Concord, California, is a suburb of San Francisco that has grown from a former military installation in the 1950s to a sleepy bedroom community in the 1970s to a vibrant city in its own right today.
Concord Mortgage Lenders can get you a loan for whatever you need. Preferred borrowers can even find rates just over 4%. Whether you are applying for a loan for your first home, or you want to move to the area and need some advice, a professional lender can help you through the process. For those who already live in Concord, you can think about using the equity in your home as backing for a home equity loan. A professional loan officer can be your best friend and help you understand the paperwork as well as give you advice to find the best loan for you.
Concord was founded back in 1869, and was originally named Todos Santos, or “All Saints”. It was subsequently renamed Concord. It is located in the north central part of Contra Costa County. The city is next to Pleasant Hill and Walnut Creek. It has a moderate climate with temperatures in the summers averaging in the high 80s and the upper 50s in the winters. Rain is scarce, with only 57 rainy days on average. When you are ready to leave the cold winters of the east behind and find warm and pleasant winters instead, Concord Mortgage Lenders can help you fund just the right home.
The downtown area features a farmers’ market, free concerts, and lots of great restaurants. The city is located where numerous crops grew, including wheat, walnuts, and grapes. Concord’s population grew rapidly right after World War II, growing over 400% each decade of the 1950s and 1960s. Concord only had 1,373 people in 1940, but by 1960, 36,208 people called the city home.
Recreation opportunities are abundant. Mt. Diablo is nearby as are a number of parks and the Iron Horse Regional Trail. Anyone who loves getting out and about will love this area, since there is so much to do outdoors within an hour’s drive. Let Concord Mortgage Lenders help you with financing the home of your dreams in the middle of it all.
People who wish to use public transit can take the BART trains into San Francisco or other locations in the Bay Area. There are also buses that serve from North Concord to nearby Martinez. There are a number of highways and major roads that cross Concord, making it easy to get in and out of the area and on your way to your destination.
The now-defunct Concord Naval Weapons Station was one of the major employers for many years, but now a major oil company and pizza chain can claim that distinction. The Naval Station was built in 1942 and was a major arms station until the end of the first Gulf War in the early 1990s. A coastal portion of the base is still in limited operation.
There is a branch campus of CSU – East Bay in Concord, as well as several well-renowned high schools for those for whom education is a factor in deciding whether to move to an area. There is a library in town so bookworms will be happy, too. A call today to one of the Concord Mortgage Lenders will get the process started for you so you can discover all Concord has to offer.