Minnesota property taxes owed this year are mostly static once refunds and credits are factored in, state officials said Friday, despite their earlier prediction that those taxes would drop considerably. A Department of Revenue analysis shows a net $8 million drop in a property tax system that generates $8 billion a year.
About 200 animals that were rescued from a breeding facility in northern Minnesota will go up for adoption in the Twin Cities on Saturday. “We’re gonna have a mad rush at our shelters tomorrow,” said Kathie Johnson with the Animal Humane Society.
If you’ve been on Lake Minnetonka, it’s a house you’ve most likely seen. In fact, it’s hard to miss the nearly 23,000-square-foot property. And it’s going for a comparative steal.
Frost Simula calls himself the poster child for what’s call “predatory remodeling” and now he’s talking about his fight to protect others.
This summer, many Minnesota homeowners are dealing with some unwanted guests. Pest control experts are seeing a boom in carpenter ants due to the wet spring.
The trouble started for Frost Simula just days after he moved into a home in Columbia Heights. Now, he’s on the hook for tens of thousands of dollars. At first, his 2,100 square foot home in Columbia Heights seemed brand-new, but a trail of post-it notes from the last few weeks explains why. He’s found 51 problems with the house.
The National Weather Service says the Red River appears to have crested about 50 miles upstream of Fargo, and it isn’t a top 10 flood.
Is a home the new engagement ring? A new national survey shows more and more young couples are putting mortgages before wedding bands these days.
Home sales are at their highest level in three years according to new national figures released on Thursday. In Minnesota, the big story remains the lack of homes on the market.
This year’s end of winter could make a yearly problem much worse than normal. Ice dams could go from bad to worse and cost homeowners thousands of dollars.
South Minneapolis residents forced to evacuate their homes Wednesday afternoon because of a natural gas leak are now being allowed to go home.
Homes across central and southern Minnesota are sinking and experts say the drought is to blame.
One of the most incredible things about opening a book is how easily it unlocks the doors to some of Minneapolis’ most beautiful homes. Karen Melvin, an architecture photographer, and Bette Hammel, an architectural journalist knew that simple fact when they decided to write “Legendary Homes of the Minneapolis Lakes.”
After the rollercoaster real estate market of the past few years, Twin Cities realtors are finding lots of folks still waiting on the sidelines. Inventory levels in Twin Cities is the lowest they’ve been in 10 years.
Newly released sales figures show that home sales are up nearly 20 percent in the Twin Cities metro area. That statistic makes 2012 the best year in the area for home sales since 2006.