Is Fountain Valley, CA a buyer’s or seller’s market?

Housing Market Conditions



Gauge showing Fountain Valley is a seller's market


Difference Since September 2022

Since last year, Fountain Valley has remained a Seller's Market.

Key Takeaway

Fountain Valley is a Sellers Housing Market, which means prices tend to be higher and homes sell faster.

Housing Prices

How much do homes in Fountain Valley, CA cost?

Median Sold Price



Based on all homes sold in the last 12 months.

Difference Since September 2022


Key Takeaway

Homes in Fountain Valley have sold for 1.7% more than they did a year ago.

Summary: The median home sold price in Fountain Valley was $1,128,611 in September 2023, up 1.7% from last year, and the median price per square foot was $598.

Median Sold Price By Bedroom Count

# BEDSSep 2022Sep 2023CHANGE
1 $417.5K$425K
2 $572.2K$584K
3 $885K$906K
4 $1.2M$1.2M
5+ $1.3M$1.3M

Summary: Fountain Valley housing prices by bedroom type for September 2023 compared to the previous year: The home price of 1 bedroom homes increased by 1.8%, 2 bedroom homes increased by 2.1%, 3 bedroom homes increased by 2.4%, 4 bedroom homes increased by 1%, and 5+ bedroom homes did not change.

Median Sold Price Compared To Nearby Cities

Santa Ana
North Coast
Huntington Beach
Fountain Valley

Housing Supply

How many homes are available in Fountain Valley, CA?

Number of Homes For Sale

Aug 2023Sep 2023CHANGE

Summary: The Fountain Valley real estate market had 61 homes for sale in September 2023, a 20.8% decrease compared to August 2023.

Homes For Sale By Bedroom Count

# BEDSAug 2023Sep 2023CHANGE
1 31
2 56
3 2016
4 3328
5+ 1610

Summary: The Fountain Valley housing inventory by bedroom type for September 2023 compared to the previous month: The inventory of 1 bedroom homes decreased by 66.7%, 2 bedroom homes increased by 20%, 3 bedroom homes decreased by 20%, 4 bedroom homes decreased by 15.2%, and 5+ bedroom homes decreased by 37.5%.

Number of Homes Sold

Aug 2023Sep 2023CHANGE

Asking Price vs. Sold Price

4 Homes Were Sold
Under Asking

3 Homes Were Sold
At Asking

17 Homes Were Sold
Over Asking

Asking vs Sold - buyer

Key Takeaway

If you're buying a home in Fountain Valley, you could pay more than the asking price. 70.8% of homes here sold above asking price last month.

Summary: A total of 24 homes were sold or pending in Fountain Valley in September 2023, down by 29.4% month-over-month. Of the 24 sold homes, 17% were sold under asking, 13% were sold at asking, and 71% were sold over asking.

Days on Market

How long does it take to sell a home in Fountain Valley, CA?

Average Sale Time

Sep 2022Sep 2023CHANGE
22 Days25 Days+12.1%

Summary: Homes in Fountain Valley had an average of 25 days on market in Sep 2023, up by 12.1% compared to last year.

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

20 Homes Were Sold
Under 30 Days

3 Homes Were Sold
In 30 - 90 Days

1 Home Was Sold
Over 90 Days

Breakdown of Home Sale Times

Key Takeaway

Many homes in Fountain Valley are selling fast, if you're buying plan to act quickly.

Summary: During September 2023, 24 homes were sold in Fountain Valley; 83% of homes were sold within 30 days, 13% of homes were sold within 30 to 90 days, and 4% of homes were sold over 90 days.

Housing Market Reports are calculated by Rocket Homes Real Estate and based on information from the MLS.

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