Living large at home again

The average size of a newly built single family home in the U.S. just topped 2,600 square feet for the first time. Home sizes had decreased during the first few years after the housing bust, but big single family homes appear to have made a comeback. The trend has been good for cities with undeveloped land. Full Article-Nelson, E. (2015, June 14). Living large at home again. Minneapolis Star Tribune. Retrieved from www.startribune.com  Read more »

Twin Cities home sales rose nearly 20% in May

Sales of homes in the Twin Cities outpaced listings in May. A 20% increase in pending home sales from last month is the most since 2005. Homes that are priced right and “move in ready” are selling fast. The conditions for home buyers are still excellent, but home sellers appear to have the upper hand in the market today. Full Article-Buchta, J. (2015, June 11). Twin Cities home sales rose nearly 20% in May. Minneapolis Star Tribune. Retrieved from www.startribune.com  Read more »