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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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CBS Moneywatch Editor At Large Previews Wall Street’s Week

CBS Moneywatch editor-at-large Jill Schlesinger has a preview of the week on Wall Street.

11/26/2012

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With Low Mpls. Vacancy Rates, Shelter Numbers Swell

People Serving People’s headquarters are in the shadows of the Metrodome, The ten-story, 110,000-square-foot building houses some of the most vulnerable citizens in our community.

11/03/2012

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Minneapolis’ New Facility Can Take 300 Homeless Off The Street

On any given night in Minneapolis, between 300 and 400 people have no place to sleep. The tough economy has the city’s homeless population soaring — making the need for housing crucial. Now, Minneapolis has a new facility that will take more than 300 people off the streets.

09/18/2012

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Forbes Ranks Twin Cities 2nd Worst For Renters

If you’re thinking of renting in the Twin Cities, think again. Forbes Magazine says that the Minneapolis-St. Paul metro area is second only to New York City among the nation’s worst cities to rent an apartment.

06/14/2012

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Metro Housing Reports Show Positive Trends

The housing market in the Twin Cities continues to get stronger, based on two reports out Tuesday.

06/12/2012

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Home Sales Continue To Climb

There are more signs of recovery in the Twin Cities housing market.

05/11/2012

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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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It’s Cheaper To Rent, Right? — Not So Fast

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.

04/06/2012

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School Break Not Much Fun In ND Oil Country

Spring break in northwestern North Dakota’s oil-producing region isn’t much fun for students who are living in campers and hotel rooms.

03/11/2012

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Slow Growth In Minnesota Housing In 2011

Just-issued figures for 2011 are showing signs of recovery in Minnesota’s housing industry, with good news for buyers and sellers.

02/03/2012

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1 In 336 Minnesota Houses In Default

The number of housing foreclosures in Minnesota during the third quarter is down nearly 27 percent compared to the same time last year.

10/13/2011

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Consumer Poll: Housing Crisis Could Continue To 2020

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.

10/01/2011

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Home Prices Still Dropping In Twin Cities

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.

09/22/2011

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Want Remodeling Tips? Check Architects’ Work

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?

09/15/2011

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