Buy a Minnesota home in the middle of everything,literally. It’s right smack-dab in the center of the state, and right in the middle of the Brainerd Lakes area, so you might as well look at Baxter MN lake homes while you are at it. Plenty of lakes were created here during the last ice age; in fact Baxter sits on a terminal moraine created by the Superior Lobe of the Labradorian Ice Sheet. Significant lakes in Baxter include Red Sand Lake, White Sand Lake, and Lower Whipple Lake.
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Baxter MN homes and Baxter lake homes are in abundant supply and the prices are favoring you, the homebuyer right now. Financing Baxter MN homes and lakeshore properties is dirt cheap right now. Interest rates are low, even for those who will not be using their Baxter properties for a primary residence.
Baxter is immediately on the west side of Brainerd, and covers about 17.5 square miles. It is characterized by urban sprawl and commercial development along the highways. There are also a number of newer subdivisions of Baxter homes developed in recent years in the wooded area west of MN Highway 371. Tourism and service industries are the bread and butter of the local economy.
Big Selection of Baxter MN Homes for Sale
At any given time there are usually about 90-100 Baxter homes for sale, with prices ranging from about 100K for two bedroom/one bath split entries on the lower end to about the upper 800’s on the top end for homes with lake frontage and about 4000 finished square feet of living space. A number of new one level patio homes are available for about 200K at the time of this writing.