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Homes for Sale in Modesto, CA Real Estate

219 homes available on Ofirio
2512 W Amber Elm, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
gated community
173 days ago
$620,000
3 beds
2.5 baths
2,002 sq.ft
2512 W Amber Elm, Modesto, CA, 95355
1817 Edgebrook Drive Unit A, Modesto, CA, 95354 - Condo for buy. Photo #1
90 days ago
$494,998
2 beds
2 baths
2,075 sq.ft
1817 Edgebrook Drive Unit A, Modesto, CA, 95354
4113 Copper Cove Court, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
gated community
17 days ago
$689,000
3 beds
2.5 baths
2,143 sq.ft
4113 Copper Cove Court, Modesto, CA, 95355
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3521 Ardia Avenue, Modesto, CA, 95357 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
new
3 days ago
$569,999
4 beds
3 baths
2,590 sq.ft
3521 Ardia Avenue, Modesto, CA, 95357
2105 Steinbeck Drive, Modesto, CA, 95356 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
163 days ago
$779,000
5 beds
4 baths
3,885 sq.ft
2105 Steinbeck Drive, Modesto, CA, 95356
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617 W Granger Avenue Unit 8, Modesto, CA, 95350 - Condo for buy. Photo #1
64 days ago
$325,000
3 beds
2 baths
1,440 sq.ft
617 W Granger Avenue Unit 8, Modesto, CA, 95350
2231 Nystrom, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
new
3 days ago
$415,000
3 beds
2 baths
1,136 sq.ft
2231 Nystrom, Modesto, CA, 95355
3400 Sullivan Court Unit 111, Modesto, CA, 95356 - Condo for buy. Photo #1
gated community
74 days ago
$275,000
2 beds
2 baths
1,008 sq.ft
3400 Sullivan Court Unit 111, Modesto, CA, 95356
7344 Del Cielo Way, Modesto, CA, 95356 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
gated community
170 days ago
$799,500
2 beds
2.5 baths
2,026 sq.ft
7344 Del Cielo Way, Modesto, CA, 95356
716 Creekview Court, Modesto, CA, 95354 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
new
3 days ago
$450,000
3 beds
2 baths
1,962 sq.ft
716 Creekview Court, Modesto, CA, 95354
1900 Lakeview Court, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
96 days ago
$898,888
5 beds
4.5 baths
3,750 sq.ft
1900 Lakeview Court, Modesto, CA, 95355
1872 W Service Road, Modesto, CA, 95358 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
29 days ago
$999,995
3 beds
2.5 baths
2,776 sq.ft
1872 W Service Road, Modesto, CA, 95358
1916 Boston Way, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
34 days ago
$542,996
4 beds
2.5 baths
1,951 sq.ft
1916 Boston Way, Modesto, CA, 95355
1717 Edgebrook Drive, Modesto, CA, 95354 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
218 days ago
$850,000
4 beds
3.5 baths
3,153 sq.ft
1717 Edgebrook Drive, Modesto, CA, 95354
1118 Highland Drive, Modesto, CA, 95354 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
9 days ago
$715,000
3 beds
2.5 baths
2,695 sq.ft
1118 Highland Drive, Modesto, CA, 95354
539 Olive Ave, Modesto, CA, 95350 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
12 days ago
$590,000
3 beds
3 baths
2,370 sq.ft
539 Olive Ave, Modesto, CA, 95350
2632 Beatrice Lane, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
22 days ago
$550,000
4 beds
2.5 baths
2,078 sq.ft
2632 Beatrice Lane, Modesto, CA, 95355
3721 Spring Oak Drive, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
good deal
28 days ago
$489,900
3 beds
2 baths
1,833 sq.ft
3721 Spring Oak Drive, Modesto, CA, 95355
1017 Strathmore Drive, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
120 days ago
$649,900
3 beds
3 baths
2,274 sq.ft
1017 Strathmore Drive, Modesto, CA, 95355
2836 Andalusia Way, Modesto, CA, 95354 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
23 days ago
$385,000
3 beds
2 baths
1,306 sq.ft
2836 Andalusia Way, Modesto, CA, 95354
1417 Rockhaven Drive, Modesto, CA, 95356 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
298 days ago
$1,645,000
5 beds
5.5 baths
5,712 sq.ft
1417 Rockhaven Drive, Modesto, CA, 95356
4208 Granny Lane, Modesto, CA, 95356 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
26 days ago
$634,900
4 beds
3 baths
2,456 sq.ft
4208 Granny Lane, Modesto, CA, 95356
1130 Cedar Creek Drive Unit 2, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Condo for buy. Photo #1
gated community
14 days ago
$359,900
3 beds
2 baths
1,424 sq.ft
1130 Cedar Creek Drive Unit 2, Modesto, CA, 95355
2008 Kendall, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
23 days ago
$759,000
4 beds
2.5 baths
3,032 sq.ft
2008 Kendall, Modesto, CA, 95355
1134 Cedar Creek Drive Unit 2, Modesto, CA, 95355 - Condo for buy. Photo #1
gated community
36 days ago
$349,000
2 beds
2.5 baths
1,260 sq.ft
1134 Cedar Creek Drive Unit 2, Modesto, CA, 95355
704 Laurel Ave, Modesto, CA, 95351 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
new
3 days ago
$400,000
3 beds
2 baths
1,882 sq.ft
704 Laurel Ave, Modesto, CA, 95351
736 Codington Way, Modesto, CA, 95357 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
new
3 days ago
$497,000
5 beds
3 baths
2,318 sq.ft
736 Codington Way, Modesto, CA, 95357
2104 Dos Passos Way, Modesto, CA, 95356 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
155 days ago
$709,000
6 beds
3 baths
2,737 sq.ft
2104 Dos Passos Way, Modesto, CA, 95356
949 Westmont Court, Modesto, CA, 95356 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
25 days ago
$479,999
2 beds
2 baths
1,669 sq.ft
949 Westmont Court, Modesto, CA, 95356
1737 Beverly Drive, Modesto, CA, 95358 - Single Family Home for buy. Photo #1
new
3 days ago
$399,000
3 beds
2 baths
1,749 sq.ft
1737 Beverly Drive, Modesto, CA, 95358
Modesto Homes For Sale

Current live statistics for homes in Modesto, California

16 new real estate properties in Modesto, California have been added to Ofirio in the last 7 days.

Of those new properties:

  • 0 properties under $100k were added. In total there are 0 available for sale.
  • 0 properties under $200k were added. In total there are 4 available for sale.
  • 0 properties under $300k were added. In total there are 20 available for sale.
  • 0 luxury properties were added. In total there are 17 available for sale.

Modesto, California has a low demand for real estate. This is determined by the difference between the list price and the closed price, which on average is 1% lower than than the list price. The demand for luxury real estate is lower than the demand for “Under $200k” real estate by 9%. Homes in Modesto, California are on the market for 78 days, on average among all of our listings.

This week the following real estate properties became available for sale:

  • 16 new single family homes
  • 16 new properties that don't have HOA
  • 9 new properties that have 3 bedrooms
  • 4 new properties that have 4 bedrooms

The biggest change in price is in the 2 Beds segment and it is 147% ($121,950) more than the week prior.

The average closing price for real estate in Modesto California has fallen by 2% from the last week, which amounted to $523,066.

Monthly Market Overview for houses in Modesto, California

As of January 2023 Modesto, CA is a seller market which means homes sell faster at a higher price. In January 2023, 1 homes (16.7%) sold at asking price, 4 homes (66.7%) sold below asking price, and 1 homes (16.7%) were sold above asking price. If purchasing a home there is little room to negotiate the price.

The median home price increased by 1.8% from $400,000 in January 2022 to $407,000 in January 2023. The number of homes sold in Modesto, CA has decreased by 64.7% over the last year from 17 in January 2022 to 6 homes in January 2023.

Homes in Modesto, CA have sold for 5.9% more per ft² than they did a year ago. As of January 2023 the average price per square foot is $287.

FAQ

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Is It a Good Time to Buy a House in Modesto, CA?

There are always good investments to be made whether the market is climbing or falling. Over the years, Modesto real estate has seen a steady increase. However, in 2020, homes for sale in Modesto, CA have seen a decrease in value.

Historically, housing prices have seen a steady increase in value with the occasional drop. Therefore, it may be a good time to buy a house in Modesto if you can find a good deal.

Is It Expensive to Live in Modesto, CA?

Modesto is a surprisingly affordable place to live in when compared to the rest of the state. While the cost of living is still above the United States average, you’ll find that it is an inexpensive place to live in California.

Food and health costs are close to the US average with Modesto real estate being the main factor in its higher cost of living. Homes for sale in Modesto, CA average around $400,000.

You’ll find that transportation costs are a bit more expensive with California’s gas prices being among some of the highest in the nation.

On the plus side, the minimum wage in California is $15.50, which should help compensate for the higher cost of living.

What is Modesto, CA Famous For?

If you’re a Star Wars or Indiana Jones fan, then you will be pleased to know that Modesto is the birthplace of the franchises’ creator George Lucas, who was born there back in 1944.

The world’s largest winery—E. & J. Winery—is also located in Modesto. The winery owns around 20,000 acres which are home to a large vineyard.

The State Theater, built in 1920, is also located in Modesto and hosts dramas, musical performances, and independent films.

Modesto also has a large agricultural industry with all kinds of nuts from almonds to pistachio growing there.

You’ll find that Yosemite National Park is located just to the east of Modesto along with many national forests. There are also multiple museums such as the Great Valley Museum and the McHenry Museum.

Why Is Rent So High in Modesto?

One of the main reasons why rent is so high in Modesto is because there is a low housing supply and plenty of demand. Because of that, rental prices go up.

The average rent in Modesto is around $1,900. While it is still expensive to rent Modesto real estate, the average monthly rent in the city has fluctuated greatly by the month with it recently being more on the decline.

Due to California's high taxes, real estate in general tends to be more expensive. There is also the worldwide recession and the high cost of building materials that all factor into higher rental costs.

Considering that Modesto does have a growing economy, demand for housing will likely slowly increase. Because of that, it is predicted that rental rates will increase over time as well.

Is It Cheaper to Live in Modesto Than in Sacramento?

Modesto is generally cheaper to live in than Sacramento. Sacramento has a higher cost of living when it comes to food, health, transportation, and especially, housing.

The average home cost in Sacramento is around $491,000. However, the cost of utilities is less expensive than in Modesto and is even lower than the national average.

Overall, you’ll find that life in Modesto is generally more affordable than life in Sacramento.

What Is Special About Modesto?

Modesto is the 19th largest city in California with around 217,000 residents. It is situated between San Jose and San Francisco to the west, with multiple national forests and Yosemite National Park to the east.

The weather in Modesto is ideal, with a low of 56 degrees Fahrenheit during the day in the winter months, and a high of 94 degrees in the summer months.

There are many attractions throughout the city, including the Gallo Center for the Arts, which features hundreds of performances throughout the year.

There are also multiple museums showcasing the history of Modesto, such as the McHenry Museum, which tells the story of the city.

The city has a thriving downtown area with plenty of dining options, cafes, bars, and artwork featured throughout the town.

There are multiple parks throughout the city which are great for those with a family. Graceada Park, for example, has many sporting amenities, as well as a historical attraction of homes dating back to the 1920s.

What Is Modesto Known For?

Modesto is a city full of history and attractions that are historically important to its residents. One example of this is the McHenry Mansion which is a prime example of a Victorian-style home that has been carefully restored.

The home is open to tourists and there are even dedicated individuals who can teach you about the history of the house during your visit.

The city hosts an annual event called “Graffiti Summer”, which is a tribute to George Lucas’s film, “American Graffiti”. The city of Modesto – which served as Lucas’s inspiration for the movie – celebrates it by organizing street fairs, showcasing classic cars around town, and hosting concerts in the month of June.

There is also a memorial in Lucas’s honor with two bronze statues featuring a boy and a girl from “American Graffiti” sitting on a 1957 Chevy.

The Modesto Arch is a historic landmark that was built in 1920. It is lit up every night with 696 light bulbs to welcome visitors.

The State Theater in Modesto was built in the 1920s and has since been restored. It is open to the public and showcases low-budget, independent films.

Overall, you’ll find that Modesto has plenty to offer with many historical sites and cultural centers throughout the city.

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