Homes for Sale in Garden Grove

In Garden Grove, homes for sale currently have a median sale price of $341,500 whereas California has a median sale price of $276,900 as of March 2012. However, the median sale price for homes for sale in Garden Grove is significantly below the median sale price for Orange County, which is $411,500

Location

Garden Grove lies between the cities of Anaheim, Stanton, Orange, Santa Ana, and Westminster in Orange County. The city is located less than one mile from Disneyland, about 3 miles from The Block at Orange (now known as The Outlets at Orange), seven miles from Knott's Berry Farm, and about 10 miles from local beaches and John Wayne Airport.

Garden Grove is a popular place to live because Garden Grove homes for sale are affordable and with close proximity to major attractions and nearby freeway accessibility.

The 22-freeway runs along the city and connects it to four important freeways, the I-405, the I-5, the 57-freeway, and the 55-freeway, which makes a short commute time a great reason for purchasing homes for sale in Garden Grove.

Little Saigon is home to the largest Vietnamese population outside of Vietnam. It stretches from neighboring Westminster to south Garden Grove.

Demographics

With a total population of about 175,000 residents, Garden Grove also has a predominant Asian population, which is about 37 percent, and it has the second largest concentration of Vietnamese Americans of any city in the United States (the first being the neighboring city Westminster).

Schooling and Education

Schools in the Garden Grove Unified School District have been rated among the best and safest in the county. With 45 elementary schools, nine junior high schools, eight high schools, and five community colleges, Garden Grove can meet all of your family's educational needs.

Events and Attractions include:

  • Strawberry Festival – The annual Strawberry Festival held during the Memorial Day Weekend features a parade and carnival to celebrate the city's strawberry-growing history. It draws an estimated 250,000 visitors. Having been celebrated since 1958, the Strawberry Festival is the largest community-based Memorial Day event in the western United States. Other celebrations include the Tet (or Lunar New Year) Festival, the Korean Festival and the Arab-American Festival.
  • Crystal Cathedral – Garden Grove has the highest number of churches and places of worship per capita in California and the most prominent being the world-famous Crystal Cathedral, which was founded by Robert H. Schuler, an American televangelist. The Crystal Cathedral is a church building, and a famous landmark with distinctive architecture, where a number of Christian shows are broadcasted, such as the “Hour of Power” television program.
  • “Little Korea” – About 20 years ago, Korean merchants picked a stretch of Garden Grove Boulevard between Brookhurst Street and Harbor Boulevard on which to open businesses that later became The Korean Business District, or “Little Korea,” which has over 1,000 shops and restaurants.
  • Theaters – Garden Grove has three stage theaters: Gem Theater, the Garden Grove Playhouse, and the Festival Amphitheater. Every summer the Festival Amphitheater hosts a Shakespeare Festival.

Market Update

With the current 2007-2012 downturn in the real estate market, Garden Grove real estate experienced a big decline in prices. So, investors seized this opportunity to buy homes, fix them up, and sell them to home buyers looking to buy move-in-ready homes. For first time buyers, the home prices in Garden Grove are more affordable than ever. Now, single family residences that feature 3-4 bedrooms with sizable lots are listing in the $300,000 – $400,000 range.

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