August 2012

Found 5 blog entries for August 2012.

Aug 30

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Newport Beach is home to many smaller islands where you will find a small number of ultra luxury homes located directly on the water front. These bay front properties are the most covenant homes to be found in Newport Beach. We are often asked which is more expensive, Harbor Island or Bay Island?  Over the years, Harbor Island has had record sales, with the top sale at $26 million dollars for a l andmark Georgian Colonial Harbor Island trophy estate, situated on a double lot .

Currently, Bay island sports one of the most expensive bay front homes on the market, currently priced at $21,900,000 with the highest report sale in our multiple listing service at $6,982,500.  Keep in mind that even those these island are located fairly close to each other when

Aug 22

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Newport Beach has an abundance of beach front properties and can best be found around the Newport Beach Pier area. These homes located near the public boardwalk where miles of beaches sits in your own backyard. If you are looking for a beach front condo in the Newport Beach area then we recommend the Balboa Peninsula neighborhood. Here you will find condos located near the sand situated between the Pacific Ocean and the Newport Bay next to the Balboa Island Ferry.  The majority of beach front property will be detached single family homes so contact us for your specific needs..

In 2012, we have seen 15 numbers of sales for beach front homes as low as $1,650,000 with the inventory of these types of properties at historic lows. We truly believe that

Aug 15

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Newport Beach is a great place to find condos in many different areas.  If you are looking for a newer construction style condo then you may want to consider the Promenade Court condos in the West Bay area of Newport Beach.  The West Bay neighborhood is close to the Santa Ana Country Club near the 73 and 55 freeways.  In 2007, 20 new construction condos were built and sold in the mid $500,000 range.  Fast forward to 2012 and you will find these condos being offered for sale for just under $500,000.  The condos feature two bedrooms, two baths with a bonus loft area.  All the condos also come with a 2 car garage making it ideal for condo buyers.  As you can expect in a newer construction building you will find modern amenities and finishes.  The community…
Aug 9

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Newport Beach condos come in all shapes and views depending on what part of Newport Beach you are looking to call home.  Most condo buyers moving in to the Newport Beach area want some kind of a view.  Views can vary from ocean to water views to views of the canyon and hills.  If you are in the market for a water view condo then there are a few key areas you should start your search.  Of course, budget always comes into play as price ranges can vary a lot and currently range from $300,000 to $3 million dollars. 

1) Start your search around the Balboa Peninsula area.  Condos in this area are abundant and if you can find the ideal condo along the Newport Bay then the views will be spectacular.  The Peninsula is a mixture of condos, homes and multi-unit

Aug 1

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For those who love the outdoors and sailing their is no better place to live in Orange County than Newport Beach!  As one of the top sailing hot spots, Newport Beach has no shortage of water front properties.  In fact, you will find more water front communities in Newport Beach than any other beach town in Southern California.  Due to the high concentration of these bay front homes, home buyers are often seeking properties that have boat slips included with the sale.  Boat slips can vary in size depending on the size of the property and it's location. 

The very upper end of the marketplace will often have multiple boat slips included with the sale of the property.  Communities like Harbor Island, for example will have homes listed well above $10 million