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RESIDENTIAL LIVING here are countless reasons why nearly 500,000 people call Fresno home, and the real estate market is just one of them. One of the standout features of the Fresno area is its diverse housing options. Fresno offers housing for people from all walks of life, from architecturally significant structures, stately mansions and gated communities to contemporary dwellings on large lots with mature trees. Multi-unit complexes and brand-new, custom-built homes with magnificent lake views are also fixtures of the Fresno housing scene.


The rich history of Fresno is evidenced in its century-old homes that exude a French colonial flavor, classic Spanish Revival style homes and the elegance of English Tudor. Traditional designs feature native Californian bungalows, charming Italian Villas and comfortable ranches. Neighborhoods with meticulously

manicured lawns, gardens in bloom with colors accentuated by the sun and treelined streets, all add to the allure of living in Fresno. Existing homes fall into a wide price range. California-style ranch homes can be purchased for approximately $160,000 while traditional bungalows often start around $200,000. For those seeking luxury, numerous homes for upwards of $1 million can be found throughout the city, many of which offer spacious living quarters, large lots, mature landscaping and glorious lake views. One of the most exciting areas of residential development has been in Downtown Fresno. This once abandoned and forgotten area is now buzzing with young professionals, artists, families, entrepreneurs and even four-legged friends who crave the newly created urban lifestyle. The Mural District in Downtown Fresno now boasts over 8

Harmony Bay

An Active Senior Rental Community

Located just minutes away from shopping, dining and easy freeway access, these beautiful apartment homes offer both comfort & convenience.


• 1 & 2 Bedrooms in park-like setting • Frost Free Refrigerator with Ice Maker • Dishwasher & Dryer Connection • Private Patio • Pet Friendly • Activities • Sparkling Pool

(559) 325-5533 Lighthouse Development Corporation

750 W. Alluvial Avenue • Clovis, CA 93611

new multi-family housing developments, with four of the new developments opened just in the last year! Residents can choose from a wide range of housing styles to rent, including restored historic spaces to contemporary and hip newly constructed units. Options include: urban lofts, multi-story townhomes with amazing views and balconies, live-work units, artist studios, family-friendly spaces with multiple bedrooms and attached garages. Many of these housing options are state-of-the-art and ecofriendly – thus providing the occupants with comfort, piece of mind in knowing they are saving precious resources. Fresno also has a vast number of options available for its older population, including several senior and assisted living facilities. There has been an increased interest in senior living as evidenced by the construction of the Oakmont facility in northwest Fresno and a few others currently in the permitting process.

Fresno CA Community Profile  

Annually, the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce publishes the Membership Directory and a Buyer’s Guide. It is done as a service to our...

Fresno CA Community Profile  

Annually, the Greater Fresno Area Chamber of Commerce publishes the Membership Directory and a Buyer’s Guide. It is done as a service to our...