Bloomington MN Homes

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ooking for a large Twin City suburb with plenty of excitement? Then Bloomington MN homes might be in the cards for you. Bloomington MN is truly a city of hospitality, due to the abundance of superior lodging facilities, great hotels, lovely parks, fine dining, and plenty of attractions. The freeway/road system allows easy access to Bloomington MN homes from anywhere in the Minneapolis metropolitan area. Bloomington MN homes are conveniently located at the intersection of Interstates 494 and 35W, and is just minutes from Minneapolis downtown, St. Paul downtown, and the Minneapolis/St. Paul international airport. This city is home to the largest shopping center in the nation, and the number one tourist attraction for the state. Bloomington is also a local mecca for arts and culture. Bloomington has an art center, a chorale, a civic theater, a fine arts council, and an 88 piece symphony orchestra. Fine dining includes Da Afghan, serving Afghan food and dishes influenced by China, Greece, and India. Tandoor serves authentic Indian food, and the Sawatdee serves authentic Thai dishes. Bloomington MN homes are a popular choice for people who are looking for culture and excitement.

Here are some well-priced Bloomington MN homes that are currently available courtesy of Northstar MLS/IDX:

View ALL Bloomington MN homes for sale.

Mall of AmericaAnd don’t forget about the Mall of America, the shopping mall of the world, featuring over 400 stores, restaurants, an amusement park, an amazing aquarium, ACES flight simulator, NASCAR Silicon Motor Speedway, LEGO land, family entertainment, and more. The complex receives about 40 million visitors a year.

Single Family Bloomington MN Homes

The regional MLS system usually has about 250-300 single family Bloomington MN homes available at any particular time. Ramblers and 1.5 story homes dominate Bloomington MN real estate market. The average list price for a Bloomington home for sale is about 350K. “Equity builders” can be found around 200k, give or take a few grand. Raw land is scarce in Bloomington, so new construction for Bloomington MN homes will start around 500 or 600k.

Townhomes in Bloomington Minnesota

Purchase a unit in this metropolitan megasuburb and you will be within shouting distance of Mall of America, the MSP airport, and major routes, including Hwy 100, 35 W, Hwy 77, and 494. Because Bloomington is “landlocked” there are not very many brand new single family Bloomington MN homes, but there are plenty of townhomes and condos that are only a few years old. The Rottlund homes in Highland off of Old Shakopee Road were built in the 90’s, and include vaults, one or two stall garages, fireplaces, two bedrooms, two bathrooms, and nicely kept common elements, including trees and landscaping. Just north of the Dred Scott playfields, there are plenty of quad homes with fireplaces, walkout basements, decks, and double garages. All of these Bloomington MN homes are a great way to get started with real estate ownership. Bloom Hill townhomes on the north side of Dwan Golf Course were just built in 2004. These are truly luxurious walkout rambler style units with arboretum style landscaping and rain gardens! The Terrace Village community is located near Central Park and the banks of Nine Mile Creek. Bloomington Ferry Townhomes on the north bluffs of the Minnesota River offer, quiet, carefree living at its best! Bluff Place Bloomington MN homes on the south end of Normandale Blvd are also close to the river, and offer a serene and beautiful location as well. And the little balcony off the 20×14 master bedroom suite is a real kick!


Before you make any purchasing decision, get the facts. Know the local market conditions, past sales histories of various neighborhoods from Bloomington MN homes sales MLS stats, and your rights as a Bloomington townhome buyer, including Truth in Housing, private inspections, and required condo disclosures. Call 612-296-0007 to ask for a realtor who specializes in this market.
Bloomington Minnesota has some of the best birdwatching in the state!

Call 612-296-0007 to get help sorting through Bloomington MN MLS listings for executive Bloomington MN homes with views of the Minnesota River.

Also, I may be able to help you look for upscale luxury Bloomington MN homes overlooking Normandale, Bush Lake, Anderson, Long Meadow Lake, or a bluff home overlooking the Minnesota River. I can also help you find lakeshore and other waterfront properties in surrounding communities as well.

Selling Bloomington MN Homes

Call 612-296-0007 for an honest market analysis of your home. Independent Brokers Realty is Bloomington’s discount real estate agency that offers full MLS service and red carpet treatment. I have sold Bloomington homes for many years and know the market, so I can show you the best comparable MLS sales for Bloomington MN homes to help you with your pricing decisions.

Bloomington MN Schools: Independent School District 271

typical of Bloomington MN home

Real estate photography courtesy of Kevin Sharkey

Bloomington MN REALTOR

For free, no-pressure, professional consultation about purchasing Bloomington MN homes, give us a call or drop us a note.  Bloomington is a core service area for me, so I have a vested interest in ensuring that you experience a transaction that is favorable to your terms.  e.

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