Minneapolis Overview

Minneapolis is the twin city of Minnesota’s capital, St. Paul, and lies on the banks of the mighty Mississippi River. Together they are fast becoming one of the biggest metropolitan areas in the United States, and is often recognized as one of the best places to live, work, and play. Minneapolis real estate is as varied as it’s many neighborhoods. Minneapolis real estate is well...
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St. Paul Overview

Saint Paul is the beautiful and vibrant capital of Minnesota. Incorporating a natural scenic location along the shores of the Mississippi, Saint Paul contains a diverse population with varied ethnic cuisines, ample entertainment venues, and great cultural outlets. There is something for everyone in this city. Many visitors who witness Saint Paul, marvel at its beautifully maintained homes filled...
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Twin Cities Metro Area

The Twin Cities metro area encompasses the seven counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington. Within this area you are sure to find a community that feels like home to you. We have chosen to highlight a few popular areas of the Cities for you to take a look at. However, this is just a place to start your search. Explore and then give us a...
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Como Park

A ‘newer’ city neighborhood, Como Park is the place for people who want the serenity of the suburbs without the drive. The neighborhood surrounds a huge regional park that includes Como Zoo, Como Town (a small midway), picnic grounds, ballfields, a public golf course, and a Victorian Conservatory with Japanese gardens in addition to the beautiful Lake Como with its classic Pavillion...
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Downtown

Minneapolis, like a lot of urban centers, has gone through many periods of renewal and redevelopment.  The most recent period for downtown resulted in a plethora of condo developments. From the high-rise upscale Carlyle, pictured at right, to the lofts in the warehouse district, to the arts district condos centered around the Guthrie Theater – all is alive and well in Minneapolis. Living...
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Crocus Hill / Cathedral Hill

These stately turn-of-the-century neighborhoods were the first ‘suburbs’ of downtown St. Paul. Then and now, they are home to wealthy St. Paulites. Fine examples of Victorian architecture are the norm here and residents, along with the city, take preservation seriously The appeal of these neighborhoods is the proximity to the historic buildings, shops and restaurants of Selby and...
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Kenwood NeighborhoodPosts

Just outside of downtown Minneapolis are the elegant Lake of the Isles neighborhoods, Kenwood, Lowry Hil and East Isles. Kenwood’s borders include 394 to the north, the lakes to the south, the Minneapolis city limits to the west and Hennepin Avenue to the east. Pull on your skates and glide out onto the ice of the Lake of the Isles or watch the kids play hockey! Summertime brings the...
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Bloomington

The largest suburb of the Twin Cities lives up to expectations. Within Bloomington’s boundaries you will find the largest shopping mall in the county, one of the largest recreation areas in the Twin Cities, and easy access to the MSP International Airport. It’s convenient and loaded with amenities. It does require a car centered lifestyle though, as most neighborhoods do not have...
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Hamline-Midway

Recently (Spring 2007) featured in MN Parent as a top choice family-friendly neighborhood, Hamline – Midway has become quite the popular area. Its gain in popularity over the last 5-8 years was in part a result of the high housing costs in the neighborhoods to the south (Merriam Park, Mac-Groveland, Highland Park, etc). The demand for central location, proximity to colleges, early 20th...
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Kingfield

Do you like the lake life? Kingfield has the proximity to the Lakes but not the price! If you are willing to walk 15 blocks to the beaches of Lake Calhoun and Lake Harriet, rather than five, begin your search in the Kingfield neighborhood of South Minneapolis! A bit more edgy than the lakeshore neighbhorhoods, Kingfield is home to many lovely turn-of-the-century 4 Squares and 1 1/2 story...
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Eagan

Eagan provides its citizens a combination of lush wooded areas, beautiful rolling hills, lakes and ponds, as well as lovely residential areas and well planned commercial and industrial areas. Eagan is a young and dynamic community. Incorporated in 1974 with a population of 17,000, Eagan has now grown to more than 67,000 residents making it the eighth largest community in the state. It is a...
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Highland Park

Highland Park is a neighborhood proud of its Village center, access to the Mississippi River, and large city park. Highland Park, the actual park, holds a golf course, municipal pool, disc golf course, playground and plenty of green space in which to picnic. The Village houses a grocery store, a book store, coffee shops, a small first-run movie theater, and many other specialty shops to...
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Linden Hills

Like St. Anthony Park in St. Paul, Linden Hills was a little village at the turn of the century. Boundaries of Linden Hills are Lake Calhoun to the north, Lake Harriet to the east, a line from the south shores of Lake Harriet west to Zenith Avenue, the last street of ‘the first set of alphabets” (a charming and helpful Minneapolis tradition of putting all the streets in alphabetical...
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Longfellow

Longfellow creates an American bungalow (check out “American Bungalow Magazine“) community filled with the 1920′s story and a half homes with all the detailing of the Arts and Crafts movement. Like neighboring Seward, Longfellow thrives on its relationship to the River Road. Longfellow’s borders include Lake Street to the north, the Mississippi River to the east, the Light...
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Eden Prairie

When Eden Prairie residents are asked why they have chosen to live in this community the most common responses are the schools, parks, ad proximity to work. The schools of Eden Prairie are highly regarded throughout the state. The high school, the largest in the state, consistently sends over 97% of its students on to college. There are over 1,000 acres of park land in Eden Prairies. Add in 17...
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Nokomis

The Nokomis neighbhorhoods, Wenonah, Keewaydin, Minnehaha and Morris Park, are perfect first time buyer neighbhorhoods, with lots of property starting as low as $175,000. Much of the housing stock was built post-World War II, particularly as you move to the southern edge of the area closer to the airport.   In addition to the appeal of Lake Nokomis and the fun it provides, Nokomis...
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