Homebuying in Costa Mesa in the third quarter outpaced countywide sales activity.
Using CoreLogic data, we compared sales patterns for all residences in the July-to-September period vs. a year ago. Sales in Costa Mesa rose as 283 residences were purchased this year vs. 268 a year ago. That’s a gain of 5.6 percent vs. an increase of 2.2 percent countywide.
Neighborhood trends in Costa Mesa for the summer quarter from CoreLogic’s report:
Costa Mesa ZIP code 92626 — 122 homes sold vs. 107 a year ago. That’s a sales gain of 14 percent. Median selling price of $731,500 vs. $704,721 last year,