Santa Monica Homes & Real Estate
Welcome to your top Santa Monica home & LA County real estate resource. Santa Monica is an oceanfront city located in Southern California that offers a wide range of amenities and easy access to the beach-loving lifestyle. Fewer than 20 miles from Los Angeles, Santa Monica is a beachfront community in Los Angeles County. It boasted a population of 92,987 in 2014, an increase of nearly 11 percent over the 2000 figure. The city occupies 8.416 square miles. Residents enjoy many local amenities and a moderate climate, plus proximity to the Los Angeles job market, educational opportunities, and cultural attractions. Santa Monica traces its origins to the Tongva people. The explorer Gaspar de Portola reached the area in 1769. The city also claims to be the hometown of beach volleyball, which originated in the 1920s. Find the newest Santa Monica homes & condos for sale & real estate property listings in Santa Monica below! Browse other LA County homes, Los Angeles condos, luxury homes and oceanfront homes for sale by location, size or price and let this website be your local real estate guide. We would love to be your Santa Monica Real Estate Agent and assist in the home buying process. For information about Santa Monica homes & condos for sale in Southern California or to schedule a private home showing, contact your expert Santa Monica real estate agents today. Read more about Santa Monica real estate.
Homes For Sale in Santa Monica CA
Santa Monica Real Estate Search
This page is updated with Santa Monica home listings several times per day directly from the Santa Monica, California MLS.
Each Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica 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 Santa Monica community amenities including parks and golf courses will be listed.
Santa Monica Neighborhood
Homebuyers considering Santa Monica can expect a median sales price of $1,165,000, or $951 per square foot. Home prices range from $419,900 to $2,600,000 for 1,262 to 2,000,000 square feet, primarily single-family homes, townhouses, and condominiums. Whether the goal is a starter home or an expansive residence, the real estate market includes properties with two to six bedrooms and a similar number of bathrooms. Spanish and contemporary styles rule in this market. Some residences have water views. While many homes have a single story, others feature two distinct levels or are bi-levels. Homes for sale include both existing and new construction. When it comes to new home communities, prospective homeowners can buy a residence from 22 builders in 43 area communities. Among popular Santa Monica neighborhoods are Med City, North of Montana, Northeast, Ocean Park, Pico, Sunset Park, and Wilshire (Montana).
Santa Monica Community Amenities
Locals enjoy shopping in three retail districts, each with its own character: Montana Avenue, the Downtown District, and Main Street. Shoppers enjoy walkable neighborhoods and a variety of independent boutiques. The city is often the site of filmmaking and hosts the yearly Santa Monica Film Festival. A 16.5-mile commute to Los Angeles for work, school, sports, or a night on the town takes about 27 minutes. The Santa Monica Freeway (I-10) originates near the Pacific Ocean and stretches to the east through downtown Los Angeles. Other important local highways are State Route 2, also called Santa Monica Boulevard, and historic Route 66, which reaches its western end in the city. Sepulveda Boulevard runs south to Long Beach and to the northernmost part of the San Fernando Valley. I-405 is another north-south route. Santa Monica also has a well-known active municipal bicycle sharing program. The city operates Santa Monica Airport, which offers connecting flights to Los Angeles International Airport (LAX). Many notable businesses consider Santa Monica home. Among them are Hulu, Lionsgate Films, the RAND Corporation, University Music Group, and Beachbody. The three largest employers are the City of Santa Monica, Santa Monica-UCLA Medical Center, and Santa Monica College.
Beach activities are very popular, thanks to the pleasant climate. Bluffs provide a barrier between the north side of Santa Monica and the beaches. The city is known for a balance of coastal sophistication and seaside charm. Santa Monica Beach is a great place for swimming, surfing, beachcombing, or biking. Homeowners consider the yellow Ferris wheel at the Santa Monica Pier a local icon. The Pier is also the site of five-story rollercoaster, a miniature golf course over the water, an aquarium, and fishing. Santa Monica has more than 75 art galleries and museums. Residents enjoy watching street performers, viewing public sculpture, and visiting an old depot with 35 art galleries. As nightfall creeps over the city, it becomes a magnet to visitors from all over the Los Angeles area, thanks to its walkable and casual environment. Evening entertainment might include an outdoor concert, lingering in a rooftop bar that overlooks the Pacific, or dancing to a Latin beat.
Santa Monica Neighborhood Schools
Public education is the responsibility of the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District. In addition to eight traditional public elementary schools, students can attend the Santa Monica Alternative School House, an institution that features multi-aged classrooms for grades K-8 and team teachers. Three public middle schools and two high schools serve the city. Eight private schools serve students through high school. Many students commute a considerable distance to attend Asahi Gakuen, a weekend Japanese school system that supplements weekday education. Post-secondary students can opt to attend Santa Monica College, a junior college. Around 20 other colleges and universities are within a 22-mile radius of Santa Monica, among them UCLA and Pepperdine University.
Santa Monica, CA Real Estate Agents
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