The industrial suburb of Carson is located in Southern California less than 20 miles from the booming city of Los Angeles and less than 8 miles from Long Beach Harbor. The 18.8 square mile area is home to over 91,000 residents and is an addition to the Greater Los Angeles Area. With its location along the Interstate 405, residents have convenient access to the surrounding metropolitan area. Los Angeles International Airport is also less than 15 miles away.
Industries that provide employment in Carson include educational, health and social services, manufacturing and retail trade. Students in grades K-12 are accommodated by schools of the Los Angeles Unified School District. For higher education, students have the option of attending California State University, Dominguez Hills and University of California, Los Angeles, as well as a number of other esteemed colleges and universities.
A variety of entertainment, cultural and sports events are held regularly at the Home Depot Center. The annual Unity Day Celebration and a weekly farmerís market are among the many spirited community events. Other artistic, entertainment, cultural and dining amenities as well as nightlife can be discovered all over the Los Angeles area. Real estate options in Carson consist of single-family homes, condominiums, townhouses and land lots.
The real estate market in Carson is composed primarily of single-family homes as well as condominiums and townhouses. Single-family homes in Carson are priced starting from the low $200,000s to upwards of $500,000. Interested buyers looking to invest in Carson's condominium and townhome market can expect prices to range between $85,000 and $350,000. Average listing prices in Carson, CA currently run in the $350,000 range.
Carson Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 15th, 2014: homes priced around $398,862 compared to $409,671 the previous week, showing a decrease of less than -3%. For Thursday, December 18th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.04%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.04%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.13%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.80%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Carson 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 Carson to help you find the best home!