Home Shopping: Cities vs. Suburbs

The location of your home is an important decision when deciding what to buy. What you can get for the money varies greatly whether you buy your home in the city or if you go to the suburbs. Julie and Daniel Desrochers from Desrochers Realty Group show us a few examples.

City versus Suburb:

4th Ave S, Minneapolis – $385,000

One and half Story
Total finished square feet 2279
3 Bedroom
3 Bath
2 Car garage
Great South Minneapolis location, one block of Minnehaha Creek
Beautiful upper level master suite with updated bathroom
Fully fenced backyard
Hardwood floors on main level
Kitchen features updated stainless steel appliances and granite countertops
Finished lower level with family room, laundry and half bath

Jupiter Ave, Lakeville – $360,000

Total finished square feet 3,106
5 Bed
4 Bath
3 car garage
Great Lakeville location convenient to 35 and city parks and lakes
Nice open floor plan, main floor features 12′ vaulted ceilings
Kitchen features center island, stainless steel appliances and walk in pantry
4 bedrooms up including master bedroom with walk in closet and private bath
Walkout lower level with family room, bathroom, 5th bedroom and dry bar.
Wooded backyard with huge deck to entertain on

Suburb vs. Suburb:

51st Ave N, Plymouth – $499,900

2 Story
2,802 total finished square feet (basement is unfinished so more potential to add a lot more finished square feet)
4 Bedroom
3 Bath
3 Car Garage
Newer construction built in 2013
Gourmet kitchen with Cherry cabinets, stainless steel appliances and center island
Formal and informal dinning rooms
Hardwood floors and 9′ ceilings on the main level
4 bedrooms on upper level including master suite with walk-in closet and private bath along with upper level laundry room for convenience
Large maintenance free deck

Wexford Court, Eagan – $485,000

2 Story
4 bedroom
4 bath
3,454 finished square feet
Beautiful wooded lot with in-ground heated pool, stamped concrete patio and large deck
Many updates including paint, carpet, lighting fixtures and newly re-finished hardwood floors
Main level master suite with private newly updated bath and walk-in closet
Gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances
2 story great room
Walkout lower level with huge family room and custom wet bar

No Budget Dream Home!

9130 195th Street E, Credit River Twp $2,200,000

12,263 finished square feet
5 Bedroom
8 Bath
11 car garage (5 car garage connected to main home, 6 car detached garage both are heated and cooled)
Gorgeous estate on over 10 acres
Estate features a main house that has 9,000 finished square feet, separate guest home, a detached 6 car garage, detached yoga or fitness studio, tennis court, huge heated pool with 2 covered cabanas and valet station to greet guests.
Property is completely fenced and gated and features 1Ž4 mile paved trail around the perimeter of the property
Some features of the main house include gourmet kitchen, living room with coffered ceiling, LL theater room, workout and spa room, craft & play room, 2 wet bars and business center.

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