Leo or Leona - the mascot of Los GatosThe Los Gatos real estate market is varied from one price point or school district to the next, but over all, this is a fairly stable period with some slight warming over the last couple of months. Here are the current numbers, per my Los Gatos real estate report (click on the link for full information).

The Los Gatos Mountains are a distinctly different market and as such are covered in a separate market update, updated less frequently than here, but with live Altos charts for that area.

Los Gatos / Monte Sereno housing values and pricing trends (aka “area 16” for our MLS, zip codes 95030 and 95032)

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Please continue reading for info on the Los Gatos condo market, and for real estate market information on Monte Sereno.
The Los Gatos condo and townhouse market is still hot. It’s been pretty healthy overall, and remains in a sellers market. Big shifts in data are common; low inventory and a wide range of values within these properties can make the market appear to swing wildly when the market is actually stable. An average turnover at 9 days and average sales at 114.3% of list price shows the market is hot. Take a look at the sales vs list price and you will see the percentage has remained over 100% for many months, indicating that things are more stable than they might sometimes appear. Looking at the trends over the last few months shows that condos are in a somewhat hotter market than housing in Los Gatos for the last few months, which is uncommon. Inventory is low and must catch up with demand for there to be real, dramatic change in the market.

 Monte Sereno

 Monte Sereno (houses only – small area so prices appear to jump around more due to few transactions each month) – take it with a pound of salt and use the town of Los Gatos as a better reference.

Cambrian Park area of San Jose Looking for more affordable area close to Los Gatos? Check out the Cambrian Park area of San Jose, especially the 95124 zip code (with Union Schools).Cambrian area of San Jose – condos and townhomes. I also update a market post on this blog monthly for this San Jose neighborhood, titled The Cambrian Park Real Estate Market Update which can be found through the link.

 

Next we’ll have a quick look at the town by zip code and will use Altos Research charts and graphs (using list prices, not sold ones) to get a pulse on the market. Disclaimers aside, here’s the broad overview by zip code – hope you find this helpful! I will be using “live charts” here so they will always be current! 95030 stats:

 

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90-day stats for Single Family properties in
LOS GATOS, CA 95032 as of April 20, 2018
Median List Price:$2,754,709Average List Price:$3,013,466
Total Inventory:17Price per Square Foot:$882
Average Home Size:3,155Median Lot Size:14,471
Average # Beds:4.16Average # Baths:3.76
Homes Absorbed:5Newly Listed:5
Days on Market:38Average Age:46

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And a look at Los Gatos “in town” as a whole:

 

90-day stats for Single Family properties in
LOS GATOS, CA as of April 20, 2018
Median List Price:$2,305,692Average List Price:$2,908,143
Total Inventory:68Price per Square Foot:$792
Average Home Size:3,148Median Lot Size:51,354
Average # Beds:3.95Average # Baths:3.63
Homes Absorbed:10Newly Listed:13
Days on Market:126Average Age:42

 

Monte Sereno shares many services with Los Gatos so I will share these stats also:

90-day stats for Single Family properties in
MONTE SERENO, CA 95030 as of April 20, 2018
Median List Price:$4,382,692Average List Price:$4,936,307
Total Inventory:5Price per Square Foot:$981
Average Home Size:4,670Median Lot Size:44,035
Average # Beds:4.87Average # Baths:4.69
Homes Absorbed:0Newly Listed:1
Days on Market:36Average Age:28

 

Los Gatos is a very complex real estate market because there are so many variables, including:

  • proximity to downtown (“walk to town” always a huge plus)
  • school district (“Los Gatos Schools” usually strongly preferred)
  • historic nature of homes & neighborhoods
  • slope and usability of the land
  • views
  • neighborhood amenities (cabana, nearby park, walkability)
  • access to popular venues and locations (parks, shopping, schools)
  • negative features such as busy roads, high voltage lines, being too close to freeways/trains, natural hazards such as earthquake faults etc.
  • type of sale (distressed or regular sale)

Often homes in Los Gatos will have some positive and some negative features, and the same goes for the location.

 

Homes for sale in Los Gatos & Monte Sereno 95030:

  1. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 1,732 sq ft
    Lot size: 2,944 sqft
  2. 5 beds, 5 baths
    Home size: 5,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.50 ac
  3. 5 beds, 7 baths
    Home size: 4,571 sq ft
    Lot size: 22,664 sqft
  4. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,636 sq ft
    Lot size: 11,830 sqft
  5. 4 beds, 4 baths
    Home size: 3,840 sq ft
    Lot size: 18,743 sqft

See all Real estate in the 95030 zip code.
(all data current as of 4/25/2018)

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

 

Homes for sale in Los Gatos & Monte Sereno 95032:

  1. 0 beds, 0 bath
    Home size: 6,000 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,509 sqft
  2. 3 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,046 sq ft
    Lot size: 13,390 sqft
  3. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 2,986 sq ft
    Lot size: 9,151 sqft
  4. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,332 sq ft
    Lot size: 1.07 ac
  5. 5 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 3,356 sq ft
    Lot size: 14,139 sqft

See all Real estate in the 95032 zip code.
(all data current as of 4/25/2018)

Listing information deemed reliable but not guaranteed. Read full disclaimer.

More info on Los Gatos Homes for Sale, too.

 

Read more about Los Gatos real estate on my other sites and blogs, too, including popehandy.com:
Los Gatos real estate market trends

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