Conventional wisdom has always told us it’s cheaper to rent than to buy. But the market just may turn that thought upside down. The real estate website Trulia tracks rent across the country, and today revealed that in many U.S. cities, renting is no longer the cheaper option.
Spring break in northwestern North Dakota’s oil-producing region isn’t much fun for students who are living in campers and hotel rooms.
Just-issued figures for 2011 are showing signs of recovery in Minnesota’s housing industry, with good news for buyers and sellers.
The number of housing foreclosures in Minnesota during the third quarter is down nearly 27 percent compared to the same time last year.
As if there wasn’t enough bad economic news, some bankers are predicting the housing crisis could last until 2020.
The pessimistic outlook comes from a study the FICO company, which tried to predict consumer behavior, recently released.
Home prices in the Twin Cities continue to fall. On average home prices in August were down 11 percent from the previous year, according to the Minneapolis Area Association of Realtors.
Are you plum out of ideas for how to make your home look less like the interior design equivalent of a dirty pile of laundry?
Property values have declined in Wisconsin for the third consecutive year.
In a tough economy, getting a job can be the toughest job of all. But for people like Mary Kester, try finding work when you’re disabled.
Mayor R.T. Rybak says the city and county are making resources available for north Minneapolis residents displaced by Sunday’s tornado.
Home and real estate website Zillow.com is reporting that 46 percent of all homeowners in the Twin Cities are underwater. That’s an increase of about 10 percent from last year. However, that news isn’t deterring everyone.
Personal finance expert Jordan Goodman paid his monthly visit to the WCCO Morning News.
A nearly 40-year-old Minneapolis landmark known for its run-down appearance is getting a $65 million renovation.
This weekend, thousands of people will be swinging hammers and pounding nails for a good cause.
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.
A new report says foreclosure sales in Minnesota increased 11 percent in 2010.
Imagine driving by an empty lot on Monday only to drive by the same place on Tuesday and there’s a beautiful new house sitting on that lot.
With a tough economy and tightening housing market, more and more people are renting homes while they wait for them to sell. However, with it, the number of rental scams is way up, too. In fact, there’s one scam that happens daily, according to the experts at the Better Business Bureau of Minnesota and North Dakota.
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