University Heights Real Estate Investment Properties

Tucked between North Park and Hillcrest, University Heights offers plenty of charm in a small, cozy neighborhood. University Heights centers on Park Boulevard and Adams Avenue and is home to a growing community of bars, eateries, and specialty shops.

University Heights is a relatively small area. Some data suggest that the neighborhood offers a population of just over 12,000 residents. The neighborhood is mainly home to recent graduates and young families. The name comes from its initial plans to build a university in the area. This eventually led to the creation of State Normal School, which eventually became the first San Diego State University campus. SDSU eventually moved its campus, but the neighborhood kept its name.

In terms of homes, University Heights offers a mix of craftsman-style bungalows, but you can easily find a variety of housing options, including apartments, condos, cottages, and million-dollar mansions.

Restaurants and Attractions in University Heights

University Heights offers an endless amount of hip restaurants, bars, and coffee shops for all budgets and tastes. Small Bar, which, as the name implies, is a cozy little spot, offers an expansive selection of brews. Blind Lady Ale House couples great local beers with old world-style pizzas topped with organic ingredients. For a truly unique experience, visit Polite Provisions. This apothecary-style bar serves up microbrews and craft cocktails in a stylishly retro space.

For food, start at Twiggs, a laidback coffeehouse that also serves freshly made pastries, breakfast biscuits, and Panini sandwiches. To get your Mexican food fix, visit El Zarape, a popular spot for authentic Mexican food. Soda and Swine is your go-to for savory, spicy meatballs served with your choice of sauce, cheese, and style (slider, sub, or with spaghetti).

For fun activities, the area offers a variety of antique and boutique shops. Head to the acclaimed Diversionary Theater for some amazing local productions. The Diversionary Theater is dedicated to providing quality productions for LGBTQ communities in San Diego.

Schools in University Heights

University Heights offers one public elementary school, Birney Elementary, which is served by the San Diego Unified School District. Roosevelt International Middle School is also served by the SDUSD. University Heights is also home to Aseltine School, a small private school that serves kindergarten through twelfth grade.

While there are no public high schools within the neighborhood, residents can attend nearby high schools, including Hoover High School, Academy of Our Lady of Peace, and Arroyo Paseo Charter High School.

Home Value in University Heights

The median value of homes in University Heights is just over $526,000. These prices have gone up over the past year with continued growth expected over the next year. The median monthly rent is $2,795.

University Heights offers a great deal of culture and character in one small area, making it a great place for short- and long-term rental investments. Get started with the investment process by using our helpful real estate investment calculator today!

3532 Meade Ave UNIT 29, San Diego, CA 92116
32.757180
-117.116850
-731
70814
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220001300
22000130092116
($731)/mo
3532 Meade Ave # 29
San Diego
All Other Attached
$399,000
$669
1970
3535 Madison Ave UNIT 238, San Diego, CA 92116
32.760963
-117.117090
-762
68558
3535-Madison-Ave-238-San-Diego-CA-92116
210030058
21003005892116
($762)/mo
3535 Madison Ave # 238
San Diego
All Other Attached
$388,000
$596
1984
4654 33Rd St UNIT 24, San Diego, CA 92116
32.762253
-117.122870
-783
79330
4654-33Rd-St-24-San-Diego-CA-92116
210031273
21003127392116
($783)/mo
4654 33Rd St # 24
San Diego
All Other Attached
$444,900
$617
1956
3535 Monroe Avenue UNIT 21, San Diego, CA 92116
32.759018
-117.117110
-976
88883
3535-Monroe-Avenue-21-San-Diego-CA-92116
NDP2200162
NDP220016292116
($976)/mo
3535 Monroe Avenue # 21
San Diego
All Other Attached
$499,900
$582
1985
1804 Mission Cliff Dr, San Diego, CA 92116
32.763190
-117.146090
-1370
161504
1804-Mission-Cliff-Dr-San-Diego-CA-92116
210033283
21003328392116
($1,370)/mo
1804 Mission Cliff Dr 
San Diego
Detached
$890,000
$856
1947
4835 55th St, San Diego, CA 92116
32.765446
-117.076270
-1469
172458
4835-55th-St-San-Diego-CA-92116
210027840
21002784092116
($1,469)/mo
4835 55th St 
San Diego
Detached
$949,900
$488
1953
4727 Edgeware Road, San Diego, CA 92116
32.763924
-117.105260
-1553
181620
4727-Edgeware-Road-San-Diego-CA-92116
220001268
22000126892116
($1,553)/mo
4727 Edgeware Road 
San Diego
Detached
$999,999
$667
1928
4837 Mansfield St., San Diego, CA 92116
32.766130
-117.118300
-1869
216178
4837-Mansfield-St.-San-Diego-CA-92116
210016653
21001665392116
($1,869)/mo
4837 Mansfield St. 
San Diego
Detached
$1,189,000
$955
1964
4330 Meade Ave, san diego, CA 92116
32.757080
-117.101204
-2046
235562
4330-Meade-Ave-san-diego-CA-92116
210030246
21003024692116
($2,046)/mo
4330 Meade Ave 
san diego
Detached
$1,295,000
$1,618
1939
2889-91 Adams, San Diego, CA 92116
32.762875
-117.131690
-2052
236294
2889-91-Adams-San-Diego-CA-92116
210031671
21003167192116
($2,052)/mo
2889-91 Adams 
San Diego
Detached
$1,299,000
$1,131
1930
4458 32nd Street, San Diego, CA 92116
32.758297
-117.125030
-2054
236475
4458-32nd-Street-San-Diego-CA-92116
220001020
22000102092116
($2,054)/mo
4458 32nd Street 
San Diego
Res Income 2-4 Units
$1,300,000
1950
4656 Biona Dr, San Diego, CA 92116
32.762170
-117.104270
-2721
309527
4656-Biona-Dr-San-Diego-CA-92116
220000955
22000095592116
($2,721)/mo
4656 Biona Dr 
San Diego
Detached
$1,699,500
$915
1927
5154 34th Street, San Diego, CA 92116
32.771183
-117.121200
-2723
309615
5154-34th-Street-San-Diego-CA-92116
PTP2200484
PTP220048492116
($2,723)/mo
5154 34th Street 
San Diego
Detached
$1,700,000
$719
1985
4321 Alder Drive, San Diego, CA 92116
32.765350
-117.101690
-4358
488632
4321-Alder-Drive-San-Diego-CA-92116
210029335
21002933592116
($4,358)/mo
4321 Alder Drive 
San Diego
Detached
$2,679,000
$663
1928
4640 Massachusetts St, San Diego, CA 92116
32.760635
-117.156010
-5396
602174
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220000188
22000018892116
($5,396)/mo
4640 Massachusetts St 
San Diego
Detached
$3,299,950
$525
1929
 
$399,000
3532 Meade Ave # 29
San Diego, CA 92116
1 Beds
1 Baths
596 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
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$388,000
3535 Madison Ave # 238
San Diego, CA 92116
1 Beds
1 Baths
650 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.24%
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$444,900
4654 33Rd St # 24
San Diego, CA 92116
2 Beds
1 Baths
720 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.49%
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$499,900
3535 Monroe Avenue # 21
San Diego, CA 92116
2 Beds
2 Baths
858 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.26%
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    ($976)/mo
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$890,000
1804 Mission Cliff Dr 
San Diego, CA 92116
2 Beds
1 Baths
1,039 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.76%
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$949,900
4835 55th St 
San Diego, CA 92116
4 Beds
3 Baths
1,944 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.75%
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$999,999
4727 Edgeware Road 
San Diego, CA 92116
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,499 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.74%
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    ($1,553)/mo
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$1,189,000
4837 Mansfield St. 
San Diego, CA 92116
3 Beds
2 Baths
1,244 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.72%
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    ($1,869)/mo
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$1,295,000
4330 Meade Ave 
san diego, CA 92116
2 Beds
1 Baths
800 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.71%
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    ($2,046)/mo
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$1,299,000
2889-91 Adams 
San Diego, CA 92116
3 Beds
1 Baths
1,148 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.71%
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    ($2,052)/mo
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$1,300,000
4458 32nd Street 
San Diego, CA 92116
5 Beds
3 Baths
Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.71%
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    ($2,054)/mo
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$1,699,500
4656 Biona Dr 
San Diego, CA 92116
4 Beds
3 Baths
1,857 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.68%
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    ($2,721)/mo
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$1,700,000
5154 34th Street 
San Diego, CA 92116
3 Beds
3 Baths
2,364 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.68%
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    ($2,723)/mo
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$2,679,000
4321 Alder Drive 
San Diego, CA 92116
6 Beds
4 Baths
4,035 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.65%
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    ($4,358)/mo
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$3,299,950
4640 Massachusetts St 
San Diego, CA 92116
7 Beds
5 Baths
6,282 Sq Ft.
  • Cap Rate
    3.64%
  • Cash Flow
    ($5,396)/mo
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