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House Hunters Eagerly Await Spring Real Estate Rush

Even with warmer weather in the forecast and the spring home-buying season fast approaching, the Twin Cities remains a strong seller’s market. Inventory remains at a 10-year low. Last month, there were 13,086 homes for sale, down 4.1 percent from a year ago.

04/16/2014

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Peek Inside The House That Was Once Jimmy Jam’s

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.

09/16/2013

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All-Women Construction Teams Build Habitat Homes

You might see a lot more ladies around town wearing hard hats and yellow vests. Twin Cities Habitat for Humanity is working on two homes built by all-women construction teams.

08/06/2013

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Homes Selling Quickly In Minn. Housing Hotspots

Maybe you’ve heard this story on your block. Your neighbor puts their home up for sale and it’s sold — in two hours. According to a Twin Cities real estate research firm, this is happening all along the metro.

06/11/2013

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Survey: Young Adults Putting Mortgages Before Marriages

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.

04/17/2013

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Realtors Expect A Bountiful Spring For Real Estate

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.

03/21/2013

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DNR: Almost Time To Reel In Your Fish Houses

It’s nearing last call for ice fishermen across the state. In the southern two-thirds of Minnesota, fish houses have to be off the ice by Monday.

03/01/2013

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MN Home Sales Jump 11 Percent Over Last Year, Study Finds

Homes are selling so fast in parts of the metro that there aren’t enough to meet the demands of buyers.

02/26/2013

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Drought Causing Some Houses To Sink In Minnesota

Homes across central and southern Minnesota are sinking and experts say the drought is to blame.

02/13/2013

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Inside Look At ‘Legendary Homes Of The Minneapolis Lakes’

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.”

02/10/2013

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Home Prices Rise In Most Major U.S. Cities

Home prices increased in September in most major U.S. cities, more evidence of a housing recovery that is providing a lift to the fragile economy.

11/27/2012

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New Gangnam Style House Just Like LMFAO House

Last year the Halloween house was LMFAO.  This year, same concept but using Gangnam Style.  Check out both light shows.  

10/25/2012

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Reality Check: North Dakota’s Property Tax Vote

Voters in North Dakota get a chance Tuesday to do something no state has ever done before: Not just lower property taxes, but abolish them. It’s a bold move, but critics say it will throw the state into chaos.

06/12/2012

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Brush With Kindness Giving TLC To Metro Homes

Linda Anderson could barely stand the sight of her house in Brooklyn Center until a non-profit came in to help. Years of focusing on family left little to no time for repairs.

04/18/2012

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Holiday Lights Creating Problems For MN Owls

There’s an incentive to take down those holiday lights this weekend, owls are getting stuck and injured. Great horned owls begin their nesting and the increased activity means an increased risk of injury.

02/10/2012

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