Mahtomedi townhomes for sale: Are they right for you?

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Real Estate Agent with IBR Realty

There are many good reasons to look for Mahtomedi townhomes for sale. Over recent years this type of housing has offered a convenient lifestyle for homeowners. With less home maintenance costs along with lower property prices, many Americans find the townhome lifestyle to be more conducive to their lives. What can we say are the pros and cons to owning a Mahtomedi townhome?

Prices for Mahtomedi Townhomes

Mahtomedi townhomes for sale are quite often priced more favorably than traditional single family housing largely due to the shared walls and common areas. The townhome association to which you will be required to belong is responsible for upkeep of these common areas as well as some of the exterior maintenance of your home as well. This can make buying a Mahtomedi townhome especially appealing to busy first time home buyers as well as to retirees who prefer not to deal with that type of upkeep.

This does not mean that the maintenance is free, of course. Included in your responsibility for residing in a Mahtomedi townhome you will have a monthly dues you must pay to the association. This monthly fee covers a number of things but as to what it covers can vary from one Mahtomedi townhomes for sale association to the next. For example, while your association fees might include home insurance in one association, you might have to pay that separately for that in another. It is important to investigate these points before you buy a Mahtomedi townhome as your monthly costs could vary significantly depending upon the association.

Mahtomedi Community Information

Mahtomdedi is a beautiful small outer-ring suburb of Saint Paul. Originally a small community of cottages and summer homes on White Bear Lake, Mahtomedia has grown to a stable population of about 7,600. With plenty of affordable real estate available, this is an excellent location both for the first time home buyer as well as a luxury lake home buyer. Conveniently located in Washington County, homeowners here have a 25 minute commute to downtown Saint Paul. If you're looking to buy or sell in Mahtomedi, please give me a call.

 

Mahtomedi townhomes for sale: Pros

  • Low maintenance lifestyle
  • Less expensive homes
  • Shared amenities such as recreational areas l
  • Often a small back yard
  • No neighbors located below or above as is common in condos

 

Mahtomedi townhomes for sale: The Cons

  • Townhome association monthly dues
  • Small yard or occasionally no yard at all
  • Shared walls can result in hearing noise from neighbors

 

First Step To Buy A Home: Get Preapproved

For many MN first time home buyers the big, intimidating question is where do I start the process? Your very first step towards buying your first home is to get preapproved for a mortgage. By doing so you find out how much you are qualified for so that we can research homes in a price range with comfortable payments for you.

 

Casey Anderson
Sales Executive, Licensed Realtor in Minnesota
IBR Realty
caseyanderson@ibrrealty.com
Cell 651-245-1820
Woodbury, MN 55125
With a focus on Woodbury real estate and surrounding communities.

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