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Built To Suit Any Lifestyle

As one of Southern California’s premier places to live, the Santa Clarita Valley offers a distinctive blend of rural, suburban and urban environments available across the region. Potential residents have the benefit of a traditionally strong housing stock and an impressive array of amenities, such as schools, parks, shopping centers and open space. So, whether it’s a single family home on acreage in Canyon Country or an apartment just steps away from the Valencia Town Center, families have numerous options from which to choose. Below is a quick snapshot of the real estate market in the SCV.

City of Santa Clarita

Named “The Best Place to Live in California” by CNN Money Magazine, the City of Santa Clarita's master-planned, village-style communities have made it one of the most sought-after housing markets in the state. Communities within the City of Santa Clarita include Canyon Country, Newhall, Saugus and Valencia. The table below indicates the number of housing permits issued in the City of Santa Clarita.

Los Angeles County Communities

Surrounding the City of Santa Clarita are the growing communities of Castaic, Stevenson Ranch, Sunset Pointe, Tesoro, Val Verde, Westridge and the soon-to-be-developed Newhall Ranch. Each community has its own distinctive look and feel, offering potential residents an array of housing options. The table below indicates the number of housing permits issued in the unincorporated County portion in the SCV.

Santa Clarita Valley Real Estate Snapshot

Real Estate - Housing May -16 Apr -16 May -15
SCV Median Home Value $550,000 $538,000 $530,000
SCV Median Condo Value $349,500 $330,000 $315,000
SCV Home Sales 252 203 200
SCV Condo Sales 101 83 109
SCV Avg. # of Days on Market 74 75 69
SCV Single Family Home Inventory 474 449 588
 
Real Estate - Permits May -16 Apr -16 May -15
Commercial/Industrial Building Permits 4 1 3
Residential Building Permits 7 14 8
 
Commercial Vacancy Rates
Q1 2016 Q4 2015 Q1 2016 Sq. Ft.
Office Space 11.5% 10.2% 558,147
Industrial Space 3.8% 2.7% 761,189
Retail 5.2% 5.6% 650,319

Contact the SCVEDC to find out more about community and housing options available in the Santa Clarita Valley. We look forward to hearing from you soon.