February 2013

Found 18 blog entries for February 2013.

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A Beacon Hill Terrace condo in Laguna Niguel, California has just been listed by Scott Bingham of Beach Cities Real Estate who currently represents the seller. 51 Terrace Circle, Laguna Niguel is a two bedroom, one bath condo located on the downstairs level and offered for sale for $229,000. The condo is very light and bright and has a nice open floor plan. Beautiful use of color and crown molding accent the walls with a private patio that extends off the living room. The kitchen features classic white cabinetry with plenty of counter top work space. A large master suite and bath complete this ideal condo that is sure to sell fast in today's market.

The Beacon Hill Terrace Association has three community pools, six tennis courts with many hiking

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A Long Beach ocean front condo in the new community of Meridian has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Woody Marsh who represented the tenants in this real estate transaction.  1400 E Ocean Blvd #1105, Long Beach is a three bedroom, two bath condo that leased for $3,300 a month as a long term rental.

The ocean front condo featured wonderful front row views of the sand and Pacific Ocean.  The Meridian is one of the newest and exciting new places to call home.  The condo featured an expansive great room that opened to the kitchen living and dining room. The large master suite offered stunning water view with a huge walk in closet, large soaking tub, shower stall and dual granite vanity counter-tops. 

This condo as the Meridian included

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A Portofino Cove condo in Huntington Beach, California has just been listed for lease by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represents the landlord. 169291 Countess Drive, Huntington Beach is a large water view condo located in the Portofino Cove community and offered for lease at $3,500 a month as a long term rental.

The condo features two bedrooms, two baths with 1,177 square feet of living space. The master bedroom has it's own private view of the Huntington Harbor as well as the living room and kitchen area. The kitchen has been highly upgraded with top of the line stainless steel appliances and maple cabinetry as shown below. Exotic granite and stone floors complete this gourmet kitchen.

The condo is being offered as a

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A Beacon Hill Highlands Laguna Niguel home has gone into escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who represents the buyers.  21 Marblehead Place, Laguna Niguel is located in the Beacon Hill Highlands neighborhood and is a detached two story single family residence with 4 bedrooms, 3 baths, with 2100 square feet of living space. The home is currently listed at $849,900 and features unbelievable ocean, Catalina Island, panoramic, valley, and mountain views. The home has been completely upgraded with a gourmet kitchen featuring granite counters, stainless steel appliances and wine cooler.

The Beacon Hill Highlands association includes 3 swimming pools, 4 tennis courts, parks and walking trails. The home is also in walking distance to award

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A Dana Point condo in the popular Mill Pond community has just sold by Dana Point Real Estate agent Sam Smith of Beach Cities Real Estate who was the buyer's representative. 27065 Mill Pond, Dana Point closed escrow on 2/21/13 and sold for $460,000. One of the best features of this condo is the view of the lake and pond area. You will find a nice and soothing waterfall at the edge of the pond with ducks and fish. There is even a small association pool located next to the pond. The condo featured three bedrooms located upstairs with the main living, dining room and kitchen on the mail level. Another selling feature of the condo is the close proximity to the ocean front. It's a very easy walk from the community to the homes that site on the ocean

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A La Jolla condo in the Seahuas community has been leased by La Jolla Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer of Beach Cities Real Estate who was the tenants representative. 5450 La Jolla Blvd D203, La Jolla is a two bedroom two bath condo with 1,768 square feet of living space. The condo featured many upgrades which included American cherry hardwood flooring, full granite counter tops and back splash in kitchen. The condo featured a bonus sitting area would could also be used to accommodate extra guests.

One of the unique parts about the Seahaus community is the small number of ocean view units within this large condo complex. Seahaus has 57 ocean facing units with only 6 of them offers Master Bedrooms that face the water. Only four Master bedrooms open

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A Rancho Santa Margarita condo in the Brisa Del Lago condo community has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Erycka Sanchez who represted the tenants.  67 Brisa Del Lago, Rancho Santa Margarita is a two bedroom, two bath home thgat leased for $1,750 a month.  The condo was an upper end unit located in a prime area near the lake and offering great water views.  One of the best selling features of the conod was that the condo had nobody below you and offered great lake views form the living room and outdoor patio.  Inside featured a lot of natural light and featured a recently updated kitched.

Condos in the Brisa Del Lago area are in high demand due to it's close proximity to the Lago Santa Margarita Lake which offers fishing, swimming and

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A West Huntington Beach home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Erycka Sanchez who represented the tenants in this real estate transaction. 17162 Apel Lane, Huntington Beach is a 3 bedroom, one bath single family home in the Bolsa Chica Reserve area. The home featured three very large bedrooms and two cozy fireplaces. The oversize lot was one of the selling points for this home and is ideal for kids and pets to play. Kids in the neighborhood have the great opportunity to attend top rated schools in this local Huntington Beach school district. The home was leased as a long term rental.

Huntington Beach is a great place to rent a home by the beach for under $2,500 a month. Since Huntington Beach is such a large city you have

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A Cliffhaven Newport Beach home has gone in to escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco who represents the buyer in this sale. 1905 Haven Pl, Newport Beach is a luxury two story town home located in the desirable Cliff haven community. The home features four bedrooms, 3 baths and is currently offered for sale at $1,299,000.

The home was originally built in 2001 with an extensive remodel to the property in 2010. The home features 3,050 square feet of living space with a grand Master suite and three additional bedrooms located on the upstairs level. Downstairs features the main entertainment level with pecan hardwood flooring, crown molding and custom designer paint. Top of the line finishes include custom appliances and granite

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A Harbor Ridge San Clemente home has just been listed today by San Clemente Real Estate agent Joesph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate where he represents the landlord.  920 Rio Lindo, San Clemente is a three bedroom, two bath home that's listed for $3,600 a month and looking for a long term lease.  The home is located in the kid friendly community of Harbor Ridge and sits on a huge lot that's over 8,000 square feet.  With 2,900 square feet of living space, the home has plenty of room for the growing family.  Inside features vaulted ceilings with an open floor plan that combines the living room and kitchen area.  The home also features a 3 car garage with large mature landscaping that makes the home very private.

Harbor Ridge is a quiet community in

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A La Jolla condominium has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the tenants in this rental transaction. 5540 La Jolla Blvd #310 is located in the Seahaus community of La Jolla. This top floor corner end unit has ocean views and features two bedrooms and two baths that leased for $3100 a month as a long term rental. This beautiful unit has wood floors, stainless steel appliances with gas stove, washer and dryer, two side by side parking spaces and a storage locker. Seahaus amenities include a swimming pool, spa, community room and fitness center.

Seahaus is just a couple of blocks from the beach located in the La Jolla community of Bird rock which offers a variety of shopping and restaurants. Rentals

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A San Clemente condo has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Graham Monteath.  231 W Escalones A, San Clemente is a three bedroom, two bath condo that is currently listed for rent for $2,595 as a long term lease.  The condo is ideally located approximately half a block to the beach and just a short distance to the San Clemente Pier and downtown San Clemente shopping.  The condo has a nice open floor plan with vaulted ceilings and a balcony with a view.  The owner has recently installed new carpet and paint to a condo that has lots of storage and cabinetry.  The condo includes the Refrigerator, Washer & Dryer and a 2 car garage.  This is the first time the condo has become available for lease and a long term lease is preferred.

The downtown

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A San Clemente beach cottage home has just been sold by San Clemente Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represented the buyer.  218 Calle Serena, San Clemente closed escrow for the full list price of $865,000 this week.  The home was located just 8 houses away from the homes located on the ocean front.  The cottage featured 2 bedroom plus an additional work space in the back of the home.   The owner had gone through a wonderful renovation of the home and listed the home for $865,000.  The home had an approximate 4 total offers on the property as homes in this price range rarely come on the market on the south end of town.

Buyers looking to buy in San Clemente should be aware of the shortage of real estate listings.  This shortage has been going on for

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A San Clemente condo has just been leased by San Clemente Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate where he represented the tenants.  225 Avenida Pelayo #B, San Clemente is a two bedroom, one bath condo in the downtown area that leased for $1,900 a month as a long term rental.  The condo was an upstairs unit that had been completely remolded with an upgraded kitchen complete with new counter tops and appliances.  The owner had also added new carpet and paint to the condo as well.  One of the best features of the condo is the the balcony area that extended off the living room area.  The condo came with an enclosed garage are driveway parking.

Joseph Horsley represents a lot of clients looking to rent a home or condo in the San Clemente

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An Irvine condo in the 3000 The Plaza condo community has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the tenants. 3117 Scholarship, Irvine, CA is a beautiful fully furnished mid-rise 3 bedroom luxury condo at the 3000 Plaza building in Irvine, California. The 3 bedroom condo was very private with resort style living in this beautifully furnished 11th floor unit. The condo was a single level penthouse style home with great city light and sunset views and leased for $6,500 a month.The condo had added many upgraded features that include hardwood flooring, gourmet kitchen with top of the line Viking appliances and great views. Automated shades, built-in-cabinetry in the den, plenty of closet

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A Morningside Terrace condo in Aliso Viejo, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Erycka Sanchez who represented the tenants. 41 Briarwood, Aliso Viejo is a 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo that leased for $1,400 a month as a long term rental. The condo was ideally located with no condos above or below this unit. The condo featured a large Master Bedroom with a nice view with a new air conditioner, dishwasher and tiled flooring. The condo also featured a nice and private patio that extended off the downstairs living room with a nice grassy green belt view. The condo was location in the Capistrano Unified School District with Aliso Niguel High School, Journey Elementary and Don Juan Avila Middle schools as the main schools

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A Bank owned home in Santa Ana, Ca has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Michael Franco of Beach Cities Real Estate where he represented the buyer. 1919 W 17th Street, Santa Ana is a two bedroom, one bath single family home that sold for $235,000. The home had been acquired by the bank and was sold as a bank owned property. The home had been recently updated with upgraded windows, remolded kitchen, tile floors and lots of storage within the property. The property was being sold as an "as-is" sale with cash only offers. Michael's client successfully negotiated a sale from the original list price of $269,000 and closed escrow this week.

Bank owned and short sale properties in Orange County still reflect a large number of transactions

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An Encinitas home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented the tenants in this rental transaction. 1172 Monterey Place, Encinitas is located in the Mendocino community of Encinitas. The home was the largest model of the Mendocino community and features four bedrooms and two and a half baths that leased for $2825 a month as a long term rental. This single family home has beautiful slate and wood floors downstairs, vaulted ceilings, plantation shutters, fireplace, stainless steel appliances with gas stove & large refrigerator. Washer and dryer in the two car finished garage with epoxy floors and a beautiful secluded, easy care back and side yard.

The Mendocino community is walking distance to a wide variety