May 2013

Found 22 blog entries for May 2013.

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A Dover shores home has just been listed for lease by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska. 1742 Galaxy, Newport Beach is a luxury 5 bedroom home that is being offered for lease for $7,500 as a long term rental. The property is located in the exclusive Dover Shores community with wonderful views of the Back Bay as pictured below. The single level home offers one of the largest lots in the neighborhood with a luxury pool and spa in the backyard. All the rooms have an indoor/outdoor flow to them with interior courtyards and french doors to the backyard. Wonderful open beamed ceilings, formal living and family room showcase this home with a gourmet kicthend with over-sized center island and stainless steel appliances. The home also comes complete

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A New Providence San Clemente home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate Joseph Horsley who represented the tenants in this rental transaction. 2335 Avenida Marejada, San Clemente is 2 bedroom single family home that leased for $2,495 a month as a long term rental. The single level home features 2 large bedrooms and 2 baths that was completely remodelled approximately 3 years ago. The home featured a gourmet Kitchen with custom cabinetry, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The home had nice laminate flooring installed along with new windows and recessed lighting. The home is located at the end of a cul-de-sac street with a large 2 car attached garage.

The New Providence area is a great area in the Marblehead area of San

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Beach Cities Real Estate welcomes Lidia Raven as one of the newest additions to their real estate firm. Lidia resides in Laguna Beach and is considered one of the top Realtors in the beach communities in Orange County, California. Lidia has a strong market knowledge of local real estate in South Orange County with an emphasis on Laguna & Newport Beach.

Lidia went to school and graduated with a Masters degree in Math Science from Moscow State University.  During this time, she briefly taught Math Science at a local engineer college in Russia. This strong math background has aided her in understanding market value of local real estate which has resulted in helping her clients understand the value of their properties. Buyers also love her quick

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An Agua Hedionda Lagoon condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represented both the landlord and the tenant in this rental transaction. 4759 Beachwood, Carlsbad is a 3 bedroom condo that leased for $3,300 a month as a long term rental. The condo was located in the Lagoon Agua Hediionda area of Carlsbad as the condo overlooked the Lagoon and been highly upgraded. A highly upgraded kitchen with granite counters and stylish white cabinetry. The condo also featured a luxury Master Suite that had views of the Lagoon.

The Agua Hedionda Lagoon area is a popular spot for local residents and tourists who love the natural landscape and close proximity to the beach. If you are thinking about leasing a home in the

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A Niguel Beach Terrace condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the tenants in this rental transaction. 34140 Selva Road #224, Dana Point was a 2 bedroom condo that leased for $2,500 a month as a long term rental. The single level condo had been highly upgrade with rich cherry hardwood flooring, custom cabinetry and accented with stainless steel appliances. The bathrooms were equally as nice with travertine and stone along with custom cabinets. The condo also featured ceiling fans, crown moldings, dual pane windows and doors, two enclosed patio and a private laundry area.

The Niguel Beach Terrace community is located near the Headlands area by Strands Beach. The new ocean front community called

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A Harbor Ridge San Clemente home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agents Joseph Horsley and Sherry Bauer who represented the owners and tenants respectively. 920 Rio Lindo, San Clemente is a 4 bedroom single family home that leased for $3,300 a month as a long term rental. The home was located in the Harbor Ridge community in the Rancho San Clemente area of San Clemente, California. The home was located on a large 8,100 square foot lot with a huge backyard with lots of fruit tree's. The 2,900 square foot home feature soaring high ceilings, 3 car garage and an open floor-plan.

The Harbor Ridge area is one of the highest locations in the Rancho San Clemente with large homes located on large lots. Rental homes in this area can rent

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A San Clemente ocean view condo has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represented the owner. 407 Monterey #A, San Clemente is a luxury three story town home that closed escrow for $1,290,000. The condo was originally built in 2007 and features some of the finest craftsmanship in both the interior and exterior of the building. A private elevator takes you to each level of the home with a main floor bedroom, two additional mid-level bedrooms and a third floor living, dinging and Kitchen area. The condos featured nice ocean views from the 2nd and 3rd level of the home with a bonus roof top deck with sensational ocean views. The condo only shares one neighbor to the west and comes with an attached 2 car garage.

For those

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A Villagio San Clemente home has gone in to escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sherry Bauer. The home located at 630 Via Espiritu was listed for just a short two week period at $685,0000 when the home went under contract and is currently scheduled to close escrow soon.  The ocean view home was listed by Sherry Bauer who specializes in helping clients sell their homes in the South Orange County area. The 3 bedroom residence offered modern amenities and located in a great neighborhood in the Rancho San Clemente area of San Clemente, California.

For those looking to buy a single family home in San Clemente under $650,000 should consider the Villagio community. It is located just a short distance to the beach and homes located on the front row

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A Dana Point ocean view home has Just Sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represented the buyer. The property at 33941 Pequito Dr, Dana Point just closed escrow today and sold for $1,270,000 from the original listing price of $1,299,000. The home was situated at one of the highest streets in Dana Point with panoramic ocean views looking both south and north. As with most properties that are well priced in Dana Point, the home received multiple offers with Sam's client securing the property for purchase. The home was very well maintained with recent renovations of both the Kitchen and Bathrooms. A unique large dual master suite on both levels of the home made this a very much sought after home.

The home was located in the Lantern

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A Dana Point beach front home has Just Sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represented the buyer. 35221 Beach Road, Dana Point closed escrow today for $2,850,000. Beach Road is a small single street of beach front homes that sit on the sand just south of the Dana Point harbor in Dana Point, California. Roughly 365 homes exist in this gated community that is well known as the place to find well priced beachfront properties. 35221 Beach Road was built in 1947 and featured two levels of ocean front views with a total of four bedrooms and a little over 2,200 square feet. From your back patio you can literally step right on to the sand. Some of the lowest priced beach front homes in Orange County can be found here in Dana Point.

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An Imperial Beach Condo has just gone in to escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Kimberly Kramer who represents the buyer in this real estate transaction. 1590 Seacoast Drive B, Imperial Beach is a two bedroom condo that is listed at $389,000. The condo is located just steps to the sandy beach in the beach front community known as "La Boca Rio" which occupies the last housing community along the beach on the United States and Mexico boarder. The community features small bungalow style condos that were built in the mid 1960's and offer a resort style living ideal for full time or seasonal residents. The condo at 1590 Seacoast Dr B was nicely renovated with a newer Kitchen and Bath with beamed ceiling, gas fireplace and an open floor plan.

This

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A Beacon Hill Terrace condo has Just Sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham who successfully closed escrow today on this Laguna Niguel condo for $229,000.  The property located at 51 Terrace Circle sold for full asking price and very quickly after coming on the market.  Condos in South Orange County can still be bought in the low $200,000 range.  This is an ideal place for first time home buyers or investors looking for high net income properties.  The community is well maintained and features an association pool and spa area.

Scott Bingham is an experienced real estate agent at Beach Cities Real Estate and works with both buyers and sellers in the beach communities in Orange County, California.  He is a skilled negotiator with the use of

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A Niguel Beach Terrace condo has just been put in to escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Cara Farley who represents the owner in this real estate transaction. 34012 Selva Rd unit #15, Dana Point is currently taking back-up offers at the $569,000 price for this nicely appointed condo located in the Niguel Beach Terrace condo community. This is the fourth sale for Farley in the last 30 days as she has proven to be a market leader in the South Orange County area. The real estate market in the Niguel Beach Terrace area is heating up due in part to the popularity of the Strand at Headlands oceanfront community which recently had a $22,250,000 ocean front home sale, the highest record sale in the Dana Point area.

The community offers residents an easy 5

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A San Clemente ocean front home has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith. The property is located at 2825 La Ventana, San Clemente and features 3 bedrooms, 2 baths and currently listed at $1,999,000. The home is taken from the pages of a magazine with every quality attention to detail completely renovated and upgrade both on the inside and outside of the home. The home is built in the Cape Cod Cottage style with a long flagstone paved driveway with a two car garage. Once inside you are great with vaulted ceilings and views of the Pacific Ocean.

Inside features a large living and dining room that are open to the gourmet Kitchen. Rich Brazilian hardwood flooring can be found throughout the home in addition to the new Pella

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A San Clemente condo has just been leased by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the tenants in this rental transaction. 225 Avenida Pelayo B, San Clemente is a two bedroom condo that leased for $1,800 a month as a long term rental. The condo had been recently renovated with a new Kitchen complete with nice counter tops and new appliances. The bathroom in this condo had also been through a renovation as well as new paint and carpet throughout the unit. The living room featured a cozy fireplace with a nice balcony overlooking the views.

The condo came complete with an enclosed garage with driveway parking. The condo was ideally located in the downtown San Clemente area that is home to many of the local boutique shopping and

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A Laguna Beach Ocean Front condo has just sold and closed escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agents Cara Farley and Sam Smith who represented the buyers. 259 Lower Cliff Dr 9, Laguna Beach was on the market for just a little over a week when they received a large number of multiple offers. The condo closed escrow yesterday for the full asking price of $1,150,000. The Laguna Beach Real Estate market has picked up full speed with view condos in this price range selling very quickly. 259 Lower Cliff drive was a very large 3 bedroom condo that offered views from both the living room and Master Bedroom. The building featured an association pool at the ground level with direct access to Coast Hwy and the sandy beach.

The sale of this condo was Cara's third

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A stunning Laguna Beach ocean view estate has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Cara Farley who represented the buyers in this closed real estate transaction. 541 Alta Vista, Laguna Beach is a three bedroom home that closed for $1,956,000. The home was situated in the Alta Vista community in Laguna Beach and built in the Greek Island style compete with smooth white stucco exterior as you would find on the islands of Greece. A beautiful courtyard entry as pictured below greets you as you enter the home with stunning ocean views through the walls of glass in the home. One of the unique selling points of the home is the multiple decks from both the Master Bedroom and Living Room areas that take in the incredible views. The home also

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A Laguna Hills home located in the Lomas Laguna community has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the tenants in this closed real estate transaction. 26262 Yolanda St, Laguna Hills is a three bedroom, two bath home that leased for $2,750 a month as a long term rental. Located in the desirable Lomas Laguna community which borders the two cities of Aliso Viejo and Laguna Hills in South Orange County, the home was completely renovated and ready for immediate move in. The home featured a gourmet kitchen with granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances and a nice bay window that overlooked the private backyard. The home had lots of windows and natural light coming in and featured new carpet, paint,

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A Villas North Aliso Viejo condo has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the tenants in this real estate transaction. 94 Cloudcrest, Aliso Viejo is a spacious 3 bedroom condo that leased for $2,495 a month as a long term rental. The condo was an end unit town-home that offered nice mountain, hills and city light views. The town home was large with 3 large bedrooms, 2.5 baths and 1,600 square feet of living space. One of the selling points of the property was the high vaulted ceilings with a well thought out floor plan that combined open spaces and an abundance of natural light. The owner has recently added brand new kitchen appliances that included a washer and dryer. A nice landscaped yard and an

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A San Clemente home in the Coast District has just been listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Bingham. 704 Calle Contenta, San Clemente is a four bedroom, three bath home this is currently for sale for $855,000. The residence is located on a very large and tropical lot with a pool and spa. The home is located on one level with a bonus loft area with it's own bathroom. The home features wonderful bamboo flooring, extensive use of crown molding and custom designer tile. The property also has surround sound speakers and security cameras as an extra bonus. The gourmet kitchen features granite counter tops, recessed lighting and a large pantry area. The home was built in 1984 and is located in one of the best areas of San Clemente.

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