Depending on where you go for news and information, some industry experts are saying more young home buyers are turning to the city and seeking out a more fast-paced urban lifestyle when looking for a place to live, while others are claiming more Millennials than you may think are instead opting for the suburbs.
If you’re someone who does prefer a more walkable, city-like living experience, St. Paul certainty isn’t short on options, regardless of whether you’re a first-time home buyer or not. And if a chic residential loft conversion may be at the top of your wish list, here are a few great options to choose from when starting your search:
The Lowry 350 St. Peter
Built in 1911, The Lowry might be St. Paul’s most distinguished residential loft conversion, especially given its location right in the heart of the city. And because it features studio units, one-bedroom units, and two-bedroom units, it’s an option that has something for just about any home buyer on any budget.
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River Park Lofts
If you’re specifically looking for an authentic loft look and feel, your search should begin and end at the River Park Lofts. Each unit features high ceilings, tons of exposed brick, plenty of timber accents, and huge open layouts with ample living space. And with some one-bedroom lofts here still starting for under $200,000, it’s also reasonably affordable as well.
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With most available lofts here listed for under $200,000, it’s a great option to consider for young and first-time buyers specifically. High ceilings, expansive floor plans, huge industrial windows, and just a unique industrial vibe overall all combine to make this one of our favorite places to show clients who truly want that loft-like ambiance.
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