Gardena Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California
Gardena is a diverse, centrally located community situated in the South Bay area of Los Angeles County, just 13 miles south of Downtown Los Angeles. Gardena’s location provides easy access to five freeways allowing residents to move easily between the Los Angeles and Long Beach airports, the ports of Los Angeles, Long Beach and San Pedro and the many attractions in the area. Incorporated in 1930, Gardena is a mature community with lush landscaped neighborhoods. Parks are plentiful in Gardena and offer ball fields, tennis courts, playgrounds, a teen club, a community center, a municipal pool, movies, soccer and Frisbee golf. The Parks and Recreation Department also sponsors events such as an Easter Bunny brunch, parades for Cinco de Mayo and Martin Luther King Jr., Black History Month Celebration, the Heritage Festival, a Youth Carnival at the end of the summer, Festival of the Performing Arts, a koi show and golf tournaments. The Gardena Library offers story time every week and holds the distinction of being one of two libraries in Los Angeles County to have an authentic Japanese Garden. Children in Gardena attend local schools that are part of the Los Angeles Unified School District. Nearby colleges and universities include Cal State Dominguez Hills, University of California, Los Angeles, Loyola Marymount and University of Southern California. Gardena is an “All-American City” and is proud of its ethnic diversity. Residents are involved in making Gardena the wonderfully livable city it is through community activities, volunteer groups supporting civic projects and businesses giving back.
Gardena’s real estate market is plentiful and offers a great selection of single-family detached homes, condominiums and town homes. Single-family homes are situated on large lots and range in price from $350,000 to over $950,000 for homes with multiple fireplaces and swimming pools. Condominiums and townhomes are priced from $250,000 to $950,000 and many have access to community swimming pools and recreation rooms.
Gardena Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of May 13th, 2013: homes priced around $360,117 compared to $357,914 the previous week, for a slight increase of less than +1%. For Sunday, May 19th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.60%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 2.74%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 3.95%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.37%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Gardena 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 Gardena to help you find the best home!