Laguna Beach Luxury Real Estate

We specialize in the Laguna Beach Luxury Real Estate market and feature luxury homes in North Laguna, South Laguna and the Laguna Village areas of Laguna Beach, California.

Found 208 blog entries about Laguna Beach Luxury Real Estate.

May 25

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The real estate market in Laguna Beach has started to make a shift as in most of the country with home staying on the market for a little longer than what we have seen in recent years.  One of the main reasons for this shift is a combination of factors which include increasing higher interest rates, decline in the stock market and an oversees International war.  It feels like we may be heading to more of a slow down here in Laguna Beach which will result in more inventory of homes on the market and the possibility of declining real estate asking prices.  For buyers who have to get a loan in order to buy a home here the cost and gone up significantly from just a year ago and it is expected to get more expensive as well.  Buyers will be looking for the best

Feb 28

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One of the my favorite neighborhoods for finding really nice ocean views for single family residences in Laguna Beach is the Arch Beach Heights neighborhood.  A perfect example of the type of home you would find here would be the property that is located at 1046 Santa Ana Street which features a total of three bedrooms, two and a half baths with an approximate 1,584 square feet of living space.  The two level home was originally built in 1972 and comes with an attached two car garage which is now available for sale with a current list price of $2,098,000.   This is a really great price point in order to find a nice ocean view property in the upscale beach community of Laguna Beach.  There are a lot of things I love about this home which include the wood

Jan 25

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The Three Arch Bay community is home to some of the most beautiful estate homes in Laguna Beach that can offer wonderful ocean views.  This is one of the oldest gated neighborhoods in this coastal beach town of Laguna Beach with some historic homes that date back nearly 100 years old.  Since there is a wide variety of homes found here it's not uncommon to find smaller beach cottages that are located within walking distance to the beach.  Some of the smallest cottages found here will feature only 1 bedroom with a select homes offering ocean views.  The assumption would be that since the home is much smaller than other homes in the neighborhood that there should be a deep discount on the purchase price.  Listing prices are often a factor of a variety of

Nov 16

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Laguna Beach saw some wonderful sales that took place in communities like Irvine Cove, Woods and the Laguna Village area.  The biggest problem this year was the lack of inventory which caused buyers to act quickly when new listings came on the market.  The higher end of real estate still takes a little bit longer to sell than homes in the one to two million range but still sold relatively quickly when compared with previous years.  The highest sale this year took place at 2620 Riviera Drive which was located in the gated community of Irvine Cove in North Laguna.  This is one of my favorite neighborhoods since it has one of the most beautiful private beaches in all of Laguna Beach.  2620 Riviera Drive sold for $24,250,000 on 5/18/21 after being on the

Sep 21

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One of the most unique and historic property landmarks in all of the Laguna Beach is arguably Pyne Castle.  The 17 bedroom estate was originally built in 1931 and is truly one of the most amazing properties located in Southern California.  It would be similar to a Hertz Castle but located much closer to the beach.  It last seen on the market back in 2012 which is pretty amazing to see such an amazing property being listed for sale.  The castle itself is huge with an estimated 18,300 square feet of living space located on multiple levels according to our multiple listing service.  It features a total of 9 attached garages and located on a multi acre lot which is amazing when you think how valuable land is here in California by the beach.

The area where

Aug 27

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The famous wave house in Laguna Beach has just hit the market as a coming soon listing and is expected to be active on September 03, 2021.  The property is located at 1712 Thurston in the prestigious Temple Hills neighborhood that sits high on a hillside with many homes offering wonderful panoramic views.  1712 Thurston is no exception to this with great ocean, Catalina Island, Coastline and city light views to name a few.  The home has a lot of history and was originally built in 2008.  It features a total of six bedrooms with 6 full baths and boasts over 5,000 square feet of living space and is located on a good size lot that is under a half an acre at 19,125 square feet according to our multiple listing service.  

The unique Contemporary design of

Jun 22

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What a difference a year makes when it comes to vacation rentals.  In 2020, we saw a huge demand for those looking for vacation rental properties in Laguna Beach that often found multiple clients bidding against each other and driving up the prices for specific vacation summer months.  At that time it seemed like everyone was tired of staying in their home and with travel limited through the United States many turned to vacation within their own state, often choosing a beach front home where they could stay in a luxury residence during the pandemic.  Fast forward to 2021 where a lot of Americans have been vaccinated and feel more comfortable traveling the demand to find local vacation rental properties has dropped.  It's really a night and day difference

May 25

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There is nothing more exciting then looking at new construction homes that often feature some the latest design ideas and technology that are incorporated into these new homes.  A new listing has come up in the Three Arch Bay 24 hour guard gated community that seems to have it all and was newly built in the year 2021.  The location it truly amazing as it offers a premier ocean front location in Three Arch Bay at the top of a bluff front that has amazing white water ocean views.  If you are familiar with architects here in Laguna Beach then you will know the famous architect Mark Singer who designed this home.  Mark is well known for his cutting edge Contemporary designs that can be found in many homes throughout Laguna Beach and beyond.  His designed

Apr 21

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The Laguna Beach market has really changed in the last 12 months with it being one of the hottest real estate markets as seen in the last 10 years.  There is currently a huge shortage of real estate inventory and a strong buyer demand which typically results in higher real estate prices with multiple buyers bidding on the same property.  The condo market in Laguna Beach is no exception to this with currently only 13 condos listed for sale that range from $664,900 for a two bedroom condo in the Terraces community up to $7,499,000 for a three bedroom condo in the upscale Montage Beach Villas community.  If you are new to Laguna Beach there are a couple things to consider when buying a condo here.

First, the most affordable condos are often found in the

Feb 27

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Emerald Bay has always been synonymous with luxury real estate here in Laguna Beach is some truly amazing ocean front and view properties.  For the longest time many of the homes were only offered as long term leases but with the high demand for those looking for vacation rental home especially during the high season summer months you are starting to see more short term rentals in Emerald Bay.  One of the biggest reasons started last year with COVID caused many in California and throughout the United States to limited travel internationally.  This caused a huge demand for vacation rental homes located near the beach with Laguna Beach as an already popular tourist destination.  2020 was one of the best years for owners who were able to rent out their home