Newport Beach Ocean View Condos

We specialize in showcasing all Newport Beach Ocean View Condos For Sale in Newport Beach, California.

Found 27 blog entries about Newport Beach Ocean View Condos.

Jul 12

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Newport Beach is considered one of the most expensive beach towns in Orange County, California with real estate two to three times higher that surrounding cities.  What makes Newport Beach so desirable and in high demand it's close proximity to both the Newport Bay and the Pacific Ocean.  Many of the most exclusive neighborhoods are not beach front but guard gated bay front communities.  The lure for bay front homes is the offering of a private boat dock as many high wealth residents who live in Newport Beach have their own private boat or yacht.  Our guide here showcases the various Newport Beach Real Estate prices for both condos and single family homes.

As of July 2017, the lowest priced single family home in Newport Beach, California is listed at

May 16

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Real Estate prices have really gone up since the big dip on 2008 as it's getting hard to find any properties in the Newport Beach area for under $500,000.  There are still a few select neighborhoods that offer these low prices if you know where to look.  These will be residential condos as detached single family homes in Newport Beach on non leased land currently start at $855,000.   Here is a quick guide to start your real estate search in Newport Beach.

First, we highly recommend the Versailles complex in Newport Beach.  The location offer high marks for value as it's about a 5 block radius to the beach and located next to Hoag Hospital and the Newport Bay.  Most of the condos located here can be bought for under $500,000 with select units offering

Feb 14

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One of the newest communities in Newport Beach is the waterfront complex known as Vue.  Located at the beginning of the Balboa Peninsula is a collection of waterfront condos that overlook the Newport Bay and the Lido Peninsula.  The residential site plan calls for a total of 27 luxury condos with 16 water front view units with the remainder of the units located facing the street with some views of the Pacific Ocean.  The condos in the Phase I release currently range from 2 to 3 bedrooms and from 1,762 to 2,161 square feet with all units ranging from 1,750 to 3,050 square feet. The builder did a great job of adding extra outdoor living space with decks that extend off the living spaces.

Some of the features found int these condos include light and

Oct 17

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There are several condo communities that are located within walking distance to Hoag Hospital in Newport Beach that consist of Newport Crest, Villa Balboa and Seawind condos.  In addition to these neighborhoods is the only gated condo community that is located adjacent to Hoag Hospital is the gated community of Versailles.  The Versailles is an iconic complex in Newport Heights that dates back to 1971 when the home builder developed this condo community.

 The architecture is very distinctive in the Neo-classical style with three smaller three story building and the main building that is built in a "u" shape with a large central water fountain in the middle.  Versailles is very popular to many condo buyers since real estate prices are very competitive

Jan 21

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Beyond the traditional ways of buying a home where you make an offer, get it accepted, close escrow and then move into a home is the Life Estate.  A Life Estate is a legally binding contract that allows the current owner to live in the house even after the property is sold.  This turns to be a good deal for the owner but not such a good deal for the one who is buying the property.  This has recently been made news headlines with the sale of the Playboy Mansion in Los Angeles where the current owner, Hugh Heffner, wishes to stay in the house until he dies.

When marking a home for sale with a life estate, one of the negative side effects this may cause is a very limited number of buyers that would be willing to purchase a property with a Life Estate

Jun 18

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The Versailles building in Newport Beach, California has a few select condos that can offer wonderful sea views of the Pacific Ocean.  The approximate location is adjacent to the Hoag Hospital and Superior Avenue which leads down to the beach.  This is an older complex with one story units that were built in the early 1970's.  There many individual buildings that are within the Versailles community that are three stories high with condos located on each floor.  There is a nice central courtyard and gated patrol at the entrance of Versailles with a very distinctive Italianate architecture.  

The majority of ocean view condos located in Versailles are located in the 100, 101 and 102 buildings.  These three buildings will face west towards the ocean will

Jun 4

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One of the unique things seller's are doing in today's Newport Beach Real Estate market is condo conversions.  The process entails taking a multi-family duplex style property and converting them into individual condos.  By doing this the total property value of the property typically increases as two stand alone condos are normally worth more than one duplex building.  This is not an easy task by any stretch of the imagination but the benefits often make the process very worthwhile and profitable.  The entire Newport Towers building located on the Newport Bay recently went through the condo conversion process as well and turned all of the units into individual condos.

A condo conversion has just been completed at 5306 Seashore Drive in Newport Beach.

Jan 29

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Newport Crest is a popular condo building in the northern section of Newport Beach and is well known for it's panoramic ocean and Catalina Island views that can be seen from this location as pictured below.  Newport Crest was built in the 1970's and at the time was the premier ocean view condo building.  One of the biggest draws besides the great views is the close proximity to Hoag hospital that employee's many who live in the surrounding Newport Beach area.  One of the newest additions to this area is the new Sunset Ridge park area that can be seen below.  This is a huge open space for children and adults to enjoy the great outdoors which also overlooks the ocean.

The Newport Crest complex has a resort style pool, spa and tennis courts with a small

Nov 6

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Newport Bay Towers offers an opportunity for those looking to live near the water and Pacific Ocean in Newport Beach.  Ideally situated between the sandy beach and the Newport Bay are the Newport Bay Towers.  This four story building offers a wide variety of views with a two central courtyards that offer a nice community pool as pictured below.  The building is a secure gated complex and has a nice roof top deck area.

One of the unique features of this building is the ability to use the boat docks that have been built in front of the complex.  There is always a waiting list but priority is given for those who own the penthouse suites according to one of the listing agent remarks.  The complex features one and two bedroom units that are located in the u

Aug 28

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Newport Crest is a luxury condo complex located in the beach close neighborhood of Newport Heights.  The complex is ideally situated at the top of Newport Heights and offers amazing views of the Pacific Ocean.  The condos offer great value for the money with condos starting in the mid $600,000 and ocean view units starting in the mid $800,000 range.  For the most part these are three to four bedroom units with some smaller 2 bedroom units available as well.  They average around 1,600 square feet and lease as rentals between $2,600 to $3,600 a month.

Buyers looking for ocean view condos should look for units located on Columbia, Swift, Encore streets as these are the best streets that offer views of the ocean.  Interior units are also very nice and