Home to Edwards Air Force Base – the West Coast landing site of the Space Shuttle – Lancaster is located in Southern California's high desert about an hour's drive north of the exciting metropolis of Los Angeles. Since the 1930s, when the first airplane was brought to the area and the Air Force started conducting flight tests at Muroc Air Base, Lancaster has grown into an energetic and quickly developing city. Today the greater Lancaster area is home to more than 118,000 residents.
Industries that provide employment in Lancaster include educational, health and social services, manufacturing and retail trade. Students in grades K-12 attend quality schools of the Lancaster Elementary, Westside Union Elementary, Eastside Union Elementary, Wilsona Elementary and Antelope Valley Union High school districts. Those who wish to attain a degree in higher education have local accessibility to the Antelope Valley College, which also serves as a satellite campus for California State University, Bakersfield.
Lancaster's several community parks – including Apollo Park, which features a large fishing pond and several playgrounds – and community programs provide recreation for residents. Lancaster area attractions include the nearby LACR (Los Angeles County Raceway), located 15 minutes away in Palmdale and the Antelope Valley California Poppy Reserve, located in Lancaster. Real estate options consist of single-family detached homes, estate properties, condominiums, townhouses and land lots. Residents of Lancaster enjoy clean air, a low crime rate, quality schools and a strong sense of community.
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CA Real Estate Market: Price Range of Lancaster Houses
Lancaster, California offers a wide variety of affordable housing, with the amenities provided by a young city. Single-family detached homes are priced starting from the mid-$100,000s for homes that may offer fireplaces, spacious lots and scenic views. Large homes with multiple fireplaces can be purchased in the high $200,000s. Spectacular estate properties with private swimming pools, spas and tennis courts and lots of considerable acreage in Lancaster are priced from the high $800,000s to more than $3 million for expansive luxury estates. A limited selection of condominiums and townhouses area available in Lancaster and range in price from the mid-$100,000s to the high $300,000s. Land and lots for custom development are available in a wide array of sizes, prices and locations.
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"Will & Kim Guerrero, GRI, CHS Your Real Estate Experts in California"
Will & Kim Guerrero, GRI, CHS
Keller Williams Realty A.V.
1401 West Rancho Vista Blvd. Suite B
Palmdale, California 93551
Lancaster Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 15th, 2014: homes priced around $258,586 compared to $240,999 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +7%. For Friday, December 19th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.12%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.14%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.24%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.92%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Lancaster 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 Lancaster to help you find the best home!