February 2013

Found 4 blog entries for February 2013.

Feb 28

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There are not too many opportunities to buy a home in the Laguna Beach area for under $500,000.  Home prices rarely come on the market in this price range and when they do they typically tend to be distressed properties and listed as a short sale or a bank foreclosure.  A new home has come on the market in the California Cove community for $499,000 as a standard sale!

The detached single family home features 2 bedrooms, 2 baths with 1,037 square feet of living space.  The home features a large master suite with Cathedral vaulted ceilings and an updated master bath.  The homes has a wonderful formal living room, dining room with breakfast bar and a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances.

The home also has a large wrap

Feb 26

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Laguna Shoals is a quiet complex in the heart of the Laguna Village that is situated directly on the water just above Bluebird Beach.  Condos rarely come on the market in this complex since only 6 luxury residences reside here.   As one of the most expensive condos currently for sale in Laguna Beach the condo is well suited for buyer who is looking for a low maintenance residence in Laguna Beach.  The complex is securely gated as pictured below and offers complete privacy from the busy downtown Laguna area.  The condo is currently offered for sale at $4,399,000 and has a large indoor/outdoor courtyard with kitchen, full bar, fireplace and lots of room for entertaining.

The condo is located on one level with an elevator that takes you directly from the

Feb 14

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Arch Beach Heights is one of my favorite areas in Laguna Beach.  For starters, some of the best deals can be found here as real estate prices tend to be a lot less than other communities in the Laguna Beach area.  Arch Beach Heights is located at the very top of the hill in the Laguna Village area just south of the main downtown area.  The homes are typically two to three stories with many of the homes offering views of the ocean.  As noted in previous blogs, you will find a high concentration of contemporary/modern buildings in this area.  This is a high density area so homes are typically not located on large lots as much of the square footage of the homes are based on a tall vertical shape of the home.

A new contemporary home has just come on the

Feb 6

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We have a lot of visitors to the Laguna Beach area that are looking for a second residence whether it be a home or condo. One of the most common requests we get is to have a place to visit that makes them feel like they are on vacation. For those familiar with Laguna Beach will often ask if they can find a place near the five star Montage Resort so they can take advantage of the hotel's wonderful restaurants and spa services. Vacation rentals at the Montage resort can go as high as $65,000 a month in the summer time so for those looking for a more affordable solution a condo near the Montage Resort is your best option.

Within a quarter mile radius of the hotel are several small condo buildings that fit this criteria. Here is a quick guide to four of