On this page, you’ll find information about Golden Valley, MN—a city of Hennepin County located slightly to the west of Minneapolis. If you’re interested in seeing Golden Valley homes for sale, as well as relevant market statistics, one of the top buying agents in Golden Valley can be reached through this website 7 days a week. If you are interested in learning more about selling your home in Golden Valley, the top listing agent in the Golden Valley is also available 7 days a week and accessible through this website.
Joe Houghton has been a resident of the Northwest Suburbs his entire life and knows the City of Golden Valley as well as any top real estate agent in the Twin Cities. At age 16 Joe realized how incredible the Golden Valley Park and Recreation System was when he worked as a Tennis Instructor. He later learned how family friendly the City was when he was a nanny for a local Golden Valley family.
The proximity to everything you want to do is one of driving forces behind a thriving real estate market. The style of housing options and affordability are other reasons why so many first time homebuyers and investors want to invest in single-family homes, townhomes, and condos here. The real estate market is healthy because of the variety it includes. There are several neighborhoods with great accessibility, a low crime rate, numerous education options, a large supply of affordable housing and an even greater demand of homebuyers. With interest rates low and rents still high, there are more first time homebuyers and investors than in years past that entering the market and driving housing prices higher. When the value of starter houses go up so do the values of move up homes. The ideal timing for buying a home and selling a home in Golden Valley is constantly changing. It is always wise to reach out to a top local real estate agent. We are analyzing and interpreting the variables that impact the Golden Valley market on a daily basis. We are showing homes in Golden Valley daily and meeting with home sellers weekly. If you would like to chat with a top Realtor in Golden Valley, even if it's just to analyze the market, give us a call. If you would like to find out about NON-MLS or PRE MLS opportunities for homes, townhomes, and condos that will be for sale soon, let us know that too.
With approximately 21,000 residents, Golden Valley combines the quiet tranquility of suburban living with the convenience of easy access to downtown Minneapolis. 62% of Golden Valley’s residents are college educated. 81% own their homes. The median age is about 41, and the median household income is $85,000.
A safe, comfortable community, Golden Valley enjoys a 21% lower crime rate than that of downtown Minneapolis. This suburb is home to the Robbinsdale and Hopkins public school districts as well as the Perpich Center for Arts Education. Parents interested in private schooling have three options from which they can choose.
Located a mere 5 miles west of downtown Minneapolis, residents of Golden Valley enjoy convenient access to all of the city’s best amenities: world-class restaurants, boutique shopping, and a rich assortment of arts and entertainment venues. Residents can catch the latest exposition at Walker Art Center, watch a play at Guthrie Theater, or take in the Symphony at Orchestra Hall—all within a 15-minute drive.
For those looking to connect with nature, Golden Valley is home to over 1,000 acres of green space. Active outdoor enthusiasts can also choose from over 50 miles of trails for walking, running, biking, and hiking. Residents can also enjoy the St. Louis Park Aquatic Center, Adeline Nature Center, and Sweeney Lake Park. During the winter months, there are several ice-skating rinks and sled hills available as well.
While these amenities make Golden Valley an attractive and enjoyable place to live, the suburb’s robust economic prospects make it an attractive neighborhood for real estate investment of any kind. As the host of General Mills’ corporate headquarters, Golden Valley boasts of a meager 4% unemployment rate. The economic activity generated by such strong employment levels explains why homebuyers and developers continue to flock to Golden Valley. It also helps to explain how median prices rose over 11% in 2016.