Virginia Tech Team Wins Dubai Solar Decathlon With FutureHAUSHomeowners would have the ability to add or remove bedrooms as their family grows or shrinks. Another unique feature, it recycles water.
Housing Secretary Ben Carson To Tour Hawthorne EcoVillage In North MinneapolisBen Carson, the head of the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, is coming to the Twin Cities this week.
‘Zillow Offers’ Launches In The Twin CitiesInterested sellers enter information about their home and get a basic estimate of what it’s worth. That part is free.
Tips For Staging Your Home To Sell For MoreHome staging picked up in popularity around 2015, according to Edina-based realtor Emily Von Vett. The timeline’s overlap with the growth in social media isn’t a coincidence.
Lawmaker Aims To Protect Minnesotans From Predatory RemodelingA Twin Cities homeowner is fighting for change after he didn't get what he paid for when he bought a flipped house.
Housing Recycling Program Turns Old Homes Into Hot PropertyThe Minneapolis Vacant Housing Recycling Program takes tax forfeited properties and sells them to developers or residents so a new home can be built.
Real Estate Roundup From Nov. 25, 2015On the market to find a house, or just like looking at local real estate? Check out our picks for Real Estate Roundup from Nov. 25, 2015.
Good Question: What's The Cost Of Raising A U.S. Child?The Department of Agriculture releases a report every year estimating what it costs to raise one child from the ages of zero to 17. In 2014, the estimate came out to $245,340. So, where does that money go?
Minnesota Housing Chief Tapped For New Federal Reserve PanelA Minnesota agency commissioner will have a voice on a new advisory council of the powerful Federal Reserve Board. Minnesota Housing Finance Agency Commissioner Mary Tingerthal was appointed Tuesday to a 15-member panel that will offer input on how federal monetary policy affects the needs of low- and middle-income consumers.
Study: Americans Waiting Longer Than Ever To Buy First HomesYounger Americans are waiting longer than ever to buy a home for the first time. The real estate firm Zillow crunched the numbers and found the typical first-timer rents for about 6 years before buying a home. That's up from 2.6 years in the early 1970s.
Housing Vouchers Could Help Reduce Homelessness In US, Study FindsA new government study suggests housing vouchers could help reduce homelessness in the U.S. The United States Department for Housing and Urban Development examined homeless families at emergency shelters in 12 cities.
Real Estate Wednesday: Short & Sweet Version Of 'Artisan Home Tour'On this real estate Wednesday, WCCO This Morning's Ali Lucia showcases a shorter version of the Artisan Home Tour, which is in its second year.
Housing Unit Growth In North Dakota Unsurpassed In NationThe recent energy boom in western North Dakota has fueled a growth in housing units unsurpassed in the nation. A new Census Bureau report shows that North Dakota had the fastest rate of growth in housing units in the country between 2010 and 2014, and also between 2013 and 2014.
Survey: MN 2nd Least Affordable Midwestern State For RentA new report says minimum wage workers do not make enough money to find affordable rent in Minnesota. According to the "Out of Reach 2015" report, Minnesota is the second least-affordable state in the Midwest.
Edina Approves Controversial Youth Housing ProjectThe city of Edina was expected to decide Wednesday night if it will fund a controversial multi-million dollar housing project.