May 2012

Found 5 blog entries for May 2012.

May 29

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We just got a Trulia.com notice today from a listing agent who represents a home in the Emerald Bay Laguna Beach gated community in Laguna Beach, California.  The ocean view home was recently dropped in price from $2,790,000 to $2,375,000 and represents the lowest price in the Emerald Bay community.  If you are in the market to buy a home in a gated community and have a budget of $2.4 million dollars or less there are currently three homes on the market for sale.  Two of the properties are located in Emerald Bay and one located in the Three Arch Bay community in South Laguna listed for sale for $1,595,000.  Gated communities along the coast consist of Three Arch Bay, Lagunita, Montage, Emerald Bay, Smithcliffs and Irvine Cove.  In the last 12 months we

May 22

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There is hardly no comparisons to the Laguna Beach market as one the most premier destinations to find luxury contemporary homes.  Of course, throughout Southern California you will find stunning Contemporary homes in the Hollywood Hills area of LA, Contemporary Masterpieces in Malibu and Soft Contemporary Homes in La Jolla.  All of these destinations do not have the deep concentration of contemporary homes that Laguna Beach has.  For example, Laguna Beach has a total of 52 Contemporary homes + 26 Contemporary Modern homes active and pending Contemporary homes on the market.  This is huge number for a such small beach town like Laguna Beach to be actively on the market since you will find hundreds more Contemporary homes that are not actively marketed for

May 15

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One of the luxury's of buying a home in Laguna Beach is the extra perks that a home comes with.  Some of the most requested items are three to four garage plus home, wine cellar, gym, home theater and luxury pool and spa.  If you are wine enthusiast then buying a home with a custom wine cellar should be on your list.  Not all Laguna Beach homes will come with this unique feature so it's to work with a local realtor who knows the homes currently for sale that have this feature.  Contemporary and Mediterranean style luxury homes will typically tend to have wine cellars compared to other architectural style homes.   As a rule of thumb the more expensive the home is the better the chance the home will have these unique features.  Homes over $10 million

May 8

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It's almost Summer time here in Laguna Beach and rental properties are quickly changing to their summer rates which means higher prices. In the winter time most rental properties will base their rental rates on a monthly basis but in the summer time the rates typically change to weekly rates. Laguna Beach vacation rental homeowners can make 2-4 times more money on a monthly basis in the summer than winter months. For example, an ocean front home in Laguna Beach will run around $14,000 a month during the winter months. In the summer months, this rate will typically change to $5,500 a week which is substantially higher. This reason this happens due to the huge demand for rental homes in Laguna Beach during the summer months as many come here to…
May 1

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If you have ever visited Laguna Beach then you will be familiar with the Heisler Park area of Laguna Beach.  Heisler Park is located just north of Main Beach in the North Laguna area.  The park stretches along side Cliff Drive with beautiful ocean view homes and wide open greenbelt spaces that overlook some of the most breathtaking views of the ocean and coastline.  Homes and condos surrounding this area of Laguna Beach always command a premium in price do to the close proximity to the beach and ocean.  Our Laguna Beach site has narrowed down this specific area and showcases all available homes in the immediate area of Heisler Park (see attached photo below).  A good example of this is a new Laguna Beach ocean view home that just came on the market that