Balboa Island Condos Newport Beach

Balboa Island Condos in Newport Beach offer water and bay views as well as being centrally located in the heart of Newport Beach.  Balboa Island is a wonderful historic neighorhood in Newport Beach that still retains the charm and personality of the early part of the 20th century.  If you are looking for a Newport Beach condo then the Balboa Island area is a great place to look.

Found 18 blog entries about Balboa Island Condos Newport Beach.

Apr 22

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One of the recent occurrences that has happened in the last year due to the COVID vaccine in the trend for more homes to have private gyms.  This started soon after the stay at home order that occurred in April 2020 when many were forced to stay inside their homes and not be able to visit their local gym.  This lead to a large number of homeowners buying some kind of gym equipment to help them stay in shape.  The pandemic has resulted in more families having a dedicated space in their home or garage for some kind of gym or fitness area.  Of course, some of the more expensive and large estate homes have always had this feature inside their homes as it's a big selling item when they go to sell.

Many of the lower priced homes featured here having a bonus

Sep 29

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One of the more popular places in Newport Beach to find rental properties is on Balboa Island.  If you have ever visited Newport Beach then you know Balboa Island is one of the top tourist destinations filled with charming houses and quaint retail stores.  If you have every wanted to live here and thinking about renting a home here then there are some key things to understand before you start your search.  First, there is a mixture of rentals located here from weekly rentals to long term rentals of 12 months or more.  For the most part, at any given time I would estimate about half of these rental listings will be for a long term lease.  The other half would be for those weekly rentals, monthly rentals and those with negotiable lease terms.  Second, real

Feb 25

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One of the benefits of being a real estate agent is getting exclusive viewings of the latest homes and condos to come on the market in Newport Beach.  Not all properties are but on this caravan open house but the large majority of brand new listings like to get this added exposure to qualified agents who may have clients looking for a particular type of property.  Broker Preview in Newport Beach happens every Friday from 11:00am to 2:00pm and often includes refreshments of food and drinks to entice the agents to come to their listing.

What do you need to do to get your home on the broker preview list?  First, the home must be added into the multiple listing service which instantly gains you exposure over the Internet and all of the real estate website

Jun 13

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Balboa Island is well known for it's historic homes located on the small island in the city of Newport Beach.  Many of these homes were built in the early turn of the century with an emphasis of homes built in the 1920's and 1930's.  Most of the island has been developed with very few vacant lots available.  That's why it's very stocking to see new construction homes come on the market here.  A new listing has just come on the market that fits that profile and was newly built in 2017.  It features a total of 4 bedrooms, one and three half baths with 2,318 square feet of living space.  Lot sizes on Balboa Island are very small as this one spans 2,550 square feet.  Most of the homes here are linear with this home offering three levels of living space.

Jan 31

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January has come to an end and the market has been very active in Newport Beach, California.  The majority of homes sales in Jan 2013 were between the $1,000,000 to $2,500,000 price point in Newport Beach.  The highest grossing sale was a four bedroom, 2,345 square foot ocean front home that sold for $3,350,000.  We have been reporting for some time now that some of the best oceanfront deals are to be found in Newport Beach as similar homes in neighboring towns like Laguna Beach and Dana Point have beachfront homes at much higher price points.  The lowest sale in Jan 2013 in Newport Beach was a probate sale in the Versailles condo building where a 2 bedroom, 2 bath condo sold for $275,000.  Versailles is a small complex where you can find condos under the

Jan 17

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The Newport Beach Real Estate market saw a number of record sales in 2012 with 10 banner sales over the $10 million dollar price point.  Newport Beach is widely known as the most expensive real estate market in the country and the luxury real estate market is very much alive and increasing.  The most expensive home sold was the luxury estate called "One Pelican Hill Road."  The home is located in the Pelican Hill area of Newport Beach and situated on one of the largest lots in the area.  The property was sold in it's current state where construction was in the final stages.  Upon completion of the home, the property would featured a 17 car garage, lush landscaping, multiple terraces, a private lake, tennis court, vineyards, wine cave, horse stable and

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

Jun 21

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Bay Front properties are plentiful in Newport Beach especially if you have a budget up to $5 Million dollars.   Locating the right community will be the key with this many choices.  One of the more popular places to buy bay front homes in a gated community is the Linda Isle community.  Linda Isle has a wide range of bay front properties as the main street in the community is in a "u" shape that wraps around the bay.  Half of the homes will be on the interior of this u shape with direct water access out to the Bay and Pacific Ocean.  Linda Isle also has bay front properties on the inside channel that face Pacific Coast Highway and Harbor Island Drive.  Prices in Linda Isle will range from $2.5 to $24 million dollars with all homes having direct bay front

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.