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Condos for Sale near UCSC - Santa Cruz CA


If you are a University of California at Santa Cruz - UCSC student or parent of a student, you have probably experienced the difficulty of finding a decent rental home or condo near UCSC on the Westside of Santa Cruz.  The competition is high and the rental prices are insane.  Due to this situation, many parents of UCSC students explore the option of buying a condos for sale near UCSC. 

Some of the closest condos for sale by UCSC are located the complexes off of Nobel St like the Baytree and Roundtree condo complexes on Peach Terrace, Palo Verde, and Castillion Terrace.  In these ideal UCSC condos you will find both 2 bedroom and 3 bedroom condos.  You will have no problem finding quality renters either.


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Another place to look for affordable condos for sale near UCSC is the Baywood at Northshore complex on Grandview St on the lower Westside of Santa Cruz.  This is located very close to Mission and Western and near UCSC bus lines.  This condo complex is more affordable than many condos for sale near UCSC.

Many people object to condos because they don't want to pay HOA or homeowners fees.  For an investment property or student rental this can be a bonus as you don't have to worry about exterior maintenance and it many save you time and worry in the end.  Condos for sale near UCSC are very easy to rent out and some can command comparable rental prices to the homes.

Visit here to see a current list of condos for sale near UCSC.  You can reach me at 831.419.9345 for more information about investment properties near UCSC or you can email me.

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Authored by Jessica Wallace, Santa Cruz Realtor

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