One of the most sought after communities in Laguna Beach is the Emerald Bay community in North Laguna Beach. Known as one of the most family friendly communities in all of Orange County, Emerald Bay offers the tight security of a 24 hour guard gate as well as many outdoor activities available for it's residents. If you have kids you will love the organized events throughout the summer designed just for kids. In addition, you will find numerous tennis courts, swimming pool & team as well as beach volleyball. Home prices currently range from $2,229,000 for a fixer upper home in the community and go as high as $35 Million. If you are looking for an entry level home into this community finding a home that you can fix up and make your own may be your best bet. The fixer upper property just came on the market and features wonderful ocean views and is located in the Upper Emerald Bay area. Home prices rarely dip below $2 million dollars in Emerald Bay so If you are looking to get an Emerald Bay address this may be a great opportunity for you.
Fixer upper homes are not for everyone. If you are handy and like fixing up homes then 2012 is providing an excellent opportunity to gain sweat equity as home prices in Laguna Beach are starting to go back up. Home prices in 2013 are expected to go up 7.1% in Laguna Beach so buying now will save you time and money and get you in at the bottom on the market. Currently there are 13 fixer upper properties on the market ranging from a $460,000 home all the way up to a $10 million dollar home. it's best consult with one of our local agents to help narrow your search criteria and help identify the right area and home for you. Laguna Beach is a really great place to live so educate yourself on the area and different neighborhoods before buying the home of your dreams!