Pacifica Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Pacifica: This gorgeous beachside community is located in San Mateo County, just 15 minutes south of San Francisco along Interstate 280 and the Pacific Coast Highway. Home to fewer than 40,000 people, Pacifica enjoys an ideal location just 20 minutes from the communities of Belmont - one of the safest cities in the Bay Area - and Redwood City, the San Mateo County seat. Residents of Pacifica find themselves in a small town with strong values, while remaining only a short drive away from all that San Francisco has to offer. World-renowned sports venues, museums, art galleries and more are just a stone's throw away.
Pacifica itself provides an astonishing variety of cultural and recreational options, including hiking, fishing, and surfing, as well as golf, horseback riding, and many others. As its name suggests, Pacifica is beautifully situated right on the Pacific Ocean, with easy access to the beach as well as the Golden Gate National Recreation area. The California city's proximity to the ocean also means a mild and moderate climate.
Residents with families are lucky to be served by very strong school districts. Magnet and immersion schools give parents and students even more educational choices. Pacifica real estate options are many and varied. Cozy condominiums and townhouses, modest single-family homes and grand estates can all be found, many offering stunning scenic ocean views. With great schools, a charming family-friendly environment, gorgeous homes for sale and proximity to one of the nation's most unique cities, Pacifica has it all.
The Pacifica real estate market is made up primarily of single-family detached homes for sale in a wide range of prices and sizes. Smaller homes, usually with three bedrooms, begin in the low $500,000s. Prices for homes with four or more bedrooms range up to approximately $700,000 and more. Larger estate properties are priced at close to $1 million. Many homes offer gorgeous, real ocean, bay, hill, mountain, valley, canyon or city lights views. There are also some condominiums and townhouses available for sale, ranging in price from the mid-$300,000s to the mid-$500,000s, in communities including Fairmont Gardens, Ocean Creek and Pointside. Land lots for custom construction are limited but available.
Pacifica Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of March 10th, 2014: homes priced around $686,823 compared to $721,336 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -5%. For Tuesday, March 11th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.37%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.40%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.42%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.75%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Pacifica CA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Pacifica to help you find the best home!