Balboa Peninsula Newport Beach

We specialize in the Balboa Peninsula Newport Beach Homes located in Newport Beach, California.  The Balboa Peninsula is a unique area located on the narrow peninsula in Newport Beach situated between the Newport Bay & the Pacific Ocean.

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May 25

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The Newport Beach market has seen a big increase in activity and real estate prices with homes selling at record speed with many homes selling over asking price.  The reason why we are seeing this activity is a combination of low interest rates combined with low inventory of homes causing many buyers to bid against each other on the same property.  Since the inventory of homes is so low it's the perfect time for home builders who are building homes in order to sell when they are finished.  We have seen a flurry of activity of new homes being built with many brand new listings coming on the market in various areas throughout Newport Beach.  The cost to build a home has also gone up in the last year as lumber prices among other building materials has gone

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

Dec 23

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If you are in the market for a very affordable rental property in Newport Beach that has been newly renovated then make sure to check out the units available at 305 1/2 Main Street in Newport Beach.  Currently there are 7 rental properties on the market that start from $1,700 for a studio rental with 218 square feet, $1,700 for a one bedroom with 196 square feet, $1,750 for a one bedroom with 259 square feet, $1,850 for a one bedroom with 260 square feet, $2,100 for a one bedroom with 327 square feet, $2,800 for a one bedroom with 402 square feet and $2,900 for a one bedroom unit with 508 square feet.  The location couldn't be more perfect and located in the very popular Balboa Peninsula area of Newport Beach that has a very short walking distance to both

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

May 27

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It's that time of the year again when everyone seems to be looking for a furnished vacation rental property.  Most people that call into the office are looking for the months of June & July as these tend to be the most requested and popular months.  August and September tend to be little more affordable than June & July if you are flexible on your dates and don't need to come on any specific date.  One thing to keep in mind is a thing called June Gloom that we have every year in Southern California where there is pretty much a solid month of overcast skies.  The last several years this has occurred in the month of May but this year we have had pretty sunny weather so far so it may hit in the month of June or a little bit later.  Many tourists that come to

Apr 29

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Newport Beach has a wide variety of homes to choose from luxury bay front properties to those located in the many gated communities that exist within the city.  Many like looking for homes that have extra space and that allow room for extended guests or for additional revenue streams.  No matter what the reason, duplex properties are very much south after in Newport Beach and often command a premium in price depending on it's location, size and condition.  R2 Zoning often refers to homes that are duplex properties and are often advertised in the property description as having this kind of zoning.

One of the best areas to find these homes is located in the Balboa Peninsula area.  This is such a great area that is widely popular due to having the Newport

Jan 29

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Newport Beach is a widely diverse town with older historic homes mixed in with brand new construction properties.  With the price of real estate it makes sense for those new to the area to elect to rent a home before they decide to buy.  There is a wide variety of historic homes on the market for rent depending on the kind of home you want to find.  The large majority of these homes will be found in the Balboa Peninsula Balboa Island and Newport Island neighborhoods.  All of these communities are within close proximity to the Newport Bay and minutes to the beach.  One the most affordable end its possible to rent a one bedroom home on the popular Balboa Peninsula area that is currently on the market for $2,400 a month for a 6 month lease.  This is a very

Nov 19

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Many home buyers go through the trouble of having to buy furniture for a home after the successfully purchase a home.  If you have ever gone through this process it can be very time consuming and very expensive.  This is especially true for large square footage homes or modern homes that require a certain type of furniture.  There are several Newport Beach owners who are now offering their homes furnished with the sale of their home.  This comes in a wide range of properties that start with a two bedroom condo in the Big Canyon Mclain community and is listed for $679,000 and comes fully furnished per inventory.  There are actually 10 properties currently on the market sale right now in Newport Beach that are being offered with furnishings.

The large

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

Dec 11

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The city of Newport Beach is filled with many luxury homes and condos that occupy some of the most expensive land in all of Southern California.  Due to the high cost of land many of these homes are limited on building square footage and don't have the necessary space for a guest casita.  There are a few places that we recommend starting your search that do have homes with a guest casita that has it's own entrance.

The best place to look for homes with a guest casita is on Balboa Island in Newport Beach.  There are a good number of homes located here that are considered duplex properties which means having the main living house located in the front and a detached house behind it.  It's very common for most owners on Balboa Island to live in the front