La Mesa, nicknamed “the jewel of the hills” is located 9 miles east of downtown San Diego. It is a fun, small city with the space of the suburbs and still within striking distance to downtown activities and lifestyle.
La Mesa has been ranked as one of the top 10 best suburbs to live in San Diego County. This popular city is made up of 15 neighborhoods and the 91942, 91941, 91943, 91944 zip codes.
Popular neighborhoods include Mid-City, San Carlos, College Area, Lake Murray, College East, Sweetwater Groves, Mount Helix, and Lemon Grove.
La Mesa is mostly composed of two demographic groups. There is a high proportion of people living there who are young, single, and upwardly mobile professionals. The La Mesa neighborhoods are a great choice for a relocating professional.
The city is family-friendly and because of this younger families make up the other thriving proportion of people that are looking to move into the city. It is a quiet community-oriented place to live and raise a family.
For anyone that is looking to downsize or sell an inherited home, this is a great market to sell in.
Everyone that speaks of living in La Mesa stated that is a community that comes together. There are community events and activities with a friendly, ethnically diverse community base. The city has community conversation events to keep residents informed and to see what is important to them.
The residents appreciate that the town is safe and walking around is not an issue when enjoying the town amenities.
There are 21 parks and sports fields, giving families a plethora of options for children and adults looking to have fun. A few of the most popular spots are:
The city also has plenty of restaurants, shopping, and public transportation, including bus routes and a trolley station.
La Mesa is one of the most expensive housing markets in San Diego county. The average home value is at $600,000 and homes typically sell in the $500,000-$1,000,000 range.
If you have a home and you are looking to sell, it is a great time to get your home listed. Most homes in the city are on the market for 21 days and receive multiple offers. For someone that is looking to move to the next chapter in life and downsize or move to a senior community elsewhere, you will be able to do so in a short amount of time.
If you are thinking about selling your home in La Mesa, Renovation Realty is ready to help you maximize your profit. Our full-service real estate brokerage is knowledgeable and has the experience to help you move into the next stage of life.