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Jan 17

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The Upper Diamond community in Laguna Beach is ideally situated in the heart of Laguna Beach in the Laguna Village area.  The ocean and coastline views are some of the best views you will find in Laguna Beach as pictured below.  The homes are nestled close to each other and the roads are winding as you make your way up the hill but the end result is the stunning views you get to enjoy.  The homes currently start at just under $2,000,000 for a 4 bedroom, 4 bath home with 2,800 square feet and go as high as $3,595,000 for a 4 bedroom, 4 bath home with 3,800 square feet.  Select homes in the area will have 3 car garages and separate guest houses with a majority of the homes built in the Mediterranean and Cottage styles.

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Sep 12

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Victoria Beach is a small community in Laguna Beach that is well known for it's ocean view and ocean front homes.  We have many clients looking for view homes that are close to the water and we always start with the Victoria Beach area.  Victoria beach is located in the South Laguna Beach area with homes currently starting at $2,500,000 and as high as $10,995,000 for an oceanfront double lot contemporary home.  If views are important then you may also want to consider the upper Victoria Beach area which is located on the other side of Pacific Coast Highway.  These homes will have dramatic views of the ocean with homes under the $2 million dollar range.  Many visitors coming to Laguna Beach prefer to rent a home in Laguna before they buy.  This allows them

Mar 28

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Two Laguna Beach Homes Built in 1925 have come on the market this week making it a great opportunity to own a piece of Laguna Beach History. Located in prime locations in North Laguna and the Laguna Village lie this two historic homes for sale. 1762 Glenneyre St, Laguna Beach is currently priced at $1,495,000 and enjoys the benefit of the Mills Act tax break and located in the prime Woods Cove area of Laguna Beach, California. The Mills Act is a federally run program to give tax benefits to historic home owners in order for them to preserve the historic integrity of the homes. This can be a significant tax savings, especially in California when the normal tax rate is 1% of the purchase price. Each property covered under the Mills Act will slighlty…
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…
Mar 6

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Laguna Beach Emerald Bay Homes have always had a reputation for being expensive with entry level homes starting above the $3 million price point even in a down economy.  If you are looking to live in the most exclusive gated community then Emerald Bay should be the community to look for homes.  Homes prices in the community go all the way up to $35 Million with stunning ocean front mega mansions priced right around $20 million for this prime North Laguna location.  For those looking for a smaller priced homes in Emerald Bay you may be interested in a new traditional style ocean view home that just came on the market for just under $2.7 million.  The Laguna Beach housing inventory is extremely low right now and is at it's lowest point since 2005 so keep

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…
Jan 11

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Many have asked if 2012 is a good time to buy a house in Laguna Beach.  As real estate inventory in Laguna Beach is reaching record lows the supply and demand for real estate is reaching a new high.  What does this mean for real estate prices?  Our experts don't believe that we will see an increase in pricing for 2012 but a very competitive market for prime properties priced at market value and offering ocean views or located on the ocean front.  We are currently seeing multiple buyers bidding one single properties especially in the short sale arena.  Short Sales are becoming the dominant way to seize a great deal in Laguna Beach but there are good and bad points about doing a short sale.  If you are patient and you act quickly when you see a good deal

Jan 4

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Many dream of owning a home in Laguna Beach, California and one of the most popular architectural styles is the cottage style.  Cottage style homes seem to encapsulate the essence of the Laguna Beach lifestyle with lots of charm and personality, just like the residents of Laguna Beach!  If you are familiar with the Laguna Beach landscape then you know that these small cottages are spread throughout the city.  The highest concentration of these cottage style homes will be in the heart of town in the Laguna Village.  You will also find these unique homes in the North and South Laguna area.  If you are looking for a hidden gem on an area in Laguna then you may want to venture into the Upper Victoria Beach area.  Victoria Beach is located on the south side of

Jan 3

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What a difference a couple years makes in the Laguna Beach Real Estate market!  What will happen in 2012 is up in the air but with sales up 19% last year many speculate that we have hit the bottom and the time to get the deals is now!  While this is still a buyers market many sellers are offering creative financing to help buyers make offers on their properties.  Sellers who own their homes free and clear have the luxury of offering seller carry backs for the first note position.  This is a huge selling point and buyers don't have to go through the traditional mortgage route in order to buy the home.  Seller Carry Backs are not new but are seen more in a down market.  We constantly watch the market here in Laguna and was excited to see a new ocean view

Dec 1

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If you are looking for deals in the Laguna Beach area then short sales are great vehicle to find the best value in today's real estate market.  If you are a buyer who wants to live in a gated community you will be surprised to learn there are many short sales located within gated communities in Laguna Beach.  A perfect example of this is 813 Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach CA which has just come on the market as a "short sale."  Emerald Bay is a luxury gated community in North Laguna Beach and is widely known as the most expensive community to buy a home.  With the aid of short sales now is your chance to get into this private community that can only be accessed by residents and their guests.  The community features a private beach, tennis, children's play area