Chula Vista real estate is seems to be a hot commodity.  Homes sell quickly which means that home buyers in Chula Vista do not hesitate or “think about it” too long when they are in the market for a home in this charming, suburban city outside San Diego.  Because of the rise in popularity of Chula Vista as a tourist destination and place to live, it is easy to see why real estate is on the move here.

Selling Your Home in Chula Vista

If you are interested in selling your Chula Vista home, you are a smart home owner.  The latest statistics show the overall median sale price in west Chula Vista is $260K (January 2012) and is up from the previous month and year.  The biggest gains were in the 91911 zip code with an increase of almost 9 percent from the previous month and over 12 percent from last year.  The three-month average for the number days on the market is about 48 days.  It is interesting to note that condominium homes sell more quickly than single family homes in this end of town and average about 42 days.   

In East Chula Vista, single family homes sell much more quickly than condominium properties and are on the market at 56 days for single family homes and 80 days for condominiums.  The overall median sale price in January was about $357K.   The area showing the most growth is the 91914 area encompassing parts of Eastlake, San Miguel Ranch, Otay Ranch, Rolling Hills and other communities.

Because the market is fairly competitive now, it is a good idea to work with a qualified real estate agent who can provide the latest information about the Chula Vista market.  Our agents are very familiar and experienced in helping you come up with a plan to list and sell your property to get the most out of your most prized investment.

Buying Real Estate in Chula Vista

For buyers, this is a great time to buy in the Chula Vista area.  Although, home prices are beginning to rebound, it is still possible to get a good deal on a newer home in the eastern section or an even better one on a “fixer upper” in the older, and growing, western area of town.  The key is to act as homes in Chula Vista do not stay on the market  for much more than two or three months depending on the type of home and its location.   Our agents have all the latest information about homes for sale throughout the entire city.  Let us provide insight and help you get the most home out of your investment.

As for foreclosures and short sales, there are many opportunities to buy distressed properties at incredible prices.   Many need some TLC but can be easily restored to beautiful homes.  Patience, attention to detail and being at the right place at the right time are the key elements to buying distressed property.  Any of our agents have the most current updates on distressed properties and can help you find the perfect home for a great deal.

Relocating to Chula Vista

Chula Vista is an ideal place to settle down if you are moving to the San Diego area.  In terms of real estate, there are many areas to accommodate each and every desire for buyers.  From family oriented neighborhoods in gated communities with outstanding amenities to quaint, older homes with tons of character and charm in up and coming areas, our agents know the ins and outs of the area and can provide you with all of the information you need to make your move to Chula Vista almost a breeze.

In a nutshell, real estate in Chula Vista provides opportunity and promise to sellers and buyers.  The relatively short turn-around time from listing to buying is a huge benefit for buyers and sellers alike.  Chula Vista is an excellent choice in the San Diego metro area.