Carmel Valley Homes for Sale & Real Estate in California
About Carmel Valley, California
Not to be mistaken for its more northerly namesake, this Southern California community in the 92130 zip code is a beautiful and rapidly growing neighborhood within the City of San Diego. It is located in the north coastal section of San Diego and is home to approximately 42,000 residents. Carmel Valley is just east of Del Mar, only two miles from the beach, and minutes from Interstate 5 and 805. Carmel Valley includes the communities of Torrey Hills, Del Mar Heights, Carmel Valley Highlands Torrey Highlands, and Pacific Highlands Ranch. Neighboring cities, neighborhoods and communities include Del Mar, Rancho Santa Fe, Solana Beach, La Jolla, Rancho Penasquitos, Del Sur, Del Mar Mesa and 4S Ranch.(more)
The economy of Carmel Valley is varied and thriving. Many businesses in cutting-edge fields such as the biomedical, telecommunications and software industries have made their homes here.
The community provides a recreation center that offers classes and programs for children, a public pool, sports fields, tennis courts and a library that hosts concerts at least once a month. Golf courses, green parks, festivals and other special events, gorgeous beaches and the nearby downtown San Diego area all provide ample recreational opportunities for residents.
Students enrolled in K-12 receive an exceptional education in the two award winning elementary school districts that serve this community, Del Mar Union and Solana Beach School District. High school students attend the schools of the San Dieguito Union High School District, which includes Torrey Pines High School and Cathedral Canyon Alternative School. Both schools are highly regarded and boast a college attendance rate of over 95%.
Carmel Valley Real Estate Prices
The Carmel Valley real estate market is diverse. This planned community has a home to fit everyone's needs, from Carmel Valley condominiums and townhouses, to modest Carmel Valley houses, to large estates with significant acreage. Carmel Valley's homes range from the mid-$300,000s to close to $9 million for larger luxury properties. Condos and townhouses in Carmel Valley range in sales price from the low $300,000s and can go as high as $1.5 million for newer developments that boast exclusive community amenities. There is a great deal of newer construction available in Carmel Valley and the surrounding areas.
Carmel Valley, California Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Born and raised in San Diego, Bob's wealth of knowledge of the many communities and towns is a benefit to anyone who is looking to buy or sell.
Bob's ability to adapt to change quickly and create solutions for his clients while assisting them reach their goals was learned at an early age when he completed 9th grade and his parents pulled his two brothers and him out of school, bought a sailboat and sailed around the world. Two boats later, and a few more years, they accomplished this goal.
Bob's skills in problem solving and attention to detail were further enhanced as Captain of Yacht Sylvia, a 56' John Alden designed staysail ketch. Persistence and tenacity have been ingrained into him, and not only to serve the needs of his buyers and sellers, but when it came time to quickly act when the Sylvia caught fire while out at sea on a return trip from Cabo San Lucas. As Captain, his first priority was the crew and then the vessel, which was their only piece of dry ground! After two days, Bob was able to find the source of the fire and return the crew home safely.
He also has experience building a business with over 200 employees that went from $44,000 in their first year of sales to $43,000,000. Bob believes that building the company was a team effort and surrounds himself with a great team of professionals to assist his clients, including Pickford Escrow, California Title, HomeServices Lending, a transaction coordinator and many others to successfully make Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices the #1 office and company in San Diego.
Carmel Valley Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of October 5th, 2015: homes priced around $1,137,305 compared to $1,120,430 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +1%. For Friday, October 9th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.83%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.88%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.18%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.86%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Carmel Valley 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 Carmel Valley to help you find the best home!