Seal Beach Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Located on the Pacific Coast in northwestern Orange County, Seal Beach is home to more than 25,000 people. Called "The Friendly City," Seal Beach is an old-fashioned beach community with a charming, small-town atmosphere. Main Street features restaurants and pubs, surfboard shops, antique stores and clothing shops, while Main Beach -- one of the last remaining non-commercialized beaches in California -- provides the perfect spot for enjoying a sunset stroll while taking in the gentle breezes. (more)
Seal Beach is home to one of the longest wooden piers in the U.S. The pier is the center of beachfront activities, which range from casual fishing right off the pier to organized annual events such as the Sand Castle Festival, the Kite Festival, the Rough Water Swim, and volleyball tournaments. Other annual community events include Founder's Day, the Holiday Parade, and the Youth Fishing Derby.
Seal Beach has a private golf course, seven tennis courts and 13 public parks. Children in Seal Beach attend schools in the award-winning Los Alamitos Unified School District. Located within the city limits of Seal Beach is Leisure World, a gated community for citizens age 55 and over. Leisure World residents can participate in clubs and crafts, play golf on a nine-hole course, and use the community's private medical facilities.
A unique feature of Seal Beach is its impressive military presence. A full 2/3 of the land within the city belongs to the Seal Beach Naval Weapons Station, a major Seal Beach employer. John Wayne Airport and Long Beach Airport serve the area.
Seal Beach Real Estate
Known for its ideal location for retirement Seal Beach is ideal for those looking to buy a home in a beach area between Long Beach and Huntington Beach. Seal Beach real estate is made up of single-family homes, condominiums and townhomes. Housing prices for homes in Seal Beach start in the mid $500,000’s with more affordable properties in retirement developments like Leisure World. Seal Beach homes with scenic ocean views or direct access to the ocean start around $1 million with lots of custom features and many located in nice gated communities. Some homes offer access to community facilities including spas, swimming pools, and club houses.
Condos & Townhomes for Sale Condominiums and townhomes, found primarily in Leisure World, are priced starting in the mid $200,000s. For those looking to buy a condo or townhome with ocean views are priced starting around $500,000.
Seal Beach, California Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Seal Beach Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of May 23rd, 2016: homes priced around $1,007,173 compared to $1,006,444 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Saturday, May 28th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.66%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.77%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.23%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.88%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Seal Beach 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 Seal Beach to help you find the best home!