La Mesa, California
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Updated On: July 28, 2014
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La Mesa Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Located in eastern San Diego County and founded in 1869, La Mesa is a charming and historic city that is as committed to preserving its past as it is to preserving its beautiful natural surroundings.
La Mesa, called "Jewel of the Hills," has 14 parks offering year-round recreation with tennis courts, ball fields, basketball courts, playgrounds, grass areas, picnic areas and horseshoe pits. Golfers can work on their games at the local nine-hole course. Residents and visitors can stroll past historic buildings and grand architecture while perusing quaint shops and boutiques in La Mesa Village. There are a variety of outdoor cafes, restaurant, pubs and coffeehouses here, too. Community events are held at La Mesa Village, including a weekly outdoor farmers market, the Thursday Night Car Show, the Flag Day Parade, Oktoberfest and a variety of holiday programs. Other historic buildings can be found in the Date Avenue Historic District.
Young scholars attend the award-winning schools of La Mesa-Spring Valley School District while high school students attend Grossmont High School in the Grossmont Union High School District. The Grossmont Cuyamaca Community College District has two nearby campuses offering AA degrees, transferable classes and community learning courses. San Diego State University and University of California-San Diego offer undergraduate, graduate degrees and extended education classes. La Mesa offers an easy commute to downtown San Diego. A commitment to the past, present and future makes La Mesa a wonderful place to call home.
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La Mesa Real Estate Market & Home Prices
Real estate offerings in La Mesa consist of single family homes, condos and townhouses, which range in price from the low $100,000s to over $1.5 million. Many homes in La Mesa offer mountain, city or bay views. Homes in Vista La Mesa, La Mesa Park and Lake Murray Village range in price from the low $100,000s to $500,000s, while large estate properties in Mount Helix and Eastridge Estates are priced to upwards of over $1 million. College Hill homes are priced from the high $300,000s to the low $500,000s. Homes in La Mesa Highlands and Spring Valley Terrace are priced in the $600,000s and those in Calavo Gardens and Rancho San Diego are priced from the low $700,000s. A few select condominiums and townhouses in La Mesa are available and are priced from the low $100,000s to the high $400,000s. Limited amounts of land are also available for custom construction.
La Mesa Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of July 28th, 2014: homes priced around $594,832 compared to $594,832 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Monday, July 28th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.30%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.30%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.60%, 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 La Mesa 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 Mesa to help you find the best home!