Papillion/LaVista Homes for Sale

Safe, affordable and with easy access to nearby Omaha, the Papillion/LaVista real estate market offers many opportunities. Papillion, named for the French word meaning "butterfly," ranked No. 8 on Time Magazine's 2013 list of Best Places to Live in the United States, earning high marks for its affordable housing, safe streets and employment opportunities. It was once a frontier city inspired by late 18th century Paris.

Papillion had a population of 18,894 at the 2010 census.  La Vista, which was incorporated in 1960, is also a suburban setting with a population of approximately 15,800 people- and is adjacent to Papillion.

Both towns are within a 15 minute drive to Omaha, Nebraska's largest city and a hub of activity.

Papillion/La Vista Shopping & Dining

In Papillion, it's been said that "shopping is a sport" and there's a large playing field of boutiques, unique shops, popular retail stores and others for Papillion/La Vista residents to choose from. Shadow Lake Towne Center provides the full gamut of retail shopping, located off of Hwy 370 and 72nd St.

Papillion restaurants to check out include Spin Neapolitan Restaurant, Ming's Chinese, and for chocolate lovers, the Choclaterie Stam. In La Vista, offerings include the Hutong Sushi Grill, Lina's Restaurant and Runza's, which specializes in oven-stuffed sandwiches.

Papillion/La Vista Living

Papillion/La Vista real estate buyers will experience all four seasons in the Omaha area. Summer temperatures typically average around the mid-80s and cooling off to the 70s for much of the fall. The average winter temperatures usually average around the mid-30s, while the average snowfall is around 28 inches. Temps typically return to the 50s and 60s by March and April.

Schools, Healthcare and Transportation

Papillion and La Vista are part of the Papillion-La Vista Public School system, which includes two high schools, two junior high schools and six public elementary schools. Papillion-La Vista High School opened in 1971, while Papillion-La Vista South High School was opened in 2003.

For Papillion/La Vista real estate customers, health facilities include Urgent Care of Papillion, as well as Methodist Physicians Clinic, and Alegent Health Creighton Clinic of La Vista. Omaha offers a wide variety of hospitals and health clinics.

Papillion/La Vista Homes for Sale

The median home value in Papillion is $197,000, while in La Vista it's $149,000.

If you are thinking about buying or selling a home, give us a call at 402-968-1185 or send us an email to explore your options and to find out when is the best time for you to make a move.

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