In the beautiful San Jacinto Valley of Riverside County, you will find a charming city called Hemet, California. Hemet is home to approximately 78,700 residents and is composed of 27.85 square miles neighboring the city of San Jacinto. This remarkable city was founded prior to the formation of Riverside County, and grew in large part because of the formation of Lake Hemet. Hemet is most well-known as the home of The Ramona Pageant. The Ramona Pageant is the state’s official outdoor play which started in 1923 and is one of the longest running outdoor plays in the nation.
Hemet, California, was incorporated in 1910 and was a trading center for apricots, citrus, olives, peaches and walnuts. In 1936 Hemet started hosting the Agricultural District Farmer’s Fair of Riverside County and continues to do so today. Large scale residential development came to Hemet in the 1960’s in the form of retirement communities and mobile home parks. In the 1980’s single family home subdivisions began appearing in Hemet and the area started to grow in popularity because of its rural charm and affordable real estate. This continues to be true of Hemet today. Homes for sale in Hemet include condos, townhomes, mobile homes, and multi-family homes, however the bulk of the real estate market in Hemet is comprised of single family homes. While there are sometimes exceptions, single family homes in Hemet usually do not cost more than $5 million and have an average listing price around $259,500. Mobile homes in Hemet top out around $450,000 and have an average listing price around $89,400. Multi-family homes in Hemet are fewer in number and usually aren’t higher than $5.5 million, with an average listing price nar $454,600, while condos and townhomes have an average listing price around $100,700 and top out around $200,000.
Buy one of Hemet’s affordable homes and enjoy the city’s many amenities and options for shopping, dining, entertainment and recreation. A few of the city’s popular attractions include the Historic Hemet Museum, Western Science Center, Ramona Bowl, Diamond Valley Lake and five gorgeous parks. Weston Park is a four acre park in downtown Hemet, Simpson Park is a 438 acre park in the Santa Rosa Hills southeast of Hemet, Mary Henley Park is a sixteen acre park encircled by a walking path, Gibbel Park is an eleven acre park featuring a military memorial, and the Valley Wide Community Sports Park sits adjacent to an aquatic center and boasts eight baseball fields, eight soccer fields, seven volleyball courts, six tennis courts, four basketball courts, three picnic areas, three play areas, two pickle ball courts and numerous fitness trails. With all these wonderful features and its affordable real estate, no wonder so many prospective homebuyers choose to make Hemet their new home.
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