Seven communities within Silicon Valley were among the state’s leaders in sales of homes for $1 million and above. The statistics below, showing the community and the number of homes sold, were compiled by DataQuick of San Diego.
- Hillsborough: 436
- Saratoga: 332
- Menlo Park: 321
- Cupertino: 317
- Los Altos: 267
- Woodside: 273
- Los Gatos: 243
One home in Los Altos topped the dollar amount for all homes sold in these communities at $14.3 million. Next was Hillsborough, with a $13.3 million sale, followed by Saratoga, where a home was sold for $12.3 million.
Here are some numbers covering the 2013 California luxury home market as a whole:
840 – homes sold at more than $5 million
596 – homes sold between $4 million and $5 million
$74.5 million – amount paid for the most expensive home in California, a 15,000-square-foot Malibu mansion
10,602 – homes in the $1 million-plus bracket purchased with cash
270,591 – Current number of California homes and condominiums assessed for at least $1 million