October's First-Time Homebuyer Report for Santa Rosa

Santa Rosa has an older population than other areas in California with a median age of 36 years. It is also affluent with a median income of $62,098 per household. 95403, 95404, and 95407 are the three largest zip codes in terms of population. Detached homes account for 79% of the area's current housing market. The best schools in the city are Austin Creek Elementary School and Rincon Valley Middle School.

Price Range

Homes in Santa Rosa are generally more expensive than others in the state with a median home value of $288,600 and an average list price of $533,061. The homes with the highest value are in 95409, 95404, and 95405. Hitting a record low dating back to April, 137 homes were sold in the Santa Rosa market over the last 30 days. This represents an 8.1% downturn and comes on top of a seven-week steady downturn in sales activity.

Out of all the listings in Santa Rosa, these have been viewed the most. So be sure to see what all the fuss is about with these fabulous homes.

$219K   $395K   $825K  

Typical Dwelling

A three-bedroom detached home valued around $565,624 is considered a typical dwelling in Santa Rosa. If a buyer was looking for a similar home, they would need good credit and a $113,125 cash down payment to get a mortgage with a 3.95% interest rate. The monthly payments would be $2,211 and the property tax rate is $6.80 per $1,000 of taxable assessed value.

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Data reported through 10/13/2016


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