The neighborhood of Highland Park is located in Northeast Los Angeles just minutes from the heart of the world's most recognizable metropolis, Los Angeles. Bounded by the 110 freeway and the city of South Pasadena to the southeast, Pasadena to the east, Oak Grove Drive to the north, and Avenue 50/51 to the west, the neighborhood is relatively small in size but has plenty to offer for residents and future homebuyers.
Affordable real estate can be found throughout Highland Park, with single family homes dominating the area's market at average sales prices running in the $270,000 range. Additionally, as one of the oldest neighborhoods in LA County, the area is home to some of the most architecturally beautiful homes. The neighborhood also boasts a scenic location as the area is situated between the Mt. Washington, San Rafael and Monterey hills along the Arroyo Seco canyon and watershed. Local parks in the area include Arroyo Seco Park and the Ernest E. Debs Regional Park.
Highland Park's students are under the jurisdiction of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Local colleges that are ready to help students attain their higher learning goals include Occidental College, Pasadena City College, and a host of other area universities.
Over 58,000 residents currently call Highland Park home, many that are reminded each day how lucky they are to live in an area that feels worlds away from the hustle and bustle of the city.
Highland Park's housing market consists mainly of single family homes with very few listings for townhomes and condominiums. Current average listing prices for homes in Highland Park hover in the $300,000s, while average sales prices run at about $270,000. Revitalized Craftsman homes can be found throughout this trendy neighborhood, where single family home prices start as low as $210,000 to upwards of $550,000. When available, listing prices for condos in Highland Park start at $160,000.
Highland Park Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 9th, 2013: homes priced around $556,188 compared to $545,844 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +2%. For Thursday, December 12th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.42%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.44%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.52%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.82%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Highland Park 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 Highland Park to help you find the best home!