The city of Tulare is located in California’s beautiful San Joaquin Valley with the Sierra Nevada Mountains to the east and the Coastal Mountains to the west. Located about 45 miles south of Fresno and 60 miles north of Bakersfield, Tulare is also less than four hours from both Los Angeles and San Francisco. This community of about 45,000 residents combines the best of both worlds; small town personalized service and big-city self-sufficiency as well as access to a wide range of goods, services and shopping centers. Real estate options consist primarily of single-family, detached homes and multiple land lots for custom building. Tulare County is the largest agricultural-producing county in the world and ranks number one in the state, as well as the nation, for total milk production. Agriculture remains the lifeblood of the local economy and Tulare sits in the heart of some of the most productive farmland in the world. The strategic location makes Tulare very attractive to food processors and distributors because of the central location and abundant supply of locally grown products. The area around Tulare features hundreds of acres of parks and miles of bikeways. Within an hour's drive you can pick from among year-round activities, including boating, fishing, backpacking, rock climbing, back country horseback riding, cross country skiing, four wheel drive touring, snowmobiling and more than 900 miles of marked trails for hiking.
The real estate market is made up primarily of single-family, detached homes, which are available in a wide range of sizes and prices. Tulare County has one of the most affordable housing supplies in the state of California. Prices for single-family homes in Tulare start around $200,000 and go up to around the mid $400,000s. Prices can co higher than that for the most spectacular homes in the area. Plenty of lots and land are available for custom building.
Tulare Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of December 9th, 2013: homes priced around $190,450 compared to $186,409 the previous week, showing a increase of more than +2%. For Thursday, December 12th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 4.42%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.44%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.52%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.82%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Tulare CA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Tulare to help you find the best home!