Harbor Ridge Newport Beach

We specialize in the Harbor Ridge Newport Beach area homes for sale in Newport Beach, California.  Harbor Ridge is a great place to find ocean view homes in a gated community in Newport Beach.

Found 9 blog entries about Harbor Ridge Newport Beach.

Oct 30

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The Harbor Ridge Crest neighborhood is a small pocket of homes located next to the San Joaquin Reservoir in the Harbor Ridge area of Newport Beach.  Harbor Ridge is a guard gated neighborhood that is well regarded as one of the most exclusive gated communities in the central part of Newport Beach.  Many of the Crest homes have reservoir views which is often referred to as a "lake-like" formation.  Over the last four months the water level has dropped significantly and has lost almost half of what is used to store.  If you look at the photo below of the Reservoir that original water line early this year was right up to the white mark. 

Real Estate prices in the Crest neighborhood will often range anywhere from $975,000 to $1,495,000.  These are

Sep 11

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Newport Beach is one of the most desirable places to live in Orange County and savvy real estate investors and home buyers who enjoy remolding a home are always on the lookout for a quality fixer upper home.  Fixer upper homes come in various degrees from an easy cosmetic change to the more challenging remodels.  Currently, there are 9 properties in the Newport Beach area that are considered fixer-upper homes and range in price from $459,900 to $3,449,500.  For the most part, many of these homes do not have any kind of a view of the ocean. One of the most expensive homes on this list does have ocean views and located in the Harbor Ridge gated community.

The fixer-upper home is listed for $3,449,500 and features four bedrooms, six baths and a total of

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

Jul 4

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Newport Beach is home to many gated communities with hundreds of homes that include a 24 hour guard gate and many association amenities including pools, spas, tennis courts, etc.   Home buyers looking for a more intimate feel of a smaller gated community should consider the Harbor Hill area.  Harbor Hill is a small collection of 40 luxury homes that span on 3 quiet streets in the East Bluff area of Newport Beach.  You will not find a guard gate but a simple gated entrance that allows for privacy and exclusivity.  All the homes in this community are custom and have been built in the last 30 years dating back to 1983.  You will find a majority of two story homes with some single level homes that are located on cul-de-sac streets with select homes offering

Mar 28

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As the market continues to change in Newport Beach one thing is true that the deals are becoming harder to find as the bottom of the real estate market has passed us.  Local media outlets have reported that the Newport Beach Real Estate market is now on an upswing which is causing many home buyers who were on the fence to get out and start looking at properties.  Interest Mortgage rates are still low making this the perfect storm for locating a home.  Currently, the inventory of homes is at a very low point making it even more difficult to find the "good deals."  When looking for well priced homes we always recommend distressed properties.  In the last several years the common thread for most home buyers is finding the nicest home for the lowest price. 

Jan 25

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Finding Fixer Upper Homes For Sale In Newport Beach is easy to find if you know where to look and are ready to act quick.  With the recent downturn in the economy it seems like a lot of buyers are looking for homes that are completely redone and for the lowest prices.  Days of buying fixer upper homes, doing simple renovations and flipping them back on the market are gone.  Today's home buyers are more savvy and know they can be a totally renovated home at bargain prices which will save them more money in not having any renovation costs after the buy the home.  Now with the economy starting to pick back up more and more Newport Beach home buyers are looking for fixer upper homes.  Of course, they still want these homes at a deep discount but the demand for…
Jan 11

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If you have been thinking about investing in Newport Beach Real Estate in 2012 you are not alone.  The real estate market has seen a lot of ups and downs in the last 5 years and many wonder if we are at the bottom of the market?  The Newport Beach Real Estate market is unique to it's own as many Newport Beach home owners pay all cash or a large sum down when purchasing a home.  The result of this habit is the lower number of distressed properties on the market.  In fact, in 2008 when the rest of the country started to go down, the Newport Beach Luxury Real Estate market saw some of the highest sales and seemed to be sheltered from the mortgage fall out.  There is no doubt that we have seen a decrease in prices in Newport Beach but we are starting to see a

Aug 11

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If you are like most home buyers acquiring a beach property with an ocean view is something to be desired.  In Newport Beach, you will find many different areas and communities where you can find an ocean view property.  If you are in the market to live in a more exclusive gated community and desire an ocean view then there is no better place to start than the Harbor Ridge community.  Harbor Ridge is located in the East Bluff Harbor View area of Newport Beach with awe inspiring views of the Pacific Ocean.  The community is gated and is home to some of the best ocean view properties currently on the market.  A newly listed Harbor Ridge ocean view home has just come on the market that boasts Newport Harbor, Ocean, Catalina & City Light Views for $3,795,000. …