the country.
The median home price in Minnesota was down 8.8 percent in the first three months of this year and down more than 11 percent compared to March a year ago.
Lower unemployment and bankruptcies helped reduce the nation’s economic stress in January compared with a year earlier, according to The Associated Press’ monthly analysis. Still, the figures show the economy has yet to regain full health.
A recent report shows the foreclosure crisis is not improving in Minnesota. The report by the Minnesota Home Ownership Center says, 2010 actually had an increase in the number of foreclosures compared to 2009.