San Marco Real Estate Stats
|Average priced home for sale in San Marco||$828K|
|Lowest priced San Marco home for sale||$255K|
|Highest priced San Marco home for sale||$2.5M|
|Total Homes For Sale In San Marco||22|
|Avg. Days On Market||104|
Property Types (active listings)
Location Location Location - The number 1 rule in real estate is what defines San Marco. It's a social community, with top tier schools both public and private, location proximity to downtown, as well as the thriving business district is what keeps San Marco hot on everyone's list of best places to live in Jacksonville FL. And yes... people do buy smaller houses in San Marco just to get into the neighborhood. It's what you do in highly desirable areas...
San Marco is located on the South Bank and is just a quick jump over the bridge to downtown Jacksonville. Both hip and urban, homes in San Marco are some of the most prized homes in Jacksonville and the location is top tier. Home prices in San Marco range from about the $200's to well into the $millions depending on size, location, and updates. A trend we are seeing in San Marco: Many have moved out of San Marco in favor of newer communities but have later decided to move back to the charming San Marco area.
San Marco Real Estate Market
Luxury home buyers, growing families, social butterflies, up and coming professionals, and downsizing who's-who - all call San Marco home as well as many others. San Marco is home to many types of people and from many walks of life. It's not cheap, but it is affordable for most income earning people.
The San Marco real estate market is fairly consistent with high demand. Homes that are well updated / renovated with no deficiencies in any of the major components will see very fast sales, especially in the sub $500k range. 3 bedroom bungalows with 2 full bathrooms and a garage are highly desirable and have seen great price increases in the past few years. Larger 2000+ square feet houses are heavily searched but finding a move in ready house in this category is difficult to find. Most will either move their budget up or purchase a home that needs updating.
Living in San Marco, Jacksonville FL
- Super close to downtown Jacksonville
- Far enough away but still very close to the Jaguars stadium, Suns baseball field, and the Arena
- Very close to the Times Union Center
- Chic neighborhoods full of urban flair, community cook outs, kid's parties, and sense of community
- San Marco shops, restaurants and diners for us foodies, and local watering holes
- Aardwolf brewery! Grab an after work or pre-go out drink
- A chance to make it big when buying a fixer upper in San Marco
- Broad range of home prices in San Marco including luxury homes on the river
- Easy water access for boaters and water sports from a boat ramp in San Marco
- In the middle of all the top private schools in Jacksonville including Bolles, Episcopal, Assumption, Bishop Kenny, RPDS, etc.
- One of the few places in town where you can attend an A rated elementary school, then apply and attend Landon magnet school for middle school, which then feeds to Paxon or Stanton for high school. An A rated path!
Homes For Sale in San Marco
San Marco types of homes
San Marco is full of charming homes and walkable neighborhoods with a wide range of prices available. From Bungalows to Waterfront Estates, you'll have plenty of options for your home in San Marco.
The San Marco Starter Bungalow: The starting price point in San Marco usually starts with one of the smaller bungalows. These cozy homes are often 2 bedroom with 1 bath or 3 bedrooms with 1 bath as the starting point in pricing for San Marco Homes for sale. These are usually in the low to mid $200's range with the occasional sub $200k home making an appearance. Many of these homes offer a great chance to live in a home and make needed updates to build in equity. Bring this home up to a 3/2 with updated kitchen and baths, and you've got yourself a nice profit!
The San Marco Updated Bungalow: Ranging in prices from the upper $200's to $400's, the price of these updated Bungalows will largely depend on it's location within San Marco. All of these will have been re-plumbed, newer roofs, and typically the windows have been replaced or are in very good working order. Most have had an extensive renovation at some point in the past 20 years and the kitchens and baths have been updated along the way. Look for move in ready and location is key for YOUR resell ability!
Mid Century Modern Homes in San Marco: This style home deserves it's own classification as it is fairly available within San Marco. Think Frank Loyd Wright... calmed down a bit with some of our local architects back in the 50's and 60's. Quite a few homes were built with this style architecture with clean lines, large open spaces, with good natural light. Many have been updated along the way and now are some of the most updated and modern homes in the area. Prices of this style home in San Marco is all across the board.
The Family Home in San Marco that needs updating: Rather broad category here, but we are including all homes above 2000 square feet. Many of these homes were built with 3 large bedrooms and a 4th or 5th bedroom was added on at some point. You will see both historic style homes and even a few newer homes. These larger homes are obviously priced higher due to both size and demand. You can find plenty of these homes that are in the $400's that will need work and updating, and we have customers that are up to the task, but also prefer to purchase a home that can be updated to their own taste.
The move in ready Family Home in San Marco: This is a continuation of the above 2000+ square foot category, but the big division is a home that is fully updated and move in ready. Will the home be perfect? No - there is no such thing. Will you need to do your own customizations? Yes - the home is move in ready and has had extensive renovations, but it may not be your taste. You may still need to complete the "lipstick" renovations like paint, countertops, cabinet pulls, etc. BUT - they are move in ready and all the heavy duty renovation has been completed in years previous.
The Luxury Home in San Marco: Just what this implies, this luxury San Marco home is fully renovated, has a best of best location within San Marco and is full of luxury appointments. A key factor on these homes: You don't ever walk through and think "that's cheap, why would they have used .... in this area". These homes have been loved and renovated with the best of the best from contractor to materials, you get what you pay for in this San Marco home.
Waterfront homes in San Marco: A best of best area of town is combined with the best of the best in Florida living. If you have the means available to pick up a waterfront home in San Marco, then you will experience a Florida lifestyle that few ever get to experience. Waterfront homes in San Marco are almost always well into the millions in price, and offer a full range of options.
History of San Marco Jacksonville
Originally the independent city of South Jacksonville, San Marco was eventually annexed by Jacksonville in 1932. After the completion of the Acosta bridge in 1921, San Marco saw major growth after being connected to the downtown areas of Jacksonville. It got it's name from the original neighborhood of San Marco. Read the full history of San Marco on Wikipedia.
The 32207 San Marco Zip Code
San Marco is located in the 32207 zip code which encompasses both San Marco and St Nicholas as well as several other areas that are very close commutes to downtown Jax. You can search all homes for sale in the 32207 zip code or search via any zip code, by using our Jacksonville Zip Code Map.
San Marco Realtors
Buying, Selling, or Both you'll need your San Marco Realtor to be available, "with it", tech savvy, fast, reliable, trustworthy, and most of all... skilled. Don't work with a rookie, don't be their practice: Work with proven and highly skilled negotiators. We offer professional Realtor services and would love to represent you as your San Marco Realtor.