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Tour of White Bear Lake, Minnesota

Updated: Feb 8, 2023

Introducing White Bear Lake, MN

Great old homes by the lake, quaint old city charm, and gorgeous outdoor vistas, White Bear Lake has a lot going for it. If you’re looking for a place to move to, check out if White Bear Lake is right for you!

By special request, let’s get into it!

White Bear Lake Vibes

White Bear Lake, both a beautiful lake and town! It has a bunch of great spots in the downtown area - restaurants, shops, etc. Of course the lake itself, where you can do all of your outdoor water activities and beautiful old homes.

Good schools, fantastic outdoor spaces, and a diverse housing stock with affordable prices - White Bear Lake is a Twin Cities gem!

Home Price Statistics

The median list price in White Bear Lake is $330k, which is right around the same as that of the Twin Cities market. If you’re looking to get into a single family home, you can expect prices to range from about $220k and up to about $2.8 million. Condo/Townhomes will range starting around $180k and up to about $550k.

There are some really amazing homes here - especially near the lake. One of the homes was basically my dream home, which goes for about $7 million… some day!

Pros + Cons


  • Amazing outdoor spaces

  • Lots of history and cool spots (cute downtown area)

  • A wide variety of home styles - specifically love the homes closer to downtown and the lake

  • Relatively affordable with prices in line with the Twin Cities median prices


  • Schools are pretty good, but are not the best in the state

  • Doesn’t necessarily have all of the suburban conveniences immediately in White Bear Lake

  • Weekends by the lake are going to be VERY busy (people come from other areas to visit)

  • Echoes of a rural past - maybe some messy yards or run down homes

To Sum Up White Bear Lake in Three Points

  • Great historic downtown

  • Beautiful old/historic homes by the lake and downtown

  • And of course, the lake itself

For Fans Of

Basically, if you like this neighborhood, you might want to check out these other neighborhoods 👇

  • Northfield

  • Stillwater

  • Anoka

  • Shoreview

  • Arden Hills

  • Hugo

As We Depart

Everyday I help people, who are moving or relocating to the Twin Cities area, find the home of their dreams in one of the best metropolitan areas in the country! If you're looking for a full-service Real Estate company that specializes in these cross-country moves, or just across the city, look no further.

Welcome to the Twin Cities - Make Yourself at Home!

Jesse Lynch - The New Face of Real Estate

Brokered By REAL Broker LLC

Call/Text (612) 564-1868


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