The funky little cars that have been turning heads in Minneapolis will be coming to St. Paul this Saturday. If you’ve seen them, you’ve probably wondered about them: The tiny Car2Go cars that rent by the hour. How much do they cost, how do they work, and who actually uses them?
We found one family moving into rentals across the metro and living for free for months at a time. WCCO also found out how these renters have been able to skirt the system for so long and what they did to at least one property that has them in even more trouble.
No raking the leaves, no condo association fees and no mortgage. They’re all reasons that are pushing many people to rental housing in the Twin Cities as high-end apartments pop up all around the metro.
If you’ve been waiting to pull the trigger on buying a home, now may be the time to do it. A new report ranks Minnesota as the least affordable state in the Midwest for renters.
If you want to rent an apartment in downtown Minneapolis, you’re going to be hard-pressed to find one. That’s because the rental market is hot.
With economic uncertainty, many people are choosing to rent — not own — their homes. And it’s changing one market that used to struggle.