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Carmel, California Real Estate

The real estate market in Carmel is wide and diverse. Single-family homes dominate the market and are available in various styles. Your options include quaint Tudor-style cottages, 1920s-era Mediterraneans, beach bungalows and larger, estate quality homes of traditional and contemporary design. You will also find a number of condominiums and townhouses. Whether you're looking for a magnificent estate on over an acre of land or a cute cottage along the sea, the property you choose will be surrounded by beauty. What price for paradise? The median home price currently runs in the $2 million range. Prices for homes in Carmel start from the mid-$500,000s for a small basic fixer and range from $4 million to $8 million for new or fully remodeled ocean front luxury homes. Many of the newer cottages in the coveted "Golden Rectangle" (a neighborhood that offers an easy walk to town and to the beach) are priced between $1.5 million - $2 million. You also will find a broad selection of older homes priced at $900,000 - $1.5 million. Luxurious golf properties and beautiful country estates also grace the Carmel real estate market.
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Carmel Real Estate & Homes for Sale in California

Carmel-By-The-Sea, as it is officially known, is located on the Monterey Peninsula only a two hours' drive south of San Francisco. This community of exceptional scenic beauty is nestled in a pine forest overlooking pristine, white beaches and the glistening azure blue waters of the Pacific Ocean. Also within this spectacular view shed are the world famous championship golf courses of Pebble Beach. As such, this lush, forested seashore town offers what is arguably the most stunning stretch of recreational coastline in all of California – dazzling, as an emerald jewel, when viewed from the air.

Just over 4,000 residents call this charming village home. Surrounding Carmel's city limits are several additional small residential enclaves, each with a Carmel address, and each possessing a distinctive character evoked by such names as Carmel Point, Carmel Woods, Carmel Meadows, Quail Meadows, Santa Lucia Preserve, Carmel Highlands, Yankee Point, and Otter Cove.

Local parents take pride in the fact that Carmel Public Schools offer top-rated educational opportunities for grades K-12. Carmel also is home to several first-rate private schools. A 2-year community college and a 4-year state college are located in neighboring Monterey and there is a University of California campus nearby.

Recreational opportunities include playing world-class golf courses and premiere tennis clubs, sailing, scuba diving, ocean kayaking, surfing, horseback riding to mention a few, and of course, beach combing along the world famous Carmel beaches.

The principal business of Carmel is tourism and the community flourishes with a wide range of retail and service businesses that are dedicated to providing visitors with a unique and memorable experience.

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Your Local Real Estate Experts Specializing in Carmel, CA

Phil Ward and Tom Burns, Local Real Estate Expert in Carmel, CA
Phil Ward and Tom Burns
Tom CA# 00972106, Phil CA# 01959805

Office: 831-601-6925
Tom: 831-601-6925
Phil: 831-915-8877
Local Carmel Real Estate Company
Performance Realty Group, LLC
26362 Carmel Rancho Lane - #209
Carmel, CA 93923
Phil Ward and Tom Burns bring almost 30 years of real estate experience to the table. They enjoy working with established property owners in helping them find the perfect home for their next 20 or 30 years on the Monterey Peninsula, as well as first-time buyers and investors.

They build long-term relationships with their clients by communicating and educating them on the home buying and selling process. They take the time to understand their clients' needs before recommending a plan of action that will guarantee the best results for their investment opportunities. Further, thanks to Phil's marketing and personal financial management background and Tom's previous experience in banking, they have a great understanding of the financial side of real estate. You may gain new and valuable insight into your home's long-term worth apart from its value as your home.

Phil has lived in Monterey County for 22 years where he is a member of the Monterey County Association of Realtors® Local Government Relations Committee and the 2014 Monterey County Civil Grand Jury. He previously served as President of the Pacific Grove Rotary Club.

Tom has called Monterey County his home for 24 years and is a published author and columnist. He is also a member of the Monterey County Association of Realtors® Local Government Relations Committee. In the past, he has served as past President of the Monterey County Conflict Resolution and Mediation Center, as well as the Monterey Toastmasters. He has volunteered with Monterey Hospice and has served as a board member for the Monterey Big Brothers & Sisters.

Phil and Tom look forward to earning your business and trust. Contact them today to learn more about the real estate market in Carmel.