Downtown Minneapolis Neighborhoods with Residential Condos & Lofts

There are two official downtown Minneapolis neighborhoods which is downtown east and downtown west. There are five surrounding pocket neighborhoods within a short walking distance of the center of downtown Minneapolis. The residential real estate in the downtown location is condos, lofts, and also townhomes. The single-family homes are located in the surrounding neighborhoods. Please find below a few neighborhoods near the center of downtown Minneapolis. North Loop  This area was the hub of industrial activity and at one time was full of spacious warehouses. The region has now been converted into a cosmopolitan neighborhood with modern shopping boutiques, restaurants, cafes,…

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The Residential Homeownership Possibilities in Minneapolis Urban Communities

There are many residential real estate possibilities for individuals looking to live in Minneapolis downtown, north loop, mill city, Loring Park, uptown, south or north neighborhoods. Whether you are relocating to Minneapolis for job, or just looking to move into the city to experience urban living there are many condos & lofts, and single-family home options for you in these specific areas. Please find below a few condos & lofts in or near downtown Minneapolis: Downtown West The Ivy Condos SkyScape Condos Riverwest Condos The Crossing Condos Downtown East Humboldt Lofts Bridgewater Lofts Carlyle Condos NorthStar Lofts 607 Washington Lofts…

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Minneapolis/St. Paul Residential “GO GREEN” Living In Urban Condo Real Estate

When you are looking to buy a condo or loft in the Minneapolis-St. Paul and/or the surrounding areas, you may want to think about the advantages of sustainability and green living. When I think of green living in residential real estate the following comes to mind; conserving water & energy, LEED Certification/construction, green residential condos/homes, recycling & using recycling materials, green community neighborhood space, utilizing public transportation, buy locally grown produce & products, and preserving our natural resource/environment in an eco-friendly manner for future generations. If you are ready to start living “GREEN” there are three important factors; Reduce, Reuse,…

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Minneapolis-St. Paul MN Condos & Townhomes

Twin Cities Condos & Townhomes When you are looking to buy a Twin Cities condo or townhome using a FHA or a VA loan product, it is important to research to see if the condominium/townhouse development is FHA/VA approved. Please find below website links to HUD.gov, and US Dept. of Veteran’s Affairs: https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/condlook.cfm https://vip.vba.va.gov/portal/VBAH/VBAHome/condopudsearch For information pertaining to the FHA-Condominium Project Approval Process via HUD.gov: http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/documents/huddoc?id=11-22mlguide.pdf If you are looking to buy a condo or townhouse in the Minneapolis-St. Paul and/or the surrounding areas, please feel free to call RE/MAX Results-Shannon Lindstrom, MN Real Estate Saleperson 612-616-9714 or email at Shannon@MPLSUrbanLiving.com today.­­

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Buying a Condo in Minneapolis

The Minneapolis condo real estate market is in high demand especially for those individuals looking to experience sustainable walking neighborhoods and urban living.  There is a wide variety of residential condo developments in the heart of Minneapolis, whether you are looking for traditional to modern décor. There are numerous Minneapolis condo/loft neighborhoods in which to choose from: downtown, uptown, south, north, dinkytown, and also ne of the river. Minneapolis condo buyers should look at the available options and locations that fit their wants and needs.  Every condo development is different so you will need to make a decision on what…

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Buying a Second Home in Downtown Minneapolis

   Are you planning on buying a downtown Minneapolis condo or loft as a second home and/or for investment in the near future? Do you want to experience sustainable urban downtown Minneapolis living? The downtown Minneapolis metropolis is an option for individuals looking for an ideal place to retire and/or use as a seasonal home. The downtown area is divided into two neighborhoods; downtown east, and also downtown west. The residential real estate in the downtown east location is anywhere from historic warehouse lofts to modern condos. The downtown west residential real estate opportunities are from modern-traditional high-rise to mid-rise condos to historic warehouse…

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Minneapolis-St. Paul – The Twin Cities Experience

Minneapolis-St. Paul is one of the most densely populated areas in Minnesota. The area is often called the Twin Cities (Minneapolis and St. Paul) are the largest cities in Minnesota. St. Paul is the state capital, whereas Minneapolis boasts of the highest population.  About the Twin Cities There is an air of nonchalance when it comes to the Twin Cities with each holding its own. Both the cities have separate identities and are situated in the heart of Minnesota. The Minneapolis-St Paul area is among the best places to plan and raise a family. The Twin Cities  has a variety of lakes with numerous biking…

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Renting vs. Home-Buying in the Minneapolis/St. Paul Metro: Pros and Cons

The question many of individuals are facing with is whether to continually rent or buy a home or condo in the very near future. There are no easy answers to the dilemma. You need to ask yourself the following questions; do you want to add equity to your landlord’s bank account? Or consider homeownership? As of June 2017, www.RentJungle.com states that an average one bedroom apartment in Minneapolis is $1,461.00 a month and two bedrooms is $2,042.00 a month. The St. Paul rental averages for one bedroom apartment is $1,202.00 a month and a two bedroom average is $1,510.00. Please see…

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Three Reasons Why You May Want To Consider A Minneapolis Walkable Neighborhood

 Minneapolis has unique, diverse and vibrant neighborhoods and you can take advantage of renovation incentives and home purchases. If you love the throbbing, full of life city, you could also get more involved in the city living.  Best of all, Minneapolis has a number of walk able neighborhoods like Downtown West, Downtown East, North Loop, Loring Park, Uptown, Lowry Hill East, Howe, Ericcson, Longfellow, Hiawatha, Dinkytown, NE Riverfront, Holland and Victory-Memorial. There are a number of positives of living in a walkable neighborhood: Walkable communities are more climate-friendly Fuel guzzling vehicles like trucks and cars are the city’s biggest source…

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Minneapolis-St. Paul Condo & Loft Real Estate: Eco GREEN Living

Components of a Green Building  Green living and sustainability are crucial in modern-day construction. The residential real estate sector has evolved beyond mere construction and seeks to incorporate green tenets. So, what constitutes a green building? Here is a look. A green condo or home is one which uses sustainable methods of construction that boost energy efficiency in the building. A sustainable design is one that uses a high level of insulation, allows the building to capture cool breeze and enable heating with natural methods/sources like geothermal or renewable energy. Using solar-powered systems is one part of the solution. During…

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