Home Values

Watsonville Home Prices & Values

Zillow Home Value Index

The Zillow Home Value Index is the median Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

$419,900

  • 20.0% 1-year change
  • 6.5% 1-year forecast

The median home value in Watsonville is $419,900. Watsonville home values have gone up 20.0% over the past year and Zillow predicts they will rise 6.5% within the next year. The median list price per square foot in Watsonville is $303, which is lower than the Salinas Metro average of $383. The median price of homes currently listed in Watsonville is $489,000 while the median price of homes that sold is $443,950.

Foreclosures will be a factor impacting home values in the next several years. In Watsonville 2.2 homes are foreclosed (per 10,000). This is greater than the Salinas Metro value of 2.1 and also lower than the national value of 4.0

Mortgage delinquency is the first step in the foreclosure process. This is when a homeowner fails to make a mortgage payment. The percent of delinquent mortgages in Watsonville is 5.7%, which is lower than the national value of 6.9%. With U.S. home values having fallen by more than 20% nationally from their peak in 2007 until their trough in late 2011, many homeowners are now underwater on their mortgages, meaning they owe more than their home is worth. The percent of Watsonville homeowners underwater on their mortgage is 15.7%, which is lower than Salinas Metro at 17.5%.

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Watsonville Market Overview

Data through Sep 30, 2014
  • $419,900 ZHVI
  • 6.5% 1-yr forecast
    The Zillow Home Value Forecast is Zillow's prediction of what the Zillow Home Value Index will be one year from now. Learn more
    (Sep 30, 2015)
  • $489,000 Median listing price
  • $443,950 Median sale price
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Watsonville Market Health

Data through Sep 30, 2014
  • 8.9/10 Very healthy
    The Market Health Index illustrates the current health of a region's housing market relative to other markets across the country. The Market Health Index is based on up to 10 metrics including those capturing the past and projected evolution of home values, the prevalence of foreclosures, foreclosure re-sales, negative equity and delinquency, as well as whether homes are currently selling faster or slower than in the past.
  • No data Average days on Zillow
  • 15.7% Homes with negative equity (17.0% US Avg) (Jun 30, 2014)
  • 5.7% Delinquent on mortgage (6.9% US Avg) (Jun 30, 2014)

Homes foreclosed (per 10,000)

2.2 homes Watsonville
2.1 homes Salinas Metro
4 homes United States
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Nearby Cities

Name Median ZHVI
San Martin $852,500
Morgan Hill $734,600
Aptos $721,300
Name Median ZHVI
Capitola $659,400
Soquel $655,700
Gilroy $592,100
Name Median ZHVI
Aromas $489,400
San Juan Bautista $468,700
Freedom $413,600

Listings & Sales

Data through Sep 30, 2014
  • $303 Median list price / sq ft
  • $287 Median sale price / sq ft
  • 29.7% Listings with price cut
10.1%
Sold below listing
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Watsonville Rentals

Data through Sep 30, 2014
  • Zillow Rent Index

  • $2,266 Watsonville
    $2,001 Salinas Metro
    $1,335 United States

    The Zillow Rent Index is the median Rent Zestimate valuation for a given geographic area on a given day. Learn more

  • 1.3 Breakeven horizon
    The breakeven horizon is the number of years after which buying is more financially advantageous than renting. Learn more
    (Jun 30, 2014)
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  • No data Rent list price / sq ft
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