How’s the Mountain View real estate market? This is one of the very hottest areas within Silicon Valley and is home to a myriad of high tech companies and in a stone’s throw of others. With a charming and walk-able downtown, easy access to CalTrain and a vibrant atmosphere conducive to both work and play, it is no wonder that people relocating to the San Francisco Bay Area or Silicon Valley place Mountain View squarely in their target.

All that popularity comes at a cost, though. Prices have been sky high here for years, both for rentals and for home purchasing. The good news, though, for those with property or those who take the plunge and buy: it doesn’t look like Mountain View is going to lose its appeal anytime soon.

In this article, which is updated periodically, we will include live Altos Charts which automatically update weekly (so bookmark this page!) as well as monthly insights from the Real Estate Report for Mountain View. And time to time it will be enhanced with “in the trenches” commentary, too.

Overview of the city of Mountain View’s residential real estate market for houses:

Here are the statistics for sales in the last few months. You can see that the average days on market are low at 9 days with homes on average selling well over list price at 114.5%. Overall, the Mountain View real estate market is still a steady seller’s market. See the whole Mountain View Real Estate Report online here.


Trends at a Glance for the Mountain View real estate market

The Mountain View real estate market trends indicate that we still have a seller’s market there, if softening in some factors. While much of Santa Clara County has seen a softening market month over month, single family homes in Mtn View are holding their value pretty decently. It’s still a seller’s market – perhaps even a little stronger than last month.

Trends At a Glance Sep 2018 Previous Month Year-over-Year
Median Price $2,230,000 (+3.0%) $2,165,000 $1,900,000 (+17.4%)
Average Price $2,316,430 (-2.8%) $2,382,220 $2,080,860 (+11.3%)
No. of Sales (-61.1%) 18 21 (-66.7%)
Pending 21 (+110.0%) 10 13 (+61.5%)
Active 27 (+58.8%) 17 12 (+125.0%)
Sale vs. List Price 103.7% (+0.9%) 102.8% 109.9% (-5.7%)
Days on Market 18 (-12.2%) 21 11 (+65.7%)
Days of Inventory 112 (+294.8%) 28 17 (+575.0%)

Mountain View CA real estate market trends and data by neighborhood

My Real Estate Report drills down the data by neighborhood in Mountain View (and also Palo Alto and San Jose – the latter being very understandable as it’s almost 1 million people, rather than Mountain View’s 75,000 people). Want to check out these areas? Then visit, select Santa Clara County, then under city choose Mountain View, and under ZIPS select the area you want. Here are your options there:

Please continue reading to see the Mountain View CA real estate market trends data for condominiums and townhouses, plus also the live Altos Research charts for both single family homes and also condos and townhomes.


RE Report for the Mountain View Condo Market

There’s tons of activity in the Mountain View condo market (see the full report here). Normally the condo market falls short of the housing market in the bay area, but not in this case. Mountain View condos are selling close to, or sometimes even better than, the housing market. These condos are selling well above list price (125.3% over), and in a speedy 9 days. With 25 condos pending, 29 sold and closed, and 11 active, inventory is higher in the condo market than in the housing market! Usually in condo markets, smaller inventory provides less reliable data, but steady trends over the past months plus regular inventory tells us this is is a fairly accurate look at the current market, perhaps even more-so than the single family housing market.

Altos Research Charts:
Single Family homes by price quartile

Median List price

Real Estate Market Chart by Altos Research

Average days on market for single family homes in Mountain View

Real Estate Market Chart by Altos Research

Inventory of single family homes (showing in quartiles but these will always have the same pattern per quartile)
Real Estate Market Chart by Altos Research

Townhouse and condo market in Mountain View:
Altos Research Charts

Median list price:

Real Estate Market Chart by Altos Research

Average days on market:

Real Estate Market Chart by Altos Research


Real Estate Market Chart by Altos Research

Mountain View zip codes include 94040, 94041, 94043 (related area 94035,94039,94042 – post office and other non-housing areas)


Related Reading:

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Sunnyvale real estate market trends & statistics

Homes for sale in Mountain View, California

  1. 2 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,206 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,250 sqft
    Year built: 1978
  2. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,116 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,298 sqft
    Year built: 1954
  3. 4 beds, 3 baths
    Home size: 1,700 sq ft
    Lot size: 1,028 sqft
    Year built: 2009
  4. 4 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,609 sq ft
    Lot size: 6,529 sqft
    Year built: 1956
  5. 3 beds, 2 baths
    Home size: 1,336 sq ft
    Lot size: 12,249 sqft
    Year built: 1954

See all Real estate in the city of Mountain View.
(all data current as of 10/21/2018)

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


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