September 2011

Found 10 blog entries for September 2011.

Sep 27

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One of the hidden gated communities in Newport Beach is the "Seaview" community.  A small & quiet community with small cul-de-sac streets in the heart of Newport Beach, California.  The community features two tennis courts, community pool and clubhouse and the security of living behind a gated community.  Located just south of the Harbor View - Port Street community and just minutes to the beach, Seaview homes offer luxury Newport Beach living at it's best.  The homes currently range from $1,499,000 to $1,849,900 with ocean and city light views.  Seaview homes do sit next to the Big Canyon Reservoir that allow wide open spaces and views.  A good example of this is a home that just came on the market 6 days ago that has wonderful city light & ocean views…
Sep 21

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Buying Investment properties that have good cash return is the ultimate goal for a savvy real estate investor.  Newport Beach has many opportunities for investors looking for a good cash return as many homes rent well above $6,000 a month.  This may seem like a very high number for investors who are not familiar with the Southern California market but for Newport Beach this is an average number for a four to five bedroom home in a nice location.  If you are in the market to buy a home as an investment property it makes sense to work with an agent who understands the income property real estate market.  If you are looking for a single family home then you may be interested in a Newport Heights home that just came on the market that is currently tenant…
Sep 18

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Vista Del Lido Bayfront Condos In Newport Beach, CA, offer some of the best bay front views in all of Newport Beach.  Located directly across from Lido Island is an eight story building that is home to many bayfront condos.  You are greeted by a relaxing greeting room as you enter with a relaxing pool & spa area with room to relax and entertain with your friends.  Upstairs, the condos are spacious with well thought out floorplans that maximize the water views.  All utilities are included with home ownership in Vista Del Lido including cable (expect for phone).  The location is ideal with the blue water grill located across the street and many restaurants and shops in the old towne Lido area.  Prices currently range from $699,000 to $1,545,876 for bayfront

Sep 15

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Real Estate auctions have become a tried and true method for selling a home in today's real estate market.  Many home buyers realize that no longer are bank owned and foreclosure sales the only "good deals" in today's marketplace.  As short sales have taken the forefront for distressed property sales, real estate auctions have become the best kept secret for buying a home at well below market value.  How does it work?  Well, for starters there are several auction websites that advertise properties all throughout the country.  Some of the more popular auction houses for luxury homes will be and concierge auctions.  Another resource for real estate auctions would be the Williams & Williams real estate auction who is currently advertising the sale…
Sep 11

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If you are in the market to buy a golf course view condo in Newport Beach then you have a couple communities to choose from.  One of the best values for the money are the condos located at the Big Canyon McLain in Newport Beach, California.  As we have reported in earlier posts, the Big Canyon area in one of the most desirable gated communities in Newport Beach.  Located across the street from Fashion Island Shopping center in the heart of Newport Beach lies the Big Canyon communities.  Within Big Canyon you will find several luxury communities with homes sales well into the multi-million dollar range.  The homes have the benefit of the Big Canyon Country Club with one of the best golf courses in the area.  The Big Canyon McLain community is a small

Sep 9

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Living in Newport Beach has it's many perks, especially for those who live on Balboa Island.  Be surround by the water from bustling tourists and quaint shops makes Balboa Island the hot spot to be in the summer time.  Many are not aware that there are different sections to Balboa Island which includes a small piece of land separate entirely by water on the south side and thus named "Little Balboa Island."  You won't find two many homes for sale in this section of Balboa Island do the small number of homes existing on the Island.  What you will find is charming Spanish, Mediterranean, Cape Cod & Cottage style homes with bayfront and ocean views that make you forget the pressures of life.  Currently, there are 5 properties for sale on Little Balboa Island

Sep 7

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One of the best kept secrets in Newport Beach when looking for bayfront properties are the Promontory Bay Custom homes in Newport Beach, California.  Promontory Bay homes are a small selection of bayfront homes located on the water with various size boat docks.  Located adjacent to Beacon Bay and just around the corner from Balboa Island & Harbor Island are some of the most expensive & custom bayfront homes currently on the market.  Home prices currently range from $2,749,000 to a $7,495,000 custom bayfront home that can accomodate two 75 foot yachts!  In Newport Beach, you have many choices when it comes to finding a bayfront home for sale.  We encourage you to visit this wonderful area known as Promontory Bay.  Our clients are never disappointment when

Sep 6

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Southern California is a great place is you love the Spanish style architecture that can be found all throughout the California Coastline.  From Santa Barbara to San Diego you will find a large majority of Spanish style beach homes for sale.  If you are looking for an upscale community located near the beach then the Balboa Peninsula Point area of Newport Beach is the perfect spot for you.  Many Newport Beach home buyers are looking for small Spanish style beach charmers that are typically in the two to four bedroom range and offer the charm and personality of days gone past.  Newer & modern Spanish style homes can also be built in the same style and offer the unique flare that you can only get from the Spanish style architecture.  A good example of this…
Sep 3

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Kings Road in Newport Beach is a well known street for having wonderful Newport Bay & Ocean View homes.  If you are looking for a true panoramic view of the Newport Beach area which includes the coastline, watching the boats in the Newport Bay and views of the ocean then homes located on the view side of Kings Road is the place for you.  Homes rarely come on the market on the view side of Kings Road and when they do they tend to be very expensive.  As the most expensive real estate market in the country, buying a home in Newport Beach with spectacular views doesn't come cheap.  One of the best examples of these homes is a Kings Road home that is located on the bluff side just three houses down from the main lookout area and listed for $4,295,000.  If you…
Sep 1

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Cape Cod style homes here in Newport Beach are a very popular architectural style with many of the luxury estate homes built in this style.  If you are looking for a Newport Beach condo than you may be interested in the Bayridge Newport Beach community.  Bayridge is a quiet community located just south of the Upper Newport Bay and minutes to the beach with condos prices ranging from $366,000 to $675,000 in the East Bluff - Harbor View area.  The condos are all in the Cape Cod style and offer two to three bedrooms floor plans.   This week we saw a new Bayridge three bedroom condo to come on market for $599,000 with vaulted ceilings and two large master suites upstairs and one main floor bedroom.  Newport Beach has a wide variety of condos for sale located…