Belle Plaine is French for “beautiful prairie,” and Belle Plaine Minnesota houses enjoy a location in one of the most beautiful spots in the state. It is also what Minnesotans refer to as an “x-burb,” e.g. a part of the Minneapolis real estate market that sits on the outskirts of a commutable distance, but desirable because prices are much lower than they are in first, second, or third tier suburbs. Belle Plaine Minnesota houses are indeed affordable and the selection is wide.
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Once expected to take the brunt of the Twin Cities’ population growth, builders produced a surplus of Belle Plaine Minnesota houses that were expected to be purchased by employees of the ill-fated Excelsior Henderson motorcycle plant. Unfortunately, the heavy cruisers that were supposed to compete with Harley Davidson products actually were priced higher than Harley’s, a sure harbinger of the failure to come. Not many people will pay more for a motorcycle that is supposed to be the analogue of a Harley. Hey, why not just buy a Harley?
The plant failure was a disaster for Belle Plaine home builders and would-be home sellers, but was a definite boon to Belle Plaine home buyers. The result was a market flooded with low priced homes, many of them new.
So is it a good idea to buy Belle Plaine Minnesota houses? Why, of course. You won’t find better prices or selection anywhere, and Belle Plaine is part of Scott County, which is one of the fastest growing counties in the state. Sooner or later, people will be coming to Belle Plaine. Might as well get in now while the gettin’ is good. Quality of life is high, as exemplified by the superior school system, and the Minnesota River Valley Trail System is perfect for hiking, biking, and snowmobiling.
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