March 2013

Found 7 blog entries for March 2013.

Mar 29

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What a difference a couple years makes for real estate in the Irvine Cove community.  In the last several months we have two homes in the Irvine Cove community listed as the most expensive homes in Laguna Beach with a brand new listing for $31.5 million dollars making Irvine Cove home to 4 homes listed over the $30 million dollar price point.  Has Irvine Cove become a $30 million dollar plus community?

Irvine Cove 30 Million Dollar Home | Laguna Beach Real Estate

All of these high end homes are located on the ocean front in the area known as Abalone Point which was originally designated to the Irvine Family.  The home where you will find the $65 million dollar ocean front home was originally one large parcel that was then divided up into 3 lots.  Home sales in the Irvine Cove has been strong in the last 12 months

Mar 27

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Everyone from real estate agents to home buyers are talking about the low inventory of housing in Southern California and how frustrating it is to find a suitable property at a reasonable price in today's real estate market.  A lot of times these hidden gems may be out there but not visible on the open real estate market and hidden from being seen anywhere on the Internet.  Sometimes the best deals are those that are on "hold" status for one reason or another.

A real estate agent will put a home "on hold" for a wide range of reasons.  Sometimes seller's will have some kind of an emergency come up and still want to sell the home but are unable to cooperate with showings during a short period of times.  In other cases we see a lot of short sale and bank

Mar 21

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Laguna Royale is a great place to find beach front condos in Laguna Beach.  The building was built in 1962 in the South Laguna area of Laguna Beach and is one of the most common places to find ocean view condos for sale under $3 million dollars.  The building itself has many condos inside the structure that are located in three different areas.  The condos located at the top are located further back from the ocean and have wonderful ocean views but don't have the full ocean front effect.  Often, roof top decks views can be seen in addition to the ocean views.  The mid level section of the Laguna Royale is where you will find direct ocean front view condos.  Of course, the better the views the more expensive the real estate.  Expect to find prices in this

Mar 13

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What an amazing last couple of weeks we have had for luxury real estate listings in the Irvine Cove area of Laguna Beach.  On March 4th, 2013 we saw the highest price home come on the market in Laguna Beach for $65,000,000 as pictured below. This 17,000 square foot ocean front home has recently finished construction in 2010 and boasts being the "possibly the largest Laguna Beach Ocean Front Estate."

Irvine Cove 65 Million Dollar Home | Laguna Beach Real Estate

The home was being offered for sale several months back but never officially came on the  market until last week.  The home sits on the ocean front street of Riviera in the luxury guard gated community of Irvine Cove.  In the last couple of years we have seen a surge of construction in this area possibly due to the increasing prices in this community.

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Mar 9

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One of the best ocean front deals on the market right now in Laguna Beach is located at 32013 Point Place. With a recent price reduction down to $8,750,000 the 5,300 square foot home represents one of the best views for the money in Laguna Beach at $1,650 per square foot. When you consider that ocean front homes in Laguna Beach start at around $5 million dollars for a smaller 2,700 square foot home you start to see the value in this premier trophy estate that is completely turn key and priced to sell.

32013 Point Pl Laguna Beach | Laguna Beach Real Estate

The home has a secret entrance with a special elevator garage that drops your car from the street down one level with a long hallway leading to your oceanfront home. A state-of-the-art 3-car garage has a special commercial grade hydraulic lift with

Mar 5

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Emerald Bay is considered one of the top destinations of local and International buyers looking to invest in the Laguna Beach Real Estate market.  Nestled in a private gated community is the luxury community called Emerald Bay.  Entry level pricing may be shocking to most as homes typically start at the $2.5 million dollar price point with homes going as high as $20 million dollars. 

There have been several new listings in the Emerald Bay community, two of them being priced under $3 million dollars.  79 Emerald Bay is a really unique home that's located on an unusually large lot with a pool that offers privacy from other homes looking in.  The home is located on the ocean side of the Emerald Bay community and just steps to the sandy beach.  The home is

Mar 2

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A 2.5 Million Dollar Table Rock condo has just came on the market today in Laguna Beach, California.  For those not familiar with Laguna Beach, Table Rock is an oceanfront condo complex that sits majestically on a cliff that extends out to the ocean.

Table Rock Community | Laguna Beach Real Estate

There are a number of partial ocean view condos that come up for sale in Table Rock in the mid $800,000 range but rarely due the ocean front condos come on the market.  This particular condo for sale is a two bedroom, one bath condo with 1,325 square feet of ocean front living space. 

Table Rock Ocean Front Views | Laguna Beach Real Estate

The views are truly amazing from this location with coastline views of Laguna Beach looking north.  All the rooms in this condo do have ocean views with an ocean front terrace located off the Master Bedroom.  Sounds of the