One of the most dynamic communities in Southern California, Brea has excellent schools, a strong tax base, an outstanding quality of life and is well maintained by its residents. In 2006 Brea was named as one of the best 5 suburbs to live in (by Sunset Magazine). The 10.7-square-mile city of some 35,000 people offers a variety of neighborhoods and housing. Downtown Brea is one of the premier shopping, dining, and entertainment areas in Orange County. A mix of old and new, Brea is located in North Orange County, on a plateau next to the foothills. (more)
Housing in the city is as diverse as the population. Some older single-family homes in Brea can be found for just under $400,000. Newer model homes in gated communities can run from $500,000 to $750,000 and more. There is a small selection of homes for sale in Downtown Brea with prices in the high $400,00’s near Birch Street. In addition, custom homes with real estate are also available. Brea is a city with a lot to offer.
Brea Homes for Sale
The Brea real estate market is made up of a collection of styles and sizes. Condos and townhomes for sale start from about $300,000. Townhomes near Downtown Brea are newer and usually have 2-3 bedrooms. You can find more upgraded condos with at least 2 bedrooms in desirable Country Road area.
Single-family homes for sale begin in the $400,000. Newer listings start at about $500,000. Glenbrook and North Hills Brea area are where you can find older more affordable homes with 3-4 bedrooms. Great areas to buy larger, upscale homes are located in Emerald Hills and Shea Homes. Homes with golf course views start around $1,300,000.
Brea, California Average Home Sizes and Asking Prices
Brea Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of August 15th, 2016: homes priced around $692,808 compared to $684,900 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +1%. For Thursday, August 25th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.39%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.67%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 3.80%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.39%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Brea 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 Brea to help you find the best home!