May 2014

Found 19 blog entries for May 2014.

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A West Torrence condo has just sold and closed escrow on 5/28/2014 by Sam Smith of Beach Cities Real Estate who represented the buyer.  The condo was originally listed at $635,000 and sold for $653,250 with a total of 4 multiple offers on the property and sold in the first week of being on the market.  This is a great area of West Torrence that is situated on the boarder to Redondo Beach with an easy 5 minuted drive to the beach.  The client was looking for a condo near the beach up to $650,000 and was finding nothing but properties that needed a lot of work and were typically small in square footage.  Once she saw this condo she immediately knew this was the perfect place and put in a strong offer to secure the property even though the owner had already

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A Pacific Crest community home in San Clemente, California has just closed escrow and sold for the full asking price of $825,000 on 5/23/2014 and was represented by Sam Smith of Beach Cities Real Estate who was the owner's agent.  The property was only on the market for just a matter of days when it received 3 offers and sold to the buyer who offered the full list price of $825,000.  This truly was a great property that had been meticulously maintained and situated in the Pacific Crest gated community.  Built in the Mediterranean architectural style that home offered a main floor office with 4 bedrooms located on the upstairs level.  The home offered soaring ceilings in the formal living and dining room with a cozy family room that opened up to the

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A Cerritos home has just been listed for lease by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jeanette Infield.  The home located at 13822 Elgers Street in Cerritos, California is a single family home offered for rent at $2,500 a month as a long term 12 month lease.  The four bedroom, two bath home is located in a great community and offers nice hardwood flooring, vaulted ceilings and large kitchen area that opens to the over-sized backyard as pictured below.  The home spans 1,394 square feet of living space with an attached 2 car garage and long driveway.  Pets will be considered with a $500.00 pet deposit.  The home is being offered unfurnished and is available now for immediate rent.

This area of Cerritos is a prime location near the 5 freeway and the city limits

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A Brisa Del Lago condo in Rancho Santa Margarita, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Erycka Sanchez who represented the tenants.  The two bedroom condo located at 13 Via Acuatica leased for $1,595 a month as a long term 12 month rental.  The unit was located in the Brisa Del Lago community that is ideally located just blocks to the Rancho Santa Margarita Lake & Park area.  Situated on two differente level with main living spaces and large patio area located on the first level with both bedrooms located upstairs with it's own private balcony.  Even though the unit was under 1,000 square feet of living space the condo had an open floor plan with a nice living room fireplace, inside laundry room and a one car detached garage.

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A Shorecliff golf course home in San Clemente has just gone into escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Wendy Kersh who represents the buyer.  The home located at 858 Camino De Los Mares, San Clemente is currently on the market for $690,000 and taking back-up offers at this time.  The home featured 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with a total of 1,602 square feet of living space.  The home sat directly on the Shorecliff's golf course and located about one mile to the beach.  The home came with a nice gated courtyard, attached 2 car garage and open single level floor plan.  The best part about the property is that it came with no homeowners association dues and no additional Mello Roos tax.

San Clemente golf course homes are very popular and can be found in many

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A San Clemente ocean view condos has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the tenants.  The property was located at 1412 Buena Vista unit #2 in San Clemente, California and leased for $2,500 a month as a long term rental.  Situated across the street from the beach front entrance was a three bedroom, two bath home with 1,321 square feet.  The unit offered ocean views from the living room and kitchen area and had it's own private patio deck that overlooked the ocean.  The unit included two sets of patio doors that offered views of the ocean with a simple kitchen with white cabinetry and laminate counter-tops.  The unit was only on the market for a short 26 days and leased for the full asking price of $2,500 a

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A Stella Mare home in the Talega area of San Clemente has gone into escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sherry Bauer who represents the buyer.  The property is located at 26 Via Andaremos and is on the market for sale at $1,129,000.  The five bedroom home is located in the upscale Stella Mare community and features wonderful city light and mountain views as pictured below.  Four of the bedrooms are located in the main house with a one bedroom, one bath guest Casista.  The residence was built in 2007 and offers 3,218 square feet of living space with a large front and back yard.  Inside the home featured beautiful large plank hardwood flooring, a main floor bedroom and top of the line kitchen with granite counter and center island.  Outdoors features a

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A San Clemente North beach close condo has just been listed for lease by Joseph Horsley of Beach Cities Real Estate.  The three bedroom, one bath condo resides on the lower unit of this duplex style property and is offered for leased at $2,700 a month for a 12 month lease.  Situated on the north side of San Clemente and just steps from the Mariposa Beach entrance.  The condo has a lot to offer including a two car tandem garage, new kitchen cabinetry and updated counter-tops.  The condo comes with it's own tank-less water heater and the rent includes use of the refrigerator and washer/dryer.  Pets are not allowed in this condo.

The location is really ideal as you are located just one block to the beach.  The San Clemente north area is a great place to

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A Rancho Carillo home has just been sold by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sam Smith who represented the owner in this real estate transaction.  The property was located at 10525 Verdugo, Rd in Murrieta, California and sold for $775,000 on 5/15/2014.  The property was located in the gated community of Rancho Carillo which is well known for it's horse property and large acreage properties.  The home was only on the market for a total of 73 days and sold for $24,000 under the original list price of $799,000.  The four bedroom home spanned the 2,629 square foot home that occupied a 129,373 square foot lot.  The owner had put the home up for sale since moving closer to the beach.   

The best way to get to the Rancho Carillo area from the beach is to take

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A Costa Mesa retail store has just been co-listed by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Mike Kashani and Realty One Group.  The store is located at 600 West 19th Street in Costa Mesa and is on the market for sale for $350,000.  The California Food Store is located on the corner of 19th Street and Anaheim Ave.  19th street is a major traffic street that is located off the 55 freeway where the highway ends.  The food store offers a wide variety of food, wine, liquor and has plenty of outdoor parking.  Information regarding financial amounts including lease payments and total net profit can be obtained from the listing agents.

Mike Kashani is a local real estate agent in the Irvine, Costa Mesa and Newport Beach area and handles a wide variety of sales that

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A Laguna Sur ocean view home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the tenants.  The property was located at 29 Saint Maxime, Laguna Niguel and leased for $5,200 a month.  The two story single family home was located on the front row ocean view street in the Laguna Sur community which is situated just above the South Laguna Bluffs area in Laguna Beach, California.  The views are simply some of the best you will find in this area and was one of the main reasons the home leased for the full asking price of $5,200.00.  The 3 bedroom, 2 bath home featured 2,2721 square feet of living space and contained a formal dining room, breakfast nook area and separate family room.  The gourmet kitchen featured granite

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A South Laguna Village home has just gone under contract by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Lytle who represents the buyer.  The enchanting home is located at 31645 Scenic Dr in Laguna Beach and features three cute bedrooms and on the market for sale at $1,195,000.  The historic wood shake home was built in 1943 and located in the South Laguna Village area.  Views of the ocean can be seen from the Master Bedroom that also comes with a large skylight.  The property offers wonderful wood beam ceilings as pictured below and has a rustic charm for a home located close to the ocean.  A galley style kitchen with farmhouse sink and cathedral ceilings completes adds a lot of character to this home.  A large front and backyard with a private gated entrance

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A Capistrano Beach home has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley who represented the tenants.  The property was located at 34548 Calle Naranja and leased for $3,000 a month as a long term rental.  The beautiful Spanish style home offered 3 large bedrooms with 3 baths and 1,892 square feet of living space.  One of the bedrooms and baths were located on the main level and could be used as the Master Suite.  The upstairs formal Master Bedroom offered views of the ocean from it's own private balcony.  Tall vaulted ceilings can be seen from the living room as you enter the home with a cozy fireplace and lots of picture windows that let's in lots of natural light.  The home also offered an attached 2 car garage with large front and

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A Waterford Pointe home in Dana Point, California has just been listed for lease by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Joseph Horsley.  the home located at 24942 Sea Crest is being offered for lease at $4,500 a month as a 12 month rental.  24942 Sea Crest is the premier home in the Waterford Pointe community located on a corner unit with an oversize pool size lot and panormaic ocean views.  Boasting one of the largest lots in the community the home has been beautifully updtated with clean lines and modern finishes.  The views are arguably some of the best views you will find in the downtown Dana Point area with coastline views down past San Clemente downn to San Diego.

The home offers main living and entertainment spaces on the main level with three large

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An Aliso Viejo home in the Islands community has just gone into escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Sherry Bauer who represents the buyer.  84 Hawaii Dr, Aliso Viejo is on the market for sale at $625,000.  Situated in the Islands community, the four bedroom, two and a half bath home offered panoramic views and located at the end of a cul-de-sac locaiton.  The four bedrooms included a large den area that is being considered as the 4th bedroom.  Some of the highlights of the home included tall vaulted ceilings, two sided fireplace in the living room, large 2 car attached garrage and 1,885 square feet of living space.

The Islands commnunity is located in a prime area near the Aliso Creek shopping center.  From this location it's an easy commute to the

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A Turtle Ridge Ledges home in Irvine, California has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Scott Lytle who represented the tenants.  35 Crimson Rose, Irvine leased for $19,425 a month as a short term fully furnished vacation rental.  The five bedroom was located in the Turtle Ridge guard gated community and situated in a quiet neighborhood known as the "Ledges"  The home was the former model when the homes were first built with panoramic ocean and city light views.  The Tuscan style home featured wood beam ceilings, custom built-in cabinetry and a gourmet kitchen with granite counters and top of the line appliances.  The residence offered 3 master bedrooms with their own baths on the main level and a guest Casita as well.

Turtle Ridge is a

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A Huntington Beach condo in the Villa Pacifica neighborhood has just been leased by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Woody Marsh who represented the tenants in this rental transaction.  The condo located at 215 Wichita Avenue #202 leased for $2,095 a month as a long term rental.  The 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo has recently gone through an extensive renovation with new windows, crown molding and hardwood flooring.  The kitchen featured granite counters, maple cabinetry and an open floor plan that flowed into the living room.  One of the great things about this unit was the amount of natural light that came into the condo through the large numbers of floor to ceilings windows in the unit.  The listing was only on the market for a short 26 days when it leased for

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An Ocean Ranch home in Laguna Niguel, California has just gone into escrow by Beach Cities Real Estate agent Jim Knoska who represents the buyer.  The estate home located at 6 Asilomar in Laguna Niguel is on the market for sale at $3,250,000.  The home is located in the exclusive gated community of Ocean Ranch which is home to multi-million dollar homes.  6 Asilomar features a total of six bedrooms, four full baths and three half baths with 5,943 square feet of living space that includes a guest casita.  Wonderful ocean and Catalina island views can be seen from this residence that is located at a private cul-de-sac location.  A main floor bedroom, gourmet kitchen with top of the line appliances and resort style pool and spa are some of the highlights of

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Beach Cities Real Estate is proud to announce The McDonald Team to the company.  Two years ago, Andrew and Marissa turned their love of Real Estate into a profession, and since then, have joined a premier company, Beach Cities Real Estate, with offices along California's south coast serving Orange County, Los Angeles and San Diego.  The McDonald's spent many years in the Orange County area and have extensive market knowledge to serve that area exceptionally well.  They now reside in the most beautiful and sought-after neighborhood of Serra Retreat in Malibu, and have established themselves in their community as the official Beach Cities Real Estate Team specializing in Pacific Palisades, Santa Monica, Calabasas and Malibu.

The McDonald's team of