Laguna Beach, CA Real Estate News

By inboundREM Market Updates
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A popular description of Laguna Beach in coastal Orange County, California, is as follows:Seven miles of secluded coves and beautiful valleys surround the finest coastal resort in Southern California, Laguna Beach. All year round, we are a haven for art enthusiasts, outdoor explorers, beachgoers and romantics.Laguna Beach is home to a renowned artist colony, which is considered "one of Orange County's hidden jewels." Visitors may discover sea caves, tidal pools, ocean side bluffs, natural tide pools, and sandy beaches within municipal boundaries. It also boasts "the most oceanfront accommodation in the country." More than 20,000 acres of protected wilderness surround the city, making it an ideal place for adventurous exploration. We have world-class mountain bike routes for all skill le...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Irvine Cove, Laguna Beach, California Neighborhood PostNeighborhood InformationIrvine Cove is a secluded luxury subdivision on the westernmost edge of Laguna Beach, California. The subdivision sits on Cameo Cove, which features a private beach that residents can enjoy. The gated suburb serves as a home for some of the most affluent families in the region. It includes a collection of some of the most beautiful homes in the county, which is to say a lot, given the region's overall quality. The most sought-after homes in the area are the waterfront residences, which offer breathtaking views of the ocean. Properties on the cliffsides of Abalone Point and Emerald Point are the most notable due to their picturesque design and rare positioning. Properties in Irvine Cove come with various desig...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Emerald Bay, Laguna Beach, California Neighborhood PostNeighborhood InformationEmerald Bay is a beautiful luxury residential development encompassing the developed area of the similarly named Emerald Bay in Laguna Beach, California. Like other neighborhoods along Coast Highway, Emerald Bay offers a picturesque living environment that fully maximizes the coastal area's natural beauty. Residents enjoy direct beach access and the many exclusive amenities within the gated community. The area is also a short drive away from the city center of Laguna Beach to the southeast and Newport Beach to the northwest. Families in the market for a master-planned subdivision with exquisite curb appeal and a relaxed location detached from California's busy urban centers.Check out the original neighborhood...
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By TODD PICCONI 909.908.7376 HELPING YOU FIND HOME., Patient, Persistent and Passionate About Your Move
(TODD PICCONI REAL ESTATE)
Dreaming of a Getaway?  I don't blame You!  One of the prettiest beaches in Southern California is on the California Riviera...Laguna Beach!  The California Riviera stretches from Santa Barbara to San Diego.  Anyone who is lucky enough to own a beach property knows the intrinsic value of not only the real estate, but the peace and tranquility that come along with the seagulls flying overhead at Sunset, as well as the Waves touching the sand. Click here to view 5 homes that are currently for sale. All homes are approximately 800 square feet or less.Please let me know how I can assist you with your Southern California Beach Homefinding needs this year?  Can you feel your feet in the sand, too?  Can you hear the waves?God Bless Your Evening!Thank You,Todd 
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Best Schools in Laguna Beach, CABest Elementary SchoolsTop of the World Elementary SchoolTop of the World Elementary School is another excellent school option available to families living in Laguna Beach. The school offers a holistic academic program designed to develop your kids' skills and provide a safe, orderly, caring, and supportive environment. The school has a proficiency score of 87% in Math and 90% in English.Laguna Beach Community Learning CenterLaguna Beach Community Learning Center is an excellent early learning center open to students between 1st and 4th grade level. The school currently has 40 students and three teachers providing a more personal school experience for their student body. Parents are expected to spend six hours of voluntary work with the school for them to...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Closing CostsClosing costs are the various fees a buyer and seller have to pay to complete a real estate transaction. If you're planning to purchase or sell a property, you'll want to get a clear idea of these expenses. This is especially true for buyers who are looking at ways to find savings in the home they are buying.Standard Closing Costs in Laguna Beach, CaliforniaHome buyers in Laguna Beach, CaliforniaNon-Recurring Fees• Escrow Fees • Title Insurance • Notary Fees • Recording Fees • Lender Fees • Loan Origination Fee • Underwriting Fee • Processing Fees • Flood Certification Fee • Discount Points • Mortgage InsuranceRecurring or Pro-rated Fees• Prepaid Mortgage Interest • Property Taxes • Hazard Insurance • HOA DuesSellers Closing Costs in Laguna Beach• Broker’s Commission • Titl...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Cost of LivingCost of living is the total amount of money a family has to spend to maintain a good quality of life in a particular location. The amount varies depending on the many factors that affect the cost of living. These include healthcare, taxes, transportation, food and groceries, goods and services, housing, and utility bills. Our post provides a useful comparison of how the cost of living in Laguna Beach compares to the state and national average as well as other cities in the region.Check out our original blog post at https://www.lagunacoastrealestate.com/.  INDEX LAGUNA BEACH CALIFORNIA UNITED STATES OVERALL 256 138 100 Goods and Services 108 110 100 Groceries 114 115 100 Healthcare 105 109 100 Housing 591 196 100 Transportation 132 125 100 Utilities 103 114 100 The table ab...
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By inboundREM Market Updates
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Cost of LivingCost of living is the day to day expenses a family has to spend to maintain a good quality of life in a particular location. It is a useful tool in determining if moving into an area is financially suitable for you. Our guide provides a brief comparison and overview of the various factors affecting the cost of living of families in Laguna Coast.Check out our original blog post at https://www.lagunacoastrealestate.com/. Cost of Living IndexThe table below showcases the differences in cost of living between the various locations in Laguna Beach with the state and national average. The standard 100-point represents the typical cost of living in a specific category in the country. Scores can go higher or lower depending on how the area compares to an average American household...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
 Neighborhood Spotlight: Irvine Cove, Laguna Beach, CaIrvine Cove is located in the northernmost end of Laguna Beach. Irvine Cove is a 24-hour guard-gated oceanfront enclave of about 110 homes. The community is broken up into three different areas. Irvine Cove Crest is on the east side of the communtiy (non--oceanside); Irvine Cove (oceanside) and Abalone Point (oceanside - north end). The original homes were built in the 60's, so there is still a mid-century architectural flair that resonates throughout the community.Homes in Irvine Cove typically range from $5 million dollars and up to $60 million dollars with the majority of them being single level homes which take in the great ocean views. Irvine Cove homes have some of the most spectacular views of the ocean and have a neighborhood...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
The Laguna Village area of homes consists of homes in the central downtown and south part of Laguna Beach. These homes are walking distance to the beach, restaurants, the farmer's market and downtown shopping. The Village has a unique flair and personality. Many of the homes tend to be older homes with all the charm and personality of a Laguna Beach cottage home. Due to it's close proxomity to the beach this is a very desirable area. Well priced homes will go quickly in this neighborhood. Below are the currently available Village homes for sale in Laguna Beach , Ca. Please contact me with questions regarding this community and any of the properties listed for sale.     Brian Jones, RealtorColdwell Banker Residential BrokerageCaBRE #01348400949-422-1636brian.jones2@camoves.comwww.BrianJo...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Neighborhood Spotlight: Woods Cove, Laguna Beach, CaWoods Cove is just south of Bluebird Canyon Road and covers a small area in Laguna Beach that is within walking distance to Woods Cove Beach. The community has a nice mixture of historic cottages, contemporary homes and some of the most dramatic oceanfront homes located on Ocean Way.Just south of Laguna Village, Woods Cove, is a quieter community but still a short distance to Laguna’s shops and excellent restaurants.Woods Cove Beach is in a sandy cove that has rocky points at both ends. At the north end there is a rock arch that leads to Pearl Street Beach at low tides. Lover’s Cove is the nickname of the southern part of this beach.Below is a link to current Woods Cove homes for sale. Please contact me at 949-422-1636 with any questio...
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By SHER Sheldon, LEADING YOU HOME!
(LUXRE REALTY)
Hi. I am thinking of establishing a team. I have heard from many sellers that they think a TEAM is better, because you get more people working on your listing. Others have said, one agent who is focused on your home will do a better job.  What do you think???
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
In this December 2017 issue of the Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report provided by Brian Jones, Laguna Beach Realtor, discover what's trending: how many listings are hitting the market? How long do houses stay on the market before selling? What is the average home value in Laguna Beach this month? And what does this mean for you. Here's the deal.Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report - December 2017Laguna Beach housing market showed a slowing in rising prices through November. Property prices paused as we step into the winter season. November saw a total of 32 sold homes down from 42 in October but close to the yearly average of 33.5. The average sold price in November was $2,255,000 down from $2,471,000 the previous month.There are currently 214 active listings in Laguna Beach which...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
In this October 2017 issue of the Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report provided by Brian Jones, Laguna Beach Realtor, discover what's trending: how many listings are hitting the market? How long do houses stay on the market before selling? What is the average home value in Laguna Beach this month? And what does this mean for you. Here's the deal.Laguna Beach Real Estate Market Report - This Month 2017Laguna Beach housing market shows a slowing in rising prices. Property prices paused as we step into the fall season. September saw a total of 29 sold homes down from 35 in August. The average sold price was $2,183,000 down from $2,452,000 the previous month.There are currently 261 active listings in Laguna Beach which is on the high side and has lead to a 9 month supply of inventory. An ...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
The Mystic Hills  community was developed in the 1960's in the hills above Laguna Beach. Known for panoramic views of the coastline and city lights with many of the homes enjoying whitewater views of Main Beach. The firestorm in 1993 destroyed many of the homes resulting in homes being rebuilt resulting in newer more contemporary homes in this neighborhood than most of Laguna. Award winning Thurston Middle School is within close proximity. Please contact Brian Jones at 949-422-1636 with questions regarding this community and any of the homes for sale here.  To view homes for sale in Laguna Beach click here! Brian Jones, REALTORColdwell Banker Residential BrokerageColdwell Banker Global Luxury Certifiedcell: 949-422-1636email: brian.jones2@camoves.comwww.BrianJonesOCHomes.com
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Top of the World is one of the highest points in Laguna Beach. this scenic lookout point offers some of the best panoramic and Catalina Island views in Laguna Beach.  Originally, the homes in this community were tract homes built in the '60's. Now many have been remodeled and many custom designed homes have been added.  Top of the World Elementary School has won the California Distinguished School Award twice.  Alta Laguna Park is located here and features a playground, tennis courts, a baseball/soccer field, as well as the trail head for Aliso and Wood Canyons Wilderness Park. Please contact Brian Jones, Realtor, at 949-422-1636 with questions regarding this community and any of the homes for sale here. To view homes for sale in Top of The World click here!To view homes for sale in Lag...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
North Laguna homes are some of the most popular real estate in all of Laguna Beach. North Laguna consists of gated communities, Irvine Cove, Emerald Bay and Smithcliffs. These communities offer ocean front properties, private beaches and other amenities. The homes on the "Tree" streets (Holly, Poplar, Linden, etc) tend to be larger and more expansive but also include a nice mix of different architectural style homes. Little League Baseball action takes place at Riddle Field in North Laguna.  You'll find homes in the hills with panoramic ocean views, beach front homes and classic Laguna cottages. You'll just have to decide which is best for you!Please contact Brian Jones at 949-422-1636 with questions regarding this community and any of the homes for sale here. Below are current North La...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Victoria Beach: Neighborhood SpotlightVictoria Beach is located south of Laguna’s Main Beach and is known for its white sandy beach, beautiful blue-green watersand unique residences (old and new). But the main attraction is the tower that stands tall at the north end of the beach. The 16th century looking Victorian turret or lighthouse type structure, built as a spiral staircase access to the beach from the towering residence above, was built in 1926. The castle tower is a must see for tourists and photographers.Victoria Beach is one of Laguna’s most private beaches mainly because it is not easy to find and provides VERY limited parking. Even many residents are not familiar with and may not have even been to this wonderful beach.Volleyball courts grace the north and south ends of the be...
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By Brian Jones, Realtor, Coast Real Estate Specialist
(Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage)
Three Arch Bay gets its name from a natural formation of a cliffside that forms three arches over the sandy beach. One of the most popular gated communities in Laguna Beach it features luxury homes, a private beach, tennis courts and a clubhouse. The community of Three Arch Bay is separated by Pacific Coast Highway with Upper Three Arch Bay set on the hillside with spectacular ocean views and Lower Three Arch Bay on the ocean side where many of the homes are ocean front estates with panoramic ocean and Catalina Island veiws. Please contact Brian Jones at 949-422-1636 with questions regarding this community and any of the homes for sale here.    Brian Jones, REALTORwww.BrianJonesOCHomes.comColdwell Banker Residential BrokerageColdwell Banker Global Luxury Certifiedcell: 949-422-1636email...
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By CA COASTAL ESTATES Lauren Selinsky Perez CRS, "Your Real Estate Broker" #oclauren
(California Coastal Estates)
Pageant of The Masters 2017 Opening Day July7th Pageant of the Masters is arguably one of the most unique productions in the entire world. Audiences are amazed and enchanted by ninety minutes of tableaux vivants (“living pictures”), incredibly faithful re-creations of classical and contemporary works of art, with real people posing to look exactly like their counterparts in the original pieces. A live narrator serves as a guide through the story of each living picture accompanied by the music of a professional orchestra. Laguna Beach Real Estate Broker, Lauren Selinsky Laguna Beach Area Specialist Laguna Beach Buyers Checklist request Now. 949.310.4960
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