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A single story home in the city of Orange, California has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represented the buyer.  1006 E Buoy Avenue, Orange sold for $860,000 and closed escrow on 09/02/2020.  This home generated a lot of interest and was originally listed at $839,000.  They accepted an offer after being on the market approximately for 4 days and sold for $21,000 above the asking price.  One of the biggest selling points was the home being located on one story with an open floor plan.  It was noted in the listing that the owner had done a renovation of the home which was completed in 2018 and it really showed.  The gourmet kitchen had a very open flow to it with a center island with seating as well as recessed lighting.  

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A Lantern Hill condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Amy Fluent who represented the owner in this real estate transaction.  24471 Lantern Hill Drive #E, Dana Point sold for $579,000 and closed escrow on 08/28/2020.  This condo generated a lot of activity right when it came on the market due to it's attractive price point and location of the condo.  It sold for the full asking price of $579,000 after being on the market for 16 short days.  The two bedroom, two bath condo featured an approximate 1,106 square feet of living space and with a one car attached garage.  One of the biggest selling points was the condo was very light and bright with lots of natural light coming into the condo.  The living room

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A Woods Cove home in Laguna Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate Scott Bingham who represented the seller.  746 Summit Dr, Laguna Beach sold for $1,800,000 and closed escrow on 08/25/2020.  This was a great ocean view property went on the market right around the same time as the stay at home order which caused Scott to use unique marketing skills to get the home sold.  The property was actually a historic Laguna Beach cottage that was built in 1928 and featured four bedrooms, with one three-quarter bath and two half-baths with an approximate 1,775 square feet of living space.  One of the biggest selling features was the ocean view that cold be seen from the living room and dining rooms.  The home was tastefully

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A Canyon Villas condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agents Joseph Horsley and Sam Smith who represented the owners of the property. 23412 Pacific Park 42A, Aliso Viejo sold for $345,000 and closed escrows on 08/25/2020.  The condo was originally listed at $339,000 and received multiple offers soon after going on the market.  It sold after being on the market for 8 days for $6,000 above the original asking price of $339,000.  This was a unique sale as it was being sold with a current tenant already in place.  The idea was to market it to real estate investors who would buy the condo with the tenant remaining in the condo.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured an approximate 543 square feet of living space with a one car attached

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A Yorba Linda home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represented the buyer.  20061 Avenida Del Norte, Yorba Linda sold for $850,000 and closed escrow on 08/21/2020.  The three bedroom, two bath home was originally listed at $849,000 and received a lot of interest in ending up selling for $1,000 above the asking price after being on the market for 6 days.  One of the reasons for the quick sale was the home featured an approximate 1,872 square feet of living space and was located on a huge 25,000 square foot lot which is over a half acre of land.  The detached single family home property was originally built in 1971 and had a lot to offer.  The interior living room feature high vaulted ceilings with laminate flooring and

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A Sea Breeze Village home in Huntington Beach, California has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracey Kormushoff who represented the buyers.  18693 Applewood Cir #18, Huntington Beach sold for $564,000 and closed escrow on 08/18/2020.  The two bedroom, one three-quarter and one-half bath condo was on the market for 63 days sold under the original list price of $579,000.  One of the biggest selling points for this home is having vaulted ceilings that gives the illusion of extra space.  In addition there were many doors and windows that let in natural light that made the home feel very bright and airy.  The floor plan utilizes an open concept that combined the kitchen and dining spaces together while having a separate space for the living room.

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A North Tustin single level home has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represented the buyer.  13912 Winthrope Street, Tustin sold for $1,099,000 and closed escrow on 08/03/2020.  The four bedroom, three bath home featured an approximate 2,193 square feet of living space and sold for the full asking price after being on the market for 12 short days.  The one story property had a lot to offer with a large living room, dining room and kitchen with center island.  One of the biggest selling features of this home is the large backyard which featured a private pool and bar area.  This was a unique house that offer a two car detached garage with space for RV and Boat Parking.  The other big selling feature of this home was an ADU that

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A Seaview Townhomes ocean view home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horlsey who represented the seller.  7 Vista Del Ponto #78, San Clemente sold for $717,500 and closed escrow on 07/30/2020.  This was another sale that generated a lot of interest right when it came on the market and ended up selling after being on the market for 7 days.  One of the biggest selling points for this home is the huge ocean views that can be seen from many rooms in the house and including the Living Room, Kitchen and Master Bedroom among others.  The townhouse featured a total of two bedrooms, two and a half baths with 1,700 square feet of living space.  These homes were built in the mid 1970's on a bluff that overlooks

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A Mid-Century home in Orange, California has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represented the seller.  237 N Stevens Street, Orange sold for $725,000 and closed escrow on 07/28/2020.  The three bedroom, two bath home featured 1,184 square feet of living space and was built back in 1950.  The home was originally listed at $715,000 and received a lot of interest right when it came on the market.  It was only on the market for 2 days when it secured a sales price for $10,000 more than what it was originally listed at.  The home had a lot of charm and personality to it with a Craftsman front door, rich hardwood flooring, recessed lighting and an open floor plan the combined the living room and dining spaces.  The kitchen was the show

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A Bluffs home on the bay in Newport Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracey Kormushoff who represented the buyer.  2981 Quedada, Newport Beach sold for $1,341,000 and closed escrow on 07/20/20.  This home offered a stunning view of the Newport Beach back Bay Area and featured a total of three bedrooms, two and a half baths with an approximate 2,080 square feet of living space.  These are older homes built in the early 1970's that are situated on the bluff that overlooks the bay that leads out to the Pacific Ocean.  The home was originally listed at $1,525,000 and then later lowered down to $1,420,000 which caused the home to sell for $1,341,000 after being on the market for 124 days.

This is a great price point for

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A Fieldstone Classic home in Lake Forest, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate Scott Bingham who represented the buyer.  26136 Connemara Ct, Lake Forest sold for $785,000 and closed escrow on 07/15/2020.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath detached single family home featured 1,389 square feet of living space and was built in 1985.  It was on only on the market for 7 days and had a lot of interest in that short time which resulted in the home selling for $6,000 over the original asking price of $779,000.  This is a very popular price point in Lake Forest which a huge buyer demand right now due to low interest rates.  

26136 Connemara Ct had a lot to offer with a huge private pool and spa located in the

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A condo located in the Palms condo complex in Long Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracey Kormushoff who represented the buyer.  3400 Hathaway Ave #111, Long Beach sold for $362,000 and closed escrow on 07/15/2020.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured 700 square feet of living space and was built in 1990.  It was only on the market for 11 short days when Tracey's client secure the property.  It was originally listed at $359,900 but due to the high demand of a condo in this price point it was bid up to $362,000.    The condo had a lot to offer which featured lots of windows and sliding glass doors to let in the natural light, rich hardwood flooring and a covered outdoor terrace patio area.  The open floor plan

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A Cazadero home located in the Talega area of San Clemente, California has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  27 Calle La Espalda, San Clemente sold for $1,200,000 and closed escrow on 07/07/2020.  The five bedroom, four and a half bath home featured an approximate 3,823 square feet of living space was newly built in 2006.  It was originally listed at $1,225,000 and sold for $25,000 under this price point after being on the market for 91 days.  The home had a lot to offer which included a main floor bedroom, wood beamed ceilings, spiral staircase and an open floor plan coming living room and kitchen spaces.  the Kitchen was nicely upgraded with stainless steel appliances, large center island with

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An Allure condo in San Diego, California has jut been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the owner of the property.  3454 Castle Glen #219, San Diego sold for $300,000 and closed escrow on 06/23/2020.  The two bedroom, one bath condo featured an approximate 784 square feet of living space and was on the market for a total of 39 days.  It was listed on April 17th during the height of the COVID19 stay at home order which added an extra layer of difficulty in selling the condo.  Luckily, real estate services were deemed an essential service so condos could be shown with adequate measures taken and a Corona Virus entry advisory formed signed by the buyer.  It was originally listed for $325,000 and then dropped down to

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An ocean view home in Laguna Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Amy Fluent who was the co-listing agent in representing the seller.  1545 Regatta, Laguna Beach sold for $1,290,000 and closed escrow on 06/15/2020.  The home was originally on the market in January 2020 for $1,300,000.  During this time the COVID19 took place causing the home to be taken off the market.  During this time an offer was accepted the home successfully closed on June 15th for $1,290,000.  The three bedroom, two bath home featured an approximate  1,685 square feet of origin space and was located on an approximate 6,762 square foot lot.  Originally built in 1969, the detached single family home offered a wonderful wrap around deck that captures

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A Lantern Village condo in Dana Point has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska.  24241 Santa Clara #4, Dana Point sold for $737,000 and closed escrow on 06/22/2020.  The home was sold before it came on the market and featured two bedrooms and two and half baths with an approximate 1,122 square feet of living space.  The interior of the condo featured a fireplace in the living room This is a very small complex located in the heart of the Lantern Village district that a short distance to the Dana Point Harbor and Doheny Beach.  Jim had recently sold another condo in this same complex a short while ago and has become the goto real estate agent for these condos.  

24241 Santa Clara #4 had sold back in 2015 for $590,000.  At that time it

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A Shore Cliff Villas condo has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Carnie Lynn who represented the buyer.  2806 Camino Capistrano #26B, San Clemente sold for $562,000 and closed escrow on 06/04/2020.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath condo was only on the market for 7 days and sold just $7,000 under the original list price of $569,000.  One of the reasons for the quick sale was the condos prime location that had wonderful golf course, hill and city light views.  The condo featured an approximate 1,402 square feet of living space and came with a one car detached garage.  These condos were built in the mid 1970's and offer one of the better locations for a large condo complex that is just down the street from the beach.  

The interior of

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A Bixby Village home in Long Beach, California has been sold by Tracey Kormushoff of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer in this real estate transaction.  551 Pittsfield Ct #102, Long Beach sold for $739,000 and closed escrow on 06/03/2020.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath home featured 1,728 square feet of living space and was located on two different levels.  It came with an attached two car garage and was built in 1987.  The home was on the market for a total of 60 days and was originally listed at $755,000 and then lowered to $739,000 which caused it to sell.  Some of the highlights of the home included vaulted ceilings, living room fireplace, wet bar, galley style kitchen and dining room.  There was a also plenty of outdoor

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A Rolling Hills Estates home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represented the buyer.  5 Sunnyfield, Rolling Hills Estates sold for $1,300,000 and closed escrow on 05/08/2020.  The four bedroom, two and a half bath home was located on small private street in the upscale area of Rolling Hills Estates.  It was originally listed at $1,695,000 and then reduced down to $1,4000,000 when an offer was accepted at the $1.3 million price point.  One of the biggest selling points of this home was being located on a large lot which included a private pool and expansive grounds.  5 Sunnyfield also had a lot of charm and was actually the first home built in the community dating back to 1946.  It offered great curb appeal with a one

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A Laguna Beach ocean view home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate who represented the buyer.  1565 Bluebird Canyon Drive, Laguna Beach sold for $1,500,000 and closed escrow on 5/07/2020.  The ocean view home was located in the Bluebird Canyon area of Laguna Beach and was known for it's unique architectural design.  One of the biggest selling points was it's attractive price point since most single family homes in the Laguna Village area typically start at the $1 million dollar price point.  It was originally listed on 3/19/2020 and went under contract several days later and changed to under contract on 3/25/2020.  The architectural design was entirely built using wood and glass in an "A-Frame" design.  According to the listing