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  • City of Roseville Offers Free Boulevard Trees to Homeowners

    Roseville community members who want to do some landscaping in front of their homes can apply for a free tree. The city of Roseville received a grant from the Minnesota Department of Natural Resources for up to 50 trees to be planted in boulevards and right-of-ways this spring...

  • Downtown Minneapolis Population Swells as Real Estate Market Tightens

    The population of downtown Minneapolis is up 25 percent in the last decade, according to the Downtown Council. The downtown living boom has changed the area from  a business and entertainment center into a neighborhood filled with skyscrapers. Downtown Council CEO Steve Cramer says the changes are quickly pushing the city towards a 24/7 downtown...

  • Proposal to Turn Minneapolis Grain Elevator into Apartment Complex

    The Minneapolis Heritage Preservation Commission is expected to discuss a proposed plan that would turn a grain elevator into an apartment complex. The plan is for the Bunge Midway grain elevator, located at 932 12th Ave. SE. It’s the same grain elevator where two people died while urban exploring...

  • Duluth, Perham Awarded Grants to Build Apartments for Local Workers

    Two Minnesota cities are getting a boost in funding to build new housing options. More than $1.6 million in Workforce Housing Development Program grants from the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development will go to the cities of Duluth and Perham...

  • In this Tuesday, Jan. 26, 2016, photo, a 'For Sale' sign hangs in front of an existing home in Atlanta. Wisconsin Home Sales Off to Strong Start in 2016

    Home sales in Wisconsin are off to a fast start this year. Sales of existing homes and the median sale price both increased 10 percent in January. The Wisconsin Realtors Association figures show there about 3,660 closings last month and the median price climbed to nearly $149,000 compared to December...

  • US Home Sales Climbed in January Despite Weaker Economy

    U.S. home sales crept upward in January, a sign that demand for housing remains strong amid signs of slower growth across the broader economy. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes rose 0.4 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 5.47 million...

  • In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, photo, an existing home for sale is shown in Roswell, Ga. US New-Home Sales Soar in December

    Americans rushed to buy new homes in December at the strongest pace in 10 months, a sign of the positive momentum carrying the housing market in 2016. The Commerce Department says new-home sales surged 10.8 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 544,000...

  • $62 Million Apartment Complex in St. Paul for Sale

    An apartment complex that required $62 million to build in downtown St. Paul is up for sale. The luxury apartment building, located at 101 East 10th St., near Robert Street, also houses a Lunds & Byerlys grocery store and an indoor parking garage...

  • In this Thursday, Dec. 3, 2015, photo, an existing home for sale is shown in Roswell, Ga. US Home Purchases Rebound; 2015 Had Most Sales in 9 Years

    U.S. home sales rebounded in December after new federal regulations had delayed the completion of purchases in November. And total sales in 2015 were the most in nine years. The National Association of Realtors says sales of existing homes climbed 14.7 percent last month...

  • A radon test kit Minneapolis Offers Free Radon Test Kits

    Minneapolis residents can get a free radon test kit for their home on a first come, first served basis. Starting Jan. 25, the city is giving away 200 kits to raise awareness about the cancer risks of radon as part of National Radon Action Month...

  • In this June 4, 2015, file photo, builders work on a large luxury home in Roswell, Ga. US Housing Starts Slip in December, but Annual Gains Solid

    US builders started fewer homes in December, but prior gains meant that residential construction ended 2015 at its healthiest level in eight years. The Commerce Department says housing starts dipped 2.5 percent last month to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 1.15 million homes...

  • Twin Cities Housing Market Has Most Closed Sales Since 2005

    Last year, the Twin Cities housing market had the most closed sales since 2005. REALTOR Associations said sales were up 13.7 percent from 2014-2015, and the median home sales price also increased 7 percent to $220,000...

  • Homes in the Powderhon Neighborhood of Minneapolis U of M Study: Mpls., St. Paul Don't Have Significant Gentrification Problems

    Twin Cities neighborhoods don’t have a gentrification problem, but there might be a widening gap between high- and low-income areas, according to a new study by the University of Minnesota...

  • Eagan Approves Senior Housing Complex Near Outlet Mall

    The Eagan City Council has approved plans for a new senior housing complex. The 173-unit complex will be at Cedar Grove Parkway and Nicols Road, which is in the Cedar Grove Redevelopment District near the Twin Cities Premium Outlets and the Cedar Grove Transit Station...

  • Home Values Jump in Twin Cities Market

    As the end of 2015 nears, the Twin Cities housing market also ends on a good note. Home values jumped an average of almost 2.5 percent this year, according to online real estate database company Zillow...









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