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A San Clemente condo in the Verano Talega community has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  22 Corte Loarre, San Clemente sold for $705,000 and closed escrow today on 08/10/2018.  The three bedroom, two and a half bath condo featured 1,840 square feet of living space and was newly built in 2003.  This as a beautiful townhome that features rich hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, living room gas fireplace and a very large kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel appliances and lots of cabinetry.

22 Corte Loarre also features 3 large bedrooms with a huge walk-in closet, large master bath with jacuzzi soaking tub and a separate shower.  All of these bedrooms are located upstairs and do offer

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A Ritz Pointe condo in Monarch Beach, California has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyers. 14 Corniche Drive #H, Dana Point sold for $511,000 and closed escrow on 08/09/2018.  Located in the 24 hour guard gated community of Ritz Pointe, the two bedroom, two bath condo featured 1,200 square feet of living space and sold after being on the market for a total of 53 days.  the condo had a lot to offer that included vaulted ceilings, faux wood flooring and a brick fireplace in the living room, separate dining area and a galley style kitchen that offer plenty of cabinet storage with stainless steel appliances.  One of the best features of the condo is it's outdoor deck area which offers a nice extension of the

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A Vista Pacifica condo in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate Scott Bingham who represented the seller.  1062 Calle Del Cerro #1212, San Clemente sold for $310,000 and closed escrow today on 08/09/2018.  The one bedroom, one bath upper level unit featured 680 square feet of living space and offered small views of the community pool and had been upgraded with laminate wood flooring, recessed light and granite counters in the kitchen area. The great part about living in Vista Pacifica is that condos often come with a one car detached garage with additional guest parking available.

1062 Calle Del Cerro #1212 was originally listed at $310,000 and sold for $295,000 after being on the market for 32 days.

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A Beacon Hill Highland home in Laguna Niguel, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate broker associate Scott Bingham who represented the seller. 21 Marblehead Pl, Laguna Niguel sold for $1,050,000 and closed escrow on 08/09/2018.  Located in the Beacon Hill area of Laguna Niguel, the four bedroom, three bath home featured 2,100 square feet of living space and came with a two car attached garage.  The home was originally listed for $1,099,000 and was on the market for 70 days when the home was sold for just $49,000 under list price.  Inventory of available housing for sale with Beacon Hill Highlands tends to be very low which causes homes to sell in a rather short period of time if priced correctly.

One of the biggest selling points

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A Del Mar Bluffs home in the Carmel Valley area of San Diego, California has just been sold by Dan Benjamin of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented both the owner and buyer of the property. 4296 Corte Favor, San Diego sold for $1,050,000 and closed escrow on 07/27/2018.  The four bedroom, two and a half bath home was located at the very end of a cul-de-sac location with large park like backyard and a private setting.  The interior featured a formal living, dining room and a gourmet kitchen with center island.  It was last sold in 2002 for $539,000 and had nicely appreciated over the 16 year time frame.  

The location of Del Mar Bluffs is ideally located in the Carmel Valley which is approximately 15 minutes to the Del Mar Village area with great

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A Villa Riviera condo in Long Beach, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Emily Benner who represented the buyer.  800 E Ocean Blvd #1007, Long Beach sold for $262,000 and closed escrow today on 6/22/2018. The studio unit was located in the historic Villa Riviera building was dates back to 1928 when it was first built.  The building offers a prime location at the corner of Ocean Blvd and Shoreline Drive.  The condo was only on the market for 7 short days when Emily clients secured the sale.  It was originally listed at $275,000 and negotiated down to $262,000. The interior of the unit was very light and bright was large windows that let in a lot of natural light.  The small but useful kitchen are featured white subway tiles,

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A Mystic Hill home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate Jennifer Wetzel who represented the buyer.  613 Calle Ganadero, San Clemente sold for $1,270,000 and closed escrow today on 06/08/2018.  Located in the ocean view community of Mystic Hill which features large majestic homes situated at the top of a hill the Coast District area of San Clemente.  613 Calle Ganadero featured a total of four bedrooms, two and a half bath with 3,268 square feet of living space.  It was only on the market for a 12 short days when Jennifer's wrote an offer and secured the property.  It was originally listed at $1,299,000 and ended up closing escrow for $29,000 less than the original listing price.

613 Calle Ganadero offered many

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A Marblehead home in San Clemente, California has just been sold by Jennifer Wetzel of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  2466 Calle Aquamarina, San Clemente sold for $1,400,000 and closed escrow on 05/18/2018.  The three bedroom, three and a half bath was located in the "Crest" neighborhood inside the gated Marblehead community.  It featured 3,288 square feet of living space and was newly built in 1998.  This was a quick sale that was negotiated before the home came on the market and selling for the full asking price of $1,400,000.

2466 Calle Aquamarine offered a lot of amenities and was located on a private corner lot location with an attached three car garage. Some of the highlights of this home included a gourmet kitchen with top

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A Landing home in Dana Point, California has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represented the buyer.  24311 Philemon Drive, Dana Point sold for $920,000 and closed escrow on 05/11/2018.  Located in "The Landing" community in the Dana Hills area of Dana Point, the three bedroom, two and half bath home featured 2,081 square feet of living space and situated on a large 31, 915 square foot lot.  Finding a home with this large of a lot is very rare in the city of Dana Point and was a huge selling point in the purchase of this home.  In addition, the interior of the home featured vaulted ceilings that accented the open floor plan that combines both living and dining room spaces.  Other highlights included walk-in closets,

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A Leisure World home in Laguna Woods, California has just been sold by Charlie Gilbert of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  3124 Via Serena #B, Laguna Woods sold for $343,000 and closed escrow on 05/02/2018.  The two bedroom, two bath condo featured 1,080 square feet of living space and was built in 1977.  It was on the market for a total of 56 days when Charlie's client secured the property.  This was a nicely upgraded condo that featured a nice open floor plan that combined both living room and kitchen spaces.  The kitchen was highly upgraded with top of the line stainless steel appliances and Caesar stone counter tops.  One of the biggest selling points is the nice mountain views that can be seen from the outdoor patio area.  Some of

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A Rancho Bernardo Greens home in San Diego, California has just been sold by Dan Benjamin of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  17835 Frondoso Drive, San Diego sold for $730,000 and closed escrow on 04/27/2018. the home was on the market for 19 short days when the home received a lot of activity due to the aggressive listing price.  It ended up selling for $15,000 above asking price for $730,000.  The listing agent had noted in the property description that the home had been recently appraised at $733,000 and would entertain offers between $715,000 to $730,000.  The three bedroom, two bath home featured 1,728 square feet of living space and was built in 1971.  It was located in the popular "Greens" neighborhood which is well known for

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An Olde Del Mar ocean view home in Del Mar, California has just been sold by Kimberly Kramer of Beach Cities who represented the buyers.  429 Carolina Road, Del Mar sold for $5,000,000 and closed escrow on April 30, 2018.  The beach close two bedroom home was mainly sold due to the large lot which featured an approximate 18,480 square foot lot which may be ideal for building a brand new construction home to take advantage of the prime location and ocean views.  The listing was on the market for a short 3 days on the market when Kimberly's clients secured the property.  The cottage style home located on this lot featured an approximate 974 square feet of living space and was first built in 1935.  It offered a detached parking garage with three additional

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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