There are Blaine homes for every type of family, stage of life, and income level. Blaine was rated number one for housing starts in the greater metropolitan area in 2002. This is expected to continue for another 10 years or so. There are plenty of starter Blaine homes, single family homes, townhomes, and luxury homes as well. Blaine enjoys quality schools, health care facilities, churches, parks, and easy access to the Twin Cities metro area. Interstate 35W, State Highway 65, and U.S. Route 10 make a commute from Blaine homes to Minneapolis a mere hop, skip, and a jump.
Here are some well-priced Blaine homes currently for sale on the MLS/IDX:
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Building Businesses and Houses in Blaine
Blaine’s sandy soils and abundant wetlands discouraged farming, and the area became a magnet for business and residential development instead. Single family Blaine homes started popping up at this time This became especially true after WW2. The 2000 census counted 44,952 people. Blaine is home to Dayton Rogers Corporation, Aveda, and the National Sports Center.
Houses in Blaine
One down-side- Blaine Minnesota has the topography of a pool table. But this is a sprawling suburb with many affordable opportunites for purchasing Blaine homes, including everything from old homes to new construction. Vacant land is more affordable here too. According to the Northstar Regional MLS Blaine stats, 289 single family Blaine home sales closed here, most of them occcuring in the 200-300k price range, which proves that homes in the northern suburbs are more affordable. Average list was $298,028 and the average final selling price was a surprising 99.3% of asking price, at $296,023! Average year-built was 1988, and the average size was 2079 square feet. Most new construction occured in the 300k-400k range, and at The Lakes of Raddison by Sharper Homes.*
Blaine Homes with Lakefront
There are not many lakeshore Blaine homes for sale, but if you stay alert you might be able to pounce on a new MLS lake home listing that might pop up on Aspen, Sunset, Club West Lake or Laddie Lake. Blaine homes with lakefront will be more affordable here than other areas of metro Minnesota.
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