Highland is one of the most beautiful small cities in the San Bernadino Mountains. This unique community of approximately 54,000 residents provides an exceptionally desirable residential location in the Inland Empire of Southern California. It is ideally situated close to several Southern California recreation areas, which adds to its appeal. Palm Springs is only about 45 minutes away where residents can enjoy many recreational and cultural activities.
This exclusive community is surrounded by scenic beauty. The snow-capped San Bernadino Mountains and San Gabriel Mountain provide an unequaled year-round panoramic view. With its natural beauty, Highland is the perfect setting for those who desire to live in a friendly, comfortable community with the feel of a small town and the amenities of an urban area. There are many housing options available including single-family homes, condominiums and luxury apartments.
This progressive city is currently undergoing extensive growth in affordable housing. Many new developers are in the process of completing planned communities in the city and surrounding areas. East Highlands Ranch is a master-planned community that offers premium housing and exclusive private facilities for residents. A full range of real estate offerings gives residents and prospective homeowners a broad variety of home options.
Banning, Highlands neighboring city is one of the most history-rich cities in Riverside County that is also experiencing rapid growth in population. It offers its residents a diverse choice of real estate ranging from luxury residences to more affordable ones that are perfect for raising families in a safe, secure area. The median sales price in Banning from July to October, 2014 was approximately $200,000 for a three-bedroom home. Sales prices for homes in both cities have appreciated in the last five years, which is good news for sellers. With more residences on the market in 2014, buyers have more real estate options from which to choose.
Experts in the housing market predict that this real estate trend is likely to continue over the next five to ten years. This most desirable area offers prospective homeowners the opportunity to live in a beautiful home in a family-oriented community with many extras. Residents take pride in their homes and encourage community beautification programs.