Inglewood Real Estate 2018
Inglewood Homes for Sale 2018
INGLEWOOD CALIFORNIA REAL ESTATE
Located just southwest of Los Angeles, Inglewood CA is a thriving community of around 109,000 residents. The city is best known for having captivated massive crowds and audiences at it's landmark Forum during the 1980's "Lake Show" years and L.A. Laker NBA championship wins. Inglewood's close proximity to several beaches, the Los Angeles International Airport and the future home of the new LA Rams and LA Chargers NFL teams, has made the city the one to watch.
Housing in Inglewood, has historically been much more affordable for first time homebuyers than it's neighboring west side neighborhoods. Inglewood includes a diverse selection of single family homes, condos and townhouses. Architectural styles range from California cottages to mid-20th-century modern ranch-style homes to the popular Spanish-style homes with tile roofs and stucco walls.
Inglewood is divided into a number of distinct neighborhoods. These include Morningside Park, Downtown Inglewood, Fairview Heights, LaTijera Village, North Inglewood, Inglewood Knolls, Inglewood Village, and Century Heights just to name a few. Each area has its own individual personality. First time buyers in Inglewood will find something for every taste and budget.
The median home value in Inglewood is $510,000. That figure has increased by more than nine percent over the past 12 months, indicating that buying a house in Inglewood is a good investment.
Inglewood Neighborhoods - Morningside Park, Century Heights, Inglewood Knolls, La Tijera Village, Inglewood Village
In recent years, Morningside Park, though not the most expensive of Inglewood neighborhoods (*see Renaissance community), has become one of the most sought after in the 90305 zip code, experiencing the highest spike in popularity in 2017, creating an average price point in the mid to upper $500,000 range for basic cosmetic fixer, and upwards of $600K -$700K for remodeled depending on the size. The boundaries are not a straight mapped plot and in the most farthest northern point, one can find one side of the street to be Inglewood, and another side the be a part of the City of LA. It is best to consult one of our real estate professionals to get a more accurate idea of boundaries.
Century Heights which is located in the 90303 zip code of Inglewood, is quickly following in the footsteps of Morningside Park and has also experienced a spike in home prices. The borders of Century Heights are between 104th St and 108th (to its north and south) and between Crenshaw and Van Ness, (east and west). Other Inglewood neighborhoods to keep your eye on would be Inglewood Knolls, stretching from 108th St to Imperial (north and south) between Crenshaw and Van Ness (east and west), Inglewood Village are also pride of ownership neighborhoods that many buyers have their eye on.
Shopping in Inglewood
Inglewood homeowners don't have to travel far to get the things they want and need. The city offers a variety of shopping centers and independent retailers.
- Inglewood Marketplace. This enclosed shopping center on Market Street features more than two dozen independent (and sometimes quirky) retailers plus a food court.
- Marketplace at Hollywood Park. Built in 2006, this shopping plaza features favorite big box stores, such as Home Depot, Staples and Target.
- Crenshaw Imperial Plaza. Located on the south side of Inglewood, this outdoor strip mall features a variety of retailers with more on the way.
Parks and Recreation in Inglewood
The City of Inglewood owns and operates 20 municipal parks, with facilities that include ball fields, playgrounds, picnic grounds and hiking trails.
Of course, Inglewood is also just a short drive away from Pacific Ocean beaches.
To learn more about first time home buying in Inglewood and to talk with a real estate professional,