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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

Oct 28

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What a year 2021 has been for real estate sales in the Laguna Beach area of Orange County, California.  There were several reasons for the strong year that included record low interest rates, a low inventory of available homes on the market at any given time and the huge buyer demand for homes that started just months after the Covid stay at home order in March 2020.  The Laguna Canyon area is still one of the best and most affordable places to find homes that are located within the city limits of Laguna Beach.  This zip code is very much in high demand due to it's excellent schools and prestige of living in one of the most beautiful beach towns in Southern California.  

The lowest priced sale this far in 2021 has been located in the Terraces community

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

Jul 29

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The Woods Cove area is a great place to look for a prime location near the beach.  For the most part, these homes are listed as short term rentals due to their close proximity to the beach.  The demand for vacation rental properties, especially during the high season summer months has always been high here in Laguna Beach and the opportunity for owners to make good money during these months has turned many rental properties into short term leases.  It's important to know that homes in this area are typically rented out by the month and go on a month-to-month basis and often come fully furnished.  Summer months like July & August are always the first months to go with other months like June and September becoming popular as well.  We always recommend

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

Mar 30

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Laguna Beach is arguably one of the most desirable and beautiful places to live in Southern California and real estate prices reflect this.  For the most part Laguna Beach is filled with Muti-million dollar homes and residential condos that often overlook the Pacific Ocean.  There is a small section of Laguna Beach where you can find more affordable housing in the means of a manufactured home.  Directly across the street from the famous Montage Resort is a community called Laguna Terrace Park.  Here you will find manufactured homes that have one of the better locations in all of Laguna Beach with a short walking distance down to the beach and with local shopping and grocery stores located nearby.  Amenities include a heated pool, clubhouse, jacuzzi and

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