Willits CA is a small rural community located on the Highway 101 corridor in the center of Mendocino County and truly is the “Heart of Mendocino County and Gateway to the Redwoods”. Just 140 miles north of San Francisco Willits is rich in history and surrounded by beautiful scenery. Away from the hustle and bustle of urban life, is the slower pace of life that you’ve been looking for.
There are some great real estate deals in Willits CA real estate and Sellers are moving back into the market to capitalize on the high level of Buyer interest. However, you need a local market expert to help you. Clint Hanks is an experienced real estate professional who has years of home buying and selling experience in Mendocino County, overseeing more than $50,000,000 of real estate transactions. For true local and knowledgeable service in the Willits CA real estate market, contact Clint directly 707.391.6000
Willits CA Community Information
When you see the Willits arch you know you are in the heart of Mendocino County. A true western town founded by ranching families in the 1850’s, Willits CA not only retains close ties to its heritage and hosts the “Oldest Continuous Rodeo in the State of California” but is also the “Solar Energy Capital of the World”. This latter distinction came as Willits reinvented itself as the once booming timber industry ground to a halt. With spectacular scenery and access to the surrounding county there’s a lot to see and do in Willits. Take a ride through the redwoods on the Skunk Train, go for a hike in the Jackson State Demonstration Forest, play a round of golf at the Brooktrails Golf Course, visit the Mendocino County museum or take in a show at the Willits Community Theater Playhouse. Whether you come for a visit or come to stay, there’s something for everyone in Willits, CA.
Tips to Find Your Perfect Neighborhood in Willits CA
1. Make a list of all of the amenities that are close by in the neighborhood you are considering as your new residence. Keep in mind what distances and routes to each of these places are acceptable and what are not.
2. Determine what the best features of the neighborhoods are. This is especially helpful if you are deciding between a few different neighborhoods.
Are there parks nearby?
Is it scenic and visually appealing?
Are there quiet areas, streets, culs de sac?
Are the people friendly in the neighborhood?
Is the neighborhood clean? Yards, streets, parks?
Are there nice trees and foliage?
Do the lots have large or small yards?
Are there walkways and are they easily accessible?
Is it a safe neighborhood?
What are the market values of the homes in the area?
Are there many houses for sale?
How long ago was the community developed?
What is the average age of the people in the area?
Are there families with small children in the area?
What is the proximity to schools?
Are there community events or organizations?
3. Walk around in the neighborhood. The best way to determine the cleanliness and friendliness of the neighborhood is to walk around in it and meet its residents.