Category Archives: Santa Clarita Real Estate

Condos Make a Comeback In May

After a few months of lower prices, condos took a surprising leap last month.

Statistics recently released by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors showed a bounce upward again in condo prices; rising $25,000 in Make your New Year real estate resolutionsmedian equity from April to $315,000.

Prices for Santa Clarita Valley condominiums have dropped in recent months, hovering in the low $300,000’s until April, where they tumbled to $290,000.

Home prices typically fluctuate in a normal market, so these numbers are not surprising. Interest rates, while ticking a few tenths of a percentage to just (barely) over 4% are not holding qualified buyers back from taking advantage of market conditions and getting into the home of their dreams. read more

Home Plus Adjoining Parcel Of Land For Sale In Acton

Large ranch estate on 5 acre lot has huge potential.

35400 Via Famero Drive, Acton 93510

Come and see this incredible opportunity to own a dream ranch home in the Santa Clarita Valley.

Located on over 5 acres of very usable land, this 6 bedroom, 5 bath home has over 4500 square feet of living space.

Featuring a large living room that’s perfect for entertaining, you’ll enjoy its light and bright feel, along with some very decorative touches including stained glass, custom archways, and beautiful views.

The formal is perfect for gatherings with family and friends. read more

Single Family Home Prices Leap Forward In March

Median home prices take a 6 percent jump over February.

Recent statistics released by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors showed the median price of single family homes in the Santa Clarita Is it time to refinance your home?Valley rose over 6% to $520,000.

To put this in better perspective, that’s a $30,000 increase in equity over February.

Homeowners in Santa Clarita have enjoyed steady growth in property value for the past 2 years when prices rebounded in 2013 along with a 14 percent overall rise throughout that year. 2014 saw a 12 percent increase in prices, and this year looks to continue in the same vein. read more

Foreclosures Drop To 2006 Levels

As the real estate market continues to flourish, we’re seeing an even bigger drop in homes lost to the bank.Short sales are down 82% over March of 2013

As 2015 moves forward, we’re continuing to see signs of a real estate rebound nationally, and especially here in Santa Clarita. Home prices climbed on average 12 percent last year, and we’re seeing continued value stabilization during the first quarter of this year when prices typically drop.

It wasn’t so long ago that many real estate agents (Ourselves included), had at least a noticeable percentage of our business come from distressed home buyers, many of whom were facing foreclosure by their lender. Last month, the SCV saw a total of 12 short sales on the market, with only 8 foreclosures being sold. read more

Santa Clarita Condo Prices Jump In October

Equity has risen nearly $40K since January.

A report recently released by the Southland Regional Association of Realtors showed the median price of condominiums in the Santa Clarita Valley rose by $9,000 in October over the Buy a condo in Santa Claritaprevious month.

The median price reached $89,000 last month, showing a total of $39,000 in equity gains since the beginning of this year, when prices averaged $250,000.

What has triggered this rise in condo prices?

First of all, the real estate market overall has had a pretty good year. We’ve seen stability in the marketplace for both condos and single family homes across the Santa Clarita Valley. Buyers have also enjoyed the benefit of low interest rates that have recently dropped back below 4 percent. The lending market, having instituted guidelines for Qualified Mortgages (QM) has boosted confidence in the real estate community by insuring that buyers who qualify for a home loan can TRULY afford the home they are purchasing. This has given a boost to mortgage investors as well. This is extremely important in the continuing recovery and growth of the real estate market. read more

New Study Ranks Santa Clarita In The Top 20 Of Best Cities For Young Families

Financial Site Nerdwallet gives Santa Clarita good marks for best cities in Southern California.

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again…Santa Clarita is a great place to live! Its diversity in housing choices, plenty of family-friendly things to do, great shopping, job opportunities Santa Clarita Real Estate. Photo courtesy of George D. Cummingsand great schools are only a few of the many things that attract home buyers to this valley. Don’t forget its proximity to commuter access that can take you to the major Los Angeles area metropolitan communities, making it a great place to “get away from it all” after a hard day’s work. read more

Santa Clarita Real Estate Shows Continued Growth In Equity

Home prices are still on the rise in the Santa Clarita Valley.What is your home's value?

It’s hard to believe that only a few years ago, home prices were dropping across the country, even in the Santa Clarita Valley. By the end of 2011, the median price of a single family home in the SCV had dropped to $340,000; down from a pricing zenith in April of 2006 when they temporarily topped out at $643,000. Now, that high price was predicated on shaky ground made up of sub-prime loans and market overspeculation, but even still, it stung a lot of homeowners to know they lost over $300,000 in equity during the “Great Recession.” read more

Home For Sale In Castaic CA: 32234 Vista Pointe Place

Spacious home has a “must see to believe” view of Castaic Lake!

Welcome to 32234 Vista Pointe Place in Castaic.

This gorgeous, 6 bedroom, 4 bath home has over 3200 square feet of living space, with tons of upgrades and one of the best views of Castaic Lake you can find at this price.

Enter into a  light and bright home with features that include crown moulding, recessed lighting, plantation shutters, custom carpet and tile just to name a few.

The Kitchen is complete with granite backsplash and countertops, white raised panel cabinets with adjustable shelf, large pantry and stainless steel sink. It also has a Spacious Food Preparation area on the Center Island with Bar Seating. Take your morning meals with a breathtaking view in the Sunny Breakfast Nook area. read more

PRICE REDUCED! Home For Sale In Canyon Country: 19891 Drasin Drive

Completely remodeled 4 bedroom, 2 bath single family home is totally move-in ready!

Welcome to 19891 Drasin Drive in Canyon Country.

This gorgeous, 4 bedroom, 2 bath home has been totally transformed, and is just waiting for you to move in. Complete with a light and bright floorplan, you’ll find new carpets, tile flooring, dual pane windows and fresh paint inside and out…and that’s just for starters.

The kitchen has been totally remodeled with granite countertops, beautiful cabinetry, recessed lighting and stainless steel appliances.

The large master suite features mirrored closets, sliding door access to the backyard, and a completely remodeled private bath with his and hers sinks. read more