May 2011

Found 30 blog entries for May 2011.

May 31

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Rancho Laguna is an area located just above Bluebird Canyon in Laguna Beach.  This is a great area to find a private home with panoramic views of the ocean & canyon.  Currently there are 62 short sale listings on the market in Laguna Beach with two short sale homes for sale in Rancho Laguna priced at $614,000 & $775,000 for single family homes.  We have been seeing many single family homes coming on the market below the $600,000 price point in the Laguna Canyon area.  Homes located in the Laguna Village area for $614,000 is a tremendous value for homes here in Laguna Beach.  More and more short sale deals are coming on the market and now is a great time to buy.  If you are interested in buying a home we ask for you to contact us today and give us your

May 30

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Summit Ridge is an area in Laguna Beach with spectacular ocean view homes for sale.  Summit Ridge gets it's name form the street name "Summit Drive" where most of the homes are off this main street.  A quick drive Summit Drive and then to Bluebird Canyon Drive takes you right down to the beach in minutes.  Homes in this area are known for their views and various architectural styles.  You will find a large majority of these homes to be in the Mediterranean and Contemporary styles.  A lot of Laguna Beach home buyers like this area since you get a lot of home and land for the price.  Currently, there are three properties on the market in Summit Ridge ranging from an $850,000 priced home listed as a short sale to a stunning ocean view home listed at

May 29

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Over the past 10 years we have only seen properties 11 properties come on the market in the Wesley Pacific condo building here in Laguna Beach.  Currently there are two condos for sale in Wesley Pacific!  The lowest priced condo is listed at $509,900 and is a short sale subject to lenders approval of price and terms.  The other condo is listed at $699,000 and features great ocean views and is a non-distressed property.  Buyers need to be aware that the Homeowners Association dues includes land lease payment, water, trash and earthquake insurance and average $375 a month.   There is also a newly renovated community pool as well.  Location can not be beat.   Wesley Pacific is just a short distance to the Montage Residences and Montage Ocean Estates, Aliso…
May 28

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With over 45 different communities to choose from here in Laguna Beach, It can be a difficult task to decide on which community is best for you when looking for an ocean view condo.   Grandview Terrace condos may be a good choice if your budget allows.  First, It's first important to start with a budget and decide how much you want to spend on a monthly basis, how much money you are planning to put down and then work backwards from there.  A lot of home buyers are shocked by the amount they can afford and are willing to spend.  That's why we recommend working with a lender that can guide you in the right direction.  Once approved, shopping for an ocean view condo is the fun part.  The ocean view condos at Grandview Terrace are located on the east side of…
May 27

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A South Laguna Village historic home in Laguna Beach, California has just been leased by Denise De La Torre of Beach Cities Real Estate.  32052 Sunset Ave, Laguna Beach, CA 92651 is a classic example of a cottage home here in Laguna Beach with great ocean and white water ocean views.  This ocean view home is located on a very large lot (approximately 1/3 acre) with great space to relax and entertain with friends.  The home itself has a wonderful charm to it with wood beamed ceilings, light wood paneling, a cozy den fireplace and a two car garage.  The home is also currently listed for sale at $1,325,000.  South Laguna Village is a great area filled with historic properties and ocean view homes.  You are always just a short walk to the beach and the…
May 26

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The South Laguna Village area in Laguna Beach, California is a great place to find ocean view properties in the heart of Laguna Beach located just north of Three Arch Bay gated community. The homes range anywhere from the mid $700,000 range for an ocean view two bedroom home to $20,000,000 for a large ocean view estate home.  Four of these homes are listed as "short sales" which offer potential bargains for Laguna Beach home buyers.  One of the great things about the South Laguna Village area is the wide selection of architectural homes to choose from.  Laguna Beach is blessed to have an assortment of vintage cottages, craftsman, spanish and mediterranean homes amongst many other styles.  The Village is a great collection of these styles with select

May 25

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South Laguna Bluffs is home to some of the most expensive real estate you will find here in Laguna Beach, California.  Known for it's prime oceanfront and beach close ocean view homes, South Laguna Bluffs homes are also ideally located in the heart of South Laguna near the Montage Resort & Spa Residences and just minutes to the Three Arch Bay community, the Ritz Carlton and St Regis Hotel in Monarch Beach.  The homes here are very private and low key which is a draw for many Laguna Beach home buyers and rival the homes located in Emerald Bay & Irvine Cove.  One of the Famous streets in this community are "Camel Point Drive" & "Table Rock Drive" with true oceanfront and beachfront homes located here.  The Thousands Steps Beach is also located just outside

May 24

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There are so many great places to find ocean view condos here in Laguna Beach.  One of the best kept secrets for finding ocean view condos is the Aliso Laguna community.  Aliso Laguna condos typically range from $700,000 to $1,600,000 depending on the view, location and size of the condo.  The condos are located in South Laguna Beach with an easy walk to many of the fine restaurants, shopping and beaches.  It's also just down the street from the Montage Residences with world class dining and resort amenities available to you.  Ocean View condos will typically start in the $400 to $500,000 range with a majority of these being one bedroom units.  If you need a two bedroom condo be prepared to spend around $550,000 and up for an ocean view condo in Laguna…
May 23

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One of the best things about living in Laguna Beach and waking up to seeing the beautiful ocean views everyday.  If you have been thinking about moving to Laguna Beach or buying a second residence buying an ocean view property makes sense.  Living by the beach is enhanced when you are able to see the ocean and be connected to the water.  For many, budget is the constraint and buying an ocean view condo comes with price limitations.  The Laguna Ocean Vista Condos offer affordable property values with stunning ocean views.  Typically, these ocean view condos will be priced in the $500,000 range and offer one of the best locations in South Laguna Beach.  It's an easy walk to the Montage Resort & Spa where fine dining and restaurants are just steps away.  Many…
May 22

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Laguna Royale is one of my favorite condo buildings in Laguna Beach, California.  The Laguna Royale is known for it's oceanfront condos with some of the best views in all of Laguna Beach.  Situated in South Laguna, these beachfront condos are situated just south of the Montage Residences and north of Three Arch Bay community.  Currently, these condos range from $1,049,000 to $4,599,000 for true ocean front views.   Currently, there are no short sale properties for sale in the Laguna Royale.   If you are looking for a resort like living with the security of a 24 hour gated community then Laguna Royale may be for you.  There is direct beach access with a community pool & spa and a fitness room.  The condos does allow pets with a maximum of two pets.  One of…