LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — The value of real estate has skyrocketed even further during the pandemic, adding several Southern California cities to the so-called million-dollar club.
Last year, East Pasadena, La Crescenta-Montrose, La Habra Heights, View Park-Windsor Hills and Seal Beach joined the million-dollar club, , according to online real estate firm Zillow.READ MORE: Recovering COVID Patients Face Massive Medical Bills After Hospitalization
The Los Angeles area is third in the nation with cities in the million-dollar club, after the San Francisco and New York City areas.READ MORE: 2 Killed In Rowland Heights Shooting, Suspect At Large
The total of million-dollar cities is now at 312, up from 104 from five years ago. These are cities in which the average home value is $1 million or more.
“In 2020 home values soared nationwide because of incredible demand across all price tiers, which we expect to continue well into 2021,” Chris Glynn, a Zillow senior economist, said in a statement. Homes are selling in a matter of days in many places, Glynn added.MORE NEWS: LAPD Motorcycle Officer Taken To Hospital After Crash