THE MLS OF CHOICE™
Encompassing Zip Codes: 90401, 90402, 90403, 90404, 90405 Sunset Park
Charming Santa Monica is the premier beach community in the Los Angeles area.
Known for its ocean pier and art community, Santa Monica real estate is highly desired. The area has a reputation as being quiet and restful with less smog and traffic, making it a desirable location for those seeking an outdoor lifestyle.
The city has 23 parks and 2 swimming pool facilities. In the highly-competitive Santa Monica real estate market homes for sale are hot commodities. For the period from January through May 2011, the median sale price was $1,385,000, down significantly from $1,638,000 over the same period in 2010. In May 2011, the median sale price was ?$1,589,375 or $1,623,750?, and the average list price was $2,541,041 compared to the average selling price of $2,442,937.
Santa Monica has an estimated population of 89,736, according to the 2010 census. The city is served by the Santa Monica-Malibu UnifiedSchool District. The district operates 22 facilities including 11 elementary schools, 4 middle schools, and 3 high schools. For more information, visit the Santa Monica-Malibu Unified School District web page at www.smmusd.org.