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College Area San Diego Homes For Sale

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Why do we share our commission? It’s quite simple. It’s our way of saying thank you to our clients for putting their trust in us as their real estate agent.

In comparison, very few (if any) other top-ranked, luxury real estate agent’s give a single dollar back to their clients.

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About College Area San Diego

College Area is a community in central San Diego that is located 9 miles northeast of Downtown and 12 miles from the Pacific Ocean.

First developed in the 1930’s, the community is bordered by Interstate 8 to the north, El Cajon Blvd to the south, Alvarado Estates and Collwood Blvd to the west and by La Mesa to the east. 

College Area is home to its namesake, San Diego State University (which was originally called San Diego State College).

In addition, the community also consists of Alvarado Hospital Medical Center, a number of commercial and retail businesses, a branch of the San Diego Public Library, as well as two San Diego Trolley stops.

Real Estate In College Area San Diego

College Area real estate is comprised of single-family detached homes, as well as condos and townhouses.

If you are searching for a one-story home, then you’ll have many to choose from here.

Also, because of its proximity to SDSU, many homes in College Area are used as student rentals.

  • Homes for sale in College Area San Diego are typically priced between $300,000 and $1.7 million dollars.
  • Single-family detached College Area San Diego homes for sale usually start around $500,000 dollars.
  • Residences offer 568 sq. ft. to 4,222 sq. ft. of living space.
  • Lot sizes can be as large as 1.42 acres.
  • Residences feature 1 – 10 bedrooms.

College Area San Diego Schools

Children living in College Area are served by the San Diego Unified School District.

Trust The Experience & Results Of Frank Grannis

I am a native San Diegan Realtor® with extensive College Area market and community expertise.

I was recently honored by Real Trends and America’s Best Real Estate Agents for ranking in the top 1.5% of all real estate agents in the United States.

In addition, I have been recognized, yet again, by the San Diego Association of Realtors and the San Diego Union Tribune with the annual prestigious “Circle of Excellence” Gold Award.

Based on my consistent record of success, you can be confident that I will not only help you find the exact home that you are looking for, but you can also trust that I will do everything possible to ensure that your offer is the one that is accepted.

If you have any questions, or if you’d like to schedule an appointment to see any of the homes for sale in the College Area, or if you’d like to explore this central San Diego community, feel free to contact me directly at

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