Santa Cruz CA Homes| Market Report for April 2018

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Santa Cruz CA Homes for Sale | Market Report for April 2018

Get to know one of California’s most desirable areas to live!

Santa Cruz County is a lovely area located on the Pacific coast of the state of California. It encompasses a total area of 607 square miles, of which 445 square miles is land and 162 square miles is water. It was one of the original counties of California, created in 1850 at the time of statehood.

Santa Cruz is home to more than 250,000 residents who enjoy its beautiful parks, beaches, biking trails, hiking trails, five greenbelt districts, and second-growth redwoods. The county’s strong local economy is anchored by technology, agriculture, and tourism. It has an ideal Mediterranean climate with low humidity and sunshine 300 days a year.

Known as the crowning jewel of the Golden State, many buyers looking for Santa Cruz CA homes for sale are drawn by the area’s captivating blend of nostalgia, natural beauty, and fascinating activities such as kayaking, sailing, hiking, surfing, and golf.

Santa Cruz County includes the incorporated cities of Capitola, Santa Cruz, Scotts Valley, and Watsonville. Some of the most popular communities include Aptos, Bonny Doon, Brookdale, Corralitos, Felton, Larkin Valley, La Selva Beach, Los Gatos Mountains, Rio del Mar, Scotts Valley, Seacliff, and Soquel.

Be surrounded by Santa Cruz CA’s pristine beaches, lush redwood forests, and rich farmland.

Santa Cruz County proudly serves as the gateway to the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary, the largest US national marine sanctuary with a shoreline length of 276 miles (444 km). The Sanctuary is home to numerous mammal seabirds, fishes, invertebrates, and plants in a remarkably productive coastal environment. Santa Cruz also has numerous state parks and beaches.

Santa Cruz also has an array of art galleries, museum, festivals, and outdoor performances. There are premier cultural events such as Santa Cruz Shakespeare, Capitola Twilight Concerts, the Santa Cruz Film Festival, Scotts Valley Art and Wine, and Open Studios.

Real estate in Santa Cruz CA
Are you looking for a stunning oceanview home in Santa Cruz CA? Or are you in the market for a beautiful vacation home or second property?

You’ll be sure to find a variety of options. The real estate market in Santa Cruz is diverse and includes single family homes, waterfront houses on pristine beaches, condos, townhomes, apartment buildings, commercial development properties, golf properties, and land for sale.

Market Report for April 2018

Currently, there are 202 homes for sale in in Santa Cruz CA. The price of the homes ranges from $ 700,000 to $ 1,500,000. The living space ranges from 560 square feet to 4,553 square feet.

Homes for sale in Santa Cruz CA

• 88 Active- Average List Price: $1,114,922
• 47 Contingent- Average List Price: $1,037,319
• 40 Pending- Average List Price: $1,052,670
• 27 Sold- Average List Price: $1,053,141


There have been 27 homes sold in Santa Cruz CA during the last 10 days. On average, a 1,800 square foot home sells for just over $1 million. 87 homes are pending with the same pricing for 1,800 square feet, about $600 per square foot. They are priced right around $1,000,000. The 88 active listings are priced $1,114,922 on the average. The average price per square foot  is $690+/- for 1,818 square feet homes.

Click here for the most recent list of homes for sale in Santa Cruz CA.

Call me, Sandy Wallace, at (831) 818-7099. I am here to assist you with all of your home buying and selling needs in Santa Cruz CA. I am committed to providing you with the best service possible.