Port Streets Newport Beach

Port Streets Newport Beach homes offer custom one and two story homes in the heart of the Eastbluff area in Newport Beach, California.  Often referred to as the Harbor View area, Port Street homes are very sought after neighborhood.

Found 9 blog entries about Port Streets Newport Beach.

Aug 23

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Newport Beach, California is one of the few beach towns that offer a wide variety of housing from homes located on the sand, bay front properties to luxury homes located in some of the most exclusive gated communities in all of Southern California.  One of the most popular areas are homes located near Buffalo Hills Park area that is commonly referred to as "Port Streets."  This is a nautical themed neighborhood when the city first built the streets here.  They decided to start all the street names with the word "Port" so you have street names like Port Cardiff, Port Weybridge, Port Provence, etc.  The Port Streets neighborhood is widely considered one of the most desirable locations in all of Newport Beach since it's offers traditional single family homes

Jul 26

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Harbor View is the quintessential neighborhood in Newport Beach with classic Bungalow style two story homes located in the heart of central Newport Beach.  The homes seem to almost be taken out of a movie set and have some of the best curb appeal for homes you will find in Newport Beach.  For the most part, homes in the Harbor View area will not have much of an ocean view due to it's flat topography.   For those homes set high enough on the ridge views of the ocean can be seen.  If you are looking to buy in this neighborhood expect to find homes priced at least $1.7 million and up.  The larger cottage style homes are much more expensive and often range in the mid $2 million to low $3 million range.

Harbor View Ocean View Homes For Sale in Newport Beach, CA

One thing to keep in mind is that homes in this

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

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. 

Feb 1

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Finding a quality Realtor can be tricky if you are not familiar with the area you would like to live.  Typically most quality agents come from referrals from friends who have good experience with a certain Realtor.  The fact is that most Realtors have left the profession since the economy has taken a downturn while leaving just a handful of agents who tend to do 90% of the business.  In addition, each quality Realtor has a specific niche that they are good at.  You will find waterfront & oceanfront specialists, community and short sale experts for example.  If you are looking for a Realtor who specializes in the $1 million dollar range homes then you are best bet is to work with an agent that has professional web exposure and understands the local…
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

Nov 29

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If you are in the market to buy a one or two story home in Newport Beach and have been wondering about the many communities in Newport Beach we highly recommend use introduce yourself to the Port Street Neighborhood.  Port Streets, or often called "Harbor View" homes, is a great place to find families who are raising their children in Newport Beach.  This "family oriented" neighborhood is located in the heart of the East bluff area of Newport Beach and features many large two story homes located just minutes to shopping and the beach!  Home prices currently start at just over $1 million dollars up to $3.5 million.  If you are looking for a deal then we recommend the occasional short sale and bankruptcy/foreclosure properties that due come on the market in