La Mirada, California
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Updated On: December 18, 2014
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Homes for Sale in La Mirada
La Mirada Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
La Mirada is ideally situated on the border of Los Angeles and Orange Counties, only minutes from the beaches, mountains, bike paths, art galleries and amusement parks. Its name means “The View,” and you are sure to see great views around every corner in this picturesque, thriving community. Real estate options consist of single-family homes, horse properties, condominiums and townhouses as well as a small selection of land lots for custom building. Downtown Los Angeles is a half-hour's drive from town. Disneyland is 12 miles southeast and Knott's Berry Farm is only six miles away. Within an hour's drive are such popular beach cities as Long Beach, Newport Beach, Huntington Beach and Laguna Beach. The city is known for its terrific location that allows for easy commuting to a variety of different business centers, especially Los Angeles, Long Beach and Anaheim. The community is home to just under 50,000 residents, many of whom are college-educated and affluent. However, that is not to say that housing costs are higher than the norm for Los Angeles County. La Mirada is known as the home of two major area cultural institutions, the La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts and Biola University, a private college with a top-notch reputation. It also features a strong school district, a well-respected hospital, and the La Mirada Golf Course.
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Price Range of La Mirada Houses
La Mirada has a wide variety of real estate options available, including single-family detached homes, horse properties, condominiums, and townhouses, with many featuring wonderful valley, hill or golf course views. Single-family homes start in the mid-$350,000s to the high $750,000s and beyond for brilliant newer homes or estate properties. Houses with great views, swimming pools or with the famous Southern California palm trees on site are available in a variety of prices and styles. Horse properties are priced starting from $900,000 and can range up to $1.3 million. There are also condominiums and townhouses available, starting in the high $300,000s to the low $500,000s. Many of the condos feature community pools and other amenities. There is a very limited amount of land available for custom building.
La Mirada Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 15th, 2014: homes priced around $500,901 compared to $498,104 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Thursday, December 18th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.04%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.04%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.13%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.80%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in La Mirada 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 La Mirada to help you find the best home!