April 2016

Found 3 blog entries for April 2016.

West Seventh Homes For SaleLike in just about any major city, most neighborhoods in St. Paul have a fairly broad range of housing options that fit a variety of lifestyle needs and wants. But with that said, there’s usually a pretty defined sense of what each location has to offer, like high-rise condos in the heart of downtown or larger single-family homes further outside the central business core for example.

In St. Paul’s West Seventh neighborhood, however, that logic pretty much goes out the window so-to-speak and you’ll find perhaps the most diverse mix of housing in any of the primary St. Paul communities. From towering high-rises condos and stylish residential lofts to a high-concentration of historic single-family homes and bungalows that have unmatched charm and character,

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St. Paul High-Rise Condos For SaleHigh-rise living has many advantages that generally start with the obvious—the views from most high-rise condos in St. Paul are extraordinary, and in many cases, the lifestyle amenities associated with each help enhance the daily life of anybody lucky enough to call one of these fabulous buildings home.

So just can you expect from a typical high-rise condo in St. Paul? Keeping in mind that each and every building in town truly is unique in its own way, most offer generous living spaces, functional floor plans, and usually at least some basic amenities like garage parking, door service, and a small exercise room.

Irvine Park Tower - 291 W. 7th Street

A mixed building that offers both apartments and condos, the condominium residences at Irvine Park

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St. Paul Neighborhoods With the first quarter of 2016 now officially behind us, we thought now might be a good time to take a quick look at how some of St. Paul’s hottest neighborhoods are faring heading into the spring and summer buying season. St. Paul’s Summit Hill neighborhood still has the highest average sales price in town, which is hovering right around $400,000, while Highland Park, Macalester-Groveland, and Merriam Park / Lexington-Hamline are all right around the $300,000 line. 

The good news for these areas is that they’re all pretty close to where the average sales price was at in 2006 well before the crash and at the height of the market, with perhaps the exception being Merriam Park / Lexington-Hamline, which was closer to $350,000 during the first quarter of

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