Newport Beach Gated Community Homes

We specialize in Newport Beach Gated Community Homes in Newport Beach, California.  Newport Beach is home to many gated communities by the beach and on the bay front.

Found 59 blog entries about Newport Beach Gated Community Homes.

Nov 16

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Newport Beach is one of the best places when looking for water front home.  There are a wide range of luxury estate homes and condos that sit directly on the bay front.  For those looking for a townhouse on the water those are harder to come by in Newport Beach.  The main difference between a condo and a townhouse is that a townhome will be typically located on two different levels with a condo typically just on one.  There are a few places to find waterfront townhouses in Newport Beach that include Bayside Cove, Residences at the Vue Newport, Lido Parc and Newport Marina Village.

Probably the best place to look for two story townhouses in Newport Beach on the water is the Bayside Cove community.  This is a premier complex that offers wonderful water

Sep 22

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One of the most impressive gated communities by the beach in Newport Beach is arguably the Pelican Point community.  If you have never been inside this community you are not alone as it boasts one of the toughest neighborhoods to enter with 24 hour around the clock security gate that secures the small collection of homes that exist here.  Getting to to this entrance of this community is rather easy as it's right on the edge of the Corona Del Mar and Newport Coast border and the only gated community along the beach in this area.  Pelican Point is a sister neighborhood to the upscale tracts like Pelican Hill which is named after the 5 star Pelican Hill hotel that resides in this area.  What you can expect are some of the nicest Spanish & Mediterranean style

Jul 29

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One of the top gated communities in Southern California is arguably the Pelican Hill and Pelican Crest neighborhoods.  Living in either of these communities really makes a statement as they feature so of the most expensive homes found in Orange County, California.  Real Estate prices currently range from $12,500,000 to $45,000,000 with a large number of sales in the last several years and there are several reasons for the popularity of this community.  One of the biggest selling points is it's location that arguably has some of the best ocean views in all of Orange County.  The views can be truly breathtaking with a combination of both ocean and golf course views.  Some of my favorite views from this location is actually the view of the Newport Bay

Jan 26

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There are several Newport Beach homes that are scheduled to be coming soon on the market for sale.  Home buyers now have real time access to these Newport Beach properties with a new coming soon feature that has been added to our website.  What is exactly is a coming soon listing?  Think about any time you have spoken with a real estate agent and they know of a property that will be coming on the market in the near future.  Many of these kind of properties were sold privately before ever becoming public knowledge so our Realtor member association has come up with a way that these can be shared publicly online so everyone has the same access to these properties.

The Newport Beach Real Estate market has been very strong for the past 9 months due to a

Aug 12

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Bay Island is one of the premier islands in Newport Beach is the Bay Island community.  Real Estate prices currently start at $5 million and have sold for more than 10 million dollars in recent years.  The island is set up differently that other neighborhoods in Newport Beach which makes it problematic in case you need to get a loan. A real estate agent that has a listing on Bay Island sent me these quotes that help understand the situation here.  It reads "Unlike the financing of the purchase of real property where a lender records a deed of trust against the property as security for the loan, only the stock certificate may be used as collateral.  To protect the Corporation's interests, as well as the lenders, an agreement between the shareholders,

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

Mar 24

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Doing a 1031 exchange can be very stressful due to the time constraints you have to locate and close on a property.  The times frames are basically 45 days to identify up to 3 properties and then to close on one of those with 180 days after closing escrow on the previous property.  I have gone through this process several times and it can be really crazy during those 45 days in trying to locate the perfect exchange property.  There are several homes throughout the Newport Beach area that are being marketed by the owners real estate agents as potential 1031 exchange properties.  Of course, a real estate agent can say a property is a good investment but ultimately it's up to the buyer to determine this.

One of the properties noted is located in the

Feb 27

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One of the most common requests we get from clients looking for a home is having a main floor master bedroom.  This is especially true for baby boomers who are looking to settle in their retirement home but have concerns about having to go up and down the stairs.  Having a main floor bedroom still allows the buyer to buy a larger home with plenty of room for incoming guests and additional family members.

There are several neighborhoods that offer a downstairs Master bedroom in their floor plans if you know where to look.  Communities like Big Canyon offer large single family two story homes that come with a downstairs Master.  Other great options found in the Newport Beach area for residential single family homes would be the Cliffhaven and Lido Isle

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

Oct 22

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With every down turn in the real estate market we start to see more and more properties thinking creatively on how to sell their home.  One of ways that some listings get sold is to offer some kind of seller financing to help the buyer be able to get a loan on the property.  Seller financing is something that is not typically popular when the market is hot and is normally only seen when homes are taking longer than usual to sell.  The current marketplace in Newport Beach is relatively quiet right now since the months of October through the end of the year is considered the off-season and is normally not a busy time of the year.  Homes do take longer to sell right now so we are starting to see some sellers offer some kind of seller financing to help get