March 2015

Found 3 blog entries for March 2015.

Mar 25

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Ultra Contemporary is often a phrase used for modern homes that are done to the extreme. Laguna Beach is truly the meca for contemporary style homes that range anywhere from soft contemporary to an ultra design.  Due to the natural topography of the hillside in Laguna Beach a large majority of these stunning architectural homes will have views of the  Pacific Ocean.  The sandy beach and gentle waves are a perfect backdrop for these properties that are located in one of the most prime locations in all of Southern California.

The price of real estate doesn't come cheap for these types of homes as land is very expensive in Laguna Beach.  The cost of building the home also has to be a consideration as construction costs tend to be very high in this area. 

Mar 18

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South Laguna is a great place to find properties located on the cliff side hills that are located next to the sandy beach and Pacific Ocean.   The community is a nice mixture of homes located in secure gated neighborhoods to private homes located along the cliff.  One of the most expensive communities to find these types of homes is the Three Arch Bay community.  This is one of the oldest gated communities in Laguna Beach and offers two separate gates with homes located on both the ocean side and on the hill side in the very southern point of Laguna.  Homes currently range up to $24,950,000 for a iconic lighthouse home that sits on the cliff and comes with it's own lighthouse and private pool that sits next to the sandy beach!  The home was built in 1929

Mar 4

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Laguna Beach is mainly filled with residential single family homes and condos but has a fair number of income properties that are mainly located in the downtown Laguna Village area.   Many of the buildings will offer ocean view units that can range anywhere from a small duplex property to a 13 unit condo complex.  There are several things to keep in mind when looking at income properties which are unique to Laguna Beach.

First, it's not all about the numbers when looking at real estate prices for income property.  Many real estate investors look at the numbers and then they should receive a cash flow base on a 10 to 20% down payment.  Things normally don't work that way here in Laguna Beach as the listing price has many factors which include the