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A Mill Stream home in Huntington Beach, California has just been sold by Emily Benner of Beach Cities Real Estate.  7851 Southlake Drive #5, Huntington Beach sold for $435,000 and closed escrow on 4/13/2018.  The two bedroom, one bedroom condo received a ton of activity when it first came on the market and sold for $25,000 above asking price after being on the market for 9 short days.  There were several reasons for the high demand of this condo which included being located in an end unit location with vaulted ceilings, open floor plan that combined kitchen and living room spaces.  Off the living room is a private patio space that is ideal for morning breakfast and to enjoy the coastal Huntington Beach weather.  The condo came with a one car garage space

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A Dana Light condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Charlie Gilbert of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  33615 Via Corvalian #1, Dana Point sold for 765,000 and closed escrow on 04/09/2018.  This was a very hot property when it came on the market and sold 4 days later for $15,000 above the original asking price of $750,000.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath home featured a huge 1,800 square feet of living space with a detached two car garage.  This was an incredibly large square footage home for the money and was one of the reasons why the home sold so quickly.  The home had also been nicely updated with a gourmet kitchen with quartz counters and top of the line stainless steel appliances.  

33615 Via Corvalian

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A Blackhorse home in La Jolla, California has just been sold by Dan Benjamin of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  9760 Clairborne Square, La Jolla sold for $1,300,000 and closed escrow on 03/27/2018.  The home was located in the upscale Blackhorse gated community that is ideally located near the Estancia hotel and the University of California San Diego.  The four bedroom, two and a half bath home features 2,687 square feet of living space with an attached two car garage.  Many of the Blackhorse homes like 9760 Clairborne were built in 1989 with stunning Mediterranean style architecture.  The home was on the market for 159 days when it sold for $75,000 less than the original asking price of $1,375,000.

Some of the highlights of the

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A Portafina home in Laguna Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the buyer.  786 Bolsana Dr, Laguna Beach sold for $2,420,000 and closed escrow on 03/29/2018.  The five bedroom, three bath home featured 2,860 square feet of living space with wonderful ocean views.  The home was originally built in 1982 and located in the upscale Portafina neighborhood which sits high on a hillside overlooking the Pacific Ocean.  It was only on the market for 19 days when it sold and originally priced at $2,485,000.  Inside the property Is a very open floor plan with many rooms offering nice ocean views with an attached two car garage.  The living room area offers vaulted ceilings, hardwood flooring and a gas

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A Lemon Grove home in San Diego, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  7021 Central, Lemon Grove sold for $670,000 and closed escrow on 03/12/2018.  This was a very unique home that offered a three bedroom, two bath main house with two additional income producing units.  One of the additional units included a one bedroom, one bath guest house with an approximate 441 square feet with a projected rent of $1,150 a month.  There is also a studio unit that is not permitted with an approximate 384 square feet with a projected rent of $1,150 a month.  The main house is is an approximate 1,256 square foot home with a projected rent of $1,800 a month.

7021 Central was originally built in 1940

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A Mission Hills home in San Juan Capistrano, California has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the owner and the buyer.  30151 Silver Spur Road sold for $1,645,000 and closed escrow on 3/13/2018.  This was a stunning home that was located on an approximate 17,640 square foot lot with 3,100 square feet of living space and a total of five bedrooms and three baths.  The interior of the property was highly upgraded with rich hardwood flooring, wood beamed ceilings and multiple French doors that opened to the backyard.  The kitchen offered top of the line stainless steel appliances with a large center island accented with hardwood flooring.  A truly open floor plan combined kitchen, living and dining room spaces with

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A Bluffs community condo in Fullerton, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Emily Benner who represented the buyer.  2360 Coventry Cr #26, Fullerton sold for $425,000 and closed escrow on 03/09/2017.  The condo was on the market for 4 short days and received the full asking price of $425,000.  It featured a total of two bedrooms, one bath with 930 square feet of living space.  It offered a nice open floor plan with nice hardwood flooring and upgraded kitchen cabinetry.  It also came with a two car garage and an inside laundry room.

The Bluffs complex is located in a canyon setting with a lot of amenities that are included in the monthly due of $299.00 a month.  The dues include a nice community pool, spa, tennis courts,

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A Madrid community home in Mission Viejo, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  23666 Lagarto, Mission Viejo sold for $840,000 and closed escrow on 2/22/2018.  The home featured a total of five bedrooms, three baths and 3,463 square feet of living space.  This home had a lot of interest in it and sold for above asking price after being on the market for 35 days.  Some of the highlights of the home included a grand foyer at the entrance of the home, spacious apple floor plan that combined the kitchen and family room space complete with a custom fireplace, recessed lighting and upgraded appliances.  The home also featured a formal living room, dinging room and downstair main floor bedroom

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A Marina Pacifica condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Annie September-Butler who represented the buyer.  7224 Marina Pacifica Drive S, Long Beach sold for $579,000 and closed escrow today on 02/07/2018.  The two bedroom, two bath condo featured 1,299 square feet of living space with direct water views.  The buyer came to Beach Cities Real Estate as a referral from another past client who was very happy working with Annie September when they bought in the Marina Pacifica complex.  Some of the features of this condo includes two fireplaces, remolded kitchen with granite counters, wood beamed ceilings, outdoor view decks off the living room and master bedroom.  The condo also included interior washer/dryer room, walk-in closet and

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A Dana Point ocean view condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Charlie Gilbert who represented the buyer.  33901 Mariana Dr #2, Dana Point closed escrow on 02/02/2017 and sold for $640,900.  The two bedroom, one and a half bath condo features 1,300 square feet and located on two levels. The condo offered a reverse floor plan with the bedrooms located on the lower level the the living room, kitchen and small breakfast nook area on the upper level with ocean views.  One of the nice features about this condo is the tall wood beam ceilings accented with a nice gas burning fireplace.  The condo offered multiple outdoor patio spaces which visually extended the living square footage of the condo.  

Included with the sale was a two car

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A T-Street home located in San Clemente, California has just closed escrow today by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers.  350 W Paseo Cristobal, San Clemente sold for $3,100,000 and closed escrow on 1/23/2017. This is the highest price sale in 2018 for the Southwest San Clemente area. The home is a very unique property that is located at the end of the cut-de-sace with no obstructing homes located in front of it.  It is very close to being called an ocean front home with stunning Pacific Ocean and San Clemente Pier views.  The house itself featured a total of four bedrooms, two baths with 2,054 square feet of living space.  The 15,438 square foot lot featured a very large front grassy area as well as parking located in

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A Presidential Heights condo in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate.  122 Avenida Adobe sold for $749,000 and closed escrow on 1/02/2018.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath condo featured spectacular ocean views with 1,468 square feet of living space.  The condo was only on the market for 8 short days and sold for $30,000 over the original list price of $719,000.  For those not familiar with the Presidential Heights neighborhood should know this is one of the best ocean view condo neighborhoods in San Clemente.  It's sits directly above the San Clemente municipal golf course with select units offering sensational ocean and golf course views.  122 Avenida Adobe featured a detached two car garage

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A Cardiff by The Sea duplex home has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyers. 2048 Edingburgh sold for $1,557,800 and closed escrow on 12/26/2017.  The duplex was on the market for a total of 110 days and was originally listed at $1,499,000.  It received a lot of activity while being on the market due to the upscale neighborhood and ocean views and sold for over $58,000 over the original list price.  The sale was subject to court approval with two buildings being sold.  Both sides of the duplex featured a total of two bedrooms and one bath with a non-confirming 3rd unit studio that had been converted from the garage and featured a large private patio and parking.  

The units were nicely updated with a modern

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A Spinnaker Run condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Charlie Gilbert who represented the buyer.  25611 Quail Run #90 sold for $349,000 and closed escrow on 12/26/2017.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured 468 square feet of living space and featured a nice greenbelt view and was sold fully furnished.  The condo was located on the second level of the building which features nice vaulted ceilings and outdoor view deck.  Some additional features included rich hardwood flooring, crown molding, baseboards, new paint and a galley style kitchen with granite countertops and white cabinetry.  It was originally listed at $374,222 and was negotiated down to #349,000 by Charlie Gilbert.  

The Spinnaker Run

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A Lakewood Park home in Lakewood, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Charlie Gilbert who represented the seller.  5965 Turnergrove Dr, Lakewood sold for $655,000 and closed escrow on 12/12/2017.  This was a very unique home for the area since the owner went through a master bedroom and master bath addition in 2014.  The three bedroom, two bath home featured 1,387 square feet of living space and located on a 5,583 square foot lot with a 2 car detached garage.

The interior of this 1951 built home had the look and feel of a new home with beautiful hardwood flooring, recessed lighting and lots of windows to let in the natural light.  The gourmet kitchen was a true favorite amongst everyone who saw it with a huge center island,

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An Aspen Creek community home in Laguna Hills, California has just been sold by Jim Knoska of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers.  6 Misty Creek Ln, Laguna Hills sold for $598,800 and closed escrow on 12/08/2017.  Located in the popular Aspen Creek neighborhood, the three bedroom, two bath detached single family home featured 1,275 square feet of living space and located on a 4,400 square foot lot.  The home sold for the original list price of $598,800 and was on the market for a total of 68 days.

6 Misty Creek Ln had a lot to offer including it's prime cul-de-sac location within the Apsen Creek neighborhood.  In addition, the home featured a gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and maple cabinetry.  the living room offered

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A San Carlos home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  8115 Whelan Dr, San Diego Sold For $625,115 and closed escrow on 11/20/2017.  Located in the San Carlos neighborhood of San Diego, the five bedroom, three bath home featured 2,160 square feet of living space and dated back to 1961 when it was first built.  The owner had done many upgrades to this large home that include new carpet, new windows, furnace, water heater among other fixtures.  Some of the highlights of the home include a remolded gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances accented with quartz counter tops.  The living room featured beautiful laminate wood flooring and was an open floor plan the combined both the kitchen and

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A Shorecliffs home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the buyer.  249 Via Bellena, San Clemente sold for $335,000 and closed escrow on 12/06/2017.  This was a unique sale as the home was being sold as a tear down with the list price for basically land value only.  The three bedroom, two bath home offered 1,695 square feet of living space and was located on a reported 7,841 square feet according to our multiple listing service.  The home dated back to 1966 when it was first built and featured a two car garage.

The home was only on the market for a short 34 days when Joseph's clients secured the property.  It was originally listed at $399,000 and was negotiated down by $64,000

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An Ocean Pointe condo in Carlsbad, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the buyer.  809 Kalpati Cir #325 sold for $680,000 and closed escrow on 12/05/2017.  Located in the water front community of Ocean Pointe, the two bedroom, two bath condo featured a total of 1,660 square feet and was newly built in 2002. The condo was only on the market for 9 short days when Kimberly's clients secured the property.  One of the reasons for the quick sale was the prime location of the unit which offered beautiful ocean and lagoon views.

The condo was located on the top floor and had been completely remodeled and upgraded throughout.  The kitchen was beautifully upgraded with new flooring, custom cabinetry and

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An East Canyon home in Escondido, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Cindy Hughes who represented the buyer.  3592 Prince Street, Escondido sold for $730,000 and closed escrow on 12/06/2017.  The Mediterranean style home featured a total of three bedrooms, two and a half baths with 2,138 square feet of living space.  One of the unique things about this property is the large one acre plus lot that spanned 56,192 square feet of living space.  Within that yard was a resort style pool and a two car attached garage.  The home was first built in 1990 in an area called East Canyon which is just minutes to the 15 freeway and Kit Carson Park.  It was only on the market for 6 short days when Cindy's client secured the property for