Mountain View Real Estate and The Community of Mountain View, CA

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Stunning views of the Santa Cruz foothills inspired the naming of Mountain View, a culturally diverse community comprised mainly of charismatic residential neighborhoods perfect for young couples, families and retirees. Mountain View’s segregated business sector serves as headquarters to many renowned high tech companies including Google, Mozilla Firefox, Microsoft and Intuit.

The city boasts a 7 block, pedestrian-friendly downtown along Castro Street filled with an impressive variety of eateries and shops. It also offers an all-season farmers market every Sunday that’s bursting with locally grown fruits and vegetables and Deer Hollow Farm, a 160 year old working historical farm turned educational center. Mountain View has over 40 parks, community and recreational facilities, with the 70-acre Shoreline Nature Preserve being the largest. Shoreline offers 8 miles of paved trails, an 18-hole golf course, wildlife and recreation areas and a 50-acre lake perfect for sailing small boats.

The arts are celebrated in Mountain View, from its ultramodern Center for the Performing Arts to its impressive Public Arts Program. Every week during summer, residents enjoy concerts under the stars featuring local bands, free family-oriented outdoor movies topped off by the annual Mountain View Art & Wine Festival in early September. Mountain View is also home to Shoreline Amphitheatre, the 22,000-seat outdoor concert venue that attracts top performers and music festivals like the Bridge School Benefit and Lollapalooza.

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QUICK FACTS

POPULATION
76,621

MEDIAN FAMILY INCOME
$92,987

SINGLE FAMILY HOMES: 8,714
CONDOS/TOWNHOMES: 6,080
DUPLEX: 738

MEDIAN HOME PRICE: $1,275,000
NUMBER OF SALES: 279
AVERAGE SALE PRICE: $1,346,475
% OF LIST PRICE RECEIVED: 108.5%

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Real Estate Market Conditions, September 2016

Mountain View Market Conditions September 2016

September continued some trends that started earlier this year in the Mountain View real estate market. Specifically, inventory was higher, homes were on the market longer and prices softened. The ratio of the sales price to list price […]

Real Estate Market Conditions, September 2016

Mountain View Market Conditions August 2016

The Mountain View real estate market has been up and down a bit the past few months but a few trends seem clear. Prices have softened from earlier in the year and homes are staying on the market […]

Mountain View real estate

Mountain View Market Conditions July 2016

The Mountain View real estate market is more balanced than it has been in a long time. Sellers no longer have all the leverage. It is much more normal than the frenetic paced, bidding war market we have […]

SCHOOLS IN MOUNTAIN VIEW

Mountain View has 13 public schools and 25 private schools ranging from preschool through high school. There is a district-wide college-bound focus, solidified by the teaching of core academics along with essential 21st century skills.  High parental involvement, qualified and talented teaching staff and a caring community all lend itself to an overall Great Schools ranking of 7 and an average API score of 855.

SCHOOL
BASE API
Benjamin Bubb Elementary
919
Crittenden Middle804
Edith Landels Elementary855
Frank L. Huff Elementary958
Independent Study Program987
Isaac Newton Graham Middle866
Mariano Castro Elementary835
Monta Loma Elementary840
Mountain View High861
MVWSD Home & HospitalN/A
Springer Elementary953
Stevenson Elementary939
Theurerkauf Elementary805

*Source median household income and population: US Census Bureau 2008-2012

*Source for sales transactions: MLS 2013