Huntington Beach real estate trends

As you browse the MLS listings in Orange County, the seaside city of Huntington Beach is an area you should certainly consider. This Orange County city is often recognized for being an idyllic place to live by various publications (including the New York Post) and is most known for its local surfing and casual lifestyle.

This is a community-centered city, ideal for families and children. Community events take place year round to enhance the quality of life in Huntington. This is also a fairly affordable Orange County area. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the median household income in the city from 2006 to 2010 was $80,280, and the median value of owner occupied housing units was $689,400.

The Orange County Register reports the latest June 21 information from ReportsonHousing.com calculated the market time, or the number of months it would take to sell all inventory at current pace of new escrows, in Huntington Beach as 1.58. This is down from 1.71 months two weeks earlier and 39 percent less time than 12 months ago. Furthermore, 234 new properties have come on the market in the past 30 days, for a total of 369 residences in the MLS system.