Tagged : laguna beach short sales

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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

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…
Feb 7

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When considering buying a ocean front short sale you have many choices in Southern California.  The south part of California yields some of the best places to buy ocean front homes from the San Diego beaches of La Jolla to the cliffs in Malibu, ocean front homes are plentiful.  If you are looking for a special place to live and considering the Orange County area there is no better place to find an ocean front short sale then Laguna Beach.  Home to one of the largest collection of oceanfront homes in all various price ranges.  Many of these ocean front homes are in small carved out streets that provide direct access to the beach.  Areas like Lagunita and Woods Cove are perfect examples of locations in Laguna Beach that provide beach living at it's best. 

Jan 26

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If you live in Laguna Beach most likely you will love the Contemporary architectural design.  There is no better place in Southern California that you will find such a wide variety of luxury contemporary homes located in one place.  Artists and Architects alike love living in Laguna Beach for it's unique architectural designed homes and free spirit.  For those looking to purchase a contemporary home in Laguna Beach then a budget may be a factor.  Laguna Beach is known as one of the most expensive coastal communities in the country so finding the best deal in today's economy is really important.  Short Sales are becoming a new way to find the best priced homes here by the beach.  A short sale listing is where the current homeowners owes more to the mortgage…
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 16

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I was showing a Laguna Beach home for sale listed at $18,000,000 in the South Laguna Village community of Laguna Beach, California today.  The property is a new construction (spec) home and  is also the most expensive foreclosure property in Laguna Beach.  It doesn't take $18 million to buy a foreclosure home here in Laguna Beach, however you will find a wide range of properties in the upper price range. Currently there are 32 distressed sales on the market in Laguna Beach and nineteen of the homes are over 1 Million Dollars in price. Laguna Beach has seen a increase in sales of approximately 19% and with this increase we are also seeing a influx of all cash buyers looking for great deals on Laguna Beach Ocean View homes. My past three escrows have been…
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

Oct 7

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Laguna Beach is widely known for it's architecture with some of the most diverse collection of architectural homes in Southern California.  No matter what architectural style that you are looking for Laguna Beach is sure to have what you are looking for.  One of unique style homes in Laguna Beach is the Carriage House style.  Carriage Houses offer the charm and personality of classic vintage homes often times built in the early part of the century.  The Laguna Village is a great place to find these carriage house style homes that often times have two to three bedrooms.  We are happy to see a new Carriage House style home to come on the market in the Laguna Village area with two homes on one lot, ocean views and offered for sale as a short sale for

Oct 3

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Living by the beach you have many ocean view streets that have commanding views of the ocean.  One of the best streets to buy an ocean view home is located on "Temple Hills Drive" in the Laguna Village area of Laguna Beach, California.  Temple Hills Drive is located in the Temple Hills area of Laguna Beach and has a natural canyon area below the homes on the north side of the street.  The homes overlook the "Main Beach" and the Laguna Coastline with some of the best sunset views to be found in Laguna Beach!  The homes often come with multiple levels to the home with with multiple view decks.  A good example of this is a new Laguna Beach home that has just come on the market at 1697 Temple Hills Drive that offers incredible ocean views and is listed as a