Agoura Hills Real Estate
Nestled in the hills between Thousand Oaks and the San Fernando Valley, Agoura Hills is one of the only communities in the Conejo Valley that is located within Los Angeles County rather than Ventura County. This quiet semi-rural community is conveniently located with easy access for commuters, only 40 minutes away from Los Angeles and 15 minutes to Thousand Oaks.
Known as the “Gateway to the Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area,” Agoura Hills is ideally situated for those who want to enjoy the beautiful scenery and climate of Southern California. Residents can also get to the beach in only 25 minutes with a breathtaking drive down Malibu Canyon Road.
Agoura Hills was incorporated as a city in 1982, when local voters chose to take control of the area because Los Angeles County failed to take measures to prevent unbridled residential development and suburban sprawl. Today, this close-knit community features a vibrant music scene and many activities for families with young children and people of all ages. Many of the neighborhoods in Agoura Hills are relatively recent construction with houses ideal for first-time home buyers, though there are abundant fine homes and estates in Old Agoura, with equestrian properties and horse trails. Living in Agoura Hills offers the advantages of being close to the city, while still being able to enjoy wide open spaces and the quiet of nature.
Agoura Hills Real Estate Agent
Lydia Gable lives and works in the Conejo Valley, and she knows the community of Agoura Hills inside and out. Whether you are looking for the first house for your family, for an investment property, or a luxury home where you can retire, our team can help. Lydia is recognized as an award-winning Agoura Hills real estate agent, recognized as being among the leading Realtors® in the area. Our team places a high priority on client satisfaction and appreciation, and we make it our goal to become not only your real estate agents but also to serve your family and friends by earning your referrals.
When you work with us, you can benefit from the fact that Lydia spent 15 years as the vice president of marketing for Sega America, during which time she honed her skills in corporate negotiation. These skills come to the forefront when she is working out a deal for a home buyer or seller, negotiating for the best possible price and to get the transaction done on time. If you want a real estate agent who will take the time to understand you and who will aggressively work to get the job done, choose Lydia Gable Realty Group.
Agoura Hills Real Estate Market
Agoura Hills has a high rate of homeownership, with 80 percent in the city as compared with only 56.7 percent statewide. Due to the desirability of living in this community, real estate prices tend to run high. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that the median value of owner-occupied units in Agoura Hills is $720,000, more than 70 percent higher than the average for California. The most recent average listing price was up to $1.11 million, though the median sales price is $661,750. Foreclosure rates in Agoura Hills are reported as being nearly double the rate for the rest of the state as well as the nation, according to RealtyTrac. If you want to know more about the local real estate market and begin looking for the ideal property for you, contact us now.
Agoura Hills Parks and Schools
While it is located nearby to everything that Los Angeles has to offer, Agoura Hills maintains itself as a quiet community where people can enjoy a peaceful lifestyle and enjoy the outdoors. The City of Agoura Hills Parks & Recreation operates the Agoura Hills Recreation Center where residents can enjoy a variety of activities including classes and programs for toddlers, children, teenagers, adults and seniors. There are also several parks spread across the city, including:
- Chumash Park
- Forest Cove Park
- Morrison Park
- Old Agoura Park
- Reyes Adobe Park
- Sumac Park
Families considering locating to Agoura Hills will be happy to learn that the Las Virgenes Unified School District (LVUSD), the district serving Agoura Hills, has recently been recognized as among the leaders in the nation, with recognitions such as the California School Boards Association Golden Bell Award and the U.S. News & Business Silver Medalist Outstanding School award. Though Agoura Hills is relatively small in terms of population, it features plenty of schools, including:
- Agoura High School
- Indian Hills High School
- Lindero Canyon Middle School
- Mariposa School of Global Education for students K-8
- Sumac School / L-Stem Academy
- Willow Elementary
- Yerba Buena Elementary School
In addition, the LVUSD also operates the Buttercup Preschool, a pre-K school with approximately 160 students between the ages of 3 and 5 years old.
Resources for Agoura Hills, CA
- City of Agoura Hills
- Real Estate Market Trends for Agoura Hills
- Agoura Hills, CA Map
- Weather & Forecast for Agoura Hills
- About Agoura Hills
- Agoura Hills Census Data
- Las Virgenes School District
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