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West Covina CA – Why You Should Live Here

February 7, 2020


What’s it like to live in West Covina, California? Let’s check it out right, after this. Hit the subscribe button and click the notification
bell to stay in the loop. The Pasadena Star News describes West Covina
as the big and burly heart of the Valley, so let’s take a look at some of its most attractive
features. Number one is location, just 19 miles from
downtown Los Angeles. West Covina is easily accessible by both the
10 and the 60 freeways, making it easy for residents to commute to the city for work
or for pleasure. We have easy access to Ontario International
Airport, so you can consider skipping the drive to LAX if you prefer. While there is great healthcare in West Covina,
we’re also just down the road from the huge Kaiser Permanente office in Baldwin Park. And
the hugely popular raging waters water park in San Dimas is just seven miles away. The Fairplex exposition center where the LA
County fair is held every September. It’s just 20 minutes away in North Pomona. Also close by are Mount San Antonio college,
better known as Mount SAC, Cal poly Pomona, the university of Laverne, the Claremont colleges,
citrus college and Azusa Pacific university. We’re just eight miles from the foothills
and like the song says, we’re just two hours from the beach. The second grade future are the West Covina
schools. There are some really highly rated schools
here. If you go to great schools.org you can type
in West Covina and it will show you all of the schools and what their ratings are. My youngest daughter graduated from West Covina
high school and we were really happy with it. Number three are the great house prices. In 2019 the average price of a three bedroom,
two bathroom home in West Covina was $572,000 when we go closer into LA, we’ll find the
prices jump to $964,000 in Glendale for instance, or $1.3 million in South Pasadena
and the same house in Burbank would cost $914,000 the fourth great thing is shopping. West Covina
is really self contained. In this area. There are two bustling malls, the Plaza West
Covina, which has 185 shops including the anchor stores of Macy’s, Penney’s, Nordstrom
Rack, Best Buy and Gold’s Gym. Those just name a few. The restaurants in the small in addition to
the food court are Lazy Dog, Chipotle, El Pescador, Red Robin, Lucille’s Barbecue,
and a few others. The second bustling mall is Eastland shopping
center, which has 34 stores including target, Walmart, a Dick’s sporting goods, Burlington
coat factory, office Depot, hobby lobby, and the newly opened Sprouts, among others. Restaurants there include TGI
Friday’s, BJ’s, Chili’s and Chipotle. Because West Covina is very diverse, there is also a lot of diversity in shopping
choices. Other malls include Hong Kong Plaza, which
is anchored by the HK Food market, South Hills Plaza featuring Tokyo central market,
the Heights at West Covina featuring target and home Depot. Island Plaza featuring the
Pacific seafood market, serving the Filipino community and Seafood City’s Plaza is right across the street from Island
Plaza. Of course we have your typical grocery stores
such as Von’s, Stater brothers, food for less and Aldi’s along with sprouts, which
we mentioned a little bit earlier. There are no Big Box stores in West Covina
yet, but a quick drive to Puente Hills Mall, we will take you to Costco and a jaunt up
to Glendora Will take you to Costco, Sam’s club, and
there’s even a Barnes and noble up there. And finally, number five is West Covina’s
recreational spots. Again, to quote the Pasadena star news, West
Covina has the strongest baseball culture in the Southland. And a number of athletes were born and raised
here, including Jason and Jeremy Giambi. Big League Dreams SportsPlex is a replica
of professional baseball team stadiums. Besides youth baseball, a youth fast pitch softball
and adult slow pitch softball. There is also a soccer pavilion and playground. The South Hills country club provides a quality
private golf course, dining and bar, banquet facilities, a pool ,tennis court, a private
fitness area, and even a barbershop. Regal Edwards is an 18-theater complex in
The Lakes Mall, surrounded by small, unique restaurants. Ticket prices here are really the lowest in
the region. There are 14 parks and hiking trails scattered
throughout the city from skate parks to playgrounds to rec centers, and even including the Galster Wilderness Park, which has a small museum and an educational center. A number of restaurants were mentioned earlier
when we talked about the malls, but there are many more. Two of note are Fonda Don Chon, which
is technically in neighboring Covina, but is very popular, authentic Mexican restaurant.
And a Chick-fil-A opens this month, February, 2020. And the massively popular Porto’s opened
at the Plaza West Covina in the spring of 2019. These are the reasons I love living in
West Covina. If you’d like to know more or you’d like to
know what homes are available in the area, a link to my website is in the description
below so you can go and search to your heart’s content. And if you’re ready to buy or sell,
my number is also below. Again, I’m right here in West Covina and I
service the entire San Gabriel Valley and the Inland Empire. So just give me a buzz if you need, and
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4 Comments

  • Reply Mary Anglin February 7, 2020 at 10:24 am

    Thanks for watching West Covina CA – Why You Should Live Here. Did this video answer all your questions about our city?

  • Reply Deva Edelman February 7, 2020 at 6:28 pm

    Great video, Mary! West Covina sounds like a fantastic place to live!

  • Reply Jennifer Yoingco, Texas REALTOR February 7, 2020 at 6:58 pm

    Two hours from the beach! That is pretty awesome. Your city seems to be really nice! Thanks for sharing.

  • Reply Cindy-lou Schmidt | RE/MAX | Schmidt & Company Inc., Real Estate Group | Kitchener, Waterloo, & area February 7, 2020 at 8:29 pm

    I love learning about new neighbourhoods in California. So many great places to live!

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