Five Reasons to Buy a Condo or a Home in Minneapolis
Some say it’s all about “location, location.” If you are considering buying a condo or home in Minneapolis, nothing could be truer. That’s because Minneapolis has the things that improve quality of life economically, culturally, recreationally and many other ways. Consider these five reasons to buy a condo or home in Minneapolis.
1: Vibrant Economy
Making a good living that provides a balance between financial security and leisure time is a key to quality of life. Minneapolis hosts numerous Fortune 500 companies. Forbes lists Minneapolis No. 13 for Best Places for Businesses and Careers. The business magazine also ranks Minneapolis No. 22 in education and No. 93 in job growth, the median household income topping $72,000. Although national unemployment has currently dipped to around 4 percent, this half of the Twin Cities has consistently ranked even lower. Bottom line: Minneapolis works!
2: Freshest Food
Outside the urban and suburban Minneapolis neighborhoods are vast agricultural resources. The close proximity of some of America’s richest farmland means that supermarkets and restaurants get first dibs on the freshest and finest produce. Bottom line: The food is great!
3: Culturally Diverse
The Twin Cities are considered the arts and culture leader of the entire Upper Midwest. Located between Chicago and Seattle, Minneapolis draws from those major arts centers while having a deeply embedded scene of its own. The city enjoys a wealth of theatre, fine arts and music. Bottom line: Minneapolis rocks!
4: Natural Resources
The area hosts more than 20 lakes, an abundance of waterfalls, small creeks and the great Mississippi River. If fishing, kayaking, boating or swimming is your thing, this is the spot. Bottom line: Minneapolis is wet!
5: Beautifully Diverse Architecture
For those considering buying a condo or a home in Minneapolis, the type of structures and neighborhoods will be important. With a long history of construction, condos, single-family homes, duplexes, multi-family dwellings and commercial properties enjoy the design styles that have trended during this city’s 150 years. Minneapolis is well known for home designs that include Victorians, Tudors, Craftsman Bungalows, Prairies, Cape Cods, and Spanish Missions among others. Also, Minneapolis has a wide variety of historical warehouse lofts, traditional to modern mid-level to high-rise condominiums developments. Bottom line: Minneapolis has plenty of condos and homes to choose from!
While some places have a little something for everyone, Minneapolis offers a lot of just about everything.
If you are interested in buying a condo or a home in Minneapolis, please feel free to call, text, or email me today.
Shannon Lindstrom, REALTOR®, AHWD, CRS, GREEN
748 Grand Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105