Nestled in a scenic valley at the foot of Mount Diablo and only a half-hour from San Francisco, Walnut Creek, California boasts an unsurpassed quality of life that many have come to enjoy and appreciate. An extensive park and open space system coupled with biking, jogging and equestrian trails, as well as numerous swimming, tennis, softball and general recreational facilities, help make Walnut Creek especially attractive to active families.
Unlike some other cities in the area, Walnut Creek has a substantial job base in town. Offices of large national corporations exist beside professional and retail businesses in the downtown area. Education is important in the city with student scores consistently ranked in the ninety percentile or above on the State Assessment Testing. Walnut Creek real estate options include condominiums, townhouses, detached, single-family homes for sale, and multi-acre ranch estate properties.
Real Estate Market: Price Range of Walnut Creek Houses
The Walnut Creek real estate market is comprised of a variety of beautiful condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes. Condominiums start around $200,000 for smaller, single-level units and can range up to nearly $1 million for larger, two-story modern styles found in communities such as Downtown, Rudgear Estates, Beacon Ridge and The Village.
Single-family homes in Walnut Creek can start in the $360,000s in communities such as Diablo Hills and North Gate and range up to $2 million for multi-level estate properties with all the amenities and beautiful mountain and city light views in communities such as Lafayette and Tice Valley. Rossmoor is a gated community with a population of about 9,200 and was one of the first “active adult” communities for residents 55 years or older. Listings for lots are also available for custom real estate development.
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Secure Funding Group
2339 Gold Meadow Way, Suite 200C
Gold River, California 95670
Brian Musket: Brian is the President of Secure Funding Group (SFG), a mortgage company that provides financial solutions to clients of financial advisors. SFG specializes in working with financial advisors and integrating mortgages into their clients’ individual financial plans. SFG believes that a mortgage is not a “product” that should be “sold” to a client, but rather an integral part of that client’s finances that should compliment their financial plan. Based in California, SFG specializes in California Real Estate loans; however, they also have the ability to arrange loans in most of the 50 states.
Brian’s industry and financial knowledge are put to use not only in working with the financial advisors that SFG supports, but also in educating and advising the clients he works with directly. With over 16 years of experience in the mortgage industry and a degree in Business Management, Brian understands the importance a mortgage loan plays in the financial picture of American families. In addition to consulting with and successfully servicing hundreds of very satisfied clients, his experience includes managing the Quality Control Department for a large nation-wide lender for years. His department participated in many large mortgage fraud and other types of investigations. Through this experience, he has witnessed the best and worst of loan quality and ethics in the mortgage lender/client interaction, which further solidified his philosophy of doing things right in all aspects of the mortgage loan process and by going the extra mile for the client.
His expertise is evident from the very first meeting with each client, listening carefully to gain the information required to formulate strategies and recommendations. The result is a custom-fit mortgage that provides the maximum benefit and fulfills the unique need of each individual. Lender Info
Walnut Creek Real Estate Stats and Trends for the week of October 20th, 2014: homes priced around $1,085,500 compared to $1,085,500 the previous week, to remain steady with no change in listing price. For Friday, October 24th, the current national mortgage rate for a 30 year fixed mortgage is 3.98%; the 15 year fixed rate is at 3.04%. For a loan larger than conventional conforming loans, or 'jumbo' loan, the 30 year rate is 4.22%, while the 15 year jumbo rate currently is at 3.92%. You can calculate your mortgage rate with our mortgage calculators. Get local info and homes for sale in Walnut Creek CA. View active real estate listings for different types of properties including new homes, houses for sale, foreclosures, short sales, and price reduced listings. Find information and property resources including prices of recently sold homes, neighborhood information, crime stats, home values, and schools in Walnut Creek to help you find the best home!