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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

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A Cabo Santa Fe home in Del Mar, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  3335 Caminito Cabo Viejo, Del Mar sold for $1,085,000 and closed escrow on 5/18/2017.  The two bedroom, two bath condo located in the gated community of Cabo Santa Fe featured 2,212 square feet of living space and was built brand new in 1991.  The townhouse was located on a prime end unit location with nice lagoon views.  Some of the highlights found inside the home included soaring ceilings, gourmet kitchen with top of the line stainless steel appliances, Harwood and travertine flooring.  The buyers loved the open floor plan that provided nice views form the main living room as well as the dining and family room.  The

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A Lakeshore Gardens home in Carlsbad, California has just been sold by Alex Cifelli who represented the buyer.  7016 San Carlos, Carlsbad sold for $113,900 and closed escrow on 5/22/2017.  Located in the gated senior community of Lakeshore Gardens, the manufactured home featured a total of two bedrooms, two baths with 1,440 square feet of living space.  The home was built in 1973 and offered a covered front porch area, formal dining area and a large kitchen that featured a pass through cut out.  7016 San Carlos was originally listed at $131,900 and was negotiated down with a total of 30 days on the market.  This is a really great price point for a beach close home in the Carlsbad area.

Lakeshore Gardens is located in a prime location that is just

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A Sea Pointe Estate home hast just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represented the buyer.  83 Marbella, San Clemente sold for $1,425,000 and closed escrow on 5/30/2017.  The home was located in the 24 hour guard gated community of Sea Pointe Estates and featured a total of four bedrooms, two and a half baths with 4,180 square feet of living space.  It was built in 1985 and located on a 10,000 square foot lot and came with a three car garage.  The home was on the market for a total of 179 days and sold just below the original list price of $1,469,000.  This was one of the lowest priced homes in Sea Pointe Estates which offered beautiful canyon and coastline ocean views.

Some of the highlights of the home included soaring

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A Downtown Huntington Beach home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represented the buyer.  406 15th Street sold for $1,485,000 and closed escrow on 5/24/2017.  The four bedroom, three bath home featured 2,900 square foot of living space and located on a 3,114 square foot lot.  The home was newly built in 2017 in the heart of the downtown area and approximately four blocks to the beach.  It was originally listed at $1,549,000 and was only on the market for a total of 9 days when Franco's client secured the property.

 The three story home had a lot to offer with a cozy outdoor front entrance patio complete with lounge chairs.  The interior was modern in design with clean lines and recessed lighting.  Slate flooring

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A Corona Del Mar North home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represented the seller.  509 1/2 Jasmine sold for $1,650,000 and closed escrow on 05/22/2017.  Located just north of Pacific Coast Highway in Corona Del Mar was a two bedroom, two bath condo with 1,450 square feet of living space and newly built in 2008.  One of the key features of the home was it's large outdoor living space that was approximately 1,200 square feet that included a rooftop deck that offer panoramic city views.  The interior of the home was equally stunning with top of the line kitchen appliances, beautiful walnut hardwood flooring and large walk-in closest in the Master Bedroom.  

The location of 509 1/2 Jasmine offers a prime spot near

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A Harbor View Hills home in Corona Del Mar, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represented the buyers.  1528 Keel Drive sold for $2,000,000 and closed escrow on 5/23/2017.  Located in the Harbor View Hills 2 community, the four bedroom, two bath home featured 2,371 square feet of living space and located on a a 10,575 square foot lot.  The home was originally built in 1969 and features a 3 car attached garage.  It was on the market for a total of 143 days and sold well below the original list price of $2,395,000.  

One of the biggest selling points for this home was the location, style of the home and the large private pool that was located in the large backyard.  First, the home was located in the Harbor

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A Stoney Brook Villas condo in Long Beach, California has just been sold by Anita McRory of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  576 N. Bellflower Blvd #320, Long Beach sold for $310,000 and closed escrow on 5/08/2017.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured 693 square feet of living space and was only on the market for a total of 6 days when the condo sold for $5,000 under the original list price of $315,000.  Unit #320 was located on the top floor of the building and featured wonderful views of the community landscape and walking paths.  The interior offered a private view deck and an open floor plan that combined the living room, dining room and kitchen spaces.  The Master bedroom also featured it's own private deck and a huge walk in

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A San Clemente ocean view condo has just been sold by Sherry Bauer who represented the buyers.  407 Avenida Montery #B, San Clemente sold for $1,500,000 and closed escrow on 05/04/2017.  407 Avenida Monterey features two luxury town houses that are located on each side of the property. Unit #A was also sold by Beach Cities Real Estate back in 2013 when they represented the owner of the condo.  Unit #B was located on the ocean side of the property and featured stunning ocean views from multiple levels.  The 3 story home featured a total of 3 bedrooms, 3 and a 1/2 baths with 2,564 square feet of living space.  It came with an attached two car garage, private elevator to all 3 floors, roof top view deck and custom arts and crafts details.

The bedrooms

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An Arbor Hill home in Oceanside, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Alex Cifelli who represented the buyer.  432 Edgehill Lane #127 sold for $244,000 and closed escrow on 4/24/2017.  The two bedroom, one bath condo located located in the Arbor Hill gated community and was only on the market for a total of 3 days.  The condo was originally listed with a value range pricing of $225,000 - $245,000 and sold for $244,000.  The interior featured an open floor plan that combined the living room and kitchen together.  The living room offered a low maintenance tile floor and recessed lighting and sliding glass doors that leads out to the outdoor patio area.  Kitchen was nicely appointed with maple cabinetry and granite counters.  The

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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

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A Rancho San Clemente home in the Vilamoura community has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyers.  1227 Via Presa sold for $550,000 and closed escrow today on 4/28/2017.  Located in the Vilamoura community, the two bedroom, two bath home features 1,434 square feet of living space and came with an attached two car garage.   Some of the features included soaring ceilings in the living room, large kitchen with recessed lighting and breakfast bar, large dinging room and fenced in patio sized backyard.  Upstairs offers a bonus loft area, large master suite with outdoor balcony and secondary bedrooms and baths.  There is a dedicated laundry room and a small courtyard entrance to the home.

This is

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A Laguna Niguel home in the Mirador community has just been sold by Charlie Gilbert of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  2504 El Carrizo sold for $430,000 and closed escrow on 4/21/2017.  The two bedroom, two bath condo featured a total of 1,030 square feet with a one car attached garage.  The condo was originally priced at $439,900 and sold after being on the market for a total of 49 days.  Some of the highlights of this home include rich laminate hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, gas fireplace in the living room and an open kitchen and living room combination.  The interior of the condo also offered central air conditioning and washer/dryer hookups.  

The Mirador community dates back to 1989 when the first homes were built

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One of the newest additions to the Pacific Heights neighborhood in San Francisco is "The Pacific" which is a collection of tri-level townhouses built in 2016 and located at 2121 Webster Street.  The builder is only building a limited number of 66 units in this building with a variety of one to three bedroom townhouses.  The concept for these luxury condos is to incorporate vaulted ceilings and floor to ceiling windows to give the illusion of more space.  Interior spaces including gourmet kitchens with top of the line appliances accented with high end Italian cabinetry.  

Real Estate prices for two bedroom units with 1,780 square feet currently start at $2,495,000.  All of the two bedroom townhouses on the market range from 1,325 to 1,780 square feet

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A Laguna Niguel home in the Expressions neighborhood has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Charlie Gilbert who represented the buyer.  25071 Camino Del Mar sold for $405,000 and closed escrow on 4/17/2017.  Located in the popular Expressions neighborhood is a two bedroom, two bath condo that featured 1,046 square feet of living space and came with a one car garage.  The condo was only on the market for a total of 10 days and sold above the original list price of $405,000 with multiple offers.  Some of the highlights of this include soaring ceilings in the living room area with a gas fireplace, open floor plan that combined kitchen and living space.  Kitchen offered stainless steel appliances accented by maple cabinets and white tile counter