Collectively, Bloomington is known as the city of hospitality because of its welcoming atmosphere and abundance of fine real estate options from west to east. A number of Bloomington's real estate options can be linked to the 1950s, 60s and 70s, when the city was outgrowing other Minnesota communities by leaps and bounds. Click to Read More
In the prestigious west side of Bloomington, you'll have the veritable pick of the real estate litter: choosing from luxury apartments to million dollar homes. West Bloomington sports owner-occupied houses with an average of three bedrooms, as does the Minnesota state average.
Housing in the city's east side is generous. East Bloomington's real estate options are numerous, perhaps due to the fact that the city boasts more than 1,000 houses and condos per square mile. Needless to say, your real estate options aren't going to be limited in East Bloomington. And that's a good thing - the more real estate available, the better opportunity to score the home of your dreams, at a price you'll have to be pinched to believe.
Foreclosures in the Bloomington area afford home buyers with the opportunity to buy real estate priced at thousands less than its potential value. Definitely the choice for the handyperson who enjoys fixer-uppering, Bloomington MN foreclosures are a great choice for those who don't mind investing time and money into a hidden gem.
Which ever direction you go in Bloomington, your compass should point to us. Matt and Brandon’s magnetic personalities have aided them well - placing them at the top of the realtor heap. But being No. 1 isn't a reputation that's given; it's earned. And no one knows Bloomington housing better than the experts at Barker and Hedges. Allow us to work with you to not only form a plan, but also pull the trigger on that right home for you and your family. It's not an easy decision to purchase real estate. As a matter of fact, aside from a wedding ring, buying your special piece of Minnesota real estate is about the most important and difficult decision you'll ever make. We'll help you find it and work to finance it. That's something that many can promise, but few can come through quite like us.
Located in the culture-rich Hennepin County, the city of Bloomington offers a thriving population of more than 85,000 residents, the world renowned Mall of America, and enough activities to keep you busy 24 hours a day.
If you love the outdoors, there are more than 9,000 acres of parks. The Hyland Lake Reserve Park is an ideal spot for camping, picnics, canoeing and paddle boat rentals. For a little more action, the park offers 5.6 miles of paved biking trails, and 7.3 miles of hiking trails. In the winter, the park draws in cross-country skiers, and sledding lovers. Ice Garden offers hockey and ice-skating, with pond hockey in the winter. There are several replenished rivers and streams to enjoy fishing. The Minnesota River offers 332 miles of water. But if half-price sales, rather than white-water rapids, gets your heart pumping then venture over to the Mall or "MOA" as it is known.
The Mall of America - the biggest mall in the United States - houses 520 stores, 60 restaurants, a wedding chapel, a movie theater. And, believe it or not, there is talk of expansion. In the center of the mall is a seven-acre amusement park, complete with heart stopping rides, and a spinning roller-coaster. On the lower level, you will find Underwater Adventures Aquarium, a 1.2 million gallon aquarium that will give you an up-close-and-personal view of what makes this city so special.
The Bloomington Sun-Current newspaper offers free subscriptions to a number of Bloomington residents and has covered general city events for decades.
The City of Bloomington has several public and private schools. Normandale Community College, an urban college, cares for the well-known Japanese Gardens. For those seeking a natural health care organization, there is Northwestern Health Sciences University.
Bloomington also offers much in the way of culture. The Bloomington Civic Plaza houses City Hall, a Police Facility, and the Bloomington Center for the Arts. Also known as, BAC, the Art Center offers classes for all ages, workshops, exhibitions, and a theater. For more entertainment and culture options, you can always hop on the Light Rail, and head to Minneapolis.
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