Crystal Real Estate – Northstar Minnesota MLS Member
With a population of only 22,000, Crystal is a northeastern suburb of Minneapolis. Located in Hennepin County, it’s nestled between other northeaster suburbs, including Robbinsdale, Golden Valley, and Brooklyn Center. With several compact neighborhoods, it’s primarily residential, and offers typical parks, trails, and other suburban amenities.
Bernie Borschke – In 1991, Bernie made his first real estate investment purchase. Currently, he owns seven investment properties and can offer clients expertise in identifying, analyzing and selecting appropriate properties. He has twice been selected as “Agent of the Year,” among our 150+ team members. Bernie has a special passion for truly listening to his client’s needs and helping them reach their goals. On the listing side, he has assisted many clients avoid foreclosure by successfully completing short sale transactions. Phone 763-234-7220
The city offers an excellent selection of parks and other recreation facilities, along with organized recreational and sports programs, providing plenty of activities for families. Its residents can do normal shopping in town, with nearby areas providing major shopping centers.
Crystal at a Glance
- Population: 22,000
- Area: 5.9 square miles
- Median Family Income: $55,000
- Median Home Price: $132,000
- Education: Well-ranked public and private schools. Lionsgate Academy for autistic students in grades 7-12.
- Parks & Recreation: Crystal Lake, plus numerous public parks and facilities.
- Arts: Easy access to arts and entertainment venues.
- Dining: Quick access to the full range of metro area restaurants.
- Transportation: Highway 100 & County Road 81 feed commuters to major highways.
Crystal Properties Listed with Northstar MLS Participating Members
Nearby Crystal Lake is a popular venue for fishing and other lake activities. Local public and private schools rate well. The Lionsgate Academy is highly respected for its special programs for autistic children in grades 7-12. Since most residents commute, Highway 100 and County Road 81 are main arterial thoroughfares to I-94, I-394, and I-694, providing easy access to Minneapolis.
In keeping with its suburban nature, most homes in this market are reasonable in price, based on the current listing prices by Northstar MLS MN participants. The majority of single-family homes were built in the 1950s and 1960s, as the community grew quickly. Fewer homes priced over $200,000 are found. There’s also a good supply of single-family houses and condominiums, priced under $100,000. These represent opportunities for budget-minded home buyers and real estate investors alike. As a first-ring Minneapolis suburb, home values should be of interest to anyone looking for reasonably priced homes near the city.
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Crystal is a small suburb that is often overlooked. Our award-winning REMAX Realty team, however, knows that this housing market represent real value for the savvy home buyer. Contact our REMAX team to arrange a convenient showing, or ask one of our licensed Realtors to help you with a complete MLS search. We’re ready to help you find and buy your next home, and we look forward to working with you.