Top Investment Communities by Kern County's Multi-family Real Estate Agent

Leverage over three decades of real estate expertise to explore curated communities in Kern County that promise both lifestyle and strategic investment opportunities.

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Unlock Financial Prosperity with Kern County's Leading Multi-family Real Estate Agent

Venture into Kern County's investment communities with Marc A. Thurston, your trusted Multi-family real estate agent in Kern County. With 34 years of unparalleled experience, we guide you through Kern County's multifaceted real estate market—from Bakersfield to Tehachapi. Find properties that align with your investment goals, offering both lifestyle benefits and significant financial growth.

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Featured Communities

Explore the Top Investment Communities in Kern County that offer the perfect blend of lifestyle, amenities, and long-term value.

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Arvin offers residents a mix of rural charm and progressive growth, famous for its clean energy initiatives.
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A vibrant hub balancing tradition and modernity, offering diverse real estate and recreational options.
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California City

A city designed for the future, offering a unique blend of outdoor activities and a diverse housing market.
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Rich in cultural diversity, Delano shines as a center for agriculture and community.
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A tight-knit community with strong educational foundations and growing opportunities.
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A desert gem, Ridgecrest boasts strong military ties and a range of outdoor activities.
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A thriving community known for its agriculture and burgeoning industries.
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Discover Taft's unique blend of community spirit and modern living. It's a small town with big opportunities, perfect for those seeking a balanced lifestyle.
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Experience the allure of mountain living in Tehachapi. A spirited community offering outdoor adventures and a diverse real estate market.
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An agricultural stronghold with a strong sense of community and expanding opportunities.


Get the clarity you need to make informed investment decisions. Here are some of our most frequently asked questions.

What differentiates Marc A. Thurston in the multifamily real estate market?

Marc A. Thurston specializes exclusively in Multifamily Real Estate Investment in Bakersfield, offering over 34 years of industry experience and over half a billion dollars in sales volume.

How do you evaluate properties for investment?

We conduct comprehensive Bakersfield-specific multifamily research, scrutinizing various aspects like location, rental yield, and growth potential to make sure you're getting the best return on your investment.

What type of consultation services do you offer?

We provide both buyer assessments and complimentary property valuations, tailored to meet your specific investment goals.

Can you help me with both buying and selling?

Absolutely, we offer end-to-end services for both buyers and sellers, providing expert advice and strategies to maximize your returns.

How do you determine market trends in Bakersfield?

Utilizing in-depth research and local market data, we have a pulse on the current market conditions, allowing us to guide you effectively.

Where is Bakersfield California?

Bakersfield is in the Central Valley of California. It is 90 minutes North from Los Angeles, and 4 hours South of San Francisco. (2 hours to the central coast and 2.5 hours to the mountains)

What is the population of Bakersfield?

Approximately 500,000 which includes the county islands located within the city of Bakersfield.

What are the main economic drivers of Bakersfield.

Government, Agriculture, Energy, and logistics

What makes Bakersfield such a good location for Multifamily real estate investing?

It is one of the last locations in California that investors can earn positive cash flow.

What is the vacancy rate in Bakersfield Ca?

In the 4th quarter of 2023, it was 3.1%. Bakersfield has had minimal multifamily development, so the vacancy rate has remained low for a long time.

What drives the population growth in Bakersfield California?

Jobs, affordable living, and a family friendly lifestyle that it hard to find in larger cities in California.

What is the average price per unit in Bakersfield California?

In 2023 the average price per unit was $145,000.

What is the average rent growth rate in Bakersfield California?

In 2023 it was 4.45%, but over the previous 5 years it has averaged 9.96%.

How many apartment units exist in Bakersfield California?

Approximately 49,000 rentals in Bakersfield California.

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Unlock the doors to your dream home and community with the help of Marc A. Thurston, your trusted guide in the real estate landscape.

11601 Bolthouse Drive
Suite 110
Bakersfield, CA 93311
Lic# 01099353
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