Housing slump stings area banks

Six from Twin Cities among 20 in the U.S. most exposed to failing construction loans  An intensifying housing recession is zapping community banks across the...

Simple Ideas to Get Ready for Winter and Protect the Environment

St. Paul, Minn. -- As you get your home and yard ready for winter, the Minnesota Pollution Control Agency suggests some ideas to save...

Deloitte Minneapolis Practice Announces Relocation to 50 South Sixth Street

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 2 /PRNewswire/ -- The Minneapolis office of Deloitte & Touche USA LLP, the city's largest professional services firm, today announced it will...

Opportunity knocks at auction of foreclosed properties

More than 300 houses or apartments on sale In a down real estate market, they came to buy. They came early, they came in numbers...

GMAC Financial Services and ResCap Announce Restructuring of Mortgage Operations

Fourth-Quarter Restructuring Charge Expected MINNEAPOLIS, Oct. 17 /PRNewswire/ -- GMAC Financial Services today announced it is restructuring its mortgage operations, Residential Capital, LLC (ResCap), as...

Homeowners property tax refund

Minnesota has two property tax refund programs for homeowners: the regular property tax refund and the special property tax refund. You may be eligible...

Higher Ed to offer real estate courses

Cook County Higher Education will offer courses for property owners through a Real Estate Continuing Education, Land and Property Development series. “Fundamentals of Home...

Mortgage scam threatens 200 homes with foreclosure

Brian Holden and Leah Johnson dreamed of a more comfortable home for their three kids. In June, the Burnsville couple thought they had found...

EXIT INNOVATION Realty Implements Overture from eContinuum to Attract and Qualify Agents

MINNEAPOLIS , Sept. 6 /PRNewswire/ -- eContinuum, providers of software and job branding services that help companies attract, qualify and retain top sales talent,...

St Paul budget crunch spurs property tax hike

If you live in Saint Paul you'll see your property tax bill rise again next year. The only question is by how much, and...

Foreclosures in the U.S. jump 93% over July ’06

Nationally, one of every 693 households had filings reported in July. A study indicates that even this number may be low. LOS ANGELES - The...

Home foreclosures mounting in St. Louis County

The dramatic downturn in housing and near collapse of the subprime lending market is beginning to hit parts of rural Minnesota, including St. Louis...

Center helps kids prep for transition

In a corner desk near the front door at Roosevelt Early Childhood Center, Ismail Ali waits for families to arrive to enroll their children...

State taking the safety brake off property tax

Even if that rarest of political events happens this year - a year without new taxes - thousands of St. Paul homeowners will see...

Housing market lukewarm

The Twin Cities metro area housing market continues to run lukewarm, according to new figures from the St. Paul Area Association of Realtors, which...

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Klobuchar, Franken, Peterson Announce Over $165,000 for Infrastructure Improvements at Windom...

U.S. Senators Amy Klobuchar and Al Franken, along with Representative Collin Peterson, today announced that the U.S. Department of Transportation has awarded Windom Municipal Airport a grant of $166,160 for infrastructure improvements.

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Minnesota Homeownership Center Secures More Than $1mm to Support Local Housing...

The Minnesota Homeownership Center was awarded $730K in grants from the United States Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD). This funding supports housing counseling services at the Center’s 22 sub-grantees across the state. Each agency will receive between $9,000 and $50,000 to serve low- and moderate-income households and households that have traditionally faced barriers to homeownership