Laguna Beach Short Sales

We specialize in Laguna Beach short sales and helping buyers and sellers in the Laguna Beach area with short sales.  If you are thinking about selling your home as a short sale please contact us today for a free consultation of your home.  If you are a Laguna Beach home buyer looking for short sale listings we can help you too.  Please contact us today at 949-355-1622.  We are the Laguna Beach short sale experts.

Found 103 blog entries about Laguna Beach Short Sales.

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

Jan 11

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Irvine Cove in North Laguna is one of the best kept secrets in Laguna Beach for home buyers looking to live in an exclusive gated community.  One of the main reasons most people have not seen this beautiful community in beach is due to the 24 hour guard gate that only allows entrance for residents and their guests.  The beach is surrounded on by majestic cliffs on both sides of the beach that don't allow access from adjoining beaches.  In the summer time you will see boats and yachts passing by but for the most part the views are only enjoyed by residents of Irvine Cove.

Irvine Cove Beach | Laguna Beach, California

Entrance into Irvine Cove doesn't come cheap and is known to be one of the most expensive gated communities in Laguna Beach. In fact, homes for sale in the neighborhood have been

Sep 3

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Laguna Beach has some of the top schools located here in Orange County. In order to qualify for attendance into to the Laguna Beach unified school district you must live with a Laguna Beach zip code. The Terraces condo community located off Canyon Hill drive in Laguna Beach is a perfect example of this.

The Terraces condos are located about 15 min to the main beach and downtown area of Laguna Beach and boarder the Aliso Viejo city line. Residents of the Terraces live in a Laguna Beach zip code and qualify to attend the local schools. Some of the lowest price condos are also found in the Terraces and are a popular destination for buyers and renters alike who want to live in Laguna Beach.

Currently, condo prices range in the high $300,000 range a large

Jul 31

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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

Jul 10

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When living by the beach in Southern California you learn very quickly that land is very expensive and finding a home located on a large lot with either be very expensive or located on the outskirts of town.  If you are looking to live by the beach and want a lot of land then it can be found for a premium price.  We see properties that come on the market from time to time located on double lots but these homes tend to be at the very top of the price range here in Laguna Beach.  Communities like Three Arch Bay, Park Avenue Estates, Top of the World Park Place and Temple Hills are some of the communities that current have 1/2 acre plus lot homes for sale.  The price range for these homes varies a lot on location and currently ranges from $1,625,000 for an

Jun 26

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One of the most sought after neighborhoods in the Laguna Beach area is the community known as "Arch Beach Heights."  One of the main reasons why this community is in such high demand is for the amazing ocean views and the relatively low prices you will find in Laguna Beach.  Keep in mind when we say "low prices" we are already acclimated to the higher prices you will find by the beach in California and home buyers from other parts of the country would not consider these as "low prices."  Currently, prices range in Arch Beach Heights from just under $700,000 as go as high as $3 million dollars with all homes listed as standard sales with no short sale listings.  A lot of the price difference is based on the degree of the ocean view and the size of the

Jun 13

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Ocean View homes are plentiful here in Laguna Beach with the natural hillside topography that you will find throughout the city.  If you are looking for an ocean view property near the beach then expect prices to go up significantly.  This is especially true for finding an ocean view property in a premier gated community like Three Arch Bay, Emerald Bay and Irvine Cove.  Irvine Cove is located on the Laguna Beach & Newport Beach boarder next to the Crystal Cove state beach.  The Irvine Cove area is a smaller community homes to roughly 110 homes that are located on both the west and east sides of the coast highway. If you are looking for homes located on the front row of Irvine Cove you need to look at homes located on Riviera Drive and Monte Carlo Drive. 

May 29

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We just got a Trulia.com notice today from a listing agent who represents a home in the Emerald Bay Laguna Beach gated community in Laguna Beach, California.  The ocean view home was recently dropped in price from $2,790,000 to $2,375,000 and represents the lowest price in the Emerald Bay community.  If you are in the market to buy a home in a gated community and have a budget of $2.4 million dollars or less there are currently three homes on the market for sale.  Two of the properties are located in Emerald Bay and one located in the Three Arch Bay community in South Laguna listed for sale for $1,595,000.  Gated communities along the coast consist of Three Arch Bay, Lagunita, Montage, Emerald Bay, Smithcliffs and Irvine Cove.  In the last 12 months we

Mar 13

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The Laguna Beach Real Estate market has seen some incredible deals in the past 30 days.  If you are a Laguna Beach home buyer wanting to get into the Laguna marketplace you are missing some really great deals!  In the past 30 days, we have seen 5 single family detached homes come on the market for under $490,000!  This is something we haven't seen in a long time and we are very excited for the change.  Of course, like anything else there is a huge numbers of buyers looking for homes in this price range so it's not surprising that all of these homes have already got accepted offers on them and have been acquired within a matter of days by savvy Laguna Beach homes buyers.  Unlike other parts of the country, there is a very active buyer pool for new listings…
Feb 25

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As the Laguna Beach housing inventory starts to increase we are starting to see some really incredible prices on single family homes.  Take for example this South Laguna Village Home that just came on the market as a short sale for $459,900 that offers two bedrooms and an incredibly beach close location and is currently the lowest priced single family home for sale In Laguna Beach.  Keep in mind with short sale listings that the offering price is not necessarily the final price the bank will accept on a home.   Prices for real estate listings are typically negotiated at first between the listing broker and the seller of the home.  In a short sale process the price that is picked between the owner and the agent and then offered for sale at will be…