General City Information
Blaine is located in the north-central Twin Cities Metro, and homes for sale in Blaine, MN have become quite popular over the past decade due to its centralized location to both St. Paul and Minneapolis. With the development of I-35W, State Highway 65, and State Highway 10, real estate in Blaine has become attractive location for business and residential development. It is home to Aveda Corporation and Dayton Rogers Manufacturing. Also, located in Blaine is the National Sports Center, an Olympic class training facility, as well as home to a Tournament Players Club golf course. In fact, Blaine earned a spot in Money Magazine’s 2006, Best Places to Live.
Blaine MN Homes for Sale
Although the inventory of homes for sale in Blaine, MN spans many decades as early as the 1940s, most of the homes for sale are newer than 1980. There are townhomes, condos, single-family homes, and executive homes…something to cater to every age and income level. The executive homes are located in “The Lakes” area of Blaine just south of 125th Ave NE. And the school district is as accommodating with strongly ranked schools. Click here for a school map showing the location and address of its public schools.
Information about Blaine Minnesota
Like many of its surrounding cities, Blaine’s roots can be traced back to the 1870s. However, it was not really until after World War II when starter home developments began to spring up in the southern part of the city. Homes in Blaine spread over 34 square miles, and the population is estimated to be near 50,000 residents. A major attraction in Blaine is the expansive 600-acre National Sports Center which features a bicycle velodrome, 8 ice-hockey rinks under one roof, 50 soccer fields, and a golf course. And located throughout the city are more than 50 parks that are open year round with amenities such as fishing, swimming, trail hiking/running, skating and more. With all of these amenities, homes for sale in Blaine, MN may be a good place to focus your home search!