The Irvine Housing Report: The 92606 ZIP (Westpark and Walnut)

Up today is Irvine’s 92606 ZIP housing numbers. This ZIP includes the Westpark and Walnut neighborhoods. The photos are of 59 Del Cambrea, a three-bedroom, single-family home in Westpark, and 39 Royal Victoria, a four-bedroom condo in Walnut. Both have HOA fees and Mello Roos taxes, and both are priced near the overall median for homes in this ZIP. However, the price per square foot is considerably cheaper for the Royal Victoria home ($309/SF) than for the Del Cambrea home ($441/SF).

92606 Median Selling Price:

  • Ju;u 2010: $584,000 (up 9.5% y-o-y)
  • June 2010: $457,000 (down 25.4% y-o-y)
  • May 2010: $408,000 (down 16.7% y-o-y)
    For comparison: Redfn’s May median numbers are $457,000 (down 30% y-o-y) or $347/SF (up 1.5% y-o-y)
  • April 2010: $498,000 (down 20.3% y-o-y)
  • March 2010: $613,000 (up 12.07% y-o-y)

92606 Number of Sales:

  • July 2010: 14 (down 22.2% y-o-y)
  • June 2010: 17 (up 6.3% y-o-y)
  • May 2010: 21 (up 40.0% y-o-y)
  • April 2010: 12 (up 33.3% y-o-y)
  • March 2010: 15 (up 25.00% y-o-y)

Source unless otherwise noted: DQNews

Irvine Housing Stats by ZIP: Shady Canyon, El Camino, Woodbridge Neighborhoods Showing Signs of Stress

foreclosures-oc-register-july2009Following are some housing market numbers for Irvine. The 92603, 92604 and 92614 ZIPs are particularly interesting.

Note that the 92603 July asking price of $582 per square foot seems particularly unrealistic considering that the July selling price for the 92603 ZIP was $374 per square foot. The 92603 ZIP includes some of the most expensive homes in Irvine, including Irvine’s most expensive neighborhood, Shady Canyon. Other neighborhoods in Irvine’s 92603 include Quail Hill, Turtle Rock, and Turtle Ridge.

You might also want to pay special attention to the Woodbridge ZIPs: 92604 and 92614. As reported in the The Orange County Register, the increase in the percentage of Woodbridge foreclosures are some of the  highest in Orange County, especially in the 92604 ZIP. The 92604 ZIP includes the upper part of the Woodbridge neighborhood as well as the  El Camino neighborhood (See the map.)

According to DataQuick, Irvine’s July 2009 housing numbers by ZIP are as follows: ZIP/Median Selling Price/% change in price from previous month/# of homes sold/% change in number sold from previous month (DQNews).

Irvine 92602 $713,000 9.7% 23 -4.2%
Irvine 92603 $695,750 -6.4% 24 -40.0%
Irvine 92604 $520,000 -8.4% 24 14.3%
Irvine 92606 $533,500 -26.0% 18 38.5%
Irvine 92612 $430,000 -5.2% 32 -8.6%
Irvine 92614 $459,000 -19.5% 21 90.9%
Irvine 92618 $532,500 14.5% 24 9.1%
Irvine 92620 $625,000 -1.4% 52 15.6%

Tomorrow: Irvine detached and condo stats