The remarkable city of El Cajon, California has a motto that says it all, “The Valley of Opportunity.” Nestled in sunny Southern California, El Cajon is home to around 100,000 residents and an abundance of impressive real estate options. The homes in El Cajon come in a broad price range and diverse architectural styles including small, affordable homes and large, luxurious residences. El Cajon includes the 92019, 92020, 92021 and 92022 zip codes in San Diego County. With the city being surrounded by mountains on all 4 sides, many of the homes in El Cajon have breathtaking and beautiful views.
Because of its position in the valley of San Diego County, El Cajon is sometimes called “The Big Box.” The weather in El Cajon is a bit different than in neighboring communities, the temperature tending to be a bit cooler in the winter and a bit hotter in the summer because El Cajon is further from the coast than other cities in the county. Though originally home to Spanish residents, the U.S. acquired the area during the Mexican-American War. El Cajon was incorporated in 1912 and today is home to a very diverse population.
This wonderful city is home to several elementary and middle schools, as well as 6 high schools and 5 colleges. The city also boasts multiple parks, playgrounds and sports fields for residents to enjoy. All of these great features make El Cajon a preferred destination for prospective homebuyers. Homes in the area vary in price depending upon the architectural style, size, location and special features of the property, but the average home price is around $440,000 and the median sale price around $335,000. Condos and townhomes can cost as much as $409,000 but the average listing price for a condo or townhome is closer to $259,000. Large and luxurious single family homes can be found in the $2.5 million range, but the average listing price for a single family home is closer to $611,000.
If you would like more information regarding homes for sale in El Cajon, California, or if you have questions regarding other real estate options in the San Diego area, please do not hesitate to contact us today.
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