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A Clairemont home in San Diego, California has just been sold by Sher Sheldon of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers.  The property located at 5252 Balboa Arms Dr #104, San Diego sold for $365,000 and closed escrow on 11/14/2017.  Located in the Balboa Ridge neighborhood in Clairment, the two bedroom, two bath condo featured 768 square feet of living space and situated on the lower level.  The condo has gone through some renovations with laminate hardwood flooring, interior air-conditioning, gourmet kitchen with granite counters and stainless steel appliances.  Other popular features included outdoor patio space and interior washer/dryer.

5252 Balboa was originally put on the market at $349,000 and quickly generated a lot of market.

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If you have ever thought about owning a new construction home on the Big Island of Hawaii then a brand new neighborhood in the upscale Hualalai area may be of interest.  The Kulanakauhale neighborhood in Hualalai is developing 11 brand new homes are being developed by contractor Russ Troll that incorporate clean simple lines in a traditional Hawaiian style home.  Select homes in this neighborhood will have nice ocean and golf course views and located just minutes to the Ke'olu community clubhouse area that features a resort style pool and ocean view restaurant.  The demand for these homes has been really great as 5 of the 11 homes have already sold to buyers wanting to own a home in the Hualalai area.  Several homes have just started construction as

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A Pacifica Summit home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Sam Smith of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the owners in this real estate transaction.  16 Calle Pacifica, San Clemente sold for  $1,165,000 and closed escrow on 10/30/2017.  Located in the Talega area of San Clemente, the four bedroom, three bath home featured 3,800 square feet of living space with a 9,390 square foot lot.  The home was newly built in 2002 and featured two levels of living space with an attached three car garage.

One of the biggest selling points for this home with the large backyard that featured a private pool/spa and custom waterfall feature.  The yard also featured lots of rooms for kids and pets to play with a covered patio space as well.  The

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A Rancho Monterey home in Laguna Hills, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Amy Fluent who represented the sellers.  10 Briar Creek Lane #29, Laguna Hills sold for $535,000 and closed escrow on 11/02/2017.  The three bedroom two bath home was built in 1984 and featured 1,471 square feet of living space.  It was on the market for 15 short days when it sold with the original list price of $550,000.  One of the biggest selling features of this home was it's end unit location that offered extra privacy and panoramic views.  The interior of 10 Briar Creek Lane #39 offer nice hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings, living room fireplace and a tour met kitchens with lots of kitchen cabinets and black appliances.  The backyard offered a

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A Shorecliffs home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Charlie Gilbert who represented the buyer.  2611 Via Cascadita, San Clemente sold for $955,000 and closed escrow on 10/24/2017.  The four bedroom, two bath single level home featured a total of 2,406 square feet of living space and located on a large 8,375 square foot lot.  The one story home offered a mid-century modern style design with a central courtyard and open floor plan.  Nice hardwood and tile flooring can be found throughout theme with vaulted ceilings in select rooms in the house.  The buyers loved having a main floor master bedroom with French doors that lead to the exterior backyard area.  Peek ocean views can also be seen from this home that

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A Huntington Beach, California home in the Brightwater community has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the seller.  17351 Tidalview, Huntington Beach sold for $2,395,000 and closed escrow on 10/20/2017.   The home was located in the newly built Azure neighborhood of Brightwater with brand new construction homes completed in 2014.  It was only on the market for a total of 24 days and sold for the full asking price of $2,395,000.  More than one offer was presented on this home making it a very desirable property that sold in less than 30 day on the market.

17351 Tidalview was highly upgraded and featured a total of five bedrooms, five and a half baths with 4,464 square feet according to the home builder.

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A Rancho La Cima home in Rancho Santa Fe, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyers.  7021 Rancho La Cima sold for $2,489,000 and closed escrow on 10/16/2017.  Located in a small and exclusive gated community in the upscale Rancho Santa Fe area, the ten bedroom, ten bath home featured a very large 8,860 estimated square feet of living space and located on a 128,066 square foot lot which is nearly 3 acres of land.  It was newly built in the year 2000 and was built for entertaining with a large private infinity edge pool located in the huge backyard with panoramic views.  The entrance of the home featured a large circular driveway that could accommodate multiple cars in addition to the 4 car

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A Southwest San Clemente home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Johnson who represented the buyer.  122 W Avenida Cordoba, San Clemente sold for $1,390,000 and closed escrow on 10/02/2017.  Located on the ocean side of the 5 freeway in the desirable Southwest San Clemente neighborhood is a three bedroom, two bath home that featured 1,854 square feet of living space and located on a 5,130 square foot lot.  The original part of the home was built in 1950 with a large two story addition that offered ocean and Catalina Island views.  The home had been nicely updated with oak hardwood flooring, wood beamed ceilings, stone fireplace and lots of natural light coming into the home.  

The gourmet kitchen featured stainless steel

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A Reserve West San Clemente home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real estate agents Sam Smith and Joseph Horsley who represented the seller in this real estate transaction.  The property located at 2105 Colina Del Arco Iris, San Clemente sold for $1,160,000 and closed escrow on September 06, 2017.  The home received multiple offers and sold to a very nice family who really enjoyed the home and the large backyard which featured a custom swimming pool and spa.  The home was built in an Arts and Crafts architectural style with two levels of living space.  The ground level featured the main living spaces including a formal dining room, living room, family room and den and bath.  The five bedroom, four bath home features a total of 3,150 square feet of

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A new listing will be coming on the market in The Reserves in San Clemente, California. The Reserves is a name for a total of four gated communities that are located next to each other. 2105 Colina Del Arco Iris is located in the Reserve West neighborhood and will be coming on the market for $1,190,000. Listing agent is Sam Smith of Beach Cities Real Estate who can be reached at 949-291-0424. It is co-listed with Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate as well.

This is one of the few lots in the neighborhood that spans over 8,700 square feet with the owner installing a private luxury pool that is pictured below. The five bedroom, four bath home features a total of 3,150 square feet of living space and comes with a huge 3 car garage with plenty of

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A San Clemente home in the New Providence neighborhood has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  2434 Camino Corso Rio, San Clemente sold for $600,000 and closed escrow on 08/01/2017.  Located in the Marblehead area, the two bedroom, two bath home featured 936 square feet of living space.  The detached home was built in 1986 and technically classified as a condo per the association.  This was a private sale that was sold before it hit the open market.  Some of the features found in this home included a custom fireplace in the living room, gated courtyard entry, fenced in backyard and an attached two car garage.

The New Providence area of San Clemente is a very popular area with homes rarely coming on

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A Belmont Heights home in Long Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Annie September Butler who represented the seller.  4537 E Shaw Street, Long Beach sold for $452,500 and closed escrow on 08/08/17.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured 904 square feet of living space and come with a one car detached garage.  The condo was originally listed at $459,900 and sold after being on the market for 19 days at $500.55 per square foot.  Located in the upscale Belmont Heights area the top floor condo offered nice city lights and ocean views near the cross streets of Livingston Dr and Quincy Avenue. The interior offer nice hardwood flooring, an original vintage style kitchen from 1955 when it was first built and remolded

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One of the Crown Jewels of the Southern California coastline are the majestic homes located on the ridge in Laguna Niguel.  A new listing located at 31532 Flying Cloud offers stunning coastline Ocean, city lights and panoramic views of the Saddleback Mountains.  What sets this home apart from the rest is it's location and upgrades to the home.  The property is ideally located on a huge corner lot which offers lots of privacy.  The lot is very large and features a wrap around yard that offers plenty of places to take in the great views.  The home has also been highly upgraded throughout with a stunning gourmet kitchen, updated bathrooms, double paned windows, recessed lighting and custom closet cabinetry.  The kitchen features top of the line stainless

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A Long Beach ocean front condo has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Yvonne Styhr who represented the owners.  1000 E Ocean Blvd #617, Long Beach sold for $1,405,000 and closed escrow on 7/28/2017.  Located in the 1000 Ocean condo building, the three bedroom, two bath condo featured 1,965 square feet of living space.  The unit was originally built in 2003 with direct water front and coastline views of the Pacific Ocean, Marina, historic Queen Mary and Catalina Island.  Some of the highlights of the condo included a covered wrap around outdoor patio with views, granite counters in kitchen and an ocean view Master Bedroom.  The best part about this condo located on the 6th floor is that you are not too high up to enjoy the great views.  The

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A Blue Lagoon condo has just been sold by Michael Franco of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  117 Blue Lagoon, Laguna Beach sold for $1,520,000 and closed escrow on 7/17/2017.  Located in the oceanfront gated complex of Blue Lagoon, the condo featured a total of two bedrooms, two and a half baths with 1,560 square feet of living space.  The condo was originally listed at $1,595,000 and sold for $75,000 less than the listed price of $1,595,000.  Some of the highlights found in this home included Carrera marble kitchen counters, stainless steel appliance and designer lighting fixtures.  The main living quarters are located on the main level with the bedrooms located upstairs. The sale occurred after being on the market for a total of 157

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A Southwest San Clemente home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  203 W Paseo De Cristobal, San Clemente sold for $1,360,000 and closed escrow on 07/18/2017.  Located in the desirable and upscale Southwest San Clemente neighborhood was a three bedroom, two bath home with 1,626 square feet of living space and located on a 8,400 square foot lot.  The home was originally built in 1947 and offered a very tropical feel to it with a bonus ocean view loft on the 2nd level and a detached 2 car garage.  The homes was true to the original style when it was built with lots of wood cabinetry and walls.  Some of the features included a large outdoor deck with peek ocean views, inside laundry, lots of windows

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A Mira Mesa home in San Diego, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyers. 7695 Jade Coast, San Diego sold for $659,400 and closed escrow on 06/05/2017. Located in the popular Mira Mesa neighborhood which is ideally situated between the 15 and 805 freeway, the four bedroom, three bath home featured 2,048 square feet of living space and was newly built in 1984. The home came with a two car attached garage, new interior and laminate flooring. The interior offers nice vaulted ceilings, a gas fireplace, and granite counters in the kitchen. The floor plan was nice and open offering a combined living room and kitchen space. The house was located on a 4,663 square foot lot that includes a large front

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A Westpark Promenade home in Irvine, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sher Sheldon who represented the buyer.  33 Belcanto, Irvine sold for $835,000 and closed escrow on 06/17/2017.  Located in the Promenade neighborhood, the three bedroom, two bath home featured 1,600 square feet of living space and located on a 4,050 square foot lot.  The home was originally listed at $835,000 and sold for the full asking price within 10 days of being on the market.  One of the reasons for the quick sale was the home was located on a private corner lot location and built by JM Peters home builder.  The interior was equally desirable with soaring ceilings, two story window, hardwood flooring, granite counters in the kitchen with ample

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A San Juan Capistrano home in the Mission area has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  The property located at 31472 La Matanza Street, San Juan Capistrano sold for the full asking price of $779,000 and closed escrow on 5/31/2017.  Situated in the popular Mission district which neighborhoods the historic San Juan Capistrano Mission is a three bedroom, one and a half bath home with 1,300 square feet.  The home was on the market for a total of 50 days when it secured multiple offers.  Jennifer's client ultimately won the bidding and her buyer is very excited to live in this historic home that was built in 1928 and offers a lot of charm and personality to it.  

The one story home had a lot to offer

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A Dana Point home has just been sold in The Landing community by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Charlie Gilbert who represented the buyer.  32831 Samuel Circle sold for $985,000 and closed escrow on 06/13/17.  The home was located in the family oriented neighborhood known as the Landing and featured a total of three bedroom, two baths with 2,113 square feet of living space.  The home was only on the market for a total of 3 days and sold $5,000 above the original list price of $980,000.  One of the reasons for the quick sale was the home was very much a turnkey home with a resort style pool in the backyard.  The interior featured vaulted ceilings, wood flooring and an open floor plan that combined the living room and dining spaces.  

The kitchen was