Dover Shores Newport Beach

We showcase all Dover Shores Newport Beach homes for sale in Newport Beach, California. Dover Shores is a family friendly community with Back Bay & City Light Views.

Found 16 blog entries about Dover Shores Newport Beach.

Oct 25

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The Westcliff Capri Condos complex is one of the older condo buildings in the Newport Beach area that was built between 1959 to 1960.  This historically have offered a great value with a location that is right in the heart of the Westcliff area and within walking distance to the Newport Harbor high school and the Dover Shores area.  Condo sales have been very limited in this complex since they rarely come on the market for sale.  On average, we will only see one listing come on the market and sell with some years having no condo sales at all.  What you can find here are really great real estate prices for one and two bedroom condos that are under 1,00 square feet of living space.  The last sale that occurred in Westcliff Captri was a one bedroom condo

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

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

May 21

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Newport Beach is one of the largest beach towns in Orange County, California and there is a wide range of architectural style homes that can be found here.  The Mid-Century architectural style is very popular in various cities in Orange County but can be hard to find in the Newport Beach area.  There are a few select areas where these homes can be found that offer the simplistic design that was very common in the 1950's and 1960's.  The floor plans tend to incorporate the outdoor spaces into actual living quarters as pictured below.  Homes tend to feel larger when this is put into practice and takes advantage of a lot more living square footage.

One of the best places to find these homes is in the Dover Shores Community.  Dover Shores is located just

May 14

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The Westcliff and Dover Shores community share the same common area in the West Bay area of Newport Beach, California.  The majority of the homes in this area date back to the early 1950's when they were built as vacation beach bungalow style properties.  Many of these original homes still exist but the area has seen a huge surge in new construction as this is considered one of the most popular neighborhoods north of the Back Bay.  What makes this area unique is the individual charm of custom homes that can be found here.  This is not a track community where all the homes look the same but each has it's own unique architectural charm.  Dover Shores area occupies the land closest to the Newport Bay and is where you will find multi-million dollar water

Apr 30

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The Dover Shores community in Newport Beach is beautiful neighborhood that is filled with very elegant homes.  One of the reasons that many love this area is due to the various architectural styles that can be found here.  It's not uncommon to see large Mediterranean style homes mixed together with Cape Cod and Bungalow inspired houses.  One of the most captivating designed homes in the Contemporary architectural style.  Since the Dover Shores area sits next to the Back Bay, many have incorporated houses to take advantage of these great views.  Many have turned theses homes that were built in the 1960's in the mid-century design into beautiful Contemporary homes.  Some of the core elements found in a couple of the Contemporary homes currently on the

Aug 9

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Dover Shores is considered one of the top communities in Newport Beach when looking for a water view home.  The community is located adajcent to the Upper Newport Bay area that is commonly referred to as the "Back Bay."  Water View homes can be truly spectacular and offer large boat docks for private yachts and boats.  The home in this community normally start in the $2 million range with water view homes going as high as $2.8 million dollars.  There are various types of water views in this area.  Homes located on the east side of the community will have water views of the back bay as pictured below.  Over time the water levels in the back bay area have gone down so it's much different that other water views you will find closer to the ocean.

Dover Shores Back Bay Water Views in Newport Beach, CA

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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 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