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By : Jeff T    99 or more times read
Brainerd is a small city located in the State of Minnesota. Brainerd is the county seat of Crow Wing County. It is part of the Brainerd Metropolitan Statistical Area which has a population of over 82,000 while the city itself has a population of over 13,000. Brainerd has a relatively low unemployment rate making it the perfect city to start or raise a family.

Brainerd is also a truly beautiful area and the perfect place to take a family vacation, business conference or just for a weekend getaway. With a backdrop of over four hundred breathtaking lakes and rivers in the surrounding areas, it offers something for everyone, of all ages. It is a Fish Wranglers and Golfers paradise, with several golf courses.

A hundred mile long paved hikers and walkers trail runs through the scenic lakes, winding through vast forests and rivers.

The winter season also attracts a lot of winter sports, ski and snow mobile enthusiasts.

Brainerd is also the perfect place for those interested in buying Real Estate properties. Currently, the area has over three hundred properties for sale, with the median price of $167,000. Rentals of properties account for 44.2% of the real estate housing market and 55.5% for home owners.

Since last year, the Brainerd area has experienced a 12.5% rise on closed sales; the average sale price being $64,900, making them great investments as well as permanent or holiday homes for everyone.

Many properties are either on or have access to private waterfronts. However, plenty of properties are also available for those who prefer more ‘town-living’ situations.

Overall Crow Wing County’s continued growth of new property listings, sales and revenue make it perfect investment opportunity. In the last month alone, its new real estate property listings rose by a total of 20.3%, closed sales were up by a staggering 59.1% on last year.

The average days a property was on sale before being sold dropped by 12.2%. Average property prices from last year have risen 78.5%. A 0.3% increase in properties with private waterfront access, and a 13.6% increase in properties with access to waterfronts and rivers means there is something to suit every buyer or investor.

The average home value of in Brainerd is a little over $172,000 making it very affordable for the average buyer. Brainerd real estate has not been affected much by the recent housing crisis that has plagued in the United States.

Taking all these statistics into consideration, it is easy to see why you might want to consider purchasing real estate in Brainerd. Finding the perfect property should be a breeze with an experienced real estate agent who specializes in Brainerd real estate properties.
Jeff Torf is a licensed real estate agent.

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