Little Balboa Island Newport Beach

Little Balboa Island Newport Beach Homes rarely come on the market and offer wonderful bayside living in one of the most desirable waterfront locations in Newport Beach.

Found 10 blog entries about Little Balboa Island Newport Beach.

Jan 17

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The beach town of Newport Beach in Orange County, California offers a multiple number of tiny houses for sale.  Dating back 100 years ago, Newport Beach was the perfect place to own a small vacation home for those who lived in the bigger cities like Los Angeles, Phoenix and San Francisco.  These vacation homes were simply built an often offer one to two bedrooms and less than one thousand square feet.  The highest concentration of these homes can be found in the Balboa Peninsula neighborhood where many of these historic homes still exist.  However, the trend is to buy these older homes, tear them down and then build a larger brand new construction home.  Real Estate prices in this area for a tiny house currently starts at just under $1 Million dollars.

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 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

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. 

Mar 14

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Newport Beach home prices have really come down especially when looking at beachfront homes.  Long gone are the days when beachfront and ocean front homes were selling for well above $5 million dollars.  With today's economy finding an oceanfront home in Newport Beach under $5 million has become a lot easier to find.  Currently, there are 21 beach front homes for sale under this price point with a great selection of architectural gems on the market.  We got inspired when we saw a price reduction on this beachfront home located on the Balboa Peninsula that really captures the lifestyle of living on the beach.  We find that a lot of beach front buyers have a lot of choices now when considering a home.  There are various homes located on the sand up and down

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

Sep 9

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Living in Newport Beach has it's many perks, especially for those who live on Balboa Island.  Be surround by the water from bustling tourists and quaint shops makes Balboa Island the hot spot to be in the summer time.  Many are not aware that there are different sections to Balboa Island which includes a small piece of land separate entirely by water on the south side and thus named "Little Balboa Island."  You won't find two many homes for sale in this section of Balboa Island do the small number of homes existing on the Island.  What you will find is charming Spanish, Mediterranean, Cape Cod & Cottage style homes with bayfront and ocean views that make you forget the pressures of life.  Currently, there are 5 properties for sale on Little Balboa Island