Recent content from Jim Buchta
The housing market in the Twin Cities is still on fire, but monthly sales dropped in June for the first time in more than a year.
A spotlight on deferred maintenance is prompting Minnesotans to question if enough is being done to maintain their buildings.
Independents are typically locally owned and unaffiliated with a franchise — and are growing quickly.
Permits to build single-family homes in the Twin Cities increased 63%; permits to build rentals lagged.
The project will include nearly 800 apartments and townhomes, a new pond and better access to the popular creek.
A surge in single-family rentals in Hennepin and Ramsey counties is eliminating options for minority and low-income buyers.
Lumber costs have more than doubled in a year, upending construction plans.
Buyers still outnumber sellers in much of the metro area and prices are rising at a rapid clip, though one survey showed a slight uptick in price cuts.
Minnesota lakes have become a battleground for buyers, causing a double-digit swell in lakeshore sales.
It has been a deadly and violent holiday weekend in Minneapolis. Between Saturday night and Sunday morning, more than a half-dozen shootings in the city…