Barstow-area Housing Remains Best Bargain in the State
If you’re planning to move to the Barstow area, you will be happy to learn the real estate market is extremely reasonable. As of Janaury 2009, the statewide median price for a house is $255,000; however, the median home price in Barstow is an affordable $95,000*.
Due to the area’s job growth and housing affordability in Barstow, there is a great demand for new residential housing. Fortunately, developers have submitted tentative tract maps for more than 6,000 new residential home sites. Construction has already begun on some of these units.
If you are a first-time home buyer looking for a starter home or a move-up buyer looking for more amenities in an upscale home, Barstow’s real estate market has something for you.
*Sources: California Association of Realtors, DataQuick Information Systems