Irvine homes for sale go very quickly as Irvine is a planned community and a very desirable place to live. Irvine is located within Orange County and was mainly developed by the Irvine Company. Because of the great schools located within the city of Irvine it has been listed as one of the best cities in the United States to live in. It also have one of the lowest crime rates in the United States.
It is home to the University of California, Irvine, Concordia Universtiy, Irvine Valley College, the Orange County Center of the University of Southern California, Brandman University, and satellite campuses of Alliant International University, California State University Fullerton, University of La Verne, Chicago School of Professional Psychology-Irvine and Pepperdine University.
Irvine is also home to a number of corporations, particularly in the technology and semiconductor sectors.
Irvine is divided into townships called villages. Each of the villages was initially planned to have a distinct architectural theme. The townships are separated by six lane streets. Each township contains houses of similar design, along with commercial centers, religious institutions and schools.