What’s been happening in the hills?
According to at least one source, prices are rising slightly in Alpine. There seems to be a general rule that where prices were most volatile going up, they are fast moving down. Areas like Alpine just don’t attract the headlines that beach areas do, and they change value relatively slowly.
2667 Eltinge Dr, Alpine (East of El Cajon)
Country living, starry nights, yet an easier commute than from the northern suburbs.
|2667 Eltinge Dr||3||2||1,981||08/01||$615k||was listed at $650k, see above|
|1944 Boulders Ln||3||2||1,636||06/29||$545k||sold in ’03 for $450k, built 1998|
|1304 Marshall Rd||3||1||920||07/12||$495k||built 1947|
|1831 Pine View Rd||6||4||3,128||08/24||$750k||built 1978, lot 39,640 Sq.Ft.|
|1952 Ranchito Ln||4||4||3,524||07/06||$965k||a respectable $274/Sq.Ft.|
Available homes in Alpine
OK so a few homes were sold but as you can see there are plenty more available. Redfin.com will give you the details on all of these and more.
Alpine is almost never in the news. Rarely sought by tourists. There are stunning views, lovely hills, and a few hidden treasures here but most outsiders drive by at 70 miles per hour on their way to somewhere else. Alpine retains a nice sense of community. This description is ideal for certain home shoppers- maybe you.
[data from generally reliable sources, please comment on any errors!]