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A Bayfront home in Newport Beach, California has just been sold by Newport Beach Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represented the buyers.  1805 E Bay Avenue, Newport Beach sold for $6,200,000 and closed escrow on 12/14/2018.  The four bedroom, four bath and a half both home featured 2,936 square feet of living space and was located on a prime water front lot of 4,860 square feet.  the home was originally listed at $6,498,000 and sold 12 days later to Knoska's clients.  Located in the inner channel of the Newport Bay within the Balboa Peninsula Point neighborhood that is home to many luxury Bayfront properties.  1805 E Bay Avenue was located next to the sandy beach with a private pier and boat dock.  it was newly built in 1997 and featured two levels of

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A University City home in San Diego, California has just been sold by Dan Benjamin of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers. 8044 Camino Traquilo, San Diego sold for $650,000 and closed escrow on 12/07/2018. The three bedroom, two and a half bath home was put on the market in the first week of November, 2018 for $649,000 and sold 8 days later to Dan's client for above asking price. The townhouse was located in the Playmor Terrace complex in the heart of University City which featured two levels of living space with an approximate 1,342 square feet of living space. The floor plan was very simple with the main entertainment spaces located on the first level that came with nice Travertine stone flooring, brick fireplace, and a gourmet kitchen

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A Northpark home in the Monterey gated community in Irvine, California has just been sold by Jim Knoska of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the owners.  78 Chula Vista, Irvine sold for $675,000 and closed escrow on 12/11/2018.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath home featured an approximate 1,601 square feet living space and came with an attached two car garag.  The condo was originally listed at $688,888 and then sold after being on the market for a total of 76 days.  Some of the highlights of this home included high vaulted ceilings, laminate flooring, quartz counters in the kitchen and plenty areas to entertain with a formal living room and family room.  Upstairs featured a large master suite with a walk-in closet, jacuzzi soaking tub and

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An ocean view home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Sam Smith of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  634 Vista Valinda sold for $2,030,000 and closed escrow on 12/07/2018.  The five bedroom, four bath home featured 4,953 square feet of living space and located on a very large 22,497 square foot lot.  634 Vista Valinda originally came on the market earlier this year and priced at $2,199,000 in March, 2018 and then lowered to $2,150,000 when it went off the. market in August, 2018.  It then came back on the market in September, 2018 for $2,075,000 and sold 36 days later.  

One of the biggest selling points was the coastline ocean views that could be seen from both the first and second level of the home.  This section of

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A Yorktowne community home in Huntington Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracy Kormushoff who represented the owner of the property.  9892 Garrett Cir, Huntington Beach sold for $875,000 and closed escrow on 11/21/2018.  This home received a lot of attention and offers and sold for the full asking price of $875,000 after being on the market for a total of 23 days.  The three bedroom, two bath home features 1,949 square feet of living space and was located on a 6,120 square foot lot with an attached two car garage.  Built in 1968, this single family home had a lot to offer including an open floor plan that had many modern updates that included rich hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings, granite counters in the kitchen,

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A Palos Verdes home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jo Lee who represented the buyer.  6201 Via Subida, Palos Verdes sold for $1,930,000 and closed escrow on Friday November 2, 2018.  The three bedroom, three and a half bath home featured a total of 3,514 square feet of living space and came with a two car attached garage.  It was on the market for a total of 85 days with an original list price of $1,299,000 and then lowered 30 days later to $1,999,999.  The multi-level home was best known for it's high elevation which offered panoramic city and valley views from most rooms in the house. The home was built in 1978 and featured vaulted wood beam ceilings in the living room with floor to ceiling glass to take in the great views.  The

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A Silvertide condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the owner.  36 Bright Water, Dana Point sold for $578,000 and closed escrow on 10/18/2018.  The two bedroom, two bath condo was built in 1989 and featured 1,221 square feet of living space.  It was originally listed at $590,000 and sold after being on the market for a total fo 24 days.  36 Bright Water offered a unique corner unit location with no one living below or above you.  The condo had gone through renovations granite counters in the kitchen, recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances and double paned windows.  The association provides a nice community pool and spa as pictured below.

The Silvertide community is

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A Huntington Bayshore condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracey Kormushoff who represented the seller.  310 Lake Street #202, Huntington Beach sold for $590,000 and closed escrow on 10/05/2018.  Located in the Huntington Bayshore gated community, the two bedroom, two bath condo featured 1,177 square feet of living space and featured a detached 2 car garage.  The condo was on the market for a total of 36 days and sold just below the original asking price of $649,000.    Some of the highlights of this condo included nice hardwood flooring, recesses lighting, granite counters and white kitchen appliances.  Additional features included interior laundry, exterior deck and elevator that give access to every level.  

The Huntington

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A Pacific Pines Racquet Club condo in Encinitas, California has just sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  1750 S El Camino Real, Encinitas closed escrow on 10/01/2018 and sold for $335,000.  The one bedroom, one bath condo with 650 square feet of living space was originally listed at $349,000 and and sold after being on the market for a total of 31 days.  Located in the Pacific Pines Racquet Club condo community, the condo had a lot to offer which included nice hardwood floors, large living room, brick fireplace, outdoor terrace and lots of natural light.  One of the difficulties in selling the unit is that is was tenant occupied which caused a short delay in the ability to show the condo.  Nevertheless, Dan's

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The highest sale at The Strand at Headlands community home in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  39 Strand Beach Drive, Dana Point sold for $23,500,000 and closed escrow on 9/17/2018.  The home was originally marketed for sale for $27,900,000 on November 07, 2017 and was re-listed again on April 27th, 2018 at the same price when it ended up selling with our clients who successfully bought the property for $23.5 million.  Located on the ocean front street of "Strand Beach Drive" in the Strand at Headlands community with an estimated 9,300 square foot home located on a 10,253 square foot ocean front lot.

The Strand at Headlands has been promoted as the last ocean front

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A Mira Costa Villas condo in San Clemente, California hast just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  3349 Calle La Veta, San Clemente sold for $660,000 and closed escrow on 09/07/2018.  This was a very quick sale as the home was originally listed at $650,000 and ended up selling for $10,000 more than the original list price in a matter of 11 days on the market.  One of the reasons for such a speedy sale is the low price point and being a one story home which can be very hard to find in this price point.  The three bedroom, one and a half bath condo featured 1,296 square feet of living space and came with an attached two car garage.

3349 Calle La Veta had a lot to offer with small peek ocean views to a

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An Irvine home in the University Park community has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Amy Fluent who represented the seller of the property.  7 Foxglove Way, Irvine sold for $869,800 and closed escrow on 08/30/2018.  The home sold within a very quick period of time after being on the market for only 6 short days and sold for the full asking price of $869,800.  The four bedroom, two and a half bath home was located in the Village II neighborhood within University Park with an approximate 2,304 square feet of living space.  The home dated back to 1968 and was a two level home that came with two one car attached garages.  

Some of the highlights of the property included a formal entrance courtyard, open floor plan that combined both the

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A Tennis Villas condo in the Monarch Beach area of Dana Point, California has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  17 Center Court #86, Dana Point sold for $910,000 and closed escrow on 8/27/2018.  This is the second time Beach Cities Real Estate has sold this condo as the buyer's representative as it was sold back in 2012 as well.  The two bedroom, two bath condo was ideally located across the street from the upscale Monarch Beach Resort and featured 1,357 square feet of living space.  The interior featured high ceilings, beautiful stone flooring and nice ocean views.  The condo was originally built in 1988 and came with a 2 car garage and is a secure gated community.  It was only on the market for 4 short days and reportedly

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A Saddle Ridge community home in Carlsbad, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyers.  8104 Calle Catalonia, Carlsbad sold for $1,300,000 and closed escrow on 8/21/2018.   The four bedroom, four and a half bath home was newly built in 2003 in the Spanish architectural style with an estimated 4,526 square feet of living space.  It was originally listed at $1,525,000 and then lowered down to $1,325,000 when Dan's clients successfully purchased the home at $1.3 million after being on the market for 100 days.  The interior featured an open floor plan with a large dining room and gourmet kitchen with center island and top of the line stainless steel appliances.  All of the bedrooms were located on

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A Covenant Hills home in Ladera Ranch, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the buyer in this real estate transaction.  7 Rickie Lane, Ladera Ranch closed escrow on 08/17/2018 and sold for $4 million dollars.  This luxury home featured a total of five bedrooms, five baths with two half baths with an approximate 8,748 square feet of living space per the tax records.  Considered a true one of kind of Mega Mansion in the very upscale Covenant Hills neighborhood, 7 Rickie Lane was newly built in 2010 and was located on a very large 18,648 square foot lot with a custom pebble tech pool, spa, water features and fire pit as pictured below.  

The interior of the home was equally as stunning with high

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A San Clemente condo in the Verano Talega community has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  22 Corte Loarre, San Clemente sold for $705,000 and closed escrow today on 08/10/2018.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath condo featured 1,840 square feet of living space and was newly built in 2003.  This as a beautiful townhome that features rich hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, living room gas fireplace and a very large kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and lots of cabinetry.

22 Corte Loarre also features 3 large bedrooms with a huge walk-in closet, large master bath with jacuzzi soaking tub and a separate shower.  All of these bedrooms are located upstairs and do offer

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A Ritz Pointe condo in Monarch Beach, California has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers. 14 Corniche Drive #H, Dana Point sold for $511,000 and closed escrow on 08/09/2018.  Located in the 24 hour guard gated community of Ritz Pointe, the two bedroom, two bath condo featured 1,200 square feet of living space and sold after being on the market for a total of 53 days.  the condo had a lot to offer that included vaulted ceilings, faux wood flooring and a brick fireplace in the living room, separate dining area and a galley style kitchen that offer plenty of cabinet storage with stainless steel appliances.  One of the best features of the condo is it's outdoor deck area which offers a nice extension of the

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A Vista Pacifica condo in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate Scott Bingham who represented the seller.  1062 Calle Del Cerro #1212, San Clemente sold for $310,000 and closed escrow today on 08/09/2018.  The one bedroom, one bath upper level unit featured 680 square feet of living space and offered small views of the community pool and had been upgraded with laminate wood flooring, recessed light and granite counters in the kitchen area. The great part about living in Vista Pacifica is that condos often come with a one car detached garage with additional guest parking available.

1062 Calle Del Cerro #1212 was originally listed at $310,000 and sold for $295,000 after being on the market for 32 days.

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A Beacon Hill Highland home in Laguna Niguel, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate Scott Bingham who represented the seller. 21 Marblehead Pl, Laguna Niguel sold for $1,050,000 and closed escrow on 08/09/2018.  Located in the Beacon Hill area of Laguna Niguel, the four bedroom, three bath home featured 2,100 square feet of living space and came with a two car attached garage.  The home was originally listed for $1,099,000 and was on the market for 70 days when the home was sold for just $49,000 under list price.  Inventory of available housing for sale with Beacon Hill Highlands tends to be very low which causes homes to sell in a rather short period of time if priced correctly.

One of the biggest selling points

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A Del Mar Bluffs home in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego, California has just been sold by Dan Benjamin of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented both the owner and buyer of the property. 4296 Corte Favor, San Diego sold for $1,050,000 and closed escrow on 07/27/2018.  The four bedroom, two and a half bath home was located at the very end of a cul-de-sac location with large park like backyard and a private setting.  The interior featured a formal living, dining room and a gourmet kitchen with center island.  It was last sold in 2002 for $539,000 and had nicely appreciated over the 16 year time frame.  

The location of Del Mar Bluffs is ideally located in the Carmel Valley which is approximately 15 minutes to the Del Mar Village area with great