Finding the perfect community (and, consequently, the perfect home) is no small task. As homebuyers, there are hundreds of factors to take into consideration–from the quality of education to amenities within the community to HOA fees to public safety. As home prices steadily rise across the United States, now is the perfect time to find your ideal neighborhood–and your dream home.

Many people ask us, “why should I choose Chula Vista?” Great question! Not only is Chula Vista perfect for families, but it’s great for anyone looking for a strong sense of community, accessible commutes, and lots of things to do!

The name Chula Vista means “beautiful view,” and it truly lives up to the title! Chula Vista boasts a picturesque landscape between San Diego Bay and coastal mountain foothills which encompass over 50 square miles of open space and rolling hills that allow ample freedom to bike, skate, jog, and hike. The city also offers its residents numerous attractions like the Living Coast Discovery Center, U.S. Olympic Training Center, OnStage Playhouse, Otay Valley Regional Park, and Sleep Train Amphitheatre (just to name a few.)

The Logistics

The City of Chula Vista falls within the 91910 – 91915 zip codes in San Diego County. It is the second largest city in the San Diego metropolitan area (touting a population of 237,500) and the seventh largest city in Southern California.

East Chula Vista continues to grow rapidly. One of the greatest perks of Chula Vista is its proximity to downtown San Diego–approximately 20 miles–which is perfect for the professional looking for a short commute and lower home prices. East Chula Vista provides a large inventory of newer homes in family-friendly areas at affordable prices. Eastlake has been voted San Diego’s best new home community in San Diego Union-Tribune every year since 1997.

Starting in the 1980’s with the Rancho Del Rey and Eastlake I communities, Chula Vista began to expand east. These communities which also includes Rolling Hills Ranch, San Miguel Ranch, Otay Ranch, and Windingwalk, are master planned communities tailored to fit the needs of families. They feature top-ranked schools, numerous community parks and hiking trails, community centers, sports leagues, and activities.

For families, young couples, and individuals looking for a lower cost of living near a big city choose to move to Chula Vista because it offers a high quality of life for a lower cost of living. As you know from our last blog post, there are hundreds of family activities in Chula Vista, but there are also great events for young adults looking for a good time. From the HarborFest to the Lemon Festival to fun-filled activities at Chula Vista’s recreation center, museums, and playhouses, there is never a shortage of things to do–no matter your age. Chula Vista is also quickly becoming an excellent destination for foodies looking for new restaurant (hello Third Avenue!)

Whether you are looking for a large single-family home or a start condo, East Chula Vista is the right place for you and your family.

We’d love to help you find your dream home or sell your current residence in/around Chula Vista! Contact us anytime at or call us at (619) 322-2262.