Described as a “hidden gem waiting to be discovered,” Corcoran, Minnesota is an idyllic city of approximately 5,300 residents. Situated in the northwest section of Hennepin County, Corcoran is an ideally situated city to buy a home in, within the sought after Minneapolis suburbs. With thirty-six square miles to its name, Corcoran has ample natural space for its residents to enjoy. What’s more, Corcoran is easy accessibly to the Twin Cities areas, with County Roads 10, 19, 30, and 116 running immediately in the Corcoran region, to make commuting into Minneapolis a daily possibility.


Settled back in 1855, Corcoran is so called because of its first schoolteacher, Patrick B. Corcoran. According to lore, the earliest schoolhouse was a quaint 12×16 log house. Since those early auspicious days, Corcoran has enjoyed its vibrant, nearby proximity to Minneapolis, while still maintaining a charming, small town feel—along with lofty yet noble aspirations. According to Corcoran’s mission statement, the city aims to “expand opportunities for its residents by supporting life cycle housing, recreational amenities, a vibrant business community, and a strong downtown city center while preserving its natural character and agricultural roots.”


For those in the Minneapolis area searching for a family friendly Twin Cities suburb in which to buy a home, Corcoran is an excellent and affordable place to look for Minneapolis adjacent real estate. As one of the most up and coming Minneapolis suburbs, Corcoran blends the scenic with the emerging metropolitan. Whether you’re looking to buy a Minneapolis area condo, starter home, vacation property, or family friendly house for sale in commuting distance to the Twin Cities, start off you search with the help of an experienced real estate agent from the Doyle Real Estate Team.


Downtown Corcoran has plentiful small business opportunities—both for shoppers, potential business owners, and visitors to the Corcoran area. If you’re aiming to make the transition from city life in Minneapolis to more affordable living conditions in the enviable suburbs of the Twin Cities, Corcoran is an excellent place to house hunt. In addition to its ample natural amenities—several parks, trails, and opportunities to enjoy the water, Corcoran also boasts a solid school district for families searching for an affordable Minneapolis area house for sale.


The Memorial Garden, Park Shelter, Ball Fields, ice rink, and Hope Center are popular recreational spaces for Corcoran area residents. Furthermore, there are ample ways for young children and senior communities alike to get involved with the countless civic opportunities available in Corcoran. The City of Corcoran, Minnesota is also host to numerous family-friendly and festive events for its several thousand residents to enjoy. That’s why Corcoran is a top Minneapolis neighborhood to buy a home as we head into 2017.


When you’re looking to buy a home in the Minneapolis area suburbs that’s ideal for commuting, look no further than Corcoran. If affordability, trendiness, and good school districts are on your list of home for sale must-haves, then Corcoran fits the bill on every level. At Doyle Real Estate Team, we’re well-versed in the Twin Cities area’s real estate inventory, so that no matter what your homeownership goals may be, we can deliver. Now that the New Year is upon us, kick it off by shining a spotlight on the home of your dreams. Work with a top reviewed real estate agent in Minneapolis today and you’re sure to find the affordable and family friendly home that you’ve always dreamed of.

Total Listings Price Range Avg. Price Size Range Avg. Size Avg. Price / Sq. Ft.
17 Low: $219,900
High: $919,500
$534,955 Low: 1,056 sq. ft.
High: 5,114 sq. ft.
3,520 sq. ft. $152 per sq. ft.

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