San Carlos, California, is a highly sought-after town in San Mateo County, located approximately mid-way between San Francisco and San Jose. The location, the excellent schools, the charming downtown shopping area around Laurel Street add to its desirability. Known for it's many youth sports activities and the San Carlos Children's Theater, the Adult Community Center offers classes and activities for the over-18 set.
San Carlos was my home for 40 years, and the location of my office, Today Sothebys International Realty.
After several years of rapid and very strong appreciation, the San Carlos Patch reported yesterday that house prices continue to rise at a modest rate in the 9 San Francisco Bay Area counties, including San Mateo County and in San Carlos.
Listed for sale in our Multiple Listing Service, today we see San Carlos has 31 active listings, of which 23 are single-family homes. These homes range in asking price from $998,000 (2-bedroom, 1-bath home on a busy street) to $3,495,000 (two at this price, both large, new homes; both have had price reductions) Average list price per square foot is $873.00.
The 8 condos or townhouses currently listed for sale range in price from $795,000 to $1,498.000. $773.00 is the average price per square foot of these listings.