Parkmead is Great for Families
The Parkmead neighborhood is in Walnut Creek, CA and runs along the south side of Olympic Boulevard, West of the 680 freeway. This area has been extremely sought after by home buyers over the last couple years, for many reasons. Those reasons include; quality of life in Walnut Creek, Schools, and the aesthetic charm of the neighborhood, plus many more.
We generated a handy little market report on the Parkmead neighborhood; and click below. It’s free, and we aren’t making you give us your email for it! 🙂
That report is full of great information on how the real estate market has been performing in the Parkmead neighborhood. That information is handy for both home sellers, and buyers. It let’s current home owners in the neighborhood know how well home values are doing, and it gives buyers a clear perspective on the neighborhood for when they submit offers on homes.
Check out this market snapshot of how the median home values are doing in the area:
A neighborhood having a median home value of $916K is a neighborhood that is doing quite well!
What contributes to this? Low inventory is a huge factor. Not many homes in the neighborhood are coming to market, so the inventory is not supplying the feverish demand of home buyers that want to be in the area. This contributes hugely to rising home values.
What homes are on the market right now? Click the link below to see single family homes in the 94595 zip:
Parkmead Elementary School
Again, check out this report on the Parkmead Elementary School. Which is in short, a simple walk from just about any home in the Parkmead neighborhood. So many families have loved the area for it’s easy access to this high ranking elementary school. What is also convenient, is that Las Lomas High School is located right outside the neighborhood, and is easy to get to as well!
Here is the report, in PDF just like above:
Hopefully that report provides you with some fantastic information on Parkmead’s test score rankings, and also includes some reviews by parents of children who have attended. Check out some of those reviews:
Parkmead has been a great school for families here in Walnut Creek. In fact, my brother and sister (Steve’s two youngest children) attended Parkmead when they were younger. They always came home in great spirits, and the school had terrific parent involvement.
Schools and Real Estate
Schools are a huge driver in the success of a neighborhood. As so many homes are bought by young families, or those who plan to start a family, the quality of education plays a massive role in the decision making process. This means that those who are considering the sale of their home, will likely do well per the current market conditions of low inventory and high demand.
When buying a home, it is crucial to look at the school system even if children aren’t in your picture at all. Why? Because of ensuring your potential resale value in the future. Homes near great schools/districts tend to always perform better on the real estate market, since schools are such a huge driver of the decision making process.
Are you considering the sale of your home in the Parkmead area of Walnut Creek? Our team is always available to answer your questions, construct a home value analysis (FREE), or even chat about the market. Simply send us a note! 🙂
Or simply, request a custom valuation on your home in current market conditions by clicking below.
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