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A College Heights home in San Diego, California has just sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer. 5638 Baja Drive, San Diego sold for the full asking price of $705,000 and closed escrow on 06/12/2019.  Located in the College Heights area of San Diego, the four bedroom, two and a half bath home featured an approximate 1,793 square feet of living space.  It was on the market for a total of 153 days and was a nice detached single family home near the San Diego State University.  This was a trust sale with the owner being a licensed real estate broker.

There were a lot of great features found in this home which included dual paned windows, rich hardwood flooring and wood beamed ceilings.  The floor plan was very open

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A La Costa Villas condo in Carlsbad, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  7323 Estrella Del Mar #44, Carlsbad sold for $640,000 and closed escrow on 6/13/2019.  The two bedroom, two bath condo featured 1,208 square feet of living space and was newly built in 2007.  It was oriingally listed at $699,000 and negotiated down $59,000 by Dan Benjamin.  This was a unique offering as the condo is located in the Omni La Costa Resort & Spa.  This means that it's more of a vacation property than anything else where you can use the property up to 120 days each year.  The other remaining time is put in the hotel rental pool with compensation back to the owner when it is rented out.  

The great part

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A Villa Del Mar home in Santa Barbara, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jozette Lee who represented the buyers.  218 E Yanonali Street.  218 E Yanonali Street #A, Santa Barbara sold for $1,300,000 and closed escrow on 5/28/2019.  The two bedroom, two bath home was on the market for a total of 37 days when it was successfully sold to Jozette's client.  Some of the features found in this home included a gas fireplace in the living room, vaulted ceilings, lots of windows to let in the natural light and rich hardwood flooring.  The master suite also included high ceilings with a luxury Master bath with soaking jacuzzi tub and shower.  The gourmet kitchen featured stainless steel appliances and hardwood flooring.  A bonus den and

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A Palm Court condo in Laguna Niguel, California has been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sherry Bauer who represented the buyers.  7 Glen Cove, Laguna Niguel sold for $430,000 and closed escrow on 05/16/2019.  Located in the popular Palm Court community, the one bedroom, one and a half bath condo sold after being on the market for a total of 274 days.  One of the reasons for being on the market this long as it started out with a list price of $504,900.  That appeared to be too high of a price and after several price reductions it was dropped down to $464,900 which caused it to generate an offer and the offer was accepted in February of 2019.  it later fell out of escrow and came back on the market in the latter part of April and lowered the priced

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An Encantmar condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  24 Los Cabos, Dana Point sold for $615,000 and closed escrow on 5/28/2019.  Located in the gated community of Encantamar, the two bedroom, two bath condo sold after being on the market for 10 days for the full asking price of $615,000.  This is a very well maintained condo with one unit above and below it.  The interior featured a very nice living room with crown and based molding, gas fireplace and rich mahogany wood flooring.  The dining room was accented with ceramic tile floors and offered ocean views.  The kitchen was highly upgrade with granite counters and white cabinetry and appliances.  Bedrooms also

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A Portafina home in Laguna Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracey Kormushoff who represented the buyer.  790 Nyes Place, Laguna Beach sold for $2,925,000 and closed escrow on 06/03/2019.  The three bedroom, two bath and half bath home sold after being on the market for a total of 24 days.  it was originally listed at $3,100,000 and negotiated down to $2,925,000.  The approximate 3,391 square foot property featured wonderful ocean views with a prime location in the hills of Laguna Beach.  Some of the features found in this home included a private pool overlooking the ocean, three bedrooms with their own private bathrooms and ocean views from many rooms in the home.  

790 Nyes Place was built in 1970 and featured a

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A Seaside Villas home in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Christa Johnson of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers.  25695 Shell Drive, Dana Point sold for $660,000 and closed escrow on 04/26/2019.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath featured 1,672 square feet of living space with an attached two car garage.  It was on the market for a total of 102 days when it sold just below the original asking price of $668,000.  This was a nicely upgraded two level home that featured nice hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, brick gas burning fireplace, breakfast nook and outdoor terrace.  The kitchen offered nice quartz counters with white appliances along maple cabinetry.  All of the rooms are generous size with clean and modern

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A Sea Summit home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers.  105 Via Sebastian, San Clemente that sold for $3,554,833 and closed escrow on 4/24/2018.  The home was located in the brand new community of Sea Summit at Marblehead and featured a total of five bedrooms, five and a half baths with 5,553 square feet of living space.  The home construction just recently was completed and given the official occupancy agreement from the city.  It was a new construction home built in 2019 and located on a lot size of approximately 9,383 square feet.  The home received a lot of interest and sold after being on the market for a total of 57 days.

Located in the Sea Summit Indio neighborhood which one of 4

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A Spinnaker Run condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Christa Johnson who represented the owners.  25611 Quail Run #90, Dana Point sold for $325,000 and closed escrow on 4/22/2019.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured 578 square feet of living space and was on the market for 12 days when it sold for the full asking price.  During the time it was listed it was the lowest priced condo in Dana Point and offered tremendous value for it's prime location near the beach.  The unit had been nicely upgraded with rich hardwood flooring, large and inviting kitchen area with white cabinetry and appliances.  The living room opened up to a small outdoor patio space and was completely fenced in.  The Master Bedroom was

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A Presidential Heights condo in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jackie Brown who represented the buyer.  299 Calle Cuervo, San Clemente sold for the full asking price of $650,000 and closed escrow on 04/18/2019.  The two bedroom, one and a half bath condo featured an approximate 1,290 square feet of living space and offered wonderful panoramic ocean views as pictured below.  This was a very quick sale with the property only being on the market for 2 days and selling for the original asking price of $650,000.  This was truly a special property with ocean views from both levels of the home.  Downstairs featured wonderful ocean views through the living room and kitchen area with a brick gas burning fireplace,

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An Ocean Pointe condo in Carlsbad, California has just been sold by Kimberly Kramer of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the seller.  809 Kalpati Cir #325, Carlsbad sold for $705,000 and closed escrow on 04/18/2019.   This was a prime location near the Pacific Ocean with wonderful lagoon views from from this two bedroom, two bath condo with approximately 1,660 square feet of living space.  Unit #325 was on the market for a total of 65 days and sold for $5,000 less than the original asking price of $710,000.  One of the main reasons for this strong sale was the condo was beautifully appointed with a formal dining room, living room with vaulted ceilings and a gas fireplace, gourmet kitchen with white cabinetry and appliances.  The Master bedroom was

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A Windwards condo in Aliso Viejo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Nagla Ameerally who represented the buyer.  15 Tortuga Cay, Aliso Viejo sold for the full asking price of $618,800 and closed escrow on 4/22/2019.  Located in the popular Windwards complex, the three bedroom, three bath condo featured an approximate 1,568 square feet of living space and came with an attached two car garage.  This was a very quick sale with the condo only on the market for a total of 4 days when it went under contract.  One of the main reasons why the condo sold so quickly as this particular floor plan doesn't come on the market that often.  

Some of the features included a main floor bedroom, vaulted ceilings, formal dining room and outdoor patio.

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A Ruette Le Parc condo in Del Mar, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  13734 Ruette Le Parc #B, Del Mar sold for $375,000 and closed escrow on 3/13/2019.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured an approximate 809 square feet of living space and was built in 1978.  This was a fairly quick sale and sold after being on the market for 7 short days.  It was originally listed at $399,000 and negotiated down $24,000 to the final sales price of $375,000.

The Ruette Le Parc community is ideally located on the 5 freeway near the Del Mar Heights Road exit.  It's within short proximity to local shopping, restaurants and a short distance to the beach.  The complex has many amenities for

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A Coronado community home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the buyer.  28751 Escalona Drive, Mission Viejo sold for $705,000 and closed escrow on 04/02/2019.  The home was located in the popular Coronado community and featured a total of 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with an approximate 1,280 square feet of living space.  This was a very quick sale that sold after being on the market for 5 days.  It was originally listed at $719,000 and negotiated down $14,000 to the selling price of $705,000.  The home has a nice open floor plan with rich hardwood flooring, high ceilings and lots of natural light.  The kitchen was accented with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and clean white cabinetry.  Master bedroom

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A Whittier home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracey Kormushoff who represented the buyers.  10019 Chadsey Drive, Whittier sold for $510,000 and closed escrow on 03/29/2019.  This was a very popular home that sold for $15,000 above the original list price for $495,000 and was on the market for a total of 19 days.  The home featured a total of 3 bedrooms, 1 bath with an approximate 1,109 square feet.  This was a very cute single level home built in the early 1950's with a detached 2 car garage.  The interior of the room offered a nice flow to it with a formal living room with crown molding, galley style kitchen with stainless steel appliances, breakfast nook and average size bedrooms.  The bathroom featured vintage tile that dates

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A Pierhouse condo in Huntington Beach has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Tracey Kormushoff who represented the buyers.  1200 Pacific Coast Highway #125, Huntington Beach sold for $510,000 and closed escrow on 03/19/2019.  The one bedroom, one bath condo featured an approximate 781 square feet of living space and came with a one car assigned parking space.  This was a quick sale and sold after being on the market for a total of 9 days.  It was originally listed at $519,900 and sold for $9,900 less for a final sales price of $510,000.  the interior of this condo was absolutely beautiful with rich hardwood flooring, recessed lighting and a very open floor plan.  Th kitchen was stunning with quartz counters accepted by European style

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A Tennis Villas condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jackie Brown who represented the buyers.  30 Wimbledon, Dana Point sold for $750,000 and closed escrow on 2/25/2019.  Located in the Tennis Villas gated community, the two bedroom two bath condo featured 1,045 square feet of living space with a one car attached garage.  It was originally listed at $759,000 and went under contract after being on the market for a total of 54 days.  Some of the highlights included an open floor plan with lots of natural light through the various windows and patio doors.  This was a ground level unit which featured a large grassy area which could be ideal for pets and children.  The gourmet kitchen granite counters, stainless steel appliances and

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A Clairemont San Diego home sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Dan Benjamin who represented the buyer.  3573 Mount Abbey Ave, San Diego sold for $719,000 and closed escrow on 2/25/2019.  Located in the desirable Clairemont area of San Diego, the four bedroom, two bath detached home featured 1,671 square feet of living space and was built in 1959.  The property was only on the market for a total of 9 days when it went under contract wit Dan's client at the full asking price of $719,000.  Some of the highlights of the home included new laminated wood flooring, living room gas fireplace, upgraded kitchen with stainless steel appliances, upgraded bathrooms and outdoor terrace with covered pergola.  Additional amenities included an attached two car garage,

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A Harbor Cove condo in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jackie Brown who represented the seller. 24582 Del Prado #207, Dana Point sold for $625,000 and closed escrow on 2/19/2019. The two bedroom, two and a half bath condo was originally put on the market at $599,000 and received a lot of interest and went under contract after being on the market for 6 days and sold for $26,000 above asking price.  One of the biggest selling points the open floor plan that combined living space and a large Master bedroom that offer high ceilings and it's own balcony.  The living room featured nice hardwood flooring, gas fireplace and custom built-in cabinetry.  It also came with a front and back patio, dining rom and kitchen

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A San Clemente ocean view condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the seller.  419 Monterey Lane, San Clemente sold for $517,500 and closed escrow on 2/11/2019. The one bedroom, one bath condo was located in the heart of the downtown area and a very short distance to the San Clemente Pier.  The condo was put on the market for $525,000 and went under contract after being on the market for 10 days.  The owner had done a great job of maximizing this 600 square foot condo with nice wood flooring, gourmet kitchen with stainless steel appliances and newer kitchen cabinetry.  The condo was very light and bright with lots of windows to let in the natural light.

This area is commonly referred to as the "Pier