My husband and I lived in Daytons Bluff for 7 years in a beautiful Queen Anne home that was on the National Historical Register. We left because there had been a stabbing at the local elementary building down the street. We lost two St. Paul Police Officers (one a close friend) and a police dog, just one block from our home.
We cried when we left, but are very happy in White Bear Lake, where I grew up and have just celebrated our 27th year here.
I worked for the School District and both of our daughter received excellent educations.... more
Hi Marie, you should really check with the local St. Paul police and sheriffs departments for this data. They will have the most accurate information. A realtor can't really give you a fully "legal" opinion on this issue for a variety of reasons related to real estate laws and professional liability.
If you could use a referral for a really great agent in your area, please contact me through the trulia form.... more
I've heard that it's sometimes hard to get folks to come to the Twin Cities area, but once they do then it's hard to get them to leave. This is a fantastic place to live!
Once you do come, I think it's best to pick your place to live based on an area you like rather then trying to move close to your job. I've seen lots of people move only to find that their job moves again shortly after. This is why I like living in the city (St Paul for me), so that I'm centrally located to the suburbs wherever my job takes me.... more
Usually when the title work is done before the closing any liens are found. The seller is also asked about liens at the closing and of course all charges paid at settlement have to be on the settlement statement. I am not a lawyer, and can not give legal advice. If I were you I would start with the title company.... more