May 2012

Found 5 blog entries for May 2012.

May 30

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Beacon Bay Newport Beach homes are one of the best kept secrets for those looking to live in a waterfront community in Newport Beach, California.  The community has a nice mixture of waterfront and water close homes.  Architecturally you will find a nice mixture of Cape Cod, French and Mediterranean style two story homes.  Beacon Bay has many association amenities which include a community tennis court, private beach, boat slips and lots of grassy areas for kids and pets to play.   Those looking for a relaxed atmosphere away from the stuffiness of a gated community will be at home at Beacon Bay.  For the first time in many years we have several properties available for sale under the $2 million dollar mark.  One of the homes listed for $1,999,000 was a

May 23

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Bonita Canyon is one of the hidden gems if you are looking for a Newport Beach home in a gated community. Located in the heart of Newport Beach and just a few blocks away from the famous Newport Beach "Fashion Island" shopping center is a small gated community that features some of the best values to be found in Newport Beach.  Current home prices start just under $1.4 million and go as high as $1,600,000.  You will find several neighborhoods located inside the gates of Bonita Canyon with names like "Madison" and "Lucera" which are known for their unique architectural style and well thought out floor plans.  The most unique architectural style to be found is the French Country style.  These two story homes have great curb appeal and can mainly be found in

May 16

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Newport Beach Gated Community Homes Under $1 Million are best found in the Bayview Terrace Newport Beach community.  The Bayview Terrace neighborhood is an exclusive gated community that offers detached single family homes well under the $1 million dollar price point.  In Newport Beach, most gated community homes are well over the one million dollar price point so locating properties under this range can be difficult.  We personally believe the Bayview Terraces homes offer the best value in today's market.  Currently, there are two homes on the market for $725,000 and $750,000 which 3 bedrooms, 2 baths with a 2 car garage.  The community is located in the far east boarder of the East Bluff community with easy access to the 73 freeway.  The community…
May 9

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Looking for a home in the Corona Del Mar area of Newport Beach can be difficult especially if you have a budget under $800,000.  Currently, there are four available properties for sale in this price range with no single family homes currently on the market.  The condos area located in the Sandcastle and Canyon Cove Condo building.  The Sandcastle is a smaller condo complex in Corona Del Mar with 46 condo units.  Condos rarely come on the market here and when they do they typically sell very quickly.  We did a quick search for sales in this complex and found a recent sale for $535,000 that features a two bedroom, one bath condo that was just over 900 square feet.  This may be a tough comparison if you are moving here from out of state but if you want to

May 2

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If you are in the market to buy a luxury water front condo in Newport Beach you may want to consider the famous Mai Kai condo building in the Corona Del Mar area of Newport Beach.  Mai Kai Condos were originally built in 1960 as the premier bayfront building in Newport Beach.  Back then you didn't have many choices when looking for luxury condos located directly on the water.  The condos features one to three bedroom models with various square footage's.  Expect to get around 1,347 square feet for the one bedroom, 1,651 to 1,857 for the two bedroom with luxury 3 bedrooms in the 3,000 square foot range.  All condos are located on the "Yacht Club Row" in Corona Del Mar and have wonderful views decks of the boats, the Newport Bay and faces Balboa Island.