Aliso Viejo, CA Real Estate Market

Source & Methodology

Analytics built by:   Location, Inc.

Raw data sources:   American Community Survey (U.S. Census Bureau), U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, Federal Housing Finance Agency.

Date(s) & Update Frequency:
  • Home Values, Rents: Reflects Q1 2021. Updated quarterly.
  • Setting, Housing Stock, Homeownership: 2019 (latest available). Updated annually.

Methodology:   NeighborhoodScout uses over 600 characteristics to build a neighborhood profile… Read more about Scout's Real Estate Data

Aliso Viejo, CA Housing Market Trends

With a population of 50,887, 18,515 total housing units (homes and apartments), and a median house value of $710,489, real estate costs in Aliso Viejo are among some of the highest in the nation, although house prices here don't compare to real estate prices in the most expensive California communities.

Single-family detached homes are the single most common housing type in Aliso Viejo, accounting for 37.09% of the city's housing units. Other types of housing that are prevalent in Aliso Viejo include large apartment complexes or high rise apartments ( 30.08%), row houses and other attached homes ( 28.87%), and a few duplexes, homes converted to apartments or other small apartment buildings ( 3.89%).

People in Aliso Viejo primarily live in small (one, two or no bedroom) single-family detached homes. Aliso Viejo has a mixture of owner-occupied and renter-occupied housing.

There is a lot of housing in Aliso Viejo built from 1970 to 1999 so parts of town may have that "Brady Bunch" look of homes popular in the '70s and early '80s, although some of these houses were built up through the early '90s as well. There is also a lot of housing in Aliso Viejo built between 2000 and later ( 15.46%). A lesser amount of the housing stock also hails from between 1940-1969 ( 1.78%).

Aliso Viejo Home Appreciation Rates

In the last 10 years, Aliso Viejo has experienced some of the highest home appreciation rates of any community in the nation. Aliso Viejo real estate appreciated 64.70% over the last ten years, which is an average annual home appreciation rate of 5.12%, putting Aliso Viejo in the top 20% nationally for real estate appreciation. If you are a home buyer or real estate investor, Aliso Viejo definitely has a track record of being one of the best long term real estate investments in America through the last ten years.

Over the last year, Aliso Viejo appreciation rates have trailed the rest of the nation. In the last twelve months, Aliso Viejo's appreciation rate has been -3.49%, which is lower than appreciation rates in most communities in America. In the latest quarter, NeighborhoodScout's data show that house appreciation rates in Aliso Viejo were at 1.91%, which equates to an annual appreciation rate of 7.86%.

Relative to California, our data show that Aliso Viejo's latest annual appreciation rate is lower than 90% of the other cities and towns in California.

One very important thing to keep in mind is that these are average appreciation rates for the city. Individual neighborhoods within Aliso Viejo differ in their investment potential, sometimes by a great deal. Fortunately, you can use NeighborhoodScout to pinpoint the exact neighborhoods in Aliso Viejo - or in any city or town - that have the best track record of real estate appreciation, by the latest quarter, the last year, 2 years, 5 years, 10 years, or even since 2000, to assist you in making the best Aliso Viejo real estate investment or home purchase decisions.

Average Home Values

 

Median Home Value:
$710,489

Aliso Viejo, CA HOME PRICES

> $1,140,000
6.3%
6.3%
$855,001 - $1,140,000
19.0%
19.0%
$570,001 - $855,000
43.8%
43.8%
$456,001 - $570,000
17.4%
17.4%
$342,001 - $456,000
9.6%
9.6%
$228,001 - $342,000
2.3%
2.3%
$114,001 - $228,000
0.5%
0.5%
$57,001 - $114,000
0.2%
0.2%
$0 - $57,000
1.1%
1.1%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES
Value Relative To State

Very High for Nation

High for CA

Value Relative To Nation

Number Of Homes And Apartments:
18,515

Aliso Viejo Appreciation Rates

 
Time Period Total Appreciation Avg. Annual Rate Compared To
CA*
Compared To
America*
Latest Quarter:
2020 Q4 - 2021 Q1
Last 12 Months:
2020 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 2 Years:
2019 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 5 Years:
2016 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Last 10 Years:
2011 Q1 - 2021 Q1
Since 2000:
2000 Q1 - 2021 Q1
156.53% 4.53%
8
10
* 10 is highest

Rent & Ownership

 

Average Market Rent:
$3,271 / per month

Homeownership Rate

Owners
59.7%
59.7%
Renters
40.3%
40.3%
Vacant
5.6%
5.6%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Housing Market Details

 

Age of Homes

2000 or Newer
15.5%
15.5%
1970 - 1999
82.7%
82.7%
1940 - 1969
1.8%
1.8%
1939 or Older
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Types of Homes

Single-Family
37.1%
37.1%
Townhomes
28.9%
28.9%
Small Apt. Buildings
3.9%
3.9%
Apt. Complexes
30.1%
30.1%
Mobile Homes
0.1%
0.1%
Other
0.0%
0.0%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES

Home Size

No Bedroom
1.8%
1.8%
1 Bedroom
12.3%
12.3%
2 Bedrooms
34.4%
34.4%
3 Bedrooms
33.0%
33.0%
4 Bedrooms
14.5%
14.5%
5 or more bedrooms
3.9%
3.9%
0.0% 100.0%
% OF HOMES