Capitola Homes for Sale and Real Estate in Capitola
Capitola is a peaceful beachside village encompassing just two square miles. The town is perfectly positioned within the Soquel Creek valley in western Santa Cruz County on the majestic Monterey Bay. Conveniently located approximately an hour away from San Jose and an hour and a half from San Francisco, Capitola is home to a lively population of approximately 14,000 residents. Real estate options in Capitola consist of condominiums, townhouses, single-family homes, in addition to some land and lots available for custom building. (more)
Basking in the sunshine in the city’s spectacular wharf and riverside areas, one is reminded of the Mediterranean coasts of France and Italy. The Capitola Village area, located between two bluffs, is home to numerous museums, galleries, specialty shops, boutiques and excellent restaurants. During Labor Day weekend, the city hosts the annual Begonia Festival featuring flower-draped floats and an amazing sand sculpture contest that can’t be missed. Come fall, the village hosts the Annual Capitola Art and Wine Festival. This event showcases more than 170 artists, 10 wineries and numerous respected food vendors. Other visitor attractions include the Capitola Wharf, Historical Museum, and the Capitola Mall. Voted one of the best beach locations on the coast by Sunset Magazine, this beautiful town offers something for everyone!
Prices of Homes in Capitola
The Capitola real estate market is made up of a tropical mix of beachside cottages, bungalows, condominiums, townhouses and beautiful Mediterranean beachfront single-family houses. Prices for Capitola's condos and townhouses can be found starting at under $230,000 for smaller two-bedroom units with community features such as swimming pools and spas. Great neighborhoods to find primer condos and townhomes can be found in Park Ave by the Sea, Cape Bay Colony, and Anchor West. (more)
Prices range up to $500,000 for contemporary units in preferred locations with spectacular bay and ocean views. Homes in Capitola start around $400,000 for traditional 3 bedroom homes with yards. Prices can range well into the millions for contemporary Capitola estate properties with breathtaking ocean, bay, lake, marina, greenbelt and city views. Depot Hill is a desirable neighborhood in Capitola with scenic views of the ocean. More affordable options such as mobile homes can be found in the neighborhood of Surf and Sand that is within walking distance to the beach and Capitola Village.
Capitola, California Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Born and raised among a family of Realtors, Ben Strock has Real Estate in his blood. From a young age Ben worked for his father, a real estate broker of 30 years in Palo Alto, and owner of Strock Realty and Financial. This relationship taught Ben valuable life experiences and helped him amass an unusual knowledge of real estate which has proven invaluable to his clients. A graduate of the University of Oregon with a B.S. in business-economics (banking and finance concentration), Ben was a licensed agent at the time of his graduation. Education combined with experience, integrity and motivation to be the best propelled him far above the competition. Starting his career with Janice Spencer and Associates, Ben quickly earned his place among Santa Cruz County's most respected agents, earning the trust of both his contemporaries and clients. During his time working with Janice Spencer & Associates he was honored as "Top Producing Agent in 2003", again from 2004-2007. Ben has assisted many first time homebuyers, sellers, investors, contractors, developers, and vacationers fulfill their dreams. His negotiating skills and attention to detail make him a valuable asset for any transaction.
After years spent gaining local knowledge and an excellent reputation, Ben has set out on an exciting new path by opening Strock Real Estate in Aptos. His mission is simple: Continue to provide the very best for his clients through hard work, dedication and integrity. At Strock Real Estate, you will find comfort and reassurance knowing that you have the best possible representation on all your real estate needs. Whether you're buying, selling or renting a home, looking for financial guidance or simply looking for some honest advice, Strock Real Estate will be here to help. With a long record of successful transactions in this county, and the experience and skills to back it up, Ben likes to consider every client "a client for life."
If you are ready to purchase a new home and want a private consultation, or are interested in selling your existing home, please call Ben today at 831-247-0922 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Testimonials
Ryan Buckholdt has helped many individuals and families purchase homes in the Santa Cruz area for more than 15 years. His clients range from first-time home buyers to those buying their dream homes. Ryan assesses each client’s entire financial situation, educates them on what is available, and proposes options and opportunities that will help best take care of their needs.
Ryan understands the complexities of real estate financing and he works to ensure that his clients are grounded during the process and comfortable with their decisions A native of Santa Cruz, Ryan has gained a reputation for being a resource to the community. He has developed strong relationships with local Realtors, banks and title companies.
Ryan is chairman of the Events and Community Relations Committee of the Santa Cruz County Association of Realtors and he was awarded 2010 Affiliate of the Year for his contributions to the growth of the organization.
Ryan lives with his family in Santa Cruz.
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Capitola Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of January 26th, 2015: homes priced around $894,642 compared to $898,642 the previous week, for a slight decrease of less than -1%. For Friday, January 30th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.83%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.94%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.25%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 4.00%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Capitola 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 Capitola to help you find the best home!