Top Of The World Laguna Beach

We specialize in the Top Of The World Laguna Beach homes here in Laguna Beach, California  Top Of The World is located in the Top Of The World area and known for its dramatic ocean view homes.  If you are looking for a premier location with great views then Top Of The World homes are worth a tour.

Found 15 blog entries about Top Of The World Laguna Beach.

Aug 13

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Buying a home in Laguna Beach can be tricky when deciding on which neighborhood to live and the best time to buy.  There are pros and cons to buying at different times of the year in Laguna Beach and often depends on how the current real estate market is doing.  It's first important to establish if the market is a buyers or a seller's market.  A buyers market means that homes will sit on the market longer than usual.  Buyers don't have to rush into buying a home and can often negotiate with the seller off the listing price.  In a seller's market properties are selling very fast and the owners are in control on who they sell it and the price they think the market will bear.  

Most of the homes in Laguna Beach will come on the market between January

Mar 7

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When Real Estate agents take a listing it is usually for a 6 or 12 month period.  Of course, this can be any length of time that the owner wants as we have seen it as short as one month when the owner really wants to get it sold right away.  After this set amount of time when the property does not sell it goes off the market and is considered an "expired listing."  Be prepared when this happens as dozens of real estate agents who's sole job is to call on expired listings will start calling you non-stop the morning after the home expires.  

These agents make a living trying to convince owners why their home didn't sell and to use them the next time around.  What most seller's don't realize is that these types of agents have very good phone skills but

Apr 10

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Laguna Beach is a unique city that has many small neighborhoods that offer private cul-de-sac locations where homes can be offered for sale.  Real Estate prices will vary a lot depending on where the home is located.  Some of these factors include the proximity to the beach, having an ocean view or not and the proximity to the downtown Village area.  Homes located at the southern end of the Laguna Beach will most likely be more affordable than those located north of downtown.  

Starting in South Laguna area several cul-de-sac neighborhoods like Coast Royal that are located just above Coast Highway and have incredible ocean views.  These homes have close proximity to West street beach, the Montage resort and the Monarch Beach area.  Other notable

May 19

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Alta Laguna Park is located in the Top of the World neighborhood and is situated at one of the highest points in Laguna Beach.  The park is a great place to enjoy the sunny weather with six tennis courts, baseball field and sports court.  The park is open to the general public with many of the residents in the Top of the World using it due to it's close proximity.  Laguna Beach is well known for having neighborhoods that surround a park area.  The Arch Beach Heights neighborhood is also located at one of the highest points in Laguna Beach and offers a large park area that is a focal point of the neighborhood.  The gated community of Emerald Bay also features a large park area with multiple tennis courts, community pool and beach volleyball.  Real Estate

May 1

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Laguna Beach is well known for having the highest concentration of contemporary homes than any other beach town in Southern California.  With a current inventory of 74 contemporary homes on the open market for sale, Laguna Beach is the ideal spot for those who love this architectural design.  The word "contemporary" conjures up images of sleek lines and walls of glass for some people while other consider contemporary as wide open spaces with lots of curves and angels to the walls.  In Laguna Beach you will find three different types of contemporary homes known as soft contemporary, ultra contemporary and your classic contemporary homes with many of these offering ocean views.

Ultra Contemporary Homes in Laguna Beach, California

Ultra contemporary homes are to the extreme with hard angels and sleek

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

Aug 21

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Laguna Beach natural topography lends itself to many ocean view homes located on the side of the hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean. Small pockets of neighborhoods are located on the various hillsides in Laguna Beach, often with their own unique style and personality. One such neighborhood is Top of the World. Where exactly is Top of the World located in Laguna Beach? As you can imagine with the name of this community, Top of the World homes are located at the very top of the hillside in the Laguna Village area of Laguna Beach. If you are familiar with Laguna Beach then you know that many narrow and winding roads leads to the homes located at the very top. The views are awe inspiring and often compared to looking at views at the top of any

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

Apr 17

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Everyone today is looking for the best deal when shopping for a home. Many out of state buyers who visit to California are often shocked by the real estate prices in comparison to the amount of land and home they are able to purchase. For those car enthusiasts, finding a home that has more than a four car garage can be tough and an expensive endeavor. This is especially true for beach properties in Laguna Beach. Since the topography of Laguna Beach is very limited to the amount of land that an individual home will sit on commands a premium price and ultimately the garage space gets over run by living square footage of the home. If you are looking for a home with at least a four car garage you will be surprised to learn that we found sixteen homes

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