Where buyers have best odds in Twin Cities area housing market

February 12
These communities had the most listings, lowest price increases and least amount of competition, according to a Star Tribune list of the best markets for home buyers.
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January 28
Space and lower prices helped cities on the edge climb to the top of the Star Tribune's latest Hot Housing Index.
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May 22

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A billionaire developer from Dubai is set to purchase the site of a South Florida condominium that collapsed last June, killing 98 people, for $120 million after no other bids were submitted by the Friday evening deadline for next week's auction.
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May 20

EXPLAINER: How do Australian parties differ on key issues?

Australia's center-left opposition Labor Party has outspent the ruling conservative Liberal Party-led coalition in election promises during the six-week campaign leading up to the vote on Saturday.
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May 19

Asian stocks rise after Wall St slips closer to bear market

Asian stock markets rose Friday after Wall Street fell closer to bear territory, China cut a key interest rate and Japanese inflation edged higher.
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May 19

Australia's would-be PM Albanese shaped by humble start

The son of a single mother who raised him on a pension, Anthony Albanese had a humble start to life for a politician who could become Australia's prime minister on Saturday.
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May 19

Kohl's cuts annual forecast, as it gets stung with inflation

Kohl's Corp. cut its annual earnings and sales forecast, as the department store chain joins a string of retailers stung with soaring inflation.
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May 19

More buyers opt for adjustable-rate mortgages as rates rise

Rising interest rates are making adjustable-rate mortgages an increasingly attractive alternative to common 30-year, fixed-rate home loans.
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May 19

Home sales tumble again as mortgage rates surge

Sales of previously occupied U.S. homes slowed for the third consecutive month in April as mortgage rates surged, driving up borrowing costs for would-be buyers as home prices soared to new highs.
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May 19

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates edge down to 5.25%

Average long-term U.S. mortgage rates retreated modestly this week, but interest on the key 30-year loan remains at decade-high levels.