Where Nature's Bounty Meets Community Vitality

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Welcome to Arvin, CA: The Crown Jewel of the San Joaquin Valley

Nestled in the southeastern part of California's San Joaquin Valley, Arvin is a vibrant community known for its agricultural prowess and rich cultural heritage. With its scenic landscapes and community-centric ethos, Arvin is the perfect sanctuary for families and individuals alike.

Agribusiness and Sustainability: A Symbiotic Relationship

Renowned as a leader in California's agricultural scene, Arvin boasts sprawling orchards and fields. Beyond its fruitful yields, the community is committed to sustainable farming practices that reduce environmental impact, reflecting a true stewardship of the land.

The Diverse Real Estate Tapestry of Arvin

Whether you're after a rustic farmhouse or a sleek modern apartment, Arvin's property market is teeming with options. The community offers a range of properties to fit all lifestyles and budgets, making it an increasingly popular destination for both first-time and seasoned homebuyers.

Recreational Experiences in Arvin: From Trails to Festivals

With its proximity to the Tehachapi Mountains and an array of local parks, Arvin offers a multitude of outdoor recreational opportunities. The annual Arvin Wildflower Festival is a signature event, celebrating the community's unique flora and fauna with activities for all ages.

Dining in Arvin: A Gastronomic Delight

Arvin’s culinary scene is a reflection of its diverse community. From local food trucks serving authentic Mexican cuisine to elegant dining establishments offering global flavors, Arvin provides a culinary experience that is nothing short of spectacular.

Educational Excellence: Arvin's Investment in the Future

Arvin schools, such as Arvin High School and Sierra Vista Elementary, are lauded for their focus on academic excellence and extracurricular opportunities. Committed to nurturing the next generation, these schools offer an enriching educational experience that equips students for the challenges of the future.

Civic Engagement: The Heartbeat of the Community

Arvin’s community-centric approach is manifest in its local governance and civic institutions. With various community outreach programs and active neighborhood associations, Arvin fosters a strong sense of belonging among its residents.

Why Arvin Stands Out

Arvin provides a harmonious blend of natural beauty, community spirit, and economic opportunity. Its agricultural roots combined with an unyielding focus on sustainability make it a truly unique place to live, work, and invest.




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Navigating the Bakersfield apartment market since 1990, Marc A. Thurston is the go-to expert for real estate brokers making personal investments. Trust in over three decades of unparalleled experience.


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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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