August 2011

Found 27 blog entries for August 2011.

Aug 29

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Aliso Creek Beach is a popular weekend destination for beach goers looking to enjoy the beautifull sandy beach in Laguna Beach, California.  Homes located around Aliso Creek are very much high in demand as this is considered a prime real estate area in South Laguna Beach.  You are just minutes to the Montage Resort & Spa and the many shops and restaurants located along Pacific Coast Highway.  Finding an ocean view condo with views of Aliso Creek Beach is harder than you think.  Only select properties will have views of this pristine beach and typically priced according to this low supply.  You may be interested in this Laguna Beach home that just came on the market with Aliso Creek Beach & Coastline Ocean Views listed for $1,595,000.  For those not…
Aug 28

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Laguna Beach is a great place to find unique waterfront homes over $10 million dollars that take in the pacific ocean views and offer some of the best luxury architectural design to be found in the world.  These water front homes can be found in many different luxury locations like Emerald Bay, Montage Residences, Lower Three Arch Bay and Victoria Beach.  All these locations are behind gated communities with the exception of Victoria Beach which is home to some of the most awe inspiring contemporary waterfront homes.  If you are looking for a waterfront home that is not located in a gated community then you may be interested in this waterfront home that just came on the market that takes in the wonderful ocean front views from a stunning North Laguna

Aug 27

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If you are new to Laguna Beach then you will quickly fall in love with the beautiful vistas and sparkling beaches that can be found in Laguna Beach, California.  One of the most picturesque views can be found of the Emerald Bay.  Emerald Bay is u shape bay that has some of the most expensive real estate located in the bay.  It's beauty is reminiscent of the South of France where luxury boats and yachts park in the bay during the summer high season.  There are several communities in North Laguna that will have views of the bay and consist of Emerald Terrace, Upper Emerald Bay, Upper Irvine Cove and custom North Laguna homes in the surrounding area of Emerald Bay.  A good example of this is a North Laguna home that has just come on the market that features

Aug 25

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One of the best ocean view streets in Laguna Beach is Ceanothus Dr in Laguna Beach.  Located just five streets up from the Aliso Creek Beach, the Laguna Royale and the oceanfront homes on Camel Drive is a picture perfect view street.  Canothus Dris at the top of the hill and set against the Aliso Wood Canyon and directly below the Aliso Creek Golf Course.  One of the best features of this ocean view street is having such a dramatic ocean, Catalina island and coastline view homes with the ultimate in privacy and the very quick walk to the beach.  These three combinations are hard to find in Laguna Beach and we highly recommend Ceanothus Dr homes that area located in the Coast Royal community in South Laguna.  Currently there are 5 homes for sale located on…
Aug 24

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Distressed short sale listings are on the decline in Laguna Beach as many of these short sale listings are being sold and newer homes are coming on the market as non-distressed listings.  Currently there are 51 short sale listings in Laguna Beach with a total of 10 bank owned properties on the market.  In recent months we have seen over 70 short sale listings on the market at one time which nearly represented a large percentage of distressed homes on the market.  These distressed listings offer home buyers will an excellent opportunity to buy homes at a reduced sales price.  If you are in the market to buy a home in Laguna Beach we encourage you to consider some of these short sale properties.  $359,000 is the lowest price short sale and located in the…
Aug 23

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Laguna Beach has many gated communities located in South & North Laguna but finding a home located behind a private gated road does not come on the market very often.  Luxury gated communities like Emerlad Bay, Three Arch Bay and Irvine Cove offer many luxury homes located behind a guard gated entrance with many association amenities and benefits.  If you are looking for a home that offers the security of a gated entrance but don't want to live in a large community then finding a home with it's on individual gated entrance may be the solution for you.  You may be interested then in a home located up in the Aliso Wood Canyons Regional Park area with almost one acre of land with panoramic ocean views!  This area of South Laguna Beach is right above the…
Aug 22

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Laguna Beach is well known for it's various architectural style homes with the most popular being Spanish, Mediterranean and Cottage Style Homes.  One of the most unique styles to be found are Traditional Style homes.  Traditional style homes rarely come on the market here in Laguna Beach with 28 homes currently on the market.  One of the best places to buy a traditional style home is in the Laguna Village area.  The Laguna Village is a great electric area of some of the best selection of architectural style homes.  You are also very close to the beach and walking to the downtown Laguna Beach area just takes minutes.  Traditional style home prices range anywhere from $500,000 to $15,000,000.  If your budget allows up to the $2 million dollar range you may…
Aug 21

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We often have clients ask us about homes that need a little work and often referred to as "fixer-uppers" here in Laguna Beach, California.  The term "fixer-upper" can mean a wide range of things to different people but the general term means that the house will need work beyond simple cosmetic fixes.  This can be from simple updating the tile, carpet and appliances to homes that need more serious work like structural and modification changes.  For the most part, fixer-upper properties are priced accordingly so If you don't mind a little bit of sweat equity then buying a fixer-upper can make a lot of sense.  You may be interested in a newly listed home in Laguna Beach in the South Laguna Beach that has been described as "does need work."  Homes in this area…
Aug 20

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If you are a luxury home buyer looking to buy a luxury foreclosure home in Laguna Beach you will be surprised to learn that foreclosure properties in Laguna Beach can go as high as $19.,950,000.  The Villa Mar Vista Estate in Laguna Beach, Ca is the most expensive foreclosure listing and currently on the market for $19,950.00 with dramatic ocean views and situated on 11.77 acre site in South Laguna Beach.  If you budget does not all for a home this rich of a home you will find other foreclosures on the $2 million dollar range and below.  The surge of foreclosures hitting the Laguna Beach Real Estate market has slowed down tremendously as most home owners in Laguna Beach have enough equity in their home to either keep the home or sell it as a standard…
Aug 19

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The Lowest Price Single Family homes outside the Laguna Canyon area currently start at $649,000 and can be found in the Laguna Village area of Laguna Beach, California.  The Laguna Village area in Laguna Beach is an area located next to the beach and main shopping area.  This is a very eclectic area filled with numerous architectural beach homes and cottages amongst larger estates homes.  The Village is one of the most popular areas to buy a lower price single family home in Laguna Beach and we have spotlighted the 5 lowest price single family homes for sale. 

971 Balboa Ave is a 3 bed/3 bath single family home with mountain and hills views listed for $649,000 as a standard sale.  This home is the lowest price single family in Laguna Beach outside the