3 Bedroom Pool Home Just Listed in Aliso Viejo

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57 Cayman Brac Aliso Viejo

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3 Beds 2.5 baths 1750 Sq Ft Single Family Home Asking $850,000

Call or Text Patrick to Schedule a Private Showing 949-235-8614

Coastal and South Orange County Pocket Listings

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Here is the week 5/21/2018 off market opportunities. Schedule an appointment with us as many of them will be sold before they hit the market. There are more out there. Feel free to reach out with your specified search criteria and we will find some off market options for you. We are always networking with agents to get in front of potential hot homes before they are even listed

Not sure about who we are. Check our Zillow Profile to see past sales and client testimonials. We are a top 5 team in all of Orange County

1. San Clemente – Seaview Townhomes AMAZING ocean views from the living room, dining room, master, and office.. every room has a view except the 2nd bedroom! Completely upgraded 2bd + office, 2.5 bath, 1638 sqft $695,000

2. San Clemente Talega – Terra Linda tract, largest floor plan, premium lot with OCEAN VIEWS! 4 bed/loft/3 baths, 2900 sq. ft. Beautifully updated … $1,129,888

3. San Clemente! 3 bed 2 bath nearly 2000 sq ft. This rare single level gem with ocean views will be hitting the market end of June to early July! Under construction Rare opportunity for your buyer to pick out some of the upgrades before they are selected! List price to be between $1.2-1.3M.

4. San Clemente 1M. Single level. 1640 sq ft. close to Del Mar. West of the 5 Freeway. Close to all the shopping and restaurants.

Click Here to see the remainder 19 listings!!!!

Coastal and South Orange County Pocket Listings

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Orange County Pocket Listings for the week of 5/8/2018

If any of these are of interest. Please reach out and we will gather more information and can arrange a showing.

Also, there are more out there. Feel free to reach out with your specified search criteria and we will find some off market options for you. We are always networking with agents to get in front of potential hot homes before they are even listed.

Not sure about who we are. Check our Zillow Profile to see past sales and client testimonials. We are a top 5 team in all of Orange County.

1. Dana Point – Dana Light community (Lantern District), 2 beds, 2 baths, 843 sf, ground level, single car garage, carport, currently tenant occupied $450,000

2. San Clemente – 2 bed, 2 bath, 1 garage plus 1 carport. Upper unit. Panoramic Ocean, Catalina, DP harbor views. Some upgrades. Washer/dryer included. $499K.

3. Newport Beach – Castaways Community, $2,849,000, 5 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, 4,026 square feet, 7,999 square foot lot, End of a great cul-de-sac.

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Coastal and South Orange County POcket Listings

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Orange County Pocket Listings for the week of 4/24/18

If any of these are of interest. Please reach out and we will gather more information and can arrange a showing.

Also, there are more out there. Feel free to reach out with your specified search criteria and we will find some off market options for you. We are always networking with agents to get in front of potential hot homes before they are even listed.

Not sure about who we are. Check our Zillow Profile to see past sales and client testimonials. We are a top 5 team in all of Orange County.

  1. Full custom renovation in Dana Point about 4200 Sq Ft ready in about 2 months for just under 2 million.
  2. Dana Point Monarch Bay Price 4 million. 5 beds 3 baths 4000 sqft. 14000 sq ft lot Single-level home on an expansive private lot with pool & spa. Significantly rebuilt in 2001 with master craftsmanship and fine materials. This luxurious setting beautifully blends lush landscaping, waterfalls, a salt water pool & spa, an outdoor fireplace and BBQ area. The perfect harmony of California indoor/outdoor living awaits you. Ocean Views from every room.
  3. 3 or 2 bedroom in Ocean Ranch (Laguna Niguel/Dana Point border)? Price range is $725k-$830k

Click Here to See 21 other off market deals for this week.  

Pocket Listings South Orange County and Coastal Orange County

Here is a list of  18 off pocket listings in Orange County, Ca  the week of April 16th 2018

Most of these are in the South County and Coastal areas of Orange County.   

Please contact us for more information on any of these. There are more out there. If you have a specific area you are focusing on let me know and I will do my best to find some off market options for you. We are always networking with agents to get ahead of the market and in front of potential hot homes before they are even listed.  Fill out the information to the right or on my contact page.  Or Call 949-235-8614

Not sure about who we are. Check our Zillow Profile to see past sales and client testimonials. We are a top 5 team in all of Orange County.

1. Coming Soon – Laguna Niguel, Palm Court Condos, 2 Bed/2 baths. Larger unit, one car garage. $449,000.

2. Coming Soon – Bennett Ranch, Lake Forest, 4 Bedroom, 5 Bathroom, approx. 2000 SQ FT, NO HOA, NO MELLO ROOS, Salt Water Pool in backyard. $759,900.

3. Pocket Listing Irvine, 2 beds 1.5 bath, fully upgraded, $750,000.

4. Pocket Listing – Huntington Beach, 4 Bedrooms + Loft + 5 bathrooms; Est. 3450 sqft Large Yard, rebuilt from the ground up. Fully upgraded in today’s hues, Carrera marble, etc… $1,649,000.

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Orange County, CA Pocket Listings

Here is a list of 21 off market  Orange County, Ca Pocket Listings the week of March 26th 2018

Most of these are in the South County and Coastal areas of Orange County.   

Please contact us for more information on any of these. There are more out there. If you have a specific area you are focusing on let me know and I will do my best to find some off market options for you. We are always networking with agents to get ahead of the market and in front of potential hot homes before they are even listed.  Fill out the information to the right or on my contact page.  Or Call 949-235-8614

Not sure about who we are. Check our Zillow Profile to see past sales and client testimonials. We are a top 5 team in all of Orange County. 

1. Aliso Viejo 5 beds 3 baths Cul De Sac Pool Spa 3500 sq ft 7600 sq ft lot. Kensington Tract. 1.45 Mil

2. Newport Beach Linda Isle Pocket.. 4500sqft home, Dock large enough for a 70′ boat

3. Newport Beach Waterfront Property on Lido Isle (Via Lido South). 3bed/4bath.. Over 2600 sqft 55′ dock…… Click to see more.  

2 Bedroom Home in Dana Point

2 Bedroom Home in Dana Point

24127 Paseo Corona Dana Point, CA

2 Bedroom Home in Dana Point with 2 baths and 900 sq ft

$429,900

 

Happy Hour Open House Sunday 9/9/17 1-3pm

Do not miss this rare opportunity to own a 2 Bedroom Home in Dana Point in the resort like community of Dan Light.  This 2 Bedroom Home in Dana Point just underwent recent renovations.  Bamboo hardwood throughout. Brand new Stainless steel appliances with granite counters. Both bathrooms were gutted and redone with new vanities and stone travertine floors.  Large master bedroom with an enormous walk in closet. Private end unit location with a relaxing patio surrounded by trees and breezes from the Dana Point Coast.  One car garage with an assigned carport. The community of Dana Light offers multiple pools and parks, tennis courts and ocean views.  It is walking distance to the Dana Point shops and restaurants on PCH. Minutes to the Dana Point Harbor and amazing beaches.  There are very view homes in Dana Point with 2 bedrooms in this price point.  Do not miss this small window to get a 2 Bedroom Home in Dana Point for under 500k.  This home will not last.

Becoming an Orange County Realtor

Becoming an Orange County Realtor

Recently I was approached by a friend who is taking courses to pass her California Real Estate Sales Person Test.  She is in the process of learning how to become an Orange County Realtor.  She was given an assignment to interview a full-time Orange County Realtor.  I gladly offered my help.  I am sure there are numerous people out there in a similar situation.  Perhaps not for the pure purpose of completing a homework assignment, but more so for the purpose of learning how to become an Orange County Realtor.  I felt I should post the questions she sent me and my answers.  Please understand this is a very lite overall picture of a much more complex set of answers to become an Orange County Realtor.  Answers that I am willing to expand on to anyone who reaches out to me with similar curiosities.  IE beginning a career as an Orange County Realtor or looking into changing Orange County Real Estate brokers, or even interests in selling or buying Orange County real estate.  Maybe looking for options or perhaps even insights to how the Orange County Real Estate industry works and the mindset of Orange County Realtors.  I would gladly answer any and all questions.  Call 949-235-8614 or fill out a contact form.

2 Bedroom Lake Forest Home

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975 square feet spacious 2 Bedroom Lake Forest home priced to sell.  Only 315k for this rare 2 Bedroom Lake Forest Home. Rare lower level end unit in beautiful Pheasant Creek. Great floor-plan consists of a large living room with newer wood laminate floors. Slider off living room opens to a private enclosed deck. Full Size washer/dryer hook up on the balcony. HOA has 3 Pools, Tennis Courts, Basketball Courts, Jacuzzi and Dry Sauna. HOA covers water and trash. Enjoy the peaceful community and embrace the tranquility of the mature trees ponds and streams running through the complex. Views of the Saddle-back Mountains and Cleveland National Forest. Amazing bike trails just across the street as well as the newly constructed Lake Forest Sports and Community Park. Access to 241 Toll Road and 5 and 405 freeways. Don’t miss out on this amazing opportunity, this one won’t last! 1 CAR GARAGE plus an additional assigned parking spot for guests! You cannot find a better 2 bed 2 bath condo in Lake Forest at this price.  Call 949-235-8614 to view this 2 bedroom Lake Forest Home today!  Cannot find a better 2 bedroom Lake Forest Home at this price! Community is FHA Approved call about down payment assistance.  HOA are $355 a month

3 Bed Ladera Ranch Home

3 Bed Ladera Ranch Home

Coming Soon in Ladera Ranch Tarleton Plan 2.  

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Asking 615,000$

3 beds 2.5 baths 1873 Square Feet


Just Listed 4 Bedroom Aliso Viejo Townhome

4 Bed Aliso Viejo Townhome 3 Full baths 1719 Square Feet in Provence d’Aliso of Aliso Viejo, Ca

Absolutely Stunning 4 Bedroom Aliso Viejo Townhome located in Provence d’Aliso of Aliso Viejo, CA. Travertine floors throughout with 20 feet ceilings bringing in tons of natural light. Down stairs you’ll find a bedroom/den and a remodeled full bathroom. The kitchen has been completely updated with New Oak Cabinets, Granite countertops, and Stainless Steal Appliances. French Doors lead you to a relaxing and private patio beautifully hardscaped and landscaped for easy maintenance. As you walk up stairs you can view the entire home from the the open hallway. The Master suite consist of a large Walkin closet Brand New dual Vanity with Granite Counters and an Oversized Tub/Shower. Provence d’Aliso of Aliso Viejo, CA has 2 separate swimming pools and fitness centers as well as 3 tennis courts and a basketball hoop. Enjoy the walkways circling the community as you overlook Aliso Viejo and capture in the Saddleback Mountains. Within a short walking distance to all schools including the award winning Aliso Niguel High School. This is a must see.

 

Call 949-235-8614 or submit an inquiry to the right to schedule a private showing, for more information, and to get the open house schedule.  

 

October Aliso Viejo Real Estate Update

Aliso Viejo October Real Estate Updat

There are currently 147 homes for sale in Aliso Viejo a 35% drop from 60 days ago. Also, in the last 30 days 60 Aliso Viejo homes have sold, and a staggering 100 homes have gone into escrow.  That number shows that homes are beginning to sell faster and will continue to as inventory drops.   Expected time on market is staying relatively steady, but expect that to decrease. Even though Real Estate slows down this time a year, the buyers who are looking are serious and are ready to pull the trigger quickly with correctly priced homes. 

Aliso Viejo October Real Estate Updat


As you can see by the second chart Aliso Viejo homes on average are selling above their list price in October. This means a handful of things. Aliso Viejo sellers are getting more realistic with their pricing, and demand is picking up. There are still numerous micro markets in Aliso Viejo Real Estate, and even though this may paint an accurate general picture, each community has its own driving factors. Contact us to get a detailed analysis of your Aliso Viejo home’s price and your community’s market activity. Whether you are considering refinancing, selling, or just curious this service is offered at no charge.

 

Aliso Viejo October Real Estate Updat 

We love educating our neighbors on the dynamics of their community. You can reach us at 949-235-8614 or fill out the form to the right.  If you want a quick home valuation and market snap shot of your community click here 

Orange County Real Estate Bubble?

Orange County Real Estate Bubble

Is the Orange County Real Estate Market Heading for another bubble? Is the US housing market in general heading for another bubble?

Taking the US market as a whole is Macro Economics and that really only has relevance with politicians, school and discussion like this one.

Let us focus on is there an Orange County Real Estate Bubble?  Orange County real estate saw a huge appreciation from September 2012 to September 2013.  (About 30% This would definitely make one believe there is an Orange County real estate bubble).  It has gone relatively flat since with some small exceptions.  The usual market time has tripled since a year ago hovering at about 2.5 months.  I hear people saying that prices are dropping, and I explain prices are not dropping they have stabilized.  Sellers were over zealous thinking prices would continue to rise, so they would price their home 5% to 10% higher than the comps.  Homes sit as the sellers realize they need to bring the price down to match the market.  Buyers are no longer willing to chase and are waiting for a correctly priced home.  The market is primarily equity sellers that are contingent on finding a replacement home, and smaller scale investment companies or individuals.

Open House Aliso Viejo 5/4/14

Open House Aliso Viejo May 5th 2014

Open House Aliso Viejo 5/14/2014  Sunday 1-4 pm

Open House Aliso Viejo Sunday 5/4/2014.  4 beds 2.5 baths 1800 sq feet.  Corner Lot in Model Perfect Condition! Brand new carpet and new paint. Four true bedrooms with living room and a den/office. Cathedral ceilings, crown molding, ceiling fans, recessed lighting, dual pane windows and hardwood floors. Newly remodeled kitchen with quartz counters and custom seaglass back splash. Currently garage is designed as a game room/bonus room with hardwood flooring, new paint, molding and recessed lighting. (not permitted) Additional features include above ground spa, upstairs laundry room and only one HOA. Elementary school is Canyon Vista.

Contact Patrick at 949-235-8614 for more information or click here

Open House Foothill Ranch, CA Saturday 4/26/14

Open House Foothill Ranch, CA April 26th

Open House Foothill Ranch, CA 2 bed 3 bath $399k

Open House Foothill Ranch, CA Saturday 4/27/14 1-4pm.  Recently updated 2 story condo! 2 bedrooms each with private bathrooms both with new vanities and granite counter tops. Spacious downstairs with neutral tile floors, fireplace and downstairs bathroom. Upgraded kitchen with new cabinets, stainless steel appliances, granite counters and new fixtures. Great open floor plan with large skylight allowing for ample sunlight to shine thru. Direct access 2 car garage and indoor full size laundry. Private balcony and cozy front courtyard to enjoy your summer nights! This is a great unit and will  not disappoint!

Annexed into the city of Lake Forest in 2000, Foothill Ranch is one of South Orange County’s newest master-planned communities. Comprised of a unique balance of residential, business & open space, this 2,700 acre community is strategically located near the Santa Ana & the San Diego freeways. The tranquility and scenic wilderness along with it’s close proximity to some of Orange County’s premier entertainment, education, and retail centers make Foothill Ranch a popular place to visit and live.

Open House Sunday 4/13/2014 Dove Canyon

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Open House in Dove Canyon, CA

49 BELL CANYON Drive Dove Canyon, CA  92679

Breathtaking view home, located in the luxurious guard gated community of Dove Canyon! This upgraded 5 bedroom home is settled on a single loaded street with an unbelievable view of the golf course, mountain and hills from many rooms. The entry opens to the elegant formal dining room and an office with built in desk and shelving. A separate family room with fireplace and dark wood built-ins opens to the beautiful spacious kitchen creating a large great room. This state-of-the-art kitchen features center island and a walk-in pantry. A main floor bedroom with a dedicated bathroom completes the downstairs. The second level conveniently features an individual laundry room. There are three very large secondary bedrooms that each offer their own walk-in closets. Two of the secondary bedrooms have individual upgraded bathrooms. The master bedroom opens with double doors and flaunts an extremely spacious walk-in closet and dressing area. The balcony wraps around the back of the house creating a relaxing environment to enjoy the remarkable views! A large bonus room with panoramic views and  built-ins could be made into a sixth bedroom. The backyard has ample grass areas, a built in BBQ and an in ground spa/spool.

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Open House 3 Bedroom Home in Ladera Ranch

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Open House 14- pm Saturday 3/8/2014 from 1-4pm

Step into the perfect Family home in the one of the best communities you will find in Orange County. This is a Plan B, Two Story home with 3 Bedrooms, 2.5 Baths, and a 2 Car Garage. The kitchen features granite counter tops along with wood floors, and wood floors throughout the dining room. The living room has a full size, built in entertainment center, and cozy wood burning fireplace with pre-cast surrounds. The front porch is perfect for watching the kids play, and the Master Bedroom is roomy with a Walk in Closet, and a very spacious Bathroom with Dual Vanities and beautiful Tub and Separate Shower with Glass Door Shower Enclosures. Laundry is upstairs, and there is a generous linen storage ready for you to fill up. The home is Pre-wired for Cat 5 wiring in all bedrooms. The garage is fully dry-walled, and all the utilities are underground. Come see it today!

New Construction in Rancho Mission Viejo just south of Ladera Ranch

New Home Construction, Orange County

Click the slide show below to see photos of some of the beautiful homes.

There are many projects underway in Orange County.  Some in the beginning stages some in the latter stages.  All the builders are offering great products and the information on the web is extremely vague and sometimes misleading.  The main reason for this is that they want you to visit the properties.  Buying new construction has a tremendous upside but, it requires patience and time to find your best fit solution.

My favorite project is Rancho Mission Viejo. A beautifully designed master planned community off Ortega Highway and Antonio Parkway just south of Ladera Ranch.

What is going on with Foreclosures in Orange County

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The influence of foreclosures and short sales on the housing market is minimal.

Distressed: foreclosures and short sales make up only 5% of the overall inventory in Orange County.

It is amazing how often people ask about foreclosures. Buyers want to buy a foreclosure. Investors want to buy foreclosures. Shadow inventory? Empty foreclosures intentionally held off the market? When’s the wave?

The reality is that as the interest in distressed homes has grown exponentially, the number of foreclosures and short sales placed on the market has dropped dramatically. Buyers and investors wishes for more distressed sales have become nothing more than wishful thinking. The more they ask, the less they find.