Buying a Home in Eastvale – Getting in at the Ground Floor

Eastvale real estate has gone up considerably in this brand new city in the past year. Eastvale was hit hard by the falling market of the late 2000s, but values have risen nearly 22% in the past year and are expected to continue to rise.

Buying a home in Eastvale has often meant for some the first chance at owning their dream home in the pricey Southern California housing market. Eastvale is a buyer’s market right now with median values at $469,000, list prices of $495,000 and selling at a median price of $455,575. With the help of a seasoned Eastvale realtor you’re sure to find your dream home at an affordable price.

Before the 1990s, Eastvale was mostly rural farmland in Riverside County. In order to provide affordable housing to the burgeoning population of LA and Orange Counties, it began to suburbanize. In October of 2010 it became incorporated and now has over 50,000 residents and is still growing with a median age of 30.9 and a median household income of $105,894. Most residents commute elsewhere for work. Eastvale is 11.4 square miles with a population density of 4,705.7 people per square mile. The percentage of households that are families is 89.9% and the average size of households is 3.93.

Eastvale has a cold semi-arid steppe climate which means temperatures range from 37°F to 92°F through the year. There is little rain and lots of sunny days, usually 272.

As of 2010 there were 14,494 housing units at an average density of 1,266.4 per square mile (488.9/km²), of which 11,276 (82.7%) were owner-occupied, and 2,364 (17.3%) were occupied by renters. The homeowner vacancy rate was 3.1%; the rental vacancy rate was 3.1%.

Most of the homes in Eastvale are of newer construction with an average age of 11 years. The average size of the homes is 2890 square feet with 3.5 baths and 4 to 5 bedrooms. These large, stylish homes are a haven from the busy world after a long day’s work.

Brand new homes are also being built by Beazer Homes at the Hearthside Lane community and KB Home at the Elation at the Lodge community. These builders offer energy efficient and custom built options. The Elation community is within walking distance of shopping and dining at Eastvale Gateway.

Eastvale is the premier city in Riverside County with the highest median income and amenities at your doorstep.

Green Space in Eastvale

Eastvale knows the importance of public green space, especially in a new and growing community. At the moment there are 13 parks with plans to build more. Various parks in Eastvale offer sports leagues, playgrounds, access for dogs, hiking trails, picnic areas and more.

The largest park in the area is Harada Heritage Park with areas dedicated to five different sports, a dog park, play area, picnic shelters and barbecues. Eastvale is an active community.

Shopping in Eastvale

Eastvale Gateway provides for most of the needs of residents in one shopping center.  From groceries to hardware to clothing to pet needs it’s all located at Eastvale Gateway. Many of the well-known big box stores are present in one convenient location. You’ll also find your favorite chain restaurants located on the periphery of this new retail center.

There is also the Market Place at the Enclave where you’ll find a CVS and Starbucks. This shopping center is still in the works as are other industrial and retail sites. Eastvale is a growing community keen on providing for its residents personal and economic needs.

Eastvale Entertainment

What you’ll also find at Eastvale Gateway is the Edwards Eastvale Gateway Stadium 14 movie theater where you can see all the latest movies in comfort.

Eastvale Schools

Eastvale is part of the Corona-Norco Unified School District which was nominated as one of the top four urban school districts in the nation. It has four elementary schools, two intermediate schools and one high school. Two elementary schools have been designated as California Distinguished Schools. An investment in Eastvale means providing a great education for your children.

Transportation in Eastvale

The Ontario International Airport is just minutes away from Eastvale and residents have easy access to Interstate 15 as well a California State Routes 91, 60, and 71.

Eastvale Medical Facilities

 When you need a doctor you don’t have to go far, the Riverside Medical Clinic now has a location in Eastvale. This center provides care in pediatrics, obstetrics, internal medicine and general family practice. They also provide urgent care on the weekends. DV Urgent Care and Occupational Health is also located in Eastvale.

Real Estate Market Forecast for Eastvale

 Though the Eastvale Real Estate market has not returned to its 2007 values it has come back considerably and the forecast is that it will continue to grow up to 11% more in the coming year. By buying in Eastvale you’re sure to gain on your investment and enjoy living in this vibrant, diverse and growing community. Give me a call and I’ll show you around this brand new city.