Torrance Homes & Real Estate
Welcome to your local Torrance homes for sale and real estate resource. This massive California city was home to 147,185 residents as of 2016. It sits in the southwestern portion of Los Angeles County. The moderate climate makes enjoying Torrance's 1.5 miles of Pacific Ocean beaches easy. Also known for its 30 municipal parks and around 90,000 trees lining its streets, Torrance boasts a mix of high-tech industry and residential properties. Because it lies so near to Los Angeles, just 19 miles to the northeast, homeowners have a quick commute to all that LA has to offer. For additional information on Torrance, California homes for sale or to schedule a private showing, contact your Los Angeles area real estate experts today. Read more about Torrance real estate.
Homes For Sale in Torrance, CA
Torrance Real Estate Market
Although most homes on the market are existing real estate, prospective homebuyers who tour the area will find several new-home builders within 10 miles of Torrance. The median price of homes for sale is $698,000. Those seeking to buy a home have many options among single-family residences, condominiums, and townhouses. While many single-family homes offer more than 2,500 square feet, some two-bedroom/two-bath residences have less than 1,000 square feet and link to home prices starting in the mid-$300's. Both single- and two-story residences are available. Ranch and contemporary styles are common and frequently include stucco and/or Spanish tile.
Torrance Community Amenities
Torrance’s location near Los Angeles affords residents a wealth of employment, educational, and cultural opportunities. Homeowners have a drive of about half an hour north on I-110 to reach LA. Other important roadways include I-405, SR 1, SR 107, and SR 91. Torrance Transit, LADOT, and LACMTA Metro buses provide public transportation services. The city also has a general aviation airport. Torrance’s four largest employers include American Honda Motor Co., Inc; Torrance Memorial Medical Center; Honda R&D Americas; and Honeywell Aerospace. Homebuyers enjoy plenty of local shopping, dining, and cultural opportunities. The annual Armed Forces Day Parade runs along Torrance Boulevard. Cultural events fill the calendar each year at the Torrance Cultural Arts Center. Five local landmarks, including the Pacific Electric Railroad Bridge, claim spots on the National Register of Historic Places. Residents who love being outdoors enjoy picnics, biking, and surfing at the beach plus playing games at local parks. Scuba diving, fishing, and kayaking are available at King Harbor Marina.
Torrance Neighborhood Highlights
- Ample transportation options to easily reach all that nearby Los Angeles has to offer
- Shore-front beaches that are much quieter than others nearby
- A climate featuring ocean breezes, warm days and nights, and low humidity
- An abundance of both public and private elementary, middle, and high schools
- Plenty of opportunities for local shopping and dining adventures
Torrance School Inforamtion
Public school students attend institutions that are part of the Torrance United School District, which serves an area of around 20 square miles. This district runs five high schools plus eight middle and 17 elementary schools. One high school is a continuation school. Torrance is home to three private high schools as well as eight elementary/middle institutions.
The district also operates a child development center and several centers for adult education. The El Camino Community College campus enrolls more than 25,000 students and sits just outside the Torrance city boundaries. Post-secondary students can commute to any of seven colleges and universities, each with more than 2,000 students, within 12 miles of the city.
Torrance homeowners enjoy a rich mixture of indoor and outdoor activities thanks to the mild California coastal climate. Those seeking to buy a home but also wanting to enjoy all the big city has to offer are only 19 miles away from LA. An ample choice of homes for sale in a variety of sizes and styles and a healthy real estate forecast marked by rising home prices make Torrance a great place to call home.
Torrance Real Estate Agents
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