Downey, CA Real Estate
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The Downey-Link along with I-105 combined with its Metro rail line are just two of the reasons that the trendy Downey properties in Los Angeles County are so coveted. Interstate 5, 605, and the 710 make leaving the Downey inland real estate market extraordinarily easy (assuming no sig-alerts). The elegant Downey, CA homes for sale are surrounded by Commerce to the north, Santa Fe Springs to the East, Bellflower to the South and South Gate to the West. Downey Realtors say that some of the largest employers include Kaiser Permanente, Downey Regional Medical Center, and Downey Unified School District.
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The attractive Downey residential market is the birthplace of the Apollo Space Program as well as the Space Shuttle, and Vultee Aircraft was Downey’s largest employer during World War II (later known as North American Rockwell. Veteran Downey Real Estate Agents like to point out that the fashionable Downey luxury homes for sale are situated in a city that is home to what was once considered the busiest intersections in California (Lakewood and Firestone Boulevards). The city-lights, and mountain view properties in Downey are found in a semi-arid climate and with a population of over 110,000 residents: the city is approximately 12 square miles.
Why People Love Downey
Fast food anyone? The McDonald’s restaurant on Lakewood Boulevard was the third one ever constructed and is the oldest surviving one in the world (it is also listed on the National Trust for Historic Preservation). The first Taco Bell restaurant opened in the Downey housing market in 1962 on Firestone Boulevard, and Dunkin’ Donuts opened only their second restaurant in the Los Angeles area in 2014. The highly-desirable Downey custom homes for sale are able to savor the Downtown Downey Farmers' Market, and if you are a buyer and are contemplating any of the charming Downey tract homes you have get up-to-speed on Harvey’s/Johnie’s Broiler which was in movies and was ultimately purchased by the owner of Bob’s Big Boy.
The Downey traditional real estate market gained some notoriety in the 1960’s when it was publicized that the city had banned the Tarzan books because he was not married to Jane (they had a kid). It was even published by the Los Angeles Times, but it was later determined to be just a rumor. The contemporary homes for sale in Downey are served by the Downey Unified School District, and the city's two main public high schools names are Earl Warren (US Supreme Court Chief Justice) and John G. Downey (Governor). The City Library serves the Downey residents, the United States Postal Service operates the Downey Post Office, The L.A. County Department of Health Services operates the Whittier Health Center (serving Downey).
There are intimate Downey condos found close to the Mission San Gabriel Arcangel which was initially founded in the early 1770’s and in the mid 1780’s the Governor granted the largest Downey land concessions ever made in the Downey community distributed during the Spanish control of California. Dairy was a major industry found around the appealing Downey upgraded homes for sale and some of Downey's primary settlers came from Ireland. The Downey neighborhoods first incorporated in 1956, and the adorable semi-custom homes in Downey and factories reinstated the farms (mainly grain, corn, castor beans, and fruit) after World War II). With BanCorp's personalized Downey real estate search you are able to find the comprehensive database of tasteful Downey detached residences, and the collection of is refreshed every 15-minutes on the MLS.
Where Is Downey Located?
Are you a potential Downey home buyer, and are considering the Downey community for the first time? Here is some further information. The beautiful Downey suburban homes for sale are located in a socially divergent city where you will find vocabulary that is spoken from around the world. The Downey residents enjoy nearly-perfect year-round weather and the gorgeous Downey one and two-story homes are located approximately 30 minutes away from LAX, and about 40 minutes away from downtown Los Angeles. The closest airport to the city of Downey is found in Fullerton, and you will also find regional airports in Long Beach and at John Wayne in Santa Ana. There is an outstanding hospital in the immediate vicinity of the well-appointed properties in Downey, PIH Health Hospital, and the city of Downey is located within the Downey Unified School District. Law enforcement is provided to Downey real estate by the Downey Police Department, and fire services are administered to the community by the Downey Fire Department.
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