Minneapolis Real Estate Blog - Kris Lindahl

New Construction Homes MinneapolisIf you’re in the market for a new construction home in Minneapolis you may already have an idea of where to look. It’s certainly no secret that certain areas of town are more likely to feature new construction designs.

However, there are some options that are less well known. In fact, two particular areas exist pretty much under the radar, but are great places to start your home search.

The Longfellow neighborhood, in particular, leads homebuyers to Southeast Minneapolis, and plentiful green space. Options include some craftsman-style homes, with family-friendly floor plans priced in the high $400,000s. The homes are designed to compliment some of the older homes and home styles already in the area.

In comparison, the laid-back Southwest neighborhood is a

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Minneapolis LoftsIf you’re searching for a loft building in the University neighborhood of Minneapolis, two specific buildings are worth considering.

Cobalt Condominiums

The sleek and sophisticated Cobalt Condominiums are an easy walk to the university, plus just minutes away from various downtown attractions. As well, the building sits within a few blocks of many shops and retailers, making for a convenient address, while a grocery store sits just downstairs from the condos.

The modern lofts also supply the luxury of hardwood flooring and soaring windows, along with some private balconies and underground parking. This newer construction building provides the choice of more cozy units or more spacious units, depending on your needs.

Village Lofts


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Things to Do In October Believe it or not, October is one of the busiest months on the calendar when it comes to fun things to do in Minneapolis. From enchanted lamps to zombies and Minnesota’s largest corn maze, it’s all happening in Minneapolis this October. For a closer look at some of the events we're looking forward to most, check out our short list below, or leave us a note in the comments section to let us know what else is going on!

Aladdin- Through October 8

The magic of Aladdin continues on stage at the Orpheum Theatre. The spellbinding, Broadway musical runs through October 8 in the Hennepin Theatre District. Learn more about the show here. 

Zombie Pub Crawl- October 14

Start the Halloween season a bit early, as the month of October also ushers in the

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University Neighborhood Condos - MinneapolisMinneapolis is known for its wide-range of diverse and ultra-cool neighborhoods, with some of the area’s trendiest condo options are found within the one-and-only University neighborhood. And to prove it, take a closer look at what these amazing locations have to offer...

2600 University Ave SE

One of these is the condo building, which sits at 2600 University Ave SE. A short walk to campus, the stadium, public transportation and numerous dining spots, this stylish building also includes heated, indoor parking.

As well, condos for sale at 2600 University Ave SE offer study rooms, a game room and a gym. With a mix of hardwoods, tile, carpet and concrete flooring, the units of this building also offer private outdoor space, stainless steel

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Longfellow Bungalows MinneapolisLongfellow is one of the more desirable residential communities in Minneapolis, and a big reason for that is its housing landscape. 

Filled with vintage houses, quaint cottages, and charming bungalows, the tree-lined streets of Longfellow have a quintessential neighborhood feel that’s hard to ignore as a potential home buyer, and most will tell you its overall atmosphere is just as inviting as the people who already call this part of the city home.

But given Longfellow only encompasses a rough square mile or so, you better be quick to jump into action should you see something you like listed on the market. 

From a pricing standpoint, entry-level cottages usually start somewhere in the low-$200,000s, and all kinds of great deals can be had if

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Downtown Minneapolis Condos From renowned cultural attractions to a shorter commute and interesting condos and lofts, there are three great reasons why you should buy a condo in Downtown Minneapolis right now.

Cultural Attractions

Downtown Minneapolis is filled with fantastic options when it comes to cultural attractions. The Mill City Museum offers a historical perspective into the city’s flour milling past, while Walker Art Center presents modern artwork in the downtown area. There’s also Foshay Museum with an outdoor observation deck high above area landmarks.

One of the nation’s largest urban sculpture gardens, the Minneapolis Sculpture Garden includes a variety of creations, spread across 11 acres. This free destination is open for viewing from the early morning hours

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Part of the exciting Riverplace development, condos of The Falls and Pinnacle offer a spectacular location and admirable, upscale features and amenities. The residents enjoy a premiere location on the Mississippi River, with more than 250 condos to choose from. 

With private balconies, an indoor swimming pool and a fitness center, Falls and Pinnacle condos for sale also include access to an on-site yoga studio and business center. As well, the area offers a large amount of green space, a hot tub and dual steam rooms and saunas. In addition, there’s also an indoor carwash bay, heated garage parking, a greenhouse, a library and a party room.

Close to the upscale shopping and dining options of St Anthony Main, the condos provide for awe-inspiring views

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Best Places to Search Vintage Homes For Sale in MinneapolisWhen it comes to the search for vintage Homes, Minneapolis supplies some exceptional options to choose from. New homebuyers need look no further than the areas of Calhoun Isles and Longfellow.

Calhoun Isles

Named to reflect local waterways, affluent Calhoun Isles is one of the most prestigious in the area. Sometimes referred to as Uptown, the community includes a number of different neighborhoods, each with its own unique selection of homes.

Lowry Hill, in particular, provides a variety of pre 1900s-era homes, constructed in Victorian style, as well as a selection of English Tudor, Mediterranean, Colonial and other designs. More than a century old, many of the homes of this neighborhood are virtually unchanged, while other large homes have since been

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Condo Buildings in Minneapolis With the Best ViewsFrom the twinkling city lights to the convenience of area parks, shops, restaurants and entertainment, you’ll find some of the best city views in Minneapolis. In particular, three condo developments rise to new heights of luxury when it comes to the exceptional city scenery they supply.

Phoenix on the River - 222 2nd St NE

Serving up breathtaking views of the city skyline and the Mississippi River, Phoenix on the River offers the ideal spot for condo buyers. Right on the riverfront and historic Main Street, the development is minutes away from some of downtown’s most popular sites and attractions.

For an added bonus, choose the views from a two-story penthouse unit atop the building, with multiple terraces providing several hundred square feet of

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Vintage Minneapolis Condos For Sale Found just south of the downtown area, the Phillips neighborhood is an ideal location when searching for vintage condos in Minneapolis.

This diverse community dates back generations, with a unique variety of vintage-style homes to choose from, many of them reimagined from their former use or simply remodeled to reflect the demands of a more modern lifestyle.

Midtown Exchange

With loft-style appeal, Midtown Exchange presents vintage residential units with large windows and vaulted ceilings. Once the site of a late 1920s-era Sears, Roebuck & Company distribution center, the reimagined building now houses hundreds of residential units belonging to Midtown Exchange, and others.

This urban residential building includes such original features as concrete

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