What to Look for When Buying a Loft in Minneapolis

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Buying a new condo or a loft can be challenging. There are a lot of decisions to be made and a lot of factors to be taken into consideration.

For most individuals, lofts have a certain appeal. The high ceilings, the open spaces, the absence of interior walls and the outer walls made of brick – all together make lofts a trendy choice. They are also easy to maintain and conveniently located at a city’s center.

In Minneapolis, an increasing number of people are opting for lofts as their home choice. Downtown is the place to be when you want urban living as there is always something new and fun to do, never a dull moment.

Here are a few things you should look for when planning to buy a loft in Minneapolis.

Downtown Minneapolis Loft neighborhoods 

There are numerous loft developments in or near downtown Minneapolis. When you’re thinking about purchasing a loft, look into the locality. Visit the various shops and restaurants and talk to other people living in the area. It is important that you feel comfortable in your environment before making a decision on where you want to buy.

Please find below a few loft developments in Minneapolis:

Downtown East

607 Washington

American Trio Lofts

Bridgewater Lofts

Humboldt Lofts

Metropolitan Lofts

North Star Loft

Stone Arch Washburn Lofts

Elliot Park

Sexton Lofts

The Lenox 

Mid-City Industrial

1901 Lofts

CW Lofts

Nicollet Island-East Bank

Calumet Lofts

Village Lofts At St. Anthony

North Loop

710, 720, 730 Lofts

801 Washington Avenue Lofts

Bassett Creek Lofts

Harvester Lofts

Lindsay Lofts

SoHo Lofts

The Tower Lofts 

Stevens Square-Loring Heights

 Lofts On Arts Avenue

Shared Amenities 

Some loft buildings have attractive amenities like an amusement/party room, exercise room, and roof top patio to suit the urban lifestyle. Most Minneapolis buildings vary from basic to full amenities. Before planning to buy your loft you need to make sure that these amenities match your standard of living.

It is a good idea to ask your REALTOR about all the available active Minneapolis lofts and then compare them with other loft developments you have been considering. You are bound to find something that takes care of all your needs and wants.

Homeowners association

If the loft is organized as a condominium, then you can expect to be asked to attend board meetings of the condominium association. This association is usually responsible for maintaining the common areas. It is better to start knowing more about them before-hand. You can ask them to guide you through the rules of living there as a owner and how the day-to-day issues are managed there.

If you are looking to purchase a Minneapolis loft, feel free to contact RE/MAX Results-Shannon Lindstrom, REALTOR®, AHWD, GREEN at 612-616-9714 or Shannon@MplsUrbanLiving.com today. 


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