Costa Mesa Homes & Real Estate
Welcome to your top Costa Mesa home & Orange County real estate resource. Costa Mesa is a city located in Southern California that offers a wide variety of amenities to fit any lifestyle. Homebuyers looking for homes to buy in Orange County often take a closer look at the beautiful and modern community of Costa Mesa. This is a moderately large city that is home to nearly 110,000 people. The city, which was first incorporated in 1953 has grown from a rural community with a population of just 16,800 people to the modern, suburban city it is right now. It has a moderately sized housing market, affordable, but in-demand real estate, and a significant amount of retail and commercial. This, along with good home prices, access to homes for sale, and modern amenities make Costa Mesa highly desirable. Search Costa Mesa homes & condos for sale & real estate in Costa Mesa below. We would love to be your Costa Mesa real estate agent and assist in the home buying process. For information about homes for sale in Costa Mesa or to schedule a private home showing, contact your expert Southern California real estate agents today. Read more about Costa Mesa real estate.
Homes For Sale in Costa Mesa CA
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This page is updated with Costa Mesa home listings several times per day directly from the Costa Mesa, California MLS.
Each Costa Mesa MLS listing includes the property price, days on market, square footage, year built, lot size, number of bedrooms and bathrooms, assigned schools, construction type, and other important details as entered by the listing agent in the MLS.
Also review local Costa Mesa property tax information and the current listing status (active, under contract, or pending). As available, numerous property features such as greenbelt locations, views, swimming pools and Costa Mesa neighborhood amenities including parks and golf courses will be listed.
Costa Mesa Neighborhood Homes
Costa Mesa is a competitive real estate market. The reasons for this are numerous including the fact that it is an edge city, meaning it is rather close to area amenities, businesses, jobs, and schools. This makes it a highly desirable place to call home. As of December of 2016, Costa Mesa had about 125 homes for sale. This includes both resale and new construction. And, about 80 homes in the region are in some stage of pre-foreclosure or foreclosure. Foreclosure numbers are significantly improved from several years ago, but it is still possible to find a low-priced, attractive home priced right.
At that time, the median sale price of a home in Costa Mesa was about $715,000. This is also about $472 per square foot. Home prices in Costa Mesa are on their way up as well. Over the previous 12 months, home prices here rose about 4 percent. During that time, about 177 home sold. This shows the demand for quality homes here. The average price per square foot rose by 9 percent during the previous year.
While home prices in Costa Mesa are a bit higher than those in some nearby towns, when compared to rental costs in the city, they remain attractive. The average rent for a single-family home here is about $3,000. That helps to make buying a home an attractive opportunity.
Most of the homes in Costa Mesa are single family homes. Ranches, colonials, Victorians, and numerous custom homes exist here. It is quite possible to find an old-style ranch from the mid-1960's but you will also find custom built homes just a few years old. Some condo developments and apartments exist here as well.
Another option for those looking to buy a home is to build. Custom homes are an option on available open lots dotting the city. Some new developments may exist as well. Home builders such as Trumark Homes, Toll Brothers, and Petros Homes are popular options for homeowners who wish to build their dream home. Many areas have limited available property to build on, though.
Costa Mesa Community Amenities
Costa Mesa is a typical suburban area, though pockets of more rural areas exist. It has a large retail center, especially at South Coast Plaza, which is home to some 300 stores. It is one of the highest volume regional shopping centers in the United States. Each year, this shopping center generates more than $1 billion in sales.
The city also has a great deal of greenspace, parks, and playgrounds. It is home to 26 parks as well as a municipal golf course. The local recreation center sponsors community programs including youth and adult sports.
Costa Mesa Neighborhood Schools
The city is home to 26 public schools to serve its citizens. This includes Costa Mesa High School and Estancia High School. There are two middle schools as well. It is also home to several private schools. Orange Coast College, National University, Whittier Law School, and Vanguard University are also present in Costa Mesa.
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